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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 124 104 113
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.55% 0.059%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.39% 2.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Average salary £27,500 £100,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-72.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Big Data
West Midlands

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
513 467 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.98% 25.63% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 435 426 430
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,350 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data.

1 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (45.45%) Cloudera
3 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) HBase
4 4 (36.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (36.36%) Vagrant
4 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Impala
4 4 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) Docker
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
2 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (36.36%) HBase
4 4 (36.36%) Impala
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (9.09%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Data Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Data Scientist
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (36.36%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) CSS3
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Cascalog
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
3 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Programming
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) R
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Clojure
6 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Vagrant
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cloudera
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) HP