Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 771 791 656
Rank change year-on-year +20 -135 -29
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 455 464 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.56% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 374 406 524
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,150
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £68,750 £36,250
% change year-on-year -44.73% +89.66% -3.33%

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 80618 82805 99305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.56% 43.83% 45.69%
Number of salaries quoted 62381 66883 80874
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 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 +24 452 £57,500 +9.52% 32
London +14 449 £57,500 +9.52% 32
UK excluding London +15 4 £38,000 -44.73%
South East +44 2 £38,000 -27.62%
Scotland -23 1 £42,000 -44.00%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 286 (62.86%) Finance
2 226 (49.67%) Reuters
3 175 (38.46%) Windows
4 173 (38.02%) Banking
5 151 (33.19%) SQL
6 149 (32.75%) Active Directory
7 111 (24.40%) Asset Management
8 104 (22.86%) Windows 7
9 94 (20.66%) Front Office
9 94 (20.66%) Microsoft
10 92 (20.22%) Windows Server
11 87 (19.12%) Windows 10
12 85 (18.68%) Investment Banking
13 82 (18.02%) Linux
14 79 (17.36%) FactSet
15 77 (16.92%) Citrix
16 65 (14.29%) PowerShell
17 64 (14.07%) ITIL
18 63 (13.85%) Python
19 62 (13.63%) DHCP
19 62 (13.63%) DNS
19 62 (13.63%) VMware
19 62 (13.63%) Fixed Income
20 61 (13.41%) Unix
21 60 (13.19%) Cisco
21 60 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
22 55 (12.09%) Office 365
23 53 (11.65%) Degree
24 52 (11.43%) Investment Management
24 52 (11.43%) SQL Server

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 42 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (6.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (4.62%) Skype for Business
5 18 (3.96%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.54%) Apache
9 4 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.88%) IIS
10 3 (0.66%) Confluence
10 3 (0.66%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.44%) MTS
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 51 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (9.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.66%) InVision
5 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (9.23%) Eikon
2 25 (5.49%) Bloomberg AIM
2 25 (5.49%) thinkFolio
3 14 (3.08%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 14 (3.08%) ION MarketView
4 8 (1.76%) Markit EDM
5 5 (1.10%) Endur
6 4 (0.88%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.88%) Summit
7 3 (0.66%) Kondor
8 2 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.44%) Eze OMS
8 2 (0.44%) LongView
9 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.09%) Office 365
2 12 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.20%) Dropbox
3 10 (2.20%) OneDrive
4 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.32%) IaaS
6 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.66%) SaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.44%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.63%) DHCP
1 62 (13.63%) DNS
2 46 (10.11%) TCP/IP
3 45 (9.89%) VPN
4 36 (7.91%) LAN
5 33 (7.25%) WAN
6 19 (4.18%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (3.96%) Firewall
8 15 (3.30%) VoIP
9 14 (3.08%) IPsec
9 14 (3.08%) Wireless
10 12 (2.64%) SAN
11 10 (2.20%) Network Security
12 9 (1.98%) BGP
12 9 (1.98%) OSPF
12 9 (1.98%) Skype
13 8 (1.76%) Multicast
14 6 (1.32%) Internet
15 5 (1.10%) Ethernet
15 5 (1.10%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (1.98%) MySQL
6 9 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.76%) Tick Data
8 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.32%) Big Data
9 6 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.32%) QlikView
10 5 (1.10%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (1.10%) Sybase ASE
11 4 (0.88%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.66%) KDB
12 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (4.40%) MSI
2 8 (1.76%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.76%) Subversion
3 7 (1.54%) Maven
3 7 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.88%) JIRA
5 3 (0.66%) Mockito
5 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.44%) FxCop
6 2 (0.44%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.44%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 286 (62.86%) Finance
2 173 (38.02%) Banking
3 94 (20.66%) Front Office
4 85 (18.68%) Investment Banking
5 28 (6.15%) Retail Banking
6 22 (4.84%) Back Office
7 14 (3.08%) Legal
8 13 (2.86%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.98%) German Language
10 6 (1.32%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.66%) Retail
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) International Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Marketing
13 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (25.71%) Analyst
2 79 (17.36%) Support Engineer
3 60 (13.19%) Applications Support
4 54 (11.87%) Support Analyst
5 48 (10.55%) Desktop Support
6 41 (9.01%) Developer
7 36 (7.91%) IT Support
8 33 (7.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 33 (7.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 29 (6.37%) IT Analyst
10 28 (6.15%) Business Transformation Manager
10 28 (6.15%) IT Support Analyst
10 28 (6.15%) Programme Manager
10 28 (6.15%) Transformation Manager
10 28 (6.15%) Transformation Programme Manager
11 25 (5.49%) Citrix Engineer
12 24 (5.27%) Citrix Support
12 24 (5.27%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 23 (5.05%) Service Analyst
14 20 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.47%) .NET
2 31 (6.81%) FIX Protocol
3 20 (4.40%) Software Packaging
4 10 (2.20%) Middleware
4 10 (2.20%) Spring
5 9 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.98%) XML
6 6 (1.32%) Rendezvous
7 5 (1.10%) JMS
8 4 (0.88%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.88%) REST
8 4 (0.88%) XSLT
9 3 (0.66%) Apache Camel
9 3 (0.66%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.66%) Murex MxML
9 3 (0.66%) Scalaz
9 3 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (0.66%) Web Services
10 2 (0.44%) CSS
10 2 (0.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.63%) Fixed Income
2 47 (10.33%) Blackberry
2 47 (10.33%) Hedge funds
3 39 (8.57%) Reference Data
4 38 (8.35%) Equities
5 30 (6.59%) Derivative
6 29 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (5.05%) iPad
9 21 (4.62%) Data Centre
9 21 (4.62%) Fat Client
9 21 (4.62%) Thin Client
10 20 (4.40%) Computer Science
11 15 (3.30%) Fintech
12 11 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (2.20%) Eurex
14 9 (1.98%) Clustering
14 9 (1.98%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.98%) PDA
14 9 (1.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 175 (38.46%) Windows
2 104 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 92 (20.22%) Windows Server
4 87 (19.12%) Windows 10
5 82 (18.02%) Linux
6 61 (13.41%) Unix
7 60 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (4.18%) Android
9 19 (4.18%) Solaris
10 17 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (3.08%) SUSE
12 11 (2.42%) Debian
13 10 (2.20%) CentOS
14 9 (1.98%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.54%) AIX
15 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (24.40%) Asset Management
2 64 (14.07%) ITIL
3 52 (11.43%) Investment Management
4 51 (11.21%) Project Management
5 50 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (8.57%) Wealth Management
7 37 (8.13%) Fund Management
8 33 (7.25%) Line Management
9 32 (7.03%) Scrum
10 30 (6.59%) Automated Trading
10 30 (6.59%) Mathematics
11 28 (6.15%) Business Transformation
11 28 (6.15%) Lean Six Sigma
11 28 (6.15%) Six Sigma
12 27 (5.93%) Task Automation
13 26 (5.71%) Analytics
14 25 (5.49%) Application Packaging
15 24 (5.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 23 (5.05%) Problem Management
17 21 (4.62%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 151 (33.19%) SQL
2 65 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 63 (13.85%) Python
4 48 (10.55%) C#
5 29 (6.37%) Shell Script
6 28 (6.15%) Java
7 25 (5.49%) VBA
8 24 (5.27%) T-SQL
9 22 (4.84%) C++
9 22 (4.84%) Perl
10 17 (3.74%) MATLAB
11 15 (3.30%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.20%) Korn
12 10 (2.20%) VB
13 9 (1.98%) Bourne shell
13 9 (1.98%) C-shell
13 9 (1.98%) PHP
13 9 (1.98%) R
13 9 (1.98%) VBScript
14 6 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (11.65%) Degree
2 28 (6.15%) PMI Certification
2 28 (6.15%) PMP
3 22 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.96%) MCP
4 18 (3.96%) MCSA
5 17 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.86%) MCSE
7 10 (2.20%) CCNA
7 10 (2.20%) CCNP
7 10 (2.20%) MCITP
8 9 (1.98%) MCDST
9 7 (1.54%) PhD
10 5 (1.10%) CCIE
11 4 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.88%) RHCE
11 4 (0.88%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.66%) CISSP
12 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.08%) SLA
2 12 (2.64%) MiFID
3 7 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.32%) QA
5 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.22%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.22%) EMIR
6 1 (0.22%) GDPR
6 1 (0.22%) JTAG
6 1 (0.22%) UCITS
System Software
1 149 (32.75%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (2.42%) XenApp
5 10 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.10%) vSphere
7 4 (0.88%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.66%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.44%) Firmware
9 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (8.35%) SCCM
2 13 (2.86%) AirWatch
3 9 (1.98%) Perfmon
4 8 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.32%) Ansible
5 6 (1.32%) Nagios
5 6 (1.32%) Puppet
5 6 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
5 6 (1.32%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (1.10%) XenMobile
7 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.44%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.44%) DameWare
9 2 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 226 (49.67%) Reuters
2 94 (20.66%) Microsoft
3 79 (17.36%) FactSet
4 77 (16.92%) Citrix
5 62 (13.63%) VMware
6 60 (13.19%) Cisco
7 36 (7.91%) Oracle
8 28 (6.15%) LexisNexis
9 27 (5.93%) ION Trading
10 26 (5.71%) CQG
10 26 (5.71%) Fidessa
11 23 (5.05%) Sybase
12 17 (3.74%) HP
12 17 (3.74%) Murex
12 17 (3.74%) Red Hat
13 16 (3.52%) Apple
13 16 (3.52%) NetApp
14 13 (2.86%) Patsystems
15 12 (2.64%) Charles River
15 12 (2.64%) Nimble Storage