The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 424 - 422
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 14 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.067% - 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% - 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £80,000
90% offered a salary of more than £43,600 - £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £65,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +80.55%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8153 8378 7700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.13% 37.63% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6477 6330 6262
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Reference Data
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Reference Data Salary Trend in the South East

Reference Data
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reference Data across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the South East

Reference Data
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Buckinghamshire - 11 £45,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £82,500 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 17 (77.27%) Management Information System
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
1 17 (77.27%) Validation
2 16 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (68.18%) Data Validation
3 15 (68.18%) C
3 15 (68.18%) C#
3 15 (68.18%) C++
3 15 (68.18%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (68.18%) SAS
4 14 (63.64%) Spreadsheet
4 14 (63.64%) Business Analysis
4 14 (63.64%) Base SAS
5 13 (59.09%) Data Management
6 11 (50.00%) Retail
6 11 (50.00%) Data Integration
7 9 (40.91%) Data Quality
8 8 (36.36%) RTP
9 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
10 4 (18.18%) Banking
11 3 (13.64%) SQL
12 2 (9.09%) MySQL
12 2 (9.09%) Oracle
12 2 (9.09%) IIS
12 2 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (9.09%) Web Services
12 2 (9.09%) XML
12 2 (9.09%) ITIL
12 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 15 (68.18%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) Open Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) RTP
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (63.64%) Base SAS
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Data Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Integration Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Data Quality Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Quality Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Assistant Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Management Information System
2 16 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (50.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.55%) Statistics
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Validation
2 15 (68.18%) Data Validation
3 14 (63.64%) Business Analysis
4 13 (59.09%) Data Management
5 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITSM
6 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C
1 15 (68.18%) C#
1 15 (68.18%) C++
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PMP
1 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy
1 2 (9.09%) Altiris