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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 786 671 737
Rank change year-on-year
-115 +66
Permanent jobs citing Grid Computing 109 219 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.51% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 98 203 127
Average salary £62,500 £68,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.08% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,592 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £89,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +41.93%

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
42867 42614 45484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.60% 39.39% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33821 34651 37944
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Grid Computing Salary Histogram in the UK

Grid Computing
Top 22 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 20 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
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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 -112 94 £70,000 - 7
London -96 84 £70,000 - 5
City of London -27 19 £53,750 -14.00%
Scotland -19 11 £61,250 +11.36%
Glasgow -15 10 £61,250 +11.36%
South East +3 5 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Twickenham +4 4 £55,000 -
Cambridge +4 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Teddington -8 4 £55,000 -
East of England -20 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £47,500 -
Bletchley - 2 £47,500 -
Wales - 2 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire +16 1 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £31,000 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £31,000 -
Swindon - 1 £31,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 150 (64.66%) Java
2 121 (52.16%) Finance
3 103 (44.40%) C++
4 92 (39.66%) Computer Science
5 81 (34.91%) Degree
6 79 (34.05%) Analytical Skills
7 74 (31.90%) Banking
8 70 (30.17%) Risk Management
9 65 (28.02%) Mathematics
10 64 (27.59%) Multithreading
11 60 (25.86%) Physics
11 60 (25.86%) Market Risk
12 55 (23.71%) C#
13 52 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (20.69%) Investment Banking
14 48 (20.69%) Linux
15 47 (20.26%) UNIX
16 44 (18.97%) SQL
16 44 (18.97%) Front Office
17 42 (18.10%) Financial Institution
18 38 (16.38%) SQL Server
19 37 (15.95%) Oracle
19 37 (15.95%) Fixed Income
19 37 (15.95%) Big Data
20 36 (15.52%) Investment Management
21 34 (14.66%) .NET
22 33 (14.22%) Python
23 31 (13.36%) DataSynapse
24 30 (12.93%) OO
24 30 (12.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 26 (11.21%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (4.74%) Apache
3 10 (4.31%) IIS
3 10 (4.31%) JBoss
4 5 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.86%) GemFire
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.02%) PaaS
3 4 (1.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) HTTP
2 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.86%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.43%) CTI
3 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.95%) Big Data
3 28 (12.07%) NoSQL
4 18 (7.76%) Hadoop
5 14 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.31%) OLAP
6 10 (4.31%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.88%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.02%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.16%) Spotfire
9 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (1.72%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.29%) KDB
11 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Subversion
2 3 (1.29%) Maven
2 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.29%) Hudson
2 3 (1.29%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.86%) Trac
3 2 (0.86%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.86%) JIRA
3 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.86%) LabVIEW
3 2 (0.86%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
General
1 121 (52.16%) Finance
2 74 (31.90%) Banking
3 48 (20.69%) Investment Banking
4 44 (18.97%) Front Office
5 42 (18.10%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.86%) Retail
7 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.86%) Law
7 2 (0.86%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 151 (65.09%) Developer
2 102 (43.97%) Java Developer
3 28 (12.07%) Senior Developer
3 28 (12.07%) Senior Java Developer
4 24 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 22 (9.48%) Consultant
6 17 (7.33%) Junior
7 16 (6.90%) C++ Developer
7 16 (6.90%) Junior Developer
8 13 (5.60%) Junior Java Developer
8 13 (5.60%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.17%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.74%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.74%) Analyst
11 10 (4.31%) Programmer
12 9 (3.88%) Java Software Developer
12 9 (3.88%) C++/Java Developer
13 8 (3.45%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.66%) .NET
2 22 (9.48%) XML
2 22 (9.48%) Spring
2 22 (9.48%) WCF
3 16 (6.90%) Middleware
4 12 (5.17%) WPF
5 11 (4.74%) Hibernate
6 9 (3.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (3.45%) J2EE
8 7 (3.02%) STL
9 6 (2.59%) JMS
10 5 (2.16%) ODBC
10 5 (2.16%) HTML
10 5 (2.16%) J2SE
10 5 (2.16%) WinForms
10 5 (2.16%) Java SE
10 5 (2.16%) Kafka
11 4 (1.72%) Rendezvous
11 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (39.66%) Computer Science
2 79 (34.05%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (28.02%) Mathematics
4 60 (25.86%) Physics
4 60 (25.86%) Market Risk
5 37 (15.95%) Fixed Income
6 30 (12.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (11.21%) Data Structures
8 22 (9.48%) Credit Risk
9 18 (7.76%) Algorithms
10 17 (7.33%) Open Source
11 14 (6.03%) Derivative
12 12 (5.17%) Hedge funds
13 10 (4.31%) CMDB
14 8 (3.45%) Equities
14 8 (3.45%) Visualisation
15 7 (3.02%) Management Information System
16 6 (2.59%) Exotic Derivative
17 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
17 3 (1.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.69%) Linux
2 47 (20.26%) UNIX
3 17 (7.33%) Windows
4 10 (4.31%) Solaris
5 8 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.45%) AIX
5 8 (3.45%) HPUX
6 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.72%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.72%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (30.17%) Risk Management
2 64 (27.59%) Multithreading
3 52 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (15.52%) Investment Management
5 30 (12.93%) OO
6 25 (10.78%) Software Engineering
7 22 (9.48%) Low Latency
7 22 (9.48%) Analytics
8 13 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (5.60%) Project Management
9 12 (5.17%) ITIL
9 12 (5.17%) UML
10 11 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.45%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.02%) OOP
12 7 (3.02%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.02%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (3.02%) Problem Management
13 6 (2.59%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (2.59%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 150 (64.66%) Java
2 103 (44.40%) C++
3 55 (23.71%) C#
4 44 (18.97%) SQL
5 33 (14.22%) Python
6 26 (11.21%) Perl
7 20 (8.62%) Scala
8 17 (7.33%) C
9 8 (3.45%) MATLAB
10 7 (3.02%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.16%) VBA
11 5 (2.16%) Erlang
12 4 (1.72%) Groovy
12 4 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.29%) PHP
13 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.29%) R
13 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 81 (34.91%) Degree
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.72%) MCP
2 4 (1.72%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (3.02%) Firmware
2 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.72%) vSphere
3 2 (0.86%) Snort
4 1 (0.43%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.43%) GridGain
4 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.02%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.86%) Puppet
2 2 (0.86%) Cobbler
2 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 37 (15.95%) Oracle
2 31 (13.36%) DataSynapse
3 27 (11.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.60%) TIBCO
5 8 (3.45%) DevExpress
5 8 (3.45%) EMC
5 8 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.02%) HP
7 6 (2.59%) Sybase
8 5 (2.16%) Tableau
9 4 (1.72%) VMware
9 4 (1.72%) IBM
10 3 (1.29%) Intel
10 3 (1.29%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.86%) GigaSpaces
12 1 (0.43%) Wall Street Systems
12 1 (0.43%) Netezza
12 1 (0.43%) Terracotta
12 1 (0.43%) BEA
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