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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 128 130 136
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 28 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.89% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.01% 2.95% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 7
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £42,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £56,500 £57,700
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
929 982 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.07% 30.25% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 637 692 683
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Edinburgh +7 15 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Glasgow +12 13 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (51.35%) Java
2 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.78%) Spring
3 25 (33.78%) Hibernate
4 24 (32.43%) Open Source
4 24 (32.43%) Analytics
5 22 (29.73%) Python
6 20 (27.03%) PHP
6 20 (27.03%) Finance
7 19 (25.68%) Hadoop
8 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
8 17 (22.97%) Linux
8 17 (22.97%) NoSQL
9 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (20.27%) SQL
10 15 (20.27%) Maven
10 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
10 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (18.92%) Degree
11 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
12 13 (17.57%) JBoss
12 13 (17.57%) Data Integration
13 12 (16.22%) MapReduce
13 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
14 11 (14.86%) Talend
14 11 (14.86%) Pentaho
14 11 (14.86%) Talend Open Studio
15 10 (13.51%) Java EE
15 10 (13.51%) Banking
15 10 (13.51%) DevOps

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (17.57%) JBoss
2 9 (12.16%) CMS
3 8 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.46%) Node.js
4 7 (9.46%) Apache
5 5 (6.76%) WordPress
5 5 (6.76%) SAS
6 4 (5.41%) Alfresco
6 4 (5.41%) Mule
6 4 (5.41%) SugarCRM
7 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) SPSS
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.76%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) Firewall
3 2 (2.70%) SAN
3 2 (2.70%) DNS
3 2 (2.70%) SNMP
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.70%) SMTP
3 2 (2.70%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.35%) PBX
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
4 1 (1.35%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) Hadoop
2 17 (22.97%) NoSQL
3 11 (14.86%) Pentaho
4 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
5 8 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.76%) Apache Hive
7 5 (6.76%) OLAP
8 4 (5.41%) MySQL
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (4.05%) SAP HANA
9 3 (4.05%) DB2
9 3 (4.05%) SAP BW
9 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.05%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Maven
2 11 (14.86%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.11%) Selenium
5 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.41%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.05%) ERwin
8 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.70%) Moq
8 2 (2.70%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.35%) Subversion
9 1 (1.35%) Mockito
9 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.35%) WatiN
9 1 (1.35%) TestNG
9 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.35%) Gradle
9 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Marketing
3 7 (9.46%) Games
4 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.05%) Advertising
6 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.70%) Retail
7 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Architect
2 18 (24.32%) Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Technical Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Data Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Chief Technology Officer
7 3 (4.05%) Web Designer
7 3 (4.05%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Designer
7 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.05%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.05%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (4.05%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) Spring
1 25 (33.78%) Hibernate
2 10 (13.51%) Java EE
3 9 (12.16%) jQuery
3 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
4 7 (9.46%) PostGIS
4 7 (9.46%) XML
5 6 (8.11%) Middleware
5 6 (8.11%) CSS
5 6 (8.11%) Web Services
5 6 (8.11%) .NET
5 6 (8.11%) HTML
6 4 (5.41%) HTML5
7 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.70%) LAMP
8 2 (2.70%) WinForms
8 2 (2.70%) X-Windows
8 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) Open Source
2 13 (17.57%) Data Integration
3 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.76%) Photography
6 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
7 3 (4.05%) Social Media
7 3 (4.05%) Reference Data
7 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.05%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.70%) Clustering
8 2 (2.70%) NHS
8 2 (2.70%) Blog
9 1 (1.35%) Streaming Music
9 1 (1.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Windows
3 4 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) Analytics
3 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
4 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (16.22%) MapReduce
6 10 (13.51%) DevOps
7 9 (12.16%) TOGAF
7 9 (12.16%) SOA
8 8 (10.81%) OO
9 7 (9.46%) Data Analytics
9 7 (9.46%) ETL
10 6 (8.11%) OOP
10 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.76%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (6.76%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.76%) Big Data Analytics
11 5 (6.76%) ERP
11 5 (6.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) Java
2 22 (29.73%) Python
3 20 (27.03%) PHP
4 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 15 (20.27%) SQL
6 9 (12.16%) Ruby
6 9 (12.16%) C#
7 7 (9.46%) Perl
8 3 (4.05%) Scala
8 3 (4.05%) C++
8 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) NFS
4 1 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Puppet
2 8 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Talend
3 5 (6.76%) Informatica
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) Teradata
4 4 (5.41%) Dell
5 3 (4.05%) Cognos
5 3 (4.05%) Adobe
5 3 (4.05%) Sybase
5 3 (4.05%) SAP
5 3 (4.05%) VMware
6 2 (2.70%) Veritas
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) Apple
7 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
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