Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Reference Data
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 301 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 - +316
Permanent jobs citing Reference Data 9 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.19% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 0
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +20.00%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,246 3,673 3,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.21% 36.74% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,320 2,852 2,895
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £62,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Reference Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in the West Midlands

Reference Data
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Reference Data in the West Midlands

Reference Data
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Birmingham -8 9 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 9 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Google
1 9 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) PaaS
1 9 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 9 (100.00%) IaaS
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 9 (100.00%) Data Telemetry
1 9 (100.00%) Data Ingestion
1 9 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
1 9 (100.00%) Thought Leadership

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) IaaS
1 9 (100.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Architect
1 9 (100.00%) Data Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 9 (100.00%) Data Ingestion
1 9 (100.00%) Data Telemetry
1 9 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 9 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 9 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
1 9 (100.00%) Thought Leadership
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Google
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft