The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophis
Rank 901 843 878
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +35
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 10 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.029% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.061% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 23
Average salary £57,500 £67,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £71,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 - -
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55254 52291 56826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.24% 48.16% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 44307 42711 47907
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -62 9 £60,000 -11.11% 1
England -63 9 £60,000 -11.11% 1
City of London -17 2 £140,000 +115.38%

Sophis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Hedge funds
3 10 (37.04%) Asset Management
4 9 (33.33%) Front Office
5 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) Banking
5 8 (29.63%) Murex
5 8 (29.63%) Charles River
5 8 (29.63%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (29.63%) Fund Management
5 8 (29.63%) thinkFolio
6 7 (25.93%) Investment Management
6 7 (25.93%) Bloomberg
6 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
7 6 (22.22%) Fixed Income
7 6 (22.22%) Fidessa
7 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 5 (18.52%) Derivative
8 5 (18.52%) Xen
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) iSCSI
8 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (18.52%) WPF
8 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (18.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (18.52%) Citrix
8 5 (18.52%) SAN
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory

Sophis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (11.11%) Markit EDM
2 3 (11.11%) Summit
2 3 (11.11%) LatentZero
3 1 (3.70%) Sophis RISQUE
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) iSCSI
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
1 5 (18.52%) DHCP
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (33.33%) Front Office
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Applications Support
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Support Specialist
4 5 (18.52%) Support Specialist
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Murex Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Murex Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) WPF
2 1 (3.70%) JDBC
2 1 (3.70%) J2SE
2 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Hedge funds
2 6 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (18.52%) Derivative
3 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
3 5 (18.52%) Equities
4 3 (11.11%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.70%) AS400
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Asset Management
2 8 (29.63%) Portfolio Management
2 8 (29.63%) Fund Management
3 7 (25.93%) Investment Management
4 5 (18.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.70%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) OOD
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Xen
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Murex
1 8 (29.63%) Charles River
1 8 (29.63%) thinkFolio
2 7 (25.93%) Bloomberg
3 6 (22.22%) Fidessa
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Reuters
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) Calypso
5 4 (14.81%) SimCorp
6 1 (3.70%) Advent
6 1 (3.70%) BI-SAM
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Sybase
6 1 (3.70%) OpenLink
6 1 (3.70%) StatPro
6 1 (3.70%) GoldenSource
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