The table below looks at the statistics for Sentinel skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sentinel over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 894 836 893
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +57
Permanent jobs citing Sentinel 21 40 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.037% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.24% 0.45% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 17
Average salary £51,250 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.58% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
8861 8899 9594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.78% 8.32% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6852 6995 7860
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%

Sentinel
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sentinel within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Sentinel Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sentinel
Salary Trend

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

Sentinel Salary Trend in the UK

Sentinel
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sentinel over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Sentinel Salary Histogram in the UK

Sentinel
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sentinel within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 -64 21 £51,250 -14.58%
London -23 18 £52,500 -19.23%
City of London +17 13 £52,500 -19.23%
Birmingham -15 2 £46,250 +32.14%
West Midlands -16 2 £46,250 +32.14%
South East - 1 £34,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £34,000 -

Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sentinel 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 Sentinel.

1 33 (82.50%) Asset Management
2 32 (80.00%) thinkFolio
3 30 (75.00%) StatPro
4 28 (70.00%) SQL
5 24 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (60.00%) webMethods
5 24 (60.00%) RDBMS
5 24 (60.00%) Relational Database
6 23 (57.50%) Fixed Income
7 22 (55.00%) Equities
8 17 (42.50%) Derivative
8 17 (42.50%) Integration Testing
9 15 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (37.50%) UNIX
10 14 (35.00%) LatentZero
11 13 (32.50%) HP
12 11 (27.50%) Investment Management
13 9 (22.50%) Minerva
14 8 (20.00%) Tesseract
14 8 (20.00%) Fidessa
15 7 (17.50%) C
15 7 (17.50%) Finance
15 7 (17.50%) Charles River
15 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
16 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
16 6 (15.00%) Eagle PACE
16 6 (15.00%) RIMES
16 6 (15.00%) Advent
16 6 (15.00%) Advent Geneva

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sentinel 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 Sentinel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (35.00%) LatentZero
2 9 (22.50%) Minerva
3 8 (20.00%) Tesseract
4 6 (15.00%) HiInvest
4 6 (15.00%) HiPerformance
4 6 (15.00%) HiPortfolio
4 6 (15.00%) Decalog
4 6 (15.00%) LongView
4 6 (15.00%) MultiFonds
4 6 (15.00%) Beauchamp
4 6 (15.00%) PORTIA
4 6 (15.00%) Advent Geneva
4 6 (15.00%) Eagle PACE
4 6 (15.00%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 6 (15.00%) Advent Moxy
4 6 (15.00%) Markit EDM
5 1 (2.50%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 24 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Front Office
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Analyst
2 21 (52.50%) Test Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Systems Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Implementation Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) XHTML
2 1 (2.50%) Ajax
2 1 (2.50%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (57.50%) Fixed Income
2 22 (55.00%) Equities
3 17 (42.50%) Derivative
4 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Asset Management
2 17 (42.50%) Integration Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Investment Management
4 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.00%) SIEM
8 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (7.50%) System Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (2.50%) Fund Management
10 1 (2.50%) Workflow
10 1 (2.50%) Information Security
10 1 (2.50%) OO
10 1 (2.50%) CRM
10 1 (2.50%) Change Management
10 1 (2.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) C
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) C++
4 3 (7.50%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) CISSP
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) ACSA
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) thinkFolio
2 30 (75.00%) StatPro
3 24 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
3 24 (60.00%) webMethods
4 13 (32.50%) HP
5 8 (20.00%) Fidessa
6 7 (17.50%) Charles River
7 6 (15.00%) IGEFI
7 6 (15.00%) SimCorp
7 6 (15.00%) Advent
7 6 (15.00%) RIMES
7 6 (15.00%) BI-SAM
7 6 (15.00%) SunGard
7 6 (15.00%) Misys
7 6 (15.00%) Linedata
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft