Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Big Data
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 66 91
Rank change year-on-year +24 +25 +36
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 130 79 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.66% 3.59% 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.79% 9.23% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 103 27 41
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% +1.06%
10th Percentile £40,000 £30,250 £34,900
90th Percentile £80,000 £56,000 £84,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% -4.35%

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 879 856 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.27% 38.86% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 507 402 619
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +5.06%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,025 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 109 (83.85%) Java
2 69 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (45.38%) Finance
3 59 (45.38%) Python
4 45 (34.62%) TDD
5 44 (33.85%) Concurrent Programming
6 42 (32.31%) Spring
7 41 (31.54%) Machine Learning
8 40 (30.77%) Multithreading
9 39 (30.00%) SQL
10 35 (26.92%) BDD
11 32 (24.62%) Scrum
12 30 (23.08%) Hadoop
13 29 (22.31%) Test Automation
13 29 (22.31%) Robotics
14 28 (21.54%) Hibernate
14 28 (21.54%) OO
14 28 (21.54%) Software Delivery
15 26 (20.00%) Apache Spark
16 25 (19.23%) Oracle
17 24 (18.46%) C++
17 24 (18.46%) Client/Server
18 22 (16.92%) Risk Management
18 22 (16.92%) Analytics
18 22 (16.92%) Greenfield Project
19 19 (14.62%) MongoDB
20 17 (13.08%) J2EE
21 16 (12.31%) Relational Database
22 15 (11.54%) Unit Testing
23 13 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra

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 26 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.31%) SAS
3 2 (1.54%) Confluence
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.77%) JBoss
4 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.54%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (1.54%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.54%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 19 (14.62%) MongoDB
3 16 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 13 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 12 (9.23%) HBase
5 12 (9.23%) Oracle Database
6 9 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.38%) MySQL
8 6 (4.62%) Blockchain
9 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
10 4 (3.08%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.31%) Power BI
11 3 (2.31%) PowerCenter
12 2 (1.54%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.54%) DataStage
12 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) JUnit
1 7 (5.38%) Mockito
2 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.54%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.54%) JIRA
4 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.77%) Maven
5 1 (0.77%) Selenium
5 1 (0.77%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (45.38%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (1.54%) Advertising
3 2 (1.54%) Front Office
3 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.77%) Games
4 1 (0.77%) Legal
4 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (79.23%) Developer
2 55 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 40 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 29 (22.31%) Python Developer
5 23 (17.69%) Applications Developer
6 20 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (13.08%) Lead Developer
7 17 (13.08%) Lead Java Developer
8 16 (12.31%) Big Data Developer
9 13 (10.00%) Senior Python Developer
10 10 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
10 10 (7.69%) Senior Big Data Developer
11 7 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (5.38%) MongoDB Developer
11 7 (5.38%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (4.62%) Analytics Developer
12 6 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (4.62%) Risk Analytics Developer
12 6 (4.62%) Team Leader
13 5 (3.85%) Senior Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.31%) Spring
2 28 (21.54%) Hibernate
3 17 (13.08%) J2EE
4 9 (6.92%) HTML
5 8 (6.15%) Node.js
6 7 (5.38%) Java EE
6 7 (5.38%) REST
7 6 (4.62%) HTML5
8 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.31%) .NET
9 3 (2.31%) CSS
10 2 (1.54%) Kafka
10 2 (1.54%) Pandas
11 1 (0.77%) CGI
11 1 (0.77%) Middleware
11 1 (0.77%) NumPy
11 1 (0.77%) SOAP
11 1 (0.77%) Spring Boot
11 1 (0.77%) Web Services
11 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.31%) Robotics
2 24 (18.46%) Client/Server
3 22 (16.92%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.08%) User Experience
6 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.54%) Fintech
7 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.92%) Linux
2 4 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.62%) TDD
3 44 (33.85%) Concurrent Programming
4 41 (31.54%) Machine Learning
5 40 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 35 (26.92%) BDD
7 32 (24.62%) Scrum
8 29 (22.31%) Test Automation
9 28 (21.54%) OO
9 28 (21.54%) Software Delivery
10 22 (16.92%) Analytics
10 22 (16.92%) Risk Management
11 15 (11.54%) Unit Testing
12 13 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 12 (9.23%) Microservices
14 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (7.69%) SDLC
15 9 (6.92%) Coaching
15 9 (6.92%) Open Source
15 9 (6.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 109 (83.85%) Java
2 59 (45.38%) Python
3 39 (30.00%) SQL
4 24 (18.46%) C++
5 13 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (9.23%) C#
7 8 (6.15%) R
8 5 (3.85%) Scala
9 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.31%) Smalltalk
9 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.54%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.54%) Ruby
11 1 (0.77%) HiveQL
11 1 (0.77%) Jython
11 1 (0.77%) Perl
11 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.31%) PhD
3 1 (0.77%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.54%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (19.23%) Oracle
2 6 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.31%) IBM
3 3 (2.31%) Informatica
4 2 (1.54%) Cognos
4 2 (1.54%) Netezza
4 2 (1.54%) Tableau
5 1 (0.77%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.77%) TIBCO