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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 146 170 157
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 17 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 0.75% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £52,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.41% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £70,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +30.84%
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
1154 1335 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.35% 33.08% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 682 839 630
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +5 12 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow +12 3 £55,000 -
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 17 (73.91%) Banking
3 12 (52.17%) Data Management
4 11 (47.83%) Software Delivery
5 10 (43.48%) Equities
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle
6 9 (39.13%) Validation
6 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (39.13%) Investment Banking
6 9 (39.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (34.78%) Derivative
7 8 (34.78%) Fixed Income
8 7 (30.43%) SAS
8 7 (30.43%) Release Management
9 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
9 6 (26.09%) Information Management
9 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (26.09%) Migration
9 6 (26.09%) Reuters
9 6 (26.09%) Bloomberg
9 6 (26.09%) Project Management
10 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (21.74%) ETL
10 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
10 5 (21.74%) QA
10 5 (21.74%) Master Data Management
11 4 (17.39%) Spring Integration
11 4 (17.39%) Mule
11 4 (17.39%) Open Source

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (30.43%) SAS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (17.39%) Mule
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (8.70%) SAP HANA
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ERwin
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 17 (73.91%) Banking
3 9 (39.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Operations
6 1 (4.35%) Data Quality Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Data Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) JMS
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
1 4 (17.39%) Spring
1 4 (17.39%) Spring Integration
1 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Equities
2 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (34.78%) Derivative
3 8 (34.78%) Fixed Income
4 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
5 4 (17.39%) Wiki
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Social Media
8 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Data Management
2 11 (47.83%) Software Delivery
3 9 (39.13%) Validation
3 9 (39.13%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) Release Management
5 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
5 6 (26.09%) Migration
5 6 (26.09%) Information Management
5 6 (26.09%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) ETL
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Master Data Management
7 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 4 (17.39%) Web Development
7 4 (17.39%) Business Development
7 4 (17.39%) WFM
7 4 (17.39%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Reuters
2 6 (26.09%) Bloomberg
3 4 (17.39%) TIBCO
3 4 (17.39%) GoldenSource
3 4 (17.39%) Cognos
4 2 (8.70%) Hyperion
4 2 (8.70%) Informatica
4 2 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (8.70%) Sybase
4 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Teradata
Stirling
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
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