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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 34 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 1.53% 10.87% 3.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 20.00% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
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
54 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 27.55% 54.35% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 19
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £27,250 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £49,750 £47,500
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 24 October 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Equities
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) MultiFonds
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Legal
5 2 (25.00%) PolarLake
5 2 (25.00%) Reuters
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Sybase
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Front Office
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Management

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) PolarLake
1 2 (25.00%) MultiFonds
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (37.50%) Equities
3 2 (25.00%) Derivative
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) Reuters