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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
UK / Scotland
Rank 76 111 132
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +21
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 58 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.61% 1.35% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.79% 4.16% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 15
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £6,367 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £72,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%

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
745 961 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.53% 32.52% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 460 615 687
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +28 36 £50,000 -2.43% 9
Glasgow +22 22 £45,000 +5.88%
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 57 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
1 57 (45.60%) Analytics
2 49 (39.20%) Hadoop
3 46 (36.80%) Java
4 39 (31.20%) Python
4 39 (31.20%) Finance
5 31 (24.80%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (22.40%) JavaScript
6 28 (22.40%) Data Analytics
7 24 (19.20%) SQL
8 23 (18.40%) MongoDB
8 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (17.60%) Spring
10 21 (16.80%) Software Engineering
10 21 (16.80%) HTML
10 21 (16.80%) Open Source
10 21 (16.80%) Apache Spark
11 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (16.00%) C#
12 19 (15.20%) CSS
12 19 (15.20%) ETL
12 19 (15.20%) JBoss
12 19 (15.20%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (15.20%) Scrum
12 19 (15.20%) Apache Hive
12 19 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (14.40%) Data Management
13 18 (14.40%) Linux
14 17 (13.60%) .NET

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (16.80%) Apache Spark
2 19 (15.20%) JBoss
3 12 (9.60%) SAS
4 10 (8.00%) Apache Pig
5 4 (3.20%) GeoServer
5 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.40%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.40%) Apache
6 3 (2.40%) Mule
6 3 (2.40%) SugarCRM
7 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.80%) Liferay
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.80%) Stata
2 1 (0.80%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (10.40%) SaaS
5 5 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (3.20%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.20%) IaaS
6 4 (3.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.80%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.20%) Hadoop
2 23 (18.40%) MongoDB
3 19 (15.20%) Apache Hive
3 19 (15.20%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 12 (9.60%) Pentaho
6 11 (8.80%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
7 9 (7.20%) HBase
7 9 (7.20%) Neo4j
8 7 (5.60%) GIS
8 7 (5.60%) Sqoop
9 6 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.20%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.20%) Flink
11 4 (3.20%) Impala
11 4 (3.20%) OLAP
11 4 (3.20%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (7.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.20%) Maven
5 3 (2.40%) Ant
5 3 (2.40%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.40%) Subversion
5 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.60%) JIRA
6 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.80%) Gradle
7 1 (0.80%) Hudson
7 1 (0.80%) JUnit
7 1 (0.80%) PVCS
7 1 (0.80%) Selenium
7 1 (0.80%) SonarQube
General
1 39 (31.20%) Finance
2 14 (11.20%) Marketing
3 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.00%) Games
4 5 (4.00%) Retail
5 3 (2.40%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.40%) Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.60%) Electronics
6 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.80%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.80%) French Language
7 1 (0.80%) German Language
7 1 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (44.00%) Developer
2 24 (19.20%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.20%) Architect
4 14 (11.20%) Consultant
5 13 (10.40%) Big Data Developer
5 13 (10.40%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.60%) Data Architect
7 11 (8.80%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.00%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.80%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Data Scientist
11 6 (4.80%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
12 5 (4.00%) Python Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Senior Architect
12 5 (4.00%) Senior Data Architect
13 4 (3.20%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.60%) Spring
2 21 (16.80%) HTML
3 19 (15.20%) CSS
4 17 (13.60%) .NET
5 13 (10.40%) ELK Stack
5 13 (10.40%) Middleware
6 11 (8.80%) Hibernate
7 10 (8.00%) REST
8 9 (7.20%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (7.20%) Apache Camel
8 9 (7.20%) Drools
8 9 (7.20%) Java EE
8 9 (7.20%) jBPM
8 9 (7.20%) Kafka
9 8 (6.40%) XML
9 8 (6.40%) XSLT
10 7 (5.60%) Node.js
11 6 (4.80%) AngularJS
12 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET
12 5 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.60%) Data Integration
3 10 (8.00%) Visualisation
4 9 (7.20%) Credit Risk
5 8 (6.40%) Chemistry
6 7 (5.60%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.00%) Internet of Things
8 4 (3.20%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.20%) Blockchain
8 4 (3.20%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (3.20%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.40%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.40%) Social Media
10 2 (1.60%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.60%) Ontologies
11 1 (0.80%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (0.80%) Derivative
11 1 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.40%) Linux
2 8 (6.40%) Unix
3 6 (4.80%) Windows
4 5 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.80%) Android
5 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.80%) CentOS
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
1 57 (45.60%) Analytics
2 31 (24.80%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (22.40%) Data Analytics
4 21 (16.80%) Open Source
4 21 (16.80%) Software Engineering
5 19 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (15.20%) ETL
5 19 (15.20%) Scrum
6 18 (14.40%) Data Management
7 15 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 14 (11.20%) TDD
9 13 (10.40%) Data Analysis
9 13 (10.40%) Data Governance
9 13 (10.40%) Microservices
9 13 (10.40%) Predictive Analytics
10 12 (9.60%) SOA
11 11 (8.80%) Data Architecture
11 11 (8.80%) Machine Learning
12 10 (8.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.80%) Java
2 39 (31.20%) Python
3 28 (22.40%) JavaScript
4 24 (19.20%) SQL
5 20 (16.00%) C#
6 16 (12.80%) Perl
7 11 (8.80%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.80%) C++
8 6 (4.80%) Ruby
9 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.20%) PHP
10 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.40%) R
11 3 (2.40%) Scala
11 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.80%) Jython
12 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) CISM
3 1 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Docker
2 5 (4.00%) HDFS
3 4 (3.20%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) Oozie
2 4 (3.20%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.20%) Mesos
3 2 (1.60%) Ansible
3 2 (1.60%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.60%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.60%) Talend
3 9 (7.20%) Oracle
3 9 (7.20%) Tableau
4 6 (4.80%) Informatica
5 5 (4.00%) Cognizant
5 5 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.20%) Splunk
7 2 (1.60%) ESRI
7 2 (1.60%) Netezza
7 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.60%) SAP
7 2 (1.60%) Teradata
7 2 (1.60%) Twitter
8 1 (0.80%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.80%) RapidMiner
8 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.80%) VMware
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