Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Solvency II
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1062 1057 1025
Rank change year-on-year -5 -32 +117
Permanent jobs citing Solvency II 82 95 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.45% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 73 84 206
England median annual salary £57,500 £63,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.80% +10.87% -11.54%
10th Percentile £38,750 £44,150 £42,250
90th Percentile £91,400 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% +8.26% -11.54%

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 20,860 21,201 25,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.84% 12.72% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16,153 16,875 20,271
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,365 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +28 69 £62,500 -10.71% 11
South East +21 8 £38,500 -53.33% 3
South West +19 5 £42,500 -
Solvency II
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Solvency II.

1 64 (78.05%) Finance
2 36 (43.90%) SQL
3 33 (40.24%) Business Analysis
4 27 (32.93%) Data Quality
5 25 (30.49%) ISEB
6 23 (28.05%) Big Data
7 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Excel
7 20 (24.39%) Power BI
8 19 (23.17%) Data Governance
8 19 (23.17%) Hadoop
9 18 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (21.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (19.51%) Cognos
12 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
13 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
14 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (15.85%) QA
14 13 (15.85%) GDPR
15 12 (14.63%) Workflow Analysis
15 12 (14.63%) Cloudera
15 12 (14.63%) Use Case
15 12 (14.63%) Performance Management
15 12 (14.63%) Workflow
15 12 (14.63%) Data Management
15 12 (14.63%) Informatica
16 11 (13.41%) Data Analysis
17 10 (12.20%) Grid Computing
17 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery

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 7 (8.54%) Apache Spark
1 7 (8.54%) SAS
2 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) LAN
1 1 (1.22%) SAN
1 1 (1.22%) VoIP
1 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.05%) Big Data
2 20 (24.39%) Power BI
3 19 (23.17%) Hadoop
4 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
5 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (10.98%) QlikView
7 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.88%) BigQuery
8 4 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.66%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.66%) HBase
9 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.66%) Neo4j
10 2 (2.44%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (78.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (74.39%) Analyst
2 36 (43.90%) Data Analyst
3 22 (26.83%) Data Quality Analyst
3 22 (26.83%) Quality Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Business Data Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Governance Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Data Business Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Applications Support
8 6 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Excel Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Report Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Analytics Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Commercial Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Data Analytics Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Finance Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) D3.js
2 4 (4.88%) XBRL
2 4 (4.88%) XML
3 3 (3.66%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Grid Computing
2 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Reinsurance
3 4 (4.88%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.88%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Unix
2 9 (10.98%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) Business Analysis
2 19 (23.17%) Data Governance
3 18 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.63%) Data Management
5 12 (14.63%) Performance Management
5 12 (14.63%) Use Case
5 12 (14.63%) Workflow
5 12 (14.63%) Workflow Analysis
6 11 (13.41%) Data Analysis
7 10 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.98%) Business Process Modelling
8 9 (10.98%) Change Control
8 9 (10.98%) Line Management
9 8 (9.76%) Incident Management
10 7 (8.54%) Analytics
10 7 (8.54%) Service Management
11 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
12 5 (6.10%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
2 9 (10.98%) VB
3 8 (9.76%) VBA
4 4 (4.88%) C
4 4 (4.88%) Python
4 4 (4.88%) R
4 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) ISEB
2 4 (4.88%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) ACCA
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.93%) Data Quality
2 18 (21.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (15.85%) GDPR
3 13 (15.85%) QA
4 7 (8.54%) IFRS
5 6 (7.32%) GAAP
6 5 (6.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (6.10%) FATCA
7 4 (4.88%) IFRS 9
8 1 (1.22%) COBIT
8 1 (1.22%) EMIR
8 1 (1.22%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (1.22%) MiFID
8 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (1.22%) PMO
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Cognos
2 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.63%) Cloudera
3 12 (14.63%) Informatica
4 9 (10.98%) Oracle
4 9 (10.98%) Tableau
5 7 (8.54%) Google
6 4 (4.88%) DataFlux
7 3 (3.66%) Apple
7 3 (3.66%) IBM
8 1 (1.22%) Intel