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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 815 816 769
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -47
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 121 159 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.35% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 91 110 166
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,950 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%

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
40694 45731 49311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.57% 41.23% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33203 36291 39359
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 June 2016 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 25 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 30 June 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 0 109 £67,500 +3.84% 18
London -20 90 £67,500 +3.84% 15
City of London +30 19 £65,000 +23.80% 11
South East +42 13 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Scotland +14 12 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Glasgow +1 9 £50,000 -
Kent - 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +28 3 £60,000 +73.91%
Yorkshire +27 3 £60,000 +73.91%
Leeds +25 3 £60,000 +73.91%
Wokingham - 3 £37,500 - 1
Stirling +10 2 - -
Slough - 2 £57,500 -
Coventry - 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey +30 1 £42,500 -24.10%
South West +18 1 £57,500 - 1
Edinburgh +7 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £57,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
Bath - 1 £57,500 -
Epsom - 1 £42,500 -
Sidcup - 1 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 135 (64.90%) Finance
2 87 (41.83%) SQL
3 62 (29.81%) Banking
3 62 (29.81%) Data Management
4 55 (26.44%) Fixed Income
5 50 (24.04%) Asset Management
6 44 (21.15%) Front Office
7 42 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (20.19%) Data Governance
8 41 (19.71%) Investment Banking
8 41 (19.71%) Derivative
9 40 (19.23%) Data Analysis
10 39 (18.75%) Data Quality
11 37 (17.79%) SQL Server
11 37 (17.79%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (16.83%) Project Management
13 32 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (14.90%) Data Modelling
15 30 (14.42%) Equities
16 28 (13.46%) Business Analysis
17 27 (12.98%) Management Information System
17 27 (12.98%) Bloomberg
18 26 (12.50%) Analytics
19 25 (12.02%) Back Office
20 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
20 23 (11.06%) Java
21 22 (10.58%) Retail
22 19 (9.13%) Oracle
22 19 (9.13%) Python
22 19 (9.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 8 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.92%) SAS
3 3 (1.44%) CMS
4 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.96%) Documentum
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.25%) MS Office
2 13 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.85%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.92%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.44%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.48%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) GitHub
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.88%) Multicast
3 3 (1.44%) Internet
3 3 (1.44%) X.509
4 2 (0.96%) LDAP
5 1 (0.48%) HTTP
5 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.79%) Data Warehouse
1 37 (17.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.33%) Big Data
4 8 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.40%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.40%) QlikView
7 4 (1.92%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.44%) DataStage
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.44%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.44%) Redis
9 2 (0.96%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.33%) JIRA
2 6 (2.88%) NUnit
3 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.44%) Phabricator
3 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.44%) TestNG
3 3 (1.44%) Toad
4 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.48%) ERwin
4 1 (0.48%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.48%) JUnit
4 1 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 135 (64.90%) Finance
2 62 (29.81%) Banking
3 44 (21.15%) Front Office
4 41 (19.71%) Investment Banking
5 25 (12.02%) Back Office
6 22 (10.58%) Retail
7 11 (5.29%) Financial Institution
8 10 (4.81%) Legal
9 7 (3.37%) International Banking
10 5 (2.40%) Billing
11 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
12 3 (1.44%) Law
12 3 (1.44%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.48%) Marketing
13 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (46.15%) Analyst
2 50 (24.04%) Business Analyst
3 44 (21.15%) Data Analyst
4 41 (19.71%) Developer
5 33 (15.87%) Data Business Analyst
6 22 (10.58%) Data Manager
7 19 (9.13%) Market Data Manager
8 17 (8.17%) Project Manager
9 15 (7.21%) Vendor Manager
10 13 (6.25%) Asset Management Business Analyst
11 12 (5.77%) Asset Management Analyst
11 12 (5.77%) Banking Analyst
11 12 (5.77%) Regulatory Business Analyst
11 12 (5.77%) Support Analyst
12 10 (4.81%) Architect
12 10 (4.81%) IT Analyst
12 10 (4.81%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.81%) Market Data Analyst
12 10 (4.81%) Report Analyst
12 10 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.81%) XML
2 7 (3.37%) .NET
3 6 (2.88%) J2EE
3 6 (2.88%) Web Services
4 5 (2.40%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.40%) JSON
4 5 (2.40%) Spring
5 4 (1.92%) Middleware
6 3 (1.44%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.44%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.44%) JDBC
6 3 (1.44%) MSMQ
6 3 (1.44%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.44%) SOAP
7 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.96%) J2SE
7 2 (0.96%) JMS
7 2 (0.96%) Node.js
7 2 (0.96%) RESTful
7 2 (0.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 55 (26.44%) Fixed Income
2 41 (19.71%) Derivative
3 32 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (14.42%) Equities
5 27 (12.98%) Management Information System
6 19 (9.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (8.65%) OTC Derivatives
8 17 (8.17%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (4.81%) Statistics
10 9 (4.33%) Market Risk
10 9 (4.33%) Pricing Data
11 8 (3.85%) Credit Risk
12 7 (3.37%) Algorithms
12 7 (3.37%) Reinsurance
13 6 (2.88%) Data Structures
13 6 (2.88%) Mathematics
14 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
14 5 (2.40%) Hedge funds
14 5 (2.40%) Virtual Team
15 4 (1.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.17%) Unix
2 8 (3.85%) Linux
3 5 (2.40%) Windows
4 1 (0.48%) Solaris
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.81%) Data Management
2 50 (24.04%) Asset Management
3 42 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (20.19%) Data Governance
4 40 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 35 (16.83%) Project Management
6 31 (14.90%) Data Modelling
7 28 (13.46%) Business Analysis
8 26 (12.50%) Analytics
9 19 (9.13%) SDLC
10 18 (8.65%) Risk Management
11 17 (8.17%) Validation
12 16 (7.69%) Project Governance
13 15 (7.21%) Fund Management
13 15 (7.21%) Migration
13 15 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (7.21%) Workflow
14 14 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (6.73%) Investment Management
14 14 (6.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 87 (41.83%) SQL
2 23 (11.06%) Java
3 19 (9.13%) Python
4 15 (7.21%) C#
4 15 (7.21%) PL/SQL
5 12 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.81%) C++
7 7 (3.37%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.88%) Perl
8 6 (2.88%) VB
9 5 (2.40%) VBA
10 4 (1.92%) VB6
11 3 (1.44%) Haskell
11 3 (1.44%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.44%) Scala
11 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.48%) C
12 1 (0.48%) PHP
12 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (6.25%) Degree
2 6 (2.88%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.44%) PMP
3 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.48%) CISA
4 1 (0.48%) CISM
4 1 (0.48%) CISSP
4 1 (0.48%) CRISC
4 1 (0.48%) ECDL
4 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (18.75%) Data Quality
2 13 (6.25%) Dodd-Frank
2 13 (6.25%) EMIR
3 10 (4.81%) MiFID
4 9 (4.33%) Basel III
4 9 (4.33%) QA
5 8 (3.85%) FATCA
6 7 (3.37%) COREP
6 7 (3.37%) CRD IV
6 7 (3.37%) FINREP
7 2 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 27 (12.98%) Bloomberg
2 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.13%) Oracle
4 17 (8.17%) Charles River
5 9 (4.33%) Reuters
6 6 (2.88%) HP
6 6 (2.88%) SunGard
7 5 (2.40%) SAP
7 5 (2.40%) Sybase
8 4 (1.92%) GoldenSource
9 3 (1.44%) Coverity
9 3 (1.44%) Tableau
10 2 (0.96%) Amdocs
10 2 (0.96%) Capita
10 2 (0.96%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.96%) OpenText
10 2 (0.96%) Pega
11 1 (0.48%) Apple
11 1 (0.48%) Citrix
11 1 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
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