Period
to 24 August 2017

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 24 August 2017 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
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 992 841
Rank change year-on-year +109 -151 -2
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 296 253 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.29% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 245 188 354
UK median annual salary £60,000 £44,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.83% -10.10% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,400 £28,200 £29,038
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,750 £71,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £23,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +64.89% -32.86% -17.65%

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 78239 87109 100490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.36% 46.40%
Number of salaries quoted 60776 70815 81213
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Top 9 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 24 August 2017. 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 +113 286 £62,500 +40.45% 17
London +79 281 £61,000 +35.56% 16
UK excluding London +17 14 £38,750 +64.89% 1
Scotland -6 7 £37,500 -
North of England -10 4 £72,500 -
North West -28 4 £72,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £27,000 -
Midlands +40 1 - -
East Midlands +16 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 August 2017, IT jobs citing Reuters also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Reuters.

1 233 (78.72%) Bloomberg
2 168 (56.76%) Finance
3 143 (48.31%) Windows
4 118 (39.86%) SQL
5 113 (38.18%) Active Directory
6 109 (36.82%) Banking
7 101 (34.12%) Windows 7
8 93 (31.42%) Windows 10
9 79 (26.69%) Microsoft
10 74 (25.00%) Degree
11 67 (22.64%) Linux
12 65 (21.96%) Windows Server
13 64 (21.62%) SQL Server
13 64 (21.62%) PowerShell
14 63 (21.28%) Hedge funds
15 60 (20.27%) Cisco
16 58 (19.59%) MS Exchange
17 55 (18.58%) DNS
18 54 (18.24%) DHCP
18 54 (18.24%) VMware
19 53 (17.91%) VPN
20 52 (17.57%) Citrix
20 52 (17.57%) Python
21 48 (16.22%) Investment Banking
22 47 (15.88%) Windows Server 2012
22 47 (15.88%) Blackberry
23 46 (15.54%) Microsoft Office
24 44 (14.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
25 43 (14.53%) ITIL
25 43 (14.53%) C#

