Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 744 773 782
Rank change year-on-year +29 +9 -27
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 454 418 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 407 371 377
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,750 £85,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £29,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.64% -26.25% -

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 76,001 76,304 90,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.15% 44.34% 45.27%
Number of salaries quoted 59,606 60,899 73,702
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
% 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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Top 10 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 19 June 2018. 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 +26 443 £55,000 -12.00% 36
London +34 437 £55,000 -12.00% 35
UK excluding London 0 16 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Northern Ireland +11 6 £21,000 -10.64%
East of England - 3 £66,250 -
South East -2 2 £40,000 +56.86% 1
Scotland -36 2 £65,000 +85.71%
Channel Islands - 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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.

1 355 (78.19%) Finance
2 236 (51.98%) Reuters
3 228 (50.22%) Windows
4 223 (49.12%) SQL
5 183 (40.31%) Banking
6 178 (39.21%) Front Office
7 158 (34.80%) Active Directory
8 141 (31.06%) Fixed Income
9 125 (27.53%) Hedge funds
10 115 (25.33%) Asset Management
11 114 (25.11%) Degree
12 111 (24.45%) Windows Server
13 109 (24.01%) SQL Server
14 108 (23.79%) Windows 7
15 106 (23.35%) Equities
16 105 (23.13%) Oracle
17 102 (22.47%) Microsoft
18 100 (22.03%) PowerShell
19 96 (21.15%) Windows 10
20 94 (20.70%) FIX Protocol
21 90 (19.82%) Unix
22 84 (18.50%) Computer Science
22 84 (18.50%) Investment Banking
23 83 (18.28%) DNS
24 82 (18.06%) VMware
25 81 (17.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 79 (17.40%) Linux
27 78 (17.18%) Blackberry
27 78 (17.18%) Bash Shell
28 75 (16.52%) Fidessa

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 56 (12.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 50 (11.01%) MS Exchange
3 39 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (7.49%) Apache
5 33 (7.27%) Tomcat
6 15 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.54%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.54%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.88%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.66%) Confluence
12 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.44%) CMS
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.44%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (10.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (13.22%) thinkFolio
2 27 (5.95%) Bloomberg AIM
3 20 (4.41%) Eikon
4 18 (3.96%) Eagle PACE
5 16 (3.52%) Front Arena
6 14 (3.08%) Markit EDM
7 9 (1.98%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 9 (1.98%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 7 (1.54%) ION MarketView
9 5 (1.10%) Tradar
10 4 (0.88%) Advent Geneva
10 4 (0.88%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.44%) SunGard GMI
12 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
12 1 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
12 1 (0.22%) Kondor
12 1 (0.22%) LatentZero
12 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
12 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 70 (15.42%) Office 365
2 26 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.85%) SaaS
4 9 (1.98%) IaaS
4 9 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.54%) Slack
6 2 (0.44%) G Suite
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 83 (18.28%) DNS
2 74 (16.30%) DHCP
3 59 (13.00%) VPN
4 55 (12.11%) LAN
5 51 (11.23%) WAN
6 49 (10.79%) TCP/IP
7 34 (7.49%) Cisco IOS
8 29 (6.39%) Firewall
9 23 (5.07%) SAN
10 22 (4.85%) Network Security
11 14 (3.08%) VoIP
12 13 (2.86%) Intranet
13 10 (2.20%) Broadband
13 10 (2.20%) Internet
14 8 (1.76%) Wireless
15 7 (1.54%) FIX Connectivity
16 6 (1.32%) DSL
16 6 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
17 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
17 4 (0.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (24.01%) SQL Server
2 48 (10.57%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.32%) Big Data
6 6 (1.32%) MS Access
7 5 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.10%) Redis
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.66%) QlikView
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.44%) Ingres
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (3.08%) WinDbg
2 13 (2.86%) MSI
3 12 (2.64%) TeamCity
4 10 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.20%) JIRA
4 10 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.44%) Maven
6 2 (0.44%) Moq
6 2 (0.44%) MSTest
6 2 (0.44%) NUnit
6 2 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.44%) PyCharm
6 2 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.22%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.22%) webpack
General
1 355 (78.19%) Finance
2 183 (40.31%) Banking
3 178 (39.21%) Front Office
4 84 (18.50%) Investment Banking
5 38 (8.37%) Legal
6 37 (8.15%) German Language
6 37 (8.15%) Italian Language
7 36 (7.93%) French Language
8 19 (4.19%) Financial Institution
9 14 (3.08%) Back Office
10 6 (1.32%) Advertising
10 6 (1.32%) Law
11 5 (1.10%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.66%) Retail
13 2 (0.44%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 116 (25.55%) Analyst
2 104 (22.91%) Support Engineer
3 101 (22.25%) Applications Support
4 68 (14.98%) Desktop Support
4 68 (14.98%) Support Analyst
5 44 (9.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 40 (8.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 37 (8.15%) Windows Engineer
8 33 (7.27%) Applications Engineer
8 33 (7.27%) Applications Support Engineer
9 32 (7.05%) Developer
10 28 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (5.29%) Linux Support
12 23 (5.07%) Junior
13 22 (4.85%) Business Analyst
14 21 (4.63%) Administrator
15 19 (4.19%) Applications Support Analyst
15 19 (4.19%) Windows Systems Engineer
16 18 (3.96%) IT Support
17 17 (3.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (20.70%) FIX Protocol
2 36 (7.93%) .NET
3 13 (2.86%) Software Packaging
4 11 (2.42%) Middleware
5 7 (1.54%) WPF
5 7 (1.54%) XML
6 6 (1.32%) Web Services
7 5 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.10%) Kafka
7 5 (1.10%) Spring
7 5 (1.10%) WinForms
8 4 (0.88%) JSON
8 4 (0.88%) WCF
9 3 (0.66%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.66%) Guice
9 3 (0.66%) HTML
9 3 (0.66%) HTML5
9 3 (0.66%) REST
9 3 (0.66%) SOAP
10 2 (0.44%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 141 (31.06%) Fixed Income
2 125 (27.53%) Hedge funds
3 106 (23.35%) Equities
4 84 (18.50%) Computer Science
5 81 (17.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 78 (17.18%) Blackberry
7 75 (16.52%) Derivative
8 53 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (7.93%) Algorithms
10 30 (6.61%) Linux Command Line
11 20 (4.41%) Data Centre
12 19 (4.19%) Fintech
13 18 (3.96%) Fat Client
13 18 (3.96%) Thin Client
14 16 (3.52%) Eurex
14 16 (3.52%) iPhone
15 15 (3.30%) Exotic Derivative
16 14 (3.08%) iPad
17 13 (2.86%) PDA
18 12 (2.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 228 (50.22%) Windows
2 111 (24.45%) Windows Server
3 108 (23.79%) Windows 7
4 96 (21.15%) Windows 10
5 90 (19.82%) Unix
6 79 (17.40%) Linux
7 58 (12.78%) Android
8 55 (12.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (4.41%) Solaris
11 14 (3.08%) SUSE
12 13 (2.86%) Debian
13 12 (2.64%) Apple iOS
13 12 (2.64%) CentOS
13 12 (2.64%) Ubuntu
14 11 (2.42%) Windows 8
14 11 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.98%) Fedora
16 6 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (25.33%) Asset Management
2 71 (15.64%) Investment Management
3 68 (14.98%) ITIL
4 67 (14.76%) Problem-Solving
5 60 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (9.91%) Task Automation
7 36 (7.93%) Wealth Management
8 35 (7.71%) Algorithmic Trading
9 33 (7.27%) Automated Trading
10 30 (6.61%) Software Engineering
11 28 (6.17%) Electronic Trading
12 26 (5.73%) Problem Management
13 24 (5.29%) SDLC
14 23 (5.07%) DevOps
15 22 (4.85%) Project Management
16 21 (4.63%) Fund Management
17 20 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
18 17 (3.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 223 (49.12%) SQL
2 100 (22.03%) PowerShell
3 78 (17.18%) Bash Shell
4 72 (15.86%) C#
5 69 (15.20%) Java
6 66 (14.54%) Python
7 50 (11.01%) Perl
8 44 (9.69%) C++
9 40 (8.81%) Ruby
10 38 (8.37%) Shell Script
11 32 (7.05%) Bourne shell
11 32 (7.05%) Korn
12 15 (3.30%) VBA
12 15 (3.30%) VBScript
13 10 (2.20%) C
14 9 (1.98%) JavaScript
14 9 (1.98%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.76%) Scala
16 3 (0.66%) Clojure
16 3 (0.66%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 114 (25.11%) Degree
2 27 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.63%) MCP
4 17 (3.74%) MCSA
5 16 (3.52%) MCITP
6 15 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (2.20%) MCDST
8 7 (1.54%) MCSE
9 6 (1.32%) CFA
10 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.44%) CHECK Team Member
12 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.22%) MCSD
12 1 (0.22%) PhD
12 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.71%) QA
2 25 (5.51%) MiFID
3 19 (4.19%) SLA
4 3 (0.66%) GDPR
5 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) Basel II
6 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.22%) PMO
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 158 (34.80%) Active Directory
2 67 (14.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.85%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.30%) vSphere
5 13 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (2.42%) Terminal Server
7 8 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.54%) XenApp
9 4 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.88%) XenServer
10 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.22%) Docker
11 1 (0.22%) Squid
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 53 (11.67%) SCCM
2 48 (10.57%) AirWatch
3 14 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (3.08%) ITRS Geneos
3 14 (3.08%) Perfmon
4 11 (2.42%) XenMobile
5 10 (2.20%) ServiceCenter
6 8 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.54%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.10%) DameWare
8 5 (1.10%) WSUS
9 4 (0.88%) Control-M
10 2 (0.44%) Kibana
10 2 (0.44%) logstash
11 1 (0.22%) QRadar
11 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.22%) vRealize
11 1 (0.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 236 (51.98%) Reuters
2 105 (23.13%) Oracle
3 102 (22.47%) Microsoft
4 82 (18.06%) VMware
5 75 (16.52%) Fidessa
6 72 (15.86%) Cisco
7 70 (15.42%) Citrix
8 63 (13.88%) FactSet
9 58 (12.78%) Tradeweb
10 57 (12.56%) FXall
11 47 (10.35%) MarketAxess
12 40 (8.81%) NetApp
13 39 (8.59%) Charles River
13 39 (8.59%) Nimble Storage
14 37 (8.15%) ION Trading
15 25 (5.51%) Sybase
16 22 (4.85%) Apple
17 17 (3.74%) HP
18 16 (3.52%) Red Hat
18 16 (3.52%) SimCorp