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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 906 891
Rank change year-on-year +58 -15  
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 26 27 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.028% 0.084%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.34% 0.38% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 91
Median salary £75,000 £95,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +8.57%  
UK excluding London median 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 7573 7133 8374
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.47% 7.35% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5645 5528 6565
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 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% -  

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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +48 26 £75,000 -21.05% 1
London +35 26 £75,000 -21.05% 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (91.89%) Finance
3 33 (89.19%) TIBCO
4 32 (86.49%) Java
5 30 (81.08%) Banking
6 29 (78.38%) Investment Banking
6 29 (78.38%) Apache
6 29 (78.38%) Tomcat
6 29 (78.38%) Linux
7 27 (72.97%) SQL
8 26 (70.27%) TeamCity
9 25 (67.57%) Scrum
10 24 (64.86%) E-Commerce
11 23 (62.16%) DNS
11 23 (62.16%) Firewall
11 23 (62.16%) Shell Script
11 23 (62.16%) Configuration Management
11 23 (62.16%) Wealth Management
11 23 (62.16%) Bash Shell
11 23 (62.16%) Retail
11 23 (62.16%) Asset Management
11 23 (62.16%) Maven
11 23 (62.16%) Retail Banking
11 23 (62.16%) Microservices
11 23 (62.16%) Solace
11 23 (62.16%) SDLC
11 23 (62.16%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (29.73%) HTML
13 10 (27.03%) Middleware
13 10 (27.03%) JavaScript

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 29 (78.38%) Apache
1 29 (78.38%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.22%) DataSynapse
2 6 (16.22%) IIS
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) DNS
1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) FCoE
2 6 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (16.22%) HTTP
2 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
2 6 (16.22%) LAN
2 6 (16.22%) Multicast
2 6 (16.22%) NAS
2 6 (16.22%) SAN
2 6 (16.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
1 6 (16.22%) HBase
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) KDB
2 1 (2.70%) Kdb+
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (70.27%) TeamCity
2 23 (62.16%) Maven
3 3 (8.11%) CodeRush
3 3 (8.11%) ReSharper
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) gulp
5 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.70%) Protractor
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 34 (91.89%) Finance
2 30 (81.08%) Banking
3 29 (78.38%) Investment Banking
4 23 (62.16%) Retail
4 23 (62.16%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Configuration Engineer
1 23 (62.16%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Technical Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Angular Developer
4 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) HTML
2 10 (27.03%) Middleware
3 8 (21.62%) Ultra Messaging
4 6 (16.22%) Rendezvous
4 6 (16.22%) XML
4 6 (16.22%) XSLT
5 5 (13.51%) .NET
5 5 (13.51%) HTML5
6 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.81%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (8.11%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (8.11%) LINQ
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
8 2 (5.41%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (2.70%) CSS3
9 1 (2.70%) Node.js
9 1 (2.70%) REST
9 1 (2.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (62.16%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (8.11%) Derivative
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Equities
3 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Solaris
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) Scrum
3 24 (64.86%) E-Commerce
4 23 (62.16%) Asset Management
4 23 (62.16%) Configuration Management
4 23 (62.16%) Microservices
4 23 (62.16%) SDLC
4 23 (62.16%) Wealth Management
5 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (16.22%) Benchmarking
6 6 (16.22%) Low Latency
7 4 (10.81%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.11%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.11%) SOA
9 2 (5.41%) Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Java
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
3 23 (62.16%) Bash Shell
3 23 (62.16%) Shell Script
4 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) MiFID
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
1 6 (16.22%) KVM
1 6 (16.22%) NFS
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (16.22%) SRDF
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (16.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) TIBCO
2 23 (62.16%) Solace
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco
4 6 (16.22%) EMC
4 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 6 (16.22%) Intel
4 6 (16.22%) NetApp
4 6 (16.22%) Sybase
4 6 (16.22%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Reuters
6 1 (2.70%) ION Trading