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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 82 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 15 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 1.16% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.18% 4.23% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 17
Average salary £60,000 £51,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £6,367 £27,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £100,000 £98,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
359 378 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.18% 27.29% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 271 275 310
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (51.61%) Java
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) Hadoop
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
7 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle
7 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
8 8 (25.81%) Scala
8 8 (25.81%) Python
8 8 (25.81%) Apache Spark
9 7 (22.58%) Games
9 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (22.58%) OLAP
9 7 (22.58%) C#
9 7 (22.58%) HTML
9 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) Data Mining
9 7 (22.58%) HTML5
9 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
10 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (19.35%) Vertica
10 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
10 6 (19.35%) Analytics
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (19.35%) OLTP

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (25.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (12.90%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.23%) SAS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Hadoop
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
3 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
4 7 (22.58%) Data Mining
4 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
4 7 (22.58%) OLAP
4 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (19.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (19.35%) NewSQL
5 6 (19.35%) OLTP
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
5 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
5 6 (19.35%) VoltDB
6 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
7 2 (6.45%) HBase
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (6.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (22.58%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Military
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Python Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Architect
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Java Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Principal Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Principal Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
1 7 (22.58%) HTML5
2 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
3 4 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (12.90%) React
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) CSS3
4 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
4 3 (9.68%) Spring
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.45%) D3.js
5 2 (6.45%) JDBC
5 2 (6.45%) Kafka
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.23%) CGI
6 1 (3.23%) MDX
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Informatics
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
3 6 (19.35%) Analytics
4 5 (16.13%) SOA
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) Microservices
5 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Data Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Data Management
7 2 (6.45%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (6.45%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (6.45%) Machine Learning
7 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
7 2 (6.45%) MVC
7 2 (6.45%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) Python
4 8 (25.81%) Scala
5 7 (22.58%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) C
6 3 (9.68%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.23%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 1 (3.23%) R
7 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Flume
1 2 (6.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ambari
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (6.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) Vertica
4 3 (9.68%) Minitab
5 2 (6.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) Greenplum
6 1 (3.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (3.23%) Tableau
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