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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 112 110 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.077% 0.22% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.58% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £50,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £65,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +80.55%
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
504 520 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.71% 37.38% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 317 351 252
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (33.33%) MOM
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
1 1 (33.33%) MicroStrategy