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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 77 100 131
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +31
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 68 70 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.69% 2.13% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.25% 6.85% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 31
Median salary £46,250 £55,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,730 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £79,500 £70,000
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
824 1022 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.54% 31.15% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 513 666 732
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £55,000 £65,000
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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Edinburgh +23 37 £55,000 - 3
Glasgow +6 26 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Renfrewshire +1 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 79 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (51.02%) Hadoop
3 74 (50.34%) Finance
4 60 (40.82%) Java
5 59 (40.14%) Python
6 57 (38.78%) Oracle
7 54 (36.73%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (34.01%) Analytics
9 44 (29.93%) Scrum
10 38 (25.85%) SQL
11 35 (23.81%) Visualisation
12 34 (23.13%) ETL
13 33 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (21.09%) Data Modelling
16 29 (19.73%) Software Engineering
16 29 (19.73%) Apache Spark
17 27 (18.37%) Data Visualisation
17 27 (18.37%) Data Management
18 26 (17.69%) SAS
18 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
18 26 (17.69%) Data Analytics
19 25 (17.01%) Apache Hive
19 25 (17.01%) Informatica
20 24 (16.33%) JavaScript
20 24 (16.33%) HTML
20 24 (16.33%) Retail
21 22 (14.97%) Computer Science
21 22 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (14.97%) Linux

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 29 (19.73%) Apache Spark
2 26 (17.69%) SAS
3 16 (10.88%) JBoss
4 9 (6.12%) Apache
5 5 (3.40%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.72%) GeoServer
7 3 (2.04%) Alfresco
7 3 (2.04%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.04%) Mule
7 3 (2.04%) SugarCRM
8 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.36%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (8.16%) SPSS
2 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.04%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) FTP
1 2 (1.36%) HTTP
1 2 (1.36%) Internet
1 2 (1.36%) SNMP
1 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (51.02%) Hadoop
2 33 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
4 25 (17.01%) Apache Hive
5 17 (11.56%) HBase
6 12 (8.16%) Impala
6 12 (8.16%) MongoDB
6 12 (8.16%) OLAP
6 12 (8.16%) Oracle OLAP
6 12 (8.16%) Spotfire
6 12 (8.16%) Sqoop
7 10 (6.80%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.08%) DataStage
8 6 (4.08%) GIS
8 6 (4.08%) IBM InfoSphere
8 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.40%) Data Mining
9 5 (3.40%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.72%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 17 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.20%) Subversion
3 13 (8.84%) JIRA
4 6 (4.08%) Maven
5 5 (3.40%) JUnit
6 4 (2.72%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (2.04%) Ant
7 3 (2.04%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.04%) Gradle
7 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.36%) RubyMine
8 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.68%) Hudson
9 1 (0.68%) PVCS
9 1 (0.68%) Selenium
9 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
General
1 74 (50.34%) Finance
2 24 (16.33%) Retail
3 21 (14.29%) Banking
4 16 (10.88%) Telecoms
5 15 (10.20%) Games
6 8 (5.44%) Marketing
7 4 (2.72%) Electronics
7 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.04%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (51.02%) Developer
2 35 (23.81%) Big Data Developer
3 22 (14.97%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.24%) Architect
5 15 (10.20%) Data Architect
6 13 (8.84%) Data Manager
7 12 (8.16%) Analytics Manager
7 12 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 12 (8.16%) Consultant
7 12 (8.16%) Data Analytics Manager
7 12 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.48%) Data Scientist
9 8 (5.44%) Python Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Data Consultant
10 6 (4.08%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Hadoop Architect
11 5 (3.40%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (3.40%) Senior Data Scientist
11 5 (3.40%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) HTML
2 19 (12.93%) Spring
3 17 (11.56%) D3.js
4 16 (10.88%) REST
5 12 (8.16%) CSS
5 12 (8.16%) HTML5
6 11 (7.48%) .NET
7 8 (5.44%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.76%) Web Services
9 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (3.40%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.40%) Middleware
11 4 (2.72%) jQuery
12 3 (2.04%) Kafka
12 3 (2.04%) OpenMP
13 2 (1.36%) Leaflet
13 2 (1.36%) PostGIS
13 2 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.81%) Visualisation
2 32 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (14.97%) Computer Science
4 18 (12.24%) Mathematics
5 14 (9.52%) Credit Risk
5 14 (9.52%) Data Integration
6 12 (8.16%) Market Risk
7 8 (5.44%) Statistics
8 5 (3.40%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.72%) Algorithms
10 3 (2.04%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (2.04%) Informatics
10 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.36%) Chemistry
11 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.36%) RIA
11 2 (1.36%) Social Media
11 2 (1.36%) User Experience
12 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.68%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.97%) Linux
2 16 (10.88%) Unix
3 9 (6.12%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.08%) Windows
5 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (36.73%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (34.01%) Analytics
4 44 (29.93%) Scrum
5 34 (23.13%) ETL
6 31 (21.09%) Data Modelling
7 29 (19.73%) Software Engineering
8 27 (18.37%) Data Management
8 27 (18.37%) Data Visualisation
9 26 (17.69%) Data Analytics
10 22 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (14.97%) Data Governance
11 21 (14.29%) Data Analysis
12 19 (12.93%) OO
13 18 (12.24%) SDLC
14 17 (11.56%) Kanban
15 16 (10.88%) Data Architecture
16 14 (9.52%) Open Source
16 14 (9.52%) Workflow
17 13 (8.84%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.82%) Java
2 59 (40.14%) Python
3 38 (25.85%) SQL
4 24 (16.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (12.93%) C++
6 18 (12.24%) Perl
7 15 (10.20%) C#
7 15 (10.20%) Scala
8 12 (8.16%) Ruby
8 12 (8.16%) Shell Script
9 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.44%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.44%) R
11 3 (2.04%) PHP
12 2 (1.36%) C
12 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.36%) VBScript
13 1 (0.68%) Jython
13 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (13.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.36%) CISSP
2 2 (1.36%) PhD
3 1 (0.68%) CISA
3 1 (0.68%) CISM
3 1 (0.68%) CRISC
3 1 (0.68%) SANS
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (8.16%) Oozie
1 12 (8.16%) Rundeck
2 3 (2.04%) MOM
2 3 (2.04%) QRadar
3 2 (1.36%) Ansible
3 2 (1.36%) Fluentd
3 2 (1.36%) Nagios
3 2 (1.36%) Nessus
4 1 (0.68%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 57 (38.78%) Oracle
2 25 (17.01%) Informatica
3 20 (13.61%) Tableau
4 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.76%) IBM
6 6 (4.08%) Netezza
7 5 (3.40%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (3.40%) SAP
8 4 (2.72%) Talend
9 3 (2.04%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.04%) Greenplum
9 3 (2.04%) Splunk
9 3 (2.04%) Teradata
10 2 (1.36%) ESRI
10 2 (1.36%) Qualys
10 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.36%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.36%) Twitter
11 1 (0.68%) MapR
11 1 (0.68%) Platfora
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