The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
England / South West
Rank - - 244
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1710 2250 1924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.10% 38.57% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1708 1517
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Reference Data
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Reference Data in the South West

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Reference Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Domain Models
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (25.00%) Operations Research

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Management Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Reference Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Domain Models
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality