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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 67 86
Rank change year-on-year +16 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 49 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.95% 2.41% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.31% 8.71% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 41 17 12
Median salary £60,000 £74,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.91% +48.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £55,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00%  

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 398 333 404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 32.12% 27.66% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 262 170 253
Median salary £41,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.68% +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,309 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,550 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 40 (42.11%) Analytics
2 38 (40.00%) Java
3 32 (33.68%) Hadoop
4 29 (30.53%) SOA
5 28 (29.47%) Open Source
6 25 (26.32%) Degree
7 24 (25.26%) Finance
7 24 (25.26%) Java EE
8 23 (24.21%) Open Source Development
9 21 (22.11%) SQL
10 20 (21.05%) Python
11 19 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (17.89%) Apache Hive
13 16 (16.84%) Splunk
13 16 (16.84%) Network Security
13 16 (16.84%) SAS
13 16 (16.84%) Linux
14 15 (15.79%) Big Data Analytics
14 15 (15.79%) Data Analytics
15 14 (14.74%) Machine Learning
16 13 (13.68%) Cybersecurity
16 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (12.63%) Scala
18 11 (11.58%) .NET
19 10 (10.53%) Retail
19 10 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
19 10 (10.53%) Computer Science
19 10 (10.53%) Tableau
20 9 (9.47%) R
20 9 (9.47%) Git (software)

Big Data
Co-occurring 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 16 (16.84%) SAS
2 8 (8.42%) Apache Pig
3 7 (7.37%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (5.26%) iPaaS
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) Network Security
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.68%) Hadoop
2 17 (17.89%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.26%) BigQuery
3 5 (5.26%) Cognos Impromptu
3 5 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.26%) QlikView
4 4 (4.21%) GIS
5 3 (3.16%) Cloudera CDH
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.16%) Sqoop
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.05%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.16%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.05%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (25.26%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Retail
3 8 (8.42%) Banking
4 7 (7.37%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.26%) Law
6 4 (4.21%) Military
7 2 (2.11%) Games
8 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) Developer
2 24 (25.26%) Java Developer
3 23 (24.21%) Lead Developer
3 23 (24.21%) Lead Java Developer
3 23 (24.21%) Open Source Developer
4 20 (21.05%) Consultant
5 19 (20.00%) Security Consultant
6 12 (12.63%) Architect
6 12 (12.63%) Data Scientist
7 9 (9.47%) Big Data Consultant
7 9 (9.47%) Data Consultant
8 6 (6.32%) Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.26%) IT Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.26%) Java EE
2 11 (11.58%) .NET
3 5 (5.26%) D3.js
3 5 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (5.26%) RESTful
4 4 (4.21%) SOAP
4 4 (4.21%) Swing
5 3 (3.16%) Kafka
6 2 (2.11%) Angular 2
6 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.11%) Spring
6 2 (2.11%) XML
7 1 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.05%) Ajax
7 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.05%) J2EE
7 1 (1.05%) jBPM
7 1 (1.05%) JSON
7 1 (1.05%) RSS
7 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.32%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Linux
2 8 (8.42%) Unix
3 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.05%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) Analytics
2 29 (30.53%) SOA
3 28 (29.47%) Open Source
4 23 (24.21%) Open Source Development
5 15 (15.79%) Big Data Analytics
5 15 (15.79%) Data Analytics
6 14 (14.74%) Machine Learning
7 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (13.68%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (9.47%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 9 (9.47%) KYC
8 9 (9.47%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (9.47%) Security Operations
8 9 (9.47%) Threat Management
9 8 (8.42%) MapReduce
9 8 (8.42%) Project Management
9 8 (8.42%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.37%) ITIL
10 7 (7.37%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.32%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.00%) Java
2 21 (22.11%) SQL
3 20 (21.05%) Python
4 12 (12.63%) Scala
5 9 (9.47%) R
6 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.26%) C#
8 4 (4.21%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.16%) C++
9 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.11%) C
10 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.05%) PHP
11 1 (1.05%) Ruby
11 1 (1.05%) VB
11 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (26.32%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) HDFS
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.05%) KVM
2 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Ambari
2 5 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (3.16%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Splunk
2 10 (10.53%) Tableau
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle
4 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.21%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.11%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.05%) Informatica
7 1 (1.05%) Progress
7 1 (1.05%) Talend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000k plus brilliant package and unrivalled development
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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FPSG Connect
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: bonus, share scheme, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
SeeByte Ltd
Salary: (dependent on experience) + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago