The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophis products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophis over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophis.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophis
Rank 896 820 838
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +18
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 8 41 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.039% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.015% 0.082% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 6 39 53
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £81,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54231 50236 56405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.46% 47.78% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43003 41177 47170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sophis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sophis
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophis within the UK.

Sophis Salary Trend in the UK

Sophis
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophis over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Sophis Salary Histogram in the UK

Sophis
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophis within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
London -64 8 £47,500 -32.14% 2
England -78 8 £47,500 -32.14% 2
City of London -5 2 £140,000 +100.00% 1

Sophis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sophis 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 Sophis.

1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Asset Management
2 8 (38.10%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (33.33%) Fund Management
3 7 (33.33%) thinkFolio
3 7 (33.33%) Front Office
3 7 (33.33%) Bloomberg
4 6 (28.57%) Charles River
4 6 (28.57%) Fidessa
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Hedge funds
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (23.81%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Investment Management
5 5 (23.81%) iSCSI
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (23.81%) Xen
5 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) Reuters
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Murex
5 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
5 5 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Sophis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sophis 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 Sophis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (14.29%) Markit EDM
2 3 (14.29%) LatentZero
3 1 (4.76%) Sophis RISQUE
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) iSCSI
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Front Office
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) JDBC
1 1 (4.76%) J2SE
1 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Hedge funds
2 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
3 4 (19.05%) Equities
4 3 (14.29%) Contract for Difference
4 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Derivative
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Asset Management
1 8 (38.10%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (33.33%) Fund Management
3 5 (23.81%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (23.81%) Investment Management
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Xen
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) thinkFolio
1 7 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 6 (28.57%) Charles River
2 6 (28.57%) Fidessa
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) Reuters
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Murex
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) SimCorp
5 2 (9.52%) Calypso
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Advent
6 1 (4.76%) BI-SAM
6 1 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (4.76%) StatPro
6 1 (4.76%) GoldenSource
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