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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 39 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.56% 2.72% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.06% 7.14% -
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
85 98 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.32% 38.13% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 70 66
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 £32,550 £30,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 27 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 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (50.00%) Vertica
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
4 3 (37.50%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) nginx
4 3 (37.50%) Route 53
4 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 3 (37.50%) PaaS
4 3 (37.50%) RightScale
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) Hudson
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 3 (37.50%) Jetty
1 3 (37.50%) nginx
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
1 3 (37.50%) Route 53
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (37.50%) VLDB
4 2 (25.00%) OLTP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Hudson
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) JVM Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Vertica
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) RightScale
3 2 (25.00%) Tableau
3 2 (25.00%) Talend
3 2 (25.00%) Informatica