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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 88 134 114
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -20
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 77 36 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.44% 0.99% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.34% 3.11% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 58 24 39
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £46,199
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £52,600 £55,500
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
1049 1158 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.21% 31.80% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 680 767 781
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 3 August 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 August 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 +38 38 £46,000 +8.23% 4
Edinburgh +5 27 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Stirling - 13 £30,250 -
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 3 August 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 54 (45.76%) SQL
2 51 (43.22%) Oracle
3 48 (40.68%) Hadoop
4 46 (38.98%) Finance
5 44 (37.29%) Analytics
6 42 (35.59%) ETL
7 40 (33.90%) Java
7 40 (33.90%) JavaScript
8 37 (31.36%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (29.66%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (27.97%) Relational Database
12 31 (26.27%) Python
12 31 (26.27%) Linux
13 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
14 25 (21.19%) HTML
14 25 (21.19%) MongoDB
14 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (20.34%) Cognos
16 23 (19.49%) CSS
16 23 (19.49%) Apache Hive
16 23 (19.49%) Data Analytics
16 23 (19.49%) Software Delivery
17 22 (18.64%) TDD
17 22 (18.64%) Quality Management
17 22 (18.64%) MicroStrategy
17 22 (18.64%) UNIX
17 22 (18.64%) SAS
18 21 (17.80%) Git (software)
19 20 (16.95%) Spring

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 22 (18.64%) SAS
2 18 (15.25%) Apache
2 18 (15.25%) Apache Pig
3 14 (11.86%) Mule
4 9 (7.63%) JBoss
5 7 (5.93%) Apache Spark
6 5 (4.24%) Mule ESB
6 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.39%) SugarCRM
7 4 (3.39%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.69%) Node.js
9 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) SPSS
2 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.93%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) SMTP
1 4 (3.39%) HTTP
1 4 (3.39%) SNMP
1 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.39%) DNS
1 4 (3.39%) SAN
1 4 (3.39%) Firewall
1 4 (3.39%) NAS
2 2 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (40.68%) Hadoop
2 37 (31.36%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (27.97%) Relational Database
4 25 (21.19%) MongoDB
5 23 (19.49%) Apache Hive
6 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
7 19 (16.10%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (15.25%) NoSQL
9 17 (14.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 16 (13.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (12.71%) HBase
11 15 (12.71%) Pentaho
11 15 (12.71%) RDBMS
12 14 (11.86%) MySQL
13 12 (10.17%) Oracle Database
14 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (6.78%) DataStage
16 7 (5.93%) Data Mining
17 6 (5.08%) DB2
17 6 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (17.80%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.25%) Subversion
3 13 (11.02%) Maven
3 13 (11.02%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (8.47%) IntelliJ
4 10 (8.47%) Ant
5 9 (7.63%) JUnit
5 9 (7.63%) Mockito
5 9 (7.63%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.78%) TeamCity
6 8 (6.78%) GitLab
6 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
6 8 (6.78%) Eclipse
6 8 (6.78%) Selenium
6 8 (6.78%) WatiN
6 8 (6.78%) MSBuild
6 8 (6.78%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.54%) Gradle
7 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.54%) TestNG
General
1 46 (38.98%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.54%) Marketing
5 2 (1.69%) Advertising
5 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (52.54%) Developer
2 23 (19.49%) Senior Developer
3 21 (17.80%) Java Developer
4 17 (14.41%) Data Architect
4 17 (14.41%) Architect
5 15 (12.71%) Big Data Developer
6 10 (8.47%) Designer
7 9 (7.63%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Designer
9 6 (5.08%) Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Big Data Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Big Data Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Data Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
12 3 (2.54%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.19%) HTML
2 23 (19.49%) CSS
3 20 (16.95%) Web Services
3 20 (16.95%) Spring
4 17 (14.41%) AngularJS
5 14 (11.86%) XML
6 13 (11.02%) XSLT
7 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET
7 12 (10.17%) .NET
7 12 (10.17%) HTML5
8 10 (8.47%) jQuery
8 10 (8.47%) J2EE
9 9 (7.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (7.63%) Hibernate
10 8 (6.78%) LINQ
10 8 (6.78%) Entity Framework
10 8 (6.78%) LINQ to SQL
10 8 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (6.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.86%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.54%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.54%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) Social Media
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Life Science
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.27%) Linux
2 22 (18.64%) UNIX
3 9 (7.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.29%) Analytics
2 42 (35.59%) ETL
3 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (29.66%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (19.49%) Data Analytics
5 23 (19.49%) Software Delivery
6 22 (18.64%) Quality Management
6 22 (18.64%) TDD
7 19 (16.10%) Data Modelling
7 19 (16.10%) Waterfall
8 16 (13.56%) Scrum
9 15 (12.71%) OO
9 15 (12.71%) MapReduce
10 14 (11.86%) Open Source
11 13 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (11.02%) OOD
11 13 (11.02%) MVC
11 13 (11.02%) Data Management
11 13 (11.02%) SDLC
12 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 54 (45.76%) SQL
2 40 (33.90%) Java
2 40 (33.90%) JavaScript
3 31 (26.27%) Python
4 19 (16.10%) PHP
5 18 (15.25%) PL/SQL
6 12 (10.17%) C#
7 9 (7.63%) Perl
7 9 (7.63%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.63%) R
8 6 (5.08%) Scala
9 5 (4.24%) C++
10 4 (3.39%) Ruby
11 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) Apache Flume
2 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.39%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.54%) Docker
5 2 (1.69%) HDFS
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.93%) Puppet
3 6 (5.08%) MOM
4 3 (2.54%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.54%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 51 (43.22%) Oracle
2 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
3 24 (20.34%) Cognos
4 22 (18.64%) MicroStrategy
5 19 (16.10%) Informatica
6 13 (11.02%) Talend
7 11 (9.32%) SAP
8 8 (6.78%) TIBCO
9 7 (5.93%) Teradata
9 7 (5.93%) Netezza
10 6 (5.08%) Greenplum
10 6 (5.08%) Vertica
10 6 (5.08%) IBM
11 5 (4.24%) VMware
12 4 (3.39%) Veritas
13 3 (2.54%) Sybase
14 2 (1.69%) Google
14 2 (1.69%) Reuters
14 2 (1.69%) Bloomberg
14 2 (1.69%) Hortonworks
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