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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 120 132 155
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +23
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 40 44 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.28% 1.11% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.21% 3.53% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 3
Average salary £43,500 £47,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.44% -8.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,895 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £97,950 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.52%
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
949 1247 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.47% 31.53% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 597 868 623
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +24 30 £45,000 -4.25% 5
Edinburgh -10 9 £66,250 +39.47% 1
Fife - 1 £37,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 29 (41.43%) Hadoop
2 26 (37.14%) Finance
2 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
2 26 (37.14%) Oracle
3 23 (32.86%) Analytics
4 22 (31.43%) PHP
4 22 (31.43%) Java
4 22 (31.43%) Python
5 21 (30.00%) SQL
5 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 19 (27.14%) Open Source
6 19 (27.14%) Linux
6 19 (27.14%) ETL
7 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 18 (25.71%) Data Integration
8 17 (24.29%) CSS
8 17 (24.29%) HTML
9 16 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (22.86%) Hibernate
9 16 (22.86%) Spring
9 16 (22.86%) Data Analytics
10 15 (21.43%) HTML5
10 15 (21.43%) PL/SQL
11 14 (20.00%) XML
11 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 14 (20.00%) jQuery
11 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 13 (18.57%) Pentaho
12 13 (18.57%) Talend Open Studio

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (15.71%) JBoss
2 6 (8.57%) SAS
2 6 (8.57%) SugarCRM
2 6 (8.57%) Alfresco
2 6 (8.57%) Mule
2 6 (8.57%) WordPress
2 6 (8.57%) Node.js
3 5 (7.14%) Apache
3 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.29%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
2 5 (7.14%) DNS
2 5 (7.14%) SAN
2 5 (7.14%) SMTP
2 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 5 (7.14%) SNMP
2 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (1.43%) PBX
3 1 (1.43%) VPN
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (41.43%) Hadoop
2 21 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 16 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (18.57%) Pentaho
5 12 (17.14%) NoSQL
6 11 (15.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
7 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (12.86%) Apache Hive
9 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
11 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
11 5 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (7.14%) DataStage
11 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
12 4 (5.71%) Data Mining
12 4 (5.71%) MySQL
13 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (4.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 12 (17.14%) Selenium
4 10 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 9 (12.86%) MSBuild
5 9 (12.86%) SpecFlow
5 9 (12.86%) WatiN
5 9 (12.86%) TeamCity
5 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
5 9 (12.86%) Subversion
5 9 (12.86%) GitLab
6 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
7 7 (10.00%) Maven
8 5 (7.14%) Mockito
9 4 (5.71%) Gradle
9 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
9 4 (5.71%) JUnit
9 4 (5.71%) TestNG
10 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.43%) ERwin
General
1 26 (37.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Marketing
3 6 (8.57%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.71%) Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Advertising
5 3 (4.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Senior Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Architect
4 9 (12.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Designer
5 8 (11.43%) Data Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Web Designer
8 3 (4.29%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Technology Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Big Data Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Designer
9 2 (2.86%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) HTML
1 17 (24.29%) CSS
2 16 (22.86%) Hibernate
2 16 (22.86%) Spring
3 15 (21.43%) HTML5
4 14 (20.00%) XML
4 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 14 (20.00%) jQuery
5 12 (17.14%) Web Services
6 10 (14.29%) Middleware
6 10 (14.29%) .NET
7 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
7 9 (12.86%) SOAP
7 9 (12.86%) XSD
7 9 (12.86%) XSLT
7 9 (12.86%) Entity Framework
7 9 (12.86%) LINQ to SQL
7 9 (12.86%) NHibernate
7 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Open Source
2 18 (25.71%) Data Integration
3 6 (8.57%) Photography
4 5 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Blog
6 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.43%) Life Science
6 1 (1.43%) GIS
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.43%) Xbox
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) UNIX
3 6 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Analytics
2 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.14%) ETL
4 16 (22.86%) Data Analytics
5 13 (18.57%) MapReduce
5 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.29%) MVC
7 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
8 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
8 8 (11.43%) Quality Management
8 8 (11.43%) Big Data Analytics
8 8 (11.43%) Software Delivery
9 7 (10.00%) OO
9 7 (10.00%) TDD
10 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.57%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
2 22 (31.43%) PHP
2 22 (31.43%) Python
2 22 (31.43%) Java
3 21 (30.00%) SQL
4 15 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 11 (15.71%) C#
6 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 9 (12.86%) Ruby
8 6 (8.57%) Perl
9 2 (2.86%) R
10 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.71%) Docker
4 3 (4.29%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.86%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.43%) NFS
6 1 (1.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Puppet
2 8 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.71%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.43%) MOM
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Oracle
2 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.57%) Talend
4 10 (14.29%) Informatica
5 9 (12.86%) TIBCO
6 7 (10.00%) VMware
6 7 (10.00%) SAP
7 6 (8.57%) Cognos
7 6 (8.57%) Business Objects
8 5 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (7.14%) Veritas
9 4 (5.71%) Adobe
10 1 (1.43%) Dell
10 1 (1.43%) Teradata
10 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.43%) Apple
10 1 (1.43%) IBM
10 1 (1.43%) Sybase
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