Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 885 889 1006
Rank change year-on-year +4 +117 -102
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 273 306 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 235 253 201
UK median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +38.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £21,000 £55,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year -61.82% +60.58% +5.38%

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 71,672 78,770 85,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.05% 44.58% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 55,495 60,964 69,291
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Reuters
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reuters.

Salary trend for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reuters over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Top 8 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 22 September 2018. 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 +9 261 £52,500 -16.00% 34
London 0 253 £52,500 -16.00% 31
UK excluding London +26 20 £21,000 -61.82% 3
Northern Ireland +15 12 £21,000 -31.15%
Midlands +39 6 £85,000 -
East Midlands +11 6 £85,000 -
North of England +23 2 £67,500 -1.82% 2
North West +7 2 £67,500 -1.82% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 237 (86.81%) Bloomberg
2 215 (78.75%) Finance
3 168 (61.54%) Windows
4 117 (42.86%) SQL
5 114 (41.76%) SQL Server
6 105 (38.46%) Banking
7 101 (37.00%) Microsoft
8 98 (35.90%) Active Directory
9 95 (34.80%) Front Office
10 91 (33.33%) Hedge funds
11 84 (30.77%) PowerShell
11 84 (30.77%) Windows Server
12 80 (29.30%) Degree
13 76 (27.84%) Java
14 75 (27.47%) Windows 10
15 74 (27.11%) Windows 7
16 72 (26.37%) Asset Management
17 71 (26.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 71 (26.01%) SCCM
18 65 (23.81%) Oracle
19 62 (22.71%) C#
20 61 (22.34%) Investment Banking
20 61 (22.34%) Equities
20 61 (22.34%) FIX Protocol
21 60 (21.98%) Python
22 58 (21.25%) FXall
23 57 (20.88%) C++
23 57 (20.88%) Blackberry
23 57 (20.88%) Computer Science
24 56 (20.51%) Perl

