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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solvency II
Rank 815 791 729
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -62
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 80 108 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.68% 0.99% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 77 83 125
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%

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
11717 10949 11670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.43% 9.98% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9218 8395 9543
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Solvency II Salary Histogram in the UK

Solvency II
Top 16 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 18 December 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
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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 -20 74 £63,750 +21.42% 16
London -19 50 £65,000 +23.80% 11
City of London +17 27 £67,500 -20.58% 7
South West +2 10 £60,000 +71.69% 2
Bournemouth - 10 £60,000 -
Dorset - 10 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 8 £47,500 -
Potters Bar - 8 £47,500 -
East of England - 8 £47,500 - 1
South East +7 6 £70,000 +27.27%
Hampshire -8 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Southampton - 5 £70,000 -
Scotland +8 3 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Edinburgh -5 2 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Surrey -5 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 129 (81.13%) Finance
2 47 (29.56%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (26.42%) Banking
4 40 (25.16%) PRINCE2
5 38 (23.90%) SQL
6 36 (22.64%) Project Management
7 33 (20.75%) Risk Management
7 33 (20.75%) Degree
8 32 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (20.13%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (16.98%) Data Governance
10 26 (16.35%) PMP
10 26 (16.35%) PMI Certification
11 25 (15.72%) Data Modelling
12 24 (15.09%) Basel II
12 24 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (14.47%) Programme Management
14 22 (13.84%) Data Architecture
15 21 (13.21%) T-SQL
15 21 (13.21%) Oracle
16 20 (12.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 19 (11.95%) SAS
18 18 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
19 16 (10.06%) Retail
19 16 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (10.06%) MS Excel
20 15 (9.43%) .NET
20 15 (9.43%) Retail Banking

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 19 (11.95%) SAS
2 13 (8.18%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.66%) MS Project Server
4 4 (2.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.81%) MS Office
3 9 (5.66%) MS Project
3 9 (5.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Kondor+
1 6 (3.77%) Summit
2 4 (2.52%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.26%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.26%) MoSes
3 2 (1.26%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.63%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.52%) IMAP
2 1 (0.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.13%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 24 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.92%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.29%) Oracle ODI
6 9 (5.66%) Base SAS
6 9 (5.66%) OLAP
6 9 (5.66%) Data Mining
7 8 (5.03%) Star Schema
8 6 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (3.77%) PerformancePoint
9 5 (3.14%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (3.14%) QlikView
10 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.14%) ERwin
3 1 (0.63%) Selenium
3 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 129 (81.13%) Finance
2 42 (26.42%) Banking
3 16 (10.06%) Retail
4 15 (9.43%) Retail Banking
5 14 (8.81%) Back Office
6 13 (8.18%) Investment Banking
7 8 (5.03%) Financial Institution
7 8 (5.03%) Front Office
8 7 (4.40%) Marketing
9 6 (3.77%) Legal
10 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.63%) French Language
10 1 (0.63%) German Language
10 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (34.59%) Analyst
2 37 (23.27%) Business Analyst
3 28 (17.61%) Project Manager
4 25 (15.72%) Developer
5 22 (13.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 19 (11.95%) Architect
6 19 (11.95%) Business Developer
6 19 (11.95%) Data Architect
7 11 (6.92%) Banking Business Analyst
8 10 (6.29%) Consultant
8 10 (6.29%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (5.66%) Technical Business Analyst
9 9 (5.66%) Data Manager
10 8 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (5.03%) Data Governance Manager
10 8 (5.03%) Solvency II Project Manager
10 8 (5.03%) Governance Manager
11 7 (4.40%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.43%) .NET
2 8 (5.03%) MDX
3 4 (2.52%) J2EE
4 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.26%) SOAP
4 2 (1.26%) Web Services
4 2 (1.26%) XML
4 2 (1.26%) XBRL
4 2 (1.26%) WCF
4 2 (1.26%) WPF
4 2 (1.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.81%) Mathematics
3 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.29%) Derivative
5 9 (5.66%) Data Integration
5 9 (5.66%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.40%) N-Tier
6 7 (4.40%) Equities
6 7 (4.40%) Market Risk
7 6 (3.77%) PMI
7 6 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.77%) Grid Computing
7 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.89%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.89%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.89%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.26%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.63%) CMDB
11 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.66%) UNIX
2 8 (5.03%) Windows
3 7 (4.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.56%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (25.16%) PRINCE2
3 36 (22.64%) Project Management
4 33 (20.75%) Risk Management
5 32 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (16.98%) Data Governance
7 25 (15.72%) Data Modelling
8 23 (14.47%) Programme Management
9 22 (13.84%) Data Architecture
10 18 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (8.81%) Quality Management
13 13 (8.18%) Business Analysis
14 12 (7.55%) Analytics
15 11 (6.92%) RAD
15 11 (6.92%) Waterfall
16 10 (6.29%) Technical Architecture
16 10 (6.29%) ITIL
16 10 (6.29%) Supplier Management
16 10 (6.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.90%) SQL
2 21 (13.21%) T-SQL
3 11 (6.92%) C
4 10 (6.29%) C#
5 5 (3.14%) Java
5 5 (3.14%) VBA
5 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.14%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.52%) Perl
6 4 (2.52%) C++
7 2 (1.26%) VBScript
7 2 (1.26%) VB
7 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (20.75%) Degree
2 26 (16.35%) PMP
2 26 (16.35%) PMI Certification
3 13 (8.18%) ISEB
4 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.77%) CISSP
6 5 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.52%) CISA
7 4 (2.52%) PgMP
7 4 (2.52%) CRISC
7 4 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.09%) Basel II
2 20 (12.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (8.18%) Basel III
3 13 (8.18%) Data Quality
4 11 (6.92%) QA
5 8 (5.03%) FATCA
6 7 (4.40%) EMIR
7 6 (3.77%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (1.89%) UCITS
9 2 (1.26%) COREP
9 2 (1.26%) FINREP
9 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.63%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (13.21%) Oracle
2 14 (8.81%) Business Objects
2 14 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.66%) SAP
4 7 (4.40%) Algorithmics
5 6 (3.77%) Murex
5 6 (3.77%) Calypso
6 4 (2.52%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.89%) Tableau
7 3 (1.89%) Cognos
7 3 (1.89%) IBM
8 2 (1.26%) HP
8 2 (1.26%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.26%) Charles River
8 2 (1.26%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.63%) Teradata
9 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
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