The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 102 140 222
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +82
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 262 216 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.52% 1.93% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.31% 6.91% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 222 188 95
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Big Data
London

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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2813 3127 3141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.05% 27.96% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2463 2705 2838
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,994 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Big Data
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Big Data Salary Trend in the City of London

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in the City of London

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 248 (51.88%) Java
2 219 (45.82%) Hadoop
3 197 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (35.15%) Analytics
5 144 (30.13%) SQL
6 122 (25.52%) Finance
7 107 (22.38%) NoSQL
8 106 (22.18%) Degree
9 104 (21.76%) TDD
10 93 (19.46%) Business Intelligence
11 92 (19.25%) Scala
12 88 (18.41%) MongoDB
13 76 (15.90%) Computer Science
14 74 (15.48%) Python
15 71 (14.85%) Banking
16 70 (14.64%) Spring
17 68 (14.23%) MapReduce
18 64 (13.39%) Apache Hive
18 64 (13.39%) SQL Server
19 61 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
20 58 (12.13%) Data Analytics
20 58 (12.13%) Linux
21 57 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
22 56 (11.72%) JavaScript
23 54 (11.30%) Microsoft
24 52 (10.88%) ETL
24 52 (10.88%) MVC
25 51 (10.67%) Hibernate
25 51 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 49 (10.25%) Software Engineering

