Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 920 624 844
Rank change year-on-year -296 +220 +75
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 108 65 255
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.34% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 70 62 236
10th Percentile £26,175 £35,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,125 £58,125 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £77,500 £88,750
Median % change year-on-year -29.03% -12.68% +69.05%
75th Percentile £90,938 £95,000 £122,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £112,500 £143,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,000 £40,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year -42.50% +66.67% +14.29%

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 47,784 19,357 59,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.14% 39.62% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31,668 15,371 45,529
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -256 105 £55,000 -29.03% 11
London -192 97 £55,000 -29.03% 10
Work from Home -277 12 £23,000 -
UK excluding London -232 8 £23,000 -42.50% 1
East of England -92 6 £23,000 -64.62%
South East - 2 £81,250 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 97 (89.81%) Finance
2 90 (83.33%) Bloomberg
3 49 (45.37%) Windows
4 42 (38.89%) Banking
5 37 (34.26%) PowerShell
5 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
6 34 (31.48%) Python
7 33 (30.56%) SQL
7 33 (30.56%) Active Directory
8 31 (28.70%) SQL Server
9 30 (27.78%) Linux
9 30 (27.78%) Ruby
10 29 (26.85%) Full Stack Development
11 28 (25.93%) Social Skills
11 28 (25.93%) ITIL
12 24 (22.22%) Oracle
13 23 (21.30%) TCP/IP
14 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
14 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
14 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
14 21 (19.44%) Windows Server
15 20 (18.52%) Microsoft 365
16 19 (17.59%) Unix
16 19 (17.59%) Fidessa
17 18 (16.67%) Competitive Intelligence
17 18 (16.67%) Software Engineering
17 18 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
17 18 (16.67%) ION Trading
17 18 (16.67%) Wallstreet Suite
17 18 (16.67%) AWS

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 9 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.63%) Apache
2 5 (4.63%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.63%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (4.63%) Fireworks
4 5 (4.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Eikon
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.85%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.85%) SAP BRIM
3 2 (1.85%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.85%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.85%) SAP MDG
3 2 (1.85%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (16.67%) AWS
2 18 (16.67%) GitHub
3 14 (12.96%) Azure
4 8 (7.41%) GCP
5 7 (6.48%) Slack
6 1 (0.93%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.30%) TCP/IP
2 16 (14.81%) DNS
3 15 (13.89%) DHCP
3 15 (13.89%) FIX Connectivity
4 13 (12.04%) Firewall
5 10 (9.26%) LAN
6 9 (8.33%) WAN
7 6 (5.56%) VPN
8 4 (3.70%) Network Security
9 3 (2.78%) BGP
9 3 (2.78%) Multicast
9 3 (2.78%) OSPF
10 2 (1.85%) SAN
10 2 (1.85%) VoIP
10 2 (1.85%) WebEx
10 2 (1.85%) Wireless
11 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.70%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.56%) BigQuery
5 5 (4.63%) Redis
6 3 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.85%) Bigtable
7 2 (1.85%) MySQL
8 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.48%) WinDbg
3 4 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) JUnit
4 1 (0.93%) Mockito
General
1 97 (89.81%) Finance
2 42 (38.89%) Banking
3 28 (25.93%) Social Skills
4 14 (12.96%) Front Office
5 12 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 9 (8.33%) Legal
7 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.56%) Games
7 6 (5.56%) Law
8 5 (4.63%) Billing
9 4 (3.70%) Back Office
9 4 (3.70%) Financial Institution
9 4 (3.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (3.70%) Private Banking
10 3 (2.78%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (1.85%) Advertising
11 2 (1.85%) General Ledger
11 2 (1.85%) Marketing
12 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (28.70%) Analyst
2 28 (25.93%) Support Analyst
3 19 (17.59%) Applications Support
4 18 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 15 (13.89%) Applications Support Analyst
6 12 (11.11%) Desktop Support
7 11 (10.19%) Banking Analyst
7 11 (10.19%) Developer
8 9 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 8 (7.41%) IT Support
9 8 (7.41%) Java Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Java Scala Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Linux Support
9 8 (7.41%) Scala Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Junior
10 7 (6.48%) Senior Support Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Windows Support Analyst
11 6 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
1 18 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 17 (15.74%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (13.89%) Web Services
4 14 (12.96%) RESTful
5 13 (12.04%) React
6 9 (8.33%) D3.js
6 9 (8.33%) Sidekiq
7 7 (6.48%) Spring
7 7 (6.48%) Spring Boot
8 6 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.56%) GraphQL
9 5 (4.63%) Apache Beam
9 5 (4.63%) Kafka
9 5 (4.63%) WebSockets
10 3 (2.78%) COM
11 1 (0.93%) Guava
11 1 (0.93%) Scalaz
11 1 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 18 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 15 (13.89%) Eurex
3 14 (12.96%) Hedge funds
3 14 (12.96%) User Experience
4 9 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 9 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 9 (8.33%) Fat Client
4 9 (8.33%) Handset
4 9 (8.33%) Thin Client
5 7 (6.48%) Market Risk
6 6 (5.56%) Derivative
6 6 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.78%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.85%) Equities
10 1 (0.93%) Exotic Derivative
10 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 49 (45.37%) Windows
2 30 (27.78%) Linux
3 21 (19.44%) Windows Server
4 19 (17.59%) Unix
5 17 (15.74%) Ubuntu
6 15 (13.89%) CentOS
6 15 (13.89%) Windows 10
7 12 (11.11%) Solaris
8 9 (8.33%) Android
8 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (5.56%) Windows 7
11 5 (4.63%) SUSE
12 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) Full Stack Development
2 28 (25.93%) ITIL
3 18 (16.67%) Competitive Intelligence
3 18 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.89%) Analytics
4 15 (13.89%) Client Onboarding
4 15 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (12.96%) Data Visualisation
5 14 (12.96%) Visualisation
6 13 (12.04%) Electronic Trading
6 13 (12.04%) Microservices
7 11 (10.19%) DevOps
8 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
9 9 (8.33%) API Design
9 9 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 9 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 9 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.48%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
1 37 (34.26%) PowerShell
2 34 (31.48%) Python
3 33 (30.56%) SQL
4 30 (27.78%) Ruby
5 18 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 14 (12.96%) Java
6 14 (12.96%) Perl
6 14 (12.96%) Scala
7 9 (8.33%) ES6
7 9 (8.33%) VBScript
8 6 (5.56%) C#
8 6 (5.56%) Clojure
9 5 (4.63%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.85%) Go
10 2 (1.85%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Degree
2 10 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (9.26%) MCP
2 10 (9.26%) MCSA
2 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.33%) MCDST
3 9 (8.33%) MCITP
4 5 (4.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 7 (6.48%) QA
3 5 (4.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.85%) GDPR
5 1 (0.93%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.56%) Docker
3 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.85%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.85%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (13.89%) SCCM
2 7 (6.48%) Perfmon
2 7 (6.48%) Terraform
3 6 (5.56%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.63%) Istio
4 5 (4.63%) Puppet
5 4 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (2.78%) Icinga
6 3 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.78%) Nagios
7 2 (1.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (1.85%) Ansible
7 2 (1.85%) MOM
7 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.85%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (83.33%) Bloomberg
2 24 (22.22%) Oracle
3 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
4 19 (17.59%) Fidessa
5 18 (16.67%) DocuSign
5 18 (16.67%) ION Trading
5 18 (16.67%) Wallstreet Suite
6 16 (14.81%) Cisco
7 15 (13.89%) Apple
7 15 (13.89%) CQG
7 15 (13.89%) Patsystems
7 15 (13.89%) Trayport
8 11 (10.19%) Citrix
9 9 (8.33%) TOWER Software
10 8 (7.41%) Google
10 8 (7.41%) VMware
11 6 (5.56%) FactSet
12 4 (3.70%) HP
12 4 (3.70%) Remedy