The table below looks at the statistics for Platform Symphony skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Platform Symphony over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Platform Symphony
Rank 622 611 631
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs citing Platform Symphony 4 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.038% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.083% 0.41% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 12
Average salary £70,000 £110,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +62.96%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Platform Symphony
England

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

System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4813 4172 4690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.51% 9.37% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4198 3650 4107
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

Platform Symphony
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Platform Symphony Jobs Demand Trend in London

Platform Symphony
Salary Trend in London

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

Platform Symphony Salary Trend in London

Platform Symphony
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Symphony across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Platform Symphony Salary Histogram in London

Platform Symphony
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Symphony within the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
City of London +1 2 £60,000 -45.45%
Platform Symphony
England

Platform Symphony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JNI
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) GemFire
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Moq
3 1 (25.00%) Clojure
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) C++/CLI
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction

Platform Symphony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (25.00%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Moq
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) JNI
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) COM
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) STL
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) C++/CLI
3 1 (25.00%) Clojure
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) DataSynapse