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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 87 88 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 17 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.52% 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.15% 5.18% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 22
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,600 £89,000 £55,450
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
410 463 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.77% 29.36% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 268 347 282
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 2 July 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 11 (34.38%) Analytics
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) ETL
4 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (31.25%) Oracle
5 9 (28.13%) PHP
5 9 (28.13%) Python
6 8 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
7 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
8 6 (18.75%) Information Architecture
8 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
8 6 (18.75%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (18.75%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (18.75%) MySQL
8 6 (18.75%) HTML
8 6 (18.75%) Java
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Marketing
9 5 (15.63%) CSS
9 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
9 5 (15.63%) Data Mining
9 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.63%) Apache Pig
9 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
9 5 (15.63%) Data Analytics

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 5 (15.63%) Apache Pig
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) SAS
4 2 (6.25%) WordPress
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) SPSS
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) PBX
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
1 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 8 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 6 (18.75%) MySQL
4 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
4 5 (15.63%) Data Mining
5 4 (12.50%) Apache Hive
5 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (12.50%) Pentaho
6 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
6 3 (9.38%) Mahout
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
6 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (6.25%) HBase
7 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.25%) DB2
7 2 (6.25%) Sqoop
7 2 (6.25%) Triplestore
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) WatiN
2 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.13%) Redmine
2 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.13%) GitLab
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Web Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Web Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) CSS
4 4 (12.50%) HTML5
4 4 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (12.50%) RESTful
5 3 (9.38%) jQuery
5 3 (9.38%) XML
5 3 (9.38%) .NET
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.25%) D3.js
6 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (6.25%) MLlib
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.13%) SOAP
7 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.13%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (3.13%) CSS3
7 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) Photography
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Analytics
2 10 (31.25%) ETL
2 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
4 6 (18.75%) Logical Data Model
4 6 (18.75%) Physical Data Model
4 6 (18.75%) Information Architecture
5 5 (15.63%) Data Analytics
6 4 (12.50%) MVC
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Pay per click
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) MapReduce
8 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) PHP
2 9 (28.13%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) R
6 3 (9.38%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) vSphere
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Flume
1 2 (6.25%) HDFS
2 1 (3.13%) GPFS
2 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Informatica
4 3 (9.38%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (9.38%) Cognos
4 3 (9.38%) Talend
5 2 (6.25%) Vertica
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Teradata
5 2 (6.25%) Netezza
5 2 (6.25%) Greenplum
5 2 (6.25%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) Google
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Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago