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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 810 793 775
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 116 165 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 89 107 169
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -25.00%

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
41482 43347 48422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.05% 40.56% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33660 34320 38834
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 107 £65,000 +6.12% 11
London -44 93 £67,500 +3.84% 10
City of London +1 11 £67,500 +28.57% 4
Scotland -7 9 £70,000 +33.33%
South East +18 7 £45,000 -16.27% 1
Glasgow -8 4 £70,000 +27.27%
Leeds +8 3 £60,000 +73.91%
Yorkshire +5 3 £60,000 +73.91%
West Yorkshire +1 3 £60,000 +73.91%
Kent - 3 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Stirling -1 2 - -
Slough - 2 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Coventry - 2 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £57,500 -
East of England +32 1 £27,500 -63.33%
South West +11 1 £57,500 -
Bedfordshire +7 1 £27,500 -63.33%
Surrey +3 1 £42,500 -24.10%
Somerset - 1 £57,500 -
Sidcup - 1 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £57,500 -
Epsom - 1 £42,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 139 (67.15%) Finance
2 93 (44.93%) SQL
3 64 (30.92%) Data Management
4 53 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (25.12%) Banking
6 51 (24.64%) Asset Management
7 46 (22.22%) Fixed Income
8 45 (21.74%) Data Analysis
9 44 (21.26%) Front Office
9 44 (21.26%) Data Quality
10 43 (20.77%) Data Governance
11 38 (18.36%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (18.36%) Investment Banking
12 34 (16.43%) Derivative
12 34 (16.43%) SQL Server
13 33 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (14.98%) Data Modelling
15 30 (14.49%) Project Management
16 27 (13.04%) Analytics
16 27 (13.04%) Back Office
16 27 (13.04%) Management Information System
16 27 (13.04%) Equities
17 26 (12.56%) Bloomberg
18 25 (12.08%) Oracle
19 22 (10.63%) Java
19 22 (10.63%) Fund Management
20 21 (10.14%) Business Analysis
21 20 (9.66%) SDLC
22 18 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
23 17 (8.21%) Retail

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.42%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.42%) WebSphere
1 5 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (1.93%) CMS
2 4 (1.93%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.45%) Apache
4 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.97%) Node.js
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.31%) MS Excel
1 11 (5.31%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.83%) MS Office
3 8 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.97%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Markit EDM
2 5 (2.42%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.45%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.97%) MoSes
4 2 (0.97%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.48%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.48%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.93%) GitHub
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.42%) Multicast
3 4 (1.93%) Internet
3 4 (1.93%) X.509
4 2 (0.97%) LDAP
5 1 (0.48%) HTTP
5 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.36%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (16.43%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.80%) Big Data
5 8 (3.86%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.38%) Data Mining
7 6 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.93%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.93%) QlikView
9 3 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.45%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (1.45%) Redis
10 2 (0.97%) DataStage
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) JIRA
2 8 (3.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.90%) NUnit
4 5 (2.42%) FitNesse
4 5 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.42%) JUnit
4 5 (2.42%) Subversion
5 4 (1.93%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.93%) Maven
5 4 (1.93%) Phabricator
6 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.45%) TestNG
6 3 (1.45%) Toad
7 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.48%) ERwin
7 1 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
General
1 139 (67.15%) Finance
2 52 (25.12%) Banking
3 44 (21.26%) Front Office
4 38 (18.36%) Investment Banking
5 27 (13.04%) Back Office
6 17 (8.21%) Retail
7 9 (4.35%) Legal
8 8 (3.86%) International Banking
9 7 (3.38%) Financial Institution
10 5 (2.42%) Billing
11 4 (1.93%) Law
11 4 (1.93%) Multimedia
11 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
12 3 (1.45%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.97%) Automotive
14 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (43.96%) Analyst
2 46 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 45 (21.74%) Data Analyst
4 40 (19.32%) Developer
5 29 (14.01%) Data Business Analyst
6 23 (11.11%) Data Manager
7 17 (8.21%) Market Data Manager
8 14 (6.76%) Architect
8 14 (6.76%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.76%) Vendor Manager
9 12 (5.80%) Banking Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.83%) Data Architect
11 10 (4.83%) Project Manager
12 9 (4.35%) Asset Management Analyst
12 9 (4.35%) Asset Management Business Analyst
12 9 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
12 9 (4.35%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.73%) XML
2 11 (5.31%) Web Services
3 10 (4.83%) J2EE
4 9 (4.35%) JSON
4 9 (4.35%) Spring
5 7 (3.38%) .NET
5 7 (3.38%) JDBC
6 6 (2.90%) JMS
6 6 (2.90%) RESTful
7 5 (2.42%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.42%) Middleware
7 5 (2.42%) Servlets
8 4 (1.93%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (1.93%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.45%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.45%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.45%) SOAP
10 2 (0.97%) J2SE
10 2 (0.97%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 34 (16.43%) Derivative
3 33 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (13.04%) Equities
4 27 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.28%) OTC Derivatives
6 12 (5.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (5.31%) Data Structures
7 11 (5.31%) Pricing Data
8 10 (4.83%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (3.86%) Algorithms
10 7 (3.38%) Hedge funds
10 7 (3.38%) Reinsurance
11 6 (2.90%) Statistics
12 4 (1.93%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.93%) e-Learning
12 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.93%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (1.93%) PKI
13 3 (1.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.21%) Unix
2 13 (6.28%) Linux
3 6 (2.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.48%) Solaris
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.92%) Data Management
2 53 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (24.64%) Asset Management
4 45 (21.74%) Data Analysis
5 43 (20.77%) Data Governance
6 31 (14.98%) Data Modelling
7 30 (14.49%) Project Management
8 27 (13.04%) Analytics
9 22 (10.63%) Fund Management
10 21 (10.14%) Business Analysis
11 20 (9.66%) SDLC
12 18 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (7.25%) Portfolio Management
14 14 (6.76%) Validation
15 13 (6.28%) Document Management
15 13 (6.28%) Migration
15 13 (6.28%) Multithreading
16 11 (5.31%) Investment Management
16 11 (5.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 93 (44.93%) SQL
2 22 (10.63%) Java
3 15 (7.25%) PL/SQL
4 13 (6.28%) C#
5 11 (5.31%) Python
6 8 (3.86%) C++
6 8 (3.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.86%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.38%) Perl
8 3 (1.45%) Haskell
8 3 (1.45%) Kotlin
8 3 (1.45%) Scala
8 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.45%) VB
8 3 (1.45%) VBA
9 1 (0.48%) PHP
9 1 (0.48%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.48%) VB6
9 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (6.76%) Degree
2 4 (1.93%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.45%) PMP
3 3 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.48%) CISA
4 1 (0.48%) CISM
4 1 (0.48%) CISSP
4 1 (0.48%) CRISC
4 1 (0.48%) ECDL
4 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (21.26%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.83%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (4.83%) EMIR
3 9 (4.35%) FATCA
3 9 (4.35%) QA
4 8 (3.86%) Basel III
5 6 (2.90%) COREP
5 6 (2.90%) CRD IV
5 6 (2.90%) FINREP
5 6 (2.90%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 26 (12.56%) Bloomberg
2 25 (12.08%) Oracle
3 14 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.31%) Reuters
5 9 (4.35%) Charles River
6 5 (2.42%) Sybase
7 4 (1.93%) Coverity
7 4 (1.93%) GoldenSource
7 4 (1.93%) SAP
7 4 (1.93%) SunGard
8 3 (1.45%) HP
8 3 (1.45%) Tableau
9 2 (0.97%) Amdocs
9 2 (0.97%) Capita
9 2 (0.97%) Casewise
9 2 (0.97%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.97%) Cognos
9 2 (0.97%) Informatica
9 2 (0.97%) Pega
9 2 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
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