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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 16 25 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 3.51% 0.87% 14.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.70% 1.92% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +7.14%
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
23 52 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 40.35% 45.22% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 13
Average salary £42,000 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.95% +7.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) Reuters
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Equities
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Pricing Data

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Equities
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) Pricing Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Reuters