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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 89 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 10 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% 1.53% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.73% 5.58% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 2
Average salary £66,250 £55,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.45% +27.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,895 £36,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £97,900 £49,850
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +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
366 448 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.50% 27.33% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 241 323 239
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 24 April 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (48.00%) Analytics
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Marketing
3 8 (32.00%) ETL
3 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 8 (32.00%) CSS
4 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (28.00%) Information Architecture
5 6 (24.00%) HTML5
5 6 (24.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (24.00%) WordPress
5 6 (24.00%) Photography
5 6 (24.00%) PHP
5 6 (24.00%) Data Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
6 5 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) Python
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) Pay per click
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 4 (16.00%) Degree

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (24.00%) WordPress
2 2 (8.00%) SAS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (8.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) PBX
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
1 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (16.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (16.00%) MySQL
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.00%) DB2
5 2 (8.00%) OLAP
5 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.00%) VoltDB
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) ERwin
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) WatiN
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) GitLab
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (36.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Advertising
2 3 (12.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Data Architect
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Web Designer
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Digital Design Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Chief Technology Officer
3 2 (8.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
1 8 (32.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) HTML5
3 5 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) LAMP
5 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.00%) LINQ
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Photography
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) Social Media
4 2 (8.00%) Blog
4 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) Xbox
5 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.00%) Life Science
5 1 (4.00%) Replication
5 1 (4.00%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Analytics
2 8 (32.00%) ETL
3 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (28.00%) Information Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) Data Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Pay per click
5 5 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) Master Data Management
8 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) HDFS
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Adobe
4 3 (12.00%) Informatica
5 2 (8.00%) Sybase
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 2 (8.00%) Cognos
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Teradata
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago