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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 736 682 729
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +47
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 157 239 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.50% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 108 168 117
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,750 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £70,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +21.73%

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
44212 47687 44044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.01% 39.75% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35122 37843 35783
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 2015 within the UK.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Reference Data
Top 26 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 July 2015. 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 -58 147 £65,000 -7.14% 20
London -3 135 £65,000 -7.14% 20
City of London +17 38 £52,500 -16.00% 11
South East +16 7 £43,000 -42.66%
Scotland +3 7 £42,500 -22.72%
Milton Keynes - 6 £43,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £43,000 -
Stirling -2 4 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £34,500 -
Glasgow +9 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh +10 1 £35,000 -
Surrey +6 1 £56,000 -22.75%
East of England +4 1 £75,000 +114.28%
Swindon -20 1 - -
Wiltshire -30 1 - -
South West -34 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £75,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £34,500 -
Staines - 1 £56,000 -
Luton - 1 £75,000 -
Leeds - 1 £34,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £32,500 - 2
Belfast - 1 £32,500 - 2

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 186 (59.81%) Banking
2 165 (53.05%) Finance
3 103 (33.12%) SQL
4 100 (32.15%) Data Management
5 90 (28.94%) Investment Banking
6 87 (27.97%) Data Modelling
7 72 (23.15%) Business Analysis
8 54 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (15.11%) Data Analysis
10 45 (14.47%) Project Management
11 44 (14.15%) Java
11 44 (14.15%) Waterfall
12 40 (12.86%) Retail
13 39 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
14 38 (12.22%) Oracle
15 37 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (11.58%) Logical Data Model
16 36 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
17 35 (11.25%) Software Delivery
18 34 (10.93%) ETL
19 32 (10.29%) Management Information System
19 32 (10.29%) Quality Management
20 31 (9.97%) Validation
20 31 (9.97%) Data Quality
21 30 (9.65%) Data Governance
22 29 (9.32%) Risk Management
22 29 (9.32%) SQL Server
23 28 (9.00%) Web Services
23 28 (9.00%) Migration
24 27 (8.68%) Spring

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 16 (5.14%) SAS
2 6 (1.93%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (1.61%) Apache
3 5 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (1.29%) Mule
4 4 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.64%) FileNet
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 15 (4.82%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.22%) MS Excel
4 8 (2.57%) PowerPivot
5 5 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.29%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.96%) MS Office
8 2 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.57%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.64%) Beauchamp
2 2 (0.64%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.47%) DSL
2 4 (1.29%) DNS
3 3 (0.96%) Extranet
3 3 (0.96%) RTP
4 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.32%) FTP
4 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (9.32%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.72%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.14%) DB2
5 15 (4.82%) Big Data
6 12 (3.86%) DataStage
7 10 (3.22%) Data Mining
8 8 (2.57%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.57%) QualityStage
8 8 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.57%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.93%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (1.93%) OLAP
10 6 (1.93%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.61%) Base SAS
11 5 (1.61%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (6.75%) Eclipse
1 21 (6.75%) Maven
1 21 (6.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.54%) Toad
3 4 (1.29%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (0.96%) JIRA
4 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.32%) JUnit
5 1 (0.32%) ERwin
5 1 (0.32%) MSI
5 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.32%) NUnit
5 1 (0.32%) CruiseControl
General
1 186 (59.81%) Banking
2 165 (53.05%) Finance
3 90 (28.94%) Investment Banking
4 40 (12.86%) Retail
5 24 (7.72%) Front Office
6 18 (5.79%) Legal
7 10 (3.22%) Back Office
8 5 (1.61%) Publishing
9 3 (0.96%) Marketing
9 3 (0.96%) French Language
9 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.64%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (45.98%) Analyst
2 91 (29.26%) Business Analyst
3 75 (24.12%) Data Analyst
4 29 (9.32%) Architect
5 28 (9.00%) Developer
6 24 (7.72%) Project Manager
7 22 (7.07%) Consultant
7 22 (7.07%) Data Manager
8 20 (6.43%) Banking Business Analyst
8 20 (6.43%) Data Business Analyst
9 19 (6.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 19 (6.11%) Business Data Analyst
10 16 (5.14%) Junior
10 16 (5.14%) Support Analyst
11 15 (4.82%) Reference Data Business Analyst
12 12 (3.86%) Report Analyst
12 12 (3.86%) Data Architect
13 10 (3.22%) Applications Specialist
13 10 (3.22%) Risk Analyst
13 10 (3.22%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.00%) Web Services
2 27 (8.68%) Spring
3 25 (8.04%) XML
4 21 (6.75%) Hibernate
5 13 (4.18%) .NET
6 8 (2.57%) Middleware
7 6 (1.93%) WCF
8 5 (1.61%) WPF
8 5 (1.61%) Reactive Extensions
8 5 (1.61%) XML Messaging
8 5 (1.61%) JRules
8 5 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.61%) J2EE
9 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.29%) JMS
9 4 (1.29%) SOAP
9 4 (1.29%) Spring Integration
10 3 (0.96%) WSDL
11 2 (0.64%) HTML
11 2 (0.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 26 (8.36%) Data Structures
4 24 (7.72%) Derivative
5 23 (7.40%) Fixed Income
5 23 (7.40%) Equities
6 21 (6.75%) Credit Risk
7 20 (6.43%) Data Integration
8 14 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (4.18%) Hedge funds
10 11 (3.54%) Computer Science
11 9 (2.89%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.61%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.29%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.29%) Wiki
14 3 (0.96%) ASIC
15 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
15 2 (0.64%) iPhone
15 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
16 1 (0.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.07%) UNIX
2 9 (2.89%) Windows
3 6 (1.93%) Linux
4 5 (1.61%) zOS
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.32%) VMS
5 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (32.15%) Data Management
2 87 (27.97%) Data Modelling
3 72 (23.15%) Business Analysis
4 54 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (15.11%) Data Analysis
6 45 (14.47%) Project Management
7 44 (14.15%) Waterfall
8 39 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (11.58%) Logical Data Model
10 35 (11.25%) Software Delivery
11 34 (10.93%) ETL
12 32 (10.29%) Quality Management
13 31 (9.97%) Validation
14 30 (9.65%) Data Governance
15 29 (9.32%) Risk Management
16 28 (9.00%) Migration
17 27 (8.68%) Data Architecture
18 25 (8.04%) SDLC
19 20 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (6.43%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (33.12%) SQL
2 44 (14.15%) Java
3 18 (5.79%) C#
4 15 (4.82%) C++
5 13 (4.18%) C
6 11 (3.54%) Perl
7 9 (2.89%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.89%) Python
8 6 (1.93%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.96%) Scala
11 2 (0.64%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.32%) COBOL
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (5.79%) Degree
2 5 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.29%) PMP
4 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.32%) MCSA
6 1 (0.32%) CCNP
6 1 (0.32%) CCNA
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.97%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.89%) QA
3 8 (2.57%) EMIR
4 7 (2.25%) SLA
5 6 (1.93%) MiFID
5 6 (1.93%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (1.29%) FATCA
7 1 (0.32%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.32%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.32%) Xen
2 1 (0.32%) XenApp
2 1 (0.32%) XenServer
2 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) MOM
2 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.32%) Control-M
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 38 (12.22%) Oracle
2 25 (8.04%) GoldenSource
3 22 (7.07%) IBM
4 16 (5.14%) Reuters
4 16 (5.14%) Bloomberg
5 13 (4.18%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.18%) Sybase
6 9 (2.89%) Business Objects
7 8 (2.57%) Informatica
8 6 (1.93%) Murex
8 6 (1.93%) SAP
8 6 (1.93%) Cognos
9 5 (1.61%) Ab Initio
9 5 (1.61%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.29%) Remedy
11 3 (0.96%) Tableau
12 2 (0.64%) VMware
12 2 (0.64%) Teradata
12 2 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.64%) Cognizant
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