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 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 618 657 590
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -67
Permanent jobs citing Platform Symphony 9 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.041% 0.24%
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
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
4528 4857 4217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.22% 10.08% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3953 4173 3620
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 30 July 2015.

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 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
City of London +37 1 £87,500 +45.83%
Platform Symphony
England

Platform Symphony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) DataSynapse
3 13 (86.67%) Grid Computing
4 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (60.00%) Scala
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) C++
5 8 (53.33%) Sybase
5 8 (53.33%) UNIX
6 7 (46.67%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (46.67%) Derivative
6 7 (46.67%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) Equity Risk
7 6 (40.00%) Functional Programming
8 4 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
8 4 (26.67%) Spring
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (20.00%) Infinispan
9 3 (20.00%) Akka
9 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (13.33%) Hazelcast
10 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
10 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
10 2 (13.33%) DB2
10 2 (13.33%) RDBMS

Platform Symphony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (20.00%) Infinispan
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) Hazelcast
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Scala Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 3 (20.00%) Akka
3 1 (6.67%) JNI
3 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Grid Computing
2 7 (46.67%) Derivative
2 7 (46.67%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (40.00%) Equity Risk
4 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (13.33%) Equities
7 1 (6.67%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Functional Programming
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (6.67%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Scala
3 8 (53.33%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) DataSynapse
2 8 (53.33%) Sybase
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO