The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 85 71 103
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 16 56 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 3.02% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.02% 9.21% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16 46 9
Average salary £42,469 £52,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.10% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Big Data
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
398 608 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.54% 32.79% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 363 516 489
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Big Data
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Big Data Salary Trend in Cheshire

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Big Data
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester 0 5 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Warrington -5 4 £42,469 -30.62%
Big Data
North West

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 15 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (31.11%) MySQL
5 13 (28.89%) Web Services
5 13 (28.89%) Hadoop
6 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (26.67%) ETL
7 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (24.44%) Analytics
8 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (20.00%) JSON
9 9 (20.00%) Machine Learning
10 8 (17.78%) Apple iOS
10 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
10 8 (17.78%) DevOps
10 8 (17.78%) Android
10 8 (17.78%) Data Management
10 8 (17.78%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
10 8 (17.78%) Replication
11 7 (15.56%) Degree
11 7 (15.56%) Linux
11 7 (15.56%) J2EE
11 7 (15.56%) Data Mining
11 7 (15.56%) Amazon Glacier
11 7 (15.56%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (15.56%) Amazon S3

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Sonic ESB
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (4.44%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (15.56%) Amazon Glacier
2 7 (15.56%) Amazon S3
3 6 (13.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (13.33%) Route 53
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) MySQL
2 13 (28.89%) Hadoop
3 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (15.56%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (15.56%) Data Mining
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (11.11%) QlikView
7 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
8 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
8 4 (8.89%) Power BI
8 4 (8.89%) Spotfire
9 2 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (4.44%) PowerCenter
9 2 (4.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) GitLab
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (8.89%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Data Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Big Data Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 3 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.44%) DBA
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Teradata DBA
7 1 (2.22%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Head of Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) Head of Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.22%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) JSON
3 7 (15.56%) J2EE
4 6 (13.33%) .NET
5 4 (8.89%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (4.44%) Spring
7 1 (2.22%) Ajax
7 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.22%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.22%) HTML
7 1 (2.22%) Java EE
7 1 (2.22%) jQuery
7 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.22%) Middleware
7 1 (2.22%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.22%) RESTful
7 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Artificial Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
1 8 (17.78%) Replication
2 6 (13.33%) Telematics
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.89%) Life Science
4 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.89%) Ontologies
4 4 (8.89%) Physics
4 4 (8.89%) Statistics
5 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.44%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (4.44%) Cybercrime
6 2 (4.44%) Online Banking
7 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Android
1 8 (17.78%) Apple iOS
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (26.67%) ETL
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) Analytics
4 9 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 8 (17.78%) Data Management
5 8 (17.78%) DevOps
5 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Open Source
7 5 (11.11%) ETL Development
7 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.89%) Business Development
8 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.89%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (8.89%) Validation
9 3 (6.67%) Change Management
9 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) Scala
3 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.89%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) PhD
3 4 (8.89%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) IBM
2 5 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (11.11%) Tableau
2 5 (11.11%) Teradata
3 3 (6.67%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.44%) Informatica
4 2 (4.44%) RainStor
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Pega
5 1 (2.22%) Tumbleweed