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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 221 271 278
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +7
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 25 42 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.88% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 42
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £70,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £77,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -25.00%
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
2908 4758 5698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.24% 45.43% 46.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2610 3892 4649
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Data Management
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 9 (29.03%) Banking
5 9 (29.03%) Fixed Income
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) Investment Banking
6 8 (25.81%) C#
6 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
7 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (22.58%) Data Governance
7 7 (22.58%) Investment Management
7 7 (22.58%) Project Management
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.13%) Front Office
9 5 (16.13%) VBA
9 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
9 5 (16.13%) Multicast
10 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.90%) VB6
10 4 (12.90%) Derivative
10 4 (12.90%) SLA
10 4 (12.90%) Charles River
10 4 (12.90%) VB

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 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Multicast
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 8 (25.81%) Investment Banking
4 5 (16.13%) Front Office
5 3 (9.68%) Back Office
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (6.45%) Retail
7 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Data Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Data Business Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Market Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Market Data Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Market Data Business Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Data Manager
5 5 (16.13%) Market Data Manager
6 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) VBA Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Vendor Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Market Data Project Manager
8 2 (6.45%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (6.45%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) HTML5
1 2 (6.45%) J2SE
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Fixed Income
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Derivative
4 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.68%) Hedge funds
5 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.45%) Pricing Data
6 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Equities
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.23%) Statistics
6 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Data Management
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
3 7 (22.58%) Data Governance
3 7 (22.58%) Investment Management
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
5 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
7 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (6.45%) Market Research
8 2 (6.45%) Master Data Management
8 2 (6.45%) OOP
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) VBA
5 4 (12.90%) C++
5 4 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) VB
5 4 (12.90%) VB6
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CISA
2 1 (3.23%) CISM
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Charles River
3 1 (3.23%) GoldenSource
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
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