Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 42 80
Rank change year-on-year -12 +38 +16
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 123 130 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.62% 5.81% 3.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.62% 14.13% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 97 110 23
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +35.59% -16.31%
10th Percentile £40,250 £40,000 £29,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £56,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% - +17.65%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 903 920 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 41.27% 41.14% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 676 546 402
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,438 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £62,375
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -3.49% +6.83%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Glasgow

Big Data
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Big Data in Glasgow

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 68 (55.28%) Java
2 67 (54.47%) SQL
3 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (39.84%) TDD
4 34 (27.64%) Artificial Intelligence
5 32 (26.02%) Robotics
6 31 (25.20%) Python
7 30 (24.39%) Oracle
7 30 (24.39%) Git (software)
7 30 (24.39%) Apache Spark
8 29 (23.58%) Analytics
9 27 (21.95%) Mentoring
9 27 (21.95%) Test Automation
9 27 (21.95%) Finance
10 26 (21.14%) BDD
11 23 (18.70%) Hadoop
11 23 (18.70%) Multithreading
12 22 (17.89%) Linux
13 21 (17.07%) JavaScript
13 21 (17.07%) Jenkins
14 20 (16.26%) Computer Science
15 19 (15.45%) Machine Learning
15 19 (15.45%) Spring
15 19 (15.45%) Data Science
16 18 (14.63%) Hibernate
16 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (14.63%) Ansible
16 18 (14.63%) Software Delivery
17 17 (13.82%) Apache Hive
17 17 (13.82%) NoSQL

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 30 (24.39%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.69%) Apache Pig
3 6 (4.88%) SAS
4 3 (2.44%) Jupyter
5 2 (1.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.81%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.01%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.88%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (3.25%) Datadog
5 2 (1.63%) GitHub
5 2 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) AMQP
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.70%) Hadoop
2 17 (13.82%) Apache Hive
2 17 (13.82%) NoSQL
2 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.38%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (8.94%) HBase
6 10 (8.13%) Data Mining
7 7 (5.69%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.88%) QlikView
8 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (4.88%) Sqoop
9 5 (4.07%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (4.07%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (4.07%) OLTP
9 5 (4.07%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.07%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 30 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.07%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.57%) Maven
4 9 (7.32%) TeamCity
5 8 (6.50%) Eclipse
5 8 (6.50%) Subversion
6 3 (2.44%) JUnit
6 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.63%) FindBugs
7 2 (1.63%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.81%) ERwin
8 1 (0.81%) Mockito
8 1 (0.81%) TestNG
General
1 27 (21.95%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) Financial Institution
3 10 (8.13%) Banking
4 7 (5.69%) Front Office
5 6 (4.88%) Back Office
6 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.25%) Law
8 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (56.91%) Developer
2 39 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.94%) Consultant
4 9 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.50%) Big Data Developer
6 7 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Python Developer
6 7 (5.69%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.69%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) SQL Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) AWS Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Big Data Consultant
8 5 (4.07%) Data Consultant
8 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Java Consultant
8 5 (4.07%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.45%) Spring
2 18 (14.63%) Hibernate
3 16 (13.01%) CSS
3 16 (13.01%) HTML
4 15 (12.20%) jQuery
5 8 (6.50%) .NET
6 7 (5.69%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.69%) J2EE
6 7 (5.69%) Kafka
6 7 (5.69%) REST
7 6 (4.88%) Apache Axis
7 6 (4.88%) Drools
7 6 (4.88%) Spring Boot
8 4 (3.25%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (3.25%) React
8 4 (3.25%) XML
9 3 (2.44%) .NET Core
9 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.02%) Robotics
2 20 (16.26%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.57%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.88%) Reference Data
4 6 (4.88%) User Experience
5 5 (4.07%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (3.25%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.63%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) Equities
8 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.89%) Linux
2 8 (6.50%) Unix
3 2 (1.63%) CentOS
3 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (39.84%) TDD
2 34 (27.64%) Artificial Intelligence
3 29 (23.58%) Analytics
4 27 (21.95%) Mentoring
4 27 (21.95%) Test Automation
5 26 (21.14%) BDD
6 23 (18.70%) Multithreading
7 19 (15.45%) Data Science
7 19 (15.45%) Machine Learning
8 18 (14.63%) Software Delivery
9 15 (12.20%) OO
9 15 (12.20%) Scrum
9 15 (12.20%) SDLC
9 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.38%) Microservices
10 14 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (10.57%) Concurrent Programming
11 13 (10.57%) DevOps
12 12 (9.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (55.28%) Java
2 67 (54.47%) SQL
3 31 (25.20%) Python
4 21 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.82%) PL/SQL
6 12 (9.76%) R
7 7 (5.69%) C#
8 6 (4.88%) Scala
9 5 (4.07%) Ruby
10 4 (3.25%) C++
10 4 (3.25%) Java 8
11 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.44%) C
11 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.44%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (8.94%) Docker
2 10 (8.13%) HDFS
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (14.63%) Ansible
2 6 (4.88%) Oozie
3 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.07%) Puppet
4 4 (3.25%) Nagios
5 3 (2.44%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.81%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) Oracle
2 8 (6.50%) Cognizant
3 6 (4.88%) IBM
3 6 (4.88%) Tableau
4 5 (4.07%) Informatica
4 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.07%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (4.07%) Netezza
4 5 (4.07%) SAP
4 5 (4.07%) Talend
5 4 (3.25%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.25%) New Relic
6 3 (2.44%) Splunk
7 2 (1.63%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.81%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) Hyperion