Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RMDS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RMDS over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
UK
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 899 1088 1183
Rank change year-on-year +189 +95 -35
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 1 6 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.018% 0.069% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 21
Median annual salary - £88,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

RMDS is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5,515 8,714 12,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.03% 6.05% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4,015 5,931 9,430
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

RMDS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RMDS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RMDS in the UK

RMDS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RMDS.

Salary trend for RMDS in the UK

RMDS
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RMDS within the UK over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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 +207 1 - -
London +161 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT jobs citing RMDS 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 RMDS.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Eikon
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Refinitiv
1 1 (100.00%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform

RMDS
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eikon
1 1 (100.00%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Refinitiv