Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 497 716 776
Rank change year-on-year +219 +60 +10
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 428 389 437
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 0.64% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 442 338 388
Median annual salary £107,500 £65,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.38% +15.56% -6.25%
10th Percentile £47,625 £24,550 £36,250
90th Percentile £161,250 £122,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,250 £25,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +145.00% -37.50% +35.59%

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 37,448 60,988 75,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.47% 42.40% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28,580 46,666 59,258
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 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 +237 420 £107,500 +53.57% 4
London +175 417 £108,750 +55.36% 4
Work from Home - 38 £132,500 -
UK excluding London +165 9 £61,250 +145.00%
Scotland +71 4 £82,500 -5.71%
South East +115 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Northern Ireland -3 2 £40,000 +73.91%
North of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 289 (67.52%) Finance
2 284 (66.36%) Front Office
3 261 (60.98%) Fixed Income
4 259 (60.51%) Asset Management
5 232 (54.21%) Investment Management
5 232 (54.21%) Hedge funds
6 220 (51.40%) Derivative
7 207 (48.36%) Python
8 198 (46.26%) SQL
9 177 (41.36%) Analytics
10 165 (38.55%) AWS
11 158 (36.92%) Mentoring
12 157 (36.68%) Performance Attribution
13 153 (35.75%) Reuters
14 149 (34.81%) Web Services
15 133 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
16 126 (29.44%) Banking
17 125 (29.21%) Data Analytics
18 121 (28.27%) Migration
19 111 (25.93%) Equities
20 108 (25.23%) Artificial Intelligence
21 105 (24.53%) Windows
22 102 (23.83%) Java
23 101 (23.60%) R
24 96 (22.43%) Performance Management
25 95 (22.20%) JavaScript
25 95 (22.20%) C#
26 94 (21.96%) Software Engineering
27 91 (21.26%) PostgreSQL
27 91 (21.26%) Back Office

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 14 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.93%) IIS
3 4 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.23%) nginx
6 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (17.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 85 (19.86%) FINCAD Analytics
2 77 (17.99%) Markit EDM
3 58 (13.55%) Eagle PACE
3 58 (13.55%) PolarLake
4 27 (6.31%) thinkFolio
5 10 (2.34%) Front Arena
6 8 (1.87%) Bloomberg AIM
7 7 (1.64%) Eikon
8 5 (1.17%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
9 4 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.93%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.47%) Rolfe and Nolan
11 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 1 (0.23%) Minerva
11 1 (0.23%) RMDS
11 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 165 (38.55%) AWS
2 65 (15.19%) Office 365
3 19 (4.44%) Azure
4 10 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.93%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.47%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.47%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.47%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.31%) Firewall
2 20 (4.67%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
4 18 (4.21%) DNS
5 16 (3.74%) FIX Connectivity
6 6 (1.40%) DHCP
6 6 (1.40%) LAN
6 6 (1.40%) VoIP
6 6 (1.40%) WAN
7 5 (1.17%) VPN
8 4 (0.93%) PBX
8 4 (0.93%) PuTTY
8 4 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.47%) CHAP
9 2 (0.47%) Intranet
9 2 (0.47%) NAS
9 2 (0.47%) Skype
9 2 (0.47%) VLAN
10 1 (0.23%) BGP
10 1 (0.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (21.26%) PostgreSQL
2 85 (19.86%) Amazon Athena
2 85 (19.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 24 (5.61%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.93%) DTS
5 4 (0.93%) Power BI
6 3 (0.70%) KDB
6 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.70%) MySQL
7 2 (0.47%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.47%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.23%) Big Data
8 1 (0.23%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.23%) Redmine
1 1 (0.23%) Subversion
1 1 (0.23%) TestDirector
General
1 289 (67.52%) Finance
2 284 (66.36%) Front Office
3 126 (29.44%) Banking
4 91 (21.26%) Back Office
5 12 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.34%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.34%) Legal
8 3 (0.70%) Prime Brokerage
9 2 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (25.70%) Analyst
2 73 (17.06%) Finance Manager
3 52 (12.15%) Business Analyst
4 43 (10.05%) Support Analyst
5 34 (7.94%) Analytics Manager
6 32 (7.48%) Data Manager
6 32 (7.48%) Development Manager
6 32 (7.48%) Head of Analytics
7 30 (7.01%) Developer
7 30 (7.01%) Financial Analyst
8 29 (6.78%) Engineering Manager
9 27 (6.31%) Support Engineer
10 26 (6.07%) Finance Business Analyst
11 24 (5.61%) Delivery Manager
11 24 (5.61%) Software Delivery Manager
11 24 (5.61%) Software Manager
12 22 (5.14%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
13 21 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (4.21%) Head of Finance
15 17 (3.97%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (34.81%) Web Services
2 85 (19.86%) J2EE
3 23 (5.37%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (1.17%) Middleware
4 5 (1.17%) WinForms
4 5 (1.17%) WPF
5 4 (0.93%) .NET
5 4 (0.93%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.70%) Kafka
6 3 (0.70%) XML
7 2 (0.47%) COM
7 2 (0.47%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.47%) HTML
7 2 (0.47%) JSON
7 2 (0.47%) MDX
7 2 (0.47%) REST
7 2 (0.47%) Spring
8 1 (0.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 261 (60.98%) Fixed Income
2 232 (54.21%) Hedge funds
3 220 (51.40%) Derivative
4 111 (25.93%) Equities
5 80 (18.69%) Reference Data
6 40 (9.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 36 (8.41%) OTC Derivatives
8 26 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
9 25 (5.84%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (3.50%) Eurex
11 13 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (2.57%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.40%) PKI
14 5 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
15 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.93%) iPad
15 4 (0.93%) iPhone
15 4 (0.93%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.93%) SWIFT
16 3 (0.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 105 (24.53%) Windows
2 44 (10.28%) Windows Server
3 42 (9.81%) Linux
4 35 (8.18%) Windows 10
5 24 (5.61%) Unix
6 18 (4.21%) Windows 7
7 14 (3.27%) Solaris
8 12 (2.80%) Ubuntu
9 11 (2.57%) CentOS
9 11 (2.57%) SUSE
9 11 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.10%) Debian
11 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2016
12 6 (1.40%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.93%) AIX
14 4 (0.93%) Android
14 4 (0.93%) zOS
15 3 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (60.51%) Asset Management
2 232 (54.21%) Investment Management
3 177 (41.36%) Analytics
4 158 (36.92%) Mentoring
5 157 (36.68%) Performance Attribution
6 133 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (29.21%) Data Analytics
8 121 (28.27%) Migration
9 108 (25.23%) Artificial Intelligence
10 96 (22.43%) Performance Management
11 94 (21.96%) Software Engineering
12 88 (20.56%) Business Analysis
13 87 (20.33%) Decision-Making
14 74 (17.29%) Data Management
15 62 (14.49%) Machine Learning
16 58 (13.55%) Enterprise Data Management
17 57 (13.32%) Data Analysis
18 42 (9.81%) Risk Analysis
19 37 (8.64%) Fund Management
20 34 (7.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 207 (48.36%) Python
2 198 (46.26%) SQL
3 102 (23.83%) Java
4 101 (23.60%) R
5 95 (22.20%) C#
5 95 (22.20%) JavaScript
6 88 (20.56%) C++
7 85 (19.86%) Kotlin
8 51 (11.92%) VBA
9 34 (7.94%) MATLAB
10 16 (3.74%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.80%) Perl
12 10 (2.34%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.70%) Java 8
13 3 (0.70%) PHP
14 2 (0.47%) C
14 2 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.23%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 26 (6.07%) Degree
2 9 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.40%) MCP
3 6 (1.40%) MCSA
4 3 (0.70%) CCNA
4 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.70%) MCSE
5 2 (0.47%) CFA
5 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.23%) CCIE
6 1 (0.23%) CCNP
6 1 (0.23%) MCDST
6 1 (0.23%) RHCE
6 1 (0.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.61%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.74%) SLA
3 5 (1.17%) MiFID
4 3 (0.70%) EMIR
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.47%) SEPA
6 1 (0.23%) UCITS
System Software
1 74 (17.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.74%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.93%) Docker
4 4 (0.93%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.23%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.23%) LXC
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.23%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) zsh
Systems Management
1 36 (8.41%) SCCM
2 9 (2.10%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.23%) Icinga
5 1 (0.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 153 (35.75%) Reuters
2 74 (17.29%) Microsoft
3 66 (15.42%) Cisco
4 38 (8.88%) Avaya
5 35 (8.18%) Fidessa
6 29 (6.78%) Charles River
7 27 (6.31%) ION Trading
8 26 (6.07%) Refinitiv
9 23 (5.37%) Oracle
10 22 (5.14%) Apple
10 22 (5.14%) FactSet
11 19 (4.44%) Red Hat
12 17 (3.97%) VMware
13 15 (3.50%) CQG
13 15 (3.50%) Patsystems
14 14 (3.27%) Calypso
14 14 (3.27%) Citrix
15 13 (3.04%) Trayport
16 11 (2.57%) SimCorp
17 10 (2.34%) Linedata