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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 788 789 774
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 126 191 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 94 141 147
Median salary £71,250 £65,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.61% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -30.76%

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
40062 46237 45967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.10% 42.19% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32794 37084 35828
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 31 August 2016 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 23 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 31 August 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 -40 107 £73,750 +13.46% 10
London -51 87 £75,000 +11.11% 8
City of London +36 33 £80,000 +28.00% 6
Scotland +25 16 £50,000 -
Glasgow +19 15 £50,000 -
South East +25 14 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Berkshire +14 8 £37,500 -54.54% 2
Wokingham - 8 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £57,500 -
North West - 5 £57,500 -
Surrey - 4 - -
Woking - 4 - -
Cardiff - 3 £25,500 - 1
South Wales - 3 £25,500 - 1
Wales - 3 £25,500 - 1
Kent - 2 £45,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £55,000 -
Leeds +24 1 - -
West Yorkshire +14 1 - -
Yorkshire +13 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 155 (64.32%) Finance
2 99 (41.08%) SQL
3 83 (34.44%) Banking
4 62 (25.73%) Data Management
5 58 (24.07%) Fixed Income
6 49 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (20.33%) SQL Server
7 47 (19.50%) Derivative
8 46 (19.09%) Data Quality
9 44 (18.26%) Asset Management
10 42 (17.43%) Java
11 40 (16.60%) Data Modelling
12 39 (16.18%) Investment Banking
12 39 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (15.77%) Data Governance
13 38 (15.77%) Front Office
14 37 (15.35%) Data Analysis
14 37 (15.35%) Project Management
15 32 (13.28%) Business Analysis
16 30 (12.45%) Data Warehouse
16 30 (12.45%) Oracle
17 29 (12.03%) Microsoft
17 29 (12.03%) Retail
17 29 (12.03%) Analytics
17 29 (12.03%) Degree
18 28 (11.62%) Equities
19 26 (10.79%) Management Information System
20 25 (10.37%) C#
21 24 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
21 24 (9.96%) Charles River

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 9 (3.73%) SAS
2 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.07%) Jetty
4 3 (1.24%) Apache
5 2 (0.83%) Documentum
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.88%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.15%) MS Office
4 8 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.66%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.24%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.90%) GitHub
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.90%) Multicast
1 7 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.41%) VPN
2 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.45%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.39%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.15%) Big Data
5 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.90%) DataStage
7 6 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (2.49%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.07%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.07%) QlikView
9 4 (1.66%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.24%) MySQL
10 3 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.24%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (1.24%) Redis
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (3.73%) JIRA
2 6 (2.49%) NUnit
3 5 (2.07%) ERwin
4 4 (1.66%) Subversion
5 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.24%) TestNG
5 3 (1.24%) Toad
6 2 (0.83%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) Ant
7 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) JUnit
7 1 (0.41%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) XMLSpy
General
1 155 (64.32%) Finance
2 83 (34.44%) Banking
3 39 (16.18%) Investment Banking
4 38 (15.77%) Front Office
5 29 (12.03%) Retail
6 21 (8.71%) Back Office
7 14 (5.81%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.32%) Legal
9 6 (2.49%) Retail Banking
10 5 (2.07%) Billing
11 4 (1.66%) General Ledger
11 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.83%) Publishing
13 1 (0.41%) International Banking
13 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (44.40%) Analyst
2 56 (23.24%) Developer
3 48 (19.92%) Data Analyst
4 46 (19.09%) Business Analyst
5 31 (12.86%) Data Business Analyst
6 25 (10.37%) Java Developer
7 22 (9.13%) Data Manager
8 20 (8.30%) Project Manager
9 16 (6.64%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (5.81%) Asset Management Analyst
10 14 (5.81%) Market Data Manager
10 14 (5.81%) SQL Developer
11 13 (5.39%) Asset Management Business Analyst
11 13 (5.39%) Consultant
12 12 (4.98%) Architect
12 12 (4.98%) Market Data Analyst
13 11 (4.56%) Business Data Analyst
13 11 (4.56%) Market Data Developer
13 11 (4.56%) Report Analyst
13 11 (4.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.13%) AngularJS
2 16 (6.64%) XML
3 15 (6.22%) Apache Camel
4 12 (4.98%) HTML
4 12 (4.98%) REST
4 12 (4.98%) Spring
5 9 (3.73%) CSS
6 7 (2.90%) .NET
7 6 (2.49%) Hibernate
7 6 (2.49%) JSON
7 6 (2.49%) Web Services
8 5 (2.07%) Apache CXF
8 5 (2.07%) Guava
8 5 (2.07%) Guice
8 5 (2.07%) HTML5
8 5 (2.07%) J2EE
8 5 (2.07%) JPA
9 3 (1.24%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.24%) SOAP
9 3 (1.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 58 (24.07%) Fixed Income
2 47 (19.50%) Derivative
3 39 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (11.62%) Equities
5 26 (10.79%) Management Information System
6 20 (8.30%) Equity Derivative
6 20 (8.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (7.88%) Credit Risk
8 16 (6.64%) OTC Derivatives
9 11 (4.56%) Market Risk
9 11 (4.56%) Statistics
10 10 (4.15%) Computer Science
10 10 (4.15%) Data Integration
10 10 (4.15%) Hedge funds
10 10 (4.15%) Mathematics
11 9 (3.73%) Pricing Data
12 8 (3.32%) Data Extraction
12 8 (3.32%) Data Structures
12 8 (3.32%) PMI
13 7 (2.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.30%) Unix
2 11 (4.56%) Linux
3 5 (2.07%) Solaris
4 3 (1.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.73%) Data Management
2 49 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (18.26%) Asset Management
4 40 (16.60%) Data Modelling
5 38 (15.77%) Data Governance
6 37 (15.35%) Data Analysis
6 37 (15.35%) Project Management
7 32 (13.28%) Business Analysis
8 29 (12.03%) Analytics
9 24 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (9.96%) SDLC
10 23 (9.54%) Investment Management
11 19 (7.88%) Validation
12 18 (7.47%) Migration
12 18 (7.47%) Risk Management
12 18 (7.47%) Workflow
13 17 (7.05%) Quality Management
14 16 (6.64%) ETL
14 16 (6.64%) Master Data Management
14 16 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (41.08%) SQL
2 42 (17.43%) Java
3 25 (10.37%) C#
4 23 (9.54%) Python
5 12 (4.98%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.56%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.15%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.73%) C++
9 7 (2.90%) Perl
10 6 (2.49%) VB
11 5 (2.07%) VBA
12 4 (1.66%) Haskell
12 4 (1.66%) Scala
12 4 (1.66%) VB6
13 3 (1.24%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.24%) PHP
13 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.83%) C
15 1 (0.41%) AWK
15 1 (0.41%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 29 (12.03%) Degree
2 9 (3.73%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.41%) CISA
3 1 (0.41%) CISM
3 1 (0.41%) CISSP
3 1 (0.41%) CRISC
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.41%) PhD
3 1 (0.41%) PMP
3 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (19.09%) Data Quality
2 13 (5.39%) MiFID
3 11 (4.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (4.15%) Basel III
4 10 (4.15%) EMIR
4 10 (4.15%) QA
5 7 (2.90%) COREP
5 7 (2.90%) CRD IV
5 7 (2.90%) FINREP
6 6 (2.49%) SLA
7 1 (0.41%) FATCA
7 1 (0.41%) ISO15022
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.41%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 7 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 30 (12.45%) Oracle
2 29 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 24 (9.96%) Charles River
4 23 (9.54%) Bloomberg
5 19 (7.88%) Sybase
6 14 (5.81%) GoldenSource
7 10 (4.15%) Informatica
8 9 (3.73%) Ab Initio
8 9 (3.73%) Reuters
9 7 (2.90%) HP
10 6 (2.49%) SunGard
10 6 (2.49%) Teradata
11 5 (2.07%) Netezza
11 5 (2.07%) SAP
12 4 (1.66%) Fidessa
12 4 (1.66%) Tableau
13 3 (1.24%) Cognizant
13 3 (1.24%) RedGate
14 2 (0.83%) OpenText
14 2 (0.83%) Pega
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