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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 711 701 660
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -41
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 160 190 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 112 137 133
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £94,750 £96,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +40.00%
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
41506 43313 41410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.52% 39.54% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33224 34382 33611
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -4 143 £70,000 -3.44% 21
South East +25 9 £52,500 -6.66%
South West -20 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 190 (59.56%) Banking
2 171 (53.61%) Finance
3 99 (31.03%) SQL
4 96 (30.09%) Data Management
5 88 (27.59%) Investment Banking
6 87 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 63 (19.75%) Business Analysis
8 59 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (16.30%) Waterfall
10 51 (15.99%) Java
11 45 (14.11%) Retail
12 44 (13.79%) Data Analysis
13 41 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
14 40 (12.54%) Project Management
15 39 (12.23%) Migration
16 37 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (10.97%) SQL Server
17 35 (10.97%) Logical Data Model
18 34 (10.66%) Web Services
18 34 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
19 33 (10.34%) Oracle
19 33 (10.34%) SDLC
20 32 (10.03%) XML
21 31 (9.72%) ETL
21 31 (9.72%) Management Information System
22 30 (9.40%) Front Office
22 30 (9.40%) Risk Management
22 30 (9.40%) Data Structures
22 30 (9.40%) Data Governance
23 29 (9.09%) Software Delivery

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (3.13%) SAS
2 7 (2.19%) Apache
3 6 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.94%) IIS
7 2 (0.63%) FileNet
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (5.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.82%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.88%) PowerPivot
5 4 (1.25%) Open Workbench
6 3 (0.94%) MS Office
7 2 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.94%) Beauchamp
3 1 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.64%) DSL
2 3 (0.94%) RTP
2 3 (0.94%) Extranet
3 2 (0.63%) Firewall
3 2 (0.63%) SMTP
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
4 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) VPN
4 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.31%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 19 (5.96%) Big Data
5 14 (4.39%) DB2
6 9 (2.82%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.51%) DataStage
7 8 (2.51%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.88%) QualityStage
9 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.57%) Base SAS
10 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.57%) OLAP
11 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (7.84%) Eclipse
1 25 (7.84%) Maven
1 25 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.88%) Toad
3 4 (1.25%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.63%) ERwin
5 2 (0.63%) JUnit
6 1 (0.31%) MSI
6 1 (0.31%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.31%) NUnit
6 1 (0.31%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.31%) JIRA
6 1 (0.31%) jMock
6 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 190 (59.56%) Banking
2 171 (53.61%) Finance
3 88 (27.59%) Investment Banking
4 45 (14.11%) Retail
5 30 (9.40%) Front Office
6 19 (5.96%) Back Office
7 17 (5.33%) Legal
8 10 (3.13%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.88%) Publishing
10 4 (1.25%) French Language
11 3 (0.94%) Marketing
11 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.63%) Law
12 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (44.51%) Analyst
2 90 (28.21%) Business Analyst
3 79 (24.76%) Data Analyst
4 34 (10.66%) Developer
5 30 (9.40%) Architect
6 26 (8.15%) Business Data Analyst
7 22 (6.90%) Banking Business Analyst
7 22 (6.90%) Consultant
8 21 (6.58%) Project Manager
9 20 (6.27%) Data Business Analyst
10 19 (5.96%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 19 (5.96%) Data Manager
11 17 (5.33%) Reference Data Business Analyst
12 16 (5.02%) Data Architect
12 16 (5.02%) Support Analyst
13 15 (4.70%) Junior
14 10 (3.13%) Applications Specialist
14 10 (3.13%) Report Analyst
14 10 (3.13%) Risk Analyst
14 10 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.66%) Web Services
2 32 (10.03%) XML
3 27 (8.46%) Spring
4 25 (7.84%) Hibernate
5 21 (6.58%) .NET
6 10 (3.13%) WCF
6 10 (3.13%) WPF
7 9 (2.82%) Reactive Extensions
8 7 (2.19%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.88%) XSLT
9 6 (1.88%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (1.88%) FIXML
9 6 (1.88%) FpML
10 5 (1.57%) JRules
10 5 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (1.57%) Middleware
10 5 (1.57%) XSD
11 4 (1.25%) XML Schema
11 4 (1.25%) SOAP
12 3 (0.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.72%) Management Information System
3 30 (9.40%) Data Structures
4 21 (6.58%) Derivative
4 21 (6.58%) Fixed Income
5 20 (6.27%) Credit Risk
6 19 (5.96%) Data Integration
7 18 (5.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (4.70%) Equities
9 14 (4.39%) Market Risk
9 14 (4.39%) Hedge funds
10 12 (3.76%) Computer Science
11 7 (2.19%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.94%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.94%) ASIC
13 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.63%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.84%) UNIX
2 16 (5.02%) Windows
3 11 (3.45%) Linux
4 5 (1.57%) zOS
5 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.31%) VMS
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (30.09%) Data Management
2 87 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 63 (19.75%) Business Analysis
4 59 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (16.30%) Waterfall
6 44 (13.79%) Data Analysis
7 40 (12.54%) Project Management
8 39 (12.23%) Migration
9 37 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (10.97%) Logical Data Model
11 33 (10.34%) SDLC
12 31 (9.72%) ETL
13 30 (9.40%) Risk Management
13 30 (9.40%) Data Governance
14 29 (9.09%) Software Delivery
14 29 (9.09%) Quality Management
15 25 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (7.52%) Validation
17 23 (7.21%) Data Architecture
18 20 (6.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 99 (31.03%) SQL
2 51 (15.99%) Java
3 23 (7.21%) C#
4 15 (4.70%) C++
4 15 (4.70%) C
5 14 (4.39%) Perl
6 11 (3.45%) Python
7 10 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.57%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.25%) Scala
10 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.94%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.31%) COBOL
12 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (6.27%) Degree
2 5 (1.57%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.25%) PMP
3 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.31%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.31%) MCSA
5 1 (0.31%) CCNP
5 1 (0.31%) CCNA
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.15%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.76%) MiFID
3 10 (3.13%) SLA
4 8 (2.51%) EMIR
5 6 (1.88%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (1.25%) FATCA
7 3 (0.94%) QA
8 1 (0.31%) Basel III
8 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.31%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) XenApp
3 1 (0.31%) XenServer
3 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.94%) SCCM
3 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.31%) Control-M
4 1 (0.31%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (10.34%) Oracle
2 21 (6.58%) GoldenSource
3 20 (6.27%) IBM
4 18 (5.64%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.39%) Sybase
6 12 (3.76%) Bloomberg
7 8 (2.51%) Reuters
8 7 (2.19%) Informatica
9 6 (1.88%) Murex
10 4 (1.25%) HP
10 4 (1.25%) Remedy
10 4 (1.25%) Tableau
11 3 (0.94%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.94%) Citrix
11 3 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.94%) SAP
12 2 (0.63%) Cognos
12 2 (0.63%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.63%) VMware
12 2 (0.63%) Teradata
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Eames Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
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City, London
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London
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City of London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
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City of London
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
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London
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Salary: £25000.00 per annum
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