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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 543 591 543
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -48
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 69 33 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.21% 0.99% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 64 26 47
Average salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £63,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary - £62,500 -
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
3120 3339 3436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.66% 7.88% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 2522 2750
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,000 £80,000
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 March 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 March 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 +1 10 £47,500 -29.62% 6
RMDS
England

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 65 (60.75%) TIBCO
2 63 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (56.07%) Linux
4 59 (55.14%) Windows
5 58 (54.21%) Java
6 53 (49.53%) Finance
7 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
7 51 (47.66%) Rendezvous
8 49 (45.79%) Oracle
9 48 (44.86%) Multicast
10 47 (43.93%) 29West
10 47 (43.93%) SQL
11 45 (42.06%) JavaScript
11 45 (42.06%) Hadoop
12 44 (41.12%) Sybase
13 43 (40.19%) Solaris
14 41 (38.32%) LAN
14 41 (38.32%) WAN
15 40 (37.38%) Apache
15 40 (37.38%) Tomcat
15 40 (37.38%) XML
15 40 (37.38%) XSLT
15 40 (37.38%) IIS
15 40 (37.38%) HTML
15 40 (37.38%) Middleware
15 40 (37.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 40 (37.38%) HTTP
15 40 (37.38%) NFS
15 40 (37.38%) Cisco
15 40 (37.38%) IBM

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 40 (37.38%) IIS
1 40 (37.38%) Apache
1 40 (37.38%) Tomcat
1 40 (37.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 40 (37.38%) WebSphere
1 40 (37.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (5.61%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (4.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) 3000 Xtra
2 2 (1.87%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 48 (44.86%) Multicast
2 41 (38.32%) LAN
2 41 (38.32%) WAN
3 40 (37.38%) HTTP
3 40 (37.38%) SAN
3 40 (37.38%) NAS
3 40 (37.38%) FCoE
3 40 (37.38%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (7.48%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.67%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.74%) Firewall
6 4 (3.74%) DNS
6 4 (3.74%) SNMP
7 3 (2.80%) DHCP
8 2 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.93%) Internet
9 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
2 45 (42.06%) Hadoop
3 40 (37.38%) HBase
4 30 (28.04%) DB2
5 5 (4.67%) OLAP
5 5 (4.67%) Spotfire
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (4.67%) QlikView
5 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Subversion
2 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 53 (49.53%) Finance
2 37 (34.58%) Front Office
3 17 (15.89%) Banking
4 7 (6.54%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (37.38%) Architect
2 37 (34.58%) Infrastructure Architect
3 35 (32.71%) Developer
4 23 (21.50%) C# Developer
5 20 (18.69%) Lead Architect
6 19 (17.76%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (16.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 13 (12.15%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 10 (9.35%) WPF Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Market Data Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.67%) Data Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Market Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Market Data Analyst
12 4 (3.74%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Front Office Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (47.66%) Rendezvous
2 40 (37.38%) Middleware
2 40 (37.38%) HTML
2 40 (37.38%) XML
2 40 (37.38%) XSLT
3 24 (22.43%) WPF
4 12 (11.21%) .NET
5 7 (6.54%) WCF
6 5 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.80%) Reactive Extensions
7 3 (2.80%) WinForms
8 2 (1.87%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.87%) jQuery
8 2 (1.87%) Ext JS
8 2 (1.87%) qooxdoo
8 2 (1.87%) MFC
8 2 (1.87%) JSP
8 2 (1.87%) STL
9 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.04%) Mainframe
2 16 (14.95%) Derivative
3 15 (14.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (13.08%) Fixed Income
5 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (9.35%) Mathematics
7 9 (8.41%) Equities
8 8 (7.48%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (5.61%) Hedge funds
10 5 (4.67%) Physics
10 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
10 5 (4.67%) Visualisation
10 5 (4.67%) Open Source
11 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
12 2 (1.87%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (56.07%) Linux
2 59 (55.14%) Windows
3 43 (40.19%) Solaris
4 25 (23.36%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.45%) Benchmarking
2 39 (36.45%) Performance Tuning
3 29 (27.10%) Risk Management
4 18 (16.82%) TDD
5 11 (10.28%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (9.35%) Multithreading
7 9 (8.41%) OO
7 9 (8.41%) Project Management
7 9 (8.41%) Low Latency
8 8 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.48%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (6.54%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.67%) ITIL
10 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.67%) Refactoring
10 5 (4.67%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.74%) Data Architecture
11 4 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.21%) Java
2 47 (43.93%) SQL
3 45 (42.06%) JavaScript
4 36 (33.64%) C#
5 17 (15.89%) Perl
6 13 (12.15%) C++
7 12 (11.21%) Python
7 12 (11.21%) Shell Script
8 9 (8.41%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.54%) Korn
10 6 (5.61%) C-shell
11 4 (3.74%) AWK
12 2 (1.87%) VC++
13 1 (0.93%) C
13 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) CISSP
3 2 (1.87%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
System Software
1 40 (37.38%) NFS
1 40 (37.38%) Oracle RAC
1 40 (37.38%) SRDF
2 5 (4.67%) KVM
2 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 65 (60.75%) TIBCO
2 49 (45.79%) Oracle
3 47 (43.93%) 29West
4 44 (41.12%) Sybase
5 40 (37.38%) Cisco
5 40 (37.38%) IBM
5 40 (37.38%) EMC
5 40 (37.38%) Intel
5 40 (37.38%) NetApp
5 40 (37.38%) DataSynapse
6 26 (24.30%) Bloomberg
7 24 (22.43%) Reuters
8 19 (17.76%) ION Trading
9 5 (4.67%) VMware
9 5 (4.67%) Tableau
10 3 (2.80%) F5
10 3 (2.80%) TippingPoint
10 3 (2.80%) Tradeweb
10 3 (2.80%) DevExpress
10 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint