The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Bloomberg.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank 126 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.22% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.37% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -29.47%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -19.27%
Bloomberg
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1002 1074 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.60% 58.85% 56.81%
Number of salaries quoted 908 928 818
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Bloomberg across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Bloomberg
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bloomberg across the Birmingham region.

Bloomberg Salary Trend in Birmingham

Bloomberg
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Bloomberg also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Bloomberg.

1 10 (100.00%) Front Office
2 8 (80.00%) VBScript
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Reuters
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) ETRM
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Summit
3 2 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (20.00%) Derivative

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Bloomberg also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Bloomberg. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (100.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Senior Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Support
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) Senior Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
1 2 (20.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
1 8 (80.00%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) VBScript
1 8 (80.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) Reuters