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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank - - 250
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%
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
1884 1818 1950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.35% 26.25% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1467 1504 1662
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Data Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management