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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 819 755 712
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -43
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 137 227 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 67 182 189
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,125 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.21% -19.70%

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
46999 52104 55699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.48% 46.92% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38412 41694 44619
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016 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 April 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
England -95 115 £51,250 +2.50% 11
London -79 114 £51,250 -1.91% 11
City of London +10 32 £57,500 +35.29% 8
Scotland +6 21 £38,750 +0.64% 1
Edinburgh +24 16 £38,750 +0.64%
South West +10 13 - -
Somerset - 13 - -
North West - 13 - -
Street - 13 - -
Liverpool - 13 - -
Merseyside - 13 - -
Canary Wharf - 4 £45,000 -
Stirling -6 3 - -
South East +33 1 - -
Surrey -4 1 - -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 268 (82.97%) Bloomberg
2 193 (59.75%) Finance
3 166 (51.39%) Windows
4 149 (46.13%) Banking
5 131 (40.56%) Microsoft
6 96 (29.72%) MS Office
7 88 (27.24%) Active Directory
8 83 (25.70%) Degree
9 82 (25.39%) ITIL
10 74 (22.91%) SQL
11 64 (19.81%) MS Excel
12 57 (17.65%) Unix
13 56 (17.34%) Linux
14 54 (16.72%) SQL Server
15 52 (16.10%) Windows 7
15 52 (16.10%) Windows Server
16 49 (15.17%) Fidessa
17 48 (14.86%) Blackberry
17 48 (14.86%) Hedge funds
18 45 (13.93%) Investment Banking
19 43 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (12.69%) Oracle
21 39 (12.07%) TCP/IP
22 37 (11.46%) Windows XP
22 37 (11.46%) Data Analysis
23 36 (11.15%) Change Management
23 36 (11.15%) Front Office
23 36 (11.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 35 (10.84%) Fixed Income
25 34 (10.53%) Java

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (7.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.55%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.24%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.93%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 96 (29.72%) MS Office
2 64 (19.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (6.81%) RMDS
2 17 (5.26%) Eikon
3 13 (4.02%) Markit EDM
3 13 (4.02%) thinkFolio
4 12 (3.72%) MultiFonds
5 9 (2.79%) ION MarketView
6 7 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (1.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (1.55%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.31%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 33 (10.22%) LAN
2 33 (10.22%) SAN
3 31 (9.60%) WAN
4 24 (7.43%) Multicast
5 16 (4.95%) DNS
6 8 (2.48%) DHCP
6 8 (2.48%) VPN
7 7 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (2.17%) VoIP
8 5 (1.55%) Firewall
9 4 (1.24%) DEFINITY
10 3 (0.93%) Internet
11 2 (0.62%) Network Security
11 2 (0.62%) Skype
11 2 (0.62%) WebEx
12 1 (0.31%) 3G
12 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.31%) HTTP
12 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.72%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.50%) MySQL
4 21 (6.50%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.10%) IDOL
8 4 (1.24%) KDB
9 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.93%) DTS
9 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.31%) Big Data
11 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.31%) IDMS
11 1 (0.31%) MS Access
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) AdminStudio
1 2 (0.62%) InstallShield
1 2 (0.62%) MSI
General
1 193 (59.75%) Finance
2 149 (46.13%) Banking
3 45 (13.93%) Investment Banking
4 36 (11.15%) Front Office
5 27 (8.36%) Financial Institution
6 21 (6.50%) Private Banking
7 16 (4.95%) Retail
8 10 (3.10%) Back Office
9 9 (2.79%) Telecoms
10 8 (2.48%) Games
11 6 (1.86%) Legal
12 4 (1.24%) Advertising
12 4 (1.24%) Marketing
13 3 (0.93%) Billing
13 3 (0.93%) Law
14 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.31%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (31.58%) Analyst
2 63 (19.50%) Support Analyst
3 43 (13.31%) Support Engineer
4 39 (12.07%) Desktop Support
5 37 (11.46%) Applications Support
6 33 (10.22%) Applications Support Analyst
7 27 (8.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 27 (8.36%) Data Engineer
7 27 (8.36%) Market Data Engineer
8 24 (7.43%) Service Analyst
9 22 (6.81%) Banking Analyst
10 19 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
11 18 (5.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 18 (5.57%) Developer
12 17 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
13 16 (4.95%) Administrator
13 16 (4.95%) Financial Analyst
14 15 (4.64%) Desktop Analyst
15 14 (4.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 14 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.60%) FIX Protocol
2 19 (5.88%) .NET
3 9 (2.79%) Hibernate
3 9 (2.79%) Spring
4 8 (2.48%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.48%) Rendezvous
4 8 (2.48%) Swing
4 8 (2.48%) WCF
4 8 (2.48%) WPF
5 5 (1.55%) HTML
6 4 (1.24%) HTML5
6 4 (1.24%) JSON
6 4 (1.24%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (1.24%) Ultra Messaging
7 3 (0.93%) NumPy
7 3 (0.93%) Pandas
7 3 (0.93%) REST
8 2 (0.62%) CSS
8 2 (0.62%) MAPI
8 2 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.86%) Blackberry
1 48 (14.86%) Hedge funds
2 43 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (11.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (10.84%) Fixed Income
5 27 (8.36%) PDA
6 25 (7.74%) SWIFT
7 24 (7.43%) Data Centre
8 22 (6.81%) Credit Risk
9 21 (6.50%) Equities
9 21 (6.50%) Grid Computing
10 18 (5.57%) Derivative
11 17 (5.26%) Computer Science
12 16 (4.95%) Mathematics
13 13 (4.02%) Eurex
13 13 (4.02%) Management Information System
14 11 (3.41%) Reference Data
15 10 (3.10%) iPhone
16 6 (1.86%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (1.86%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 166 (51.39%) Windows
2 57 (17.65%) Unix
3 56 (17.34%) Linux
4 52 (16.10%) Windows 7
4 52 (16.10%) Windows Server
5 37 (11.46%) Windows XP
6 15 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.41%) CentOS
9 10 (3.10%) Debian
9 10 (3.10%) Fedora
9 10 (3.10%) SUSE
9 10 (3.10%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.17%) Android
11 7 (2.17%) Solaris
11 7 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.86%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.62%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (25.39%) ITIL
2 37 (11.46%) Data Analysis
3 36 (11.15%) Change Management
4 34 (10.53%) Wealth Management
5 30 (9.29%) Electronic Trading
5 30 (9.29%) Time Management
6 29 (8.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (8.67%) Service Delivery
8 22 (6.81%) High Availability
9 21 (6.50%) People Management
10 20 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (5.26%) Asset Management
12 17 (5.26%) Mentoring
13 16 (4.95%) Investment Management
14 15 (4.64%) Analytics
15 14 (4.33%) Problem Management
15 14 (4.33%) Risk Management
16 13 (4.02%) CRM
16 13 (4.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (22.91%) SQL
2 34 (10.53%) Java
3 30 (9.29%) Python
4 29 (8.98%) Perl
5 26 (8.05%) C++
6 25 (7.74%) C
7 19 (5.88%) C#
8 18 (5.57%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.33%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.72%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.10%) Ruby
12 9 (2.79%) Tcl
13 7 (2.17%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.17%) VBA
14 6 (1.86%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.24%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (25.70%) Degree
2 17 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.95%) ISTQB
3 16 (4.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.48%) MCSE
6 7 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.55%) CFA
7 5 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.55%) MBA
7 5 (1.55%) PhD
8 4 (1.24%) Avaya Certification
8 4 (1.24%) HNC
8 4 (1.24%) HND
9 3 (0.93%) CCNP
10 2 (0.62%) GPEN
10 2 (0.62%) GWAPT
10 2 (0.62%) MCP
10 2 (0.62%) MCSA
10 2 (0.62%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.22%) SLA
2 12 (3.72%) MiFID
3 10 (3.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (3.10%) EMIR
4 7 (2.17%) QA
5 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 88 (27.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) Docker
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.31%) Xen
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (9.60%) SCCM
2 4 (1.24%) Puppet
3 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.93%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 2 (0.62%) Ansible
4 2 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.62%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.31%) DameWare
5 1 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 268 (82.97%) Bloomberg
2 131 (40.56%) Microsoft
3 49 (15.17%) Fidessa
4 41 (12.69%) Oracle
5 31 (9.60%) Citrix
6 29 (8.98%) Sybase
7 27 (8.36%) HP
8 22 (6.81%) IBM
9 20 (6.19%) Cisco
9 20 (6.19%) Patsystems
10 17 (5.26%) VMware
11 13 (4.02%) Calypso
12 12 (3.72%) Charles River
12 12 (3.72%) CQG
12 12 (3.72%) iManage
12 12 (3.72%) ION Trading
12 12 (3.72%) Linedata
12 12 (3.72%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (3.41%) NYFIX
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