Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 822 900 920
Rank change year-on-year +78 +20 +114
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 273 270 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 240 234 250
UK median annual salary £85,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.90% -16.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £143,750 £72,100 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,000 £21,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -61.82% +60.58%

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 60,303 71,453 78,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.81% 43.12% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 45,879 55,225 60,962
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
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 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 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Reuters in the UK

Reuters
Top 5 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 16 September 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 +83 251 £95,000 +80.95% 15
London +82 249 £95,000 +80.95% 14
UK excluding London +66 21 £23,000 +9.52% 1
Northern Ireland -6 19 £23,000 +9.52%
South East - 2 £38,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 245 (89.74%) Bloomberg
2 208 (76.19%) Finance
3 144 (52.75%) Python
4 143 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (50.92%) Asset Management
6 138 (50.55%) C++
7 137 (50.18%) Derivative
8 136 (49.82%) Front Office
9 135 (49.45%) Investment Management
10 134 (49.08%) C#
11 130 (47.62%) Java
11 130 (47.62%) Fixed Income
12 107 (39.19%) Web Services
13 106 (38.83%) AWS
14 105 (38.46%) Fund Management
14 105 (38.46%) Mentoring
15 103 (37.73%) Docker
15 103 (37.73%) React
15 103 (37.73%) JavaScript
16 102 (37.36%) Software Engineering
16 102 (37.36%) Node.js
16 102 (37.36%) Portfolio Management
16 102 (37.36%) AngularJS
17 101 (37.00%) GitHub
17 101 (37.00%) Front End Development
18 80 (29.30%) Windows
19 60 (21.98%) Active Directory
20 55 (20.15%) SQL
21 51 (18.68%) Windows 10
21 51 (18.68%) Windows 7

