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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 20 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 6 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 5.94% 3.66% 6.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.96% 11.54% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £50,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £65,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +80.55%
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
67 52 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 66.34% 31.71% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 9
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £29,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (76.92%) Investment Banking
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 9 (69.23%) Validation
3 9 (69.23%) Equities
3 9 (69.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (61.54%) Derivative
4 8 (61.54%) Reuters
4 8 (61.54%) Bloomberg
4 8 (61.54%) Software Delivery
5 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
6 6 (46.15%) Fixed Income
7 5 (38.46%) Project Management
7 5 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (30.77%) Migration
8 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
9 3 (23.08%) Release Management
9 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
10 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (15.38%) GoldenSource
10 2 (15.38%) Spring
10 2 (15.38%) QA
10 2 (15.38%) Wiki
10 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
10 2 (15.38%) Web Development
10 2 (15.38%) Business Development
10 2 (15.38%) WFM
10 2 (15.38%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (15.38%) Mule
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
General
1 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Investment Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Reference Data Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) MI Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) JMS
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Equities
2 8 (61.54%) Derivative
3 6 (46.15%) Fixed Income
4 5 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Wiki
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Validation
1 9 (69.23%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (61.54%) Software Delivery
3 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Release Management
6 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 2 (15.38%) Information Management
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Business Development
7 2 (15.38%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Reuters
1 8 (61.54%) Bloomberg
2 2 (15.38%) GoldenSource
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) TIBCO