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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank - 214 229
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 0 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.48% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 7
Average salary - £39,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
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
1953 2083 2089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.33% 38.69% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1705 1770
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft