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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 81 92 142
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +50
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 83 73 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.90% 2.29% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.78% 6.65% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 33 54 26
Median salary £55,000 £38,600 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.48% -9.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £79,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
945 1098 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.96% 34.43% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 469 711 804
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +5 46 £46,000 +2.22% 5
Edinburgh +17 35 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 72 (52.55%) Hadoop
2 71 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (44.53%) Finance
3 61 (44.53%) Java
4 54 (39.42%) Oracle
5 53 (38.69%) Python
5 53 (38.69%) Analytics
6 48 (35.04%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (28.47%) Scrum
8 38 (27.74%) SQL
9 34 (24.82%) Visualisation
10 32 (23.36%) SAS
10 32 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (23.36%) Apache Spark
11 31 (22.63%) Degree
12 29 (21.17%) Data Visualisation
13 28 (20.44%) Software Engineering
13 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
14 27 (19.71%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (19.71%) Data Management
15 26 (18.98%) Computer Science
15 26 (18.98%) Data Modelling
15 26 (18.98%) ETL
16 24 (17.52%) Data Analytics
17 22 (16.06%) Linux
18 21 (15.33%) Informatica
18 21 (15.33%) Mathematics
18 21 (15.33%) Banking
19 20 (14.60%) Retail
19 20 (14.60%) Scala

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 32 (23.36%) Apache Spark
1 32 (23.36%) SAS
2 15 (10.95%) JBoss
3 8 (5.84%) Apache
4 5 (3.65%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.65%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.65%) GeoServer
5 2 (1.46%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.46%) Mule
5 2 (1.46%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 12 (8.76%) MS Excel
1 12 (8.76%) SPSS
2 7 (5.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) FTP
1 3 (2.19%) HTTP
1 3 (2.19%) SNMP
1 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) DNS
3 1 (0.73%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (52.55%) Hadoop
2 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
3 27 (19.71%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (14.60%) Apache Hive
5 13 (9.49%) HBase
6 12 (8.76%) MongoDB
7 11 (8.03%) Relational Database
8 10 (7.30%) Impala
8 10 (7.30%) NoSQL
8 10 (7.30%) Spotfire
8 10 (7.30%) Sqoop
9 8 (5.84%) Data Mining
9 8 (5.84%) OLAP
9 8 (5.84%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (4.38%) DataStage
11 6 (4.38%) IBM InfoSphere
11 6 (4.38%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.65%) GIS
13 4 (2.92%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (10.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.76%) Subversion
3 11 (8.03%) JIRA
4 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.11%) JUnit
5 7 (5.11%) Maven
6 5 (3.65%) Gradle
7 4 (2.92%) Ant
8 2 (1.46%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.46%) RubyMine
8 2 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 61 (44.53%) Finance
2 21 (15.33%) Banking
3 20 (14.60%) Retail
4 15 (10.95%) Games
5 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.65%) Marketing
7 3 (2.19%) Publishing
8 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.46%) Electronics
8 2 (1.46%) Local Government
8 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (45.99%) Developer
2 29 (21.17%) Big Data Developer
3 21 (15.33%) Java Developer
4 18 (13.14%) Architect
5 13 (9.49%) Consultant
5 13 (9.49%) Data Manager
6 12 (8.76%) Analytics Manager
6 12 (8.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 12 (8.76%) Data Analytics Manager
6 12 (8.76%) Data Scientist
7 11 (8.03%) Data Architect
8 7 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Data Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (3.65%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) Senior Data Scientist
10 5 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.87%) Spring
2 18 (13.14%) D3.js
3 17 (12.41%) HTML
4 14 (10.22%) HTML5
5 13 (9.49%) REST
6 12 (8.76%) Web Services
7 8 (5.84%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.38%) Hibernate
8 6 (4.38%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (3.65%) Middleware
10 4 (2.92%) .NET
10 4 (2.92%) CGI
11 3 (2.19%) Apache Flex
11 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.19%) CSS
11 3 (2.19%) GWT
11 3 (2.19%) OpenMP
11 3 (2.19%) Silverlight
11 3 (2.19%) SOAP
11 3 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.82%) Visualisation
2 32 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (18.98%) Computer Science
4 21 (15.33%) Mathematics
5 12 (8.76%) Credit Risk
5 12 (8.76%) Statistics
6 11 (8.03%) Data Integration
7 10 (7.30%) Market Risk
8 7 (5.11%) Applied Mathematics
8 7 (5.11%) Informatics
9 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.19%) RIA
10 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.46%) Fintech
11 1 (0.73%) Derivative
11 1 (0.73%) Equities
11 1 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.06%) Linux
2 13 (9.49%) Unix
3 8 (5.84%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.69%) Analytics
3 48 (35.04%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (28.47%) Scrum
5 29 (21.17%) Data Visualisation
6 28 (20.44%) Software Engineering
7 27 (19.71%) Data Management
8 26 (18.98%) Data Modelling
8 26 (18.98%) ETL
9 24 (17.52%) Data Analytics
10 20 (14.60%) Data Governance
11 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (12.41%) Data Analysis
11 17 (12.41%) OO
12 16 (11.68%) SDLC
13 15 (10.95%) Open Source
14 14 (10.22%) Business Development
15 13 (9.49%) Workflow
16 12 (8.76%) Data Architecture
16 12 (8.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 61 (44.53%) Java
2 53 (38.69%) Python
3 38 (27.74%) SQL
4 20 (14.60%) Scala
5 17 (12.41%) C++
6 16 (11.68%) JavaScript
7 14 (10.22%) Perl
8 11 (8.03%) R
8 11 (8.03%) Ruby
9 10 (7.30%) C#
10 8 (5.84%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.84%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.19%) C
12 3 (2.19%) VBScript
13 2 (1.46%) PHP
14 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (22.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) CISSP
2 2 (1.46%) PhD
3 1 (0.73%) CISA
3 1 (0.73%) CISM
3 1 (0.73%) CRISC
3 1 (0.73%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) Oozie
1 10 (7.30%) Rundeck
2 4 (2.92%) QRadar
3 3 (2.19%) Fluentd
3 3 (2.19%) MOM
3 3 (2.19%) Nagios
3 3 (2.19%) Nessus
4 1 (0.73%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 54 (39.42%) Oracle
2 21 (15.33%) Informatica
3 20 (14.60%) Tableau
4 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.84%) Netezza
6 7 (5.11%) Greenplum
6 7 (5.11%) IBM
7 6 (4.38%) Teradata
8 5 (3.65%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.92%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.92%) Splunk
10 3 (2.19%) Qualys
10 3 (2.19%) SAP
10 3 (2.19%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.46%) Talend
12 1 (0.73%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.73%) Cognos
12 1 (0.73%) MapR
12 1 (0.73%) Platfora
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