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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 833 868 790
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -78
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 45 25 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.024% 0.087%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.54% 0.31% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 72
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £73,750 £62,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
8280 8111 8844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.91% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6685 6099 7081
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

RMDS Salary Histogram in the UK

RMDS
Top 5 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 30 January 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
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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 +16 45 £75,000 -6.25% 6
London +19 44 £75,000 -6.25% 6
City of London +10 8 £48,750 - 1
South East - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 72 (63.16%) Linux
2 59 (51.75%) TIBCO
3 48 (42.11%) Rendezvous
4 46 (40.35%) Windows
4 46 (40.35%) SQL
5 44 (38.60%) Java
5 44 (38.60%) Multicast
6 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (34.21%) Bloomberg
8 37 (32.46%) Reuters
8 37 (32.46%) Finance
9 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 35 (30.70%) Perl
11 34 (29.82%) Sybase
11 34 (29.82%) 29West
12 33 (28.95%) JavaScript
13 32 (28.07%) Oracle
14 31 (27.19%) Front Office
15 29 (25.44%) UNIX
15 29 (25.44%) Solaris
15 29 (25.44%) LAN
15 29 (25.44%) WAN
15 29 (25.44%) Shell Script
15 29 (25.44%) Cisco
15 29 (25.44%) Hadoop
16 28 (24.56%) NAS
16 28 (24.56%) SRDF
16 28 (24.56%) FCoE
16 28 (24.56%) Fibre Channel
16 28 (24.56%) Oracle Coherence

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (24.56%) Oracle Coherence
1 28 (24.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 28 (24.56%) Apache
1 28 (24.56%) Tomcat
1 28 (24.56%) IIS
1 28 (24.56%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.89%) ION MarketView
2 6 (5.26%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 44 (38.60%) Multicast
2 29 (25.44%) LAN
2 29 (25.44%) WAN
3 28 (24.56%) NAS
3 28 (24.56%) FCoE
3 28 (24.56%) Fibre Channel
3 28 (24.56%) HTTP
3 28 (24.56%) SAN
4 16 (14.04%) TCP/IP
5 11 (9.65%) SNMP
6 6 (5.26%) Network Security
7 5 (4.39%) Firewall
7 5 (4.39%) DNS
8 4 (3.51%) DHCP
9 3 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.88%) FTP
10 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 29 (25.44%) Hadoop
3 28 (24.56%) HBase
4 18 (15.79%) DB2
5 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) KDB
6 1 (0.88%) QlikView
6 1 (0.88%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 37 (32.46%) Finance
2 31 (27.19%) Front Office
3 14 (12.28%) Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Architect
2 27 (23.68%) Developer
3 25 (21.93%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 17 (14.91%) Lead Architect
6 15 (13.16%) Market Data Engineer
7 14 (12.28%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (11.40%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 12 (10.53%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 12 (10.53%) Analyst
10 10 (8.77%) Consultant
11 9 (7.89%) Market Data Analyst
11 9 (7.89%) Data Analyst
11 9 (7.89%) Market Analyst
12 7 (6.14%) Support Analyst
13 6 (5.26%) Applications Support
14 5 (4.39%) WPF Developer
14 5 (4.39%) Market Data Support Analyst
15 4 (3.51%) Front Office Developer
15 4 (3.51%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (42.11%) Rendezvous
2 28 (24.56%) Middleware
2 28 (24.56%) XML
2 28 (24.56%) XSLT
2 28 (24.56%) HTML
3 18 (15.79%) WPF
4 7 (6.14%) WCF
5 6 (5.26%) .NET
6 3 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.63%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (2.63%) WinForms
7 2 (1.75%) JSP
8 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 14 (12.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (11.40%) Fixed Income
4 10 (8.77%) Derivative
5 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.26%) CESG
6 6 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (5.26%) Mathematics
7 5 (4.39%) Equities
7 5 (4.39%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.75%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.75%) RMADS
10 1 (0.88%) Physics
10 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.88%) Open Source
10 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (63.16%) Linux
2 46 (40.35%) Windows
3 29 (25.44%) UNIX
3 29 (25.44%) Solaris
4 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.68%) Benchmarking
2 27 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (17.54%) Project Management
4 19 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 13 (11.40%) TDD
5 13 (11.40%) ITIL
6 11 (9.65%) Low Latency
7 8 (7.02%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (6.14%) Multithreading
8 7 (6.14%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (5.26%) Security Architecture
10 5 (4.39%) OO
11 4 (3.51%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.51%) Network Architecture
11 4 (3.51%) Data Architecture
11 4 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.63%) Investment Management
12 3 (2.63%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.35%) SQL
2 44 (38.60%) Java
3 35 (30.70%) Perl
4 33 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 29 (25.44%) Shell Script
6 26 (22.81%) C#
7 14 (12.28%) Python
8 13 (11.40%) Bash Shell
9 12 (10.53%) C++
10 11 (9.65%) AWK
11 7 (6.14%) Korn
12 6 (5.26%) C-shell
13 1 (0.88%) C
13 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) CISSP
3 2 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) QA
2 6 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (24.56%) SRDF
1 28 (24.56%) Oracle RAC
1 28 (24.56%) NFS
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) KVM
2 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (51.75%) TIBCO
2 39 (34.21%) Bloomberg
3 37 (32.46%) Reuters
4 34 (29.82%) Sybase
4 34 (29.82%) 29West
5 32 (28.07%) Oracle
6 29 (25.44%) Cisco
7 28 (24.56%) IBM
7 28 (24.56%) EMC
7 28 (24.56%) Intel
7 28 (24.56%) NetApp
7 28 (24.56%) DataSynapse
8 22 (19.30%) ION Trading
9 6 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.51%) Juniper
10 4 (3.51%) Radianz
10 4 (3.51%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.51%) F5
10 4 (3.51%) TippingPoint
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