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 45 (16.48%) Tomcat
2 43 (15.75%) Apache
3 38 (13.92%) MS Exchange
4 32 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 21 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.83%) IIS
8 5 (1.83%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.47%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.10%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.10%) Confluence
10 3 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.37%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.37%) JBoss
12 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (20.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (5.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (15.75%) thinkFolio
2 10 (3.66%) Eikon
3 4 (1.47%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 4 (1.47%) SunGard GMI
4 3 (1.10%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.37%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.37%) Misys Opics
5 1 (0.37%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.37%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 46 (16.85%) Office 365
2 42 (15.38%) SaaS
3 17 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.83%) IaaS
6 4 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.47%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.47%) Serverless
6 4 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.73%) G Suite
8 2 (0.73%) npm
8 2 (0.73%) Slack
8 2 (0.73%) Yarn
9 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (18.32%) LAN
2 49 (17.95%) DNS
3 47 (17.22%) DHCP
4 43 (15.75%) TCP/IP
5 41 (15.02%) WAN
6 39 (14.29%) Network Security
7 38 (13.92%) VPN
8 19 (6.96%) Cisco IOS
9 16 (5.86%) Firewall
10 11 (4.03%) SAN
11 10 (3.66%) FIX Connectivity
12 8 (2.93%) Wireless
13 6 (2.20%) Skype
13 6 (2.20%) VoIP
14 5 (1.83%) DSL
15 3 (1.10%) iSCSI
15 3 (1.10%) NAS
15 3 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
16 2 (0.73%) Multicast
16 2 (0.73%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (41.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.66%) KDB
2 10 (3.66%) MS Access
3 6 (2.20%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.10%) Big Data
6 3 (1.10%) Flink
6 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.10%) HBase
6 3 (1.10%) Kdb+
6 3 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.10%) Tick Data
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.73%) Power BI
7 2 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.73%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (10.26%) WinDbg
2 16 (5.86%) MSI
3 10 (3.66%) JIRA
4 8 (2.93%) Maven
5 6 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.20%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.83%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.10%) JMeter
8 3 (1.10%) Selenium
8 3 (1.10%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.10%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.10%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.73%) Gradle
9 2 (0.73%) JUnit
9 2 (0.73%) PyCharm
10 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.37%) NUnit
General
1 215 (78.75%) Finance
2 105 (38.46%) Banking
3 95 (34.80%) Front Office
4 61 (22.34%) Investment Banking
5 44 (16.12%) French Language
6 43 (15.75%) German Language
6 43 (15.75%) Italian Language
7 16 (5.86%) Spanish Language
8 9 (3.30%) Back Office
9 4 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.10%) Law
10 3 (1.10%) Legal
10 3 (1.10%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 104 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 73 (26.74%) Applications Support
3 68 (24.91%) Analyst
3 68 (24.91%) Desktop Support
4 63 (23.08%) Support Analyst
5 43 (15.75%) Applications Engineer
5 43 (15.75%) Applications Support Engineer
6 36 (13.19%) Desktop Engineer
7 34 (12.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 31 (11.36%) Desktop Analyst
8 31 (11.36%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 27 (9.89%) Windows Support Analyst
10 19 (6.96%) Office 365 Engineer
10 19 (6.96%) Windows Engineer
11 18 (6.59%) Developer
12 13 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (4.76%) Systems Support
13 12 (4.40%) IT Engineer
13 12 (4.40%) IT Support
13 12 (4.40%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (22.34%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (5.86%) Software Packaging
3 14 (5.13%) Web Services
4 12 (4.40%) .NET
5 10 (3.66%) Spring
6 6 (2.20%) J2EE
6 6 (2.20%) React
6 6 (2.20%) REST
6 6 (2.20%) Spring Boot
7 4 (1.47%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.47%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.10%) Akka
8 3 (1.10%) HTML
8 3 (1.10%) HTML5
8 3 (1.10%) Kafka
8 3 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.73%) JDBC
9 2 (0.73%) JMS
9 2 (0.73%) Middleware
9 2 (0.73%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 91 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 71 (26.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 61 (22.34%) Equities
4 57 (20.88%) Blackberry
4 57 (20.88%) Computer Science
5 54 (19.78%) Derivative
5 54 (19.78%) Fixed Income
6 33 (12.09%) Fat Client
6 33 (12.09%) Thin Client
7 20 (7.33%) Data Centre
8 17 (6.23%) Handset
9 13 (4.76%) Eurex
10 10 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (2.93%) Management Information System
12 7 (2.56%) Fintech
12 7 (2.56%) SWIFT
13 6 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (1.83%) iPhone
14 5 (1.83%) Replication
14 5 (1.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 168 (61.54%) Windows
2 84 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 75 (27.47%) Windows 10
4 74 (27.11%) Windows 7
5 44 (16.12%) Android
6 41 (15.02%) Linux
7 38 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (11.36%) Unix
9 24 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (3.66%) Solaris
11 9 (3.30%) SUSE
12 8 (2.93%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.93%) CentOS
12 8 (2.93%) Debian
12 8 (2.93%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.56%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (26.37%) Asset Management
2 53 (19.41%) ITIL
3 43 (15.75%) Wealth Management
4 37 (13.55%) Investment Management
5 26 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 17 (6.23%) Problem Management
7 17 (6.23%) Service Delivery
8 16 (5.86%) Application Packaging
8 16 (5.86%) ITIL V3
8 16 (5.86%) Task Automation
9 15 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
11 11 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.03%) Software Engineering
12 10 (3.66%) Business Transformation
12 10 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (3.66%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (42.86%) SQL
2 84 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 76 (27.84%) Java
4 62 (22.71%) C#
5 60 (21.98%) Python
6 57 (20.88%) C++
7 56 (20.51%) Perl
8 55 (20.15%) Bash Shell
9 53 (19.41%) Ruby
10 44 (16.12%) Korn
11 43 (15.75%) Bourne shell
12 28 (10.26%) VBScript
13 14 (5.13%) C
14 10 (3.66%) Shell Script
15 9 (3.30%) JavaScript
15 9 (3.30%) VBA
16 6 (2.20%) Scala
17 5 (1.83%) Clojure
17 5 (1.83%) T-SQL
18 3 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (29.30%) Degree
2 28 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.06%) MCITP
3 22 (8.06%) MCP
4 19 (6.96%) MCSA
5 16 (5.86%) MCDST
6 6 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.10%) MCSE
9 2 (0.73%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.73%) MCSD
9 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.37%) CCNA
10 1 (0.37%) CCNP
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.37%) RHCE
10 1 (0.37%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.10%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) MiFID
4 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.37%) EMIR
4 1 (0.37%) FATCA
4 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 98 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (2.93%) vSphere
5 6 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.83%) Docker
7 3 (1.10%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 71 (26.01%) SCCM
2 28 (10.26%) Perfmon
3 27 (9.89%) AirWatch
4 16 (5.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 16 (5.86%) ServiceCenter
5 8 (2.93%) WSUS
6 5 (1.83%) XenMobile
7 4 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.10%) Control-M
8 3 (1.10%) Grafana
9 2 (0.73%) Cacti
9 2 (0.73%) Nagios
9 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.73%) Puppet
9 2 (0.73%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 1 (0.37%) Ansible
10 1 (0.37%) QRadar
10 1 (0.37%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 237 (86.81%) Bloomberg
2 101 (37.00%) Microsoft
3 65 (23.81%) Oracle
4 58 (21.25%) FXall
5 51 (18.68%) Cisco
5 51 (18.68%) Tradeweb
6 43 (15.75%) MarketAxess
7 42 (15.38%) FactSet
8 36 (13.19%) Apple
9 32 (11.72%) VMware
10 30 (10.99%) Fidessa
11 27 (9.89%) Citrix
12 25 (9.16%) NetApp
13 24 (8.79%) HP
14 20 (7.33%) Dell
15 19 (6.96%) ION Trading
16 16 (5.86%) Remedy
17 15 (5.49%) Nimble Storage
18 13 (4.76%) CQG
18 13 (4.76%) Red Hat