Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 828 900 923
Rank change year-on-year +72 +23 +50
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 227 288 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 202 251 247
UK median annual salary £81,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,300 £33,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £140,000 £95,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -50.00% -9.09% +105.61%

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 57,305 69,425 80,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.40% 42.62% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43,813 53,714 62,078
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 November 2019.

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 22 November 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 +31 218 £82,500 +57.14% 29
London +39 216 £82,500 +57.14% 24
UK excluding London +59 9 £25,000 -50.00% 6
Channel Islands - 4 £25,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -6 3 £23,000 +9.52%
South East - 2 £38,750 - 5

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 214 (94.27%) Bloomberg
2 161 (70.93%) Finance
3 129 (56.83%) Investment Management
4 124 (54.63%) Python
5 117 (51.54%) Front Office
6 111 (48.90%) Fixed Income
7 110 (48.46%) Asset Management
8 109 (48.02%) Derivative
9 99 (43.61%) C#
10 88 (38.77%) C++
11 86 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
12 83 (36.56%) Java
13 75 (33.04%) SQL
13 75 (33.04%) AWS
14 74 (32.60%) Web Services
15 69 (30.40%) Mentoring
16 65 (28.63%) Windows
17 57 (25.11%) GitHub
17 57 (25.11%) Docker
18 56 (24.67%) React
19 55 (24.23%) Equities
20 54 (23.79%) Software Engineering
20 54 (23.79%) JavaScript
20 54 (23.79%) Node.js
21 53 (23.35%) Front End Development
21 53 (23.35%) AngularJS
21 53 (23.35%) Portfolio Management
21 53 (23.35%) Fund Management
22 51 (22.47%) ITIL
23 50 (22.03%) Hedge funds

