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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vFabric GemFire
Rank 869 830 872
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +42
Permanent jobs citing GemFire 35 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.038% 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 27
Average salary £80,000 £86,250 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £79,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £108,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 - £40,000

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
24485 21693 24263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.90% 19.96% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19968 18332 20778
Average salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.17%
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 £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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

GemFire Salary Histogram in the UK

GemFire
Top 5 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 22 August 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 -13 33 £80,000 -7.24%
England -23 33 £80,000 -7.24%
City of London +3 17 £90,000 -5.26%
Scotland - 2 £70,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £70,000 -

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 52 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (65.38%) Oracle Coherence
3 29 (55.77%) Spring
4 28 (53.85%) Front Office
5 25 (48.08%) SQL
5 25 (48.08%) Linux
6 20 (38.46%) Banking
7 19 (36.54%) Finance
8 17 (32.69%) Investment Banking
9 16 (30.77%) C#
10 15 (28.85%) TIBCO
11 14 (26.92%) TIBCO EMS
12 13 (25.00%) UNIX
13 12 (23.08%) Oracle
13 12 (23.08%) Equities
14 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (21.15%) OO
14 11 (21.15%) JMS
15 10 (19.23%) Fixed Income
15 10 (19.23%) Derivative
15 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
16 9 (17.31%) Credit Risk
16 9 (17.31%) OOD
17 8 (15.38%) JBoss
17 8 (15.38%) Sybase
17 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
17 8 (15.38%) Refactoring
18 7 (13.46%) Equity Derivative
18 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
18 7 (13.46%) C++

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 34 (65.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 14 (26.92%) TIBCO EMS
3 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Hadoop
2 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.62%) KDB
3 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
3 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.62%) Hazelcast
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.92%) DB2
6 1 (1.92%) HBase
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.69%) Hudson
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 28 (53.85%) Front Office
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 19 (36.54%) Finance
4 17 (32.69%) Investment Banking
5 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
6 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (73.08%) Developer
2 36 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Technical Leader
4 6 (11.54%) Designer
4 6 (11.54%) Technical Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Lead Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Lead Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (55.77%) Spring
2 11 (21.15%) JMS
3 6 (11.54%) J2EE
3 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
4 5 (9.62%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (9.62%) Web Services
4 5 (9.62%) .NET
4 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (9.62%) Spring Integration
5 3 (5.77%) jQuery
5 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 3 (5.77%) XML
6 2 (3.85%) JPA
6 2 (3.85%) Java EE
6 2 (3.85%) RESTful
7 1 (1.92%) Java SE
7 1 (1.92%) Java EE 5
7 1 (1.92%) Ehcache
7 1 (1.92%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Equities
2 10 (19.23%) Fixed Income
2 10 (19.23%) Derivative
2 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
3 9 (17.31%) Credit Risk
4 7 (13.46%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (13.46%) Hedge funds
5 6 (11.54%) Market Risk
6 5 (9.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (7.69%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.92%) Replication
8 1 (1.92%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.92%) Clustering
8 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Linux
2 13 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Solaris
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (21.15%) OO
2 9 (17.31%) OOD
3 8 (15.38%) Refactoring
4 7 (13.46%) Analytics
5 6 (11.54%) Risk Analytics
6 5 (9.62%) Release Management
6 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.62%) Scrum
6 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 4 (7.69%) UML
7 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.77%) TDD
8 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (48.08%) SQL
3 16 (30.77%) C#
4 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
4 7 (13.46%) C++
5 5 (9.62%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) C
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) Groovy
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) CITP
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.92%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) TIBCO
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle
3 8 (15.38%) JBoss
3 8 (15.38%) Sybase
4 5 (9.62%) Greenplum
4 5 (9.62%) Terracotta
5 4 (7.69%) Sun
6 3 (5.77%) DataSynapse
6 3 (5.77%) StreamBase
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.85%) Perforce
8 1 (1.92%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (1.92%) IBM