Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1103 1203 1255
Rank change year-on-year +100 +52 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solace 84 37 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.019% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.042% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 55 22 47
UK median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £51,750 £61,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £102,000 £109,750 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 78377 87488 101294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.40% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60957 71153 81835
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 £41,500 £40,000
% 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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 +120 84 £75,000 -6.25% 3
London +87 84 £75,000 -6.25% 3

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (71.43%) Java
2 50 (59.52%) Linux
2 50 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (58.33%) SQL
4 48 (57.14%) Finance
5 44 (52.38%) Banking
6 42 (50.00%) TIBCO
7 38 (45.24%) Maven
8 36 (42.86%) TeamCity
9 34 (40.48%) Microservices
10 30 (35.71%) Scrum
11 29 (34.52%) Configuration Management
11 29 (34.52%) Sybase
11 29 (34.52%) DNS
11 29 (34.52%) Bash Shell
12 28 (33.33%) Firewall
12 28 (33.33%) Investment Banking
13 25 (29.76%) Asset Management
13 25 (29.76%) Shell Script
13 25 (29.76%) Apache
13 25 (29.76%) Oracle
14 24 (28.57%) Jenkins
14 24 (28.57%) Git (software)
14 24 (28.57%) Wealth Management
15 23 (27.38%) Retail Banking
15 23 (27.38%) Tomcat
15 23 (27.38%) E-Commerce
15 23 (27.38%) Retail
15 23 (27.38%) RMDS
15 23 (27.38%) SDLC

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 25 (29.76%) Apache
2 23 (27.38%) Tomcat
3 11 (13.10%) JBoss
3 11 (13.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (9.52%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.38%) DataSynapse
7 2 (2.38%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 23 (27.38%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) OpenShift
2 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (7.14%) GitHub
5 2 (2.38%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.38%) IaaS
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.38%) PaaS
5 2 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.52%) DNS
2 28 (33.33%) Firewall
3 12 (14.29%) FTP
4 7 (8.33%) Multicast
5 6 (7.14%) DHCP
5 6 (7.14%) HTTP
5 6 (7.14%) HTTPS
5 6 (7.14%) Kerberos
5 6 (7.14%) SSH
6 4 (4.76%) BGP
6 4 (4.76%) EIGRP
6 4 (4.76%) OSPF
7 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) InfluxDB
2 6 (7.14%) MySQL
2 6 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.14%) SQLite
3 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.38%) Flink
5 2 (2.38%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.38%) KDB
5 2 (2.38%) Kdb+
5 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 38 (45.24%) Maven
2 36 (42.86%) TeamCity
3 24 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 24 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 16 (19.05%) Ant
5 14 (16.67%) JUnit
6 12 (14.29%) Subversion
7 11 (13.10%) Checkstyle
7 11 (13.10%) Eclipse
7 11 (13.10%) IntelliJ
7 11 (13.10%) SoapUI
7 11 (13.10%) XMLUnit
8 6 (7.14%) Gerrit
9 4 (4.76%) JIRA
10 3 (3.57%) Hudson
10 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.38%) ClearQuest
11 2 (2.38%) Mockito
General
1 48 (57.14%) Finance
2 44 (52.38%) Banking
3 28 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 23 (27.38%) Retail
4 23 (27.38%) Retail Banking
5 8 (9.52%) Front Office
6 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.57%) Back Office
8 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (40.48%) Developer
2 23 (27.38%) Configuration Engineer
2 23 (27.38%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 20 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.10%) EAI Developer
4 11 (13.10%) SOA Developer
5 10 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Architect
10 3 (3.57%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.38%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Environment Manager
11 2 (2.38%) Network Manager
11 2 (2.38%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) Hibernate
1 19 (22.62%) JMS
2 17 (20.24%) Middleware
3 14 (16.67%) Web Services
4 12 (14.29%) Drools
4 12 (14.29%) XML
4 12 (14.29%) XSD
5 11 (13.10%) Apache Camel
5 11 (13.10%) EJB
5 11 (13.10%) EJB 3.0
5 11 (13.10%) JavaBeans
5 11 (13.10%) JDBC
5 11 (13.10%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (13.10%) XSL
6 9 (10.71%) Spring
7 8 (9.52%) Kafka
8 7 (8.33%) HTML
8 7 (8.33%) REST
8 7 (8.33%) XSLT
9 6 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (13.10%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.52%) Hedge funds
4 7 (8.33%) Derivative
4 7 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (7.14%) Equities
5 6 (7.14%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.57%) CMDB
7 3 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.38%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 50 (59.52%) Linux
2 15 (17.86%) Unix
3 10 (11.90%) Windows
4 6 (7.14%) CentOS
5 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Android
6 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.38%) Solaris
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) Microservices
3 30 (35.71%) Scrum
4 29 (34.52%) Configuration Management
5 25 (29.76%) Asset Management
6 24 (28.57%) Wealth Management
7 23 (27.38%) E-Commerce
7 23 (27.38%) SDLC
8 14 (16.67%) DevOps
8 14 (16.67%) SOA
9 13 (15.48%) Low Latency
9 13 (15.48%) Waterfall
10 12 (14.29%) EAI
10 12 (14.29%) Investment Management
11 11 (13.10%) Code Coverage
11 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (13.10%) UML
11 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
11 11 (13.10%) Use Case
11 11 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (71.43%) Java
2 49 (58.33%) SQL
3 29 (34.52%) Bash Shell
4 25 (29.76%) Shell Script
5 18 (21.43%) C#
6 15 (17.86%) PL/SQL
6 15 (17.86%) T-SQL
7 13 (15.48%) Python
8 11 (13.10%) Perl
8 11 (13.10%) XPath
9 7 (8.33%) C++
10 6 (7.14%) Ruby
11 1 (1.19%) C
11 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
2 4 (4.76%) MiFID
3 2 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.38%) EMIR
System Software
1 16 (19.05%) Docker
2 6 (7.14%) LXC
3 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.19%) GPFS
4 1 (1.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (19.05%) Puppet
2 6 (7.14%) Ansible
2 6 (7.14%) CFEngine
2 6 (7.14%) Cobbler
2 6 (7.14%) collectd
2 6 (7.14%) Nagios
2 6 (7.14%) rkt
2 6 (7.14%) yum
3 4 (4.76%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.38%) Kibana
4 2 (2.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 29 (34.52%) Sybase
3 25 (29.76%) Oracle
4 8 (9.52%) Informatica
5 6 (7.14%) Dell
5 6 (7.14%) HP
5 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 4 (4.76%) Arista
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco
7 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.57%) Perforce
8 2 (2.38%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (2.38%) Google
8 2 (2.38%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.38%) SAP
8 2 (2.38%) StreamBase
8 2 (2.38%) Talarian
8 2 (2.38%) VMware
9 1 (1.19%) Murex