The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 119 98 156
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +58
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 41 55 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 1.81% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.61% 5.06% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 1
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Big Data
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1135 1088 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.68% 35.84% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 741 715 681
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Big Data
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Big Data Salary Trend in Scotland

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Scotland

Big Data
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -14 27 £38,750 -28.24% 2
Glasgow -17 14 £42,500 -19.04% 6
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 54 (71.05%) Java
2 36 (47.37%) Python
3 32 (42.11%) Open Source
3 32 (42.11%) NoSQL
4 29 (38.16%) Software Engineering
5 25 (32.89%) Hibernate
6 24 (31.58%) PHP
7 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (28.95%) Hadoop
9 21 (27.63%) Spring
9 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
9 21 (27.63%) Linux
10 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (26.32%) Data Integration
11 19 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 18 (23.68%) Ruby
12 18 (23.68%) Analytics
13 17 (22.37%) Degree
13 17 (22.37%) UNIX
14 16 (21.05%) JBoss
15 15 (19.74%) SQL
16 14 (18.42%) OO
16 14 (18.42%) Finance
17 12 (15.79%) Perl
17 12 (15.79%) C++
17 12 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (15.79%) RDBMS
17 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
18 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (13.16%) Node.js
2 7 (9.21%) SugarCRM
2 7 (9.21%) Alfresco
2 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.21%) Apache
3 4 (5.26%) CMS
3 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.26%) Drupal
4 3 (3.95%) Mule
4 3 (3.95%) SAS
5 2 (2.63%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) SaaS
2 7 (9.21%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.58%) Office 365
4 4 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.11%) NoSQL
2 22 (28.95%) Hadoop
3 19 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (15.79%) RDBMS
5 10 (13.16%) Pentaho
6 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
7 8 (10.53%) OLAP
7 8 (10.53%) MongoDB
8 6 (7.89%) MySQL
8 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
9 5 (6.58%) Apache Hive
10 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (5.26%) OLTP
10 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (5.26%) NewSQL
10 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (3.95%) QlikView
11 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.84%) Maven
3 7 (9.21%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (6.58%) Ant
5 4 (5.26%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.26%) Selenium
6 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.63%) Mockito
7 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.32%) JIRA
8 1 (1.32%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.32%) Moq
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Games
3 7 (9.21%) Aerospace
4 6 (7.89%) Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 18 (23.68%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Development Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Development Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Junior
6 5 (6.58%) Junior Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Software Development Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) DBA
7 4 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Principal Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Product Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.89%) Hibernate
2 21 (27.63%) Spring
3 9 (11.84%) XML
3 9 (11.84%) Middleware
4 8 (10.53%) jQuery
5 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.21%) Web Services
6 6 (7.89%) CSS
6 6 (7.89%) HTML
6 6 (7.89%) Java EE
7 5 (6.58%) Apache Flex
7 5 (6.58%) CSS3
7 5 (6.58%) HTML5
7 5 (6.58%) .NET
8 4 (5.26%) JDBC
8 4 (5.26%) PostGIS
8 4 (5.26%) Django
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.63%) J2EE
10 2 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (42.11%) Open Source
2 20 (26.32%) Data Integration
3 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (9.21%) N-Tier
5 7 (9.21%) Clustering
6 6 (7.89%) GIS
7 4 (5.26%) Life Science
8 2 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.63%) Data Conversion
8 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.63%) Physics
9 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.32%) NHS
9 1 (1.32%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Linux
2 17 (22.37%) UNIX
3 7 (9.21%) Windows
4 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Software Engineering
2 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (23.68%) Analytics
5 14 (18.42%) OO
6 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.84%) Multithreading
7 9 (11.84%) MapReduce
7 9 (11.84%) MVC
7 9 (11.84%) Automated Testing
7 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.53%) OOP
9 7 (9.21%) Product Management
9 7 (9.21%) Functional Programming
9 7 (9.21%) ETL
10 6 (7.89%) Refactoring
11 5 (6.58%) Web Development
11 5 (6.58%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.58%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) Java
2 36 (47.37%) Python
3 24 (31.58%) PHP
4 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
5 18 (23.68%) Ruby
6 15 (19.74%) SQL
7 12 (15.79%) Perl
7 12 (15.79%) C++
8 11 (14.47%) C#
9 8 (10.53%) Scala
10 5 (6.58%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.63%) C
12 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Puppet
1 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) JBoss
3 9 (11.84%) Oracle
4 7 (9.21%) Talend
5 5 (6.58%) Teradata
6 4 (5.26%) Dell
6 4 (5.26%) Informatica
6 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.26%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (2.63%) Tableau
7 2 (2.63%) Netezza
8 1 (1.32%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.32%) Sybase
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