Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1095 1048 1200
Rank change year-on-year -47 +152 +6
Permanent jobs citing Solace 62 125 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.070% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.16% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 55 95 74
UK median annual salary £65,000 £85,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% +6.25% +1.59%
10th Percentile £53,000 £56,750 £51,125
90th Percentile £109,500 £122,500 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 - £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 77,326 77,795 93,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.65% 43.74% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 60,534 62,629 76,521
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
England -54 62 £65,000 -23.53% 6
London -42 61 £65,000 -23.53% 6
UK excluding London +16 1 £52,000 -
South West +10 1 £52,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 41 (66.13%) Java
2 32 (51.61%) JMS
3 30 (48.39%) SQL
3 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (46.77%) TIBCO
4 29 (46.77%) Oracle
5 24 (38.71%) Finance
5 24 (38.71%) Spring
6 23 (37.10%) Banking
6 23 (37.10%) JUnit
7 21 (33.87%) Multithreading
8 20 (32.26%) Maven
9 18 (29.03%) Sybase
10 17 (27.42%) JBoss
10 17 (27.42%) Low Latency
11 16 (25.81%) Drools
11 16 (25.81%) SOA
11 16 (25.81%) Web Services
12 15 (24.19%) Ant
12 15 (24.19%) Linux
12 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
12 15 (24.19%) Middleware
13 14 (22.58%) Front Office
13 14 (22.58%) Eclipse
14 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
15 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
15 12 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (19.35%) QA
15 12 (19.35%) UML
15 12 (19.35%) FTP

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 17 (27.42%) JBoss
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (14.52%) Oracle Coherence
4 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.06%) Apache
6 4 (6.45%) Mule
7 3 (4.84%) GlassFish
7 3 (4.84%) Jetty
7 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (3.23%) DataSynapse
8 2 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg AIM
1 2 (3.23%) Eze OMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) FTP
2 4 (6.45%) BGP
3 3 (4.84%) EIGRP
3 3 (4.84%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) Multicast
3 3 (4.84%) OSPF
4 2 (3.23%) HTTP
4 2 (3.23%) SSH
5 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.61%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.61%) ICMP
5 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.61%) MQTT
5 1 (1.61%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
5 1 (1.61%) Telnet
5 1 (1.61%) VLAN
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.23%) Flink
5 2 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) DB2
6 1 (1.61%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.61%) KDB
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) JUnit
2 20 (32.26%) Maven
3 15 (24.19%) Ant
4 14 (22.58%) Eclipse
5 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
6 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
6 12 (19.35%) Subversion
7 10 (16.13%) Checkstyle
8 9 (14.52%) IntelliJ
8 9 (14.52%) Mockito
8 9 (14.52%) SoapUI
8 9 (14.52%) XMLUnit
9 6 (9.68%) Gradle
10 5 (8.06%) EasyMock
11 3 (4.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.61%) Gerrit
12 1 (1.61%) JIRA
12 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 23 (37.10%) Banking
3 14 (22.58%) Front Office
4 10 (16.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.23%) Back Office
6 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (75.81%) Developer
2 35 (56.45%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) EAI Developer
3 9 (14.52%) SOA Developer
4 6 (9.68%) C++ Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Architect
8 2 (3.23%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.61%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) JMS
2 24 (38.71%) Spring
3 16 (25.81%) Drools
3 16 (25.81%) Web Services
4 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
4 15 (24.19%) Middleware
5 11 (17.74%) Apache Camel
6 10 (16.13%) JavaBeans
6 10 (16.13%) JDBC
6 10 (16.13%) XSD
7 9 (14.52%) EJB
7 9 (14.52%) EJB 3.0
7 9 (14.52%) JMX
7 9 (14.52%) XSL
8 7 (11.29%) .NET
8 7 (11.29%) Rendezvous
9 6 (9.68%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (9.68%) HTML
10 5 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (8.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Equities
1 11 (17.74%) Fixed Income
2 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (14.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.84%) Derivative
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.23%) Fintech
6 2 (3.23%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.23%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (3.23%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Solaris
3 6 (9.68%) Unix
4 4 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) Multithreading
3 17 (27.42%) Low Latency
4 16 (25.81%) SOA
5 12 (19.35%) UML
5 12 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (17.74%) Microservices
7 10 (16.13%) Code Coverage
7 10 (16.13%) Scrum
8 9 (14.52%) Algorithmic Trading
8 9 (14.52%) Concurrent Programming
8 9 (14.52%) EAI
8 9 (14.52%) Fund Management
8 9 (14.52%) Investment Management
8 9 (14.52%) JVM Tuning
8 9 (14.52%) Sequence Diagram
8 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Use Case
8 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.90%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) Java
2 30 (48.39%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) C++
4 11 (17.74%) PL/SQL
4 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.13%) XPath
6 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
7 8 (12.90%) C#
8 6 (9.68%) Python
9 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
9 5 (8.06%) Perl
10 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.61%) C
12 1 (1.61%) Groovy
12 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.23%) EMIR
2 2 (3.23%) MiFID
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) GridGain
2 2 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) LXC
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.61%) VMFS
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.23%) Control-M
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.61%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.61%) collectd
3 1 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.61%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView
3 1 (1.61%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.61%) rkt
3 1 (1.61%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.61%) vMotion
3 1 (1.61%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Oracle
1 29 (46.77%) TIBCO
2 18 (29.03%) Sybase
3 6 (9.68%) Talarian
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.84%) Arista
5 3 (4.84%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco
5 3 (4.84%) MKS
5 3 (4.84%) Perforce
6 2 (3.23%) Dell
6 2 (3.23%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (3.23%) FXall
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) CommVault
7 1 (1.61%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.61%) Reuters