The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 584 538
Rank change year-on-year +63 -46  
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 67 70 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.37% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 57 51 89
Median salary £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% +55.55%  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14656 19154 18698
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 43.35% 45.19% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12029 15978 15168
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Reference Data
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Reference Data in London

Reference Data
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reference Data in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Reference Data in London

Reference Data
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
City of London +56 23 £80,000 +45.45% 2
Bromley - 1 - -
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 London region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 86 (53.75%) Finance
2 79 (49.38%) SQL
3 50 (31.25%) Java
4 49 (30.63%) Data Management
5 48 (30.00%) Banking
6 40 (25.00%) Data Quality
7 39 (24.38%) Oracle
8 34 (21.25%) Data Modelling
9 29 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (18.13%) SDLC
10 28 (17.50%) SQL Server
11 27 (16.88%) Degree
12 26 (16.25%) Business Analysis
13 24 (15.00%) XML
14 23 (14.38%) Python
14 23 (14.38%) Workflow
14 23 (14.38%) Investment Banking
15 22 (13.75%) MiFID
15 22 (13.75%) Linux
16 21 (13.13%) Sybase
16 21 (13.13%) JavaScript
16 21 (13.13%) Data Analysis
16 21 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (13.13%) Scala
17 20 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (11.88%) Migration
19 18 (11.25%) FIX Protocol
19 18 (11.25%) Metadata Management
20 17 (10.63%) Analytics
21 16 (10.00%) QA

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.50%) Moodle
3 3 (1.88%) Apache
3 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.88%) Jetty
4 2 (1.25%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.25%) Confluence
4 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) JBoss
5 1 (0.63%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.88%) MS Office
2 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.88%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (1.25%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) Multicast
1 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.25%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.63%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.88%) MySQL
5 10 (6.25%) Big Data
6 9 (5.63%) QlikView
7 8 (5.00%) DB2
7 8 (5.00%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.38%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (4.38%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (4.38%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.75%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.75%) MS Access
10 5 (3.13%) MongoDB
10 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.50%) KDB
11 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.88%) HBase
12 3 (1.88%) Tick Data
13 2 (1.25%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (8.13%) Maven
2 8 (5.00%) ERwin
2 8 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.75%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.75%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.75%) XMLSpy
4 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.50%) JIRA
6 3 (1.88%) Subversion
7 2 (1.25%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.25%) JUnit
7 2 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.25%) Selenium
7 2 (1.25%) Toad
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.63%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.63%) Hudson
8 1 (0.63%) jMock
8 1 (0.63%) MagicDraw
General
1 86 (53.75%) Finance
2 48 (30.00%) Banking
3 23 (14.38%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.88%) Front Office
5 9 (5.63%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.38%) Back Office
7 5 (3.13%) Retail
8 4 (2.50%) Legal
9 3 (1.88%) Law
10 2 (1.25%) Marketing
11 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (34.38%) Analyst
2 50 (31.25%) Developer
3 27 (16.88%) Business Analyst
4 26 (16.25%) Java Developer
5 24 (15.00%) Data Analyst
5 24 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 21 (13.13%) Architect
7 17 (10.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (9.38%) Data Architect
9 12 (7.50%) Scala Developer
10 11 (6.88%) Consultant
11 9 (5.63%) Finance Business Analyst
11 9 (5.63%) Financial Analyst
11 9 (5.63%) Financial Business Analyst
11 9 (5.63%) FIX Analyst
11 9 (5.63%) FIX Business Analyst
11 9 (5.63%) SQL Developer
12 8 (5.00%) Market Data Analyst
12 8 (5.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
13 7 (4.38%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.00%) XML
2 18 (11.25%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (9.38%) AngularJS
3 15 (9.38%) Hibernate
4 12 (7.50%) HTML
5 11 (6.88%) HTML5
6 9 (5.63%) Spring
7 6 (3.75%) J2EE
7 6 (3.75%) Java EE
8 5 (3.13%) CSS
9 4 (2.50%) Apache Camel
9 4 (2.50%) CSS3
9 4 (2.50%) Guava
9 4 (2.50%) Guice
9 4 (2.50%) Lucene
10 3 (1.88%) Apache CXF
10 3 (1.88%) JPA
10 3 (1.88%) JSON
10 3 (1.88%) JSON Schema
10 3 (1.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.38%) Fixed Income
3 14 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.88%) Fintech
5 10 (6.25%) Equities
6 9 (5.63%) Derivative
7 6 (3.75%) OTC Derivatives
8 5 (3.13%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.88%) Smart Energy
10 3 (1.88%) VLE
11 2 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.25%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.25%) Pricing Data
11 2 (1.25%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.63%) Tandem
12 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.75%) Linux
2 10 (6.25%) Unix
3 7 (4.38%) Windows
4 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.63%) Data Management
2 34 (21.25%) Data Modelling
3 29 (18.13%) SDLC
4 26 (16.25%) Business Analysis
5 23 (14.38%) Workflow
6 21 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (13.13%) Data Analysis
7 19 (11.88%) Migration
8 18 (11.25%) Metadata Management
9 17 (10.63%) Analytics
10 16 (10.00%) Data Governance
11 15 (9.38%) Web Development
12 14 (8.75%) Data Architecture
13 13 (8.13%) Data Mapping
14 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (7.50%) ETL
14 12 (7.50%) Investment Management
14 12 (7.50%) Master Data Management
15 11 (6.88%) Asset Management
15 11 (6.88%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (49.38%) SQL
2 50 (31.25%) Java
3 23 (14.38%) Python
4 21 (13.13%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.13%) Scala
5 12 (7.50%) Perl
6 11 (6.88%) C#
7 7 (4.38%) C++
8 5 (3.13%) R
9 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.88%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.63%) PHP
11 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (16.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 22 (13.75%) MiFID
3 16 (10.00%) QA
4 5 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.88%) EMIR
5 3 (1.88%) GDPR
6 1 (0.63%) Basel III
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) HDFS
2 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 39 (24.38%) Oracle
2 21 (13.13%) Sybase
3 12 (7.50%) GoldenSource
3 12 (7.50%) Informatica
4 11 (6.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.38%) Teradata
5 7 (4.38%) Trillium
6 6 (3.75%) Bloomberg
6 6 (3.75%) Reuters
7 4 (2.50%) IBM
8 3 (1.88%) Casewise
9 2 (1.25%) Murex
9 2 (1.25%) Serena
10 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.63%) Actian
10 1 (0.63%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.63%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £market salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 5 days ago
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