Period
to 27 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 712 602 577
Rank change year-on-year -110 -25 +242
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 394 185 541
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.75% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 179 170 504
10th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £37,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £52,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £78,750 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% -12.50% +63.64%
75th Percentile £91,250 £102,500 £132,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £161,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% -39.33%

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 50,986 24,522 51,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.10% 37.91% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 32,595 19,321 40,134
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,840 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.62% +1.87% -

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 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -148 293 £52,500 -33.33% 36
London -135 272 £53,250 -33.44% 35
UK excluding London -101 112 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Scotland - 91 £40,000 - 3
Work from Home -145 75 £50,000 -16.67% 2
South East -109 13 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England - 5 £33,750 -
North of England -111 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 279 (70.81%) Finance
2 162 (41.12%) Social Skills
3 156 (39.59%) Banking
4 128 (32.49%) Investment Banking
4 128 (32.49%) Degree
5 122 (30.96%) Microsoft Office
6 113 (28.68%) Windows
7 112 (28.43%) SQL
8 100 (25.38%) Microsoft
9 98 (24.87%) Refinitiv
10 94 (23.86%) Legal
11 93 (23.60%) Reference Data
12 90 (22.84%) Use Case
12 90 (22.84%) Supplier Management
12 90 (22.84%) Contract Negotiation
12 90 (22.84%) Proactive Management
13 83 (21.07%) Reuters
14 69 (17.51%) Active Directory
15 63 (15.99%) JavaScript
16 61 (15.48%) Microsoft 365
17 57 (14.47%) Python
17 57 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
18 56 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
19 53 (13.45%) ITIL
20 49 (12.44%) Microsoft Excel
21 47 (11.93%) HubSpot
22 46 (11.68%) Coaching
23 45 (11.42%) Azure
23 45 (11.42%) SQL Server
24 44 (11.17%) CI/CD

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 21 (5.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 17 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.54%) WordPress
5 3 (0.76%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) Jupyter
Applications
1 122 (30.96%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (12.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (4.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (10.91%) Summit
2 8 (2.03%) Eikon
3 4 (1.02%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 3 (0.76%) RMDS
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.51%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 61 (15.48%) Microsoft 365
2 45 (11.42%) Azure
3 35 (8.88%) GitHub
4 18 (4.57%) AWS
5 14 (3.55%) Slack
6 10 (2.54%) Power Platform
7 3 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.76%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.51%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.25%) SaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.14%) TCP/IP
2 28 (7.11%) LAN
3 21 (5.33%) VPN
4 19 (4.82%) WAN
5 17 (4.31%) Network Security
6 14 (3.55%) DNS
7 13 (3.30%) DHCP
7 13 (3.30%) Firewall
8 11 (2.79%) FIX Connectivity
9 10 (2.54%) HTTP
10 7 (1.78%) VoIP
11 5 (1.27%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.27%) SMS
12 4 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.76%) NAS
14 2 (0.51%) BGP
14 2 (0.51%) Multicast
14 2 (0.51%) OSPF
14 2 (0.51%) Wireless
15 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.30%) Qlik Sense
3 11 (2.79%) Tableau
4 10 (2.54%) MySQL
5 9 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.03%) Power BI
6 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2017
6 8 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.03%) SSDT
7 7 (1.78%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.27%) QlikView
9 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.76%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.76%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.51%) KDB
10 2 (0.51%) Kdb+
10 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.25%) Big Data
11 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 25 (6.35%) JIRA
2 17 (4.31%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.06%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.55%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.55%) IntelliJ
4 14 (3.55%) Maven
5 8 (2.03%) Cypress.io
5 8 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (2.03%) webpack
6 5 (1.27%) Postman
7 4 (1.02%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.76%) Moq
8 3 (0.76%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.76%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 279 (70.81%) Finance
2 162 (41.12%) Social Skills
3 156 (39.59%) Banking
4 128 (32.49%) Investment Banking
5 94 (23.86%) Legal
6 33 (8.38%) Front Office
7 11 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.79%) Marketing
8 10 (2.54%) Back Office
9 7 (1.78%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.76%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.76%) Prime Brokerage
13 3 (0.76%) Retail
13 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.51%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.51%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 94 (23.86%) Data Manager
2 74 (18.78%) Developer
3 68 (17.26%) Analyst
4 61 (15.48%) Support Engineer
5 38 (9.64%) Desktop Support
6 32 (8.12%) Support Analyst
7 30 (7.61%) Insight Manager
8 28 (7.11%) Applications Support
8 28 (7.11%) Desktop Engineer
8 28 (7.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 20 (5.08%) IT Support
10 18 (4.57%) Applications Support Analyst
11 17 (4.31%) Market Data Manager
12 16 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (3.81%) Business Manager
13 15 (3.81%) Data Analyst
13 15 (3.81%) Data Protection Manager
13 15 (3.81%) Senior Developer
13 15 (3.81%) SQL Developer
14 14 (3.55%) Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.87%) HTML
2 29 (7.36%) React
3 25 (6.35%) CSS
3 25 (6.35%) XML
4 22 (5.58%) XSLT
5 21 (5.33%) Spring
6 20 (5.08%) FIX Protocol
6 20 (5.08%) GatsbyJS
7 19 (4.82%) AngularJS
8 16 (4.06%) Middleware
9 14 (3.55%) Apache Camel
9 14 (3.55%) Murex MxML
10 12 (3.05%) Node.js
11 11 (2.79%) JSON
12 10 (2.54%) .NET
12 10 (2.54%) REST
12 10 (2.54%) WebSockets
13 8 (2.03%) Jest
13 8 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (2.03%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 93 (23.60%) Reference Data
2 34 (8.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (7.61%) Hedge funds
4 25 (6.35%) Blackberry
5 20 (5.08%) Data Centre
6 18 (4.57%) Management Information System
7 16 (4.06%) Taxonomies
8 15 (3.81%) Fixed Income
9 11 (2.79%) Eurex
9 11 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (2.54%) Equities
11 9 (2.28%) Derivative
11 9 (2.28%) User Experience
12 8 (2.03%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.78%) Market Risk
14 6 (1.52%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.52%) Handset
14 6 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 113 (28.68%) Windows
2 42 (10.66%) Windows 10
3 38 (9.64%) Linux
4 29 (7.36%) Unix
5 27 (6.85%) Windows Server
6 24 (6.09%) Windows 7
7 20 (5.08%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (3.30%) Android
8 13 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.54%) CentOS
9 10 (2.54%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.28%) Solaris
11 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.27%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (22.84%) Contract Negotiation
1 90 (22.84%) Proactive Management
1 90 (22.84%) Supplier Management
1 90 (22.84%) Use Case
2 57 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (13.45%) ITIL
5 46 (11.68%) Coaching
6 44 (11.17%) CI/CD
7 42 (10.66%) Software Engineering
8 40 (10.15%) Workflow
9 33 (8.38%) Incident Management
10 32 (8.12%) Full Stack Development
11 30 (7.61%) Service Delivery
12 29 (7.36%) Collaborative Working
13 28 (7.11%) Decision-Making
13 28 (7.11%) Project Management
14 27 (6.85%) Investment Management
15 24 (6.09%) Economics
15 24 (6.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (28.43%) SQL
2 63 (15.99%) JavaScript
3 57 (14.47%) Python
4 41 (10.41%) Java
5 39 (9.90%) C#
6 32 (8.12%) PowerShell
7 27 (6.85%) Bash
8 26 (6.60%) Ruby
9 22 (5.58%) Go
10 20 (5.08%) VBA
11 17 (4.31%) R
12 16 (4.06%) PHP
13 15 (3.81%) Shell Script
14 14 (3.55%) Clojure
14 14 (3.55%) Scala
15 13 (3.30%) ES6
16 10 (2.54%) Apple Swift
16 10 (2.54%) Dart
16 10 (2.54%) Kotlin
16 10 (2.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 128 (32.49%) Degree
2 23 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (5.58%) MCP
4 21 (5.33%) MCSA
5 20 (5.08%) MCITP
6 19 (4.82%) MCDST
7 11 (2.79%) Master's Degree
8 9 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.02%) PhD
10 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.51%) MCSE
12 1 (0.25%) MOS
12 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.54%) SLA
2 8 (2.03%) Accessibility
3 6 (1.52%) QA
4 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.76%) GDPR
5 2 (0.51%) EMIR
System Software
1 69 (17.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 9 (2.28%) Virtual Servers
3 9 (2.28%) VMware Server
4 7 (1.78%) Docker
5 6 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.51%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 30 (7.61%) SCCM
2 21 (5.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 17 (4.31%) ServiceCenter
4 14 (3.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.02%) Perfmon
6 3 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.51%) Ansible
7 2 (0.51%) Icinga
7 2 (0.51%) MOM
7 2 (0.51%) Nagios
7 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.51%) Puppet
7 2 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.51%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.51%) WSUS
8 1 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 100 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 98 (24.87%) Refinitiv
3 83 (21.07%) Reuters
4 47 (11.93%) HubSpot
5 39 (9.90%) Cisco
6 35 (8.88%) Oracle
7 32 (8.12%) Apple
8 28 (7.11%) Fidessa
9 22 (5.58%) Citrix
10 21 (5.33%) FactSet
10 21 (5.33%) Murex
11 20 (5.08%) HP
12 17 (4.31%) Dell
12 17 (4.31%) Remedy
12 17 (4.31%) VMware
13 16 (4.06%) ION Trading
14 13 (3.30%) Charles River
14 13 (3.30%) Red Hat
14 13 (3.30%) Tradeweb
15 12 (3.05%) CQG