The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 77 101 97
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 11 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.18% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.42% 1.37% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% +55.55%  

Reference Data is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 322 511 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 34.55% 39.40% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 200 260 291
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Reference Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Glasgow

Reference Data
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Reference Data in Glasgow

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) Python
2 17 (58.62%) Finance
3 14 (48.28%) Risk Management
3 14 (48.28%) Market Risk
4 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
6 8 (27.59%) Cash Management
6 8 (27.59%) Back Office
6 8 (27.59%) General Ledger
7 7 (24.14%) Data Management
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.69%) Banking
8 6 (20.69%) Unix
8 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (20.69%) IBM
8 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
9 5 (17.24%) Reference Data Management
10 4 (13.79%) Conceptual Models
10 4 (13.79%) ISO20022
10 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (13.79%) Open Source
10 4 (13.79%) Information Architecture
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (13.79%) Data Quality
10 4 (13.79%) GemFire
10 4 (13.79%) Protocol Buffers
10 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
10 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
10 4 (13.79%) Cloud Foundry

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (13.79%) GemFire
2 2 (6.90%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.79%) Data Lake
3 4 (13.79%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (13.79%) OLAP
3 4 (13.79%) OLTP
3 4 (13.79%) Star Schema
4 3 (10.34%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.90%) DataStage
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) ERwin
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) MagicDraw
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Back Office
2 8 (27.59%) General Ledger
3 6 (20.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
1 21 (72.41%) Lead Developer
2 17 (58.62%) Python Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Information Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (3.45%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
1 4 (13.79%) JMS
1 4 (13.79%) Protocol Buffers
1 4 (13.79%) Spring
1 4 (13.79%) XML
1 4 (13.79%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Market Risk
2 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Risk Management
2 8 (27.59%) Cash Management
3 7 (24.14%) Data Management
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Reference Data Management
6 4 (13.79%) Conceptual Models
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Data Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Data Lineage
6 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Information Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (13.79%) Metadata Management
6 4 (13.79%) Microservices
6 4 (13.79%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
6 4 (13.79%) Ontologies
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Data Quality
1 4 (13.79%) ISO20022
2 1 (3.45%) EMIR
2 1 (3.45%) MiFID
2 1 (3.45%) UCITS
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Cognos
3 2 (6.90%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Charles River
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
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