Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1088 1149 1252
Rank change year-on-year +61 +103 -37
Permanent jobs citing Solace 93 75 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.040% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.090% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 64 50 45
UK median annual salary £72,500 £85,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.71% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £50,600 £60,000 £52,250
90th Percentile £102,750 £110,625 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 - -

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 77929 83156 100545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.39% 43.85% 45.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60243 67119 81790
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Solace in the UK

Solace
Top 4 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 23 October 2017. 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
England +97 93 £72,500 -14.71% 1
London +27 92 £72,500 -14.71% 1
UK excluding London +44 1 £52,000 -
South West - 1 £52,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Solace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Solace.

1 64 (68.82%) Java
2 55 (59.14%) SQL
3 53 (56.99%) Finance
4 51 (54.84%) Linux
5 48 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (48.39%) Banking
7 44 (47.31%) TIBCO
8 39 (41.94%) Maven
9 35 (37.63%) TeamCity
10 33 (35.48%) Oracle
11 32 (34.41%) Microservices
12 31 (33.33%) Sybase
12 31 (33.33%) Scrum
12 31 (33.33%) Bash Shell
13 29 (31.18%) Investment Banking
13 29 (31.18%) Tomcat
14 28 (30.11%) DNS
14 28 (30.11%) Configuration Management
15 27 (29.03%) Apache
15 27 (29.03%) Shell Script
16 26 (27.96%) Firewall
17 24 (25.81%) Asset Management
18 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
18 23 (24.73%) SDLC
19 22 (23.66%) Jenkins
19 22 (23.66%) Linux Command Line
19 22 (23.66%) RMDS
19 22 (23.66%) Retail Banking
19 22 (23.66%) Wealth Management
19 22 (23.66%) Middleware

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 29 (31.18%) Tomcat
2 27 (29.03%) Apache
3 15 (16.13%) JBoss
4 10 (10.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (8.60%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (3.23%) DataSynapse
7 3 (3.23%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.23%) Jetty
7 3 (3.23%) Mule
7 3 (3.23%) NServiceBus
7 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 22 (23.66%) RMDS
2 2 (2.15%) Bloomberg AIM
2 2 (2.15%) Eze OMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.75%) OpenShift
3 8 (8.60%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.45%) GitHub
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.23%) PaaS
6 2 (2.15%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.15%) IaaS
6 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.11%) DNS
2 26 (27.96%) Firewall
3 11 (11.83%) FTP
4 7 (7.53%) HTTP
4 7 (7.53%) Multicast
4 7 (7.53%) SSH
5 6 (6.45%) DHCP
5 6 (6.45%) HTTPS
5 6 (6.45%) Kerberos
6 5 (5.38%) BGP
7 4 (4.30%) EIGRP
7 4 (4.30%) OSPF
8 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.08%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.08%) ICMP
9 1 (1.08%) SAN
9 1 (1.08%) SSL
9 1 (1.08%) Telnet
9 1 (1.08%) VLAN
9 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.60%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.45%) InfluxDB
4 6 (6.45%) MySQL
4 6 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.45%) SQLite
5 5 (5.38%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.23%) KDB
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.15%) Flink
7 2 (2.15%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.15%) Kdb+
7 2 (2.15%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.08%) DB2
8 1 (1.08%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (41.94%) Maven
2 35 (37.63%) TeamCity
3 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
4 22 (23.66%) Jenkins
5 17 (18.28%) Ant
6 12 (12.90%) Eclipse
7 11 (11.83%) JUnit
7 11 (11.83%) Subversion
8 9 (9.68%) Checkstyle
9 8 (8.60%) IntelliJ
9 8 (8.60%) SoapUI
9 8 (8.60%) XMLUnit
10 6 (6.45%) Gerrit
10 6 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (5.38%) JIRA
12 4 (4.30%) Gradle
12 4 (4.30%) Mockito
13 3 (3.23%) Hudson
14 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (2.15%) ClearQuest
General
1 53 (56.99%) Finance
2 45 (48.39%) Banking
3 29 (31.18%) Investment Banking
4 22 (23.66%) Retail Banking
5 14 (15.05%) Front Office
6 3 (3.23%) Back Office
6 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Developer
2 27 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 22 (23.66%) Configuration Engineer
3 22 (23.66%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.60%) EAI Developer
5 8 (8.60%) SOA Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.23%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Architect
9 2 (2.15%) Environment Manager
9 2 (2.15%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.15%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.15%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) Middleware
2 21 (22.58%) JMS
3 18 (19.35%) Spring
4 16 (17.20%) Hibernate
5 14 (15.05%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (15.05%) Web Services
6 11 (11.83%) Drools
6 11 (11.83%) XML
7 10 (10.75%) HTML
8 9 (9.68%) Apache Camel
8 9 (9.68%) JavaBeans
8 9 (9.68%) JDBC
8 9 (9.68%) XSD
9 8 (8.60%) .NET
9 8 (8.60%) EJB
9 8 (8.60%) EJB 3.0
9 8 (8.60%) Kafka
9 8 (8.60%) REST
9 8 (8.60%) SOAP
9 8 (8.60%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (11.83%) Fixed Income
3 9 (9.68%) Hedge funds
4 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (7.53%) Equities
6 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.45%) Derivative
7 4 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (3.23%) CMDB
8 3 (3.23%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.15%) Fintech
9 2 (2.15%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
10 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (54.84%) Linux
2 18 (19.35%) Unix
3 12 (12.90%) Windows
4 6 (6.45%) CentOS
5 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.23%) Solaris
7 2 (2.15%) Android
7 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.41%) Microservices
3 31 (33.33%) Scrum
4 28 (30.11%) Configuration Management
5 24 (25.81%) Asset Management
6 23 (24.73%) SDLC
7 22 (23.66%) E-Commerce
7 22 (23.66%) Wealth Management
8 16 (17.20%) Low Latency
8 16 (17.20%) SOA
9 13 (13.98%) DevOps
10 11 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (11.83%) Multithreading
10 11 (11.83%) UML
11 10 (10.75%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.68%) Code Coverage
13 8 (8.60%) EAI
13 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.60%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 64 (68.82%) Java
2 55 (59.14%) SQL
3 31 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 27 (29.03%) Shell Script
5 20 (21.51%) C#
6 14 (15.05%) PL/SQL
6 14 (15.05%) Python
6 14 (15.05%) T-SQL
7 13 (13.98%) Perl
8 10 (10.75%) C++
9 9 (9.68%) XPath
10 6 (6.45%) Ruby
11 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.15%) EMIR
2 2 (2.15%) MiFID
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) Docker
2 6 (6.45%) LXC
3 4 (4.30%) GridGain
4 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.08%) GPFS
5 1 (1.08%) NFS
5 1 (1.08%) VMFS
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (17.20%) Puppet
2 6 (6.45%) Ansible
2 6 (6.45%) CFEngine
2 6 (6.45%) Cobbler
2 6 (6.45%) collectd
2 6 (6.45%) Nagios
2 6 (6.45%) rkt
2 6 (6.45%) yum
3 4 (4.30%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.15%) Control-M
4 2 (2.15%) Kibana
4 2 (2.15%) logstash
5 1 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (1.08%) OpenView
5 1 (1.08%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.08%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 44 (47.31%) TIBCO
2 33 (35.48%) Oracle
3 31 (33.33%) Sybase
4 8 (8.60%) Informatica
5 7 (7.53%) Dell
5 7 (7.53%) HP
6 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.45%) Perforce
6 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.30%) Arista
7 4 (4.30%) Cisco
8 3 (3.23%) Bloomberg
8 3 (3.23%) MKS
8 3 (3.23%) VMware
9 2 (2.15%) Eze Software Group
9 2 (2.15%) GigaSpaces
9 2 (2.15%) Google
9 2 (2.15%) SAP
9 2 (2.15%) Talarian