The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 133 158 161
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 16 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 0.52% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -30.76%
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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1125 1354 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.81% 41.83% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 594 818 870
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Reference Data
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Reference Data Salary Trend in Scotland

Reference Data
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +16 15 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 24 (96.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 10 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (36.00%) OO
3 9 (36.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) Equities
4 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (32.00%) Python
4 8 (32.00%) Market Risk
4 8 (32.00%) OTC Derivatives
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (24.00%) Derivative
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Unix
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) DataStage
7 5 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (16.00%) Kanban
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (16.00%) User Experience
8 4 (16.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (16.00%) Ab Initio
8 4 (16.00%) General Ledger
8 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
1 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) DataStage
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 24 (96.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Legal
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Python Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Applications Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Database Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Support Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Technology Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Pricing Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Management Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.00%) DOM
1 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) JAXB
1 1 (4.00%) SAX
1 1 (4.00%) Spring
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Fixed Income
1 10 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (32.00%) Equities
2 8 (32.00%) Market Risk
2 8 (32.00%) OTC Derivatives
3 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (24.00%) Derivative
5 4 (16.00%) User Experience
6 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
7 2 (8.00%) Pricing Data
8 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
8 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) OO
2 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 4 (16.00%) Benchmarking
5 4 (16.00%) ETL
5 4 (16.00%) ITSM
5 4 (16.00%) Kanban
5 4 (16.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Data Management
8 1 (4.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Ab Initio
2 4 (16.00%) Informatica
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (8.00%) Reuters
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.00%) SAP