Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bloomberg over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Bloomberg
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 273 262
Rank change year-on-year -19 -11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 60 53 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.52% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.22% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 95
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £89,000 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.00% +13.64% +7.32%

Bloomberg is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,417 4,352 5,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.21% 42.75% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,834 3,871 4,545
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Bloomberg as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg in the City of London

Bloomberg
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bloomberg in the City of London.

Salary trend for Bloomberg in the City of London

Bloomberg
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bloomberg in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Bloomberg in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Bloomberg 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 45 (75.00%) Finance
2 34 (56.67%) Reuters
3 32 (53.33%) SQL
4 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (36.67%) Windows
6 20 (33.33%) Front Office
7 16 (26.67%) LAN
8 15 (25.00%) Asset Management
9 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
10 13 (21.67%) Fidessa
10 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
10 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
11 12 (20.00%) Banking
11 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (20.00%) FactSet
12 11 (18.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.33%) Derivative
13 10 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (16.67%) Business Transformation
13 10 (16.67%) Cisco
14 9 (15.00%) C
14 9 (15.00%) Java
14 9 (15.00%) MS Access
14 9 (15.00%) Unix
14 9 (15.00%) Linux
14 9 (15.00%) Migration
14 9 (15.00%) SCCM
14 9 (15.00%) Proactive Management
15 8 (13.33%) Eikon

Bloomberg
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Eikon
2 4 (6.67%) SunGard GMI
3 3 (5.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (3.33%) Sentinel
4 2 (3.33%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.67%) Advent Moxy
5 1 (1.67%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) Markit EDM
5 1 (1.67%) Sage 200
5 1 (1.67%) Temenos T24
5 1 (1.67%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) LAN
2 8 (13.33%) WAN
3 3 (5.00%) SAN
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (1.67%) Intranet
5 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.67%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) MS Access
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) DB2
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Maven
3 2 (3.33%) Moq
3 2 (3.33%) MSTest
3 2 (3.33%) NUnit
3 2 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.67%) WinDbg
General
1 45 (75.00%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Front Office
3 12 (20.00%) Banking
4 7 (11.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Analyst
2 22 (36.67%) Support Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Support Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 9 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Systems Support
5 9 (15.00%) Systems Support Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) Market Data Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) Market Data Support Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Applications Support
7 7 (11.67%) Data Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Market Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) DBA
9 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (11.67%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) Middleware
4 2 (3.33%) REST
4 2 (3.33%) Spring
4 2 (3.33%) WCF
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) J2EE
5 1 (1.67%) Murex Flex
5 1 (1.67%) Murex MxML
5 1 (1.67%) NumPy
5 1 (1.67%) Pandas
5 1 (1.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.67%) WPF
5 1 (1.67%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Derivative
1 11 (18.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (11.67%) Equities
3 6 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 5 (8.33%) Hedge funds
5 4 (6.67%) Fintech
6 3 (5.00%) Eurex
7 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.33%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.67%) PMI
8 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Unix
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 9 (15.00%) Migration
4 9 (15.00%) Proactive Management
5 7 (11.67%) Investment Management
6 6 (10.00%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) SDLC
7 5 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (8.33%) Project Management
8 4 (6.67%) Change Management
8 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.00%) BCP
9 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
3 9 (15.00%) C
3 9 (15.00%) Java
4 6 (10.00%) VBA
5 5 (8.33%) C#
5 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby
6 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.33%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) Tcl
8 1 (1.67%) Korn
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.67%) MCITP
3 1 (1.67%) MCSD
3 1 (1.67%) MCSE
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) MiFID
2 2 (3.33%) GDPR
3 1 (1.67%) EMIR
3 1 (1.67%) FATCA
3 1 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 7 (11.67%) WSUS
3 1 (1.67%) Control-M
3 1 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.67%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.67%) QRadar
3 1 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Reuters
2 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.67%) Fidessa
4 12 (20.00%) FactSet
5 10 (16.67%) Cisco
6 7 (11.67%) VMware
7 6 (10.00%) ION Trading
8 5 (8.33%) Oracle
9 4 (6.67%) FIS
9 4 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (6.67%) SmartStream
9 4 (6.67%) SunGard
9 4 (6.67%) Sybase
10 3 (5.00%) Tradeweb
11 2 (3.33%) Charles River
11 2 (3.33%) eSpeed
11 2 (3.33%) Google
11 2 (3.33%) Murex
11 2 (3.33%) Solace
11 2 (3.33%) Tableau