The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 782 785 749
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 91 102 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.82% 0.93% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88 88 107
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £48,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -4.34%

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
11093 10958 10669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.58% 10.37% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8573 8467 8524
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solvency II
Salary Trend

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

Solvency II Salary Trend in the UK

Solvency II
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solvency II over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 within the UK.

Solvency II Salary Histogram in the UK

Solvency II
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solvency II within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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
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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 -12 80 £67,500 +22.72% 42
London +11 66 £65,000 +18.18% 25
City of London +16 29 £76,250 +32.60% 6
South East -15 13 £67,500 +22.72%
Surrey -3 12 £67,500 +22.72%
Scotland +7 5 £65,000 -7.14%
Edinburgh +2 4 £65,000 -7.14%
Reigate 0 4 £67,500 +20.00%
Hampshire -18 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Southampton - 1 £70,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Solvency 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 Solvency II.

1 142 (81.14%) Finance
2 49 (28.00%) Banking
3 39 (22.29%) Data Architecture
3 39 (22.29%) Project Management
3 39 (22.29%) SQL
4 35 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 35 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (19.43%) Oracle
5 34 (19.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (17.14%) Retail
7 28 (16.00%) Risk Management
7 28 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (15.43%) PMP
8 27 (15.43%) PMI Certification
8 27 (15.43%) Data Governance
9 25 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 24 (13.71%) Retail Banking
10 24 (13.71%) Technical Architecture
11 23 (13.14%) Degree
12 22 (12.57%) Business Analysis
12 22 (12.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (12.57%) Basel II
12 22 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (11.43%) SAS
13 20 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (10.86%) Investment Banking
14 19 (10.86%) Data Modelling
14 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
15 17 (9.71%) Data Quality
15 17 (9.71%) MS Excel

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Solvency 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 Solvency II. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (11.43%) SAS
2 12 (6.86%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.86%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.00%) MS Office
3 6 (3.43%) SPSS
4 5 (2.86%) MS Project
4 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.29%) MoSes
2 4 (2.29%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.57%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) IMAP
2 1 (0.57%) DHCP
2 1 (0.57%) FTP
2 1 (0.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (7.43%) Data Mining
5 13 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (5.14%) OLAP
8 8 (4.57%) Star Schema
9 6 (3.43%) PerformancePoint
10 5 (2.86%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.29%) QlikView
12 3 (1.71%) Base SAS
13 2 (1.14%) Data Mart
14 1 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.86%) ERwin
3 1 (0.57%) Selenium
3 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 142 (81.14%) Finance
2 49 (28.00%) Banking
3 30 (17.14%) Retail
4 24 (13.71%) Retail Banking
5 19 (10.86%) Investment Banking
6 15 (8.57%) Legal
7 14 (8.00%) Marketing
8 13 (7.43%) Front Office
8 13 (7.43%) Back Office
9 10 (5.71%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.14%) French Language
10 2 (1.14%) German Language
10 2 (1.14%) Italian Language
10 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (41.14%) Analyst
2 50 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 34 (19.43%) Architect
4 22 (12.57%) Project Manager
5 20 (11.43%) Data Manager
6 19 (10.86%) Consultant
6 19 (10.86%) Data Architect
6 19 (10.86%) Data Governance Manager
6 19 (10.86%) Governance Manager
7 16 (9.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 14 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (7.43%) Support Analyst
9 13 (7.43%) Developer
9 13 (7.43%) Technical Business Analyst
10 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
11 10 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (5.14%) Applications Support
12 9 (5.14%) Senior Business Analyst
12 9 (5.14%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.57%) .NET
2 9 (5.14%) J2EE
3 8 (4.57%) MDX
4 3 (1.71%) FpML
5 2 (1.14%) WCF
5 2 (1.14%) WPF
5 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.00%) Grid Computing
3 9 (5.14%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.57%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.57%) Data Integration
5 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.00%) PMI
6 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.29%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.71%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.71%) CMDB
9 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.14%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.14%) Derivative
10 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.57%) Equities
10 1 (0.57%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.43%) UNIX
2 11 (6.29%) Windows
3 10 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.29%) Project Management
1 39 (22.29%) Data Architecture
2 35 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 35 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (19.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 27 (15.43%) Data Governance
6 25 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 24 (13.71%) Technical Architecture
8 22 (12.57%) Business Analysis
8 22 (12.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (10.86%) Data Modelling
11 17 (9.71%) UML
11 17 (9.71%) Data Management
12 16 (9.14%) Supplier Management
12 16 (9.14%) Analytics
13 15 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
14 14 (8.00%) Quality Management
15 13 (7.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.29%) SQL
2 11 (6.29%) T-SQL
3 10 (5.71%) C
3 10 (5.71%) VBA
3 10 (5.71%) MATLAB
4 9 (5.14%) Perl
5 8 (4.57%) C#
6 6 (3.43%) Java
6 6 (3.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.29%) C++
8 2 (1.14%) VBScript
8 2 (1.14%) VB
9 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (15.43%) PMP
1 27 (15.43%) PMI Certification
2 23 (13.14%) Degree
3 16 (9.14%) ISEB
4 7 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.29%) PgMP
6 2 (1.14%) VCP4
6 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.14%) CISSP
6 2 (1.14%) ACCA
6 2 (1.14%) CIMA
7 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.57%) Basel II
2 17 (9.71%) Data Quality
3 12 (6.86%) QA
4 9 (5.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.14%) FATCA
5 2 (1.14%) EMIR
6 1 (0.57%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.57%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.57%) UCITS
6 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (19.43%) Oracle
2 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.86%) Business Objects
4 10 (5.71%) Guidewire
5 5 (2.86%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.29%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.71%) Charles River
7 3 (1.71%) Tableau
7 3 (1.71%) IBM
8 2 (1.14%) Cognos
8 2 (1.14%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) Citrix
9 1 (0.57%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.57%) SAP
9 1 (0.57%) Algorithmics
9 1 (0.57%) VMware
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