The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophis products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophis over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophis
Rank 622 582 603
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +21
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 6 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.078% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 35
Average salary £35,000 £70,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -9.67%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Sophis
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21808 20896 24166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.59% 46.40% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18029 17438 20787
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sophis
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Sophis Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sophis
Salary Trend in London

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

Sophis Salary Trend in London

Sophis
Salary Histogram in London

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

Sophis Salary Histogram in London

Sophis
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophis 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 -13 2 £140,000 +115.38%
Sophis
England

Sophis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Asset Management
2 9 (36.00%) Hedge funds
3 8 (32.00%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (32.00%) Fund Management
3 8 (32.00%) Front Office
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) Charles River
4 7 (28.00%) Murex
4 7 (28.00%) thinkFolio
4 7 (28.00%) Investment Management
5 6 (24.00%) Banking
5 6 (24.00%) Derivative
5 6 (24.00%) Fidessa
5 6 (24.00%) Bloomberg
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) SAN
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) DHCP
6 5 (20.00%) DNS
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) Reuters
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) Fixed Income
6 5 (20.00%) Equities
6 5 (20.00%) Xen

Sophis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) HiPortfolio
1 3 (12.00%) Summit
1 3 (12.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (8.00%) LatentZero
3 1 (4.00%) Sophis RISQUE
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DHCP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
1 5 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
1 8 (32.00%) Front Office
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) WPF
2 1 (4.00%) JDBC
2 1 (4.00%) J2SE
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Hedge funds
2 6 (24.00%) Derivative
3 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 5 (20.00%) Equities
4 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (12.00%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (4.00%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (4.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (32.00%) Fund Management
2 8 (32.00%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (28.00%) Investment Management
4 5 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.00%) Xen
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Murex
1 7 (28.00%) Charles River
1 7 (28.00%) thinkFolio
2 6 (24.00%) Fidessa
2 6 (24.00%) Bloomberg
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Reuters
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Calypso
5 3 (12.00%) SimCorp
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) Sybase
7 1 (4.00%) OpenLink
7 1 (4.00%) Advent
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