The table below looks at the statistics for Basel II skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Basel II over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basel II
Rank 875 888 808
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -80
Permanent jobs citing Basel II 22 43 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.037% 0.069%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.34% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 65
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,200 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11834 12518 11105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.78% 10.63% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9363 9720 8840
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Basel II
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Basel II Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Basel II
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Basel II within the UK.

Basel II Salary Trend in the UK

Basel II
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Basel II over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 within the UK.

Basel II Salary Histogram in the UK

Basel II
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Basel II within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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
England +18 19 £70,000 +40.00% 8
London +3 14 £72,500 +7.40% 5
City of London +18 3 £50,000 -55.55% 4
South West -13 3 £33,500 +2.29%
Birmingham -3 2 £31,250 -37.50%
West Midlands -15 2 £31,250 -37.50%
Bristol - 2 £33,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £62,500 -
Scotland - 2 £62,500 -
Gloucester -6 1 £42,000 +29.23%
Gloucestershire -10 1 £42,000 +28.24%

Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Basel 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 Basel II.

1 62 (80.52%) Finance
2 53 (68.83%) Banking
3 36 (46.75%) Credit Risk
4 30 (38.96%) SQL
5 29 (37.66%) Business Objects
5 29 (37.66%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (35.06%) Investment Banking
7 26 (33.77%) SAS
8 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (27.27%) Data Analysis
9 21 (27.27%) Basel III
10 20 (25.97%) Market Risk
10 20 (25.97%) SDLC
11 18 (23.38%) Analytics
11 18 (23.38%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
12 17 (22.08%) QA
13 16 (20.78%) Wiki
13 16 (20.78%) QlikView
13 16 (20.78%) User Stories
13 16 (20.78%) Solvency II
13 16 (20.78%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (20.78%) Confluence
13 16 (20.78%) CRD IV
13 16 (20.78%) SharePoint
13 16 (20.78%) MS Visio
13 16 (20.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 16 (20.78%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (19.48%) Retail
14 15 (19.48%) Oracle

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Basel 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 Basel II. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (33.77%) SAS
2 16 (20.78%) Confluence
2 16 (20.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (20.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.49%) SPSS
4 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.60%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) BusinessObjects
1 16 (20.78%) QlikView
2 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.49%) Base SAS
4 5 (6.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (5.19%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 62 (80.52%) Finance
2 53 (68.83%) Banking
3 27 (35.06%) Investment Banking
4 15 (19.48%) Retail
5 7 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 5 (6.49%) Wholesale Banking
7 4 (5.19%) Military
8 2 (2.60%) Legal
8 2 (2.60%) Advertising
8 2 (2.60%) Front Office
9 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Analyst
2 23 (29.87%) Business Analyst
3 16 (20.78%) Report Analyst
3 16 (20.78%) IT Business Analyst
4 12 (15.58%) Consultant
5 10 (12.99%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.79%) Architect
9 5 (6.49%) Information Security Officer
9 5 (6.49%) Security Officer
10 4 (5.19%) Management Consultant
10 4 (5.19%) Technical Business Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Risk Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Implementation Consultant
11 3 (3.90%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) FpML
2 3 (3.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.60%) SOAP
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) WebSockets
3 2 (2.60%) WSDL
4 1 (1.30%) XBRL
4 1 (1.30%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (46.75%) Credit Risk
2 29 (37.66%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (25.97%) Market Risk
4 16 (20.78%) Wiki
5 9 (11.69%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.49%) Economics
6 5 (6.49%) Taxonomies
7 3 (3.90%) Derivative
8 2 (2.60%) Statistics
8 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.60%) APACS
8 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.30%) Physics
9 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.30%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) UNIX
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 20 (25.97%) SDLC
4 18 (23.38%) Analytics
4 18 (23.38%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (20.78%) User Stories
6 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (15.58%) Risk Management
8 11 (14.29%) Information Security
8 11 (14.29%) ITIL
9 10 (12.99%) Data Management
9 10 (12.99%) Information Management
9 10 (12.99%) Data Governance
10 9 (11.69%) Data Protection
11 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (10.39%) Business Analysis
11 8 (10.39%) Web Development
12 6 (7.79%) Dimensional Modelling
12 6 (7.79%) Stress Testing
13 5 (6.49%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.19%) C++
4 3 (3.90%) Java
4 3 (3.90%) C#
4 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) CISSP
2 6 (7.79%) CISA
2 6 (7.79%) CISM
3 4 (5.19%) ISEB
4 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.30%) APMP
5 1 (1.30%) PhD
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.30%) ACCA
5 1 (1.30%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.27%) Basel III
2 17 (22.08%) QA
3 16 (20.78%) Solvency II
3 16 (20.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (20.78%) CRD IV
4 10 (12.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (12.99%) COBIT
5 9 (11.69%) EMIR
6 8 (10.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (9.09%) MiFID
8 3 (3.90%) COREP
9 2 (2.60%) FATCA
9 2 (2.60%) IAS 39
10 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
10 1 (1.30%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Business Objects
2 15 (19.48%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) Teradata
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithmics
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