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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 609 564 520
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -44
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 307 315 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.63% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 229 225 348
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £83,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +55.73%

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
54231 50236 56405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.46% 47.78% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43003 41177 47170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 18 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 18 September 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 -56 295 £45,000 -11.76% 26
London -24 282 £46,250 -13.55% 23
City of London +24 81 £50,000 -13.04% 12
South East -26 8 £34,000 -32.00%
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £34,000 -
Aylesbury - 7 £34,000 -
Scotland -13 6 £24,000 -
Stirling - 5 - -
Birmingham - 4 £34,000 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £34,000 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £53,750 -
North West - 2 £53,750 -
Liverpool - 2 £53,750 -
Edinburgh -15 1 £24,000 -
Surrey -25 1 - -
East of England - 1 £60,000 - 2
St Albans - 1 £60,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 - 2

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 460 (80.99%) Bloomberg
2 343 (60.39%) Finance
3 251 (44.19%) Windows
4 170 (29.93%) Active Directory
5 161 (28.35%) Microsoft
6 155 (27.29%) Degree
7 150 (26.41%) SQL
8 139 (24.47%) Linux
9 136 (23.94%) Banking
10 125 (22.01%) MS Office
11 117 (20.60%) Blackberry
12 112 (19.72%) ITIL
13 108 (19.01%) MS Exchange
14 104 (18.31%) UNIX
15 102 (17.96%) Hedge funds
16 101 (17.78%) MS Excel
16 101 (17.78%) Perl
17 95 (16.73%) TCP/IP
18 94 (16.55%) Front Office
19 93 (16.37%) DNS
19 93 (16.37%) SQL Server
20 92 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
21 89 (15.67%) Windows 7
21 89 (15.67%) Exchange Server 2010
22 81 (14.26%) Python
23 72 (12.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 72 (12.68%) Investment Banking
24 70 (12.32%) Citrix
25 68 (11.97%) Cisco
26 66 (11.62%) LAN

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 108 (19.01%) MS Exchange
2 89 (15.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (12.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 49 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (2.46%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.76%) IIS
8 9 (1.58%) IBM Notes
9 8 (1.41%) Lync
9 8 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.06%) Apache
11 4 (0.70%) Mule
12 3 (0.53%) Confluence
13 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 125 (22.01%) MS Office
2 101 (17.78%) MS Excel
3 33 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.23%) MS Project
6 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 66 (11.62%) RMDS
2 35 (6.16%) Eikon
3 16 (2.82%) 3000 Xtra
4 14 (2.46%) Summit
5 12 (2.11%) Front Arena
6 10 (1.76%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 8 (1.41%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.53%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.35%) Advent Moxy
9 2 (0.35%) MultiFonds
10 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.18%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 95 (16.73%) TCP/IP
2 93 (16.37%) DNS
3 66 (11.62%) LAN
4 61 (10.74%) WAN
5 57 (10.04%) DHCP
6 41 (7.22%) VPN
7 40 (7.04%) SAN
8 35 (6.16%) iSCSI
9 34 (5.99%) Firewall
10 26 (4.58%) Cisco IOS
10 26 (4.58%) Multicast
11 19 (3.35%) FTP
12 15 (2.64%) IP Telephony
13 14 (2.46%) NAS
13 14 (2.46%) LDAP
14 13 (2.29%) Network Security
15 11 (1.94%) VoIP
15 11 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (1.76%) SSL
17 6 (1.06%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.75%) Relational Database
3 25 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.94%) Sybase ASE
7 10 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.58%) Sybase IQ
9 8 (1.41%) Data Mart
10 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.70%) DTS
12 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.35%) KDB
14 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (2.29%) Subversion
2 10 (1.76%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.41%) JIRA
3 8 (1.41%) Toad
4 5 (0.88%) Maven
4 5 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.70%) Mockito
5 4 (0.70%) Ant
5 4 (0.70%) JUnit
5 4 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.53%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.53%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.18%) NUnit
7 1 (0.18%) Yeoman
General
1 343 (60.39%) Finance
2 136 (23.94%) Banking
3 94 (16.55%) Front Office
4 72 (12.68%) Investment Banking
5 48 (8.45%) Back Office
6 37 (6.51%) Financial Institution
7 29 (5.11%) Law
8 23 (4.05%) Legal
9 11 (1.94%) Publishing
10 6 (1.06%) Advertising
11 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.70%) French Language
12 4 (0.70%) German Language
12 4 (0.70%) Marketing
13 3 (0.53%) Retail
14 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 133 (23.42%) Analyst
2 81 (14.26%) Support Analyst
3 70 (12.32%) Developer
4 57 (10.04%) Desktop Support
5 51 (8.98%) Support Engineer
6 41 (7.22%) Market Data Engineer
7 40 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 33 (5.81%) Applications Support
9 32 (5.63%) Technical Support
10 30 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
10 30 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 28 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
12 26 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (4.58%) Consultant
13 22 (3.87%) Service Analyst
14 20 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
14 20 (3.52%) Technical Consultant
15 19 (3.35%) Administrator
15 19 (3.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 19 (3.35%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.10%) .NET
2 24 (4.23%) Rendezvous
3 22 (3.87%) ASP.NET
4 18 (3.17%) XML
5 17 (2.99%) Spring
6 15 (2.64%) jQuery
7 14 (2.46%) WebSphere MQ
8 13 (2.29%) Middleware
9 11 (1.94%) Web Services
9 11 (1.94%) HTML
9 11 (1.94%) CSS
9 11 (1.94%) FIX Protocol
10 10 (1.76%) WCF
11 9 (1.58%) JSP
11 9 (1.58%) Servlets
12 8 (1.41%) WPF
12 8 (1.41%) Ajax
13 7 (1.23%) Hibernate
14 6 (1.06%) REST
14 6 (1.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 117 (20.60%) Blackberry
2 102 (17.96%) Hedge funds
3 63 (11.09%) Computer Science
4 57 (10.04%) Equities
5 49 (8.63%) Reference Data
6 47 (8.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 41 (7.22%) Fixed Income
7 41 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (3.70%) PDA
9 18 (3.17%) Market Risk
10 17 (2.99%) iPhone
11 16 (2.82%) Derivative
12 15 (2.64%) iPad
13 13 (2.29%) Mathematics
14 12 (2.11%) Statistics
15 11 (1.94%) Client/Server
15 11 (1.94%) Management Information System
15 11 (1.94%) Firmware
16 8 (1.41%) User Experience
16 8 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 251 (44.19%) Windows
2 139 (24.47%) Linux
3 104 (18.31%) UNIX
4 92 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (15.67%) Windows 7
6 57 (10.04%) Windows XP
7 49 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (7.57%) Solaris
9 33 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (4.58%) Android
11 25 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (4.05%) Windows 8
13 18 (3.17%) CentOS
14 15 (2.64%) SUSE
14 15 (2.64%) Debian
15 12 (2.11%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.23%) Windows Vista
17 6 (1.06%) Ubuntu
17 6 (1.06%) VMS
18 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (19.72%) ITIL
2 50 (8.80%) Project Management
3 36 (6.34%) OO
4 34 (5.99%) Low Latency
5 33 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (4.93%) Asset Management
7 26 (4.58%) Electronic Trading
7 26 (4.58%) Wealth Management
8 24 (4.23%) Risk Management
9 22 (3.87%) Change Management
10 20 (3.52%) ETRM
10 20 (3.52%) Multithreading
11 19 (3.35%) Service Delivery
12 18 (3.17%) Business Continuity
12 18 (3.17%) Mobile Device Management
13 17 (2.99%) OOP
13 17 (2.99%) Time Management
14 16 (2.82%) Data Modelling
14 16 (2.82%) MVC
15 15 (2.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 150 (26.41%) SQL
2 101 (17.78%) Perl
3 81 (14.26%) Python
4 65 (11.44%) C#
5 52 (9.15%) Java
6 49 (8.63%) Bash Shell
7 36 (6.34%) Shell Script
8 30 (5.28%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.87%) C++
10 20 (3.52%) JavaScript
10 20 (3.52%) VBScript
11 15 (2.64%) VBA
12 11 (1.94%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.94%) Ruby
13 9 (1.58%) RPG
13 9 (1.58%) VB
14 8 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.06%) Korn
15 6 (1.06%) AWK
16 5 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 155 (27.29%) Degree
2 53 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (4.75%) CCNA
3 27 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (4.05%) MCSE
5 18 (3.17%) MCITP
6 16 (2.82%) MCSA
7 15 (2.64%) MCP
8 11 (1.94%) MCDST
9 8 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.88%) MOS
11 3 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.18%) ISEB
12 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.18%) MCT
12 1 (0.18%) CFA
12 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.81%) SLA
2 5 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (0.88%) MiFID
2 5 (0.88%) Basel III
3 2 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 170 (29.93%) Active Directory
2 48 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.29%) XenApp
4 11 (1.94%) NFS
4 11 (1.94%) Xen
5 8 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.41%) MetaFrame
6 5 (0.88%) vSphere
7 4 (0.70%) XenServer
7 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (5.28%) NetBackup
2 29 (5.11%) SCCM
3 28 (4.93%) ITRS Geneos
4 16 (2.82%) Puppet
5 9 (1.58%) WSUS
6 8 (1.41%) Control-M
6 8 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.23%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.88%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.18%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 460 (80.99%) Bloomberg
2 161 (28.35%) Microsoft
3 70 (12.32%) Citrix
4 68 (11.97%) Cisco
5 62 (10.92%) VMware
6 51 (8.98%) Sybase
7 47 (8.27%) NetApp
8 46 (8.10%) TIBCO
9 40 (7.04%) Symantec
10 36 (6.34%) Red Hat
11 34 (5.99%) Oracle
12 31 (5.46%) Fidessa
13 28 (4.93%) Murex
14 26 (4.58%) CQG
15 21 (3.70%) Avaya
16 20 (3.52%) HP
17 19 (3.35%) IBM
17 19 (3.35%) GoldenSource
18 18 (3.17%) ION Trading
19 15 (2.64%) Dell
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