Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 444 670 660
Rank change year-on-year +226 -10 -31
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 469 181 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 0.52% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 91 150 215
London median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £39,850 £47,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £71,250 £62,500
% change year-on-year -8.77% +14.00% -16.67%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36886 34623 42663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.41% 45.86% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26339 29368 34982
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,743 £56,816
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% +3.39% +3.30%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Central London -33 26 £65,000 -13.33% 3
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 424 (90.41%) Finance
2 383 (81.66%) Banking
3 371 (79.10%) Investment Banking
4 366 (78.04%) Asset Management
5 357 (76.12%) Wealth Management
6 355 (75.69%) Retail Banking
7 203 (43.28%) Analytical Skills
8 197 (42.00%) Project Management
9 187 (39.87%) Data Management
10 146 (31.13%) Legal
11 134 (28.57%) Business Analysis
12 114 (24.31%) SDLC
13 108 (23.03%) Data Modelling
14 87 (18.55%) SQL
15 84 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 79 (16.84%) Degree
16 79 (16.84%) Client Onboarding
17 72 (15.35%) Java
18 71 (15.14%) Oracle
19 66 (14.07%) Data Analysis
20 62 (13.22%) Data Quality
21 60 (12.79%) Strategic Thinking
22 56 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
23 54 (11.51%) Data Structures
23 54 (11.51%) Oracle Database
24 53 (11.30%) Business Transformation
24 53 (11.30%) KYC
24 53 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
25 51 (10.87%) XML
25 51 (10.87%) Master Data Management

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 4 (0.85%) Confluence
1 4 (0.85%) IIS
2 3 (0.64%) Apache
2 3 (0.64%) DataSynapse
2 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.43%) Jetty
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.21%) SAS
4 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (10.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (8.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Eikon
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.64%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.64%) SAP MDG
2 3 (0.64%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.43%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.43%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (0.64%) IaaS
2 3 (0.64%) PaaS
2 3 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.38%) HTTP
1 44 (9.38%) SSL
1 44 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.21%) AMQP
2 1 (0.21%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.51%) Oracle Database
2 53 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (10.23%) Relational Database
4 44 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (3.84%) SQL Server
6 12 (2.56%) Big Data
7 7 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.49%) QlikView
7 7 (1.49%) Tick Data
8 5 (1.07%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.64%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.64%) Bigtable
10 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.64%) DB2
10 3 (0.64%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.64%) MS Access
10 3 (0.64%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.43%) OLTP
11 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (5.12%) JIRA
2 5 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.43%) ERwin
3 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.43%) Maven
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.43%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.21%) Selenium
4 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 424 (90.41%) Finance
2 383 (81.66%) Banking
3 371 (79.10%) Investment Banking
4 355 (75.69%) Retail Banking
5 146 (31.13%) Legal
6 49 (10.45%) Back Office
7 33 (7.04%) German Language
8 23 (4.90%) Financial Institution
9 21 (4.48%) Front Office
10 7 (1.49%) Marketing
11 4 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (25.16%) Analyst
2 105 (22.39%) Business Analyst
3 57 (12.15%) Architect
4 49 (10.45%) Business IT Analyst
4 49 (10.45%) IT Analyst
4 49 (10.45%) IT Business Analyst
5 45 (9.59%) Technical Leader
6 44 (9.38%) IT Architect
6 44 (9.38%) Software Architect
7 42 (8.96%) Service Manager
8 40 (8.53%) Change Analyst
8 40 (8.53%) IT Manager
8 40 (8.53%) Product Manager
9 39 (8.32%) IT Services Manager
10 36 (7.68%) Project Manager
11 35 (7.46%) IT Operations Analyst
11 35 (7.46%) Operations Analyst
11 35 (7.46%) Operations Business Analyst
12 28 (5.97%) Business Transformation Manager
12 28 (5.97%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (10.87%) XML
2 47 (10.02%) Web Services
3 45 (9.59%) JSON
4 44 (9.38%) J2EE
5 10 (2.13%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.49%) Hibernate
6 7 (1.49%) Spring
7 5 (1.07%) Angular 2
8 4 (0.85%) .NET
8 4 (0.85%) Kafka
8 4 (0.85%) Middleware
9 3 (0.64%) CSS
9 3 (0.64%) HTML
9 3 (0.64%) XSD
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Camel
10 2 (0.43%) Drools
10 2 (0.43%) Guava
10 2 (0.43%) JPA
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 203 (43.28%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (11.51%) Data Structures
3 45 (9.59%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (9.38%) Algorithms
5 41 (8.74%) Management Information System
6 40 (8.53%) Mainframe
7 39 (8.32%) Pricing Data
8 24 (5.12%) Virtual Team
9 20 (4.26%) Fintech
10 16 (3.41%) Computer Science
10 16 (3.41%) Derivative
11 13 (2.77%) Equities
12 12 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (1.49%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (1.49%) Credit Risk
14 7 (1.49%) OTC Derivatives
15 5 (1.07%) Life Science
16 3 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
16 3 (0.64%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.13%) Unix
2 7 (1.49%) Linux
3 3 (0.64%) Solaris
4 1 (0.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (78.04%) Asset Management
2 357 (76.12%) Wealth Management
3 197 (42.00%) Project Management
4 187 (39.87%) Data Management
5 134 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 114 (24.31%) SDLC
7 108 (23.03%) Data Modelling
8 84 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 79 (16.84%) Client Onboarding
10 66 (14.07%) Data Analysis
11 60 (12.79%) Strategic Thinking
12 56 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (11.30%) Business Transformation
13 53 (11.30%) KYC
14 51 (10.87%) Master Data Management
15 47 (10.02%) Data Cleansing
15 47 (10.02%) OO
16 46 (9.81%) UML
17 45 (9.59%) OOD
18 44 (9.38%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 87 (18.55%) SQL
2 72 (15.35%) Java
3 18 (3.84%) Python
4 17 (3.62%) C#
5 13 (2.77%) PL/SQL
6 12 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.07%) C++
8 4 (0.85%) Scala
9 3 (0.64%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.64%) Perl
9 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.43%) C
10 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.43%) VB
11 1 (0.21%) COBOL
11 1 (0.21%) R
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (16.84%) Degree
2 39 (8.32%) PMI Certification
2 39 (8.32%) PMP
3 12 (2.56%) ISEB
4 9 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (13.22%) Data Quality
2 50 (10.66%) MiFID
3 43 (9.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 43 (9.17%) EMIR
4 16 (3.41%) QA
5 8 (1.71%) GDPR
5 8 (1.71%) SLA
6 4 (0.85%) GCP
7 3 (0.64%) GxP
7 3 (0.64%) PMO
8 1 (0.21%) SEPA
8 1 (0.21%) TARGET2
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 22 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.28%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 71 (15.14%) Oracle
2 49 (10.45%) GoldenSource
3 39 (8.32%) Bloomberg
4 28 (5.97%) LexisNexis
5 8 (1.71%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.49%) Informatica
7 5 (1.07%) Talend
8 4 (0.85%) SAP
8 4 (0.85%) Sybase
9 3 (0.64%) Adobe
9 3 (0.64%) Google
9 3 (0.64%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.64%) Reuters
10 2 (0.43%) Charles River
10 2 (0.43%) Teradata
10 2 (0.43%) Trillium
11 1 (0.21%) Cognos
11 1 (0.21%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.21%) HP
11 1 (0.21%) Murex