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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 103 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +11
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 56 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 1.33% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.39% 4.26% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 35
Median salary £47,750 £43,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.77% -7.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £36,895
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £67,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median 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
877 985 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.61% 31.28% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 501 617 901
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +22 30 £58,750 -11.32% 7
Glasgow -8 25 £45,500 +2.82% 4
Big Data
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Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 47 (54.65%) Java
2 35 (40.70%) Hadoop
3 33 (38.37%) Analytics
4 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (32.56%) Python
5 25 (29.07%) Degree
6 24 (27.91%) Software Engineering
6 24 (27.91%) SQL
7 23 (26.74%) Oracle
7 23 (26.74%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
8 22 (25.58%) Finance
9 21 (24.42%) SAS
10 20 (23.26%) Apache Spark
11 19 (22.09%) NoSQL
12 18 (20.93%) Computer Science
13 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
13 17 (19.77%) Visualisation
13 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
14 15 (17.44%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (17.44%) C++
15 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
15 14 (16.28%) Relational Database
16 13 (15.12%) Games
16 13 (15.12%) Scala
17 12 (13.95%) Spring
17 12 (13.95%) Linux
18 11 (12.79%) C#
18 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
18 11 (12.79%) PostgreSQL

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 21 (24.42%) SAS
2 20 (23.26%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.98%) JBoss
4 5 (5.81%) Apache
4 5 (5.81%) GeoServer
4 5 (5.81%) Node.js
5 4 (4.65%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.33%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.33%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.33%) Mule
6 2 (2.33%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.98%) SPSS
2 5 (5.81%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) FTP
1 3 (3.49%) HTTP
1 3 (3.49%) SNMP
1 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) DNS
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.70%) Hadoop
2 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
3 19 (22.09%) NoSQL
4 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
5 15 (17.44%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (16.28%) Relational Database
7 11 (12.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (12.79%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (11.63%) Data Mining
9 9 (10.47%) RDBMS
10 6 (6.98%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (6.98%) Apache Hive
10 6 (6.98%) NewSQL
10 6 (6.98%) OLAP
10 6 (6.98%) OLTP
10 6 (6.98%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (6.98%) VoltDB
11 5 (5.81%) GIS
12 4 (4.65%) MySQL
13 3 (3.49%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) JUnit
1 6 (6.98%) Maven
2 4 (4.65%) Gradle
3 3 (3.49%) Ant
3 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 22 (25.58%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Games
3 9 (10.47%) Banking
4 6 (6.98%) Retail
5 3 (3.49%) Military
5 3 (3.49%) Publishing
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.33%) Local Government
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (44.19%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Architect
3 10 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Big Data Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Consultant
5 7 (8.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Analytics Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Data Analytics Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Data Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Data Scientist
7 5 (5.81%) GIS Specialist
7 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Java Architect
8 4 (4.65%) SAS Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) Spring
2 10 (11.63%) HTML
3 8 (9.30%) HTML5
4 7 (8.14%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.14%) Web Services
5 5 (5.81%) D3.js
5 5 (5.81%) Kafka
5 5 (5.81%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (5.81%) Middleware
5 5 (5.81%) React
6 4 (4.65%) CGI
7 3 (3.49%) Apache Flex
7 3 (3.49%) Ext JS
7 3 (3.49%) GWT
7 3 (3.49%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.49%) JDBC
7 3 (3.49%) REST
7 3 (3.49%) Silverlight
7 3 (3.49%) SOAP
7 3 (3.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.77%) Visualisation
3 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (11.63%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.98%) Credit Risk
6 5 (5.81%) Applied Mathematics
6 5 (5.81%) Data Integration
6 5 (5.81%) Informatics
6 5 (5.81%) Statistics
7 3 (3.49%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.49%) RIA
8 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.33%) Fintech
8 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Linux
2 8 (9.30%) Unix
3 5 (5.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) Analytics
2 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.91%) Software Engineering
4 23 (26.74%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
6 11 (12.79%) Data Analytics
6 11 (12.79%) Data Visualisation
7 10 (11.63%) Data Management
7 10 (11.63%) Scrum
8 8 (9.30%) Business Development
8 8 (9.30%) Open Source
8 8 (9.30%) SOA
9 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.98%) Data Governance
10 6 (6.98%) ETL
10 6 (6.98%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.98%) SDLC
10 6 (6.98%) Statistical Modelling
10 6 (6.98%) TDD
11 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.65%) Java
2 28 (32.56%) Python
3 24 (27.91%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) C++
5 13 (15.12%) Scala
6 11 (12.79%) C#
6 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.98%) C
7 6 (6.98%) Perl
8 5 (5.81%) R
9 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.49%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.49%) Ruby
10 3 (3.49%) VBScript
11 2 (2.33%) PHP
11 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (29.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) CISSP
2 1 (1.16%) PhD
2 1 (1.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) QRadar
2 3 (3.49%) Fluentd
2 3 (3.49%) Nagios
2 3 (3.49%) Nessus
3 2 (2.33%) Ambari
3 2 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.33%) Oozie
4 1 (1.16%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Oracle
2 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.98%) Informatica
3 6 (6.98%) Splunk
3 6 (6.98%) Vertica
4 5 (5.81%) Greenplum
4 5 (5.81%) Tableau
4 5 (5.81%) Teradata
5 4 (4.65%) ArcSight
5 4 (4.65%) Netezza
6 3 (3.49%) Minitab
6 3 (3.49%) Qualys
6 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (2.33%) Talend
8 1 (1.16%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.16%) SAP
8 1 (1.16%) Symantec
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