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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 147 163 149
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 11 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.81% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,800 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £34,800 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £70,000 £81,250
% change year-on-year
-32.14% -13.84%
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
1109 1242 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.16% 32.23% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 704 795 698
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +3 7 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow +12 3 £55,000 -
Edinburgh +6 1 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (71.43%) Finance
2 14 (66.67%) Banking
3 11 (52.38%) Software Delivery
4 10 (47.62%) Equities
5 9 (42.86%) Validation
5 9 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (38.10%) Derivative
6 8 (38.10%) Fixed Income
6 8 (38.10%) Data Management
6 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 7 (33.33%) Release Management
7 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (28.57%) Project Management
8 6 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (28.57%) Supplier Management
9 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) Reuters
9 5 (23.81%) Bloomberg
9 5 (23.81%) QA
10 4 (19.05%) Wiki
10 4 (19.05%) Matrix Management
10 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
10 4 (19.05%) Mule
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (19.05%) Web Development
10 4 (19.05%) Business Development
10 4 (19.05%) WFM
10 4 (19.05%) Oracle Coherence

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (19.05%) Mule
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (19.05%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 14 (66.67%) Banking
3 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Project Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Data Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Head of Operations
6 1 (4.76%) Head of Service Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Spring Integration
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
1 4 (19.05%) J2EE
1 4 (19.05%) JMS
1 4 (19.05%) Spring
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Equities
2 8 (38.10%) Derivative
2 8 (38.10%) Fixed Income
3 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (19.05%) Wiki
5 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Software Delivery
2 9 (42.86%) Validation
2 9 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (38.10%) Data Management
4 7 (33.33%) Release Management
5 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) Supplier Management
6 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Matrix Management
7 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) Business Development
7 4 (19.05%) WFM
7 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (19.05%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (19.05%) Open Source
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 4 (19.05%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Reuters
2 5 (23.81%) Bloomberg
3 4 (19.05%) TIBCO
3 4 (19.05%) GoldenSource
4 2 (9.52%) Hyperion
4 2 (9.52%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
4 2 (9.52%) Cognos