The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 47 69 86
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 46 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.15% 1.89% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.53% 6.94% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 8
Median salary £60,000 £53,750 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.62% -18.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £70,000 £77,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 399 360 353
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 36.01% 27.23% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 249 242 243
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Big Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Edinburgh

Big Data
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Big Data in Edinburgh

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 41 (51.25%) Analytics
2 35 (43.75%) Hadoop
3 25 (31.25%) Java
4 23 (28.75%) Open Source
5 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (27.50%) Python
5 22 (27.50%) SOA
6 21 (26.25%) Finance
7 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (22.50%) SQL
9 17 (21.25%) SAS
9 17 (21.25%) Java EE
10 16 (20.00%) Apache Hive
11 14 (17.50%) Predictive Analytics
12 12 (15.00%) Network Security
12 12 (15.00%) Microservices
12 12 (15.00%) Degree
12 12 (15.00%) Linux
13 11 (13.75%) Data Analytics
14 10 (12.50%) Machine Learning
14 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (12.50%) Open Source Development
14 10 (12.50%) Spring
14 10 (12.50%) Marketing
14 10 (12.50%) Retail
14 10 (12.50%) Data Management
15 9 (11.25%) Banking
15 9 (11.25%) Workflow
15 9 (11.25%) Data Analysis

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (21.25%) SAS
2 9 (11.25%) JBoss
3 7 (8.75%) Apache Spark
4 6 (7.50%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.25%) Liferay
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.25%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.25%) iPaaS
4 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.50%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.75%) Hadoop
2 16 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 9 (11.25%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.75%) Neo4j
4 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.75%) Pentaho
4 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.25%) Cognos Impromptu
7 4 (5.00%) Sqoop
8 3 (3.75%) Cloudera CDH
9 2 (2.50%) BigQuery
9 2 (2.50%) Blockchain
9 2 (2.50%) HBase
9 2 (2.50%) Impala
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) Ant
3 2 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Marketing
2 10 (12.50%) Retail
3 9 (11.25%) Banking
4 7 (8.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.25%) French Language
5 1 (1.25%) German Language
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Developer
2 18 (22.50%) Architect
3 15 (18.75%) Consultant
4 14 (17.50%) Java Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Lead Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 11 (13.75%) Data Architect
7 10 (12.50%) Open Source Developer
8 8 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (8.75%) Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) Big Data Consultant
9 7 (8.75%) Data Consultant
10 6 (7.50%) Senior Architect
10 6 (7.50%) Senior Data Architect
10 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.25%) IT Consultant
11 5 (6.25%) Security Consultant
11 5 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (6.25%) Technical Presales Consultant
11 5 (6.25%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) Java EE
2 10 (12.50%) Spring
3 7 (8.75%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (8.75%) Drools
3 7 (8.75%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (8.75%) jBPM
3 7 (8.75%) Middleware
3 7 (8.75%) XML
3 7 (8.75%) XSLT
4 6 (7.50%) Apache Camel
4 6 (7.50%) Kafka
5 4 (5.00%) .NET
6 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.50%) CSS
7 2 (2.50%) CSS3
7 2 (2.50%) D3.js
7 2 (2.50%) HTML
7 2 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.25%) MVS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.25%) Analytics
2 23 (28.75%) Open Source
3 22 (27.50%) SOA
4 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (17.50%) Predictive Analytics
7 12 (15.00%) Microservices
8 11 (13.75%) Data Analytics
9 10 (12.50%) Data Management
9 10 (12.50%) Machine Learning
9 10 (12.50%) Open Source Development
10 9 (11.25%) Coaching
10 9 (11.25%) Data Analysis
10 9 (11.25%) MapReduce
10 9 (11.25%) Project Management
10 9 (11.25%) Workflow
11 8 (10.00%) Customer Insight
11 8 (10.00%) Data Integration
11 8 (10.00%) Market Research
11 8 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) Java
2 22 (27.50%) Python
3 18 (22.50%) SQL
4 6 (7.50%) R
5 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.75%) C#
6 3 (3.75%) C++
7 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.50%) Perl
7 2 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.25%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) CISM
2 1 (1.25%) CISSP
2 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) HDFS
2 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (5.00%) Oozie
3 1 (1.25%) Ambari
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Splunk
1 7 (8.75%) Talend
2 4 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.50%) Tableau
4 1 (1.25%) VMware
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