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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 554 549 548
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 67 67 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.91% 1.98% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 59
Average salary £75,000 £85,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £44,800
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £140,000 £96,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £75,000 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
3500 3376 3958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.72% 7.60% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2818 2705 3347
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
City of London +14 19 £63,750 -3.77% 1
Docklands, London - 6 £82,500 -
RMDS
England

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 94 (72.87%) Linux
2 66 (51.16%) Reuters
3 59 (45.74%) TIBCO
4 58 (44.96%) Bloomberg
5 55 (42.64%) Java
6 49 (37.98%) SQL
7 43 (33.33%) Rendezvous
7 43 (33.33%) 29West
8 39 (30.23%) Middleware
9 38 (29.46%) Perl
10 37 (28.68%) Multicast
11 36 (27.91%) Oracle
12 35 (27.13%) Windows
12 35 (27.13%) Solaris
12 35 (27.13%) Front Office
12 35 (27.13%) Low Latency
13 34 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (25.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 32 (24.81%) Finance
16 30 (23.26%) Sybase
16 30 (23.26%) LAN
16 30 (23.26%) WAN
16 30 (23.26%) Project Management
17 25 (19.38%) XML
17 25 (19.38%) Shell Script
18 24 (18.60%) Oracle Coherence
19 22 (17.05%) SQL Server
20 21 (16.28%) JavaScript
20 21 (16.28%) Banking
21 20 (15.50%) HTML

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 24 (18.60%) Oracle Coherence
2 20 (15.50%) IIS
2 20 (15.50%) Apache
2 20 (15.50%) Tomcat
2 20 (15.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 20 (15.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (11.63%) Eikon
2 10 (7.75%) 3000 Xtra
2 10 (7.75%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 10 (7.75%) Summit
2 10 (7.75%) Front Arena
3 9 (6.98%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.78%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.78%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.68%) Multicast
2 30 (23.26%) LAN
2 30 (23.26%) WAN
3 20 (15.50%) HTTP
3 20 (15.50%) SAN
3 20 (15.50%) NAS
3 20 (15.50%) FCoE
3 20 (15.50%) Fibre Channel
4 17 (13.18%) TCP/IP
5 11 (8.53%) DNS
6 10 (7.75%) SSL
7 7 (5.43%) SNMP
8 2 (1.55%) Network Security
9 1 (0.78%) DHCP
9 1 (0.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.50%) Hadoop
2 20 (15.50%) HBase
3 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.10%) DTS
4 3 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.55%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.78%) KDB
6 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) JUnit
2 2 (1.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (27.13%) Front Office
2 32 (24.81%) Finance
3 21 (16.28%) Banking
4 10 (7.75%) Law
4 10 (7.75%) Publishing
5 6 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (25.58%) Market Data Engineer
2 23 (17.83%) Developer
3 20 (15.50%) Architect
3 20 (15.50%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (15.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 20 (15.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 20 (15.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 20 (15.50%) Lead Architect
4 19 (14.73%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.53%) Technical Manager
6 10 (7.75%) Technical Account Manager
6 10 (7.75%) Account Manager
6 10 (7.75%) Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.10%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Development Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Market Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (33.33%) Rendezvous
2 39 (30.23%) Middleware
3 25 (19.38%) XML
4 20 (15.50%) XSLT
4 20 (15.50%) HTML
5 7 (5.43%) JMS
6 6 (4.65%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (3.88%) EJB
7 5 (3.88%) XML-RPC
7 5 (3.88%) JSON
8 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.78%) LAMP
8 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (8.53%) Fixed Income
2 11 (8.53%) Equities
3 2 (1.55%) CESG
3 2 (1.55%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (1.55%) Derivative
3 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 94 (72.87%) Linux
2 35 (27.13%) Windows
2 35 (27.13%) Solaris
3 19 (14.73%) UNIX
4 11 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) Low Latency
2 34 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.26%) Project Management
4 20 (15.50%) Benchmarking
4 20 (15.50%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (11.63%) ITIL
5 15 (11.63%) Risk Management
6 12 (9.30%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.53%) Multithreading
8 10 (7.75%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.20%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (5.43%) TDD
11 6 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (3.88%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.10%) Change Control
13 4 (3.10%) Data Transformation
14 3 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
15 2 (1.55%) Mentoring
15 2 (1.55%) Security Architecture
15 2 (1.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (42.64%) Java
2 49 (37.98%) SQL
3 38 (29.46%) Perl
4 25 (19.38%) Shell Script
5 21 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 17 (13.18%) Bash Shell
7 12 (9.30%) Python
8 7 (5.43%) AWK
9 6 (4.65%) C++
10 4 (3.10%) C
11 1 (0.78%) C#
11 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (15.50%) NFS
1 20 (15.50%) Oracle RAC
1 20 (15.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.78%) OpenView
2 1 (0.78%) Nagios
2 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.78%) Cacti
2 1 (0.78%) Munin
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (51.16%) Reuters
2 59 (45.74%) TIBCO
3 58 (44.96%) Bloomberg
4 43 (33.33%) 29West
5 36 (27.91%) Oracle
6 30 (23.26%) Sybase
7 20 (15.50%) DataSynapse
7 20 (15.50%) Cisco
7 20 (15.50%) IBM
7 20 (15.50%) EMC
7 20 (15.50%) Intel
7 20 (15.50%) NetApp
8 19 (14.73%) ION Trading
9 10 (7.75%) Murex
9 10 (7.75%) Misys
9 10 (7.75%) SunGard
10 6 (4.65%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.88%) Kalahari
11 5 (3.88%) Caplin
11 5 (3.88%) Google