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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 86 57 83
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 21 37 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.43% 3.02% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 8.30% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 1
Average salary £37,500 £51,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% -6.81%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
413 446 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.13% 36.38% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 315 314 247
Average salary £41,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,515 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 1 August 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 31 (68.89%) Java
2 22 (48.89%) Python
3 19 (42.22%) Linux
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.00%) SQL
5 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
5 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (33.33%) UNIX
7 14 (31.11%) CSS
7 14 (31.11%) HTML
7 14 (31.11%) Ruby
7 14 (31.11%) HTML5
7 14 (31.11%) Analytics
8 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
8 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
8 13 (28.89%) Product Management
8 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (28.89%) Ant
9 12 (26.67%) Oracle
9 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (24.44%) Hadoop
11 10 (22.22%) Degree
12 9 (20.00%) Scrum
12 9 (20.00%) C++
13 8 (17.78%) J2EE
13 8 (17.78%) Photoshop
13 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
13 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
13 8 (17.78%) OLAP

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (17.78%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.89%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Photoshop
1 8 (17.78%) GIMP
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
2 11 (24.44%) Hadoop
3 8 (17.78%) OLAP
3 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (17.78%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (8.89%) QlikView
4 4 (8.89%) Spotfire
4 4 (8.89%) OLTP
4 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.89%) NewSQL
4 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.89%) Pentaho
5 3 (6.67%) DataStage
6 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.44%) HBase
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Ant
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.89%) Games
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Development Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Business Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Information Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Product Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Principal Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
2 14 (31.11%) CSS
2 14 (31.11%) HTML
2 14 (31.11%) HTML5
3 8 (17.78%) J2EE
3 8 (17.78%) JSP
3 8 (17.78%) Struts
3 8 (17.78%) Web Services
3 8 (17.78%) XML
3 8 (17.78%) JMS
3 8 (17.78%) Ajax
3 8 (17.78%) JSON
3 8 (17.78%) JPA
3 8 (17.78%) jQuery
3 8 (17.78%) PostGIS
4 6 (13.33%) CSS3
5 5 (11.11%) Spring
5 5 (11.11%) Apache Flex
6 4 (8.89%) Java EE
6 4 (8.89%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) GIS
1 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
1 8 (17.78%) PKI
1 8 (17.78%) Data Integration
2 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.33%) Open Source
4 4 (8.89%) Data Conversion
4 4 (8.89%) Life Science
4 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (31.11%) Analytics
4 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Product Management
5 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
7 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.78%) Document Management
8 7 (15.56%) Information Management
9 5 (11.11%) OO
9 5 (11.11%) ETL
9 5 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) Refactoring
9 5 (11.11%) Web Development
10 4 (8.89%) Business Development
10 4 (8.89%) Data Architecture
10 4 (8.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) Java
2 22 (48.89%) Python
3 18 (40.00%) SQL
4 14 (31.11%) Ruby
5 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.00%) C++
7 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
7 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
8 7 (15.56%) Perl
9 5 (11.11%) C#
9 5 (11.11%) Objective-C
10 4 (8.89%) PHP
11 2 (4.44%) C
12 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) HDFS
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Adobe
3 7 (15.56%) Teradata
4 4 (8.89%) Netezza
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.89%) Tableau
5 3 (6.67%) Informatica
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
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