The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 837 790 848
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +58
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 70 79 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.073% 0.048%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.77% 0.91% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 45 45 51
Average salary £80,000 £74,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% +24.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £75,000 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
9054 8722 9816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.75% 8.02% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7111 6843 8188
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -53 70 £80,000 +7.38% 4
London -30 68 £80,000 +14.28% 4
City of London -2 21 £65,000 -7.14% 3
Docklands, London +4 9 £80,000 +68.42%
South East - 2 £62,500 -
Kent - 2 £62,500 -

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 70 (59.83%) Linux
2 58 (49.57%) Reuters
3 56 (47.86%) Bloomberg
4 53 (45.30%) TIBCO
5 48 (41.03%) Java
6 43 (36.75%) Rendezvous
7 40 (34.19%) Finance
8 37 (31.62%) Middleware
8 37 (31.62%) Low Latency
9 36 (30.77%) 29West
10 34 (29.06%) Multicast
10 34 (29.06%) SQL
11 32 (27.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 30 (25.64%) Oracle
12 30 (25.64%) Windows
12 30 (25.64%) Front Office
13 28 (23.93%) Solaris
14 25 (21.37%) LAN
14 25 (21.37%) WAN
15 24 (20.51%) Perl
16 23 (19.66%) Sybase
17 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
17 22 (18.80%) Banking
18 21 (17.95%) XML
19 20 (17.09%) DNS
19 20 (17.09%) Project Management
19 20 (17.09%) Oracle Coherence
20 19 (16.24%) UNIX
20 19 (16.24%) Cisco
21 18 (15.38%) SQL Server

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (17.09%) Oracle Coherence
2 16 (13.68%) IIS
2 16 (13.68%) Apache
2 16 (13.68%) Tomcat
2 16 (13.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 16 (13.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Eikon
2 10 (8.55%) 3000 Xtra
2 10 (8.55%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 10 (8.55%) Summit
2 10 (8.55%) Front Arena
3 2 (1.71%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.85%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.85%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.06%) Multicast
2 25 (21.37%) LAN
2 25 (21.37%) WAN
3 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
4 20 (17.09%) DNS
5 16 (13.68%) SAN
5 16 (13.68%) HTTP
6 15 (12.82%) NAS
6 15 (12.82%) FCoE
6 15 (12.82%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (10.26%) Firewall
8 10 (8.55%) SSL
8 10 (8.55%) DHCP
9 9 (7.69%) Wireshark
10 7 (5.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (5.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (2.56%) Network Security
11 3 (2.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.68%) Hadoop
2 16 (13.68%) HBase
3 5 (4.27%) DTS
4 3 (2.56%) MS Access
4 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.56%) MySQL
5 2 (1.71%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) JUnit
2 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
General
1 40 (34.19%) Finance
2 30 (25.64%) Front Office
3 22 (18.80%) Banking
4 10 (8.55%) Law
4 10 (8.55%) Publishing
5 6 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 6 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Market Data Engineer
2 20 (17.09%) Developer
3 17 (14.53%) Java Developer
4 16 (13.68%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (13.68%) Architect
4 16 (13.68%) Lead Architect
5 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 15 (12.82%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 15 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.40%) Technical Manager
7 10 (8.55%) Technical Account Manager
7 10 (8.55%) Account Manager
8 7 (5.98%) Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Consultant
8 7 (5.98%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Market Data Support Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.75%) Rendezvous
2 37 (31.62%) Middleware
3 21 (17.95%) XML
4 16 (13.68%) XSLT
4 16 (13.68%) HTML
5 7 (5.98%) JMS
6 6 (5.13%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (4.27%) EJB
7 5 (4.27%) XML-RPC
7 5 (4.27%) JSON
8 1 (0.85%) WPF
8 1 (0.85%) LAMP
8 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (11.11%) Equities
3 9 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 5 (4.27%) Derivative
5 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) CESG
6 2 (1.71%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 70 (59.83%) Linux
2 30 (25.64%) Windows
3 28 (23.93%) Solaris
4 19 (16.24%) UNIX
5 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.62%) Low Latency
2 20 (17.09%) Project Management
3 16 (13.68%) Risk Management
4 15 (12.82%) Service Delivery
4 15 (12.82%) Benchmarking
4 15 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (11.11%) ITIL
6 10 (8.55%) Data Analysis
6 10 (8.55%) Multithreading
7 9 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.84%) TDD
8 8 (6.84%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (5.98%) Change Management
9 7 (5.98%) Service Management
9 7 (5.98%) Network Architecture
10 6 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (4.27%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.27%) Load Balancing
12 4 (3.42%) Change Control
12 4 (3.42%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.03%) Java
2 34 (29.06%) SQL
3 24 (20.51%) Perl
4 17 (14.53%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.26%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.84%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.84%) Python
7 6 (5.13%) C++
8 3 (2.56%) C
9 2 (1.71%) C#
10 1 (0.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) CISSP
3 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.71%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (12.82%) SRDF
2 15 (12.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.85%) OpenView
2 1 (0.85%) Nagios
2 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.85%) Cacti
2 1 (0.85%) Munin
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (49.57%) Reuters
2 56 (47.86%) Bloomberg
3 53 (45.30%) TIBCO
4 36 (30.77%) 29West
5 30 (25.64%) Oracle
6 23 (19.66%) Sybase
7 19 (16.24%) Cisco
8 16 (13.68%) IBM
8 16 (13.68%) EMC
8 16 (13.68%) NetApp
8 16 (13.68%) DataSynapse
9 15 (12.82%) Intel
10 12 (10.26%) Radianz
10 12 (10.26%) ION Trading
11 11 (9.40%) NetScout
12 10 (8.55%) Tradeweb
12 10 (8.55%) Murex
12 10 (8.55%) Misys
12 10 (8.55%) SunGard
13 9 (7.69%) Juniper
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