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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 741 824 824
Rank change year-on-year +83 0  
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 133 123 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 61 91 113
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £89,000
UK excluding London median salary £63,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +41.66% -  

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 37332 40904 45376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.03% 41.47% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29237 33478 36186
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 £28,000
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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Reference Data in the UK

Reference Data
Top 19 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 22 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 +60 119 £70,000 +7.69% 28
London +47 106 £70,000 +3.70% 22
City of London +18 14 £62,500 -7.40% 2
East of England - 7 £57,500 - 2
Scotland +6 5 £70,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 - -
Glasgow +10 4 £70,000 - 1
North West - 4 - - 1
Cheshire - 4 - -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £57,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands +16 1 - -
West Yorkshire +14 1 - - 2
Leeds +7 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 2
Edinburgh -9 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 137 (63.72%) Finance
2 87 (40.47%) Banking
3 78 (36.28%) SQL
4 74 (34.42%) Data Management
5 64 (29.77%) Investment Banking
5 64 (29.77%) Java
6 59 (27.44%) Oracle
7 56 (26.05%) Data Quality
7 56 (26.05%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (22.79%) SDLC
9 48 (22.33%) Asset Management
10 47 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (18.60%) Retail
11 40 (18.60%) Data Modelling
12 37 (17.21%) Retail Banking
12 37 (17.21%) Analytics
12 37 (17.21%) Wealth Management
13 33 (15.35%) Business Analysis
14 31 (14.42%) QA
15 30 (13.95%) XML
15 30 (13.95%) Risk Management
16 27 (12.56%) Python
17 25 (11.63%) Workflow
17 25 (11.63%) Data Analysis
17 25 (11.63%) Reference Data Management
18 23 (10.70%) Data Governance
18 23 (10.70%) MiFID
19 22 (10.23%) Degree
19 22 (10.23%) Legal
19 22 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management

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 (4.65%) SAS
2 9 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.26%) Confluence
4 4 (1.86%) CMS
5 3 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.93%) JBoss
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.47%) Moodle
7 1 (0.47%) Mule
Applications
1 22 (10.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.33%) SAP MDG
2 5 (2.33%) SAP MDM
3 4 (1.86%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.47%) HFM
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.47%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.47%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.79%) Multicast
1 6 (2.79%) PuTTY
1 6 (2.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.93%) AMQP
3 1 (0.47%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.91%) Big Data
2 17 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (7.44%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.51%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (6.05%) Hadoop
6 12 (5.58%) HBase
7 10 (4.65%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.19%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (4.19%) Data Lake
8 9 (4.19%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (4.19%) Pentaho
9 8 (3.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 8 (3.72%) SAS EBI
10 6 (2.79%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.33%) MS Access
11 5 (2.33%) SAP HANA
12 4 (1.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.79%) HP UFT
1 6 (2.79%) JIRA
1 6 (2.79%) Selenium
2 4 (1.86%) ERwin
3 3 (1.40%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.40%) JUnit
3 3 (1.40%) MagicDraw
3 3 (1.40%) Maven
4 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.93%) Hudson
4 2 (0.93%) jMock
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.93%) Subversion
4 2 (0.93%) Toad
4 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.47%) XMLSpy
General
1 137 (63.72%) Finance
2 87 (40.47%) Banking
3 64 (29.77%) Investment Banking
4 40 (18.60%) Retail
5 37 (17.21%) Retail Banking
6 22 (10.23%) Legal
7 20 (9.30%) Back Office
8 15 (6.98%) Front Office
9 9 (4.19%) Financial Institution
10 5 (2.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.47%) Billing
11 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (27.44%) Analyst
2 56 (26.05%) Developer
3 32 (14.88%) Business Analyst
4 22 (10.23%) Architect
5 18 (8.37%) Data Architect
5 18 (8.37%) Java Developer
5 18 (8.37%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.44%) IT Manager
7 14 (6.51%) Product Manager
8 13 (6.05%) Enterprise Architect
8 13 (6.05%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 13 (6.05%) IT Services Manager
8 13 (6.05%) Python Developer
8 13 (6.05%) Service Manager
9 12 (5.58%) Associate Director
9 12 (5.58%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.12%) Consultant
10 11 (5.12%) Lead Developer
10 11 (5.12%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.65%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.95%) XML
2 15 (6.98%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (4.65%) AngularJS
3 10 (4.65%) HTML
4 9 (4.19%) J2EE
4 9 (4.19%) SOAP
5 8 (3.72%) EDIFACT
5 8 (3.72%) iXBRL
5 8 (3.72%) JSON
5 8 (3.72%) RESTful
5 8 (3.72%) Spring
6 7 (3.26%) HTML5
6 7 (3.26%) Middleware
7 6 (2.79%) Hibernate
7 6 (2.79%) Web Services
8 5 (2.33%) Java EE
9 4 (1.86%) .NET
9 4 (1.86%) D3.js
10 3 (1.40%) CSS
10 3 (1.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (26.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.37%) Equities
3 18 (8.37%) Fintech
3 18 (8.37%) Fixed Income
4 16 (7.44%) Derivative
5 14 (6.51%) Mainframe
5 14 (6.51%) Management Information System
6 13 (6.05%) Data Structures
6 13 (6.05%) Pricing Data
7 11 (5.12%) Market Risk
8 10 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (3.72%) Credit Risk
9 8 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (3.26%) OTC Derivatives
11 6 (2.79%) Credit Derivative
11 6 (2.79%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (2.79%) User Experience
11 6 (2.79%) Virtual Team
12 5 (2.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.37%) Linux
2 14 (6.51%) Unix
3 2 (0.93%) Windows
4 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (34.42%) Data Management
2 49 (22.79%) SDLC
3 48 (22.33%) Asset Management
4 47 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (18.60%) Data Modelling
6 37 (17.21%) Analytics
6 37 (17.21%) Wealth Management
7 33 (15.35%) Business Analysis
8 30 (13.95%) Risk Management
9 25 (11.63%) Data Analysis
9 25 (11.63%) Reference Data Management
9 25 (11.63%) Workflow
10 23 (10.70%) Data Governance
11 22 (10.23%) Data Architecture
11 22 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (8.37%) ETL
12 18 (8.37%) Migration
12 18 (8.37%) Service Management
13 17 (7.91%) Project Management
14 16 (7.44%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 78 (36.28%) SQL
2 64 (29.77%) Java
3 27 (12.56%) Python
4 21 (9.77%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.51%) Scala
6 12 (5.58%) C#
7 9 (4.19%) Perl
8 8 (3.72%) ABAP
8 8 (3.72%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.86%) R
9 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.93%) VBA
11 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.47%) Erlang
11 1 (0.47%) Korn
11 1 (0.47%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (10.23%) Degree
2 9 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.72%) CITP
4 6 (2.79%) ISEB
4 6 (2.79%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.47%) APMP
5 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (26.05%) Data Quality
2 31 (14.42%) QA
3 23 (10.70%) MiFID
4 6 (2.79%) GDPR
4 6 (2.79%) PMO
4 6 (2.79%) SLA
5 5 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (2.33%) GxP
6 4 (1.86%) EMIR
7 2 (0.93%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.47%) Basel III
8 1 (0.47%) COBIT
8 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) HDFS
2 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.93%) Control-M
2 2 (0.93%) Oozie
3 1 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 59 (27.44%) Oracle
2 20 (9.30%) Sybase
3 18 (8.37%) SAP
4 15 (6.98%) GoldenSource
5 12 (5.58%) Informatica
6 9 (4.19%) Cloudera
6 9 (4.19%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.79%) Murex
7 6 (2.79%) Serena
8 5 (2.33%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.86%) Reuters
10 3 (1.40%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.93%) IBM
11 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.93%) Trillium
12 1 (0.47%) Actian
12 1 (0.47%) Callidus
12 1 (0.47%) MapR
12 1 (0.47%) Nuix
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UBS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: Yesterday
London
UBS
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £160000 - £1300000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Suffolk
Martin & Conley
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus target or overtime eligibility 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 12 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Telefonica
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £53000 - £71500 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £53000 - £71500 per annum + Package
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South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £63000 - £84500 per annum + Package
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