The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophis
Rank 330 305 330
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 2 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.094% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.20% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 4
Average salary £55,000 £80,000 £73,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +9.58%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5828 5514 6477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.22% 47.00% 46.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5005 4801 5877
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophis
London

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Murex
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) OpenLink
3 2 (28.57%) Calypso
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
3 2 (28.57%) Equities
3 2 (28.57%) Summit
3 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Derivative
3 2 (28.57%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Front Office
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Equities
1 2 (28.57%) Derivative
1 2 (28.57%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) sed
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Murex
2 2 (28.57%) Calypso
2 2 (28.57%) OpenLink
2 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
3 1 (14.29%) Charles River
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Perforce
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Wall Street Systems
3 1 (14.29%) FactSet
3 1 (14.29%) SunGard
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Reuters