The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophis products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophis over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophis
Rank 853 832 851
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 10 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.026% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.054% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 14
Average salary £70,000 £50,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £67,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £117,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - -
Sophis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
47203 46174 48333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.31% 47.11% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38996 36989 40351
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Sophis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophis across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sophis
Salary Trend in England

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

Sophis Salary Trend in England

Sophis
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophis across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Sophis Salary Histogram in England

Sophis
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophis within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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 -1 8 £75,000 +50.00% 2
South East - 2 £45,000 -
Sophis
UK

Sophis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 19 (76.00%) Front Office
2 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 14 (56.00%) Charles River
4 11 (44.00%) Bloomberg
5 10 (40.00%) FactSet
6 9 (36.00%) Murex
6 9 (36.00%) Equities
7 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) Investment Management
8 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
8 7 (28.00%) VBA
8 7 (28.00%) Middleware
9 6 (24.00%) Fund Management
9 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
10 5 (20.00%) Derivative
11 4 (16.00%) thinkFolio
11 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.00%) UNIX
11 4 (16.00%) Linux
12 3 (12.00%) XML
12 3 (12.00%) VBScript
12 3 (12.00%) VB
12 3 (12.00%) Calypso
12 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (12.00%) ASIC
12 3 (12.00%) FpML
12 3 (12.00%) Fixed Income
12 3 (12.00%) LatentZero
12 3 (12.00%) FIX Protocol

Sophis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) thinkFolio
2 3 (12.00%) LatentZero
General
1 19 (76.00%) Front Office
2 15 (60.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 14 (56.00%) Applications Support
3 8 (32.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (28.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Support Specialist
5 4 (16.00%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (12.00%) Report Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (8.00%) Murex Support
8 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) FpML
2 3 (12.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Equities
2 5 (20.00%) Derivative
3 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (12.00%) ASIC
4 3 (12.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (32.00%) Investment Management
3 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Fund Management
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) VBA
3 3 (12.00%) VBScript
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) EMIR
1 3 (12.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Charles River
2 11 (44.00%) Bloomberg
3 10 (40.00%) FactSet
4 9 (36.00%) Murex
5 3 (12.00%) Calypso
6 1 (4.00%) Vermilion