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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 108 139 133
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 61 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.91% 0.89% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.63% 2.69% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 44 22 24
Average salary £37,500 £44,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.73% -13.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £59,500 £55,350
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
1083 1226 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.97% 32.97% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 709 838 774
Average salary £43,500 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.95% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Glasgow +28 32 £45,000 -3.22% 2
Edinburgh +1 17 £50,000 +29.03% 9
Stirling - 12 £30,250 -
Fife - 2 £37,500 -
West Lothian - 2 £37,500 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 45 (42.06%) SQL
2 43 (40.19%) Oracle
3 41 (38.32%) JavaScript
3 41 (38.32%) Finance
4 38 (35.51%) Analytics
5 37 (34.58%) Hadoop
6 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (30.84%) Java
8 31 (28.97%) Linux
8 31 (28.97%) ETL
9 30 (28.04%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (28.04%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (26.17%) Relational Database
11 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
12 25 (23.36%) HTML
12 25 (23.36%) Data Analytics
13 24 (22.43%) CSS
14 23 (21.50%) Git (software)
14 23 (21.50%) MongoDB
15 22 (20.56%) Software Delivery
15 22 (20.56%) Spring
15 22 (20.56%) UNIX
15 22 (20.56%) Python
16 20 (18.69%) Quality Management
16 20 (18.69%) PHP
16 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (17.76%) PL/SQL
17 19 (17.76%) Cognos
17 19 (17.76%) TDD
17 19 (17.76%) Subversion

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (15.89%) SAS
2 16 (14.95%) Apache
3 14 (13.08%) Mule
4 12 (11.21%) Apache Pig
5 11 (10.28%) JBoss
6 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.67%) Mule ESB
8 4 (3.74%) SugarCRM
8 4 (3.74%) Alfresco
8 4 (3.74%) Node.js
9 2 (1.87%) WordPress
10 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) SPSS
3 2 (1.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.80%) SaaS
4 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) Firewall
2 6 (5.61%) DNS
2 6 (5.61%) SAN
2 6 (5.61%) SMTP
2 6 (5.61%) HTTP
2 6 (5.61%) SNMP
2 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.61%) NAS
3 1 (0.93%) PBX
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
3 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.58%) Hadoop
2 30 (28.04%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (26.17%) Relational Database
4 23 (21.50%) MongoDB
5 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
6 16 (14.95%) MySQL
7 15 (14.02%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (14.02%) Apache Hive
7 15 (14.02%) NoSQL
8 12 (11.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (11.21%) Pentaho
8 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database
9 11 (10.28%) RDBMS
10 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (8.41%) HBase
12 8 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (6.54%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (6.54%) DataStage
14 6 (5.61%) Data Mining
15 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (21.50%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.76%) Subversion
3 14 (13.08%) Maven
4 11 (10.28%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (9.35%) IntelliJ
5 10 (9.35%) Ant
5 10 (9.35%) JUnit
5 10 (9.35%) Mockito
5 10 (9.35%) Cucumber
6 9 (8.41%) TeamCity
6 9 (8.41%) GitLab
6 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
6 9 (8.41%) Eclipse
6 9 (8.41%) Selenium
6 9 (8.41%) WatiN
6 9 (8.41%) MSBuild
6 9 (8.41%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.74%) Gradle
7 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.74%) TestNG
General
1 41 (38.32%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Marketing
4 4 (3.74%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.87%) Advertising
5 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (51.40%) Developer
2 22 (20.56%) Senior Developer
3 21 (19.63%) Java Developer
4 14 (13.08%) Architect
5 13 (12.15%) Data Architect
6 12 (11.21%) Designer
7 10 (9.35%) Big Data Developer
7 10 (9.35%) .NET Developer
8 9 (8.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (5.61%) Senior Designer
11 5 (4.67%) Big Data Consultant
11 5 (4.67%) Open Source Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Data Consultant
11 5 (4.67%) Consultant
12 3 (2.80%) DBA
12 3 (2.80%) Team Leader
12 3 (2.80%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.36%) HTML
2 24 (22.43%) CSS
3 22 (20.56%) Spring
4 18 (16.82%) Web Services
5 17 (15.89%) XML
5 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
6 14 (13.08%) XSLT
7 13 (12.15%) jQuery
7 13 (12.15%) HTML5
8 11 (10.28%) Hibernate
8 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET
8 11 (10.28%) .NET
9 10 (9.35%) J2EE
9 10 (9.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (8.41%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (8.41%) LINQ
10 9 (8.41%) Entity Framework
10 9 (8.41%) LINQ to SQL
10 9 (8.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.02%) Data Integration
3 6 (5.61%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.87%) Photography
4 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Life Science
5 1 (0.93%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.97%) Linux
2 22 (20.56%) UNIX
3 7 (6.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) Analytics
2 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (28.97%) ETL
4 30 (28.04%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (23.36%) Data Analytics
6 22 (20.56%) Software Delivery
7 20 (18.69%) Quality Management
8 19 (17.76%) TDD
9 18 (16.82%) Waterfall
10 17 (15.89%) OO
11 16 (14.95%) Open Source
11 16 (14.95%) SDLC
12 15 (14.02%) Data Modelling
13 14 (13.08%) Scrum
13 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (12.15%) Big Data Analytics
14 13 (12.15%) MVC
14 13 (12.15%) OOD
15 12 (11.21%) E-Commerce
16 11 (10.28%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.06%) SQL
2 41 (38.32%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.84%) Java
4 22 (20.56%) Python
5 20 (18.69%) PHP
6 19 (17.76%) PL/SQL
7 11 (10.28%) C#
8 10 (9.35%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.54%) Ruby
10 6 (5.61%) R
10 6 (5.61%) Perl
11 3 (2.80%) C++
12 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Apache Flume
2 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.61%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.74%) Docker
5 2 (1.87%) HDFS
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.87%) vSphere
6 1 (0.93%) GPFS
6 1 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) Puppet
2 8 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.67%) MOM
4 4 (3.74%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.80%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (40.19%) Oracle
2 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.76%) Cognos
4 17 (15.89%) Business Objects
4 17 (15.89%) MicroStrategy
5 14 (13.08%) Informatica
6 11 (10.28%) Talend
7 9 (8.41%) TIBCO
7 9 (8.41%) SAP
8 8 (7.48%) VMware
9 6 (5.61%) Veritas
10 2 (1.87%) Teradata
10 2 (1.87%) Reuters
10 2 (1.87%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.87%) Sybase
10 2 (1.87%) IBM
10 2 (1.87%) Adobe
10 2 (1.87%) Vertica
10 2 (1.87%) Netezza
10 2 (1.87%) Greenplum
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