Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markit thinkFolio
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1068 1108 1065
Rank change year-on-year +40 -43 +74
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 126 156 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.079% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.97% 1.13% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 97 129 176
UK median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% +22.95%
10th Percentile £42,000 £47,500 £44,375
90th Percentile £90,000 £112,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76% +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 12932 13843 15711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.35% 7.04% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9337 10627 12334
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 +61 125 £71,250 -1.72% 5
London +21 125 £71,250 -1.72% 4
UK excluding London +52 1 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Scotland +4 1 £45,000 -18.18%

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing thinkFolio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for thinkFolio.

1 87 (69.05%) Investment Management
2 84 (66.67%) Charles River
3 83 (65.87%) Front Office
4 81 (64.29%) Asset Management
5 56 (44.44%) Markit EDM
6 42 (33.33%) SQL
7 31 (24.60%) Bloomberg
8 30 (23.81%) Hedge funds
9 29 (23.02%) Data Management
10 20 (15.87%) Fixed Income
11 18 (14.29%) Finance
11 18 (14.29%) Degree
11 18 (14.29%) Bloomberg AIM
12 17 (13.49%) Derivative
12 17 (13.49%) Business Analysis
12 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
13 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
13 16 (12.70%) Fund Management
14 15 (11.90%) Project Management
14 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (10.32%) Eagle PACE
15 13 (10.32%) FactSet
16 12 (9.52%) Fidessa
17 11 (8.73%) Windows
17 11 (8.73%) LatentZero
17 11 (8.73%) Waterfall
17 11 (8.73%) FIX Protocol
18 10 (7.94%) Portfolio Management
18 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services

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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 6 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (4.76%) Confluence
1 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 56 (44.44%) Markit EDM
2 18 (14.29%) Bloomberg AIM
3 13 (10.32%) Eagle PACE
4 11 (8.73%) LatentZero
5 7 (5.56%) Minerva
6 6 (4.76%) SimCorp Dimension
7 5 (3.97%) Sentinel
8 2 (1.59%) LongView
8 2 (1.59%) SunGard APT
9 1 (0.79%) Eze OMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (4.76%) Dropbox
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.76%) Office 365
1 6 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) ADSL
1 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) MS Access
5 1 (0.79%) QlikView
5 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) JIRA
1 6 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 83 (65.87%) Front Office
2 18 (14.29%) Finance
3 10 (7.94%) Back Office
4 4 (3.17%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 69 (54.76%) Analyst
2 41 (32.54%) Business Analyst
3 32 (25.40%) Applications Support
4 15 (11.90%) Asset Management Analyst
5 14 (11.11%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 14 (11.11%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 13 (10.32%) Data Analyst
7 10 (7.94%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.14%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.35%) Junior
9 8 (6.35%) Junior Applications Support
10 7 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Business IT Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Charles River Business Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Front Office Business Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
12 4 (3.17%) Asset Management Project Manager
12 4 (3.17%) thinkFolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (3.97%) .NET
3 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.38%) WCF
3 3 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.81%) Hedge funds
2 20 (15.87%) Fixed Income
3 17 (13.49%) Derivative
4 8 (6.35%) Equities
5 4 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.59%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.79%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.73%) Windows
2 7 (5.56%) Unix
2 7 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 7 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (69.05%) Investment Management
2 81 (64.29%) Asset Management
3 29 (23.02%) Data Management
4 17 (13.49%) Business Analysis
5 16 (12.70%) Fund Management
6 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (11.90%) Project Management
7 11 (8.73%) Waterfall
8 10 (7.94%) Portfolio Management
9 9 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 7 (5.56%) Workflow
11 6 (4.76%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.76%) Wealth Management
12 5 (3.97%) SDLC
12 5 (3.97%) Software Deployment
13 4 (3.17%) Capacity Management
13 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2
14 3 (2.38%) Change Management
14 3 (2.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.97%) C++
3 5 (3.97%) COBOL
3 5 (3.97%) Java
4 4 (3.17%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) C
5 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (7.14%) CFA
3 5 (3.97%) ISEB
4 4 (3.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) MiFID
2 7 (5.56%) AIFMD
2 7 (5.56%) EMIR
2 7 (5.56%) Solvency II
2 7 (5.56%) UCITS
3 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.76%) vSphere
2 6 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (4.76%) SCCM
1 6 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 6 (4.76%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 84 (66.67%) Charles River
2 31 (24.60%) Bloomberg
3 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.32%) FactSet
5 12 (9.52%) Fidessa
6 7 (5.56%) Citrix
6 7 (5.56%) GoldenSource
6 7 (5.56%) Oracle
6 7 (5.56%) SimCorp
7 6 (4.76%) Altiris
7 6 (4.76%) Eze Castle Integration
7 6 (4.76%) McAfee
7 6 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (4.76%) StatPro
7 6 (4.76%) Symantec
7 6 (4.76%) VMware
8 2 (1.59%) Progress
8 2 (1.59%) Reuters
8 2 (1.59%) SunGard
9 1 (0.79%) Sybase