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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 87 127 106
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -21
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 79 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.39% 1.09% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.55% 3.53% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 43
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £40,995
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1047 1134 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.66% 30.82% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 668 737 715
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 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 28 August 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 +31 38 £60,000 +35.59% 4
Edinburgh -3 29 £52,500 +35.48% 8
Stirling - 10 £28,000 - 1
Dundee - 2 £42,366 - 3
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (43.59%) SQL
2 47 (40.17%) Hadoop
2 47 (40.17%) Analytics
3 45 (38.46%) Oracle
4 44 (37.61%) JavaScript
4 44 (37.61%) ETL
5 41 (35.04%) Java
5 41 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (31.62%) Finance
7 32 (27.35%) Python
8 31 (26.50%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (25.64%) Linux
10 29 (24.79%) HTML
10 29 (24.79%) Relational Database
11 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
12 27 (23.08%) CSS
13 26 (22.22%) TDD
14 24 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (18.80%) Apache
16 21 (17.95%) Informatica
16 21 (17.95%) Apache Hive
17 20 (17.09%) MongoDB
17 20 (17.09%) NoSQL
17 20 (17.09%) Data Analytics
17 20 (17.09%) Web Services
17 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
17 20 (17.09%) Spring
18 19 (16.24%) Git (software)
18 19 (16.24%) Cognos

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (18.80%) Apache
2 17 (14.53%) SAS
3 16 (13.68%) Apache Pig
4 12 (10.26%) Apache Spark
5 11 (9.40%) Mule
6 7 (5.98%) JBoss
7 5 (4.27%) Mule ESB
7 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.85%) Node.js
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.85%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.85%) Drupal
8 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) SPSS
2 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.98%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.56%) SaaS
7 2 (1.71%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.85%) GitHub
8 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) SNMP
1 4 (3.42%) DNS
2 3 (2.56%) SAN
2 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.56%) SMTP
2 3 (2.56%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) Firewall
2 3 (2.56%) NAS
3 2 (1.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.85%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (40.17%) Hadoop
2 31 (26.50%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (24.79%) Relational Database
4 21 (17.95%) Apache Hive
5 20 (17.09%) MongoDB
5 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
5 20 (17.09%) NoSQL
6 15 (12.82%) MySQL
7 13 (11.11%) HBase
7 13 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (9.40%) Pentaho
9 11 (9.40%) RDBMS
10 8 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (5.98%) Data Mining
11 7 (5.98%) QlikView
11 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
12 6 (5.13%) Mahout
12 6 (5.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.53%) Subversion
3 12 (10.26%) Maven
4 10 (8.55%) IntelliJ
4 10 (8.55%) Ant
5 9 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
6 8 (6.84%) JUnit
7 7 (5.98%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.98%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.98%) Selenium
7 7 (5.98%) TeamCity
7 7 (5.98%) WatiN
7 7 (5.98%) Mockito
7 7 (5.98%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.98%) MSBuild
7 7 (5.98%) SpecFlow
7 7 (5.98%) GitLab
8 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.71%) Gradle
9 2 (1.71%) TestNG
General
1 37 (31.62%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Advertising
4 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (56.41%) Developer
2 24 (20.51%) Senior Developer
3 20 (17.09%) Java Developer
4 18 (15.38%) Big Data Developer
5 15 (12.82%) Architect
6 14 (11.97%) Data Architect
7 8 (6.84%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.13%) AWS Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Big Data Architect
10 5 (4.27%) Designer
10 5 (4.27%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.42%) Consultant
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Designer
11 4 (3.42%) Python Developer
12 3 (2.56%) Hadoop Developer
12 3 (2.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.79%) HTML
2 27 (23.08%) CSS
3 20 (17.09%) Web Services
3 20 (17.09%) Spring
4 17 (14.53%) AngularJS
5 14 (11.97%) HTML5
5 14 (11.97%) .NET
6 12 (10.26%) XML
6 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET
6 12 (10.26%) XSLT
7 10 (8.55%) J2EE
8 9 (7.69%) jQuery
9 8 (6.84%) Hibernate
9 8 (6.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (5.98%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (5.98%) LINQ
10 7 (5.98%) Entity Framework
10 7 (5.98%) LINQ to SQL
10 7 (5.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.26%) Data Integration
3 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.27%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.42%) Statistics
6 3 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.56%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.71%) Social Media
7 2 (1.71%) Life Science
8 1 (0.85%) Informatics
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.85%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.64%) Linux
2 16 (13.68%) UNIX
3 13 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) CentOS
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.17%) Analytics
2 44 (37.61%) ETL
3 41 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (22.22%) TDD
6 20 (17.09%) Data Analytics
7 19 (16.24%) Scrum
8 17 (14.53%) Data Modelling
9 16 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (13.68%) Software Delivery
10 15 (12.82%) OO
10 15 (12.82%) Quality Management
11 14 (11.97%) System Testing
11 14 (11.97%) Waterfall
12 13 (11.11%) OOD
12 13 (11.11%) MVC
12 13 (11.11%) SDLC
13 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
14 11 (9.40%) MapReduce
14 11 (9.40%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.59%) SQL
2 44 (37.61%) JavaScript
3 41 (35.04%) Java
4 32 (27.35%) Python
5 15 (12.82%) C#
5 15 (12.82%) PHP
6 12 (10.26%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.69%) C++
8 8 (6.84%) Scala
8 8 (6.84%) R
9 7 (5.98%) Perl
9 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.56%) Ruby
12 1 (0.85%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.85%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) MCSE
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Apache Flume
2 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.71%) Docker
4 2 (1.71%) HDFS
4 2 (1.71%) GPFS
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.13%) MOM
2 6 (5.13%) Puppet
3 3 (2.56%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (38.46%) Oracle
2 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
3 21 (17.95%) Informatica
4 19 (16.24%) Cognos
5 17 (14.53%) MicroStrategy
6 9 (7.69%) Talend
7 7 (5.98%) Netezza
7 7 (5.98%) Teradata
7 7 (5.98%) TIBCO
8 6 (5.13%) IBM
8 6 (5.13%) Vertica
8 6 (5.13%) Greenplum
9 5 (4.27%) VMware
9 5 (4.27%) SAP
10 3 (2.56%) Sybase
10 3 (2.56%) Veritas
11 2 (1.71%) Google
11 2 (1.71%) Reuters
11 2 (1.71%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.71%) Hortonworks
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + full range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirlingshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £90,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000-£90,000 plus attractive benefits,
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £32 - 35k
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive beneifts
Posted: 10 days ago
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In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on experience plus bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 12 days ago
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits, flexi-working
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Edinburgh
Net Talent
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Glasgow
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