The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 162 151 150
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 8 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.31% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £41,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +5.88%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1039 996 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.28% 30.81% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 667 644 617
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Reference Data
UK

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 30 July 2014. 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 -7 5 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 2
Glasgow -20 1 £60,000 -4.00%
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) Banking
6 6 (33.33%) UNIX
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
7 5 (27.78%) OLTP
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (27.78%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (27.78%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (27.78%) Database Tuning
7 5 (27.78%) Database Security
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (22.22%) Validation
8 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
8 4 (22.22%) Equities

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (11.11%) MultiFonds
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (27.78%) OLTP
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Front Office
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 4 (22.22%) Equities
3 2 (11.11%) Derivative
3 2 (11.11%) Statistics
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) PMI
3 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Database Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) Database Security
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Data Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (22.22%) Bloomberg
4 2 (11.11%) Reuters
4 2 (11.11%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (5.56%) Wall Street Systems