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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 821 805 822
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 72 72 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.068% 0.062%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.81% 0.82% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 54
Average salary £75,000 £74,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.33% +19.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £140,000 £98,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £75,000 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
8876 8740 9763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 8.23% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6891 6830 8066
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

RMDS Salary Histogram in the UK

RMDS
Top 6 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 28 August 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 -25 72 £75,000 +0.33% 3
London 0 70 £80,000 +10.34% 3
City of London +3 20 £62,500 -5.66% 3
Docklands, London +7 7 £80,000 +68.42%
North West - 2 £70,000 -
Manchester - 1 £70,000 -

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 82 (66.67%) Linux
2 63 (51.22%) Reuters
3 57 (46.34%) TIBCO
4 56 (45.53%) Bloomberg
5 51 (41.46%) Java
6 43 (34.96%) Rendezvous
7 42 (34.15%) SQL
8 40 (32.52%) 29West
9 37 (30.08%) Middleware
10 36 (29.27%) Finance
10 36 (29.27%) Multicast
11 35 (28.46%) Low Latency
12 33 (26.83%) Front Office
12 33 (26.83%) Oracle
13 32 (26.02%) Solaris
13 32 (26.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 31 (25.20%) Windows
15 30 (24.39%) Perl
16 28 (22.76%) LAN
16 28 (22.76%) WAN
17 26 (21.14%) Sybase
18 25 (20.33%) Project Management
19 23 (18.70%) XML
20 22 (17.89%) Oracle Coherence
21 21 (17.07%) Banking
22 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
22 20 (16.26%) Cisco
23 19 (15.45%) Shell Script
23 19 (15.45%) JavaScript
24 18 (14.63%) HTML

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 22 (17.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 18 (14.63%) IIS
2 18 (14.63%) Tomcat
2 18 (14.63%) Apache
2 18 (14.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 18 (14.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Eikon
2 10 (8.13%) 3000 Xtra
2 10 (8.13%) Summit
2 10 (8.13%) Front Arena
2 10 (8.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 7 (5.69%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.81%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.81%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.27%) Multicast
2 28 (22.76%) LAN
2 28 (22.76%) WAN
3 18 (14.63%) SAN
3 18 (14.63%) HTTP
3 18 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 18 (14.63%) NAS
3 18 (14.63%) FCoE
3 18 (14.63%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (12.20%) DNS
5 10 (8.13%) SSL
6 5 (4.07%) DHCP
7 4 (3.25%) Wireshark
7 4 (3.25%) SNMP
7 4 (3.25%) Firewall
8 3 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.63%) Hadoop
2 18 (14.63%) HBase
3 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.25%) DTS
4 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.63%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) JUnit
2 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 36 (29.27%) Finance
2 33 (26.83%) Front Office
3 21 (17.07%) Banking
4 10 (8.13%) Law
4 10 (8.13%) Publishing
5 6 (4.88%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (26.83%) Market Data Engineer
2 21 (17.07%) Developer
3 18 (14.63%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.63%) Infrastructure Architect
3 18 (14.63%) Architect
3 18 (14.63%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (14.63%) Lead Architect
3 18 (14.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 18 (14.63%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 11 (8.94%) Technical Manager
5 10 (8.13%) Technical Account Manager
5 10 (8.13%) Account Manager
6 9 (7.32%) Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Consultant
8 5 (4.07%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Market Data Support Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.25%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.96%) Rendezvous
2 37 (30.08%) Middleware
3 23 (18.70%) XML
4 18 (14.63%) HTML
4 18 (14.63%) XSLT
5 7 (5.69%) JMS
6 6 (4.88%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (4.07%) XML-RPC
7 5 (4.07%) EJB
7 5 (4.07%) JSON
8 1 (0.81%) LAMP
8 1 (0.81%) .NET
8 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (8.13%) Fixed Income
2 10 (8.13%) Equities
3 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.44%) CESG
3 3 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.63%) Derivative
5 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.81%) RMADS
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 82 (66.67%) Linux
2 32 (26.02%) Solaris
3 31 (25.20%) Windows
4 16 (13.01%) UNIX
5 11 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) Low Latency
2 25 (20.33%) Project Management
3 18 (14.63%) Benchmarking
3 18 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (13.82%) Risk Management
5 15 (12.20%) ITIL
6 14 (11.38%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.94%) Multithreading
8 10 (8.13%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.50%) Electronic Trading
9 8 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.69%) TDD
11 6 (4.88%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (4.07%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.25%) Data Transformation
13 4 (3.25%) Change Control
14 3 (2.44%) Change Management
14 3 (2.44%) Service Management
14 3 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
14 3 (2.44%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.46%) Java
2 42 (34.15%) SQL
3 30 (24.39%) Perl
4 19 (15.45%) Shell Script
4 19 (15.45%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.20%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.32%) Python
7 5 (4.07%) C++
8 4 (3.25%) AWK
9 3 (2.44%) C
10 1 (0.81%) Tcl
10 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.25%) CISSP
4 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) ISEB
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (14.63%) NFS
1 18 (14.63%) Oracle RAC
1 18 (14.63%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.81%) OpenView
2 1 (0.81%) Nagios
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.81%) Cacti
2 1 (0.81%) Munin
Vendors
1 63 (51.22%) Reuters
2 57 (46.34%) TIBCO
3 56 (45.53%) Bloomberg
4 40 (32.52%) 29West
5 33 (26.83%) Oracle
6 26 (21.14%) Sybase
7 20 (16.26%) Cisco
8 18 (14.63%) NetApp
8 18 (14.63%) IBM
8 18 (14.63%) EMC
8 18 (14.63%) Intel
8 18 (14.63%) DataSynapse
9 17 (13.82%) ION Trading
10 10 (8.13%) Murex
10 10 (8.13%) Misys
10 10 (8.13%) SunGard
11 6 (4.88%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.07%) Kalahari
12 5 (4.07%) Tradeweb
12 5 (4.07%) Caplin
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