Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markit thinkFolio
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1083 1078 1083
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +50
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 128 144 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.92% 1.11% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 95 129 193
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £75,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -7.28% +23.77%
10th Percentile £40,000 £48,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £107,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - £58,750 £51,250
% change year-on-year - +14.63% +28.13%

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 13942 12949 15085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.74% 6.84% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9827 9758 11748
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.91% +3.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for thinkFolio in the UK

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Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing thinkFolio.

Salary trend for thinkFolio in the UK

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Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing thinkFolio over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for thinkFolio in the UK

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Top 2 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 24 November 2017. 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 +30 128 £67,500 -3.57% 9
London -10 128 £67,500 -3.57% 9

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing thinkFolio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for thinkFolio.

1 81 (63.28%) Charles River
1 81 (63.28%) Front Office
2 79 (61.72%) Asset Management
3 78 (60.94%) Investment Management
4 51 (39.84%) Markit EDM
5 47 (36.72%) SQL
6 31 (24.22%) Fixed Income
7 26 (20.31%) Bloomberg
8 22 (17.19%) Data Management
8 22 (17.19%) Fund Management
9 21 (16.41%) Derivative
10 20 (15.63%) Finance
11 19 (14.84%) Business Analysis
11 19 (14.84%) Bloomberg AIM
11 19 (14.84%) Eagle PACE
12 18 (14.06%) Hedge funds
13 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
13 16 (12.50%) Project Management
14 15 (11.72%) Windows
15 14 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (10.16%) LatentZero
16 13 (10.16%) Equities
16 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (10.16%) FIX Protocol
16 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (8.59%) Waterfall
18 10 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (7.81%) Test Planning
18 10 (7.81%) Test Scripting
19 9 (7.03%) QA

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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 3 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 51 (39.84%) Markit EDM
2 19 (14.84%) Bloomberg AIM
2 19 (14.84%) Eagle PACE
3 13 (10.16%) LatentZero
4 4 (3.13%) Sentinel
5 3 (2.34%) LongView
5 3 (2.34%) Minerva
6 2 (1.56%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (1.56%) SunGard APT
7 1 (0.78%) Eze OMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (2.34%) Dropbox
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.34%) Office 365
1 3 (2.34%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MSTest
1 8 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (63.28%) Front Office
2 20 (15.63%) Finance
3 6 (4.69%) Back Office
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
4 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 81 (63.28%) Analyst
2 49 (38.28%) Business Analyst
3 36 (28.13%) Applications Support
4 24 (18.75%) Asset Management Analyst
5 18 (14.06%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 14 (10.94%) Business IT Analyst
6 14 (10.94%) IT Analyst
6 14 (10.94%) IT Business Analyst
7 13 (10.16%) thinkFolio Analyst
8 12 (9.38%) Junior
8 12 (9.38%) Junior Applications Support
9 11 (8.59%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (8.59%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
10 10 (7.81%) Data Analyst
10 10 (7.81%) Front Office Business Analyst
10 10 (7.81%) Investment Management Business Analyst
10 10 (7.81%) Support Analyst
11 9 (7.03%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
12 8 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
12 8 (6.25%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.16%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (3.13%) .NET
3 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.34%) WCF
3 3 (2.34%) WPF
4 1 (0.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.22%) Fixed Income
2 21 (16.41%) Derivative
3 18 (14.06%) Hedge funds
4 13 (10.16%) Equities
5 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.47%) Fintech
7 6 (4.69%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (4.69%) OTC Derivatives
8 5 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.78%) iPad
10 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.72%) Windows
2 9 (7.03%) Linux
3 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.34%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (61.72%) Asset Management
2 78 (60.94%) Investment Management
3 22 (17.19%) Data Management
3 22 (17.19%) Fund Management
4 19 (14.84%) Business Analysis
5 16 (12.50%) Project Management
6 14 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (8.59%) Waterfall
9 10 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (7.81%) Test Planning
9 10 (7.81%) Test Scripting
10 9 (7.03%) Workflow
11 8 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 8 (6.25%) Process Improvement
11 8 (6.25%) Regression Testing
12 7 (5.47%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (4.69%) Incident Management
14 5 (3.91%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.72%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) C
3 4 (3.13%) C#
4 2 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.69%) CFA
1 6 (4.69%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) ISEB
3 2 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) QA
2 6 (4.69%) MiFID
2 6 (4.69%) SLA
3 4 (3.13%) AIFMD
3 4 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.13%) EMIR
4 3 (2.34%) Solvency II
4 3 (2.34%) UCITS
5 1 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.34%) vSphere
1 3 (2.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Control-M
1 3 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (2.34%) SCCM
1 3 (2.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (2.34%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 81 (63.28%) Charles River
2 26 (20.31%) Bloomberg
3 7 (5.47%) FactSet
3 7 (5.47%) Fidessa
3 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.34%) Altiris
4 3 (2.34%) Citrix
4 3 (2.34%) GoldenSource
4 3 (2.34%) McAfee
4 3 (2.34%) SimCorp
4 3 (2.34%) SunGard
4 3 (2.34%) Symantec
4 3 (2.34%) VMware
5 2 (1.56%) StatPro
6 1 (0.78%) BISAM
6 1 (0.78%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) Linedata
6 1 (0.78%) Murex
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle
6 1 (0.78%) Sybase