The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank - 16 -
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 5.56% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 15.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £33,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -15.29%
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 West Lothian region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 35.19% 35.19% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 21
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Reference Data
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reference Data across the West Lothian region.

Reference Data Salary Trend in West Lothian

Reference Data
Top 5 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Billing

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modeller
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle