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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basel II
Rank 849 796 764
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -32
Permanent jobs citing Basel II 47 85 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.78% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 37 74 113
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £101,750 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -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
11948 10846 12353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.61% 10.16% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9215 8496 10167
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Basel II Salary Histogram in the UK

Basel II
Top 10 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 17 September 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 -68 47 £70,000 - 9
London -39 36 £70,000 -6.66% 6
Yorkshire -28 7 £35,000 +40.00% 2
City of London -8 6 £85,000 -8.10% 4
West Yorkshire -27 6 £35,000 +40.00% 2
South West - 4 £37,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £37,000 -
Leeds -26 3 £35,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £40,000 -
Halifax - 1 - - 1

Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 80 (68.97%) Finance
2 56 (48.28%) Banking
3 43 (37.07%) SQL
4 39 (33.62%) Credit Risk
5 36 (31.03%) Risk Management
6 35 (30.17%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (28.45%) Solvency II
8 32 (27.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 31 (26.72%) Microsoft
10 29 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 29 (25.00%) Degree
11 28 (24.14%) Business Analysis
12 26 (22.41%) Investment Banking
13 25 (21.55%) SAS
14 24 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (19.83%) Project Management
16 21 (18.10%) Oracle
17 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
17 20 (17.24%) Data Modelling
17 20 (17.24%) Retail
18 19 (16.38%) Derivative
18 19 (16.38%) Basel III
19 18 (15.52%) PRINCE2
19 18 (15.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 17 (14.66%) Data Analysis
21 16 (13.79%) ITIL
22 15 (12.93%) Data Mining
22 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
23 12 (10.34%) Cognos
23 12 (10.34%) ETL

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (21.55%) SAS
2 6 (5.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 29 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.62%) MS Visio
2 10 (8.62%) MS Office
3 8 (6.90%) MS Project
3 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Cognos TM1
1 12 (10.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (3.45%) Temenos T24
2 4 (3.45%) Finacle
2 4 (3.45%) Misys Equation
2 4 (3.45%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.93%) Data Mining
3 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.62%) Base SAS
6 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) PowerBuilder
1 3 (2.59%) ERwin
2 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 80 (68.97%) Finance
2 56 (48.28%) Banking
3 26 (22.41%) Investment Banking
4 20 (17.24%) Retail
5 8 (6.90%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.45%) Back Office
7 2 (1.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Front Office
8 1 (0.86%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (32.76%) Analyst
2 29 (25.00%) Consultant
3 21 (18.10%) Business Analyst
4 18 (15.52%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (12.93%) Project Manager
6 12 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 12 (10.34%) Cognos Consultant
6 12 (10.34%) Risk Consultant
7 9 (7.76%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Risk Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Credit Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) SAS Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Risk Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Senior SAS Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Senior Data Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Data Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Architect
12 4 (3.45%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) .NET
2 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.59%) Classic ASP
3 3 (2.59%) Web Services
3 3 (2.59%) XML
3 3 (2.59%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.59%) WCF
3 3 (2.59%) LINQ
3 3 (2.59%) HTML
4 2 (1.72%) COM
5 1 (0.86%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.62%) Credit Risk
2 35 (30.17%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (16.38%) Derivative
4 18 (15.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (6.90%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.31%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.45%) APACS
8 3 (2.59%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.59%) Statistics
8 3 (2.59%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.59%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.72%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.86%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) UNIX
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) Risk Management
2 28 (24.14%) Business Analysis
3 24 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (19.83%) Project Management
5 20 (17.24%) Data Modelling
6 18 (15.52%) PRINCE2
7 17 (14.66%) Data Analysis
8 16 (13.79%) ITIL
9 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (10.34%) ETL
10 12 (10.34%) Analytics
11 11 (9.48%) Data Governance
12 10 (8.62%) Stress Testing
12 10 (8.62%) Logistic Regression
13 9 (7.76%) Statistical Modelling
14 8 (6.90%) Asset Management
14 8 (6.90%) Data Management
15 6 (5.17%) TOGAF
15 6 (5.17%) Cluster Analysis
15 6 (5.17%) CHAID
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.07%) SQL
2 7 (6.03%) C#
2 7 (6.03%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.17%) C
4 4 (3.45%) C++
4 4 (3.45%) Java
5 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.59%) VB
5 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.72%) VBA
6 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.72%) R
7 1 (0.86%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 29 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) CRISC
2 8 (6.90%) CISA
2 8 (6.90%) CISSP
3 6 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (5.17%) PMP
3 6 (5.17%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.59%) ACCA
4 3 (2.59%) SAS Certification
4 3 (2.59%) CIMA
4 3 (2.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (28.45%) Solvency II
2 32 (27.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (16.38%) Basel III
4 9 (7.76%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (5.17%) EMIR
5 6 (5.17%) CRD IV
6 4 (3.45%) COREP
6 4 (3.45%) IAS 39
7 3 (2.59%) COBIT
7 3 (2.59%) GAAP
7 3 (2.59%) QA
7 3 (2.59%) FATCA
8 2 (1.72%) MiFID
9 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.86%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 31 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.10%) Oracle
3 12 (10.34%) Cognos
4 11 (9.48%) IBM
5 8 (6.90%) Informatica
6 5 (4.31%) Siebel
6 5 (4.31%) DataFlux
6 5 (4.31%) Datanomic
6 5 (4.31%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.45%) SAP
7 4 (3.45%) Misys
7 4 (3.45%) Temenos
7 4 (3.45%) Chordiant
8 3 (2.59%) Teradata
8 3 (2.59%) Sybase
9 1 (0.86%) HP
9 1 (0.86%) Dell
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