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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solvency II
Rank 821 781 750
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -31
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 81 95 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.089% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.67% 0.88% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 68 80 125
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,250 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%

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
12134 10806 12210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 10.13% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9351 8472 10058
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Solvency II Salary Histogram in the UK

Solvency II
Top 19 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 19 September 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
(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 -33 78 £65,000 - 28
London -53 63 £65,000 - 14
City of London -14 20 £80,000 +3.22% 7
Surrey +10 11 £65,000 +13.04% 1
South East -5 11 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Reigate -24 4 £47,500 -17.39%
Edinburgh -12 2 £65,000 -5.45% 3
Scotland -15 2 £65,000 -5.45% 3
South West - 2 - - 9
Bristol - 2 - - 8
Bromley - 2 £75,000 -
Canary Wharf +9 1 £80,000 +3.22%
East of England - 1 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £27,500 -
Staines - 1 £36,000 -
York - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £27,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 133 (77.33%) Finance
2 57 (33.14%) SQL
3 55 (31.98%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (24.42%) Banking
5 37 (21.51%) Basel II
5 37 (21.51%) Risk Management
6 35 (20.35%) PRINCE2
7 33 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (18.60%) Degree
9 30 (17.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 28 (16.28%) Project Management
11 24 (13.95%) Cognos
12 23 (13.37%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (13.37%) Data Modelling
12 23 (13.37%) Basel III
13 22 (12.79%) T-SQL
13 22 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (12.79%) Investment Banking
14 21 (12.21%) Programme Management
14 21 (12.21%) Back Office
14 21 (12.21%) PMP
14 21 (12.21%) PMI Certification
14 21 (12.21%) Data Governance
15 20 (11.63%) SQL Server
16 19 (11.05%) Cognos TM1
16 19 (11.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (11.05%) Analytics
17 18 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (10.47%) ITIL

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (9.30%) SAS
2 9 (5.23%) MS Project Server
3 7 (4.07%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (8.14%) MS Office
1 14 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.23%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (11.05%) Cognos TM1
2 13 (7.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 11 (6.40%) Summit
3 11 (6.40%) Kondor+
4 5 (2.91%) Cognos Controller
4 5 (2.91%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (1.16%) Temenos T24
5 2 (1.16%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) IMAP
2 2 (1.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (13.37%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (11.63%) SQL Server
5 19 (11.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (4.07%) Base SAS
6 7 (4.07%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.49%) QlikView
8 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.91%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.74%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.58%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (1.74%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (1.74%) Selenium
2 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.16%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 133 (77.33%) Finance
2 42 (24.42%) Banking
3 22 (12.79%) Investment Banking
4 21 (12.21%) Back Office
5 11 (6.40%) Front Office
5 11 (6.40%) Retail
6 10 (5.81%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.33%) Marketing
7 4 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (35.47%) Analyst
2 36 (20.93%) Business Analyst
3 28 (16.28%) Developer
4 21 (12.21%) Project Manager
5 19 (11.05%) Business Developer
5 19 (11.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 18 (10.47%) Consultant
7 16 (9.30%) Banking Business Analyst
8 14 (8.14%) Cognos Consultant
9 13 (7.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 11 (6.40%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 9 (5.23%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.65%) Team Leader
13 6 (3.49%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 5 (2.91%) Applications Support
15 4 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
15 4 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
15 4 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
15 4 (2.33%) Test Analyst
15 4 (2.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.49%) J2EE
2 4 (2.33%) HTML
2 4 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.16%) CSS
3 2 (1.16%) SOAP
3 2 (1.16%) XML
3 2 (1.16%) XBRL
3 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.16%) WCF
3 2 (1.16%) LINQ
3 2 (1.16%) jQuery
3 2 (1.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (1.16%) CSS3
4 1 (0.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.88%) Management Information System
1 17 (9.88%) Mathematics
1 17 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.30%) Derivative
3 13 (7.56%) Market Risk
3 13 (7.56%) Fixed Income
4 11 (6.40%) Grid Computing
4 11 (6.40%) Equities
4 11 (6.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (5.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.33%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.74%) CMDB
7 3 (1.74%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.16%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.72%) UNIX
2 11 (6.40%) Linux
3 3 (1.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.98%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (21.51%) Risk Management
3 35 (20.35%) PRINCE2
4 28 (16.28%) Project Management
5 23 (13.37%) Data Modelling
6 22 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (12.21%) Programme Management
7 21 (12.21%) Data Governance
8 19 (11.05%) Analytics
9 18 (10.47%) ETL
9 18 (10.47%) ITIL
9 18 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.98%) Business Analysis
12 11 (6.40%) Asset Management
12 11 (6.40%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (5.23%) Migration
15 8 (4.65%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.14%) SQL
2 22 (12.79%) T-SQL
3 10 (5.81%) Shell Script
4 9 (5.23%) Java
5 8 (4.65%) C
6 7 (4.07%) Perl
6 7 (4.07%) C++
6 7 (4.07%) VBA
7 6 (3.49%) C#
7 6 (3.49%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (18.60%) Degree
2 21 (12.21%) PMP
2 21 (12.21%) PMI Certification
3 11 (6.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (4.65%) CRISC
4 8 (4.65%) CISSP
4 8 (4.65%) CISA
5 7 (4.07%) ISEB
6 4 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.74%) ACCA
7 3 (1.74%) CIMA
7 3 (1.74%) MBA
8 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.51%) Basel II
2 30 (17.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 23 (13.37%) Basel III
4 15 (8.72%) QA
5 14 (8.14%) FATCA
6 11 (6.40%) EMIR
6 11 (6.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (4.07%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.74%) GAAP
8 3 (1.74%) UCITS
9 2 (1.16%) COREP
9 2 (1.16%) FINREP
9 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
9 2 (1.16%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.58%) AIFMD
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (13.95%) Cognos
2 17 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.72%) Oracle
4 14 (8.14%) IBM
5 11 (6.40%) Murex
5 11 (6.40%) Calypso
5 11 (6.40%) Algorithmics
6 10 (5.81%) Business Objects
7 9 (5.23%) SAP
8 4 (2.33%) TOWER Software
9 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.74%) HP
10 2 (1.16%) Adobe
10 2 (1.16%) OpenLink
11 1 (0.58%) Teradata
11 1 (0.58%) Tableau
11 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.58%) Charles River
11 1 (0.58%) Dell
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