Period
to 21 February 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markit thinkFolio
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 814 1089 1108
Rank change year-on-year +275 +19 -54
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 284 112 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.064% 0.051%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.24% 0.81% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 178 83 88
UK median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% -3.57% -7.28%
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £86,625 £90,000 £106,625
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £42,500

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 8,776 13,861 11,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.80% 7.86% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6,062 10,158 8,936
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
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 February 2019.

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 2019. 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 +249 284 £57,500 -14.81% 12
London +192 284 £57,500 -14.81% 12

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 251 (88.38%) Asset Management
2 241 (84.86%) Fixed Income
3 233 (82.04%) Equities
4 229 (80.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 208 (73.24%) Banking
6 205 (72.18%) Derivative
7 198 (69.72%) Charles River
8 168 (59.15%) Wealth Management
9 162 (57.04%) Investment Management
10 160 (56.34%) Degree
10 160 (56.34%) Computer Science
11 156 (54.93%) Front Office
12 151 (53.17%) Java
13 133 (46.83%) SQL
14 119 (41.90%) Hedge funds
14 119 (41.90%) Portfolio Management
15 117 (41.20%) Finance
16 116 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
17 110 (38.73%) QA
18 108 (38.03%) Continuous Improvement
19 104 (36.62%) Software Engineering
20 103 (36.27%) Games
20 103 (36.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
20 103 (36.27%) Decision-Making
21 102 (35.92%) C#
21 102 (35.92%) User Stories
22 101 (35.56%) Change Management
22 101 (35.56%) Management Information System
22 101 (35.56%) Information Security
23 95 (33.45%) FIX Protocol

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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 57 (20.07%) Apache
1 57 (20.07%) Tomcat
2 34 (11.97%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 78 (27.46%) Markit EDM
2 67 (23.59%) Temenos T24
3 59 (20.77%) Front Arena
4 28 (9.86%) LatentZero
5 18 (6.34%) LongView
6 10 (3.52%) Eze OMS
7 9 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (3.17%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (1.76%) Bloomberg AIM
9 4 (1.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 4 (1.41%) Capstone
9 4 (1.41%) Minerva
9 4 (1.41%) Tesseract
10 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 57 (20.07%) SaaS
2 28 (9.86%) PaaS
3 12 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.06%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (27.11%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.97%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.70%) MSTest
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 208 (73.24%) Banking
2 156 (54.93%) Front Office
3 117 (41.20%) Finance
4 103 (36.27%) Games
5 57 (20.07%) French Language
5 57 (20.07%) German Language
5 57 (20.07%) Italian Language
5 57 (20.07%) Spanish Language
6 48 (16.90%) Investment Banking
7 23 (8.10%) Back Office
8 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 101 (35.56%) Analyst
2 73 (25.70%) Applications Support
3 69 (24.30%) Business Analyst
4 64 (22.54%) Developer
5 55 (19.37%) Support Engineer
6 54 (19.01%) Applications Engineer
7 45 (15.85%) Applications Support Engineer
8 43 (15.14%) Java Developer
9 25 (8.80%) Senior Applications Support
10 24 (8.45%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 24 (8.45%) Senior Support Engineer
11 21 (7.39%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (7.04%) Principal Developer
12 20 (7.04%) Principal Java Developer
13 19 (6.69%) Support Analyst
14 18 (6.34%) Applications Support Analyst
15 17 (5.99%) Senior Business Analyst
16 16 (5.63%) Java Engineer
17 15 (5.28%) T24 Developer
18 13 (4.58%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (33.45%) FIX Protocol
2 54 (19.01%) AngularJS
2 54 (19.01%) React
3 52 (18.31%) REST
4 51 (17.96%) Vue.js
5 40 (14.08%) .NET
6 34 (11.97%) XML
7 9 (3.17%) Web Services
8 5 (1.76%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.06%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET Core
9 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.06%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.06%) HTML
10 1 (0.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 241 (84.86%) Fixed Income
2 233 (82.04%) Equities
3 229 (80.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 205 (72.18%) Derivative
5 119 (41.90%) Hedge funds
6 101 (35.56%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.41%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.06%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.70%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.75%) Windows
2 11 (3.87%) Unix
3 10 (3.52%) Linux
4 8 (2.82%) AIX
4 8 (2.82%) CentOS
4 8 (2.82%) Fedora
4 8 (2.82%) HPUX
4 8 (2.82%) Solaris
4 8 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (88.38%) Asset Management
2 168 (59.15%) Wealth Management
3 162 (57.04%) Investment Management
4 160 (56.34%) Computer Science
5 119 (41.90%) Portfolio Management
6 116 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (38.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 104 (36.62%) Software Engineering
9 103 (36.27%) Decision-Making
9 103 (36.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 102 (35.92%) User Stories
11 101 (35.56%) Change Management
11 101 (35.56%) Information Security
12 75 (26.41%) Business Analysis
13 55 (19.37%) Microservices
13 55 (19.37%) Scrum
14 53 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (17.96%) Progressive Web App
16 47 (16.55%) Test Automation
17 38 (13.38%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (53.17%) Java
2 133 (46.83%) SQL
3 102 (35.92%) C#
4 91 (32.04%) Perl
5 68 (23.94%) Python
6 60 (21.13%) C++
7 57 (20.07%) Bash Shell
8 54 (19.01%) Ruby
9 34 (11.97%) Bourne shell
9 34 (11.97%) Korn
10 8 (2.82%) VB
11 6 (2.11%) C
12 4 (1.41%) VBA
13 3 (1.06%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.06%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.35%) Java 8
14 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 160 (56.34%) Degree
2 24 (8.45%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (38.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 198 (69.72%) Charles River
2 91 (32.04%) Oracle
3 83 (29.23%) Bloomberg
4 66 (23.24%) FXall
4 66 (23.24%) MarketAxess
4 66 (23.24%) Reuters
4 66 (23.24%) Tradeweb
5 58 (20.42%) SimCorp
6 57 (20.07%) Calypso
7 47 (16.55%) Eze Software Group
7 47 (16.55%) ION Trading
8 15 (5.28%) Microsoft
9 14 (4.93%) Fidessa
9 14 (4.93%) ServiceNow
10 9 (3.17%) Currenex
11 8 (2.82%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.06%) Murex
13 2 (0.70%) Sophis
14 1 (0.35%) Eze Castle Integration
14 1 (0.35%) StatPro