The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Platform Symphony
Rank 917 870 896
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +26
Permanent jobs citing Platform Symphony 2 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category 0.017% 0.038% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 16
Average salary £110,000 £77,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% +21.56%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12019 10650 10837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.93% 9.58% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10075 8895 9324
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 4 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -32 2 £110,000 +41.93%
London -49 2 £110,000 +41.93%
Canary Wharf +3 1 £110,000 +41.93%
City of London -16 1 £110,000 +41.93%

Platform Symphony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Open Source
3 12 (70.59%) Finance
3 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
4 11 (64.71%) Guice
4 11 (64.71%) Scala
4 11 (64.71%) Java Concurrency
5 7 (41.18%) Grid Computing
6 6 (35.29%) Banking
6 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (29.41%) OO
7 5 (29.41%) GemFire
7 5 (29.41%) Guava
8 4 (23.53%) Clojure
8 4 (23.53%) Emacs
8 4 (23.53%) OOD
8 4 (23.53%) Lisp
8 4 (23.53%) OOP
8 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
9 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (5.88%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
9 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
9 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (5.88%) DataSynapse
9 1 (5.88%) Degree
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (5.88%) Front Office
9 1 (5.88%) Risk Management

Platform Symphony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) GemFire
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Emacs
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Guice
1 11 (64.71%) Java Concurrency
2 5 (29.41%) Guava
3 1 (5.88%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Open Source
2 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (41.18%) Grid Computing
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) OOD
3 4 (23.53%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Scala
3 4 (23.53%) Clojure
3 4 (23.53%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) vCloud
1 1 (5.88%) GridGain
1 1 (5.88%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) VMware
1 1 (5.88%) DataSynapse
1 1 (5.88%) GigaSpaces
1 1 (5.88%) Terracotta