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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 78 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 14 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.36% 1.05% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.04% 3.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +29.87%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.69%
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
461 378 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.67% 32.96% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 309 230 260
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 December 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (79.41%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) Hibernate
2 21 (61.76%) Spring
3 19 (55.88%) Open Source
4 15 (44.12%) Python
5 14 (41.18%) PHP
5 14 (41.18%) NoSQL
5 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (38.24%) MapReduce
6 13 (38.24%) Hadoop
6 13 (38.24%) JBoss
7 12 (35.29%) Talend Open Studio
7 12 (35.29%) Data Integration
7 12 (35.29%) Pentaho
7 12 (35.29%) Talend
7 12 (35.29%) Maven
7 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
8 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 9 (26.47%) Finance
9 9 (26.47%) SQL
10 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 8 (23.53%) Java EE
11 7 (20.59%) jQuery
11 7 (20.59%) TOGAF
11 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
11 7 (20.59%) Middleware
11 7 (20.59%) CMS
11 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.59%) SOA

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (38.24%) JBoss
2 7 (20.59%) CMS
3 6 (17.65%) SugarCRM
3 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 6 (17.65%) Alfresco
3 6 (17.65%) Mule
3 6 (17.65%) Node.js
4 5 (14.71%) Apache
5 2 (5.88%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) NoSQL
2 13 (38.24%) Hadoop
3 12 (35.29%) Pentaho
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
5 6 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (17.65%) Apache Hive
5 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.94%) MySQL
8 1 (2.94%) Redis
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Talend Open Studio
1 12 (35.29%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) Selenium
2 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.88%) ReSharper
4 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.88%) Moq
5 1 (2.94%) Mockito
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Aerospace
3 4 (11.76%) Games
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Technical Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
7 3 (8.82%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Junior
9 1 (2.94%) Graduate
9 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Business Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Graduate Software Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Junior Software Developer
9 1 (2.94%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Hibernate
1 21 (61.76%) Spring
2 8 (23.53%) Java EE
3 7 (20.59%) jQuery
3 7 (20.59%) Middleware
4 6 (17.65%) .NET
4 6 (17.65%) PostGIS
4 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 5 (14.71%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) XML
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.88%) WCF
7 2 (5.88%) WPF
7 2 (5.88%) Ajax
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.88%) WinForms
8 1 (2.94%) COM
8 1 (2.94%) CSS
8 1 (2.94%) J2EE
8 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Open Source
2 12 (35.29%) Data Integration
3 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.76%) N-Tier
3 4 (11.76%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.88%) Physics
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.94%) GIS
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) MapReduce
3 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.59%) DevOps
5 7 (20.59%) TOGAF
5 7 (20.59%) SOA
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.76%) Functional Programming
7 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.82%) Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) OOP
9 2 (5.88%) RUP
9 2 (5.88%) DSDM
9 2 (5.88%) Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
9 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) Python
3 14 (41.18%) PHP
4 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) Perl
6 6 (17.65%) Ruby
6 6 (17.65%) C#
7 4 (11.76%) Scala
8 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
1 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Talend
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle