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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 24 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 4.76% 4.90% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.04% 14.71% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%
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
71 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 67.62% 33.33% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 6
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £20,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 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 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (81.25%) Finance
3 12 (75.00%) Validation
3 12 (75.00%) Equities
3 12 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (68.75%) Derivative
4 11 (68.75%) Software Delivery
4 11 (68.75%) Investment Banking
5 9 (56.25%) Fixed Income
5 9 (56.25%) Reuters
5 9 (56.25%) Bloomberg
6 8 (50.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (43.75%) Project Management
8 6 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
9 5 (31.25%) Migration
9 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
9 5 (31.25%) Release Management
10 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (25.00%) Mule
10 4 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (25.00%) Open Source
10 4 (25.00%) Spring Integration
10 4 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (25.00%) Web Development
10 4 (25.00%) Business Development
10 4 (25.00%) WFM
10 4 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (25.00%) QA
10 4 (25.00%) Wiki

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (25.00%) Mule
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (81.25%) Finance
3 11 (68.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Billing
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Business Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Reference Data Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) MI Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) J2EE
1 4 (25.00%) JMS
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
1 4 (25.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Equities
2 11 (68.75%) Derivative
3 9 (56.25%) Fixed Income
4 6 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Wiki
6 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Validation
1 12 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (68.75%) Software Delivery
3 8 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
5 5 (31.25%) Release Management
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (25.00%) Business Development
6 4 (25.00%) WFM
6 4 (25.00%) Matrix Management
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Reuters
1 9 (56.25%) Bloomberg
2 4 (25.00%) GoldenSource
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) TIBCO