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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 247 277 305
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +28
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 19 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.82% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 37
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £25,750 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £70,000 £85,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
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
2995 4611 6111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.40% 44.50% 47.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2700 3782 5061
Median salary £58,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 June 2016, IT jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 28 (87.50%) Finance
2 17 (53.13%) Data Management
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) Front Office
5 11 (34.38%) Data Governance
6 10 (31.25%) Asset Management
7 9 (28.13%) Fixed Income
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.00%) Back Office
9 7 (21.88%) Banking
9 7 (21.88%) Retail
9 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
9 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
9 7 (21.88%) Fund Management
10 6 (18.75%) Data Quality
10 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
10 6 (18.75%) C#
10 6 (18.75%) Project Management
10 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
11 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
11 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (15.63%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (15.63%) Data Mining
11 5 (15.63%) VBA
11 5 (15.63%) Portfolio Management
12 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

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

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Multicast
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (15.63%) Data Mining
2 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 28 (87.50%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Front Office
3 8 (25.00%) Back Office
4 7 (21.88%) Banking
4 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
4 7 (21.88%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Data Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Data Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Market Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Market Data Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Market Data Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Market Data Manager
5 4 (12.50%) VBA Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Vendor Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) J2SE
1 2 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Fixed Income
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Derivative
4 3 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 2 (6.25%) Equities
5 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
5 2 (6.25%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
6 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.13%) Pricing Data
6 1 (3.13%) Statistics
6 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Data Management
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Data Governance
4 10 (31.25%) Asset Management
5 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
5 7 (21.88%) Fund Management
6 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.50%) Analytics
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) Investment Management
8 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.38%) Migration
10 2 (6.25%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (6.25%) Master Data Management
10 2 (6.25%) OOP
10 2 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 5 (15.63%) VBA
4 4 (12.50%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) VB
4 4 (12.50%) VB6
5 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CISA
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.13%) EMIR
3 1 (3.13%) MiFID
3 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Charles River
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