Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1065 1183 1184
Rank change year-on-year +118 +1 +50
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 10 3 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.020%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.027% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 9
UK median annual salary £78,750 £100,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.25% +33.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £60,500 £50,000 £66,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £87,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £45,000 -

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 8,269 10,923 13,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.85% 6.52% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,770 7,984 9,974
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%

RMDS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RMDS in the UK

RMDS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RMDS.

Salary trend for RMDS in the UK

RMDS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RMDS over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram 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 19 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 +113 10 £78,750 -21.25% 2
London +93 10 £78,750 -21.25% 2

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Front Office
2 5 (50.00%) KDB
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 4 (40.00%) Line Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (30.00%) Reuters
4 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Sybase
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) GCP
4 3 (30.00%) ION MarketView
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) Azure

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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Azure
1 3 (30.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) FIX Connectivity
1 2 (20.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) KDB
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (50.00%) Front Office
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Polyglot Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) J2SE
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Line Management
2 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Fintech
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Reuters
1 3 (30.00%) Sybase
1 3 (30.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft