Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 715 539 735
Rank change year-on-year -176 +196 -81
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 121 327 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.91% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 71 107 132
London median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +1.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £40,125
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £94,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £73,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.86% +13.46% -

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 34,370 35,958 39,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.65% 48.70% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26,575 27,122 33,549
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 £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -34 24 £67,500 -15.63% 2
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 56 (46.28%) Finance
2 50 (41.32%) SQL
3 40 (33.06%) Banking
4 39 (32.23%) Analytics
5 38 (31.40%) Big Data
6 36 (29.75%) Investment Banking
7 35 (28.93%) Data Management
7 35 (28.93%) Java
8 32 (26.45%) Oracle
8 32 (26.45%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (24.79%) Risk Management
9 30 (24.79%) Investment Management
10 28 (23.14%) Linux
11 26 (21.49%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (21.49%) Financial Institution
11 26 (21.49%) Low Latency
11 26 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (19.83%) Cyberthreat
12 24 (19.83%) Data Quality
12 24 (19.83%) Strategic Thinking
12 24 (19.83%) Innovative Thinking
12 24 (19.83%) Equities
13 23 (19.01%) Reference Data Management
14 22 (18.18%) Fixed Income
15 21 (17.36%) PL/SQL
16 19 (15.70%) XML
16 19 (15.70%) Data Architecture
17 16 (13.22%) SDLC
18 15 (12.40%) Project Management
18 15 (12.40%) JUnit

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 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.83%) SAS
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (0.83%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.83%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.83%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) SMS
2 2 (1.65%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.40%) Big Data
2 26 (21.49%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (11.57%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.44%) MySQL
6 7 (5.79%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.79%) OLAP
6 7 (5.79%) OLTP
6 7 (5.79%) Oracle OLAP
6 7 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.79%) Snowflake Schema
6 7 (5.79%) Star Schema
7 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.13%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.31%) Data Lake
9 4 (3.31%) DB2
9 4 (3.31%) KDB
9 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) JUnit
1 15 (12.40%) Subversion
2 10 (8.26%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.44%) Gradle
3 9 (7.44%) JIRA
4 4 (3.31%) Maven
5 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.48%) ERwin
5 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.48%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.83%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 56 (46.28%) Finance
2 40 (33.06%) Banking
3 36 (29.75%) Investment Banking
4 26 (21.49%) Financial Institution
5 12 (9.92%) Front Office
6 9 (7.44%) Legal
7 6 (4.96%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (3.31%) Marketing
9 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.83%) Back Office
10 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (28.93%) Developer
2 23 (19.01%) Analyst
3 18 (14.88%) Java Developer
4 17 (14.05%) Architect
5 16 (13.22%) Data Architect
6 15 (12.40%) Data Manager
7 12 (9.92%) Data Analyst
8 9 (7.44%) Data Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Market Data Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Market Data Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Platform Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Vendor Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Data Governance Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Data Governance Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Governance Manager
11 5 (4.13%) CRM Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Junior
11 5 (4.13%) Junior Developer
11 5 (4.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.70%) XML
2 11 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 9 (7.44%) Spring
4 8 (6.61%) .NET
4 8 (6.61%) RESTful
4 8 (6.61%) Swing
4 8 (6.61%) XSLT
5 7 (5.79%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.79%) React
5 7 (5.79%) REST
6 6 (4.96%) WebSockets
7 5 (4.13%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (4.13%) JDBC
7 5 (4.13%) Web Services
8 4 (3.31%) JMS
8 4 (3.31%) JPA
8 4 (3.31%) XSD
9 3 (2.48%) Kafka
9 3 (2.48%) LINQ
10 2 (1.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (19.83%) Cyberthreat
2 24 (19.83%) Equities
3 22 (18.18%) Fixed Income
4 10 (8.26%) Derivative
5 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.79%) Credit Risk
6 7 (5.79%) Tandem
7 6 (4.96%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.31%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.48%) Life Science
9 3 (2.48%) Pricing Data
9 3 (2.48%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.65%) NHS
10 2 (1.65%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.65%) User Experience
11 1 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.14%) Linux
2 13 (10.74%) Unix
3 7 (5.79%) Windows
4 2 (1.65%) Solaris
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.23%) Analytics
2 35 (28.93%) Data Management
3 32 (26.45%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (24.79%) Investment Management
4 30 (24.79%) Risk Management
5 26 (21.49%) Low Latency
6 24 (19.83%) Innovative Thinking
6 24 (19.83%) Strategic Thinking
7 23 (19.01%) Reference Data Management
8 19 (15.70%) Data Architecture
9 16 (13.22%) SDLC
10 15 (12.40%) Data Analysis
10 15 (12.40%) Project Management
11 14 (11.57%) Change Control
11 14 (11.57%) Metadata Management
12 13 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (10.74%) OO
13 12 (9.92%) Data Governance
13 12 (9.92%) Data Modelling
14 11 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.32%) SQL
2 35 (28.93%) Java
3 21 (17.36%) PL/SQL
4 13 (10.74%) Python
5 9 (7.44%) C++
6 8 (6.61%) C#
6 8 (6.61%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.13%) Perl
8 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.65%) Java 8
10 2 (1.65%) R
10 2 (1.65%) VBA
10 2 (1.65%) XAML
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.83%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.13%) MiFID
3 4 (3.31%) SLA
4 3 (2.48%) HL7
5 2 (1.65%) QA
6 1 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.83%) EMIR
6 1 (0.83%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (26.45%) Oracle
2 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.61%) Sybase
4 7 (5.79%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.48%) GoldenSource
5 3 (2.48%) Informatica
5 3 (2.48%) Teradata
5 3 (2.48%) Trillium
6 2 (1.65%) Charles River
6 2 (1.65%) Reuters
6 2 (1.65%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.83%) Cognos
7 1 (0.83%) FactSet
7 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.83%) Pega
7 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.83%) Tableau
7 1 (0.83%) Talend