Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Solvency II skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solvency II over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Solvency II
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1074 1096 1098
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 78 73 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.043% 0.083%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 0.36% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 70 72 134
England median annual salary £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £37,750 £41,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

Solvency II is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22,033 20,559 25,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.40% 12.22% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16,884 15,747 20,190
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Solvency II
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Solvency II as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Solvency II in England

Solvency II
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Solvency II in England

Solvency II
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solvency II in England over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Solvency II in England

Solvency II
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solvency II within the England region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 65 £70,000 +7.69% 11
South East -10 13 £40,000 -41.82%
Solvency II
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing Solvency II also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Solvency II.

1 59 (75.64%) Finance
2 29 (37.18%) Data Quality
3 27 (34.62%) GDPR
4 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 25 (32.05%) SQL
6 22 (28.21%) IFRS
7 21 (26.92%) Big Data
7 21 (26.92%) Dodd-Frank
7 21 (26.92%) Data Governance
8 20 (25.64%) Banking
9 19 (24.36%) Degree
10 18 (23.08%) Data Management
10 18 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (21.79%) Financial Institution
11 17 (21.79%) FATCA
11 17 (21.79%) IFRS 9
11 17 (21.79%) Power BI
12 16 (20.51%) Data Science
13 13 (16.67%) Visualisation
14 12 (15.38%) Taxonomies
14 12 (15.38%) QA
14 12 (15.38%) SAS
14 12 (15.38%) XML
15 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
15 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
15 11 (14.10%) Risk Management
15 11 (14.10%) Migration
15 11 (14.10%) Performance Management
15 11 (14.10%) Data Migration
15 11 (14.10%) Analytics

Solvency II
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (15.38%) SAS
2 5 (6.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.56%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
1 2 (2.56%) Force.com
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) Big Data
2 17 (21.79%) Power BI
3 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
4 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (10.26%) QlikView
6 5 (6.41%) Apache Hive
6 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.13%) SAS EBI
8 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.56%) HBase
8 2 (2.56%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Ant
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (75.64%) Finance
2 20 (25.64%) Banking
3 17 (21.79%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.85%) Law
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Analyst
2 18 (23.08%) Data Manager
3 16 (20.51%) Data Analyst
4 14 (17.95%) Financial Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) Consultant
5 11 (14.10%) Data Consultant
5 11 (14.10%) Data Quality Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (11.54%) Data Migration Manager
7 9 (11.54%) Migration Manager
8 8 (10.26%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (8.97%) Quality Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
10 6 (7.69%) Data Governance Analyst
10 6 (7.69%) Data Governance Manager
10 6 (7.69%) Governance Manager
10 6 (7.69%) Management Consultant
10 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) XML
2 10 (12.82%) XBRL
3 5 (6.41%) D3.js
4 2 (2.56%) CSS
4 2 (2.56%) DHTML
4 2 (2.56%) HTML
4 2 (2.56%) J2EE
4 2 (2.56%) J2SE
4 2 (2.56%) JSON
4 2 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (2.56%) REST
4 2 (2.56%) SOAP
4 2 (2.56%) Visualforce
4 2 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Taxonomies
2 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.28%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.28%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) AIX
1 1 (1.28%) Linux
1 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Data Governance
2 18 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (23.08%) Data Management
3 16 (20.51%) Data Science
4 13 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 11 (14.10%) Analytics
5 11 (14.10%) Data Migration
5 11 (14.10%) Migration
5 11 (14.10%) Performance Management
5 11 (14.10%) Risk Management
6 10 (12.82%) Data Conversion
6 10 (12.82%) Data Deduplication
6 10 (12.82%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (12.82%) Line Management
7 9 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 9 (11.54%) Data Analytics
8 8 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.97%) Change Control
9 7 (8.97%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) VBA
3 8 (10.26%) R
4 7 (8.97%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.97%) VB
5 6 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.56%) Java
6 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.56%) SOQL
6 2 (2.56%) SOSL
7 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Degree
2 7 (8.97%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) ACCA
3 1 (1.28%) CIMA
3 1 (1.28%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (37.18%) Data Quality
2 27 (34.62%) GDPR
3 22 (28.21%) IFRS
4 21 (26.92%) Dodd-Frank
5 17 (21.79%) FATCA
5 17 (21.79%) IFRS 9
6 12 (15.38%) QA
7 7 (8.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (5.13%) EMIR
9 3 (3.85%) COBIT
9 3 (3.85%) COSO
9 3 (3.85%) MiFID
10 2 (2.56%) AIFMD
11 1 (1.28%) Basel II
11 1 (1.28%) ISAE 3402
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Tableau
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Apple
4 2 (2.56%) Google
4 2 (2.56%) IBM
4 2 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.56%) Pardot
4 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.28%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.28%) Informatica
5 1 (1.28%) Intel