Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 506 697 784
Rank change year-on-year +191 +87 -8
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 272 429 426
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.71% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 260 373 379
Median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +45.45% -12.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £25,350 £32,900
90th Percentile £144,625 £143,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £24,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year +87.50% +14.29% -35.88%

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 25,776 60,408 73,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.05% 42.45% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19,726 46,289 56,913
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 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 +202 270 £90,000 +9.09% 21
London +107 267 £90,000 +9.09% 21
UK excluding London +254 5 £45,000 +87.50%
Work from Home - 4 £60,000 - 3
Northern Ireland +2 2 £40,000 +73.91%
North of England - 2 £50,000 -
North West - 2 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 August 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.

1 229 (84.19%) Finance
2 189 (69.49%) Front Office
3 185 (68.01%) Asset Management
4 170 (62.50%) Fixed Income
5 169 (62.13%) SQL
6 163 (59.93%) Python
7 157 (57.72%) Hedge funds
8 112 (41.18%) Investment Management
8 112 (41.18%) AWS
9 104 (38.24%) Derivative
10 103 (37.87%) Web Services
11 99 (36.40%) R
12 91 (33.46%) Equities
13 87 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
14 83 (30.51%) Back Office
15 78 (28.68%) Markit EDM
16 77 (28.31%) Migration
17 75 (27.57%) Analytics
18 74 (27.21%) Reference Data
19 73 (26.84%) Performance Attribution
20 72 (26.47%) Eagle PACE
21 70 (25.74%) Data Management
22 68 (25.00%) Reuters
23 65 (23.90%) Banking
24 60 (22.06%) PolarLake
25 58 (21.32%) Wealth Management
26 56 (20.59%) Windows
26 56 (20.59%) Microsoft
26 56 (20.59%) Enterprise Data Management
27 52 (19.12%) Business Analysis

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 11 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.10%) IIS
4 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.37%) Apache
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.37%) nginx
5 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (19.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 78 (28.68%) Markit EDM
2 72 (26.47%) Eagle PACE
3 60 (22.06%) PolarLake
4 37 (13.60%) FINCAD Analytics
5 11 (4.04%) thinkFolio
6 7 (2.57%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (0.74%) Eikon
8 1 (0.37%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.37%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
8 1 (0.37%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 112 (41.18%) AWS
2 28 (10.29%) Office 365
3 15 (5.51%) Azure
4 7 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.74%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.37%) NuGet
6 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.37%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.82%) Firewall
2 11 (4.04%) FIX Connectivity
3 9 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.57%) DNS
5 6 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (1.84%) VoIP
6 5 (1.84%) VPN
7 4 (1.47%) CHAP
7 4 (1.47%) LAN
8 3 (1.10%) DHCP
8 3 (1.10%) PBX
8 3 (1.10%) Skype
8 3 (1.10%) WAN
8 3 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.74%) Intranet
9 2 (0.74%) NAS
9 2 (0.74%) Network Security
9 2 (0.74%) VLAN
10 1 (0.37%) DMZ
10 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.81%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (13.60%) Amazon Athena
2 37 (13.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 14 (5.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.74%) KDB
5 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.74%) Power BI
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.37%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) MySQL
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.37%) QlikView
6 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.10%) JIRA
2 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) MSI
3 1 (0.37%) Redmine
3 1 (0.37%) Subversion
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 229 (84.19%) Finance
2 189 (69.49%) Front Office
3 83 (30.51%) Back Office
4 65 (23.90%) Banking
5 10 (3.68%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.84%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.10%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) International Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 140 (51.47%) Analyst
2 90 (33.09%) Business Analyst
3 82 (30.15%) Finance Manager
4 80 (29.41%) Financial Analyst
5 62 (22.79%) Finance Business Analyst
6 39 (14.34%) Reference Data Analyst
7 31 (11.40%) Data Business Analyst
8 29 (10.66%) Reference Data Business Analyst
9 25 (9.19%) Support Analyst
10 20 (7.35%) Analytics Manager
10 20 (7.35%) Data Analyst
10 20 (7.35%) Head of Analytics
10 20 (7.35%) Head of Finance
11 19 (6.99%) Data Manager
12 16 (5.88%) Developer
12 16 (5.88%) Development Manager
13 13 (4.78%) Engineering Manager
14 12 (4.41%) Asset Management Analyst
14 12 (4.41%) Asset Management Business Analyst
14 12 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (37.87%) Web Services
2 37 (13.60%) J2EE
3 16 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (4.41%) Pandas
5 2 (0.74%) COM
5 2 (0.74%) WinForms
5 2 (0.74%) WPF
6 1 (0.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.37%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.37%) HTML
6 1 (0.37%) JSON
6 1 (0.37%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.37%) MDX
6 1 (0.37%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (0.37%) Middleware
6 1 (0.37%) REST
6 1 (0.37%) Spring
6 1 (0.37%) STL
6 1 (0.37%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 170 (62.50%) Fixed Income
2 157 (57.72%) Hedge funds
3 104 (38.24%) Derivative
4 91 (33.46%) Equities
5 74 (27.21%) Reference Data
6 38 (13.97%) OTC Derivatives
7 23 (8.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (4.04%) Eurex
10 10 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (2.94%) Data Centre
12 6 (2.21%) PKI
13 4 (1.47%) SWIFT
14 3 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.10%) User Experience
15 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
15 2 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
16 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
16 1 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.59%) Windows
2 38 (13.97%) Windows Server
3 21 (7.72%) Linux
4 18 (6.62%) Windows 10
5 11 (4.04%) Unix
6 10 (3.68%) CentOS
6 10 (3.68%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.31%) Solaris
7 9 (3.31%) SUSE
7 9 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.94%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (2.57%) Debian
10 6 (2.21%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.47%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.37%) Fedora
13 1 (0.37%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (68.01%) Asset Management
2 112 (41.18%) Investment Management
3 87 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (28.31%) Migration
5 75 (27.57%) Analytics
6 73 (26.84%) Performance Attribution
7 70 (25.74%) Data Management
8 58 (21.32%) Wealth Management
9 56 (20.59%) Enterprise Data Management
10 52 (19.12%) Business Analysis
11 50 (18.38%) Mentoring
11 50 (18.38%) Performance Management
12 49 (18.01%) Data Analysis
13 45 (16.54%) Software Engineering
14 44 (16.18%) Risk Analysis
15 39 (14.34%) Decision-Making
16 38 (13.97%) Data Analytics
17 37 (13.60%) Artificial Intelligence
17 37 (13.60%) Fund Management
18 36 (13.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 169 (62.13%) SQL
2 163 (59.93%) Python
3 99 (36.40%) R
4 46 (16.91%) Java
4 46 (16.91%) JavaScript
5 44 (16.18%) VBA
6 41 (15.07%) C#
7 39 (14.34%) C++
8 37 (13.60%) Kotlin
9 36 (13.24%) MATLAB
10 12 (4.41%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.31%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.31%) Perl
12 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.84%) C
14 2 (0.74%) PHP
15 1 (0.37%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.37%) C-shell
15 1 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (4.04%) Degree
2 4 (1.47%) MCSA
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.10%) MCP
4 2 (0.74%) CFA
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.37%) CCIE
5 1 (0.37%) CCNA
5 1 (0.37%) CCNP
5 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.37%) RHCE
5 1 (0.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.94%) SLA
2 7 (2.57%) MiFID
3 5 (1.84%) EMIR
4 4 (1.47%) ISO 20022
4 4 (1.47%) SEPA
5 3 (1.10%) QA
6 1 (0.37%) UCITS
System Software
1 49 (18.01%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.51%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.74%) Docker
6 2 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.37%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.37%) LXC
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.37%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (4.78%) SCCM
2 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.74%) MaaS360
3 2 (0.74%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.37%) Icinga
4 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.37%) Nagios
4 1 (0.37%) Packer
4 1 (0.37%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Terraform
4 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (25.00%) Reuters
2 56 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 37 (13.60%) Cisco
4 24 (8.82%) FactSet
5 16 (5.88%) Fidessa
6 15 (5.51%) Oracle
7 14 (5.15%) Avaya
7 14 (5.15%) ION Trading
7 14 (5.15%) VMware
8 12 (4.41%) Charles River
8 12 (4.41%) Citrix
9 11 (4.04%) CQG
9 11 (4.04%) Patsystems
9 11 (4.04%) Red Hat
9 11 (4.04%) Trayport
10 9 (3.31%) Refinitiv
11 8 (2.94%) Apple
12 7 (2.57%) Sybase
13 6 (2.21%) Dell
14 4 (1.47%) Nortel