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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 545 531
Rank change year-on-year +41 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 109 93 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.51% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53 75 95
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £88,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -  

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 17403 18245 20748
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.25% 46.23% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13236 15499 17001
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £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 26 June 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 26 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
City of London +21 14 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 121 (68.36%) Finance
2 86 (48.59%) Banking
3 72 (40.68%) SQL
4 66 (37.29%) Investment Banking
5 59 (33.33%) Data Management
6 51 (28.81%) Asset Management
6 51 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (27.68%) SDLC
8 48 (27.12%) Oracle
9 45 (25.42%) Java
10 44 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (23.16%) Retail
12 40 (22.60%) Retail Banking
12 40 (22.60%) Wealth Management
13 39 (22.03%) Data Quality
14 34 (19.21%) Business Analysis
15 31 (17.51%) QA
16 30 (16.95%) Data Modelling
17 26 (14.69%) Analytics
18 25 (14.12%) Workflow
19 24 (13.56%) MiFID
20 20 (11.30%) Legal
20 20 (11.30%) Back Office
20 20 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
20 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
20 20 (11.30%) XML
21 19 (10.73%) Sybase
21 19 (10.73%) Degree
21 19 (10.73%) Fintech
22 18 (10.17%) Data Governance

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 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.95%) Confluence
3 4 (2.26%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.26%) CMS
4 2 (1.13%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.13%) JBoss
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) Moodle
5 1 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (3.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.39%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.82%) SAP MDG
2 5 (2.82%) SAP MDM
3 4 (2.26%) Markit EDM
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.56%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.56%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.39%) Multicast
1 6 (3.39%) PuTTY
1 6 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.13%) AMQP
3 1 (0.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.21%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.08%) Big Data
5 7 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.82%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.82%) MS Access
6 5 (2.82%) SAP HANA
7 4 (2.26%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.26%) HBase
7 4 (2.26%) Power BI
7 4 (2.26%) SAP BW
7 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.69%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.69%) KDB
8 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.13%) DB2
9 2 (1.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) JIRA
2 6 (3.39%) HP UFT
2 6 (3.39%) Selenium
3 3 (1.69%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.69%) JUnit
3 3 (1.69%) Maven
4 2 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.13%) ERwin
4 2 (1.13%) Hudson
4 2 (1.13%) jMock
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.13%) Subversion
4 2 (1.13%) Toad
4 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.56%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.56%) XMLSpy
General
1 121 (68.36%) Finance
2 86 (48.59%) Banking
3 66 (37.29%) Investment Banking
4 41 (23.16%) Retail
5 40 (22.60%) Retail Banking
6 20 (11.30%) Back Office
6 20 (11.30%) Legal
7 15 (8.47%) Front Office
8 9 (5.08%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.82%) Marketing
10 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (30.51%) Analyst
2 43 (24.29%) Developer
3 33 (18.64%) Business Analyst
4 18 (10.17%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.04%) IT Manager
5 16 (9.04%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.47%) Product Manager
7 14 (7.91%) IT Services Manager
7 14 (7.91%) Service Manager
8 12 (6.78%) Associate Director
8 12 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.21%) Architect
9 11 (6.21%) Consultant
10 10 (5.65%) Data Architect
11 9 (5.08%) Data Analyst
11 9 (5.08%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.52%) FIX Analyst
12 8 (4.52%) FIX Business Analyst
12 8 (4.52%) MiFID Business Analyst
12 8 (4.52%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.30%) XML
2 15 (8.47%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (5.65%) AngularJS
3 10 (5.65%) HTML
4 9 (5.08%) J2EE
5 8 (4.52%) Spring
6 7 (3.95%) HTML5
6 7 (3.95%) Middleware
7 6 (3.39%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.39%) Web Services
8 5 (2.82%) Java EE
9 4 (2.26%) .NET
9 4 (2.26%) D3.js
10 3 (1.69%) CSS
10 3 (1.69%) WCF
11 2 (1.13%) JMS
11 2 (1.13%) JTA
11 2 (1.13%) JTS
11 2 (1.13%) MSMQ
11 2 (1.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.73%) Fintech
3 18 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 18 (10.17%) Derivative
4 16 (9.04%) Equities
4 16 (9.04%) Fixed Income
5 14 (7.91%) Mainframe
5 14 (7.91%) Pricing Data
6 12 (6.78%) Management Information System
7 11 (6.21%) Data Structures
8 10 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (4.52%) OTC Derivatives
11 7 (3.95%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (3.95%) Credit Risk
11 7 (3.95%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (3.39%) Virtual Team
13 5 (2.82%) Life Science
13 5 (2.82%) User Experience
14 3 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.60%) Linux
2 12 (6.78%) Unix
3 2 (1.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.33%) Data Management
2 51 (28.81%) Asset Management
3 49 (27.68%) SDLC
4 44 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (22.60%) Wealth Management
6 34 (19.21%) Business Analysis
7 30 (16.95%) Data Modelling
8 26 (14.69%) Analytics
9 25 (14.12%) Workflow
10 18 (10.17%) Data Governance
10 18 (10.17%) Risk Management
10 18 (10.17%) Service Management
11 16 (9.04%) Master Data Management
11 16 (9.04%) Process Improvement
11 16 (9.04%) Project Management
12 14 (7.91%) Data Analysis
12 14 (7.91%) ITSM
12 14 (7.91%) Waterfall
13 13 (7.34%) Investment Management
13 13 (7.34%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.68%) SQL
2 45 (25.42%) Java
3 16 (9.04%) Python
4 13 (7.34%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.34%) Scala
5 12 (6.78%) C#
6 9 (5.08%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.95%) Perl
8 4 (2.26%) R
9 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) Erlang
10 1 (0.56%) Korn
10 1 (0.56%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.56%) VB
10 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (10.73%) Degree
2 9 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.39%) ISEB
3 6 (3.39%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (22.03%) Data Quality
2 31 (17.51%) QA
3 24 (13.56%) MiFID
4 6 (3.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (3.39%) GDPR
5 5 (2.82%) EMIR
5 5 (2.82%) GxP
6 4 (2.26%) PMO
7 3 (1.69%) SLA
8 1 (0.56%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.13%) HDFS
2 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.13%) Oozie
3 1 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 48 (27.12%) Oracle
2 19 (10.73%) Sybase
3 15 (8.47%) GoldenSource
4 9 (5.08%) SAP
5 7 (3.95%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.39%) Murex
6 6 (3.39%) Serena
7 4 (2.26%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.69%) Reuters
9 2 (1.13%) Informatica
10 1 (0.56%) Casewise
10 1 (0.56%) Charles River
10 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.56%) Citrix
10 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.56%) MapR
10 1 (0.56%) Splunk
10 1 (0.56%) Teradata
10 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.56%) Trillium
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 5 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £160000 - £1300000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 16 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago