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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 69 121 132
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +11
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 73 46 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.07% 1.51% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.72% 4.84% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 20
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,500 £51,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.89%
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
751 950 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.57% 31.15% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 486 624 736
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +36 37 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Edinburgh +30 31 £47,500 +25.00% 11
Renfrewshire -2 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 78 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (44.97%) Hadoop
3 60 (40.27%) Finance
4 59 (39.60%) Analytics
5 57 (38.26%) Java
6 54 (36.24%) Python
7 41 (27.52%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (24.83%) Scrum
9 35 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (22.82%) SQL
11 29 (19.46%) Oracle
11 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
11 29 (19.46%) Data Analytics
12 28 (18.79%) HTML
13 27 (18.12%) Linux
13 27 (18.12%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (18.12%) Apache Hive
13 27 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (18.12%) Spring
13 27 (18.12%) Software Engineering
14 26 (17.45%) ETL
15 24 (16.11%) JBoss
15 24 (16.11%) Apache Spark
16 23 (15.44%) Data Modelling
16 23 (15.44%) Data Management
16 23 (15.44%) Open Source
17 22 (14.77%) MongoDB
17 22 (14.77%) C#
17 22 (14.77%) Perl
17 22 (14.77%) Data Governance

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 24 (16.11%) Apache Spark
1 24 (16.11%) JBoss
2 14 (9.40%) SAS
3 12 (8.05%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.68%) GeoServer
4 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.01%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.01%) Mule
5 3 (2.01%) SugarCRM
6 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.34%) IIS
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.67%) Apache
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.67%) Liferay
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) Stata
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.05%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (7.38%) SaaS
5 5 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (2.68%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.68%) IaaS
6 4 (2.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (44.97%) Hadoop
2 27 (18.12%) Apache Hive
2 27 (18.12%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (14.77%) MongoDB
4 19 (12.75%) HBase
5 17 (11.41%) SQL Server
6 13 (8.72%) NoSQL
6 13 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (8.05%) Pentaho
8 11 (7.38%) Sqoop
9 10 (6.71%) Impala
9 10 (6.71%) OLAP
9 10 (6.71%) Oracle OLAP
10 9 (6.04%) Neo4j
11 8 (5.37%) Spotfire
12 7 (4.70%) GIS
12 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
13 6 (4.03%) Data Mining
13 6 (4.03%) RDBMS
14 5 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (6.04%) Subversion
4 8 (5.37%) JIRA
5 4 (2.68%) Maven
6 3 (2.01%) Ant
6 3 (2.01%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.67%) Gradle
7 1 (0.67%) Hudson
7 1 (0.67%) JUnit
7 1 (0.67%) PVCS
7 1 (0.67%) Selenium
7 1 (0.67%) SonarQube
General
1 60 (40.27%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Marketing
2 14 (9.40%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.72%) Games
4 11 (7.38%) Retail
5 7 (4.70%) Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Electronics
6 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.01%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.01%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.67%) French Language
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (46.98%) Developer
2 28 (18.79%) Java Developer
3 24 (16.11%) Architect
4 23 (15.44%) Big Data Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Data Architect
6 14 (9.40%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.72%) Consultant
7 13 (8.72%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.38%) Data Scientist
9 10 (6.71%) Software Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.03%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Lead Java Developer
12 5 (3.36%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Lead
12 5 (3.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.79%) HTML
2 27 (18.12%) Spring
3 20 (13.42%) CSS
4 17 (11.41%) .NET
5 14 (9.40%) Hibernate
5 14 (9.40%) REST
6 13 (8.72%) D3.js
6 13 (8.72%) ELK Stack
6 13 (8.72%) Middleware
7 10 (6.71%) HTML5
8 9 (6.04%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (6.04%) Apache Camel
8 9 (6.04%) Drools
8 9 (6.04%) jBPM
9 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET
9 8 (5.37%) Java EE
9 8 (5.37%) XML
9 8 (5.37%) XSLT
10 7 (4.70%) Kafka
11 6 (4.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.75%) Visualisation
3 15 (10.07%) Data Integration
4 12 (8.05%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.04%) Mathematics
6 8 (5.37%) Chemistry
6 8 (5.37%) Credit Risk
6 8 (5.37%) Market Risk
7 6 (4.03%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.36%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.68%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.68%) Blockchain
9 4 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.68%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.68%) Statistics
10 3 (2.01%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (2.01%) Informatics
10 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.01%) Social Media
11 2 (1.34%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.12%) Linux
2 13 (8.72%) Unix
3 10 (6.71%) Ubuntu
4 8 (5.37%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) CentOS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (39.60%) Analytics
3 41 (27.52%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (24.83%) Scrum
5 29 (19.46%) Data Analytics
6 27 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (18.12%) Software Engineering
7 26 (17.45%) ETL
8 23 (15.44%) Data Management
8 23 (15.44%) Data Modelling
8 23 (15.44%) Open Source
9 22 (14.77%) Data Governance
10 19 (12.75%) Data Analysis
11 18 (12.08%) TDD
12 16 (10.74%) SDLC
12 16 (10.74%) Workflow
13 15 (10.07%) Data Architecture
14 14 (9.40%) Kanban
15 13 (8.72%) Microservices
15 13 (8.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.26%) Java
2 54 (36.24%) Python
3 34 (22.82%) SQL
4 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
5 22 (14.77%) C#
5 22 (14.77%) Perl
6 11 (7.38%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.38%) Scala
7 10 (6.71%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.71%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.04%) Ruby
9 8 (5.37%) C++
9 8 (5.37%) R
10 5 (3.36%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.68%) PHP
12 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.67%) Jython
13 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (9.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) CISM
2 2 (1.34%) CISSP
2 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) CISA
3 1 (0.67%) CRISC
3 1 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.37%) Apache Flume
2 6 (4.03%) Docker
3 3 (2.01%) HDFS
4 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.38%) Oozie
2 8 (5.37%) Rundeck
3 4 (2.68%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.68%) Mesos
4 2 (1.34%) Ansible
4 2 (1.34%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.34%) MOM
5 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (19.46%) Oracle
2 18 (12.08%) Tableau
3 17 (11.41%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.05%) Informatica
4 12 (8.05%) Talend
5 5 (3.36%) Cognizant
5 5 (3.36%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (2.68%) SAP
6 4 (2.68%) Splunk
7 3 (2.01%) Greenplum
7 3 (2.01%) Teradata
8 2 (1.34%) ESRI
8 2 (1.34%) Netezza
8 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.34%) Twitter
9 1 (0.67%) IBM
9 1 (0.67%) Platfora
9 1 (0.67%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.67%) VMware
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