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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 117 103 114
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 7 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 0.66% 0.058%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 2.58% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 1
Average salary £32,500 £100,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-67.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +6.38%
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
535 465 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.27% 25.70% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 449 417 467
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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
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 28 April 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (64.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Apache Hive
4 5 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (35.71%) REST
4 5 (35.71%) Cloudera
4 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) R
5 4 (28.57%) HBase
5 4 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
5 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (28.57%) Docker
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Impala
5 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
5 4 (28.57%) SIEM
5 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) CentOS
5 4 (28.57%) Puppet
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Finance

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (35.71%) Apache Hive
3 5 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) HBase
4 4 (28.57%) Impala
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (7.14%) MarkLogic
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Data Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Data Scientist
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) REST
1 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) CSS3
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
2 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) SignalR
4 2 (14.29%) Cascalog
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) EJB
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
5 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.14%) Java EE
5 1 (7.14%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) MapReduce
3 3 (21.43%) Use Case
3 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
4 2 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Programming
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) Perl
4 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) R
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Clojure
6 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cloudera
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) HP