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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vFabric GemFire
Rank 875 853 829
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Permanent jobs citing GemFire 22 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.034% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.092% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 46
Average salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £75,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £120,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary - £80,000 -

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
23817 22952 23774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.27% 20.96% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20180 18892 20719
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

GemFire Salary Histogram in the UK

GemFire
Top 6 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 19 December 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
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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 +20 20 £80,000 -
England -19 20 £80,000 -
City of London +25 8 £87,500 -2.77%
Scotland - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Hackney - 1 - -

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (95.08%) Java
2 36 (59.02%) Spring
3 35 (57.38%) Front Office
4 32 (52.46%) Oracle Coherence
5 24 (39.34%) Finance
6 23 (37.70%) Banking
7 20 (32.79%) Investment Banking
8 19 (31.15%) OO
9 18 (29.51%) JMS
9 18 (29.51%) Derivative
10 17 (27.87%) C#
11 16 (26.23%) SQL
11 16 (26.23%) Oracle
12 15 (24.59%) TIBCO
12 15 (24.59%) Terracotta
12 15 (24.59%) Big Data
13 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (22.95%) TIBCO EMS
14 13 (21.31%) Fixed Income
14 13 (21.31%) OOD
14 13 (21.31%) J2EE
14 13 (21.31%) Hibernate
15 12 (19.67%) Equity Derivative
16 11 (18.03%) C++
17 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
18 9 (14.75%) Linux
18 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
19 8 (13.11%) Sybase
19 8 (13.11%) IBM
19 8 (13.11%) UNIX

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (52.46%) Oracle Coherence
2 14 (22.95%) TIBCO EMS
3 8 (13.11%) JBoss
4 7 (11.48%) WebLogic
5 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.20%) Apache Pig
6 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (4.92%) MQSeries
7 2 (3.28%) Mule
8 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.64%) Node.js
8 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.64%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) Big Data
2 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.48%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.84%) Apache Hive
5 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.28%) DB2
8 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.64%) KDB
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.64%) HBase
8 1 (1.64%) Redis
8 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.64%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) JUnit
2 2 (3.28%) Maven
2 2 (3.28%) FitNesse
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.64%) Hudson
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.64%) Ant
General
1 35 (57.38%) Front Office
2 24 (39.34%) Finance
3 23 (37.70%) Banking
4 20 (32.79%) Investment Banking
5 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
6 5 (8.20%) Law
6 5 (8.20%) Retail
7 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) Developer
2 40 (65.57%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Senior Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.28%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (3.28%) RAD Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Excel Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Designer
8 2 (3.28%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Java Programmer
9 1 (1.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (59.02%) Spring
2 18 (29.51%) JMS
3 13 (21.31%) J2EE
3 13 (21.31%) Hibernate
4 8 (13.11%) Web Services
5 7 (11.48%) JDBC
6 6 (9.84%) XML
7 5 (8.20%) JMX
7 5 (8.20%) .NET
8 4 (6.56%) J2SE
8 4 (6.56%) RESTful
9 3 (4.92%) Java EE
10 2 (3.28%) jQuery
10 2 (3.28%) JPA
10 2 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.28%) REST
10 2 (3.28%) Ehcache
10 2 (3.28%) JNDI
10 2 (3.28%) Java SE
11 1 (1.64%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Derivative
2 13 (21.31%) Fixed Income
3 12 (19.67%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (11.48%) Equities
4 7 (11.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (11.48%) Open Source
5 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
7 4 (6.56%) Grid Computing
7 4 (6.56%) Reference Data
8 3 (4.92%) Credit Risk
8 3 (4.92%) Market Risk
8 3 (4.92%) Hedge funds
8 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) OO
2 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.31%) OOD
4 7 (11.48%) Scrum
5 6 (9.84%) TDD
5 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
5 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Use Case
7 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.56%) UML
7 4 (6.56%) Project Management
7 4 (6.56%) RAD
7 4 (6.56%) Low Latency
8 3 (4.92%) Release Management
9 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.28%) Kanban
9 2 (3.28%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (95.08%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) C#
3 16 (26.23%) SQL
4 11 (18.03%) C++
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.92%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) VBA
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
8 1 (1.64%) Clojure
8 1 (1.64%) Golang
8 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) 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 2 (3.28%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (1.64%) GridGain
3 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Oozie
2 2 (3.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Oracle
2 15 (24.59%) TIBCO
2 15 (24.59%) Terracotta
3 8 (13.11%) Sybase
3 8 (13.11%) IBM
4 7 (11.48%) GigaSpaces
5 6 (9.84%) DataSynapse
6 5 (8.20%) Vertica
6 5 (8.20%) Cloudera
6 5 (8.20%) Greenplum
6 5 (8.20%) Teradata
6 5 (8.20%) Netezza
7 3 (4.92%) Sun
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.28%) 29West
9 1 (1.64%) StreamBase