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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 923 873
Rank change year-on-year +71 -50  
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 11 16 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.016% 0.087%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.17% 0.22% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 92
Median salary £72,500 £75,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £54,000 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary - £54,000 -

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

Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6591 7195 8337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 7.74% 7.30% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5035 5636 6635
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

RMDS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RMDS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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
Top 3 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 11 £72,500 -12.12% 2
London +52 11 £72,500 -12.12% 2
City of London +28 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, IT jobs citing RMDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RMDS.

1 27 (93.10%) TIBCO
1 27 (93.10%) Finance
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Java
3 21 (72.41%) Linux
3 21 (72.41%) Apache
3 21 (72.41%) Tomcat
4 20 (68.97%) HTML
4 20 (68.97%) Banking
5 19 (65.52%) Investment Banking
5 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
6 18 (62.07%) Middleware
7 17 (58.62%) Oracle
8 14 (48.28%) SQL
9 13 (44.83%) IIS
9 13 (44.83%) XML
9 13 (44.83%) XSLT
9 13 (44.83%) Windows
9 13 (44.83%) Solaris
9 13 (44.83%) Sybase
9 13 (44.83%) LAN
9 13 (44.83%) WAN
9 13 (44.83%) HTTP
9 13 (44.83%) NFS
9 13 (44.83%) Cisco
9 13 (44.83%) IBM
9 13 (44.83%) Benchmarking
9 13 (44.83%) Rendezvous
9 13 (44.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 13 (44.83%) EMC

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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (72.41%) Apache
1 21 (72.41%) Tomcat
2 13 (44.83%) DataSynapse
2 13 (44.83%) IIS
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle Coherence
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 13 (44.83%) WebSphere
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) FCoE
1 13 (44.83%) Fibre Channel
1 13 (44.83%) HTTP
1 13 (44.83%) LAN
1 13 (44.83%) Multicast
1 13 (44.83%) NAS
1 13 (44.83%) SAN
1 13 (44.83%) WAN
2 12 (41.38%) iSCSI
3 8 (27.59%) DNS
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Hadoop
1 13 (44.83%) HBase
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) TeamCity
2 8 (27.59%) Maven
3 5 (17.24%) CodeRush
3 5 (17.24%) ReSharper
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) gulp
5 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.45%) Protractor
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 27 (93.10%) Finance
2 20 (68.97%) Banking
3 19 (65.52%) Investment Banking
4 8 (27.59%) Retail
4 8 (27.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Architect
1 13 (44.83%) Technical Architect
2 12 (41.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 12 (41.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 12 (41.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 11 (37.93%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (37.93%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 8 (27.59%) Configuration Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) Middleware
3 13 (44.83%) Rendezvous
3 13 (44.83%) Ultra Messaging
3 13 (44.83%) XML
3 13 (44.83%) XSLT
4 7 (24.14%) .NET
4 7 (24.14%) HTML5
5 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
5 6 (20.69%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (17.24%) LINQ
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
7 4 (13.79%) NHibernate
8 2 (6.90%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (6.90%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (3.45%) CSS3
9 1 (3.45%) LESS
9 1 (3.45%) REST
9 1 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Equities
3 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Solaris
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Benchmarking
2 13 (44.83%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
4 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
4 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
4 8 (27.59%) Microservices
4 8 (27.59%) SDLC
4 8 (27.59%) Wealth Management
5 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
5 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 5 (17.24%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) SOA
7 4 (13.79%) Memory Management
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.90%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
4 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
5 7 (24.14%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) MiFID
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) NFS
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle RAC
1 13 (44.83%) SRDF
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (41.38%) Hyper-V
2 12 (41.38%) KVM
2 12 (41.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) TIBCO
2 17 (58.62%) Oracle
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco
3 13 (44.83%) EMC
3 13 (44.83%) IBM
3 13 (44.83%) Intel
3 13 (44.83%) NetApp
3 13 (44.83%) Sybase
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) Solace
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Reuters