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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 788 809 838
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +29
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 95 98 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.083% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.83% 0.80% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 86 88 44
Average salary £65,000 £54,000 £57,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -5.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £54,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
11437 12319 10859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 10.49% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9001 9689 8777
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Solvency II Salary Histogram in the UK

Solvency II
Top 23 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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +27 90 £65,000 +20.37% 40
London +57 78 £65,000 +18.18% 25
City of London +58 34 £72,500 +20.83% 7
South West - 5 £50,350 - 7
Scotland - 4 £45,000 - 3
Dorset - 4 - - 2
Edinburgh - 4 £45,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 4 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £75,000 -
East of England - 3 £75,000 -
South East -10 2 £53,750 -0.46% 2
Hitchin - 2 £75,000 -
Surrey +5 1 £67,500 +25.00%
West Yorkshire - 1 £90,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £50,350 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £90,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £40,000 - 1
Leeds - 1 £90,000 -
Swindon - 1 £50,350 - 2
Brighton - 1 £40,000 - 1
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 145 (79.23%) Finance
2 64 (34.97%) Banking
3 43 (23.50%) Retail
4 36 (19.67%) Retail Banking
5 34 (18.58%) Technical Architecture
5 34 (18.58%) Investment Banking
6 33 (18.03%) Business Analysis
7 32 (17.49%) PRINCE2
8 31 (16.94%) Migration
8 31 (16.94%) Data Architecture
9 30 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (15.85%) Programme Management
10 29 (15.85%) Front Office
10 29 (15.85%) Project Management
11 28 (15.30%) SQL
12 27 (14.75%) Back Office
13 26 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (14.21%) PMP
13 26 (14.21%) PMI Certification
14 25 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (12.57%) Data Governance
17 21 (11.48%) Oracle
17 21 (11.48%) Data Management
18 20 (10.93%) Analytics
18 20 (10.93%) Basel II
19 19 (10.38%) Microsoft
19 19 (10.38%) Degree
20 18 (9.84%) UML
20 18 (9.84%) Risk Management

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (8.20%) SAS
2 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.73%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.73%) MS Office
3 4 (2.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.19%) MoSes
2 4 (2.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.64%) DNS
1 3 (1.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.56%) Data Mining
2 12 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.19%) OLAP
4 4 (2.19%) Star Schema
4 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.19%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.09%) QlikView
5 2 (1.09%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.09%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (1.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.55%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) ERwin
2 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.55%) Selenium
3 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 145 (79.23%) Finance
2 64 (34.97%) Banking
3 43 (23.50%) Retail
4 36 (19.67%) Retail Banking
5 34 (18.58%) Investment Banking
6 29 (15.85%) Front Office
7 27 (14.75%) Back Office
8 16 (8.74%) Marketing
9 11 (6.01%) Legal
10 5 (2.73%) Wholesale Banking
11 4 (2.19%) Financial Institution
12 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.55%) French Language
13 1 (0.55%) German Language
13 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.55%) Advertising
13 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (46.99%) Analyst
2 65 (35.52%) Business Analyst
3 32 (17.49%) Architect
4 22 (12.02%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 22 (12.02%) Consultant
5 16 (8.74%) Banking Business Analyst
6 13 (7.10%) Data Manager
6 13 (7.10%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.56%) Governance Manager
7 12 (6.56%) Data Governance Manager
8 11 (6.01%) Data Architect
9 9 (4.92%) Technical Business Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Solvency II Business Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.37%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.83%) Sales Consultant
11 7 (3.83%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 7 (3.83%) Applications Architect
11 7 (3.83%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.37%) .NET
2 5 (2.73%) J2EE
3 4 (2.19%) FpML
4 3 (1.64%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.46%) Grid Computing
3 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.83%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.73%) Taxonomies
5 5 (2.73%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.19%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.19%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.19%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.64%) Derivative
7 3 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.09%) PMI
8 2 (1.09%) CMDB
9 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.55%) Statistics
9 1 (0.55%) Neural Network
9 1 (0.55%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.46%) Windows
2 7 (3.83%) UNIX
3 5 (2.73%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.58%) Technical Architecture
2 33 (18.03%) Business Analysis
3 32 (17.49%) PRINCE2
4 31 (16.94%) Migration
4 31 (16.94%) Data Architecture
5 30 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (15.85%) Programme Management
6 29 (15.85%) Project Management
7 26 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (12.57%) Data Governance
10 21 (11.48%) Data Management
11 20 (10.93%) Analytics
12 18 (9.84%) UML
12 18 (9.84%) Risk Management
13 17 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (9.29%) Systems Analysis
14 13 (7.10%) IT Governance
15 11 (6.01%) ITIL
16 10 (5.46%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.30%) SQL
2 11 (6.01%) C
3 6 (3.28%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.28%) Java
4 5 (2.73%) MATLAB
4 5 (2.73%) Perl
4 5 (2.73%) VBA
5 4 (2.19%) C#
6 3 (1.64%) C++
7 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (14.21%) PMP
1 26 (14.21%) PMI Certification
2 19 (10.38%) Degree
3 13 (7.10%) ISEB
4 5 (2.73%) ACCA
4 5 (2.73%) CIMA
5 3 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.55%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.55%) CRISC
6 1 (0.55%) CISSP
6 1 (0.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.93%) Basel II
2 13 (7.10%) Data Quality
3 10 (5.46%) QA
4 5 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.19%) COBIT
6 3 (1.64%) UCITS
6 3 (1.64%) FATCA
6 3 (1.64%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.09%) Basel III
7 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (1.09%) EMIR
7 2 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (1.09%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.55%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.64%) XenApp
1 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (11.48%) Oracle
2 19 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.10%) Guidewire
4 10 (5.46%) Business Objects
5 6 (3.28%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.19%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.64%) Citrix
7 3 (1.64%) Charles River
7 3 (1.64%) Cognos
7 3 (1.64%) VMware
8 2 (1.09%) SAP
8 2 (1.09%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.09%) Informatica
8 2 (1.09%) HP
8 2 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (0.55%) Tableau
9 1 (0.55%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.55%) Reuters
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