Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 113 125
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 40 46 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.13% 1.93% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.02% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 10
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% -10.87% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £36,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £75,000 £65,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +54.84%

Data Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,761 2,274 1,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 93.97% 95.31% 93.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,234 1,653 1,229
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Data Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in Glasgow

Data Science
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Science in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Data Science in Glasgow

Data Science
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Science in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Science in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, IT jobs citing Data Science 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 Data Science.

1 27 (67.50%) Python
1 27 (67.50%) Analytics
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) R
4 18 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (42.50%) Machine Learning
5 17 (42.50%) Big Data
6 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (32.50%) Visualisation
7 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (30.00%) Algorithms
8 12 (30.00%) ETL
9 10 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
10 9 (22.50%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
10 9 (22.50%) Data Lake
11 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
11 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
12 7 (17.50%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (17.50%) Data Engineering
12 7 (17.50%) Power BI
12 7 (17.50%) Power Platform
13 6 (15.00%) Databricks
13 6 (15.00%) Anomaly Detection

Data Science
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 4 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (22.50%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (17.50%) Power Platform
4 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (10.00%) PaaS
7 2 (5.00%) Serverless
8 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) Big Data
2 9 (22.50%) Data Lake
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (17.50%) Power BI
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (7.50%) Text Mining
8 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
8 2 (5.00%) QlikView
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 12 (30.00%) Data Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Junior
5 3 (7.50%) Junior Data Scientist
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Azure Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) React
4 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (7.50%) Web Services
5 2 (5.00%) Pandas
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.50%) Middleware
6 1 (2.50%) NumPy
6 1 (2.50%) Sass
6 1 (2.50%) scikit-learn
6 1 (2.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (30.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (10.00%) Credit Risk
5 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.50%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Analytics
2 18 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (42.50%) Machine Learning
4 13 (32.50%) Visualisation
5 12 (30.00%) ETL
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
7 7 (17.50%) Data Engineering
8 6 (15.00%) Anomaly Detection
8 6 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 5 (12.50%) Data Transformation
9 5 (12.50%) DevOps
9 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
9 5 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
9 5 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
9 5 (12.50%) Statistics
10 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) Python
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) R
4 6 (15.00%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.00%) VBA
8 1 (2.50%) HiveQL
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.00%) PhD
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Databricks
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle