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 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
Grid Computing
Rank 782 731 751
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +20
Permanent jobs citing Grid Computing 115 159 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 92 137 111
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £108,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +101.61%

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Grid Computing Salary Histogram in the UK

Grid Computing
Top 16 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 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
England -34 110 £67,500 -3.57% 2
London -11 103 £67,500 -3.57% 2
City of London -3 16 £63,750 +2.00%
South East +14 5 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £67,500 -
Twickenham -2 2 £55,000 -
Teddington -7 2 £55,000 -
Oxford - 2 £90,000 -
Scotland -12 1 £62,500 -
Glasgow -13 1 £62,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 £62,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 153 (69.23%) Java
2 124 (56.11%) Finance
3 97 (43.89%) C++
4 90 (40.72%) Banking
5 81 (36.65%) Multithreading
6 76 (34.39%) SQL
7 68 (30.77%) Computer Science
8 64 (28.96%) Degree
9 63 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (23.53%) UNIX
10 52 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
11 51 (23.08%) Front Office
12 47 (21.27%) Big Data
13 46 (20.81%) Linux
14 43 (19.46%) Oracle
15 42 (19.00%) C#
16 41 (18.55%) OO
16 41 (18.55%) Investment Banking
17 40 (18.10%) Risk Management
18 39 (17.65%) XML
19 38 (17.19%) NoSQL
20 37 (16.74%) Spring
21 33 (14.93%) .NET
21 33 (14.93%) Mathematics
21 33 (14.93%) DataSynapse
22 32 (14.48%) SQL Server
23 31 (14.03%) Python
23 31 (14.03%) Scala
24 29 (13.12%) Physics
25 28 (12.67%) Fixed Income

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (11.76%) Oracle Coherence
2 21 (9.50%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.62%) Apache
4 5 (2.26%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.26%) IIS
4 5 (2.26%) JBoss
5 4 (1.81%) GemFire
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (3.17%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.90%) MoSes
2 2 (0.90%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.26%) SaaS
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.17%) SAN
2 7 (3.17%) LAN
2 7 (3.17%) WAN
2 7 (3.17%) Multicast
3 5 (2.26%) HTTP
4 3 (1.36%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.27%) Big Data
2 38 (17.19%) NoSQL
3 32 (14.48%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (6.33%) Hadoop
5 13 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.52%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.52%) OLAP
7 9 (4.07%) MySQL
8 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.71%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.26%) Spotfire
10 4 (1.81%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (1.81%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.90%) Riak
13 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
2 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.90%) LabVIEW
2 2 (0.90%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.90%) Subversion
2 2 (0.90%) Maven
2 2 (0.90%) Trac
3 1 (0.45%) JUnit
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) Hudson
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 124 (56.11%) Finance
2 90 (40.72%) Banking
3 51 (23.08%) Front Office
4 41 (18.55%) Investment Banking
5 27 (12.22%) Financial Institution
6 20 (9.05%) Telecoms
7 19 (8.60%) Retail
8 17 (7.69%) Online Betting
9 7 (3.17%) Private Banking
10 4 (1.81%) Marketing
11 3 (1.36%) Games
11 3 (1.36%) Legal
12 2 (0.90%) Law
13 1 (0.45%) Advertising
13 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 146 (66.06%) Developer
2 100 (45.25%) Java Developer
3 32 (14.48%) Senior Developer
3 32 (14.48%) Senior Java Developer
4 18 (8.14%) C# Developer
5 17 (7.69%) Analyst
6 15 (6.79%) C++ Developer
7 14 (6.33%) Programmer
7 14 (6.33%) Support Analyst
8 12 (5.43%) Applications Support Analyst
8 12 (5.43%) Applications Support
9 11 (4.98%) Junior
9 11 (4.98%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.52%) Junior Developer
11 9 (4.07%) Consultant
12 8 (3.62%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.62%) C++/Java Developer
13 7 (3.17%) Java Software Developer
13 7 (3.17%) Team Leader
13 7 (3.17%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.65%) XML
2 37 (16.74%) Spring
3 33 (14.93%) .NET
4 21 (9.50%) JDBC
4 21 (9.50%) SOAP
4 21 (9.50%) Java RMI
4 21 (9.50%) XML-RPC
4 21 (9.50%) ActiveMQ
4 21 (9.50%) RabbitMQ
4 21 (9.50%) REST
4 21 (9.50%) Kafka
5 20 (9.05%) WCF
6 10 (4.52%) WPF
7 8 (3.62%) Middleware
8 7 (3.17%) Hibernate
8 7 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (2.71%) WinForms
9 6 (2.71%) J2SE
9 6 (2.71%) J2EE
9 6 (2.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 52 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (14.93%) Mathematics
4 29 (13.12%) Physics
5 28 (12.67%) Market Risk
5 28 (12.67%) Fixed Income
6 22 (9.95%) Data Structures
7 21 (9.50%) Hedge funds
7 21 (9.50%) Derivative
7 21 (9.50%) Client/Server
8 18 (8.14%) Open Source
9 15 (6.79%) Credit Risk
9 15 (6.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (5.88%) Algorithms
11 12 (5.43%) Social Media
12 11 (4.98%) CMDB
13 9 (4.07%) Visualisation
14 6 (2.71%) Exotic Derivative
14 6 (2.71%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (2.26%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.53%) UNIX
2 46 (20.81%) Linux
3 19 (8.60%) Windows
4 4 (1.81%) Solaris
5 2 (0.90%) AIX
5 2 (0.90%) HPUX
5 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.45%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (36.65%) Multithreading
2 63 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (18.55%) OO
4 40 (18.10%) Risk Management
5 26 (11.76%) Analytics
6 25 (11.31%) Software Engineering
7 24 (10.86%) Low Latency
8 23 (10.41%) Mentoring
9 21 (9.50%) Software Architecture
10 19 (8.60%) E-Commerce
11 16 (7.24%) Functional Programming
12 13 (5.88%) Investment Management
12 13 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (4.07%) Electronic Trading
15 8 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (3.62%) People Management
15 8 (3.62%) OOD
16 7 (3.17%) ITIL
16 7 (3.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 153 (69.23%) Java
2 97 (43.89%) C++
3 76 (34.39%) SQL
4 42 (19.00%) C#
5 31 (14.03%) Python
5 31 (14.03%) Scala
6 21 (9.50%) PL/SQL
7 16 (7.24%) Perl
8 12 (5.43%) C
8 12 (5.43%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.62%) MATLAB
9 8 (3.62%) Erlang
10 5 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.26%) VBA
11 4 (1.81%) Haskell
11 4 (1.81%) PHP
12 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.36%) Groovy
12 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.36%) F#
Qualifications
1 64 (28.96%) Degree
2 4 (1.81%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.71%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) Snort
1 3 (1.36%) Platform Symphony
1 3 (1.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.45%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) Ansible
2 2 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.90%) Puppet
2 2 (0.90%) Cobbler
2 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (19.46%) Oracle
2 33 (14.93%) DataSynapse
3 21 (9.50%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.24%) TIBCO
5 15 (6.79%) Sybase
6 11 (4.98%) IBM
7 10 (4.52%) DevExpress
8 9 (4.07%) HP
9 7 (3.17%) Fidessa
9 7 (3.17%) ION Trading
9 7 (3.17%) Patsystems
9 7 (3.17%) Reuters
9 7 (3.17%) Bloomberg
10 5 (2.26%) Tableau
11 3 (1.36%) Terracotta
12 2 (0.90%) GigaSpaces
12 2 (0.90%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.90%) EMC
12 2 (0.90%) Intel