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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solvency II
Rank 816 856 815
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -41
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 119 81 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.076% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.98% 0.69% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 106 76 100
Average salary £57,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £48,250 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,450 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +22.72%

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
12200 11759 11516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.05% 11.05% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9695 9176 8843
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Solvency II Salary Histogram in the UK

Solvency II
Top 22 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 11 February 2016. 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 +63 115 £57,345 -15.04% 15
London +45 88 £58,750 -2.08% 13
City of London +67 38 £55,000 -18.51% 5
Wilmslow - 18 £55,662 -
Cheshire - 18 £55,662 -
North West - 18 £55,662 -
South West -8 6 £38,500 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £38,500 -
Cheltenham - 6 £38,500 -
Edinburgh +4 4 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Scotland +2 4 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Glasgow -18 4 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £63,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £63,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £63,000 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £63,000 -
Leeds - 2 £63,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £63,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £63,000 -
South East +4 1 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Surrey +3 1 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Staines - 1 £52,500 -

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 186 (78.15%) Finance
2 78 (32.77%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (31.09%) Banking
5 67 (28.15%) SQL
6 63 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (25.21%) Analytical Skills
8 48 (20.17%) Management Information System
9 43 (18.07%) Microsoft
10 42 (17.65%) Oracle
10 42 (17.65%) Business Analysis
11 39 (16.39%) Risk Management
12 38 (15.97%) Analytics
13 33 (13.87%) BusinessObjects
14 29 (12.18%) Basel II
14 29 (12.18%) UML
14 29 (12.18%) Data Management
15 27 (11.34%) Data Modelling
16 26 (10.92%) SAS
16 26 (10.92%) ISEB
16 26 (10.92%) FATCA
17 24 (10.08%) Retail
17 24 (10.08%) Investment Banking
18 23 (9.66%) Migration
18 23 (9.66%) Front Office
18 23 (9.66%) Retail Banking
18 23 (9.66%) Data Quality
18 23 (9.66%) Performance Management
19 22 (9.24%) Use Case
19 22 (9.24%) Data Governance

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (10.92%) SAS
2 9 (3.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.20%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.36%) SPSS
4 7 (2.94%) MS Project
5 6 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.78%) Markit EDM
2 6 (2.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.68%) MoSes
4 3 (1.26%) Cognos Planning
4 3 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.26%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.84%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.84%) HFM
5 2 (0.84%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.84%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.42%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (13.87%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (9.24%) Data Mining
4 21 (8.82%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.36%) QlikView
7 7 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.52%) Essbase
9 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.26%) Xcelsius
11 2 (0.84%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.84%) Cognos Report Studio
11 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 186 (78.15%) Finance
2 74 (31.09%) Banking
3 24 (10.08%) Investment Banking
3 24 (10.08%) Retail
4 23 (9.66%) Front Office
4 23 (9.66%) Retail Banking
5 22 (9.24%) Back Office
5 22 (9.24%) Legal
6 8 (3.36%) General Ledger
6 8 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 119 (50.00%) Analyst
2 72 (30.25%) Business Analyst
3 32 (13.45%) Consultant
4 24 (10.08%) Project Manager
5 23 (9.66%) Technical Analyst
6 22 (9.24%) Technical Business Analyst
7 19 (7.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 17 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 17 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (6.72%) Data Consultant
10 15 (6.30%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
10 15 (6.30%) Data Business Analyst
10 15 (6.30%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
10 15 (6.30%) Report Analyst
11 14 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
11 14 (5.88%) Business Change Project Manager
11 14 (5.88%) Business Manager
11 14 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
11 14 (5.88%) Change Manager
11 14 (5.88%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.68%) .NET
2 3 (1.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (25.21%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (20.17%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.14%) Reinsurance
4 11 (4.62%) Derivative
5 10 (4.20%) Data Integration
6 8 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.84%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.84%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.84%) Statistics
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.42%) Fintech
9 1 (0.42%) Social Media
9 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.62%) Unix
2 5 (2.10%) Linux
3 1 (0.42%) AIX
3 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (32.77%) Business Intelligence
2 63 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 39 (16.39%) Risk Management
5 38 (15.97%) Analytics
6 29 (12.18%) Data Management
6 29 (12.18%) UML
7 27 (11.34%) Data Modelling
8 23 (9.66%) Migration
8 23 (9.66%) Performance Management
9 22 (9.24%) Data Analysis
9 22 (9.24%) Data Governance
9 22 (9.24%) ETL
9 22 (9.24%) Use Case
10 18 (7.56%) ITIL
11 16 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (6.72%) Functional Testing
11 16 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (6.30%) Coaching
12 15 (6.30%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (28.15%) SQL
2 20 (8.40%) VBA
3 11 (4.62%) C++
4 7 (2.94%) Python
5 6 (2.52%) C
5 6 (2.52%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.52%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.68%) C#
6 4 (1.68%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.84%) Java
7 2 (0.84%) SAS Macro
7 2 (0.84%) VB
8 1 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (10.92%) ISEB
2 16 (6.72%) Degree
3 12 (5.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 12 (5.04%) MCDBA
3 12 (5.04%) MCITP
3 12 (5.04%) MCSA
3 12 (5.04%) MCSE
3 12 (5.04%) MCTS
3 12 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.62%) PMI Certification
4 11 (4.62%) PMP
5 8 (3.36%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) ACCA
6 1 (0.42%) PhD
6 1 (0.42%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.18%) Basel II
2 26 (10.92%) FATCA
3 23 (9.66%) Data Quality
4 16 (6.72%) EMIR
4 16 (6.72%) MiFID
5 15 (6.30%) Basel III
6 13 (5.46%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (3.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (3.36%) CRD IV
9 6 (2.52%) COBIT
9 6 (2.52%) COREP
9 6 (2.52%) FINREP
9 6 (2.52%) P3O
10 1 (0.42%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.42%) GAAP
10 1 (0.42%) QA
10 1 (0.42%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 42 (17.65%) Oracle
3 22 (9.24%) Cognos
4 19 (7.98%) IBM
5 18 (7.56%) SAP
6 16 (6.72%) Teradata
7 10 (4.20%) Hyperion
8 8 (3.36%) HP
8 8 (3.36%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (3.36%) Tableau
9 7 (2.94%) Guidewire
9 7 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.26%) Anaplan
11 2 (0.84%) Fidessa
11 2 (0.84%) Murex
11 2 (0.84%) SimCorp
12 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.42%) Pega
12 1 (0.42%) Twitter
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