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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 121 118 150
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +32
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 44 42 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 1.31% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.09% 3.80% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 1
Average salary £61,250 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -
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
1077 1104 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.28% 34.56% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 701 700 644
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +13 21 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Edinburgh -13 21 £70,000 +26.12%
Stirling - 5 £47,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £65,000 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 55 (68.75%) Java
2 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 30 (37.50%) Python
4 29 (36.25%) Open Source
5 27 (33.75%) Spring
6 25 (31.25%) NoSQL
7 23 (28.75%) Analytics
7 23 (28.75%) Software Engineering
8 21 (26.25%) Hadoop
9 20 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (25.00%) PHP
10 18 (22.50%) Finance
10 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
11 17 (21.25%) Linux
12 16 (20.00%) SQL
12 16 (20.00%) Degree
13 15 (18.75%) Java EE
13 15 (18.75%) Maven
14 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.25%) JBoss
14 13 (16.25%) Data Integration
15 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
15 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
15 12 (15.00%) SOA
15 12 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (15.00%) CMS
16 11 (13.75%) Perl
16 11 (13.75%) C#

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 13 (16.25%) JBoss
2 12 (15.00%) CMS
3 6 (7.50%) Node.js
4 5 (6.25%) Alfresco
4 5 (6.25%) Mule
4 5 (6.25%) SugarCRM
4 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.00%) Apache
5 4 (5.00%) SAS
6 2 (2.50%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) SaaS
2 5 (6.25%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.25%) NoSQL
2 21 (26.25%) Hadoop
3 12 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 8 (10.00%) Pentaho
6 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
6 7 (8.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (8.75%) OLAP
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (5.00%) OLTP
8 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.00%) NewSQL
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.75%) MySQL
10 2 (2.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Maven
2 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (5.00%) Ant
5 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.50%) Moq
6 2 (2.50%) Mockito
6 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.50%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.50%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.50%) Selenium
7 1 (1.25%) ERwin
7 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 18 (22.50%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Games
3 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 8 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Developer
2 18 (22.50%) Architect
3 15 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Junior
8 4 (5.00%) DBA
8 4 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Product Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Product Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 27 (33.75%) Spring
3 15 (18.75%) Java EE
4 8 (10.00%) Middleware
5 7 (8.75%) .NET
6 6 (7.50%) jQuery
7 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.25%) Web Services
7 5 (6.25%) XML
8 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.00%) JDBC
8 4 (5.00%) Apache Flex
9 3 (3.75%) J2EE
9 3 (3.75%) HTML
9 3 (3.75%) CSS
9 3 (3.75%) PostGIS
10 2 (2.50%) Ajax
10 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.50%) HTML5
10 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.25%) Open Source
2 13 (16.25%) Data Integration
3 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.00%) Life Science
6 4 (5.00%) Clustering
6 4 (5.00%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.50%) NHS
7 2 (2.50%) GIS
7 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.50%) Physics
7 2 (2.50%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.25%) Social Media
8 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 10 (12.50%) UNIX
3 7 (8.75%) Windows
4 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) Software Engineering
2 23 (28.75%) Analytics
3 20 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (15.00%) SOA
6 11 (13.75%) MapReduce
7 9 (11.25%) DevOps
7 9 (11.25%) OO
7 9 (11.25%) TOGAF
8 7 (8.75%) OOP
8 7 (8.75%) MVC
8 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.75%) Product Management
9 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.50%) Multithreading
9 6 (7.50%) ETL
9 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.25%) ERP
10 5 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (68.75%) Java
2 30 (37.50%) Python
3 20 (25.00%) PHP
4 16 (20.00%) SQL
5 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.75%) Perl
6 11 (13.75%) C#
7 9 (11.25%) Ruby
8 8 (10.00%) C++
9 5 (6.25%) Scala
10 2 (2.50%) C
10 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Postgraduate
2 2 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
1 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Talend
3 4 (5.00%) Dell
3 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) Teradata
4 3 (3.75%) Informatica
5 1 (1.25%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (1.25%) Sybase
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) Cognos
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago