The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 702 705 641
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -64
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 183 184 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.44% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 140 140 153
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £65,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +80.55%
Reference Data
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42031 41804 40851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.11% 39.02% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 32740 33216
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in England

Reference Data
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data across the England region.

Reference Data Salary Trend in England

Reference Data
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reference Data across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in England

Reference Data
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 156 £67,500 -10.00% 22
South East - 14 £45,000 -
South West -17 9 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £70,000 - 2
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 198 (59.82%) Banking
2 192 (58.01%) Finance
3 106 (32.02%) SQL
4 92 (27.79%) Data Management
5 91 (27.49%) Investment Banking
6 79 (23.87%) Data Modelling
7 77 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (21.75%) Business Analysis
9 68 (20.54%) Java
10 62 (18.73%) Waterfall
11 58 (17.52%) Data Analysis
12 55 (16.62%) Project Management
13 53 (16.01%) Migration
14 50 (15.11%) Retail
15 46 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
15 46 (13.90%) SDLC
16 42 (12.69%) Management Information System
17 41 (12.39%) Derivative
18 38 (11.48%) SQL Server
19 37 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
19 37 (11.18%) UNIX
20 36 (10.88%) XML
21 35 (10.57%) Data Quality
22 34 (10.27%) Validation
22 34 (10.27%) Web Services
23 33 (9.97%) ETL
23 33 (9.97%) Front Office
23 33 (9.97%) Back Office
23 33 (9.97%) Software Delivery
24 32 (9.67%) Data Migration

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 19 (5.74%) SAS
2 7 (2.11%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (2.11%) Apache
3 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.21%) JBoss
4 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.91%) IIS
5 2 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (4.53%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (3.93%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.32%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.21%) MS Office
4 4 (1.21%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.91%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.83%) DSL
2 8 (2.42%) RTP
3 2 (0.60%) X.509
3 2 (0.60%) Firewall
3 2 (0.60%) SMTP
3 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.60%) Extranet
4 1 (0.30%) VPN
4 1 (0.30%) FTP
4 1 (0.30%) ADSL
4 1 (0.30%) GPRS
4 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.44%) Big Data
5 14 (4.23%) Base SAS
6 13 (3.93%) DB2
7 8 (2.42%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.51%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.51%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.60%) MySQL
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (7.85%) Maven
2 25 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.55%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.51%) JUnit
3 5 (1.51%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.21%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (1.21%) JIRA
4 4 (1.21%) jMock
5 2 (0.60%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.60%) ERwin
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.30%) Toad
6 1 (0.30%) MSI
6 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.30%) NUnit
6 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.30%) Subversion
6 1 (0.30%) Hudson
6 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 198 (59.82%) Banking
2 192 (58.01%) Finance
3 91 (27.49%) Investment Banking
4 50 (15.11%) Retail
5 33 (9.97%) Front Office
5 33 (9.97%) Back Office
6 24 (7.25%) Financial Institution
7 14 (4.23%) Legal
8 6 (1.81%) Publishing
9 4 (1.21%) Marketing
9 4 (1.21%) French Language
10 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.60%) Law
11 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (42.60%) Analyst
2 86 (25.98%) Business Analyst
3 74 (22.36%) Data Analyst
4 35 (10.57%) Developer
5 29 (8.76%) Banking Business Analyst
6 28 (8.46%) Business Data Analyst
7 27 (8.16%) Architect
8 24 (7.25%) Data Manager
9 23 (6.95%) Project Manager
10 19 (5.74%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 18 (5.44%) Consultant
12 16 (4.83%) Solutions Analyst
13 15 (4.53%) Support Analyst
14 14 (4.23%) Data Architect
14 14 (4.23%) Data Business Analyst
15 13 (3.93%) Reference Data Business Analyst
16 10 (3.02%) Technical Leader
16 10 (3.02%) Applications Specialist
16 10 (3.02%) Junior
16 10 (3.02%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.88%) XML
2 34 (10.27%) Web Services
3 28 (8.46%) .NET
4 27 (8.16%) Spring
5 25 (7.55%) Hibernate
6 14 (4.23%) ASP.NET
7 10 (3.02%) XSLT
7 10 (3.02%) WCF
7 10 (3.02%) WPF
8 9 (2.72%) Reactive Extensions
9 8 (2.42%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (2.11%) Middleware
11 6 (1.81%) JMS
11 6 (1.81%) XSD
11 6 (1.81%) J2EE
11 6 (1.81%) FpML
12 5 (1.51%) JRules
12 5 (1.51%) FIXML
12 5 (1.51%) XML Schema
12 5 (1.51%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (12.69%) Management Information System
3 41 (12.39%) Derivative
4 31 (9.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (8.46%) Market Risk
6 26 (7.85%) Data Structures
7 25 (7.55%) Equities
8 23 (6.95%) Data Integration
9 21 (6.34%) Fixed Income
10 19 (5.74%) Credit Risk
11 12 (3.63%) Computer Science
11 12 (3.63%) Hedge funds
12 8 (2.42%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.91%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.91%) PMI
14 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.60%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.18%) UNIX
2 24 (7.25%) Windows
3 23 (6.95%) Linux
4 5 (1.51%) zOS
5 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.30%) VMS
6 1 (0.30%) Solaris
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.79%) Data Management
2 79 (23.87%) Data Modelling
3 77 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (21.75%) Business Analysis
5 62 (18.73%) Waterfall
6 58 (17.52%) Data Analysis
7 55 (16.62%) Project Management
8 53 (16.01%) Migration
9 46 (13.90%) SDLC
10 34 (10.27%) Validation
11 33 (9.97%) ETL
11 33 (9.97%) Software Delivery
12 32 (9.67%) Data Migration
12 32 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (9.06%) Logical Data Model
14 29 (8.76%) Quality Management
15 28 (8.46%) Data Governance
15 28 (8.46%) Change Control
16 26 (7.85%) Analytics
17 25 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (32.02%) SQL
2 68 (20.54%) Java
3 32 (9.67%) C#
4 28 (8.46%) C
5 26 (7.85%) Perl
6 22 (6.65%) C++
7 11 (3.32%) Python
8 10 (3.02%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.81%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.21%) Scala
10 4 (1.21%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.60%) COBOL
12 2 (0.60%) PHP
13 1 (0.30%) XPath
13 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (6.95%) Degree
2 7 (2.11%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.21%) PMP
3 4 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.30%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.30%) MCSA
5 1 (0.30%) CCNP
5 1 (0.30%) CCNA
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.57%) Data Quality
2 24 (7.25%) MiFID
3 10 (3.02%) SLA
4 6 (1.81%) QA
5 5 (1.51%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (1.21%) FATCA
7 3 (0.91%) EMIR
8 2 (0.60%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) XenApp
3 1 (0.30%) XenServer
3 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.91%) SCCM
3 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.30%) Control-M
4 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (9.67%) Oracle
2 23 (6.95%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.65%) GoldenSource
4 20 (6.04%) Sybase
5 19 (5.74%) Bloomberg
6 13 (3.93%) HP
7 12 (3.63%) IBM
8 8 (2.42%) Informatica
8 8 (2.42%) Reuters
9 6 (1.81%) Murex
10 4 (1.21%) Remedy
11 3 (0.91%) Perforce
11 3 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.91%) Citrix
12 2 (0.60%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.60%) SAP
12 2 (0.60%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.60%) VMware
12 2 (0.60%) Teradata
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum Plus £5k car allowance, 10% bonus, home work
Posted: 19 hours ago
Harpenden
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + Bonus and bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £120000 - £180000 per annum + £120,000 and above + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £72000 per annum + 6k car + bonus + pen + health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS OTE £200000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum Plus £5k car allowance, 10% bonus, home work
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Pudsey
Tectre Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Pudsey
Tectre Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 25 days ago
Bournemouth
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive with Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago