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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 256 284 279
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 55 47 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.83% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 60
Average salary £72,500 £66,250 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.43% -8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £51,800
10% offered a salary of more than £102,000 £105,500 £98,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
4991 5636 6169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.00% 47.42% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 4922 5642
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 76 (69.72%) Finance
2 56 (51.38%) SQL
3 48 (44.04%) Banking
3 48 (44.04%) Data Management
4 41 (37.61%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (36.70%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (29.36%) Derivative
7 31 (28.44%) Investment Banking
8 26 (23.85%) ETL
9 25 (22.94%) Data Modelling
9 25 (22.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (22.94%) Data Architecture
9 25 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (22.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (22.02%) Equities
11 23 (21.10%) Fixed Income
12 22 (20.18%) Oracle
13 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
14 19 (17.43%) XML
14 19 (17.43%) Analytics
15 18 (16.51%) MS Excel
16 17 (15.60%) SharePoint
16 17 (15.60%) MS Office
16 17 (15.60%) Business Objects
16 17 (15.60%) T-SQL
16 17 (15.60%) .NET
17 16 (14.68%) Investment Management
17 16 (14.68%) Front Office
18 15 (13.76%) Migration
18 15 (13.76%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 17 (15.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (3.67%) GemFire
3 1 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.60%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.83%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) Internet
2 5 (4.59%) Extranet
3 1 (0.92%) BGP
3 1 (0.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.70%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (22.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (22.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
5 15 (13.76%) OLAP
5 15 (13.76%) Oracle OLAP
5 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (7.34%) Big Data
6 8 (7.34%) Data Mining
7 6 (5.50%) QlikView
8 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.92%) KDB
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.92%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.92%) DataStage
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.92%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) PowerBuilder
1 2 (1.83%) ERwin
General
1 76 (69.72%) Finance
2 48 (44.04%) Banking
3 31 (28.44%) Investment Banking
4 16 (14.68%) Front Office
5 13 (11.93%) Law
6 12 (11.01%) Legal
7 10 (9.17%) Multimedia
8 9 (8.26%) Financial Institution
9 6 (5.50%) Retail
10 5 (4.59%) Retail Banking
10 5 (4.59%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
12 3 (2.75%) Marketing
13 2 (1.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (26.61%) Developer
2 25 (22.94%) Analyst
3 17 (15.60%) Consultant
3 17 (15.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (13.76%) ETL Developer
5 14 (12.84%) Data Analyst
5 14 (12.84%) Business Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) Architect
7 9 (8.26%) Data Architect
7 9 (8.26%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Performance Consultant
8 6 (5.50%) Data Manager
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Technology Consultant
9 5 (4.59%) Reference Data Business Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Data Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.75%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.75%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.43%) XML
2 17 (15.60%) .NET
3 4 (3.67%) Spring
4 2 (1.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.92%) Web Services
5 1 (0.92%) XSD
5 1 (0.92%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.36%) Derivative
2 25 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (22.02%) Equities
4 23 (21.10%) Fixed Income
5 7 (6.42%) Visualisation
5 7 (6.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (6.42%) Credit Risk
5 7 (6.42%) Market Risk
6 5 (4.59%) Data Conversion
7 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.67%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (2.75%) Statistics
8 3 (2.75%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.83%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.83%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.92%) Open Source
10 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) UNIX
2 1 (0.92%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.04%) Data Management
2 41 (37.61%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (23.85%) ETL
4 25 (22.94%) Data Modelling
4 25 (22.94%) Data Architecture
5 19 (17.43%) Analytics
6 16 (14.68%) Investment Management
7 15 (13.76%) System Testing
7 15 (13.76%) OpenUP
7 15 (13.76%) Software Architecture
7 15 (13.76%) CRM
7 15 (13.76%) Migration
7 15 (13.76%) Scrum
8 14 (12.84%) Risk Management
9 11 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (10.09%) Asset Management
10 10 (9.17%) Business Analysis
10 10 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (9.17%) Change Management
10 10 (9.17%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.38%) SQL
2 17 (15.60%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.17%) Java
4 9 (8.26%) C
5 8 (7.34%) C#
6 5 (4.59%) Perl
7 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.75%) Scala
8 3 (2.75%) VBA
8 3 (2.75%) Python
9 2 (1.83%) VB
9 2 (1.83%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) Data Quality
1 6 (5.50%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (4.59%) EMIR
3 2 (1.83%) Basel II
4 1 (0.92%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) FATCA
4 1 (0.92%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) Oracle
2 17 (15.60%) Business Objects
3 11 (10.09%) SunGard
4 10 (9.17%) Bloomberg
5 9 (8.26%) StatPro
5 9 (8.26%) SimCorp
5 9 (8.26%) Advent
5 9 (8.26%) BI-SAM
5 9 (8.26%) FactSet
6 7 (6.42%) Charles River
7 6 (5.50%) TIBCO
8 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.75%) Siebel
9 3 (2.75%) Informatica
10 2 (1.83%) Remedy
10 2 (1.83%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.92%) IBM
11 1 (0.92%) SAP
11 1 (0.92%) Cognos
11 1 (0.92%) Sybase
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