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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 721 679 759
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +80
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 165 253 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.53% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108 184 81
Average salary £61,250 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,750 £90,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £70,000 £81,250
% change year-on-year
-32.14% -13.84%

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
42775 47924 42906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.68% 40.15% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33790 38262 34856
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 June 2015 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 27 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 3 June 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 -41 150 £63,750 -8.92% 22
London -4 137 £65,000 -7.14% 19
City of London +46 55 £52,500 -16.00% 8
Scotland +16 11 £50,000 +47.05% 3
South East +23 8 £48,750 -32.75% 2
Stirling +3 7 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £47,750 - 2
Milton Keynes - 4 £47,750 - 2
Glasgow +12 3 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £34,500 -
Surrey +18 2 £56,000 -22.75%
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £45,000 -
Staines - 2 £56,000 -
East of England +7 1 £75,000 +130.76%
Edinburgh +6 1 £35,000 +1.44% 2
South West -30 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
Leeds - 1 £34,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £32,500 -
Belfast - 1 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £34,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £75,000 -
Luton - 1 £75,000 -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 158 (53.20%) Banking
2 155 (52.19%) Finance
3 101 (34.01%) SQL
4 87 (29.29%) Data Management
5 81 (27.27%) Investment Banking
5 81 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 63 (21.21%) Business Analysis
7 42 (14.14%) Data Analysis
7 42 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (13.80%) Oracle
9 40 (13.47%) Data Warehouse
9 40 (13.47%) Project Management
10 39 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (13.13%) Waterfall
11 37 (12.46%) Java
12 36 (12.12%) Retail
13 34 (11.45%) Logical Data Model
14 33 (11.11%) Software Delivery
15 32 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (10.44%) Data Governance
17 30 (10.10%) Data Quality
17 30 (10.10%) Web Services
18 29 (9.76%) ETL
18 29 (9.76%) Quality Management
18 29 (9.76%) Data Architecture
19 27 (9.09%) Derivative
19 27 (9.09%) UNIX
20 26 (8.75%) Validation
20 26 (8.75%) Migration
20 26 (8.75%) Spring

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 14 (4.71%) SAS
2 6 (2.02%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (1.68%) Apache
4 4 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.35%) Mule
5 3 (1.01%) IIS
6 2 (0.67%) FileNet
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.37%) MS Excel
4 8 (2.69%) PowerPivot
5 6 (2.02%) MS Office
6 5 (1.68%) MS Project
7 4 (1.35%) Open Workbench
7 4 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.37%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.67%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.71%) DSL
2 4 (1.35%) DNS
3 3 (1.01%) Extranet
4 2 (0.67%) FTP
4 2 (0.67%) RTP
5 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.34%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.47%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (8.42%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.74%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.39%) DB2
4 16 (5.39%) DataStage
5 10 (3.37%) Data Mining
5 10 (3.37%) Big Data
6 8 (2.69%) QualityStage
7 6 (2.02%) OLAP
7 6 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.35%) Base SAS
9 4 (1.35%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 20 (6.73%) Maven
1 20 (6.73%) Eclipse
1 20 (6.73%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.04%) Toad
3 4 (1.35%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (1.35%) JIRA
4 3 (1.01%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.01%) CruiseControl
4 3 (1.01%) NUnit
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.34%) ERwin
5 1 (0.34%) MSI
5 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 158 (53.20%) Banking
2 155 (52.19%) Finance
3 81 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 36 (12.12%) Retail
5 20 (6.73%) Front Office
6 17 (5.72%) Legal
7 11 (3.70%) Back Office
8 5 (1.68%) Marketing
9 3 (1.01%) French Language
9 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.67%) Law
10 2 (0.67%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (44.44%) Analyst
2 72 (24.24%) Business Analyst
3 64 (21.55%) Data Analyst
4 32 (10.77%) Architect
5 25 (8.42%) Developer
5 25 (8.42%) Project Manager
6 22 (7.41%) Data Manager
7 20 (6.73%) Consultant
8 19 (6.40%) Support Analyst
9 14 (4.71%) Data Architect
10 13 (4.38%) Data Business Analyst
11 12 (4.04%) Junior
12 11 (3.70%) Banking Business Analyst
12 11 (3.70%) Business Data Analyst
13 10 (3.37%) Applications Specialist
13 10 (3.37%) Report Analyst
13 10 (3.37%) Risk Analyst
13 10 (3.37%) Technical Specialist
13 10 (3.37%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 9 (3.03%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.10%) Web Services
2 26 (8.75%) Spring
3 20 (6.73%) Hibernate
4 19 (6.40%) XML
5 11 (3.70%) .NET
6 8 (2.69%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.69%) Middleware
7 7 (2.36%) SOAP
8 5 (1.68%) WCF
8 5 (1.68%) JRules
8 5 (1.68%) XML Messaging
8 5 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.68%) J2EE
9 4 (1.35%) JMS
9 4 (1.35%) Spring Integration
10 3 (1.01%) Ajax
10 3 (1.01%) WSDL
11 2 (0.67%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.67%) HTML
11 2 (0.67%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.09%) Derivative
3 26 (8.75%) Credit Risk
4 24 (8.08%) Equities
5 23 (7.74%) Management Information System
5 23 (7.74%) Data Structures
6 20 (6.73%) Fixed Income
6 20 (6.73%) Data Integration
7 14 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (3.70%) Hedge funds
9 10 (3.37%) Market Risk
10 7 (2.36%) Computer Science
11 6 (2.02%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.68%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.35%) ASIC
13 4 (1.35%) Wiki
14 2 (0.67%) NHS
14 2 (0.67%) Statistics
14 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
15 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.09%) UNIX
2 9 (3.03%) Linux
3 8 (2.69%) Windows
4 5 (1.68%) zOS
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.34%) VMS
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.29%) Data Management
2 81 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 63 (21.21%) Business Analysis
4 42 (14.14%) Data Analysis
5 40 (13.47%) Project Management
6 39 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (13.13%) Waterfall
7 34 (11.45%) Logical Data Model
8 33 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 32 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (10.44%) Data Governance
11 29 (9.76%) ETL
11 29 (9.76%) Quality Management
11 29 (9.76%) Data Architecture
12 26 (8.75%) Validation
12 26 (8.75%) Migration
13 25 (8.42%) Risk Management
14 21 (7.07%) Asset Management
15 18 (6.06%) Physical Data Model
15 18 (6.06%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (34.01%) SQL
2 37 (12.46%) Java
3 14 (4.71%) Perl
4 13 (4.38%) C++
5 12 (4.04%) C
5 12 (4.04%) C#
6 10 (3.37%) Python
7 7 (2.36%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.02%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.02%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.01%) Scala
10 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.34%) Ruby
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (8.42%) Degree
2 5 (1.68%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.35%) PMP
4 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CCNP
5 1 (0.34%) CCNA
5 1 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.10%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.69%) EMIR
2 8 (2.69%) QA
3 5 (1.68%) SLA
4 4 (1.35%) MiFID
4 4 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.35%) FATCA
5 2 (0.67%) Basel II
6 1 (0.34%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.34%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) XenApp
2 1 (0.34%) XenServer
2 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.34%) Xen
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.01%) MOM
2 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (13.80%) Oracle
2 23 (7.74%) IBM
3 18 (6.06%) GoldenSource
4 16 (5.39%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.71%) Bloomberg
6 13 (4.38%) Sybase
7 12 (4.04%) Reuters
7 12 (4.04%) Informatica
8 11 (3.70%) Business Objects
9 9 (3.03%) Ab Initio
10 8 (2.69%) Cognos
11 6 (2.02%) SAP
11 6 (2.02%) Murex
12 5 (1.68%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.35%) Remedy
14 3 (1.01%) Perforce
14 3 (1.01%) SmartStream
14 3 (1.01%) Cognizant
15 2 (0.67%) Trillium
15 2 (0.67%) Charles River
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus car allowance.
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus car allowance.
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hatstand Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £120000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago