The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 130 151 159
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 47 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.65% 0.73% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37 3 1
Average salary £47,000 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% +2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1287 1100 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.55% 34.77% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 882 627 780
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Big Data
UK

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 25 £55,000 +27.16% 4
Glasgow +3 20 £47,000 - 3
Dundee - 2 £47,500 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 36 (48.65%) Java
2 31 (41.89%) SQL
3 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
3 29 (39.19%) NoSQL
4 27 (36.49%) CSS
5 24 (32.43%) HTML
5 24 (32.43%) jQuery
6 23 (31.08%) Oracle
6 23 (31.08%) Python
7 22 (29.73%) Ruby
8 20 (27.03%) MongoDB
9 19 (25.68%) Hibernate
9 19 (25.68%) Linux
10 18 (24.32%) Web Services
10 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (22.97%) UNIX
11 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
11 17 (22.97%) Data Modelling
11 17 (22.97%) Data Integration
12 16 (21.62%) Hadoop
12 16 (21.62%) Open Source
12 16 (21.62%) HTML5
12 16 (21.62%) Analytics
12 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (21.62%) XML
12 16 (21.62%) Finance
13 15 (20.27%) Automated Testing
14 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
14 14 (18.92%) .NET
14 14 (18.92%) MapReduce

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (10.81%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.46%) Node.js
3 4 (5.41%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.41%) Apache
3 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.41%) SAS
3 4 (5.41%) SugarCRM
3 4 (5.41%) Drupal
3 4 (5.41%) Alfresco
4 3 (4.05%) DNN
5 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Photoshop
1 8 (10.81%) GIMP
2 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) NoSQL
2 20 (27.03%) MongoDB
3 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
4 16 (21.62%) Hadoop
5 13 (17.57%) Pentaho
5 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
6 9 (12.16%) QlikView
6 9 (12.16%) OLAP
7 8 (10.81%) Spotfire
7 8 (10.81%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (8.11%) MySQL
9 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
10 4 (5.41%) DataStage
10 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
11 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Ant
2 5 (6.76%) Maven
2 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) Jasmine
3 4 (5.41%) Selenium
3 4 (5.41%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Banking
3 11 (14.86%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Software Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Software Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Architect
5 9 (12.16%) Consultant
5 9 (12.16%) Business Consultant
6 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 7 (9.46%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Information Architect
9 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Principal Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 3 (4.05%) .NET Applications Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Cyber Security Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.49%) CSS
2 24 (32.43%) HTML
2 24 (32.43%) jQuery
3 19 (25.68%) Hibernate
4 18 (24.32%) Web Services
5 16 (21.62%) XML
5 16 (21.62%) HTML5
6 14 (18.92%) MapReduce
6 14 (18.92%) .NET
7 13 (17.57%) PostGIS
8 12 (16.22%) WCF
8 12 (16.22%) Spring
9 11 (14.86%) JMS
10 10 (13.51%) J2EE
10 10 (13.51%) Lucene
11 9 (12.16%) JSON
12 8 (10.81%) JPA
12 8 (10.81%) JSP
12 8 (10.81%) Struts
12 8 (10.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Data Integration
2 16 (21.62%) Open Source
3 13 (17.57%) GIS
4 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
5 8 (10.81%) PKI
5 8 (10.81%) Visualisation
5 8 (10.81%) Data Conversion
6 7 (9.46%) N-Tier
6 7 (9.46%) Clustering
6 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
8 5 (6.76%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (4.05%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (2.70%) Credit Risk
10 2 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (1.35%) Derivative
11 1 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 17 (22.97%) UNIX
3 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) Data Modelling
3 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (21.62%) Analytics
4 15 (20.27%) Automated Testing
5 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (16.22%) Information Management
6 12 (16.22%) ETL
7 11 (14.86%) Data Management
8 10 (13.51%) Scrum
8 10 (13.51%) Project Management
8 10 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (12.16%) Product Management
9 9 (12.16%) OO
10 8 (10.81%) MVC
10 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.81%) Document Management
10 8 (10.81%) Business Development
10 8 (10.81%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) Java
2 31 (41.89%) SQL
3 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
4 23 (31.08%) Python
5 22 (29.73%) Ruby
6 12 (16.22%) Scala
7 11 (14.86%) Shell Script
8 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
9 8 (10.81%) PHP
10 7 (9.46%) C#
11 6 (8.11%) C++
12 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
13 3 (4.05%) Perl
14 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.05%) MCTS
2 3 (4.05%) MCPD
3 2 (2.70%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Puppet
1 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Oracle
2 12 (16.22%) Teradata
3 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.81%) Adobe
4 8 (10.81%) Netezza
4 8 (10.81%) Tableau
4 8 (10.81%) JBoss
5 5 (6.76%) Informatica
6 4 (5.41%) Talend
6 4 (5.41%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (4.05%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (2.70%) Google
9 1 (1.35%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.35%) Sybase
9 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.35%) ParAccel
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