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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 111 170 216
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +46
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 254 161 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.24% 1.36% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.92% 4.78% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 213 139 124
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,000 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
3209 3370 3590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.29% 28.54% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2821 3017 3295
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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.

1 329 (54.56%) Java
2 292 (48.42%) Hadoop
3 212 (35.16%) Analytics
4 190 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (28.52%) SQL
6 152 (25.21%) Degree
7 138 (22.89%) Finance
8 121 (20.07%) R
9 114 (18.91%) NoSQL
10 111 (18.41%) Linux
11 109 (18.08%) Oracle
11 109 (18.08%) Business Intelligence
11 109 (18.08%) MongoDB
12 107 (17.74%) MapReduce
13 102 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
14 101 (16.75%) Python
14 101 (16.75%) Computer Science
15 96 (15.92%) TDD
16 95 (15.75%) Scala
17 92 (15.26%) ETL
17 92 (15.26%) REST
18 87 (14.43%) Data Analysis
19 86 (14.26%) Visualisation
20 85 (14.10%) JavaScript
20 85 (14.10%) Apache Hive
21 82 (13.60%) Mathematics
22 81 (13.43%) HTML
23 78 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
24 76 (12.60%) Data Modelling
25 73 (12.11%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 69 (11.44%) SAS
2 47 (7.79%) Apache Pig
3 13 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.33%) IIS
6 8 (1.33%) Apache
7 7 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.66%) Mule
9 3 (0.50%) nginx
9 3 (0.50%) Node.js
10 2 (0.33%) GemFire
10 2 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.33%) FileNet
11 1 (0.17%) Drupal
11 1 (0.17%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 34 (5.64%) SPSS
2 31 (5.14%) MS Excel
3 28 (4.64%) CPLEX
4 8 (1.33%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.00%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.66%) Blender
8 4 (0.66%) Weka
8 4 (0.66%) InDesign
8 4 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.66%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.33%) MS Office
10 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.82%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.66%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) HFM
5 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.49%) SaaS
4 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.33%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.99%) Kerberos
2 12 (1.99%) Internet
3 9 (1.49%) WAN
3 9 (1.49%) LAN
4 7 (1.16%) VPN
5 6 (1.00%) LDAP
5 6 (1.00%) VoIP
5 6 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.83%) HTTP
7 2 (0.33%) Firewall
8 1 (0.17%) MPLS
8 1 (0.17%) SMS
8 1 (0.17%) SSL
8 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (48.42%) Hadoop
2 114 (18.91%) NoSQL
3 109 (18.08%) MongoDB
4 102 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (14.10%) Apache Hive
6 69 (11.44%) SQL Server
7 58 (9.62%) Mahout
8 55 (9.12%) Relational Database
9 54 (8.96%) HBase
10 51 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (8.29%) Data Mining
12 48 (7.96%) MySQL
12 48 (7.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 47 (7.79%) QlikView
14 42 (6.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 36 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 29 (4.81%) DataStage
17 28 (4.64%) Pentaho
18 26 (4.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (6.47%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 20 (3.32%) Selenium
3 20 (3.32%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.15%) Cucumber
5 18 (2.99%) JConsole
5 18 (2.99%) Log4j
6 16 (2.65%) Maven
6 16 (2.65%) JUnit
7 15 (2.49%) WebDriver
8 12 (1.99%) Mercurial
9 9 (1.49%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.33%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.33%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.33%) Subversion
11 7 (1.16%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.00%) Ant
13 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.33%) WebStorm
General
1 138 (22.89%) Finance
2 48 (7.96%) Retail
3 47 (7.79%) Marketing
4 46 (7.63%) Banking
5 32 (5.31%) Front Office
6 25 (4.15%) Games
7 21 (3.48%) Investment Banking
8 18 (2.99%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.82%) Advertising
10 11 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.49%) Publishing
11 9 (1.49%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.33%) Back Office
13 7 (1.16%) Legal
14 6 (1.00%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.83%) Law
15 5 (0.83%) German Language
16 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 181 (30.02%) Developer
2 118 (19.57%) Architect
3 79 (13.10%) Java Developer
4 73 (12.11%) Data Scientist
5 65 (10.78%) Consultant
6 46 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 30 (4.98%) Data Architect
7 30 (4.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 29 (4.81%) Analyst
9 27 (4.48%) Enterprise Architect
10 25 (4.15%) Administrator
11 23 (3.81%) Lead Developer
11 23 (3.81%) DBA
12 20 (3.32%) Big Data Architect
13 19 (3.15%) Statistician
13 19 (3.15%) Data Analyst
13 19 (3.15%) Research Engineer
14 17 (2.82%) Software Engineer
15 16 (2.65%) Senior Architect
15 16 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (15.26%) REST
2 81 (13.43%) HTML
3 68 (11.28%) SOAP
4 67 (11.11%) CSS
5 57 (9.45%) Web Services
6 47 (7.79%) Spring
7 42 (6.97%) JSON
7 42 (6.97%) XML
8 37 (6.14%) .NET
9 32 (5.31%) HTML5
10 28 (4.64%) RESTful
11 21 (3.48%) JMX
11 21 (3.48%) Cascading
12 20 (3.32%) J2EE
13 18 (2.99%) Hibernate
13 18 (2.99%) SPNEGO
14 17 (2.82%) Kafka
15 15 (2.49%) Google Closure
16 14 (2.32%) ASP.NET
17 13 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 101 (16.75%) Computer Science
2 86 (14.26%) Visualisation
3 82 (13.60%) Mathematics
4 78 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (10.61%) Statistics
6 43 (7.13%) Open Source
7 38 (6.30%) Data Integration
8 32 (5.31%) Economics
9 31 (5.14%) Physics
9 31 (5.14%) Digital Media
10 28 (4.64%) Applied Mathematics
11 26 (4.31%) Neural Network
12 17 (2.82%) Blog
13 14 (2.32%) Life Science
14 13 (2.16%) User Experience
14 13 (2.16%) Credit Risk
15 12 (1.99%) Psychology
16 11 (1.82%) Smartphone
16 11 (1.82%) Derivative
16 11 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 111 (18.41%) Linux
2 57 (9.45%) UNIX
3 16 (2.65%) Android
4 15 (2.49%) Windows
5 11 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (35.16%) Analytics
2 190 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (18.08%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (17.74%) MapReduce
5 96 (15.92%) TDD
6 92 (15.26%) ETL
7 87 (14.43%) Data Analysis
8 76 (12.60%) Data Modelling
9 57 (9.45%) Data Management
10 54 (8.96%) OO
11 52 (8.62%) Data Analytics
12 49 (8.13%) Multithreading
13 46 (7.63%) SOA
14 45 (7.46%) Scrum
15 44 (7.30%) BDD
16 42 (6.97%) OOP
17 41 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (5.97%) Predictive Modelling
18 36 (5.97%) Software Engineering
18 36 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 329 (54.56%) Java
2 172 (28.52%) SQL
3 121 (20.07%) R
4 101 (16.75%) Python
5 95 (15.75%) Scala
6 85 (14.10%) JavaScript
7 73 (12.11%) C++
8 64 (10.61%) MATLAB
9 57 (9.45%) Ruby
10 40 (6.63%) C#
11 26 (4.31%) PHP
12 25 (4.15%) T-SQL
13 22 (3.65%) Clojure
14 17 (2.82%) C
15 14 (2.32%) PL/SQL
16 13 (2.16%) Groovy
17 10 (1.66%) VBA
17 10 (1.66%) Perl
18 7 (1.16%) Bash Shell
19 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 152 (25.21%) Degree
2 52 (8.62%) PhD
3 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.66%) MCTS
3 4 (0.66%) MCITP
3 4 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.80%) QA
2 11 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.82%) HDFS
3 6 (1.00%) Xen
4 4 (0.66%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 25 (4.15%) Puppet
2 22 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.82%) Nagios
3 11 (1.82%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 109 (18.08%) Oracle
2 64 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 34 (5.64%) Teradata
3 34 (5.64%) Tableau
4 33 (5.47%) Google
5 32 (5.31%) Cognos
6 31 (5.14%) Talend
7 29 (4.81%) Business Objects
8 28 (4.64%) Adobe
9 27 (4.48%) IBM
9 27 (4.48%) Cloudera
10 22 (3.65%) Informatica
11 14 (2.32%) MapR
12 13 (2.16%) Sybase
13 11 (1.82%) SAP
13 11 (1.82%) Twitter
13 11 (1.82%) Netezza
14 10 (1.66%) Hortonworks
15 9 (1.49%) Cisco
15 9 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £75 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + £45-£75 OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens - Health, Pension, Vouchers
Posted: 3 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £60 to £70 per annum Plus 12% bonus + big Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Will pay for any conferences
Posted: 6 days ago