Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Metadata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Metadata over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Metadata
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 191 287
Rank change year-on-year -28 +96 +35
Permanent jobs citing Metadata 35 12 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.99% 1.17% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 30
10th Percentile £73,750 £42,500 £46,500
25th Percentile £88,750 £43,438 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £97,500 £53,750 £81,250
Median % change year-on-year +81.40% -33.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £120,000 £70,938 £103,750
90th Percentile £137,500 £83,500 £112,750
Central London median annual salary £97,500 £53,750 £76,250
% change year-on-year +81.40% -29.51% +8.93%

Metadata is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,755 1,029 3,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 29.78% 27.06% 31.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,556 856 2,860
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,700
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

Metadata
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Metadata as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Metadata in the City of London

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Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Metadata in the City of London.

Salary trend for Metadata in the City of London

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Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Metadata in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Metadata in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing Metadata also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Metadata.

1 29 (82.86%) Data Modelling
2 24 (68.57%) Metadata Management
3 20 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (48.57%) Data Analysis
4 17 (48.57%) Azure
5 16 (45.71%) Data Architecture
5 16 (45.71%) Analytics
6 15 (42.86%) Data Transformation
6 15 (42.86%) Data Structures
7 14 (40.00%) SQL
8 13 (37.14%) Data Governance
8 13 (37.14%) Data Lake
9 12 (34.29%) Power BI
9 12 (34.29%) Power Platform
9 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (31.43%) ETL
10 11 (31.43%) Migration
10 11 (31.43%) Big Data
10 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
10 11 (31.43%) Data Migration
10 11 (31.43%) Technical Leadership
10 11 (31.43%) Thought Leadership
10 11 (31.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 10 (28.57%) GCP
11 10 (28.57%) Data Mart
12 9 (25.71%) Degree
12 9 (25.71%) Snowflake Schema
12 9 (25.71%) Star Schema
12 9 (25.71%) Data Quality
12 9 (25.71%) Storage Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (14.29%) Apache Airflow
1 5 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Azure
2 12 (34.29%) Power Platform
3 11 (31.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 10 (28.57%) GCP
5 7 (20.00%) Snowflake
6 6 (17.14%) AWS
7 2 (5.71%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (2.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (2.86%) Azure Storage
8 1 (2.86%) Power Automate
8 1 (2.86%) PowerApps
8 1 (2.86%) SaaS
8 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) 5G
1 3 (8.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (37.14%) Data Lake
3 12 (34.29%) Power BI
4 11 (31.43%) Big Data
5 10 (28.57%) Data Mart
6 9 (25.71%) Snowflake Schema
6 9 (25.71%) Star Schema
7 7 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 6 (17.14%) MySQL
9 5 (14.29%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (14.29%) OLTP
9 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
11 2 (5.71%) Flink
11 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
11 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) ERwin
1 7 (20.00%) Subversion
2 6 (17.14%) ER Studio
3 5 (14.29%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (14.29%) Toad
3 5 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
4 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) GDB
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) Sourcetree
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 5 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Architect
1 27 (77.14%) Data Architect
2 9 (25.71%) Data Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Principal Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Principal Data Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Data Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) PySpark
2 5 (14.29%) Kafka
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Social Media
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Data Modelling
2 24 (68.57%) Metadata Management
3 17 (48.57%) Data Analysis
4 16 (45.71%) Analytics
4 16 (45.71%) Data Architecture
5 15 (42.86%) Data Transformation
6 13 (37.14%) Data Governance
7 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (31.43%) Data Migration
8 11 (31.43%) ETL
8 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
8 11 (31.43%) Migration
8 11 (31.43%) Technical Leadership
8 11 (31.43%) Thought Leadership
9 9 (25.71%) Storage Management
9 9 (25.71%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (22.86%) Data Strategy
11 7 (20.00%) Data Pipeline
12 6 (17.14%) Conceptual Models
12 6 (17.14%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) Scala
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Databricks
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Actuate
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Netezza
3 1 (2.86%) Teradata