Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 690 993 965
Rank change year-on-year +303 -28 +24
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 511 214 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 119 175 260
England median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.90% +16.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,250 £97,625
UK median annual salary £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -1.85% +3.85% -10.34%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72947 73494 86746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.22% 41.16% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 55375 60931 70270
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Reference Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in England

Reference Data
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Reference Data in England

Reference Data
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reference Data in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Reference Data in England

Reference Data
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +217 465 £75,000 - 10
Midlands - 20 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 19 £40,000 -
East of England - 19 £60,000 - 1
North of England +13 4 £80,000 +39.13%
North West -22 3 £80,000 +39.13%
South East +39 2 £76,250 +103.33%
Yorkshire +25 1 - -
South West +19 1 £32,864 -56.40%
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Reference Data
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 441 (86.30%) Finance
2 388 (75.93%) Banking
3 372 (72.80%) Investment Banking
4 369 (72.21%) Asset Management
5 357 (69.86%) Wealth Management
6 355 (69.47%) Retail Banking
7 211 (41.29%) Analytical Skills
8 200 (39.14%) Project Management
9 196 (38.36%) Data Management
10 144 (28.18%) Legal
11 135 (26.42%) Business Analysis
12 112 (21.92%) SDLC
13 110 (21.53%) Data Modelling
14 106 (20.74%) SQL
15 86 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 84 (16.44%) Degree
16 84 (16.44%) Data Quality
17 82 (16.05%) Oracle
18 79 (15.46%) Client Onboarding
19 75 (14.68%) Java
20 69 (13.50%) Data Analysis
21 62 (12.13%) Data Structures
22 60 (11.74%) Strategic Thinking
22 60 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
23 57 (11.15%) Master Data Management
24 56 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
24 56 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
25 54 (10.57%) XML
26 53 (10.37%) Oracle Database
26 53 (10.37%) KYC

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (0.78%) IIS
2 3 (0.59%) Apache
2 3 (0.59%) Confluence
2 3 (0.59%) DataSynapse
3 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.39%) Jetty
3 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.20%) SAS
4 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (8.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Eikon
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.59%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.39%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.39%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.59%) IaaS
3 3 (0.59%) PaaS
3 3 (0.59%) SaaS
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) CallidusCloud
5 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.61%) HTTP
1 44 (8.61%) SSL
1 44 (8.61%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.39%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.20%) AMQP
3 1 (0.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.20%) Skype
3 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
2 53 (10.37%) Oracle Database
3 49 (9.59%) Relational Database
4 44 (8.61%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 16 (3.13%) Big Data
7 10 (1.96%) Qlik Sense
8 8 (1.57%) MS Access
9 7 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.37%) QlikView
9 7 (1.37%) Tick Data
10 5 (0.98%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.59%) BigQuery
12 3 (0.59%) Bigtable
12 3 (0.59%) DB2
12 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (4.50%) JIRA
2 5 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.39%) ERwin
3 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.39%) Maven
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.39%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
General
1 441 (86.30%) Finance
2 388 (75.93%) Banking
3 372 (72.80%) Investment Banking
4 355 (69.47%) Retail Banking
5 144 (28.18%) Legal
6 49 (9.59%) Back Office
7 33 (6.46%) German Language
8 23 (4.50%) Financial Institution
9 20 (3.91%) Front Office
10 8 (1.57%) Marketing
11 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.59%) Publishing
12 2 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 127 (24.85%) Analyst
2 107 (20.94%) Business Analyst
3 58 (11.35%) Architect
4 49 (9.59%) Business IT Analyst
4 49 (9.59%) IT Analyst
4 49 (9.59%) IT Business Analyst
5 45 (8.81%) Technical Leader
6 44 (8.61%) IT Architect
6 44 (8.61%) Software Architect
7 42 (8.22%) Service Manager
8 40 (7.83%) Change Analyst
8 40 (7.83%) IT Manager
9 39 (7.63%) IT Services Manager
9 39 (7.63%) Product Manager
10 38 (7.44%) Project Manager
11 35 (6.85%) IT Operations Analyst
11 35 (6.85%) Operations Analyst
11 35 (6.85%) Operations Business Analyst
12 34 (6.65%) Developer
13 28 (5.48%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.57%) XML
2 47 (9.20%) J2EE
2 47 (9.20%) Web Services
3 46 (9.00%) JSON
4 10 (1.96%) AngularJS
4 10 (1.96%) Hibernate
4 10 (1.96%) Spring
5 5 (0.98%) Angular 2
6 4 (0.78%) .NET
6 4 (0.78%) Kafka
7 3 (0.59%) Java EE
7 3 (0.59%) Middleware
7 3 (0.59%) XSD
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.39%) Apache CXF
8 2 (0.39%) CSS
8 2 (0.39%) HTML
8 2 (0.39%) JPA
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 211 (41.29%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (12.13%) Data Structures
3 46 (9.00%) Management Information System
4 45 (8.81%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (8.61%) Algorithms
6 40 (7.83%) Mainframe
7 39 (7.63%) Pricing Data
8 23 (4.50%) Virtual Team
9 19 (3.72%) Computer Science
9 19 (3.72%) Fintech
10 15 (2.94%) Derivative
11 12 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (2.15%) Equities
13 10 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (1.37%) Credit Risk
15 6 (1.17%) OTC Derivatives
16 4 (0.78%) Life Science
17 3 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
17 3 (0.59%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.15%) Unix
2 7 (1.37%) Linux
3 3 (0.59%) Solaris
4 2 (0.39%) Windows
5 1 (0.20%) Android
5 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (72.21%) Asset Management
2 357 (69.86%) Wealth Management
3 200 (39.14%) Project Management
4 196 (38.36%) Data Management
5 135 (26.42%) Business Analysis
6 112 (21.92%) SDLC
7 110 (21.53%) Data Modelling
8 86 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 79 (15.46%) Client Onboarding
10 69 (13.50%) Data Analysis
11 60 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (11.74%) Strategic Thinking
12 57 (11.15%) Master Data Management
13 53 (10.37%) KYC
14 52 (10.18%) Business Transformation
15 48 (9.39%) OO
16 47 (9.20%) Data Cleansing
17 46 (9.00%) UML
18 45 (8.81%) BPMN
18 45 (8.81%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 106 (20.74%) SQL
2 75 (14.68%) Java
3 26 (5.09%) PL/SQL
4 19 (3.72%) Python
5 17 (3.33%) C#
6 12 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.15%) VBA
8 5 (0.98%) C++
9 4 (0.78%) Perl
9 4 (0.78%) Scala
10 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.59%) VB
11 2 (0.39%) C
11 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.20%) COBOL
12 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.20%) R
12 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 84 (16.44%) Degree
2 39 (7.63%) PMI Certification
2 39 (7.63%) PMP
3 14 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.35%) ISEB
5 1 (0.20%) APMP
5 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (16.44%) Data Quality
2 48 (9.39%) MiFID
3 43 (8.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 43 (8.41%) EMIR
4 16 (3.13%) QA
5 12 (2.35%) SLA
6 10 (1.96%) GDPR
7 5 (0.98%) PMO
8 4 (0.78%) GCP
9 2 (0.39%) GxP
10 1 (0.20%) SEPA
10 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.20%) TARGET2
System Software
1 2 (0.39%) Apache Flume
1 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) vSphere
2 1 (0.20%) XenApp
2 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.17%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (16.05%) Oracle
2 48 (9.39%) GoldenSource
3 39 (7.63%) Bloomberg
4 28 (5.48%) LexisNexis
5 20 (3.91%) Microsoft
6 17 (3.33%) Informatica
7 5 (0.98%) Talend
8 4 (0.78%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.78%) Sybase
8 4 (0.78%) Trillium
9 3 (0.59%) Adobe
9 3 (0.59%) Google
9 3 (0.59%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.59%) Reuters
9 3 (0.59%) SAP
10 2 (0.39%) Apple
10 2 (0.39%) IBM
10 2 (0.39%) Tableau
10 2 (0.39%) Teradata
11 1 (0.20%) Splunk