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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
UK
Rank 755 843 826
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -17
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 91 90 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70 49 96
Median salary £80,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £53,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £73,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £63,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.45% +22.22%

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
32120 41533 41464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 40.64% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25954 33241 33304
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 23 February 2017 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 15 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 23 February 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 +103 84 £80,000 +33.33% 18
London +90 78 £80,000 +33.33% 10
City of London +41 25 £80,000 +39.13% 5
Glasgow +17 7 - - 1
Scotland +7 7 - - 1
South East +55 3 £72,500 - 5
South West - 2 £62,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £72,500 - 2
Bromley - 2 £92,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £62,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £62,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £21,000 -
Surrey - 1 £65,000 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £21,000 -
East of England - 1 £21,000 - 2

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 99 (45.00%) SQL
2 95 (43.18%) Finance
3 67 (30.45%) Data Management
4 62 (28.18%) Java
5 59 (26.82%) Data Quality
6 57 (25.91%) Banking
7 52 (23.64%) Data Modelling
8 45 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (17.27%) SDLC
9 38 (17.27%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (17.27%) SQL Server
10 37 (16.82%) Oracle
11 36 (16.36%) Degree
12 33 (15.00%) Migration
12 33 (15.00%) XML
13 32 (14.55%) Python
13 32 (14.55%) Data Architecture
14 29 (13.18%) Business Analysis
14 29 (13.18%) Analytics
15 27 (12.27%) Data Analysis
15 27 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (11.36%) JavaScript
16 25 (11.36%) C#
17 24 (10.91%) ETL
17 24 (10.91%) Linux
17 24 (10.91%) Metadata Management
17 24 (10.91%) Relational Database
18 23 (10.45%) Scala
19 22 (10.00%) Workflow

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 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.18%) SAS
3 5 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.82%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.82%) GemFire
4 4 (1.82%) Moodle
5 3 (1.36%) Apache
5 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.36%) Jetty
5 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.91%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.27%) MS Office
3 4 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.91%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.91%) SPSS
6 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.36%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.91%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.91%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.73%) Multicast
1 6 (2.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.27%) Data Warehouse
1 38 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 21 (9.55%) MySQL
4 17 (7.73%) RDBMS
5 16 (7.27%) Big Data
6 14 (6.36%) Hadoop
6 14 (6.36%) NoSQL
7 13 (5.91%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (5.91%) QlikView
8 10 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (4.09%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (4.09%) DB2
9 9 (4.09%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.64%) OLAP
10 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.18%) Apache Hive
11 7 (3.18%) MS Access
12 6 (2.73%) DataStage
12 6 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.27%) Maven
2 14 (6.36%) ERwin
3 11 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.09%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.18%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.18%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.18%) XMLSpy
6 6 (2.73%) Subversion
7 5 (2.27%) JIRA
7 5 (2.27%) MagicDraw
8 4 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.91%) Toad
10 1 (0.45%) Ant
10 1 (0.45%) JUnit
10 1 (0.45%) PowerDesigner
General
1 95 (43.18%) Finance
2 57 (25.91%) Banking
3 21 (9.55%) Back Office
4 18 (8.18%) Investment Banking
5 13 (5.91%) Front Office
6 8 (3.64%) General Ledger
6 8 (3.64%) Retail
7 6 (2.73%) Legal
8 5 (2.27%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.82%) Marketing
10 3 (1.36%) Law
11 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.45%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (34.09%) Analyst
2 70 (31.82%) Developer
3 38 (17.27%) Architect
4 37 (16.82%) Business Analyst
5 31 (14.09%) Data Analyst
6 30 (13.64%) Java Developer
7 21 (9.55%) Senior Developer
8 20 (9.09%) Data Architect
9 16 (7.27%) SQL Developer
10 15 (6.82%) Data Business Analyst
10 15 (6.82%) Lead Developer
11 14 (6.36%) Scala Developer
12 13 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (5.45%) Market Data Analyst
13 12 (5.45%) Python Developer
14 9 (4.09%) Consultant
15 8 (3.64%) FIX Analyst
15 8 (3.64%) FIX Business Analyst
16 7 (3.18%) Market Data Business Analyst
16 7 (3.18%) MiFID Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.00%) XML
2 21 (9.55%) Hibernate
3 20 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 15 (6.82%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (5.91%) HTML
5 13 (5.91%) Spring
6 11 (5.00%) HTML5
7 8 (3.64%) .NET
8 6 (2.73%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.73%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (2.73%) CSS
8 6 (2.73%) WCF
8 6 (2.73%) WinForms
9 5 (2.27%) Java EE
9 5 (2.27%) Protocol Buffers
10 4 (1.82%) JSON
10 4 (1.82%) Lucene
10 4 (1.82%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.64%) Equities
3 18 (8.18%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.73%) Market Risk
5 15 (6.82%) Fixed Income
6 14 (6.36%) Derivative
7 13 (5.91%) Management Information System
8 11 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (4.09%) Credit Risk
9 9 (4.09%) Fintech
10 7 (3.18%) Hedge funds
11 6 (2.73%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (2.73%) NHS
12 5 (2.27%) PMI
12 5 (2.27%) Taxonomies
13 4 (1.82%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.82%) OTC Derivatives
14 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
14 3 (1.36%) Smart Energy
14 3 (1.36%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.91%) Linux
2 18 (8.18%) Unix
3 9 (4.09%) Windows
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.45%) Data Management
2 52 (23.64%) Data Modelling
3 45 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (17.27%) SDLC
5 33 (15.00%) Migration
6 32 (14.55%) Data Architecture
7 29 (13.18%) Analytics
7 29 (13.18%) Business Analysis
8 27 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (12.27%) Data Analysis
9 24 (10.91%) ETL
9 24 (10.91%) Metadata Management
10 22 (10.00%) Workflow
11 21 (9.55%) Data Governance
12 18 (8.18%) Risk Management
13 17 (7.73%) Data Integration
14 16 (7.27%) Data Lineage
14 16 (7.27%) Reference Data Management
15 15 (6.82%) Data Mapping
15 15 (6.82%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (45.00%) SQL
2 62 (28.18%) Java
3 32 (14.55%) Python
4 25 (11.36%) C#
4 25 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.45%) Scala
6 10 (4.55%) C++
6 10 (4.55%) Perl
7 7 (3.18%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.73%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.27%) R
10 4 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.36%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.91%) Clojure
12 2 (0.91%) F#
12 2 (0.91%) Haskell
12 2 (0.91%) ML
12 2 (0.91%) Prolog
13 1 (0.45%) C
13 1 (0.45%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 36 (16.36%) Degree
2 5 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.36%) ISEB
4 2 (0.91%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (26.82%) Data Quality
2 21 (9.55%) MiFID
3 13 (5.91%) QA
4 8 (3.64%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (2.27%) EMIR
6 4 (1.82%) Basel III
6 4 (1.82%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.91%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.45%) GDPR
8 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.45%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.45%) SLA
8 1 (0.45%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) HDFS
2 2 (0.91%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.91%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) Oozie
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (16.82%) Oracle
2 21 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.09%) Sybase
4 17 (7.73%) Informatica
5 10 (4.55%) IBM
6 8 (3.64%) Teradata
6 8 (3.64%) Trillium
7 7 (3.18%) Cognos
8 6 (2.73%) GoldenSource
8 6 (2.73%) Google
8 6 (2.73%) RedGate
9 5 (2.27%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.27%) Reuters
10 4 (1.82%) Talend
11 3 (1.36%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.36%) Casewise
12 2 (0.91%) Actian
12 2 (0.91%) Adobe
12 2 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.91%) SAP
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