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 58 (19.59%) MS Exchange
2 44 (14.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 41 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (6.08%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.70%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.03%) Apache
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) CMS
11 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.34%) JBoss
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 46 (15.54%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (13.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.38%) Eikon
2 4 (1.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.01%) Workfront
4 2 (0.68%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.68%) RMDS
4 2 (0.68%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.34%) Aligne
5 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.34%) Endur
5 1 (0.34%) Kondor
5 1 (0.34%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.47%) Office 365
2 11 (3.72%) OneDrive
3 10 (3.38%) Dropbox
4 5 (1.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (18.58%) DNS
2 54 (18.24%) DHCP
3 53 (17.91%) VPN
4 37 (12.50%) LAN
5 32 (10.81%) WAN
6 28 (9.46%) Cisco IOS
7 21 (7.09%) Wireless
8 18 (6.08%) IPsec
8 18 (6.08%) TCP/IP
9 16 (5.41%) Firewall
10 10 (3.38%) Multicast
10 10 (3.38%) SAN
10 10 (3.38%) VoIP
11 8 (2.70%) Network Security
12 7 (2.36%) BGP
12 7 (2.36%) Internet
12 7 (2.36%) Skype
13 6 (2.03%) IP Telephony
14 5 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.74%) MongoDB
3 12 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.72%) MySQL
5 10 (3.38%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.36%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.34%) IDOL
12 1 (0.34%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 13 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.38%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.04%) Maven
4 8 (2.70%) JIRA
5 7 (2.36%) JUnit
5 7 (2.36%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.01%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 168 (56.76%) Finance
2 109 (36.82%) Banking
3 48 (16.22%) Investment Banking
4 39 (13.18%) Front Office
5 10 (3.38%) Back Office
6 6 (2.03%) Publishing
7 5 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.69%) Law
8 4 (1.35%) Legal
8 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.01%) Advertising
9 3 (1.01%) Marketing
10 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) International Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Retail
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (21.96%) Support Engineer
2 60 (20.27%) Analyst
3 59 (19.93%) Developer
4 43 (14.53%) Desktop Support
5 38 (12.84%) Windows Engineer
6 30 (10.14%) Support Analyst
7 26 (8.78%) C# Developer
8 24 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (7.43%) Applications Support
9 22 (7.43%) Linux Support
10 21 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (7.09%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (6.76%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
11 20 (6.76%) Desktop Engineer
12 19 (6.42%) Citrix Support
12 19 (6.42%) Linux Support Engineer
12 19 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
13 18 (6.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 18 (6.08%) Windows Support Engineer
14 17 (5.74%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.82%) .NET
2 15 (5.07%) AngularJS
2 15 (5.07%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (4.05%) Spring
4 10 (3.38%) Flask
5 8 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 8 (2.70%) JSON
5 8 (2.70%) REST
5 8 (2.70%) Web Services
6 7 (2.36%) Akka
6 7 (2.36%) HTML
6 7 (2.36%) HTML5
6 7 (2.36%) Spring Boot
6 7 (2.36%) Zuul
7 6 (2.03%) WPF
7 6 (2.03%) XML
8 5 (1.69%) JMS
8 5 (1.69%) Kafka
8 5 (1.69%) React
8 5 (1.69%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 63 (21.28%) Hedge funds
2 47 (15.88%) Blackberry
3 41 (13.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (10.47%) Equities
5 30 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (10.14%) Fixed Income
6 18 (6.08%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.39%) Clustering
8 12 (4.05%) Algorithms
9 11 (3.72%) Data Centre
9 11 (3.72%) Fat Client
9 11 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (3.72%) Thin Client
10 10 (3.38%) Eurex
10 10 (3.38%) PDA
11 9 (3.04%) Replication
12 8 (2.70%) Management Information System
13 7 (2.36%) Derivative
14 6 (2.03%) SWIFT
15 5 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 143 (48.31%) Windows
2 101 (34.12%) Windows 7
3 93 (31.42%) Windows 10
4 67 (22.64%) Linux
5 65 (21.96%) Windows Server
6 47 (15.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (11.49%) Android
9 26 (8.78%) Unix
10 20 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (4.39%) Solaris
11 13 (4.39%) SUSE
12 12 (4.05%) CentOS
13 10 (3.38%) Debian
13 10 (3.38%) Windows 8
14 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.69%) AIX
16 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.53%) ITIL
2 40 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (10.47%) Analytics
3 31 (10.47%) Test Automation
4 23 (7.77%) Asset Management
4 23 (7.77%) Problem Management
4 23 (7.77%) Risk Management
5 22 (7.43%) Investment Management
6 21 (7.09%) Mathematics
7 20 (6.76%) Algorithmic Trading
8 19 (6.42%) Mentoring
9 18 (6.08%) Automated Trading
9 18 (6.08%) High Availability
9 18 (6.08%) Physics
10 15 (5.07%) Fund Management
10 15 (5.07%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 15 (5.07%) Software Engineering
10 15 (5.07%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 14 (4.73%) ITIL V3
12 13 (4.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (39.86%) SQL
2 64 (21.62%) PowerShell
3 52 (17.57%) Python
4 43 (14.53%) C#
5 33 (11.15%) Java
6 23 (7.77%) Shell Script
7 21 (7.09%) C++
8 19 (6.42%) JavaScript
9 14 (4.73%) Perl
10 12 (4.05%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.72%) VBA
12 10 (3.38%) Korn
12 10 (3.38%) PHP
12 10 (3.38%) VB
12 10 (3.38%) VBScript
13 8 (2.70%) Bourne shell
13 8 (2.70%) C-shell
13 8 (2.70%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.69%) ES6
14 5 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 74 (25.00%) Degree
2 22 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.42%) MCSA
4 15 (5.07%) MCP
5 11 (3.72%) MCDST
5 11 (3.72%) MCITP
5 11 (3.72%) MCSE
6 9 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.03%) CCIE
7 6 (2.03%) CCNP
8 4 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.01%) CCNA
9 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.34%) CCVP
10 1 (0.34%) CISSP
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.34%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.04%) SLA
2 7 (2.36%) MiFID
3 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 113 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.11%) XenApp
2 24 (8.11%) XenDesktop
3 6 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (1.69%) XenServer
5 4 (1.35%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (12.16%) SCCM
2 17 (5.74%) AirWatch
3 9 (3.04%) Perfmon
3 9 (3.04%) ZABBIX
4 7 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (2.36%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (1.69%) CFEngine
5 5 (1.69%) Control-M
5 5 (1.69%) Nagios
5 5 (1.69%) Puppet
6 4 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.68%) Ansible
7 2 (0.68%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 233 (78.72%) Bloomberg
2 79 (26.69%) Microsoft
3 60 (20.27%) Cisco
4 54 (18.24%) VMware
5 52 (17.57%) Citrix
6 38 (12.84%) FactSet
7 30 (10.14%) NetApp
8 28 (9.46%) CQG
9 22 (7.43%) Oracle
10 17 (5.74%) Nimble Storage
11 16 (5.41%) Apple
12 14 (4.73%) Fidessa
12 14 (4.73%) HP
12 14 (4.73%) Sybase
13 13 (4.39%) Red Hat
14 12 (4.05%) Calypso
14 12 (4.05%) Patsystems
15 10 (3.38%) Murex
16 9 (3.04%) EMC
16 9 (3.04%) IBM