Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 February 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
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 801 674
Rank change year-on-year +48 -127 +15
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 462 390 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.51% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 408 344 481
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £34,625 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £67,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -43.70% +80.00% +10.29%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 77,810 76,473 96,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.66% 43.79% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61,635 61,469 78,591
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bloomberg as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bloomberg over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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
England +51 457 £55,000 +4.76% 41
London +37 456 £55,000 +4.76% 37
UK excluding London +6 3 £38,000 -43.70% 8
South East +9 1 £38,000 -7.88% 2
Scotland -34 1 £42,000 -44.00% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 320 (69.26%) Finance
2 239 (51.73%) Reuters
3 209 (45.24%) Windows
4 205 (44.37%) Banking
5 172 (37.23%) Active Directory
6 158 (34.20%) SQL
7 123 (26.62%) Front Office
8 118 (25.54%) Windows 7
9 116 (25.11%) Windows Server
10 114 (24.68%) Asset Management
11 104 (22.51%) Fixed Income
12 94 (20.35%) Windows 10
13 93 (20.13%) Microsoft
14 92 (19.91%) Investment Banking
15 89 (19.26%) Citrix
16 84 (18.18%) Unix
17 83 (17.97%) VMware
18 82 (17.75%) FactSet
19 81 (17.53%) Linux
19 81 (17.53%) DHCP
19 81 (17.53%) DNS
20 79 (17.10%) PowerShell
21 77 (16.67%) Office 365
22 72 (15.58%) Fidessa
23 70 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
24 68 (14.72%) Oracle
25 65 (14.07%) ITIL
26 64 (13.85%) Task Automation
27 63 (13.64%) TCP/IP
28 61 (13.20%) Blackberry

Bloomberg
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 37 (8.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 33 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 22 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.25%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.52%) Apache
9 4 (0.87%) IIS
10 3 (0.65%) Confluence
10 3 (0.65%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.65%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.43%) MTS
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (6.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (8.87%) Eikon
2 25 (5.41%) Bloomberg AIM
2 25 (5.41%) thinkFolio
3 14 (3.03%) ION MarketView
4 10 (2.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 9 (1.95%) Endur
5 9 (1.95%) Markit EDM
6 6 (1.30%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 5 (1.08%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.87%) LatentZero
8 4 (0.87%) Summit
9 3 (0.65%) Kondor
9 3 (0.65%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.43%) Eze OMS
10 2 (0.43%) LongView
11 1 (0.22%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 77 (16.67%) Office 365
2 10 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.52%) Slack
4 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.87%) IaaS
6 3 (0.65%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.65%) SaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (17.53%) DHCP
1 81 (17.53%) DNS
2 63 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 36 (7.79%) WAN
4 35 (7.58%) LAN
5 34 (7.36%) VPN
6 20 (4.33%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (3.68%) Firewall
7 17 (3.68%) SAN
8 11 (2.38%) Network Security
9 9 (1.95%) Ethernet
9 9 (1.95%) VoIP
10 8 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (1.52%) Wireless
12 6 (1.30%) CHAP
13 4 (0.87%) BGP
13 4 (0.87%) DSL
13 4 (0.87%) Internet
13 4 (0.87%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.87%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.87%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.95%) Tick Data
5 8 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.87%) Big Data
8 4 (0.87%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.87%) KDB
8 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (0.43%) Ingres
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (7.14%) MSI
2 9 (1.95%) Subversion
3 6 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.87%) Maven
5 3 (0.65%) JIRA
5 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.43%) FxCop
6 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.22%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.22%) Mockito
7 1 (0.22%) Moq
7 1 (0.22%) MSTest
7 1 (0.22%) NUnit
7 1 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.22%) WinDbg
General
1 320 (69.26%) Finance
2 205 (44.37%) Banking
3 123 (26.62%) Front Office
4 92 (19.91%) Investment Banking
5 46 (9.96%) Legal
6 25 (5.41%) Back Office
7 17 (3.68%) Financial Institution
8 15 (3.25%) German Language
9 9 (1.95%) French Language
9 9 (1.95%) Italian Language
9 9 (1.95%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.52%) Advertising
11 6 (1.30%) Spanish Language
12 5 (1.08%) Retail
13 2 (0.43%) Billing
13 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (20.35%) Analyst
2 83 (17.97%) Applications Support
3 78 (16.88%) Support Engineer
4 66 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 57 (12.34%) Support Analyst
6 52 (11.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 51 (11.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 33 (7.14%) Support Specialist
9 30 (6.49%) Citrix Engineer
9 30 (6.49%) IT Support
10 29 (6.28%) Citrix Support
10 29 (6.28%) Citrix Support Engineer
11 28 (6.06%) Office 365 Engineer
11 28 (6.06%) SCCM Engineer
12 25 (5.41%) Developer
12 25 (5.41%) IT Analyst
13 24 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
14 22 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
15 21 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
16 18 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (12.34%) FIX Protocol
2 33 (7.14%) Software Packaging
3 24 (5.19%) .NET
4 11 (2.38%) Middleware
5 5 (1.08%) Spring
5 5 (1.08%) Web Services
5 5 (1.08%) WPF
5 5 (1.08%) XML
6 4 (0.87%) Rendezvous
7 3 (0.65%) JMS
7 3 (0.65%) REST
7 3 (0.65%) WCF
7 3 (0.65%) XSLT
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.43%) HTML5
8 2 (0.43%) NumPy
8 2 (0.43%) Pandas
8 2 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.43%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (0.43%) Scalaz
Miscellaneous
1 104 (22.51%) Fixed Income
2 61 (13.20%) Blackberry
2 61 (13.20%) Hedge funds
3 57 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (12.34%) Equities
4 37 (8.01%) Derivative
5 35 (7.58%) Linux Command Line
6 34 (7.36%) Fat Client
6 34 (7.36%) Thin Client
7 32 (6.93%) Algorithms
8 30 (6.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (6.28%) Computer Science
10 23 (4.98%) Data Centre
11 22 (4.76%) PDA
12 20 (4.33%) Reference Data
13 17 (3.68%) iPad
14 16 (3.46%) Fintech
15 13 (2.81%) Virtual Team
16 11 (2.38%) Eurex
17 10 (2.16%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 209 (45.24%) Windows
2 118 (25.54%) Windows 7
3 116 (25.11%) Windows Server
4 94 (20.35%) Windows 10
5 84 (18.18%) Unix
6 81 (17.53%) Linux
7 70 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (4.98%) Android
10 22 (4.76%) Solaris
11 14 (3.03%) Debian
11 14 (3.03%) SUSE
12 11 (2.38%) CentOS
12 11 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (1.95%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.52%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.08%) Fedora
16 5 (1.08%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (24.68%) Asset Management
2 65 (14.07%) ITIL
3 64 (13.85%) Task Automation
4 55 (11.90%) Investment Management
5 49 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (10.17%) Automated Trading
7 35 (7.58%) Algorithmic Trading
8 33 (7.14%) Application Packaging
9 31 (6.71%) Project Management
10 28 (6.06%) Incident Management
11 27 (5.84%) Fund Management
12 25 (5.41%) Electronic Trading
13 20 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (3.90%) Change Management
15 17 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (3.68%) Data Management
15 17 (3.68%) Wealth Management
16 16 (3.46%) Problem Management
16 16 (3.46%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (3.25%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 158 (34.20%) SQL
2 79 (17.10%) PowerShell
3 52 (11.26%) Python
4 47 (10.17%) Bash Shell
5 41 (8.87%) Shell Script
6 34 (7.36%) Java
7 28 (6.06%) Perl
8 23 (4.98%) C#
9 18 (3.90%) VBA
10 15 (3.25%) C++
11 9 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.52%) Bourne shell
12 7 (1.52%) Korn
12 7 (1.52%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.87%) C-shell
13 4 (0.87%) PHP
13 4 (0.87%) Scala
14 3 (0.65%) C
14 3 (0.65%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (10.82%) Degree
2 17 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.25%) MCP
4 12 (2.60%) MCSA
5 10 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.95%) PMP
7 8 (1.73%) MCITP
7 8 (1.73%) MCSE
8 6 (1.30%) CCNA
8 6 (1.30%) MCDST
9 4 (0.87%) CCNP
9 4 (0.87%) RHCE
9 4 (0.87%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.43%) CFA
11 2 (0.43%) CHECK Team Member
11 2 (0.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.14%) QA
2 30 (6.49%) MiFID
3 18 (3.90%) SLA
4 6 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.87%) GDPR
6 1 (0.22%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.22%) EMIR
6 1 (0.22%) JTAG
6 1 (0.22%) UCITS
System Software
1 172 (37.23%) Active Directory
2 54 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (4.11%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.16%) XenApp
6 6 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (1.30%) vSphere
7 4 (0.87%) XenServer
8 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.43%) Firmware
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 56 (12.12%) SCCM
2 25 (5.41%) AirWatch
3 10 (2.16%) ITRS Geneos
4 9 (1.95%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (1.95%) XenMobile
5 6 (1.30%) DameWare
5 6 (1.30%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.87%) Ansible
7 4 (0.87%) Nagios
7 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.87%) Puppet
7 4 (0.87%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.43%) Control-M
8 2 (0.43%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.22%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 239 (51.73%) Reuters
2 93 (20.13%) Microsoft
3 89 (19.26%) Citrix
4 83 (17.97%) VMware
5 82 (17.75%) FactSet
6 72 (15.58%) Fidessa
7 68 (14.72%) Oracle
8 57 (12.34%) Cisco
9 37 (8.01%) ION Trading
10 24 (5.19%) Nimble Storage
11 22 (4.76%) NetApp
11 22 (4.76%) Sybase
12 19 (4.11%) Charles River
13 18 (3.90%) Red Hat
14 17 (3.68%) HP
15 16 (3.46%) Tradeweb
16 15 (3.25%) Apple
17 14 (3.03%) CQG
18 11 (2.38%) Patsystems
19 10 (2.16%) GL TRADE