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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 107 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.27% 0.060%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 0.94% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £37,500 £100,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-62.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +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
533 424 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.46% 28.44% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 479 378 418
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,543 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 March 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 10 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Apache Hive
3 8 (53.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (53.33%) NoSQL
3 8 (53.33%) Cloudera
4 6 (40.00%) MapReduce
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Use Case
4 6 (40.00%) Data Architecture
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) REST
5 5 (33.33%) Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Apache Pig
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) MarkLogic
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (26.67%) CSS3
6 4 (26.67%) SIEM
6 4 (26.67%) Data Governance
6 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
6 4 (26.67%) HBase
6 4 (26.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) Puppet
6 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) Docker
6 4 (26.67%) HDFS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (26.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (53.33%) Apache Hive
2 8 (53.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (53.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (26.67%) HBase
3 4 (26.67%) MarkLogic
3 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 4 (26.67%) Impala
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Data Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Big Data Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Data Scientist
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
1 5 (33.33%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) CSS3
2 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) Java EE
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (13.33%) Cascalog
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) EJB
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
4 1 (6.67%) JPA
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Use Case
1 6 (40.00%) Data Architecture
1 6 (40.00%) MapReduce
2 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Data Governance
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Business Development
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Programming
5 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow Management
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) R
5 2 (13.33%) Clojure
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
1 4 (26.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
1 4 (26.67%) Vagrant
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cloudera
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) SAP