The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II 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 Solvency II over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 281 291 275
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 28 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.68% 1.31% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 29
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £55,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £85,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -4.34%
Solvency II
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1043 1146 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.18% 10.90% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1011 901
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solvency II across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Solvency II
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Solvency II Salary Trend in the City of London

Solvency II
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solvency II across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Solvency II Salary Histogram in the City of London

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Solvency II 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 Solvency II.

1 44 (81.48%) Finance
2 26 (48.15%) Project Management
3 21 (38.89%) PRINCE2
4 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (31.48%) Degree
5 15 (27.78%) PMP
5 15 (27.78%) PMI Certification
6 14 (25.93%) Data Governance
7 13 (24.07%) Basel II
7 13 (24.07%) Risk Management
8 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (22.22%) SQL
9 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
10 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
11 9 (16.67%) MS Project Server
11 9 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 9 (16.67%) MS Project
11 9 (16.67%) MS Office
11 9 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (14.81%) C
12 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (14.81%) Supplier Management
12 8 (14.81%) Banking
13 7 (12.96%) TDD
13 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
13 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (12.96%) RAD
13 7 (12.96%) Waterfall

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Solvency II 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 Solvency II. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.67%) MS Project Server
2 6 (11.11%) SAS
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 9 (16.67%) MS Project
2 9 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) IMAP
2 1 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.26%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.85%) QlikView
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) OLAP
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mart
General
1 44 (81.48%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Front Office
5 2 (3.70%) Back Office
5 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) French Language
6 1 (1.85%) German Language
6 1 (1.85%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Project Manager
2 17 (31.48%) Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Programme Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Data Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Data Governance Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Governance Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Solvency II Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Programme Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) J2EE
1 2 (3.70%) XBRL
2 1 (1.85%) WCF
2 1 (1.85%) WPF
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.26%) PMI
3 5 (9.26%) Grid Computing
4 3 (5.56%) Derivative
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) CMDB
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.70%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.85%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Project Management
2 21 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (25.93%) Data Governance
5 13 (24.07%) Risk Management
6 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.81%) Supplier Management
8 7 (12.96%) TDD
8 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.96%) RAD
8 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.11%) Data Architecture
9 6 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (9.26%) Analytics
10 5 (9.26%) Quality Management
10 5 (9.26%) Change Management
10 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Programme Management
11 4 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) C
3 3 (5.56%) C++
3 3 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (3.70%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) VBA
4 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) VBScript
5 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Degree
2 15 (27.78%) PMP
2 15 (27.78%) PMI Certification
3 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (9.26%) ISEB
5 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (7.41%) PgMP
6 2 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) Basel II
2 9 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (7.41%) Data Quality
4 3 (5.56%) QA
5 2 (3.70%) COREP
5 2 (3.70%) FINREP
5 2 (3.70%) UCITS
5 2 (3.70%) FATCA
5 2 (3.70%) EMIR
6 1 (1.85%) CRD IV
6 1 (1.85%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.85%) Charles River
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos
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