Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 66 104
Rank change year-on-year +17 +38 +5
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 111 60 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.06% 3.16% 2.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.86% 8.02% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 76 28 27
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £41,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -13.16% -15.56%
10th Percentile £40,000 £30,625 £34,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £66,800
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -18.18%

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 801 748 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.53% 39.35% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 505 417 570
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +10.43% +1.88%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,250 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +4.82% +3.75%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 85 (76.58%) Java
2 82 (73.87%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (53.15%) Python
4 53 (47.75%) Concurrent Programming
5 52 (46.85%) SQL
6 49 (44.14%) TDD
7 45 (40.54%) BDD
8 42 (37.84%) Multithreading
8 42 (37.84%) Test Automation
8 42 (37.84%) Scrum
9 38 (34.23%) Spring
9 38 (34.23%) Finance
9 38 (34.23%) Software Delivery
10 29 (26.13%) Machine Learning
11 27 (24.32%) Hadoop
11 27 (24.32%) Oracle
12 25 (22.52%) Hibernate
13 24 (21.62%) Robotics
14 18 (16.22%) Client/Server
14 18 (16.22%) MongoDB
14 18 (16.22%) NoSQL
14 18 (16.22%) Oracle Database
15 17 (15.32%) Apache Spark
16 16 (14.41%) J2EE
16 16 (14.41%) MySQL
17 15 (13.51%) MapReduce
18 14 (12.61%) Analytics
19 13 (11.71%) REST
19 13 (11.71%) High Availability
19 13 (11.71%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (15.32%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.80%) Confluence
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.80%) SAS
3 1 (0.90%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.80%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.31%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.80%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.32%) Hadoop
2 18 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 18 (16.22%) NoSQL
2 18 (16.22%) Oracle Database
3 16 (14.41%) MySQL
4 12 (10.81%) Blockchain
5 8 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.41%) Apache Hive
6 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.60%) HBase
8 4 (3.60%) Power BI
9 3 (2.70%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.70%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
1 4 (3.60%) JUnit
1 4 (3.60%) Mockito
1 4 (3.60%) Selenium
1 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.80%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (1.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (34.23%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Advertising
3 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.90%) Games
4 1 (0.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (73.87%) Developer
2 42 (37.84%) Senior Developer
3 40 (36.04%) Java Developer
4 24 (21.62%) Python Developer
5 21 (18.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (13.51%) Senior Python Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Designer
8 5 (4.50%) Java Applications Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Applications Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Java Applications Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.60%) Data Scientist
9 4 (3.60%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.23%) Spring
2 25 (22.52%) Hibernate
3 16 (14.41%) J2EE
4 13 (11.71%) REST
5 7 (6.31%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.41%) CSS
6 6 (5.41%) HTML
7 5 (4.50%) React
7 5 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.70%) .NET
9 2 (1.80%) Bokeh
9 2 (1.80%) PySpark
9 2 (1.80%) SparkR
10 1 (0.90%) Java EE
10 1 (0.90%) Kafka
10 1 (0.90%) Node.js
10 1 (0.90%) Pandas
10 1 (0.90%) SOAP
10 1 (0.90%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.90%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.62%) Robotics
2 18 (16.22%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.31%) Fintech
3 7 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.60%) User Experience
6 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.80%) Replication
8 1 (0.90%) Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.90%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.11%) Linux
2 5 (4.50%) Unix
3 1 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (73.87%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (47.75%) Concurrent Programming
3 49 (44.14%) TDD
4 45 (40.54%) BDD
5 42 (37.84%) Multithreading
5 42 (37.84%) Scrum
5 42 (37.84%) Test Automation
6 38 (34.23%) Software Delivery
7 29 (26.13%) Machine Learning
8 15 (13.51%) MapReduce
9 14 (12.61%) Analytics
10 13 (11.71%) High Availability
11 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (9.91%) Data Analytics
11 11 (9.91%) Visualisation
12 10 (9.01%) OO
13 9 (8.11%) DevOps
13 9 (8.11%) Risk Management
14 8 (7.21%) Data Visualisation
15 7 (6.31%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 85 (76.58%) Java
2 59 (53.15%) Python
3 52 (46.85%) SQL
4 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.91%) C++
6 10 (9.01%) Ruby
7 7 (6.31%) C#
7 7 (6.31%) R
8 5 (4.50%) Scala
9 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.70%) HiveQL
10 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.70%) Smalltalk
11 1 (0.90%) Jython
11 1 (0.90%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.90%) Perl
11 1 (0.90%) PHP
11 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Oozie
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) Oracle
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) Tableau
4 1 (0.90%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.90%) IDERA
4 1 (0.90%) Informatica
4 1 (0.90%) RedGate
4 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.90%) TIBCO