Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 770 902 921
Rank change year-on-year +132 +19 +84
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 334 305 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 288 259 212
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,500 £37,500 £32,275
90th Percentile £127,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -45.88% +21.43% -12.50%

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 61,085 75,439 74,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.37% 43.93% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46,679 58,994 59,978
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,800 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -1.19%

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 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Top 7 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 21 May 2019. 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 +99 305 £60,000 +14.29% 11
London +109 300 £60,000 +14.29% 6
UK excluding London +73 31 £23,000 -45.88% 5
Northern Ireland -9 25 £23,000 +9.52%
Midlands +20 5 £35,000 -28.21% 1
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
Scotland +8 1 £70,000 +21.74%

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 314 (94.01%) Bloomberg
2 263 (78.74%) Finance
3 162 (48.50%) Java
4 150 (44.91%) Python
5 143 (42.81%) C++
5 143 (42.81%) Asset Management
6 142 (42.51%) Front Office
7 141 (42.22%) Windows
8 128 (38.32%) Banking
9 127 (38.02%) C#
9 127 (38.02%) Derivative
10 123 (36.83%) Investment Management
11 120 (35.93%) Fixed Income
12 113 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
13 100 (29.94%) Fund Management
14 93 (27.84%) Active Directory
15 87 (26.05%) JavaScript
16 86 (25.75%) SQL
17 82 (24.55%) Web Services
17 82 (24.55%) Microsoft
17 82 (24.55%) Amazon AWS
18 78 (23.35%) Windows 7
19 77 (23.05%) Windows 10
20 73 (21.86%) Hedge funds
21 72 (21.56%) Mentoring
21 72 (21.56%) React
21 72 (21.56%) Software Engineering
22 71 (21.26%) Docker
23 70 (20.96%) Oracle
24 68 (20.36%) Portfolio Management

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 (13.47%) Apache
2 44 (13.17%) Tomcat
3 35 (10.48%) MS Exchange
4 31 (9.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 31 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.29%) JBoss
6 11 (3.29%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.69%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.10%) IBM Notes
8 7 (2.10%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.90%) Confluence
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.30%) CMS
11 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 50 (14.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (12.57%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (9.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 50 (14.97%) thinkFolio
2 13 (3.89%) Eze OMS
3 7 (2.10%) Eikon
4 6 (1.80%) Eagle PACE
4 6 (1.80%) Front Arena
4 6 (1.80%) Markit EDM
5 5 (1.50%) Actimize
6 2 (0.60%) RMDS
6 2 (0.60%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 2 (0.60%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.30%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.30%) PRMS
7 1 (0.30%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 82 (24.55%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (20.06%) GitHub
3 44 (13.17%) SaaS
4 38 (11.38%) Office 365
5 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.07%) TCP/IP
2 37 (11.08%) VPN
3 35 (10.48%) Network Security
4 33 (9.88%) LAN
4 33 (9.88%) WAN
5 19 (5.69%) DHCP
6 17 (5.09%) DNS
7 9 (2.69%) Skype
8 8 (2.40%) HTTP
9 5 (1.50%) 3G
9 5 (1.50%) Broadband
9 5 (1.50%) FIX Connectivity
9 5 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.60%) Firewall
11 2 (0.60%) VoIP
11 2 (0.60%) Wireless
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.49%) Big Data
3 12 (3.59%) RDBMS
3 12 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.69%) Hadoop
4 9 (2.69%) KDB
4 9 (2.69%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.40%) Kdb+
5 8 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.50%) HBase
7 5 (1.50%) QlikView
8 4 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.30%) MySQL
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (3.59%) Subversion
2 11 (3.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.29%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (2.40%) JIRA
4 6 (1.80%) WinDbg
5 5 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.50%) JUnit
6 4 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.20%) JMeter
6 4 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.30%) ERwin
7 1 (0.30%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.30%) Maven
7 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 263 (78.74%) Finance
2 142 (42.51%) Front Office
3 128 (38.32%) Banking
4 45 (13.47%) French Language
5 44 (13.17%) German Language
5 44 (13.17%) Italian Language
5 44 (13.17%) Spanish Language
6 29 (8.68%) Investment Banking
7 27 (8.08%) Back Office
8 10 (2.99%) Financial Institution
9 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.10%) General Ledger
10 7 (2.10%) Legal
11 5 (1.50%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (23.95%) Support Engineer
2 65 (19.46%) Analyst
3 53 (15.87%) Architect
4 49 (14.67%) Support Analyst
5 48 (14.37%) Desktop Support
6 46 (13.77%) AWS Architect
7 45 (13.47%) Lead Architect
8 36 (10.78%) AWS Engineer
9 33 (9.88%) AWS Software Engineer
9 33 (9.88%) Developer
9 33 (9.88%) Software Engineer
9 33 (9.88%) Technical Engineer
9 33 (9.88%) Technical Leader
10 31 (9.28%) Applications Support
10 31 (9.28%) Desktop Engineer
11 30 (8.98%) Lead Software Engineer
12 25 (7.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 18 (5.39%) Technical Architect
13 18 (5.39%) Technical Support
13 18 (5.39%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (24.55%) Web Services
2 72 (21.56%) React
3 68 (20.36%) AngularJS
4 67 (20.06%) Node.js
5 58 (17.37%) FIX Protocol
6 21 (6.29%) JSON
7 18 (5.39%) Spring
8 17 (5.09%) .NET
9 12 (3.59%) Hibernate
9 12 (3.59%) HTML
10 11 (3.29%) Ajax
10 11 (3.29%) CSS
10 11 (3.29%) DHTML
10 11 (3.29%) iBATIS
10 11 (3.29%) JMS
10 11 (3.29%) JSP
10 11 (3.29%) JSTL
10 11 (3.29%) Servlets
10 11 (3.29%) Spring MVC
10 11 (3.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 127 (38.02%) Derivative
2 120 (35.93%) Fixed Income
3 73 (21.86%) Hedge funds
4 64 (19.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 58 (17.37%) Equities
6 46 (13.77%) Blackberry
7 40 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (8.98%) Data Centre
9 17 (5.09%) Eurex
10 13 (3.89%) SWIFT
11 11 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (2.69%) Social Media
13 7 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.80%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.80%) Handset
14 6 (1.80%) iSeries
14 6 (1.80%) Thin Client
15 5 (1.50%) PMI
16 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
16 4 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 141 (42.22%) Windows
2 78 (23.35%) Windows 7
3 77 (23.05%) Windows 10
4 50 (14.97%) Windows Server
5 43 (12.87%) Linux
6 22 (6.59%) Unix
7 18 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.59%) Solaris
9 11 (3.29%) Android
10 10 (2.99%) CentOS
11 9 (2.69%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.80%) AIX
12 6 (1.80%) Fedora
12 6 (1.80%) HPUX
12 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.50%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.20%) Debian
14 4 (1.20%) SUSE
14 4 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (42.81%) Asset Management
2 123 (36.83%) Investment Management
3 113 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (29.94%) Fund Management
5 72 (21.56%) Mentoring
5 72 (21.56%) Software Engineering
6 68 (20.36%) Portfolio Management
7 67 (20.06%) Front End Development
8 60 (17.96%) ITIL
9 50 (14.97%) Wealth Management
10 49 (14.67%) Computer Science
11 38 (11.38%) Incident Management
12 34 (10.18%) Economics
13 31 (9.28%) Service Delivery
14 30 (8.98%) ITIL V3
15 26 (7.78%) Analytics
16 25 (7.49%) Problem Management
17 24 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (6.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 162 (48.50%) Java
2 150 (44.91%) Python
3 143 (42.81%) C++
4 127 (38.02%) C#
5 87 (26.05%) JavaScript
6 86 (25.75%) SQL
7 55 (16.47%) Bash Shell
8 49 (14.67%) Perl
9 38 (11.38%) Ruby
10 23 (6.89%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.29%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.99%) Bourne shell
12 10 (2.99%) Korn
13 7 (2.10%) AWK
13 7 (2.10%) R
14 6 (1.80%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.80%) VB
14 6 (1.80%) VBA
14 6 (1.80%) VBScript
15 3 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 64 (19.16%) Degree
2 36 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (9.28%) MCP
3 31 (9.28%) MCSA
4 30 (8.98%) MCDST
4 30 (8.98%) MCITP
5 6 (1.80%) MCSE
5 6 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.60%) CCA
6 2 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.30%) MOS
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
7 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.69%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 93 (27.84%) Active Directory
2 71 (21.26%) Docker
3 13 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.20%) XenApp
5 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.30%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.30%) GPFS
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) NFS
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (11.98%) SCCM
2 30 (8.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 30 (8.98%) ServiceCenter
3 12 (3.59%) Control-M
4 7 (2.10%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (1.80%) Perfmon
6 4 (1.20%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.60%) Icinga
7 2 (0.60%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.60%) WSUS
8 1 (0.30%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.30%) SCOM
8 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 314 (94.01%) Bloomberg
2 82 (24.55%) Microsoft
3 70 (20.96%) Oracle
4 52 (15.57%) FXall
5 50 (14.97%) Cisco
5 50 (14.97%) ION Trading
5 50 (14.97%) MarketAxess
5 50 (14.97%) Tradeweb
6 44 (13.17%) Eze Software Group
7 42 (12.57%) Apple
8 38 (11.38%) Fidessa
9 30 (8.98%) Dell
9 30 (8.98%) HP
9 30 (8.98%) Remedy
10 25 (7.49%) Citrix
11 17 (5.09%) CQG
12 15 (4.49%) VMware
13 14 (4.19%) FactSet
14 13 (3.89%) Charles River
14 13 (3.89%) Red Hat