The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Platform Symphony
Rank 660 607 656
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +49
Permanent jobs citing Platform Symphony 2 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% 0.029%
As % of the System Software category 0.042% 0.098% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 16
Average salary £110,000 £77,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% +21.56%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4767 4102 4539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 9.61% 9.03% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4155 3512 3959
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Platform Symphony
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf +7 1 £110,000 +41.93%
City of London -17 1 £110,000 +41.93%
Platform Symphony
England

Platform Symphony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) Open Source
2 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (66.67%) Guice
3 10 (66.67%) Scala
3 10 (66.67%) Java Concurrency
3 10 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Grid Computing
4 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) Lisp
5 4 (26.67%) OOP
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) OOD
5 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
5 4 (26.67%) GemFire
5 4 (26.67%) Guava
5 4 (26.67%) Clojure
5 4 (26.67%) Emacs
6 1 (6.67%) KVM
6 1 (6.67%) vCloud
6 1 (6.67%) vSphere
6 1 (6.67%) PaaS
6 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Mainframe

Platform Symphony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (26.67%) GemFire
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Emacs
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Programmer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Guice
1 10 (66.67%) Java Concurrency
2 4 (26.67%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Open Source
2 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (33.33%) Grid Computing
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) OOP
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) OOD
3 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Scala
3 4 (26.67%) Lisp
3 4 (26.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) KVM
1 1 (6.67%) vCloud
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) VMware