Reference Data Jobs in the UK excluding London

Reference Data
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 26 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 589 600 723
Rank change year-on-year +11 +123 -65
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 166 150 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.23% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.63% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 51 18
10th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £58,664 £56,736
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,900 £69,447 £65,299
Median % change year-on-year -2.23% +6.35% +35.48%
75th Percentile £83,750 £91,250 £98,438
90th Percentile £87,800 £101,185 £112,500
UK median annual salary £82,500 £69,724 £80,000
% change year-on-year +18.32% -12.85% +6.67%

All Generic Skills
UK excluding London

Reference Data is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24,174 23,931 32,046
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 32.95% 40.91% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15,238 11,015 15,846
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £40,625 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in the UK excluding London

Reference Data
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Reference Data in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Reference Data in the UK excluding London

Reference Data
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Reference Data in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Reference Data in the UK excluding London

Reference Data
Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Scotland +56 138 £62,500 - 1
South East -30 10 £82,500 -17.50% 8
South West -35 7 £50,662 -27.05%
West Midlands +10 5 £65,400 +13.74% 3
East of England -5 5 £60,000 -4.00%
Midlands -13 5 £65,400 +13.74% 3
North of England +27 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - - 2
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.63%) CICS
2 5 (3.01%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.01%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.41%) Apache
3 4 (2.41%) Confluence
3 4 (2.41%) SAS
4 3 (1.81%) Jupyter
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.07%) AWS
2 10 (6.02%) Azure
3 2 (1.20%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 65 (39.16%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (39.76%) Metadata
2 34 (20.48%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.43%) RDBMS
3 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.63%) DB2
5 8 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.01%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (3.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.01%) Pentaho
7 4 (2.41%) GIS
7 4 (2.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (2.41%) Spatial Data
7 4 (2.41%) Tableau
7 4 (2.41%) Triplestore
8 3 (1.81%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 70 (42.17%) Bitbucket
2 65 (39.16%) Artifactory
2 65 (39.16%) Git
2 65 (39.16%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.63%) ChangeMan
4 6 (3.61%) JIRA
General
1 143 (86.14%) Finance
1 143 (86.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 140 (84.34%) Law
3 134 (80.72%) Marketing
4 21 (12.65%) Social Skills
5 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (7.23%) Legal
7 10 (6.02%) Banking
8 7 (4.22%) Investment Banking
8 7 (4.22%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (2.41%) Local Government
10 2 (1.20%) Aeronautics
10 2 (1.20%) Aviation
10 2 (1.20%) Retail
11 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (78.31%) Software Engineer
2 66 (39.76%) Lead
3 65 (39.16%) Lead Software Engineer
4 48 (28.92%) Full Stack Engineer
4 48 (28.92%) Full Stack Software Engineer
4 48 (28.92%) Java Engineer
4 48 (28.92%) Java Software Engineer
5 43 (25.90%) Senior
6 42 (25.30%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (6.63%) Mainframe Software Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Analyst
8 8 (4.82%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.61%) Data Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Data Modeller
10 5 (3.01%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.01%) Applications Support Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) Head of Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.01%) Software Support Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (50.00%) RESTful
2 79 (47.59%) Web Services
3 65 (39.16%) JSON
3 65 (39.16%) JSON-LD
3 65 (39.16%) LDAP
3 65 (39.16%) OpenID
3 65 (39.16%) SAML
3 65 (39.16%) XML
4 48 (28.92%) AngularJS
5 19 (11.45%) Kafka
6 14 (8.43%) Hibernate
6 14 (8.43%) React
6 14 (8.43%) SOAP
6 14 (8.43%) Spring
6 14 (8.43%) Spring Boot
6 14 (8.43%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 70 (42.17%) Management Information System
2 65 (39.16%) Enterprise Cloud
3 14 (8.43%) Algorithms
3 14 (8.43%) Cloud Native
4 12 (7.23%) Onboarding
5 11 (6.63%) Mainframe
5 11 (6.63%) VSAM
6 7 (4.22%) Credit Derivative
6 7 (4.22%) Derivative
6 7 (4.22%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (4.22%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (3.01%) Product Ownership
8 4 (2.41%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.41%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.20%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.42%) Linux
2 5 (3.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (81.33%) Software Engineering
2 124 (74.70%) Operational Stability
2 124 (74.70%) SDLC
3 116 (69.88%) Agile
4 81 (48.80%) Data Modelling
5 76 (45.78%) CI/CD
6 69 (41.57%) RDF
7 68 (40.96%) Data Transformation
7 68 (40.96%) Roadmaps
7 68 (40.96%) Use Case
8 66 (39.76%) Ontologies
9 65 (39.16%) Architectural Design
9 65 (39.16%) Community of Practice
9 65 (39.16%) Continuous Delivery
9 65 (39.16%) Data Pipeline
9 65 (39.16%) Identity Access Management
9 65 (39.16%) Information Architecture
9 65 (39.16%) Test Automation
10 50 (30.12%) Machine Learning
11 48 (28.92%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 69 (41.57%) SPARQL
2 65 (39.16%) Go
2 65 (39.16%) Prolog
3 64 (38.55%) Java
4 57 (34.34%) SQL
5 42 (25.30%) Python
6 11 (6.63%) COBOL
6 11 (6.63%) JCL
7 5 (3.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (5.42%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) SAS Certification
3 2 (1.20%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.01%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.60%) GDPR
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (39.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.84%) Docker
3 11 (6.63%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 18 (10.84%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.01%) Grafana
2 5 (3.01%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 71 (42.77%) Oracle
2 7 (4.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.01%) AppDynamics
3 5 (3.01%) CA
3 5 (3.01%) Splunk
3 5 (3.01%) Sybase
4 3 (1.81%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) SAP