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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 883 913 852
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -61
Permanent jobs citing GemFire 17 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.026% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.074% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 37
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £75,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £127,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £80,000 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
23022 25416 23428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.69% 20.99% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19123 20905 19729
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 April 2015 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 21 April 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
England +44 16 £75,000 -6.25%
London +43 13 £75,000 +7.14%
City of London +25 6 £90,000 +41.17%
Surrey +5 2 £70,000 -12.50%
South East -9 2 £70,000 -12.50%
Egham -16 2 £70,000 -12.50%

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 27 (84.38%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) Spring
3 16 (50.00%) JMS
4 15 (46.88%) Front Office
5 14 (43.75%) Banking
5 14 (43.75%) Oracle Coherence
6 13 (40.63%) OO
7 12 (37.50%) Investment Banking
7 12 (37.50%) Finance
8 11 (34.38%) TIBCO
9 10 (31.25%) Fixed Income
9 10 (31.25%) OOD
9 10 (31.25%) C++
9 10 (31.25%) TIBCO EMS
9 10 (31.25%) Terracotta
10 9 (28.13%) IBM
10 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
11 8 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (18.75%) J2EE
13 6 (18.75%) 29West
14 5 (15.63%) Oracle
14 5 (15.63%) C#
14 5 (15.63%) JDBC
14 5 (15.63%) Grid Computing
15 4 (12.50%) TDD
15 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 4 (12.50%) Retail
15 4 (12.50%) Sybase
15 4 (12.50%) Tomcat

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 14 (43.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (31.25%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.38%) Apache Pig
5 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
5 2 (6.25%) Mule
5 2 (6.25%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Hive
1 3 (9.38%) Redis
1 3 (9.38%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
2 2 (6.25%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.13%) ObjectStore
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JUnit
1 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 15 (46.88%) Front Office
2 14 (43.75%) Banking
3 12 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 12 (37.50%) Finance
4 4 (12.50%) Retail
5 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 19 (59.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Data Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Excel Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) Spring
2 16 (50.00%) JMS
3 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
4 6 (18.75%) J2EE
5 5 (15.63%) JDBC
6 3 (9.38%) JMX
6 3 (9.38%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) Underscore.js
7 2 (6.25%) React
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) JNDI
7 2 (6.25%) Ehcache
8 1 (3.13%) RESTful
8 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (3.13%) Java EE
8 1 (3.13%) JSON
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Fixed Income
2 8 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (15.63%) Grid Computing
4 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.38%) Derivative
6 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
6 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 2 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
7 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.13%) Equities
7 1 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) OO
2 10 (31.25%) OOD
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.13%) BDD
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
5 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) HDFS
2 1 (3.13%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Oozie
2 2 (6.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) TIBCO
2 10 (31.25%) Terracotta
3 9 (28.13%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) 29West
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) Sybase
7 3 (9.38%) GigaSpaces
7 3 (9.38%) Greenplum
7 3 (9.38%) Teradata
7 3 (9.38%) Netezza
7 3 (9.38%) Vertica
7 3 (9.38%) Cloudera
8 1 (3.13%) DataSynapse