Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 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
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 695 541 738
Rank change year-on-year -154 +197 +5
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 155 503 402
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 1.09% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 116 472 357
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,025 £28,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £90,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +50.00% +9.09%
75th Percentile £102,500 £132,500 £92,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £161,250 £118,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +56.25% -40.00%

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 31,379 46,255 61,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.68% 40.89% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23,485 35,919 47,943
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,750
25th Percentile £39,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 14 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Top 6 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 14 April 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 -130 154 £75,000 -21.05% 6
London -139 127 £75,000 -21.05% 6
UK excluding London +121 27 £35,000 -6.67%
Work from Home -161 18 £90,000 -28.00% 2
East of England - 17 - -
South East +101 10 £35,000 -6.67%

For the 6 months to 14 April 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 84 (54.19%) Finance
2 75 (48.39%) SQL
3 61 (39.35%) Windows
4 46 (29.68%) Front Office
5 45 (29.03%) Linux
6 43 (27.74%) Asset Management
7 40 (25.81%) Back Office
7 40 (25.81%) Reuters
7 40 (25.81%) Hedge funds
8 37 (23.87%) Python
9 33 (21.29%) Fidessa
10 30 (19.35%) Investment Management
11 29 (18.71%) FIX Protocol
12 28 (18.06%) Business Analysis
12 28 (18.06%) Banking
12 28 (18.06%) Microsoft
13 27 (17.42%) C++
14 26 (16.77%) C#
14 26 (16.77%) Active Directory
14 26 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (16.77%) Fixed Income
15 25 (16.13%) ANSYS
15 25 (16.13%) Java
15 25 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
16 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
16 24 (15.48%) Microsoft Excel
17 23 (14.84%) Software Engineering
17 23 (14.84%) AWS
17 23 (14.84%) Microsoft 365
17 23 (14.84%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) MTS
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (15.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Markit EDM
2 11 (7.10%) Eikon
3 10 (6.45%) Eagle PACE
4 4 (2.58%) Endur
4 4 (2.58%) PolarLake
5 3 (1.94%) Tradar
6 2 (1.29%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (1.29%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.65%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.65%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.65%) Orchestrade
7 1 (0.65%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
7 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.65%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.84%) AWS
1 23 (14.84%) Microsoft 365
2 13 (8.39%) Azure
3 6 (3.87%) GitHub
4 4 (2.58%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.58%) SaaS
5 3 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.94%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.29%) Power Automate
6 2 (1.29%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.65%) GCP
7 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.55%) FIX Connectivity
2 9 (5.81%) DNS
2 9 (5.81%) VPN
3 8 (5.16%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.52%) DHCP
4 7 (4.52%) Firewall
5 3 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.94%) LAN
5 3 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.94%) WAN
6 1 (0.65%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.65%) Skype
6 1 (0.65%) VoIP
6 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.52%) Tableau
3 5 (3.23%) MS Access
4 4 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.94%) Tick Data
6 2 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) DTS
7 1 (0.65%) KDB
7 1 (0.65%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.45%) JIRA
3 6 (3.87%) ReSharper
3 6 (3.87%) SpecFlow
3 6 (3.87%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.23%) JUnit
4 5 (3.23%) Mockito
5 4 (2.58%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.65%) GitLab
6 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 84 (54.19%) Finance
2 46 (29.68%) Front Office
3 40 (25.81%) Back Office
4 28 (18.06%) Banking
5 11 (7.10%) Investment Banking
6 9 (5.81%) Marketing
7 3 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 52 (33.55%) Analyst
2 36 (23.23%) Developer
3 27 (17.42%) Business Analyst
4 25 (16.13%) Business Manager
5 18 (11.61%) Applications Support
6 16 (10.32%) Financial Analyst
6 16 (10.32%) Support Analyst
7 15 (9.68%) Business Project Manager
7 15 (9.68%) Project Analyst
7 15 (9.68%) Project Manager
8 14 (9.03%) Finance Business Analyst
8 14 (9.03%) Finance Manager
8 14 (9.03%) Finance Project Manager
8 14 (9.03%) Support Engineer
9 11 (7.10%) Data Analyst
9 11 (7.10%) Software Developer
9 11 (7.10%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (6.45%) C++ Developer
10 10 (6.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.71%) FIX Protocol
2 17 (10.97%) .NET
3 15 (9.68%) SOAP
3 15 (9.68%) Web Services
4 12 (7.74%) XML
5 9 (5.81%) REST
6 8 (5.16%) J2EE
7 7 (4.52%) WSDL
7 7 (4.52%) XSD
8 5 (3.23%) Guava
8 5 (3.23%) Scalaz
8 5 (3.23%) WPF
9 4 (2.58%) JSON
9 4 (2.58%) LINQ
9 4 (2.58%) Spring
9 4 (2.58%) Spring Boot
10 2 (1.29%) FpML
10 2 (1.29%) Middleware
11 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.81%) Hedge funds
2 26 (16.77%) Fixed Income
3 20 (12.90%) Equities
4 19 (12.26%) Derivative
5 17 (10.97%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (8.39%) Reference Data
6 13 (8.39%) User Experience
7 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.16%) Client/Server
7 8 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (5.16%) Eurex
7 8 (5.16%) Virtual Team
8 6 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.58%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.58%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.94%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.94%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (1.94%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 61 (39.35%) Windows
2 45 (29.03%) Linux
3 15 (9.68%) Windows 10
3 15 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.45%) Unix
5 9 (5.81%) Solaris
5 9 (5.81%) Ubuntu
6 8 (5.16%) CentOS
7 6 (3.87%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.23%) Android
9 3 (1.94%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.29%) SUSE
11 1 (0.65%) Debian
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.74%) Asset Management
2 30 (19.35%) Investment Management
3 28 (18.06%) Business Analysis
4 26 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (14.84%) Software Engineering
6 22 (14.19%) Project Management
7 17 (10.97%) OO
7 17 (10.97%) Portfolio Management
8 16 (10.32%) Project Delivery
8 16 (10.32%) Risk Analysis
9 15 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.03%) Computer Science
10 14 (9.03%) Microservices
10 14 (9.03%) Performance Attribution
11 12 (7.74%) Client Onboarding
12 11 (7.10%) Analytics
12 11 (7.10%) Fault Analysis
12 11 (7.10%) Fund Management
13 10 (6.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (48.39%) SQL
2 37 (23.87%) Python
3 27 (17.42%) C++
4 26 (16.77%) C#
5 25 (16.13%) Java
6 17 (10.97%) PowerShell
7 11 (7.10%) VB.NET
8 10 (6.45%) VBA
9 9 (5.81%) Bash Shell
10 8 (5.16%) C
10 8 (5.16%) Perl
10 8 (5.16%) Ruby
11 5 (3.23%) Scala
11 5 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.65%) Go
13 1 (0.65%) Groovy
13 1 (0.65%) Haskell
13 1 (0.65%) R
13 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.32%) Degree
2 8 (5.16%) PhD
3 3 (1.94%) MCP
3 3 (1.94%) MCSA
3 3 (1.94%) MCSE
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.29%) MCDST
4 2 (1.29%) MCITP
5 1 (0.65%) CFA
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.68%) QA
2 10 (6.45%) SLA
3 4 (2.58%) MiFID
4 3 (1.94%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.94%) EMIR
5 2 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (16.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.94%) Docker
4 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) FlexNet
2 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.94%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.94%) SCCM
4 2 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 40 (25.81%) Reuters
2 33 (21.29%) Fidessa
3 28 (18.06%) Microsoft
4 25 (16.13%) ANSYS
5 13 (8.39%) Trayport
6 12 (7.74%) ION Trading
6 12 (7.74%) Oracle
7 11 (7.10%) Cisco
7 11 (7.10%) Red Hat
8 10 (6.45%) Citrix
9 8 (5.16%) CQG
9 8 (5.16%) Patsystems
10 7 (4.52%) VMware
11 6 (3.87%) Apple
11 6 (3.87%) Charles River
11 6 (3.87%) Murex
12 5 (3.23%) Calypso
12 5 (3.23%) Refinitiv
13 4 (2.58%) Google
13 4 (2.58%) Tradeweb