Period
to 21 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PolarLake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PolarLake over the 6 months to 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bloomberg PolarLake
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1032 1164 1213
Rank change year-on-year +132 +49 -
Permanent jobs citing PolarLake 44 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.55% 0.010% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 40 1 2
UK median annual salary £115,000 £90,000 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -2.70% -
10th Percentile £89,500 £85,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £132,500 £95,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

PolarLake is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 8,013 10,242 13,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.85% 6.26% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,633 7,415 9,686
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,100 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%

PolarLake
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PolarLake as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PolarLake in the UK

PolarLake
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PolarLake.

Salary trend for PolarLake in the UK

PolarLake
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PolarLake over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for PolarLake in the UK

PolarLake
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PolarLake within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2019. 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 +151 44 £115,000 +27.78% 1
London +127 44 £115,000 +27.78% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, IT jobs citing PolarLake 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 PolarLake.

1 44 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 42 (95.45%) Asset Management
2 42 (95.45%) AWS
3 37 (84.09%) Reference Data
3 37 (84.09%) SQL
4 35 (79.55%) Web Services
5 32 (72.73%) Front Office
6 31 (70.45%) Enterprise Data Management
6 31 (70.45%) Data Management
7 30 (68.18%) Derivative
7 30 (68.18%) Fixed Income
7 30 (68.18%) Equities
7 30 (68.18%) Analytics
8 29 (65.91%) Mentoring
8 29 (65.91%) Performance Attribution
9 28 (63.64%) Python
10 27 (61.36%) Markit EDM
10 27 (61.36%) Machine Learning
11 26 (59.09%) R
11 26 (59.09%) Investment Management
12 25 (56.82%) Eagle PACE
13 24 (54.55%) Hedge funds
14 22 (50.00%) Data Analysis
15 13 (29.55%) Java
16 12 (27.27%) Finance
17 11 (25.00%) J2EE
17 11 (25.00%) Microservices
17 11 (25.00%) Amazon Aurora
18 9 (20.45%) Back Office
19 7 (15.91%) SQL Server

PolarLake
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 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 27 (61.36%) Markit EDM
2 25 (56.82%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (2.27%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 42 (95.45%) AWS
2 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 7 (15.91%) Big Data
2 7 (15.91%) RDBMS
2 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
General
1 32 (72.73%) Front Office
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
3 9 (20.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Data Manager
2 20 (45.45%) Data Analysis Manager
3 9 (20.45%) Engineering Manager
4 8 (18.18%) Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Java Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Analytics Manager
6 6 (13.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Finance Manager
7 5 (11.36%) Team Leader
8 4 (9.09%) Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Asset Management Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Data Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Data Analytics Manager
9 3 (6.82%) Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) Web Services
2 11 (25.00%) J2EE
3 6 (13.64%) Dropwizard
3 6 (13.64%) gRPC
3 6 (13.64%) J2SE
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (84.09%) Reference Data
2 30 (68.18%) Derivative
2 30 (68.18%) Equities
2 30 (68.18%) Fixed Income
3 24 (54.55%) Hedge funds
4 6 (13.64%) Pricing Data
5 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (11.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Asset Management
2 31 (70.45%) Data Management
2 31 (70.45%) Enterprise Data Management
3 30 (68.18%) Analytics
4 29 (65.91%) Mentoring
4 29 (65.91%) Performance Attribution
5 27 (61.36%) Machine Learning
6 26 (59.09%) Investment Management
7 22 (50.00%) Data Analysis
8 11 (25.00%) Microservices
9 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.36%) Data Validation
11 5 (11.36%) Open Source
11 5 (11.36%) Validation
12 4 (9.09%) Data Analytics
13 3 (6.82%) Data Architecture
13 3 (6.82%) OOP
13 3 (6.82%) Risk Analytics
13 3 (6.82%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 28 (63.64%) Python
3 26 (59.09%) R
4 13 (29.55%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Java 8
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Sybase
3 4 (9.09%) Reuters
4 2 (4.55%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.27%) Murex
5 1 (2.27%) RIMES
5 1 (2.27%) SmartCo