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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 849 928 930
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +2
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 28 30 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.028% 0.040%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 35
Median salary £95,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.74% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £87,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £70,000

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
6037 7403 9100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.65% 6.97% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4576 5766 7292
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,888 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RMDS over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RMDS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
London +75 28 £95,000 +40.74%
England +73 28 £95,000 +40.74%
City of London +25 4 £67,500 +12.50%

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 34 (73.91%) Linux
2 31 (67.39%) Middleware
2 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (65.22%) Finance
3 30 (65.22%) Java
4 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
4 29 (63.04%) HTML
4 29 (63.04%) TIBCO
5 28 (60.87%) Oracle
6 24 (52.17%) Windows
7 23 (50.00%) Rendezvous
7 23 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 23 (50.00%) IBM
7 23 (50.00%) Apache
7 23 (50.00%) Tomcat
7 23 (50.00%) HTTP
7 23 (50.00%) Sybase
7 23 (50.00%) IIS
7 23 (50.00%) XML
7 23 (50.00%) XSLT
7 23 (50.00%) VMware
7 23 (50.00%) DataSynapse
7 23 (50.00%) WebSphere
7 23 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
7 23 (50.00%) Hadoop
7 23 (50.00%) Ultra Messaging
7 23 (50.00%) HBase
7 23 (50.00%) Multicast
8 22 (47.83%) LAN
8 22 (47.83%) WAN

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 23 (50.00%) Apache
1 23 (50.00%) IIS
1 23 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 23 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 23 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 21 (45.65%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Eikon
1 2 (4.35%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) HTTP
1 23 (50.00%) Multicast
2 22 (47.83%) LAN
2 22 (47.83%) WAN
3 21 (45.65%) FCoE
3 21 (45.65%) Fibre Channel
3 21 (45.65%) NAS
3 21 (45.65%) SAN
4 18 (39.13%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 2 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 23 (50.00%) HBase
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) CodeRush
1 3 (6.52%) ReSharper
1 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Banking
3 14 (30.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Front Office
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) French Language
5 1 (2.17%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Architect
2 19 (41.30%) Infrastructure Architect
2 19 (41.30%) Technical Architect
3 18 (39.13%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 18 (39.13%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (30.43%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 14 (30.43%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (30.43%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 13 (28.26%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Data Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Market Data Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Technical Leader
8 4 (8.70%) Lead Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Linux Scripter
8 4 (8.70%) Storage Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Virtualisation Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
9 3 (6.52%) IT Architect
9 3 (6.52%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (67.39%) Middleware
2 29 (63.04%) HTML
3 23 (50.00%) Rendezvous
3 23 (50.00%) Ultra Messaging
3 23 (50.00%) XML
3 23 (50.00%) XSLT
4 6 (13.04%) .NET
4 6 (13.04%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.70%) HTML5
5 4 (8.70%) LINQ
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.52%) CSS
6 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.52%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (6.52%) NHibernate
7 2 (4.35%) WCF
7 2 (4.35%) WPF
8 1 (2.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Linux
2 24 (52.17%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) Solaris
4 10 (21.74%) Unix
5 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) Benchmarking
2 21 (45.65%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.87%) Data Engineering
3 5 (10.87%) Low Latency
3 5 (10.87%) TDD
4 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (8.70%) Memory Management
4 4 (8.70%) Storage Virtualisation
5 3 (6.52%) DevOps
5 3 (6.52%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (6.52%) OO
5 3 (6.52%) Product Management
5 3 (6.52%) SOA
6 2 (4.35%) B2B
6 2 (4.35%) B2C
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) Java
2 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) Perl
4 11 (23.91%) C#
5 10 (21.74%) C++
5 10 (21.74%) Python
6 8 (17.39%) SQL
7 7 (15.22%) C
8 4 (8.70%) C-shell
9 2 (4.35%) Dart
9 2 (4.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (45.65%) NFS
2 21 (45.65%) SRDF
2 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 18 (39.13%) KVM
3 18 (39.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (6.52%) MOM
2 3 (6.52%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) TIBCO
2 28 (60.87%) Oracle
3 23 (50.00%) DataSynapse
3 23 (50.00%) IBM
3 23 (50.00%) Sybase
3 23 (50.00%) VMware
4 22 (47.83%) Cisco
5 21 (45.65%) EMC
5 21 (45.65%) Intel
5 21 (45.65%) NetApp
6 9 (19.57%) Reuters
7 4 (8.70%) Bloomberg
7 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.70%) Solace
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.17%) BT
9 1 (2.17%) Juniper