The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solvency II
Rank 831 854 898
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +44
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 59 109 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.52% 0.87% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49 99 70
Median salary £62,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.80% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £53,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £85,250
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%

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
11430 12593 13011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 11.58% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9002 10057 10072
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Solvency II as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016 within the UK.

Solvency II Salary Histogram in the UK

Solvency II
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solvency II within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 57 £62,000 +3.33% 2
London +4 29 £70,000 +12.00%
North West +21 20 £59,960 +9.01%
Wilmslow - 20 £59,960 -
Cheshire - 20 £59,960 -
South West -2 4 - -
Bristol - 4 - -
South East +66 3 - - 2
Surrey - 3 - - 1
City of London +40 2 £75,000 +25.00%
Scotland +13 2 £49,250 -34.33%
Edinburgh +12 2 £49,250 -34.33%
East of England +24 1 £31,500 -45.21%
Norwich - 1 £31,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £31,500 -

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Solvency II also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Solvency II.

1 85 (72.65%) Finance
2 35 (29.91%) Risk Management
3 28 (23.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (20.51%) Degree
5 21 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (17.09%) SQL
7 19 (16.24%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 19 (16.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (15.38%) ITIL
8 18 (15.38%) Banking
9 16 (13.68%) Oracle
9 16 (13.68%) Retail
9 16 (13.68%) Legal
9 16 (13.68%) Change Control
9 16 (13.68%) People Management
10 15 (12.82%) Management Information System
10 15 (12.82%) Information Security
10 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (12.82%) PMI Certification
11 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
12 13 (11.11%) Project Management
12 13 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
13 12 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
14 11 (9.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 11 (9.40%) CISSP
14 11 (9.40%) PMP
14 11 (9.40%) CISA
14 11 (9.40%) Business Analysis

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.27%) Confluence
3 4 (3.42%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.42%) MS Office
3 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.27%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (4.27%) PowerCenter
3 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.42%) MS Access
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.85%) DataStage
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.27%) JIRA
3 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 85 (72.65%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Banking
3 16 (13.68%) Legal
3 16 (13.68%) Retail
4 7 (5.98%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.13%) Corporate Banking
5 6 (5.13%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.27%) Back Office
7 4 (3.42%) Marketing
8 2 (1.71%) French Language
9 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Project Manager
2 31 (26.50%) Analyst
3 17 (14.53%) Business Analyst
4 13 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
4 13 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
5 8 (6.84%) Administrator
5 8 (6.84%) Security Tester
5 8 (6.84%) Tester
6 6 (5.13%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Consultant
7 5 (4.27%) PMO Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Data Integration Specialist
8 4 (3.42%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.42%) ETL Specialist
8 4 (3.42%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (3.42%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Report Manager
8 4 (3.42%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
2 2 (1.71%) MDX
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) WinForms
3 1 (0.85%) XBRL
3 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.55%) Virtual Team
4 9 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.27%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.42%) Fintech
6 4 (3.42%) PMI
7 3 (2.56%) Derivative
7 3 (2.56%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.71%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.85%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.55%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.91%) Risk Management
2 28 (23.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (16.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (16.24%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 18 (15.38%) ITIL
5 16 (13.68%) Change Control
5 16 (13.68%) People Management
6 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (12.82%) Information Security
7 13 (11.11%) Project Management
7 13 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
8 12 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (9.40%) Business Analysis
9 11 (9.40%) Internal Audit
9 11 (9.40%) Project Governance
10 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.55%) SDLC
10 10 (8.55%) Test Scripting
11 9 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.09%) SQL
2 7 (5.98%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.13%) C#
3 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.13%) VBA
4 4 (3.42%) C
5 3 (2.56%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.71%) Java
7 1 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (20.51%) Degree
2 15 (12.82%) PMI Certification
3 11 (9.40%) CGEIT
3 11 (9.40%) CISA
3 11 (9.40%) CISSP
3 11 (9.40%) CRISC
3 11 (9.40%) PMP
4 7 (5.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.56%) ISEB
6 3 (2.56%) MCDBA
6 3 (2.56%) MCITP
6 3 (2.56%) MCSA
6 3 (2.56%) MCSE
6 3 (2.56%) MCTS
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) COBIT
1 11 (9.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (9.40%) MiFID
1 11 (9.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 11 (9.40%) Val IT
2 8 (6.84%) FATCA
3 6 (5.13%) AIFMD
4 5 (4.27%) EMIR
4 5 (4.27%) P3O
4 5 (4.27%) SLA
5 4 (3.42%) COREP
5 4 (3.42%) CRD IV
5 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
5 4 (3.42%) FINREP
5 4 (3.42%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Control-M
2 3 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Oracle
2 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.27%) EXASOL
3 5 (4.27%) Informatica
3 5 (4.27%) Tableau
4 3 (2.56%) HP
5 2 (1.71%) Cognos
6 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.85%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.85%) Talend