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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 829 793 839
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +46
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 74 74 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.070% 0.072%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.83% 0.83% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 59
Average salary £72,500 £75,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £140,000 £96,000
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
8879 8874 9757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.77% 8.34% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6875 6955 8010
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 15 September 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 15 September 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
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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 -38 74 £72,500 -3.33% 2
London -15 70 £75,000 -11.76% 1
City of London +17 19 £63,750 -3.77%
Docklands, London - 6 £82,500 -
North West - 4 £70,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £70,000 - 1

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 94 (69.63%) Linux
2 66 (48.89%) Reuters
3 61 (45.19%) TIBCO
4 60 (44.44%) Bloomberg
5 55 (40.74%) Java
6 49 (36.30%) SQL
7 45 (33.33%) Rendezvous
8 43 (31.85%) 29West
9 39 (28.89%) Multicast
9 39 (28.89%) Middleware
10 38 (28.15%) Perl
11 36 (26.67%) Oracle
12 35 (25.93%) Windows
12 35 (25.93%) Solaris
12 35 (25.93%) Front Office
12 35 (25.93%) Low Latency
13 34 (25.19%) Finance
13 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (24.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 30 (22.22%) LAN
15 30 (22.22%) WAN
15 30 (22.22%) Sybase
15 30 (22.22%) Project Management
16 25 (18.52%) XML
16 25 (18.52%) Shell Script
17 24 (17.78%) Oracle Coherence
18 23 (17.04%) JavaScript
19 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
19 22 (16.30%) Cisco
20 21 (15.56%) Banking

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 24 (17.78%) Oracle Coherence
2 20 (14.81%) IIS
2 20 (14.81%) Apache
2 20 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 20 (14.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 20 (14.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Eikon
2 10 (7.41%) 3000 Xtra
2 10 (7.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 10 (7.41%) Summit
2 10 (7.41%) Front Arena
3 9 (6.67%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.74%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.74%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.89%) Multicast
2 30 (22.22%) LAN
2 30 (22.22%) WAN
3 20 (14.81%) HTTP
3 20 (14.81%) SAN
3 20 (14.81%) NAS
3 20 (14.81%) FCoE
3 20 (14.81%) Fibre Channel
4 19 (14.07%) TCP/IP
5 13 (9.63%) DNS
6 10 (7.41%) SSL
7 7 (5.19%) SNMP
8 6 (4.44%) Network Security
9 3 (2.22%) DHCP
10 2 (1.48%) Firewall
10 2 (1.48%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 20 (14.81%) HBase
3 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.96%) DTS
4 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.48%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.74%) KDB
6 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) JUnit
2 2 (1.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (25.93%) Front Office
2 34 (25.19%) Finance
3 21 (15.56%) Banking
4 10 (7.41%) Law
4 10 (7.41%) Publishing
5 6 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (24.44%) Market Data Engineer
2 23 (17.04%) Developer
3 20 (14.81%) Architect
3 20 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 20 (14.81%) Lead Architect
3 20 (14.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 20 (14.81%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 19 (14.07%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.15%) Technical Manager
6 10 (7.41%) Technical Account Manager
6 10 (7.41%) Account Manager
6 10 (7.41%) Analyst
7 7 (5.19%) Consultant
8 6 (4.44%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.96%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.96%) Development Manager
10 4 (2.96%) Market Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.33%) Rendezvous
2 39 (28.89%) Middleware
3 25 (18.52%) XML
4 20 (14.81%) XSLT
4 20 (14.81%) HTML
5 7 (5.19%) JMS
6 6 (4.44%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (3.70%) EJB
7 5 (3.70%) XML-RPC
7 5 (3.70%) JSON
8 1 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.74%) LAMP
8 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (8.15%) Fixed Income
2 11 (8.15%) Equities
3 6 (4.44%) CESG
3 6 (4.44%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.48%) Derivative
4 2 (1.48%) RMADS
4 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 94 (69.63%) Linux
2 35 (25.93%) Windows
2 35 (25.93%) Solaris
3 19 (14.07%) UNIX
4 11 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) Low Latency
2 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.22%) Project Management
4 20 (14.81%) Benchmarking
4 20 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (14.07%) Risk Management
6 17 (12.59%) ITIL
7 14 (10.37%) Service Delivery
8 11 (8.15%) Multithreading
9 10 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 8 (5.93%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (5.19%) TDD
12 6 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (4.44%) Security Architecture
13 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
14 4 (2.96%) Data Transformation
14 4 (2.96%) Change Control
15 3 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
16 2 (1.48%) Mentoring
16 2 (1.48%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 55 (40.74%) Java
2 49 (36.30%) SQL
3 38 (28.15%) Perl
4 25 (18.52%) Shell Script
5 23 (17.04%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.59%) Bash Shell
7 12 (8.89%) Python
8 7 (5.19%) AWK
9 6 (4.44%) C++
10 4 (2.96%) C
11 1 (0.74%) C#
11 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.74%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.67%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.48%) CISSP
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.96%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (14.81%) NFS
1 20 (14.81%) Oracle RAC
1 20 (14.81%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (5.19%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.74%) OpenView
2 1 (0.74%) Nagios
2 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.74%) Cacti
2 1 (0.74%) Munin
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (48.89%) Reuters
2 61 (45.19%) TIBCO
3 60 (44.44%) Bloomberg
4 43 (31.85%) 29West
5 36 (26.67%) Oracle
6 30 (22.22%) Sybase
7 22 (16.30%) Cisco
8 20 (14.81%) IBM
8 20 (14.81%) EMC
8 20 (14.81%) Intel
8 20 (14.81%) NetApp
8 20 (14.81%) DataSynapse
9 19 (14.07%) ION Trading
10 10 (7.41%) Murex
10 10 (7.41%) Misys
10 10 (7.41%) SunGard
11 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.70%) Caplin
12 5 (3.70%) Google
12 5 (3.70%) Kalahari
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