The table below looks at the statistics for RMDS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RMDS over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 539 574 562
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -12
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 87 71 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.81% 2.06% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 85 53 33
Average salary £87,500 £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £102,500 £62,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+64.00% -16.66%
RMDS
England

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

Business Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3093 3441 3099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.02% 7.04% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 2768 2535
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £83,644 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

RMDS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RMDS Jobs Demand Trend in London

RMDS
Salary Trend in London

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

RMDS Salary Trend in London

RMDS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RMDS across the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

RMDS Salary Histogram in London

RMDS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RMDS within the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
City of London +14 3 £57,500 -11.53%
RMDS
England

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 124 (74.70%) Linux
2 115 (69.28%) TIBCO
3 108 (65.06%) Finance
3 108 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (63.25%) Java
5 96 (57.83%) Windows
6 95 (57.23%) Sybase
7 92 (55.42%) Rendezvous
8 88 (53.01%) Oracle
9 87 (52.41%) JavaScript
10 86 (51.81%) Solaris
11 85 (51.20%) Multicast
12 84 (50.60%) Ultra Messaging
12 84 (50.60%) Hadoop
13 82 (49.40%) Performance Tuning
13 82 (49.40%) HTML
14 81 (48.80%) SQL Server
15 80 (48.19%) LAN
15 80 (48.19%) WAN
15 80 (48.19%) Cisco
16 79 (47.59%) IBM
16 79 (47.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 79 (47.59%) EMC
16 79 (47.59%) Intel
16 79 (47.59%) Middleware
16 79 (47.59%) SAN
16 79 (47.59%) NetApp
16 79 (47.59%) HTTP
16 79 (47.59%) NFS
16 79 (47.59%) Apache

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 79 (47.59%) IIS
1 79 (47.59%) Apache
1 79 (47.59%) Tomcat
1 79 (47.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 79 (47.59%) WebSphere
1 79 (47.59%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.63%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.81%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 85 (51.20%) Multicast
2 80 (48.19%) LAN
2 80 (48.19%) WAN
3 79 (47.59%) SAN
3 79 (47.59%) HTTP
3 79 (47.59%) NAS
3 79 (47.59%) FCoE
3 79 (47.59%) Fibre Channel
4 22 (13.25%) iSCSI
5 6 (3.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.81%) DNS
7 2 (1.20%) SSL
7 2 (1.20%) DHCP
7 2 (1.20%) Firewall
8 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (50.60%) Hadoop
2 81 (48.80%) SQL Server
3 79 (47.59%) HBase
4 57 (34.34%) DB2
5 10 (6.02%) OLAP
5 10 (6.02%) Oracle OLAP
6 8 (4.82%) KDB
7 5 (3.01%) Spotfire
7 5 (3.01%) QlikView
7 5 (3.01%) OLTP
7 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.01%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.41%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.41%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Subversion
2 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 108 (65.06%) Finance
2 40 (24.10%) Front Office
3 19 (11.45%) Banking
4 13 (7.83%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (47.59%) Architect
2 76 (45.78%) Infrastructure Architect
3 51 (30.72%) Solutions Architect
4 48 (28.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 31 (18.67%) Lead Architect
5 31 (18.67%) Developer
6 28 (16.87%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 25 (15.06%) Market Data Engineer
8 23 (13.86%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 23 (13.86%) Technical Architect
9 22 (13.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 19 (11.45%) C# Developer
11 18 (10.84%) Applications Support
11 18 (10.84%) WPF Developer
12 13 (7.83%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.61%) Programmer
13 6 (3.61%) Applications Support Engineer
13 6 (3.61%) Java Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Analyst
13 6 (3.61%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (55.42%) Rendezvous
2 84 (50.60%) Ultra Messaging
3 82 (49.40%) HTML
4 79 (47.59%) Middleware
4 79 (47.59%) XML
4 79 (47.59%) XSLT
5 20 (12.05%) .NET
5 20 (12.05%) WPF
6 8 (4.82%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.01%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (3.01%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (2.41%) Velocity
9 3 (1.81%) WCF
10 2 (1.20%) jQuery
10 2 (1.20%) Ext JS
10 2 (1.20%) qooxdoo
10 2 (1.20%) MFC
10 2 (1.20%) STL
11 1 (0.60%) COM
11 1 (0.60%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (34.34%) Mainframe
2 21 (12.65%) Derivative
3 12 (7.23%) Credit Derivative
4 9 (5.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.01%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.01%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.01%) Physics
6 5 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.01%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.01%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.41%) Equities
8 3 (1.81%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.81%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 124 (74.70%) Linux
2 96 (57.83%) Windows
3 86 (51.81%) Solaris
4 28 (16.87%) UNIX
5 12 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (49.40%) Performance Tuning
3 79 (47.59%) Benchmarking
4 53 (31.93%) Risk Management
5 27 (16.27%) ITIL
6 20 (12.05%) TDD
7 15 (9.04%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (7.23%) Business Analysis
9 11 (6.63%) Low Latency
10 10 (6.02%) Multithreading
10 10 (6.02%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.42%) Asset Management
12 8 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.61%) Analytics
13 6 (3.61%) Integration Testing
13 6 (3.61%) Release Management
13 6 (3.61%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.61%) Project Management
13 6 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (3.01%) OO
Programming Languages
1 105 (63.25%) Java
2 87 (52.41%) JavaScript
3 71 (42.77%) SQL
4 35 (21.08%) Python
5 34 (20.48%) C#
6 27 (16.27%) Perl
7 19 (11.45%) Shell Script
8 17 (10.24%) C++
9 15 (9.04%) C
10 5 (3.01%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.41%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.81%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.81%) ANSI SQL
13 2 (1.20%) VC++
13 2 (1.20%) Korn
13 2 (1.20%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.83%) Degree
2 6 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (47.59%) NFS
1 79 (47.59%) Oracle RAC
1 79 (47.59%) SRDF
2 24 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.25%) Hyper-V
3 22 (13.25%) KVM
3 22 (13.25%) Xen
4 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (7.23%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (3.01%) Puppet
3 3 (1.81%) Dollar Universe
4 2 (1.20%) SCCM
5 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.60%) Cacti
5 1 (0.60%) Munin
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) OpenView
5 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 115 (69.28%) TIBCO
2 95 (57.23%) Sybase
3 88 (53.01%) Oracle
4 80 (48.19%) Cisco
5 79 (47.59%) IBM
5 79 (47.59%) EMC
5 79 (47.59%) Intel
5 79 (47.59%) NetApp
5 79 (47.59%) DataSynapse
6 35 (21.08%) Reuters
7 27 (16.27%) Bloomberg
8 26 (15.66%) ION Trading
9 24 (14.46%) VMware
10 6 (3.61%) Caplin
10 6 (3.61%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.61%) Microsoft
11 5 (3.01%) Kalahari
11 5 (3.01%) Tableau
11 5 (3.01%) DevExpress
12 4 (2.41%) Informatica