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

Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1130 1169 1207
Rank change year-on-year +39 +38 -16
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 33 48 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.025% 0.050%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.25% 0.36% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 104
UK median annual salary £75,000 £95,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +8.57% +12.90%
10th Percentile £66,750 £65,000 £57,375
90th Percentile £87,000 £110,625 £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 13051 13350 15397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.47% 6.96% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9309 10142 11996
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 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

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 October 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 +71 33 £75,000 -21.05% 1
London -1 33 £75,000 -21.05% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) Banking
2 28 (84.85%) TIBCO
3 27 (81.82%) SQL
4 25 (75.76%) Java
5 24 (72.73%) Finance
6 23 (69.70%) Scrum
6 23 (69.70%) Investment Banking
6 23 (69.70%) Linux
6 23 (69.70%) E-Commerce
7 22 (66.67%) Apache
7 22 (66.67%) Tomcat
7 22 (66.67%) Shell Script
7 22 (66.67%) DNS
7 22 (66.67%) Configuration Management
7 22 (66.67%) Firewall
7 22 (66.67%) Asset Management
7 22 (66.67%) Retail
7 22 (66.67%) Retail Banking
7 22 (66.67%) Wealth Management
7 22 (66.67%) TeamCity
7 22 (66.67%) Maven
7 22 (66.67%) Bash Shell
7 22 (66.67%) Microservices
7 22 (66.67%) Solace
7 22 (66.67%) SDLC
7 22 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (27.27%) C#
9 8 (24.24%) .NET
10 7 (21.21%) WCF

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 22 (66.67%) Apache
1 22 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) DNS
1 22 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) KDB
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.03%) Kdb+
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Maven
1 22 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 28 (84.85%) Banking
2 24 (72.73%) Finance
3 23 (69.70%) Investment Banking
4 22 (66.67%) Retail
4 22 (66.67%) Retail Banking
5 5 (15.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Configuration Engineer
1 22 (66.67%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
4 4 (12.12%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Pricing Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Pricing Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.06%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Big Data Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) C# WCF Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) KDB Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) WCF
2 7 (21.21%) WPF
3 6 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (15.15%) Middleware
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (6.06%) Ultra Messaging
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
7 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.03%) FpML
7 1 (3.03%) HTML
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) Java SE
7 1 (3.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (15.15%) Derivative
3 3 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.03%) Equities
5 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) E-Commerce
2 23 (69.70%) Scrum
3 22 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 22 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 22 (66.67%) Microservices
3 22 (66.67%) SDLC
3 22 (66.67%) Wealth Management
4 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.21%) Electronic Trading
4 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
4 7 (21.21%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (9.09%) Low Latency
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 25 (75.76%) Java
3 22 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 22 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 9 (27.27%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) MiFID
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) TIBCO
2 22 (66.67%) Solace
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.03%) Reuters