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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 298 331 320
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 4 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.54% 2.59% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 11
Average salary £53,750 £65,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.30% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £59,750 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,250 £100,000 £91,500
UK excluding London average salary £102,500 £62,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+64.00% -16.66%
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
747 966 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.30% 7.50% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 663 822 624
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £82,500
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 2 July 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 2 July 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 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Release Management
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Reuters
4 5 (35.71%) Bloomberg
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) TIBCO
5 4 (28.57%) Rendezvous
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Solace
7 2 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Korn
7 2 (14.29%) C-shell
7 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (7.14%) Internet
8 1 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Applications Support
2 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Market Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Market Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Rendezvous
2 2 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (7.14%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) Korn
5 2 (14.29%) C-shell
5 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Reuters
1 5 (35.71%) Bloomberg
2 4 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 3 (21.43%) Solace
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix