The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank 497 563 520
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -43
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 484 329 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 316 246 355
Average salary £50,000 £53,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.10% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £26,625 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £78,750 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54917 51607 57078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.31% 47.91% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43571 42253 47855
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bloomberg
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the UK.

Bloomberg Salary Trend in the UK

Bloomberg
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Bloomberg over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 within the UK.

Bloomberg Salary Histogram in the UK

Bloomberg
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
England +63 462 £52,500 -2.77% 42
London +61 454 £52,500 -4.54% 40
City of London +81 164 £52,500 -12.50% 27
Scotland 0 17 £40,000 -
Edinburgh +3 11 £40,000 -
Stirling - 6 - -
South East -15 5 £36,000 -28.00% 2
Surrey -8 4 - - 1
Liverpool - 3 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £52,500 -
North West - 3 £52,500 -
East of England -11 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Essex - 2 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £36,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £34,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £70,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £34,000 -

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 553 (66.31%) Finance
2 435 (52.16%) Reuters
3 386 (46.28%) Windows
4 296 (35.49%) SQL
5 238 (28.54%) Microsoft
6 215 (25.78%) Degree
7 209 (25.06%) Active Directory
8 194 (23.26%) Front Office
9 179 (21.46%) C#
9 179 (21.46%) SQL Server
10 169 (20.26%) Hedge funds
11 162 (19.42%) Banking
12 154 (18.47%) MS Excel
13 151 (18.11%) MS Exchange
14 150 (17.99%) UNIX
15 133 (15.95%) Linux
15 133 (15.95%) Equities
16 126 (15.11%) Blackberry
17 123 (14.75%) ITIL
18 118 (14.15%) Back Office
18 118 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
19 117 (14.03%) MS Office
19 117 (14.03%) Perl
20 112 (13.43%) Windows 7
21 111 (13.31%) Fixed Income
22 110 (13.19%) Java
23 109 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
24 103 (12.35%) Investment Management
25 98 (11.75%) Law
26 95 (11.39%) Analytics

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 151 (18.11%) MS Exchange
2 109 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (8.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 53 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (1.56%) Lync
6 13 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
8 7 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.72%) Apache
10 4 (0.48%) IIS
10 4 (0.48%) Mule
11 3 (0.36%) Confluence
11 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 154 (18.47%) MS Excel
2 117 (14.03%) MS Office
3 31 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 56 (6.71%) RMDS
2 35 (4.20%) Eikon
3 25 (3.00%) Markit EDM
4 22 (2.64%) LatentZero
5 16 (1.92%) 3000 Xtra
5 16 (1.92%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 13 (1.56%) Front Arena
6 13 (1.56%) Summit
7 11 (1.32%) SimCorp Dimension
8 8 (0.96%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.24%) MultiFonds
11 1 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
11 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.44%) Office 365
2 4 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) SaaS
3 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 87 (10.43%) DNS
3 82 (9.83%) LAN
4 75 (8.99%) WAN
5 73 (8.75%) DHCP
6 58 (6.95%) Internet
7 57 (6.83%) Firewall
8 55 (6.59%) VPN
9 46 (5.52%) Cisco IOS
10 33 (3.96%) Multicast
11 29 (3.48%) SAN
12 25 (3.00%) Intranet
13 24 (2.88%) VoIP
14 16 (1.92%) IP Telephony
15 15 (1.80%) iSCSI
16 14 (1.68%) Network Security
17 10 (1.20%) SSL
18 9 (1.08%) Cisco IPT
19 8 (0.96%) MPLS
19 8 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (21.46%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 24 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.32%) Sybase ASE
8 11 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.08%) Sybase IQ
10 8 (0.96%) Data Mart
11 5 (0.60%) Informix
11 5 (0.60%) KDB
12 4 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.48%) DTS
12 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
2 18 (2.16%) Subversion
3 11 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.32%) JIRA
4 8 (0.96%) JUnit
4 8 (0.96%) Toad
5 6 (0.72%) NUnit
6 5 (0.60%) jMock
6 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 5 (0.60%) Hamcrest
6 5 (0.60%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (0.48%) Mockito
7 4 (0.48%) Maven
7 4 (0.48%) Ant
7 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.48%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.12%) Yeoman
General
1 553 (66.31%) Finance
2 194 (23.26%) Front Office
3 162 (19.42%) Banking
4 118 (14.15%) Back Office
5 98 (11.75%) Law
6 87 (10.43%) Investment Banking
7 50 (6.00%) Multimedia
8 40 (4.80%) Financial Institution
9 32 (3.84%) Legal
10 16 (1.92%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.68%) Japanese Language
12 13 (1.56%) Publishing
13 8 (0.96%) French Language
14 7 (0.84%) German Language
15 6 (0.72%) Retail
16 5 (0.60%) Advertising
16 5 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
17 2 (0.24%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.24%) Marketing
18 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 223 (26.74%) Analyst
2 184 (22.06%) Developer
3 113 (13.55%) Support Analyst
4 90 (10.79%) C# Developer
5 66 (7.91%) Desktop Support
6 63 (7.55%) Technical Support
7 56 (6.71%) Business Analyst
8 55 (6.59%) Support Engineer
9 50 (6.00%) Applications Support
10 45 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support
11 44 (5.28%) Java Developer
12 40 (4.80%) Consultant
13 39 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
14 34 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 33 (3.96%) Market Data Engineer
16 26 (3.12%) Applications Support Analyst
17 24 (2.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 24 (2.88%) Desktop Analyst
18 23 (2.76%) Data Analyst
19 22 (2.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (11.27%) .NET
2 35 (4.20%) WCF
3 32 (3.84%) WPF
4 26 (3.12%) Web Services
5 21 (2.52%) WinForms
5 21 (2.52%) Spring
5 21 (2.52%) Rendezvous
6 16 (1.92%) XML
6 16 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.32%) Middleware
7 11 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (1.20%) JSP
8 10 (1.20%) Servlets
9 9 (1.08%) WSH
10 7 (0.84%) Ajax
11 6 (0.72%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.72%) Hibernate
12 5 (0.60%) Software Packaging
12 5 (0.60%) OSGi
12 5 (0.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 169 (20.26%) Hedge funds
2 133 (15.95%) Equities
3 126 (15.11%) Blackberry
4 111 (13.31%) Fixed Income
5 69 (8.27%) Derivative
6 65 (7.79%) Reference Data
7 61 (7.31%) Computer Science
8 59 (7.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 31 (3.72%) Management Information System
10 25 (3.00%) Biometrics
11 23 (2.76%) Credit Risk
12 20 (2.40%) Market Risk
12 20 (2.40%) Clustering
13 18 (2.16%) Statistics
14 16 (1.92%) PDA
14 16 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (1.68%) Mathematics
15 14 (1.68%) Client/Server
16 12 (1.44%) iPhone
17 10 (1.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 386 (46.28%) Windows
2 150 (17.99%) UNIX
3 133 (15.95%) Linux
4 118 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (13.43%) Windows 7
6 68 (8.15%) Windows XP
7 49 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (4.08%) Android
9 30 (3.60%) Windows 8
9 30 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (2.76%) Solaris
12 18 (2.16%) CentOS
13 16 (1.92%) Mac OS X
14 15 (1.80%) Apple iOS
15 14 (1.68%) SUSE
15 14 (1.68%) Debian
16 13 (1.56%) Windows 2000
17 9 (1.08%) AIX
18 5 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (14.75%) ITIL
2 103 (12.35%) Investment Management
3 95 (11.39%) Analytics
4 85 (10.19%) Project Management
5 82 (9.83%) Asset Management
6 66 (7.91%) Risk Management
7 55 (6.59%) OO
8 52 (6.24%) Migration
8 52 (6.24%) Multithreading
9 48 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (4.80%) OOP
11 38 (4.56%) Fund Management
12 37 (4.44%) Data Analysis
13 35 (4.20%) Workflow
14 34 (4.08%) Portfolio Management
15 33 (3.96%) Integration Testing
16 31 (3.72%) Business Analysis
17 30 (3.60%) Electronic Trading
18 28 (3.36%) Change Management
18 28 (3.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 296 (35.49%) SQL
2 179 (21.46%) C#
3 117 (14.03%) Perl
4 110 (13.19%) Java
5 80 (9.59%) C++
6 76 (9.11%) VBA
7 71 (8.51%) Bash Shell
8 67 (8.03%) Python
9 58 (6.95%) T-SQL
10 43 (5.16%) PowerShell
11 28 (3.36%) PL/SQL
12 25 (3.00%) Shell Script
13 24 (2.88%) VBScript
14 18 (2.16%) MATLAB
15 16 (1.92%) JavaScript
16 11 (1.32%) Ruby
17 10 (1.20%) VB
17 10 (1.20%) AWK
18 9 (1.08%) RPG
19 8 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 215 (25.78%) Degree
2 63 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (4.08%) MCSE
4 30 (3.60%) CFA
5 29 (3.48%) CCNA
5 29 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (3.36%) MCSA
6 28 (3.36%) MCITP
7 19 (2.28%) MCP
8 12 (1.44%) MCDST
9 11 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.60%) MBA
11 5 (0.60%) MOS
12 4 (0.48%) CISSP
13 3 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.36%) PhD
13 3 (0.36%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.12%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.96%) SLA
2 20 (2.40%) EMIR
3 19 (2.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (2.04%) UCITS
5 7 (0.84%) MiFID
6 6 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.72%) Basel III
7 5 (0.60%) QA
8 2 (0.24%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 209 (25.06%) Active Directory
2 68 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.24%) XenApp
4 17 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.32%) Xen
6 9 (1.08%) XenServer
6 9 (1.08%) MetaFrame
7 5 (0.60%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.60%) vSphere
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (4.20%) SCCM
2 31 (3.72%) Puppet
3 25 (3.00%) ITRS Geneos
4 19 (2.28%) NetBackup
5 15 (1.80%) Backup Exec
5 15 (1.80%) WSUS
6 13 (1.56%) Nagios
7 8 (0.96%) Control-M
8 7 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.48%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.48%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.24%) Sysprep
10 2 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.12%) Nessus
11 1 (0.12%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 435 (52.16%) Reuters
2 238 (28.54%) Microsoft
3 94 (11.27%) Cisco
4 93 (11.15%) Fidessa
5 92 (11.03%) Citrix
5 92 (11.03%) VMware
6 85 (10.19%) Oracle
7 84 (10.07%) Sybase
8 44 (5.28%) thinkFolio
9 42 (5.04%) TIBCO
10 40 (4.80%) HP
11 39 (4.68%) NetApp
12 36 (4.32%) Red Hat
13 33 (3.96%) Charles River
14 29 (3.48%) GoldenSource
14 29 (3.48%) CheckPoint
15 23 (2.76%) CQG
16 22 (2.64%) Dell
16 22 (2.64%) Murex
17 21 (2.52%) ION Trading
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-55k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago