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

Data Science
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 126 128
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 43 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.95% 0.85% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.92% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 4
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £58,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.66% +30.56% +22.95%
10th Percentile £36,175 £40,125 £28,963
90th Percentile £77,200 £67,500 £52,625
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +29.78%

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 2,080 2,059 2,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.42% 92.13% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,527 1,333 1,126
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Science in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 21 (48.84%) Python
3 19 (44.19%) Machine Learning
3 19 (44.19%) Big Data
4 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.23%) R
6 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (27.91%) Finance
7 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (23.26%) Analytics
8 10 (23.26%) Data Analysis
8 10 (23.26%) Fintech
9 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.93%) Hadoop
9 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
9 9 (20.93%) Apache Spark
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (18.60%) Natural Language Processing
10 8 (18.60%) Text Mining
10 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
11 7 (16.28%) Financial Institution
11 7 (16.28%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
11 7 (16.28%) scikit-learn
11 7 (16.28%) Storage Management
12 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
12 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
12 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL

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 9 (20.93%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.98%) Jupyter
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.65%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (9.30%) GitHub
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) Big Data
2 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.93%) Hadoop
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (18.60%) Text Mining
5 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (11.63%) Apache Hive
6 5 (11.63%) Data Mining
7 4 (9.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.65%) Data Lake
8 2 (4.65%) HBase
8 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.65%) Sqoop
9 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Financial Institution
3 6 (13.95%) Back Office
3 6 (13.95%) Front Office
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Law
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Data Scientist
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) ERP Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Data Scientist
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Data Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) MongoDB Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (16.28%) scikit-learn
3 5 (11.63%) .NET
3 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
3 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 5 (11.63%) NumPy
3 5 (11.63%) Pandas
3 5 (11.63%) React
3 5 (11.63%) SciPy
3 5 (11.63%) Web Services
4 4 (9.30%) ggplot2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.26%) Fintech
3 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
5 5 (11.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.98%) NHS
6 3 (6.98%) User Experience
7 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
7 2 (4.65%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Machine Learning
2 10 (23.26%) Analytics
2 10 (23.26%) Data Analysis
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
4 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
5 7 (16.28%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (16.28%) Storage Management
6 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
7 5 (11.63%) Critical Thinking
7 5 (11.63%) ETL
7 5 (11.63%) Low Latency
7 5 (11.63%) Mathematics
7 5 (11.63%) Microservices
7 5 (11.63%) Predictive Modelling
7 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (9.30%) Anomaly Detection
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 21 (48.84%) Python
3 13 (30.23%) R
4 5 (11.63%) C#
4 5 (11.63%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) Scala
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) PhD
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
1 3 (6.98%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) MuleSoft
2 2 (4.65%) Splunk
3 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.33%) Google