The table below looks at the statistics for RMDS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RMDS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 300 321 322
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 10 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.094% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.13% 1.58% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 8
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary - £62,500 -
RMDS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
884 1077 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.34% 8.58% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 775 891 741
Average salary £60,000 £59,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +7.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

RMDS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RMDS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

RMDS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RMDS
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RMDS across the City of London region.

RMDS Salary Trend in the City of London

RMDS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RMDS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

RMDS Salary Histogram in the City of London

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing RMDS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RMDS.

1 13 (68.42%) Linux
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) UNIX
3 11 (57.89%) Perl
4 8 (42.11%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Reuters
4 8 (42.11%) Bloomberg
4 8 (42.11%) TIBCO
5 7 (36.84%) Rendezvous
5 7 (36.84%) Solaris
5 7 (36.84%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) C++
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) Release Management
7 5 (26.32%) Korn
7 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
7 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
8 4 (21.05%) Front Office
8 4 (21.05%) C-shell
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.53%) HTML
10 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing RMDS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RMDS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) Multicast
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) FCoE
2 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) HBase
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (21.05%) Front Office
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Applications Support
2 6 (31.58%) Applications Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Market Data Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Rendezvous
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) XSLT
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) WinForms
3 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
3 1 (5.26%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.53%) Equities
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) UNIX
3 7 (36.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) Release Management
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Perl
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
5 5 (26.32%) Korn
5 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
6 4 (21.05%) C-shell
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) SRDF
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) TIBCO
1 8 (42.11%) Reuters
1 8 (42.11%) Bloomberg
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) 29West
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Intel
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse