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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 112 128 145
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 42 37 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.41% 1.11% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.92% 3.60% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 7
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £36,895 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,200 £57,700
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
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
854 1028 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.67% 30.70% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 553 689 612
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
Glasgow +30 28 £44,250 -11.50% 5
Edinburgh -7 14 £66,250 +55.88%
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 34 (44.74%) Java
2 33 (43.42%) Finance
3 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (35.53%) Open Source
5 26 (34.21%) Spring
5 26 (34.21%) Hibernate
6 24 (31.58%) Hadoop
7 23 (30.26%) Analytics
8 22 (28.95%) PHP
8 22 (28.95%) Python
9 20 (26.32%) Data Integration
10 19 (25.00%) Oracle
11 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
12 17 (22.37%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (21.05%) SQL
13 16 (21.05%) Linux
13 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
13 16 (21.05%) MapReduce
14 15 (19.74%) Talend
14 15 (19.74%) Talend Open Studio
14 15 (19.74%) Pentaho
14 15 (19.74%) JBoss
15 14 (18.42%) Maven
16 13 (17.11%) MongoDB
16 13 (17.11%) ETL
17 12 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
18 11 (14.47%) Puppet
18 11 (14.47%) Apache Hive
18 11 (14.47%) Banking

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 15 (19.74%) JBoss
2 10 (13.16%) SAS
3 7 (9.21%) CMS
3 7 (9.21%) SugarCRM
3 7 (9.21%) Alfresco
3 7 (9.21%) Mule
3 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.21%) Node.js
4 6 (7.89%) Apache
4 6 (7.89%) WordPress
5 4 (5.26%) Apache Pig
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.95%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
1 4 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (3.95%) SMTP
2 3 (3.95%) HTTP
2 3 (3.95%) SNMP
2 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) SAN
2 3 (3.95%) NAS
3 1 (1.32%) PBX
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
3 1 (1.32%) Network Security
3 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) Hadoop
2 17 (22.37%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
4 15 (19.74%) Pentaho
5 13 (17.11%) MongoDB
6 12 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (14.47%) Apache Hive
8 9 (11.84%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
10 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
10 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
10 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
11 5 (6.58%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (6.58%) MySQL
11 5 (6.58%) DataStage
11 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (6.58%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (3.95%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Talend Open Studio
2 14 (18.42%) Maven
3 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.89%) Selenium
6 4 (5.26%) Mockito
7 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.95%) Gradle
7 3 (3.95%) TestNG
7 3 (3.95%) JUnit
7 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.95%) ERwin
8 2 (2.63%) Subversion
8 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.63%) WatiN
8 2 (2.63%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.63%) GitLab
General
1 33 (43.42%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Banking
3 8 (10.53%) Marketing
4 7 (9.21%) Aerospace
5 6 (7.89%) Games
6 3 (3.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) Architect
3 10 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Data Architect
4 9 (11.84%) Designer
5 7 (9.21%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Web Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Data Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Technology Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Big Data Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Designer
9 2 (2.63%) Development Specialist
9 2 (2.63%) Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) Hibernate
1 26 (34.21%) Spring
2 11 (14.47%) Middleware
3 9 (11.84%) XML
3 9 (11.84%) jQuery
3 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.53%) PostGIS
4 8 (10.53%) HTML
4 8 (10.53%) CSS
4 8 (10.53%) Java EE
5 7 (9.21%) Web Services
6 6 (7.89%) HTML5
7 3 (3.95%) .NET
7 3 (3.95%) X-Windows
8 2 (2.63%) LAMP
8 2 (2.63%) LINQ
8 2 (2.63%) NHibernate
8 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.63%) SOAP
8 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) Open Source
2 20 (26.32%) Data Integration
3 6 (7.89%) Photography
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.95%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Social Media
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.63%) Blog
6 2 (2.63%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) Streaming Music
7 1 (1.32%) GIS
7 1 (1.32%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) UNIX
3 3 (3.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.26%) Analytics
3 16 (21.05%) MapReduce
3 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (17.11%) ETL
5 11 (14.47%) Data Modelling
5 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.16%) Data Analytics
6 10 (13.16%) DevOps
7 8 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
7 8 (10.53%) OO
7 8 (10.53%) Quality Management
8 7 (9.21%) SOA
8 7 (9.21%) Data Management
8 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
8 7 (9.21%) Master Data Management
9 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.89%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) Java
2 22 (28.95%) PHP
2 22 (28.95%) Python
3 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.05%) SQL
5 10 (13.16%) Ruby
6 7 (9.21%) Perl
6 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.58%) C#
8 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.63%) Scala
10 1 (1.32%) R
10 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.95%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.95%) Docker
3 1 (1.32%) NFS
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) Puppet
2 8 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.32%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle
2 15 (19.74%) Talend
3 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.84%) SAP
5 8 (10.53%) Cognos
6 6 (7.89%) Informatica
6 6 (7.89%) Business Objects
7 5 (6.58%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (5.26%) VMware
8 4 (5.26%) Teradata
8 4 (5.26%) Adobe
9 3 (3.95%) Sybase
9 3 (3.95%) Veritas
10 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.32%) Apple
11 1 (1.32%) Dell
11 1 (1.32%) Cisco
11 1 (1.32%) IBM
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