The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 81 95 123
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +28
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 51 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.67% 1.27% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.23% 4.63% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 37 7 4
Median salary £62,500 £47,500 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,500 £60,950
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
417 518 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.83% 27.45% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 370 452 493
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Big Data
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Big Data Salary Trend in Birmingham

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 59 (69.41%) Finance
2 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (62.35%) Java
4 46 (54.12%) Hadoop
5 42 (49.41%) Apache Spark
6 41 (48.24%) Banking
7 40 (47.06%) Apache
8 37 (43.53%) HTML
9 36 (42.35%) Fintech
10 33 (38.82%) AngularJS
11 32 (37.65%) HTML5
12 30 (35.29%) J2EE
13 18 (21.18%) Retail
14 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (15.29%) .NET
15 13 (15.29%) Python
15 13 (15.29%) Web Development
16 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
17 11 (12.94%) Technical Architecture
17 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
17 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
17 11 (12.94%) SaaS
17 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Software
18 10 (11.76%) Degree
18 10 (11.76%) SQL
18 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
19 9 (10.59%) Analytics
19 9 (10.59%) QA
20 8 (9.41%) Selenium
20 8 (9.41%) Scala

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 42 (49.41%) Apache Spark
2 40 (47.06%) Apache
3 3 (3.53%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.53%) CMS
3 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.35%) SAS
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Sage 200
1 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.94%) SaaS
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) FTP
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (54.12%) Hadoop
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.71%) MySQL
4 4 (4.71%) Pentaho
5 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.35%) HBase
6 2 (2.35%) Impala
6 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.35%) OLAP
6 2 (2.35%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.35%) QlikView
6 2 (2.35%) Riak
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Selenium
2 2 (2.35%) JUnit
2 2 (2.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.35%) TestNG
3 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (69.41%) Finance
2 41 (48.24%) Banking
3 18 (21.18%) Retail
4 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
5 6 (7.06%) Marketing
6 4 (4.71%) Billing
7 2 (2.35%) Automotive
7 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) Architect
3 17 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 13 (15.29%) Web Developer
5 12 (14.12%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (11.76%) Angular Developer
6 10 (11.76%) HTML Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.06%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Technical Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Java Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Java Software Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Scala Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Security Specialist
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (43.53%) HTML
2 33 (38.82%) AngularJS
3 32 (37.65%) HTML5
4 30 (35.29%) J2EE
5 13 (15.29%) .NET
6 4 (4.71%) CSS
7 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.35%) Lucene
7 2 (2.35%) Samza
7 2 (2.35%) SOAP
7 2 (2.35%) Web Services
8 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.18%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.18%) Kafka
8 1 (1.18%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.18%) REST
8 1 (1.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (42.35%) Fintech
2 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.06%) Hedge funds
5 5 (5.88%) PKI
6 4 (4.71%) Credit Risk
6 4 (4.71%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.53%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.53%) Social Media
8 2 (2.35%) Health Informatics
8 2 (2.35%) Informatics
8 2 (2.35%) Statistics
8 2 (2.35%) User Experience
9 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (15.29%) Web Development
4 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
4 11 (12.94%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (10.59%) Analytics
6 8 (9.41%) Front End Development
6 8 (9.41%) ITIL
7 7 (8.24%) Information Security
8 6 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (5.88%) Information Security Management
9 5 (5.88%) MVC
9 5 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Presales
9 5 (5.88%) Security Auditing
9 5 (5.88%) Security Management
9 5 (5.88%) Server Hardening
9 5 (5.88%) SIEM
9 5 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 53 (62.35%) Java
2 13 (15.29%) Python
3 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.76%) SQL
5 8 (9.41%) Scala
6 2 (2.35%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (2.35%) C
6 2 (2.35%) C#
6 2 (2.35%) R
7 1 (1.18%) ABAP
7 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Degree
2 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) CISA
3 5 (5.88%) CISM
3 5 (5.88%) CISSP
3 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) QA
2 5 (5.88%) GPG13
2 5 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) HDFS
2 3 (3.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Icinga
1 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
1 3 (3.53%) vRealize
2 2 (2.35%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
1 6 (7.06%) Tableau
2 5 (5.88%) Google
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco
3 3 (3.53%) Dell
3 3 (3.53%) EMC
3 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
3 3 (3.53%) VMware
4 2 (2.35%) Cognos
4 2 (2.35%) Greenplum
4 2 (2.35%) Sage
4 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.35%) Talend
4 2 (2.35%) Vertica
5 1 (1.18%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.18%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.18%) MapR
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
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