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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basel II
Rank 839 815 768
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -47
Permanent jobs citing Basel II 52 74 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.44% 0.68% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43 63 107
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -5.26%

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
11900 10880 12354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9208 8484 10122
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Basel II Salary Histogram in the UK

Basel II
Top 13 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 1 October 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
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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 -43 50 £67,500 -3.57% 12
London -30 37 £70,000 - 7
City of London -5 9 £85,000 +6.25% 5
Yorkshire -33 8 £35,000 -24.32% 2
West Yorkshire -20 6 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £37,000 -
South West - 4 £37,000 - 1
Leeds -20 3 £35,000 -
Scotland -7 2 £65,000 -5.45%
Edinburgh -21 2 £65,000 -5.45%
Gloucester - 2 £40,000 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 78 (69.64%) Finance
2 57 (50.89%) Banking
3 43 (38.39%) SQL
4 40 (35.71%) Credit Risk
5 38 (33.93%) Risk Management
6 34 (30.36%) Solvency II
7 32 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (27.68%) Business Analysis
8 31 (27.68%) MS Excel
9 30 (26.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 30 (26.79%) Degree
10 28 (25.00%) SAS
11 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
12 26 (23.21%) Investment Banking
13 24 (21.43%) Project Management
14 21 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (16.96%) PRINCE2
15 19 (16.96%) Oracle
15 19 (16.96%) Derivative
16 18 (16.07%) Retail
16 18 (16.07%) Data Mining
16 18 (16.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (15.18%) Basel III
18 16 (14.29%) Data Analysis
19 15 (13.39%) Data Modelling
20 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
21 13 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
21 13 (11.61%) Data Governance
22 12 (10.71%) Analytics

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 28 (25.00%) SAS
2 8 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (27.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.71%) MS Visio
2 12 (10.71%) MS Office
3 10 (8.93%) MS Project
4 7 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.89%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.89%) Misys Equation
2 1 (0.89%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.89%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) Data Mining
2 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.93%) Base SAS
5 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) ERwin
2 3 (2.68%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 78 (69.64%) Finance
2 57 (50.89%) Banking
3 26 (23.21%) Investment Banking
4 18 (16.07%) Retail
5 8 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.57%) Back Office
7 2 (1.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.89%) Legal
8 1 (0.89%) Front Office
8 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (35.71%) Analyst
2 24 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 23 (20.54%) Consultant
4 19 (16.96%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 12 (10.71%) Risk Consultant
7 10 (8.93%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 9 (8.04%) Credit Analyst
8 9 (8.04%) Risk Analyst
9 8 (7.14%) Cognos Consultant
9 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 7 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
10 7 (6.25%) Senior Risk Analyst
10 7 (6.25%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
11 6 (5.36%) Senior SAS Analyst
11 6 (5.36%) Senior Business Analyst
12 5 (4.46%) Architect
12 5 (4.46%) Developer
12 5 (4.46%) Data Analyst
12 5 (4.46%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) .NET
2 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.89%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.89%) Web Services
3 1 (0.89%) XML
3 1 (0.89%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.89%) WCF
3 1 (0.89%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (35.71%) Credit Risk
2 32 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (16.96%) Derivative
4 18 (16.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (8.93%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.46%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.57%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.57%) Statistics
7 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.68%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.68%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.89%) Economics
9 1 (0.89%) APACS
9 1 (0.89%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) UNIX
2 1 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.93%) Risk Management
2 31 (27.68%) Business Analysis
3 24 (21.43%) Project Management
4 21 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (16.96%) PRINCE2
6 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 15 (13.39%) Data Modelling
9 13 (11.61%) Data Governance
10 12 (10.71%) Analytics
10 12 (10.71%) ITIL
11 11 (9.82%) Stress Testing
12 9 (8.04%) Logistic Regression
13 8 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
13 8 (7.14%) Asset Management
13 8 (7.14%) ETL
14 7 (6.25%) Data Management
15 6 (5.36%) Cluster Analysis
15 6 (5.36%) CHAID
15 6 (5.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.39%) SQL
2 8 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 8 (7.14%) C
3 6 (5.36%) C#
4 5 (4.46%) C++
4 5 (4.46%) Java
5 3 (2.68%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.89%) VBA
7 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.89%) VB
7 1 (0.89%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (26.79%) Degree
2 8 (7.14%) CRISC
2 8 (7.14%) CISA
2 8 (7.14%) CISSP
2 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (7.14%) PMP
2 8 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.68%) PhD
3 3 (2.68%) ACCA
3 3 (2.68%) SAS Certification
3 3 (2.68%) ISEB
3 3 (2.68%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (30.36%) Solvency II
2 30 (26.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (15.18%) Basel III
4 8 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (4.46%) EMIR
6 3 (2.68%) GAAP
6 3 (2.68%) QA
6 3 (2.68%) CRD IV
7 2 (1.79%) COREP
7 2 (1.79%) FATCA
8 1 (0.89%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.89%) COBIT
8 1 (0.89%) MiFID
8 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.89%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.89%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.96%) Oracle
3 9 (8.04%) Business Objects
4 8 (7.14%) Cognos
5 7 (6.25%) IBM
6 6 (5.36%) Informatica
7 5 (4.46%) Siebel
7 5 (4.46%) Datanomic
7 5 (4.46%) DataFlux
8 3 (2.68%) Sybase
8 3 (2.68%) Teradata
9 1 (0.89%) SAP
9 1 (0.89%) Chordiant
9 1 (0.89%) Misys
9 1 (0.89%) Temenos
9 1 (0.89%) HP
9 1 (0.89%) Dell
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