Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1152 1213 1161
Rank change year-on-year +61 -52 +54
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 31 42 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.021% 0.070%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.24% 0.30% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 148
UK median annual salary £75,000 £95,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +8.57% +20.69%
10th Percentile £64,500 £62,850 £56,250
90th Percentile £84,750 £111,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £102,500

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 12951 13981 15858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 7.33% 7.06% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9378 10721 12472
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
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 16 August 2017. 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 +57 31 £75,000 -21.05% 1
London +47 31 £75,000 -21.05% 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (87.10%) Banking
3 26 (83.87%) TIBCO
3 26 (83.87%) Finance
3 26 (83.87%) Java
4 25 (80.65%) SQL
5 24 (77.42%) E-Commerce
5 24 (77.42%) Scrum
5 24 (77.42%) Investment Banking
5 24 (77.42%) TeamCity
6 23 (74.19%) Maven
6 23 (74.19%) Wealth Management
6 23 (74.19%) Bash Shell
6 23 (74.19%) Microservices
6 23 (74.19%) SDLC
6 23 (74.19%) Linux Command Line
6 23 (74.19%) Solace
6 23 (74.19%) Retail Banking
6 23 (74.19%) Firewall
6 23 (74.19%) Retail
6 23 (74.19%) Asset Management
6 23 (74.19%) Linux
6 23 (74.19%) DNS
6 23 (74.19%) Apache
6 23 (74.19%) Tomcat
6 23 (74.19%) Shell Script
6 23 (74.19%) Configuration Management
7 6 (19.35%) C#
7 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
7 6 (19.35%) Electronic Trading

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 23 (74.19%) Apache
1 23 (74.19%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) DNS
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.23%) KDB
1 1 (3.23%) Kdb+
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) TeamCity
2 23 (74.19%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) CodeRush
4 1 (3.23%) gulp
4 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.23%) Protractor
4 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 27 (87.10%) Banking
2 26 (83.87%) Finance
3 24 (77.42%) Investment Banking
4 23 (74.19%) Retail
4 23 (74.19%) Retail Banking
5 3 (9.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Configuration Engineer
1 23 (74.19%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.45%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
4 2 (6.45%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) C# Pricing Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Development Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.68%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML5
2 3 (9.68%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (9.68%) WCF
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) WPF
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) CSS3
4 1 (3.23%) FpML
4 1 (3.23%) Java SE
4 1 (3.23%) JMS
4 1 (3.23%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) Sass
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (74.19%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (16.13%) Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) Equities
3 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) E-Commerce
2 24 (77.42%) Scrum
3 23 (74.19%) Asset Management
3 23 (74.19%) Configuration Management
3 23 (74.19%) Microservices
3 23 (74.19%) SDLC
3 23 (74.19%) Wealth Management
4 6 (19.35%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Low Latency
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.23%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (3.23%) Pricing Strategy
8 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Java
2 25 (80.65%) SQL
3 23 (74.19%) Bash Shell
3 23 (74.19%) Shell Script
4 6 (19.35%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) MiFID
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) TIBCO
2 23 (74.19%) Solace
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Reuters
4 1 (3.23%) ION Trading