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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 568 603 502
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -101
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 44 33 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.073% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.22% 0.97% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 98
Average salary £71,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £105,000 £90,000
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
3606 3398 3583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 8.14% 7.48% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3002 2641 2900
Average salary £56,000 £60,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +32 8 £48,750 -45.83%
RMDS
England

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 71 (63.96%) Linux
2 52 (46.85%) TIBCO
3 50 (45.05%) Bloomberg
4 48 (43.24%) Reuters
5 42 (37.84%) SQL
5 42 (37.84%) Multicast
6 39 (35.14%) Rendezvous
7 38 (34.23%) Windows
7 38 (34.23%) Perl
8 36 (32.43%) Java
9 31 (27.93%) UNIX
9 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (27.93%) Front Office
10 30 (27.03%) ION Trading
10 30 (27.03%) Shell Script
11 29 (26.13%) LAN
11 29 (26.13%) WAN
11 29 (26.13%) Middleware
12 28 (25.23%) 29West
12 28 (25.23%) Finance
13 27 (24.32%) Sybase
14 26 (23.42%) Oracle
15 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
15 25 (22.52%) Solaris
16 24 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 23 (20.72%) Project Management
18 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
18 22 (19.82%) C#
18 22 (19.82%) TCP/IP
19 20 (18.02%) NAS

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (18.02%) IIS
1 20 (18.02%) Apache
1 20 (18.02%) Tomcat
1 20 (18.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 20 (18.02%) WebSphere
1 20 (18.02%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (3.60%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (13.51%) 3000 Xtra
2 10 (9.01%) ION MarketView
3 9 (8.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 9 (8.11%) Eikon
3 9 (8.11%) Summit
3 9 (8.11%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 42 (37.84%) Multicast
2 29 (26.13%) LAN
2 29 (26.13%) WAN
3 22 (19.82%) TCP/IP
4 20 (18.02%) HTTP
4 20 (18.02%) SAN
4 20 (18.02%) NAS
4 20 (18.02%) FCoE
4 20 (18.02%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (9.91%) SNMP
5 11 (9.91%) DNS
6 9 (8.11%) SSL
7 2 (1.80%) DHCP
7 2 (1.80%) Firewall
7 2 (1.80%) Network Security
8 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.02%) Hadoop
2 20 (18.02%) HBase
3 5 (4.50%) DB2
4 3 (2.70%) DTS
5 1 (0.90%) KDB
5 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 31 (27.93%) Front Office
2 28 (25.23%) Finance
3 17 (15.32%) Banking
4 9 (8.11%) Law
4 9 (8.11%) Publishing
5 6 (5.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (22.52%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Architect
3 19 (17.12%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (15.32%) Market Data Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) Lead Architect
5 16 (14.41%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.41%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (13.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 14 (12.61%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 11 (9.91%) Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) Technical Account Manager
9 9 (8.11%) Technical Manager
9 9 (8.11%) Account Manager
10 8 (7.21%) Support Analyst
11 7 (6.31%) Data Analyst
11 7 (6.31%) Market Data Analyst
11 7 (6.31%) Market Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Market Data Support Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) WPF Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.14%) Rendezvous
2 29 (26.13%) Middleware
3 20 (18.02%) HTML
3 20 (18.02%) XML
3 20 (18.02%) XSLT
4 16 (14.41%) WPF
5 7 (6.31%) WCF
6 4 (3.60%) .NET
7 3 (2.70%) WinForms
7 3 (2.70%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (1.80%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.80%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (12.61%) Equities
3 13 (11.71%) Fixed Income
4 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.21%) Derivative
5 7 (6.31%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.50%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.80%) CESG
8 2 (1.80%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 71 (63.96%) Linux
2 38 (34.23%) Windows
3 31 (27.93%) UNIX
4 25 (22.52%) Solaris
5 8 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.72%) Project Management
3 19 (17.12%) Benchmarking
3 19 (17.12%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (11.71%) ITIL
5 12 (10.81%) Low Latency
6 11 (9.91%) TDD
7 9 (8.11%) Data Analysis
7 9 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.21%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (5.41%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (4.50%) Multithreading
11 4 (3.60%) Data Architecture
11 4 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.60%) OO
12 3 (2.70%) Project Planning
13 2 (1.80%) Business Analysis
13 2 (1.80%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 2 (1.80%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.84%) SQL
2 38 (34.23%) Perl
3 36 (32.43%) Java
4 30 (27.03%) Shell Script
5 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
5 22 (19.82%) C#
6 14 (12.61%) Python
6 14 (12.61%) Bash Shell
7 11 (9.91%) AWK
8 10 (9.01%) C++
9 5 (4.50%) Korn
10 4 (3.60%) C-shell
11 2 (1.80%) C
12 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) CISSP
2 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.90%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (18.02%) NFS
1 20 (18.02%) Oracle RAC
1 20 (18.02%) SRDF
2 1 (0.90%) KVM
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (46.85%) TIBCO
2 50 (45.05%) Bloomberg
3 48 (43.24%) Reuters
4 30 (27.03%) ION Trading
5 28 (25.23%) 29West
6 27 (24.32%) Sybase
7 26 (23.42%) Oracle
8 20 (18.02%) DataSynapse
8 20 (18.02%) Cisco
8 20 (18.02%) IBM
8 20 (18.02%) EMC
8 20 (18.02%) Intel
8 20 (18.02%) NetApp
9 9 (8.11%) Murex
9 9 (8.11%) Misys
9 9 (8.11%) SunGard
10 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.70%) CQG
12 2 (1.80%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.80%) Caplin