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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 826 839 747
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -92
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 51 39 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.038% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.62% 0.49% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 98
Average salary £70,000 £90,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £77,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 - -
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
8181 7936 8512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.76% 7.67% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6513 6319 6944
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 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +13 48 £72,500 -19.44% 2
North West - 3 £70,000 -
RMDS
UK

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 77 (62.10%) Linux
2 53 (42.74%) TIBCO
2 53 (42.74%) Reuters
2 53 (42.74%) Bloomberg
3 45 (36.29%) SQL
4 41 (33.06%) Multicast
5 39 (31.45%) Java
5 39 (31.45%) Perl
6 36 (29.03%) Rendezvous
7 34 (27.42%) Windows
7 34 (27.42%) Front Office
8 33 (26.61%) 29West
9 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (25.81%) Middleware
10 30 (24.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 29 (23.39%) ION Trading
12 28 (22.58%) LAN
12 28 (22.58%) WAN
12 28 (22.58%) Oracle
13 27 (21.77%) Sybase
13 27 (21.77%) Solaris
13 27 (21.77%) UNIX
13 27 (21.77%) Project Management
13 27 (21.77%) Finance
14 25 (20.16%) Shell Script
14 25 (20.16%) SQL Server
15 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
15 23 (18.55%) TCP/IP
16 22 (17.74%) Low Latency
17 21 (16.94%) XML

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (14.52%) IIS
1 18 (14.52%) Apache
1 18 (14.52%) Tomcat
1 18 (14.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 18 (14.52%) WebSphere
1 18 (14.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (12.90%) 3000 Xtra
2 10 (8.06%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 10 (8.06%) Eikon
2 10 (8.06%) Summit
2 10 (8.06%) Front Arena
2 10 (8.06%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 41 (33.06%) Multicast
2 28 (22.58%) LAN
2 28 (22.58%) WAN
3 23 (18.55%) TCP/IP
4 18 (14.52%) HTTP
4 18 (14.52%) SAN
4 18 (14.52%) NAS
4 18 (14.52%) FCoE
4 18 (14.52%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (9.68%) DNS
6 11 (8.87%) SNMP
7 10 (8.06%) SSL
8 7 (5.65%) Network Security
9 2 (1.61%) Firewall
9 2 (1.61%) DHCP
10 1 (0.81%) FTP
10 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.52%) Hadoop
2 18 (14.52%) HBase
3 4 (3.23%) DTS
4 2 (1.61%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) KDB
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) JUnit
1 3 (2.42%) JIRA
General
1 34 (27.42%) Front Office
2 27 (21.77%) Finance
3 19 (15.32%) Banking
4 10 (8.06%) Law
4 10 (8.06%) Publishing
5 6 (4.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (23.39%) Developer
2 20 (16.13%) Market Data Engineer
3 18 (14.52%) Architect
3 18 (14.52%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (14.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (13.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 17 (13.71%) Lead Architect
4 17 (13.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 14 (11.29%) C# Developer
6 12 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.68%) Analyst
7 10 (8.06%) Account Manager
7 10 (8.06%) Technical Account Manager
7 10 (8.06%) Technical Manager
8 9 (7.26%) Consultant
9 8 (6.45%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Data Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Market Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Market Data Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.03%) Rendezvous
2 32 (25.81%) Middleware
3 21 (16.94%) XML
4 18 (14.52%) XSLT
4 18 (14.52%) HTML
5 14 (11.29%) WPF
6 5 (4.03%) WCF
7 4 (3.23%) .NET
8 3 (2.42%) EJB
8 3 (2.42%) XML-RPC
8 3 (2.42%) WinForms
8 3 (2.42%) JSON
8 3 (2.42%) Reactive Extensions
8 3 (2.42%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (2.42%) JMS
9 2 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.61%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (10.48%) Fixed Income
3 12 (9.68%) Equities
4 11 (8.87%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.45%) Derivative
6 7 (5.65%) CESG
6 7 (5.65%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (4.03%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.42%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.61%) RMADS
10 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 77 (62.10%) Linux
2 34 (27.42%) Windows
3 27 (21.77%) Solaris
3 27 (21.77%) UNIX
4 8 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.77%) Project Management
3 22 (17.74%) Low Latency
4 18 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (14.52%) Benchmarking
5 14 (11.29%) TDD
6 13 (10.48%) ITIL
7 11 (8.87%) Risk Management
8 10 (8.06%) Service Delivery
8 10 (8.06%) Data Analysis
9 9 (7.26%) Multithreading
9 9 (7.26%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (5.65%) Security Architecture
11 6 (4.84%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (3.23%) OO
13 3 (2.42%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (2.42%) Business Analysis
14 2 (1.61%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 2 (1.61%) Information Security
14 2 (1.61%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.29%) SQL
2 39 (31.45%) Perl
2 39 (31.45%) Java
3 25 (20.16%) Shell Script
4 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.90%) Python
6 15 (12.10%) C#
7 13 (10.48%) Bash Shell
8 11 (8.87%) AWK
9 5 (4.03%) C++
10 4 (3.23%) C
11 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.81%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.65%) DV Cleared
1 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) Degree
3 2 (1.61%) CISSP
3 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
2 7 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (14.52%) NFS
1 18 (14.52%) Oracle RAC
1 18 (14.52%) SRDF
2 1 (0.81%) KVM
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (42.74%) TIBCO
1 53 (42.74%) Reuters
1 53 (42.74%) Bloomberg
2 33 (26.61%) 29West
3 29 (23.39%) ION Trading
4 28 (22.58%) Oracle
5 27 (21.77%) Sybase
6 18 (14.52%) EMC
6 18 (14.52%) Intel
6 18 (14.52%) Cisco
6 18 (14.52%) IBM
6 18 (14.52%) NetApp
6 18 (14.52%) DataSynapse
7 10 (8.06%) Murex
7 10 (8.06%) Misys
7 10 (8.06%) SunGard
8 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.23%) CQG
9 4 (3.23%) Kalahari
9 4 (3.23%) Caplin