The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 240 270
Rank change year-on-year +19 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 14 18 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.61% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 29
Median salary £62,500 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.40% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £84,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £63,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +41.66% -  

Reference Data is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2457 2971 4519
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.20% 46.80% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2163 2669 3721
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Reference Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in the City of London

Reference Data
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data in the City of London.

Salary trend for Reference Data in the City of London

Reference Data
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reference Data in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Reference Data in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 29 (74.36%) Finance
3 19 (48.72%) Java
4 18 (46.15%) Banking
5 16 (41.03%) MiFID
6 13 (33.33%) XML
6 13 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 13 (33.33%) Workflow
6 13 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
6 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (28.21%) Fintech
8 10 (25.64%) GoldenSource
9 9 (23.08%) Oracle
9 9 (23.08%) Sybase
9 9 (23.08%) SDLC
10 8 (20.51%) Python
10 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
11 7 (17.95%) Data Management
11 7 (17.95%) Fixed Income
11 7 (17.95%) HTML
11 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
11 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
11 7 (17.95%) Degree
11 7 (17.95%) Scala
11 7 (17.95%) HTML5
11 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
12 6 (15.38%) Web Development
12 6 (15.38%) QA

Reference Data
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:

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
General
1 29 (74.36%) Finance
2 18 (46.15%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Legal
5 3 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 3 (7.69%) Front Office
6 2 (5.13%) Back Office
7 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Business Analyst
4 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Senior Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (20.51%) FIX Analyst
6 8 (20.51%) FIX Business Analyst
6 8 (20.51%) XML Analyst
7 7 (17.95%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 6 (15.38%) Senior SQL Developer
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Developer
9 5 (12.82%) Finance Business Analyst
9 5 (12.82%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (12.82%) Financial Business Analyst
10 4 (10.26%) Scala Developer
11 3 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
11 3 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
12 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
1 13 (33.33%) XML
2 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
2 7 (17.95%) HTML
2 7 (17.95%) HTML5
3 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.69%) Java EE
3 3 (7.69%) Spring
4 2 (5.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (28.21%) Fintech
3 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 7 (17.95%) Fixed Income
4 6 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (7.69%) Equities
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 13 (33.33%) Workflow
2 9 (23.08%) SDLC
3 7 (17.95%) Data Management
3 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
4 6 (15.38%) Web Development
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.56%) Migration
8 1 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) Scala
5 1 (2.56%) Korn
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) MiFID
2 6 (15.38%) QA
3 2 (5.13%) PMO
4 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) GoldenSource
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) Sybase
3 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.56%) Reuters
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