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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 153 146 168
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 9 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.01% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +54.41%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -25.00%
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
1162 1088 1251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.32% 36.84% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 587 676 801
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 25 May 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 -8 4 £70,000 +27.27%
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Stirling -1 2 - -
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (21.43%) Fixed Income
4 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (17.86%) FitNesse
5 5 (17.86%) Pricing Data
5 5 (17.86%) Equities
5 5 (17.86%) Document Management
5 5 (17.86%) Spring
5 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Derivative
6 4 (14.29%) Statistics
6 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 4 (14.29%) JSON
6 4 (14.29%) Maven
6 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 4 (14.29%) Subversion
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Banking
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) e-Learning
6 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ

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 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) QlikView
2 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) FitNesse
2 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Data Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Data Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Core Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) HR Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) HR Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Support Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Systems Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Systems Support
5 4 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Systems Support Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Spring
2 4 (14.29%) J2EE
2 4 (14.29%) JDBC
2 4 (14.29%) JMS
2 4 (14.29%) JSON
2 4 (14.29%) RESTful
2 4 (14.29%) Servlets
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (21.43%) Fixed Income
1 6 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (17.86%) Derivative
2 5 (17.86%) Equities
2 5 (17.86%) Pricing Data
3 4 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 4 (14.29%) e-Learning
3 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) Statistics
4 2 (7.14%) Market Risk
4 2 (7.14%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (28.57%) Scrum
2 5 (17.86%) Document Management
2 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Change Control
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 4 (14.29%) People Management
3 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) TDD
3 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.14%) OO
4 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Bloomberg
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
1 4 (14.29%) Reuters
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) Sun