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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 816 856 807
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -49
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 65 36 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.034% 0.062%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.79% 0.43% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 59 28 53
Average salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary - £61,250 -

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
8230 8388 9042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.69% 7.96% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6587 6278 7210
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,500 £32,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +23 65 £85,000 +13.33% 5
London +47 64 £85,000 +13.33% 5
City of London +4 9 £47,500 -32.14% 4
Kent +3 1 - -
South East -17 1 - -

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 66 (56.90%) Linux
1 66 (56.90%) TIBCO
2 62 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (50.00%) Java
3 58 (50.00%) Windows
4 53 (45.69%) Rendezvous
5 51 (43.97%) Finance
5 51 (43.97%) Multicast
6 50 (43.10%) SQL
6 50 (43.10%) SQL Server
7 49 (42.24%) Oracle
8 47 (40.52%) JavaScript
8 47 (40.52%) 29West
9 45 (38.79%) Sybase
10 44 (37.93%) Hadoop
11 42 (36.21%) Solaris
12 40 (34.48%) LAN
12 40 (34.48%) WAN
12 40 (34.48%) Cisco
13 39 (33.62%) IBM
13 39 (33.62%) HTTP
13 39 (33.62%) NFS
13 39 (33.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 39 (33.62%) EMC
13 39 (33.62%) Intel
13 39 (33.62%) SAN
13 39 (33.62%) NetApp
13 39 (33.62%) Middleware
13 39 (33.62%) Apache
13 39 (33.62%) Tomcat

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 39 (33.62%) IIS
1 39 (33.62%) Apache
1 39 (33.62%) Tomcat
1 39 (33.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 39 (33.62%) WebSphere
1 39 (33.62%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (5.17%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (4.31%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) 3000 Xtra
2 4 (3.45%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 51 (43.97%) Multicast
2 40 (34.48%) LAN
2 40 (34.48%) WAN
3 39 (33.62%) HTTP
3 39 (33.62%) SAN
3 39 (33.62%) NAS
3 39 (33.62%) FCoE
3 39 (33.62%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.03%) SNMP
6 5 (4.31%) DNS
6 5 (4.31%) Firewall
7 4 (3.45%) DHCP
7 4 (3.45%) Network Security
7 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (2.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.86%) Internet
9 1 (0.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 44 (37.93%) Hadoop
3 39 (33.62%) HBase
4 28 (24.14%) DB2
5 5 (4.31%) OLAP
5 5 (4.31%) Spotfire
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (4.31%) QlikView
5 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.86%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Subversion
2 2 (1.72%) JIRA
2 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (43.97%) Finance
2 38 (32.76%) Front Office
3 18 (15.52%) Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (33.62%) Architect
2 36 (31.03%) Infrastructure Architect
3 34 (29.31%) Developer
4 21 (18.10%) C# Developer
4 21 (18.10%) Lead Architect
5 19 (16.38%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (15.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 14 (12.07%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.90%) WPF Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Consultant
9 7 (6.03%) Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Market Data Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Market Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Market Data Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Data Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Applications Support
12 4 (3.45%) Front Office Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (45.69%) Rendezvous
2 39 (33.62%) Middleware
2 39 (33.62%) HTML
2 39 (33.62%) XML
2 39 (33.62%) XSLT
3 22 (18.97%) WPF
4 10 (8.62%) .NET
5 7 (6.03%) WCF
6 5 (4.31%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (4.31%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.59%) Reactive Extensions
7 3 (2.59%) WinForms
8 2 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.72%) jQuery
8 2 (1.72%) Ext JS
8 2 (1.72%) qooxdoo
8 2 (1.72%) MFC
8 2 (1.72%) JSP
8 2 (1.72%) STL
9 1 (0.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.14%) Mainframe
2 15 (12.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (12.07%) Fixed Income
3 14 (12.07%) Derivative
4 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (8.62%) Mathematics
6 9 (7.76%) Equities
7 7 (6.03%) Credit Derivative
8 6 (5.17%) Hedge funds
9 5 (4.31%) Physics
9 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
9 5 (4.31%) Visualisation
9 5 (4.31%) Open Source
10 4 (3.45%) CESG
10 4 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (3.45%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.86%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 66 (56.90%) Linux
2 58 (50.00%) Windows
3 42 (36.21%) Solaris
4 27 (23.28%) UNIX
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.76%) Benchmarking
2 38 (32.76%) Performance Tuning
3 29 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 17 (14.66%) TDD
5 13 (11.21%) Project Management
6 10 (8.62%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (8.62%) Multithreading
6 10 (8.62%) Low Latency
7 9 (7.76%) OO
8 8 (6.90%) ITIL
8 8 (6.90%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.17%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.31%) Refactoring
10 5 (4.31%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.31%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.45%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.45%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.00%) Java
2 50 (43.10%) SQL
3 47 (40.52%) JavaScript
4 34 (29.31%) C#
5 23 (19.83%) Perl
6 18 (15.52%) Shell Script
7 14 (12.07%) Python
8 13 (11.21%) C++
9 10 (8.62%) Bash Shell
10 7 (6.03%) AWK
10 7 (6.03%) Korn
11 6 (5.17%) C-shell
12 2 (1.72%) VC++
13 1 (0.86%) C
13 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) CISSP
4 1 (0.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) QA
2 4 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (33.62%) NFS
1 39 (33.62%) Oracle RAC
1 39 (33.62%) SRDF
2 4 (3.45%) KVM
2 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (56.90%) TIBCO
2 49 (42.24%) Oracle
3 47 (40.52%) 29West
4 45 (38.79%) Sybase
5 40 (34.48%) Cisco
6 39 (33.62%) IBM
6 39 (33.62%) EMC
6 39 (33.62%) Intel
6 39 (33.62%) NetApp
6 39 (33.62%) DataSynapse
7 32 (27.59%) Bloomberg
8 27 (23.28%) Reuters
9 19 (16.38%) ION Trading
10 5 (4.31%) Tableau
11 4 (3.45%) F5
11 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.45%) TippingPoint
11 4 (3.45%) Tradeweb
11 4 (3.45%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.45%) Radianz
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago