The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 738 749 742
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 140 144 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 99 87 100
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Reference Data
Salary Trend

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

Reference Data Salary Trend in the UK

Reference Data
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reference Data over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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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
England -2 129 £70,000 +24.44% 21
London +11 119 £70,000 - 18
City of London +15 35 £66,500 +66.25% 11
Scotland 0 7 £32,500 -45.83% 1
South East -25 6 £75,000 -
Brighton - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Surrey -5 2 £75,000 -
Stirling -17 2 - - 1
Essex - 2 £37,500 -
East of England - 2 £37,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,250 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,250 -
Billericay - 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 £40,250 -
Staines - 1 £85,000 -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 151 (53.17%) Finance
2 119 (41.90%) SQL
3 106 (37.32%) Banking
4 80 (28.17%) Investment Banking
5 79 (27.82%) Data Modelling
6 77 (27.11%) Data Management
7 76 (26.76%) Data Warehouse
8 67 (23.59%) Oracle
9 57 (20.07%) ETL
10 51 (17.96%) Data Architecture
11 47 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (16.20%) Equities
13 43 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (14.44%) Data Analysis
15 40 (14.08%) SQL Server
15 40 (14.08%) XML
16 38 (13.38%) Informatica
16 38 (13.38%) Fixed Income
17 36 (12.68%) Data Quality
17 36 (12.68%) Degree
18 32 (11.27%) Business Analysis
19 30 (10.56%) UNIX
20 29 (10.21%) Perl
20 29 (10.21%) Project Management
21 28 (9.86%) Dimensional Modelling
22 26 (9.15%) Derivative
22 26 (9.15%) DataStage
23 25 (8.80%) Java
23 25 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
23 25 (8.80%) Ab Initio

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 21 (7.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.82%) SAS
3 7 (2.46%) Documentum
4 5 (1.76%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.70%) Lync
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.70%) FileNet
6 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.70%) IIS
6 2 (0.70%) JBoss
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 24 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.34%) MS Office
3 10 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.41%) MS Project
6 3 (1.06%) SPSS
7 2 (0.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (8.10%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.70%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) SaaS
2 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.41%) iSCSI
2 3 (1.06%) AMQP
3 2 (0.70%) DSL
3 2 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (26.76%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 26 (9.15%) DataStage
4 17 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (5.99%) Big Data
5 16 (5.63%) OLAP
6 15 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (5.28%) Oracle OLAP
7 14 (4.93%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.52%) Data Mining
10 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (3.17%) OLAP Cube
11 8 (2.82%) DB2
12 7 (2.46%) EDRMS
13 6 (2.11%) QlikView
13 6 (2.11%) MS Access
14 5 (1.76%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
15 4 (1.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (3.52%) Toad
2 7 (2.46%) JIRA
3 6 (2.11%) ERwin
3 6 (2.11%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.76%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.06%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.06%) XMLSpy
5 3 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.06%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.70%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.70%) NUnit
7 1 (0.35%) JUnit
7 1 (0.35%) jMock
General
1 151 (53.17%) Finance
2 106 (37.32%) Banking
3 80 (28.17%) Investment Banking
4 17 (5.99%) Back Office
5 14 (4.93%) Front Office
6 13 (4.58%) Legal
7 9 (3.17%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.11%) Marketing
9 5 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.76%) Wholesale Banking
10 4 (1.41%) Publishing
11 2 (0.70%) Retail
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (32.39%) Analyst
2 51 (17.96%) Business Analyst
3 47 (16.55%) Developer
4 42 (14.79%) Architect
5 38 (13.38%) Data Analyst
6 36 (12.68%) Project Manager
7 25 (8.80%) Data Architect
8 17 (5.99%) Consultant
9 11 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (3.17%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
10 9 (3.17%) ETL Developer
10 9 (3.17%) PMO Manager
10 9 (3.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 9 (3.17%) Lead Business Analyst
11 8 (2.82%) Banking Business Analyst
11 8 (2.82%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.46%) Applications Support
12 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Data Architect
13 6 (2.11%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.08%) XML
2 20 (7.04%) .NET
3 9 (3.17%) Web Services
4 8 (2.82%) JMS
5 7 (2.46%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.11%) Spring
7 4 (1.41%) XML Messaging
7 4 (1.41%) Middleware
8 3 (1.06%) SOAP
8 3 (1.06%) XSLT
8 3 (1.06%) JAXB
8 3 (1.06%) FpML
8 3 (1.06%) Ajax
8 3 (1.06%) JFC
8 3 (1.06%) WCF
8 3 (1.06%) Spring Batch
9 2 (0.70%) HTML5
9 2 (0.70%) LINQ
9 2 (0.70%) JSON
9 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.20%) Equities
2 43 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (13.38%) Fixed Income
4 26 (9.15%) Derivative
5 25 (8.80%) Data Integration
6 13 (4.58%) Credit Risk
7 8 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.46%) SWIFT
9 6 (2.11%) Market Risk
9 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.06%) Statistics
10 3 (1.06%) Social Media
10 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.56%) UNIX
2 22 (7.75%) Linux
3 10 (3.52%) Windows
4 2 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.82%) Data Modelling
2 77 (27.11%) Data Management
3 57 (20.07%) ETL
4 51 (17.96%) Data Architecture
5 47 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (14.44%) Data Analysis
7 32 (11.27%) Business Analysis
8 29 (10.21%) Project Management
9 28 (9.86%) Dimensional Modelling
10 25 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (8.80%) Analytics
11 24 (8.45%) Logical Data Model
11 24 (8.45%) Migration
11 24 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (8.10%) Risk Management
12 23 (8.10%) Data Governance
13 18 (6.34%) CRM
13 18 (6.34%) Data Mapping
14 15 (5.28%) Physical Data Model
15 14 (4.93%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 119 (41.90%) SQL
2 29 (10.21%) Perl
3 25 (8.80%) Java
4 18 (6.34%) T-SQL
5 14 (4.93%) C#
6 13 (4.58%) C
6 13 (4.58%) Python
6 13 (4.58%) Shell Script
7 12 (4.23%) VBA
8 11 (3.87%) C++
9 9 (3.17%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.11%) Ruby
10 6 (2.11%) PHP
11 3 (1.06%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.06%) XPath
11 3 (1.06%) Scala
12 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.35%) VB
13 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (12.68%) Degree
2 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.35%) PMP
3 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.68%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.93%) QA
3 7 (2.46%) SLA
4 4 (1.41%) EMIR
5 3 (1.06%) Basel II
6 2 (0.70%) FATCA
6 2 (0.70%) MiFID
7 1 (0.35%) Basel III
7 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.41%) NFS
2 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 67 (23.59%) Oracle
2 38 (13.38%) Informatica
3 25 (8.80%) Ab Initio
4 22 (7.75%) GoldenSource
4 22 (7.75%) Bloomberg
5 17 (5.99%) Business Objects
5 17 (5.99%) Reuters
6 15 (5.28%) Microsoft
7 11 (3.87%) Cognos
7 11 (3.87%) IBM
7 11 (3.87%) SmartStream
8 9 (3.17%) SAP
8 9 (3.17%) TIBCO
9 8 (2.82%) Perforce
9 8 (2.82%) Trillium
10 7 (2.46%) Sybase
10 7 (2.46%) Open Text
11 6 (2.11%) BI-SAM
11 6 (2.11%) FactSet
11 6 (2.11%) Advent
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