The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophis
Rank 627 577 606
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +29
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 9 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.072% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 23
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £71,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 - -
Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22307 20671 23892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.63% 46.69% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18529 17143 20601
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophis
England

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 1 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 1 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 -20 2 £140,000 +115.38%
Sophis
England

Sophis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) Hedge funds
3 9 (34.62%) Asset Management
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) Banking
4 8 (30.77%) Front Office
4 8 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (30.77%) Fund Management
5 7 (26.92%) Investment Management
5 7 (26.92%) thinkFolio
5 7 (26.92%) Charles River
5 7 (26.92%) Murex
5 7 (26.92%) Investment Banking
6 6 (23.08%) Fidessa
6 6 (23.08%) Bloomberg
6 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 5 (19.23%) Derivative
7 5 (19.23%) Xen
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
7 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (19.23%) WPF
7 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (19.23%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
7 5 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
7 5 (19.23%) Citrix

Sophis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) HiPortfolio
1 3 (11.54%) Summit
1 3 (11.54%) Markit EDM
2 2 (7.69%) LatentZero
3 1 (3.85%) Sophis RISQUE
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
1 5 (19.23%) DHCP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
1 8 (30.77%) Front Office
2 7 (26.92%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Applications Support
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Support Specialist
4 5 (19.23%) Support Specialist
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
6 3 (11.54%) Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Business Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Murex Support
8 1 (3.85%) Murex Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) WPF
2 1 (3.85%) JDBC
2 1 (3.85%) J2SE
2 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Hedge funds
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Derivative
3 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
3 5 (19.23%) Fixed Income
3 5 (19.23%) Equities
4 3 (11.54%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.85%) AS400
5 1 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Asset Management
2 8 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
2 8 (30.77%) Fund Management
3 7 (26.92%) Investment Management
4 5 (19.23%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Xen
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) thinkFolio
1 7 (26.92%) Charles River
1 7 (26.92%) Murex
2 6 (23.08%) Fidessa
2 6 (23.08%) Bloomberg
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) Reuters
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Calypso
5 3 (11.54%) SimCorp
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (3.85%) OpenLink
6 1 (3.85%) Advent
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago