The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 134 152 153
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 46 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.62% 0.73% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1272 1090 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.35% 34.95% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 869 615 791
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Big Data
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 25 £55,000 +27.16% 4
Glasgow +2 19 £47,000 - 3
Dundee - 2 £47,500 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (48.00%) Java
2 32 (42.67%) SQL
3 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (37.33%) NoSQL
4 26 (34.67%) CSS
5 24 (32.00%) jQuery
6 23 (30.67%) HTML
6 23 (30.67%) Oracle
6 23 (30.67%) Python
7 21 (28.00%) Ruby
8 20 (26.67%) Linux
8 20 (26.67%) MongoDB
9 18 (24.00%) Analytics
9 18 (24.00%) Hibernate
10 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (22.67%) Web Services
10 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
10 17 (22.67%) Hadoop
11 16 (21.33%) Data Integration
11 16 (21.33%) UNIX
11 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
11 16 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (21.33%) Finance
12 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 15 (20.00%) XML
12 15 (20.00%) HTML5
13 14 (18.67%) Open Source
13 14 (18.67%) Pentaho
13 14 (18.67%) MapReduce
13 14 (18.67%) .NET

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (10.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.33%) Node.js
3 4 (5.33%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.33%) Drupal
3 4 (5.33%) Alfresco
3 4 (5.33%) Apache
3 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.33%) SAS
3 4 (5.33%) SugarCRM
4 3 (4.00%) DNN
5 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Photoshop
1 8 (10.67%) GIMP
2 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.33%) NoSQL
2 20 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
3 17 (22.67%) Hadoop
4 14 (18.67%) Pentaho
5 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
6 10 (13.33%) OLAP
7 9 (12.00%) QlikView
8 8 (10.67%) Spotfire
8 8 (10.67%) Oracle OLAP
9 6 (8.00%) MySQL
10 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
11 4 (5.33%) DataStage
11 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
12 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Ant
2 5 (6.67%) Maven
2 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.33%) Jasmine
3 4 (5.33%) Selenium
3 4 (5.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Games
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (50.67%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Software Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Architect
5 9 (12.00%) Consultant
5 9 (12.00%) Business Consultant
6 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Information Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Principal Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Cyber Security Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) CSS
2 24 (32.00%) jQuery
3 23 (30.67%) HTML
4 18 (24.00%) Hibernate
5 17 (22.67%) Web Services
6 15 (20.00%) XML
6 15 (20.00%) HTML5
7 14 (18.67%) MapReduce
7 14 (18.67%) .NET
8 13 (17.33%) PostGIS
9 12 (16.00%) WCF
9 12 (16.00%) Spring
10 11 (14.67%) JMS
11 10 (13.33%) J2EE
11 10 (13.33%) Lucene
12 9 (12.00%) JSON
13 8 (10.67%) Ajax
13 8 (10.67%) JSP
13 8 (10.67%) Struts
13 8 (10.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Data Integration
2 14 (18.67%) Open Source
3 13 (17.33%) GIS
4 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (10.67%) PKI
5 8 (10.67%) Visualisation
5 8 (10.67%) Data Conversion
6 6 (8.00%) N-Tier
6 6 (8.00%) Clustering
6 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (2.67%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.33%) Derivative
10 1 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Linux
2 16 (21.33%) UNIX
3 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Analytics
2 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
3 16 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 14 (18.67%) Automated Testing
6 12 (16.00%) Information Management
6 12 (16.00%) ETL
6 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.67%) Data Management
8 10 (13.33%) OO
8 10 (13.33%) Scrum
8 10 (13.33%) Project Management
8 10 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (12.00%) Product Management
10 8 (10.67%) Data Architecture
10 8 (10.67%) Master Data Management
10 8 (10.67%) MVC
10 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.00%) Java
2 32 (42.67%) SQL
3 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
4 23 (30.67%) Python
5 21 (28.00%) Ruby
6 11 (14.67%) Scala
6 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
7 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (10.67%) PHP
9 6 (8.00%) C#
10 5 (6.67%) C++
11 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.67%) Perl
13 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.00%) MCTS
2 3 (4.00%) MCPD
3 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Puppet
1 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) Teradata
3 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.67%) Adobe
4 8 (10.67%) Netezza
4 8 (10.67%) Tableau
4 8 (10.67%) JBoss
5 5 (6.67%) Informatica
6 4 (5.33%) Talend
6 4 (5.33%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (2.67%) Google
9 1 (1.33%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.33%) Sybase
9 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.33%) Vertica
9 1 (1.33%) ParAccel
Edinburgh
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £55000 - £300000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Selecture
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago