Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 692 784 763
Rank change year-on-year +92 -21 +80
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 424 415 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.57% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 367 367 386
UK median annual salary £80,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -12.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £27,200 £33,000 £31,125
90th Percentile £143,750 £93,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £21,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -40.00% -34.88%

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 60,429 73,238 78,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 43.33% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 46,203 56,538 61,245
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

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 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Top 7 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 20 August 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 +85 398 £82,500 +50.00% 33
London +60 388 £82,500 +50.00% 32
UK excluding London +63 33 £25,000 +19.05% 1
Northern Ireland -8 23 £23,000 +9.52%
Midlands +44 5 £35,000 -
South East +35 5 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +31 5 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 312 (73.58%) Finance
2 287 (67.69%) Reuters
3 220 (51.89%) Front Office
4 204 (48.11%) Asset Management
5 197 (46.46%) Fixed Income
6 193 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
7 189 (44.58%) Python
8 183 (43.16%) Java
9 174 (41.04%) Investment Management
10 168 (39.62%) C#
11 157 (37.03%) C++
12 154 (36.32%) Derivative
13 148 (34.91%) Web Services
14 147 (34.67%) Fund Management
15 146 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
16 141 (33.25%) Mentoring
17 131 (30.90%) Software Engineering
18 128 (30.19%) JavaScript
19 127 (29.95%) Portfolio Management
19 127 (29.95%) Docker
20 126 (29.72%) AngularJS
21 125 (29.48%) React
22 124 (29.25%) Front End Development
22 124 (29.25%) Node.js
23 123 (29.01%) Windows
24 121 (28.54%) GitHub
25 117 (27.59%) SQL
26 102 (24.06%) Banking
27 83 (19.58%) Active Directory
28 72 (16.98%) Equities

