The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 20 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 5 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 4.35% 8.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.64% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.21%
Reference Data
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
47 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 40.87% 49.32% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 20
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £28,050 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Reference Data
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Reference Data Salary Trend in Stirling

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 4 (66.67%) Equities
2 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Derivative
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Reuters
3 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) GoldenSource

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (33.33%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) JMS
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Fixed Income
1 4 (66.67%) Equities
1 4 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Wiki
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) WFM
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Reuters
1 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (33.33%) GoldenSource
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO