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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophis
Rank 613 663 595
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -68
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 23 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.032% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.069% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 8
Average salary £62,500 £59,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.04% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary - £57,500 -
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
20257 23189 20469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.27% 46.18% 46.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16967 19238 16874
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

Sophis Salary Histogram in London

Sophis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 25 (80.65%) Front Office
2 22 (70.97%) Fixed Income
2 22 (70.97%) Equities
3 21 (67.74%) Asset Management
3 21 (67.74%) SQL
4 18 (58.06%) Service Delivery
5 17 (54.84%) VBA
5 17 (54.84%) Windows
5 17 (54.84%) Middleware
5 17 (54.84%) Electronic Trading
5 17 (54.84%) Portfolio Management
6 16 (51.61%) Relational Database
6 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
6 16 (51.61%) Hedge funds
6 16 (51.61%) RDBMS
6 16 (51.61%) Perl
6 16 (51.61%) Python
6 16 (51.61%) LAN
6 16 (51.61%) WAN
6 16 (51.61%) Oracle
6 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
6 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
6 16 (51.61%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) Murex
8 6 (19.35%) Derivative
9 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (12.90%) FpML

Sophis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) thinkFolio
2 1 (3.23%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) LAN
1 16 (51.61%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Relational Database
1 16 (51.61%) RDBMS
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (80.65%) Front Office
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Applications Support
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Support Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Support Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Report Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Server Support
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Middleware
2 16 (51.61%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (12.90%) FpML
3 4 (12.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Fixed Income
1 22 (70.97%) Equities
2 16 (51.61%) Hedge funds
3 6 (19.35%) Derivative
4 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (12.90%) ASIC
4 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Asset Management
2 18 (58.06%) Service Delivery
3 17 (54.84%) Electronic Trading
3 17 (54.84%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) BCP
7 1 (3.23%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) VBA
3 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
3 16 (51.61%) Perl
3 16 (51.61%) Python
3 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) EMIR
1 4 (12.90%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Murex
3 4 (12.90%) Charles River
4 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
4 3 (9.68%) Calypso
5 1 (3.23%) Vermilion
5 1 (3.23%) FactSet
5 1 (3.23%) Fidessa
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Reuters
5 1 (3.23%) VMware