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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 250 262 268
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 53 66 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 1.25% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 51 52
Average salary £62,500 £72,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £65,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +80.55%
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
4345 5276 5872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.91% 44.97% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3582 4335 5171
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 83 (77.57%) Banking
2 75 (70.09%) Finance
3 49 (45.79%) Waterfall
4 33 (30.84%) SQL
5 32 (29.91%) Java
6 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (28.04%) Data Modelling
7 30 (28.04%) Retail
8 29 (27.10%) Investment Banking
8 29 (27.10%) Web Services
9 28 (26.17%) Software Delivery
10 27 (25.23%) Business Analysis
11 26 (24.30%) Migration
12 25 (23.36%) Hibernate
12 25 (23.36%) Eclipse
12 25 (23.36%) Spring
12 25 (23.36%) Maven
12 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
13 24 (22.43%) Data Analysis
14 22 (20.56%) Data Management
15 20 (18.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 20 (18.69%) Derivative
16 19 (17.76%) Project Management
17 18 (16.82%) SDLC
18 16 (14.95%) Market Risk
18 16 (14.95%) Financial Institution
18 16 (14.95%) Back Office
19 14 (13.08%) Scrum
19 14 (13.08%) Windows
19 14 (13.08%) MiFID

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (4.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (4.67%) Apache
1 5 (4.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.93%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Beauchamp
2 1 (0.93%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) DSL
2 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.61%) DB2
4 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.80%) Big Data
5 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.87%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (23.36%) Eclipse
1 25 (23.36%) Maven
1 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) JUnit
2 1 (0.93%) jMock
2 1 (0.93%) MSI
2 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
General
1 83 (77.57%) Banking
2 75 (70.09%) Finance
3 30 (28.04%) Retail
4 29 (27.10%) Investment Banking
5 16 (14.95%) Financial Institution
5 16 (14.95%) Back Office
6 8 (7.48%) Front Office
7 5 (4.67%) Legal
8 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.87%) Publishing
8 2 (1.87%) Law
8 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Analyst
2 29 (27.10%) Business Analyst
3 22 (20.56%) Data Analyst
4 14 (13.08%) Banking Business Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Solutions Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Architect
6 10 (9.35%) Technical Leader
6 10 (9.35%) Applications Specialist
6 10 (9.35%) Technical Specialist
7 9 (8.41%) Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Business Data Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Data Architect
9 6 (5.61%) Junior
10 5 (4.67%) Report Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Technical Specialist
10 5 (4.67%) DB2 Specialist
10 5 (4.67%) Banking Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Consultant
12 3 (2.80%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.80%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.10%) Web Services
2 25 (23.36%) Spring
2 25 (23.36%) Hibernate
3 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET
3 11 (10.28%) .NET
4 8 (7.48%) XML
5 7 (6.54%) XSLT
6 6 (5.61%) XSD
6 6 (5.61%) FpML
6 6 (5.61%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (4.67%) JRules
7 5 (4.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (4.67%) FIXML
7 5 (4.67%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.87%) J2EE
8 2 (1.87%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.87%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.93%) RESTful
9 1 (0.93%) JTA
9 1 (0.93%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 20 (18.69%) Derivative
2 16 (14.95%) Market Risk
3 12 (11.21%) Equities
3 12 (11.21%) Data Structures
4 9 (8.41%) Fixed Income
5 8 (7.48%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.67%) Hedge funds
7 4 (3.74%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.93%) iPhone
9 1 (0.93%) iSeries
9 1 (0.93%) AS400
9 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Linux
3 5 (4.67%) zOS
4 4 (3.74%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) VMS
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.79%) Waterfall
2 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (28.04%) Data Modelling
4 28 (26.17%) Software Delivery
5 27 (25.23%) Business Analysis
6 26 (24.30%) Migration
7 24 (22.43%) Data Analysis
8 22 (20.56%) Data Management
9 19 (17.76%) Project Management
10 18 (16.82%) SDLC
11 14 (13.08%) Data Governance
11 14 (13.08%) Change Control
11 14 (13.08%) User Stories
11 14 (13.08%) Data Migration
11 14 (13.08%) Scrum
12 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (11.21%) UML
13 11 (10.28%) Use Case
14 9 (8.41%) Logical Data Model
15 8 (7.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.84%) SQL
2 32 (29.91%) Java
3 4 (3.74%) Perl
3 4 (3.74%) C
4 3 (2.80%) Scala
5 2 (1.87%) C#
5 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.87%) Python
5 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) MCSA
2 1 (0.93%) CCNP
2 1 (0.93%) CCNA
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) MiFID
2 6 (5.61%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.93%) Xen
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.93%) XenApp
1 1 (0.93%) XenServer
1 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.93%) Control-M
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
1 11 (10.28%) HP
2 10 (9.35%) IBM
3 7 (6.54%) GoldenSource
4 6 (5.61%) Murex
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle
5 5 (4.67%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.80%) Informatica
7 2 (1.87%) Reuters
7 2 (1.87%) Sybase
7 2 (1.87%) Tableau
8 1 (0.93%) BI-SAM
8 1 (0.93%) FactSet
8 1 (0.93%) StatPro
8 1 (0.93%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.93%) Advent
8 1 (0.93%) DataCore
8 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.93%) SunGard
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