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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophis
Rank 862 888 877
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 21 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.042% 0.035% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 5
Average salary £62,500 £58,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.83% -26.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,500 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £71,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary - £57,500 -

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
50163 54730 52239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.95% 46.61% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40329 44354 42629
Average salary £45,001 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Sophis Salary Histogram in the UK

Sophis
Top 2 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 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
London +48 21 £62,500 +5.04% 1
England +38 21 £62,500 +5.04% 1

Sophis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (81.25%) Front Office
2 22 (68.75%) Asset Management
3 21 (65.63%) Equities
4 20 (62.50%) Fixed Income
4 20 (62.50%) SQL
5 17 (53.13%) VBA
5 17 (53.13%) Middleware
6 16 (50.00%) Service Delivery
7 15 (46.88%) FIX Protocol
7 15 (46.88%) Windows
7 15 (46.88%) Electronic Trading
7 15 (46.88%) Portfolio Management
8 14 (43.75%) Hedge funds
8 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
8 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
8 14 (43.75%) LAN
8 14 (43.75%) WAN
8 14 (43.75%) Oracle
8 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
8 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
8 14 (43.75%) Perl
8 14 (43.75%) Python
8 14 (43.75%) RDBMS
9 10 (31.25%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) Murex
11 6 (18.75%) Bloomberg
11 6 (18.75%) Charles River
11 6 (18.75%) Derivative
12 4 (12.50%) FpML
12 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis

Sophis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) thinkFolio
2 1 (3.13%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) LAN
1 14 (43.75%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
1 14 (43.75%) RDBMS
General
1 26 (81.25%) Front Office
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Analyst
2 19 (59.38%) Applications Support
3 12 (37.50%) Support Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Senior Support Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Report Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Specialist
8 3 (9.38%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (9.38%) Support Specialist
9 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
10 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Middleware
2 15 (46.88%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (12.50%) FpML
3 4 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (65.63%) Equities
2 20 (62.50%) Fixed Income
3 14 (43.75%) Hedge funds
4 6 (18.75%) Derivative
5 4 (12.50%) ASIC
5 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Asset Management
2 16 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 15 (46.88%) Electronic Trading
3 15 (46.88%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) BCP
7 1 (3.13%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) VBA
3 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 14 (43.75%) Perl
3 14 (43.75%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) EMIR
1 4 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Murex
3 6 (18.75%) Bloomberg
3 6 (18.75%) Charles River
4 4 (12.50%) FactSet
5 3 (9.38%) Calypso
6 1 (3.13%) Vermilion
6 1 (3.13%) Fidessa
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Reuters
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago