The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 144 154 143
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 4 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.20% 2.37% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -4.34%
Solvency II
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
334 295 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.85% 9.03% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 213 193 165
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,837 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Solvency II
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Solvency II Salary Trend in Scotland

Solvency II
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solvency II within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Edinburgh 0 3 £65,000 -7.14%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Solvency II
UK

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Basel II
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Business Objects
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
3 4 (57.14%) SAS
3 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) CIMA
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) French Language
5 1 (14.29%) German Language
5 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
5 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
5 1 (14.29%) Data Quality

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (57.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) French Language
3 1 (14.29%) German Language
3 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
3 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) CIMA
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Basel II
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Charles River
2 1 (14.29%) Fidessa