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 22 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (6.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (5.49%) Apache
5 15 (5.49%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.93%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.10%) Confluence
7 3 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.37%) CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (12.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (8.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.13%) thinkFolio
2 9 (3.30%) SimCorp Dimension
3 6 (2.20%) Eikon
4 3 (1.10%) RMDS
5 2 (0.73%) Actimize
5 2 (0.73%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.37%) Eze OMS
6 1 (0.37%) PRMS
6 1 (0.37%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.37%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 106 (38.83%) AWS
2 101 (37.00%) GitHub
3 31 (11.36%) Office 365
4 15 (5.49%) SaaS
5 2 (0.73%) Azure
5 2 (0.73%) NuGet
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.89%) TCP/IP
2 24 (8.79%) LAN
2 24 (8.79%) WAN
3 22 (8.06%) VPN
4 20 (7.33%) Network Security
5 18 (6.59%) DHCP
6 15 (5.49%) DNS
7 12 (4.40%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (2.93%) Skype
9 7 (2.56%) FIX Connectivity
10 6 (2.20%) HTTP
11 5 (1.83%) Wireless
12 2 (0.73%) Firewall
12 2 (0.73%) Internet
13 1 (0.37%) BGP
13 1 (0.37%) EIGRP
13 1 (0.37%) Extranet
13 1 (0.37%) MPLS
13 1 (0.37%) OSPF
13 1 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.20%) Big Data
2 6 (2.20%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.20%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.47%) KDB
4 3 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.10%) HBase
4 3 (1.10%) Kdb+
4 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.73%) MySQL
5 2 (0.73%) QlikView
5 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (2.56%) JIRA
2 3 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.10%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.10%) JMeter
2 3 (1.10%) JUnit
3 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 208 (76.19%) Finance
2 136 (49.82%) Front Office
3 50 (18.32%) Banking
4 23 (8.42%) Back Office
5 15 (5.49%) French Language
5 15 (5.49%) Investment Banking
6 14 (5.13%) German Language
6 14 (5.13%) Italian Language
6 14 (5.13%) Spanish Language
7 7 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (31.50%) AWS Engineer
2 83 (30.40%) Software Engineer
3 82 (30.04%) AWS Software Engineer
4 55 (20.15%) Architect
5 46 (16.85%) Lead Software Engineer
6 44 (16.12%) Support Engineer
7 40 (14.65%) Principal Engineer
8 37 (13.55%) AWS Architect
8 37 (13.55%) Principal Software Engineer
9 36 (13.19%) Analyst
9 36 (13.19%) Lead Architect
10 34 (12.45%) Technical Engineer
11 31 (11.36%) Technical Leader
12 23 (8.42%) Desktop Support
13 22 (8.06%) Lead Software Architect
14 19 (6.96%) Support Analyst
15 18 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
16 17 (6.23%) Developer
17 16 (5.86%) IT Support
18 15 (5.49%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (39.19%) Web Services
2 103 (37.73%) React
3 102 (37.36%) AngularJS
3 102 (37.36%) Node.js
4 26 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (4.76%) XML
6 8 (2.93%) REST
7 7 (2.56%) .NET
8 6 (2.20%) Apache Thrift
8 6 (2.20%) JSON
8 6 (2.20%) Kafka
8 6 (2.20%) Middleware
8 6 (2.20%) Spring
9 3 (1.10%) Guice
9 3 (1.10%) Lucene
9 3 (1.10%) Protocol Buffers
9 3 (1.10%) pytest
10 2 (0.73%) .NET Core
10 2 (0.73%) Spring Boot
10 2 (0.73%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 137 (50.18%) Derivative
2 130 (47.62%) Fixed Income
3 33 (12.09%) Hedge funds
4 29 (10.62%) Equities
5 23 (8.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (8.06%) Blackberry
7 19 (6.96%) Data Centre
8 13 (4.76%) SWIFT
9 12 (4.40%) Management Information System
9 12 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (2.56%) Eurex
12 6 (2.20%) iSeries
12 6 (2.20%) Social Media
13 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.73%) PMI
13 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
14 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
14 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 80 (29.30%) Windows
2 51 (18.68%) Windows 10
2 51 (18.68%) Windows 7
3 33 (12.09%) Linux
4 22 (8.06%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.40%) Unix
5 12 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.93%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.56%) Solaris
8 6 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.47%) Android
9 4 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.10%) CentOS
11 2 (0.73%) Debian
11 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.73%) SUSE
11 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (50.92%) Asset Management
3 135 (49.45%) Investment Management
4 105 (38.46%) Fund Management
4 105 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 102 (37.36%) Portfolio Management
5 102 (37.36%) Software Engineering
6 101 (37.00%) Front End Development
7 44 (16.12%) ITIL
8 24 (8.79%) Low Latency
9 21 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 20 (7.33%) Computer Science
10 20 (7.33%) High Availability
10 20 (7.33%) Incident Management
10 20 (7.33%) ITIL V3
11 15 (5.49%) Analytics
11 15 (5.49%) Fintech
11 15 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (5.13%) Wealth Management
13 12 (4.40%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 144 (52.75%) Python
2 138 (50.55%) C++
3 134 (49.08%) C#
4 130 (47.62%) Java
5 103 (37.73%) JavaScript
6 55 (20.15%) SQL
7 21 (7.69%) Perl
8 19 (6.96%) Bash Shell
9 16 (5.86%) PowerShell
10 14 (5.13%) Ruby
11 11 (4.03%) Bourne shell
11 11 (4.03%) Korn
12 8 (2.93%) VBA
13 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.73%) AWK
14 2 (0.73%) C
14 2 (0.73%) Clojure
14 2 (0.73%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.73%) R
14 2 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (10.99%) Degree
2 23 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (7.33%) MCP
3 20 (7.33%) MCSA
4 19 (6.96%) MCDST
4 19 (6.96%) MCITP
5 4 (1.47%) MCSE
6 3 (1.10%) CCNA
6 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.10%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.37%) CCNP
8 1 (0.37%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.37%) MOS
8 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.69%) QA
2 6 (2.20%) SLA
3 4 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 103 (37.73%) Docker
2 60 (21.98%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.47%) XenApp
4 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.37%) GPFS
7 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.37%) NFS
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (10.26%) SCCM
2 19 (6.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (6.96%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (1.83%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.73%) Icinga
4 2 (0.73%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.37%) Ansible
5 1 (0.37%) Control-M
5 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.37%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.37%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 245 (89.74%) Bloomberg
2 45 (16.48%) Microsoft
3 38 (13.92%) Cisco
4 25 (9.16%) Apple
5 24 (8.79%) Oracle
6 21 (7.69%) ION Trading
7 20 (7.33%) Citrix
7 20 (7.33%) HP
8 19 (6.96%) Dell
8 19 (6.96%) Remedy
9 15 (5.49%) FXall
9 15 (5.49%) VMware
10 14 (5.13%) Eze Software Group
10 14 (5.13%) MarketAxess
10 14 (5.13%) Tradeweb
11 12 (4.40%) SimCorp
12 11 (4.03%) Fidessa
13 10 (3.66%) FactSet
14 8 (2.93%) CQG
14 8 (2.93%) Red Hat