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 41 (8.58%) SAS
1 41 (8.58%) Apache Pig
2 35 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (5.23%) Apache Spark
4 20 (4.18%) Apache
5 19 (3.97%) Node.js
6 16 (3.35%) Apache Solr
7 11 (2.30%) IIS
8 7 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.46%) CMS
8 7 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.26%) Magnolia
10 5 (1.05%) Jetty
10 5 (1.05%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.84%) Mule
12 3 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
12 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 29 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.18%) SPSS
3 4 (0.84%) MS Office
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Weka
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.21%) CPLEX
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.63%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.72%) SaaS
4 7 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.42%) PaaS
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.21%) Heroku
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.77%) Internet
2 4 (0.84%) LDAP
3 3 (0.63%) HTTP
4 2 (0.42%) SNMP
4 2 (0.42%) Firewall
4 2 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (45.82%) Hadoop
2 107 (22.38%) NoSQL
3 88 (18.41%) MongoDB
4 64 (13.39%) Apache Hive
4 64 (13.39%) SQL Server
5 57 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (9.62%) QlikView
8 40 (8.37%) MySQL
9 39 (8.16%) Data Mining
10 35 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (7.11%) HBase
11 34 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (6.49%) Relational Database
13 24 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (3.77%) Redis
15 17 (3.56%) OLAP
16 16 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (3.14%) Oracle BI EE
18 14 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (8.58%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.81%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.72%) Subversion
3 13 (2.72%) Maven
4 11 (2.30%) JIRA
4 11 (2.30%) Selenium
4 11 (2.30%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.09%) NUnit
6 8 (1.67%) JUnit
6 8 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (1.26%) Hudson
8 6 (1.26%) Mockito
9 5 (1.05%) Ant
10 4 (0.84%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.84%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.84%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 122 (25.52%) Finance
2 71 (14.85%) Banking
3 31 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.81%) Marketing
5 14 (2.93%) Retail
6 13 (2.72%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.30%) Legal
8 10 (2.09%) Advertising
9 9 (1.88%) Games
10 8 (1.67%) Publishing
11 7 (1.46%) Front Office
12 6 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.63%) Law
14 2 (0.42%) French Language
15 1 (0.21%) German Language
15 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.21%) Back Office
15 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 176 (36.82%) Developer
2 109 (22.80%) Java Developer
3 86 (17.99%) Architect
4 68 (14.23%) Senior Developer
5 57 (11.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 37 (7.74%) Data Architect
7 36 (7.53%) Analyst
8 35 (7.32%) Consultant
9 33 (6.90%) Big Data Architect
10 30 (6.28%) Data Scientist
11 18 (3.77%) Software Engineer
11 18 (3.77%) Java Architect
12 16 (3.35%) DBA
13 15 (3.14%) Test Analyst
13 15 (3.14%) Big Data Developer
13 15 (3.14%) Full Stack Developer
14 14 (2.93%) SQL DBA
15 13 (2.72%) Senior Software Engineer
16 12 (2.51%) .NET Developer
16 12 (2.51%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (14.64%) Spring
2 51 (10.67%) Hibernate
3 45 (9.41%) .NET
4 43 (9.00%) REST
5 38 (7.95%) Web Services
6 35 (7.32%) J2EE
7 31 (6.49%) XML
8 29 (6.07%) HTML
9 23 (4.81%) CSS
10 22 (4.60%) Spring MVC
11 21 (4.39%) ASP.NET
12 16 (3.35%) jQuery
13 15 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (3.14%) Lucene
13 15 (3.14%) AngularJS
13 15 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (2.72%) SOAP
15 12 (2.51%) RESTful
15 12 (2.51%) JSON
16 9 (1.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.90%) Computer Science
2 61 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.69%) Open Source
4 25 (5.23%) Visualisation
4 25 (5.23%) Mobile Banking
5 21 (4.39%) Mathematics
6 19 (3.97%) Data Integration
7 18 (3.77%) Algorithms
8 15 (3.14%) Statistics
9 14 (2.93%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.93%) User Experience
10 10 (2.09%) Social Media
11 9 (1.88%) Clustering
12 8 (1.67%) Smart Meter
13 7 (1.46%) Derivative
13 7 (1.46%) Market Risk
14 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (1.05%) Grid Computing
15 5 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.13%) Linux
2 34 (7.11%) UNIX
3 18 (3.77%) Windows
4 5 (1.05%) Android
4 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.42%) Debian
6 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.21%) CentOS
6 1 (0.21%) AIX
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (35.15%) Analytics
3 104 (21.76%) TDD
4 93 (19.46%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (14.23%) MapReduce
6 58 (12.13%) Data Analytics
7 52 (10.88%) ETL
7 52 (10.88%) MVC
8 49 (10.25%) Software Engineering
9 47 (9.83%) Pair Programming
10 44 (9.21%) Scrum
11 40 (8.37%) Data Analysis
12 39 (8.16%) Big Data Analytics
13 36 (7.53%) Project Management
14 35 (7.32%) E-Commerce
15 34 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (6.90%) OO
17 32 (6.69%) Data Modelling
18 30 (6.28%) Unit Testing
19 26 (5.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 248 (51.88%) Java
2 144 (30.13%) SQL
3 92 (19.25%) Scala
4 74 (15.48%) Python
5 56 (11.72%) JavaScript
6 48 (10.04%) C#
7 43 (9.00%) R
8 34 (7.11%) Ruby
9 32 (6.69%) C++
10 23 (4.81%) T-SQL
11 17 (3.56%) C
12 11 (2.30%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.09%) Perl
13 10 (2.09%) PHP
14 9 (1.88%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.67%) F#
15 8 (1.67%) MATLAB
16 7 (1.46%) Groovy
17 6 (1.26%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 106 (22.18%) Degree
2 13 (2.72%) PhD
3 6 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.21%) MBA
5 1 (0.21%) MCTS
5 1 (0.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.93%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (3.56%) HDFS
2 5 (1.05%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.42%) Snort
5 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.21%) GridGain
5 1 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (1.67%) Puppet
1 8 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (1.05%) Oozie
3 4 (0.84%) Ambari
3 4 (0.84%) OpenView
3 4 (0.84%) Nagios
3 4 (0.84%) ZABBIX
3 4 (0.84%) Cacti
3 4 (0.84%) Munin
4 2 (0.42%) MOM
4 2 (0.42%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 54 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.04%) Oracle
3 22 (4.60%) Tableau
4 17 (3.56%) hybris
4 17 (3.56%) Hortonworks
5 15 (3.14%) Splunk
6 14 (2.93%) Business Objects
6 14 (2.93%) SAP
6 14 (2.93%) Informatica
7 13 (2.72%) Google
8 11 (2.30%) Teradata
8 11 (2.30%) Cognos
9 10 (2.09%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.46%) Vertica
10 7 (1.46%) Talend
10 7 (1.46%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.46%) Netezza
11 6 (1.26%) Ab Initio
11 6 (1.26%) EPiServer
11 6 (1.26%) Demandware
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Large Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum bonus, pension, medical, training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: Competetive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £4600550000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago