Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 477 690 792
Rank change year-on-year +213 +102 -7
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 229 399 388
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.70% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 220 375 343
Median annual salary £90,000 £90,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +71.43% -16.00%
10th Percentile £44,625 £37,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £150,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £25,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year +130.00% +19.05% -44.74%

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 19,303 57,092 69,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.01% 42.00% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15,218 43,460 53,741
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Bloomberg over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 +234 229 £90,000 - 7
London +127 227 £90,000 -1.37% 7
Work from Home +8 9 £60,000 -44.83%
UK excluding London +296 2 £57,500 +130.00%
North of England - 1 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 185 (80.79%) Finance
2 169 (73.80%) Front Office
3 158 (69.00%) SQL
4 149 (65.07%) Asset Management
5 146 (63.76%) Fixed Income
6 144 (62.88%) Python
7 137 (59.83%) Hedge funds
8 116 (50.66%) Back Office
9 110 (48.03%) Equities
10 106 (46.29%) Markit EDM
11 105 (45.85%) Reference Data
12 101 (44.10%) R
13 100 (43.67%) Eagle PACE
14 95 (41.48%) AWS
15 82 (35.81%) Web Services
16 75 (32.75%) PolarLake
16 75 (32.75%) Investment Management
17 74 (32.31%) Wealth Management
18 73 (31.88%) Data Management
19 70 (30.57%) Enterprise Data Management
20 67 (29.26%) Derivative
21 66 (28.82%) Reuters
22 47 (20.52%) Microsoft
23 45 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
24 40 (17.47%) Analytics
25 37 (16.16%) Migration
25 37 (16.16%) Microsoft Excel
26 34 (14.85%) Data Analysis
26 34 (14.85%) Business Analysis
26 34 (14.85%) FactSet

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 8 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.62%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.75%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) nginx
6 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (16.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 106 (46.29%) Markit EDM
2 100 (43.67%) Eagle PACE
3 75 (32.75%) PolarLake
4 5 (2.18%) Endur
5 3 (1.31%) FINCAD Analytics
5 3 (1.31%) Findur
6 2 (0.87%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.44%) Eikon
7 1 (0.44%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 95 (41.48%) AWS
2 18 (7.86%) Office 365
3 16 (6.99%) Azure
4 7 (3.06%) GCP
5 5 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.18%) Serverless
6 4 (1.75%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.44%) NuGet
7 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.68%) Firewall
2 11 (4.80%) VPN
3 9 (3.93%) LAN
4 8 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (3.49%) FIX Connectivity
4 8 (3.49%) WAN
5 7 (3.06%) Network Security
5 7 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.31%) DNS
8 2 (0.87%) CHAP
8 2 (0.87%) DHCP
8 2 (0.87%) Multicast
8 2 (0.87%) NAS
8 2 (0.87%) Skype
8 2 (0.87%) VLAN
8 2 (0.87%) VoIP
9 1 (0.44%) FTP
9 1 (0.44%) HTTP
9 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.31%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (1.31%) KDB
3 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.87%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.87%) Tableau
4 2 (0.87%) Tick Data
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.44%) Big Data
5 1 (0.44%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.44%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.44%) Power BI
5 1 (0.44%) QlikView
5 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.18%) JIRA
2 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) MSI
3 1 (0.44%) Redmine
3 1 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 185 (80.79%) Finance
2 169 (73.80%) Front Office
3 116 (50.66%) Back Office
4 27 (11.79%) Banking
5 12 (5.24%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.31%) Retail
7 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) International Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 150 (65.50%) Analyst
2 102 (44.54%) Financial Analyst
3 96 (41.92%) Business Analyst
4 72 (31.44%) Finance Business Analyst
5 57 (24.89%) Finance Manager
6 53 (23.14%) Reference Data Analyst
7 40 (17.47%) Data Business Analyst
8 37 (16.16%) Reference Data Business Analyst
9 31 (13.54%) Data Analyst
10 30 (13.10%) Data Manager
11 20 (8.73%) Analytics Manager
11 20 (8.73%) Head of Analytics
11 20 (8.73%) Head of Finance
12 17 (7.42%) Support Analyst
13 15 (6.55%) Applications Support
14 14 (6.11%) Market Data Manager
15 12 (5.24%) Market Analyst
15 12 (5.24%) Market Data Analyst
16 11 (4.80%) Performance Manager
17 10 (4.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (35.81%) Web Services
2 26 (11.35%) Pandas
3 16 (6.99%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (3.93%) Middleware
5 6 (2.62%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (1.75%) gRPC
6 4 (1.75%) NumPy
6 4 (1.75%) SciPy
7 3 (1.31%) FpML
7 3 (1.31%) J2EE
7 3 (1.31%) XML
7 3 (1.31%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.44%) Django
8 1 (0.44%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.44%) MEAN Stack
8 1 (0.44%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 146 (63.76%) Fixed Income
2 137 (59.83%) Hedge funds
3 110 (48.03%) Equities
4 105 (45.85%) Reference Data
5 67 (29.26%) Derivative
6 28 (12.23%) OTC Derivatives
7 18 (7.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (2.62%) Eurex
10 6 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.75%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.75%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.75%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.97%) Windows
2 17 (7.42%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.99%) Linux
4 12 (5.24%) Windows 10
5 11 (4.80%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (3.93%) Unix
6 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.49%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.18%) CentOS
8 5 (2.18%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.75%) Debian
9 4 (1.75%) Solaris
9 4 (1.75%) SUSE
10 3 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.44%) Fedora
11 1 (0.44%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (65.07%) Asset Management
2 75 (32.75%) Investment Management
3 74 (32.31%) Wealth Management
4 73 (31.88%) Data Management
5 70 (30.57%) Enterprise Data Management
6 45 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (17.47%) Analytics
8 37 (16.16%) Migration
9 34 (14.85%) Business Analysis
9 34 (14.85%) Data Analysis
10 33 (14.41%) Performance Attribution
11 30 (13.10%) Fund Management
11 30 (13.10%) Risk Analysis
12 28 (12.23%) Scrum
13 17 (7.42%) Mentoring
14 16 (6.99%) Project Management
15 15 (6.55%) Performance Management
16 11 (4.80%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (4.37%) Software Engineering
18 8 (3.49%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 158 (69.00%) SQL
2 144 (62.88%) Python
3 101 (44.10%) R
4 32 (13.97%) VBA
5 28 (12.23%) MATLAB
6 6 (2.62%) Java
7 5 (2.18%) C#
7 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.75%) C
8 4 (1.75%) C++
8 4 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.75%) Perl
9 3 (1.31%) Kotlin
9 3 (1.31%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.44%) C-shell
10 1 (0.44%) Korn
10 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (5.68%) Degree
2 5 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.18%) MCSA
2 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.75%) CCNA
3 4 (1.75%) CCNP
3 4 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.75%) MCDST
3 4 (1.75%) MCITP
3 4 (1.75%) MCP
4 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.44%) CCIE
4 1 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.44%) RHCE
4 1 (0.44%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) EMIR
2 5 (2.18%) MiFID
2 5 (2.18%) SLA
3 3 (1.31%) QA
4 2 (0.87%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.87%) SEPA
5 1 (0.44%) UCITS
System Software
1 26 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 4 (1.75%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.75%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.87%) Docker
4 2 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.44%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) LXC
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (2.62%) SCCM
2 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.75%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.87%) MaaS360
4 2 (0.87%) Terraform
5 1 (0.44%) Ansible
5 1 (0.44%) Icinga
5 1 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) Packer
5 1 (0.44%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
5 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (28.82%) Reuters
2 47 (20.52%) Microsoft
3 34 (14.85%) FactSet
4 23 (10.04%) Cisco
5 12 (5.24%) VMware
6 11 (4.80%) Citrix
6 11 (4.80%) Fidessa
7 10 (4.37%) Apple
8 9 (3.93%) ION Trading
9 8 (3.49%) Refinitiv
9 8 (3.49%) Trayport
10 6 (2.62%) CQG
10 6 (2.62%) Google
10 6 (2.62%) HP
10 6 (2.62%) Patsystems
10 6 (2.62%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.18%) Charles River
11 5 (2.18%) Murex
11 5 (2.18%) Oracle
12 4 (1.75%) Remedy