Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 672 473 651
Rank change year-on-year -199 +178 +19
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 109 450 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.61% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 1.28% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 78 91 160
London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £38,500
90th Percentile £109,000 £102,500 £100,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +20.00%

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 30,606 35,036 33,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.94% 47.45% 44.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24,177 25,451 27,923
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +9 31 £67,500 -1.82% 4
West London - 2 £88,750 - 4
South London - 1 £67,500 -
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 74 (67.89%) SQL
2 63 (57.80%) Finance
3 45 (41.28%) Analytics
4 43 (39.45%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (34.86%) Data Management
6 35 (32.11%) Banking
7 34 (31.19%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (29.36%) Data Governance
9 30 (27.52%) Data Quality
10 29 (26.61%) Data Analysis
11 27 (24.77%) Equities
11 27 (24.77%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (23.85%) Oracle
13 25 (22.94%) ETL
14 24 (22.02%) Java
14 24 (22.02%) Investment Banking
14 24 (22.02%) Big Data
15 23 (21.10%) Reference Data Management
16 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (19.27%) Linux
16 21 (19.27%) Data Modelling
16 21 (19.27%) Degree
17 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (17.43%) Hadoop
19 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
20 17 (15.60%) Python
20 17 (15.60%) Data Lake
21 16 (14.68%) PL/SQL
21 16 (14.68%) Master Data Management
22 15 (13.76%) Kimball Methodology

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 6 (5.50%) SAS
2 4 (3.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) Confluence
4 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (0.92%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.59%) Amazon S3
1 5 (4.59%) Boomi
2 2 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) GitHub
3 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) SMS
1 1 (0.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.45%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (22.02%) Big Data
3 19 (17.43%) Hadoop
4 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
5 17 (15.60%) Data Lake
6 9 (8.26%) MySQL
7 8 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (5.50%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.59%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (4.59%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (4.59%) MongoDB
9 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.59%) OLAP
9 5 (4.59%) OLTP
10 4 (3.67%) KDB
10 4 (3.67%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (3.67%) QlikView
10 4 (3.67%) Snowflake Schema
10 4 (3.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Gradle
2 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.17%) JUnit
4 7 (6.42%) JIRA
5 5 (4.59%) Maven
6 4 (3.67%) Hudson
6 4 (3.67%) Subversion
7 2 (1.83%) ERwin
8 1 (0.92%) ER Studio
General
1 63 (57.80%) Finance
2 35 (32.11%) Banking
3 24 (22.02%) Investment Banking
4 14 (12.84%) Corporate Banking
5 13 (11.93%) Legal
6 9 (8.26%) Front Office
6 9 (8.26%) Retail
7 8 (7.34%) Automotive
7 8 (7.34%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.83%) Advertising
9 1 (0.92%) Back Office
9 1 (0.92%) Marketing
9 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Developer
2 26 (23.85%) Architect
3 24 (22.02%) Data Architect
4 23 (21.10%) Analyst
5 20 (18.35%) Data Analyst
6 16 (14.68%) Java Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Data Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 6 (5.50%) Hadoop Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Database Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Solutions Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) MongoDB Developer
12 3 (2.75%) Operations Analyst
12 3 (2.75%) Principal Architect
12 3 (2.75%) Principal Data Architect
12 3 (2.75%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) Spring
2 9 (8.26%) XML
3 6 (5.50%) JSON
3 6 (5.50%) Web Services
4 5 (4.59%) .NET
4 5 (4.59%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (4.59%) Swing
4 5 (4.59%) XSLT
5 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.67%) Kafka
5 4 (3.67%) REST
6 3 (2.75%) RESTful
6 3 (2.75%) XSD
7 2 (1.83%) J2EE
7 2 (1.83%) JDBC
7 2 (1.83%) JMS
7 2 (1.83%) JTA
7 2 (1.83%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.83%) Rendezvous
7 2 (1.83%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.77%) Equities
2 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.76%) Credit Risk
3 15 (13.76%) Data Structures
3 15 (13.76%) Fixed Income
4 9 (8.26%) Life Science
5 8 (7.34%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (7.34%) Robotics
6 7 (6.42%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.59%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (4.59%) Virtual Team
8 4 (3.67%) Derivative
8 4 (3.67%) Fintech
8 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.67%) Tandem
9 3 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.75%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.92%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Linux
2 8 (7.34%) Unix
3 2 (1.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) Analytics
2 38 (34.86%) Data Management
3 34 (31.19%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (29.36%) Data Governance
5 29 (26.61%) Data Analysis
6 27 (24.77%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (22.94%) ETL
8 23 (21.10%) Reference Data Management
9 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (19.27%) Data Modelling
10 16 (14.68%) Master Data Management
11 15 (13.76%) Kimball Methodology
12 14 (12.84%) Data Integration
12 14 (12.84%) Inmon Methodology
13 13 (11.93%) Data Architecture
13 13 (11.93%) Metadata Management
13 13 (11.93%) PRINCE2
13 13 (11.93%) Scrum
14 12 (11.01%) Risk Management
14 12 (11.01%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 74 (67.89%) SQL
2 24 (22.02%) Java
3 17 (15.60%) Python
4 16 (14.68%) PL/SQL
5 11 (10.09%) VBA
6 5 (4.59%) C#
7 4 (3.67%) Perl
8 3 (2.75%) C++
8 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.75%) R
8 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.83%) Scala
9 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Degree
2 8 (7.34%) PMI Certification
2 8 (7.34%) PMP
2 8 (7.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) ISEB
3 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (27.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.92%) HL7
2 1 (0.92%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (23.85%) Oracle
2 14 (12.84%) Tableau
3 10 (9.17%) Informatica
4 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.59%) Cognos
5 5 (4.59%) Dell
5 5 (4.59%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (4.59%) Sybase
6 4 (3.67%) Alteryx
6 4 (3.67%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.75%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.83%) Google
8 2 (1.83%) Reuters
8 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.92%) Casewise
9 1 (0.92%) Charles River
9 1 (0.92%) SAP
9 1 (0.92%) Talend
9 1 (0.92%) Teradata