The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophis products and/or services 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 Sophis over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophis.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophis
Rank 308 310 300
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 3 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.029% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.059% 0.063% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 10
Average salary £85,000 £60,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - -
Sophis
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5067 4758 5143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.70% 45.81% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4355 4092 4570
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Sophis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Sophis Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sophis
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Sophis Salary Trend in the City of London

Sophis
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Sophis 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 Sophis.

1 6 (75.00%) Front Office
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (37.50%) FactSet
3 3 (37.50%) Equities
3 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
3 3 (37.50%) Charles River
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VBScript
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Murex
4 2 (25.00%) Calypso
4 2 (25.00%) Derivative
4 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 1 (12.50%) Vermilion
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Sophis 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 Sophis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (75.00%) Front Office
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Murex Support
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
1 3 (37.50%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
1 3 (37.50%) Charles River
1 3 (37.50%) FactSet
2 2 (25.00%) Murex
2 2 (25.00%) Calypso
3 1 (12.50%) Vermilion