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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solvency II
Rank 870 847 899
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +52
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 63 111 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.10% 0.076%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.55% 0.89% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 102 70
Median salary £52,500 £66,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.75% +20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,135 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £92,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £60,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +15.38%

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
11555 12438 13434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.74% 11.36% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9225 9790 10445
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -13 63 £52,500 -22.22% 4
London -35 48 £57,500 -14.81% 3
City of London +35 18 £45,000 -35.71% 3
East of England +36 7 £31,500 -58.00%
Norfolk - 7 £31,500 -
Norwich - 6 £31,500 -
South East +42 4 - - 1
Staines - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 - -
Yorkshire +29 2 - -
North West - 2 £49,765 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £49,765 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 2 £49,765 -

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 143 (78.14%) Finance
2 52 (28.42%) SQL
3 44 (24.04%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (19.13%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (17.49%) ITIL
7 30 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (15.85%) Microsoft
9 28 (15.30%) Management Information System
9 28 (15.30%) Banking
10 25 (13.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (13.11%) SQL Server
12 23 (12.57%) Analytics
13 22 (12.02%) Degree
14 21 (11.48%) Cognos
14 21 (11.48%) MS Excel
14 21 (11.48%) Risk Management
15 19 (10.38%) Test Scripting
15 19 (10.38%) Data Quality
16 18 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (9.84%) Migration
17 17 (9.29%) COBIT
18 16 (8.74%) Business Analysis
18 16 (8.74%) Mathematics
18 16 (8.74%) SAS
18 16 (8.74%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (8.20%) Relational Database
19 15 (8.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 15 (8.20%) Database Theory
19 15 (8.20%) Relational Database Theory

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 16 (8.74%) SAS
2 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.28%) MS Office
3 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.73%) SPSS
4 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.01%) Cognos Planning
1 11 (6.01%) Cognos TM1
1 11 (6.01%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.09%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (1.09%) HFM
2 2 (1.09%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.55%) MoSes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.13%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (13.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (13.11%) SQL Server
4 18 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (8.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (8.20%) Relational Database
6 15 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (6.56%) PowerPivot
8 9 (4.92%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.73%) QlikView
11 3 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.64%) Xcelsius
12 2 (1.09%) Big Data
13 1 (0.55%) MS Access
13 1 (0.55%) SAS EBI
13 1 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.09%) HP UFT
General
1 143 (78.14%) Finance
2 28 (15.30%) Banking
3 13 (7.10%) Retail
4 12 (6.56%) Retail Banking
5 10 (5.46%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.37%) Legal
6 8 (4.37%) Marketing
7 6 (3.28%) Back Office
7 6 (3.28%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (3.28%) Front Office
8 5 (2.73%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.09%) French Language
10 1 (0.55%) Advertising
10 1 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (37.16%) Analyst
2 32 (17.49%) Business Analyst
3 21 (11.48%) Administrator
4 20 (10.93%) Project Manager
5 18 (9.84%) SSRS Analyst
6 15 (8.20%) DBA
6 15 (8.20%) Developer
6 15 (8.20%) SQL DBA
6 15 (8.20%) SQL Server DBA
7 13 (7.10%) SQL Analyst
8 11 (6.01%) Consultant
9 10 (5.46%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 9 (4.92%) Accountant
10 9 (4.92%) Architect
10 9 (4.92%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 9 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.92%) Systems Accountant
11 8 (4.37%) Risk Manager
11 8 (4.37%) Service Manager
11 8 (4.37%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.20%) MDX
2 3 (1.64%) .NET
2 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (1.64%) WCF
3 1 (0.55%) HTML
3 1 (0.55%) XBRL
3 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (15.30%) Management Information System
3 16 (8.74%) Mathematics
4 10 (5.46%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.28%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.28%) Fintech
6 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.19%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.09%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.09%) Derivative
8 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.83%) Linux
2 3 (1.64%) Windows
3 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.04%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (17.49%) ITIL
4 23 (12.57%) Analytics
5 21 (11.48%) Risk Management
6 19 (10.38%) Test Scripting
7 18 (9.84%) Migration
8 16 (8.74%) Business Analysis
9 15 (8.20%) Change Control
9 15 (8.20%) Data Protection
9 15 (8.20%) Database Theory
9 15 (8.20%) Relational Database Theory
9 15 (8.20%) SDLC
10 14 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.65%) Data Governance
10 14 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (7.10%) Business Transformation
11 13 (7.10%) Data Modelling
11 13 (7.10%) Workflow
12 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.42%) SQL
2 13 (7.10%) VBA
3 12 (6.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 12 (6.56%) T-SQL
4 10 (5.46%) C
5 6 (3.28%) C#
6 2 (1.09%) C++
6 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.55%) Java
7 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (12.02%) Degree
2 15 (8.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 15 (8.20%) MCDBA
2 15 (8.20%) MCITP
2 15 (8.20%) MCSA
2 15 (8.20%) MCSE
2 15 (8.20%) MCTS
2 15 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.01%) CGEIT
3 11 (6.01%) CISA
3 11 (6.01%) CISSP
3 11 (6.01%) CRISC
4 10 (5.46%) PMI Certification
5 9 (4.92%) ACCA
5 9 (4.92%) PMP
6 5 (2.73%) ISEB
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.55%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.38%) Data Quality
2 17 (9.29%) COBIT
3 13 (7.10%) MiFID
4 12 (6.56%) FATCA
5 11 (6.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (6.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (6.01%) Val IT
6 9 (4.92%) EMIR
7 6 (3.28%) Basel III
8 5 (2.73%) Basel II
8 5 (2.73%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (2.19%) COREP
9 4 (2.19%) CRD IV
9 4 (2.19%) FINREP
10 2 (1.09%) P3O
11 1 (0.55%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) RSA Archer
2 3 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.48%) Cognos
3 13 (7.10%) Oracle
4 11 (6.01%) Anaplan
4 11 (6.01%) Hyperion
5 8 (4.37%) SAP
6 6 (3.28%) Teradata
7 5 (2.73%) HP
7 5 (2.73%) IBM
7 5 (2.73%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (2.73%) Tableau
8 3 (1.64%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
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