Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 729 762 803
Rank change year-on-year +33 +41 -44
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 408 474 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.60% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 360 426 336
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +15.00%
10th Percentile £27,375 £36,250 £31,625
90th Percentile £118,750 £85,000 £85,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £24,000 £40,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -40.00% +42.86% -27.74%

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 62,723 78,575 75,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.21% 44.26% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 47,995 61,784 60,803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,900 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -0.22%

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 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Top 8 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 21 April 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 +30 385 £60,000 +4.35% 10
London +8 376 £60,000 +4.35% 10
UK excluding London +86 29 £24,000 -40.00%
Northern Ireland -14 16 £23,000 -3.16%
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
South East +42 4 £40,000 -
Scotland +19 4 £87,500 +34.62%

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 322 (78.92%) Reuters
2 315 (77.21%) Finance
3 181 (44.36%) Front Office
4 179 (43.87%) Java
5 173 (42.40%) Banking
6 161 (39.46%) Asset Management
7 158 (38.73%) Python
8 153 (37.50%) SQL
9 151 (37.01%) Windows
10 148 (36.27%) C++
11 140 (34.31%) C#
12 138 (33.82%) Fixed Income
12 138 (33.82%) Investment Management
13 123 (30.15%) Derivative
14 118 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
15 104 (25.49%) Equities
16 100 (24.51%) Microsoft
17 95 (23.28%) Oracle
18 94 (23.04%) FIX Protocol
19 93 (22.79%) Active Directory
20 92 (22.55%) Hedge funds
21 90 (22.06%) Fund Management
22 89 (21.81%) Degree
23 85 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 84 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
25 83 (20.34%) JavaScript
26 80 (19.61%) Web Services
26 80 (19.61%) Bash Shell
27 77 (18.87%) thinkFolio
27 77 (18.87%) Fidessa

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 52 (12.75%) Apache
2 51 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 31 (7.60%) MS Exchange
4 24 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (5.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (3.19%) Oracle Coherence
7 12 (2.94%) JBoss
7 12 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.21%) IIS
9 7 (1.72%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.23%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 52 (12.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (5.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 77 (18.87%) thinkFolio
2 15 (3.68%) Markit EDM
3 13 (3.19%) Eze OMS
3 13 (3.19%) Front Arena
4 12 (2.94%) Bloomberg AIM
5 9 (2.21%) Eagle PACE
6 7 (1.72%) Actimize
7 5 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (1.23%) LatentZero
7 5 (1.23%) LongView
7 5 (1.23%) Misys Opics
8 4 (0.98%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 4 (0.98%) Capstone
8 4 (0.98%) Minerva
8 4 (0.98%) Tesseract
9 3 (0.74%) Eikon
10 2 (0.49%) Advent Geneva
10 2 (0.49%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 2 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
10 2 (0.49%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 84 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (13.24%) GitHub
3 51 (12.50%) SaaS
4 40 (9.80%) Office 365
5 16 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.74%) Serverless
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.49%) Apigee
8 2 (0.49%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.03%) TCP/IP
2 35 (8.58%) VPN
3 32 (7.84%) LAN
3 32 (7.84%) Network Security
4 31 (7.60%) WAN
5 23 (5.64%) DHCP
6 19 (4.66%) DNS
7 15 (3.68%) FIX Connectivity
8 10 (2.45%) HTTP
8 10 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (2.21%) 3G
9 9 (2.21%) Broadband
10 6 (1.47%) SAN
10 6 (1.47%) VoIP
11 5 (1.23%) Firewall
11 5 (1.23%) Skype
12 4 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.98%) Internet
12 4 (0.98%) Wireless
13 3 (0.74%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.13%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.66%) Big Data
4 16 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.21%) KDB
8 8 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.96%) Kdb+
8 8 (1.96%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.72%) QlikView
10 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.98%) HBase
11 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 12 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
1 12 (2.94%) Subversion
2 11 (2.70%) WinDbg
3 7 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.23%) JIRA
5 4 (0.98%) JMeter
5 4 (0.98%) JUnit
6 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.49%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.49%) GitLab
7 2 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.25%) Maven
8 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 315 (77.21%) Finance
2 181 (44.36%) Front Office
3 173 (42.40%) Banking
4 52 (12.75%) French Language
5 51 (12.50%) German Language
5 51 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 51 (12.50%) Italian Language
5 51 (12.50%) Spanish Language
6 45 (11.03%) Back Office
7 13 (3.19%) General Ledger
8 12 (2.94%) Legal
9 10 (2.45%) Financial Institution
10 9 (2.21%) Japanese Language
11 8 (1.96%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.74%) Marketing
13 2 (0.49%) Retail
14 1 (0.25%) Billing
14 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (26.72%) Analyst
2 86 (21.08%) Support Engineer
3 72 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 70 (17.16%) Applications Support
5 55 (13.48%) Desktop Support
6 48 (11.76%) Developer
7 42 (10.29%) Architect
8 41 (10.05%) AWS Architect
9 40 (9.80%) Lead Architect
10 35 (8.58%) Desktop Engineer
11 28 (6.86%) Applications Support Analyst
11 28 (6.86%) Technical Leader
12 27 (6.62%) Applications Engineer
13 26 (6.37%) Applications Support Engineer
14 24 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 24 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
15 23 (5.64%) AWS Engineer
15 23 (5.64%) Desktop Analyst
15 23 (5.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 22 (5.39%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (23.04%) FIX Protocol
2 80 (19.61%) Web Services
3 59 (14.46%) React
4 56 (13.73%) AngularJS
5 55 (13.48%) Node.js
6 30 (7.35%) .NET
7 24 (5.88%) JSON
8 22 (5.39%) Spring
9 13 (3.19%) HTML
9 13 (3.19%) REST
10 12 (2.94%) .NET Framework
10 12 (2.94%) Ajax
10 12 (2.94%) iBATIS
10 12 (2.94%) JMS
10 12 (2.94%) JPA
10 12 (2.94%) jQuery
10 12 (2.94%) JSTL
10 12 (2.94%) Spring Integration
10 12 (2.94%) Spring MVC
10 12 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 138 (33.82%) Fixed Income
2 123 (30.15%) Derivative
3 104 (25.49%) Equities
4 92 (22.55%) Hedge funds
5 85 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 65 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (9.80%) Blackberry
8 27 (6.62%) Data Centre
9 19 (4.66%) Eurex
10 16 (3.92%) Algorithms
11 14 (3.43%) SWIFT
12 12 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (2.70%) Fat Client
13 11 (2.70%) Handset
13 11 (2.70%) Thin Client
14 10 (2.45%) Management Information System
15 8 (1.96%) Social Media
16 7 (1.72%) PMI
17 6 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 151 (37.01%) Windows
2 69 (16.91%) Windows 10
3 67 (16.42%) Linux
4 65 (15.93%) Windows 7
5 60 (14.71%) Windows Server
6 42 (10.29%) Unix
7 20 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.92%) Android
9 15 (3.68%) Solaris
10 13 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (2.94%) CentOS
11 12 (2.94%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.96%) AIX
12 8 (1.96%) Fedora
12 8 (1.96%) HPUX
12 8 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.98%) Debian
13 4 (0.98%) SUSE
13 4 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (39.46%) Asset Management
2 138 (33.82%) Investment Management
3 118 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (22.06%) Fund Management
5 69 (16.91%) Software Engineering
6 67 (16.42%) Mentoring
7 63 (15.44%) ITIL
8 61 (14.95%) Wealth Management
9 59 (14.46%) Computer Science
10 56 (13.73%) Portfolio Management
11 54 (13.24%) Front End Development
12 45 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
13 43 (10.54%) Problem Management
14 36 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (8.33%) Analytics
15 34 (8.33%) Economics
16 33 (8.09%) Incident Management
17 28 (6.86%) Service Delivery
18 27 (6.62%) Service Management
19 22 (5.39%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 179 (43.87%) Java
2 158 (38.73%) Python
3 153 (37.50%) SQL
4 148 (36.27%) C++
5 140 (34.31%) C#
6 83 (20.34%) JavaScript
7 80 (19.61%) Bash Shell
8 58 (14.22%) Perl
9 47 (11.52%) Ruby
10 38 (9.31%) PowerShell
11 17 (4.17%) Bourne shell
11 17 (4.17%) Korn
12 13 (3.19%) AWK
12 13 (3.19%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.94%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.94%) R
14 11 (2.70%) MATLAB
14 11 (2.70%) VBScript
15 8 (1.96%) VB
16 7 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (21.81%) Degree
2 29 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (5.39%) MCP
3 22 (5.39%) MCSA
4 21 (5.15%) MCDST
4 21 (5.15%) MCITP
5 7 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.47%) MCSE
7 2 (0.49%) CCA
7 2 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.25%) MOS
8 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.37%) QA
2 8 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.47%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) EMIR
4 2 (0.49%) FATCA
4 2 (0.49%) MiFID
4 2 (0.49%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) GDPR
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (22.79%) Active Directory
2 60 (14.71%) Docker
3 16 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.47%) XenApp
5 4 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.25%) GPFS
8 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.25%) NFS
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
8 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (11.52%) SCCM
2 25 (6.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 21 (5.15%) ServiceCenter
4 13 (3.19%) Control-M
5 11 (2.70%) ITRS Geneos
5 11 (2.70%) Perfmon
6 4 (0.98%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.74%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.49%) Icinga
8 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.49%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.49%) Terraform
8 2 (0.49%) WSUS
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.25%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 322 (78.92%) Reuters
2 100 (24.51%) Microsoft
3 95 (23.28%) Oracle
4 77 (18.87%) Fidessa
5 65 (15.93%) Tradeweb
6 63 (15.44%) FXall
7 62 (15.20%) MarketAxess
8 55 (13.48%) ION Trading
9 50 (12.25%) Cisco
10 49 (12.01%) Eze Software Group
11 39 (9.56%) Apple
12 30 (7.35%) Citrix
13 24 (5.88%) HP
14 23 (5.64%) Charles River
15 21 (5.15%) Dell
15 21 (5.15%) Remedy
16 20 (4.90%) FactSet
17 19 (4.66%) CQG
17 19 (4.66%) VMware
18 14 (3.43%) Red Hat