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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 86 85 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 24 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.45% 0.46% 0.071%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.41% 1.33% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 1
Average salary £55,000 £43,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.16% -13.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
444 376 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.78% 34.24% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 321 237 377
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 18 April 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) Analytics
3 16 (39.02%) Java
3 16 (39.02%) Oracle
3 16 (39.02%) CSS
4 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
4 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (31.71%) HTML
5 13 (31.71%) Ruby
5 13 (31.71%) HTML5
6 12 (29.27%) jQuery
6 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
6 12 (29.27%) Information Management
6 12 (29.27%) Linux
6 12 (29.27%) Teradata
7 11 (26.83%) Python
7 11 (26.83%) Data Management
7 11 (26.83%) Hadoop
8 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (24.39%) Banking
8 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
8 10 (24.39%) ETL
8 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
8 10 (24.39%) OLAP
8 10 (24.39%) Finance
9 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
9 9 (21.95%) GIS
9 9 (21.95%) Hibernate

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (19.51%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.76%) SAS
3 3 (7.32%) DNN
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) GIMP
1 8 (19.51%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
3 11 (26.83%) Hadoop
4 10 (24.39%) OLAP
5 9 (21.95%) Pentaho
6 8 (19.51%) Spotfire
6 8 (19.51%) Oracle OLAP
6 8 (19.51%) QlikView
7 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
8 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (9.76%) DataStage
10 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
12 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (2.44%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Ant
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 10 (24.39%) Banking
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Consultant
2 9 (21.95%) Business Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Information Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Principal Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Cyber Security Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) CSS
2 13 (31.71%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) HTML5
3 12 (29.27%) jQuery
4 9 (21.95%) Hibernate
4 9 (21.95%) JSON
4 9 (21.95%) PostGIS
5 8 (19.51%) JPA
5 8 (19.51%) Ajax
5 8 (19.51%) J2EE
5 8 (19.51%) JMS
5 8 (19.51%) JSP
5 8 (19.51%) Struts
5 8 (19.51%) Web Services
5 8 (19.51%) XML
6 5 (12.20%) .NET
6 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (9.76%) CSS3
8 3 (7.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
1 9 (21.95%) GIS
2 8 (19.51%) Visualisation
2 8 (19.51%) Data Conversion
2 8 (19.51%) Data Integration
2 8 (19.51%) PKI
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Analytics
2 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (29.27%) Information Management
4 11 (26.83%) Data Management
5 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
5 10 (24.39%) ETL
6 9 (21.95%) Scrum
6 9 (21.95%) Product Management
7 8 (19.51%) Master Data Management
7 8 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (19.51%) Business Development
7 8 (19.51%) Data Architecture
7 8 (19.51%) Document Management
7 8 (19.51%) Project Management
7 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) Java
3 13 (31.71%) Ruby
4 11 (26.83%) Python
5 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
6 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
7 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
8 6 (14.63%) C#
9 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
10 3 (7.32%) Scala
11 2 (4.88%) Perl
12 1 (2.44%) R
12 1 (2.44%) C++
12 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) MCPD
2 3 (7.32%) MCTS
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Oracle
2 12 (29.27%) Teradata
3 8 (19.51%) Tableau
3 8 (19.51%) Netezza
3 8 (19.51%) Adobe
4 4 (9.76%) Informatica
5 3 (7.32%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) Vertica
Edinburgh
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Selecture
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago