The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 219 - 246
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 12 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% - 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% - 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +34.32%
Reuters
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2294 3079 3003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.19% 43.82% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1904 2616 2472
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reuters across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Reuters
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reuters across the North West region.

Reuters Salary Trend in the North West

Reuters
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Merseyside - 12 - -
Reuters
England

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 18 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 17 (94.44%) MS Office
2 17 (94.44%) ITIL
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 12 (66.67%) SLA
4 12 (66.67%) Banking
4 12 (66.67%) Change Management
4 12 (66.67%) Data Analysis
4 12 (66.67%) Wealth Management
4 12 (66.67%) Credit Risk
4 12 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (66.67%) Time Management
4 12 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (66.67%) SWIFT
4 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
5 11 (61.11%) Degree
5 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
5 11 (61.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
5 11 (61.11%) C
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Fidessa
6 6 (33.33%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (94.44%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
1 12 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 12 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
1 12 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (66.67%) Credit Risk
1 12 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) ITIL
2 12 (66.67%) Change Management
2 12 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 12 (66.67%) Time Management
2 12 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Wealth Management
3 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
1 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
1 11 (61.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Fidessa
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com