Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 740 804 693
Rank change year-on-year +64 -111 -26
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 465 465 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.53% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 385 375 518
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,750 £29,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £53,750 £31,000
% change year-on-year -34.88% +73.39% -34.74%

Bloomberg is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78377 87488 101294
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.40% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60957 71153 81835
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 +90 455 £62,500 +13.64% 25
London +34 452 £62,500 +13.64% 25
UK excluding London +18 12 £35,000 -34.88% 2
Scotland -12 6 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £23,500 -
South East +75 2 £33,250 -44.58%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing Bloomberg also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 302 (64.95%) Finance
2 234 (50.32%) Reuters
3 197 (42.37%) SQL
4 179 (38.49%) Windows
5 141 (30.32%) Banking
6 137 (29.46%) Active Directory
7 103 (22.15%) C#
8 102 (21.94%) SQL Server
8 102 (21.94%) Front Office
9 101 (21.72%) Windows 7
10 91 (19.57%) Asset Management
11 90 (19.35%) .NET
11 90 (19.35%) Windows Server
12 89 (19.14%) Windows 10
13 85 (18.28%) Linux
13 85 (18.28%) Microsoft
14 82 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
14 82 (17.63%) Degree
15 78 (16.77%) Investment Banking
16 73 (15.70%) Equities
17 69 (14.84%) Cisco
18 65 (13.98%) Hedge funds
19 64 (13.76%) VMware
19 64 (13.76%) PowerShell
20 62 (13.33%) Fixed Income
21 61 (13.12%) Investment Management
21 61 (13.12%) FactSet
22 60 (12.90%) Citrix
22 60 (12.90%) MS Exchange
23 56 (12.04%) Microsoft 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 60 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 50 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (10.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (3.87%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (2.58%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.29%) Apache
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.65%) JBoss
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.43%) IIS
10 2 (0.43%) MTS
10 2 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 56 (12.04%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (10.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (4.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.65%) InVision
4 3 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.43%) Stata
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (6.45%) thinkFolio
2 20 (4.30%) Bloomberg AIM
3 18 (3.87%) Eikon
4 14 (3.01%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 7 (1.51%) Markit EDM
6 6 (1.29%) ION MarketView
6 6 (1.29%) SimCorp Dimension
7 3 (0.65%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.65%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.43%) BondVision
8 2 (0.43%) PolarLake
9 1 (0.22%) Aligne
9 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.22%) Endur
9 1 (0.22%) Kondor
9 1 (0.22%) LongView
9 1 (0.22%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.81%) Office 365
2 16 (3.44%) Dropbox
2 16 (3.44%) OneDrive
3 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.29%) IaaS
6 3 (0.65%) SaaS
7 2 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (12.04%) VPN
2 47 (10.11%) DNS
3 46 (9.89%) DHCP
4 41 (8.82%) LAN
5 36 (7.74%) WAN
6 31 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 24 (5.16%) TCP/IP
8 17 (3.66%) IPsec
9 13 (2.80%) Firewall
9 13 (2.80%) FIX Connectivity
10 12 (2.58%) Wireless
11 11 (2.37%) VoIP
12 9 (1.94%) SAN
13 8 (1.72%) Network Security
13 8 (1.72%) Skype
14 6 (1.29%) BGP
14 6 (1.29%) Internet
14 6 (1.29%) IP Telephony
15 5 (1.08%) Intranet
15 5 (1.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (21.94%) SQL Server
2 48 (10.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.37%) MySQL
7 10 (2.15%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.51%) QlikView
10 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.29%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.65%) Big Data
12 3 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.51%) JIRA
2 7 (1.51%) Maven
3 5 (1.08%) Subversion
3 5 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.86%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (0.86%) JUnit
4 4 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.86%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.43%) jMock
6 2 (0.43%) Mockito
6 2 (0.43%) Moq
6 2 (0.43%) MSTest
6 2 (0.43%) NUnit
7 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 302 (64.95%) Finance
2 141 (30.32%) Banking
3 102 (21.94%) Front Office
4 78 (16.77%) Investment Banking
5 35 (7.53%) Back Office
6 23 (4.95%) Retail
7 21 (4.52%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.43%) Military
9 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) International Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (29.68%) Analyst
2 109 (23.44%) Developer
3 65 (13.98%) Support Engineer
4 62 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 45 (9.68%) Applications Support
6 40 (8.60%) C# Developer
7 34 (7.31%) Desktop Support
7 34 (7.31%) SQL Analyst
8 32 (6.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 30 (6.45%) SQL Developer
10 28 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
11 27 (5.81%) Service Analyst
12 22 (4.73%) Financial Analyst
12 22 (4.73%) Linux Support
13 21 (4.52%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
13 21 (4.52%) Programme Manager
14 20 (4.30%) Business Transformation Manager
14 20 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
14 20 (4.30%) Transformation Manager
14 20 (4.30%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (19.35%) .NET
2 33 (7.10%) FIX Protocol
3 23 (4.95%) Spring
4 21 (4.52%) ASP.NET
4 21 (4.52%) REST
5 15 (3.23%) Hibernate
6 14 (3.01%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.15%) Flask
7 10 (2.15%) Middleware
7 10 (2.15%) WCF
7 10 (2.15%) WPF
8 9 (1.94%) Web Services
8 9 (1.94%) XML
9 7 (1.51%) Murex MxML
10 6 (1.29%) XSLT
11 5 (1.08%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.08%) CSS
11 5 (1.08%) HTML
11 5 (1.08%) JMS
12 4 (0.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.70%) Equities
2 65 (13.98%) Hedge funds
3 62 (13.33%) Fixed Income
4 53 (11.40%) Blackberry
5 45 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (5.59%) Derivative
8 25 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (5.16%) Reference Data
10 21 (4.52%) Computer Science
11 17 (3.66%) Data Centre
12 14 (3.01%) iPad
13 13 (2.80%) Algorithms
14 12 (2.58%) Fat Client
14 12 (2.58%) Thin Client
15 10 (2.15%) Eurex
15 10 (2.15%) PDA
16 9 (1.94%) iPhone
16 9 (1.94%) SWIFT
16 9 (1.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 179 (38.49%) Windows
2 101 (21.72%) Windows 7
3 90 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 89 (19.14%) Windows 10
5 85 (18.28%) Linux
6 55 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (10.54%) Unix
9 34 (7.31%) Android
10 17 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (3.66%) Solaris
11 13 (2.80%) SUSE
12 11 (2.37%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.15%) Debian
14 9 (1.94%) AIX
14 9 (1.94%) CentOS
15 6 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (19.57%) Asset Management
2 82 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (13.12%) Investment Management
4 53 (11.40%) ITIL
5 46 (9.89%) Project Management
6 41 (8.82%) Analytics
7 36 (7.74%) Mathematics
8 35 (7.53%) Risk Management
9 32 (6.88%) Fund Management
10 30 (6.45%) Wealth Management
11 27 (5.81%) Scrum
12 26 (5.59%) Mentoring
13 24 (5.16%) Problem Management
13 24 (5.16%) Test Automation
14 23 (4.95%) Line Management
15 20 (4.30%) Business Transformation
15 20 (4.30%) Lean Six Sigma
15 20 (4.30%) Six Sigma
16 19 (4.09%) Algorithmic Trading
16 19 (4.09%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 197 (42.37%) SQL
2 103 (22.15%) C#
3 64 (13.76%) PowerShell
4 55 (11.83%) Python
5 42 (9.03%) T-SQL
6 40 (8.60%) Java
7 34 (7.31%) Shell Script
8 23 (4.95%) VBA
9 22 (4.73%) MATLAB
10 20 (4.30%) C++
11 18 (3.87%) JavaScript
12 13 (2.80%) Perl
13 11 (2.37%) VB
14 10 (2.15%) Korn
14 10 (2.15%) VBScript
15 9 (1.94%) R
16 8 (1.72%) Bourne shell
16 8 (1.72%) C-shell
16 8 (1.72%) PHP
17 6 (1.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 82 (17.63%) Degree
2 25 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.52%) MCSA
4 20 (4.30%) MCP
4 20 (4.30%) PMI Certification
4 20 (4.30%) PMP
5 13 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.80%) MCITP
5 13 (2.80%) MCSE
6 12 (2.58%) MCDST
7 7 (1.51%) CCNA
7 7 (1.51%) CCNP
7 7 (1.51%) PhD
8 6 (1.29%) CCIE
9 5 (1.08%) CFA
9 5 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.86%) MBA
11 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.15%) SLA
2 4 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.86%) MiFID
2 4 (0.86%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) EMIR
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 137 (29.46%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.66%) XenDesktop
4 14 (3.01%) XenApp
5 8 (1.72%) vSphere
6 6 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.08%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.08%) XenServer
8 4 (0.86%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (4.95%) SCCM
2 18 (3.87%) AirWatch
3 9 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (1.94%) Perfmon
4 8 (1.72%) ServiceCenter
5 6 (1.29%) Control-M
5 6 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (1.29%) XenMobile
6 5 (1.08%) CFEngine
6 5 (1.08%) Nagios
6 5 (1.08%) Puppet
6 5 (1.08%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.43%) Ansible
8 2 (0.43%) SCOM
8 2 (0.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 1 (0.22%) Nessus
9 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 234 (50.32%) Reuters
2 85 (18.28%) Microsoft
3 69 (14.84%) Cisco
4 64 (13.76%) VMware
5 61 (13.12%) FactSet
6 60 (12.90%) Citrix
7 35 (7.53%) Oracle
8 28 (6.02%) CQG
9 27 (5.81%) NetApp
10 23 (4.95%) Fidessa
11 21 (4.52%) Apple
12 20 (4.30%) LexisNexis
12 20 (4.30%) Sybase
13 19 (4.09%) HP
14 18 (3.87%) ION Trading
15 17 (3.66%) Charles River
15 17 (3.66%) Murex
15 17 (3.66%) Nimble Storage
16 13 (2.80%) Red Hat
17 12 (2.58%) Calypso