Period
to 26 January 2022

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 26 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 67 58
Rank change year-on-year -20 -9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 34 31 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.15% 3.13% 4.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.14% 12.25% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 54
10th Percentile £33,825 £36,700 -
25th Percentile £50,938 £37,344 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% - -
75th Percentile £84,063 £54,688 £55,188
90th Percentile £92,500 £73,250 £59,975
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £48,800
% change year-on-year +20.00% +2.46% +4.95%

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 372 253 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 23.51% 25.56% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 244 180 388
10th Percentile £34,500 £34,925 £33,750
25th Percentile £38,769 £37,438 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £45,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.08% +0.56% -4.76%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £78,600 £71,375 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 26 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, 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 18 (52.94%) Apache Spark
2 17 (50.00%) Python
3 12 (35.29%) AWS
4 11 (32.35%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) ETL
5 10 (29.41%) Kafka
5 10 (29.41%) Analytics
5 10 (29.41%) Data Engineering
5 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 9 (26.47%) Advertising
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) Data Management
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle
7 8 (23.53%) GCP
7 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
7 8 (23.53%) Data Pipeline
7 8 (23.53%) CI/CD
8 7 (20.59%) Snowflake
8 7 (20.59%) Azure
8 7 (20.59%) Machine Learning
8 7 (20.59%) DevOps
9 6 (17.65%) Unix
9 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
9 6 (17.65%) Social Skills
10 5 (14.71%) Terraform
10 5 (14.71%) .NET
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) Docker

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 (52.94%) Apache Spark
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (5.88%) Luigi
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) AWS
2 8 (23.53%) GCP
3 7 (20.59%) Azure
3 7 (20.59%) Snowflake
4 3 (8.82%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (8.82%) Serverless
5 2 (5.88%) dbt
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.94%) Google Data Studio
6 1 (2.94%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
2 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
2 5 (14.71%) Tableau
3 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.82%) Apache Hive
4 3 (8.82%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (8.82%) QlikView
4 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.82%) Spotfire
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.94%) Looker
6 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.94%) Spinnaker
General
1 9 (26.47%) Advertising
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 6 (17.65%) Social Skills
4 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.76%) Retail
5 3 (8.82%) Public Sector
6 2 (5.88%) Banking
7 1 (2.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Data Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Product Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Programmer
4 3 (8.82%) Software Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) DataOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Scala Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Oracle BI Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Kafka
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Beam
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) OLE
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.94%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Native
1 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
1 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Analytics
2 10 (29.41%) Data Engineering
2 10 (29.41%) ETL
2 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 8 (23.53%) CI/CD
3 8 (23.53%) Data Management
3 8 (23.53%) Data Pipeline
4 7 (20.59%) DevOps
4 7 (20.59%) Machine Learning
5 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 5 (14.71%) Data Analytics
6 5 (14.71%) Line Management
7 4 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (11.76%) Data Strategy
7 4 (11.76%) Product Roadmap
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
8 3 (8.82%) Architecture Roadmap
8 3 (8.82%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Python
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) Scala
5 3 (8.82%) R
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Kubernetes
1 5 (14.71%) Terraform
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Databricks
3 3 (8.82%) Informatica
3 3 (8.82%) Netezza
3 3 (8.82%) Talend
4 2 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.88%) Serena
5 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.94%) Hyperion