The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.62% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.48% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
108 92 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.45% 36.08% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 78 65 67
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Big Data
Cheshire

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Big Data
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Big Data Salary Trend in Chester

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
4 5 (50.00%) OLTP
4 5 (50.00%) MySQL
4 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (50.00%) Vertica
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (30.00%) ERwin
6 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (20.00%) CentOS
7 2 (20.00%) Hudson
7 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
7 2 (20.00%) Route 53
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Route 53
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) OLTP
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ERwin
2 2 (20.00%) Hudson
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modeller
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Vertica
2 2 (20.00%) RightScale
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft