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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 749 680 680
Rank change year-on-year
-69 0
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 147 192 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.45% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 113 133 180
Average salary £75,000 £60,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £36,800 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £89,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £36,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -28.00%

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
42871 42303 44559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.49% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33887 34359 37162
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 24 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 23 October 2014. 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 -60 135 £75,000 +25.00% 25
London -50 125 £75,000 +25.00% 17
City of London +5 38 £67,500 +17.39% 9
Scotland -10 8 £40,000 +17.64%
Stirling -24 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £33,750 -
Glasgow -4 2 £47,500 -12.84%
East of England -13 2 £42,500 +95.40% 4
Brentwood - 2 £42,500 -
Essex - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £41,500 -
Berkshire +7 1 - - 2
Birmingham -17 1 £48,000 -1.03%
South East -18 1 - - 3
West Midlands -25 1 £48,000 -1.03%
South West -26 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 £62,500 -
South Wales - 1 £62,500 -
Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £62,500 -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 210 (58.82%) Finance
2 163 (45.66%) Banking
3 159 (44.54%) SQL
4 116 (32.49%) Investment Banking
5 103 (28.85%) Data Management
6 94 (26.33%) Equities
7 82 (22.97%) Data Warehouse
8 73 (20.45%) Data Modelling
9 71 (19.89%) Oracle
10 66 (18.49%) Business Intelligence
11 61 (17.09%) Bloomberg
11 61 (17.09%) Derivative
11 61 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
12 59 (16.53%) ETL
13 56 (15.69%) Business Analysis
14 54 (15.13%) Fixed Income
15 52 (14.57%) Risk Management
16 51 (14.29%) Front Office
17 50 (14.01%) Java
18 46 (12.89%) Project Management
19 45 (12.61%) Reuters
20 44 (12.32%) XML
21 43 (12.04%) SQL Server
21 43 (12.04%) Degree
22 42 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
23 41 (11.48%) UNIX
24 39 (10.92%) Perl
25 36 (10.08%) MS Excel
26 35 (9.80%) Financial Institution
26 35 (9.80%) Migration

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 23 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.52%) Documentum
3 6 (1.68%) SAS
3 6 (1.68%) NetWeaver
3 6 (1.68%) FileNet
4 5 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.12%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.12%) GemFire
6 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.56%) Apache
7 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.56%) Lync
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.44%) MS Office
3 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (5.04%) Markit EDM
2 10 (2.80%) SAP MDM
3 7 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.68%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 6 (1.68%) SAP Bank Analyzer
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.56%) PolarLake
6 2 (0.56%) MultiFonds
6 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.28%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.80%) Internet
2 3 (0.84%) AMQP
3 2 (0.56%) FTP
4 1 (0.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (22.97%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (12.04%) SQL Server
3 33 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (6.72%) Big Data
6 22 (6.16%) Relational Database
7 17 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (4.76%) Data Mining
8 16 (4.48%) OLAP
8 16 (4.48%) Oracle OLAP
9 15 (4.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 13 (3.64%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.80%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.52%) Sybase IQ
12 9 (2.52%) Sybase ASE
13 8 (2.24%) QlikView
13 8 (2.24%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.96%) MS Access
14 7 (1.96%) SAP BW
14 7 (1.96%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (2.24%) Toad
1 8 (2.24%) Subversion
2 6 (1.68%) Ant
2 6 (1.68%) ClearCase
2 6 (1.68%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.40%) JIRA
4 4 (1.12%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.84%) XMLSpy
5 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.84%) NetBeans
5 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.56%) ERwin
7 1 (0.28%) JUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.28%) jMock
7 1 (0.28%) Maven
General
1 210 (58.82%) Finance
2 163 (45.66%) Banking
3 116 (32.49%) Investment Banking
4 51 (14.29%) Front Office
5 35 (9.80%) Financial Institution
6 28 (7.84%) Legal
7 26 (7.28%) Back Office
8 13 (3.64%) Law
9 10 (2.80%) Multimedia
10 9 (2.52%) Marketing
11 6 (1.68%) General Ledger
11 6 (1.68%) Retail
12 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.84%) Publishing
14 2 (0.56%) Advertising
15 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.28%) Electronics
15 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 115 (32.21%) Analyst
2 79 (22.13%) Business Analyst
3 66 (18.49%) Developer
4 50 (14.01%) Architect
5 35 (9.80%) Data Analyst
6 33 (9.24%) Project Manager
7 22 (6.16%) Consultant
8 21 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 19 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 17 (4.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 17 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
10 17 (4.76%) Data Architect
11 16 (4.48%) ETL Developer
12 15 (4.20%) Banking Business Analyst
13 12 (3.36%) Lead Business Analyst
14 11 (3.08%) Data Manager
15 10 (2.80%) Enterprise Information Architect
15 10 (2.80%) Information Architect
15 10 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
16 9 (2.52%) Reference Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.32%) XML
2 24 (6.72%) .NET
3 11 (3.08%) Web Services
4 9 (2.52%) Spring
5 6 (1.68%) SAP PI
5 6 (1.68%) JMS
6 5 (1.40%) Middleware
6 5 (1.40%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.40%) Ajax
7 4 (1.12%) HTML
8 3 (0.84%) CSS
8 3 (0.84%) JAXB
8 3 (0.84%) XSLT
8 3 (0.84%) JFC
8 3 (0.84%) JSON
8 3 (0.84%) HTML5
8 3 (0.84%) Spring Batch
9 2 (0.56%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.56%) FpML
9 2 (0.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 94 (26.33%) Equities
2 61 (17.09%) Derivative
2 61 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (15.13%) Fixed Income
4 25 (7.00%) Management Information System
5 24 (6.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (6.72%) Market Risk
6 18 (5.04%) Data Integration
6 18 (5.04%) Credit Risk
7 15 (4.20%) Statistics
8 11 (3.08%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.52%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.96%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.68%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.12%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.84%) Physics
14 3 (0.84%) Replication
15 2 (0.56%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.48%) UNIX
2 22 (6.16%) Linux
3 13 (3.64%) Windows
4 2 (0.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (28.85%) Data Management
2 73 (20.45%) Data Modelling
3 66 (18.49%) Business Intelligence
4 59 (16.53%) ETL
5 56 (15.69%) Business Analysis
6 52 (14.57%) Risk Management
7 46 (12.89%) Project Management
8 42 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (9.80%) Migration
10 33 (9.24%) Data Architecture
11 31 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (8.12%) Data Analysis
13 25 (7.00%) Wealth Management
14 24 (6.72%) Analytics
15 23 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (6.44%) Investment Management
16 22 (6.16%) CRM
17 18 (5.04%) Business Continuity
17 18 (5.04%) Data Migration
17 18 (5.04%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 159 (44.54%) SQL
2 50 (14.01%) Java
3 39 (10.92%) Perl
4 25 (7.00%) T-SQL
5 21 (5.88%) Python
6 18 (5.04%) PL/SQL
7 17 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.92%) C#
9 13 (3.64%) Ruby
9 13 (3.64%) VBA
9 13 (3.64%) Scala
10 11 (3.08%) C
11 9 (2.52%) RPG
12 8 (2.24%) SPARQL
13 6 (1.68%) C++
13 6 (1.68%) JavaScript
14 4 (1.12%) PHP
15 3 (0.84%) XPath
16 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (12.04%) Degree
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.28%) PMP
4 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.12%) Data Quality
2 26 (7.28%) QA
3 17 (4.76%) SLA
4 8 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.96%) MiFID
6 6 (1.68%) Basel III
7 4 (1.12%) EMIR
8 3 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.84%) FATCA
9 2 (0.56%) COREP
9 2 (0.56%) FINREP
10 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.28%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.12%) Control-M
3 2 (0.56%) MOM
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 71 (19.89%) Oracle
2 61 (17.09%) Bloomberg
3 45 (12.61%) Reuters
4 27 (7.56%) Business Objects
4 27 (7.56%) Informatica
5 24 (6.72%) IBM
6 23 (6.44%) GoldenSource
7 17 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 17 (4.76%) Sybase
8 14 (3.92%) SAP
8 14 (3.92%) TIBCO
9 11 (3.08%) Teradata
10 9 (2.52%) Advent
10 9 (2.52%) SimCorp
10 9 (2.52%) StatPro
10 9 (2.52%) SunGard
10 9 (2.52%) BI-SAM
10 9 (2.52%) ParAccel
10 9 (2.52%) FactSet
11 8 (2.24%) Ab Initio
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