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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
UK / Scotland
Rank 70 132 123
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -9
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 63 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.78% 0.94% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.78% 2.97% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 48 17 26
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £6,367 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £74,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
810 943 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.68% 31.71% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 522 609 665
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +30 42 £60,000 - 9
Glasgow +37 24 £52,750 +31.87% 2
Dundee +22 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 61 (49.59%) Analytics
2 51 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (38.21%) Java
4 44 (35.77%) Hadoop
5 37 (30.08%) Finance
6 29 (23.58%) Python
7 27 (21.95%) Data Analytics
8 25 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (20.33%) SQL
9 24 (19.51%) JavaScript
9 24 (19.51%) Open Source
10 21 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (17.07%) Spring
10 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (16.26%) SOA
11 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (15.45%) Apache Hive
12 19 (15.45%) MongoDB
12 19 (15.45%) Microservices
13 18 (14.63%) C#
13 18 (14.63%) Linux
14 17 (13.82%) CSS
14 17 (13.82%) HTML
14 17 (13.82%) Software Engineering
14 17 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (13.82%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (13.01%) Degree
15 16 (13.01%) JBoss
15 16 (13.01%) ETL
16 15 (12.20%) SAS

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 16 (13.01%) JBoss
2 15 (12.20%) SAS
3 14 (11.38%) Apache Spark
4 12 (9.76%) Apache Pig
5 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) Liferay
7 1 (0.81%) Mule
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.81%) MS Office
1 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.81%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (13.82%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (9.76%) SaaS
5 6 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (4.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (4.07%) Amazon S3
6 5 (4.07%) IaaS
6 5 (4.07%) PaaS
7 3 (2.44%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.50%) Internet
2 6 (4.88%) Network Security
3 2 (1.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (35.77%) Hadoop
2 19 (15.45%) Apache Hive
2 19 (15.45%) MongoDB
3 15 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (11.38%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.13%) Pentaho
5 10 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (7.32%) Neo4j
7 8 (6.50%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.69%) RDBMS
8 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
9 6 (4.88%) HBase
9 6 (4.88%) Sqoop
10 5 (4.07%) Flink
11 3 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.44%) GIS
12 2 (1.63%) Cognos Impromptu
12 2 (1.63%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.44%) Maven
3 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.63%) Ant
4 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.81%) Hudson
5 1 (0.81%) PVCS
5 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 37 (30.08%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Marketing
3 6 (4.88%) Banking
3 6 (4.88%) Retail
4 4 (3.25%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.63%) Publishing
6 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (45.53%) Developer
2 25 (20.33%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.07%) Architect
4 14 (11.38%) Consultant
5 13 (10.57%) Lead Developer
5 13 (10.57%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.94%) Data Architect
6 11 (8.94%) Lead Java Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.32%) Big Data Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Analyst
10 7 (5.69%) Python Developer
11 6 (4.88%) Senior Architect
11 6 (4.88%) Senior Data Architect
12 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Lead
12 5 (4.07%) Data Analyst
12 5 (4.07%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.07%) Spring
2 17 (13.82%) CSS
2 17 (13.82%) HTML
3 15 (12.20%) .NET
4 14 (11.38%) Elastic Stack
4 14 (11.38%) Java EE
5 11 (8.94%) Kafka
5 11 (8.94%) Middleware
6 9 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (7.32%) Drools
6 9 (7.32%) jBPM
6 9 (7.32%) XML
6 9 (7.32%) XSLT
7 8 (6.50%) Apache Camel
7 8 (6.50%) Hibernate
7 8 (6.50%) REST
8 6 (4.88%) Node.js
9 5 (4.07%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.07%) NumPy
9 5 (4.07%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.57%) Data Integration
3 8 (6.50%) Chemistry
3 8 (6.50%) Credit Risk
4 5 (4.07%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.07%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.25%) Blockchain
5 4 (3.25%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.25%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.25%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.25%) Robotics
5 4 (3.25%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.44%) Ontologies
6 3 (2.44%) Social Media
7 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Linux
2 8 (6.50%) Unix
3 6 (4.88%) Windows
4 4 (3.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.59%) Analytics
2 51 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.95%) Data Analytics
4 25 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (19.51%) Open Source
6 20 (16.26%) SOA
7 19 (15.45%) Microservices
8 17 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (13.82%) Software Engineering
9 16 (13.01%) ETL
10 14 (11.38%) Data Management
10 14 (11.38%) Machine Learning
10 14 (11.38%) Predictive Analytics
10 14 (11.38%) TDD
11 13 (10.57%) Data Modelling
11 13 (10.57%) Scrum
12 10 (8.13%) Data Architecture
12 10 (8.13%) Project Management
13 9 (7.32%) Big Data Analytics
13 9 (7.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (38.21%) Java
2 29 (23.58%) Python
3 25 (20.33%) SQL
4 24 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 18 (14.63%) C#
6 12 (9.76%) Perl
7 10 (8.13%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.50%) C++
9 7 (5.69%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.88%) Ruby
11 5 (4.07%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.25%) R
13 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.63%) PHP
15 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) CISM
2 1 (0.81%) CISSP
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) HDFS
2 5 (4.07%) Apache Flume
2 5 (4.07%) Docker
3 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) Oozie
2 5 (4.07%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (4.07%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.07%) Mesos
3 2 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.13%) Talend
3 7 (5.69%) Oracle
3 7 (5.69%) Splunk
4 6 (4.88%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (4.07%) Cognizant
6 3 (2.44%) Informatica
7 2 (1.63%) Netezza
7 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.63%) SAP
7 2 (1.63%) Tableau
7 2 (1.63%) Teradata
7 2 (1.63%) Twitter
8 1 (0.81%) Cognos
8 1 (0.81%) RapidMiner
8 1 (0.81%) VMware
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