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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 808 863 832
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -31
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 92 70 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.058% 0.051%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.17% 0.76% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 90 52 38
Average salary £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £102,500 £62,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+64.00% -16.66%

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
7878 9217 8203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.10% 7.66% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6115 7244 6470
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,345 £33,000 £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 29 June 2015 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 June 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 +82 92 £87,500 +12.90% 2
London +53 91 £87,500 +12.90% 2
City of London +22 5 £50,000 -23.07%
Sheffield - 1 £102,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £102,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £102,500 -

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 124 (74.25%) Linux
2 118 (70.66%) TIBCO
3 111 (66.47%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (64.67%) Finance
5 107 (64.07%) Java
6 98 (58.68%) Windows
7 97 (58.08%) Sybase
8 94 (56.29%) Rendezvous
9 90 (53.89%) Oracle
10 89 (53.29%) JavaScript
11 88 (52.69%) Solaris
12 86 (51.50%) Hadoop
12 86 (51.50%) Ultra Messaging
13 85 (50.90%) Multicast
13 85 (50.90%) SQL Server
14 84 (50.30%) HTML
14 84 (50.30%) Performance Tuning
15 82 (49.10%) LAN
15 82 (49.10%) WAN
15 82 (49.10%) Cisco
16 81 (48.50%) IBM
16 81 (48.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 81 (48.50%) EMC
16 81 (48.50%) Intel
16 81 (48.50%) Middleware
16 81 (48.50%) SAN
16 81 (48.50%) NetApp
16 81 (48.50%) HTTP
16 81 (48.50%) NFS
16 81 (48.50%) Apache

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 81 (48.50%) IIS
1 81 (48.50%) Apache
1 81 (48.50%) Tomcat
1 81 (48.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 81 (48.50%) WebSphere
1 81 (48.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (2.99%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.59%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.20%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 85 (50.90%) Multicast
2 82 (49.10%) LAN
2 82 (49.10%) WAN
3 81 (48.50%) SAN
3 81 (48.50%) HTTP
3 81 (48.50%) NAS
3 81 (48.50%) FCoE
3 81 (48.50%) Fibre Channel
4 21 (12.57%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.80%) DNS
7 2 (1.20%) SSL
7 2 (1.20%) DHCP
7 2 (1.20%) Firewall
8 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (51.50%) Hadoop
2 85 (50.90%) SQL Server
3 81 (48.50%) HBase
4 60 (35.93%) DB2
5 11 (6.59%) OLAP
5 11 (6.59%) Oracle OLAP
6 8 (4.79%) KDB
7 6 (3.59%) OLTP
8 5 (2.99%) Spotfire
8 5 (2.99%) QlikView
8 5 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.40%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Subversion
2 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 108 (64.67%) Finance
2 41 (24.55%) Front Office
3 19 (11.38%) Banking
4 13 (7.78%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (48.50%) Architect
2 77 (46.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 51 (30.54%) Solutions Architect
4 47 (28.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 32 (19.16%) Lead Architect
5 32 (19.16%) Developer
6 29 (17.37%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 24 (14.37%) Market Data Engineer
8 22 (13.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 22 (13.17%) Technical Architect
9 21 (12.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 20 (11.98%) C# Developer
11 18 (10.78%) Applications Support
11 18 (10.78%) WPF Developer
12 12 (7.19%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.59%) Programmer
13 6 (3.59%) Applications Support Engineer
13 6 (3.59%) Java Developer
13 6 (3.59%) Analyst
13 6 (3.59%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (56.29%) Rendezvous
2 86 (51.50%) Ultra Messaging
3 84 (50.30%) HTML
4 81 (48.50%) Middleware
4 81 (48.50%) XML
4 81 (48.50%) XSLT
5 21 (12.57%) .NET
5 21 (12.57%) WPF
6 8 (4.79%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.99%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (2.99%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (1.80%) WCF
9 2 (1.20%) STL
9 2 (1.20%) Velocity
9 2 (1.20%) jQuery
9 2 (1.20%) Ext JS
9 2 (1.20%) qooxdoo
9 2 (1.20%) MFC
10 1 (0.60%) COM
10 1 (0.60%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (35.93%) Mainframe
2 21 (12.57%) Derivative
3 13 (7.78%) Credit Derivative
4 9 (5.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.99%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.99%) Physics
6 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.99%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.99%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.40%) Equities
8 3 (1.80%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.20%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 124 (74.25%) Linux
2 98 (58.68%) Windows
3 88 (52.69%) Solaris
4 26 (15.57%) UNIX
5 10 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (66.47%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (50.30%) Performance Tuning
3 81 (48.50%) Benchmarking
4 55 (32.93%) Risk Management
5 25 (14.97%) ITIL
6 21 (12.57%) TDD
7 16 (9.58%) Risk Analysis
8 13 (7.78%) Business Analysis
9 11 (6.59%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.99%) Multithreading
11 9 (5.39%) Asset Management
11 9 (5.39%) Low Latency
12 8 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.19%) Problem Management
14 6 (3.59%) Release Management
14 6 (3.59%) Project Management
14 6 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (3.59%) Integration Testing
15 5 (2.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (64.07%) Java
2 89 (53.29%) JavaScript
3 74 (44.31%) SQL
4 35 (20.96%) C#
4 35 (20.96%) Python
5 27 (16.17%) Perl
6 19 (11.38%) Shell Script
7 17 (10.18%) C++
8 15 (8.98%) C
9 5 (2.99%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.40%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.80%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.80%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.20%) VC++
12 2 (1.20%) Korn
12 2 (1.20%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.78%) Degree
2 6 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (48.50%) NFS
1 81 (48.50%) Oracle RAC
1 81 (48.50%) SRDF
2 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.57%) Hyper-V
3 21 (12.57%) KVM
3 21 (12.57%) Xen
4 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.99%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.80%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (1.80%) Puppet
3 2 (1.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.60%) Cacti
4 1 (0.60%) Munin
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.60%) OpenView
4 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 118 (70.66%) TIBCO
2 97 (58.08%) Sybase
3 90 (53.89%) Oracle
4 82 (49.10%) Cisco
5 81 (48.50%) IBM
5 81 (48.50%) EMC
5 81 (48.50%) Intel
5 81 (48.50%) NetApp
5 81 (48.50%) DataSynapse
6 33 (19.76%) Reuters
7 27 (16.17%) Bloomberg
7 27 (16.17%) ION Trading
8 23 (13.77%) VMware
9 6 (3.59%) Caplin
9 6 (3.59%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.99%) Tableau
10 5 (2.99%) DevExpress
10 5 (2.99%) Kalahari
11 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.40%) Informatica
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