Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 684 787 837
Rank change year-on-year +103 +50 +73
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 72 231 287
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 70 273 251
Median annual salary £70,000 £82,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% +57.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £155,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £25,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +170.00% -50.00% -4.76%

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 23,526 52,569 63,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.01% 41.68% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18,389 40,641 49,258
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,540 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% - +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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +120 72 £70,000 -15.15% 6
London +49 65 £75,000 -9.09% 6
UK excluding London +216 7 £67,500 +170.00% 2
South East +163 6 £67,500 +107.69%
North of England - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 60 (83.33%) Bloomberg
2 53 (73.61%) Finance
3 39 (54.17%) Front Office
4 37 (51.39%) SQL
5 34 (47.22%) Asset Management
6 32 (44.44%) Investment Management
7 30 (41.67%) Reference Data
7 30 (41.67%) Equities
7 30 (41.67%) Python
8 29 (40.28%) Back Office
8 29 (40.28%) Fixed Income
8 29 (40.28%) Hedge funds
8 29 (40.28%) Markit EDM
9 28 (38.89%) FactSet
9 28 (38.89%) Eagle PACE
9 28 (38.89%) Derivative
10 26 (36.11%) Pandas
11 20 (27.78%) Windows
11 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
12 17 (23.61%) Office 365
13 14 (19.44%) Apple
14 13 (18.06%) Windows 10
15 12 (16.67%) Cisco
15 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (13.89%) Legal
18 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
19 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
19 8 (11.11%) ITIL
19 8 (11.11%) Banking

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 4 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) Confluence
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (40.28%) Markit EDM
2 28 (38.89%) Eagle PACE
3 7 (9.72%) Eikon
4 6 (8.33%) Visualfiles
5 5 (6.94%) Elite 3E
6 2 (2.78%) Endur
6 2 (2.78%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Office 365
2 6 (8.33%) SaaS
3 4 (5.56%) AWS
3 4 (5.56%) Azure
4 3 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.17%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.39%) GCP
5 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (9.72%) VPN
4 5 (6.94%) DHCP
4 5 (6.94%) DNS
4 5 (6.94%) LAN
4 5 (6.94%) WAN
5 4 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.39%) Firewall
6 1 (1.39%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.39%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 53 (73.61%) Finance
2 39 (54.17%) Front Office
3 29 (40.28%) Back Office
4 10 (13.89%) Legal
5 8 (11.11%) Banking
6 7 (9.72%) Law
7 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Analyst
2 33 (45.83%) Financial Analyst
3 28 (38.89%) Finance Manager
4 27 (37.50%) Data Analyst
5 26 (36.11%) Data Manager
6 15 (20.83%) Reference Data Analyst
7 12 (16.67%) Market Analyst
7 12 (16.67%) Market Data Analyst
7 12 (16.67%) Market Data Manager
8 9 (12.50%) Service Analyst
9 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
10 7 (9.72%) Applications Support
10 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
10 7 (9.72%) IT Support
10 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
11 5 (6.94%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (6.94%) IT Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
12 4 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
12 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.11%) Pandas
2 3 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 30 (41.67%) Equities
1 30 (41.67%) Reference Data
2 29 (40.28%) Fixed Income
2 29 (40.28%) Hedge funds
3 28 (38.89%) Derivative
4 7 (9.72%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.56%) User Experience
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Windows 10
3 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.94%) Linux
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (5.56%) Android
5 4 (5.56%) Unix
6 2 (2.78%) Solaris
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.39%) CentOS
7 1 (1.39%) Debian
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE
7 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Asset Management
2 32 (44.44%) Investment Management
3 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (11.11%) ITIL
5 7 (9.72%) People Management
6 6 (8.33%) Case Management
6 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.33%) Project Management
6 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.94%) Migration
7 5 (6.94%) Service Management
8 4 (5.56%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.56%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.56%) Process Management
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.56%) Wealth Management
9 3 (4.17%) Analytics
9 3 (4.17%) Demand Management
9 3 (4.17%) IT Strategy
9 3 (4.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) SQL
2 30 (41.67%) Python
3 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.39%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) R
5 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) MCDST
1 5 (6.94%) MCITP
1 5 (6.94%) MCP
1 5 (6.94%) MCSA
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) SCCM
2 4 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.39%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 60 (83.33%) Bloomberg
2 28 (38.89%) FactSet
3 14 (19.44%) Apple
4 12 (16.67%) Cisco
4 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.33%) iManage
6 4 (5.56%) Dell
6 4 (5.56%) HP
6 4 (5.56%) Remedy
7 3 (4.17%) Polycom
7 3 (4.17%) Sun
7 3 (4.17%) Trayport
8 2 (2.78%) Charles River
8 2 (2.78%) Citrix
8 2 (2.78%) Fidessa
8 2 (2.78%) FXall
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle
8 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.39%) CQG
9 1 (1.39%) NetApp