Period
to 19 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 527 645 699
Rank change year-on-year +118 +54 -50
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 294 180 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 84 150 180
London median annual salary £78,750 £75,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +20.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £51,625 £40,000 £51,125
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,250 £95,375
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +25.00% -17.24%

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 33,945 32,501 40,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.28% 45.98% 48.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25,870 27,472 33,863
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +1.82%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,475 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +7.61%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 -32 23 £75,000 -6.25% 2
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 262 (89.12%) Finance
2 221 (75.17%) Banking
3 210 (71.43%) Asset Management
4 208 (70.75%) Investment Banking
5 196 (66.67%) Wealth Management
6 194 (65.99%) Retail Banking
7 131 (44.56%) Project Management
8 119 (40.48%) Data Management
9 111 (37.76%) Analytical Skills
10 88 (29.93%) Business Analysis
11 76 (25.85%) Legal
11 76 (25.85%) Data Modelling
12 66 (22.45%) SQL
13 61 (20.75%) Degree
14 58 (19.73%) SDLC
15 53 (18.03%) Java
16 50 (17.01%) Data Analysis
17 49 (16.67%) Client Onboarding
18 47 (15.99%) Data Quality
19 45 (15.31%) Oracle
20 39 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
21 38 (12.93%) Business Transformation
21 38 (12.93%) Data Structures
22 37 (12.59%) KYC
23 35 (11.90%) XML
23 35 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
24 34 (11.56%) GoldenSource
25 33 (11.22%) PMP
25 33 (11.22%) PMI Certification
25 33 (11.22%) Bloomberg

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 (1.36%) IIS
2 3 (1.02%) Confluence
2 3 (1.02%) DataSynapse
3 2 (0.68%) Apache
3 2 (0.68%) Jetty
3 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.34%) SAS
4 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (8.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.04%) Eikon
2 3 (1.02%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.02%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.68%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.02%) IaaS
2 3 (1.02%) PaaS
2 3 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.86%) HTTP
1 29 (9.86%) SSL
1 29 (9.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.34%) AMQP
2 1 (0.34%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (11.22%) Relational Database
3 30 (10.20%) Oracle Database
4 29 (9.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (5.10%) Big Data
5 15 (5.10%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.38%) QlikView
6 7 (2.38%) Tick Data
7 3 (1.02%) BigQuery
7 3 (1.02%) Bigtable
7 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.02%) DB2
7 3 (1.02%) MS Access
7 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.68%) Flink
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.76%) JIRA
2 3 (1.02%) Maven
3 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.68%) ERwin
3 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.34%) Ant
4 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 262 (89.12%) Finance
2 221 (75.17%) Banking
3 208 (70.75%) Investment Banking
4 194 (65.99%) Retail Banking
5 76 (25.85%) Legal
6 22 (7.48%) Back Office
7 19 (6.46%) Front Office
8 18 (6.12%) Financial Institution
8 18 (6.12%) German Language
9 6 (2.04%) Marketing
10 3 (1.02%) Publishing
11 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.34%) Retail
12 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (27.21%) Analyst
2 74 (25.17%) Business Analyst
3 39 (13.27%) Architect
4 36 (12.24%) Business IT Analyst
4 36 (12.24%) IT Analyst
4 36 (12.24%) IT Business Analyst
5 31 (10.54%) Technical Leader
6 29 (9.86%) IT Architect
6 29 (9.86%) Software Architect
7 26 (8.84%) Change Analyst
8 23 (7.82%) IT Operations Analyst
8 23 (7.82%) Operations Analyst
8 23 (7.82%) Operations Business Analyst
9 22 (7.48%) Business Transformation Manager
9 22 (7.48%) Programme Manager
9 22 (7.48%) Transformation Manager
9 22 (7.48%) Transformation Programme Manager
10 19 (6.46%) Data Manager
11 18 (6.12%) Developer
11 18 (6.12%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.90%) XML
2 30 (10.20%) JSON
2 30 (10.20%) Web Services
3 29 (9.86%) J2EE
4 7 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 5 (1.70%) Angular 2
5 5 (1.70%) Spring
6 3 (1.02%) Kafka
6 3 (1.02%) Middleware
6 3 (1.02%) XSD
7 2 (0.68%) .NET
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.68%) Apache CXF
7 2 (0.68%) FpML
7 2 (0.68%) Guava
7 2 (0.68%) JPA
7 2 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.34%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 111 (37.76%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (12.93%) Data Structures
3 29 (9.86%) Algorithms
3 29 (9.86%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.42%) Fintech
6 12 (4.08%) Virtual Team
7 11 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.74%) Equities
8 10 (3.40%) Mainframe
8 10 (3.40%) Pricing Data
9 7 (2.38%) Derivative
10 6 (2.04%) OTC Derivatives
11 5 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.02%) Grid Computing
13 3 (1.02%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.68%) Life Science
14 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
15 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.38%) Unix
2 6 (2.04%) Linux
3 4 (1.36%) Solaris
4 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 196 (66.67%) Wealth Management
3 131 (44.56%) Project Management
4 119 (40.48%) Data Management
5 88 (29.93%) Business Analysis
6 76 (25.85%) Data Modelling
7 58 (19.73%) SDLC
8 50 (17.01%) Data Analysis
9 49 (16.67%) Client Onboarding
10 39 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (12.93%) Business Transformation
12 37 (12.59%) KYC
13 32 (10.88%) Data Cleansing
13 32 (10.88%) Master Data Management
13 32 (10.88%) OO
14 31 (10.54%) OOD
14 31 (10.54%) UML
15 29 (9.86%) BPMN
15 29 (9.86%) Strategic Thinking
16 27 (9.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.45%) SQL
2 53 (18.03%) Java
3 19 (6.46%) Python
4 11 (3.74%) C#
5 8 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.70%) C++
6 5 (1.70%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.36%) Scala
8 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.02%) Perl
8 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.02%) VBA
9 2 (0.68%) C
9 2 (0.68%) Ruby
9 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.34%) R
10 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (20.75%) Degree
2 33 (11.22%) PMI Certification
2 33 (11.22%) PMP
3 11 (3.74%) ISEB
4 7 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (15.99%) Data Quality
2 32 (10.88%) MiFID
3 29 (9.86%) Dodd-Frank
3 29 (9.86%) EMIR
4 7 (2.38%) SLA
5 5 (1.70%) GDPR
6 4 (1.36%) GCP
7 2 (0.68%) PMO
8 1 (0.34%) QA
8 1 (0.34%) SEPA
8 1 (0.34%) TARGET2
Systems Management
1 13 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.70%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 45 (15.31%) Oracle
2 34 (11.56%) GoldenSource
3 33 (11.22%) Bloomberg
4 22 (7.48%) LexisNexis
5 8 (2.72%) Informatica
6 6 (2.04%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.70%) Talend
8 3 (1.02%) Adobe
8 3 (1.02%) Google
8 3 (1.02%) ION Trading
8 3 (1.02%) Reuters
8 3 (1.02%) Sybase
8 3 (1.02%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.68%) Solace
9 2 (0.68%) Teradata
9 2 (0.68%) Trillium
10 1 (0.34%) HP
10 1 (0.34%) IBM
10 1 (0.34%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.34%) Tableau