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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 557 589 530
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -59
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 70 70 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.34% 2.08% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 68 46 38
Average salary £87,500 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £96,500
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
2991 3360 3187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.75% 6.97% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2482 2731 2582
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £78,000
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 30 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 30 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 +16 2 £57,500 -11.53%
RMDS
England

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 125 (77.16%) Linux
2 108 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 106 (65.43%) Finance
4 102 (62.96%) Java
5 101 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (56.79%) Sybase
7 91 (56.17%) Windows
8 85 (52.47%) Rendezvous
9 84 (51.85%) Multicast
10 83 (51.23%) Solaris
10 83 (51.23%) Oracle
10 83 (51.23%) JavaScript
11 81 (50.00%) HTML
12 80 (49.38%) Hadoop
13 79 (48.77%) Ultra Messaging
13 79 (48.77%) Performance Tuning
14 77 (47.53%) Cisco
15 76 (46.91%) IBM
15 76 (46.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 76 (46.91%) HTTP
15 76 (46.91%) NFS
15 76 (46.91%) Middleware
15 76 (46.91%) Benchmarking
15 76 (46.91%) EMC
15 76 (46.91%) Intel
15 76 (46.91%) SAN
15 76 (46.91%) NetApp
15 76 (46.91%) IIS
15 76 (46.91%) XML
15 76 (46.91%) XSLT

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 76 (46.91%) IIS
1 76 (46.91%) Apache
1 76 (46.91%) Tomcat
1 76 (46.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 76 (46.91%) WebSphere
1 76 (46.91%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (2.47%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.79%) ION MarketView
2 6 (3.70%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 84 (51.85%) Multicast
2 76 (46.91%) LAN
2 76 (46.91%) WAN
2 76 (46.91%) HTTP
2 76 (46.91%) SAN
2 76 (46.91%) NAS
2 76 (46.91%) FCoE
2 76 (46.91%) Fibre Channel
3 25 (15.43%) iSCSI
4 8 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.62%) DNS
6 1 (0.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (49.38%) Hadoop
2 76 (46.91%) HBase
3 73 (45.06%) SQL Server
4 51 (31.48%) DB2
5 9 (5.56%) OLAP
5 9 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
6 8 (4.94%) KDB
7 5 (3.09%) OLTP
8 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.47%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (2.47%) Spotfire
8 4 (2.47%) QlikView
8 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Subversion
2 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 106 (65.43%) Finance
2 36 (22.22%) Front Office
3 18 (11.11%) Banking
4 14 (8.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (46.91%) Architect
2 73 (45.06%) Infrastructure Architect
3 52 (32.10%) Solutions Architect
4 49 (30.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 33 (20.37%) Market Data Engineer
6 28 (17.28%) Lead Architect
7 26 (16.05%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 26 (16.05%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 26 (16.05%) Technical Architect
8 25 (15.43%) Developer
8 25 (15.43%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 18 (11.11%) WPF Developer
9 18 (11.11%) C# Developer
10 16 (9.88%) Applications Support
11 14 (8.64%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) Programmer
12 6 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) C# Programmer
13 5 (3.09%) Market Data Support Engineer
14 4 (2.47%) Senior Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (52.47%) Rendezvous
2 81 (50.00%) HTML
3 79 (48.77%) Ultra Messaging
4 76 (46.91%) Middleware
4 76 (46.91%) XML
4 76 (46.91%) XSLT
5 19 (11.73%) .NET
5 19 (11.73%) WPF
6 8 (4.94%) Velocity
7 7 (4.32%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.47%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.85%) WCF
9 3 (1.85%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.23%) STL
10 2 (1.23%) jQuery
10 2 (1.23%) Ext JS
10 2 (1.23%) qooxdoo
10 2 (1.23%) MFC
11 1 (0.62%) COM
11 1 (0.62%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (31.48%) Mainframe
2 21 (12.96%) Derivative
3 11 (6.79%) Credit Derivative
4 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.70%) Data Extraction
4 6 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.09%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.47%) Equities
6 4 (2.47%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.47%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.47%) Physics
6 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.85%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 125 (77.16%) Linux
2 91 (56.17%) Windows
3 83 (51.23%) Solaris
4 31 (19.14%) UNIX
5 16 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (48.77%) Performance Tuning
3 76 (46.91%) Benchmarking
4 47 (29.01%) Risk Management
5 30 (18.52%) ITIL
6 19 (11.73%) TDD
7 14 (8.64%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (7.41%) Low Latency
9 11 (6.79%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.17%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.56%) Asset Management
11 9 (5.56%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.56%) Project Management
11 9 (5.56%) Analytics
12 8 (4.94%) Multithreading
13 7 (4.32%) Performance Analysis
14 6 (3.70%) Problem Management
14 6 (3.70%) Release Management
14 6 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (3.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 102 (62.96%) Java
2 83 (51.23%) JavaScript
3 64 (39.51%) SQL
4 39 (24.07%) Python
5 33 (20.37%) C#
6 28 (17.28%) Perl
7 20 (12.35%) C
8 19 (11.73%) C++
9 17 (10.49%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.47%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.85%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.85%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.23%) VC++
12 2 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Degree
2 6 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (46.91%) NFS
1 76 (46.91%) Oracle RAC
1 76 (46.91%) SRDF
2 27 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (15.43%) Hyper-V
3 25 (15.43%) KVM
3 25 (15.43%) Xen
4 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (11.73%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (5.56%) Puppet
3 3 (1.85%) Dollar Universe
4 2 (1.23%) SCCM
5 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.62%) Cacti
5 1 (0.62%) Munin
5 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.62%) OpenView
5 1 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 108 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 92 (56.79%) Sybase
3 83 (51.23%) Oracle
4 77 (47.53%) Cisco
5 76 (46.91%) IBM
5 76 (46.91%) EMC
5 76 (46.91%) Intel
5 76 (46.91%) NetApp
5 76 (46.91%) DataSynapse
6 33 (20.37%) Reuters
7 27 (16.67%) VMware
8 25 (15.43%) ION Trading
8 25 (15.43%) Bloomberg
9 13 (8.02%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.70%) Caplin
10 6 (3.70%) Microsoft
11 5 (3.09%) Kalahari
11 5 (3.09%) DevExpress
12 4 (2.47%) Tableau
12 4 (2.47%) Informatica