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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 735 738 742
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 145 141 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 104 102 122
Average salary £71,250 £60,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,050 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%

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
41462 42250 43872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.20% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33479 33214 36803
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 24 December 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 +3 135 £72,500 +20.83% 16
London -1 121 £72,500 +16.00% 13
City of London +23 47 £66,500 +66.25% 6
Scotland +8 7 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Edinburgh - 6 £32,500 - 1
South East -9 5 £85,000 -
Brighton - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
East of England -17 3 £42,500 +95.40% 1
Essex - 3 £42,500 -
Brentwood - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey -4 1 £85,000 -
South West -18 1 - - 1
Stirling -19 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £62,500 -
South Wales - 1 £62,500 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £85,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £38,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £62,500 -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 170 (53.80%) Finance
2 133 (42.09%) SQL
3 118 (37.34%) Banking
4 91 (28.80%) Investment Banking
5 88 (27.85%) Data Management
6 84 (26.58%) Data Warehouse
7 73 (23.10%) Data Modelling
8 70 (22.15%) Equities
9 66 (20.89%) Oracle
10 60 (18.99%) ETL
11 55 (17.41%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
13 51 (16.14%) Fixed Income
14 48 (15.19%) Data Architecture
15 45 (14.24%) Bloomberg
16 40 (12.66%) SQL Server
17 39 (12.34%) Perl
18 38 (12.03%) XML
18 38 (12.03%) UNIX
18 38 (12.03%) Informatica
19 37 (11.71%) Derivative
20 36 (11.39%) Degree
21 35 (11.08%) Front Office
22 32 (10.13%) Analytics
23 31 (9.81%) Data Analysis
24 30 (9.49%) Java
24 30 (9.49%) Reuters
24 30 (9.49%) Project Management
24 30 (9.49%) Data Quality
25 29 (9.18%) Risk Management

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.28%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.22%) Documentum
2 7 (2.22%) SAS
3 6 (1.90%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (1.58%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.27%) GemFire
6 3 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.63%) IIS
7 2 (0.63%) JBoss
7 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.63%) Lync
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 26 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.33%) MS Office
3 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.95%) SPSS
6 2 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (6.65%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.63%) PolarLake
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.32%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.22%) Internet
2 4 (1.27%) iSCSI
3 3 (0.95%) AMQP
4 1 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (26.58%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (12.66%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (6.96%) DataStage
5 19 (6.01%) Big Data
6 17 (5.38%) OLAP
6 17 (5.38%) Oracle OLAP
7 15 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (4.43%) Data Mining
8 14 (4.43%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (3.48%) OLAP Cube
9 11 (3.48%) QlikView
10 8 (2.53%) DB2
11 7 (2.22%) EDRMS
12 6 (1.90%) Sybase IQ
12 6 (1.90%) MS Access
12 6 (1.90%) Sybase ASE
13 5 (1.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Eclipse
1 6 (1.90%) ERwin
2 5 (1.58%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.27%) Toad
4 3 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.95%) XMLSpy
4 3 (0.95%) NetBeans
4 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.95%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.95%) JIRA
5 2 (0.63%) NUnit
5 2 (0.63%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.32%) jMock
6 1 (0.32%) JUnit
General
1 170 (53.80%) Finance
2 118 (37.34%) Banking
3 91 (28.80%) Investment Banking
4 35 (11.08%) Front Office
5 21 (6.65%) Back Office
6 20 (6.33%) Legal
7 17 (5.38%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.53%) Law
9 7 (2.22%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.90%) Marketing
11 5 (1.58%) Wholesale Banking
11 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.27%) Publishing
13 3 (0.95%) Retail
13 3 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.32%) Electronics
14 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (30.70%) Analyst
2 56 (17.72%) Business Analyst
3 54 (17.09%) Developer
4 44 (13.92%) Architect
5 41 (12.97%) Project Manager
6 40 (12.66%) Data Analyst
7 26 (8.23%) Data Architect
8 18 (5.70%) Consultant
9 15 (4.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (4.11%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.48%) ETL Developer
11 11 (3.48%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 11 (3.48%) Lead Business Analyst
12 10 (3.16%) Performance Consultant
12 10 (3.16%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.85%) Enterprise Architect
13 9 (2.85%) PMO Manager
13 9 (2.85%) Banking Business Analyst
14 8 (2.53%) Reference Data Business Analyst
15 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.03%) XML
2 22 (6.96%) .NET
3 10 (3.16%) Web Services
3 10 (3.16%) Spring
4 8 (2.53%) JMS
5 7 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.58%) Middleware
7 4 (1.27%) Ajax
8 3 (0.95%) JSON
8 3 (0.95%) JFC
8 3 (0.95%) WCF
8 3 (0.95%) HTML5
8 3 (0.95%) Spring Batch
8 3 (0.95%) JAXB
8 3 (0.95%) HTML
8 3 (0.95%) CSS
8 3 (0.95%) XSLT
8 3 (0.95%) SOAP
9 2 (0.63%) Swing
9 2 (0.63%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 70 (22.15%) Equities
2 52 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (16.14%) Fixed Income
4 37 (11.71%) Derivative
5 25 (7.91%) Data Integration
6 16 (5.06%) Credit Risk
7 11 (3.48%) Statistics
8 10 (3.16%) Market Risk
9 9 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.22%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.58%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.58%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.95%) Social Media
13 3 (0.95%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
14 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.03%) UNIX
2 24 (7.59%) Linux
3 11 (3.48%) Windows
4 2 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.85%) Data Management
2 73 (23.10%) Data Modelling
3 60 (18.99%) ETL
4 55 (17.41%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (15.19%) Data Architecture
6 32 (10.13%) Analytics
7 31 (9.81%) Data Analysis
8 30 (9.49%) Project Management
9 29 (9.18%) Risk Management
10 28 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (8.86%) Business Analysis
11 27 (8.54%) Migration
12 26 (8.23%) Dimensional Modelling
13 23 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (6.96%) Data Governance
15 20 (6.33%) CRM
16 19 (6.01%) Logical Data Model
17 16 (5.06%) Data Migration
18 15 (4.75%) Data Mapping
18 15 (4.75%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (42.09%) SQL
2 39 (12.34%) Perl
3 30 (9.49%) Java
4 22 (6.96%) Python
5 19 (6.01%) T-SQL
6 18 (5.70%) C#
7 17 (5.38%) Shell Script
8 16 (5.06%) VBA
9 15 (4.75%) C
10 12 (3.80%) Ruby
11 9 (2.85%) C++
11 9 (2.85%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.90%) RPG
12 6 (1.90%) PHP
13 4 (1.27%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.95%) XPath
14 3 (0.95%) Scala
15 2 (0.63%) VB
16 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (11.39%) Degree
2 4 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.32%) PMP
3 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.49%) Data Quality
2 16 (5.06%) QA
3 11 (3.48%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) FATCA
4 2 (0.63%) EMIR
4 2 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.32%) Basel II
5 1 (0.32%) MiFID
5 1 (0.32%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (1.27%) NFS
2 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 66 (20.89%) Oracle
2 45 (14.24%) Bloomberg
3 38 (12.03%) Informatica
4 30 (9.49%) Reuters
5 23 (7.28%) Ab Initio
6 22 (6.96%) GoldenSource
7 18 (5.70%) Business Objects
8 14 (4.43%) Sybase
8 14 (4.43%) TIBCO
9 11 (3.48%) Microsoft
10 10 (3.16%) SunGard
10 10 (3.16%) StatPro
10 10 (3.16%) SimCorp
10 10 (3.16%) Advent
10 10 (3.16%) BI-SAM
10 10 (3.16%) FactSet
11 9 (2.85%) SmartStream
11 9 (2.85%) IBM
11 9 (2.85%) SAP
11 9 (2.85%) Cognos
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Just now
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Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
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Consulting Point
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £58000 - £75000 per annum + COMPETIVE BENEFITS
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus & Corporate Package
Posted: 20 days ago
London
iKonnect
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago