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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophis
Rank 872 884 821
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -63
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 3 6 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.006% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.006% 0.012% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 36
Average salary £65,000 £35,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
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
47143 50064 46789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.61% 46.68% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39012 40093 38735
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 3 £65,000 +85.71%
Sophis
UK

Sophis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (92.00%) Fixed Income
2 22 (88.00%) Equities
2 22 (88.00%) Front Office
3 20 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 20 (80.00%) SQL
3 20 (80.00%) Asset Management
4 18 (72.00%) FIX Protocol
4 18 (72.00%) Electronic Trading
4 18 (72.00%) PowerShell
4 18 (72.00%) Hedge funds
4 18 (72.00%) Portfolio Management
4 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
4 18 (72.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (72.00%) VBA
4 18 (72.00%) Oracle
4 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (72.00%) Windows
4 18 (72.00%) Python
4 18 (72.00%) LAN
4 18 (72.00%) WAN
4 18 (72.00%) RDBMS
4 18 (72.00%) Perl
4 18 (72.00%) Middleware
5 4 (16.00%) Murex
6 3 (12.00%) Finance
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Calypso
7 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Sophis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) thinkFolio
1 1 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) LAN
1 18 (72.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (72.00%) RDBMS
1 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (88.00%) Front Office
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Applications Support
2 12 (48.00%) Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Report Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) Middleware
1 18 (72.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (92.00%) Fixed Income
2 22 (88.00%) Equities
3 18 (72.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Derivative
4 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.00%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Asset Management
1 20 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 18 (72.00%) Electronic Trading
2 18 (72.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Workflow
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 18 (72.00%) T-SQL
2 18 (72.00%) VBA
2 18 (72.00%) Python
2 18 (72.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (72.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) EMIR
1 2 (8.00%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Murex
3 2 (8.00%) Calypso
4 1 (4.00%) Charles River
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft