Period
to 7 April 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reuters over the 6 months to 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Reuters Group PLC.

Reuters
UK
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 735 783 897
Rank change year-on-year +48 +114 +60
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 241 336 323
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.53% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 273 293 294
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +17.95% -7.14%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,300 £35,900
90th Percentile £155,000 £122,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £23,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +73.91% -45.88% +47.83%

Reuters is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 47,958 62,959 79,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.58% 42.20% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36,739 48,338 62,382
Median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

Reuters
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Reuters as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Reuters.

Salary trend for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Reuters over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the UK over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 221 £75,000 +30.43% 6
London -7 214 £75,000 +30.43% 5
Work from Home +70 55 £125,000 -
UK excluding London +139 23 £40,000 +73.91% 2
Northern Ireland +19 8 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Scotland +38 4 £40,000 -42.86%
Channel Islands - 4 £25,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 -
North of England - 4 £40,000 -
South East - 2 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +43 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Midlands +38 1 £40,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, IT jobs citing Reuters also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Reuters.

1 219 (90.87%) Bloomberg
2 118 (48.96%) Finance
3 108 (44.81%) Front Office
4 103 (42.74%) Investment Management
5 84 (34.85%) Windows
6 78 (32.37%) SQL
6 78 (32.37%) Fixed Income
7 73 (30.29%) Python
8 70 (29.05%) Office 365
9 69 (28.63%) Asset Management
10 67 (27.80%) Derivative
10 67 (27.80%) Hedge funds
11 61 (25.31%) Equities
12 60 (24.90%) Cisco
12 60 (24.90%) R
13 58 (24.07%) Active Directory
14 56 (23.24%) Back Office
14 56 (23.24%) Analytics
15 55 (22.82%) Machine Learning
15 55 (22.82%) Mentoring
16 54 (22.41%) Markit EDM
16 54 (22.41%) Data Analytics
16 54 (22.41%) Performance Attribution
16 54 (22.41%) PolarLake
16 54 (22.41%) Data Management
16 54 (22.41%) Eagle PACE
16 54 (22.41%) Reference Data
16 54 (22.41%) Enterprise Data Management
17 53 (21.99%) SCCM
18 49 (20.33%) Microsoft Excel

Reuters
Co-occurring 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 24 (9.96%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.49%) Apache
3 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.49%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (20.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (16.60%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 54 (22.41%) Eagle PACE
1 54 (22.41%) Markit EDM
1 54 (22.41%) PolarLake
2 6 (2.49%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.66%) Eikon
4 2 (0.83%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.41%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.41%) Endur
5 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 70 (29.05%) Office 365
2 34 (14.11%) AWS
3 9 (3.73%) Azure
3 9 (3.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.49%) SaaS
5 4 (1.66%) GitHub
6 2 (0.83%) NuGet
7 1 (0.41%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.79%) Cisco IOS
1 26 (10.79%) TCP/IP
2 21 (8.71%) DNS
3 12 (4.98%) Firewall
3 12 (4.98%) FIX Connectivity
4 10 (4.15%) DHCP
5 8 (3.32%) LAN
5 8 (3.32%) VPN
5 8 (3.32%) WAN
6 5 (2.07%) Network Security
7 4 (1.66%) PuTTY
8 3 (1.24%) PBX
8 3 (1.24%) VoIP
9 1 (0.41%) BGP
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.41%) OSPF
9 1 (0.41%) SAN
9 1 (0.41%) VLAN
9 1 (0.41%) Wireless
9 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.66%) DTS
3 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.41%) Power BI
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.66%) Gradle
2 4 (1.66%) Maven
2 4 (1.66%) Subversion
2 4 (1.66%) WinDbg
3 2 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.83%) JIRA
3 2 (0.83%) MSI
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (48.96%) Finance
2 108 (44.81%) Front Office
3 56 (23.24%) Back Office
4 40 (16.60%) Banking
5 26 (10.79%) Legal
6 14 (5.81%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.32%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.90%) French Language
8 7 (2.90%) German Language
9 6 (2.49%) Italian Language
9 6 (2.49%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (20.33%) Analyst
2 46 (19.09%) Support Engineer
3 37 (15.35%) Support Analyst
4 27 (11.20%) Desktop Support
5 23 (9.54%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
6 20 (8.30%) Data Manager
7 18 (7.47%) Head of Analytics
7 18 (7.47%) Head of Data Analytics
7 18 (7.47%) Head of Data Management
8 17 (7.05%) Automation Engineer
8 17 (7.05%) IT Support
8 17 (7.05%) Workflow Engineer
9 15 (6.22%) Desktop Engineer
9 15 (6.22%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (6.22%) Senior Support Analyst
10 14 (5.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 14 (5.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.98%) Applications Support
12 12 (4.98%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.11%) Web Services
2 20 (8.30%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (2.07%) .NET
4 3 (1.24%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.83%) HTML
5 2 (0.83%) HTML5
5 2 (0.83%) Middleware
5 2 (0.83%) OpenFin
5 2 (0.83%) React
5 2 (0.83%) REST
5 2 (0.83%) Spring
6 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (32.37%) Fixed Income
2 67 (27.80%) Derivative
2 67 (27.80%) Hedge funds
3 61 (25.31%) Equities
4 54 (22.41%) Reference Data
5 33 (13.69%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (5.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (4.98%) Eurex
8 10 (4.15%) Blackberry
9 9 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.90%) Fat Client
10 7 (2.90%) Thin Client
11 5 (2.07%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.66%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.66%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.66%) Handset
12 4 (1.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 3 (1.24%) User Experience
14 2 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (34.85%) Windows
2 41 (17.01%) Windows 10
3 32 (13.28%) Linux
4 24 (9.96%) Windows Server
5 21 (8.71%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.39%) Unix
7 12 (4.98%) Solaris
8 10 (4.15%) Ubuntu
8 10 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.15%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (2.49%) CentOS
9 6 (2.49%) SUSE
10 5 (2.07%) Debian
10 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.66%) Android
11 4 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (42.74%) Investment Management
2 69 (28.63%) Asset Management
3 56 (23.24%) Analytics
4 55 (22.82%) Machine Learning
4 55 (22.82%) Mentoring
5 54 (22.41%) Data Analytics
5 54 (22.41%) Data Management
5 54 (22.41%) Enterprise Data Management
5 54 (22.41%) Performance Attribution
6 34 (14.11%) Business Analysis
7 24 (9.96%) ITIL
7 24 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (9.54%) Data Analysis
9 18 (7.47%) Workflow
10 14 (5.81%) Project Delivery
11 12 (4.98%) Client Onboarding
11 12 (4.98%) Low Latency
12 9 (3.73%) Computer Science
12 9 (3.73%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (32.37%) SQL
2 73 (30.29%) Python
3 60 (24.90%) R
4 22 (9.13%) VBA
5 18 (7.47%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.39%) Bash Shell
6 13 (5.39%) Java
6 13 (5.39%) Perl
7 10 (4.15%) C#
8 6 (2.49%) Bourne shell
8 6 (2.49%) C++
8 6 (2.49%) Korn
8 6 (2.49%) Ruby
9 5 (2.07%) VBScript
10 4 (1.66%) VB
11 3 (1.24%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.83%) Java 8
12 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (13.69%) Degree
2 20 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.98%) MCP
4 10 (4.15%) MCDST
4 10 (4.15%) MCSA
4 10 (4.15%) MCSE
5 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.66%) MCITP
7 3 (1.24%) CCNA
7 3 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.83%) CCNP
9 1 (0.41%) ACCA
9 1 (0.41%) CIPFA
9 1 (0.41%) ICAEW
9 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.54%) SLA
2 4 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.73%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.66%) XenApp
4 4 (1.66%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.83%) Docker
7 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (21.99%) SCCM
2 8 (3.32%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 4 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.66%) Perfmon
3 4 (1.66%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (1.24%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.83%) Packer
5 2 (0.83%) Puppet
5 2 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 219 (90.87%) Bloomberg
2 60 (24.90%) Cisco
3 46 (19.09%) Avaya
4 45 (18.67%) Microsoft
5 35 (14.52%) Apple
6 20 (8.30%) VMware
7 18 (7.47%) ION Trading
8 17 (7.05%) Citrix
8 17 (7.05%) FactSet
9 16 (6.64%) Fidessa
9 16 (6.64%) Red Hat
10 13 (5.39%) Oracle
11 12 (4.98%) CQG
11 12 (4.98%) Patsystems
12 11 (4.56%) Trayport
13 9 (3.73%) Wyse
14 8 (3.32%) Nortel
15 7 (2.90%) FXall
15 7 (2.90%) HP
16 6 (2.49%) Eze Software Group