Reference Data Jobs in Scotland

Reference Data
UK > Scotland

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 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 153 226 152
Rank change year-on-year +73 -74 -
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 135 8 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.03% 0.17% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.22% 0.41% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £56,250 - -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 - -
75th Percentile £68,750 - -
90th Percentile - - -
UK median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +10.34%

All Generic Skills
Scotland

Reference Data is in the General and Transferable 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,201 1,962 2,695
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 48.16% 41.07% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 856 816 1,024
10th Percentile £28,625 £32,244 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,971 £42,000 £39,810
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £59,158 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.03% +7.56% +10.00%
75th Percentile £71,438 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,548 £91,623 £84,056
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Scotland

Reference Data
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Reference Data in Scotland.

Salary trend 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 15 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -3 135 £62,500 -
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.41%) CICS
2 5 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.78%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (48.15%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (48.15%) Metadata
2 32 (23.70%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.37%) RDBMS
3 14 (10.37%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.41%) DB2
5 5 (3.70%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.74%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.74%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 70 (51.85%) Bitbucket
2 65 (48.15%) Artifactory
2 65 (48.15%) Git
2 65 (48.15%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.41%) ChangeMan
4 6 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 135 (100.00%) Finance
2 134 (99.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 134 (99.26%) Law
3 128 (94.81%) Marketing
4 12 (8.89%) Legal
5 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.93%) Banking
6 7 (5.19%) Investment Banking
6 7 (5.19%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (5.19%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 126 (93.33%) Software Engineer
2 65 (48.15%) Lead
2 65 (48.15%) Lead Software Engineer
3 46 (34.07%) Full Stack Engineer
3 46 (34.07%) Full Stack Software Engineer
3 46 (34.07%) Java Engineer
3 46 (34.07%) Java Software Engineer
4 43 (31.85%) Senior
5 42 (31.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) Mainframe Software Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Analyst
7 8 (5.93%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Software Support Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Onboarding Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (58.52%) RESTful
1 79 (58.52%) Web Services
2 65 (48.15%) JSON
2 65 (48.15%) JSON-LD
2 65 (48.15%) LDAP
2 65 (48.15%) OpenID
2 65 (48.15%) SAML
2 65 (48.15%) XML
3 46 (34.07%) AngularJS
4 19 (14.07%) Kafka
5 14 (10.37%) Hibernate
5 14 (10.37%) React
5 14 (10.37%) SOAP
5 14 (10.37%) Spring
5 14 (10.37%) Spring Boot
5 14 (10.37%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 65 (48.15%) Enterprise Cloud
1 65 (48.15%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.37%) Algorithms
2 14 (10.37%) Cloud Native
3 10 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 10 (7.41%) VSAM
4 7 (5.19%) Credit Derivative
4 7 (5.19%) Derivative
4 7 (5.19%) Fixed Income
4 7 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (5.19%) Hedge funds
4 7 (5.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 7 (5.19%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.70%) Linux
1 5 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (94.07%) Software Engineering
2 121 (89.63%) Operational Stability
2 121 (89.63%) SDLC
3 112 (82.96%) Agile
4 75 (55.56%) CI/CD
5 66 (48.89%) Data Modelling
5 66 (48.89%) Data Transformation
5 66 (48.89%) Use Case
6 65 (48.15%) Architectural Design
6 65 (48.15%) Community of Practice
6 65 (48.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 65 (48.15%) Data Pipeline
6 65 (48.15%) Identity Access Management
6 65 (48.15%) Information Architecture
6 65 (48.15%) Ontologies
6 65 (48.15%) RDF
6 65 (48.15%) Roadmaps
6 65 (48.15%) Test Automation
7 46 (34.07%) Full Stack Development
8 42 (31.11%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.15%) Go
1 65 (48.15%) Prolog
1 65 (48.15%) SPARQL
2 61 (45.19%) Java
3 52 (38.52%) SQL
4 37 (27.41%) Python
5 10 (7.41%) COBOL
5 10 (7.41%) JCL
6 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.37%) Docker
3 10 (7.41%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (10.37%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.70%) Grafana
2 5 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 68 (50.37%) Oracle
2 5 (3.70%) AppDynamics
2 5 (3.70%) CA
2 5 (3.70%) Splunk
2 5 (3.70%) Sybase