The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 108 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.21% 0.53% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.66% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+35.80% -4.70%
Reference Data
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
397 361 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.98% 31.75% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 232 225 141
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Reference Data
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Reference Data Salary Trend in Glasgow

Reference Data
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reference Data across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Equities
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Credit Derivative
1 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Wall Street Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle