Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1172 1137 1237
Rank change year-on-year -35 +100 -86
Permanent jobs citing RMDS 11 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.089% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 16
UK median annual salary £75,000 £100,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +45.45% -21.43%
10th Percentile £63,750 £74,750 £52,375
90th Percentile £90,000 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 12,408 12,002 13,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.22% 7.09% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9,166 9,082 10,739
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,667 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RMDS over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram 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 23 May 2018. 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 -19 11 £75,000 -25.00% 2
London -22 11 £75,000 -25.00% 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing RMDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for RMDS.

1 9 (81.82%) Finance
1 9 (81.82%) C++
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Perl
1 9 (81.82%) STL
1 9 (81.82%) Unix
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) OOP
1 9 (81.82%) Python
1 9 (81.82%) OOD
1 9 (81.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 9 (81.82%) Reuters
1 9 (81.82%) FIX Protocol
1 9 (81.82%) Multithreading
1 9 (81.82%) Kafka
1 9 (81.82%) Protocol Buffers
1 9 (81.82%) Low Latency
1 9 (81.82%) Multicast
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (81.82%) Algorithms
1 9 (81.82%) Market Making
1 9 (81.82%) WebSockets
1 9 (81.82%) SDLC
1 9 (81.82%) Fintech
1 9 (81.82%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C++ Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Linux Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Unix Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) FIX Protocol
1 9 (81.82%) Kafka
1 9 (81.82%) Protocol Buffers
1 9 (81.82%) STL
1 9 (81.82%) WebSockets
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Algorithms
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (81.82%) Fintech
1 9 (81.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Low Latency
1 9 (81.82%) Market Making
1 9 (81.82%) Multithreaded Programming
1 9 (81.82%) Multithreading
1 9 (81.82%) OOD
1 9 (81.82%) OOP
1 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C++
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Perl
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Reuters
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) TIBCO