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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophis
Rank 877 870 865
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 15 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.023% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.049% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 15
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £69,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £65,000 £115,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - -

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
50801 52655 52912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.21% 47.03% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41076 41889 43249
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 £71,500 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Sophis Salary Histogram in the UK

Sophis
Top 5 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 27 March 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
England 0 15 £62,500 +25.00% 3
London +27 13 £67,500 +35.00% 3
City of London +9 3 £85,000 +54.54%
South East - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey - 2 £45,000 -

Sophis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (82.14%) Front Office
2 18 (64.29%) Asset Management
3 17 (60.71%) Finance
4 13 (46.43%) Equities
4 13 (46.43%) Charles River
5 12 (42.86%) Bloomberg
6 11 (39.29%) SQL
7 10 (35.71%) VBA
7 10 (35.71%) Middleware
7 10 (35.71%) FactSet
8 9 (32.14%) Murex
9 7 (25.00%) Fixed Income
9 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
9 7 (25.00%) Investment Management
10 6 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (17.86%) Fund Management
11 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
11 5 (17.86%) Derivative
12 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 4 (14.29%) Calypso
12 4 (14.29%) Windows
12 4 (14.29%) Linux
12 4 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
12 4 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
12 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (10.71%) thinkFolio
13 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
13 3 (10.71%) EMIR
13 3 (10.71%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (10.71%) PowerShell

Sophis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) thinkFolio
2 2 (7.14%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (82.14%) Front Office
2 17 (60.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
2 16 (57.14%) Applications Support
3 10 (35.71%) Support Analyst
4 8 (28.57%) Business Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
6 4 (14.29%) Support Specialist
6 4 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (10.71%) Report Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Murex Support
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
9 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Middleware
2 6 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Equities
2 7 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 5 (17.86%) Derivative
4 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.71%) Hedge funds
5 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (10.71%) ASIC
6 2 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Asset Management
2 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (17.86%) Fund Management
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) BCP
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) VBA
3 3 (10.71%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.71%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) VB
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) EMIR
1 3 (10.71%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Xen
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Charles River
2 12 (42.86%) Bloomberg
3 10 (35.71%) FactSet
4 9 (32.14%) Murex
5 4 (14.29%) Calypso
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Vermilion
7 1 (3.57%) Fidessa
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Reuters
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