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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 629 609 629
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 22 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.79% 1.54% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 45 22
Average salary £67,500 £75,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £50,000 £63,750
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -
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
2796 3245 3376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.83% 7.79% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2293 2704 2570
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 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +58 6 £60,000 +23.07%
RMDS
England

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 27 (61.36%) Reuters
3 25 (56.82%) Finance
4 23 (52.27%) Bloomberg
5 19 (43.18%) Unix
6 18 (40.91%) Windows
7 17 (38.64%) TIBCO
8 15 (34.09%) Rendezvous
8 15 (34.09%) Java
8 15 (34.09%) Ultra Messaging
8 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (34.09%) Banking
9 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
9 14 (31.82%) Solaris
9 14 (31.82%) Middleware
9 14 (31.82%) Multicast
10 13 (29.55%) KVM
10 13 (29.55%) HBase
10 13 (29.55%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (29.55%) NetApp
10 13 (29.55%) EMC
10 13 (29.55%) Intel
10 13 (29.55%) SAN
10 13 (29.55%) Benchmarking
10 13 (29.55%) VMware
10 13 (29.55%) XML
10 13 (29.55%) XSLT
10 13 (29.55%) Oracle
10 13 (29.55%) Sybase
10 13 (29.55%) IIS

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (29.55%) Apache
1 13 (29.55%) IIS
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle Coherence
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 13 (29.55%) Tomcat
1 13 (29.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) 3000 Xtra
2 3 (6.82%) Eikon
3 1 (2.27%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) IaaS
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) Multicast
2 13 (29.55%) FCoE
2 13 (29.55%) Fibre Channel
2 13 (29.55%) HTTP
2 13 (29.55%) iSCSI
2 13 (29.55%) LAN
2 13 (29.55%) NAS
2 13 (29.55%) SAN
2 13 (29.55%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Hadoop
1 13 (29.55%) HBase
2 3 (6.82%) DTS
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Front Office
5 2 (4.55%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Market Data Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Architect
2 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 8 (18.18%) Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Market Data Support Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Data Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Market Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Market Data Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Market Data Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Operations Support Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Rendezvous
1 15 (34.09%) Ultra Messaging
2 14 (31.82%) Middleware
3 13 (29.55%) HTML
3 13 (29.55%) XML
3 13 (29.55%) XSLT
4 3 (6.82%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
6 1 (2.27%) Spring
6 1 (2.27%) WCF
6 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) Unix
3 18 (40.91%) Windows
4 14 (31.82%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Benchmarking
2 13 (29.55%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (20.45%) Change Control
4 7 (15.91%) Data Engineering
5 5 (11.36%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (6.82%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.27%) MVVM
8 1 (2.27%) OO
8 1 (2.27%) OOD
8 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.27%) SOA
8 1 (2.27%) Validation
8 1 (2.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.64%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.36%) Perl
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Hyper-V
1 13 (29.55%) KVM
1 13 (29.55%) NFS
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle RAC
1 13 (29.55%) SRDF
1 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (29.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Zenoss
2 1 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Reuters
2 23 (52.27%) Bloomberg
3 17 (38.64%) TIBCO
4 13 (29.55%) Cisco
4 13 (29.55%) DataSynapse
4 13 (29.55%) EMC
4 13 (29.55%) IBM
4 13 (29.55%) Intel
4 13 (29.55%) NetApp
4 13 (29.55%) Oracle
4 13 (29.55%) Sybase
4 13 (29.55%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) ION Trading
5 2 (4.55%) Solace
6 1 (2.27%) Caplin
6 1 (2.27%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.27%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.27%) Informatica
6 1 (2.27%) Kalahari
6 1 (2.27%) StreamBase