The table below looks at the statistics for RMDS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RMDS over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 890 910 919
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +9
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 24 52 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.047% 0.059%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.34% 0.66% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 50 42
Median salary £100,000 £87,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £69,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary - £102,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- +46.42%

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
7115 7921 8974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.28% 7.21% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5440 6203 7031
Median salary £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -

RMDS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing RMDS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RMDS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 16 £100,000 +14.28%
London +4 16 £100,000 +14.28%
Glasgow - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
City of London +67 3 £102,500 +78.26%

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing RMDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RMDS.

1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) Linux
3 16 (40.00%) Python
3 16 (40.00%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) C#
4 14 (35.00%) C++
5 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
5 13 (32.50%) Perl
6 12 (30.00%) Reuters
6 12 (30.00%) Oracle
7 11 (27.50%) HTML
7 11 (27.50%) TIBCO
8 10 (25.00%) C
8 10 (25.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 9 (22.50%) Middleware
10 8 (20.00%) Front Office
10 8 (20.00%) SQL
10 8 (20.00%) Unix
10 8 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
11 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
11 7 (17.50%) Multicast
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.50%) .NET
11 7 (17.50%) OO
11 7 (17.50%) Banking
11 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
11 7 (17.50%) TIBCO EMS
11 7 (17.50%) Electronic Trading

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) IIS
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Eloqua
2 3 (7.50%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Multicast
2 5 (12.50%) LAN
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) FCoE
5 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.00%) HTTP
5 2 (5.00%) NAS
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MS Access
3 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.00%) HBase
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (10.00%) CodeRush
2 4 (10.00%) ReSharper
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Front Office
3 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Legal
4 4 (10.00%) Marketing
5 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
5 3 (7.50%) French Language
5 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Market Data Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) CRM Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Data Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Scripter
4 4 (10.00%) Market Data Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Marketing Automation Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Marketing Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) HTML
2 9 (22.50%) Middleware
3 7 (17.50%) .NET
3 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
3 7 (17.50%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) HTML5
4 5 (12.50%) LINQ
4 5 (12.50%) XML
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 4 (10.00%) Ultra Messaging
6 3 (7.50%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (5.00%) Ext JS
7 2 (5.00%) Rendezvous
7 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 2 (5.00%) WCF
7 2 (5.00%) WPF
7 2 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) User Experience
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Derivative
5 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Unix
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) Electronic Trading
2 7 (17.50%) OO
3 6 (15.00%) Low Latency
3 6 (15.00%) TDD
4 5 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Data Engineering
4 5 (12.50%) Memory Management
4 5 (12.50%) Product Management
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) B2B
5 4 (10.00%) B2C
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.00%) CRM
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (10.00%) Kanban
5 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
1 16 (40.00%) Python
2 14 (35.00%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) C++
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) Perl
4 10 (25.00%) C
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (12.50%) C-shell
6 5 (12.50%) Dart
7 3 (7.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) NFS
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (5.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 4 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (10.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
1 12 (30.00%) Reuters
2 11 (27.50%) TIBCO
3 5 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) Solace
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.00%) Sybase
5 3 (7.50%) Juniper
6 2 (5.00%) BT
6 2 (5.00%) DataSynapse
6 2 (5.00%) EMC
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) Intel
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) NetApp