The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 581 547 531
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -16
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 70 112 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.59% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52 81 89
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £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
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19351 19047 19942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 47.25% 45.71% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16121 15680 15828
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £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 London

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in London

Reference Data
Salary Trend in London

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

Reference Data Salary Trend in London

Reference Data
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reference Data across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in London

Reference Data
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the London region over the 3 months to 9 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
City of London +53 23 £57,500 -13.53% 5
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

1 142 (73.58%) Finance
2 100 (51.81%) SQL
3 82 (42.49%) Banking
4 77 (39.90%) Data Management
5 62 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (32.12%) Data Analysis
6 49 (25.39%) Derivative
7 44 (22.80%) Investment Banking
8 41 (21.24%) Front Office
8 41 (21.24%) SDLC
9 40 (20.73%) Project Management
10 38 (19.69%) Data Modelling
11 37 (19.17%) Unix
11 37 (19.17%) Back Office
11 37 (19.17%) Data Quality
12 35 (18.13%) Data Governance
12 35 (18.13%) SQL Server
13 34 (17.62%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (17.10%) Asset Management
15 32 (16.58%) Equities
16 27 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (13.47%) BusinessObjects
17 26 (13.47%) Business Analysis
17 26 (13.47%) Analytics
18 25 (12.95%) Middleware
18 25 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
18 25 (12.95%) Linux
19 24 (12.44%) Java
19 24 (12.44%) Perl
19 24 (12.44%) ETL

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.22%) CMS
2 3 (1.55%) Apache
2 3 (1.55%) JBoss
2 3 (1.55%) SAS
2 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.04%) Documentum
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.52%) Node.js
4 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.63%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.55%) MS Office
4 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.52%) Endur
3 1 (0.52%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.22%) GitHub
2 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
1 12 (6.22%) X.509
2 4 (2.07%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 34 (17.62%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (13.47%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (9.33%) Big Data
5 15 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (6.22%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (4.66%) DB2
7 9 (4.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (4.15%) Data Mining
8 8 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (3.63%) OLTP
10 6 (3.11%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.04%) EDRMS
13 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (7.25%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.74%) JIRA
3 12 (6.22%) Phabricator
4 4 (2.07%) Subversion
5 3 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.55%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.55%) jMock
5 3 (1.55%) JUnit
5 3 (1.55%) Maven
6 2 (1.04%) ERwin
7 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.52%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.52%) Hudson
7 1 (0.52%) NUnit
7 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (73.58%) Finance
2 82 (42.49%) Banking
3 44 (22.80%) Investment Banking
4 41 (21.24%) Front Office
5 37 (19.17%) Back Office
6 23 (11.92%) Retail
7 17 (8.81%) Financial Institution
8 8 (4.15%) Marketing
9 7 (3.63%) Legal
9 7 (3.63%) Retail Banking
10 6 (3.11%) International Banking
11 4 (2.07%) Law
11 4 (2.07%) Multimedia
12 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (44.04%) Analyst
2 44 (22.80%) Data Analyst
3 40 (20.73%) Developer
4 32 (16.58%) Business Analyst
5 20 (10.36%) Business Data Analyst
6 19 (9.84%) Banking Analyst
7 16 (8.29%) Architect
8 15 (7.77%) Data Business Analyst
9 14 (7.25%) SQL Developer
10 13 (6.74%) Banking Business Analyst
11 12 (6.22%) C++ Developer
11 12 (6.22%) C++ Software Developer
11 12 (6.22%) Data Architect
11 12 (6.22%) Software Developer
11 12 (6.22%) SQL Analyst
12 10 (5.18%) Business IT Analyst
12 10 (5.18%) IT Analyst
12 10 (5.18%) IT Business Analyst
12 10 (5.18%) Project Manager
12 10 (5.18%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.95%) Middleware
2 17 (8.81%) .NET
2 17 (8.81%) XML
3 16 (8.29%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.66%) Web Services
6 7 (3.63%) J2EE
6 7 (3.63%) XSLT
7 5 (2.59%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.59%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.59%) JMS
7 5 (2.59%) Spring
7 5 (2.59%) XML Schema
8 4 (2.07%) FpML
8 4 (2.07%) XSD
9 3 (1.55%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.55%) HTML
9 3 (1.55%) JDBC
9 3 (1.55%) JTA
9 3 (1.55%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.39%) Derivative
2 32 (16.58%) Equities
3 23 (11.92%) Market Risk
4 22 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (11.40%) Fixed Income
5 21 (10.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (9.33%) Data Structures
6 18 (9.33%) Management Information System
7 14 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (6.22%) Algorithms
8 12 (6.22%) PKI
9 7 (3.63%) Credit Risk
10 4 (2.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.55%) Fintech
11 3 (1.55%) PMI
12 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
12 2 (1.04%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.04%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.17%) Unix
2 25 (12.95%) Linux
3 23 (11.92%) Windows
4 8 (4.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.90%) Data Management
2 62 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (32.12%) Data Analysis
3 41 (21.24%) SDLC
4 40 (20.73%) Project Management
5 38 (19.69%) Data Modelling
6 35 (18.13%) Data Governance
7 33 (17.10%) Asset Management
8 27 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (13.47%) Analytics
9 26 (13.47%) Business Analysis
10 25 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (12.44%) ETL
11 24 (12.44%) Migration
11 24 (12.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (11.40%) UML
13 20 (10.36%) Scrum
14 19 (9.84%) Data Migration
15 18 (9.33%) Change Control
15 18 (9.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 100 (51.81%) SQL
2 24 (12.44%) Java
2 24 (12.44%) Perl
3 19 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.25%) T-SQL
5 13 (6.74%) C#
6 12 (6.22%) C++
6 12 (6.22%) Python
7 11 (5.70%) C
8 7 (3.63%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) COBOL
11 1 (0.52%) Fortran
11 1 (0.52%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.52%) VBA
11 1 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (4.15%) Degree
2 4 (2.07%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.17%) Data Quality
2 17 (8.81%) MiFID
3 15 (7.77%) EMIR
4 14 (7.25%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (3.63%) FATCA
6 6 (3.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (4.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 22 (11.40%) Bloomberg
2 18 (9.33%) Oracle
3 17 (8.81%) Sybase
4 12 (6.22%) Coverity
5 10 (5.18%) HP
6 8 (4.15%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.63%) GoldenSource
8 4 (2.07%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.04%) BI-SAM
9 2 (1.04%) FactSet
9 2 (1.04%) Murex
9 2 (1.04%) OpenText
9 2 (1.04%) SunGard
10 1 (0.52%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.52%) Advent
10 1 (0.52%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.52%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.52%) MapR
10 1 (0.52%) RIMES
10 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
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