Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 762 468 728
Rank change year-on-year -294 +260 +69
Permanent jobs citing Bloomberg 285 232 392
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 1.24% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 182 224 346
10th Percentile £32,500 £45,375 £31,875
25th Percentile £45,000 £71,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £90,000 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +57.14%
75th Percentile £102,500 £115,000 £122,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £135,000 £143,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £57,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -34.78% +130.00% +19.05%

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 48,888 18,774 57,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.08% 39.18% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32,510 15,001 44,493
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Bloomberg in the UK

Bloomberg
Top 9 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 15 October 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 -259 282 £75,000 -16.67% 12
London -228 240 £75,000 -16.67% 11
UK excluding London -208 42 £37,500 -34.78% 4
Work from Home -246 37 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South East - 24 £37,500 - 1
East of England -100 9 - -
North of England -136 9 £100,000 +100.00%
Yorkshire - 8 - -
North West -102 1 £100,000 +100.00%

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 171 (60.00%) Finance
2 117 (41.05%) Windows
3 110 (38.60%) SQL
4 95 (33.33%) Reuters
5 83 (29.12%) Banking
6 82 (28.77%) Social Skills
7 78 (27.37%) Python
8 68 (23.86%) Linux
9 58 (20.35%) Front Office
10 56 (19.65%) JavaScript
11 55 (19.30%) Microsoft
12 53 (18.60%) Java
13 50 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (16.84%) SQL Server
14 48 (16.84%) Active Directory
14 48 (16.84%) Microsoft 365
15 46 (16.14%) Software Engineering
16 43 (15.09%) C#
16 43 (15.09%) PowerShell
17 42 (14.74%) ITIL
17 42 (14.74%) Risk Management
18 41 (14.39%) Investment Banking
18 41 (14.39%) Fidessa
19 38 (13.33%) Unix
19 38 (13.33%) Oracle
19 38 (13.33%) Azure
19 38 (13.33%) GitHub
20 37 (12.98%) Ruby
21 36 (12.63%) Full Stack Development
22 35 (12.28%) XML

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 9 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (1.75%) WordPress
4 3 (1.05%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.05%) Jupyter
Applications
1 25 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (8.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (5.26%) Summit
2 12 (4.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 9 (3.16%) ION MarketView
4 6 (2.11%) Eikon
5 4 (1.40%) Bloomberg AIM
5 4 (1.40%) thinkFolio
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.70%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
8 1 (0.35%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.35%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.35%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.35%) Minerva
8 1 (0.35%) RMDS
8 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.84%) Microsoft 365
2 38 (13.33%) Azure
2 38 (13.33%) GitHub
3 15 (5.26%) AWS
4 11 (3.86%) Power Platform
5 10 (3.51%) Slack
6 2 (0.70%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.70%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.42%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.96%) DNS
3 16 (5.61%) DHCP
4 15 (5.26%) FIX Connectivity
4 15 (5.26%) LAN
5 14 (4.91%) Firewall
6 12 (4.21%) WAN
7 8 (2.81%) VPN
8 5 (1.75%) Network Security
8 5 (1.75%) SMS
9 3 (1.05%) BGP
9 3 (1.05%) HTTP
9 3 (1.05%) Multicast
9 3 (1.05%) OSPF
9 3 (1.05%) VoIP
10 2 (0.70%) SAN
10 2 (0.70%) WebEx
10 2 (0.70%) Wireless
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 11 (3.86%) Power BI
4 5 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.75%) KDB
4 5 (1.75%) MySQL
5 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.40%) Tableau
6 3 (1.05%) Big Data
6 3 (1.05%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.05%) Kdb+
6 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.05%) Redis
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2017
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.05%) SSDT
7 2 (0.70%) QlikView
8 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (11.58%) JIRA
2 19 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.91%) IntelliJ
3 14 (4.91%) Maven
4 7 (2.46%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.46%) WinDbg
5 5 (1.75%) Postman
6 4 (1.40%) Cypress.io
6 4 (1.40%) webpack
7 3 (1.05%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.05%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.35%) JUnit
8 1 (0.35%) Mockito
General
1 171 (60.00%) Finance
2 83 (29.12%) Banking
3 82 (28.77%) Social Skills
4 58 (20.35%) Front Office
5 41 (14.39%) Investment Banking
6 26 (9.12%) Back Office
7 23 (8.07%) Presentation Skills
8 16 (5.61%) Wearables
9 13 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (3.86%) Marketing
11 9 (3.16%) Legal
12 7 (2.46%) Private Banking
13 6 (2.11%) Financial Institution
13 6 (2.11%) Law
14 5 (1.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 4 (1.40%) Organisational Skills
16 3 (1.05%) Games
16 3 (1.05%) Prime Brokerage
17 2 (0.70%) Retail
17 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (26.67%) Analyst
2 60 (21.05%) Developer
3 41 (14.39%) Support Analyst
4 38 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 28 (9.82%) Applications Support
6 21 (7.37%) Applications Support Analyst
7 20 (7.02%) Software Developer
8 19 (6.67%) IT Support
9 17 (5.96%) Desktop Support
10 16 (5.61%) C++ Developer
10 16 (5.61%) C++ Software Developer
11 15 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
11 15 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
11 15 (5.26%) Software Engineer
12 14 (4.91%) Murex Developer
12 14 (4.91%) Risk Analyst
12 14 (4.91%) Risk Manager
13 12 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (4.21%) Desktop Engineer
14 11 (3.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.28%) XML
2 34 (11.93%) FIX Protocol
3 27 (9.47%) .NET
4 24 (8.42%) Spring
5 22 (7.72%) Ruby on Rails
6 19 (6.67%) React
7 18 (6.32%) HTML
7 18 (6.32%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (5.96%) XSLT
9 16 (5.61%) AngularJS
9 16 (5.61%) Middleware
9 16 (5.61%) SOAP
9 16 (5.61%) WSDL
9 16 (5.61%) XSD
10 15 (5.26%) Web Services
11 14 (4.91%) Apache Camel
11 14 (4.91%) Murex MxML
12 13 (4.56%) CSS
13 10 (3.51%) Spring Boot
14 9 (3.16%) Sidekiq
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.93%) Fixed Income
2 29 (10.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (8.77%) Hedge funds
4 22 (7.72%) Derivative
5 21 (7.37%) Equities
5 21 (7.37%) Virtual Team
6 18 (6.32%) Mobile App
7 17 (5.96%) User Experience
8 15 (5.26%) Eurex
9 14 (4.91%) Algorithms
10 12 (4.21%) Management Information System
11 10 (3.51%) Blackberry
12 9 (3.16%) Fat Client
12 9 (3.16%) Handset
12 9 (3.16%) Thin Client
12 9 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (2.46%) Market Risk
13 7 (2.46%) Reference Data
14 6 (2.11%) Anti-Piracy
15 5 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 117 (41.05%) Windows
2 68 (23.86%) Linux
3 38 (13.33%) Unix
4 31 (10.88%) Windows Server
5 29 (10.18%) Windows 10
6 19 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.61%) Ubuntu
8 15 (5.26%) CentOS
9 12 (4.21%) Solaris
10 11 (3.86%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (3.16%) Android
12 7 (2.46%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (1.40%) SUSE
15 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.14%) Software Engineering
3 42 (14.74%) ITIL
3 42 (14.74%) Risk Management
4 36 (12.63%) Full Stack Development
5 32 (11.23%) Asset Management
6 31 (10.88%) Investment Management
7 28 (9.82%) Electronic Trading
8 26 (9.12%) OO
9 25 (8.77%) SDLC
10 24 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (8.07%) Analytics
12 22 (7.72%) Change Management
12 22 (7.72%) DevOps
12 22 (7.72%) Workflow
13 20 (7.02%) Computer Science
13 20 (7.02%) OOP
14 18 (6.32%) Competitive Intelligence
15 17 (5.96%) Software Testing
15 17 (5.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (38.60%) SQL
2 78 (27.37%) Python
3 56 (19.65%) JavaScript
4 53 (18.60%) Java
5 43 (15.09%) C#
5 43 (15.09%) PowerShell
6 37 (12.98%) Ruby
7 35 (12.28%) Bash Shell
8 25 (8.77%) C++
9 18 (6.32%) ES6
9 18 (6.32%) Shell Script
10 17 (5.96%) Perl
11 16 (5.61%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.51%) Clojure
12 10 (3.51%) PHP
12 10 (3.51%) Scala
12 10 (3.51%) VBA
13 9 (3.16%) VBScript
14 6 (2.11%) Go
14 6 (2.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (8.42%) Degree
2 13 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.21%) MCP
3 12 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.86%) MCSA
5 10 (3.51%) MCDST
5 10 (3.51%) MCITP
6 5 (1.75%) MCSE
7 4 (1.40%) PhD
8 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.91%) SLA
2 9 (3.16%) QA
3 4 (1.40%) Accessibility
4 3 (1.05%) GDPR
5 2 (0.70%) EMIR
5 2 (0.70%) MiFID
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (16.84%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.26%) Docker
4 11 (3.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 11 (3.86%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (3.86%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.70%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.70%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (8.07%) SCCM
2 14 (4.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (3.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (2.46%) Perfmon
5 6 (2.11%) Ansible
6 5 (1.75%) Puppet
6 5 (1.75%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (1.75%) Terraform
7 4 (1.40%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.40%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.05%) Icinga
8 3 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.05%) Nagios
9 2 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.70%) MOM
9 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.70%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (33.33%) Reuters
2 55 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 41 (14.39%) Fidessa
4 38 (13.33%) Oracle
5 32 (11.23%) ANSYS
6 29 (10.18%) Citrix
7 27 (9.47%) ION Trading
8 26 (9.12%) Cisco
9 24 (8.42%) Charles River
10 22 (7.72%) Red Hat
11 21 (7.37%) VMware
12 19 (6.67%) Apple
12 19 (6.67%) Murex
13 18 (6.32%) DocuSign
13 18 (6.32%) Wallstreet Suite
14 17 (5.96%) Tradeweb
15 16 (5.61%) CQG
15 16 (5.61%) FactSet
16 15 (5.26%) Patsystems
16 15 (5.26%) Trayport