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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 128 150 220
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +70
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 218 213 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.98% 1.77% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.32% 5.99% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 179 182 103
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,800 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +11.11%
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
2977 3553 3347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.04% 29.46% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2636 3110 3060
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 November 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 27 November 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.

1 273 (56.40%) Java
2 252 (52.07%) Hadoop
3 190 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (35.12%) Analytics
5 158 (32.64%) SQL
6 134 (27.69%) Degree
7 114 (23.55%) Finance
8 100 (20.66%) TDD
9 98 (20.25%) NoSQL
10 97 (20.04%) MongoDB
11 93 (19.21%) Computer Science
12 88 (18.18%) Python
13 87 (17.98%) Algorithms
14 85 (17.56%) R
14 85 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
15 81 (16.74%) MapReduce
16 75 (15.50%) Oracle
17 73 (15.08%) Data Analysis
18 72 (14.88%) Mathematics
19 71 (14.67%) Visualisation
20 69 (14.26%) Spring
21 68 (14.05%) Scala
21 68 (14.05%) HTML
21 68 (14.05%) Apache Hive
22 65 (13.43%) REST
22 65 (13.43%) Linux
23 61 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
24 60 (12.40%) JavaScript
25 58 (11.98%) OO
25 58 (11.98%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 54 (11.16%) SAS
2 46 (9.50%) Apache Pig
3 33 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (4.96%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.48%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.07%) Apache
7 9 (1.86%) IIS
7 9 (1.86%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (1.45%) Mule
9 6 (1.24%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.03%) Node.js
11 4 (0.83%) GemFire
12 3 (0.62%) nginx
13 2 (0.41%) Jetty
13 2 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.41%) FileNet
14 1 (0.21%) Drupal
14 1 (0.21%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 33 (6.82%) SPSS
2 22 (4.55%) CPLEX
2 22 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.03%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.83%) Weka
5 3 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.41%) MS Office
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.24%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.83%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.41%) HFM
3 2 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.48%) SaaS
4 3 (0.62%) PaaS
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.86%) LDAP
1 9 (1.86%) Internet
2 8 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (1.65%) VPN
3 7 (1.45%) Kerberos
3 7 (1.45%) VoIP
4 5 (1.03%) HTTP
5 2 (0.41%) WAN
5 2 (0.41%) LAN
5 2 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.41%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) MPLS
6 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (52.07%) Hadoop
2 98 (20.25%) NoSQL
3 97 (20.04%) MongoDB
4 68 (14.05%) Apache Hive
5 58 (11.98%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (10.54%) SQL Server
7 46 (9.50%) Data Mining
8 45 (9.30%) HBase
9 44 (9.09%) Relational Database
10 39 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 35 (7.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (7.02%) MySQL
13 32 (6.61%) Redis
13 32 (6.61%) Mahout
14 28 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 27 (5.58%) QlikView
16 26 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
19 17 (3.51%) Impala
Development Applications
1 36 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.34%) Cucumber
3 20 (4.13%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.13%) Maven
4 19 (3.93%) Selenium
5 12 (2.48%) Subversion
6 10 (2.07%) JUnit
7 9 (1.86%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (1.86%) WebDriver
8 8 (1.65%) Mercurial
8 8 (1.65%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.45%) Log4j
9 7 (1.45%) JConsole
9 7 (1.45%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.24%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.83%) Ant
12 3 (0.62%) JIRA
12 3 (0.62%) Hudson
13 2 (0.41%) Mockito
13 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 114 (23.55%) Finance
2 40 (8.26%) Banking
3 34 (7.02%) Retail
4 26 (5.37%) Marketing
5 25 (5.17%) Front Office
6 19 (3.93%) Games
7 13 (2.69%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.48%) Publishing
9 11 (2.27%) Advertising
10 10 (2.07%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.03%) Legal
12 4 (0.83%) Law
13 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.41%) French Language
14 1 (0.21%) German Language
14 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 165 (34.09%) Developer
2 91 (18.80%) Java Developer
3 71 (14.67%) Data Scientist
4 59 (12.19%) Architect
5 53 (10.95%) Senior Developer
6 35 (7.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 34 (7.02%) Analyst
7 34 (7.02%) Consultant
8 23 (4.75%) Software Engineer
9 20 (4.13%) Data Architect
9 20 (4.13%) Data Analyst
10 18 (3.72%) Statistician
10 18 (3.72%) Lead Developer
10 18 (3.72%) Research Engineer
11 17 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
12 15 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 15 (3.10%) Big Data Architect
13 14 (2.89%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (2.89%) DBA
14 13 (2.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (14.26%) Spring
2 68 (14.05%) HTML
3 65 (13.43%) REST
4 49 (10.12%) CSS
5 44 (9.09%) Web Services
6 40 (8.26%) SOAP
6 40 (8.26%) Hibernate
7 33 (6.82%) XML
8 32 (6.61%) .NET
9 26 (5.37%) HTML5
10 24 (4.96%) Spring MVC
11 21 (4.34%) J2EE
12 19 (3.93%) Cascading
13 17 (3.51%) RESTful
14 14 (2.89%) Google Closure
14 14 (2.89%) Kafka
14 14 (2.89%) JSON
14 14 (2.89%) Apache Camel
15 13 (2.69%) CSS3
16 12 (2.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 93 (19.21%) Computer Science
2 87 (17.98%) Algorithms
3 72 (14.88%) Mathematics
4 71 (14.67%) Visualisation
5 61 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (9.71%) Statistics
7 40 (8.26%) Open Source
8 31 (6.40%) Physics
9 29 (5.99%) Digital Media
10 27 (5.58%) Economics
11 24 (4.96%) Neural Network
11 24 (4.96%) Data Integration
12 23 (4.75%) Applied Mathematics
12 23 (4.75%) Data Structures
13 16 (3.31%) Psychology
14 14 (2.89%) Market Risk
14 14 (2.89%) User Experience
15 12 (2.48%) Artificial Intelligence
16 11 (2.27%) Informatics
16 11 (2.27%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 65 (13.43%) Linux
2 37 (7.64%) UNIX
3 20 (4.13%) Android
4 16 (3.31%) Windows
5 8 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.41%) Solaris
7 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (35.12%) Analytics
3 100 (20.66%) TDD
4 85 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
5 81 (16.74%) MapReduce
6 73 (15.08%) Data Analysis
7 58 (11.98%) OO
8 55 (11.36%) Data Modelling
8 55 (11.36%) Data Analytics
9 53 (10.95%) ETL
10 48 (9.92%) Multithreading
11 42 (8.68%) Software Engineering
12 41 (8.47%) Scrum
13 39 (8.06%) MVC
13 39 (8.06%) Big Data Analytics
14 36 (7.44%) SOA
14 36 (7.44%) Data Management
15 34 (7.02%) BDD
16 31 (6.40%) Predictive Modelling
17 27 (5.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 273 (56.40%) Java
2 158 (32.64%) SQL
3 88 (18.18%) Python
4 85 (17.56%) R
5 68 (14.05%) Scala
6 60 (12.40%) JavaScript
7 53 (10.95%) C++
7 53 (10.95%) Ruby
8 46 (9.50%) MATLAB
9 39 (8.06%) C#
10 22 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 15 (3.10%) Clojure
12 12 (2.48%) Perl
13 11 (2.27%) C
13 11 (2.27%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.86%) VBA
15 7 (1.45%) PHP
16 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.03%) Groovy
18 4 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 134 (27.69%) Degree
2 43 (8.88%) PhD
3 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.83%) MCTS
3 4 (0.83%) MCITP
3 4 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.20%) QA
2 7 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (3.93%) HDFS
2 7 (1.45%) Xen
2 7 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.03%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.83%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.41%) Snort
5 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.21%) GridGain
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.69%) Puppet
1 13 (2.69%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.03%) Nagios
4 4 (0.83%) Oozie
5 3 (0.62%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.41%) OpenView
6 2 (0.41%) Ambari
6 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.41%) Cacti
6 2 (0.41%) Munin
7 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 75 (15.50%) Oracle
2 44 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.17%) Google
4 19 (3.93%) Cognos
5 18 (3.72%) Tableau
6 17 (3.51%) Informatica
7 15 (3.10%) Business Objects
7 15 (3.10%) Cloudera
8 14 (2.89%) Teradata
9 11 (2.27%) Adobe
10 10 (2.07%) SAP
11 9 (1.86%) Sony
11 9 (1.86%) Talend
11 9 (1.86%) MapR
12 8 (1.65%) Hortonworks
12 8 (1.65%) Ab Initio
12 8 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.45%) IBM
13 7 (1.45%) Splunk
14 6 (1.24%) Siebel
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