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 31 (7.31%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (5.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 24 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (4.48%) Apache
6 19 (4.48%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.59%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.42%) IIS
10 4 (0.94%) Confluence
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.24%) JBoss
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (5.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 34 (8.02%) thinkFolio
2 13 (3.07%) Bloomberg AIM
3 12 (2.83%) Eikon
3 12 (2.83%) PolarLake
4 10 (2.36%) SimCorp Dimension
5 6 (1.42%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 5 (1.18%) Eze OMS
7 4 (0.94%) LongView
7 4 (0.94%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.94%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.71%) Actimize
8 3 (0.71%) RMDS
9 2 (0.47%) Advent Geneva
9 2 (0.47%) Tradar
10 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.24%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.24%) PRMS
10 1 (0.24%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 146 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (28.54%) GitHub
3 42 (9.91%) Office 365
4 19 (4.48%) SaaS
5 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.18%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.18%) Serverless
7 3 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.47%) NuGet
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.24%) Apigee
9 1 (0.24%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.02%) LAN
1 34 (8.02%) TCP/IP
2 33 (7.78%) WAN
3 27 (6.37%) VPN
4 24 (5.66%) Network Security
5 20 (4.72%) DHCP
6 18 (4.25%) DNS
7 16 (3.77%) FIX Connectivity
8 11 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (2.59%) Skype
9 9 (2.12%) HTTP
10 8 (1.89%) Wireless
11 6 (1.42%) SAN
12 5 (1.18%) VoIP
13 3 (0.71%) Firewall
13 3 (0.71%) Internet
14 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.47%) IP Telephony
15 1 (0.24%) H.323
15 1 (0.24%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.01%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.59%) Amazon Aurora
4 10 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.12%) Big Data
6 8 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.89%) MySQL
6 8 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.65%) KDB
8 6 (1.42%) Kdb+
8 6 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.94%) HBase
10 3 (0.71%) QlikView
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.24%) Presto
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (3.07%) JIRA
2 6 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.94%) JMeter
4 4 (0.94%) JUnit
4 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.47%) Subversion
6 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.24%) GitLab
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) Moq
6 1 (0.24%) MSTest
6 1 (0.24%) NUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.24%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 312 (73.58%) Finance
2 220 (51.89%) Front Office
3 102 (24.06%) Banking
4 43 (10.14%) Back Office
5 29 (6.84%) Investment Banking
6 24 (5.66%) French Language
7 20 (4.72%) Legal
8 18 (4.25%) German Language
8 18 (4.25%) Italian Language
8 18 (4.25%) Spanish Language
9 11 (2.59%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.71%) Billing
11 3 (0.71%) Marketing
12 2 (0.47%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.24%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (22.17%) Software Engineer
2 89 (20.99%) AWS Engineer
3 86 (20.28%) Analyst
3 86 (20.28%) AWS Software Engineer
4 55 (12.97%) Architect
4 55 (12.97%) AWS Architect
5 54 (12.74%) Lead Architect
6 52 (12.26%) Support Analyst
7 50 (11.79%) Lead Software Engineer
8 49 (11.56%) Support Engineer
9 48 (11.32%) Developer
10 43 (10.14%) Technical Leader
11 40 (9.43%) Applications Support
11 40 (9.43%) Principal Engineer
11 40 (9.43%) Technical Engineer
12 37 (8.73%) Principal Software Engineer
13 26 (6.13%) Desktop Support
14 25 (5.90%) IT Support
15 24 (5.66%) Lead Software Architect
16 19 (4.48%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (34.91%) Web Services
2 126 (29.72%) AngularJS
3 125 (29.48%) React
4 124 (29.25%) Node.js
5 62 (14.62%) FIX Protocol
6 22 (5.19%) .NET
7 16 (3.77%) XML
8 13 (3.07%) JSON
8 13 (3.07%) Spring
9 12 (2.83%) REST
10 11 (2.59%) J2EE
10 11 (2.59%) Middleware
11 9 (2.12%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.12%) Kafka
12 8 (1.89%) Apache Thrift
13 7 (1.65%) gRPC
14 6 (1.42%) .NET Core
14 6 (1.42%) Dropwizard
14 6 (1.42%) J2SE
14 6 (1.42%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 197 (46.46%) Fixed Income
2 154 (36.32%) Derivative
3 72 (16.98%) Equities
4 49 (11.56%) Hedge funds
5 37 (8.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 36 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (8.25%) Data Centre
8 28 (6.60%) Blackberry
9 20 (4.72%) Algorithms
10 16 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (3.54%) Management Information System
11 15 (3.54%) SWIFT
11 15 (3.54%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (2.59%) Reference Data
13 8 (1.89%) Social Media
14 6 (1.42%) Eurex
14 6 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (1.42%) iSeries
14 6 (1.42%) Pricing Data
15 4 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 123 (29.01%) Windows
2 63 (14.86%) Windows 10
3 62 (14.62%) Windows 7
4 53 (12.50%) Linux
5 36 (8.49%) Windows Server
6 31 (7.31%) Unix
7 18 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.12%) Solaris
9 9 (2.12%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.18%) Android
11 3 (0.71%) CentOS
11 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.47%) Debian
12 2 (0.47%) SUSE
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (48.11%) Asset Management
2 193 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (41.04%) Investment Management
4 147 (34.67%) Fund Management
5 141 (33.25%) Mentoring
6 131 (30.90%) Software Engineering
7 127 (29.95%) Portfolio Management
8 124 (29.25%) Front End Development
9 58 (13.68%) ITIL
10 43 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (7.55%) Analytics
12 28 (6.60%) Computer Science
13 27 (6.37%) Microservices
13 27 (6.37%) Service Delivery
14 26 (6.13%) Task Automation
15 25 (5.90%) Incident Management
15 25 (5.90%) ITIL V3
16 21 (4.95%) Wealth Management
17 19 (4.48%) Algorithmic Trading
18 18 (4.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (44.58%) Python
2 183 (43.16%) Java
3 168 (39.62%) C#
4 157 (37.03%) C++
5 128 (30.19%) JavaScript
6 117 (27.59%) SQL
7 40 (9.43%) Bash Shell
8 26 (6.13%) Perl
9 19 (4.48%) PowerShell
10 18 (4.25%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.54%) Ruby
12 10 (2.36%) VBA
13 7 (1.65%) Scala
14 6 (1.42%) Clojure
14 6 (1.42%) Kotlin
15 5 (1.18%) Bourne shell
15 5 (1.18%) Korn
16 3 (0.71%) C
16 3 (0.71%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 49 (11.56%) Degree
2 31 (7.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.90%) MCP
4 24 (5.66%) MCSA
5 23 (5.42%) MCDST
5 23 (5.42%) MCITP
6 5 (1.18%) MCSE
7 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.47%) CCNA
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.47%) MBA
9 1 (0.24%) CCA
9 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.24%) MOS
9 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.60%) QA
2 12 (2.83%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) Basel II
4 1 (0.24%) MiFID
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (29.95%) Docker
2 83 (19.58%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.18%) XenApp
5 4 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.94%) vSphere
6 3 (0.71%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.71%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (8.96%) SCCM
2 26 (6.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 23 (5.42%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (1.18%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.94%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 3 (0.71%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.47%) Icinga
7 2 (0.47%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.47%) WSUS
8 1 (0.24%) Control-M
8 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.24%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.24%) SCOM
8 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.24%) Terraform
8 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 287 (67.69%) Reuters
2 62 (14.62%) Microsoft
3 58 (13.68%) Oracle
4 51 (12.03%) Cisco
5 43 (10.14%) Fidessa
6 31 (7.31%) Apple
7 27 (6.37%) HP
7 27 (6.37%) ION Trading
8 24 (5.66%) Dell
8 24 (5.66%) Tradeweb
9 23 (5.42%) Citrix
9 23 (5.42%) FXall
9 23 (5.42%) Remedy
9 23 (5.42%) VMware
10 22 (5.19%) Charles River
10 22 (5.19%) MarketAxess
11 21 (4.95%) Eze Software Group
12 20 (4.72%) FactSet
13 14 (3.30%) SimCorp
14 9 (2.12%) Tableau