The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 632 586 556
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -30
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 277 296 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.58% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 199 220 304
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.85%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55037 50963 56951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.91% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43666 41693 47768
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Reuters
Salary Trend

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

Reuters Salary Trend in the UK

Reuters
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reuters over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
England -56 267 £50,000 - 22
London +1 262 £50,000 -4.76% 19
City of London +25 79 £51,250 -10.86% 9
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £33,500 - 1
Scotland -16 4 £24,000 -
South East -38 4 £33,500 -33.00% 2
Aylesbury - 4 £33,500 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £52,500 -
North West - 3 £52,500 -
Stirling - 3 - -
Edinburgh -11 1 £24,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £34,000 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £34,000 - 2
Mayfair - 1 £70,000 -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 435 (81.31%) Bloomberg
2 347 (64.86%) Finance
3 233 (43.55%) Windows
4 162 (30.28%) Degree
5 159 (29.72%) Active Directory
6 155 (28.97%) Microsoft
7 147 (27.48%) SQL
8 126 (23.55%) Banking
9 123 (22.99%) Linux
10 108 (20.19%) MS Office
11 107 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 104 (19.44%) ITIL
13 103 (19.25%) Blackberry
14 94 (17.57%) UNIX
15 93 (17.38%) MS Excel
16 92 (17.20%) SQL Server
16 92 (17.20%) Perl
17 89 (16.64%) Front Office
17 89 (16.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 88 (16.45%) Windows 7
19 87 (16.26%) Hedge funds
19 87 (16.26%) Exchange Server 2010
20 85 (15.89%) TCP/IP
20 85 (15.89%) DNS
21 77 (14.39%) Python
22 74 (13.83%) C#
23 73 (13.64%) Cisco
24 69 (12.90%) Citrix
25 68 (12.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
25 68 (12.71%) Computer Science

