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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 87 107 145
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +38
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 77 60 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.72% 1.89% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.36% 5.52% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 24
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -15.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £69,750 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
921 1086 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.49% 34.22% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 429 698 866
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 July 2016.

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 2 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +9 48 £48,500 +7.77% 2
Edinburgh +21 28 £74,000 +48.00% 8
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 63 (52.94%) Hadoop
2 57 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (46.22%) Java
4 52 (43.70%) Analytics
5 47 (39.50%) Oracle
6 45 (37.82%) Finance
7 43 (36.13%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (33.61%) Python
9 33 (27.73%) SQL
9 33 (27.73%) Degree
10 32 (26.89%) Visualisation
11 31 (26.05%) SAS
12 29 (24.37%) Scrum
13 28 (23.53%) Apache Spark
14 27 (22.69%) Software Engineering
15 26 (21.85%) Data Warehouse
16 25 (21.01%) Data Visualisation
17 24 (20.17%) Data Modelling
17 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
17 24 (20.17%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (19.33%) ETL
18 23 (19.33%) Computer Science
19 22 (18.49%) Data Analytics
20 21 (17.65%) Data Management
21 19 (15.97%) Banking
21 19 (15.97%) Linux
22 18 (15.13%) Informatica
22 18 (15.13%) Scala
23 17 (14.29%) Retail
24 16 (13.45%) Apache Hive

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 31 (26.05%) SAS
2 28 (23.53%) Apache Spark
3 11 (9.24%) JBoss
4 8 (6.72%) Apache
5 5 (4.20%) Apache Pig
5 5 (4.20%) GeoServer
6 4 (3.36%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.84%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.84%) Mule
7 1 (0.84%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) SPSS
2 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.04%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) FTP
1 3 (2.52%) HTTP
1 3 (2.52%) SNMP
1 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) DNS
3 1 (0.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (52.94%) Hadoop
2 26 (21.85%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
4 16 (13.45%) Apache Hive
5 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
6 10 (8.40%) HBase
6 10 (8.40%) MongoDB
6 10 (8.40%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.88%) Data Mining
7 7 (5.88%) Impala
7 7 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 7 (5.88%) Spotfire
7 7 (5.88%) Sqoop
8 6 (5.04%) DataStage
8 6 (5.04%) IBM InfoSphere
8 6 (5.04%) OLAP
8 6 (5.04%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (4.20%) GIS
10 4 (3.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.56%) Subversion
3 8 (6.72%) JIRA
4 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.04%) JUnit
5 6 (5.04%) Maven
6 4 (3.36%) Gradle
7 3 (2.52%) Ant
8 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.68%) RubyMine
9 1 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 45 (37.82%) Finance
2 19 (15.97%) Banking
3 17 (14.29%) Retail
4 13 (10.92%) Games
5 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.36%) Marketing
7 3 (2.52%) Publishing
8 2 (1.68%) Local Government
9 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.84%) Electronics
9 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (49.58%) Developer
2 26 (21.85%) Big Data Developer
3 19 (15.97%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.61%) Architect
5 13 (10.92%) Consultant
5 13 (10.92%) Data Manager
6 12 (10.08%) Analytics Manager
6 12 (10.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 12 (10.08%) Data Analytics Manager
7 8 (6.72%) Data Architect
8 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Data Consultant
9 6 (5.04%) Data Scientist
10 5 (4.20%) Big Data Consultant
10 5 (4.20%) GIS Specialist
10 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) Spring
2 14 (11.76%) D3.js
2 14 (11.76%) HTML
3 13 (10.92%) HTML5
4 10 (8.40%) AngularJS
4 10 (8.40%) REST
4 10 (8.40%) Web Services
5 6 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (3.36%) CGI
6 4 (3.36%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (3.36%) Middleware
6 4 (3.36%) Node.js
6 4 (3.36%) React
7 3 (2.52%) Ext JS
7 3 (2.52%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.52%) Kafka
7 3 (2.52%) OpenMP
7 3 (2.52%) Silverlight
7 3 (2.52%) SOAP
7 3 (2.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.89%) Visualisation
2 24 (20.17%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (19.33%) Computer Science
4 16 (13.45%) Mathematics
5 12 (10.08%) Credit Risk
6 11 (9.24%) Statistics
7 8 (6.72%) Data Integration
8 7 (5.88%) Market Risk
9 6 (5.04%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (5.04%) Informatics
10 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.52%) RIA
11 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.68%) Fintech
12 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Linux
2 12 (10.08%) Unix
3 6 (5.04%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (43.70%) Analytics
3 43 (36.13%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (24.37%) Scrum
5 27 (22.69%) Software Engineering
6 25 (21.01%) Data Visualisation
7 24 (20.17%) Data Modelling
8 23 (19.33%) ETL
9 22 (18.49%) Data Analytics
10 21 (17.65%) Data Management
11 14 (11.76%) Business Development
11 14 (11.76%) OO
12 13 (10.92%) Data Analysis
12 13 (10.92%) SDLC
13 12 (10.08%) Data Governance
13 12 (10.08%) Open Source
14 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (8.40%) Workflow
16 9 (7.56%) Information Management
16 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.22%) Java
2 40 (33.61%) Python
3 33 (27.73%) SQL
4 18 (15.13%) Scala
5 14 (11.76%) C++
5 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.40%) Perl
6 10 (8.40%) R
6 10 (8.40%) Ruby
7 8 (6.72%) C#
8 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.52%) C
10 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.52%) VBScript
11 1 (0.84%) PHP
11 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (27.73%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) PhD
3 1 (0.84%) CISSP
3 1 (0.84%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) Oozie
1 7 (5.88%) Rundeck
2 4 (3.36%) QRadar
3 3 (2.52%) Fluentd
3 3 (2.52%) MOM
3 3 (2.52%) Nagios
3 3 (2.52%) Nessus
4 1 (0.84%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 47 (39.50%) Oracle
2 18 (15.13%) Informatica
3 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.76%) Tableau
5 8 (6.72%) Netezza
6 7 (5.88%) IBM
7 6 (5.04%) Greenplum
7 6 (5.04%) Teradata
8 5 (4.20%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (3.36%) ArcSight
9 4 (3.36%) Splunk
10 3 (2.52%) Qualys
10 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.68%) SAP
12 1 (0.84%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.84%) Cognos
12 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.84%) Symantec
12 1 (0.84%) Talend
12 1 (0.84%) Vertica
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