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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
UK
Rank 853 931 888
Rank change year-on-year +78 -43  
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 12 10 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.010% 0.069%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.21% 0.13% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 67
Median salary £100,000 £72,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -14.70%  
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 5799 7413 7987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 6.91% 7.24% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4386 5814 6348
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 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RMDS over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 22 March 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 +113 12 £100,000 +35.59% 1
London +74 12 £100,000 +35.59% 1
City of London +44 4 £90,000 +22.03%

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 40 (95.24%) Middleware
2 39 (92.86%) TIBCO
2 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (92.86%) HTML
2 39 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 38 (90.48%) Finance
4 37 (88.10%) Oracle
5 34 (80.95%) Java
6 33 (78.57%) IIS
6 33 (78.57%) Sybase
6 33 (78.57%) XML
6 33 (78.57%) XSLT
6 33 (78.57%) Windows
6 33 (78.57%) Linux
6 33 (78.57%) Apache
6 33 (78.57%) Tomcat
6 33 (78.57%) HTTP
6 33 (78.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 33 (78.57%) VMware
6 33 (78.57%) Rendezvous
6 33 (78.57%) IBM
6 33 (78.57%) DataSynapse
6 33 (78.57%) WebSphere
6 33 (78.57%) Oracle RAC
6 33 (78.57%) Hadoop
6 33 (78.57%) Ultra Messaging
6 33 (78.57%) HBase
7 31 (73.81%) Performance Tuning
7 31 (73.81%) Multicast
7 31 (73.81%) NAS

RMDS
Top Related 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 33 (78.57%) Apache
1 33 (78.57%) DataSynapse
1 33 (78.57%) IIS
1 33 (78.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 33 (78.57%) Tomcat
1 33 (78.57%) WebSphere
2 31 (73.81%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 33 (78.57%) HTTP
2 31 (73.81%) FCoE
2 31 (73.81%) Fibre Channel
2 31 (73.81%) LAN
2 31 (73.81%) Multicast
2 31 (73.81%) NAS
2 31 (73.81%) SAN
2 31 (73.81%) WAN
3 28 (66.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (78.57%) Hadoop
1 33 (78.57%) HBase
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) CodeRush
1 5 (11.90%) ReSharper
1 5 (11.90%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) gulp
3 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.38%) Protractor
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 38 (90.48%) Finance
2 23 (54.76%) Banking
3 21 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Architect
2 29 (69.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 29 (69.05%) Technical Architect
3 28 (66.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 28 (66.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 24 (57.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 24 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (57.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 13 (30.95%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (16.67%) Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Storage Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Virtualisation Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
8 3 (7.14%) IT Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Lead Architect
8 3 (7.14%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.76%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (95.24%) Middleware
2 39 (92.86%) HTML
3 33 (78.57%) Rendezvous
3 33 (78.57%) Ultra Messaging
3 33 (78.57%) XML
3 33 (78.57%) XSLT
4 6 (14.29%) .NET
4 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 6 (14.29%) HTML5
4 6 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (11.90%) LINQ
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
6 4 (9.52%) NHibernate
7 2 (4.76%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (2.38%) CSS3
8 1 (2.38%) LESS
8 1 (2.38%) Node.js
8 1 (2.38%) REST
8 1 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Equities
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) Linux
1 33 (78.57%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Solaris
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (73.81%) Benchmarking
2 31 (73.81%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 6 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) OO
5 5 (11.90%) SOA
6 4 (9.52%) Memory Management
6 4 (9.52%) Storage Virtualisation
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.38%) Investment Management
9 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.38%) Scrum
9 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 34 (80.95%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) C-shell
5 2 (4.76%) Korn
5 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (73.81%) NFS
2 31 (73.81%) SRDF
2 31 (73.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 28 (66.67%) KVM
3 28 (66.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) MOM
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) TIBCO
2 37 (88.10%) Oracle
3 33 (78.57%) IBM
3 33 (78.57%) Sybase
3 33 (78.57%) VMware
4 31 (73.81%) Cisco
4 31 (73.81%) EMC
4 31 (73.81%) Intel
4 31 (73.81%) NetApp
5 3 (7.14%) Reuters
6 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.76%) Solace
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft