Period
to 27 January 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 547 794 759
Rank change year-on-year +247 -35 +64
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 541 336 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 501 289 380
UK median annual salary £90,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.64% - +7.84%
10th Percentile £37,750 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £161,250 £95,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,250 £59,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year -39.33% +57.24% -44.73%

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 52,708 63,739 76,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.23% 42.54% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40,211 48,962 60,373
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +222 530 £95,000 +72.73% 34
London +168 528 £95,000 +72.73% 32
UK excluding London +71 10 £36,250 -39.33% 3
Scotland +35 4 £82,500 -5.71% 1
Channel Islands - 4 £25,000 -
South West +23 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
South East - 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 347 (64.14%) Front Office
2 333 (61.55%) Asset Management
3 324 (59.89%) Fixed Income
4 322 (59.52%) Finance
5 313 (57.86%) Investment Management
6 304 (56.19%) Derivative
7 288 (53.23%) Hedge funds
8 243 (44.92%) Analytics
9 242 (44.73%) AWS
10 239 (44.18%) Equities
11 237 (43.81%) SQL
12 235 (43.44%) Python
13 234 (43.25%) Mentoring
14 225 (41.59%) Reuters
15 220 (40.67%) Web Services
16 187 (34.57%) Performance Attribution
17 166 (30.68%) Banking
18 154 (28.47%) Java
19 152 (28.10%) Artificial Intelligence
20 143 (26.43%) Data Analytics
21 139 (25.69%) C#
22 138 (25.51%) Reference Data
23 136 (25.14%) Machine Learning
24 133 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
25 129 (23.84%) Back Office
26 125 (23.11%) Windows
27 120 (22.18%) C++
28 118 (21.81%) Markit EDM
29 116 (21.44%) J2EE
30 113 (20.89%) Software Engineering

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 20 (3.70%) Apache
1 20 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 12 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.55%) IIS
8 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 118 (21.81%) Markit EDM
2 105 (19.41%) FINCAD Analytics
3 97 (17.93%) PolarLake
4 77 (14.23%) Eagle PACE
5 56 (10.35%) thinkFolio
6 31 (5.73%) Front Arena
7 9 (1.66%) Eikon
8 7 (1.29%) Bloomberg AIM
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 3 (0.55%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 2 (0.37%) Advent Geneva
12 2 (0.37%) Tradar
13 1 (0.18%) Actimize
13 1 (0.18%) Endur
13 1 (0.18%) Eze OMS
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
13 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
13 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 242 (44.73%) AWS
2 86 (15.90%) Office 365
3 55 (10.17%) Azure
4 46 (8.50%) GCP
5 20 (3.70%) SaaS
6 5 (0.92%) GitHub
7 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.55%) NuGet
7 3 (0.55%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
2 19 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.59%) Firewall
4 13 (2.40%) DNS
4 13 (2.40%) VPN
5 12 (2.22%) LAN
5 12 (2.22%) WAN
6 10 (1.85%) DHCP
6 10 (1.85%) FIX Connectivity
7 6 (1.11%) Network Security
7 6 (1.11%) SAN
8 4 (0.74%) PuTTY
9 3 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.37%) BGP
10 2 (0.37%) Internet
10 2 (0.37%) Multicast
10 2 (0.37%) NAS
10 2 (0.37%) OSPF
10 2 (0.37%) VoIP
10 2 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (20.52%) PostgreSQL
2 96 (17.74%) Amazon Athena
2 96 (17.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 50 (9.24%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.22%) Amazon Aurora
5 10 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.48%) MySQL
6 8 (1.48%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.48%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.29%) Big Data
8 4 (0.74%) DTS
9 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.55%) Power BI
10 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.11%) WinDbg
3 5 (0.92%) Subversion
4 4 (0.74%) Gradle
4 4 (0.74%) Maven
5 3 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.55%) MSI
6 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.37%) JIRA
7 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 347 (64.14%) Front Office
2 322 (59.52%) Finance
3 166 (30.68%) Banking
4 129 (23.84%) Back Office
5 26 (4.81%) Investment Banking
6 23 (4.25%) French Language
7 21 (3.88%) German Language
8 20 (3.70%) Italian Language
8 20 (3.70%) Spanish Language
9 14 (2.59%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.85%) Legal
11 7 (1.29%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.55%) Publishing
13 2 (0.37%) Law
13 2 (0.37%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 117 (21.63%) Data Manager
2 79 (14.60%) Support Engineer
3 72 (13.31%) Analyst
4 58 (10.72%) Analytics Manager
5 49 (9.06%) Engineering Manager
6 45 (8.32%) Development Manager
7 40 (7.39%) Support Analyst
8 39 (7.21%) Applications Support
8 39 (7.21%) Finance Manager
9 36 (6.65%) Data Analytics Manager
10 35 (6.47%) Desktop Support
11 31 (5.73%) Implementation Manager
11 31 (5.73%) IT Support
11 31 (5.73%) Support Manager
12 27 (4.99%) Developer
13 24 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
13 24 (4.44%) Applications Support Engineer
13 24 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
14 23 (4.25%) Data Analysis Manager
14 23 (4.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (40.67%) Web Services
2 116 (21.44%) J2EE
3 40 (7.39%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (2.59%) XML
5 11 (2.03%) .NET
6 10 (1.85%) Middleware
7 6 (1.11%) Dropwizard
7 6 (1.11%) gRPC
7 6 (1.11%) J2SE
8 4 (0.74%) HTML
8 4 (0.74%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.55%) React
9 3 (0.55%) Rendezvous
9 3 (0.55%) REST
9 3 (0.55%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.55%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (0.55%) WinForms
9 3 (0.55%) WPF
10 2 (0.37%) OpenFin
Miscellaneous
1 324 (59.89%) Fixed Income
2 304 (56.19%) Derivative
3 288 (53.23%) Hedge funds
4 239 (44.18%) Equities
5 138 (25.51%) Reference Data
6 91 (16.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 46 (8.50%) Greenfield Project
8 39 (7.21%) Equity Derivative
9 31 (5.73%) Video Conferencing
10 25 (4.62%) Exotic Derivative
11 22 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (2.77%) Blackberry
13 12 (2.22%) Fat Client
13 12 (2.22%) Management Information System
13 12 (2.22%) Thin Client
14 11 (2.03%) Data Centre
14 11 (2.03%) SWIFT
15 8 (1.48%) Eurex
16 6 (1.11%) Algorithms
16 6 (1.11%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 125 (23.11%) Windows
2 46 (8.50%) Linux
3 41 (7.58%) Windows 10
4 34 (6.28%) Windows 7
5 25 (4.62%) Windows Server
6 23 (4.25%) Unix
7 13 (2.40%) Android
8 12 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.48%) Solaris
9 8 (1.48%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.74%) AIX
10 4 (0.74%) zOS
11 3 (0.55%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (61.55%) Asset Management
2 313 (57.86%) Investment Management
3 243 (44.92%) Analytics
4 234 (43.25%) Mentoring
5 187 (34.57%) Performance Attribution
6 152 (28.10%) Artificial Intelligence
7 143 (26.43%) Data Analytics
8 136 (25.14%) Machine Learning
9 133 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
10 113 (20.89%) Software Engineering
11 111 (20.52%) Migration
12 105 (19.41%) Performance Management
13 98 (18.11%) Decision-Making
14 91 (16.82%) Data Management
15 83 (15.34%) Enterprise Data Management
16 69 (12.75%) Business Analysis
17 51 (9.43%) Change Management
18 47 (8.69%) Data Analysis
18 47 (8.69%) Project Delivery
19 46 (8.50%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (43.81%) SQL
2 235 (43.44%) Python
3 154 (28.47%) Java
4 139 (25.69%) C#
5 120 (22.18%) C++
6 99 (18.30%) JavaScript
7 95 (17.56%) Kotlin
8 78 (14.42%) R
9 30 (5.55%) Perl
10 28 (5.18%) Bash Shell
11 26 (4.81%) VBA
12 24 (4.44%) PowerShell
13 21 (3.88%) Ruby
14 20 (3.70%) Bourne shell
14 20 (3.70%) Korn
15 9 (1.66%) VBScript
16 5 (0.92%) Java 8
16 5 (0.92%) VB
17 3 (0.55%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (10.91%) Degree
2 17 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.85%) MCDST
3 10 (1.85%) MCSE
4 8 (1.48%) MCP
5 6 (1.11%) MCSA
6 5 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.74%) CCNA
7 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.74%) MCITP
8 3 (0.55%) CCNP
8 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.18%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (11.09%) Data Quality
2 20 (3.70%) SLA
3 4 (0.74%) MiFID
4 3 (0.55%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) Basel II
5 1 (0.18%) PMO
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (12.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (1.29%) Docker
4 7 (1.29%) XenApp
4 7 (1.29%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.11%) vSphere
6 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.18%) GPFS
8 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.18%) NFS
8 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 51 (9.43%) SCCM
2 9 (1.66%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 7 (1.29%) Perfmon
4 4 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.55%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.55%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.55%) Packer
5 3 (0.55%) Puppet
5 3 (0.55%) Terraform
6 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.18%) Ansible
7 1 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 225 (41.59%) Reuters
2 61 (11.28%) ION Trading
3 60 (11.09%) Microsoft
4 55 (10.17%) Cisco
5 47 (8.69%) Charles River
6 46 (8.50%) Fidessa
7 42 (7.76%) SimCorp
8 41 (7.58%) Oracle
9 38 (7.02%) Google
10 33 (6.10%) Avaya
10 33 (6.10%) Calypso
11 32 (5.91%) Apple
12 31 (5.73%) FIS
12 31 (5.73%) Linedata
13 28 (5.18%) VMware
14 26 (4.81%) Tradeweb
15 24 (4.44%) Citrix
15 24 (4.44%) Eze Software Group
16 20 (3.70%) FXall
16 20 (3.70%) MarketAxess