The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 695 679 726
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +47
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 207 209 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 143 137 115
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £105,000 £86,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +5.88%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36869 35567 38805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.52% 32.71% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29225 28763 32851
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2014 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 18 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 30 July 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
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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 -27 193 £70,000 -6.66% 23
London -50 178 £72,500 -3.33% 18
City of London +1 67 £71,500 -1.37% 10
Wiltshire +1 10 £70,000 +94.44% 1
South West -9 10 £70,000 +94.44% 4
Swindon -4 9 £70,000 +94.44% 1
Scotland -11 8 £55,000 +31.73% 3
Stirling -7 5 £50,000 - 1
Essex - 3 £35,000 -
East of England - 3 £35,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 3 £90,000 -
Surrey -3 2 £35,000 -56.25%
South East -17 2 £35,000 -58.82%
Billericay - 2 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 2
Glasgow -20 1 £60,000 -4.00%
Leatherhead - 1 £35,000 -
Basildon - 1 £27,500 -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (55.68%) Finance
2 224 (49.89%) Banking
3 164 (36.53%) Investment Banking
4 161 (35.86%) SQL
5 132 (29.40%) Data Management
6 113 (25.17%) Data Modelling
7 101 (22.49%) Equities
8 94 (20.94%) Oracle
9 91 (20.27%) Business Analysis
10 90 (20.04%) Data Warehouse
11 75 (16.70%) Project Management
12 72 (16.04%) Bloomberg
13 70 (15.59%) Derivative
14 66 (14.70%) Risk Management
15 63 (14.03%) Back Office
15 63 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
16 57 (12.69%) Front Office
17 55 (12.25%) Reuters
18 53 (11.80%) Fixed Income
19 52 (11.58%) Degree
20 49 (10.91%) Data Architecture
20 49 (10.91%) UNIX
21 48 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
22 47 (10.47%) Java
23 46 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
23 46 (10.24%) Data Quality
24 44 (9.80%) Migration
25 43 (9.58%) ETL
26 42 (9.35%) Asset Management
26 42 (9.35%) Management Information System

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (3.34%) SAS
2 12 (2.67%) Documentum
2 12 (2.67%) NetWeaver
2 12 (2.67%) FileNet
3 10 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (0.89%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (0.89%) GemFire
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.68%) MS Office
3 13 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (4.90%) SAP MDM
2 18 (4.01%) Markit EDM
3 12 (2.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (2.67%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (2.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 12 (2.67%) SAP Bank Analyzer
4 10 (2.23%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.89%) Eagle STAR
7 2 (0.45%) MultiFonds
7 2 (0.45%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.45%) RMDS
8 1 (0.22%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.22%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.23%) Internet
2 6 (1.34%) Extranet
3 5 (1.11%) 4G
4 3 (0.67%) Firewall
4 3 (0.67%) BGP
4 3 (0.67%) FTP
4 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (20.04%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (7.80%) SQL Server
3 30 (6.68%) Relational Database
4 24 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (4.68%) Big Data
6 17 (3.79%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 17 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.34%) Data Mining
8 14 (3.12%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.67%) SAP Data Services
9 12 (2.67%) IBM InfoSphere
9 12 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (2.67%) SAP BW
9 12 (2.67%) SAP BI
10 10 (2.23%) DB2
11 9 (2.00%) Sybase IQ
11 9 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (2.00%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (2.67%) Subversion
2 10 (2.23%) Toad
3 6 (1.34%) JIRA
3 6 (1.34%) Ant
4 4 (0.89%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (0.89%) ERwin
5 3 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (0.67%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) jMock
General
1 250 (55.68%) Finance
2 224 (49.89%) Banking
3 164 (36.53%) Investment Banking
4 63 (14.03%) Back Office
5 57 (12.69%) Front Office
6 39 (8.69%) Legal
6 39 (8.69%) Financial Institution
7 19 (4.23%) Retail
8 14 (3.12%) Marketing
8 14 (3.12%) General Ledger
9 13 (2.90%) Law
10 10 (2.23%) Multimedia
11 9 (2.00%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.78%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (1.56%) Publishing
14 6 (1.34%) Retail Banking
14 6 (1.34%) Advertising
15 2 (0.45%) International Banking
16 1 (0.22%) Billing
16 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 169 (37.64%) Analyst
2 131 (29.18%) Business Analyst
3 77 (17.15%) Architect
4 48 (10.69%) Developer
5 41 (9.13%) Project Manager
6 32 (7.13%) Enterprise Architect
6 32 (7.13%) Data Analyst
7 29 (6.46%) Consultant
8 28 (6.24%) Data Architect
9 24 (5.35%) Information Architect
10 23 (5.12%) Enterprise Information Architect
11 22 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
12 21 (4.68%) Java Developer
13 20 (4.45%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 19 (4.23%) Banking Business Analyst
15 14 (3.12%) Senior Business Analyst
15 14 (3.12%) Senior Manager
16 13 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
16 13 (2.90%) IT Business Analyst
17 12 (2.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.68%) XML
2 14 (3.12%) Web Services
3 12 (2.67%) SAP PI
4 11 (2.45%) .NET
5 8 (1.78%) Spring
6 5 (1.11%) J2EE
7 3 (0.67%) JMS
7 3 (0.67%) Java RMI
7 3 (0.67%) Swing
7 3 (0.67%) JSP
7 3 (0.67%) Servlets
7 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.67%) EJB
7 3 (0.67%) Ajax
8 2 (0.45%) COM+
8 2 (0.45%) SOAP
8 2 (0.45%) ADO.NET
8 2 (0.45%) HTML
8 2 (0.45%) Middleware
8 2 (0.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 101 (22.49%) Equities
2 70 (15.59%) Derivative
3 53 (11.80%) Fixed Income
4 42 (9.35%) Management Information System
5 41 (9.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 40 (8.91%) Market Risk
7 33 (7.35%) Data Integration
8 29 (6.46%) Credit Risk
9 15 (3.34%) Computer Science
9 15 (3.34%) Statistics
10 13 (2.90%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.78%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (1.56%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.34%) Data Conversion
14 4 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.67%) Tandem
15 3 (0.67%) Replication
15 3 (0.67%) PMI
15 3 (0.67%) Physics
16 2 (0.45%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.91%) UNIX
2 21 (4.68%) Linux
3 9 (2.00%) Windows
4 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (29.40%) Data Management
2 113 (25.17%) Data Modelling
3 91 (20.27%) Business Analysis
4 75 (16.70%) Project Management
5 66 (14.70%) Risk Management
6 63 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (10.91%) Data Architecture
8 48 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 46 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (9.80%) Migration
11 43 (9.58%) ETL
12 42 (9.35%) Asset Management
13 41 (9.13%) Workflow
14 39 (8.69%) Data Analysis
15 37 (8.24%) Information Management
15 37 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (8.02%) Investment Management
17 34 (7.57%) UML
18 32 (7.13%) Analytics
18 32 (7.13%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (35.86%) SQL
2 47 (10.47%) Java
3 36 (8.02%) Perl
4 25 (5.57%) PL/SQL
5 17 (3.79%) Python
6 15 (3.34%) T-SQL
7 12 (2.67%) Scala
8 9 (2.00%) RPG
8 9 (2.00%) C#
8 9 (2.00%) Ruby
9 8 (1.78%) SPARQL
9 8 (1.78%) VBA
9 8 (1.78%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.11%) C
10 5 (1.11%) VB
11 4 (0.89%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (11.58%) Degree
2 8 (1.78%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.24%) Data Quality
2 41 (9.13%) QA
3 38 (8.46%) MiFID
4 30 (6.68%) EMIR
5 29 (6.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 28 (6.24%) FATCA
7 17 (3.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (3.56%) SLA
9 14 (3.12%) Basel III
10 5 (1.11%) COREP
10 5 (1.11%) FINREP
11 4 (0.89%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.67%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.00%) Control-M
2 3 (0.67%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.45%) MOM
4 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 94 (20.94%) Oracle
2 72 (16.04%) Bloomberg
3 55 (12.25%) Reuters
4 41 (9.13%) IBM
5 33 (7.35%) Informatica
6 28 (6.24%) Business Objects
7 27 (6.01%) GoldenSource
8 25 (5.57%) Sybase
9 24 (5.35%) Teradata
9 24 (5.35%) Microsoft
10 23 (5.12%) SAP
11 17 (3.79%) TIBCO
12 12 (2.67%) Pega
13 9 (2.00%) Charles River
13 9 (2.00%) ParAccel
14 7 (1.56%) SunGard
14 7 (1.56%) Cloudera
15 6 (1.34%) SimCorp
15 6 (1.34%) Vermilion
16 5 (1.11%) StatPro
London
Caspian One Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 30% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days, car, pension, insurance
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £47000 - £65300 per annum + 3,300 London Allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago