Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 568 553 781
Rank change year-on-year -15 +228 -22
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 190 542 349
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.43% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 1.03% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 183 581 305
Median annual salary £80,000 £100,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +81.82% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £157,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £59,750
% change year-on-year +42.86% -41.42% +57.24%

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 23,526 52,569 63,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.01% 41.68% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18,389 40,641 49,258
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,540 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% - +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 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Top 7 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 17 January 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 -1 190 £80,000 -20.00% 17
London -27 186 £80,000 -20.00% 16
Work from Home -125 7 £60,000 -52.00%
UK excluding London +207 4 £50,000 +42.86% 3
South East +159 3 - - 1
North West - 1 £50,000 -
North of England - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 127 (66.84%) Finance
2 115 (60.53%) Front Office
2 115 (60.53%) SQL
3 98 (51.58%) Asset Management
4 97 (51.05%) Back Office
5 94 (49.47%) Hedge funds
6 86 (45.26%) Fixed Income
7 80 (42.11%) Equities
8 75 (39.47%) Python
9 69 (36.32%) Reference Data
10 68 (35.79%) Markit EDM
11 65 (34.21%) Eagle PACE
11 65 (34.21%) AWS
12 60 (31.58%) Investment Management
12 60 (31.58%) Reuters
13 49 (25.79%) Web Services
14 47 (24.74%) Derivative
15 38 (20.00%) Windows
16 36 (18.95%) Wealth Management
17 34 (17.89%) Data Management
18 32 (16.84%) PolarLake
19 31 (16.32%) Microsoft
19 31 (16.32%) R
19 31 (16.32%) FactSet
20 30 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Management
21 29 (15.26%) Active Directory
21 29 (15.26%) Linux
22 27 (14.21%) Microsoft Excel
22 27 (14.21%) Project Management
23 26 (13.68%) Pandas

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 12 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.63%) IIS
4 4 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.58%) Confluence
6 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (14.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (8.95%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 68 (35.79%) Markit EDM
2 65 (34.21%) Eagle PACE
3 32 (16.84%) PolarLake
4 6 (3.16%) Eikon
5 5 (2.63%) Endur
6 3 (1.58%) Findur
6 3 (1.58%) Tradar
7 2 (1.05%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (1.05%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 65 (34.21%) AWS
2 24 (12.63%) Office 365
3 21 (11.05%) Azure
4 7 (3.68%) GCP
5 5 (2.63%) Serverless
6 4 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.11%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.58%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.58%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.58%) SaaS
8 2 (1.05%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.05%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.42%) FIX Connectivity
2 15 (7.89%) VPN
3 11 (5.79%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.26%) DNS
4 10 (5.26%) LAN
4 10 (5.26%) WAN
5 9 (4.74%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (4.74%) Firewall
6 7 (3.68%) DHCP
7 5 (2.63%) Network Security
7 5 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.53%) CHAP
8 1 (0.53%) Multicast
8 1 (0.53%) PBX
8 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.53%) SSL
8 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.11%) Tableau
3 3 (1.58%) MS Access
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.05%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.05%) KDB
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.05%) Tick Data
5 1 (0.53%) Power BI
5 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) JIRA
2 5 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.58%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.53%) JUnit
4 1 (0.53%) Mockito
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 127 (66.84%) Finance
2 115 (60.53%) Front Office
3 97 (51.05%) Back Office
4 24 (12.63%) Banking
5 15 (7.89%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (60.53%) Analyst
2 74 (38.95%) Financial Analyst
3 67 (35.26%) Business Analyst
4 44 (23.16%) Finance Business Analyst
5 42 (22.11%) Finance Manager
6 36 (18.95%) Data Analyst
7 33 (17.37%) Data Manager
8 31 (16.32%) Reference Data Analyst
9 26 (13.68%) Business Manager
10 25 (13.16%) Data Business Analyst
11 18 (9.47%) Business Project Manager
11 18 (9.47%) Project Analyst
11 18 (9.47%) Project Manager
12 17 (8.95%) Reference Data Business Analyst
13 16 (8.42%) Support Engineer
14 15 (7.89%) Developer
15 14 (7.37%) Applications Support
15 14 (7.37%) Finance Project Manager
16 12 (6.32%) Market Analyst
16 12 (6.32%) Market Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.79%) Web Services
2 26 (13.68%) Pandas
3 24 (12.63%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (5.79%) Middleware
5 6 (3.16%) Protocol Buffers
5 6 (3.16%) XML
6 5 (2.63%) .NET
7 4 (2.11%) FpML
7 4 (2.11%) gRPC
7 4 (2.11%) NumPy
7 4 (2.11%) SciPy
8 3 (1.58%) LINQ
8 3 (1.58%) WPF
9 2 (1.05%) JSON
9 2 (1.05%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.53%) Guava
10 1 (0.53%) MEAN Stack
10 1 (0.53%) Scalaz
10 1 (0.53%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 94 (49.47%) Hedge funds
2 86 (45.26%) Fixed Income
3 80 (42.11%) Equities
4 69 (36.32%) Reference Data
5 47 (24.74%) Derivative
6 20 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (5.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (3.16%) Data Structures
11 5 (2.63%) SWIFT
12 4 (2.11%) Blackberry
12 4 (2.11%) Data Centre
12 4 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (1.58%) User Experience
14 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
14 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
15 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
15 1 (0.53%) Eurex
15 1 (0.53%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.00%) Windows
2 29 (15.26%) Linux
3 12 (6.32%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.79%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.68%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.11%) Android
7 4 (2.11%) Unix
7 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.58%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.05%) Solaris
10 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.53%) CentOS
10 1 (0.53%) Debian
10 1 (0.53%) SUSE
10 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (51.58%) Asset Management
2 60 (31.58%) Investment Management
3 36 (18.95%) Wealth Management
4 34 (17.89%) Data Management
5 30 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Management
6 27 (14.21%) Project Management
7 25 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (12.11%) Business Analysis
9 19 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (8.95%) Project Delivery
11 16 (8.42%) Portfolio Management
12 15 (7.89%) Software Engineering
13 14 (7.37%) Performance Attribution
13 14 (7.37%) Risk Analysis
14 11 (5.79%) Fault Analysis
15 10 (5.26%) Computer Science
16 9 (4.74%) Fund Management
17 8 (4.21%) SDLC
18 7 (3.68%) Incident Management
19 6 (3.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 115 (60.53%) SQL
2 75 (39.47%) Python
3 31 (16.32%) R
4 9 (4.74%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.74%) VBA
5 8 (4.21%) C#
6 4 (2.11%) Java
7 3 (1.58%) C++
7 3 (1.58%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.53%) Perl
9 1 (0.53%) Ruby
9 1 (0.53%) Scala
9 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (8.42%) Degree
2 6 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (3.16%) MCP
2 6 (3.16%) MCSA
2 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.63%) MCDST
3 5 (2.63%) MCITP
4 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.58%) CCNA
5 3 (1.58%) CCNP
5 3 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.05%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) EMIR
2 5 (2.63%) SLA
3 3 (1.58%) MiFID
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.53%) SEPA
4 1 (0.53%) UCITS
System Software
1 29 (15.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.11%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.68%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (3.68%) SCCM
2 4 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.11%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (31.58%) Reuters
2 31 (16.32%) FactSet
2 31 (16.32%) Microsoft
3 23 (12.11%) Cisco
3 23 (12.11%) Fidessa
4 16 (8.42%) Apple
5 10 (5.26%) VMware
6 9 (4.74%) Citrix
7 6 (3.16%) Charles River
7 6 (3.16%) Google
8 5 (2.63%) ConnectWise
9 4 (2.11%) Dell
9 4 (2.11%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.11%) HP
9 4 (2.11%) ION Trading
9 4 (2.11%) Remedy
10 3 (1.58%) OpenLink
10 3 (1.58%) Oracle
10 3 (1.58%) SimCorp
10 3 (1.58%) Sun