Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markit thinkFolio
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 838 929 1102
Rank change year-on-year +91 +173 0
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 212 218 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.064%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.79% 2.25% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 203 167 80
UK median annual salary £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £125,000 £111,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 7,603 9,681 14,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.70% 6.06% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,373 6,914 10,220
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,300 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +106 212 £80,000 +23.08% 5
London +66 212 £80,000 +23.08% 5

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 197 (92.92%) Front Office
2 188 (88.68%) Asset Management
3 185 (87.26%) Investment Management
4 180 (84.91%) SQL
5 174 (82.08%) Charles River
6 173 (81.60%) Equities
7 172 (81.13%) Fixed Income
8 169 (79.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 167 (78.77%) Derivative
10 165 (77.83%) Hedge funds
11 149 (70.28%) Finance
12 143 (67.45%) SimCorp
13 115 (54.25%) Markit EDM
14 114 (53.77%) Business Analysis
15 109 (51.42%) Front Arena
15 109 (51.42%) Calypso
16 87 (41.04%) SQL Server
17 82 (38.68%) Oracle
18 76 (35.85%) C#
18 76 (35.85%) Java
19 71 (33.49%) French Language
19 71 (33.49%) German Language
19 71 (33.49%) Italian Language
19 71 (33.49%) Spanish Language
20 55 (25.94%) Stakeholder Management
21 54 (25.47%) J2EE
21 54 (25.47%) Project Delivery
22 53 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
23 50 (23.58%) Workflow
23 50 (23.58%) Software Engineering

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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 50 (23.58%) Oracle Workflow
2 21 (9.91%) Apache
2 21 (9.91%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 115 (54.25%) Markit EDM
2 109 (51.42%) Front Arena
3 37 (17.45%) LatentZero
4 8 (3.77%) LongView
5 7 (3.30%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (1.89%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.47%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 50 (23.58%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (41.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (0.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (4.25%) JIRA
General
1 197 (92.92%) Front Office
2 149 (70.28%) Finance
3 71 (33.49%) French Language
3 71 (33.49%) German Language
3 71 (33.49%) Italian Language
3 71 (33.49%) Spanish Language
4 50 (23.58%) Dutch Language
5 23 (10.85%) Banking
5 23 (10.85%) Investment Banking
6 13 (6.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (21.23%) Consultant
1 45 (21.23%) Implementation Consultant
2 43 (20.28%) Finance Manager
2 43 (20.28%) Implementation Manager
3 40 (18.87%) Analyst
4 38 (17.92%) Applications Support
5 34 (16.04%) Technical Consultant
5 34 (16.04%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 26 (12.26%) Support Analyst
7 24 (11.32%) Technical Director
8 21 (9.91%) Applications Engineer
8 21 (9.91%) Applications Support Engineer
8 21 (9.91%) Support Engineer
9 17 (8.02%) Developer
9 17 (8.02%) J2EE Consultant
9 17 (8.02%) Java Consultant
10 16 (7.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 16 (7.55%) Software Engineer
11 12 (5.66%) Applications Support Analyst
11 12 (5.66%) thinkFolio Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.47%) J2EE
2 50 (23.58%) XML
3 34 (16.04%) FIX Protocol
4 26 (12.26%) .NET
5 2 (0.94%) Middleware
6 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 173 (81.60%) Equities
2 172 (81.13%) Fixed Income
3 169 (79.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 167 (78.77%) Derivative
5 165 (77.83%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.83%) OTC Derivatives
7 5 (2.36%) Exotic Derivative
8 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.13%) Windows
2 2 (0.94%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (88.68%) Asset Management
2 185 (87.26%) Investment Management
3 114 (53.77%) Business Analysis
4 55 (25.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (25.47%) Project Delivery
6 53 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (23.58%) Software Engineering
7 50 (23.58%) Workflow
8 30 (14.15%) Mentoring
9 29 (13.68%) Performance Management
10 21 (9.91%) Computer Science
10 21 (9.91%) Fintech
10 21 (9.91%) Wealth Management
11 16 (7.55%) Fund Management
11 16 (7.55%) Portfolio Management
12 13 (6.13%) Migration
13 12 (5.66%) Line Management
13 12 (5.66%) Presales
14 6 (2.83%) Change Control
15 4 (1.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 180 (84.91%) SQL
2 76 (35.85%) C#
2 76 (35.85%) Java
3 50 (23.58%) C++
3 50 (23.58%) Python
4 38 (17.92%) Perl
5 21 (9.91%) Bash Shell
5 21 (9.91%) Bourne shell
5 21 (9.91%) Korn
5 21 (9.91%) Ruby
6 3 (1.42%) VBA
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (10.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 174 (82.08%) Charles River
2 143 (67.45%) SimCorp
3 109 (51.42%) Calypso
4 82 (38.68%) Oracle
5 50 (23.58%) Bloomberg
6 45 (21.23%) ION Trading
7 41 (19.34%) Eze Castle Integration
8 38 (17.92%) Fidessa
9 26 (12.26%) Eze Software Group
10 24 (11.32%) FIS
10 24 (11.32%) Linedata
10 24 (11.32%) MarketAxess
10 24 (11.32%) Tradeweb
11 21 (9.91%) FXall
11 21 (9.91%) Reuters
12 11 (5.19%) Microsoft
13 8 (3.77%) Murex
13 8 (3.77%) Portware
14 1 (0.47%) Remedy
14 1 (0.47%) RIMES