Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 758 529 718
Rank change year-on-year -229 +189 +75
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 237 275 416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.99% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 139 257 365
10th Percentile £39,500 £48,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £56,875 £67,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £90,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +16.13% +40.91%
75th Percentile £107,500 £122,500 £118,750
90th Percentile £125,000 £147,250 £142,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £100,000 £40,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year +150.00% +73.91% +9.52%

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 43,401 27,897 60,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.44% 40.43% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29,306 21,689 46,603
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,000 £39,375 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.00% +1.01%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.13% +4.44% +2.27%

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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Top 9 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 29 July 2021. 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 -200 234 £82,500 -8.33% 12
London -198 178 £82,500 -8.33% 12
UK excluding London -61 56 £100,000 +150.00%
East of England -9 26 - -
South East -65 21 - -
Work from Home -231 19 £107,500 +79.17% 1
North of England -54 9 £100,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 - -
North West -50 1 £100,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 131 (55.27%) Finance
2 95 (40.08%) Windows
3 87 (36.71%) Python
4 86 (36.29%) SQL
4 86 (36.29%) Social Skills
5 72 (30.38%) Reuters
6 63 (26.58%) Linux
7 56 (23.63%) Java
7 56 (23.63%) Banking
8 53 (22.36%) ANSYS
9 51 (21.52%) Front Office
10 48 (20.25%) C++
11 46 (19.41%) C#
12 45 (18.99%) Software Engineering
13 40 (16.88%) SQL Server
14 39 (16.46%) OO
14 39 (16.46%) Fidessa
15 35 (14.77%) Asset Management
16 34 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (14.35%) Fixed Income
16 34 (14.35%) .NET
16 34 (14.35%) FIX Protocol
17 33 (13.92%) Degree
17 33 (13.92%) Presentation Skills
18 31 (13.08%) GitHub
18 31 (13.08%) SOAP
19 30 (12.66%) JavaScript
19 30 (12.66%) Active Directory
19 30 (12.66%) Ruby
19 30 (12.66%) Electronic Trading

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 9 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.84%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.42%) MTS
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.64%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 10 (4.22%) ION MarketView
3 6 (2.53%) Eikon
4 4 (1.69%) Bloomberg AIM
4 4 (1.69%) Markit EDM
4 4 (1.69%) PolarLake
4 4 (1.69%) thinkFolio
5 3 (1.27%) Advent Geneva
5 3 (1.27%) Endur
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.84%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 2 (0.84%) Summit
7 1 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.42%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.42%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.42%) Minerva
7 1 (0.42%) Orchestrade
7 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.08%) GitHub
2 21 (8.86%) Azure
2 21 (8.86%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (5.06%) Power Platform
4 11 (4.64%) AWS
5 3 (1.27%) Slack
6 1 (0.42%) GCP
6 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.42%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.75%) FIX Connectivity
2 12 (5.06%) Firewall
3 11 (4.64%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.22%) DHCP
4 10 (4.22%) DNS
5 7 (2.95%) LAN
6 6 (2.53%) WAN
7 4 (1.69%) VPN
8 3 (1.27%) BGP
8 3 (1.27%) Multicast
8 3 (1.27%) OSPF
8 3 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.84%) SAN
9 2 (0.84%) WebEx
10 1 (0.42%) MPLS
10 1 (0.42%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.59%) MongoDB
3 12 (5.06%) Power BI
4 6 (2.53%) Tableau
5 5 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.11%) KDB
6 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.27%) Redis
7 3 (1.27%) Tick Data
8 2 (0.84%) Big Data
8 2 (0.84%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.84%) Kdb+
8 2 (0.84%) QlikView
9 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.42%) DTS
9 1 (0.42%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 25 (10.55%) JIRA
2 14 (5.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.80%) ReSharper
3 9 (3.80%) SpecFlow
3 9 (3.80%) TeamCity
3 9 (3.80%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.11%) IntelliJ
4 5 (2.11%) JUnit
4 5 (2.11%) Mockito
5 4 (1.69%) Maven
6 3 (1.27%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.42%) GitLab
General
1 131 (55.27%) Finance
2 86 (36.29%) Social Skills
3 56 (23.63%) Banking
4 51 (21.52%) Front Office
5 33 (13.92%) Presentation Skills
6 28 (11.81%) Back Office
7 23 (9.70%) Investment Banking
7 23 (9.70%) Wearables
8 15 (6.33%) Marketing
9 10 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.53%) Law
10 6 (2.53%) Legal
11 5 (2.11%) Private Banking
12 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.69%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (1.27%) Games
14 2 (0.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 1 (0.42%) Advertising
15 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (27.00%) Analyst
2 53 (22.36%) Developer
3 29 (12.24%) Support Analyst
4 27 (11.39%) Software Developer
5 26 (10.97%) C++ Developer
6 23 (9.70%) C++ Software Developer
7 18 (7.59%) Applications Support
8 17 (7.17%) Software Engineer
9 16 (6.75%) Applications Support Analyst
10 14 (5.91%) Risk Analyst
10 14 (5.91%) Risk Manager
11 11 (4.64%) Support Engineer
12 10 (4.22%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.80%) Architect
13 9 (3.80%) Java Developer
14 8 (3.38%) Banking Analyst
14 8 (3.38%) Business Analyst
14 8 (3.38%) Linux Support
14 8 (3.38%) Senior Support Engineer
15 7 (2.95%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.35%) .NET
1 34 (14.35%) FIX Protocol
2 31 (13.08%) SOAP
3 28 (11.81%) XML
4 23 (9.70%) WSDL
4 23 (9.70%) XSD
5 18 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
5 18 (7.59%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (5.06%) REST
7 11 (4.64%) Spring
8 9 (3.80%) D3.js
8 9 (3.80%) RESTful
8 9 (3.80%) Sidekiq
8 9 (3.80%) Web Services
9 8 (3.38%) J2EE
10 7 (2.95%) React
10 7 (2.95%) Spring Boot
11 6 (2.53%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.11%) Guava
12 5 (2.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.35%) Fixed Income
2 29 (12.24%) Virtual Team
3 22 (9.28%) Derivative
3 22 (9.28%) Equities
4 21 (8.86%) User Experience
5 18 (7.59%) Mobile App
6 16 (6.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (6.33%) Eurex
8 14 (5.91%) Algorithms
9 10 (4.22%) Reference Data
10 8 (3.38%) Client/Server
10 8 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (2.95%) Hedge funds
12 6 (2.53%) Anti-Piracy
13 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
13 5 (2.11%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (1.69%) Legacy Systems
14 4 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
15 3 (1.27%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 95 (40.08%) Windows
2 63 (26.58%) Linux
3 23 (9.70%) Unix
4 20 (8.44%) Windows Server
5 19 (8.02%) Windows 10
6 16 (6.75%) Ubuntu
7 15 (6.33%) CentOS
8 12 (5.06%) Solaris
9 9 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.69%) Android
10 4 (1.69%) SUSE
11 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.99%) Software Engineering
2 39 (16.46%) OO
3 35 (14.77%) Asset Management
4 34 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (12.66%) Electronic Trading
6 29 (12.24%) Risk Management
7 28 (11.81%) Investment Management
8 27 (11.39%) OOP
9 25 (10.55%) Analytics
9 25 (10.55%) Computer Science
10 24 (10.13%) Clean Code
11 23 (9.70%) CAD
11 23 (9.70%) CAE
11 23 (9.70%) Cross-Platform Development
11 23 (9.70%) Information Management
11 23 (9.70%) PLM
12 20 (8.44%) Microservices
12 20 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (8.02%) Full Stack Development
13 19 (8.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (36.71%) Python
2 86 (36.29%) SQL
3 56 (23.63%) Java
4 48 (20.25%) C++
5 46 (19.41%) C#
6 30 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 30 (12.66%) Ruby
7 26 (10.97%) PowerShell
8 23 (9.70%) Bash Shell
8 23 (9.70%) VB.NET
9 16 (6.75%) Perl
10 9 (3.80%) ES6
10 9 (3.80%) VBA
11 8 (3.38%) C
11 8 (3.38%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.95%) Scala
13 4 (1.69%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.27%) VBScript
15 1 (0.42%) PHP
15 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (13.92%) Degree
2 12 (5.06%) PhD
3 10 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.69%) MCDST
4 4 (1.69%) MCITP
4 4 (1.69%) MCP
4 4 (1.69%) MCSA
4 4 (1.69%) MCSE
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.42%) CFA
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.28%) QA
2 8 (3.38%) SLA
3 6 (2.53%) MiFID
4 5 (2.11%) EMIR
5 3 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.42%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.64%) Docker
3 9 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 4 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.69%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.84%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (3.38%) FlexNet
2 6 (2.53%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.11%) Ansible
3 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.11%) Puppet
3 5 (2.11%) SCCM
3 5 (2.11%) Terraform
4 3 (1.27%) Icinga
4 3 (1.27%) Nagios
4 3 (1.27%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.84%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.42%) Control-M
6 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.42%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 72 (30.38%) Reuters
2 53 (22.36%) ANSYS
3 39 (16.46%) Fidessa
4 28 (11.81%) ION Trading
5 25 (10.55%) Oracle
6 22 (9.28%) Red Hat
7 21 (8.86%) Charles River
8 19 (8.02%) Citrix
8 19 (8.02%) Trayport
9 18 (7.59%) DocuSign
9 18 (7.59%) Wallstreet Suite
10 17 (7.17%) Microsoft
11 15 (6.33%) CQG
11 15 (6.33%) Patsystems
11 15 (6.33%) Tradeweb
12 13 (5.49%) Cisco
13 12 (5.06%) VMware
14 11 (4.64%) Murex
15 9 (3.80%) FactSet
15 9 (3.80%) TOWER Software