Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 75 112
Rank change year-on-year +31 +37 +2
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 133 61 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.90% 2.61% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.47% 9.44% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 115 40 27
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,000 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.47% -2.27% +22.22%
10th Percentile £26,000 £42,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £84,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.26%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 919 646 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.82% 27.65% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 586 462 562
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,075 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 66 (49.62%) Java
2 59 (44.36%) Degree
3 52 (39.10%) SQL
4 50 (37.59%) C#
5 49 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 49 (36.84%) Analytics
6 45 (33.83%) Git (software)
6 45 (33.83%) Numerate Degree
7 42 (31.58%) Innovative Thinking
7 42 (31.58%) Software Testing
8 37 (27.82%) .NET
9 35 (26.32%) Linux
10 32 (24.06%) C++
11 30 (22.56%) GIS
12 29 (21.80%) SOAP
12 29 (21.80%) Swing
12 29 (21.80%) Windows
12 29 (21.80%) Robotics
12 29 (21.80%) RESTful
13 26 (19.55%) Visualisation
14 25 (18.80%) Data Analytics
15 24 (18.05%) Machine Learning
16 22 (16.54%) Algorithms
16 22 (16.54%) Data Analysis
17 21 (15.79%) Finance
17 21 (15.79%) SOA
17 21 (15.79%) Python
18 20 (15.04%) Hadoop
19 19 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
19 19 (14.29%) Scala

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 18 (13.53%) SAS
2 9 (6.77%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.01%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) nginx
4 1 (0.75%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.50%) GitHub
4 1 (0.75%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.56%) GIS
2 20 (15.04%) Hadoop
3 14 (10.53%) Data Mining
4 7 (5.26%) Base SAS
4 7 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.51%) QlikView
6 5 (3.76%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.01%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.26%) PowerCenter
8 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.50%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.75%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.75%) Power BI
10 1 (0.75%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 45 (33.83%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.03%) NetBeans
2 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.50%) Maven
3 2 (1.50%) Subversion
General
1 21 (15.79%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Military
3 12 (9.02%) Law
4 10 (7.52%) Marketing
5 6 (4.51%) Games
6 5 (3.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (33.83%) Software Engineer
2 34 (25.56%) Consultant
3 22 (16.54%) Security Consultant
4 21 (15.79%) Developer
5 18 (13.53%) Java Engineer
5 18 (13.53%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (12.03%) C# Software Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Data Consultant
8 11 (8.27%) Analytics Consultant
8 11 (8.27%) Big Data Consultant
8 11 (8.27%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 11 (8.27%) Linux Consultant
8 11 (8.27%) Splunk Consultant
8 11 (8.27%) Trainee
8 11 (8.27%) Trainee Consultant
9 9 (6.77%) Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Data Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Java Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (5.26%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.82%) .NET
2 29 (21.80%) RESTful
2 29 (21.80%) SOAP
2 29 (21.80%) Swing
3 16 (12.03%) WPF
4 15 (11.28%) Web Services
5 13 (9.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (9.77%) OpenCV
6 6 (4.51%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.76%) D3.js
7 5 (3.76%) Java EE
8 4 (3.01%) Angular 2
8 4 (3.01%) FusionCharts
8 4 (3.01%) Google Maps API
8 4 (3.01%) Leaflet
8 4 (3.01%) OpenLayers
9 3 (2.26%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.26%) Spring
10 2 (1.50%) Node.js
10 2 (1.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.80%) Robotics
2 22 (16.54%) Algorithms
3 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.27%) Credit Risk
5 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (3.01%) Blog
8 2 (1.50%) Smart City
9 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.32%) Linux
2 29 (21.80%) Windows
3 8 (6.02%) Unix
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.84%) Analytics
1 49 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 42 (31.58%) Innovative Thinking
2 42 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 26 (19.55%) Visualisation
4 25 (18.80%) Data Analytics
5 24 (18.05%) Machine Learning
6 22 (16.54%) Data Analysis
7 21 (15.79%) SOA
8 19 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
9 18 (13.53%) Mathematics
10 16 (12.03%) Security Monitoring
11 15 (11.28%) Deep Learning
12 14 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (9.77%) Image Processing
13 13 (9.77%) Quantitative Analysis
14 11 (8.27%) Cybersecurity
14 11 (8.27%) Web Analytics
15 9 (6.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 66 (49.62%) Java
2 52 (39.10%) SQL
3 50 (37.59%) C#
4 32 (24.06%) C++
5 21 (15.79%) Python
6 19 (14.29%) Scala
7 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.77%) R
9 4 (3.01%) Ruby
10 3 (2.26%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.50%) C
12 1 (0.75%) Clojure
12 1 (0.75%) Elixir
12 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (44.36%) Degree
2 45 (33.83%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (6.02%) PhD
4 2 (1.50%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.75%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Grafana
2 3 (2.26%) Ambari
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (12.03%) Splunk
2 13 (9.77%) Tableau
3 12 (9.02%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.02%) Google
5 3 (2.26%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.26%) Apple
5 3 (2.26%) Facebook
5 3 (2.26%) Informatica
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle
5 3 (2.26%) Twitter
6 2 (1.50%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.50%) Progress
7 1 (0.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.75%) Vertica