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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 112 127 107
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 15 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 0.19% 0.060%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.59% 0.67% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 1
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
579 599 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.67% 27.95% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 493 549 405
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 22 August 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (76.00%) Business Development
2 15 (60.00%) Degree
3 10 (40.00%) Front Office
3 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (40.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 10 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 10 (40.00%) Analytics
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) .NET
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) C#
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (24.00%) Ajax
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) SaaS
6 5 (20.00%) Social Media
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) Java
8 3 (12.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle
8 3 (12.00%) HP
8 3 (12.00%) Use Case
8 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (12.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (12.00%) MarkLogic
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (40.00%) Front Office
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Consultant
2 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 11 (44.00%) Technical Architect
3 10 (40.00%) Digital Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Developer
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Strategy Consultant
5 5 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (20.00%) Management Consultant
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Digital Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Junior
6 3 (12.00%) Junior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
1 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (24.00%) CSS
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (24.00%) Ajax
1 6 (24.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Business Development
2 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (40.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 10 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 10 (40.00%) Analytics
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Use Case
6 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) MapReduce
6 3 (12.00%) Data Governance
7 1 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (4.00%) Inmon Methodology
7 1 (4.00%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
1 6 (24.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) Talend
3 1 (4.00%) Vertica
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.00%) Teradata