The table below looks at the statistics for Sentinel skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sentinel over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 306 309 328
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Sentinel 14 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.14% 0.071%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.55% 2.14% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 6
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,875
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Sentinel
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
903 793 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.84% 6.71% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 731 698 817
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Sentinel
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sentinel across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Sentinel Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sentinel
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sentinel across the City of London region.

Sentinel Salary Trend in the City of London

Sentinel
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sentinel across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Sentinel Salary Histogram in the City of London

Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Sentinel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sentinel.

1 26 (92.86%) thinkFolio
2 25 (89.29%) Asset Management
3 23 (82.14%) StatPro
4 21 (75.00%) SQL
5 17 (60.71%) RDBMS
5 17 (60.71%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (60.71%) webMethods
5 17 (60.71%) Relational Database
6 14 (50.00%) Investment Management
6 14 (50.00%) Fixed Income
6 14 (50.00%) LatentZero
7 13 (46.43%) Equities
8 10 (35.71%) Integration Testing
9 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (28.57%) Tesseract
9 8 (28.57%) Minerva
9 8 (28.57%) Derivative
9 8 (28.57%) Fidessa
9 8 (28.57%) HP
10 7 (25.00%) Charles River
10 7 (25.00%) UNIX
10 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (21.43%) Eagle PACE
11 6 (21.43%) RIMES
11 6 (21.43%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 6 (21.43%) Advent Moxy
11 6 (21.43%) Markit EDM
11 6 (21.43%) BI-SAM
11 6 (21.43%) Advent
11 6 (21.43%) Advent Geneva

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Sentinel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sentinel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 14 (50.00%) LatentZero
2 8 (28.57%) Tesseract
2 8 (28.57%) Minerva
3 6 (21.43%) MultiFonds
3 6 (21.43%) Beauchamp
3 6 (21.43%) PORTIA
3 6 (21.43%) Advent Geneva
3 6 (21.43%) Eagle PACE
3 6 (21.43%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 6 (21.43%) Advent Moxy
3 6 (21.43%) Markit EDM
3 6 (21.43%) HiInvest
3 6 (21.43%) HiPerformance
3 6 (21.43%) HiPortfolio
3 6 (21.43%) Decalog
3 6 (21.43%) LongView
4 1 (3.57%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) RDBMS
1 17 (60.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Front Office
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Analyst
2 17 (60.71%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Systems Test Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Implementation Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Implementation Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Applications Support
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 13 (46.43%) Equities
3 8 (28.57%) Derivative
4 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Asset Management
2 14 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 10 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.57%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) Fund Management
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
8 1 (3.57%) Workflow
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) thinkFolio
2 23 (82.14%) StatPro
3 17 (60.71%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (60.71%) webMethods
4 8 (28.57%) HP
4 8 (28.57%) Fidessa
5 7 (25.00%) Charles River
6 6 (21.43%) IGEFI
6 6 (21.43%) SimCorp
6 6 (21.43%) Linedata
6 6 (21.43%) Advent
6 6 (21.43%) RIMES
6 6 (21.43%) BI-SAM
6 6 (21.43%) SunGard
6 6 (21.43%) Misys
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.57%) Sun
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix