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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 742 799 804
Rank change year-on-year +57 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 124 112 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57 93 103
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £84,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -3.22%  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35572 38430 42164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.46% 41.55% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27894 31979 33989
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +53 110 £68,750 +1.85% 24
East of England - 8 £60,000 - 1
North West - 4 - -
West Midlands +6 1 - -
Yorkshire -2 1 - - 2
Reference Data
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 129 (66.84%) Finance
2 88 (45.60%) Banking
3 74 (38.34%) SQL
4 67 (34.72%) Investment Banking
5 62 (32.12%) Data Management
6 53 (27.46%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (26.42%) Oracle
7 51 (26.42%) Asset Management
8 50 (25.91%) SDLC
9 47 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (23.32%) Java
10 45 (23.32%) Data Quality
11 41 (21.24%) Retail
12 40 (20.73%) Retail Banking
12 40 (20.73%) Wealth Management
13 35 (18.13%) Business Analysis
14 33 (17.10%) QA
15 32 (16.58%) Data Modelling
16 30 (15.54%) Analytics
17 26 (13.47%) Workflow
18 24 (12.44%) Degree
18 24 (12.44%) MiFID
19 23 (11.92%) Data Governance
20 22 (11.40%) Legal
20 22 (11.40%) Microsoft Excel
21 21 (10.88%) SQL Server
21 21 (10.88%) Computer Science
22 20 (10.36%) Back Office
22 20 (10.36%) Risk Management
22 20 (10.36%) XML

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 9 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.63%) Confluence
3 4 (2.07%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.07%) CMS
4 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.04%) JBoss
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Moodle
5 1 (0.52%) Mule
Applications
1 22 (11.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.59%) SAP MDG
2 5 (2.59%) SAP MDM
3 3 (1.55%) Markit EDM
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.52%) HFM
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.52%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.52%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) CallidusCloud
1 1 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.11%) Multicast
1 6 (3.11%) PuTTY
1 6 (3.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.04%) AMQP
3 1 (0.52%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.22%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.66%) Big Data
5 8 (4.15%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.59%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.59%) MS Access
7 5 (2.59%) SAP HANA
8 4 (2.07%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.07%) HBase
8 4 (2.07%) Power BI
8 4 (2.07%) SAP BW
8 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.55%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.55%) KDB
9 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (3.63%) JIRA
2 6 (3.11%) HP UFT
2 6 (3.11%) Selenium
3 3 (1.55%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.55%) JUnit
3 3 (1.55%) Maven
4 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.04%) ERwin
4 2 (1.04%) Hudson
4 2 (1.04%) jMock
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.04%) Subversion
4 2 (1.04%) Toad
4 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.52%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.52%) XMLSpy
General
1 129 (66.84%) Finance
2 88 (45.60%) Banking
3 67 (34.72%) Investment Banking
4 41 (21.24%) Retail
5 40 (20.73%) Retail Banking
6 22 (11.40%) Legal
7 20 (10.36%) Back Office
8 15 (7.77%) Front Office
9 9 (4.66%) Financial Institution
10 5 (2.59%) Marketing
11 1 (0.52%) Billing
11 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (30.57%) Analyst
2 44 (22.80%) Developer
3 34 (17.62%) Business Analyst
4 18 (9.33%) Java Developer
5 17 (8.81%) IT Manager
6 16 (8.29%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.77%) Product Manager
8 14 (7.25%) IT Services Manager
8 14 (7.25%) Service Manager
9 12 (6.22%) Associate Director
9 12 (6.22%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.70%) Architect
10 11 (5.70%) Consultant
10 11 (5.70%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.18%) Data Analyst
11 10 (5.18%) Data Architect
12 8 (4.15%) FIX Analyst
12 8 (4.15%) FIX Business Analyst
12 8 (4.15%) MiFID Business Analyst
12 8 (4.15%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.36%) XML
2 15 (7.77%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (5.18%) AngularJS
3 10 (5.18%) HTML
4 9 (4.66%) J2EE
5 8 (4.15%) Spring
6 7 (3.63%) HTML5
6 7 (3.63%) Middleware
7 6 (3.11%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.11%) Web Services
8 5 (2.59%) .NET
8 5 (2.59%) Java EE
9 4 (2.07%) D3.js
10 3 (1.55%) CSS
10 3 (1.55%) WCF
11 2 (1.04%) JMS
11 2 (1.04%) JTA
11 2 (1.04%) JTS
11 2 (1.04%) MSMQ
11 2 (1.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (27.46%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.88%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.84%) Fintech
4 18 (9.33%) Derivative
5 16 (8.29%) Equities
5 16 (8.29%) Fixed Income
6 14 (7.25%) Mainframe
6 14 (7.25%) Management Information System
6 14 (7.25%) Pricing Data
7 13 (6.74%) Data Structures
8 10 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (4.15%) Credit Risk
10 8 (4.15%) OTC Derivatives
11 7 (3.63%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (3.63%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (3.11%) User Experience
12 6 (3.11%) Virtual Team
13 5 (2.59%) Life Science
14 3 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.33%) Linux
2 14 (7.25%) Unix
3 2 (1.04%) Windows
4 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.12%) Data Management
2 51 (26.42%) Asset Management
3 50 (25.91%) SDLC
4 47 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (20.73%) Wealth Management
6 35 (18.13%) Business Analysis
7 32 (16.58%) Data Modelling
8 30 (15.54%) Analytics
9 26 (13.47%) Workflow
10 23 (11.92%) Data Governance
11 20 (10.36%) Risk Management
12 19 (9.84%) Service Management
13 17 (8.81%) Process Improvement
13 17 (8.81%) Project Management
14 16 (8.29%) Data Analysis
14 16 (8.29%) Master Data Management
14 16 (8.29%) Waterfall
15 15 (7.77%) Data Architecture
16 14 (7.25%) ITSM
17 13 (6.74%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.34%) SQL
2 45 (23.32%) Java
3 16 (8.29%) Python
4 13 (6.74%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.74%) Scala
5 12 (6.22%) C#
6 10 (5.18%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.15%) Perl
8 4 (2.07%) R
8 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.52%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.52%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) Erlang
9 1 (0.52%) Korn
9 1 (0.52%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.52%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (12.44%) Degree
2 10 (5.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.63%) ISEB
4 6 (3.11%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.52%) APMP
5 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (23.32%) Data Quality
2 33 (17.10%) QA
3 24 (12.44%) MiFID
4 7 (3.63%) GDPR
5 6 (3.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (3.11%) PMO
5 6 (3.11%) SLA
6 5 (2.59%) EMIR
6 5 (2.59%) GxP
7 1 (0.52%) Basel III
7 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.04%) HDFS
2 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.04%) Control-M
2 2 (1.04%) Oozie
3 1 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 51 (26.42%) Oracle
2 19 (9.84%) Sybase
3 15 (7.77%) GoldenSource
4 10 (5.18%) SAP
5 9 (4.66%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.11%) Murex
6 6 (3.11%) Serena
7 4 (2.07%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.55%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.55%) Informatica
8 3 (1.55%) Reuters
8 3 (1.55%) Trillium
9 2 (1.04%) Charles River
9 2 (1.04%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.52%) Actian
10 1 (0.52%) Callidus
10 1 (0.52%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.52%) MapR
10 1 (0.52%) Nuix
10 1 (0.52%) Splunk
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