The table below looks at the statistics for RMDS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RMDS over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 825 834 766
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -68
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 46 33 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.032% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.58% 0.41% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 97
Average salary £73,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -
RMDS
UK

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

Business Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
7930 7988 8420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.61% 7.85% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6401 6242 6875
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%

RMDS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RMDS Jobs Demand Trend in England

RMDS
Salary Trend in England

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

RMDS Salary Trend in England

RMDS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RMDS across the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

RMDS Salary Histogram in England

RMDS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RMDS within the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 45 £73,000 -8.75%
South East - 1 - -
RMDS
UK

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 72 (61.54%) Linux
2 54 (46.15%) TIBCO
3 50 (42.74%) Bloomberg
4 47 (40.17%) Reuters
5 43 (36.75%) SQL
5 43 (36.75%) Multicast
6 41 (35.04%) Rendezvous
7 39 (33.33%) Windows
8 38 (32.48%) Perl
9 37 (31.62%) Java
10 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (26.50%) Front Office
11 31 (26.50%) UNIX
12 30 (25.64%) Shell Script
12 30 (25.64%) Finance
13 29 (24.79%) ION Trading
13 29 (24.79%) Middleware
13 29 (24.79%) LAN
13 29 (24.79%) WAN
13 29 (24.79%) 29West
14 28 (23.93%) Sybase
15 27 (23.08%) Oracle
16 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
16 26 (22.22%) JavaScript
16 26 (22.22%) Solaris
17 23 (19.66%) Project Management
17 23 (19.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 22 (18.80%) Cisco
18 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
18 22 (18.80%) C#

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 21 (17.95%) IIS
1 21 (17.95%) Apache
1 21 (17.95%) Tomcat
1 21 (17.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 21 (17.95%) WebSphere
1 21 (17.95%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (3.42%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (11.97%) 3000 Xtra
2 10 (8.55%) ION MarketView
3 8 (6.84%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 8 (6.84%) Eikon
3 8 (6.84%) Summit
3 8 (6.84%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 43 (36.75%) Multicast
2 29 (24.79%) LAN
2 29 (24.79%) WAN
3 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
4 21 (17.95%) HTTP
4 21 (17.95%) SAN
4 21 (17.95%) NAS
4 21 (17.95%) FCoE
4 21 (17.95%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (9.40%) SNMP
5 11 (9.40%) DNS
6 8 (6.84%) SSL
7 7 (5.98%) Network Security
8 3 (2.56%) Firewall
8 3 (2.56%) DHCP
9 2 (1.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.95%) Hadoop
2 21 (17.95%) HBase
3 7 (5.98%) DB2
4 3 (2.56%) DTS
5 1 (0.85%) KDB
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 31 (26.50%) Front Office
2 30 (25.64%) Finance
3 17 (14.53%) Banking
4 8 (6.84%) Law
4 8 (6.84%) Publishing
5 6 (5.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Developer
2 21 (17.95%) Architect
3 19 (16.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (14.53%) Market Data Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Lead Architect
5 16 (13.68%) C# Developer
6 15 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (11.97%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 13 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 11 (9.40%) Analyst
10 10 (8.55%) Consultant
11 8 (6.84%) Account Manager
11 8 (6.84%) Support Analyst
11 8 (6.84%) Technical Account Manager
11 8 (6.84%) Technical Manager
12 7 (5.98%) Data Analyst
12 7 (5.98%) Market Analyst
12 7 (5.98%) Market Data Analyst
13 5 (4.27%) CLAS Consultant
13 5 (4.27%) Market Data Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.04%) Rendezvous
2 29 (24.79%) Middleware
3 21 (17.95%) HTML
3 21 (17.95%) XML
3 21 (17.95%) XSLT
4 16 (13.68%) WPF
5 7 (5.98%) WCF
6 4 (3.42%) .NET
7 3 (2.56%) WinForms
7 3 (2.56%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 13 (11.11%) Equities
3 8 (6.84%) Derivative
3 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.98%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.98%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.98%) CESG
4 7 (5.98%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (4.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.71%) RMADS
8 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 72 (61.54%) Linux
2 39 (33.33%) Windows
3 31 (26.50%) UNIX
4 26 (22.22%) Solaris
5 8 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.66%) Project Management
3 20 (17.09%) Benchmarking
3 20 (17.09%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (11.97%) ITIL
5 12 (10.26%) Risk Management
5 12 (10.26%) Low Latency
6 11 (9.40%) TDD
7 8 (6.84%) Data Analysis
7 8 (6.84%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.98%) Security Architecture
9 6 (5.13%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (4.27%) Multithreading
11 4 (3.42%) Data Architecture
11 4 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.42%) OO
12 3 (2.56%) Network Architecture
12 3 (2.56%) Project Planning
13 2 (1.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.75%) SQL
2 38 (32.48%) Perl
3 37 (31.62%) Java
4 30 (25.64%) Shell Script
5 26 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 22 (18.80%) C#
7 14 (11.97%) Python
7 14 (11.97%) Bash Shell
8 11 (9.40%) AWK
9 10 (8.55%) C++
10 5 (4.27%) Korn
11 4 (3.42%) C-shell
12 2 (1.71%) C
13 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.98%) DV Cleared
1 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) Degree
3 2 (1.71%) CISSP
3 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 7 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (17.95%) NFS
1 21 (17.95%) Oracle RAC
1 21 (17.95%) SRDF
2 1 (0.85%) KVM
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (46.15%) TIBCO
2 50 (42.74%) Bloomberg
3 47 (40.17%) Reuters
4 29 (24.79%) ION Trading
4 29 (24.79%) 29West
5 28 (23.93%) Sybase
6 27 (23.08%) Oracle
7 22 (18.80%) Cisco
8 21 (17.95%) IBM
8 21 (17.95%) EMC
8 21 (17.95%) Intel
8 21 (17.95%) NetApp
8 21 (17.95%) DataSynapse
9 8 (6.84%) Murex
9 8 (6.84%) Misys
9 8 (6.84%) SunGard
10 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.56%) Juniper
11 3 (2.56%) Blue Coat