The table below looks at the statistics for Platform Symphony skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Platform Symphony over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Platform Symphony
Rank 890 920 874
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -46
Permanent jobs citing Platform Symphony 12 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.003% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.10% 0.032% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 15
Average salary £105,000 £70,000 £110,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11870 12627 10823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.73% 10.88% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9936 10432 9220
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Platform Symphony
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Platform Symphony within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Platform Symphony Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Platform Symphony
Salary Trend

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

Platform Symphony Salary Trend in the UK

Platform Symphony
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Symphony over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Platform Symphony Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Symphony
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Symphony within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +33 12 £105,000 +50.00%
London +17 12 £105,000 +50.00%

Platform Symphony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Platform Symphony 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 Platform Symphony.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) DataSynapse
3 15 (83.33%) Grid Computing
4 11 (61.11%) Multithreading
4 11 (61.11%) Scala
5 10 (55.56%) UNIX
5 10 (55.56%) C++
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (44.44%) Finance
7 8 (44.44%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (44.44%) Derivative
8 7 (38.89%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (33.33%) Equity Risk
9 6 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (33.33%) Sybase
9 6 (33.33%) Linux
9 6 (33.33%) Functional Programming
10 5 (27.78%) Infinispan
10 5 (27.78%) Akka
10 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
11 4 (22.22%) QA
12 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
12 3 (16.67%) Banking
12 3 (16.67%) Spring
13 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
13 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
13 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (11.11%) Front Office
13 2 (11.11%) Maven

Platform Symphony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Platform Symphony 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 Platform Symphony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (27.78%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
1 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Akka
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) JNI
3 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Grid Computing
2 8 (44.44%) Derivative
3 7 (38.89%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (33.33%) Equity Risk
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
7 1 (5.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Multithreading
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.56%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Garbage Collection
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Scala
3 10 (55.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) DataSynapse
2 6 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle