The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Reuters Group PLC.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 79 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 16 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.23% 0.15% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.21% 0.39% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £38,750 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,125 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.21% -19.70%
Reuters
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
498 507 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.43% 37.12% 37.12%
Number of salaries quoted 288 306 397
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reuters across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Reuters
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reuters across the Edinburgh region.

Reuters Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Fidessa
1 20 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 20 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Grid Computing
2 12 (60.00%) Banking
2 12 (60.00%) MultiFonds
2 12 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 12 (60.00%) Private Banking
2 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 12 (60.00%) thinkFolio
2 12 (60.00%) Calypso
2 12 (60.00%) Electronic Trading
2 12 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 12 (60.00%) High Availability
2 12 (60.00%) Markit EDM
2 12 (60.00%) Linedata
2 12 (60.00%) Charles River
2 12 (60.00%) HP
2 12 (60.00%) SAN
2 12 (60.00%) MySQL
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) Sybase
2 12 (60.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 12 (60.00%) IBM
2 12 (60.00%) Multicast
2 12 (60.00%) Relational Database

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Markit EDM
1 12 (60.00%) MultiFonds
1 12 (60.00%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) LAN
1 12 (60.00%) Multicast
1 12 (60.00%) SAN
1 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (60.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) MySQL
1 12 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 12 (60.00%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Banking
2 12 (60.00%) Financial Institution
2 12 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 12 (60.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 12 (60.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Electronic Trading
1 12 (60.00%) High Availability
1 12 (60.00%) Investment Management
1 12 (60.00%) People Management
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 20 (100.00%) Fidessa
2 12 (60.00%) Calypso
2 12 (60.00%) Charles River
2 12 (60.00%) HP
2 12 (60.00%) IBM
2 12 (60.00%) Linedata
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) Sybase
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft