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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 107 77 97
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 8 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.59% 1.66% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 4.16% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 12
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
495 433 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.24% 39.94% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 272 281 292
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 27 (67.50%) Java
2 26 (65.00%) Hadoop
3 19 (47.50%) C++
4 17 (42.50%) Oracle
4 17 (42.50%) NoSQL
5 16 (40.00%) Python
5 16 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (40.00%) Finance
5 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (35.00%) SQL
8 13 (32.50%) Data Modelling
9 12 (30.00%) MongoDB
9 12 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (27.50%) Analytics
11 10 (25.00%) Data Quality
11 10 (25.00%) Windows
11 10 (25.00%) Apache Spark
12 9 (22.50%) Unix
12 9 (22.50%) TDD
12 9 (22.50%) Apache Hive
12 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
13 8 (20.00%) Data Management
13 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (20.00%) Taxonomies
13 8 (20.00%) N-Tier
13 8 (20.00%) UML
13 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
13 8 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
13 8 (20.00%) Physical Data Model

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (15.00%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) Alfresco
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (5.00%) Mule
4 2 (5.00%) SugarCRM
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) Hadoop
2 17 (42.50%) NoSQL
3 16 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 9 (22.50%) Apache Hive
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (7.50%) MySQL
8 2 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (5.00%) Pentaho
8 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (2.50%) HBase
9 1 (2.50%) QlikView
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Ant
2 1 (2.50%) Gradle
2 1 (2.50%) JUnit
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Big Data Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Apache Spark Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Data Modeller
5 4 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Information Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Spring
2 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
3 4 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) .NET
4 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware
5 2 (5.00%) OpenMP
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
6 1 (2.50%) D3.js
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) JDBC
6 1 (2.50%) Lucene
6 1 (2.50%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 8 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 6 (15.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (15.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) Statistics
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (32.50%) Data Modelling
4 11 (27.50%) Analytics
5 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
5 9 (22.50%) TDD
6 8 (20.00%) Data Management
6 8 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
6 8 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
6 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (20.00%) UML
7 7 (17.50%) ETL
7 7 (17.50%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) Open Source
8 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) System Testing
9 4 (10.00%) MapReduce
10 3 (7.50%) MVC
10 3 (7.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) C++
3 16 (40.00%) Python
4 14 (35.00%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.00%) Scala
8 3 (7.50%) C#
8 3 (7.50%) PHP
9 2 (5.00%) Perl
9 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.50%) Ruby
10 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Informatica
2 2 (5.00%) Talend
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau
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