The table below looks at the statistics for 3000 Xtra skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3000 Xtra over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters 3000 Xtra
Rank 886 901 853
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -48
Permanent jobs citing 3000 Xtra 7 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.078% 0.11% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 27
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -29.62%
UK excluding London average salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
9026 8914 8958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.92% 8.06% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7142 7005 7237
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

3000 Xtra
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3000 Xtra within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

3000 Xtra Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3000 Xtra
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3000 Xtra within the UK.

3000 Xtra Salary Trend in the UK

3000 Xtra
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3000 Xtra within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
London -15 7 £45,000 -5.26%
England -19 7 £45,000 -5.26%
City of London +27 2 £45,000 +5.88%

3000 Xtra
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing 3000 Xtra 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 3000 Xtra.

1 23 (100.00%) Reuters
1 23 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 16 (69.57%) RMDS
2 16 (69.57%) Eikon
3 15 (65.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (60.87%) Finance
5 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
5 12 (52.17%) Windows
6 11 (47.83%) Murex
6 11 (47.83%) Equities
7 10 (43.48%) SunGard
7 10 (43.48%) Summit
7 10 (43.48%) Law
7 10 (43.48%) Publishing
7 10 (43.48%) Misys
7 10 (43.48%) Middleware
7 10 (43.48%) LAN
7 10 (43.48%) WAN
7 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (43.48%) DNS
7 10 (43.48%) SSL
7 10 (43.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 10 (43.48%) Multicast
7 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
7 10 (43.48%) ION Trading
7 10 (43.48%) Front Arena
8 6 (26.09%) QA
8 6 (26.09%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (26.09%) Tradeweb
8 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills

3000 Xtra
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing 3000 Xtra 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 3000 Xtra. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 16 (69.57%) RMDS
1 16 (69.57%) Eikon
2 10 (43.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 10 (43.48%) Summit
2 10 (43.48%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) LAN
1 10 (43.48%) WAN
1 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
1 10 (43.48%) DNS
1 10 (43.48%) SSL
1 10 (43.48%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Law
2 10 (43.48%) Publishing
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Account Manager
1 10 (43.48%) Technical Account Manager
1 10 (43.48%) Technical Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (47.83%) Equities
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) Derivative
5 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
2 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (17.39%) People Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Reuters
1 23 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 11 (47.83%) Murex
3 10 (43.48%) Misys
3 10 (43.48%) SunGard
3 10 (43.48%) ION Trading
4 6 (26.09%) Tradeweb
5 1 (4.35%) Fidessa