Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for thinkFolio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited thinkFolio over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markit thinkFolio
UK
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 801 859 1042
Rank change year-on-year +58 +183 +45
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 75 263 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.18% 0.096%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.38% 3.01% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70 174 152
Median annual salary £82,500 £67,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £61,250 £50,000 £39,125
90th Percentile £142,500 £86,250 £119,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £82,500 - £65,000

thinkFolio is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5,429 8,736 12,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.06% 6.04% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,944 5,977 9,364
Median annual salary £56,750 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,030 £31,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing thinkFolio as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for thinkFolio in the UK

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Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing thinkFolio.

Salary trend for thinkFolio in the UK

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Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing thinkFolio over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for thinkFolio in the UK

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Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing thinkFolio within the UK over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 71 £82,500 +22.22%
London -38 71 £82,500 +22.22%
Scotland - 4 £82,500 -
UK excluding London - 4 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT jobs citing thinkFolio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for thinkFolio.

1 68 (90.67%) Asset Management
2 55 (73.33%) Charles River
3 53 (70.67%) Investment Management
4 41 (54.67%) Fixed Income
5 40 (53.33%) Front Office
6 38 (50.67%) Derivative
7 36 (48.00%) Equities
8 34 (45.33%) Finance
8 34 (45.33%) Markit EDM
9 32 (42.67%) SimCorp
10 31 (41.33%) Front Arena
10 31 (41.33%) Hedge funds
10 31 (41.33%) Calypso
10 31 (41.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 28 (37.33%) Fidessa
12 27 (36.00%) Bloomberg
13 24 (32.00%) SQL
14 23 (30.67%) Murex
15 17 (22.67%) Business Analysis
15 17 (22.67%) Exotic Derivative
15 17 (22.67%) Eze Software Group
15 17 (22.67%) OTC Derivatives
16 15 (20.00%) Project Delivery
16 15 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (13.33%) ION Trading
17 10 (13.33%) Linedata
17 10 (13.33%) FIS
18 9 (12.00%) Fund Management
19 8 (10.67%) Bloomberg AIM
20 7 (9.33%) .NET

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Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (45.33%) Markit EDM
2 31 (41.33%) Front Arena
3 8 (10.67%) Bloomberg AIM
4 6 (8.00%) LatentZero
5 4 (5.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (5.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (2.67%) Eikon
7 1 (1.33%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (1.33%) LongView
7 1 (1.33%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (53.33%) Front Office
2 34 (45.33%) Finance
3 7 (9.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (22.67%) Product Manager
2 17 (22.67%) Product Owner
2 17 (22.67%) Software Product Manager
3 14 (18.67%) Finance Manager
3 14 (18.67%) Implementation Manager
4 11 (14.67%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Project Manager
6 7 (9.33%) Asset Management Project Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) thinkFolio Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Asset Management Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Front Office Business Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Manager
9 4 (5.33%) thinkFolio Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (5.33%) Middleware
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.33%) JSON
4 1 (1.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 41 (54.67%) Fixed Income
2 38 (50.67%) Derivative
3 36 (48.00%) Equities
4 31 (41.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (41.33%) Hedge funds
5 17 (22.67%) Exotic Derivative
5 17 (22.67%) OTC Derivatives
6 4 (5.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) AIX
2 4 (5.33%) zOS
3 3 (4.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (90.67%) Asset Management
2 53 (70.67%) Investment Management
3 17 (22.67%) Business Analysis
4 15 (20.00%) Project Delivery
4 15 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.00%) Fund Management
6 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.67%) CRM
6 5 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (6.67%) SOA
7 4 (5.33%) ERP
7 4 (5.33%) Information Security
7 4 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.33%) Project Governance
7 4 (5.33%) Requirements Gathering
7 4 (5.33%) Service Design
7 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.33%) UML
7 4 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 55 (73.33%) Charles River
2 32 (42.67%) SimCorp
3 31 (41.33%) Calypso
4 28 (37.33%) Fidessa
5 27 (36.00%) Bloomberg
6 23 (30.67%) Murex
7 17 (22.67%) Eze Software Group
8 10 (13.33%) FIS
8 10 (13.33%) ION Trading
8 10 (13.33%) Linedata
9 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.00%) FactSet
11 4 (5.33%) Ab Initio
11 4 (5.33%) Eze Castle Integration
11 4 (5.33%) IBM
11 4 (5.33%) Oracle
11 4 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (5.33%) Sparx
11 4 (5.33%) Workday
12 2 (2.67%) Citrix