Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
England > London
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 682 731 659
Rank change year-on-year +49 -72 +91
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 91 94 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.30% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 68 60 134
London median annual salary £75,000 £76,500 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% -2.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £50,375 £46,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -9.68% +24.00%

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 28,105 31,756 30,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.54% 45.48% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22,273 25,607 25,350
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 +52 26 £75,000 -6.25% 1
West London - 2 £88,750 -
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 60 (65.93%) Finance
2 47 (51.65%) SQL
3 46 (50.55%) Data Management
4 39 (42.86%) Data Quality
5 29 (31.87%) Data Governance
6 28 (30.77%) Banking
7 24 (26.37%) Oracle
8 21 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (23.08%) Metadata Management
9 20 (21.98%) Analytics
9 20 (21.98%) Java
9 20 (21.98%) Data Lineage
10 17 (18.68%) Data Modelling
10 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (18.68%) Reference Data Management
10 17 (18.68%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (17.58%) Fixed Income
11 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Excel
11 16 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (16.48%) ETL
12 15 (16.48%) VBA
13 14 (15.38%) PL/SQL
13 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
13 14 (15.38%) Investment Banking
13 14 (15.38%) Structured Programming
14 13 (14.29%) Change Control
14 13 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (14.29%) Linux
14 13 (14.29%) Informatica

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 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) Confluence
2 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (1.10%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.49%) Big Data
3 4 (4.40%) Data Lake
3 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.10%) MySQL
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.10%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.09%) Gradle
2 11 (12.09%) JUnit
3 4 (4.40%) JIRA
3 4 (4.40%) Subversion
4 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.30%) Selenium
5 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.20%) Maven
6 1 (1.10%) ERwin
General
1 60 (65.93%) Finance
2 28 (30.77%) Banking
3 14 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.79%) Legal
5 7 (7.69%) Retail
6 5 (5.49%) Automotive
6 5 (5.49%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (3.30%) Front Office
8 2 (2.20%) Marketing
9 1 (1.10%) Advertising
9 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Analyst
2 29 (31.87%) Data Analyst
3 20 (21.98%) Architect
4 18 (19.78%) Developer
5 17 (18.68%) Data Architect
6 14 (15.38%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Governance Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) Data Administrator
9 5 (5.49%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Credit Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Lead Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Data Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) Spring
2 10 (10.99%) XML
3 5 (5.49%) XSLT
4 4 (4.40%) JSON
4 4 (4.40%) Swing
5 3 (3.30%) .NET
5 3 (3.30%) XML Schema
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Avro
6 2 (2.20%) Kafka
7 1 (1.10%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (1.10%) CSS
7 1 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.10%) JFC
7 1 (1.10%) React
7 1 (1.10%) REST
7 1 (1.10%) Spring Batch
7 1 (1.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Fixed Income
2 6 (6.59%) Credit Risk
3 5 (5.49%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.49%) Life Science
3 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) Robotics
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) Derivative
4 4 (4.40%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.30%) Equities
5 3 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.20%) Fintech
7 1 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.55%) Data Management
2 29 (31.87%) Data Governance
3 21 (23.08%) Metadata Management
4 20 (21.98%) Analytics
4 20 (21.98%) Data Lineage
5 17 (18.68%) Data Modelling
5 17 (18.68%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (18.68%) Reference Data Management
5 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (16.48%) ETL
8 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 14 (15.38%) Structured Programming
9 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (14.29%) Change Control
9 13 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (13.19%) Master Data Management
11 11 (12.09%) Quality Management
12 10 (10.99%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.99%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.65%) SQL
2 20 (21.98%) Java
3 15 (16.48%) VBA
4 14 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (3.30%) C#
6 3 (3.30%) Scala
7 2 (2.20%) COBOL
8 1 (1.10%) C++
8 1 (1.10%) Perl
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) R
8 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.49%) PMP
2 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.30%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.10%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Cronacle
1 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.10%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) Oracle
2 13 (14.29%) Informatica
3 3 (3.30%) GoldenSource
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.30%) Sybase
4 2 (2.20%) Google
4 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.10%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.10%) Casewise
5 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.10%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.10%) Reuters
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Splunk
5 1 (1.10%) Teradata
5 1 (1.10%) Tradeweb