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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 65 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 30 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.33% 0.67% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.15% 2.40% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 21
Median salary £58,750 £66,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.32% +20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £36,000 £36,895
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £67,500 £98,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
328 375 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.49% 27.76% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 192 249 326
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 4 May 2016.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 21 (46.67%) Analytics
2 18 (40.00%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) Oracle
4 16 (35.56%) SAS
4 16 (35.56%) Hadoop
5 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 15 (33.33%) Apache Spark
6 14 (31.11%) Degree
6 14 (31.11%) SQL
7 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (24.44%) Python
8 11 (24.44%) Visualisation
8 11 (24.44%) Scala
9 10 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
9 10 (22.22%) Games
9 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 9 (20.00%) Data Analytics
11 8 (17.78%) SOA
12 7 (15.56%) Data Mining
12 7 (15.56%) HTML
12 7 (15.56%) Scrum
12 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
12 7 (15.56%) HTML5
12 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
12 7 (15.56%) Computer Science

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 16 (35.56%) SAS
2 15 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 5 (11.11%) GeoServer
3 5 (11.11%) Node.js
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) SPSS
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.89%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (35.56%) Hadoop
3 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 7 (15.56%) Data Mining
4 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
5 6 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (13.33%) NewSQL
5 6 (13.33%) OLAP
5 6 (13.33%) OLTP
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 6 (13.33%) VoltDB
6 5 (11.11%) GIS
7 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.67%) Apache Hive
9 2 (4.44%) HBase
9 2 (4.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (22.22%) Games
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Military
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Local Government
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Analytics Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Data Analytics Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Data Manager
5 5 (11.11%) GIS Specialist
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Data Scientist
6 4 (8.89%) Java Architect
6 4 (8.89%) SAS Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) C# Architect
7 3 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Principal Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
1 7 (15.56%) HTML
1 7 (15.56%) HTML5
2 5 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (11.11%) React
2 5 (11.11%) Web Services
3 4 (8.89%) D3.js
4 3 (6.67%) Middleware
5 2 (4.44%) JDBC
5 2 (4.44%) Kafka
6 1 (2.22%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Visualisation
2 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.33%) Credit Risk
4 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Applied Mathematics
4 4 (8.89%) Informatics
4 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.89%) Statistics
5 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
6 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
6 2 (4.44%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Analytics
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
6 9 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 8 (17.78%) SOA
8 7 (15.56%) Business Development
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 6 (13.33%) Data Management
9 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
10 5 (11.11%) Microservices
10 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
11 4 (8.89%) Data Governance
11 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
11 4 (8.89%) Open Source
11 4 (8.89%) Statistical Modelling
11 4 (8.89%) Visual Analytics
11 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) Python
3 11 (24.44%) Scala
4 5 (11.11%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) R
6 3 (6.67%) C
6 3 (6.67%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Apache Flume
1 2 (4.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ambari
1 2 (4.44%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (4.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) Vertica
4 4 (8.89%) Greenplum
4 4 (8.89%) Netezza
4 4 (8.89%) Tableau
4 4 (8.89%) Teradata
5 3 (6.67%) Minitab
6 2 (4.44%) Splunk
7 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.22%) Informatica
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