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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophis
Rank 329 313 309
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 2 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.11% 0.100%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 12
Average salary £140,000 £65,000 £71,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.38% -9.40%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5762 5352 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.66% 44.81% 46.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4857 4683 5447
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 29 July 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) J2SE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Murex
2 1 (33.33%) Calypso
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Charles River
2 1 (33.33%) OpenLink
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sophis RISQUE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) J2SE
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Murex
1 1 (33.33%) Calypso
1 1 (33.33%) Charles River
1 1 (33.33%) OpenLink
1 1 (33.33%) Advent