The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank 159 158 150
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 3 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.096% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.56% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 9
Average salary £33,000 £52,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £52,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +26.50%
Bloomberg
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1228 1418 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.47% 43.54% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 814 911 1065
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Bloomberg
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Bloomberg Salary Trend in Scotland

Bloomberg
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirling -15 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Bloomberg
UK

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) thinkFolio
3 9 (42.86%) Fidessa
3 9 (42.86%) Reuters
3 9 (42.86%) Markit EDM
4 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
4 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
5 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) XSLT
7 5 (23.81%) Reference Data
7 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
7 5 (23.81%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (23.81%) Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Validation
8 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
8 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
8 4 (19.05%) Front Office
9 3 (14.29%) Derivative
9 3 (14.29%) QA
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (14.29%) Release Management
10 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 2 (9.52%) Data Validation
10 2 (9.52%) Waterfall

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Markit EDM
2 2 (9.52%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Front Office
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Applications Support
3 9 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Quality Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Market Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
1 5 (23.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Reference Data
2 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
3 3 (14.29%) Derivative
4 2 (9.52%) Statistics
4 2 (9.52%) Equities
4 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
4 4 (19.05%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Release Management
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Data Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) thinkFolio
2 9 (42.86%) Fidessa
2 9 (42.86%) Reuters
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) VMware