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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
UK / Scotland
Rank 129 155 144
Rank change year-on-year +26 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 12 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 0.34% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 0.78% 1.43%
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 839 1280 1116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 36.49% 43.58% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 540 765 659
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +30 11 - - 2
Edinburgh +4 1 - - 1
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 18 (60.00%) Finance
1 18 (60.00%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) Python
3 14 (46.67%) Market Risk
3 14 (46.67%) Risk Management
4 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (26.67%) Cash Management
6 8 (26.67%) Back Office
6 8 (26.67%) General Ledger
7 7 (23.33%) Banking
7 7 (23.33%) Data Management
8 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Unix
8 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (20.00%) IBM
8 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 5 (16.67%) Reference Data Management
10 4 (13.33%) Conceptual Models
10 4 (13.33%) Metadata Management
10 4 (13.33%) ISO20022
10 4 (13.33%) Data Lineage
10 4 (13.33%) Data Lake
10 4 (13.33%) Multithreaded Programming
10 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (13.33%) Open Source
10 4 (13.33%) Information Architecture
10 4 (13.33%) Spring
10 4 (13.33%) Data Migration

Reference Data
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (13.33%) GemFire
2 3 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.33%) Data Lake
3 4 (13.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (13.33%) OLAP
3 4 (13.33%) OLTP
3 4 (13.33%) Star Schema
4 3 (10.00%) MySQL
5 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.67%) DataStage
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) ERwin
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) MagicDraw
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Back Office
2 8 (26.67%) General Ledger
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
1 21 (70.00%) Lead Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Python Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Information Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (3.33%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (13.33%) JMS
1 4 (13.33%) Protocol Buffers
1 4 (13.33%) Spring
1 4 (13.33%) XML
1 4 (13.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Market Risk
2 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.33%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Risk Management
2 8 (26.67%) Cash Management
3 7 (23.33%) Data Management
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Reference Data Management
6 4 (13.33%) Conceptual Models
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Data Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Data Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Data Lineage
6 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Information Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (13.33%) Metadata Management
6 4 (13.33%) Microservices
6 4 (13.33%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 4 (13.33%) Ontologies
6 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 4 (13.33%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 4 (13.33%) ISO20022
2 1 (3.33%) EMIR
2 1 (3.33%) MiFID
2 1 (3.33%) UCITS
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) Cognos
3 2 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Charles River
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McGregor Boyall
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