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 (9.69%) Tomcat
2 21 (9.25%) Apache
3 9 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (3.96%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (14.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (9.25%) thinkFolio
2 16 (7.05%) Eagle PACE
2 16 (7.05%) Markit EDM
2 16 (7.05%) PolarLake
3 9 (3.96%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.44%) Actimize
4 1 (0.44%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.44%) Endur
4 1 (0.44%) RMDS
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 75 (33.04%) AWS
2 57 (25.11%) GitHub
3 38 (16.74%) Office 365
4 22 (9.69%) SaaS
5 5 (2.20%) NuGet
6 3 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.88%) Azure
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.49%) Cisco IOS
2 14 (6.17%) DHCP
3 13 (5.73%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.29%) VPN
5 11 (4.85%) LAN
5 11 (4.85%) WAN
6 8 (3.52%) FIX Connectivity
6 8 (3.52%) Network Security
7 7 (3.08%) DNS
8 5 (2.20%) Firewall
9 3 (1.32%) Wireless
10 2 (0.88%) Internet
10 2 (0.88%) SAN
11 1 (0.44%) BGP
11 1 (0.44%) DMZ
11 1 (0.44%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.44%) Extranet
11 1 (0.44%) MPLS
11 1 (0.44%) OSPF
11 1 (0.44%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.32%) MySQL
3 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) KDB
4 1 (0.44%) Kdb+
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.44%) Power BI
4 1 (0.44%) QlikView
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (3.52%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.64%) WinDbg
3 5 (2.20%) Subversion
4 4 (1.76%) Gradle
4 4 (1.76%) Maven
5 3 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.32%) MSI
5 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 161 (70.93%) Finance
2 117 (51.54%) Front Office
3 46 (20.26%) Banking
4 35 (15.42%) Back Office
5 24 (10.57%) Investment Banking
6 22 (9.69%) French Language
6 22 (9.69%) German Language
7 21 (9.25%) Italian Language
7 21 (9.25%) Spanish Language
8 9 (3.96%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (24.23%) AWS Engineer
2 53 (23.35%) Software Engineer
3 52 (22.91%) AWS Software Engineer
3 52 (22.91%) Support Engineer
4 33 (14.54%) Principal Engineer
4 33 (14.54%) Principal Software Engineer
5 32 (14.10%) Analyst
6 27 (11.89%) Desktop Support
7 23 (10.13%) Applications Support
8 21 (9.25%) Applications Engineer
8 21 (9.25%) Applications Support Engineer
9 20 (8.81%) Architect
9 20 (8.81%) Lead Software Engineer
10 19 (8.37%) IT Support
11 18 (7.93%) Desktop Engineer
12 17 (7.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 14 (6.17%) Data Manager
14 13 (5.73%) Analytics Manager
14 13 (5.73%) Data Analytics Manager
14 13 (5.73%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (32.60%) Web Services
2 56 (24.67%) React
3 54 (23.79%) Node.js
4 53 (23.35%) AngularJS
5 35 (15.42%) FIX Protocol
6 19 (8.37%) XML
7 9 (3.96%) .NET
8 6 (2.64%) Middleware
9 4 (1.76%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (1.32%) Rendezvous
10 3 (1.32%) Software Packaging
10 3 (1.32%) Spring
11 2 (0.88%) HTML
11 2 (0.88%) HTML5
11 2 (0.88%) OpenFin
11 2 (0.88%) REST
12 1 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 111 (48.90%) Fixed Income
2 109 (48.02%) Derivative
3 55 (24.23%) Equities
4 50 (22.03%) Hedge funds
5 26 (11.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (8.37%) Management Information System
7 18 (7.93%) SWIFT
8 17 (7.49%) Reference Data
9 16 (7.05%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (6.17%) Blackberry
11 13 (5.73%) Fat Client
11 13 (5.73%) Thin Client
12 10 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (3.52%) Data Centre
13 8 (3.52%) Eurex
14 6 (2.64%) Handset
15 4 (1.76%) Algorithms
15 4 (1.76%) Data Structures
15 4 (1.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 65 (28.63%) Windows
2 25 (11.01%) Linux
2 25 (11.01%) Windows 10
3 24 (10.57%) Windows 7
4 16 (7.05%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.29%) Unix
6 8 (3.52%) Solaris
7 6 (2.64%) Android
7 6 (2.64%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.88%) CentOS
12 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (56.83%) Investment Management
2 110 (48.46%) Asset Management
3 86 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (30.40%) Mentoring
5 54 (23.79%) Software Engineering
6 53 (23.35%) Front End Development
6 53 (23.35%) Fund Management
6 53 (23.35%) Portfolio Management
7 51 (22.47%) ITIL
8 25 (11.01%) Computer Science
8 25 (11.01%) Fintech
9 21 (9.25%) Wealth Management
10 19 (8.37%) Low Latency
11 18 (7.93%) Analytics
11 18 (7.93%) Performance Attribution
12 17 (7.49%) Data Analytics
12 17 (7.49%) Data Management
12 17 (7.49%) PRINCE
13 16 (7.05%) Enterprise Data Management
13 16 (7.05%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 124 (54.63%) Python
2 99 (43.61%) C#
3 88 (38.77%) C++
4 83 (36.56%) Java
5 75 (33.04%) SQL
6 54 (23.79%) JavaScript
7 29 (12.78%) Perl
8 27 (11.89%) Bash Shell
9 23 (10.13%) Ruby
10 21 (9.25%) Bourne shell
10 21 (9.25%) Korn
11 19 (8.37%) PowerShell
12 17 (7.49%) R
13 14 (6.17%) VBA
14 8 (3.52%) VBScript
15 4 (1.76%) VB
16 3 (1.32%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.88%) AWK
17 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (21.59%) Degree
2 14 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.85%) MCDST
4 8 (3.52%) MCP
5 7 (3.08%) MCITP
5 7 (3.08%) MCSA
5 7 (3.08%) MCSE
6 4 (1.76%) CCNA
6 4 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.88%) CCNP
9 1 (0.44%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.29%) SLA
2 9 (3.96%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (25.11%) Docker
2 40 (17.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.96%) XenApp
3 9 (3.96%) XenDesktop
4 7 (3.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.44%) GPFS
6 1 (0.44%) NFS
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (13.22%) SCCM
2 7 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.08%) Perfmon
2 7 (3.08%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.32%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.32%) Packer
3 3 (1.32%) Puppet
3 3 (1.32%) Terraform
4 1 (0.44%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) Control-M
4 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 214 (94.27%) Bloomberg
2 38 (16.74%) Microsoft
3 31 (13.66%) Cisco
4 29 (12.78%) ION Trading
4 29 (12.78%) Oracle
5 25 (11.01%) Apple
6 21 (9.25%) Eze Software Group
6 21 (9.25%) FXall
6 21 (9.25%) MarketAxess
6 21 (9.25%) Tradeweb
7 17 (7.49%) SimCorp
8 16 (7.05%) Citrix
9 14 (6.17%) Avaya
10 11 (4.85%) Fidessa
10 11 (4.85%) Wyse
11 9 (3.96%) CQG
11 9 (3.96%) HP
11 9 (3.96%) Trayport
11 9 (3.96%) VMware
12 8 (3.52%) Patsystems