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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 51 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +13
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 42 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.75% 1.37% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.63% 4.87% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 10
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £6,367 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £79,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
361 349 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.26% 28.12% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 237 260 279
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 February 2017.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 (58.33%) Analytics
2 27 (45.00%) Hadoop
3 19 (31.67%) Java
3 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (30.00%) Open Source
5 17 (28.33%) Finance
6 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (25.00%) SQL
7 15 (25.00%) Python
7 15 (25.00%) SOA
8 14 (23.33%) Predictive Analytics
9 12 (20.00%) Java EE
9 12 (20.00%) SAS
9 12 (20.00%) Data Analytics
10 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
10 11 (18.33%) Marketing
11 10 (16.67%) Scrum
11 10 (16.67%) Spring
11 10 (16.67%) Apache Hive
11 10 (16.67%) Microservices
12 9 (15.00%) Machine Learning
12 9 (15.00%) Coaching
12 9 (15.00%) Data Management
12 9 (15.00%) JBoss
12 9 (15.00%) Linux
13 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (13.33%) Middleware
13 8 (13.33%) TDD
13 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering

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 12 (20.00%) SAS
2 9 (15.00%) JBoss
3 6 (10.00%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) Liferay
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.00%) iPaaS
4 2 (3.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
3 10 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (11.67%) Neo4j
5 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (11.67%) Pentaho
5 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.00%) HBase
7 3 (5.00%) Sqoop
8 2 (3.33%) Blockchain
8 2 (3.33%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (3.33%) CouchDB
8 2 (3.33%) GIS
8 2 (3.33%) Impala
8 2 (3.33%) Redis
8 2 (3.33%) Riak
9 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.33%) Ant
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Marketing
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) French Language
6 1 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) German Language
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Architect
2 15 (25.00%) Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Consultant
4 11 (18.33%) Data Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Lead Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Lead Java Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Data Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Open Source Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Big Data Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Big Data Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Data Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Data Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Big Data Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) Java EE
2 10 (16.67%) Spring
3 8 (13.33%) Middleware
4 7 (11.67%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (11.67%) Drools
4 7 (11.67%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (11.67%) jBPM
4 7 (11.67%) XML
4 7 (11.67%) XSLT
5 6 (10.00%) Apache Camel
6 5 (8.33%) Kafka
7 3 (5.00%) CSS
7 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.00%) HTML
8 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.33%) CSS3
8 2 (3.33%) HTML5
8 2 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (3.33%) Node.js
8 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Analytics
2 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (30.00%) Open Source
4 15 (25.00%) SOA
5 14 (23.33%) Predictive Analytics
6 12 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 10 (16.67%) Microservices
7 10 (16.67%) Scrum
8 9 (15.00%) Coaching
8 9 (15.00%) Data Management
8 9 (15.00%) Machine Learning
9 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.33%) Customer Insight
9 8 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 8 (13.33%) Market Research
9 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.33%) TDD
9 8 (13.33%) Web Analytics
10 7 (11.67%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) Java
2 15 (25.00%) Python
2 15 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.00%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) Perl
5 3 (5.00%) R
6 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) CISM
2 1 (1.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) HDFS
2 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Oozie
2 2 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Talend
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Splunk
3 2 (3.33%) Twitter
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
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