Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 660 1021 1077
Rank change year-on-year +361 +56 +42
Permanent jobs citing Solace 29 55 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.039% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.092% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 66
Median annual salary £70,000 £107,500 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.88% +40.98% +5.17%
10th Percentile £48,250 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £119,800 £130,000 £111,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 - £63,500

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 19,332 60,015 71,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.25% 42.79% 43.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15,154 45,592 55,181
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 1 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Solace in the UK

Solace
Top 7 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 1 October 2020. 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 +356 16 £89,750 -16.51% 6
UK excluding London - 15 £52,500 - 1
London +233 14 £103,000 -4.19% 5
Scotland - 12 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £70,500 - 1
Midlands - 2 £70,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 20 (68.97%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) Middleware
3 16 (55.17%) Finance
3 16 (55.17%) Multithreading
4 15 (51.72%) AWS
5 14 (48.28%) Spring
6 13 (44.83%) JMS
7 11 (37.93%) Banking
8 10 (34.48%) Rendezvous
9 9 (31.03%) Financial Institution
9 9 (31.03%) SQL
9 9 (31.03%) Kafka
9 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
10 8 (27.59%) Investment Banking
10 8 (27.59%) TypeScript
10 8 (27.59%) React
11 7 (24.14%) User Experience
11 7 (24.14%) Java 8
11 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (24.14%) .NET
11 7 (24.14%) C#
11 7 (24.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (20.69%) Oracle
12 6 (20.69%) Windows
12 6 (20.69%) Memory Management
12 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
12 6 (20.69%) Big Data
12 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
13 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (17.24%) Spring Boot

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 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
1 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (10.34%) SaaS
2 3 (10.34%) Serverless
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (3.45%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) AMQP
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Big Data
1 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.90%) HBase
3 2 (6.90%) KDB
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) EasyMock
4 1 (3.45%) GCC
4 1 (3.45%) GDB
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Mockito
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Financial Institution
4 8 (27.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (17.24%) Front Office
6 3 (10.34%) French Language
7 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) Middleware
2 14 (48.28%) Spring
3 13 (44.83%) JMS
4 10 (34.48%) Rendezvous
5 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (31.03%) Kafka
6 8 (27.59%) React
7 7 (24.14%) .NET
8 5 (17.24%) REST
8 5 (17.24%) SOAP
8 5 (17.24%) Spring Boot
8 5 (17.24%) Web Services
9 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (13.79%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
10 3 (10.34%) Java EE
10 3 (10.34%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (10.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Multithreading
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
3 6 (20.69%) Memory Management
4 5 (17.24%) E-business
4 5 (17.24%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (17.24%) SOA
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Architecture Roadmap
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) TypeScript
4 7 (24.14%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) Java 8
5 5 (17.24%) C++
5 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.24%) Kotlin
5 5 (17.24%) Scala
6 4 (13.79%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.45%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) ION Trading
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase
3 1 (3.45%) Talarian