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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 253 - 212
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 1 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% - 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.043% - 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +7.14%
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
2314 1973 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.08% 33.64% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1607 1716
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Customer Insight
3 4 (40.00%) ProductWriter
3 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Taxonomies
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Metadata Management
4 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Product Management
4 3 (30.00%) Cash Management
4 3 (30.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) SAS
5 2 (20.00%) B2B
5 2 (20.00%) COBOL

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) ProductWriter
2 1 (10.00%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (10.00%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) QlikView
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Product Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Information Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Equities
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (40.00%) Customer Insight
1 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Cash Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Metadata Management
2 3 (30.00%) Product Management
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) B2B
3 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (10.00%) FactSet
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Reuters