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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 242 288 291
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +3
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 23 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.64% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 27
Average salary £57,500 £66,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.53% +56.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £90,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
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
3225 4653 5112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.31% 44.80% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2835 3944 4307
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 54 (84.38%) Finance
2 37 (57.81%) SQL
3 32 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 30 (46.88%) Data Management
4 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (42.19%) Banking
6 26 (40.63%) Derivative
6 26 (40.63%) Back Office
7 23 (35.94%) Front Office
8 20 (31.25%) Market Risk
9 17 (26.56%) Equities
9 17 (26.56%) Project Management
9 17 (26.56%) SDLC
10 16 (25.00%) Asset Management
10 16 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (23.44%) MiFID
11 15 (23.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (23.44%) Scrum
12 14 (21.88%) Migration
12 14 (21.88%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (21.88%) Investment Banking
12 14 (21.88%) Waterfall
12 14 (21.88%) Data Governance
13 13 (20.31%) Change Control
13 13 (20.31%) User Stories
13 13 (20.31%) Data Migration
13 13 (20.31%) Financial Institution
13 13 (20.31%) Data Modelling
14 12 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (18.75%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.13%) Big Data
5 2 (3.13%) DB2
5 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) OLTP
General
1 54 (84.38%) Finance
2 27 (42.19%) Banking
3 26 (40.63%) Back Office
4 23 (35.94%) Front Office
5 14 (21.88%) Investment Banking
6 13 (20.31%) Financial Institution
7 7 (10.94%) Retail
8 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (57.81%) Analyst
2 17 (26.56%) Data Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Business Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Business Data Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Developer
4 10 (15.63%) SQL Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Banking Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Solutions Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
7 7 (10.94%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (9.38%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Architect
8 6 (9.38%) ETL Analyst
8 6 (9.38%) ETL Developer
8 6 (9.38%) GUI Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Business IT Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) .NET
1 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.38%) Web Services
3 5 (7.81%) XML
4 4 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (6.25%) FpML
4 4 (6.25%) XML Schema
4 4 (6.25%) XSD
4 4 (6.25%) XSLT
5 2 (3.13%) CSS
5 2 (3.13%) HTML
5 2 (3.13%) Middleware
5 2 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (1.56%) J2SE
6 1 (1.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Derivative
2 20 (31.25%) Market Risk
3 17 (26.56%) Equities
4 15 (23.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
6 8 (12.50%) Fixed Income
7 5 (7.81%) Data Structures
8 4 (6.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.56%) Data Conversion
9 1 (1.56%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
1 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.88%) Data Management
3 17 (26.56%) Project Management
3 17 (26.56%) SDLC
4 16 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 16 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (23.44%) Scrum
6 14 (21.88%) Data Governance
6 14 (21.88%) Migration
6 14 (21.88%) Waterfall
7 13 (20.31%) Change Control
7 13 (20.31%) Data Migration
7 13 (20.31%) Data Modelling
7 13 (20.31%) User Stories
8 12 (18.75%) Fund Management
8 12 (18.75%) Investment Management
9 11 (17.19%) Business Analysis
10 10 (15.63%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.38%) C
4 5 (7.81%) Java
5 3 (4.69%) Perl
6 2 (3.13%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) MiFID
2 12 (18.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (3.13%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) HP
2 5 (7.81%) Bloomberg
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Sybase
4 1 (1.56%) Advent
4 1 (1.56%) BI-SAM
4 1 (1.56%) FactSet
4 1 (1.56%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.56%) Murex
4 1 (1.56%) SimCorp
4 1 (1.56%) StatPro
4 1 (1.56%) SunGard
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