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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 79 86 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 26 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 1.41% 2.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.03% 5.00% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 28
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £45,000 £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
431 420 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.26% 28.23% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 285 325 303
Average salary £42,500 £41,750 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% -13.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 July 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 15 (41.67%) Python
2 14 (38.89%) Hadoop
3 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (33.33%) ETL
4 12 (33.33%) PHP
4 12 (33.33%) Oracle
4 12 (33.33%) Analytics
5 11 (30.56%) Java
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.78%) Finance
6 10 (27.78%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (27.78%) Linux
7 8 (22.22%) Apache Pig
7 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 8 (22.22%) Apache Hive
7 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
7 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (19.44%) R
8 7 (19.44%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (19.44%) Pentaho
8 7 (19.44%) Apache
8 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
8 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (19.44%) TDD
8 7 (19.44%) Banking
9 6 (16.67%) Informatica

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 8 (22.22%) Apache Pig
2 7 (19.44%) Apache
3 6 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SPSS
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) Hadoop
2 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (22.22%) Apache Hive
3 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 7 (19.44%) Pentaho
5 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (16.67%) Mahout
5 6 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (13.89%) HBase
6 5 (13.89%) Data Mining
6 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
6 5 (13.89%) MySQL
6 5 (13.89%) DB2
6 5 (13.89%) Sqoop
6 5 (13.89%) Triplestore
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Redmine
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
1 11 (30.56%) Architect
1 11 (30.56%) Data Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Big Data Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Data Conversion Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Data Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Designer
6 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) HTML
3 5 (13.89%) MLlib
4 4 (11.11%) .NET
4 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.11%) D3.js
4 4 (11.11%) RESTful
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.78%) CSS3
7 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.78%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.78%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Data Conversion
2 2 (5.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Photography
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (33.33%) ETL
2 12 (33.33%) Analytics
3 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) TDD
4 6 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 6 (16.67%) MapReduce
4 6 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 6 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Open Source
5 5 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (13.89%) Business Development
5 5 (13.89%) MVC
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 15 (41.67%) Python
2 12 (33.33%) PHP
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) R
6 5 (13.89%) Perl
7 4 (11.11%) C#
8 3 (8.33%) C++
9 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Apache Flume
2 2 (5.56%) HDFS
3 1 (2.78%) GPFS
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Cognos
3 6 (16.67%) Informatica
3 6 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (16.67%) Talend
4 5 (13.89%) Netezza
4 5 (13.89%) Greenplum
4 5 (13.89%) Vertica
4 5 (13.89%) Teradata
5 2 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) ExactTarget
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