The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 24 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.15% - 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% - 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +55.55%
Reference Data
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
49 133 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 56.32% 63.64% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 74 48
Average salary £50,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Reference Data
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Reference Data Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Reference Data
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 1 £32,500 -
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL