Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 624 846 899
Rank change year-on-year +222 +53 +20
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 67 219 281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 63 204 243
Median annual salary £77,500 £82,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.06% +57.14% -4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,375 £31,600
90th Percentile £112,500 £140,000 £89,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £25,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +180.00% -50.00% -9.09%

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 19,451 57,339 69,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.92% 41.83% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15,362 43,736 54,023
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Top 6 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 30 October 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 +229 67 £77,500 -10.14% 3
London +141 65 £77,500 -12.68% 2
UK excluding London +318 2 £70,000 +180.00% 1
South East +204 1 £75,000 +93.55%
Work from Home -5 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 65 (97.01%) Bloomberg
2 53 (79.10%) Finance
3 44 (65.67%) Front Office
4 41 (61.19%) SQL
5 34 (50.75%) Python
5 34 (50.75%) Equities
5 34 (50.75%) Asset Management
6 33 (49.25%) Fixed Income
6 33 (49.25%) Investment Management
7 32 (47.76%) Reference Data
8 31 (46.27%) Hedge funds
8 31 (46.27%) Markit EDM
8 31 (46.27%) Back Office
9 30 (44.78%) FactSet
9 30 (44.78%) Eagle PACE
9 30 (44.78%) Derivative
10 26 (38.81%) Pandas
11 16 (23.88%) Windows
12 15 (22.39%) Active Directory
13 12 (17.91%) Cisco
13 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
14 10 (14.93%) Apple
14 10 (14.93%) Linux
14 10 (14.93%) Windows 10
14 10 (14.93%) Office 365
15 9 (13.43%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (13.43%) Unix
15 9 (13.43%) Banking
16 8 (11.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (11.94%) 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 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 31 (46.27%) Markit EDM
2 30 (44.78%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (2.99%) Eikon
3 2 (2.99%) Endur
3 2 (2.99%) PolarLake
4 1 (1.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.49%) Azure
3 1 (1.49%) GCP
3 1 (1.49%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) VPN
3 5 (7.46%) FIX Connectivity
4 4 (5.97%) LAN
4 4 (5.97%) Network Security
4 4 (5.97%) WAN
5 3 (4.48%) Firewall
6 2 (2.99%) DHCP
6 2 (2.99%) DNS
6 2 (2.99%) NAS
6 2 (2.99%) VLAN
6 2 (2.99%) VoIP
7 1 (1.49%) DMZ
7 1 (1.49%) HSRP
7 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.49%) Multicast
7 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.49%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.49%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.49%) KDB
3 1 (1.49%) Kdb+
3 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.49%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) Redmine
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 53 (79.10%) Finance
2 44 (65.67%) Front Office
3 31 (46.27%) Back Office
4 9 (13.43%) Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Legal
7 1 (1.49%) International Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Analyst
2 30 (44.78%) Data Manager
2 30 (44.78%) Finance Manager
2 30 (44.78%) Financial Analyst
3 29 (43.28%) Data Analyst
4 17 (25.37%) Reference Data Analyst
5 14 (20.90%) Market Data Manager
6 12 (17.91%) Market Analyst
6 12 (17.91%) Market Data Analyst
6 12 (17.91%) Support Analyst
7 9 (13.43%) IT Support
8 8 (11.94%) Applications Support
9 5 (7.46%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) IT Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) IT Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) Applications Manager
11 3 (4.48%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) Pandas
2 9 (13.43%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (50.75%) Equities
2 33 (49.25%) Fixed Income
3 32 (47.76%) Reference Data
4 31 (46.27%) Hedge funds
5 30 (44.78%) Derivative
6 8 (11.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (10.45%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (7.46%) Eurex
9 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
9 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
10 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
10 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) Windows 10
3 9 (13.43%) Unix
4 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.97%) CentOS
6 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.48%) Debian
7 3 (4.48%) Solaris
7 3 (4.48%) SUSE
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.49%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Asset Management
2 33 (49.25%) Investment Management
3 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.46%) Analytics
5 5 (7.46%) Client Onboarding
5 5 (7.46%) DevOps
5 5 (7.46%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (7.46%) ITIL
5 5 (7.46%) Low Latency
5 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.97%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.97%) Wealth Management
7 3 (4.48%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (4.48%) Kernel Tuning
7 3 (4.48%) Project Management
8 2 (2.99%) BCP
8 2 (2.99%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) Data Management
8 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 41 (61.19%) SQL
2 34 (50.75%) Python
3 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.97%) VBA
4 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.48%) Perl
4 3 (4.48%) R
5 2 (2.99%) C
5 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.49%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) C-shell
6 1 (1.49%) Korn
6 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) MCDST
1 4 (5.97%) MCITP
1 4 (5.97%) MCP
1 4 (5.97%) MCSA
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CCIE
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) RHCE
3 1 (1.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.99%) Docker
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.49%) BIND 9
4 1 (1.49%) LXC
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.49%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.97%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.49%) Icinga
3 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.49%) Nagios
3 1 (1.49%) Packer
3 1 (1.49%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (97.01%) Bloomberg
2 30 (44.78%) FactSet
3 12 (17.91%) Cisco
3 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.93%) Apple
5 7 (10.45%) Trayport
6 6 (8.96%) Fidessa
7 5 (7.46%) CQG
7 5 (7.46%) HP
7 5 (7.46%) ION Trading
7 5 (7.46%) Patsystems
7 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.97%) Citrix
8 4 (5.97%) Dell
8 4 (5.97%) Remedy
8 4 (5.97%) Sun
8 4 (5.97%) VMware
9 3 (4.48%) FXall
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle
10 2 (2.99%) Sybase