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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 65 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 37 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.08% 0.95% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.55% 2.49% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 7
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £30,500 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £73,800 £54,200 £61,500
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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
490 523 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.83% 38.12% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 306 307 320
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 4 August 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 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 39 (58.21%) SQL
1 39 (58.21%) Oracle
2 38 (56.72%) Finance
3 31 (46.27%) ETL
3 31 (46.27%) Hadoop
3 31 (46.27%) Analytics
4 26 (38.81%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (32.84%) Quality Management
7 21 (31.34%) Software Delivery
8 20 (29.85%) Relational Database
8 20 (29.85%) Cognos
9 19 (28.36%) Java
9 19 (28.36%) Data Analytics
9 19 (28.36%) Waterfall
9 19 (28.36%) MongoDB
10 18 (26.87%) PL/SQL
10 18 (26.87%) Python
10 18 (26.87%) MicroStrategy
10 18 (26.87%) SAS
11 17 (25.37%) BusinessObjects
11 17 (25.37%) Web Services
11 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (25.37%) Apache Hive
11 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (23.88%) Oracle BI EE
13 15 (22.39%) Informatica
14 14 (20.90%) Linux
14 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
15 13 (19.40%) RDBMS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 18 (26.87%) SAS
2 13 (19.40%) Apache Pig
3 6 (8.96%) Apache Spark
4 4 (5.97%) Apache
5 3 (4.48%) JBoss
5 3 (4.48%) SugarCRM
5 3 (4.48%) Alfresco
5 3 (4.48%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SPSS
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) SMTP
1 4 (5.97%) HTTP
1 4 (5.97%) SNMP
1 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.97%) DNS
1 4 (5.97%) SAN
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
1 4 (5.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.27%) Hadoop
2 26 (38.81%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (29.85%) Relational Database
4 19 (28.36%) MongoDB
5 17 (25.37%) Apache Hive
5 17 (25.37%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (23.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (19.40%) RDBMS
7 13 (19.40%) HBase
8 12 (17.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (17.91%) NoSQL
9 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
10 9 (13.43%) Pentaho
10 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.45%) DataStage
12 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 4 (5.97%) DB2
13 4 (5.97%) QlikView
14 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.43%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (11.94%) Selenium
3 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.94%) Subversion
3 8 (11.94%) WatiN
3 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
3 8 (11.94%) GitLab
3 8 (11.94%) Cucumber
3 8 (11.94%) MSBuild
3 8 (11.94%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.97%) JUnit
5 3 (4.48%) TestNG
5 3 (4.48%) Maven
5 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.48%) Gradle
5 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.48%) Mockito
General
1 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Senior Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Big Data Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Designer
5 8 (11.94%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Data Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Designer
7 4 (5.97%) Big Data Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Data Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Technology Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Open Source Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) Web Services
2 11 (16.42%) HTML
2 11 (16.42%) CSS
2 11 (16.42%) HTML5
3 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
3 9 (13.43%) XML
3 9 (13.43%) Spring
4 8 (11.94%) NHibernate
4 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
4 8 (11.94%) LINQ
4 8 (11.94%) jQuery
4 8 (11.94%) Hibernate
4 8 (11.94%) XSD
4 8 (11.94%) XSLT
4 8 (11.94%) SOAP
4 8 (11.94%) .NET
4 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (11.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.42%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.97%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 11 (16.42%) UNIX
3 6 (8.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) ETL
1 31 (46.27%) Analytics
2 23 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (32.84%) Quality Management
4 21 (31.34%) Software Delivery
5 19 (28.36%) Data Analytics
5 19 (28.36%) Waterfall
6 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (19.40%) Scrum
8 11 (16.42%) MapReduce
8 11 (16.42%) Big Data Analytics
9 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (14.93%) Time Management
10 9 (13.43%) Open Source
11 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
11 8 (11.94%) MVC
12 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
12 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) SQL
2 19 (28.36%) Java
3 18 (26.87%) PL/SQL
3 18 (26.87%) Python
4 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.93%) PHP
6 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.94%) C#
7 6 (8.96%) Perl
8 5 (7.46%) Scala
8 5 (7.46%) R
9 3 (4.48%) Ruby
10 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Apache Flume
2 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Docker
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Puppet
1 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.96%) MOM
3 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.99%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (58.21%) Oracle
2 20 (29.85%) Cognos
3 18 (26.87%) MicroStrategy
4 15 (22.39%) Informatica
5 10 (14.93%) SAP
6 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (13.43%) Talend
7 8 (11.94%) TIBCO
8 5 (7.46%) IBM
9 4 (5.97%) Veritas
9 4 (5.97%) VMware
9 4 (5.97%) Teradata
9 4 (5.97%) Netezza
9 4 (5.97%) Greenplum
9 4 (5.97%) Vertica
10 3 (4.48%) Sybase
11 2 (2.99%) Hortonworks
11 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
11 2 (2.99%) MapR
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