Period
to 4 March 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 4 March 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 412 299 486
Rank change year-on-year -113 +187 -47
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 136 524 323
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.48% 1.03% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 2.57% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 132 561 280
Median annual salary £75,000 £100,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +73.91% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £34,875
90th Percentile £118,375 £161,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £100,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +73.91% +4.55%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 10,149 20,358 25,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 35.79% 40.19% 40.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7,854 15,987 20,141
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,375 £32,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg in London

Bloomberg
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Bloomberg in London.

Salary trend for Bloomberg in London

Bloomberg
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Bloomberg in London over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Bloomberg in London

Bloomberg
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the London region over the 6 months to 4 March 2021. 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
Central London +63 21 £55,000 +4.76% 3
West London - 2 £52,500 - 2
Bloomberg
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 83 (61.03%) Finance
2 63 (46.32%) SQL
3 57 (41.91%) Front Office
4 52 (38.24%) Asset Management
5 45 (33.09%) Reuters
6 42 (30.88%) Hedge funds
7 41 (30.15%) Windows
8 40 (29.41%) Back Office
9 34 (25.00%) Linux
10 33 (24.26%) Python
10 33 (24.26%) Fixed Income
11 32 (23.53%) Investment Management
11 32 (23.53%) AWS
12 29 (21.32%) Microsoft
13 28 (20.59%) Fidessa
14 27 (19.85%) FIX Protocol
15 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (19.12%) Active Directory
15 26 (19.12%) Microsoft Excel
16 24 (17.65%) Equities
16 24 (17.65%) Business Analysis
17 22 (16.18%) Derivative
17 22 (16.18%) Banking
17 22 (16.18%) Web Services
17 22 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
17 22 (16.18%) Project Management
18 21 (15.44%) Microsoft 365
18 21 (15.44%) Greenfield Project
19 20 (14.71%) FIX Connectivity
20 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering

Bloomberg
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.21%) Confluence
3 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (19.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Markit EDM
2 13 (9.56%) Eagle PACE
3 11 (8.09%) Eikon
4 7 (5.15%) Endur
5 6 (4.41%) PolarLake
6 3 (2.21%) Tradar
7 2 (1.47%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (1.47%) Findur
8 1 (0.74%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
8 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.74%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.53%) AWS
2 21 (15.44%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (10.29%) Azure
4 6 (4.41%) GCP
5 4 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.94%) SaaS
5 4 (2.94%) Serverless
6 3 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.21%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.47%) Power Automate
7 2 (1.47%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.47%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.71%) FIX Connectivity
2 13 (9.56%) VPN
3 9 (6.62%) DNS
3 9 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.88%) Firewall
5 7 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (4.41%) DHCP
7 5 (3.68%) LAN
7 5 (3.68%) WAN
8 4 (2.94%) Network Security
8 4 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.74%) Multicast
9 1 (0.74%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.74%) SSL
9 1 (0.74%) VoIP
9 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Tableau
3 5 (3.68%) MS Access
3 5 (3.68%) Tick Data
4 4 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.21%) KDB
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.74%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.74%) DTS
7 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) JIRA
1 4 (2.94%) JUnit
1 4 (2.94%) Mockito
1 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.74%) GitLab
3 1 (0.74%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
General
1 83 (61.03%) Finance
2 57 (41.91%) Front Office
3 40 (29.41%) Back Office
4 22 (16.18%) Banking
5 11 (8.09%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 52 (38.24%) Analyst
2 30 (22.06%) Business Analyst
3 26 (19.12%) Business Manager
4 20 (14.71%) Developer
5 19 (13.97%) Financial Analyst
5 19 (13.97%) Support Engineer
6 17 (12.50%) Applications Support
6 17 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
7 16 (11.76%) Business Project Manager
7 16 (11.76%) Project Analyst
7 16 (11.76%) Project Manager
8 14 (10.29%) Finance Manager
8 14 (10.29%) Finance Project Manager
8 14 (10.29%) Support Analyst
9 12 (8.82%) Data Business Analyst
10 11 (8.09%) Data Analyst
11 10 (7.35%) Data Manager
11 10 (7.35%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (7.35%) SQL Data Analyst
12 8 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.85%) FIX Protocol
2 22 (16.18%) Web Services
3 7 (5.15%) Protocol Buffers
4 6 (4.41%) XML
5 5 (3.68%) Middleware
6 4 (2.94%) .NET
6 4 (2.94%) gRPC
6 4 (2.94%) Guava
6 4 (2.94%) JSON
6 4 (2.94%) NumPy
6 4 (2.94%) Scalaz
6 4 (2.94%) SciPy
7 3 (2.21%) FpML
7 3 (2.21%) Spring
7 3 (2.21%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.21%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.74%) JDBC
8 1 (0.74%) Velocity
8 1 (0.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (30.88%) Hedge funds
2 33 (24.26%) Fixed Income
3 24 (17.65%) Equities
4 22 (16.18%) Derivative
5 21 (15.44%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (11.76%) Reference Data
7 9 (6.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (5.15%) Data Structures
9 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (3.68%) Eurex
10 5 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (2.94%) SWIFT
12 3 (2.21%) Blackberry
12 3 (2.21%) Data Centre
12 3 (2.21%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (1.47%) Market Risk
13 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
13 2 (1.47%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.74%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.15%) Windows
2 34 (25.00%) Linux
3 14 (10.29%) Windows 10
4 11 (8.09%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.41%) Solaris
6 6 (4.41%) Unix
7 5 (3.68%) CentOS
7 5 (3.68%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.94%) Android
8 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (2.21%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.74%) Debian
11 1 (0.74%) SUSE
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.24%) Asset Management
2 32 (23.53%) Investment Management
3 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 22 (16.18%) Project Management
6 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering
7 16 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
7 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (11.76%) Project Delivery
8 15 (11.03%) Risk Analysis
9 14 (10.29%) Performance Attribution
10 11 (8.09%) Fault Analysis
10 11 (8.09%) Fund Management
11 9 (6.62%) Analytics
11 9 (6.62%) Client Onboarding
11 9 (6.62%) Data Management
11 9 (6.62%) Wealth Management
12 8 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
12 8 (5.88%) Migration
13 7 (5.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.32%) SQL
2 33 (24.26%) Python
3 13 (9.56%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.62%) Java
4 9 (6.62%) VBA
5 8 (5.88%) C#
6 6 (4.41%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.68%) Perl
7 5 (3.68%) Ruby
7 5 (3.68%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.21%) R
9 3 (2.21%) Scala
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) Groovy
10 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) MCP
2 5 (3.68%) MCSA
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.94%) MCDST
3 4 (2.94%) MCITP
4 3 (2.21%) CCNA
4 3 (2.21%) CCNP
4 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.47%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) CFA
6 1 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) QA
1 7 (5.15%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) EMIR
3 3 (2.21%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (2.21%) MiFID
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) UCITS
System Software
1 26 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.47%) Docker
4 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) SCCM
2 3 (2.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.21%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.74%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (33.09%) Reuters
2 29 (21.32%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.59%) Fidessa
4 16 (11.76%) Cisco
5 14 (10.29%) Apple
6 10 (7.35%) ION Trading
6 10 (7.35%) Trayport
7 8 (5.88%) Charles River
7 8 (5.88%) Citrix
7 8 (5.88%) Google
8 7 (5.15%) Oracle
8 7 (5.15%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.41%) HP
10 5 (3.68%) Calypso
10 5 (3.68%) CQG
10 5 (3.68%) Murex
10 5 (3.68%) Patsystems
10 5 (3.68%) Tradeweb
10 5 (3.68%) VMware
11 4 (2.94%) FactSet