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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 133 130 135
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 28 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.98% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 3.18% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 28
Average salary £41,250 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £6,367 £27,750 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -
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
953 944 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.96% 30.95% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 613 640 707
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +9 16 £60,000 +41.17% 5
Glasgow -17 9 £40,000 - 5
Aberdeen - 2 £52,500 -
Dundee - 1 £42,500 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (57.14%) Java
2 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (43.96%) Hadoop
4 39 (42.86%) SQL
5 31 (34.07%) Oracle
6 30 (32.97%) NoSQL
7 28 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (28.57%) Python
9 24 (26.37%) C++
9 24 (26.37%) Software Engineering
10 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
10 22 (24.18%) Analytics
11 21 (23.08%) Apache Spark
11 21 (23.08%) Windows
11 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 21 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (20.88%) MongoDB
13 18 (19.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (19.78%) TDD
13 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
13 18 (19.78%) HTML
13 18 (19.78%) C#
13 18 (19.78%) Finance
14 17 (18.68%) Data Modelling
15 16 (17.58%) Linux
16 15 (16.48%) Degree
17 14 (15.38%) Spring
17 14 (15.38%) Scala
18 13 (14.29%) Apache Hive
18 13 (14.29%) Data Integration

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 10 (10.99%) Apache
3 7 (7.69%) JBoss
4 5 (5.49%) Node.js
5 4 (4.40%) Apache Pig
6 3 (3.30%) Drupal
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.20%) Alfresco
7 2 (2.20%) Mule
7 2 (2.20%) SugarCRM
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.10%) SAS
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.10%) SPSS
2 1 (1.10%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.49%) SaaS
4 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.10%) GitHub
6 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) DHCP
1 3 (3.30%) DNS
1 3 (3.30%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.30%) InfiniBand
1 3 (3.30%) LDAP
1 3 (3.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (43.96%) Hadoop
2 30 (32.97%) NoSQL
3 28 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
5 19 (20.88%) MongoDB
6 18 (19.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (14.29%) Apache Hive
8 11 (12.09%) Relational Database
9 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (9.89%) Data Mining
10 9 (9.89%) RDBMS
11 7 (7.69%) OLAP
12 6 (6.59%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (6.59%) MySQL
12 6 (6.59%) NewSQL
12 6 (6.59%) OLTP
12 6 (6.59%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (6.59%) VoltDB
13 4 (4.40%) HBase
13 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.30%) Hudson
2 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.30%) JIRA
2 3 (3.30%) Trac
3 2 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.10%) Ant
4 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) Gradle
4 1 (1.10%) JUnit
4 1 (1.10%) Maven
4 1 (1.10%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.10%) Subversion
4 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.10%) Xcode
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Games
3 3 (3.30%) Military
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (58.24%) Developer
2 16 (17.58%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.38%) Big Data Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Architect
5 10 (10.99%) Software Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Python Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Apache Spark Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Hadoop Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) DBA
11 4 (4.40%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.40%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Data Modeller
11 4 (4.40%) Information Architect
12 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 3 (3.30%) Security Specialist
12 3 (3.30%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 3 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) HTML
2 14 (15.38%) Spring
3 12 (13.19%) .NET
3 12 (13.19%) CSS
4 11 (12.09%) HTML5
5 10 (10.99%) Hibernate
6 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 5 (5.49%) CSS3
8 5 (5.49%) Web Services
9 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.40%) D3.js
9 4 (4.40%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.40%) React
10 3 (3.30%) JDBC
10 3 (3.30%) jQuery
10 3 (3.30%) LAMP
10 3 (3.30%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (3.30%) OpenMP
11 2 (2.20%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 11 (12.09%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.89%) Mathematics
3 9 (9.89%) Visualisation
4 8 (8.79%) N-Tier
4 8 (8.79%) Taxonomies
5 6 (6.59%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.49%) Statistics
7 4 (4.40%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.40%) Informatics
8 3 (3.30%) Digital Media
8 3 (3.30%) Grid Computing
8 3 (3.30%) Health Informatics
8 3 (3.30%) Life Science
8 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.10%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (1.10%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Windows
2 16 (17.58%) Linux
3 9 (9.89%) Unix
4 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.30%) CentOS
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.10%) Android
6 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.37%) Software Engineering
3 22 (24.18%) Analytics
4 21 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (19.78%) TDD
6 17 (18.68%) Data Modelling
7 13 (14.29%) Data Management
7 13 (14.29%) ETL
8 11 (12.09%) Scrum
9 10 (10.99%) Logical Data Model
9 10 (10.99%) Physical Data Model
10 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.79%) Open Source
11 8 (8.79%) Service Delivery
11 8 (8.79%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (8.79%) UML
12 7 (7.69%) MVC
13 6 (6.59%) MapReduce
13 6 (6.59%) Multithreading
13 6 (6.59%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.14%) Java
2 39 (42.86%) SQL
3 26 (28.57%) Python
4 24 (26.37%) C++
5 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 18 (19.78%) C#
7 14 (15.38%) Scala
8 8 (8.79%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.49%) Perl
9 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.30%) C
11 3 (3.30%) MATLAB
11 3 (3.30%) PHP
12 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.10%) R
13 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) MCSE
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.30%) RHCE
3 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.30%) Apache Flume
1 3 (3.30%) GPFS
1 3 (3.30%) HDFS
1 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Nagios
1 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.30%) Puppet
1 3 (3.30%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.20%) Ambari
2 2 (2.20%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.20%) Oozie
3 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.10%) MOM
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 31 (34.07%) Oracle
2 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.59%) Vertica
4 4 (4.40%) Informatica
5 3 (3.30%) Brocade
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco
5 3 (3.30%) Dell
5 3 (3.30%) IBM
5 3 (3.30%) Minitab
5 3 (3.30%) Opsware
5 3 (3.30%) Remedy
5 3 (3.30%) Tableau
5 3 (3.30%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) Splunk
6 2 (2.20%) Talend
7 1 (1.10%) Actian
7 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.10%) ExactTarget
7 1 (1.10%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
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Salary: From £41,255 to £47,801 per annum
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