The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank - 206 207
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 0 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.098% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.26% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 12
Average salary - £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -6.11%
Reference Data
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2185 1910 2055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.13% 37.54% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 1600 1742
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Reference Data
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data across the South West region.

Reference Data Salary Trend in the South West

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 24 (100.00%) Information Management
2 23 (95.83%) Data Management
3 18 (75.00%) Data Integration
4 17 (70.83%) Information Architecture
4 17 (70.83%) Data Quality
4 17 (70.83%) Metadata Management
4 17 (70.83%) IBM
5 16 (66.67%) Management Information System
6 14 (58.33%) Data Modelling
6 14 (58.33%) Master Data Management
6 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (54.17%) Finance
7 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
8 10 (41.67%) ETL
9 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (37.50%) EAI
9 9 (37.50%) Oracle
9 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
9 9 (37.50%) SAP
9 9 (37.50%) DRM
9 9 (37.50%) SAP MDM
9 9 (37.50%) Teradata
9 9 (37.50%) IBM InfoSphere
10 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 6 (25.00%) SOA
11 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
12 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
12 5 (20.83%) UML
13 4 (16.67%) XML
13 4 (16.67%) DB2

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (37.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
3 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Architect
2 21 (87.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 20 (83.33%) Information Architect
4 19 (79.17%) Enterprise Information Architect
5 2 (8.33%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.17%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 16 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Information Management
2 23 (95.83%) Data Management
3 17 (70.83%) Information Architecture
3 17 (70.83%) Metadata Management
4 14 (58.33%) Master Data Management
4 14 (58.33%) Data Modelling
5 10 (41.67%) ETL
6 9 (37.50%) EAI
6 9 (37.50%) DRM
7 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (25.00%) SOA
8 5 (20.83%) UML
9 4 (16.67%) RDF
9 4 (16.67%) MOF
9 4 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
10 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) Line Management
10 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (70.83%) Data Quality
2 4 (16.67%) COREP
2 4 (16.67%) FINREP
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) IBM
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Teradata
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 9 (37.50%) SAP
4 4 (16.67%) Unisys
5 1 (4.17%) Trillium
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