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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 268 311 331
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +20
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 3 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.043% 0.076% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.71% 0.87% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 19
Average salary £72,500 £37,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.33% -42.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £37,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £65,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 - £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
424 918 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.02% 8.71% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 357 805 930
Average salary £64,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.20% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -

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 29 April 2016.

RMDS Salary Histogram in the City of London

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Reuters
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Bloomberg
3 4 (44.44%) TIBCO
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Front Office
4 3 (33.33%) Rendezvous
4 3 (33.33%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (22.22%) Eikon
5 2 (22.22%) Solace
5 2 (22.22%) Data Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) 3000 Xtra
5 2 (22.22%) Sybase
5 2 (22.22%) DTS
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (11.11%) KDB
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
6 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) 3000 Xtra
1 2 (22.22%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FCoE
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) Multicast
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DTS
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) HBase
2 1 (11.11%) KDB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Data Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Market Data Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Market Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Market Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Market Data Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Market Data Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) TIBCO Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Support
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Rendezvous
1 3 (33.33%) Ultra Messaging
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) Data Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (11.11%) SRDF
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Reuters
2 4 (44.44%) Bloomberg
2 4 (44.44%) TIBCO
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Solace
3 2 (22.22%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) DataSynapse
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware