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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 793 817 838
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +21
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 106 115 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.097% 0.059%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.89% 0.94% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 97 100 58
Average salary £65,000 £54,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,200 £78,250
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £54,000 £52,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.36%

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
11936 12295 11108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.76% 10.35% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9312 9596 8859
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Solvency II Salary Histogram in the UK

Solvency II
Top 22 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 27 April 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
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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 +19 99 £66,250 +22.68% 23
London +25 81 £65,000 +18.18% 16
City of London +40 34 £75,000 +30.43% 1
South East +10 11 £67,500 +25.00%
Surrey +8 10 £67,500 +25.00%
Scotland +21 4 £45,000 - 2
Edinburgh +15 4 £45,000 - 2
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Dorset - 4 - -
South West - 4 - - 3
Reigate +1 3 £67,500 +20.00%
Hitchin - 1 £75,000 - 1
Leeds - 1 £90,000 -
Brighton - 1 £40,000 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £75,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £90,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £90,000 -
East of England - 1 £75,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 149 (80.98%) Finance
2 59 (32.07%) Banking
3 39 (21.20%) Retail
4 37 (20.11%) Data Architecture
5 36 (19.57%) Project Management
6 34 (18.48%) PRINCE2
7 32 (17.39%) Retail Banking
8 31 (16.85%) Business Analysis
8 31 (16.85%) Technical Architecture
8 31 (16.85%) SQL
9 30 (16.30%) Programme Management
10 29 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (14.67%) PMP
12 27 (14.67%) PMI Certification
12 27 (14.67%) Investment Banking
12 27 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (13.59%) Degree
14 24 (13.04%) Oracle
14 24 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (11.96%) Migration
15 22 (11.96%) Data Governance
16 21 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (11.41%) Data Management
16 21 (11.41%) Front Office
16 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
17 20 (10.87%) Basel II
18 19 (10.33%) Back Office
18 19 (10.33%) Risk Management

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 17 (9.24%) SAS
2 9 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.26%) SPSS
3 5 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.17%) MoSes
2 4 (2.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.63%) DHCP
1 3 (1.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.52%) Data Mining
2 12 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.98%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.35%) OLAP
6 6 (3.26%) Star Schema
6 6 (3.26%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (2.72%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (2.17%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.09%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.09%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.54%) QlikView
10 1 (0.54%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 7 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.26%) ERwin
3 1 (0.54%) Selenium
3 1 (0.54%) Toad
3 1 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
General
1 149 (80.98%) Finance
2 59 (32.07%) Banking
3 39 (21.20%) Retail
4 32 (17.39%) Retail Banking
5 27 (14.67%) Investment Banking
6 21 (11.41%) Front Office
7 19 (10.33%) Back Office
8 15 (8.15%) Marketing
9 12 (6.52%) Legal
10 9 (4.89%) Financial Institution
11 5 (2.72%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.54%) Advertising
13 1 (0.54%) French Language
13 1 (0.54%) German Language
13 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (44.57%) Analyst
2 63 (34.24%) Business Analyst
3 36 (19.57%) Architect
4 23 (12.50%) Consultant
5 22 (11.96%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 19 (10.33%) Project Manager
7 15 (8.15%) Data Architect
7 15 (8.15%) Banking Business Analyst
8 14 (7.61%) Data Manager
9 13 (7.07%) Data Governance Manager
9 13 (7.07%) Governance Manager
10 11 (5.98%) Applications Support
11 10 (5.43%) Support Analyst
11 10 (5.43%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (5.43%) Senior Manager
11 10 (5.43%) Developer
11 10 (5.43%) Technical Business Analyst
12 9 (4.89%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (4.89%) Solvency II Business Analyst
13 8 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.07%) .NET
2 7 (3.80%) MDX
3 6 (3.26%) J2EE
4 4 (2.17%) FpML
5 1 (0.54%) WCF
5 1 (0.54%) WPF
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.98%) Grid Computing
3 8 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.26%) PMI
5 6 (3.26%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.72%) Taxonomies
6 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.72%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.17%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.63%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.63%) CMDB
8 3 (1.63%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.09%) Derivative
10 1 (0.54%) Statistics
10 1 (0.54%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.43%) Windows
2 9 (4.89%) UNIX
3 6 (3.26%) Linux
4 1 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.11%) Data Architecture
2 36 (19.57%) Project Management
3 34 (18.48%) PRINCE2
4 31 (16.85%) Business Analysis
4 31 (16.85%) Technical Architecture
5 30 (16.30%) Programme Management
6 29 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (11.96%) Migration
10 22 (11.96%) Data Governance
11 21 (11.41%) Data Management
12 19 (10.33%) Risk Management
13 18 (9.78%) UML
13 18 (9.78%) Analytics
14 17 (9.24%) Systems Analysis
15 16 (8.70%) Supplier Management
16 15 (8.15%) Data Modelling
17 12 (6.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.85%) SQL
2 11 (5.98%) C
3 8 (4.35%) C#
3 8 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.80%) Java
5 6 (3.26%) Perl
5 6 (3.26%) VBA
5 6 (3.26%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.17%) C++
7 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.54%) VBScript
8 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (14.67%) PMP
1 27 (14.67%) PMI Certification
2 25 (13.59%) Degree
3 13 (7.07%) ISEB
4 6 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.17%) PgMP
5 4 (2.17%) CIMA
5 4 (2.17%) ACCA
6 3 (1.63%) CISSP
7 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.54%) CISA
8 1 (0.54%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.54%) CRISC
8 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.87%) Basel II
2 12 (6.52%) Data Quality
3 10 (5.43%) QA
4 5 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.63%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.09%) COBIT
6 2 (1.09%) FATCA
6 2 (1.09%) EMIR
6 2 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (1.09%) AIFMD
6 2 (1.09%) UCITS
6 2 (1.09%) Basel III
7 1 (0.54%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.63%) VMware ESX
1 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.63%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (13.04%) Oracle
2 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.07%) Guidewire
4 9 (4.89%) Business Objects
5 6 (3.26%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.17%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.63%) VMware
7 3 (1.63%) Charles River
7 3 (1.63%) Citrix
8 2 (1.09%) IBM
8 2 (1.09%) Tableau
9 1 (0.54%) Informatica
9 1 (0.54%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.54%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.54%) HP
9 1 (0.54%) SAP
9 1 (0.54%) Cognos
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