The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 35 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.91% 2.83% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.38% 8.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Big Data
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
64 82 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 31.07% 33.20% 33.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 66 65
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 6 July 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) Vertica
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) ETL
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Maven
5 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) VLDB
5 3 (30.00%) Informatica
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) JUnit
5 3 (30.00%) Servlets
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (30.00%) Jetty
1 3 (30.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
1 3 (30.00%) PaaS
1 3 (30.00%) Route 53
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) VLDB
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) OLTP
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (10.00%) DataStage
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) Hudson
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Vertica
2 3 (30.00%) Talend
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) RightScale
3 2 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft