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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 730 683 690
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +7
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 161 208 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 120 133 164
Average salary £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £99,500 £103,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%

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
42590 42182 45766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.29% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33307 34242 38319
Average salary £46,488 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.02% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -66 152 £75,000 +25.00% 34
London -31 147 £75,000 +15.38% 21
City of London +16 54 £72,500 +13.72% 10
Scotland -12 6 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Stirling -26 3 - - 1
Glasgow -9 2 £47,500 -36.66%
Yorkshire - 2 £41,500 -
Berkshire +4 1 - - 1
South East -1 1 - - 5
Birmingham -11 1 £48,000 -1.03% 1
West Midlands -19 1 £48,000 -1.03% 1
North West - 1 - - 5
Edinburgh - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 - - 5
Reading - 1 - -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 234 (58.94%) Finance
2 199 (50.13%) Banking
3 164 (41.31%) SQL
4 143 (36.02%) Investment Banking
5 118 (29.72%) Data Management
6 102 (25.69%) Equities
7 86 (21.66%) Data Modelling
8 85 (21.41%) Data Warehouse
9 81 (20.40%) Oracle
10 73 (18.39%) Derivative
11 71 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
12 70 (17.63%) Business Analysis
13 64 (16.12%) Bloomberg
14 61 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
15 60 (15.11%) Risk Management
16 59 (14.86%) Project Management
17 57 (14.36%) Front Office
18 55 (13.85%) Fixed Income
18 55 (13.85%) Java
19 52 (13.10%) ETL
19 52 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
20 50 (12.59%) UNIX
21 48 (12.09%) Reuters
21 48 (12.09%) Degree
22 45 (11.34%) SQL Server
23 44 (11.08%) Perl
24 43 (10.83%) XML
25 40 (10.08%) Migration
25 40 (10.08%) Financial Institution
25 40 (10.08%) Data Architecture

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.02%) NetWeaver
2 8 (2.02%) Documentum
2 8 (2.02%) FileNet
3 5 (1.26%) SAS
3 5 (1.26%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (1.01%) GemFire
4 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.50%) Apache
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) Lync
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.05%) MS Office
3 5 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.28%) Markit EDM
2 14 (3.53%) SAP MDM
3 9 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (2.02%) SAP Bank Analyzer
4 8 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (2.02%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 5 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.50%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.50%) MultiFonds
6 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.50%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.50%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.25%) SAP FI-GL
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) GitHub
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.52%) Internet
2 5 (1.26%) Extranet
3 3 (0.76%) AMQP
4 2 (0.50%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) BGP
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (21.41%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (11.34%) SQL Server
3 33 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (6.30%) Relational Database
6 20 (5.04%) Big Data
7 17 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (4.03%) Oracle OLAP
8 16 (4.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 16 (4.03%) Data Mining
8 16 (4.03%) OLAP
9 15 (3.78%) Hadoop
10 14 (3.53%) Oracle Database
11 12 (3.02%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.27%) Sybase IQ
12 9 (2.27%) Sybase ASE
13 8 (2.02%) Data Mart
13 8 (2.02%) QlikView
13 8 (2.02%) SAP Data Services
13 8 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (2.77%) Toad
1 11 (2.77%) Subversion
2 6 (1.51%) Ant
2 6 (1.51%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.26%) ERwin
3 5 (1.26%) ClearCase
3 5 (1.26%) JIRA
4 4 (1.01%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.76%) NetBeans
5 3 (0.76%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (0.76%) XMLSpy
5 3 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.25%) JUnit
7 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.25%) jMock
7 1 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 234 (58.94%) Finance
2 199 (50.13%) Banking
3 143 (36.02%) Investment Banking
4 57 (14.36%) Front Office
5 40 (10.08%) Financial Institution
6 38 (9.57%) Back Office
7 28 (7.05%) Legal
8 14 (3.53%) Marketing
9 13 (3.27%) Law
9 13 (3.27%) Retail
10 10 (2.52%) General Ledger
10 10 (2.52%) Multimedia
11 8 (2.02%) Publishing
12 7 (1.76%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (1.51%) Advertising
14 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
14 5 (1.26%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.50%) International Banking
16 1 (0.25%) Electronics
16 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 133 (33.50%) Analyst
2 100 (25.19%) Business Analyst
3 65 (16.37%) Developer
4 60 (15.11%) Architect
5 32 (8.06%) Data Analyst
5 32 (8.06%) Project Manager
6 28 (7.05%) Consultant
7 22 (5.54%) Java Developer
8 21 (5.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 20 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 20 (5.04%) Enterprise Architect
10 19 (4.79%) Data Architect
10 19 (4.79%) Banking Business Analyst
11 17 (4.28%) ETL Developer
12 16 (4.03%) Enterprise Information Architect
12 16 (4.03%) Information Architect
13 14 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (3.02%) Data Manager
15 11 (2.77%) Lead Business Analyst
16 10 (2.52%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.83%) XML
2 24 (6.05%) .NET
3 12 (3.02%) Web Services
4 10 (2.52%) Spring
5 8 (2.02%) SAP PI
6 7 (1.76%) JMS
7 5 (1.26%) Middleware
7 5 (1.26%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.26%) Ajax
8 4 (1.01%) HTML
9 3 (0.76%) JAXB
9 3 (0.76%) CSS
9 3 (0.76%) Spring Batch
9 3 (0.76%) HTML5
9 3 (0.76%) JSON
9 3 (0.76%) JFC
10 2 (0.50%) SOAP
10 2 (0.50%) XSLT
10 2 (0.50%) COM+
10 2 (0.50%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 102 (25.69%) Equities
2 73 (18.39%) Derivative
3 71 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (13.85%) Fixed Income
5 35 (8.82%) Market Risk
6 32 (8.06%) Credit Risk
7 29 (7.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (7.05%) Management Information System
9 19 (4.79%) Data Integration
10 16 (4.03%) Statistics
11 14 (3.53%) Computer Science
12 10 (2.52%) Algorithms
13 9 (2.27%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.76%) SWIFT
15 6 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
15 6 (1.51%) Data Structures
16 5 (1.26%) Data Conversion
17 4 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
17 4 (1.01%) Hedge funds
17 4 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.59%) UNIX
2 23 (5.79%) Linux
3 13 (3.27%) Windows
4 2 (0.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.72%) Data Management
2 86 (21.66%) Data Modelling
3 70 (17.63%) Business Analysis
4 61 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (15.11%) Risk Management
6 59 (14.86%) Project Management
7 52 (13.10%) ETL
7 52 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (10.08%) Migration
8 40 (10.08%) Data Architecture
9 37 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (7.30%) Data Analysis
12 26 (6.55%) Information Management
13 25 (6.30%) Asset Management
13 25 (6.30%) Wealth Management
14 24 (6.05%) Analytics
14 24 (6.05%) Investment Management
14 24 (6.05%) Workflow
15 23 (5.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 164 (41.31%) SQL
2 55 (13.85%) Java
3 44 (11.08%) Perl
4 26 (6.55%) T-SQL
5 24 (6.05%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.04%) Python
7 16 (4.03%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.53%) Scala
8 14 (3.53%) C#
9 11 (2.77%) VBA
9 11 (2.77%) Ruby
10 10 (2.52%) C
11 9 (2.27%) RPG
12 8 (2.02%) SPARQL
13 6 (1.51%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.26%) C++
15 3 (0.76%) XPath
16 2 (0.50%) PHP
16 2 (0.50%) VB
16 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (12.09%) Degree
2 7 (1.76%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.25%) PMP
5 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.06%) Data Quality
2 31 (7.81%) QA
3 17 (4.28%) SLA
4 14 (3.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (3.02%) MiFID
5 12 (3.02%) EMIR
6 11 (2.77%) FATCA
7 10 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.76%) Basel III
9 4 (1.01%) Basel II
10 3 (0.76%) COREP
10 3 (0.76%) FINREP
11 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.02%) Control-M
2 5 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.76%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.50%) MOM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 81 (20.40%) Oracle
2 64 (16.12%) Bloomberg
3 48 (12.09%) Reuters
4 31 (7.81%) IBM
5 29 (7.30%) Business Objects
6 27 (6.80%) Informatica
7 24 (6.05%) GoldenSource
8 18 (4.53%) Sybase
9 17 (4.28%) SAP
9 17 (4.28%) TIBCO
10 16 (4.03%) Teradata
11 15 (3.78%) Microsoft
12 11 (2.77%) SunGard
13 9 (2.27%) StatPro
13 9 (2.27%) ParAccel
13 9 (2.27%) BI-SAM
13 9 (2.27%) Advent
13 9 (2.27%) SimCorp
13 9 (2.27%) FactSet
14 7 (1.76%) Charles River
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum £60k Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + up to £10k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + up to £10k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London or Oxford
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago