The table below looks at the statistics for GemFire skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GemFire over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vFabric GemFire
Rank 849 860 868
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing GemFire 42 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.027% 0.023%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 23
Average salary £80,000 £100,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £80,000 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £114,000 £97,000
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23494 21791 23725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.87% 20.30% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19188 18460 20272
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

GemFire
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GemFire within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

GemFire Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GemFire
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GemFire within the UK.

GemFire Salary Trend in the UK

GemFire
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GemFire over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

GemFire Salary Histogram in the UK

GemFire
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GemFire within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 42 £80,000 -20.00% 3
England -10 42 £80,000 -20.00% 3
City of London +18 17 £90,000 -10.00% 3
Hackney - 5 - -

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GemFire 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 GemFire.

1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (62.30%) Front Office
3 37 (60.66%) Oracle Coherence
4 31 (50.82%) Spring
5 26 (42.62%) SQL
6 24 (39.34%) Finance
7 23 (37.70%) Banking
8 21 (34.43%) Investment Banking
9 19 (31.15%) Linux
10 18 (29.51%) C#
11 17 (27.87%) Derivative
12 15 (24.59%) Oracle
12 15 (24.59%) TIBCO
13 14 (22.95%) OO
13 14 (22.95%) TIBCO EMS
14 13 (21.31%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (21.31%) JMS
14 13 (21.31%) Big Data
15 12 (19.67%) UNIX
15 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (19.67%) Fixed Income
16 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
16 11 (18.03%) Terracotta
17 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
17 10 (16.39%) J2EE
17 10 (16.39%) Sybase
17 10 (16.39%) C++
17 10 (16.39%) Equities
17 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
18 9 (14.75%) Credit Risk

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GemFire 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 GemFire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (60.66%) Oracle Coherence
2 14 (22.95%) TIBCO EMS
3 6 (9.84%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.20%) Apache Pig
5 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.64%) Jetty
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) Big Data
2 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.48%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.84%) Apache Hive
4 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
5 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (8.20%) KDB
5 5 (8.20%) Hazelcast
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.28%) DB2
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.64%) HBase
8 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.56%) Hudson
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (3.28%) JUnit
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 2 (3.28%) FitNesse
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (62.30%) Front Office
2 24 (39.34%) Finance
3 23 (37.70%) Banking
4 21 (34.43%) Investment Banking
5 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
6 7 (11.48%) Financial Institution
7 5 (8.20%) Retail
7 5 (8.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Developer
2 41 (67.21%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.28%) RAD Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Excel Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Designer
8 2 (3.28%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) Spring
2 13 (21.31%) JMS
3 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
4 10 (16.39%) J2EE
5 7 (11.48%) .NET
6 5 (8.20%) JDBC
6 5 (8.20%) Web Services
6 5 (8.20%) JMX
7 4 (6.56%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (4.92%) jQuery
8 3 (4.92%) XML
8 3 (4.92%) HTML
9 2 (3.28%) REST
9 2 (3.28%) RESTful
9 2 (3.28%) JPA
9 2 (3.28%) J2SE
9 2 (3.28%) Java SE
9 2 (3.28%) Java EE
10 1 (1.64%) Lucene
10 1 (1.64%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Derivative
2 13 (21.31%) Equity Derivative
3 12 (19.67%) Fixed Income
4 10 (16.39%) Equities
4 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
5 9 (14.75%) Credit Risk
5 9 (14.75%) Hedge funds
6 7 (11.48%) Open Source
7 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (9.84%) Market Risk
8 5 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
9 4 (6.56%) Reference Data
9 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
10 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
11 1 (1.64%) Clustering
11 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.64%) Replication
11 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) OO
2 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.75%) OOD
4 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
4 8 (13.11%) Refactoring
5 7 (11.48%) Analytics
6 6 (9.84%) Risk Analytics
6 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
6 6 (9.84%) Scrum
6 6 (9.84%) TDD
7 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) Use Case
7 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.20%) Project Management
8 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.56%) RAD
8 4 (6.56%) UML
8 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) C#
4 10 (16.39%) C++
5 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.20%) Python
7 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) VBA
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) Groovy
9 1 (1.64%) Clojure
9 1 (1.64%) Golang
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) CITP
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.64%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) HDFS
2 1 (1.64%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle
1 15 (24.59%) TIBCO
2 11 (18.03%) Terracotta
3 10 (16.39%) Sybase
4 8 (13.11%) JBoss
5 6 (9.84%) IBM
5 6 (9.84%) GigaSpaces
6 5 (8.20%) Netezza
6 5 (8.20%) Teradata
6 5 (8.20%) Greenplum
6 5 (8.20%) Cloudera
6 5 (8.20%) Vertica
7 4 (6.56%) Sun
8 3 (4.92%) DataSynapse
8 3 (4.92%) StreamBase
9 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.28%) Perforce
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