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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophis
Rank 861 865 875
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Sophis 17 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.027% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.057% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 6
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -34.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £61,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £80,000 £81,250
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
50619 48789 51798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.81% 47.56% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41690 38717 43254
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -15 17 £50,000 -4.76% 2
London -13 15 £55,000 +4.76% 2
City of London +4 6 £60,000 -7.69%
South East - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey - 2 £45,000 -

Sophis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (73.91%) Front Office
2 14 (60.87%) Asset Management
3 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 13 (56.52%) Charles River
4 11 (47.83%) Bloomberg
5 10 (43.48%) FactSet
6 9 (39.13%) Equities
6 9 (39.13%) SQL
7 8 (34.78%) Murex
8 7 (30.43%) Middleware
8 7 (30.43%) VBA
8 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Investment Management
9 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
9 6 (26.09%) Fund Management
10 5 (21.74%) UNIX
10 5 (21.74%) Derivative
11 4 (17.39%) thinkFolio
11 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (17.39%) Linux
12 3 (13.04%) FpML
12 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
12 3 (13.04%) XML
12 3 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (13.04%) ASIC
12 3 (13.04%) VBScript
12 3 (13.04%) VB
12 3 (13.04%) EMIR
12 3 (13.04%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development

Sophis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) LatentZero
General
1 17 (73.91%) Front Office
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Applications Support
2 13 (56.52%) Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Support Specialist
5 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Specialist
5 4 (17.39%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Report Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Murex Support
8 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
8 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Support
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (4.35%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) FpML
2 3 (13.04%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Equities
2 5 (21.74%) Derivative
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
4 3 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (13.04%) ASIC
5 1 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Asset Management
2 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Investment Management
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Fund Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) VBA
3 3 (13.04%) VBScript
3 3 (13.04%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) EMIR
1 3 (13.04%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Charles River
2 11 (47.83%) Bloomberg
3 10 (43.48%) FactSet
4 8 (34.78%) Murex
5 4 (17.39%) thinkFolio
6 2 (8.70%) Calypso
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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