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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 700 646 717
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +71
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 200 229 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.65% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 149 159 125
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £105,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -15.29%

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
35987 35251 38884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 33.14% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28254 28491 32814
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 £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 14 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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -62 187 £75,000 +3.44% 20
London -18 182 £75,000 +1.69% 14
City of London +6 66 £72,500 - 7
Scotland -20 10 £50,000 +49.25% 3
Stirling -15 6 £50,000 +61.29%
Swindon -12 4 £70,000 +94.44%
Wiltshire -14 4 £70,000 +94.44%
South West -21 4 £70,000 +94.44%
Glasgow -10 3 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £90,000 -
East of England - 1 £35,000 - 3
Billericay - 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £35,000 - 2
Essex - 1 £35,000 -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 250 (56.69%) Finance
2 220 (49.89%) Banking
3 170 (38.55%) SQL
4 167 (37.87%) Investment Banking
5 128 (29.02%) Data Management
6 108 (24.49%) Equities
7 105 (23.81%) Data Modelling
8 91 (20.63%) Oracle
8 91 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
9 86 (19.50%) Business Analysis
10 76 (17.23%) Derivative
11 71 (16.10%) Project Management
12 66 (14.97%) Bloomberg
13 63 (14.29%) Risk Management
14 58 (13.15%) Front Office
15 56 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
15 56 (12.70%) Java
16 55 (12.47%) Fixed Income
17 52 (11.79%) Back Office
17 52 (11.79%) UNIX
17 52 (11.79%) Degree
18 50 (11.34%) Reuters
19 48 (10.88%) ETL
20 47 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
21 45 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
22 44 (9.98%) Migration
22 44 (9.98%) Workflow
22 44 (9.98%) Financial Institution
23 42 (9.52%) Data Quality
24 41 (9.30%) Market Risk

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.04%) SAS
3 8 (1.81%) NetWeaver
3 8 (1.81%) FileNet
3 8 (1.81%) Documentum
4 4 (0.91%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.91%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (0.91%) GemFire
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.67%) MS Office
3 11 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.91%) MS Project
5 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.08%) SAP MDM
2 17 (3.85%) Markit EDM
3 9 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (1.81%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.81%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 8 (1.81%) SAP Bank Analyzer
5 5 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.13%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.45%) Eagle STAR
6 2 (0.45%) MultiFonds
6 2 (0.45%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.23%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.27%) Internet
2 6 (1.36%) Extranet
3 2 (0.45%) FTP
3 2 (0.45%) AMQP
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) BGP
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (4.99%) Big Data
7 18 (4.08%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.63%) Data Mining
8 16 (3.63%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.72%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.72%) OLAP
10 11 (2.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (2.49%) Oracle OLAP
10 11 (2.49%) IBM InfoSphere
11 10 (2.27%) DB2
12 9 (2.04%) Sybase IQ
12 9 (2.04%) Data Mart
12 9 (2.04%) Sybase ASE
12 9 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.72%) Subversion
2 11 (2.49%) Toad
3 6 (1.36%) Ant
4 5 (1.13%) ClearCase
4 5 (1.13%) JIRA
5 4 (0.91%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (0.91%) ERwin
6 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.68%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.23%) jMock
8 1 (0.23%) Maven
8 1 (0.23%) JUnit
8 1 (0.23%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.23%) XMLSpy
General
1 250 (56.69%) Finance
2 220 (49.89%) Banking
3 167 (37.87%) Investment Banking
4 58 (13.15%) Front Office
5 52 (11.79%) Back Office
6 44 (9.98%) Financial Institution
7 37 (8.39%) Legal
8 19 (4.31%) Retail
9 14 (3.17%) Marketing
10 13 (2.95%) Law
11 10 (2.27%) Multimedia
11 10 (2.27%) General Ledger
12 8 (1.81%) Corporate Banking
12 8 (1.81%) Publishing
13 6 (1.36%) Advertising
13 6 (1.36%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.45%) International Banking
16 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 164 (37.19%) Analyst
2 127 (28.80%) Business Analyst
3 69 (15.65%) Architect
4 61 (13.83%) Developer
5 39 (8.84%) Project Manager
6 34 (7.71%) Data Analyst
7 29 (6.58%) Enterprise Architect
8 28 (6.35%) Consultant
9 25 (5.67%) Information Architect
9 25 (5.67%) Java Developer
10 24 (5.44%) Enterprise Information Architect
11 23 (5.22%) Data Architect
12 21 (4.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 19 (4.31%) Banking Business Analyst
13 19 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 14 (3.17%) Lead Business Analyst
15 12 (2.72%) ETL Developer
15 12 (2.72%) Senior Business Analyst
15 12 (2.72%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.39%) XML
2 16 (3.63%) .NET
3 13 (2.95%) Web Services
4 11 (2.49%) Spring
5 8 (1.81%) SAP PI
6 6 (1.36%) JMS
7 5 (1.13%) J2EE
8 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.91%) Ajax
8 4 (0.91%) Middleware
9 3 (0.68%) Swing
9 3 (0.68%) EJB
9 3 (0.68%) JSP
9 3 (0.68%) Servlets
9 3 (0.68%) Java RMI
9 3 (0.68%) HTML
10 2 (0.45%) XSLT
10 2 (0.45%) JAXB
10 2 (0.45%) SOAP
10 2 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 108 (24.49%) Equities
2 76 (17.23%) Derivative
3 55 (12.47%) Fixed Income
4 41 (9.30%) Market Risk
5 36 (8.16%) Management Information System
6 34 (7.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 33 (7.48%) Credit Risk
8 26 (5.90%) Data Integration
9 16 (3.63%) Statistics
10 15 (3.40%) Computer Science
11 9 (2.04%) Visualisation
11 9 (2.04%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.36%) Data Conversion
12 6 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
13 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.68%) Physics
14 3 (0.68%) Replication
14 3 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.79%) UNIX
2 23 (5.22%) Linux
3 12 (2.72%) Windows
4 2 (0.45%) Solaris
5 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (29.02%) Data Management
2 105 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 86 (19.50%) Business Analysis
4 71 (16.10%) Project Management
5 63 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 56 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (10.88%) ETL
8 47 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 45 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (9.98%) Workflow
10 44 (9.98%) Migration
11 40 (9.07%) Data Architecture
12 37 (8.39%) Information Management
13 35 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (7.71%) Data Analysis
15 33 (7.48%) Asset Management
16 32 (7.26%) UML
17 26 (5.90%) Investment Management
17 26 (5.90%) Use Case
17 26 (5.90%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (38.55%) SQL
2 56 (12.70%) Java
3 41 (9.30%) Perl
4 24 (5.44%) PL/SQL
5 20 (4.54%) T-SQL
6 18 (4.08%) Python
7 15 (3.40%) Scala
8 14 (3.17%) C#
9 13 (2.95%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.49%) Ruby
11 9 (2.04%) RPG
11 9 (2.04%) VBA
12 8 (1.81%) SPARQL
13 7 (1.59%) C
14 5 (1.13%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.91%) C++
16 2 (0.45%) PHP
16 2 (0.45%) VB
16 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 52 (11.79%) Degree
2 8 (1.81%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 35 (7.94%) QA
3 30 (6.80%) MiFID
4 25 (5.67%) EMIR
4 25 (5.67%) Dodd-Frank
5 23 (5.22%) FATCA
6 15 (3.40%) SLA
7 12 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (2.04%) Basel III
9 5 (1.13%) COREP
9 5 (1.13%) FINREP
10 3 (0.68%) Basel II
11 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.04%) Control-M
2 4 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.68%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 91 (20.63%) Oracle
2 66 (14.97%) Bloomberg
3 50 (11.34%) Reuters
4 38 (8.62%) IBM
5 31 (7.03%) Informatica
6 24 (5.44%) Sybase
7 23 (5.22%) GoldenSource
8 22 (4.99%) Business Objects
9 21 (4.76%) Microsoft
10 20 (4.54%) SAP
10 20 (4.54%) Teradata
11 19 (4.31%) TIBCO
12 12 (2.72%) Pega
13 9 (2.04%) ParAccel
13 9 (2.04%) SunGard
14 8 (1.81%) Cloudera
15 7 (1.59%) FactSet
15 7 (1.59%) BI-SAM
15 7 (1.59%) Advent
15 7 (1.59%) SimCorp
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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City, London
Bank of America
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London, London, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + £10k Bonus
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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