The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 17 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Reuters 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 9.00% 1.83% -
As % of the Vendors category 15.25% 3.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Reuters
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Vendors Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 82 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 59.00% 50.00% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 44 7
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £75,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reuters across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Reuters
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reuters across the Stirling region.

Reuters Salary Trend in Stirling

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 14 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Investment Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Software Delivery
3 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
4 8 (57.14%) Reference Data
5 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) Validation
6 6 (42.86%) Equities
6 6 (42.86%) Derivative
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 4 (28.57%) Fixed Income
8 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (28.57%) Project Management
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (14.29%) QA
10 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (14.29%) Billing
10 2 (14.29%) Data Management
10 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 2 (14.29%) Oracle
10 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 2 (14.29%) CRM
10 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Investment Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 10 (71.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Reference Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Reference Data
2 6 (42.86%) Equities
2 6 (42.86%) Derivative
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Fixed Income
4 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Delivery
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft