Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markit thinkFolio
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1076 1097 1042
Rank change year-on-year +21 -55 +124
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 112 90 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.051% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.81% 0.76% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 83 88 195
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £75,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -7.28% +20.80%
10th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £106,625 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -19.05% +31.25%

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 13,837 11,902 14,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.85% 6.77% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,146 8,936 11,112
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -2.91%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £78,750
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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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
London +39 112 £67,500 -3.57% 11
England +35 112 £67,500 -3.57% 12

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 73 (65.18%) Charles River
2 67 (59.82%) Front Office
3 62 (55.36%) Asset Management
4 55 (49.11%) Investment Management
5 53 (47.32%) SQL
6 46 (41.07%) Fixed Income
7 32 (28.57%) Markit EDM
8 31 (27.68%) Derivative
9 27 (24.11%) Fund Management
10 25 (22.32%) Bloomberg
11 22 (19.64%) Eagle PACE
12 21 (18.75%) Finance
12 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
13 20 (17.86%) Equities
14 14 (12.50%) Bloomberg AIM
14 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (10.71%) C#
15 12 (10.71%) Windows
16 11 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (8.93%) Project Management
17 10 (8.93%) FIX Protocol
17 10 (8.93%) Data Management
18 9 (8.04%) LatentZero
18 9 (8.04%) QA
18 9 (8.04%) Business Analysis
18 9 (8.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 9 (8.04%) SLA
18 9 (8.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 9 (8.04%) Hedge funds

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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 (2.68%) Apache
1 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 32 (28.57%) Markit EDM
2 22 (19.64%) Eagle PACE
3 14 (12.50%) Bloomberg AIM
4 9 (8.04%) LatentZero
5 5 (4.46%) LongView
6 3 (2.68%) Front Arena
6 3 (2.68%) Sentinel
7 2 (1.79%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) GitHub
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MSTest
1 8 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (59.82%) Front Office
2 21 (18.75%) Finance
3 4 (3.57%) French Language
4 3 (2.68%) Back Office
4 3 (2.68%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) German Language
4 3 (2.68%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (60.71%) Analyst
2 41 (36.61%) Business Analyst
3 26 (23.21%) Applications Support
4 16 (14.29%) Asset Management Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.82%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 11 (9.82%) thinkFolio Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) SQL Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
8 9 (8.04%) Business IT Analyst
8 9 (8.04%) IT Analyst
8 9 (8.04%) IT Business Analyst
9 8 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (7.14%) QA Analyst
9 8 (7.14%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.36%) Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Investment Management Business Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (6.25%) .NET
3 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.89%) J2EE
4 1 (0.89%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 46 (41.07%) Fixed Income
2 31 (27.68%) Derivative
3 20 (17.86%) Equities
4 9 (8.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (8.04%) Hedge funds
5 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.25%) Fintech
5 7 (6.25%) OTC Derivatives
6 6 (5.36%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (3.57%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.79%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Linux
3 5 (4.46%) Unix
4 4 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (55.36%) Asset Management
2 55 (49.11%) Investment Management
3 27 (24.11%) Fund Management
4 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (8.93%) Data Management
7 10 (8.93%) Project Management
8 9 (8.04%) Business Analysis
9 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 8 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 8 (7.14%) Test Planning
9 8 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 7 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.46%) Business Transformation
11 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.46%) Workflow
12 4 (3.57%) Incident Management
12 4 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (47.32%) SQL
2 12 (10.71%) C#
3 5 (4.46%) C
4 4 (3.57%) Java
5 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.68%) Bourne shell
5 3 (2.68%) C++
5 3 (2.68%) Korn
5 3 (2.68%) Perl
5 3 (2.68%) Python
5 3 (2.68%) Ruby
5 3 (2.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.46%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) CFA
2 2 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) QA
1 9 (8.04%) SLA
2 4 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.57%) MiFID
3 1 (0.89%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.89%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) Control-M
2 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.89%) Puppet
2 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (65.18%) Charles River
2 25 (22.32%) Bloomberg
3 8 (7.14%) SimCorp
4 6 (5.36%) GoldenSource
5 5 (4.46%) FXall
6 4 (3.57%) Citrix
6 4 (3.57%) FactSet
6 4 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.68%) MarketAxess
7 3 (2.68%) Oracle
7 3 (2.68%) Reuters
7 3 (2.68%) Tradeweb
8 2 (1.79%) BISAM
8 2 (1.79%) Calypso
8 2 (1.79%) Fidessa
8 2 (1.79%) Google
8 2 (1.79%) StatPro
8 2 (1.79%) SunGard
9 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.89%) Murex