The table below looks at the statistics for Platform Symphony skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Platform Symphony over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Platform Symphony
Rank 857 899 857
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -42
Permanent jobs citing Platform Symphony 9 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the System Software category 0.079% 0.017% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 10
Average salary £95,000 £70,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £93,500 £62,000 £82,000
10% offered a salary of more than £126,500 £78,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Platform Symphony
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11359 11910 10395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.10% 10.88% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9503 9910 8905
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

Platform Symphony
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Platform Symphony across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Platform Symphony Jobs Demand Trend in England

Platform Symphony
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Symphony across the England region.

Platform Symphony Salary Trend in England

Platform Symphony
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Symphony across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Platform Symphony Salary Histogram in England

Platform Symphony
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Symphony within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
London +39 9 £95,000 +35.71%
Platform Symphony
UK

Platform Symphony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Platform Symphony 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 Platform Symphony.

1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Grid Computing
2 14 (87.50%) DataSynapse
3 9 (56.25%) C++
3 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 9 (56.25%) Multithreading
3 9 (56.25%) Scala
4 8 (50.00%) Sybase
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (43.75%) Derivative
5 7 (43.75%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (37.50%) Equity Risk
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Functional Programming
7 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) Infinispan
8 3 (18.75%) Akka
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) Hazelcast
9 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 2 (12.50%) DB2

Platform Symphony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Platform Symphony 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 Platform Symphony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (6.25%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (18.75%) Infinispan
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) Hazelcast
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) DB2
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Scala Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) Akka
3 1 (6.25%) JNI
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Grid Computing
2 7 (43.75%) Derivative
2 7 (43.75%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (37.50%) Equity Risk
4 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (12.50%) Equities
7 1 (6.25%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Multithreading
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Functional Programming
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (6.25%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) Scala
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) DataSynapse
2 8 (50.00%) Sybase
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO