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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 80 80 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 29 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.85% 1.76% 2.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.58% 6.57% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 27
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -29.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £77,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average 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
441 396 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.09% 26.85% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 293 295 272
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (43.59%) Hadoop
2 16 (41.03%) Python
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (35.90%) Oracle
5 13 (33.33%) ETL
5 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (33.33%) Analytics
6 12 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (30.77%) Java
7 11 (28.21%) PHP
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) Linux
8 10 (25.64%) Finance
8 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
9 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
10 8 (20.51%) Pentaho
10 8 (20.51%) TDD
10 8 (20.51%) Apache Hive
10 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
10 8 (20.51%) Apache Pig
10 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
10 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.95%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (17.95%) Information Architecture
11 7 (17.95%) R
11 7 (17.95%) Banking
11 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (20.51%) Apache Pig
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) SPSS
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) Hadoop
2 12 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
4 8 (20.51%) Pentaho
4 8 (20.51%) Apache Hive
4 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
5 7 (17.95%) Data Mining
6 6 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (15.38%) Mahout
6 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 5 (12.82%) Triplestore
7 5 (12.82%) Sqoop
7 5 (12.82%) HBase
7 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
7 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
7 5 (12.82%) DB2
8 4 (10.26%) MySQL
9 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.56%) Spotfire
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Redmine
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Data Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Big Data Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Web Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Data Conversion Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Hadoop Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Data Scientist
8 1 (2.56%) Big Data Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 5 (12.82%) MLlib
4 4 (10.26%) .NET
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.26%) D3.js
4 4 (10.26%) RESTful
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (5.13%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) CSS3
6 2 (5.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.56%) Spring
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.69%) Data Conversion
4 2 (5.13%) Social Media
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Life Science
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (33.33%) ETL
2 13 (33.33%) Analytics
3 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) TDD
5 7 (17.95%) Information Architecture
6 6 (15.38%) MapReduce
6 6 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (15.38%) Physical Data Model
6 6 (15.38%) Business Development
7 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (12.82%) Migration
7 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
7 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
7 5 (12.82%) MVC
7 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (12.82%) Open Source
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Python
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) Java
4 11 (28.21%) PHP
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 7 (17.95%) R
6 5 (12.82%) Perl
7 4 (10.26%) C#
8 3 (7.69%) C++
9 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.56%) Ruby
9 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Apache Flume
2 2 (5.13%) HDFS
3 1 (2.56%) GPFS
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Informatica
3 7 (17.95%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (17.95%) Cognos
4 6 (15.38%) Teradata
4 6 (15.38%) Netezza
4 6 (15.38%) Talend
5 5 (12.82%) Greenplum
5 5 (12.82%) Vertica
6 2 (5.13%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) DataFlux
7 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Tableau
7 1 (2.56%) ExactTarget
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.56%) VMware
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh (EH8)
Guru Careers
Salary: £32 - 35k
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Sanderson
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 23 days ago