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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 472 441 465
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 147 180 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.86% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 111 114 139
Average salary £75,000 £65,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £103,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
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
19648 20879 23284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.49% 46.37% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15838 17080 19800
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £83,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +16 54 £72,500 +13.72% 10
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 196 (58.33%) Finance
2 178 (52.98%) Banking
3 146 (43.45%) SQL
4 137 (40.77%) Investment Banking
5 98 (29.17%) Equities
6 87 (25.89%) Data Management
7 68 (20.24%) Data Modelling
8 67 (19.94%) Derivative
9 63 (18.75%) Business Analysis
10 60 (17.86%) Bloomberg
11 59 (17.56%) Data Warehouse
12 56 (16.67%) Risk Management
13 55 (16.37%) Front Office
14 54 (16.07%) Oracle
14 54 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
15 52 (15.48%) Java
16 51 (15.18%) Fixed Income
17 48 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
18 46 (13.69%) Reuters
19 45 (13.39%) Project Management
20 43 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
21 42 (12.50%) UNIX
22 40 (11.90%) XML
22 40 (11.90%) Financial Institution
23 39 (11.61%) Migration
23 39 (11.61%) Perl
24 38 (11.31%) ETL
25 37 (11.01%) Back Office
26 36 (10.71%) Data Architecture
27 35 (10.42%) Market Risk

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 18 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.19%) GemFire
3 4 (1.19%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.60%) Apache
5 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.89%) MS Project
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (5.06%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.60%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.98%) Internet
2 5 (1.49%) Extranet
3 3 (0.89%) AMQP
4 1 (0.30%) BGP
4 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.56%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 28 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (5.65%) Big Data
6 16 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 16 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 16 (4.76%) OLAP
6 16 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
7 13 (3.87%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.27%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.68%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.68%) Sybase ASE
9 9 (2.68%) Sybase IQ
10 8 (2.38%) QlikView
11 7 (2.08%) Data Mart
12 6 (1.79%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.19%) DB2
13 4 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.27%) Subversion
2 10 (2.98%) Toad
3 6 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.79%) Ant
4 5 (1.49%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.19%) ERwin
5 4 (1.19%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (1.19%) JIRA
6 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.89%) XMLSpy
6 3 (0.89%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (0.89%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.30%) jMock
8 1 (0.30%) JUnit
8 1 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 196 (58.33%) Finance
2 178 (52.98%) Banking
3 137 (40.77%) Investment Banking
4 55 (16.37%) Front Office
5 40 (11.90%) Financial Institution
6 37 (11.01%) Back Office
7 26 (7.74%) Legal
8 13 (3.87%) Law
9 12 (3.57%) Retail
10 10 (2.98%) Multimedia
10 10 (2.98%) Marketing
11 8 (2.38%) Publishing
12 7 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (1.79%) Advertising
14 5 (1.49%) Retail Banking
15 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.60%) International Banking
17 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (34.82%) Analyst
2 93 (27.68%) Business Analyst
3 60 (17.86%) Developer
4 32 (9.52%) Architect
5 29 (8.63%) Data Analyst
6 28 (8.33%) Consultant
7 27 (8.04%) Project Manager
8 21 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 20 (5.95%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 19 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (5.36%) Banking Business Analyst
12 17 (5.06%) Data Architect
13 16 (4.76%) ETL Developer
14 12 (3.57%) Data Manager
15 10 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
15 10 (2.98%) Lead Business Analyst
15 10 (2.98%) Scala Developer
16 9 (2.68%) Performance Consultant
16 9 (2.68%) Reference Data Business Analyst
16 9 (2.68%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.90%) XML
2 18 (5.36%) .NET
3 10 (2.98%) Spring
4 8 (2.38%) Web Services
5 7 (2.08%) JMS
6 5 (1.49%) Middleware
7 3 (0.89%) Spring Batch
7 3 (0.89%) JAXB
7 3 (0.89%) JFC
8 2 (0.60%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.60%) J2EE
8 2 (0.60%) XSLT
9 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.30%) GWT
9 1 (0.30%) jQuery
9 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.30%) FpML
9 1 (0.30%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.30%) HTML
9 1 (0.30%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 98 (29.17%) Equities
2 67 (19.94%) Derivative
3 54 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (15.18%) Fixed Income
5 35 (10.42%) Market Risk
6 29 (8.63%) Credit Risk
7 28 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (4.17%) Statistics
9 10 (2.98%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.68%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.68%) Visualisation
11 7 (2.08%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.79%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.49%) Data Conversion
13 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
14 4 (1.19%) Data Integration
15 3 (0.89%) Physics
15 3 (0.89%) User Experience
15 3 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.50%) UNIX
2 15 (4.46%) Linux
3 13 (3.87%) Windows
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (25.89%) Data Management
2 68 (20.24%) Data Modelling
3 63 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 56 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 48 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (13.39%) Project Management
7 43 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (11.61%) Migration
9 38 (11.31%) ETL
10 36 (10.71%) Data Architecture
11 29 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (7.44%) Wealth Management
13 23 (6.85%) Workflow
13 23 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (6.85%) Analytics
14 22 (6.55%) Investment Management
14 22 (6.55%) Scrum
15 21 (6.25%) Change Management
15 21 (6.25%) Data Analysis
15 21 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (43.45%) SQL
2 52 (15.48%) Java
3 39 (11.61%) Perl
4 24 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 20 (5.95%) Python
6 18 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 14 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 14 (4.17%) Scala
8 11 (3.27%) Ruby
8 11 (3.27%) VBA
9 10 (2.98%) C
9 10 (2.98%) C#
10 9 (2.68%) RPG
11 8 (2.38%) SPARQL
12 3 (0.89%) XPath
12 3 (0.89%) C++
12 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.60%) PHP
13 2 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (9.82%) Degree
2 7 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.30%) PMP
5 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.65%) QA
2 17 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 17 (5.06%) SLA
3 14 (4.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (3.57%) EMIR
5 11 (3.27%) FATCA
5 11 (3.27%) MiFID
6 7 (2.08%) Basel III
7 5 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.89%) Basel II
9 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.38%) Control-M
2 5 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.60%) MOM
Vendors
1 60 (17.86%) Bloomberg
2 54 (16.07%) Oracle
3 46 (13.69%) Reuters
4 24 (7.14%) GoldenSource
4 24 (7.14%) Informatica
5 19 (5.65%) Business Objects
6 17 (5.06%) TIBCO
7 14 (4.17%) Sybase
8 11 (3.27%) IBM
8 11 (3.27%) SunGard
9 9 (2.68%) FactSet
9 9 (2.68%) ParAccel
9 9 (2.68%) BI-SAM
9 9 (2.68%) SimCorp
9 9 (2.68%) Advent
9 9 (2.68%) StatPro
10 7 (2.08%) Cloudera
10 7 (2.08%) Charles River
11 5 (1.49%) Perforce
12 4 (1.19%) Remedy
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