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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 98 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 3 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.58% 0.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.47% 5.48% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 8
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -4.34%
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
204 146 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.12% 10.64% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 129 90 67
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Basel II
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) French Language
4 1 (16.67%) German Language
4 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
4 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
4 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM
4 1 (16.67%) AIFMD
4 1 (16.67%) Fidessa
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (66.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) French Language
3 1 (16.67%) German Language
3 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
3 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) UML
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ACCA
2 1 (16.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Basel II
2 1 (16.67%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Fidessa
2 1 (16.67%) Charles River