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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 837 829 799
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -30
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 67 50 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.046% 0.095%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.74% 0.56% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53 39 73
Average salary £70,000 £90,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,300 £57,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £140,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average 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
8997 8938 9413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.91% 8.26% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6996 7095 7638
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +1 67 £70,000 -22.22% 6
London +1 62 £75,000 -16.66% 6
City of London -2 9 £65,000 -5.45% 4
North West - 5 £70,000 -
Manchester - 3 £70,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £82,500 -

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 96 (68.09%) Linux
2 66 (46.81%) TIBCO
3 60 (42.55%) Bloomberg
4 58 (41.13%) Reuters
5 56 (39.72%) Java
6 52 (36.88%) SQL
7 48 (34.04%) Rendezvous
8 47 (33.33%) Multicast
9 45 (31.91%) 29West
10 41 (29.08%) Middleware
10 41 (29.08%) Perl
11 40 (28.37%) Front Office
12 39 (27.66%) Windows
12 39 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (26.24%) Oracle
14 36 (25.53%) Solaris
15 34 (24.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 33 (23.40%) Project Management
16 33 (23.40%) Finance
16 33 (23.40%) Low Latency
17 32 (22.70%) LAN
17 32 (22.70%) WAN
17 32 (22.70%) Sybase
18 29 (20.57%) Shell Script
19 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
20 27 (19.15%) JavaScript
20 27 (19.15%) XML
21 25 (17.73%) Oracle Coherence
21 25 (17.73%) TCP/IP
22 24 (17.02%) Cisco

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (17.73%) Oracle Coherence
2 22 (15.60%) WebSphere
2 22 (15.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 22 (15.60%) Tomcat
2 22 (15.60%) Apache
2 22 (15.60%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.80%) 3000 Xtra
2 10 (7.09%) Summit
2 10 (7.09%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 10 (7.09%) ION MarketView
2 10 (7.09%) Eikon
2 10 (7.09%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.71%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.71%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 47 (33.33%) Multicast
2 32 (22.70%) LAN
2 32 (22.70%) WAN
3 25 (17.73%) TCP/IP
4 22 (15.60%) NAS
4 22 (15.60%) FCoE
4 22 (15.60%) Fibre Channel
4 22 (15.60%) HTTP
4 22 (15.60%) SAN
5 14 (9.93%) DNS
6 11 (7.80%) SNMP
7 10 (7.09%) SSL
8 7 (4.96%) Network Security
9 4 (2.84%) Firewall
9 4 (2.84%) DHCP
10 3 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (1.42%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.60%) Hadoop
2 22 (15.60%) HBase
3 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.84%) DTS
4 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.42%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.71%) KDB
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) JUnit
2 3 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (28.37%) Front Office
2 33 (23.40%) Finance
3 21 (14.89%) Banking
4 10 (7.09%) Law
4 10 (7.09%) Publishing
5 7 (4.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (21.28%) Developer
2 26 (18.44%) Market Data Engineer
3 22 (15.60%) Lead Architect
3 22 (15.60%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 22 (15.60%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 22 (15.60%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (15.60%) Architect
3 22 (15.60%) Infrastructure Architect
4 19 (13.48%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.22%) Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) Technical Manager
7 10 (7.09%) Technical Account Manager
7 10 (7.09%) Consultant
7 10 (7.09%) Account Manager
8 8 (5.67%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Market Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Market Data Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (34.04%) Rendezvous
2 41 (29.08%) Middleware
3 27 (19.15%) XML
4 22 (15.60%) XSLT
4 22 (15.60%) HTML
5 7 (4.96%) JMS
5 7 (4.96%) WPF
6 6 (4.26%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (3.55%) EJB
7 5 (3.55%) XML-RPC
7 5 (3.55%) JSON
8 3 (2.13%) .NET
8 3 (2.13%) WCF
9 2 (1.42%) Reactive Extensions
9 2 (1.42%) WinForms
10 1 (0.71%) JSP
10 1 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (10.64%) Fixed Income
3 12 (8.51%) Algorithms
4 11 (7.80%) Equities
5 7 (4.96%) CESG
5 7 (4.96%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (3.55%) Derivative
7 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.42%) RMADS
9 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 96 (68.09%) Linux
2 39 (27.66%) Windows
3 36 (25.53%) Solaris
4 20 (14.18%) UNIX
5 10 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.40%) Project Management
2 33 (23.40%) Low Latency
3 22 (15.60%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (15.60%) Benchmarking
4 19 (13.48%) ITIL
5 18 (12.77%) Risk Management
6 14 (9.93%) Service Delivery
7 13 (9.22%) Multithreading
8 12 (8.51%) TDD
9 10 (7.09%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.38%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (4.96%) Security Architecture
12 6 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (2.84%) Risk Analysis
13 4 (2.84%) Network Architecture
13 4 (2.84%) E-Commerce
14 3 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
15 2 (1.42%) Security Testing
15 2 (1.42%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 56 (39.72%) Java
2 52 (36.88%) SQL
3 41 (29.08%) Perl
4 29 (20.57%) Shell Script
5 27 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 15 (10.64%) Bash Shell
7 14 (9.93%) Python
8 11 (7.80%) AWK
9 8 (5.67%) C#
10 6 (4.26%) C++
11 4 (2.84%) C
12 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.71%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (5.67%) Degree
2 7 (4.96%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.96%) DV Cleared
2 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.84%) CISSP
5 1 (0.71%) ISEB
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.55%) QA
3 2 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (15.60%) Oracle RAC
1 22 (15.60%) SRDF
1 22 (15.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 66 (46.81%) TIBCO
2 60 (42.55%) Bloomberg
3 58 (41.13%) Reuters
4 45 (31.91%) 29West
5 37 (26.24%) Oracle
6 32 (22.70%) Sybase
7 24 (17.02%) Cisco
7 24 (17.02%) ION Trading
8 22 (15.60%) DataSynapse
8 22 (15.60%) IBM
8 22 (15.60%) EMC
8 22 (15.60%) Intel
8 22 (15.60%) NetApp
9 10 (7.09%) Murex
9 10 (7.09%) Misys
9 10 (7.09%) SunGard
10 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.55%) Caplin
10 5 (3.55%) Google
10 5 (3.55%) Tradeweb
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