The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 59 78 89
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 39 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.21% 1.76% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.24% 5.78% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 12
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £79,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Big Data
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
347 450 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.56% 30.53% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 217 299 337
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Big 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 37 (53.62%) Analytics
2 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (43.48%) Oracle
4 27 (39.13%) SAS
4 27 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (36.23%) Data Modelling
5 25 (36.23%) Finance
5 25 (36.23%) Hadoop
6 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 22 (31.88%) Visualisation
8 21 (30.43%) Retail
8 21 (30.43%) Python
9 20 (28.99%) Scrum
10 19 (27.54%) Data Governance
11 18 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
12 17 (24.64%) Data Analytics
13 16 (23.19%) Software Engineering
14 15 (21.74%) Degree
14 15 (21.74%) Games
15 14 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (20.29%) Apache Spark
16 13 (18.84%) Business Development
16 13 (18.84%) Credit Risk
16 13 (18.84%) Kanban
17 12 (17.39%) Mathematics
17 12 (17.39%) Data Architecture
17 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
17 12 (17.39%) Banking
17 12 (17.39%) SPSS
18 11 (15.94%) Telecoms

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 27 (39.13%) SAS
2 14 (20.29%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.25%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) SPSS
2 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.70%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) Hadoop
2 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 14 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (14.49%) Apache Hive
5 9 (13.04%) HBase
5 9 (13.04%) OLAP
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle OLAP
6 7 (10.14%) Data Mining
7 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
7 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (7.25%) GIS
9 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.80%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (2.90%) MS Access
11 2 (2.90%) QlikView
12 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) RubyMine
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) Retail
3 15 (21.74%) Games
4 12 (17.39%) Banking
5 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
6 6 (8.70%) Marketing
7 2 (2.90%) Electronics
7 2 (2.90%) Local Government
7 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Architect
2 12 (17.39%) Analytics Manager
2 12 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 12 (17.39%) Data Analytics Manager
2 12 (17.39%) Data Manager
2 12 (17.39%) Data Scientist
3 10 (14.49%) Data Architect
3 10 (14.49%) Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.25%) GIS Specialist
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Data Scientist
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Hadoop Architect
7 4 (5.80%) SAS Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) REST
2 6 (8.70%) D3.js
2 6 (8.70%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.25%) Web Services
4 4 (5.80%) HTML5
5 3 (4.35%) Middleware
6 2 (2.90%) .NET
6 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.90%) Node.js
6 2 (2.90%) React
6 2 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Visualisation
2 13 (18.84%) Credit Risk
3 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 12 (17.39%) Mathematics
4 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (11.59%) Statistics
6 6 (8.70%) Applied Mathematics
6 6 (8.70%) Informatics
7 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.90%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Analytics
2 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (36.23%) Data Modelling
5 20 (28.99%) Scrum
6 19 (27.54%) Data Governance
7 18 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
8 17 (24.64%) Data Analytics
9 16 (23.19%) Software Engineering
10 13 (18.84%) Business Development
10 13 (18.84%) Kanban
11 12 (17.39%) Data Architecture
12 10 (14.49%) ETL
13 9 (13.04%) Data Management
13 9 (13.04%) Logical Data Model
13 9 (13.04%) Physical Data Model
14 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (10.14%) SOA
16 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
16 6 (8.70%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) Python
2 11 (15.94%) SQL
3 9 (13.04%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) Perl
3 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.59%) Scala
5 7 (10.14%) R
6 6 (8.70%) C#
7 4 (5.80%) C++
7 4 (5.80%) Ruby
8 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) PhD
3 1 (1.45%) CISA
3 1 (1.45%) CISM
3 1 (1.45%) CISSP
3 1 (1.45%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.49%) Informatica
4 8 (11.59%) Tableau
5 6 (8.70%) Greenplum
6 4 (5.80%) Netezza
6 4 (5.80%) Teradata
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
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