Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
England > London
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 744 664 724
Rank change year-on-year -80 +60 -75
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 91 148 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.46% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 60 122 123
London median annual salary £72,500 £80,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% +28.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £30,500 £50,000 £42,100
90th Percentile £102,500 £102,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £80,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -18.75% +28.00% -7.41%

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 33,462 32,217 40,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.89% 47.32% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26,786 26,640 34,287
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% -1.89% +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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -60 21 £76,250 -4.69% 5
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 51 (56.04%) Finance
2 41 (45.05%) Data Management
3 39 (42.86%) SQL
4 24 (26.37%) Degree
4 24 (26.37%) Data Quality
5 23 (25.27%) Java
5 23 (25.27%) Oracle
6 19 (20.88%) Banking
6 19 (20.88%) Big Data
7 16 (17.58%) Project Management
7 16 (17.58%) Data Analysis
7 16 (17.58%) Analytics
7 16 (17.58%) Reference Data Management
8 15 (16.48%) Enterprise Data Management
9 14 (15.38%) Front Office
9 14 (15.38%) Linux
9 14 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (13.19%) XML
11 12 (13.19%) Asset Management
11 12 (13.19%) Investment Banking
11 12 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (12.09%) Derivative
12 11 (12.09%) PL/SQL
13 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (10.99%) Presales
14 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
14 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder 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 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) Apache
2 2 (2.20%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.10%) Confluence
3 1 (1.10%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.10%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Eikon
2 2 (2.20%) Bloomberg AIM
2 2 (2.20%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.10%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (1.10%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.10%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) SMS
2 3 (3.30%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) Big Data
2 14 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.49%) DB2
6 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.49%) MySQL
7 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (3.30%) MS Access
7 3 (3.30%) OLAP
7 3 (3.30%) OLTP
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (3.30%) QlikView
7 3 (3.30%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (3.30%) Star Schema
7 3 (3.30%) Tick Data
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) JIRA
2 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.69%) JUnit
2 7 (7.69%) Subversion
3 5 (5.49%) Maven
4 4 (4.40%) Gradle
5 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.30%) ERwin
5 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.30%) XMLSpy
6 1 (1.10%) Ant
6 1 (1.10%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (56.04%) Finance
2 19 (20.88%) Banking
3 14 (15.38%) Front Office
4 12 (13.19%) Investment Banking
5 8 (8.79%) Marketing
6 4 (4.40%) Back Office
6 4 (4.40%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.30%) Legal
8 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.20%) Retail
9 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Analyst
2 18 (19.78%) Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.99%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Data Business Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.59%) Data Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Product Owner
8 4 (4.40%) Data Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Head of Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Reference Data Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Reference Data Business Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) XML
2 4 (4.40%) .NET
2 4 (4.40%) Spring
2 4 (4.40%) Swing
2 4 (4.40%) XSLT
3 3 (3.30%) JMS
3 3 (3.30%) LINQ
4 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.20%) CSS3
4 2 (2.20%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.20%) HTML5
4 2 (2.20%) JPA
4 2 (2.20%) Kafka
4 2 (2.20%) NHibernate
4 2 (2.20%) Rendezvous
4 2 (2.20%) RESTful
4 2 (2.20%) Silverlight
4 2 (2.20%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Derivative
2 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.69%) Equities
4 7 (7.69%) Fintech
4 7 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 7 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (6.59%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.30%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.30%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (3.30%) Pricing Data
6 3 (3.30%) Tandem
7 2 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.20%) Life Science
8 1 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.10%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) Windows
3 5 (5.49%) Unix
4 4 (4.40%) Solaris
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) Data Management
2 16 (17.58%) Analytics
2 16 (17.58%) Data Analysis
2 16 (17.58%) Project Management
2 16 (17.58%) Reference Data Management
3 15 (16.48%) Enterprise Data Management
4 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 12 (13.19%) Asset Management
5 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (10.99%) Presales
7 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.79%) Data Architecture
8 8 (8.79%) ETL
8 8 (8.79%) Investment Management
8 8 (8.79%) Product Management
9 7 (7.69%) Data Science
9 7 (7.69%) Migration
9 7 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) SQL
2 23 (25.27%) Java
3 11 (12.09%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.79%) C#
4 8 (8.79%) Python
5 5 (5.49%) C++
5 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.30%) VBA
8 2 (2.20%) Java 8
8 2 (2.20%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.20%) Perl
8 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.20%) XAML
9 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) R
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.37%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.69%) MiFID
2 7 (7.69%) SLA
3 4 (4.40%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (4.40%) EMIR
4 2 (2.20%) HL7
4 2 (2.20%) QA
5 1 (1.10%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Oracle
2 8 (8.79%) Bloomberg
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.49%) Informatica
5 4 (4.40%) GoldenSource
5 4 (4.40%) Sybase
5 4 (4.40%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.30%) Teradata
6 3 (3.30%) Trillium
7 2 (2.20%) Reuters
7 2 (2.20%) Solace
8 1 (1.10%) Cognos
8 1 (1.10%) HP
8 1 (1.10%) IBM
8 1 (1.10%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.10%) Pega
8 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow