Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 767 799 668
Rank change year-on-year +32 -131 -47
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 442 475 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.57% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 359 422 534
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £53,450
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +2.90% +6.90%
10th Percentile £30,800 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,125 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £68,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -46.91% +83.33% -6.25%

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 77335 83174 100565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.37% 43.85% 45.99%
Number of salaries quoted 59769 67130 81800
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 October 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 October 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 +28 437 £62,500 +13.64% 21
London -3 434 £62,500 +13.64% 19
UK excluding London +31 7 £36,500 -46.91% 4
Scotland -23 3 £35,000 -53.33% 2
South East +51 2 £38,000 -36.67% 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 276 (62.44%) Finance
2 231 (52.26%) Reuters
3 170 (38.46%) Windows
4 164 (37.10%) SQL
5 157 (35.52%) Banking
6 144 (32.58%) Active Directory
7 103 (23.30%) Windows 7
8 97 (21.95%) Asset Management
9 93 (21.04%) Windows Server
10 90 (20.36%) Microsoft
11 87 (19.68%) Windows 10
12 86 (19.46%) Front Office
13 82 (18.55%) Investment Banking
14 77 (17.42%) Linux
15 76 (17.19%) FactSet
16 68 (15.38%) Citrix
17 67 (15.16%) C#
18 66 (14.93%) SQL Server
19 62 (14.03%) VMware
20 61 (13.80%) Fixed Income
20 61 (13.80%) Degree
21 60 (13.57%) PowerShell
22 58 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
22 58 (13.12%) ITIL
22 58 (13.12%) Python
22 58 (13.12%) Cisco
23 56 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
24 55 (12.44%) .NET
25 54 (12.22%) Hedge funds
26 53 (11.99%) DHCP

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 47 (10.63%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 40 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (4.07%) Skype for Business
4 16 (3.62%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.36%) Apache
7 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.45%) Confluence
9 2 (0.45%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.45%) IIS
9 2 (0.45%) MTS
9 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 51 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (8.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) InVision
4 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (7.92%) Eikon
2 27 (6.11%) thinkFolio
3 18 (4.07%) Bloomberg AIM
4 10 (2.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 10 (2.26%) ION MarketView
5 6 (1.36%) LatentZero
5 6 (1.36%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.90%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.68%) Summit
8 2 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.45%) Kondor
8 2 (0.45%) PolarLake
8 2 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.23%) Endur
9 1 (0.23%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.41%) Office 365
2 16 (3.62%) Dropbox
2 16 (3.62%) OneDrive
3 11 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.36%) IaaS
6 3 (0.68%) SaaS
7 2 (0.45%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.99%) DHCP
1 53 (11.99%) DNS
2 51 (11.54%) VPN
3 34 (7.69%) LAN
4 31 (7.01%) TCP/IP
5 30 (6.79%) WAN
6 26 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (3.85%) IPsec
8 16 (3.62%) Firewall
9 13 (2.94%) VoIP
9 13 (2.94%) Wireless
10 9 (2.04%) SAN
10 9 (2.04%) Skype
11 8 (1.81%) BGP
12 7 (1.58%) Multicast
12 7 (1.58%) OSPF
13 6 (1.36%) Network Security
14 5 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (1.13%) PBX
15 4 (0.90%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (7.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (2.04%) MySQL
6 9 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.36%) QlikView
8 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.13%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.13%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (1.13%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (1.13%) Tick Data
10 4 (0.90%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.68%) Big Data
11 3 (0.68%) KDB
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.26%) MSI
2 8 (1.81%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.58%) Maven
3 7 (1.58%) Subversion
4 5 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.90%) JIRA
6 3 (0.68%) Mockito
7 2 (0.45%) FxCop
7 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.45%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.45%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 276 (62.44%) Finance
2 157 (35.52%) Banking
3 86 (19.46%) Front Office
4 82 (18.55%) Investment Banking
5 29 (6.56%) Retail Banking
6 19 (4.30%) Back Office
7 12 (2.71%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.36%) German Language
9 5 (1.13%) Legal
9 5 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) International Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (29.86%) Analyst
2 69 (15.61%) Support Engineer
3 62 (14.03%) Developer
4 57 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 45 (10.18%) Applications Support
6 34 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 33 (7.47%) SQL Analyst
8 29 (6.56%) IT Support
9 28 (6.33%) Business Transformation Manager
9 28 (6.33%) Programme Manager
9 28 (6.33%) Service Analyst
9 28 (6.33%) Transformation Manager
9 28 (6.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
10 24 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
11 23 (5.20%) Financial Analyst
12 22 (4.98%) IT Analyst
12 22 (4.98%) IT Support Analyst
12 22 (4.98%) Linux Support
13 21 (4.75%) C# Developer
14 20 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.44%) .NET
2 28 (6.33%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (2.49%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.49%) Spring
4 10 (2.26%) Software Packaging
5 8 (1.81%) Middleware
5 8 (1.81%) XML
6 7 (1.58%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.36%) Rendezvous
7 6 (1.36%) REST
8 5 (1.13%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.13%) Flask
8 5 (1.13%) JMS
9 4 (0.90%) CSS
9 4 (0.90%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.90%) HTML
9 4 (0.90%) XSLT
10 3 (0.68%) Apache Camel
10 3 (0.68%) CSS3
10 3 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.80%) Fixed Income
2 54 (12.22%) Hedge funds
3 49 (11.09%) Blackberry
4 46 (10.41%) Equities
5 35 (7.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (7.47%) Reference Data
7 30 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (5.88%) Derivative
9 20 (4.52%) Computer Science
9 20 (4.52%) Data Centre
9 20 (4.52%) iPad
10 13 (2.94%) Fat Client
10 13 (2.94%) Thin Client
11 11 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (2.26%) Eurex
13 9 (2.04%) Clustering
13 9 (2.04%) PDA
13 9 (2.04%) Replication
13 9 (2.04%) User Experience
14 8 (1.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 170 (38.46%) Windows
2 103 (23.30%) Windows 7
3 93 (21.04%) Windows Server
4 87 (19.68%) Windows 10
5 77 (17.42%) Linux
6 56 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (10.86%) Unix
8 45 (10.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (5.66%) Android
10 18 (4.07%) Solaris
11 17 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (2.94%) SUSE
13 10 (2.26%) Debian
14 9 (2.04%) CentOS
15 8 (1.81%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.58%) AIX
16 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
19 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.95%) Asset Management
2 58 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (13.12%) ITIL
3 53 (11.99%) Investment Management
4 52 (11.76%) Project Management
5 38 (8.60%) Wealth Management
6 36 (8.14%) Fund Management
7 35 (7.92%) Analytics
8 33 (7.47%) Scrum
9 32 (7.24%) Line Management
10 31 (7.01%) Mathematics
11 28 (6.33%) Business Transformation
11 28 (6.33%) Lean Six Sigma
11 28 (6.33%) Six Sigma
12 23 (5.20%) Problem Management
13 22 (4.98%) Automated Trading
13 22 (4.98%) Risk Management
14 21 (4.75%) Mentoring
15 20 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (4.07%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 164 (37.10%) SQL
2 67 (15.16%) C#
3 60 (13.57%) PowerShell
4 58 (13.12%) Python
5 28 (6.33%) Java
5 28 (6.33%) T-SQL
6 26 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 23 (5.20%) VBA
8 20 (4.52%) C++
9 19 (4.30%) MATLAB
10 16 (3.62%) Perl
11 10 (2.26%) VB
12 9 (2.04%) Korn
12 9 (2.04%) R
12 9 (2.04%) VBScript
13 8 (1.81%) Bourne shell
13 8 (1.81%) C-shell
13 8 (1.81%) PHP
14 7 (1.58%) JavaScript
15 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (13.80%) Degree
2 28 (6.33%) PMI Certification
2 28 (6.33%) PMP
3 21 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.85%) MCSA
5 16 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (3.62%) MCP
6 13 (2.94%) MCSE
7 9 (2.04%) CCNA
7 9 (2.04%) CCNP
7 9 (2.04%) MCITP
8 8 (1.81%) MCDST
9 7 (1.58%) PhD
10 6 (1.36%) CCIE
11 4 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.68%) CISSP
12 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.45%) RHCE
13 2 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.94%) SLA
2 6 (1.36%) MiFID
3 4 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.45%) QA
5 1 (0.23%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.23%) EMIR
5 1 (0.23%) JTAG
5 1 (0.23%) UCITS
System Software
1 144 (32.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (2.71%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.81%) vSphere
5 8 (1.81%) XenApp
6 6 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.90%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.45%) XenServer
10 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 27 (6.11%) SCCM
2 16 (3.62%) AirWatch
3 9 (2.04%) Perfmon
4 6 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (1.36%) XenMobile
5 5 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.13%) Nagios
5 5 (1.13%) Puppet
5 5 (1.13%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.90%) Ansible
6 4 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.68%) CFEngine
7 3 (0.68%) Control-M
8 2 (0.45%) DameWare
8 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 231 (52.26%) Reuters
2 90 (20.36%) Microsoft
3 76 (17.19%) FactSet
4 68 (15.38%) Citrix
5 62 (14.03%) VMware
6 58 (13.12%) Cisco
7 28 (6.33%) CQG
7 28 (6.33%) LexisNexis
7 28 (6.33%) Oracle
8 24 (5.43%) ION Trading
9 22 (4.98%) NetApp
10 20 (4.52%) Fidessa
10 20 (4.52%) Sybase
11 16 (3.62%) Murex
12 15 (3.39%) Apple
12 15 (3.39%) Nimble Storage
12 15 (3.39%) Red Hat
13 14 (3.17%) HP
14 13 (2.94%) Charles River
15 12 (2.71%) Patsystems