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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 59 86 98
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 31 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.82% 1.06% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.47% 4.01% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 7
Median salary £47,500 £38,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -45.71%
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.26%
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
296 374 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.93% 26.34% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 209 273 321
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 8 December 2016.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.22%) Analytics
3 33 (45.83%) Hadoop
4 31 (43.06%) Python
5 29 (40.28%) Finance
6 24 (33.33%) Scrum
7 23 (31.94%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (29.17%) Software Engineering
9 20 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (25.00%) Data Governance
10 18 (25.00%) Java
11 17 (23.61%) Data Modelling
12 16 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (20.83%) Oracle
14 14 (19.44%) Marketing
14 14 (19.44%) Telecoms
14 14 (19.44%) Data Analytics
14 14 (19.44%) MongoDB
14 14 (19.44%) Kanban
15 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (18.06%) Data Architecture
15 13 (18.06%) Apache Hive
15 13 (18.06%) Games
15 13 (18.06%) TDD
15 13 (18.06%) SAS
15 13 (18.06%) SQL
16 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 12 (16.67%) Perl
16 12 (16.67%) HBase
17 11 (15.28%) Machine Learning

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 13 (18.06%) SAS
2 9 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 9 (12.50%) JBoss
3 4 (5.56%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.78%) IIS
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.39%) Liferay
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) Stata
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.83%) Hadoop
2 16 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (19.44%) MongoDB
4 13 (18.06%) Apache Hive
5 12 (16.67%) HBase
6 10 (13.89%) OLAP
6 10 (13.89%) Oracle OLAP
6 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 7 (9.72%) Neo4j
8 7 (9.72%) Pentaho
9 6 (8.33%) Data Mining
9 6 (8.33%) GIS
10 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
11 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
11 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.78%) Impala
12 2 (2.78%) MS Access
12 2 (2.78%) Redis
12 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.78%) Ant
2 2 (2.78%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 29 (40.28%) Finance
2 14 (19.44%) Marketing
2 14 (19.44%) Telecoms
3 13 (18.06%) Games
4 11 (15.28%) Retail
5 4 (5.56%) Electronics
5 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.78%) Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.39%) French Language
7 1 (1.39%) German Language
7 1 (1.39%) Legal
7 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Architect
2 15 (20.83%) Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Data Architect
4 11 (15.28%) Data Scientist
4 11 (15.28%) Software Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Consultant
6 9 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Data Scientist
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Hadoop Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Python Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Big Data Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) REST
1 10 (13.89%) Spring
2 8 (11.11%) Middleware
3 7 (9.72%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (9.72%) Apache Camel
3 7 (9.72%) Drools
3 7 (9.72%) ELK Stack
3 7 (9.72%) jBPM
4 6 (8.33%) CSS
4 6 (8.33%) HTML
4 6 (8.33%) Java EE
4 6 (8.33%) XML
4 6 (8.33%) XSLT
5 4 (5.56%) D3.js
5 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.17%) Node.js
7 2 (2.78%) CSS3
7 2 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
3 8 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 6 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 5 (6.94%) Statistics
5 5 (6.94%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.56%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.17%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (4.17%) Informatics
8 2 (2.78%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.78%) Social Media
9 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.22%) Analytics
3 24 (33.33%) Scrum
4 23 (31.94%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 18 (25.00%) Data Governance
7 17 (23.61%) Data Modelling
8 14 (19.44%) Data Analytics
8 14 (19.44%) Kanban
9 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (18.06%) Data Architecture
9 13 (18.06%) TDD
10 11 (15.28%) Data Analysis
10 11 (15.28%) Machine Learning
11 10 (13.89%) ETL
11 10 (13.89%) Logical Data Model
11 10 (13.89%) Open Source
11 10 (13.89%) Physical Data Model
11 10 (13.89%) Predictive Analytics
12 9 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.06%) Python
2 18 (25.00%) Java
3 13 (18.06%) SQL
4 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.67%) Perl
5 10 (13.89%) Shell Script
6 8 (11.11%) C#
7 7 (9.72%) C++
8 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.56%) R
8 4 (5.56%) Ruby
9 3 (4.17%) Scala
10 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.39%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) CISM
2 2 (2.78%) CISSP
2 2 (2.78%) PhD
3 1 (1.39%) CISA
3 1 (1.39%) CRISC
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
1 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Ansible
1 2 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Oracle
2 10 (13.89%) Informatica
3 7 (9.72%) Talend
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) Tableau
5 4 (5.56%) SAP
6 3 (4.17%) Greenplum
7 2 (2.78%) ESRI
7 2 (2.78%) Twitter
8 1 (1.39%) VMware
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