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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solvency II
Rank - 205 189
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 0 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.44% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
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
452 455 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.24% 8.32% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 380 383 388
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solvency II across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Solvency II 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 Solvency II.

1 16 (94.12%) Cognos
2 14 (82.35%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (82.35%) Cognos TM1
3 13 (76.47%) IBM
3 13 (76.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
4 11 (64.71%) Data Modelling
4 11 (64.71%) ETL
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) Basel II
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.76%) COM
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Solvency II 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 Solvency II. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Cognos TM1
2 13 (76.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Consultant
1 14 (82.35%) Cognos Consultant
2 13 (76.47%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (5.88%) TM1 Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (64.71%) Data Modelling
2 11 (64.71%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) Basel II
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cognos
2 13 (76.47%) IBM
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft