The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 68 99 80
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -19
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 38 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.94% 0.94% 1.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.82% 2.46% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 11
Average salary £60,000 £44,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £35,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,700 £55,000 £75,000
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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
486 528 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.62% 38.12% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 300 302 279
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Big Data
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Glasgow region.

Big Data Salary Trend in Glasgow

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 35 (56.45%) SQL
2 33 (53.23%) ETL
3 32 (51.61%) Oracle
3 32 (51.61%) Analytics
4 30 (48.39%) Hadoop
4 30 (48.39%) Finance
5 20 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (30.65%) Python
6 19 (30.65%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (29.03%) Java
8 17 (27.42%) Informatica
8 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (25.81%) Scrum
9 16 (25.81%) Web Services
9 16 (25.81%) Apache Hive
9 16 (25.81%) Data Analytics
9 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
10 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
10 15 (24.19%) Cognos
10 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
10 15 (24.19%) Quality Management
11 14 (22.58%) Waterfall
11 14 (22.58%) NoSQL
11 14 (22.58%) Software Delivery
12 13 (20.97%) MicroStrategy
12 13 (20.97%) SAS
13 12 (19.35%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (19.35%) HTML
13 12 (19.35%) PL/SQL

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (20.97%) SAS
2 11 (17.74%) Apache Pig
2 11 (17.74%) Apache Spark
3 7 (11.29%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.61%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.61%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SPSS
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) SMTP
1 3 (4.84%) HTTP
1 3 (4.84%) SNMP
1 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.84%) DNS
1 3 (4.84%) SAN
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
1 3 (4.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) Hadoop
2 20 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (25.81%) Apache Hive
4 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
4 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
5 14 (22.58%) NoSQL
6 12 (19.35%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (17.74%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (17.74%) HBase
8 9 (14.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
9 8 (12.90%) RDBMS
9 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (9.68%) QlikView
10 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
10 6 (9.68%) Pentaho
11 4 (6.45%) DB2
12 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (4.84%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) WatiN
2 7 (11.29%) GitLab
2 7 (11.29%) Cucumber
2 7 (11.29%) MSBuild
2 7 (11.29%) SpecFlow
2 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.29%) Subversion
2 7 (11.29%) Selenium
2 7 (11.29%) TeamCity
3 6 (9.68%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (4.84%) JUnit
5 2 (3.23%) TestNG
5 2 (3.23%) Maven
5 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.23%) Gradle
5 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.23%) Mockito
General
1 30 (48.39%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Senior Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Data Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Designer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Designer
7 4 (6.45%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.23%) DBA
9 2 (3.23%) Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.23%) Data Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Big Data Consultant
10 1 (1.61%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) Web Services
2 12 (19.35%) HTML
2 12 (19.35%) CSS
2 12 (19.35%) HTML5
3 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
4 8 (12.90%) .NET
4 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 8 (12.90%) Spring
5 7 (11.29%) NHibernate
5 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
5 7 (11.29%) LINQ
5 7 (11.29%) jQuery
5 7 (11.29%) Hibernate
5 7 (11.29%) SOAP
5 7 (11.29%) XML
5 7 (11.29%) XSD
5 7 (11.29%) XSLT
5 7 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (11.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.52%) Data Integration
3 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.45%) Statistics
3 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) ETL
2 32 (51.61%) Analytics
3 19 (30.65%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (25.81%) Scrum
5 16 (25.81%) Data Analytics
6 15 (24.19%) Quality Management
7 14 (22.58%) Waterfall
7 14 (22.58%) Software Delivery
8 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (16.13%) Time Management
10 9 (14.52%) Big Data Analytics
11 8 (12.90%) MapReduce
11 8 (12.90%) TDD
11 8 (12.90%) MVC
12 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Open Source
13 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
13 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) SQL
2 19 (30.65%) Python
3 18 (29.03%) Java
4 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
5 12 (19.35%) PL/SQL
6 8 (12.90%) C#
7 7 (11.29%) PHP
7 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
7 7 (11.29%) Scala
8 5 (8.06%) C++
9 4 (6.45%) Perl
9 4 (6.45%) R
10 2 (3.23%) Ruby
11 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Apache Flume
2 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) MOM
1 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.06%) Puppet
3 2 (3.23%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.23%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Oracle
2 17 (27.42%) Informatica
3 15 (24.19%) Cognos
4 13 (20.97%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.29%) TIBCO
7 6 (9.68%) Talend
8 4 (6.45%) Teradata
8 4 (6.45%) Netezza
8 4 (6.45%) Greenplum
8 4 (6.45%) Vertica
8 4 (6.45%) SAP
8 4 (6.45%) IBM
9 3 (4.84%) Sybase
9 3 (4.84%) Veritas
9 3 (4.84%) VMware
10 2 (3.23%) Hortonworks
10 2 (3.23%) Cloudera
10 2 (3.23%) MapR
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