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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 850 785 754
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -31
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 104 180 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.40% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 77 120 157
Median salary £63,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £93,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £53,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -23.21%

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
43421 44715 49219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.31% 40.56% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35102 35246 39088
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
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 4 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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 -48 95 £62,500 -3.84% 16
London -66 86 £65,000 - 11
Scotland -6 8 £70,000 +33.33% 1
City of London -8 5 £65,000 +23.80% 3
South East +18 3 £58,750 +9.30% 2
Glasgow -4 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
Leeds +11 2 £60,000 +73.91% 1
Yorkshire +8 2 £60,000 +73.91% 1
West Yorkshire +3 2 £60,000 +73.91% 1
Stirling -9 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Coventry - 2 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £57,500 -
Slough - 2 £57,500 -
East of England +17 1 £27,500 -63.33%
Bedfordshire 0 1 £27,500 -63.33%
South West -1 1 £57,500 - 2
Bath - 1 £57,500 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £57,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 133 (64.88%) Finance
2 104 (50.73%) SQL
3 76 (37.07%) Data Management
4 59 (28.78%) Banking
5 54 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (24.88%) Data Quality
7 50 (24.39%) Asset Management
8 49 (23.90%) Data Analysis
9 45 (21.95%) Data Governance
10 43 (20.98%) Front Office
11 40 (19.51%) Fixed Income
11 40 (19.51%) Investment Banking
12 38 (18.54%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (17.56%) SQL Server
14 34 (16.59%) Data Modelling
15 31 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (14.63%) Derivative
17 29 (14.15%) Analytics
18 26 (12.68%) Equities
18 26 (12.68%) Back Office
18 26 (12.68%) Oracle
19 24 (11.71%) Project Management
19 24 (11.71%) Management Information System
19 24 (11.71%) Fund Management
20 23 (11.22%) Bloomberg
21 22 (10.73%) Java
22 21 (10.24%) Unix
23 20 (9.76%) Business Analysis
23 20 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
24 19 (9.27%) Business Intelligence

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 5 (2.44%) CMS
1 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.44%) WebSphere
1 5 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (1.95%) Apache
2 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.98%) Node.js
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.49%) IIS
4 1 (0.49%) JBoss
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.88%) MS Office
2 10 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 11 (5.37%) Markit EDM
2 6 (2.93%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.46%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.98%) MoSes
4 2 (0.98%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.49%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.49%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.49%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.44%) GitHub
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.44%) X.509
3 4 (1.95%) Internet
4 2 (0.98%) LDAP
4 2 (0.98%) Multicast
5 1 (0.49%) HTTP
5 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.49%) VPN
5 1 (0.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.54%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (17.56%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (7.80%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.83%) Big Data
6 8 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.41%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.93%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.44%) QlikView
10 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.46%) Redis
11 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (5.37%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.93%) JIRA
2 6 (2.93%) Maven
2 6 (2.93%) Subversion
3 5 (2.44%) FitNesse
3 5 (2.44%) JUnit
3 5 (2.44%) Phabricator
4 4 (1.95%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.95%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.95%) NUnit
5 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.98%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.49%) ERwin
6 1 (0.49%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.49%) TestNG
6 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 133 (64.88%) Finance
2 59 (28.78%) Banking
3 43 (20.98%) Front Office
4 40 (19.51%) Investment Banking
5 26 (12.68%) Back Office
6 19 (9.27%) Retail
7 11 (5.37%) Legal
8 8 (3.90%) International Banking
9 5 (2.44%) Billing
10 4 (1.95%) Law
10 4 (1.95%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.46%) Marketing
12 2 (0.98%) Automotive
13 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (44.88%) Analyst
2 43 (20.98%) Data Analyst
2 43 (20.98%) Developer
3 40 (19.51%) Business Analyst
4 24 (11.71%) Data Business Analyst
5 21 (10.24%) Data Manager
6 17 (8.29%) Architect
6 17 (8.29%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.32%) Market Data Manager
8 13 (6.34%) Banking Analyst
8 13 (6.34%) Vendor Manager
9 12 (5.85%) Data Architect
9 12 (5.85%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (5.37%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.37%) SQL Developer
10 11 (5.37%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.88%) Business Data Analyst
12 9 (4.39%) Reference Data Business Analyst
13 8 (3.90%) IT Analyst
13 8 (3.90%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.78%) XML
2 11 (5.37%) J2EE
2 11 (5.37%) Spring
3 10 (4.88%) Web Services
4 9 (4.39%) JSON
5 7 (3.41%) .NET
5 7 (3.41%) JDBC
5 7 (3.41%) Middleware
6 6 (2.93%) JMS
6 6 (2.93%) RESTful
7 5 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (2.44%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.44%) Servlets
8 4 (1.95%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.46%) J2SE
9 3 (1.46%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.51%) Fixed Income
2 31 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (14.63%) Derivative
4 26 (12.68%) Equities
5 24 (11.71%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.85%) Data Structures
7 11 (5.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (4.88%) Algorithms
8 10 (4.88%) Pricing Data
9 9 (4.39%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (3.41%) Hedge funds
10 7 (3.41%) Reinsurance
11 6 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.93%) Statistics
12 5 (2.44%) Credit Risk
12 5 (2.44%) Market Risk
12 5 (2.44%) PKI
13 4 (1.95%) Fintech
13 4 (1.95%) Freedom of Information
13 4 (1.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.24%) Unix
2 14 (6.83%) Linux
3 8 (3.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.49%) Solaris
4 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.07%) Data Management
2 54 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (24.39%) Asset Management
4 49 (23.90%) Data Analysis
5 45 (21.95%) Data Governance
6 34 (16.59%) Data Modelling
7 29 (14.15%) Analytics
8 24 (11.71%) Fund Management
8 24 (11.71%) Project Management
9 20 (9.76%) Business Analysis
10 19 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (9.27%) SDLC
11 17 (8.29%) Portfolio Management
12 16 (7.80%) Migration
13 15 (7.32%) Multithreading
13 15 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (6.83%) ETL
14 14 (6.83%) Investment Management
15 13 (6.34%) Document Management
15 13 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (50.73%) SQL
2 22 (10.73%) Java
3 15 (7.32%) PL/SQL
4 12 (5.85%) C#
5 11 (5.37%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.39%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.39%) Python
7 8 (3.90%) Perl
8 6 (2.93%) C++
9 3 (1.46%) Haskell
9 3 (1.46%) Kotlin
9 3 (1.46%) Scala
9 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.98%) VB
10 2 (0.98%) VBA
11 1 (0.49%) PHP
11 1 (0.49%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (5.85%) Degree
2 4 (1.95%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.46%) PMP
3 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.49%) ECDL
4 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (24.88%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.88%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (4.88%) EMIR
3 9 (4.39%) FATCA
4 8 (3.90%) QA
5 6 (2.93%) MiFID
6 5 (2.44%) Basel III
7 3 (1.46%) COREP
7 3 (1.46%) CRD IV
7 3 (1.46%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 26 (12.68%) Oracle
2 23 (11.22%) Bloomberg
3 12 (5.85%) Reuters
4 10 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.44%) Coverity
5 5 (2.44%) Sybase
6 4 (1.95%) GoldenSource
7 3 (1.46%) Charles River
7 3 (1.46%) SAP
8 2 (0.98%) Amdocs
8 2 (0.98%) Capita
8 2 (0.98%) Casewise
8 2 (0.98%) Cognos
8 2 (0.98%) Informatica
8 2 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.49%) BISAM
9 1 (0.49%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.49%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.49%) RIMES
9 1 (0.49%) Tableau
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London
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Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Surrey
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Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + 15% bonus + package
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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London
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