Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 175 232
Rank change year-on-year -47 +57 +6
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 6 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.68% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 1.78% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -44.44% +100.00%
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -16.67%

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

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2223 1969 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.41% 38.44% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1114 1595
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,597
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Reference Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Scotland

Reference Data
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Reference Data in Scotland

Reference Data
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reference Data in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Reference Data in Scotland

Reference Data
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -38 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Inverclyde - 2 £32,500 -
Reference Data
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 5 (83.33%) Data Management
1 5 (83.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (66.67%) Metadata Management
2 4 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
2 4 (66.67%) Reference Data Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Conceptual Models
4 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 20022
4 2 (33.33%) Scorecard
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) MagicDraw
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ERwin
1 2 (33.33%) MagicDraw
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Information Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Equities
2 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Management
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
2 4 (66.67%) Metadata Management
2 4 (66.67%) Reference Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 20022
2 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos