The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 84 63 83
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 22 33 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.47% 2.72% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.25% 7.59% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 1
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
419 435 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.05% 35.86% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 321 307 241
Average salary £42,500 £48,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Big Data
Scotland

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Big Data
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Edinburgh region.

Big Data Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data.

1 31 (67.39%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) Python
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 18 (39.13%) Linux
4 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (36.96%) Hibernate
6 15 (32.61%) CSS
6 15 (32.61%) HTML
6 15 (32.61%) Ruby
6 15 (32.61%) HTML5
6 15 (32.61%) Analytics
7 14 (30.43%) UNIX
8 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
8 13 (28.26%) Oracle
8 13 (28.26%) Ant
8 13 (28.26%) Automated Testing
8 13 (28.26%) NoSQL
9 12 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (26.09%) Product Management
9 12 (26.09%) Hadoop
9 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (19.57%) Scrum
10 9 (19.57%) Finance
10 9 (19.57%) OLAP
10 9 (19.57%) Data Integration
10 9 (19.57%) Degree
11 8 (17.39%) JSON
11 8 (17.39%) PKI
11 8 (17.39%) JPA

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.70%) CMS
3 3 (6.52%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
1 8 (17.39%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) NoSQL
2 12 (26.09%) Hadoop
3 9 (19.57%) OLAP
4 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
5 5 (10.87%) Spotfire
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (10.87%) QlikView
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
5 5 (10.87%) Pentaho
6 4 (8.70%) NewSQL
6 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (8.70%) OLTP
6 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.52%) DataStage
8 2 (4.35%) HBase
8 2 (4.35%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Ant
2 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Games
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Aerospace
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Business Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Software Development Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Development Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Development Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) DBA
6 3 (6.52%) Information Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Product Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Principal Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) Hibernate
2 15 (32.61%) HTML
2 15 (32.61%) CSS
2 15 (32.61%) HTML5
3 8 (17.39%) PostGIS
3 8 (17.39%) J2EE
3 8 (17.39%) JSP
3 8 (17.39%) Struts
3 8 (17.39%) Web Services
3 8 (17.39%) XML
3 8 (17.39%) JMS
3 8 (17.39%) Ajax
3 8 (17.39%) JSON
3 8 (17.39%) jQuery
3 8 (17.39%) JPA
4 7 (15.22%) CSS3
5 5 (10.87%) Apache Flex
5 5 (10.87%) Spring
6 4 (8.70%) JDBC
6 4 (8.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Integration
2 8 (17.39%) GIS
2 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.39%) PKI
3 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.04%) Open Source
4 5 (10.87%) Data Conversion
4 5 (10.87%) Visualisation
5 4 (8.70%) Life Science
6 2 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) UNIX
3 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (32.61%) Analytics
4 13 (28.26%) Automated Testing
5 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (26.09%) Product Management
5 12 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (19.57%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.39%) Information Management
7 8 (17.39%) Document Management
8 6 (13.04%) ETL
9 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.87%) Project Management
9 5 (10.87%) OO
9 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.87%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (10.87%) Web Development
9 5 (10.87%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) Python
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) Ruby
5 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.39%) C++
6 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
6 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 6 (13.04%) Perl
8 5 (10.87%) C#
8 5 (10.87%) Objective-C
9 3 (6.52%) PHP
10 2 (4.35%) C
10 2 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) HDFS
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Adobe
2 8 (17.39%) Teradata
3 5 (10.87%) Netezza
3 5 (10.87%) Tableau
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.52%) Informatica
6 2 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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