The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank - 216 235
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.039% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.12% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £55,750 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.14%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,250 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -1.56%
Reference Data
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2093 1650 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.49% 31.87% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1319 1664
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Reference Data
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Reference Data Salary Trend in the West Midlands