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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 838 795 761
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -34
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 77 120 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 55 85 96
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
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
40185 40229 39502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.48% 40.48% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32749 32828 31138
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 -36 71 £60,000 -14.28% 16
East Midlands - 3 £48,000 -
South East +15 2 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 3
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 174 (71.31%) Finance
2 115 (47.13%) SQL
3 102 (41.80%) Data Management
4 91 (37.30%) Banking
5 68 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (27.05%) Data Analysis
7 63 (25.82%) Data Quality
8 54 (22.13%) Derivative
9 51 (20.90%) Data Warehouse
10 48 (19.67%) Investment Banking
11 46 (18.85%) Unix
11 46 (18.85%) Project Management
12 44 (18.03%) Front Office
13 43 (17.62%) Asset Management
13 43 (17.62%) SQL Server
13 43 (17.62%) Data Modelling
13 43 (17.62%) SDLC
14 41 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (16.80%) Business Analysis
15 40 (16.39%) Back Office
15 40 (16.39%) Data Governance
16 39 (15.98%) Retail
16 39 (15.98%) Java
17 38 (15.57%) ETL
18 35 (14.34%) Equities
19 34 (13.93%) Management Information System
20 33 (13.52%) Linux
21 32 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (13.11%) Analytics
22 31 (12.70%) Windows

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (8.61%) SAS
2 12 (4.92%) CMS
3 9 (3.69%) Apache
4 6 (2.46%) IIS
5 4 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.23%) JBoss
6 3 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.82%) Documentum
7 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.41%) Node.js
8 1 (0.41%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 14 (5.74%) MS Excel
1 14 (5.74%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (2.87%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.05%) MS Office
4 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.64%) ProductWriter
3 2 (0.82%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.82%) MoSes
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.82%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Endur
4 1 (0.41%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.41%) SyteLine
4 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.92%) GitHub
2 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.92%) RTP
1 12 (4.92%) TCP/IP
1 12 (4.92%) X.509
2 6 (2.46%) Firewall
2 6 (2.46%) SMTP
3 4 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.90%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (17.62%) SQL Server
3 26 (10.66%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (8.20%) Big Data
4 20 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (6.56%) Base SAS
6 16 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (3.69%) DB2
8 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (3.28%) Data Mining
9 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.87%) OLTP
10 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.87%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.46%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.46%) MySQL
12 5 (2.05%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (5.74%) Jenkins
1 14 (5.74%) JIRA
2 12 (4.92%) Phabricator
3 4 (1.64%) Subversion
4 3 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.23%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.23%) jMock
4 3 (1.23%) JUnit
4 3 (1.23%) Maven
5 2 (0.82%) ERwin
5 2 (0.82%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.41%) Hudson
6 1 (0.41%) NUnit
6 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 174 (71.31%) Finance
2 91 (37.30%) Banking
3 48 (19.67%) Investment Banking
4 44 (18.03%) Front Office
5 40 (16.39%) Back Office
6 39 (15.98%) Retail
7 19 (7.79%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.28%) Marketing
9 7 (2.87%) Retail Banking
10 6 (2.46%) Legal
11 5 (2.05%) International Banking
12 4 (1.64%) Law
12 4 (1.64%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.82%) Automotive
13 2 (0.82%) Billing
13 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (38.52%) Analyst
2 49 (20.08%) Data Analyst
3 45 (18.44%) Developer
4 32 (13.11%) Business Analyst
5 29 (11.89%) Data Manager
6 25 (10.25%) Architect
7 20 (8.20%) Business Data Analyst
8 19 (7.79%) Banking Analyst
9 14 (5.74%) Data Business Analyst
9 14 (5.74%) SQL Developer
10 13 (5.33%) Banking Business Analyst
10 13 (5.33%) Data Architect
10 13 (5.33%) Data Integration Manager
10 13 (5.33%) Integration Manager
11 12 (4.92%) C++ Developer
11 12 (4.92%) C++ Software Developer
11 12 (4.92%) Software Developer
11 12 (4.92%) SQL Analyst
12 11 (4.51%) IT Analyst
12 11 (4.51%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.66%) Middleware
2 24 (9.84%) XML
3 18 (7.38%) .NET
4 16 (6.56%) FIX Protocol
5 15 (6.15%) Web Services
6 12 (4.92%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.87%) J2EE
7 7 (2.87%) XSLT
8 6 (2.46%) JMS
8 6 (2.46%) LAMP
9 5 (2.05%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.05%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.05%) Spring
9 5 (2.05%) XML Schema
10 4 (1.64%) FpML
10 4 (1.64%) XSD
11 3 (1.23%) HTML
11 3 (1.23%) JDBC
11 3 (1.23%) JTA
11 3 (1.23%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.13%) Derivative
2 41 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (14.34%) Equities
4 34 (13.93%) Management Information System
5 25 (10.25%) Market Risk
6 23 (9.43%) Fixed Income
6 23 (9.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (9.02%) Data Integration
8 19 (7.79%) Data Structures
9 15 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (5.33%) Algorithms
11 12 (4.92%) PKI
12 7 (2.87%) Credit Risk
13 6 (2.46%) Client/Server
14 5 (2.05%) Taxonomies
15 4 (1.64%) CMDB
15 4 (1.64%) Hedge funds
15 4 (1.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
16 3 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 46 (18.85%) Unix
2 33 (13.52%) Linux
3 31 (12.70%) Windows
4 13 (5.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.46%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.46%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.41%) Solaris
6 1 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (41.80%) Data Management
2 68 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (27.05%) Data Analysis
4 46 (18.85%) Project Management
5 43 (17.62%) Asset Management
5 43 (17.62%) Data Modelling
5 43 (17.62%) SDLC
6 41 (16.80%) Business Analysis
7 40 (16.39%) Data Governance
8 38 (15.57%) ETL
9 32 (13.11%) Analytics
9 32 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (11.48%) Migration
11 27 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (10.66%) UML
12 26 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (9.43%) Data Migration
14 22 (9.02%) Data Architecture
14 22 (9.02%) Scrum
15 20 (8.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 115 (47.13%) SQL
2 39 (15.98%) Java
3 30 (12.30%) C
4 28 (11.48%) C#
5 26 (10.66%) C++
6 25 (10.25%) Perl
7 19 (7.79%) JavaScript
8 14 (5.74%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.92%) Python
10 7 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.46%) PHP
11 6 (2.46%) VBA
12 4 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.23%) COBOL
14 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.41%) Fortran
15 1 (0.41%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (4.92%) Degree
2 4 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (25.82%) Data Quality
2 19 (7.79%) MiFID
3 14 (5.74%) EMIR
4 13 (5.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (2.46%) FATCA
5 6 (2.46%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.51%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.46%) SCCM
2 6 (2.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 31 (12.70%) Oracle
2 25 (10.25%) Bloomberg
3 23 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.97%) Sybase
5 12 (4.92%) Coverity
5 12 (4.92%) HP
6 9 (3.69%) GoldenSource
7 8 (3.28%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (2.46%) Altiris
8 6 (2.46%) Citrix
8 6 (2.46%) Teradata
9 5 (2.05%) Informatica
10 4 (1.64%) Cognos
10 4 (1.64%) FrontRange
10 4 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.23%) FactSet
11 3 (1.23%) Reuters
12 2 (0.82%) BI-SAM
12 2 (0.82%) Murex
12 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
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