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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
UK
Rank 736 811 813
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +2
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 108 118 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 83 76 98
Median salary £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,500 £52,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.96% +4.50%

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
33630 42662 42514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.52% 42.73% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27411 34204 34450
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,591 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 January 2017 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 19 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +79 90 £75,000 +20.00% 8
London +55 83 £75,000 +17.64% 7
City of London +35 32 £80,000 +33.33% 3
Glasgow +20 14 £51,250 -
Scotland +13 14 £51,250 -
South East +65 3 £72,500 +46.46%
South West +25 3 £62,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £62,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £25,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £72,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £62,000 -
Wales - 2 £25,500 -
South Wales - 2 £25,500 -
Berkshire +47 1 £85,000 -
North West -9 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £85,000 -
Dorset - 1 £85,750 -
Bromley - 1 £92,500 -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 108 (45.96%) Finance
2 103 (43.83%) SQL
3 69 (29.36%) Java
3 69 (29.36%) Data Management
4 68 (28.94%) Banking
5 65 (27.66%) Data Quality
6 53 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (22.13%) Data Modelling
8 48 (20.43%) SQL Server
9 41 (17.45%) Degree
10 39 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (16.17%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (15.32%) SDLC
13 35 (14.89%) C#
13 35 (14.89%) Oracle
14 34 (14.47%) Migration
15 33 (14.04%) Data Analysis
15 33 (14.04%) XML
15 33 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
15 33 (14.04%) Analytics
16 31 (13.19%) AngularJS
16 31 (13.19%) Data Architecture
17 30 (12.77%) ETL
18 29 (12.34%) JavaScript
19 27 (11.49%) Business Analysis
20 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
20 26 (11.06%) Relational Database
21 25 (10.64%) Python
21 25 (10.64%) Hibernate
22 24 (10.21%) Unix

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 9 (3.83%) SAS
2 8 (3.40%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.98%) Jetty
4 5 (2.13%) Apache
5 4 (1.70%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.70%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.70%) GemFire
5 4 (1.70%) Moodle
6 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.85%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.85%) SPSS
5 1 (0.43%) MS Office
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.28%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.85%) FastStats
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.43%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.55%) GitHub
3 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) Multicast
1 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.17%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (11.06%) Relational Database
4 22 (9.36%) MySQL
5 16 (6.81%) Big Data
5 16 (6.81%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.96%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (5.96%) Hadoop
6 14 (5.96%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.96%) QlikView
7 12 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (3.83%) DB2
9 9 (3.83%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.40%) DataStage
10 8 (3.40%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.40%) MS Access
10 8 (3.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.55%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (7.23%) Maven
2 15 (6.38%) ERwin
3 12 (5.11%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.83%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.40%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.40%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.40%) XMLSpy
6 7 (2.98%) Subversion
7 6 (2.55%) JIRA
8 4 (1.70%) MagicDraw
8 4 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.43%) Ant
9 1 (0.43%) PowerDesigner
General
1 108 (45.96%) Finance
2 68 (28.94%) Banking
3 21 (8.94%) Back Office
4 20 (8.51%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.96%) Front Office
6 12 (5.11%) Retail
7 10 (4.26%) General Ledger
8 6 (2.55%) Legal
9 5 (2.13%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.28%) Law
11 2 (0.85%) Marketing
11 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (32.77%) Analyst
2 75 (31.91%) Developer
3 41 (17.45%) Java Developer
4 40 (17.02%) Architect
5 34 (14.47%) Business Analyst
5 34 (14.47%) Data Analyst
6 25 (10.64%) Senior Developer
7 22 (9.36%) Data Architect
8 19 (8.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 19 (8.09%) SQL Developer
9 15 (6.38%) Data Business Analyst
10 11 (4.68%) Consultant
10 11 (4.68%) Lead Developer
10 11 (4.68%) Market Data Developer
10 11 (4.68%) Scala Developer
11 8 (3.40%) Market Data Analyst
11 8 (3.40%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.40%) Python Developer
12 7 (2.98%) Data Manager
12 7 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.04%) XML
2 31 (13.19%) AngularJS
3 25 (10.64%) Hibernate
4 21 (8.94%) Spring
5 17 (7.23%) Apache Camel
5 17 (7.23%) HTML
6 12 (5.11%) CSS
7 11 (4.68%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (4.26%) .NET
8 10 (4.26%) REST
9 9 (3.83%) HTML5
10 8 (3.40%) .NET Framework
10 8 (3.40%) Guava
10 8 (3.40%) Guice
10 8 (3.40%) WCF
11 7 (2.98%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (2.98%) JPA
11 7 (2.98%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.51%) Equities
3 19 (8.09%) Derivative
4 17 (7.23%) Data Integration
4 17 (7.23%) Fixed Income
5 16 (6.81%) Computer Science
5 16 (6.81%) Management Information System
6 15 (6.38%) Credit Risk
7 14 (5.96%) Market Risk
8 13 (5.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (3.83%) Hedge funds
10 8 (3.40%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (2.98%) Fintech
11 7 (2.98%) Informatics
11 7 (2.98%) NHS
11 7 (2.98%) PMI
11 7 (2.98%) Visualisation
12 6 (2.55%) Data Structures
12 6 (2.55%) Mainframe
12 6 (2.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.21%) Unix
2 23 (9.79%) Linux
3 8 (3.40%) Windows
4 2 (0.85%) Solaris
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (29.36%) Data Management
2 53 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (22.13%) Data Modelling
4 36 (15.32%) SDLC
5 34 (14.47%) Migration
6 33 (14.04%) Analytics
6 33 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (14.04%) Data Analysis
7 31 (13.19%) Data Architecture
8 30 (12.77%) ETL
9 27 (11.49%) Business Analysis
10 24 (10.21%) Data Governance
11 23 (9.79%) Metadata Management
12 18 (7.66%) Asset Management
12 18 (7.66%) Data Mapping
12 18 (7.66%) Workflow
13 17 (7.23%) Project Management
13 17 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (6.81%) Master Data Management
15 15 (6.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 103 (43.83%) SQL
2 69 (29.36%) Java
3 35 (14.89%) C#
4 29 (12.34%) JavaScript
5 25 (10.64%) Python
6 20 (8.51%) Scala
7 12 (5.11%) C++
8 9 (3.83%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.40%) Perl
9 8 (3.40%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.13%) R
11 3 (1.28%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.85%) C
12 2 (0.85%) Clojure
12 2 (0.85%) F#
12 2 (0.85%) Haskell
12 2 (0.85%) PHP
12 2 (0.85%) Prolog
13 1 (0.43%) AWK
Qualifications
1 41 (17.45%) Degree
2 7 (2.98%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.28%) ISEB
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.43%) PhD
4 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (27.66%) Data Quality
2 20 (8.51%) MiFID
3 10 (4.26%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (3.83%) QA
5 8 (3.40%) EMIR
6 4 (1.70%) ISO20022
7 3 (1.28%) Basel III
8 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.85%) SLA
9 1 (0.43%) GDPR
9 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.43%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.43%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (0.85%) GridGain
1 2 (0.85%) HDFS
2 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Oozie
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (14.89%) Oracle
2 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.21%) Sybase
4 21 (8.94%) Informatica
5 11 (4.68%) Teradata
6 10 (4.26%) IBM
7 9 (3.83%) Trillium
8 8 (3.40%) RedGate
9 7 (2.98%) Ab Initio
9 7 (2.98%) Cognos
10 6 (2.55%) GoldenSource
10 6 (2.55%) Google
11 5 (2.13%) Bloomberg
12 4 (1.70%) Fidessa
12 4 (1.70%) Reuters
12 4 (1.70%) Talend
13 3 (1.28%) Charles River
14 2 (0.85%) Adobe
14 2 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.85%) SAP
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