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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 150 162 167
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 12 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 0.49% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.19%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- -35.71%
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
1204 1229 1268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 42.48% 39.08% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 561 752 825
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 June 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 -3 9 £50,000 -
Stirling +8 2 - -
Edinburgh +12 1 - - 1
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Fixed Income
2 10 (45.45%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (40.91%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) Equities
4 8 (36.36%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 8 (36.36%) Market Risk
4 8 (36.36%) OTC Derivatives
5 6 (27.27%) Derivative
6 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
7 4 (18.18%) e-Learning
7 4 (18.18%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (18.18%) Statistics
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 4 (18.18%) QlikView
7 4 (18.18%) Change Control
7 4 (18.18%) People Management
8 3 (13.64%) Pricing Data
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
8 3 (13.64%) Banking
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
9 2 (9.09%) Legal
9 2 (9.09%) Migration
9 2 (9.09%) Asset Management

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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) QlikView
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) DataStage
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
General
1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Python Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) HR Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) HR Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Support Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Support
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Support Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Technology Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Pricing Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Fixed Income
1 10 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (40.91%) Equities
3 8 (36.36%) Market Risk
3 8 (36.36%) OTC Derivatives
4 6 (27.27%) Derivative
5 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) e-Learning
6 4 (18.18%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (18.18%) Statistics
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) Pricing Data
8 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
9 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
9 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) OO
1 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (18.18%) Change Control
2 4 (18.18%) People Management
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Cash Management
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 2 (9.09%) Reuters
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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