The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solvency II
Rank 575 563 527
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -36
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 53 54 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.02% 1.13% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 92
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £85,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.69%
Solvency II
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5183 4779 5208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.07% 10.61% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4069 3831 4310
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in London

Solvency II
Salary Trend in London

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

Solvency II Salary Trend in London

Solvency II
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solvency II across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Solvency II Salary Histogram in London

Solvency II
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solvency II within the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
(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
City of London -17 9 £80,000 +3.22% 4
Bromley - 2 £75,000 - 1
Solvency II
England

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 102 (84.30%) Finance
2 46 (38.02%) Banking
3 38 (31.40%) PRINCE2
4 32 (26.45%) SQL
4 32 (26.45%) Investment Banking
5 31 (25.62%) Back Office
6 29 (23.97%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (22.31%) PMP
7 27 (22.31%) PMI Certification
7 27 (22.31%) Basel III
8 26 (21.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (19.83%) Risk Management
10 23 (19.01%) Programme Management
11 21 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (16.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (15.70%) Retail
13 19 (15.70%) Front Office
13 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (15.70%) Retail Banking
13 19 (15.70%) Degree
14 18 (14.88%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (14.88%) Derivative
14 18 (14.88%) FATCA
14 18 (14.88%) Migration
14 18 (14.88%) Basel II
14 18 (14.88%) T-SQL
15 16 (13.22%) Project Management
16 15 (12.40%) Fixed Income
16 15 (12.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.48%) SAS
2 3 (2.48%) MS Project Server
2 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.48%) MS Project
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (10.74%) Summit
1 13 (10.74%) Kondor+
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) FTP
2 1 (0.83%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (12.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.31%) QlikView
4 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.65%) Selenium
1 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 102 (84.30%) Finance
2 46 (38.02%) Banking
3 32 (26.45%) Investment Banking
4 31 (25.62%) Back Office
5 19 (15.70%) Front Office
5 19 (15.70%) Retail Banking
5 19 (15.70%) Retail
6 4 (3.31%) Marketing
7 2 (1.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (41.32%) Analyst
2 39 (32.23%) Business Analyst
3 22 (18.18%) Banking Business Analyst
4 18 (14.88%) Project Manager
5 16 (13.22%) Developer
6 15 (12.40%) Business Developer
6 15 (12.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (10.74%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 9 (7.44%) Senior Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Financial Business Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Project Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) Applications Support
12 4 (3.31%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (3.31%) Consultant
12 4 (3.31%) Data Architect
12 4 (3.31%) Architect
13 3 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) J2EE
2 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.65%) CSS
2 2 (1.65%) XBRL
2 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.65%) WCF
2 2 (1.65%) LINQ
2 2 (1.65%) jQuery
2 2 (1.65%) HTML
2 2 (1.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (1.65%) CSS3
3 1 (0.83%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Derivative
2 15 (12.40%) Fixed Income
2 15 (12.40%) Market Risk
3 14 (11.57%) Equities
4 13 (10.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (6.61%) Grid Computing
6 5 (4.13%) PMI
7 4 (3.31%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.31%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.48%) CMDB
8 3 (2.48%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) UNIX
2 5 (4.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.40%) PRINCE2
2 29 (23.97%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (21.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (19.83%) Risk Management
5 23 (19.01%) Programme Management
6 21 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (14.88%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (14.88%) Migration
8 16 (13.22%) Project Management
9 14 (11.57%) ITIL
9 14 (11.57%) GAP Analysis
9 14 (11.57%) Analytics
10 11 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 10 (8.26%) Asset Management
12 8 (6.61%) Data Governance
12 8 (6.61%) Data Architecture
13 7 (5.79%) Business Analysis
14 6 (4.96%) Scrum
15 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (4.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.45%) SQL
2 18 (14.88%) T-SQL
3 7 (5.79%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.13%) MATLAB
4 5 (4.13%) VBA
5 4 (3.31%) Perl
6 3 (2.48%) C++
6 3 (2.48%) Java
7 2 (1.65%) C
7 2 (1.65%) C#
8 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (22.31%) PMP
1 27 (22.31%) PMI Certification
2 19 (15.70%) Degree
3 10 (8.26%) CISA
4 9 (7.44%) CISSP
5 8 (6.61%) CRISC
6 5 (4.13%) ACCA
6 5 (4.13%) CIMA
7 4 (3.31%) MBA
7 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CEH
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (22.31%) Basel III
2 20 (16.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 18 (14.88%) Basel II
3 18 (14.88%) FATCA
4 14 (11.57%) EMIR
4 14 (11.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (3.31%) GAAP
6 3 (2.48%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.65%) CRD IV
7 2 (1.65%) QA
7 2 (1.65%) COREP
7 2 (1.65%) FINREP
7 2 (1.65%) AIFMD
7 2 (1.65%) UCITS
8 1 (0.83%) COSO
Vendors
1 13 (10.74%) Murex
1 13 (10.74%) Calypso
1 13 (10.74%) Algorithmics
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) Cognos
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.65%) Adobe
5 2 (1.65%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.83%) Datanomic
6 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.83%) Charles River
6 1 (0.83%) Teradata
6 1 (0.83%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.83%) Tableau
6 1 (0.83%) Trillium
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) HP
6 1 (0.83%) Dell
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