Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 661 787 779
Rank change year-on-year +126 -8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 432 391 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 380 351 376
UK median annual salary £82,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £155,250 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £21,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -44.74% -44.73%

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 57,725 69,703 80,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.44% 42.75% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 44,063 53,969 62,033
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,291 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +135 422 £86,250 +64.29% 39
London +105 420 £87,500 +66.67% 39
UK excluding London +51 10 £25,000 +19.05% 1
Northern Ireland +2 5 £23,000 +9.52%
Channel Islands +11 3 £25,000 -28.57% 1
South East - 2 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 284 (65.74%) Finance
2 256 (59.26%) Front Office
3 249 (57.64%) Asset Management
4 236 (54.63%) Fixed Income
5 219 (50.69%) Investment Management
6 212 (49.07%) Derivative
7 210 (48.61%) Reuters
8 197 (45.60%) Python
9 179 (41.44%) AWS
10 166 (38.43%) SQL
11 165 (38.19%) Web Services
12 163 (37.73%) Equities
13 156 (36.11%) Mentoring
14 145 (33.56%) Java
15 144 (33.33%) Hedge funds
16 143 (33.10%) C#
17 142 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
18 120 (27.78%) C++
19 111 (25.69%) Analytics
20 108 (25.00%) Windows
21 107 (24.77%) Software Engineering
22 105 (24.31%) Banking
23 92 (21.30%) JavaScript
24 82 (18.98%) Performance Attribution
25 80 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 74 (17.13%) Portfolio Management
27 68 (15.74%) Fund Management
28 67 (15.51%) Back Office
29 65 (15.05%) Reference Data
30 63 (14.58%) Machine Learning

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 22 (5.09%) Tomcat
2 21 (4.86%) Apache
3 14 (3.24%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.62%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.69%) IIS
8 3 (0.69%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.93%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (13.66%) Markit EDM
2 53 (12.27%) thinkFolio
3 52 (12.04%) PolarLake
4 42 (9.72%) FINCAD Analytics
5 33 (7.64%) Eagle PACE
6 23 (5.32%) Front Arena
7 13 (3.01%) Bloomberg AIM
8 9 (2.08%) Eikon
8 9 (2.08%) SimCorp Dimension
9 6 (1.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 5 (1.16%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.46%) Advent Geneva
11 2 (0.46%) LongView
11 2 (0.46%) Tradar
12 1 (0.23%) Actimize
12 1 (0.23%) Endur
12 1 (0.23%) Eze OMS
12 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
12 1 (0.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 179 (41.44%) AWS
2 61 (14.12%) GitHub
3 57 (13.19%) Office 365
4 47 (10.88%) Azure
5 42 (9.72%) GCP
6 22 (5.09%) SaaS
7 5 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.16%) Serverless
8 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.93%) NuGet
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.46%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.23%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
2 14 (3.24%) DHCP
2 14 (3.24%) LAN
2 14 (3.24%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.24%) WAN
3 13 (3.01%) VPN
4 9 (2.08%) Network Security
5 8 (1.85%) FIX Connectivity
6 7 (1.62%) DNS
6 7 (1.62%) SAN
7 6 (1.39%) Firewall
8 4 (0.93%) Internet
8 4 (0.93%) Wireless
9 3 (0.69%) Skype
10 2 (0.46%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.46%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.46%) VoIP
11 1 (0.23%) DMZ
11 1 (0.23%) IPsec
11 1 (0.23%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 48 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (7.41%) Amazon Athena
3 32 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (2.55%) Amazon Aurora
4 11 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.31%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.08%) MySQL
6 9 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.62%) Big Data
8 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.23%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) Power BI
9 1 (0.23%) QlikView
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (1.85%) JIRA
2 7 (1.62%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.39%) WinDbg
4 5 (1.16%) Subversion
5 4 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.93%) Gradle
5 4 (0.93%) Maven
6 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.46%) MSI
8 1 (0.23%) Moq
8 1 (0.23%) MSTest
8 1 (0.23%) NUnit
8 1 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 284 (65.74%) Finance
2 256 (59.26%) Front Office
3 105 (24.31%) Banking
4 67 (15.51%) Back Office
5 28 (6.48%) French Language
6 27 (6.25%) Investment Banking
7 22 (5.09%) German Language
8 21 (4.86%) Italian Language
8 21 (4.86%) Spanish Language
9 9 (2.08%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.39%) Legal
11 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.69%) Publishing
13 2 (0.46%) Billing
13 2 (0.46%) Games
13 2 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (18.29%) Data Manager
2 77 (17.82%) Analyst
3 64 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 62 (14.35%) Support Engineer
5 59 (13.66%) AWS Engineer
6 56 (12.96%) AWS Software Engineer
7 37 (8.56%) Applications Support
8 36 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 35 (8.10%) Principal Engineer
9 35 (8.10%) Principal Software Engineer
10 34 (7.87%) Analytics Manager
11 32 (7.41%) Data Analytics Manager
11 32 (7.41%) Developer
12 30 (6.94%) Desktop Support
12 30 (6.94%) Finance Manager
12 30 (6.94%) IT Support
13 29 (6.71%) Support Manager
14 28 (6.48%) Engineering Manager
15 23 (5.32%) Applications Support Engineer
15 23 (5.32%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (38.19%) Web Services
2 60 (13.89%) AngularJS
3 59 (13.66%) Node.js
3 59 (13.66%) React
4 53 (12.27%) J2EE
5 39 (9.03%) FIX Protocol
6 20 (4.63%) XML
7 14 (3.24%) .NET
8 13 (3.01%) Middleware
9 6 (1.39%) Dropwizard
9 6 (1.39%) gRPC
9 6 (1.39%) J2SE
10 4 (0.93%) HTML
10 4 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
11 3 (0.69%) .NET Core
11 3 (0.69%) HTML5
11 3 (0.69%) Rendezvous
11 3 (0.69%) REST
11 3 (0.69%) Spring
11 3 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 236 (54.63%) Fixed Income
2 212 (49.07%) Derivative
3 163 (37.73%) Equities
4 144 (33.33%) Hedge funds
5 80 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 65 (15.05%) Reference Data
7 32 (7.41%) Equity Derivative
8 22 (5.09%) Exotic Derivative
9 20 (4.63%) Data Centre
9 20 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (4.63%) Management Information System
9 20 (4.63%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (4.17%) Blackberry
10 18 (4.17%) SWIFT
11 17 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (2.78%) Fat Client
12 12 (2.78%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.62%) Eurex
14 6 (1.39%) Handset
14 6 (1.39%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 108 (25.00%) Windows
2 35 (8.10%) Linux
3 34 (7.87%) Windows 7
4 33 (7.64%) Windows 10
5 28 (6.48%) Windows Server
6 14 (3.24%) Unix
6 14 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.08%) Android
8 9 (2.08%) Solaris
9 5 (1.16%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.46%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (57.64%) Asset Management
2 219 (50.69%) Investment Management
3 156 (36.11%) Mentoring
4 142 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (25.69%) Analytics
6 107 (24.77%) Software Engineering
7 82 (18.98%) Performance Attribution
8 74 (17.13%) Portfolio Management
9 68 (15.74%) Fund Management
10 63 (14.58%) Machine Learning
11 61 (14.12%) ITIL
12 59 (13.66%) Front End Development
13 58 (13.43%) Artificial Intelligence
14 50 (11.57%) Data Management
15 46 (10.65%) Migration
16 42 (9.72%) Performance Management
17 39 (9.03%) Enterprise Data Management
18 38 (8.80%) Business Analysis
19 36 (8.33%) Data Analytics
20 34 (7.87%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 197 (45.60%) Python
2 166 (38.43%) SQL
3 145 (33.56%) Java
4 143 (33.10%) C#
5 120 (27.78%) C++
6 92 (21.30%) JavaScript
7 35 (8.10%) R
8 33 (7.64%) Perl
9 32 (7.41%) Kotlin
10 30 (6.94%) Bash Shell
11 23 (5.32%) Ruby
12 22 (5.09%) PowerShell
13 21 (4.86%) Bourne shell
13 21 (4.86%) Korn
14 18 (4.17%) VBA
15 8 (1.85%) VBScript
16 5 (1.16%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.93%) VB
18 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (12.73%) Degree
2 16 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.55%) MCDST
4 10 (2.31%) MCP
5 8 (1.85%) MCITP
5 8 (1.85%) MCSA
6 6 (1.39%) MCSE
7 4 (0.93%) CCNA
7 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.46%) CCNP
9 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.46%) MBA
10 1 (0.23%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.55%) SLA
3 5 (1.16%) MiFID
4 3 (0.69%) EMIR
5 1 (0.23%) Basel II
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) QA
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (14.35%) Docker
2 59 (13.66%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.85%) XenApp
5 7 (1.62%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (1.16%) vSphere
8 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.23%) GPFS
9 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (7.18%) SCCM
2 11 (2.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
4 7 (1.62%) Perfmon
5 5 (1.16%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 3 (0.69%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.46%) Packer
7 2 (0.46%) Puppet
7 2 (0.46%) Terraform
8 1 (0.23%) Ansible
8 1 (0.23%) Control-M
8 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 210 (48.61%) Reuters
2 55 (12.73%) ION Trading
3 46 (10.65%) Microsoft
4 42 (9.72%) Oracle
4 42 (9.72%) SimCorp
5 40 (9.26%) Cisco
6 38 (8.80%) Charles River
7 34 (7.87%) Fidessa
8 32 (7.41%) Google
9 27 (6.25%) Apple
10 25 (5.79%) Eze Software Group
11 24 (5.56%) Calypso
11 24 (5.56%) Tradeweb
12 23 (5.32%) FIS
12 23 (5.32%) FXall
12 23 (5.32%) Linedata
12 23 (5.32%) MarketAxess
13 22 (5.09%) VMware
14 16 (3.70%) Citrix
15 14 (3.24%) FactSet