Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Metadata
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 200 212 271
Rank change year-on-year +12 +59 +32
Permanent jobs citing Metadata 56 11 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 0.25% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.16% 0.84% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 51 9 27
10th Percentile £41,250 £53,900 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,625 £57,500 £50,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £102,500 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year -24.39% +20.59% +30.77%
75th Percentile £106,250 £107,500 £100,000
90th Percentile £120,000 - £120,000
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £102,500 £78,750
% change year-on-year -24.39% +30.16% +18.87%

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 1,770 1,315 2,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 28.18% 30.31% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 1,119 2,170
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,600 £41,750
25th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

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 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Metadata in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 36 (64.29%) SQL
2 33 (58.93%) Data Modelling
2 33 (58.93%) Data Analysis
3 26 (46.43%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (44.64%) Analytics
5 23 (41.07%) Metadata Management
6 22 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (39.29%) Oracle
7 20 (35.71%) Finance
8 19 (33.93%) Data Quality
9 18 (32.14%) Big Data
9 18 (32.14%) Data Lake
10 17 (30.36%) Azure
11 16 (28.57%) Hadoop
11 16 (28.57%) NoSQL
11 16 (28.57%) Databricks
11 16 (28.57%) Snowflake
12 15 (26.79%) Power Platform
12 15 (26.79%) Data Strategy
12 15 (26.79%) Amazon Redshift
12 15 (26.79%) Data Architecture
12 15 (26.79%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 14 (25.00%) MySQL
13 14 (25.00%) Data Transformation
13 14 (25.00%) Data Structures
14 13 (23.21%) Power BI
14 13 (23.21%) Data Science
14 13 (23.21%) QA
15 12 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering

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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 10 (17.86%) SAS
2 4 (7.14%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) Azure
2 16 (28.57%) Snowflake
3 15 (26.79%) Power Platform
4 9 (16.07%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 6 (10.71%) AWS
6 5 (8.93%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (8.93%) GCP
7 2 (3.57%) Google Analytics
7 2 (3.57%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.79%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.79%) Power Automate
8 1 (1.79%) Route 53
8 1 (1.79%) Serverless
8 1 (1.79%) Slack
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) DHCP
1 1 (1.79%) DNS
1 1 (1.79%) FTP
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (32.14%) Big Data
2 18 (32.14%) Data Lake
3 16 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 16 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 15 (26.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (26.79%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (25.00%) MySQL
5 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (23.21%) Power BI
7 12 (21.43%) Amazon Aurora
7 12 (21.43%) OLTP
8 10 (17.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
11 6 (10.71%) Data Mart
11 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (8.93%) Snowflake Schema
12 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (8.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) ER Studio
1 12 (21.43%) ERwin
1 12 (21.43%) PowerDesigner
2 5 (8.93%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Toad
4 2 (3.57%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Advertising
3 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Architect
1 21 (37.50%) Data Architect
2 17 (30.36%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Insurance Systems Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Data Modeller
5 6 (10.71%) Data Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Data Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Principal Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Principal Data Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) PySpark
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) Kafka
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) XGBoost
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.14%) User Experience
3 3 (5.36%) Derivative
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Data Analysis
1 33 (58.93%) Data Modelling
2 25 (44.64%) Analytics
3 23 (41.07%) Metadata Management
4 22 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (26.79%) Data Architecture
5 15 (26.79%) Data Strategy
6 14 (25.00%) Data Transformation
7 13 (23.21%) Data Science
8 12 (21.43%) Conceptual Models
8 12 (21.43%) Data Governance
8 12 (21.43%) Logical Data Model
8 12 (21.43%) Machine Learning
8 12 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
8 12 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
9 11 (19.64%) Data Integration
9 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (17.86%) Data Entry
10 10 (17.86%) Information Management
10 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Python
3 6 (10.71%) Java
4 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 4 (7.14%) Scala
4 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (12.50%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) Data Quality
2 13 (23.21%) QA
3 10 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Oracle
2 16 (28.57%) Databricks
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) IBM