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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 26 8 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 4 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 2.80% 15.15% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.26% 28.57% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -14.50%
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
39 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 27.27% 53.03% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 27
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 £39,500 £31,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 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 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Bloomberg
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Equities
4 3 (33.33%) Reuters
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) PolarLake
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Front Office
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Sybase
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) MultiFonds

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) PolarLake
1 2 (22.22%) MultiFonds
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Front Office
5 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
2 3 (33.33%) Equities
3 2 (22.22%) Derivative
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
1 4 (44.44%) Validation
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Bloomberg
2 3 (33.33%) Reuters
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Sybase