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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 136 111 151
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +40
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 34 49 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.92% 1.50% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.92% 4.16% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 1
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1165 1179 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.59% 36.19% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 778 786 722
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Edinburgh -20 21 £37,500 -26.82% 2
Glasgow -13 13 £42,500 -19.04% 8
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 60 (75.00%) Java
2 39 (48.75%) Python
3 33 (41.25%) Hibernate
3 33 (41.25%) Open Source
4 31 (38.75%) NoSQL
5 29 (36.25%) Software Engineering
6 28 (35.00%) Ruby
7 27 (33.75%) JavaScript
8 26 (32.50%) Linux
8 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (28.75%) Hadoop
9 23 (28.75%) Data Integration
10 22 (27.50%) UNIX
11 21 (26.25%) PHP
11 21 (26.25%) SQL
11 21 (26.25%) Spring
11 21 (26.25%) Relational Database
12 20 (25.00%) Oracle
13 18 (22.50%) XML
13 18 (22.50%) MongoDB
13 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (21.25%) Web Services
14 17 (21.25%) Automated Testing
15 16 (20.00%) Finance
15 16 (20.00%) CSS
15 16 (20.00%) HTML
15 16 (20.00%) JBoss
15 16 (20.00%) jQuery
15 16 (20.00%) Analytics
16 15 (18.75%) HTML5

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (12.50%) Node.js
2 8 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.75%) Apache
3 7 (8.75%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.75%) SugarCRM
3 7 (8.75%) Alfresco
4 4 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.00%) Drupal
4 4 (5.00%) CMS
5 3 (3.75%) SAS
5 3 (3.75%) Mule
6 2 (2.50%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 8 (10.00%) GIMP
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) SaaS
2 7 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.75%) NoSQL
2 23 (28.75%) Hadoop
3 21 (26.25%) Relational Database
4 18 (22.50%) MongoDB
5 13 (16.25%) Pentaho
6 12 (15.00%) RDBMS
7 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
8 9 (11.25%) OLAP
9 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (10.00%) MySQL
10 6 (7.50%) QlikView
10 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
11 5 (6.25%) Spotfire
11 5 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (6.25%) Apache Hive
12 4 (5.00%) OLTP
12 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (5.00%) NewSQL
13 3 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (3.75%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Ant
2 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.25%) Maven
4 7 (8.75%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (5.00%) Selenium
5 4 (5.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.50%) Mockito
8 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Games
3 8 (10.00%) Banking
4 7 (8.75%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Developer
2 27 (33.75%) Java Developer
3 21 (26.25%) Software Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Business Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) DBA
5 5 (6.25%) Development Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Junior
6 4 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Product Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Junior Java Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.25%) Hibernate
2 21 (26.25%) Spring
3 18 (22.50%) XML
4 17 (21.25%) Web Services
5 16 (20.00%) jQuery
5 16 (20.00%) HTML
5 16 (20.00%) CSS
6 15 (18.75%) HTML5
7 12 (15.00%) PostGIS
8 10 (12.50%) J2EE
9 9 (11.25%) JMS
9 9 (11.25%) Middleware
9 9 (11.25%) Ajax
9 9 (11.25%) MapReduce
10 8 (10.00%) JPA
10 8 (10.00%) JSON
10 8 (10.00%) JSP
10 8 (10.00%) Struts
11 7 (8.75%) CSS3
11 7 (8.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (41.25%) Open Source
2 23 (28.75%) Data Integration
3 14 (17.50%) GIS
4 9 (11.25%) Clustering
4 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.25%) N-Tier
4 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (10.00%) PKI
5 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.25%) Data Conversion
6 5 (6.25%) Visualisation
7 4 (5.00%) Life Science
8 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.50%) Physics
8 2 (2.50%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) Linux
2 22 (27.50%) UNIX
3 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) Software Engineering
2 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (21.25%) Automated Testing
5 16 (20.00%) Analytics
6 15 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (17.50%) Data Modelling
8 12 (15.00%) OO
8 12 (15.00%) Product Management
8 12 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 9 (11.25%) ETL
10 9 (11.25%) MVC
10 9 (11.25%) Scrum
11 8 (10.00%) Project Management
11 8 (10.00%) Information Management
11 8 (10.00%) Document Management
12 6 (7.50%) OOP
12 6 (7.50%) Data Architecture
13 5 (6.25%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (75.00%) Java
2 39 (48.75%) Python
3 28 (35.00%) Ruby
4 27 (33.75%) JavaScript
5 21 (26.25%) PHP
5 21 (26.25%) SQL
6 11 (13.75%) Scala
7 9 (11.25%) C++
7 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
7 9 (11.25%) Perl
8 8 (10.00%) C#
8 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.25%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Puppet
1 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Oracle
2 16 (20.00%) JBoss
3 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.00%) Adobe
4 8 (10.00%) Teradata
5 7 (8.75%) Talend
6 5 (6.25%) Netezza
6 5 (6.25%) Tableau
7 4 (5.00%) Jaspersoft
7 4 (5.00%) Informatica
7 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.50%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.25%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (1.25%) Sybase
9 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.25%) Dell
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