Period
to 23 October 2019

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 6 months to 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 297 339 319
Rank change year-on-year +42 -20 -7
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 24 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.47% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 20
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.73% -25.42%
10th Percentile £45,000 £62,100 £37,500
90th Percentile £111,875 £121,500 £83,625
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +18.18% -24.14%

Reference Data is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,087 4,673 4,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.94% 41.99% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3,495 4,207 3,722
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,496 £36,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.31% +8.33% +4.35%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Reference Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Reference Data in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT jobs citing Reference Data 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 Reference Data.

1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Data Management
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (20.83%) Front Office
5 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
5 5 (20.83%) Investment Management
6 4 (16.67%) User Stories
6 4 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Reference Data Management
6 4 (16.67%) Product Roadmap
6 4 (16.67%) Workflow
6 4 (16.67%) Derivative
6 4 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Charles River
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (16.67%) VBA
6 4 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (12.50%) VB
7 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) FIXML
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) Epics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (4.17%) GemFire
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Front Office
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Charles River Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Head of Reference Data
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Reference Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (12.50%) FIXML
3 1 (4.17%) Celery
3 1 (4.17%) Java Concurrency
3 1 (4.17%) NumPy
3 1 (4.17%) Pandas
3 1 (4.17%) React
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
1 5 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (16.67%) Derivative
3 2 (8.33%) Pricing Data
4 1 (4.17%) Equities
4 1 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Data Management
3 5 (20.83%) Investment Management
4 4 (16.67%) Product Roadmap
4 4 (16.67%) Reference Data Management
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) User Stories
4 4 (16.67%) Workflow
4 4 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Cash Management
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) Epics
5 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.50%) Product Management
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) System Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) VBA
3 3 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) COBOL
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Charles River
3 2 (8.33%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.17%) GoldenSource
4 1 (4.17%) InterSystems
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Solace
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO