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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 719 661 705
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +44
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 184 218 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.52% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 131 140 151
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 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -6.11%

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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 16 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 19 September 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 -53 170 £75,000 +20.00% 22
London -46 166 £75,000 +13.20% 13
City of London +16 59 £72,500 +3.57% 8
Scotland -15 11 £47,500 +41.79% 2
Stirling -23 7 - - 1
Glasgow -3 3 £50,000 -33.33%
Berkshire +1 1 - -
Birmingham -8 1 £48,000 -1.03%
West Midlands -12 1 £48,000 -1.03%
South East -18 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £35,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 5
Reading - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £90,000 -
North West - 1 - - 5

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 246 (57.75%) Finance
2 217 (50.94%) Banking
3 169 (39.67%) SQL
4 159 (37.32%) Investment Banking
5 126 (29.58%) Data Management
6 104 (24.41%) Equities
7 99 (23.24%) Data Modelling
8 87 (20.42%) Data Warehouse
9 86 (20.19%) Oracle
10 77 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
11 76 (17.84%) Business Analysis
12 74 (17.37%) Derivative
13 65 (15.26%) Project Management
13 65 (15.26%) Bloomberg
14 64 (15.02%) Risk Management
15 60 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
16 58 (13.62%) Front Office
16 58 (13.62%) Java
16 58 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (12.68%) UNIX
17 54 (12.68%) Fixed Income
18 53 (12.44%) ETL
19 50 (11.74%) Degree
20 49 (11.50%) Reuters
21 47 (11.03%) Back Office
22 45 (10.56%) Perl
22 45 (10.56%) SQL Server
23 43 (10.09%) XML
23 43 (10.09%) Migration
23 43 (10.09%) Financial Institution

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.88%) Documentum
2 8 (1.88%) FileNet
2 8 (1.88%) NetWeaver
3 7 (1.64%) SAS
4 5 (1.17%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.17%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.94%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.94%) GemFire
6 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Lync
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.87%) MS Office
3 8 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.94%) MS Project
5 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.23%) Markit EDM
2 17 (3.99%) SAP MDM
3 9 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 8 (1.88%) SAP Bank Analyzer
5 5 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.47%) PolarLake
6 2 (0.47%) MultiFonds
6 2 (0.47%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.35%) Internet
2 6 (1.41%) Extranet
3 3 (0.70%) AMQP
4 2 (0.47%) FTP
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) BGP
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (20.42%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (10.56%) SQL Server
3 31 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (6.34%) Relational Database
5 22 (5.16%) Big Data
6 17 (3.99%) Hadoop
6 17 (3.99%) Data Mining
7 15 (3.52%) OLAP
7 15 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (3.52%) Oracle Database
8 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (3.29%) Oracle OLAP
9 12 (2.82%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.35%) IBM InfoSphere
11 9 (2.11%) DB2
11 9 (2.11%) Sybase IQ
11 9 (2.11%) Data Mart
11 9 (2.11%) Sybase ASE
12 8 (1.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (3.05%) Toad
2 12 (2.82%) Subversion
3 6 (1.41%) Ant
3 6 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.17%) ClearCase
4 5 (1.17%) JIRA
5 4 (0.94%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (0.94%) ERwin
6 3 (0.70%) NetBeans
6 3 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.70%) XMLSpy
6 3 (0.70%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.23%) jMock
8 1 (0.23%) Maven
8 1 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 246 (57.75%) Finance
2 217 (50.94%) Banking
3 159 (37.32%) Investment Banking
4 58 (13.62%) Front Office
5 47 (11.03%) Back Office
6 43 (10.09%) Financial Institution
7 32 (7.51%) Legal
8 16 (3.76%) Retail
9 15 (3.52%) Marketing
10 13 (3.05%) Law
11 10 (2.35%) Multimedia
11 10 (2.35%) General Ledger
12 8 (1.88%) Publishing
12 8 (1.88%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (1.41%) Retail Banking
13 6 (1.41%) Advertising
14 5 (1.17%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.47%) International Banking
16 1 (0.23%) Electronics
16 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 149 (34.98%) Analyst
2 114 (26.76%) Business Analyst
3 67 (15.73%) Architect
4 65 (15.26%) Developer
5 36 (8.45%) Project Manager
6 33 (7.75%) Data Analyst
7 27 (6.34%) Consultant
8 25 (5.87%) Enterprise Architect
9 24 (5.63%) Java Developer
10 22 (5.16%) Data Architect
10 22 (5.16%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 21 (4.93%) Information Architect
12 20 (4.69%) Banking Business Analyst
12 20 (4.69%) Enterprise Information Architect
13 18 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 15 (3.52%) ETL Developer
14 15 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
15 14 (3.29%) Lead Business Analyst
16 12 (2.82%) Data Manager
17 11 (2.58%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.09%) XML
2 22 (5.16%) .NET
3 13 (3.05%) Web Services
4 11 (2.58%) Spring
5 8 (1.88%) SAP PI
5 8 (1.88%) JMS
6 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.17%) Ajax
6 5 (1.17%) Middleware
7 4 (0.94%) HTML
8 3 (0.70%) J2EE
8 3 (0.70%) CSS
8 3 (0.70%) JAXB
8 3 (0.70%) JFC
8 3 (0.70%) HTML5
8 3 (0.70%) Spring Batch
8 3 (0.70%) JSON
9 2 (0.47%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.47%) JSP
9 2 (0.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 104 (24.41%) Equities
2 77 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (17.37%) Derivative
4 54 (12.68%) Fixed Income
5 40 (9.39%) Market Risk
6 36 (8.45%) Credit Risk
7 33 (7.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 31 (7.28%) Management Information System
9 23 (5.40%) Data Integration
10 16 (3.76%) Statistics
11 15 (3.52%) Computer Science
12 9 (2.11%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.88%) SWIFT
14 6 (1.41%) Data Conversion
14 6 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
15 4 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
15 4 (0.94%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.94%) User Experience
16 3 (0.70%) Physics
16 3 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.68%) UNIX
2 24 (5.63%) Linux
3 14 (3.29%) Windows
4 2 (0.47%) Solaris
5 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (29.58%) Data Management
2 99 (23.24%) Data Modelling
3 76 (17.84%) Business Analysis
4 65 (15.26%) Project Management
5 64 (15.02%) Risk Management
6 60 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
8 53 (12.44%) ETL
9 43 (10.09%) Migration
10 41 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (9.62%) Data Architecture
11 39 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (7.75%) Workflow
12 33 (7.75%) Information Management
13 32 (7.51%) Data Analysis
14 30 (7.04%) Asset Management
15 29 (6.81%) UML
16 25 (5.87%) Analytics
17 24 (5.63%) Wealth Management
18 23 (5.40%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 169 (39.67%) SQL
2 58 (13.62%) Java
3 45 (10.56%) Perl
4 26 (6.10%) PL/SQL
5 24 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.69%) Python
7 16 (3.76%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.52%) Scala
9 14 (3.29%) C#
10 11 (2.58%) Ruby
10 11 (2.58%) VBA
11 9 (2.11%) RPG
12 8 (1.88%) SPARQL
13 7 (1.64%) C
14 6 (1.41%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.94%) C++
16 3 (0.70%) XPath
17 2 (0.47%) VB
17 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (11.74%) Degree
2 8 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.23%) PMP
5 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.69%) Data Quality
2 33 (7.75%) QA
3 22 (5.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 21 (4.93%) EMIR
4 21 (4.93%) MiFID
5 19 (4.46%) FATCA
6 16 (3.76%) SLA
7 10 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.64%) Basel III
9 4 (0.94%) COREP
9 4 (0.94%) FINREP
10 3 (0.70%) Basel II
11 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.11%) Control-M
2 6 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.47%) MOM
Vendors
1 86 (20.19%) Oracle
2 65 (15.26%) Bloomberg
3 49 (11.50%) Reuters
4 36 (8.45%) IBM
5 29 (6.81%) Informatica
6 26 (6.10%) Business Objects
7 24 (5.63%) GoldenSource
8 20 (4.69%) Sybase
8 20 (4.69%) SAP
9 19 (4.46%) Microsoft
9 19 (4.46%) TIBCO
10 18 (4.23%) Teradata
11 9 (2.11%) ParAccel
12 8 (1.88%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.88%) SunGard
13 7 (1.64%) Charles River
14 6 (1.41%) SimCorp
14 6 (1.41%) StatPro
14 6 (1.41%) FactSet
14 6 (1.41%) Advent
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