Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 47 69
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22 -20
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 31 99 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.75% 5.23% 4.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.36% 13.47% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 16 73 98
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £41,875 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% -16.67%

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 371 735 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.89% 38.85% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 259 511 748
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Glasgow

Big Data
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Big Data in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Big Data in Glasgow

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in Glasgow over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 15 (48.39%) C#
1 15 (48.39%) Python
2 14 (45.16%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) Machine Learning
2 14 (45.16%) Apache Spark
3 13 (41.94%) Scala
4 12 (38.71%) Hadoop
5 11 (35.48%) TDD
5 11 (35.48%) HTML
5 11 (35.48%) Data Modelling
6 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (32.26%) JUnit
6 10 (32.26%) OO
6 10 (32.26%) JMS
6 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) Mule
6 10 (32.26%) Ajax
6 10 (32.26%) Analytics
7 9 (29.03%) Node.js
7 9 (29.03%) JSP
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
7 9 (29.03%) C++
8 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (22.58%) SDLC
8 7 (22.58%) Requirements Gathering
9 6 (19.35%) Power Platform
9 6 (19.35%) Power BI
9 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft

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 14 (45.16%) Apache Spark
2 10 (32.26%) Mule
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Power Platform
2 4 (12.90%) Azure
3 2 (6.45%) AWS
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) Hadoop
2 6 (19.35%) Power BI
3 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.68%) Data Lake
4 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.45%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) JUnit
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.23%) JBehave
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Python Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Data Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Account Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Sales Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) Ajax
2 10 (32.26%) JMS
3 9 (29.03%) JSP
3 9 (29.03%) Node.js
4 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) Kafka
5 2 (6.45%) Velocity
6 1 (3.23%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (3.23%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) Django
6 1 (3.23%) Flask
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) PySpark
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) Servlets
6 1 (3.23%) Spring
6 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Machine Learning
2 11 (35.48%) Data Modelling
2 11 (35.48%) TDD
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Analytics
3 10 (32.26%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (22.58%) Requirements Gathering
4 7 (22.58%) SDLC
5 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Data Science
7 2 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.45%) Microservices
7 2 (6.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C#
1 15 (48.39%) Python
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) Scala
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 9 (29.03%) C++
5 9 (29.03%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Java 8
6 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Databricks
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau