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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 937 948
Rank change year-on-year +111 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Solace 39 13 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.013% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.027% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 34
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,250 £86,250 £88,500
UK excluding London median 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 vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 37995 47291 52028
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 45.58% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30536 38626 41595
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Solace
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Solace as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Solace in the UK

Solace
Top 5 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +121 39 £67,500 +3.84% 1
London +101 39 £67,500 +3.84% 1
City of London +50 14 £80,000 -7.24%
Canary Wharf - 6 £90,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 83 (75.45%) Java
1 83 (75.45%) SQL
2 55 (50.00%) Finance
3 49 (44.55%) JMS
4 47 (42.73%) SOA
5 45 (40.91%) Sybase
6 44 (40.00%) TIBCO
6 44 (40.00%) Maven
7 41 (37.27%) Linux
8 39 (35.45%) Web Services
8 39 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (33.64%) XML
10 35 (31.82%) Oracle
11 34 (30.91%) Middleware
12 33 (30.00%) Low Latency
13 32 (29.09%) Jenkins
14 31 (28.18%) C++
14 31 (28.18%) Subversion
15 30 (27.27%) Banking
15 30 (27.27%) Drools
15 30 (27.27%) Ant
15 30 (27.27%) FTP
16 27 (24.55%) EAI
17 26 (23.64%) Python
17 26 (23.64%) Enterprise Software
18 25 (22.73%) Relational Database
18 25 (22.73%) HTML
19 24 (21.82%) Rendezvous
20 23 (20.91%) Investment Management
21 22 (20.00%) Software Engineering

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 19 (17.27%) JBoss
2 17 (15.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.55%) Apache
3 5 (4.55%) DataSynapse
3 5 (4.55%) NServiceBus
4 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.73%) Mule
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.91%) RMDS
1 1 (0.91%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.27%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.27%) FTP
2 2 (1.82%) DNS
2 2 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) DHCP
3 1 (0.91%) InfiniBand
3 1 (0.91%) LDAP
3 1 (0.91%) SAN
3 1 (0.91%) SSL
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 22 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
4 13 (11.82%) RDBMS
5 10 (9.09%) KDB
6 8 (7.27%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.73%) Big Data
7 3 (2.73%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.91%) DB2
8 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (40.00%) Maven
2 32 (29.09%) Jenkins
3 31 (28.18%) Subversion
4 30 (27.27%) Ant
5 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
6 18 (16.36%) JUnit
7 16 (14.55%) FitNesse
8 14 (12.73%) Checkstyle
8 14 (12.73%) Eclipse
8 14 (12.73%) IntelliJ
8 14 (12.73%) SoapUI
8 14 (12.73%) XMLUnit
9 10 (9.09%) Visual Studio
10 9 (8.18%) JIRA
10 9 (8.18%) TeamCity
11 6 (5.45%) Bitbucket
12 4 (3.64%) Mockito
12 4 (3.64%) Spock
13 2 (1.82%) Gradle
14 1 (0.91%) GCC
General
1 55 (50.00%) Finance
2 30 (27.27%) Banking
3 11 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.18%) Front Office
5 5 (4.55%) Back Office
6 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (73.64%) Developer
2 58 (52.73%) Java Developer
3 28 (25.45%) Senior Developer
4 22 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (12.73%) Analyst
5 14 (12.73%) Lead Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Automation Developer
6 13 (11.82%) SOA Developer
7 12 (10.91%) C# Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Java Pricing Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Messaging Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Support Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) EAI Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Applications Support
10 7 (6.36%) C++ Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Lead Java Developer
11 6 (5.45%) AWS Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Senior C++ Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Workflow Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (44.55%) JMS
2 39 (35.45%) Web Services
3 37 (33.64%) XML
4 34 (30.91%) Middleware
5 30 (27.27%) Drools
6 25 (22.73%) HTML
7 24 (21.82%) Rendezvous
8 19 (17.27%) Hibernate
8 19 (17.27%) Spring
8 19 (17.27%) XSD
9 18 (16.36%) TIBCO EMS
10 16 (14.55%) JDBC
11 14 (12.73%) .NET
11 14 (12.73%) Apache Camel
11 14 (12.73%) HTML5
11 14 (12.73%) JavaBeans
11 14 (12.73%) XSL
12 13 (11.82%) EJB
12 13 (11.82%) EJB 3.0
12 13 (11.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (19.09%) Derivative
4 18 (16.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.45%) Fixed Income
8 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.64%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.64%) Equities
9 4 (3.64%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (3.64%) User Experience
10 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.73%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (1.82%) Fintech
11 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.91%) Clustering
12 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (37.27%) Linux
2 12 (10.91%) Unix
3 6 (5.45%) Windows
4 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.91%) Solaris
6 1 (0.91%) SUSE
6 1 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.73%) SOA
2 39 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (30.00%) Low Latency
4 27 (24.55%) EAI
5 23 (20.91%) Investment Management
6 22 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 18 (16.36%) Electronic Trading
8 17 (15.45%) Microservices
8 17 (15.45%) Multithreading
8 17 (15.45%) Waterfall
9 16 (14.55%) Fund Management
10 15 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 15 (13.64%) Test Automation
10 15 (13.64%) Unit Testing
11 14 (12.73%) Code Coverage
11 14 (12.73%) Multithreaded Programming
11 14 (12.73%) UML
11 14 (12.73%) Use Case
11 14 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (11.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 83 (75.45%) Java
1 83 (75.45%) SQL
2 31 (28.18%) C++
3 26 (23.64%) Python
4 18 (16.36%) XPath
5 15 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 14 (12.73%) C#
6 14 (12.73%) T-SQL
7 13 (11.82%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.09%) Groovy
9 6 (5.45%) Perl
9 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.82%) C
10 2 (1.82%) Korn
11 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) QA
2 8 (7.27%) MiFID
3 4 (3.64%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (2.73%) EMIR
4 3 (2.73%) SLA
5 2 (1.82%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Docker
1 2 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.91%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) SCOM
2 3 (2.73%) Kibana
2 3 (2.73%) logstash
3 2 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.91%) Ansible
4 1 (0.91%) Control-M
4 1 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.91%) Nagios
4 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.91%) OpenView
4 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 45 (40.91%) Sybase
2 44 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 35 (31.82%) Oracle
4 10 (9.09%) ION Trading
5 5 (4.55%) MuleSoft
5 5 (4.55%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.64%) Calypso
6 4 (3.64%) Murex
6 4 (3.64%) Sophis
7 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.82%) HP
8 2 (1.82%) IBM
8 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.82%) Perforce
8 2 (1.82%) Veritas
9 1 (0.91%) Cognos
9 1 (0.91%) EMC
9 1 (0.91%) Sun
9 1 (0.91%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.91%) VMware