The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -6.11%
Reference Data
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
334 341 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.81% 31.28% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 255 270 279
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Reference Data
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Reference Data Salary Trend in Essex

Reference Data
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Reference Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Reference Data.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) COM+
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Reference Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Reference Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) COM+
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft