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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Platform Symphony
Rank 884 838 863
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +25
Permanent jobs citing Platform Symphony 4 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.015% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.034% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 26
Average salary £70,000 £110,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £95,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £110,000 £80,000
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
11662 9901 11102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.73% 9.95% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9702 8492 9631
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -11 4 £70,000 -36.36% 1
Platform Symphony
UK

Platform Symphony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) JNI
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Parallel Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) GemFire
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office

Platform Symphony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (20.00%) GemFire
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) JNI
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) COM
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) STL
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Grid Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) C++/CLI
3 1 (20.00%) Clojure
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) DataSynapse