The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank - - 247
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Reference Data
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2127 2546 2245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.19% 36.23% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 2178 1764
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,652 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Reference Data
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Reference Data Salary Trend in the North West

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 4 (80.00%) Teradata
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Tumbleweed
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Pega
3 1 (20.00%) Sonic ESB
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Case Management
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 (20.00%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Case Management
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Tumbleweed
2 1 (20.00%) VMware