The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 766 726 738
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +12
Permanent jobs citing Grid Computing 121 169 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 97 129 112
Average salary £60,000 £72,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £112,000 £99,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +75.18%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40287 42468 41015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.63% 39.67% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32176 32896 33610
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Grid Computing
Salary Trend

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

Grid Computing Salary Trend in the UK

Grid Computing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Grid Computing over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Grid Computing Salary Histogram in the UK

Grid Computing
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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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
England -27 107 £61,250 -18.33% 9
London -31 92 £62,500 -19.35% 5
City of London -2 26 £50,000 -23.07% 2
South East -22 6 £40,000 - 2
Scotland +8 5 £62,500 +2.04%
Glasgow -2 5 £62,500 +2.04%
Oxfordshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Oxford - 4 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Canary Wharf +16 1 £105,000 +31.25%
Surrey -6 1 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £42,500 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Grid Computing 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 Grid Computing.

1 170 (72.03%) Java
2 147 (62.29%) Finance
3 110 (46.61%) SQL
4 109 (46.19%) Banking
5 105 (44.49%) C++
6 82 (34.75%) Multithreading
7 68 (28.81%) UNIX
8 61 (25.85%) Oracle
8 61 (25.85%) Big Data
9 59 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 54 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (22.46%) Linux
12 52 (22.03%) Front Office
13 51 (21.61%) OO
14 48 (20.34%) Degree
14 48 (20.34%) NoSQL
15 43 (18.22%) Spring
16 40 (16.95%) XML
16 40 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (16.10%) Investment Banking
18 37 (15.68%) Scala
18 37 (15.68%) Python
19 32 (13.56%) Functional Programming
20 31 (13.14%) Open Source
20 31 (13.14%) Software Architecture
20 31 (13.14%) C#
21 30 (12.71%) JDBC
21 30 (12.71%) SOAP
21 30 (12.71%) PL/SQL
21 30 (12.71%) E-Commerce

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Grid Computing 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 Grid Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (12.71%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (11.02%) Oracle Coherence
3 11 (4.66%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.97%) Apache
5 6 (2.54%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.54%) GemFire
6 3 (1.27%) IIS
6 3 (1.27%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (2.97%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.69%) MoSes
2 4 (1.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
3 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.93%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.39%) SAN
3 7 (2.97%) LAN
3 7 (2.97%) WAN
3 7 (2.97%) Multicast
4 3 (1.27%) HTTP
4 3 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.27%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.85%) Big Data
2 48 (20.34%) NoSQL
3 23 (9.75%) Hadoop
3 23 (9.75%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.63%) Relational Database
5 16 (6.78%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.24%) MySQL
7 8 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.12%) OLAP
9 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (1.27%) Redis
10 3 (1.27%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.85%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.85%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) LabVIEW
1 2 (0.85%) Bugzilla
1 2 (0.85%) Subversion
1 2 (0.85%) Maven
1 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.85%) Mercurial
1 2 (0.85%) Trac
2 1 (0.42%) JUnit
2 1 (0.42%) Hudson
General
1 147 (62.29%) Finance
2 109 (46.19%) Banking
3 52 (22.03%) Front Office
4 38 (16.10%) Investment Banking
5 27 (11.44%) Telecoms
6 25 (10.59%) Retail
7 23 (9.75%) Online Betting
8 16 (6.78%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.97%) Private Banking
9 7 (2.97%) Marketing
10 3 (1.27%) Games
11 2 (0.85%) Law
12 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 137 (58.05%) Developer
2 92 (38.98%) Java Developer
3 34 (14.41%) Analyst
4 31 (13.14%) Support Analyst
4 31 (13.14%) Applications Support
5 29 (12.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 26 (11.02%) Senior Developer
6 26 (11.02%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (9.32%) Programmer
8 16 (6.78%) C++ Developer
9 13 (5.51%) Senior Programmer
9 13 (5.51%) Python Programmer
9 13 (5.51%) Senior Python Programmer
10 9 (3.81%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.39%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.39%) Middleware Developer
12 5 (2.12%) C++/Java Developer
13 4 (1.69%) Java Software Developer
13 4 (1.69%) Systems Developer
13 4 (1.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.22%) Spring
2 40 (16.95%) XML
3 30 (12.71%) Java RMI
3 30 (12.71%) JDBC
3 30 (12.71%) SOAP
3 30 (12.71%) ActiveMQ
3 30 (12.71%) XML-RPC
3 30 (12.71%) RabbitMQ
3 30 (12.71%) REST
4 27 (11.44%) Kafka
5 18 (7.63%) Middleware
5 18 (7.63%) .NET
6 13 (5.51%) J2EE
7 9 (3.81%) JMS
7 9 (3.81%) WCF
8 8 (3.39%) WPF
9 7 (2.97%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (2.97%) J2SE
9 7 (2.97%) HTML
10 6 (2.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 40 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (13.14%) Open Source
4 30 (12.71%) Client/Server
5 26 (11.02%) Hedge funds
6 23 (9.75%) CMDB
7 20 (8.47%) Derivative
8 19 (8.05%) Social Media
9 17 (7.20%) Data Structures
10 15 (6.36%) Fixed Income
11 14 (5.93%) Algorithms
12 13 (5.51%) Market Risk
13 12 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (5.08%) Physics
14 11 (4.66%) Mathematics
15 10 (4.24%) Credit Risk
16 8 (3.39%) Equity Derivative
17 5 (2.12%) Equity Risk
17 5 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
18 4 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.81%) UNIX
2 53 (22.46%) Linux
3 22 (9.32%) Windows
4 2 (0.85%) Solaris
5 1 (0.42%) AIX
5 1 (0.42%) HPUX
5 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (34.75%) Multithreading
2 54 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (21.61%) OO
4 32 (13.56%) Functional Programming
5 31 (13.14%) Software Architecture
6 30 (12.71%) Analytics
6 30 (12.71%) E-Commerce
7 29 (12.29%) Low Latency
8 26 (11.02%) Mentoring
8 26 (11.02%) Risk Management
9 22 (9.32%) Software Engineering
10 15 (6.36%) TDD
11 12 (5.08%) ITIL
12 11 (4.66%) ITIL V2
13 9 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (3.39%) OOD
14 8 (3.39%) People Management
14 8 (3.39%) Electronic Trading
15 7 (2.97%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 170 (72.03%) Java
2 110 (46.61%) SQL
3 105 (44.49%) C++
4 37 (15.68%) Python
4 37 (15.68%) Scala
5 31 (13.14%) C#
6 30 (12.71%) PL/SQL
7 21 (8.90%) Perl
8 14 (5.93%) MATLAB
8 14 (5.93%) Erlang
9 13 (5.51%) JavaScript
10 12 (5.08%) C
11 11 (4.66%) VBA
12 10 (4.24%) Haskell
13 8 (3.39%) F#
14 7 (2.97%) Bash Shell
15 6 (2.54%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.69%) Groovy
16 4 (1.69%) PHP
17 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (20.34%) Degree
2 2 (0.85%) VCP4
2 2 (0.85%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.93%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.66%) Platform Symphony
2 4 (1.69%) Docker
3 3 (1.27%) Snort
4 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) GridGain
5 1 (0.42%) Xen
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.42%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) SCOM
2 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (25.85%) Oracle
2 30 (12.71%) DataSynapse
3 22 (9.32%) Sybase
4 14 (5.93%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.08%) TIBCO
6 10 (4.24%) IBM
7 7 (2.97%) Reuters
7 7 (2.97%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.97%) ION Trading
7 7 (2.97%) Patsystems
7 7 (2.97%) Fidessa
7 7 (2.97%) HP
8 6 (2.54%) Terracotta
9 5 (2.12%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.69%) TOWER Software
11 3 (1.27%) Google
11 3 (1.27%) GigaSpaces
12 2 (0.85%) VMware
12 2 (0.85%) Intel
13 1 (0.42%) BEA
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