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

Markit thinkFolio
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1062 1088 1099
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11 +72
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 141 86 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.050% 0.100%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.03% 0.73% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 123 73 172
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £43,250 £50,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £92,500 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +48.57% -12.50% -2.44%

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 13,650 11,815 14,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.69% 6.90% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,049 8,933 10,912
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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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 April 2018.

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 21 April 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
England +42 140 £75,000 +7.14% 14
London +36 140 £75,000 +7.14% 14
UK excluding London -31 1 £65,000 +48.57%
Scotland -42 1 £65,000 +48.57%

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 103 (73.05%) Front Office
2 100 (70.92%) Asset Management
3 98 (69.50%) Charles River
4 89 (63.12%) Fixed Income
5 84 (59.57%) SQL
6 76 (53.90%) Derivative
7 75 (53.19%) Investment Management
8 70 (49.65%) Equities
9 65 (46.10%) Finance
10 59 (41.84%) C#
10 59 (41.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 47 (33.33%) Eagle PACE
12 46 (32.62%) Bloomberg
13 45 (31.91%) FXall
14 41 (29.08%) SimCorp
15 37 (26.24%) Front Arena
15 37 (26.24%) Hedge funds
16 35 (24.82%) Calypso
17 34 (24.11%) Markit EDM
18 32 (22.70%) DevOps
18 32 (22.70%) Software Engineering
19 31 (21.99%) Exotic Derivative
19 31 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (21.99%) Continuous Deployment
20 25 (17.73%) .NET
20 25 (17.73%) Degree
20 25 (17.73%) FIX Protocol
21 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
22 23 (16.31%) Java
22 23 (16.31%) Banking

thinkFolio
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 19 (13.48%) Apache
1 19 (13.48%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.84%) Confluence
3 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 47 (33.33%) Eagle PACE
2 37 (26.24%) Front Arena
3 34 (24.11%) Markit EDM
4 21 (14.89%) Bloomberg AIM
5 5 (3.55%) LatentZero
5 5 (3.55%) LongView
6 3 (2.13%) Sentinel
7 2 (1.42%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.38%) SaaS
3 4 (2.84%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) VPN
2 1 (0.71%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 17 (12.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 17 (12.06%) TeamCity
2 17 (12.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (8.51%) MSBuild
4 4 (2.84%) JIRA
4 4 (2.84%) MSTest
4 4 (2.84%) NUnit
4 4 (2.84%) Selenium
4 4 (2.84%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.84%) Subversion
4 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 103 (73.05%) Front Office
2 65 (46.10%) Finance
3 23 (16.31%) Banking
4 20 (14.18%) French Language
5 19 (13.48%) German Language
5 19 (13.48%) Italian Language
6 9 (6.38%) Investment Banking
7 7 (4.96%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (35.46%) Analyst
2 37 (26.24%) Applications Support
3 29 (20.57%) Developer
4 25 (17.73%) Business Analyst
5 18 (12.77%) Applications Engineer
5 18 (12.77%) Applications Support Engineer
5 18 (12.77%) Finance Manager
5 18 (12.77%) Support Engineer
6 17 (12.06%) C# Developer
7 15 (10.64%) Development Manager
7 15 (10.64%) Support Analyst
8 12 (8.51%) AWS Developer
8 12 (8.51%) AWS DevOps
8 12 (8.51%) DevOps Developer
9 11 (7.80%) Asset Management Analyst
10 10 (7.09%) Front Office Business Analyst
11 8 (5.67%) Digital Developer
12 7 (4.96%) Applications Support Analyst
13 6 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
13 6 (4.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.73%) .NET
1 25 (17.73%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.84%) SOAP
4 2 (1.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 89 (63.12%) Fixed Income
2 76 (53.90%) Derivative
3 70 (49.65%) Equities
4 59 (41.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 37 (26.24%) Hedge funds
6 31 (21.99%) Exotic Derivative
7 19 (13.48%) Computer Science
8 6 (4.26%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.55%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.84%) Fintech
10 4 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.38%) Windows
2 7 (4.96%) Unix
3 4 (2.84%) Linux
3 4 (2.84%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (70.92%) Asset Management
2 75 (53.19%) Investment Management
3 32 (22.70%) DevOps
3 32 (22.70%) Software Engineering
4 31 (21.99%) Continuous Deployment
4 31 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.89%) Fund Management
6 19 (13.48%) Wealth Management
7 17 (12.06%) TDD
8 16 (11.35%) Mentoring
8 16 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.64%) Performance Management
10 14 (9.93%) Line Management
11 10 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.38%) Business Analysis
13 8 (5.67%) Data Management
13 8 (5.67%) Project Management
14 6 (4.26%) Incident Management
14 6 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (59.57%) SQL
2 59 (41.84%) C#
3 23 (16.31%) Java
4 21 (14.89%) C++
5 19 (13.48%) Bash Shell
5 19 (13.48%) Bourne shell
5 19 (13.48%) Korn
5 19 (13.48%) Perl
5 19 (13.48%) Python
5 19 (13.48%) Ruby
6 5 (3.55%) C
7 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.13%) VBA
9 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (17.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) MiFID
3 4 (2.84%) QA
4 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (8.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Control-M
1 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
1 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 98 (69.50%) Charles River
2 46 (32.62%) Bloomberg
3 45 (31.91%) FXall
4 41 (29.08%) SimCorp
5 35 (24.82%) Calypso
6 20 (14.18%) Oracle
7 19 (13.48%) MarketAxess
7 19 (13.48%) Reuters
7 19 (13.48%) Tradeweb
8 8 (5.67%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (4.96%) GoldenSource
10 6 (4.26%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.84%) Citrix
12 2 (1.42%) BISAM
12 2 (1.42%) FactSet
12 2 (1.42%) Google
12 2 (1.42%) SunGard
13 1 (0.71%) Fidessa
13 1 (0.71%) Portware
13 1 (0.71%) Vermilion