Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1147 1174 1231
Rank change year-on-year +27 +57 -47
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 30 48 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.025% 0.038%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.22% 0.37% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 34 76
UK median annual salary £75,000 £100,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £64,875 £68,000 £58,125
90th Percentile £86,625 £109,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £102,500

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 13798 13071 15089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.71% 6.88% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9736 9883 11749
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,155 £31,250
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 18 November 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 +16 30 £75,000 -25.00%
London -10 30 £75,000 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (86.67%) Banking
2 24 (80.00%) TIBCO
3 23 (76.67%) SQL
4 21 (70.00%) Java
4 21 (70.00%) Finance
5 19 (63.33%) Scrum
5 19 (63.33%) Linux
5 19 (63.33%) E-Commerce
5 19 (63.33%) Investment Banking
6 18 (60.00%) Asset Management
6 18 (60.00%) Maven
6 18 (60.00%) Firewall
6 18 (60.00%) Retail Banking
6 18 (60.00%) Wealth Management
6 18 (60.00%) Apache
6 18 (60.00%) Tomcat
6 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
6 18 (60.00%) DNS
6 18 (60.00%) Shell Script
6 18 (60.00%) TeamCity
6 18 (60.00%) Bash Shell
6 18 (60.00%) Microservices
6 18 (60.00%) Solace
6 18 (60.00%) SDLC
6 18 (60.00%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (26.67%) C#
9 7 (23.33%) .NET
9 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (60.00%) Apache
1 18 (60.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) DNS
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
2 2 (6.67%) KDB
3 1 (3.33%) Kdb+
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Maven
1 18 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 26 (86.67%) Banking
2 21 (70.00%) Finance
3 19 (63.33%) Investment Banking
4 18 (60.00%) Retail Banking
5 5 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
4 4 (13.33%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# Pricing Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Pricing Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Electronic Trading Support
6 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
1 7 (23.33%) WCF
1 7 (23.33%) WPF
2 6 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (16.67%) Middleware
4 4 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
6 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.33%) Java SE
6 1 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (13.33%) Derivative
3 3 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Equities
5 1 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) E-Commerce
2 19 (63.33%) Scrum
3 18 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 18 (60.00%) Microservices
3 18 (60.00%) SDLC
3 18 (60.00%) Wealth Management
4 9 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) Multithreading
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) Low Latency
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) Java
3 18 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 18 (60.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (26.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) TIBCO
2 18 (60.00%) Solace
3 3 (10.00%) ION Trading
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Reuters