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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 728 672 734
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +62
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 155 227 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.50% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 111 147 91
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £71,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £70,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +30.84%
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
39741 45111 41019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.51% 40.32% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31692 35920 33663
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 147 £65,000 -7.14% 11
South East +10 4 £50,500 -30.34% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £37,375 - 3
East of England +20 1 £75,000 +130.76%
South West -42 1 - - 1
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 143 (49.65%) Finance
2 127 (44.10%) Banking
3 94 (32.64%) SQL
4 90 (31.25%) Data Modelling
5 76 (26.39%) Data Management
6 62 (21.53%) Investment Banking
7 59 (20.49%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (17.36%) Oracle
9 42 (14.58%) ETL
9 42 (14.58%) Logical Data Model
10 40 (13.89%) Data Architecture
11 37 (12.85%) Data Analysis
12 35 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (11.46%) Business Analysis
13 33 (11.46%) Data Quality
14 30 (10.42%) Data Governance
15 29 (10.07%) Retail
15 29 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (9.72%) Quality Management
16 28 (9.72%) Informatica
16 28 (9.72%) DataStage
16 28 (9.72%) Web Services
16 28 (9.72%) Waterfall
17 27 (9.38%) Data Integration
17 27 (9.38%) Degree
17 27 (9.38%) UNIX
17 27 (9.38%) SQL Server
17 27 (9.38%) Java
18 26 (9.03%) Risk Management
18 26 (9.03%) Project Management

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (1.74%) Apache
3 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.39%) Documentum
4 3 (1.04%) SAS
4 3 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.69%) IIS
5 2 (0.69%) JBoss
5 2 (0.69%) FileNet
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (5.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.78%) PowerPivot
4 6 (2.08%) MS Project
5 4 (1.39%) MS Office
5 4 (1.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (5.56%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.69%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.08%) DSL
2 4 (1.39%) iSCSI
3 3 (1.04%) Extranet
4 2 (0.69%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
5 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.49%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (9.72%) DataStage
3 27 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 20 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.25%) DB2
6 13 (4.51%) Big Data
7 9 (3.13%) OLAP
7 9 (3.13%) Data Mining
8 8 (2.78%) QualityStage
9 6 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.74%) QlikView
10 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.39%) MySQL
11 4 (1.39%) EDRMS
11 4 (1.39%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 3 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (6.94%) Eclipse
1 20 (6.94%) Maven
1 20 (6.94%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.17%) Toad
3 4 (1.39%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (1.39%) JIRA
4 3 (1.04%) ERwin
4 3 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.69%) NUnit
5 2 (0.69%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.35%) MSI
6 1 (0.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 143 (49.65%) Finance
2 127 (44.10%) Banking
3 62 (21.53%) Investment Banking
4 29 (10.07%) Retail
5 18 (6.25%) Front Office
6 14 (4.86%) Back Office
6 14 (4.86%) Legal
7 6 (2.08%) Marketing
8 5 (1.74%) Wholesale Banking
9 3 (1.04%) French Language
9 3 (1.04%) Publishing
9 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.69%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (35.76%) Analyst
2 54 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 48 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 43 (14.93%) Architect
5 30 (10.42%) Project Manager
6 27 (9.38%) Developer
7 25 (8.68%) Data Architect
8 18 (6.25%) Consultant
9 14 (4.86%) Data Manager
10 13 (4.51%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.47%) Applications Specialist
11 10 (3.47%) Technical Specialist
11 10 (3.47%) Business Data Analyst
12 9 (3.13%) PMO Manager
12 9 (3.13%) Data Business Analyst
12 9 (3.13%) Data Modeller
12 9 (3.13%) Junior
13 8 (2.78%) Applications Support
13 8 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (2.78%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.72%) Web Services
2 22 (7.64%) Spring
3 20 (6.94%) Hibernate
4 19 (6.60%) XML
5 8 (2.78%) .NET
6 7 (2.43%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.08%) SOAP
8 5 (1.74%) JRules
8 5 (1.74%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.74%) XML Messaging
9 4 (1.39%) Middleware
10 3 (1.04%) FpML
10 3 (1.04%) Ajax
10 3 (1.04%) WCF
10 3 (1.04%) WSDL
11 2 (0.69%) HTML
11 2 (0.69%) Swing
11 2 (0.69%) JMS
11 2 (0.69%) Java RMI
11 2 (0.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.38%) Data Integration
2 23 (7.99%) Fixed Income
3 22 (7.64%) Equities
4 21 (7.29%) Credit Risk
4 21 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.25%) Derivative
6 14 (4.86%) Data Structures
7 13 (4.51%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.47%) Hedge funds
9 9 (3.13%) Market Risk
10 8 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (2.43%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
13 4 (1.39%) ASIC
14 3 (1.04%) Algorithms
15 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
15 2 (0.69%) NHS
15 2 (0.69%) Tandem
16 1 (0.35%) DTCC
16 1 (0.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.38%) UNIX
2 13 (4.51%) Linux
3 7 (2.43%) Windows
4 5 (1.74%) zOS
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.35%) Solaris
5 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (31.25%) Data Modelling
2 76 (26.39%) Data Management
3 42 (14.58%) ETL
3 42 (14.58%) Logical Data Model
4 40 (13.89%) Data Architecture
5 37 (12.85%) Data Analysis
6 35 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (11.46%) Business Analysis
8 30 (10.42%) Data Governance
9 29 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (9.72%) Quality Management
10 28 (9.72%) Waterfall
11 26 (9.03%) Risk Management
11 26 (9.03%) Project Management
12 25 (8.68%) Physical Data Model
13 23 (7.99%) Dimensional Modelling
14 22 (7.64%) Analytics
14 22 (7.64%) Software Delivery
15 19 (6.60%) Migration
16 18 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (32.64%) SQL
2 27 (9.38%) Java
3 15 (5.21%) Perl
4 10 (3.47%) C
5 9 (3.13%) C++
6 7 (2.43%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.43%) C#
6 7 (2.43%) Python
7 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.74%) VBA
9 2 (0.69%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.69%) Ruby
9 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.35%) Scala
10 1 (0.35%) VB6
10 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (9.38%) Degree
2 4 (1.39%) PMP
2 4 (1.39%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.35%) MCSA
5 1 (0.35%) CCNP
5 1 (0.35%) CCNA
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.46%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.78%) EMIR
3 5 (1.74%) SLA
3 5 (1.74%) QA
4 3 (1.04%) FATCA
4 3 (1.04%) MiFID
4 3 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.69%) Basel III
5 2 (0.69%) Basel II
6 1 (0.35%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (1.39%) NFS
2 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) XenApp
3 1 (0.35%) XenServer
3 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.35%) Control-M
2 1 (0.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 50 (17.36%) Oracle
2 28 (9.72%) Informatica
3 26 (9.03%) IBM
4 21 (7.29%) Ab Initio
5 19 (6.60%) GoldenSource
6 15 (5.21%) Microsoft
7 13 (4.51%) Bloomberg
8 10 (3.47%) Sybase
9 9 (3.13%) Reuters
10 7 (2.43%) SAP
10 7 (2.43%) SmartStream
11 6 (2.08%) Cognos
11 6 (2.08%) Trillium
11 6 (2.08%) Murex
12 5 (1.74%) Teradata
13 4 (1.39%) OpenText
13 4 (1.39%) Birst
13 4 (1.39%) NetApp
13 4 (1.39%) Remedy
14 3 (1.04%) Cognizant
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: DOE
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago