The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 275 290 291
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 35 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 22
Average salary £66,500 £40,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.25% -45.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,150 £35,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £74,750 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
Reference Data
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4288 4878 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.65% 47.05% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 4125 4383
Average salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Reference Data
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data across the City of London region.

Reference Data Salary Trend in the City of London

Reference Data
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reference Data across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the City of London

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Reference Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Reference Data.

1 40 (55.56%) Finance
2 38 (52.78%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (51.39%) Oracle
4 31 (43.06%) ETL
5 30 (41.67%) SQL
6 26 (36.11%) Dimensional Modelling
7 25 (34.72%) Informatica
8 22 (30.56%) DataStage
8 22 (30.56%) Ab Initio
9 21 (29.17%) Data Management
9 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
11 15 (20.83%) Data Modelling
11 15 (20.83%) Banking
12 14 (19.44%) Fixed Income
12 14 (19.44%) Investment Banking
13 13 (18.06%) Data Architecture
13 13 (18.06%) XML
14 12 (16.67%) OLAP
14 12 (16.67%) MS Office
14 12 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
15 11 (15.28%) Equities
15 11 (15.28%) .NET
15 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
15 11 (15.28%) CRM
16 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
16 9 (12.50%) Business Objects
16 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
16 9 (12.50%) Scrum
16 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Reference Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Reference Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Office
2 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (52.78%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (30.56%) DataStage
3 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
4 12 (16.67%) OLAP
4 12 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (5.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (5.56%) QlikView
6 4 (5.56%) MySQL
7 3 (4.17%) OLTP
7 3 (4.17%) DB2
7 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.78%) Big Data
9 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
General
1 40 (55.56%) Finance
2 15 (20.83%) Banking
3 14 (19.44%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Front Office
5 3 (4.17%) Legal
6 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Project Manager
1 22 (30.56%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Excel Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Excel VBA Developer
8 3 (4.17%) VBA Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Head of Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.17%) Reference Data Business Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Junior Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) XML
2 11 (15.28%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) FpML
4 1 (1.39%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.39%) XSD
4 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Fixed Income
2 11 (15.28%) Equities
3 9 (12.50%) Derivative
4 5 (6.94%) Data Integration
5 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.78%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.78%) ASIC
6 2 (2.78%) NHS
7 1 (1.39%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) UNIX
1 3 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) ETL
2 26 (36.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 21 (29.17%) Data Management
3 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (20.83%) Data Modelling
5 13 (18.06%) Data Architecture
6 11 (15.28%) CRM
7 9 (12.50%) Scrum
7 9 (12.50%) System Testing
7 9 (12.50%) OpenUP
7 9 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.33%) Investment Management
8 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.94%) Information Architecture
9 5 (6.94%) Data Governance
9 5 (6.94%) Analytics
10 4 (5.56%) Low Latency
10 4 (5.56%) Market Making
10 4 (5.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) SQL
2 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.33%) C
4 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.17%) VBA
5 3 (4.17%) C#
5 3 (4.17%) C++
5 3 (4.17%) Java
6 2 (2.78%) Perl
6 2 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (1.39%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.17%) EMIR
3 1 (1.39%) Basel III
3 1 (1.39%) FATCA
3 1 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Oracle
2 25 (34.72%) Informatica
3 22 (30.56%) Ab Initio
4 9 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 6 (8.33%) StatPro
5 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.33%) SunGard
5 6 (8.33%) SimCorp
5 6 (8.33%) Advent
5 6 (8.33%) FactSet
5 6 (8.33%) BI-SAM
6 4 (5.56%) Birst
6 4 (5.56%) SAP
6 4 (5.56%) Cognos
6 4 (5.56%) Bloomberg
7 3 (4.17%) Teradata
8 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.39%) MapR
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS & BENIFITS OTE £100,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago