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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 768 747 669
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -78
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 180 198 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.39% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129 161 217
Average salary £47,670 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +34.32%

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
46354 50821 49644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.77% 47.68% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37963 41742 39334
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,136 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Reuters Salary Histogram in the UK

Reuters
Top 16 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 9 February 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 +9 171 £47,670 +12.16% 13
London -9 170 £47,670 +12.16% 13
City of London +42 45 £45,000 +16.12% 6
South West - 13 - -
North West - 12 - -
Street - 12 - -
Liverpool - 12 - -
Merseyside - 12 - -
Somerset - 12 - -
Scotland +1 8 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Edinburgh +8 6 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Stirling +9 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £42,500 -
Docklands, London +17 1 £38,750 +0.64%
Swindon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 310 (86.59%) Bloomberg
2 225 (62.85%) Finance
3 195 (54.47%) Windows
4 140 (39.11%) Banking
5 135 (37.71%) Microsoft
6 106 (29.61%) Active Directory
6 106 (29.61%) SQL
7 97 (27.09%) Linux
8 95 (26.54%) Degree
9 83 (23.18%) Unix
10 79 (22.07%) MS Office
11 75 (20.95%) ITIL
12 74 (20.67%) MS Excel
13 72 (20.11%) Windows Server
14 70 (19.55%) SQL Server
15 65 (18.16%) Hedge funds
16 59 (16.48%) Python
17 57 (15.92%) Perl
17 57 (15.92%) Fidessa
17 57 (15.92%) Blackberry
17 57 (15.92%) Windows 7
18 51 (14.25%) Oracle
19 43 (12.01%) Front Office
19 43 (12.01%) SAN
19 43 (12.01%) FIX Protocol
20 42 (11.73%) Investment Banking
21 41 (11.45%) Citrix
21 41 (11.45%) TCP/IP
22 40 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
23 39 (10.89%) LAN

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 32 (8.94%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.12%) CMS
7 4 (1.12%) Drupal
7 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.84%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.84%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.56%) IIS
10 1 (0.28%) Apache
10 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.28%) MTS
10 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 79 (22.07%) MS Office
2 74 (20.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (7.54%) RMDS
2 16 (4.47%) Eikon
3 11 (3.07%) ION MarketView
3 11 (3.07%) Markit EDM
3 11 (3.07%) thinkFolio
4 10 (2.79%) MultiFonds
5 7 (1.96%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.28%) Endur
6 1 (0.28%) Kondor
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.12%) Office 365
2 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.01%) SAN
2 41 (11.45%) TCP/IP
3 39 (10.89%) LAN
4 36 (10.06%) WAN
5 31 (8.66%) Multicast
6 18 (5.03%) DNS
7 14 (3.91%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (3.35%) Firewall
8 12 (3.35%) VPN
9 10 (2.79%) DHCP
10 9 (2.51%) Internet
11 7 (1.96%) SSL
12 6 (1.68%) 3G
12 6 (1.68%) HTTP
12 6 (1.68%) VoIP
13 5 (1.40%) Network Security
14 4 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.12%) DEFINITY
15 3 (0.84%) BGP
15 3 (0.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.38%) Relational Database
3 25 (6.98%) MySQL
4 21 (5.87%) RDBMS
5 20 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (3.07%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.79%) IDOL
9 9 (2.51%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.23%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.96%) Big Data
11 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.40%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.40%) HBase
12 5 (1.40%) InfluxDB
12 5 (1.40%) OpenTSDB
12 5 (1.40%) Redis
12 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.84%) NuGet
2 2 (0.56%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.56%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.56%) MSI
3 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.28%) JIRA
3 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 225 (62.85%) Finance
2 140 (39.11%) Banking
3 43 (12.01%) Front Office
4 42 (11.73%) Investment Banking
5 36 (10.06%) Financial Institution
6 22 (6.15%) Private Banking
7 21 (5.87%) Back Office
8 15 (4.19%) Telecoms
9 12 (3.35%) Retail
10 9 (2.51%) Games
11 5 (1.40%) Legal
12 2 (0.56%) Publishing
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.28%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.28%) Law
13 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (26.54%) Analyst
2 59 (16.48%) Support Analyst
3 48 (13.41%) Support Engineer
4 42 (11.73%) Desktop Support
5 35 (9.78%) Applications Support
6 31 (8.66%) Market Data Engineer
7 29 (8.10%) Developer
8 24 (6.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 23 (6.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 22 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (5.59%) Desktop Analyst
11 20 (5.59%) Linux Support
12 18 (5.03%) Banking Analyst
12 18 (5.03%) Linux Administrator
13 17 (4.75%) Senior IT Support
14 16 (4.47%) Service Analyst
14 16 (4.47%) Technical Analyst
15 15 (4.19%) Administrator
15 15 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
15 15 (4.19%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.01%) FIX Protocol
2 31 (8.66%) .NET
3 13 (3.63%) Rendezvous
4 10 (2.79%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.79%) HTML
4 10 (2.79%) WCF
4 10 (2.79%) WPF
5 9 (2.51%) Hibernate
5 9 (2.51%) Spring
5 9 (2.51%) Swing
6 6 (1.68%) HTML5
6 6 (1.68%) Middleware
6 6 (1.68%) REST
7 5 (1.40%) CSS
7 5 (1.40%) JSON
7 5 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (1.40%) Web Services
8 3 (0.84%) NumPy
8 3 (0.84%) Pandas
9 2 (0.56%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.16%) Hedge funds
2 57 (15.92%) Blackberry
3 40 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (10.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (8.94%) Fixed Income
6 27 (7.54%) Equities
6 27 (7.54%) PDA
7 23 (6.42%) Computer Science
7 23 (6.42%) Derivative
8 22 (6.15%) Data Centre
9 21 (5.87%) Grid Computing
10 20 (5.59%) Eurex
11 12 (3.35%) Credit Risk
11 12 (3.35%) Management Information System
11 12 (3.35%) SWIFT
12 11 (3.07%) Mathematics
13 9 (2.51%) Fintech
14 8 (2.23%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (1.96%) iPhone
15 7 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 195 (54.47%) Windows
2 97 (27.09%) Linux
3 83 (23.18%) Unix
4 72 (20.11%) Windows Server
5 57 (15.92%) Windows 7
6 36 (10.06%) Windows XP
7 28 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (6.15%) CentOS
9 19 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (4.19%) Debian
11 15 (4.19%) Fedora
11 15 (4.19%) SUSE
11 15 (4.19%) Ubuntu
11 15 (4.19%) Windows 8
12 9 (2.51%) Solaris
13 8 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.96%) Android
15 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.95%) ITIL
2 36 (10.06%) Electronic Trading
3 32 (8.94%) Investment Management
4 29 (8.10%) Change Management
4 29 (8.10%) Wealth Management
5 24 (6.70%) Asset Management
5 24 (6.70%) High Availability
6 22 (6.15%) People Management
6 22 (6.15%) Time Management
7 21 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (5.31%) Problem Management
8 19 (5.31%) Service Delivery
8 19 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (5.03%) Mentoring
10 17 (4.75%) Risk Management
11 15 (4.19%) Data Analysis
11 15 (4.19%) ETL
12 13 (3.63%) Line Management
13 12 (3.35%) Data Engineering
13 12 (3.35%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 106 (29.61%) SQL
2 59 (16.48%) Python
3 57 (15.92%) Perl
4 37 (10.34%) Java
5 32 (8.94%) Shell Script
6 30 (8.38%) Bash Shell
7 29 (8.10%) C#
8 28 (7.82%) C++
9 22 (6.15%) C
10 14 (3.91%) Tcl
11 11 (3.07%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.07%) Ruby
12 10 (2.79%) JavaScript
13 8 (2.23%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.68%) Bourne shell
14 6 (1.68%) VBA
15 4 (1.12%) PHP
16 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.28%) Scala
16 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (26.54%) Degree
2 27 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.07%) ISTQB
5 11 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.79%) MCSE
7 7 (1.96%) CCNP
7 7 (1.96%) CFA
7 7 (1.96%) MBA
7 7 (1.96%) PhD
8 5 (1.40%) MCP
9 4 (1.12%) Avaya Certification
9 4 (1.12%) HNC
9 4 (1.12%) HND
9 4 (1.12%) MCSA
10 3 (0.84%) CCNA
10 3 (0.84%) MCITP
11 2 (0.56%) CCIE
11 2 (0.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.87%) SLA
2 10 (2.79%) QA
3 6 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (29.61%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.68%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.40%) XenApp
5 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.84%) XenServer
6 2 (0.56%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.56%) Docker
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Varnish
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (6.98%) SCCM
2 13 (3.63%) ITRS Geneos
3 12 (3.35%) Puppet
4 6 (1.68%) DameWare
4 6 (1.68%) Zenoss
5 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.40%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 2 (0.56%) Ansible
6 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.56%) WSUS
7 1 (0.28%) Salt
7 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 310 (86.59%) Bloomberg
2 135 (37.71%) Microsoft
3 57 (15.92%) Fidessa
4 51 (14.25%) Oracle
5 41 (11.45%) Citrix
6 35 (9.78%) Sybase
7 33 (9.22%) Cisco
7 33 (9.22%) HP
8 29 (8.10%) VMware
9 28 (7.82%) Patsystems
9 28 (7.82%) Red Hat
10 24 (6.70%) IBM
11 17 (4.75%) GL TRADE
11 17 (4.75%) NYFIX
12 16 (4.47%) FactSet
13 15 (4.19%) ION Trading
13 15 (4.19%) TIBCO
14 13 (3.63%) CQG
15 11 (3.07%) Dell
15 11 (3.07%) iManage
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