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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 144 165 139
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 11 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.52% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £41,100 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -11.21%
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
1136 1342 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.17% 38.52% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 684 814 613
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reference Data across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Reference Data Salary Histogram in Scotland

Reference Data
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Stirling -10 5 - - 1
Glasgow +8 2 £48,050 -
Edinburgh - 2 £32,500 -
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) Banking
2 12 (63.16%) Data Management
3 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) SAS
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (26.32%) ETL
8 5 (26.32%) Equities
8 5 (26.32%) Migration
8 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (26.32%) Data Quality
8 5 (26.32%) Master Data Management
8 5 (26.32%) Information Management
8 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
9 4 (21.05%) Derivative
9 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (21.05%) Release Management
9 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
9 4 (21.05%) Data Reconciliation
9 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
9 4 (21.05%) Validation
9 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (21.05%) MS Office
9 4 (21.05%) CRM
9 4 (21.05%) Cognos
10 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
10 3 (15.79%) OO

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (42.11%) SAS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (10.53%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) PolarLake
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) DB2
2 3 (15.79%) OLAP
2 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.79%) SAP HANA
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) ERwin
2 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Data Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Data Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Operations
5 1 (5.26%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) JMS
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Equities
3 4 (21.05%) Derivative
3 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
4 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (15.79%) Social Media
5 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) Wiki
5 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Data Management
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) Information Management
2 5 (26.32%) Master Data Management
3 4 (21.05%) Data Reconciliation
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Release Management
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Data Security
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) Data Quality
2 3 (15.79%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Cognos
3 3 (15.79%) Sybase
3 3 (15.79%) Informatica
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) Reuters
3 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
3 3 (15.79%) Teradata
4 2 (10.53%) GoldenSource
4 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.26%) Hyperion