The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 808 824
Rank change year-on-year +54 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 136 124 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 63 94 107
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £83,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -3.22%  

Reference Data is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37636 40656 44723
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.21% 41.29% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29392 33323 35694
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Reference Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in the UK

Reference Data
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data.

Salary trend for Reference Data in the UK

Reference Data
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reference Data over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Reference Data in the UK

Reference Data
Top 18 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 124 £67,500 +3.84% 24
London +53 110 £68,750 +1.85% 22
City of London +26 14 £62,500 -3.84% 2
East of England - 8 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 - -
North West - 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 - -
Glasgow -2 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Scotland -4 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Suffolk - 3 £60,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £60,000 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +10 1 - - 2
Leeds +6 1 - - 1
West Midlands +6 1 - -
Yorkshire -2 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 141 (64.68%) Finance
2 89 (40.83%) Banking
3 79 (36.24%) SQL
4 73 (33.49%) Data Management
5 67 (30.73%) Investment Banking
6 64 (29.36%) Java
7 60 (27.52%) Oracle
8 56 (25.69%) Data Quality
8 56 (25.69%) Analytical Skills
9 51 (23.39%) Asset Management
10 50 (22.94%) SDLC
11 49 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (19.72%) Retail
13 42 (19.27%) Data Modelling
14 40 (18.35%) Retail Banking
14 40 (18.35%) Analytics
14 40 (18.35%) Wealth Management
15 35 (16.06%) Business Analysis
16 33 (15.14%) QA
17 31 (14.22%) Risk Management
18 30 (13.76%) XML
19 27 (12.39%) Python
20 26 (11.93%) Workflow
20 26 (11.93%) Data Analysis
21 24 (11.01%) Degree
21 24 (11.01%) MiFID
21 24 (11.01%) Reference Data Management
22 23 (10.55%) Microsoft Excel
22 23 (10.55%) Data Architecture
22 23 (10.55%) Data Governance

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (4.59%) SAS
2 9 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.21%) Confluence
4 4 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.83%) CMS
5 2 (0.92%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.92%) JBoss
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) Moodle
6 1 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 23 (10.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.29%) SAP MDG
2 5 (2.29%) SAP MDM
3 3 (1.38%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.46%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.46%) HFM
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.46%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.46%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) CallidusCloud
1 1 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.75%) Multicast
1 6 (2.75%) PuTTY
1 6 (2.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.92%) AMQP
3 1 (0.46%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (7.80%) Big Data
4 16 (7.34%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.42%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (5.96%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.50%) HBase
7 12 (5.50%) Oracle Database
8 11 (5.05%) NoSQL
9 10 (4.59%) MongoDB
10 9 (4.13%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (4.13%) Data Lake
10 9 (4.13%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (4.13%) Pentaho
11 8 (3.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.67%) SAS EBI
12 6 (2.75%) Data Mining
13 5 (2.29%) MS Access
13 5 (2.29%) SAP HANA
14 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (3.21%) JIRA
2 6 (2.75%) HP UFT
2 6 (2.75%) Selenium
3 4 (1.83%) ERwin
4 3 (1.38%) FitNesse
4 3 (1.38%) JUnit
4 3 (1.38%) MagicDraw
4 3 (1.38%) Maven
5 2 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.92%) Hudson
5 2 (0.92%) jMock
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.92%) Subversion
5 2 (0.92%) Toad
5 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.46%) XMLSpy
General
1 141 (64.68%) Finance
2 89 (40.83%) Banking
3 67 (30.73%) Investment Banking
4 43 (19.72%) Retail
5 40 (18.35%) Retail Banking
6 22 (10.09%) Legal
7 21 (9.63%) Back Office
8 16 (7.34%) Front Office
9 9 (4.13%) Financial Institution
10 5 (2.29%) Marketing
11 1 (0.46%) Billing
11 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (28.44%) Analyst
2 55 (25.23%) Developer
3 34 (15.60%) Business Analyst
4 22 (10.09%) Architect
5 18 (8.26%) Data Architect
5 18 (8.26%) Java Developer
6 17 (7.80%) IT Manager
7 16 (7.34%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.88%) Product Manager
9 14 (6.42%) IT Services Manager
9 14 (6.42%) Service Manager
10 13 (5.96%) Enterprise Architect
10 13 (5.96%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 13 (5.96%) Python Developer
11 12 (5.50%) Associate Director
11 12 (5.50%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (5.05%) Consultant
12 11 (5.05%) Lead Developer
12 11 (5.05%) Project Manager
13 10 (4.59%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.76%) XML
2 15 (6.88%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (4.59%) AngularJS
3 10 (4.59%) HTML
4 9 (4.13%) J2EE
4 9 (4.13%) SOAP
5 8 (3.67%) EDIFACT
5 8 (3.67%) iXBRL
5 8 (3.67%) JSON
5 8 (3.67%) RESTful
5 8 (3.67%) Spring
6 7 (3.21%) HTML5
6 7 (3.21%) Middleware
7 6 (2.75%) Hibernate
7 6 (2.75%) Web Services
8 5 (2.29%) .NET
8 5 (2.29%) Java EE
9 4 (1.83%) D3.js
10 3 (1.38%) CSS
10 3 (1.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (25.69%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.63%) Computer Science
3 19 (8.72%) Fintech
4 18 (8.26%) Derivative
4 18 (8.26%) Equities
4 18 (8.26%) Fixed Income
5 15 (6.88%) Mainframe
6 14 (6.42%) Management Information System
6 14 (6.42%) Pricing Data
7 13 (5.96%) Data Structures
8 11 (5.05%) Market Risk
9 10 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (4.13%) Credit Risk
10 9 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (3.67%) OTC Derivatives
12 7 (3.21%) Credit Derivative
12 7 (3.21%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (2.75%) User Experience
13 6 (2.75%) Virtual Team
14 5 (2.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.26%) Linux
2 15 (6.88%) Unix
3 2 (0.92%) Windows
4 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (33.49%) Data Management
2 51 (23.39%) Asset Management
3 50 (22.94%) SDLC
4 49 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (19.27%) Data Modelling
6 40 (18.35%) Analytics
6 40 (18.35%) Wealth Management
7 35 (16.06%) Business Analysis
8 31 (14.22%) Risk Management
9 26 (11.93%) Data Analysis
9 26 (11.93%) Workflow
10 24 (11.01%) Reference Data Management
11 23 (10.55%) Data Architecture
11 23 (10.55%) Data Governance
12 22 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (8.72%) Service Management
14 18 (8.26%) ETL
14 18 (8.26%) Migration
15 17 (7.80%) Process Improvement
15 17 (7.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (36.24%) SQL
2 64 (29.36%) Java
3 27 (12.39%) Python
4 21 (9.63%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.96%) C#
5 13 (5.96%) Scala
6 10 (4.59%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.13%) Perl
8 8 (3.67%) ABAP
9 5 (2.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.83%) R
11 2 (0.92%) VBA
12 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.46%) C++
12 1 (0.46%) Erlang
12 1 (0.46%) Korn
12 1 (0.46%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (11.01%) Degree
2 10 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.67%) CITP
4 7 (3.21%) ISEB
5 6 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.46%) APMP
6 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (25.69%) Data Quality
2 33 (15.14%) QA
3 24 (11.01%) MiFID
4 7 (3.21%) GDPR
5 6 (2.75%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (2.75%) PMO
5 6 (2.75%) SLA
6 5 (2.29%) EMIR
6 5 (2.29%) GxP
7 2 (0.92%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.46%) Basel III
8 1 (0.46%) COBIT
8 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) Apache Flume
1 2 (0.92%) HDFS
2 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.92%) Control-M
2 2 (0.92%) Oozie
3 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 60 (27.52%) Oracle
2 20 (9.17%) Sybase
3 18 (8.26%) SAP
4 15 (6.88%) GoldenSource
5 12 (5.50%) Informatica
6 9 (4.13%) Cloudera
6 9 (4.13%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.75%) Murex
7 6 (2.75%) Serena
8 5 (2.29%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.83%) Reuters
10 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.38%) IBM
10 3 (1.38%) Trillium
11 2 (0.92%) Charles River
11 2 (0.92%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.92%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.46%) Actian
12 1 (0.46%) Callidus
12 1 (0.46%) MapR
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