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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
London / City of London
Rank 191 228 278
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +50
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 32 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 0.94% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 37
Median salary £80,000 £60,000 £66,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.77%
UK excluding London median salary £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

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
2524 3091 4575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.39% 47.85% 44.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2314 2719 3936
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 38 (65.52%) SQL
2 34 (58.62%) Finance
3 23 (39.66%) Java
4 22 (37.93%) Banking
5 21 (36.21%) Data Management
6 19 (32.76%) Data Quality
7 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
8 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
8 15 (25.86%) XML
9 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
10 13 (22.41%) Spring
10 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (20.69%) Sybase
11 12 (20.69%) MySQL
11 12 (20.69%) Metadata Management
11 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.97%) Oracle
12 11 (18.97%) Data Modelling
12 11 (18.97%) ETL
12 11 (18.97%) HTML
13 10 (17.24%) Workflow
13 10 (17.24%) Fixed Income
13 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
13 10 (17.24%) MiFID
13 10 (17.24%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (17.24%) REST
13 10 (17.24%) Apache Camel
14 9 (15.52%) Data Analysis
15 8 (13.79%) Asset Management
15 8 (13.79%) Scala

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (20.69%) MySQL
4 4 (6.90%) Big Data
4 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.72%) Power BI
6 1 (1.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 34 (58.62%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Front Office
3 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Analyst
2 23 (39.66%) Developer
3 17 (29.31%) Java Developer
4 16 (27.59%) Senior Developer
5 14 (24.14%) Data Analyst
5 14 (24.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (17.24%) Business Analyst
6 10 (17.24%) Market Data Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Asset Management Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Finance Business Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Financial Business Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) FIX Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) FIX Business Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Scala Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Data Governance Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Data Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) XML
2 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
3 13 (22.41%) Spring
4 11 (18.97%) HTML
5 10 (17.24%) Apache Camel
5 10 (17.24%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (17.24%) REST
6 7 (12.07%) CSS
7 4 (6.90%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.90%) HTML5
7 4 (6.90%) JSON
8 3 (5.17%) Java EE
8 3 (5.17%) JSON Schema
9 1 (1.72%) D3.js
9 1 (1.72%) FusionCharts
9 1 (1.72%) LAMP
9 1 (1.72%) MDX
9 1 (1.72%) Web Services
9 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.24%) Fixed Income
3 5 (8.62%) Derivative
3 5 (8.62%) Fintech
4 3 (5.17%) Biometrics
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.45%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.72%) Equities
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Data Management
2 12 (20.69%) Metadata Management
3 11 (18.97%) Data Modelling
3 11 (18.97%) ETL
4 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
4 10 (17.24%) Workflow
5 9 (15.52%) Data Analysis
6 8 (13.79%) Asset Management
6 8 (13.79%) Data Lineage
7 7 (12.07%) Investment Management
8 6 (10.34%) Data Governance
8 6 (10.34%) Quality Management
9 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.62%) SDLC
10 4 (6.90%) Master Data Management
11 3 (5.17%) Data Transformation
11 3 (5.17%) Identity Management
11 3 (5.17%) Migration
11 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) Java
3 8 (13.79%) Scala
4 6 (10.34%) C#
5 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.62%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) AWK
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) Data Quality
2 10 (17.24%) MiFID
3 5 (8.62%) QA
4 3 (5.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) Sybase
3 11 (18.97%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Charles River
4 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) Informatica
5 2 (3.45%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau