Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 679 448 685
Rank change year-on-year -231 +237 -20
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 131 475 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.64% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 1.26% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 89 95 149
London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £49,750 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £101,000 £102,500 £96,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% +12.00%

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 33,123 37,589 36,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.80% 50.47% 46.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25,826 26,778 30,854
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -25 28 £65,000 +15.56% 4
South London - 1 £67,500 -
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (56.49%) SQL
2 68 (51.91%) Finance
3 50 (38.17%) Analytics
4 48 (36.64%) Banking
5 41 (31.30%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (29.77%) Investment Banking
7 38 (29.01%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (28.24%) Big Data
9 36 (27.48%) Java
9 36 (27.48%) Data Management
10 35 (26.72%) Equities
11 33 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (24.43%) Data Governance
12 32 (24.43%) Data Quality
13 31 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (22.90%) Linux
15 29 (22.14%) Risk Management
16 27 (20.61%) Oracle
16 27 (20.61%) Investment Management
17 26 (19.85%) Data Analysis
17 26 (19.85%) Low Latency
18 25 (19.08%) Fixed Income
19 23 (17.56%) Financial Institution
19 23 (17.56%) ETL
19 23 (17.56%) Strategic Thinking
19 23 (17.56%) Innovative Thinking
19 23 (17.56%) Cyberthreat
20 22 (16.79%) PL/SQL
21 21 (16.03%) Python
21 21 (16.03%) Reference 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 5 (3.82%) SAS
2 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.76%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.76%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.76%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.82%) Amazon S3
1 5 (3.82%) Boomi
2 2 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) SMS
2 1 (0.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.30%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (28.24%) Big Data
3 18 (13.74%) SQL Server
4 17 (12.98%) Hadoop
5 16 (12.21%) Data Lake
6 11 (8.40%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.87%) MySQL
8 8 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.58%) KDB
10 5 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (3.82%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (3.82%) MongoDB
10 5 (3.82%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.82%) OLAP
10 5 (3.82%) OLTP
11 4 (3.05%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (3.05%) Power BI
11 4 (3.05%) Snowflake Schema
11 4 (3.05%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) JUnit
2 14 (10.69%) Gradle
3 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.63%) Subversion
4 6 (4.58%) JIRA
5 4 (3.05%) Hudson
5 4 (3.05%) Maven
6 2 (1.53%) ERwin
7 1 (0.76%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (51.91%) Finance
2 48 (36.64%) Banking
3 39 (29.77%) Investment Banking
4 23 (17.56%) Financial Institution
5 14 (10.69%) Corporate Banking
6 13 (9.92%) Front Office
6 13 (9.92%) Legal
7 7 (5.34%) Automotive
7 7 (5.34%) Retail
8 2 (1.53%) Advertising
8 2 (1.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.76%) Back Office
9 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (31.30%) Developer
2 27 (20.61%) Architect
3 25 (19.08%) Data Architect
4 22 (16.79%) Java Developer
5 17 (12.98%) Analyst
6 14 (10.69%) Data Analyst
7 12 (9.16%) Data Manager
8 11 (8.40%) Data Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 7 (5.34%) Market Data Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Data Governance Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Data Governance Manager
11 6 (4.58%) Governance Manager
11 6 (4.58%) Market Data Manager
11 6 (4.58%) Platform Manager
11 6 (4.58%) SQL Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Vendor Manager
12 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse Architect
12 5 (3.82%) Database Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.98%) XML
2 14 (10.69%) Spring
3 11 (8.40%) AngularJS
3 11 (8.40%) Swing
3 11 (8.40%) XSLT
4 9 (6.87%) Web Services
5 8 (6.11%) REST
6 7 (5.34%) .NET
7 6 (4.58%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (4.58%) RESTful
7 6 (4.58%) WebSockets
8 5 (3.82%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.82%) JDBC
8 5 (3.82%) JSON
8 5 (3.82%) React
9 4 (3.05%) Kafka
10 3 (2.29%) JPA
10 3 (2.29%) XSD
11 2 (1.53%) J2EE
11 2 (1.53%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.72%) Equities
2 31 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (19.08%) Fixed Income
4 23 (17.56%) Cyberthreat
5 16 (12.21%) Credit Risk
6 12 (9.16%) Data Structures
7 10 (7.63%) Computer Science
8 9 (6.87%) Algorithms
9 8 (6.11%) Life Science
10 7 (5.34%) Robotics
11 5 (3.82%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (3.82%) Derivative
11 5 (3.82%) Virtual Team
12 4 (3.05%) Tandem
13 3 (2.29%) Hedge funds
13 3 (2.29%) Taxonomies
14 2 (1.53%) Fintech
14 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
14 2 (1.53%) Market Risk
14 2 (1.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.90%) Linux
2 14 (10.69%) Unix
3 2 (1.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.17%) Analytics
2 38 (29.01%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (27.48%) Data Management
4 33 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (24.43%) Data Governance
6 29 (22.14%) Risk Management
7 27 (20.61%) Investment Management
8 26 (19.85%) Data Analysis
8 26 (19.85%) Low Latency
9 23 (17.56%) ETL
9 23 (17.56%) Innovative Thinking
9 23 (17.56%) Strategic Thinking
10 21 (16.03%) Reference Data Management
11 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (14.50%) Data Architecture
12 17 (12.98%) Data Integration
13 16 (12.21%) Change Control
13 16 (12.21%) Data Modelling
13 16 (12.21%) Metadata Management
14 14 (10.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (56.49%) SQL
2 36 (27.48%) Java
3 22 (16.79%) PL/SQL
4 21 (16.03%) Python
5 9 (6.87%) C#
6 7 (5.34%) C++
7 6 (4.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.58%) Perl
7 6 (4.58%) VBA
8 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.53%) R
9 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (13.74%) Degree
2 7 (5.34%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.34%) PMP
2 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (24.43%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) HL7
3 1 (0.76%) MiFID
3 1 (0.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (20.61%) Oracle
2 14 (10.69%) Tableau
3 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.34%) Sybase
5 5 (3.82%) Bloomberg
5 5 (3.82%) Cognos
5 5 (3.82%) Dell
5 5 (3.82%) Informatica
5 5 (3.82%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.05%) Alteryx
6 4 (3.05%) GoldenSource
7 2 (1.53%) Charles River
7 2 (1.53%) Reuters
7 2 (1.53%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.76%) Casewise
8 1 (0.76%) FactSet
8 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.76%) Pega
8 1 (0.76%) Talend