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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 125 129 145
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 38 37 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 1.11% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.56% 3.37% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 1
Average salary £57,500 £51,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% +46.42%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +8.69%
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
1068 1098 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.12% 33.01% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 710 719 660
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 +17 22 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Edinburgh -15 14 £70,000 +27.27% 4
Stirling - 5 £47,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £65,000 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (67.11%) Java
2 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (39.47%) Hibernate
3 30 (39.47%) Open Source
4 28 (36.84%) Python
5 27 (35.53%) Spring
6 22 (28.95%) Hadoop
6 22 (28.95%) NoSQL
6 22 (28.95%) Analytics
7 21 (27.63%) PHP
7 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
8 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (25.00%) Finance
10 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
11 16 (21.05%) Maven
11 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (19.74%) Java EE
12 15 (19.74%) Degree
12 15 (19.74%) Linux
13 14 (18.42%) JBoss
13 14 (18.42%) SQL
13 14 (18.42%) Data Integration
14 13 (17.11%) MapReduce
15 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
15 12 (15.79%) SOA
15 12 (15.79%) CMS
16 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
17 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
17 10 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (13.16%) Talend

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 14 (18.42%) JBoss
2 12 (15.79%) CMS
3 7 (9.21%) Node.js
4 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.58%) Apache
5 5 (6.58%) SugarCRM
5 5 (6.58%) Alfresco
5 5 (6.58%) Mule
6 4 (5.26%) SAS
7 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.63%) Joomla!
8 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.58%) SaaS
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) Hadoop
1 22 (28.95%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.16%) Pentaho
2 10 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.53%) Apache Hive
4 7 (9.21%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.89%) OLAP
6 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.95%) MySQL
8 2 (2.63%) DB2
8 2 (2.63%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Maven
2 10 (13.16%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.26%) Selenium
4 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.95%) Ant
5 2 (2.63%) ERwin
5 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.63%) Moq
5 2 (2.63%) Mockito
5 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.63%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Aerospace
2 8 (10.53%) Games
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) Architect
3 12 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Technical Architect
5 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Product Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Product Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.63%) DBA
10 2 (2.63%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.63%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Business Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (39.47%) Hibernate
2 27 (35.53%) Spring
3 15 (19.74%) Java EE
4 8 (10.53%) Middleware
5 7 (9.21%) jQuery
5 7 (9.21%) .NET
6 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.58%) PostGIS
7 5 (6.58%) Web Services
7 5 (6.58%) XML
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.95%) J2EE
9 3 (3.95%) Apache Flex
10 2 (2.63%) WCF
10 2 (2.63%) WPF
10 2 (2.63%) Ajax
10 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.63%) WinForms
10 2 (2.63%) JDBC
10 2 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (39.47%) Open Source
2 14 (18.42%) Data Integration
3 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.26%) Clustering
6 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.95%) Life Science
7 3 (3.95%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.63%) Physics
8 2 (2.63%) NHS
8 2 (2.63%) GIS
8 2 (2.63%) Social Media
9 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.32%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) UNIX
3 7 (9.21%) Windows
4 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) Analytics
3 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
4 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (17.11%) MapReduce
7 12 (15.79%) SOA
8 9 (11.84%) TOGAF
8 9 (11.84%) DevOps
9 7 (9.21%) Product Management
9 7 (9.21%) ETL
9 7 (9.21%) OOP
9 7 (9.21%) OO
9 7 (9.21%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.21%) MVC
10 6 (7.89%) Multithreading
10 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.58%) ERP
11 5 (6.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (67.11%) Java
2 28 (36.84%) Python
3 21 (27.63%) PHP
4 14 (18.42%) SQL
5 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.84%) Perl
6 9 (11.84%) C#
7 8 (10.53%) Ruby
8 6 (7.89%) C++
9 5 (6.58%) Scala
10 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Puppet
1 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Talend
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Dell
5 3 (3.95%) Informatica
5 3 (3.95%) Teradata
6 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.63%) Sybase
6 2 (2.63%) SAP
6 2 (2.63%) Cognos
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco
7 1 (1.32%) Wall Street Systems
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