The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solvency II
Rank 793 762 712
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -50
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 73 102 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.100% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.66% 0.99% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 71 77 117
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Solvency II
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11022 10317 11049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.49% 10.09% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8721 7966 9124
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in England

Solvency II
Salary Trend in England

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

Solvency II Salary Trend in England

Solvency II
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solvency II across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Solvency II Salary Histogram in England

Solvency II
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solvency II within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 49 £65,000 +23.80% 7
South West +4 10 £60,000 +71.69% 2
East of England - 8 £47,500 - 1
South East +12 6 £70,000 +27.27%
Solvency II
UK

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 121 (80.13%) Finance
2 43 (28.48%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (25.83%) PRINCE2
4 37 (24.50%) Banking
5 35 (23.18%) Project Management
5 35 (23.18%) SQL
6 31 (20.53%) Degree
7 30 (19.87%) Risk Management
7 30 (19.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (19.21%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (17.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (17.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (17.88%) Data Governance
10 25 (16.56%) PMP
10 25 (16.56%) PMI Certification
10 25 (16.56%) Data Modelling
11 24 (15.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (15.23%) Programme Management
13 22 (14.57%) Data Architecture
14 21 (13.91%) T-SQL
14 21 (13.91%) Basel II
15 20 (13.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 18 (11.92%) Oracle
17 17 (11.26%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (11.26%) Retail
18 16 (10.60%) Retail Banking
18 16 (10.60%) SAS
18 16 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (9.93%) Back Office
20 14 (9.27%) Investment Banking

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 16 (10.60%) SAS
2 12 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.96%) MS Project Server
4 4 (2.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (9.27%) MS Office
1 14 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.96%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.96%) MS Project
3 3 (1.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Summit
1 6 (3.97%) Kondor+
2 4 (2.65%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.66%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.66%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) IMAP
2 1 (0.66%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.21%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (17.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (17.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 24 (15.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.62%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (5.96%) Base SAS
5 9 (5.96%) OLAP
6 8 (5.30%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.30%) Star Schema
7 6 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.97%) Data Mining
7 6 (3.97%) PerformancePoint
8 5 (3.31%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (3.31%) QlikView
9 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.66%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.31%) ERwin
3 1 (0.66%) Selenium
3 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 121 (80.13%) Finance
2 37 (24.50%) Banking
3 17 (11.26%) Retail
4 16 (10.60%) Retail Banking
5 15 (9.93%) Back Office
6 14 (9.27%) Investment Banking
7 9 (5.96%) Front Office
8 8 (5.30%) Financial Institution
9 6 (3.97%) Legal
10 5 (3.31%) Marketing
11 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (34.44%) Analyst
2 35 (23.18%) Business Analyst
3 27 (17.88%) Project Manager
4 25 (16.56%) Developer
5 22 (14.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 19 (12.58%) Business Developer
6 19 (12.58%) Data Architect
6 19 (12.58%) Architect
7 12 (7.95%) Banking Business Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) Data Governance Manager
8 8 (5.30%) Data Manager
8 8 (5.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) Solvency II Project Manager
8 8 (5.30%) Governance Manager
9 7 (4.64%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) Programme Manager
9 7 (4.64%) Consultant
9 7 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.95%) .NET
2 8 (5.30%) MDX
3 4 (2.65%) J2EE
4 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.32%) Web Services
4 2 (1.32%) XBRL
4 2 (1.32%) WCF
4 2 (1.32%) WPF
5 1 (0.66%) HTML
5 1 (0.66%) XML
5 1 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) Mathematics
2 12 (7.95%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.62%) Derivative
4 9 (5.96%) Data Integration
4 9 (5.96%) Fixed Income
5 7 (4.64%) Market Risk
5 7 (4.64%) Equities
6 6 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.31%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.31%) PMI
7 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.65%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.99%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.99%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.66%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.66%) CMDB
10 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.30%) UNIX
2 6 (3.97%) Windows
2 6 (3.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.48%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (25.83%) PRINCE2
3 35 (23.18%) Project Management
4 30 (19.87%) Risk Management
4 30 (19.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (17.88%) Data Governance
6 25 (16.56%) Data Modelling
7 23 (15.23%) Programme Management
8 22 (14.57%) Data Architecture
9 17 (11.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (9.27%) Quality Management
12 12 (7.95%) Analytics
13 11 (7.28%) Waterfall
13 11 (7.28%) RAD
14 10 (6.62%) ITIL
14 10 (6.62%) TDD
14 10 (6.62%) Business Analysis
14 10 (6.62%) Supplier Management
14 10 (6.62%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.18%) SQL
2 21 (13.91%) T-SQL
3 10 (6.62%) C#
4 9 (5.96%) C
5 5 (3.31%) VBA
5 5 (3.31%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.31%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.65%) C++
6 4 (2.65%) Java
6 4 (2.65%) Perl
7 2 (1.32%) VBScript
7 2 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (20.53%) Degree
2 25 (16.56%) PMP
2 25 (16.56%) PMI Certification
3 12 (7.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (5.96%) ISEB
5 6 (3.97%) CISSP
6 5 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.65%) CISA
7 4 (2.65%) PgMP
7 4 (2.65%) CRISC
8 3 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.91%) Basel II
2 20 (13.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (8.61%) Basel III
4 12 (7.95%) Data Quality
5 11 (7.28%) QA
6 8 (5.30%) FATCA
7 7 (4.64%) EMIR
8 6 (3.97%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (1.99%) UCITS
10 2 (1.32%) COREP
10 2 (1.32%) FINREP
10 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.66%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (11.92%) Oracle
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.28%) Business Objects
4 8 (5.30%) SAP
5 7 (4.64%) Algorithmics
6 6 (3.97%) Murex
6 6 (3.97%) Calypso
7 3 (1.99%) Cognos
7 3 (1.99%) IBM
7 3 (1.99%) Tableau
8 2 (1.32%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.32%) Charles River
8 2 (1.32%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.32%) HP
9 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.66%) Teradata
9 1 (0.66%) OpenLink
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