Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 39 112
Rank change year-on-year -31 +73 -21
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 112 140 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.56% 6.35% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.12% 13.79% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 99 130 18
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +31.15% +1.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £31,213
90th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £56,625
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +29.41%

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 1,007 1,015 1,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.97% 46.01% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 757 584 483
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,825 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £64,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 67 (59.82%) Java
2 62 (55.36%) SQL
3 55 (49.11%) TDD
4 45 (40.18%) Python
5 44 (39.29%) Machine Learning
6 43 (38.39%) BDD
7 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (27.68%) Software Delivery
9 30 (26.79%) Concurrent Programming
9 30 (26.79%) Multithreading
10 29 (25.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (25.00%) Analytics
11 28 (25.00%) Oracle
12 25 (22.32%) Scrum
12 25 (22.32%) Finance
12 25 (22.32%) Test Automation
13 23 (20.54%) Spring
14 22 (19.64%) DevOps
15 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 20 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (16.96%) C#
16 19 (16.96%) Hibernate
16 19 (16.96%) Microservices
17 18 (16.07%) Apache Spark
17 18 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
17 18 (16.07%) Data Science
18 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
18 17 (15.18%) Robotics
18 17 (15.18%) ETL
19 16 (14.29%) Hadoop

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 18 (16.07%) Apache Spark
2 7 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 7 (6.25%) SAS
3 3 (2.68%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.89%) Mule
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.89%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.04%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (6.25%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (5.36%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (3.57%) Datadog
7 2 (1.79%) GitHub
8 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) Firewall
2 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database
5 9 (8.04%) Data Lake
5 9 (8.04%) Data Mining
6 8 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
6 8 (7.14%) OLTP
6 8 (7.14%) QlikView
6 8 (7.14%) Spotfire
7 7 (6.25%) Apache Hive
7 7 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (6.25%) Power BI
8 6 (5.36%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.36%) Sqoop
9 5 (4.46%) MySQL
9 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.25%) Maven
2 7 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.46%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.89%) JUnit
5 1 (0.89%) Mockito
5 1 (0.89%) TestNG
General
1 25 (22.32%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (50.89%) Developer
2 28 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 22 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 16 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (13.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Consultant
6 11 (9.82%) Python Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Data Scientist
7 10 (8.93%) Software Developer
8 9 (8.04%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (8.04%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (6.25%) .NET Developer
10 7 (6.25%) Senior Python Developer
11 6 (5.36%) AWS Consultant
12 5 (4.46%) Big Data Consultant
12 5 (4.46%) Data Consultant
12 5 (4.46%) Java Consultant
13 4 (3.57%) DBA
13 4 (3.57%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.54%) Spring
2 19 (16.96%) Hibernate
3 10 (8.93%) AngularJS
4 9 (8.04%) .NET
4 9 (8.04%) CSS
4 9 (8.04%) HTML
5 8 (7.14%) J2EE
5 8 (7.14%) jQuery
6 7 (6.25%) .NET Core
6 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (6.25%) REST
7 6 (5.36%) Spring Boot
8 5 (4.46%) Apache Axis
8 5 (4.46%) Drools
9 4 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (2.68%) Kafka
11 2 (1.79%) Node.js
11 2 (1.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Robotics
2 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.82%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (9.82%) User Experience
4 7 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.36%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.46%) Clustering
7 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.57%) Replication
8 2 (1.79%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.89%) AS400
9 1 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.89%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (1.79%) CentOS
3 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.11%) TDD
2 44 (39.29%) Machine Learning
3 43 (38.39%) BDD
4 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (27.68%) Software Delivery
6 30 (26.79%) Concurrent Programming
6 30 (26.79%) Multithreading
7 28 (25.00%) Analytics
8 25 (22.32%) Scrum
8 25 (22.32%) Test Automation
9 22 (19.64%) DevOps
10 19 (16.96%) Microservices
11 18 (16.07%) Data Science
12 17 (15.18%) ETL
12 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
13 15 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (9.82%) SDLC
15 10 (8.93%) Data Analysis
15 10 (8.93%) OO
15 10 (8.93%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 67 (59.82%) Java
2 62 (55.36%) SQL
3 45 (40.18%) Python
4 19 (16.96%) C#
5 16 (14.29%) R
6 12 (10.71%) C++
7 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
8 9 (8.04%) PL/SQL
9 7 (6.25%) TypeScript
9 7 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.57%) Scala
12 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.68%) Java 8
12 3 (2.68%) Ruby
13 1 (0.89%) C
13 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.89%) GCP
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Docker
1 7 (6.25%) HDFS
2 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Ansible
2 6 (5.36%) Oozie
3 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.46%) Puppet
4 4 (3.57%) Nagios
5 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (25.00%) Oracle
2 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.04%) Tableau
4 8 (7.14%) Informatica
4 8 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (7.14%) Netezza
4 8 (7.14%) Talend
5 5 (4.46%) SAP
6 4 (3.57%) IDERA
6 4 (3.57%) New Relic
6 4 (3.57%) RedGate
6 4 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.79%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.79%) IBM
7 2 (1.79%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.79%) Splunk
8 1 (0.89%) Sybase