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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 877 824 864
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +40
Permanent jobs citing Sentinel 26 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.037% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.29% 0.45% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 19
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £42,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 -
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -

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
8917 8866 9930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 8.13% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6935 6932 8231
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.04%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Sentinel Salary Histogram in the UK

Sentinel
Top 5 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 20 August 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
(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 -28 26 £55,000 -
London -19 22 £55,000 -15.38%
City of London -5 14 £58,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -2 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Birmingham -2 4 £37,500 +7.14%

Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (85.71%) Asset Management
1 30 (85.71%) thinkFolio
2 27 (77.14%) StatPro
3 24 (68.57%) SQL
4 21 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (60.00%) webMethods
4 21 (60.00%) RDBMS
4 21 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 17 (48.57%) Fixed Income
5 17 (48.57%) Integration Testing
6 16 (45.71%) Equities
7 14 (40.00%) Derivative
8 13 (37.14%) UNIX
9 11 (31.43%) LatentZero
9 11 (31.43%) Investment Management
10 10 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (25.71%) Fidessa
11 9 (25.71%) Minerva
12 8 (22.86%) Tesseract
12 8 (22.86%) HP
13 7 (20.00%) C
13 7 (20.00%) Charles River
14 6 (17.14%) HiInvest
14 6 (17.14%) HiPerformance
14 6 (17.14%) HiPortfolio
14 6 (17.14%) Decalog
14 6 (17.14%) Linedata
14 6 (17.14%) LongView
14 6 (17.14%) SunGard
14 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (31.43%) LatentZero
2 9 (25.71%) Minerva
3 8 (22.86%) Tesseract
4 6 (17.14%) HiInvest
4 6 (17.14%) HiPerformance
4 6 (17.14%) HiPortfolio
4 6 (17.14%) Decalog
4 6 (17.14%) LongView
4 6 (17.14%) MultiFonds
4 6 (17.14%) Beauchamp
4 6 (17.14%) PORTIA
4 6 (17.14%) Advent Geneva
4 6 (17.14%) Eagle PACE
4 6 (17.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 6 (17.14%) Advent Moxy
4 6 (17.14%) Markit EDM
5 1 (2.86%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 21 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Front Office
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Test Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Systems Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Implementation Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Implementation Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Fixed Income
2 16 (45.71%) Equities
3 14 (40.00%) Derivative
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.86%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 17 (48.57%) Integration Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Investment Management
4 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) System Testing
5 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.43%) SIEM
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (2.86%) Fund Management
9 1 (2.86%) Information Security
9 1 (2.86%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) Security Management
9 1 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) C
3 3 (8.57%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) ISEB
3 3 (8.57%) CISSP
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) ACSA
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) thinkFolio
2 27 (77.14%) StatPro
3 21 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (60.00%) webMethods
4 9 (25.71%) Fidessa
5 8 (22.86%) HP
6 7 (20.00%) Charles River
7 6 (17.14%) IGEFI
7 6 (17.14%) SimCorp
7 6 (17.14%) Linedata
7 6 (17.14%) Advent
7 6 (17.14%) RIMES
7 6 (17.14%) BI-SAM
7 6 (17.14%) SunGard
7 6 (17.14%) Misys
8 1 (2.86%) Sun
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix