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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 53 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 36 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.37% 1.17% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.15% 4.16% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 7
Median salary £50,000 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £6,367 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £80,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%

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
323 361 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.22% 28.27% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 205 279 278
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 33 (54.10%) Analytics
2 28 (45.90%) Hadoop
3 24 (39.34%) Python
4 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (29.51%) Java
6 18 (29.51%) Finance
7 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (22.95%) Data Analytics
8 14 (22.95%) Scrum
9 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
9 13 (21.31%) Marketing
9 13 (21.31%) Predictive Analytics
9 13 (21.31%) Open Source
10 12 (19.67%) MongoDB
10 12 (19.67%) SQL
10 12 (19.67%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (16.39%) SAS
11 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
11 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
11 10 (16.39%) Spring
11 10 (16.39%) Data Management
11 10 (16.39%) Machine Learning
11 10 (16.39%) Apache Spark
12 9 (14.75%) Data Governance
12 9 (14.75%) Apache Hive
12 9 (14.75%) Credit Risk
12 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (14.75%) Data Architecture
12 9 (14.75%) TDD

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 10 (16.39%) Apache Spark
1 10 (16.39%) SAS
2 9 (14.75%) JBoss
3 4 (6.56%) GeoServer
4 3 (4.92%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.64%) Liferay
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.28%) SaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) Hadoop
2 12 (19.67%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (19.67%) MongoDB
3 9 (14.75%) Apache Hive
4 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (11.48%) Neo4j
5 7 (11.48%) Pentaho
6 6 (9.84%) GIS
6 6 (9.84%) HBase
6 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
7 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
7 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.56%) Data Mining
8 4 (6.56%) OLAP
8 4 (6.56%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
10 2 (3.28%) Impala
10 2 (3.28%) Redis
10 2 (3.28%) Riak
10 2 (3.28%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.28%) Ant
2 2 (3.28%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) Maven
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Marketing
3 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.20%) Games
4 5 (8.20%) Retail
5 2 (3.28%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Electronics
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.64%) French Language
6 1 (1.64%) German Language
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Architect
1 14 (22.95%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) Data Architect
3 11 (18.03%) Consultant
4 9 (14.75%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Data Scientist
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Data Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Hadoop Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Big Data Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Data Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Data Scientist
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Spring
2 8 (13.11%) Middleware
3 7 (11.48%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (11.48%) Apache Camel
3 7 (11.48%) Drools
3 7 (11.48%) ELK Stack
3 7 (11.48%) Java EE
3 7 (11.48%) jBPM
4 6 (9.84%) XML
4 6 (9.84%) XSLT
5 4 (6.56%) CSS
5 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.56%) HTML
5 4 (6.56%) Kafka
5 4 (6.56%) REST
6 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.92%) Node.js
7 2 (3.28%) Leaflet
7 2 (3.28%) OpenLayers
7 2 (3.28%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.75%) Credit Risk
3 8 (13.11%) Data Integration
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.28%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.28%) Blockchain
6 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.28%) Social Media
7 1 (1.64%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.64%) Informatics
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Analytics
2 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (22.95%) Data Analytics
4 14 (22.95%) Scrum
5 13 (21.31%) Open Source
5 13 (21.31%) Predictive Analytics
5 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
6 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
6 10 (16.39%) Data Management
6 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
6 10 (16.39%) Machine Learning
7 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.75%) Data Architecture
7 9 (14.75%) Data Governance
7 9 (14.75%) TDD
7 9 (14.75%) Web Analytics
8 8 (13.11%) Customer Insight
8 8 (13.11%) Market Research
8 8 (13.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) Python
2 18 (29.51%) Java
3 12 (19.67%) SQL
4 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.84%) Perl
6 4 (6.56%) C#
6 4 (6.56%) C++
6 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.28%) R
7 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) Jython
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) CISM
2 1 (1.64%) CISSP
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Docker
1 2 (3.28%) HDFS
1 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Ansible
1 2 (3.28%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (3.28%) Oozie
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Talend
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Informatica
4 3 (4.92%) Tableau
5 2 (3.28%) ESRI
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
5 2 (3.28%) Twitter
6 1 (1.64%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.64%) VMware
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