The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 92 109
Rank change year-on-year +44 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 128 79 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.72% 2.75% 1.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.77% 8.54% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 113 33 48
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +46.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £39,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £64,375
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +15.78%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1002 925 1058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 36.97% 32.21% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1430 1051 1774
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Scotland

Big Data
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Big Data in Scotland

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Scotland

Big Data
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +31 86 £60,000 +29.72% 6
Edinburgh +11 50 £60,000 -18.91% 10
Dundee - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £50,000 - 1
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 139 (64.06%) Java
2 95 (43.78%) Finance
3 78 (35.94%) Analytics
4 68 (31.34%) Python
5 57 (26.27%) Machine Learning
6 51 (23.50%) OO
7 49 (22.58%) SQL
8 48 (22.12%) C++
9 47 (21.66%) Hadoop
10 45 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (18.43%) Degree
12 37 (17.05%) SOA
13 36 (16.59%) Apache Spark
14 34 (15.67%) Client/Server
14 34 (15.67%) Greenfield Project
15 32 (14.75%) Open Source
15 32 (14.75%) Spring
16 31 (14.29%) Relational Database
17 28 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (11.98%) C#
18 26 (11.98%) Risk Management
18 26 (11.98%) Java EE
18 26 (11.98%) MongoDB
18 26 (11.98%) Data Analytics
19 25 (11.52%) Robotics
20 24 (11.06%) Microservices
21 23 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (10.60%) Apache Cassandra
21 23 (10.60%) Open Source Development
22 22 (10.14%) HBase

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 36 (16.59%) Apache Spark
2 22 (10.14%) SAS
3 9 (4.15%) Apache Pig
4 7 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.92%) Apache
5 2 (0.92%) JBoss
5 2 (0.92%) Tornado
6 1 (0.46%) Confluence
6 1 (0.46%) Jetty
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.99%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.30%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.37%) Network Security
2 5 (2.30%) LAN
2 5 (2.30%) WAN
3 4 (1.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.66%) Hadoop
2 31 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 28 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (11.98%) MongoDB
5 23 (10.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (10.14%) HBase
7 18 (8.29%) Apache Hive
8 12 (5.53%) RDBMS
9 10 (4.61%) NoSQL
9 10 (4.61%) SQL Server
10 7 (3.23%) DataStage
11 6 (2.76%) PowerCenter
11 6 (2.76%) QlikView
12 5 (2.30%) Base SAS
12 5 (2.30%) BigQuery
12 5 (2.30%) Cognos Impromptu
12 5 (2.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 4 (1.84%) GIS
13 4 (1.84%) SAS EBI
13 4 (1.84%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 13 (5.99%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.61%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.23%) Maven
4 6 (2.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.38%) Subversion
6 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.92%) JUnit
6 2 (0.92%) Mockito
7 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.46%) JIRA
7 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 95 (43.78%) Finance
2 17 (7.83%) Banking
3 15 (6.91%) Retail
4 7 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.76%) Law
6 5 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.84%) Games
7 4 (1.84%) Military
8 3 (1.38%) Front Office
8 3 (1.38%) Marketing
9 2 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (57.14%) Developer
2 63 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 45 (20.74%) Lead Developer
3 45 (20.74%) Lead Java Developer
4 35 (16.13%) Consultant
5 34 (15.67%) Applications Developer
6 29 (13.36%) Python Developer
7 24 (11.06%) Big Data Developer
7 24 (11.06%) Senior Developer
8 23 (10.60%) Open Source Developer
9 21 (9.68%) Big Data Consultant
9 21 (9.68%) Data Consultant
9 21 (9.68%) Security Consultant
10 16 (7.37%) Architect
11 15 (6.91%) MongoDB Developer
11 15 (6.91%) Node.js Developer
12 14 (6.45%) Data Scientist
13 13 (5.99%) Machine Learning Developer
13 13 (5.99%) Senior Applications Developer
13 13 (5.99%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.75%) Spring
2 26 (11.98%) Java EE
3 20 (9.22%) Node.js
4 17 (7.83%) Hibernate
5 14 (6.45%) J2EE
6 13 (5.99%) .NET
7 12 (5.53%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.15%) RESTful
9 7 (3.23%) D3.js
10 6 (2.76%) SOAP
11 5 (2.30%) HTML
11 5 (2.30%) Kafka
11 5 (2.30%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (2.30%) ODBC
12 4 (1.84%) HTML5
12 4 (1.84%) NumPy
12 4 (1.84%) Spring Boot
12 4 (1.84%) Swing
12 4 (1.84%) XML
13 3 (1.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.67%) Client/Server
1 34 (15.67%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (11.52%) Robotics
3 23 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.91%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.76%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (2.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.30%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.92%) User Experience
10 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.46%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.68%) Linux
2 11 (5.07%) Unix
3 7 (3.23%) Windows
4 5 (2.30%) Windows 2000
4 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (35.94%) Analytics
2 57 (26.27%) Machine Learning
3 51 (23.50%) OO
4 45 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (17.05%) SOA
6 32 (14.75%) Open Source
7 26 (11.98%) Data Analytics
7 26 (11.98%) Risk Management
8 24 (11.06%) Microservices
9 23 (10.60%) Open Source Development
10 20 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (9.22%) Software Engineering
10 20 (9.22%) TDD
11 17 (7.83%) Big Data Analytics
11 17 (7.83%) Customer Engagement
12 16 (7.37%) Coaching
12 16 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (6.91%) ETL
13 15 (6.91%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.99%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 139 (64.06%) Java
2 68 (31.34%) Python
3 49 (22.58%) SQL
4 48 (22.12%) C++
5 26 (11.98%) C#
6 18 (8.29%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.91%) Scala
8 14 (6.45%) R
9 8 (3.69%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.76%) MATLAB
10 6 (2.76%) VB
11 2 (0.92%) C
11 2 (0.92%) PHP
11 2 (0.92%) Ruby
11 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.46%) Perl
12 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (18.43%) Degree
2 14 (6.45%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (2.76%) PhD
4 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.61%) HDFS
2 2 (0.92%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.46%) KVM
3 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.76%) Ambari
2 5 (2.30%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.38%) Oozie
4 1 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.46%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (8.76%) Oracle
2 18 (8.29%) Splunk
3 10 (4.61%) Tableau
4 9 (4.15%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.69%) IBM
6 7 (3.23%) Cognos
7 6 (2.76%) Informatica
7 6 (2.76%) Netezza
7 6 (2.76%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.30%) Verint
9 4 (1.84%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.84%) DataFlux
10 2 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.92%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.92%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.46%) Progress
11 1 (0.46%) SAP
11 1 (0.46%) Talend
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh
SeeByte Ltd
Salary: (dependent on experience) + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: UKP 100000 per year
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Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Experience Dependent
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirling
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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