Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 285 321
Rank change year-on-year -13 +36 +44
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 23 63 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 1.16% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 20 54 79
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -15.19%
10th Percentile £47,500 £32,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £91,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -16.08%

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 4819 5448 7892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.13% 46.77% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4302 4950 6617
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,200
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Reference Data in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Data Management
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Degree
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Banking
5 6 (26.09%) Back Office
5 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
6 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) Data Governance
6 5 (21.74%) Angular 2
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Bloomberg
6 5 (21.74%) Spring
7 4 (17.39%) Legal
7 4 (17.39%) Unix
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
7 4 (17.39%) Presales
8 3 (13.04%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (13.04%) Fintech
8 3 (13.04%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
8 3 (13.04%) QlikView
8 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Data Management
8 3 (13.04%) Mathematics

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 3 (13.04%) Confluence
1 3 (13.04%) DataSynapse
2 1 (4.35%) Jetty
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) ION MarketView
2 2 (8.70%) Bloomberg AIM
2 2 (8.70%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) QlikView
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Back Office
4 4 (17.39%) Legal
5 3 (13.04%) Front Office
6 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
7 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Junior
2 5 (21.74%) Junior Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Junior Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Application Support Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Data Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Data Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Electronic Trading Support
3 3 (13.04%) Service Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Support Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
1 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
2 5 (21.74%) Angular 2
2 5 (21.74%) Spring
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (8.70%) Velocity
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.35%) Apache CXF
4 1 (4.35%) Guava
4 1 (4.35%) JPA
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Fintech
2 3 (13.04%) Grid Computing
3 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Data Management
2 5 (21.74%) Analytics
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Data Governance
3 4 (17.39%) Presales
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
4 3 (13.04%) Data Security
4 3 (13.04%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) COBOL
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) MiFID
2 1 (4.35%) SEPA
2 1 (4.35%) TARGET2
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Bloomberg
2 3 (13.04%) GoldenSource
2 3 (13.04%) ION Trading
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Reuters
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase