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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophis
Rank 895 902 872
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 19 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.016% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.036% 0.034% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 14
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £69,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £71,000 £117,500
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
52124 55778 53705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.96% 46.67% 48.52%
Number of salaries quoted 41746 44731 43743
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 April 2015 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 28 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
(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 +31 19 £62,500 +13.63% 1
England +26 19 £62,500 +13.63% 1
City of London +37 2 £80,000 +45.45% 1

Sophis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 29 (82.86%) Front Office
2 23 (65.71%) Asset Management
3 21 (60.00%) Equities
4 18 (51.43%) Finance
4 18 (51.43%) SQL
5 16 (45.71%) VBA
5 16 (45.71%) Middleware
6 15 (42.86%) Fixed Income
7 12 (34.29%) Bloomberg
7 12 (34.29%) Charles River
7 12 (34.29%) FIX Protocol
8 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
9 10 (28.57%) Windows
9 10 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
9 10 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
9 10 (28.57%) FactSet
10 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
10 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
10 9 (25.71%) Hedge funds
10 9 (25.71%) LAN
10 9 (25.71%) WAN
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
10 9 (25.71%) Perl
10 9 (25.71%) Python
10 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
10 9 (25.71%) Murex
11 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Derivative

Sophis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.86%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) LAN
1 9 (25.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
1 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
1 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
General
1 29 (82.86%) Front Office
2 18 (51.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Analyst
1 22 (62.86%) Applications Support
2 14 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Business Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Support Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Report Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Murex Support
7 1 (2.86%) Server Support
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) Middleware
2 12 (34.29%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (11.43%) XML
3 4 (11.43%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Equities
2 15 (42.86%) Fixed Income
3 9 (25.71%) Hedge funds
4 6 (17.14%) Derivative
5 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (11.43%) ASIC
7 2 (5.71%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Asset Management
2 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
3 10 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
3 10 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Investment Management
6 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
7 3 (8.57%) Fund Management
8 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.86%) CRM
9 1 (2.86%) BCP
9 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) VBA
3 9 (25.71%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) VBScript
4 3 (8.57%) VB
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) EMIR
1 4 (11.43%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Xen
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Bloomberg
1 12 (34.29%) Charles River
2 10 (28.57%) FactSet
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 9 (25.71%) Murex
4 5 (14.29%) Calypso
5 1 (2.86%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Reuters
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Vermilion
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