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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 85 68 90
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 21 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.44% 2.24% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.41% 6.48% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 1
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
388 432 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.52% 34.50% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 290 282 267
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 September 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 31 (70.45%) Java
2 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.91%) Python
4 15 (34.09%) NoSQL
5 14 (31.82%) Linux
5 14 (31.82%) Analytics
6 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
7 12 (27.27%) Degree
7 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (25.00%) C++
9 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
9 10 (22.73%) Hadoop
9 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
10 9 (20.45%) Perl
10 9 (20.45%) UNIX
10 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (18.18%) Spring
11 8 (18.18%) Maven
12 7 (15.91%) C#
12 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
12 7 (15.91%) OO
12 7 (15.91%) SOA
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.91%) Finance
12 7 (15.91%) CMS
12 7 (15.91%) Java EE

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 7 (15.91%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) SAS
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) Office 365
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) NoSQL
2 12 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (22.73%) Hadoop
4 6 (13.64%) OLAP
5 4 (9.09%) OLTP
5 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 4 (9.09%) NewSQL
5 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.82%) DataStage
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.55%) HBase
8 1 (2.27%) VoltDB
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Maven
2 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.36%) Ant
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 4 (9.09%) Games
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Software Development Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Development Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Development Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) DBA
5 3 (6.82%) Information Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Product Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 8 (18.18%) Spring
3 7 (15.91%) Java EE
4 5 (11.36%) Apache Flex
4 5 (11.36%) HTML5
4 5 (11.36%) HTML
4 5 (11.36%) CSS
4 5 (11.36%) CSS3
5 4 (9.09%) JDBC
6 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.55%) Kafka
7 1 (2.27%) XML
7 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.91%) Open Source
4 4 (9.09%) Life Science
4 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) UNIX
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Analytics
3 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.91%) Product Management
6 7 (15.91%) OO
6 7 (15.91%) SOA
7 5 (11.36%) ERP
7 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Web Development
7 5 (11.36%) Refactoring
8 4 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.09%) Information Security
8 4 (9.09%) TDD
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) Python
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) C++
5 9 (20.45%) Perl
6 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.91%) C#
7 6 (13.64%) PHP
8 5 (11.36%) Objective-C
8 5 (11.36%) Ruby
9 2 (4.55%) C
10 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
1 5 (11.36%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Dell
2 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.82%) Teradata
3 3 (6.82%) Informatica
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