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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 143 154 156
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 18 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 0.55% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
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
1356 1088 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 35.67% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 802 667 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,684 £28,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 5 February 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
(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
Glasgow - 16 - -
Stirling +9 2 - - 1
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) JUnit
4 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (20.00%) JDBC
4 4 (20.00%) Servlets
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (20.00%) JMS
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Subversion
4 4 (20.00%) Document Management
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) Maven
4 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (20.00%) e-Learning
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Statistics

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) QlikView
1 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (20.00%) JUnit
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Core Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 4 (20.00%) HR Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) HR Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Data Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Support Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modeller
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
1 4 (20.00%) JDBC
1 4 (20.00%) JMS
1 4 (20.00%) JSON
1 4 (20.00%) RESTful
1 4 (20.00%) Servlets
1 4 (20.00%) Spring
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 4 (20.00%) e-Learning
1 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (20.00%) Statistics
2 2 (10.00%) Derivative
2 2 (10.00%) Equities
2 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.00%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Change Control
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) Document Management
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (20.00%) People Management
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Reuters
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