The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solvency II
Rank - - 206
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 0 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +20.00%
Solvency II
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
805 594 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.21% 10.39% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 550 465 404
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Solvency II as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Solvency II
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solvency II across the West Midlands region.

Solvency II Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Solvency II
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Solvency II also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Solvency II.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP