Period
to 25 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Solace products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Solace over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Solace Systems.

Solace
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1137 1082 1262
Rank change year-on-year -55 +180 -31
Permanent jobs citing Solace 40 105 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.062% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.052% 0.14% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 33 82 29
UK median annual salary £97,500 £73,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.20% -1.67% -
10th Percentile £60,250 £56,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £116,000 £111,750 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £110,000

Solace is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 77,461 74,838 91,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.54% 44.27% 45.48%
Number of salaries quoted 60,658 60,149 74,509
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +5.00%

Solace
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Solace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Solace in the UK

Solace
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solace.

Salary trend for Solace in the UK

Solace
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solace over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Solace in the UK

Solace
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solace within the UK over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -71 40 £97,500 +32.20% 5
England -71 40 £97,500 +32.20% 5

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing Solace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Solace.

1 29 (72.50%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) Oracle
2 21 (52.50%) TIBCO
3 18 (45.00%) JMS
4 16 (40.00%) Front Office
4 16 (40.00%) Spring
4 16 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (37.50%) SQL
5 15 (37.50%) Low Latency
6 13 (32.50%) Middleware
6 13 (32.50%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) Banking
6 13 (32.50%) Maven
6 13 (32.50%) Electronic Trading
7 12 (30.00%) JUnit
7 12 (30.00%) Linux
8 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
9 10 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
10 9 (22.50%) Fixed Income
10 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
10 9 (22.50%) Apache
11 8 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (20.00%) Rendezvous
11 8 (20.00%) Unix
11 8 (20.00%) QA
11 8 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
11 8 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
11 8 (20.00%) Drools
12 7 (17.50%) Relational Database

Solace
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.50%) Mule
4 2 (5.00%) DataSynapse
4 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.00%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) NServiceBus
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Bluemix
2 2 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) AMQP
3 1 (2.50%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.50%) Big Data
4 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.00%) Flink
5 2 (5.00%) Hazelcast
5 2 (5.00%) KDB
5 2 (5.00%) MemSQL
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.50%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Maven
2 12 (30.00%) JUnit
3 6 (15.00%) EasyMock
3 6 (15.00%) Mockito
4 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.00%) Ant
5 2 (5.00%) Checkstyle
5 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 2 (5.00%) XMLUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.50%) Gradle
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (40.00%) Front Office
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
2 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 23 (57.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Database Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) JMS
2 16 (40.00%) Spring
3 13 (32.50%) Middleware
4 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
5 8 (20.00%) Drools
5 8 (20.00%) Rendezvous
6 6 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (15.00%) Kafka
7 5 (12.50%) JMX
7 5 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (10.00%) mod_perl
9 3 (7.50%) .NET
9 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.50%) Apache Camel
9 3 (7.50%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (7.50%) HTML
9 3 (7.50%) HTML5
10 2 (5.00%) EJB
10 2 (5.00%) JDBC
10 2 (5.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Fixed Income
2 8 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
4 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.00%) Equities
6 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.00%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (5.00%) Reference Data
6 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.50%) Derivative
7 1 (2.50%) Fintech
7 1 (2.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Unix
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Low Latency
3 13 (32.50%) Electronic Trading
4 10 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 8 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 8 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
6 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Coaching
8 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.50%) Microservices
8 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.00%) SOA
9 4 (10.00%) UML
9 4 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
4 7 (17.50%) C++
5 6 (15.00%) Perl
5 6 (15.00%) Python
6 4 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) Korn
8 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.00%) XPath
9 1 (2.50%) C
9 1 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (5.00%) EMIR
2 2 (5.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) GridGain
2 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kibana
1 1 (2.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Oracle
1 21 (52.50%) TIBCO
2 6 (15.00%) Sybase
3 4 (10.00%) F5
4 3 (7.50%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Cloudera
5 2 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) ION Trading
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Talarian
6 1 (2.50%) Concur
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Sun