Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markit thinkFolio
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 959 1051 1093
Rank change year-on-year +92 +42 -4
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 189 130 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.074% 0.076%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.85% 0.97% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 180 100 125
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £48,750 £40,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £87,500 £107,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £58,750

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 10,223 13,457 13,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.21% 7.70% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,403 9,675 10,305
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%

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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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +94 188 £65,000 -7.14% 5
England +89 188 £65,000 -7.14% 5
UK excluding London - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 169 (89.42%) Front Office
2 167 (88.36%) Asset Management
3 155 (82.01%) Fixed Income
3 155 (82.01%) Investment Management
4 151 (79.89%) Equities
5 149 (78.84%) SQL
6 146 (77.25%) Derivative
7 137 (72.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 134 (70.90%) Finance
9 130 (68.78%) Hedge funds
10 123 (65.08%) Charles River
11 103 (54.50%) C#
12 94 (49.74%) SimCorp
13 90 (47.62%) Banking
14 88 (46.56%) Markit EDM
15 86 (45.50%) Calypso
16 84 (44.44%) Front Arena
17 82 (43.39%) SQL Server
18 79 (41.80%) Bloomberg
19 76 (40.21%) Java
20 75 (39.68%) Oracle
21 70 (37.04%) Perl
21 70 (37.04%) FXall
22 65 (34.39%) Business Analysis
23 52 (27.51%) .NET
24 51 (26.98%) Python
25 50 (26.46%) FIX Protocol
26 48 (25.40%) Investment Banking
27 47 (24.87%) Degree
28 46 (24.34%) C++

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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 44 (23.28%) Apache
1 44 (23.28%) Tomcat
2 26 (13.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 88 (46.56%) Markit EDM
2 84 (44.44%) Front Arena
3 26 (13.76%) Eagle PACE
4 23 (12.17%) Bloomberg AIM
5 19 (10.05%) LatentZero
6 8 (4.23%) LongView
7 4 (2.12%) Sentinel
8 2 (1.06%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 36 (19.05%) SaaS
2 27 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (1.59%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (43.39%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.76%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.53%) QlikView
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (13.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 25 (13.23%) Jenkins
2 24 (12.70%) TeamCity
3 18 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (4.23%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.06%) NUnit
7 2 (1.06%) Selenium
7 2 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 169 (89.42%) Front Office
2 134 (70.90%) Finance
3 90 (47.62%) Banking
4 48 (25.40%) Investment Banking
5 44 (23.28%) French Language
5 44 (23.28%) German Language
5 44 (23.28%) Italian Language
6 23 (12.17%) Spanish Language
7 4 (2.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (31.75%) Applications Support
2 45 (23.81%) Applications Engineer
3 42 (22.22%) Applications Support Engineer
3 42 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 38 (20.11%) Analyst
5 30 (15.87%) Finance Manager
6 29 (15.34%) Developer
7 26 (13.76%) Implementation Manager
8 20 (10.58%) Consultant
9 19 (10.05%) Senior Applications Support
10 18 (9.52%) Support Analyst
11 16 (8.47%) C# Developer
12 15 (7.94%) Senior Applications Engineer
12 15 (7.94%) Senior Support Engineer
13 13 (6.88%) .NET Developer
13 13 (6.88%) Applications Support Analyst
14 12 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (6.35%) Implementation Consultant
14 12 (6.35%) Java Engineer
14 12 (6.35%) thinkFolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.51%) .NET
2 50 (26.46%) FIX Protocol
3 31 (16.40%) XML
4 8 (4.23%) AngularJS
4 8 (4.23%) React
5 5 (2.65%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.65%) Node.js
5 5 (2.65%) Spring
5 5 (2.65%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (2.65%) XSLT
6 4 (2.12%) Web Services
7 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.59%) Entity Framework
7 3 (1.59%) HTML
8 2 (1.06%) Murex Flex
8 2 (1.06%) SOAP
9 1 (0.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 155 (82.01%) Fixed Income
2 151 (79.89%) Equities
3 146 (77.25%) Derivative
4 137 (72.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 130 (68.78%) Hedge funds
6 44 (23.28%) Computer Science
7 21 (11.11%) Exotic Derivative
8 4 (2.12%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.59%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.06%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.06%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (1.06%) PMI
11 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.76%) Windows
2 7 (3.70%) Unix
3 3 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (88.36%) Asset Management
2 155 (82.01%) Investment Management
3 65 (34.39%) Business Analysis
4 45 (23.81%) Wealth Management
5 36 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (17.46%) Software Engineering
7 30 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (15.34%) Workflow
9 28 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (13.76%) DevOps
11 22 (11.64%) TDD
12 21 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
13 20 (10.58%) Fund Management
14 15 (7.94%) Portfolio Management
15 12 (6.35%) Data Management
16 9 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (4.23%) Microservices
18 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Architecture
18 5 (2.65%) Pair Programming
18 5 (2.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 149 (78.84%) SQL
2 103 (54.50%) C#
3 76 (40.21%) Java
4 70 (37.04%) Perl
5 51 (26.98%) Python
6 46 (24.34%) C++
7 44 (23.28%) Bash Shell
7 44 (23.28%) Bourne shell
7 44 (23.28%) Korn
7 44 (23.28%) Ruby
8 9 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.23%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.59%) C
10 3 (1.59%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (24.87%) Degree
2 3 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.53%) CFA
3 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.70%) Control-M
2 5 (2.65%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 123 (65.08%) Charles River
2 94 (49.74%) SimCorp
3 86 (45.50%) Calypso
4 79 (41.80%) Bloomberg
5 75 (39.68%) Oracle
6 70 (37.04%) FXall
7 44 (23.28%) MarketAxess
7 44 (23.28%) Reuters
7 44 (23.28%) Tradeweb
8 14 (7.41%) Microsoft
9 11 (5.82%) Eze Software Group
9 11 (5.82%) ION Trading
10 5 (2.65%) IBM
10 5 (2.65%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.59%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.06%) FactSet
12 2 (1.06%) Fidessa
12 2 (1.06%) Murex
12 2 (1.06%) RIMES
13 1 (0.53%) Avaloq