Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 695 995 1003
Rank change year-on-year +300 +8 +126
Permanent jobs citing Solace 50 34 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.027% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.064% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 87
Median annual salary £72,750 £85,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.41% +9.68% +19.23%
10th Percentile £43,625 £62,500 £57,000
90th Percentile £184,750 £130,000 £113,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 - £56,750

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 23,762 52,738 63,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.03% 41.72% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18,582 40,765 49,263
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Solace
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Solace in the UK

Solace
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solace.

Salary trend for Solace in the UK

Solace
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solace over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Solace in the UK

Solace
Top 8 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 15 January 2021. 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 +273 27 £103,000 +21.18% 3
UK excluding London - 26 £52,500 - 1
London +177 24 £103,000 +21.18% 2
Scotland - 22 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £70,500 -
Midlands - 3 £70,500 -
Work from Home - 2 £75,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 40 (80.00%) Java
2 33 (66.00%) Multithreading
3 28 (56.00%) Banking
4 26 (52.00%) Spring
5 25 (50.00%) Finance
6 23 (46.00%) Middleware
6 23 (46.00%) JMS
7 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (42.00%) AWS
8 20 (40.00%) Low Latency
9 19 (38.00%) Unix
10 18 (36.00%) Investment Banking
11 16 (32.00%) TDD
12 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (28.00%) User Experience
13 14 (28.00%) React
13 14 (28.00%) AngularJS
13 14 (28.00%) Java 8
14 13 (26.00%) Financial Institution
14 13 (26.00%) Rendezvous
15 12 (24.00%) SQL
15 12 (24.00%) Front Office
15 12 (24.00%) Big Data
16 11 (22.00%) Kafka
16 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
16 11 (22.00%) Scala
16 11 (22.00%) Electronic Trading
16 11 (22.00%) Technical Architecture
16 11 (22.00%) Spring Boot
16 11 (22.00%) Kotlin

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:

Cloud Services
1 21 (42.00%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Big Data
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) KDB
4 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.00%) HBase
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (16.00%) IntelliJ
2 8 (16.00%) Maven
3 3 (6.00%) JIRA
General
1 28 (56.00%) Banking
2 25 (50.00%) Finance
3 18 (36.00%) Investment Banking
4 13 (26.00%) Financial Institution
5 12 (24.00%) Front Office
6 8 (16.00%) French Language
7 7 (14.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (84.00%) Developer
2 35 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (32.00%) Senior Developer
4 14 (28.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (26.00%) Lead Developer
6 10 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 8 (16.00%) Analyst
7 8 (16.00%) Applications Support
7 8 (16.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (16.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Java Team Leader
8 4 (8.00%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Quantitative Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Applications Support
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) Spring
2 23 (46.00%) JMS
2 23 (46.00%) Middleware
3 14 (28.00%) AngularJS
3 14 (28.00%) React
4 13 (26.00%) Rendezvous
5 11 (22.00%) Kafka
5 11 (22.00%) Spring Boot
6 7 (14.00%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (14.00%) Ultra Messaging
7 5 (10.00%) XML
8 4 (8.00%) Web Services
9 3 (6.00%) CSS
9 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.00%) HTML
9 3 (6.00%) J2EE
9 3 (6.00%) JDBC
9 3 (6.00%) Node.js
9 3 (6.00%) RESTful
9 3 (6.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (28.00%) User Experience
3 11 (22.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (14.00%) Equities
4 7 (14.00%) Fixed Income
5 6 (12.00%) Reference Data
6 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
6 4 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (6.00%) Derivative
8 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Unix
2 10 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Multithreading
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) Low Latency
4 16 (32.00%) TDD
5 11 (22.00%) E-business
5 11 (22.00%) Electronic Trading
5 11 (22.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 11 (22.00%) SOA
5 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (22.00%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (18.00%) OO
7 8 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (14.00%) Memory Management
8 7 (14.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (12.00%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (12.00%) DevOps
10 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) Java 8
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) Kotlin
4 11 (22.00%) Scala
4 11 (22.00%) TypeScript
5 9 (18.00%) Python
6 7 (14.00%) C++
7 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.00%) Sybase
3 1 (2.00%) Talarian