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 107 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 87 (16.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (12.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 45 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (2.80%) IIS
7 10 (1.87%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.50%) Lync
9 7 (1.31%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.31%) Apache
9 7 (1.31%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.75%) Mule
12 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.56%) Confluence
13 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 108 (20.19%) MS Office
2 93 (17.38%) MS Excel
3 27 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.12%) MS Project
5 5 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 64 (11.96%) RMDS
2 32 (5.98%) Eikon
3 16 (2.99%) 3000 Xtra
4 14 (2.62%) Summit
5 12 (2.24%) Front Arena
6 10 (1.87%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 7 (1.31%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.75%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
10 2 (0.37%) MultiFonds
10 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
11 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
11 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.06%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 85 (15.89%) TCP/IP
1 85 (15.89%) DNS
2 66 (12.34%) LAN
3 59 (11.03%) WAN
4 57 (10.65%) DHCP
5 41 (7.66%) VPN
6 33 (6.17%) Firewall
7 31 (5.79%) SAN
8 29 (5.42%) iSCSI
9 25 (4.67%) Cisco IOS
10 24 (4.49%) Multicast
11 15 (2.80%) IP Telephony
12 13 (2.43%) Network Security
13 12 (2.24%) SSL
13 12 (2.24%) FTP
14 11 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (1.68%) Cisco IPT
15 9 (1.68%) VoIP
16 7 (1.31%) LDAP
16 7 (1.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (2.43%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.06%) Sybase ASE
7 9 (1.68%) Sybase IQ
8 8 (1.50%) Data Mart
9 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.75%) DTS
13 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.37%) KDB
15 1 (0.19%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 15 (2.80%) Subversion
2 13 (2.43%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.24%) JIRA
4 8 (1.50%) Toad
5 7 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 5 (0.93%) MSBuild
6 5 (0.93%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.93%) Maven
7 4 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.75%) Ant
7 4 (0.75%) JUnit
7 4 (0.75%) Mockito
8 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.37%) NUnit
10 1 (0.19%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
General
1 347 (64.86%) Finance
2 126 (23.55%) Banking
3 89 (16.64%) Front Office
4 63 (11.78%) Investment Banking
5 46 (8.60%) Back Office
6 36 (6.73%) Law
7 35 (6.54%) Financial Institution
8 30 (5.61%) Legal
9 11 (2.06%) Publishing
10 6 (1.12%) Marketing
11 5 (0.93%) Advertising
12 4 (0.75%) Retail
13 3 (0.56%) French Language
13 3 (0.56%) German Language
13 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (22.99%) Analyst
2 80 (14.95%) Support Analyst
3 75 (14.02%) Developer
4 51 (9.53%) Desktop Support
5 42 (7.85%) Support Engineer
6 40 (7.48%) Market Data Engineer
7 38 (7.10%) 3rd Line Support
8 33 (6.17%) Technical Support
9 29 (5.42%) Applications Support
10 28 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support
11 27 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
12 26 (4.86%) Consultant
13 24 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
14 22 (4.11%) Business Analyst
14 22 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (3.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 20 (3.74%) Technical Consultant
15 20 (3.74%) Desktop Analyst
16 19 (3.55%) C# Developer
17 18 (3.36%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.47%) .NET
2 28 (5.23%) ASP.NET
3 24 (4.49%) Rendezvous
4 21 (3.93%) XML
4 21 (3.93%) jQuery
5 18 (3.36%) CSS
5 18 (3.36%) HTML
6 17 (3.18%) Spring
7 16 (2.99%) Web Services
8 13 (2.43%) Middleware
9 11 (2.06%) Ajax
9 11 (2.06%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (2.06%) WCF
10 10 (1.87%) JSP
10 10 (1.87%) Servlets
11 8 (1.50%) WinForms
12 7 (1.31%) WPF
12 7 (1.31%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (1.31%) Hibernate
12 7 (1.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 103 (19.25%) Blackberry
2 87 (16.26%) Hedge funds
3 68 (12.71%) Computer Science
4 50 (9.35%) Reference Data
4 50 (9.35%) Equities
5 43 (8.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (6.54%) Fixed Income
7 20 (3.74%) Market Risk
8 16 (2.99%) PDA
9 15 (2.80%) Derivative
9 15 (2.80%) Mathematics
10 14 (2.62%) Statistics
11 12 (2.24%) Client/Server
12 11 (2.06%) Firmware
12 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.68%) iPhone
13 9 (1.68%) iPad
14 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (1.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 233 (43.55%) Windows
2 123 (22.99%) Linux
3 94 (17.57%) UNIX
4 89 (16.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (16.45%) Windows 7
6 47 (8.79%) Windows XP
7 43 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (6.73%) Solaris
9 34 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (3.93%) Windows 8
12 20 (3.74%) Android
13 16 (2.99%) CentOS
14 14 (2.62%) SUSE
14 14 (2.62%) Debian
15 11 (2.06%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.93%) VMS
16 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (19.44%) ITIL
2 48 (8.97%) Project Management
3 38 (7.10%) OO
4 32 (5.98%) Low Latency
5 31 (5.79%) Asset Management
6 25 (4.67%) Wealth Management
7 24 (4.49%) Risk Management
8 21 (3.93%) Change Management
9 20 (3.74%) Service Delivery
9 20 (3.74%) Multithreading
10 19 (3.55%) Electronic Trading
10 19 (3.55%) OOP
11 18 (3.36%) Data Modelling
11 18 (3.36%) MVC
12 17 (3.18%) ETRM
13 16 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (2.99%) Business Continuity
13 16 (2.99%) Business Analysis
14 15 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (2.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 147 (27.48%) SQL
2 92 (17.20%) Perl
3 77 (14.39%) Python
4 74 (13.83%) C#
5 49 (9.16%) Java
6 44 (8.22%) Bash Shell
7 28 (5.23%) PowerShell
7 28 (5.23%) Shell Script
8 26 (4.86%) JavaScript
9 22 (4.11%) C++
10 17 (3.18%) VBA
10 17 (3.18%) VBScript
11 11 (2.06%) Ruby
12 9 (1.68%) RPG
12 9 (1.68%) VB
12 9 (1.68%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.50%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.93%) XQuery
14 5 (0.93%) Korn
14 5 (0.93%) Lua
Qualifications
1 162 (30.28%) Degree
2 54 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (5.23%) CCNA
3 28 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (3.74%) MCSE
5 19 (3.55%) MCSA
5 19 (3.55%) MCITP
6 17 (3.18%) MCP
7 12 (2.24%) MCDST
8 8 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.93%) MOS
10 3 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.19%) CFA
11 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.17%) SLA
2 7 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (1.31%) MiFID
2 7 (1.31%) Basel III
3 4 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 159 (29.72%) Active Directory
2 45 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.36%) XenApp
4 11 (2.06%) NFS
4 11 (2.06%) Xen
5 9 (1.68%) MetaFrame
6 7 (1.31%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.93%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.93%) vSphere
8 4 (0.75%) XenServer
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (4.86%) SCCM
2 24 (4.49%) NetBackup
2 24 (4.49%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (2.80%) WSUS
4 14 (2.62%) Puppet
5 8 (1.50%) Control-M
6 7 (1.31%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.56%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 435 (81.31%) Bloomberg
2 155 (28.97%) Microsoft
3 73 (13.64%) Cisco
4 69 (12.90%) Citrix
5 62 (11.59%) VMware
6 50 (9.35%) Sybase
7 46 (8.60%) TIBCO
8 38 (7.10%) NetApp
9 35 (6.54%) Oracle
10 33 (6.17%) Red Hat
10 33 (6.17%) Symantec
11 28 (5.23%) Murex
12 25 (4.67%) Fidessa
13 24 (4.49%) CQG
14 20 (3.74%) GoldenSource
15 19 (3.55%) HP
16 18 (3.36%) Dell
17 17 (3.18%) ION Trading
18 16 (2.99%) Avaya
19 13 (2.43%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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City of London
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City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 per annum
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City of London
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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