The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 91 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% - 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.48% - 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £55,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £54,000 £53,375
% change year-on-year
+15.74% +1.17%
Solvency II
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
202 129 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.05% 7.85% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 133 79 52
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £58,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Solvency II
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solvency II Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Solvency II
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solvency II across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Solvency II Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Basel II
4 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
4 4 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
4 4 (50.00%) SAS
5 2 (25.00%) Charles River
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Markit EDM
5 2 (25.00%) AIFMD
6 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
6 1 (12.50%) iPad
6 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (50.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Report Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) CIMA
2 1 (12.50%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Basel II
2 2 (25.00%) AIFMD
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (25.00%) Charles River
3 1 (12.50%) Fidessa