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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 146 163
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 3 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.99% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Scotland median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +17.64%  
10th Percentile £67,500 £47,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £52,500 £48,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

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 1071 1214 1223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.42% 42.43% 38.70%
Number of salaries quoted 925 799 1004
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,375 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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
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 29 June 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 +7 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Reference Data
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Market Risk
2 11 (73.33%) Python
2 11 (73.33%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (13.33%) ISO 20022
5 2 (13.33%) Reference Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mathematical Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Conceptual Models
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Metadata Management
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (13.33%) SAS
5 2 (13.33%) XML Schema
5 2 (13.33%) Star Schema
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) ERwin
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (13.33%) MagicDraw
5 2 (13.33%) Taxonomies
5 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (13.33%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (13.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ERwin
1 2 (13.33%) MagicDraw
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
1 11 (73.33%) Lead Developer
1 11 (73.33%) Python Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Information Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Market Risk
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Equities
3 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (13.33%) Taxonomies
4 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Conceptual Models
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematical Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Metadata Management
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Reference Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Scorecard
3 1 (6.67%) Scorecard Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 20022
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) IBM