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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 681 663 630
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -33
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 221 296 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.52% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 177 196 183
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £66,250 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,125 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-19.70% -19.04%

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
52331 56500 54027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.02% 46.66% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 42047 45242 43942
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 21 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 21 April 2015. 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 -24 209 £47,500 +11.76% 24
London -15 198 £50,000 +11.11% 23
City of London +40 75 £42,500 - 7
Scotland +23 11 £45,000 -
Stirling - 8 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £31,000 -
North East - 6 £31,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £31,000 -
Edinburgh +3 3 £45,000 -
Mayfair -5 3 £40,000 -30.43%
East of England - 2 £35,000 -
Swindon - 2 £32,875 -
Watford - 2 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £32,875 -
South West - 2 £32,875 -
Surrey +12 1 - -
South East -3 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £49,000 -
Woking - 1 - -
Jersey - 1 £49,000 -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 353 (80.41%) Bloomberg
2 265 (60.36%) Finance
3 253 (57.63%) Windows
4 188 (42.82%) Active Directory
5 186 (42.37%) Microsoft
6 161 (36.67%) Banking
7 128 (29.16%) MS Excel
8 116 (26.42%) Blackberry
9 107 (24.37%) MS Office
10 103 (23.46%) Windows 7
11 102 (23.23%) SQL
12 99 (22.55%) MS Exchange
13 95 (21.64%) ITIL
14 92 (20.96%) Linux
15 85 (19.36%) SQL Server
16 81 (18.45%) Citrix
17 74 (16.86%) VMware
18 71 (16.17%) Degree
19 68 (15.49%) Investment Banking
19 68 (15.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 65 (14.81%) Cisco
20 65 (14.81%) UNIX
21 62 (14.12%) Front Office
21 62 (14.12%) DNS
22 58 (13.21%) Perl
23 56 (12.76%) WAN
24 55 (12.53%) Hedge funds
24 55 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
25 54 (12.30%) LAN
26 53 (12.07%) FactSet

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 99 (22.55%) MS Exchange
2 68 (15.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (3.64%) TIBCO EMS
6 13 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.28%) Apache
8 8 (1.82%) CMS
8 8 (1.82%) Drupal
8 8 (1.82%) nginx
9 5 (1.14%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.14%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.91%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.46%) JBoss
11 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.23%) Node.js
12 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 128 (29.16%) MS Excel
2 107 (24.37%) MS Office
3 39 (8.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (7.06%) RMDS
2 20 (4.56%) Dynamics GP
3 18 (4.10%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (3.19%) Eikon
5 11 (2.51%) ION MarketView
6 8 (1.82%) 3000 Xtra
7 4 (0.91%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.91%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.46%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.23%) Summit
9 1 (0.23%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.23%) Tesseract
9 1 (0.23%) Minerva
9 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.23%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.23%) Investran
9 1 (0.23%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.59%) Mimecast
2 5 (1.14%) SaaS
2 5 (1.14%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (14.12%) DNS
2 56 (12.76%) WAN
3 54 (12.30%) LAN
4 52 (11.85%) TCP/IP
5 37 (8.43%) VPN
6 35 (7.97%) Firewall
7 33 (7.52%) SAN
8 23 (5.24%) Network Security
9 21 (4.78%) VLAN
10 15 (3.42%) Multicast
11 14 (3.19%) VoIP
12 13 (2.96%) SSL
13 12 (2.73%) IP Telephony
14 9 (2.05%) DHCP
15 8 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
16 6 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
17 5 (1.14%) iSCSI
17 5 (1.14%) ADSL
17 5 (1.14%) OSPF
18 4 (0.91%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.10%) MySQL
4 14 (3.19%) RDBMS
4 14 (3.19%) KDB
5 12 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.28%) Informix
7 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.37%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.37%) Big Data
9 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.14%) Spotfire
9 5 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (1.14%) QlikView
9 5 (1.14%) OLAP
10 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.46%) Subversion
3 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) Maven
4 1 (0.23%) JIRA
4 1 (0.23%) Selenium
4 1 (0.23%) JUnit
4 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.23%) MSI
4 1 (0.23%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.23%) JMeter
4 1 (0.23%) NUnit
4 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.23%) Hudson
4 1 (0.23%) Capybara
4 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 265 (60.36%) Finance
2 161 (36.67%) Banking
3 68 (15.49%) Investment Banking
4 62 (14.12%) Front Office
5 31 (7.06%) Financial Institution
6 18 (4.10%) Back Office
7 8 (1.82%) Private Banking
8 7 (1.59%) Marketing
9 4 (0.91%) Legal
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (37.36%) Analyst
2 89 (20.27%) Support Analyst
3 75 (17.08%) Desktop Support
4 64 (14.58%) Support Engineer
5 52 (11.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 39 (8.88%) Applications Support
7 36 (8.20%) Developer
8 33 (7.52%) Service Analyst
9 29 (6.61%) Service Desk Analyst
10 27 (6.15%) Desktop Analyst
11 23 (5.24%) Desktop Engineer
11 23 (5.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 22 (5.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 20 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 19 (4.33%) Business Analyst
15 18 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
15 18 (4.10%) Senior Support Engineer
16 17 (3.87%) Network Engineer
17 16 (3.64%) Technical Support
18 15 (3.42%) Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.29%) .NET
2 21 (4.78%) FIX Protocol
3 19 (4.33%) Rendezvous
4 9 (2.05%) REST
5 8 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.59%) Spring
6 7 (1.59%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (1.14%) Application Packaging
8 5 (1.14%) Web Services
8 5 (1.14%) XML
8 5 (1.14%) Swing
8 5 (1.14%) JMS
9 4 (0.91%) Middleware
9 4 (0.91%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.91%) J2EE
9 4 (0.91%) WCF
9 4 (0.91%) WPF
9 4 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 116 (26.42%) Blackberry
2 55 (12.53%) Hedge funds
3 46 (10.48%) Fixed Income
4 37 (8.43%) Equities
5 31 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (6.15%) Derivative
7 25 (5.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (3.42%) Reference Data
9 14 (3.19%) iPhone
10 13 (2.96%) Eurex
11 11 (2.51%) PDA
11 11 (2.51%) Computer Science
12 9 (2.05%) iPad
13 8 (1.82%) Grid Computing
14 7 (1.59%) Thin Client
14 7 (1.59%) Fat Client
15 6 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (1.37%) Social Media
15 6 (1.37%) Smartphone
16 5 (1.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 253 (57.63%) Windows
2 103 (23.46%) Windows 7
3 92 (20.96%) Linux
4 65 (14.81%) UNIX
5 47 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (9.57%) Windows XP
7 33 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 23 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (3.64%) SUSE
11 16 (3.64%) Debian
12 14 (3.19%) CentOS
13 12 (2.73%) Ubuntu
14 11 (2.51%) Solaris
15 10 (2.28%) Fedora
16 9 (2.05%) Android
17 5 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (21.64%) ITIL
2 33 (7.52%) Electronic Trading
3 30 (6.83%) Investment Management
4 28 (6.38%) Asset Management
5 20 (4.56%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (3.87%) Migration
6 17 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (3.64%) OO
7 16 (3.64%) DNA
8 15 (3.42%) Data Management
9 14 (3.19%) Low Latency
9 14 (3.19%) People Management
10 13 (2.96%) Service Management
11 12 (2.73%) Problem Management
12 11 (2.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (2.51%) Test Scripting
12 11 (2.51%) Time Management
12 11 (2.51%) Data Architecture
12 11 (2.51%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (2.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (23.23%) SQL
2 58 (13.21%) Perl
3 52 (11.85%) Python
4 50 (11.39%) C#
5 40 (9.11%) Java
6 34 (7.74%) Shell Script
7 31 (7.06%) C++
8 27 (6.15%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.56%) JavaScript
10 14 (3.19%) Tcl
11 10 (2.28%) C
11 10 (2.28%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.05%) PHP
12 9 (2.05%) Korn
13 8 (1.82%) VBA
13 8 (1.82%) Ruby
14 7 (1.59%) VB
15 6 (1.37%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.37%) VBScript
15 6 (1.37%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 71 (16.17%) Degree
2 34 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (6.15%) MCSE
3 27 (6.15%) MCSA
4 18 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.87%) CCNA
6 11 (2.51%) MCP
7 6 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.14%) MCDST
8 5 (1.14%) MCITP
9 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.46%) CCNP
10 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB
11 1 (0.23%) CCIE
11 1 (0.23%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.19%) SLA
2 13 (2.96%) QA
3 8 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 188 (42.82%) Active Directory
2 55 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.61%) XenApp
4 22 (5.01%) vSphere
4 22 (5.01%) Xen
5 20 (4.56%) Hyper-V
5 20 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.82%) Varnish
8 6 (1.37%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.23%) XenServer
9 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (5.47%) SCCM
2 10 (2.28%) Puppet
2 10 (2.28%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (1.82%) Salt
3 8 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.59%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.37%) WSUS
6 5 (1.14%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.68%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.23%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 353 (80.41%) Bloomberg
2 186 (42.37%) Microsoft
3 81 (18.45%) Citrix
4 74 (16.86%) VMware
5 65 (14.81%) Cisco
6 53 (12.07%) FactSet
7 45 (10.25%) Fidessa
8 44 (10.02%) Oracle
9 32 (7.29%) Sybase
10 31 (7.06%) HP
11 25 (5.69%) SimCorp
12 24 (5.47%) TIBCO
13 23 (5.24%) Red Hat
13 23 (5.24%) Avaya
14 22 (5.01%) Dell
15 20 (4.56%) Patsystems
16 18 (4.10%) Wyse
17 17 (3.87%) Tradeweb
18 13 (2.96%) NYFIX
19 12 (2.73%) GL TRADE
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £33K + Bonus + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Thomson Reuters
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 45000-70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Blue Town Online
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: Up to £85,000 per year + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago