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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 788 775 807
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 122 188 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 90 147 129
Median salary £75,000 £62,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -8.16%

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
38602 46389 45906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.95% 42.40% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31520 37329 35834
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 106 £75,000 +20.00% 16
London -19 90 £75,000 +15.38% 13
City of London +12 29 £80,000 +28.00% 6
Scotland +22 11 - -
Glasgow - 11 - -
South East +35 10 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +19 6 £37,500 -54.54% 1
Wokingham - 6 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire +35 5 £57,500 +53.33%
North West +18 5 £57,500 +53.33%
Cardiff - 5 £25,500 -
South Wales - 5 £25,500 -
Wales - 5 £25,500 -
Surrey - 4 - -
Woking - 4 - -
Knutsford - 2 £55,000 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +27 1 - -
Leeds +21 1 - -
West Yorkshire +16 1 - -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 144 (58.06%) Finance
2 101 (40.73%) SQL
3 84 (33.87%) Banking
4 60 (24.19%) Data Management
5 59 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (23.79%) Fixed Income
6 51 (20.56%) Derivative
6 51 (20.56%) Data Quality
7 48 (19.35%) Java
8 46 (18.55%) SQL Server
8 46 (18.55%) Data Modelling
9 42 (16.94%) Asset Management
10 40 (16.13%) Data Governance
11 38 (15.32%) Equities
11 38 (15.32%) Front Office
12 37 (14.92%) Data Analysis
12 37 (14.92%) Investment Banking
12 37 (14.92%) Project Management
12 37 (14.92%) Analytics
13 36 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (14.11%) Business Analysis
15 33 (13.31%) C#
16 32 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (12.10%) SDLC
18 29 (11.69%) Microsoft
18 29 (11.69%) Retail
19 28 (11.29%) Management Information System
20 27 (10.89%) Degree
21 26 (10.48%) Oracle

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.84%) SAS
2 5 (2.02%) Jetty
2 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.21%) Apache
3 3 (1.21%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.81%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.81%) Documentum
4 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.85%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.82%) MS Office
4 2 (0.81%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.81%) SPSS
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.61%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (1.61%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.81%) FastStats
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.82%) GitHub
2 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.82%) Multicast
1 7 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.40%) VPN
2 1 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.24%) Big Data
4 12 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.03%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.63%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (3.63%) DataStage
7 8 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.23%) QlikView
8 7 (2.82%) MySQL
9 6 (2.42%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.21%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (4.03%) JIRA
2 6 (2.42%) ERwin
2 6 (2.42%) NUnit
3 4 (1.61%) Maven
3 4 (1.61%) Subversion
4 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.21%) TestNG
4 3 (1.21%) Toad
5 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.81%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.40%) Ant
6 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) JUnit
6 1 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
General
1 144 (58.06%) Finance
2 84 (33.87%) Banking
3 38 (15.32%) Front Office
4 37 (14.92%) Investment Banking
5 29 (11.69%) Retail
6 23 (9.27%) Back Office
7 14 (5.65%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.42%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.61%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.21%) Legal
10 3 (1.21%) Marketing
11 2 (0.81%) Publishing
12 1 (0.40%) International Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 104 (41.94%) Analyst
2 62 (25.00%) Developer
3 51 (20.56%) Business Analyst
4 48 (19.35%) Data Analyst
5 33 (13.31%) Data Business Analyst
6 26 (10.48%) Java Developer
7 21 (8.47%) Data Manager
8 20 (8.06%) Project Manager
9 18 (7.26%) Architect
9 18 (7.26%) SQL Developer
10 15 (6.05%) Market Data Analyst
10 15 (6.05%) Market Data Manager
11 14 (5.65%) Asset Management Analyst
12 13 (5.24%) Asset Management Business Analyst
12 13 (5.24%) Consultant
13 12 (4.84%) Reference Data Business Analyst
13 12 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (4.84%) Senior Developer
14 11 (4.44%) Business Data Analyst
14 11 (4.44%) Market Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.68%) AngularJS
2 16 (6.45%) XML
3 15 (6.05%) Apache Camel
4 12 (4.84%) HTML
4 12 (4.84%) REST
4 12 (4.84%) Spring
5 9 (3.63%) .NET
5 9 (3.63%) CSS
6 8 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 7 (2.82%) JSON
8 6 (2.42%) Web Services
9 5 (2.02%) Apache CXF
9 5 (2.02%) Guava
9 5 (2.02%) Guice
9 5 (2.02%) HTML5
9 5 (2.02%) J2EE
9 5 (2.02%) JPA
10 4 (1.61%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.61%) SOAP
10 4 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.79%) Fixed Income
2 51 (20.56%) Derivative
3 38 (15.32%) Equities
4 36 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (11.29%) Management Information System
6 24 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (9.27%) Equity Derivative
8 22 (8.87%) Credit Risk
9 16 (6.45%) Market Risk
9 16 (6.45%) OTC Derivatives
10 14 (5.65%) Hedge funds
11 13 (5.24%) Data Integration
12 12 (4.84%) Computer Science
12 12 (4.84%) Statistics
13 11 (4.44%) Mathematics
14 9 (3.63%) Data Extraction
14 9 (3.63%) PMI
14 9 (3.63%) Pricing Data
15 8 (3.23%) Data Structures
15 8 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.26%) Unix
2 13 (5.24%) Linux
3 5 (2.02%) Solaris
4 3 (1.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.19%) Data Management
2 59 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (18.55%) Data Modelling
4 42 (16.94%) Asset Management
5 40 (16.13%) Data Governance
6 37 (14.92%) Analytics
6 37 (14.92%) Data Analysis
6 37 (14.92%) Project Management
7 35 (14.11%) Business Analysis
8 30 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (12.10%) SDLC
9 24 (9.68%) Investment Management
10 23 (9.27%) Risk Management
11 20 (8.06%) ETL
11 20 (8.06%) Quality Management
12 18 (7.26%) Migration
12 18 (7.26%) Workflow
13 17 (6.85%) Data Architecture
13 17 (6.85%) Validation
14 16 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (40.73%) SQL
2 48 (19.35%) Java
3 33 (13.31%) C#
4 22 (8.87%) Python
5 15 (6.05%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.84%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.44%) C++
8 9 (3.63%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.82%) Scala
10 5 (2.02%) Perl
10 5 (2.02%) VBA
11 4 (1.61%) Haskell
11 4 (1.61%) VB
11 4 (1.61%) VB6
12 3 (1.21%) PHP
13 2 (0.81%) Clojure
13 2 (0.81%) F#
13 2 (0.81%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.81%) Prolog
13 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (10.89%) Degree
2 9 (3.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.40%) CISA
3 1 (0.40%) CISM
3 1 (0.40%) CISSP
3 1 (0.40%) CRISC
3 1 (0.40%) ISEB
3 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.40%) PhD
3 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (20.56%) Data Quality
2 13 (5.24%) Dodd-Frank
2 13 (5.24%) MiFID
3 12 (4.84%) Basel III
4 10 (4.03%) EMIR
4 10 (4.03%) QA
5 7 (2.82%) COREP
5 7 (2.82%) CRD IV
5 7 (2.82%) FINREP
6 6 (2.42%) SLA
7 1 (0.40%) FATCA
7 1 (0.40%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (0.81%) GridGain
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.48%) Oracle
3 24 (9.68%) Charles River
4 23 (9.27%) Bloomberg
5 18 (7.26%) Sybase
6 13 (5.24%) Informatica
7 12 (4.84%) GoldenSource
8 11 (4.44%) Ab Initio
9 9 (3.63%) Reuters
10 7 (2.82%) HP
10 7 (2.82%) Teradata
11 6 (2.42%) SunGard
12 5 (2.02%) Netezza
12 5 (2.02%) RedGate
13 4 (1.61%) Cognos
13 4 (1.61%) Fidessa
13 4 (1.61%) Tableau
14 3 (1.21%) Cognizant
15 2 (0.81%) Google
15 2 (0.81%) Pega
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