The table below looks at the statistics for RMDS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RMDS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 788 855 834
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -21
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 95 52 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.044% 0.049%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.24% 0.57% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 93 44 35
Average salary £87,500 £65,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary - £62,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
7667 9103 8715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.18% 7.75% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6073 7081 6864
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,423 £33,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

RMDS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RMDS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RMDS
Salary Trend

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

RMDS Salary Trend in the UK

RMDS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RMDS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

RMDS Salary Histogram in the UK

RMDS
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RMDS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
London +93 95 £87,500 +31.57% 2
England +78 95 £87,500 +34.61% 2
City of London +22 7 £37,500 -42.30%

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RMDS 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 RMDS.

1 113 (72.44%) TIBCO
2 112 (71.79%) Linux
3 101 (64.74%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (62.82%) Java
5 96 (61.54%) Finance
6 93 (59.62%) Windows
7 90 (57.69%) Rendezvous
8 88 (56.41%) Sybase
9 81 (51.92%) Oracle
9 81 (51.92%) SQL Server
10 80 (51.28%) JavaScript
11 79 (50.64%) Solaris
12 77 (49.36%) Hadoop
12 77 (49.36%) Ultra Messaging
13 75 (48.08%) Multicast
13 75 (48.08%) HTML
14 74 (47.44%) Cisco
14 74 (47.44%) Performance Tuning
15 73 (46.79%) LAN
15 73 (46.79%) WAN
16 72 (46.15%) HTTP
16 72 (46.15%) NFS
16 72 (46.15%) Apache
16 72 (46.15%) Tomcat
16 72 (46.15%) IIS
16 72 (46.15%) XML
16 72 (46.15%) XSLT
16 72 (46.15%) IBM
16 72 (46.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 72 (46.15%) EMC

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RMDS 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 RMDS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (46.15%) Apache
1 72 (46.15%) Tomcat
1 72 (46.15%) IIS
1 72 (46.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 72 (46.15%) WebSphere
1 72 (46.15%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (7.05%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 75 (48.08%) Multicast
2 73 (46.79%) LAN
2 73 (46.79%) WAN
3 72 (46.15%) HTTP
3 72 (46.15%) SAN
3 72 (46.15%) FCoE
3 72 (46.15%) Fibre Channel
3 72 (46.15%) NAS
4 15 (9.62%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.56%) DNS
6 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.92%) DHCP
6 3 (1.92%) Firewall
7 2 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.28%) SSL
8 1 (0.64%) Internet
8 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 77 (49.36%) Hadoop
3 72 (46.15%) HBase
4 57 (36.54%) DB2
5 10 (6.41%) Oracle OLAP
5 10 (6.41%) OLAP
6 8 (5.13%) KDB
7 5 (3.21%) OLTP
7 5 (3.21%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.21%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.21%) QlikView
7 5 (3.21%) Spotfire
8 4 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Subversion
2 2 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (61.54%) Finance
2 45 (28.85%) Front Office
3 20 (12.82%) Banking
4 12 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (46.15%) Architect
2 66 (42.31%) Infrastructure Architect
3 40 (25.64%) Solutions Architect
4 37 (23.72%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 34 (21.79%) Developer
6 30 (19.23%) Lead Architect
7 23 (14.74%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 21 (13.46%) C# Developer
9 19 (12.18%) Market Data Engineer
10 17 (10.90%) WPF Developer
10 17 (10.90%) Applications Support
11 16 (10.26%) Technical Architect
11 16 (10.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 15 (9.62%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (7.05%) Support Engineer
14 6 (3.85%) Java Developer
14 6 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
15 5 (3.21%) Analyst
15 5 (3.21%) Programmer
15 5 (3.21%) Senior Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (57.69%) Rendezvous
2 77 (49.36%) Ultra Messaging
3 75 (48.08%) HTML
4 72 (46.15%) XML
4 72 (46.15%) XSLT
4 72 (46.15%) Middleware
5 22 (14.10%) WPF
6 20 (12.82%) .NET
7 9 (5.77%) TIBCO EMS
8 8 (5.13%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.21%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (3.21%) WCF
10 2 (1.28%) jQuery
10 2 (1.28%) Ext JS
10 2 (1.28%) qooxdoo
10 2 (1.28%) STL
10 2 (1.28%) MFC
11 1 (0.64%) COM
11 1 (0.64%) LAMP
11 1 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 57 (36.54%) Mainframe
2 20 (12.82%) Derivative
3 12 (7.69%) Credit Derivative
4 9 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (5.13%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.49%) Equities
7 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.21%) Open Source
8 5 (3.21%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.21%) Hedge funds
8 5 (3.21%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.21%) Physics
8 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.92%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 112 (71.79%) Linux
2 93 (59.62%) Windows
3 79 (50.64%) Solaris
4 28 (17.95%) UNIX
5 7 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (64.74%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (47.44%) Performance Tuning
3 71 (45.51%) Benchmarking
4 51 (32.69%) Risk Management
5 23 (14.74%) ITIL
6 20 (12.82%) TDD
7 15 (9.62%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 10 (6.41%) Multithreading
9 10 (6.41%) Service Delivery
9 10 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.77%) Asset Management
11 8 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.49%) Low Latency
13 6 (3.85%) Release Management
13 6 (3.85%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.85%) Integration Testing
13 6 (3.85%) Project Management
14 5 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (3.21%) OO
Programming Languages
1 98 (62.82%) Java
2 80 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 71 (45.51%) SQL
4 40 (25.64%) C#
5 31 (19.87%) Perl
5 31 (19.87%) Python
6 23 (14.74%) Shell Script
7 17 (10.90%) C++
8 11 (7.05%) C
9 10 (6.41%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.49%) Korn
11 6 (3.85%) C-shell
12 4 (2.56%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.92%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (46.15%) NFS
1 72 (46.15%) SRDF
1 72 (46.15%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.62%) Xen
3 15 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 15 (9.62%) KVM
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.13%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.92%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (1.28%) SCCM
4 1 (0.64%) Nagios
4 1 (0.64%) OpenView
4 1 (0.64%) Puppet
4 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.64%) Cacti
4 1 (0.64%) Munin
Vendors
1 113 (72.44%) TIBCO
2 88 (56.41%) Sybase
3 81 (51.92%) Oracle
4 74 (47.44%) Cisco
5 72 (46.15%) IBM
5 72 (46.15%) EMC
5 72 (46.15%) Intel
5 72 (46.15%) NetApp
5 72 (46.15%) DataSynapse
6 34 (21.79%) Reuters
7 28 (17.95%) ION Trading
8 27 (17.31%) Bloomberg
9 17 (10.90%) VMware
10 6 (3.85%) Caplin
10 6 (3.85%) Solace
10 6 (3.85%) Microsoft
11 5 (3.21%) Tableau
11 5 (3.21%) DevExpress
11 5 (3.21%) Kalahari
12 4 (2.56%) Informatica
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