Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 126 115
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 +37
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 40 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.91% 1.09% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.18% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 7
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +31.25% +9.29%
10th Percentile £36,875 £44,500 £29,600
90th Percentile £88,750 £67,500 £51,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +26.67%

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 1,971 2,120 1,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.08% 92.41% 92.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,413 1,371 1,056
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% - +4.71%

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Science in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 31 (77.50%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) Big Data
3 18 (45.00%) Python
4 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
4 17 (42.50%) Machine Learning
5 15 (37.50%) R
6 14 (35.00%) Analytics
7 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
7 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 10 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 10 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 10 (25.00%) Algorithms
9 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (22.50%) AngularJS
9 9 (22.50%) Natural Language Processing
9 9 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 8 (20.00%) ETL
10 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
11 7 (17.50%) HTML
11 7 (17.50%) Java
11 7 (17.50%) CSS
11 7 (17.50%) Data Mining

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 7 (17.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Mule
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) Big Data
2 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (17.50%) Data Mining
5 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (12.50%) Text Mining
6 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (7.50%) Apache Hive
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.00%) Data Lake
8 2 (5.00%) HBase
8 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 2 (5.00%) Power BI
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (2.50%) QlikView
9 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Back Office
2 6 (15.00%) Financial Institution
2 6 (15.00%) Front Office
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Data Scientist
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Data Scientist
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) MongoDB Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Analytics Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Data Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Data Science Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) AngularJS
1 9 (22.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (17.50%) CSS
2 7 (17.50%) HTML
3 6 (15.00%) .NET
4 5 (12.50%) React
4 5 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (5.00%) CSS3
5 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) JDBC
5 2 (5.00%) scikit-learn
5 2 (5.00%) Spring
5 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.50%) JSP
6 1 (2.50%) Pandas
6 1 (2.50%) RESTful
6 1 (2.50%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 6 (15.00%) Fintech
4 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (10.00%) User Experience
6 2 (5.00%) NHS
6 2 (5.00%) Robotics
7 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Machine Learning
2 14 (35.00%) Analytics
3 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
4 10 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 10 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (20.00%) ETL
7 7 (17.50%) Anomaly Detection
7 7 (17.50%) Storage Management
8 6 (15.00%) Data Transformation
8 6 (15.00%) Quantitative Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) Low Latency
9 5 (12.50%) Microservices
9 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 5 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) Python
3 15 (37.50%) R
4 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.50%) Java
6 6 (15.00%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.00%) Scala
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) F#
8 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PhD
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau