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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 92 130 209
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +79
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 289 270 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.75% 2.14% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.67% 7.43% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 251 224 110
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
2988 3632 3315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.39% 28.85% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2601 3149 2959
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 235 (45.99%) Java
2 230 (45.01%) Hadoop
3 192 (37.57%) Analytics
4 191 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (32.88%) SQL
6 125 (24.46%) Finance
7 123 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
8 114 (22.31%) NoSQL
9 99 (19.37%) Degree
10 95 (18.59%) TDD
10 95 (18.59%) Scala
11 86 (16.83%) MongoDB
12 82 (16.05%) SQL Server
12 82 (16.05%) Python
13 76 (14.87%) Banking
14 75 (14.68%) Computer Science
15 71 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
16 68 (13.31%) MapReduce
17 67 (13.11%) Data Analytics
18 64 (12.52%) Apache Hive
18 64 (12.52%) ETL
18 64 (12.52%) JavaScript
19 60 (11.74%) Microsoft
19 60 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 58 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
21 57 (11.15%) SAS
22 55 (10.76%) C#
22 55 (10.76%) Oracle
22 55 (10.76%) Linux
22 55 (10.76%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (11.15%) SAS
2 38 (7.44%) Apache Pig
3 33 (6.46%) Apache Spark
4 29 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (5.09%) Apache
6 23 (4.50%) Node.js
7 22 (4.31%) Apache Solr
8 11 (2.15%) IIS
9 7 (1.37%) CMS
9 7 (1.37%) Jetty
9 7 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.17%) Magnolia
11 5 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.59%) Mule
13 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.39%) nginx
14 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.09%) SPSS
3 3 (0.59%) MS Office
4 2 (0.39%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.20%) Unica
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 49 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.35%) SaaS
5 10 (1.96%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.52%) Internet
2 4 (0.78%) LDAP
3 3 (0.59%) Broadband
4 2 (0.39%) SNMP
4 2 (0.39%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (45.01%) Hadoop
2 114 (22.31%) NoSQL
3 86 (16.83%) MongoDB
4 82 (16.05%) SQL Server
5 71 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
6 64 (12.52%) Apache Hive
7 60 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 51 (9.98%) QlikView
9 44 (8.61%) MySQL
10 40 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (7.44%) Data Mining
12 36 (7.05%) HBase
13 33 (6.46%) Relational Database
13 33 (6.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (6.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (3.91%) OLAP
15 19 (3.72%) Oracle BI EE
15 19 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.35%) Subversion
4 11 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.15%) NUnit
5 10 (1.96%) Maven
5 10 (1.96%) JIRA
6 9 (1.76%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.76%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.57%) Selenium
8 5 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.98%) JUnit
8 5 (0.98%) Hudson
8 5 (0.98%) Mockito
9 4 (0.78%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.78%) Ant
10 3 (0.59%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.59%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 125 (24.46%) Finance
2 76 (14.87%) Banking
3 37 (7.24%) Telecoms
4 34 (6.65%) Marketing
5 15 (2.94%) Retail
6 13 (2.54%) Legal
7 12 (2.35%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.96%) Advertising
8 10 (1.96%) Front Office
9 9 (1.76%) Publishing
9 9 (1.76%) Games
10 7 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.59%) Back Office
11 3 (0.59%) Law
11 3 (0.59%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 179 (35.03%) Developer
2 99 (19.37%) Architect
3 98 (19.18%) Java Developer
4 71 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 57 (11.15%) Senior Java Developer
6 43 (8.41%) Data Architect
7 42 (8.22%) Consultant
8 37 (7.24%) Big Data Architect
9 33 (6.46%) Analyst
10 28 (5.48%) Data Scientist
11 22 (4.31%) Java Architect
12 20 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (3.33%) Big Data Developer
14 16 (3.13%) DBA
15 14 (2.74%) Technical Architect
15 14 (2.74%) SQL DBA
16 13 (2.54%) Software Engineer
16 13 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
17 12 (2.35%) Project Manager
17 12 (2.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.76%) Spring
2 52 (10.18%) .NET
3 40 (7.83%) J2EE
3 40 (7.83%) Hibernate
4 36 (7.05%) REST
5 30 (5.87%) Web Services
6 29 (5.68%) CSS
7 28 (5.48%) HTML
8 25 (4.89%) XML
9 23 (4.50%) ASP.NET
10 20 (3.91%) Lucene
11 18 (3.52%) jQuery
12 17 (3.33%) AngularJS
13 15 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (2.94%) Spring MVC
14 14 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (2.54%) RESTful
16 11 (2.15%) JSON
17 10 (1.96%) HTML5
17 10 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.68%) Computer Science
2 58 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.87%) Visualisation
3 30 (5.87%) Open Source
4 23 (4.50%) Mobile Banking
5 21 (4.11%) Data Integration
6 19 (3.72%) Mathematics
7 16 (3.13%) Statistics
7 16 (3.13%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.13%) User Experience
8 11 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.57%) Smart Meter
9 8 (1.57%) Social Media
9 8 (1.57%) Clustering
10 7 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.17%) Derivative
12 5 (0.98%) Replication
12 5 (0.98%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.78%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.76%) Linux
2 32 (6.26%) UNIX
3 18 (3.52%) Windows
4 5 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.39%) Debian
6 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) CentOS
6 1 (0.20%) AIX
6 1 (0.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (37.57%) Analytics
2 191 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
4 95 (18.59%) TDD
5 68 (13.31%) MapReduce
6 67 (13.11%) Data Analytics
7 64 (12.52%) ETL
8 50 (9.78%) Software Engineering
9 48 (9.39%) MVC
10 45 (8.81%) Big Data Analytics
11 44 (8.61%) Data Analysis
12 43 (8.41%) Scrum
12 43 (8.41%) E-Commerce
13 40 (7.83%) Pair Programming
14 39 (7.63%) Project Management
15 35 (6.85%) Data Modelling
15 35 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (5.09%) Unit Testing
16 26 (5.09%) BDD
17 25 (4.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 235 (45.99%) Java
2 168 (32.88%) SQL
3 95 (18.59%) Scala
4 82 (16.05%) Python
5 64 (12.52%) JavaScript
6 55 (10.76%) C#
7 51 (9.98%) R
8 37 (7.24%) T-SQL
9 32 (6.26%) Ruby
10 29 (5.68%) C++
11 14 (2.74%) Perl
11 14 (2.74%) C
12 12 (2.35%) PHP
12 12 (2.35%) MATLAB
13 11 (2.15%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.76%) F#
15 7 (1.37%) Groovy
16 6 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.17%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (19.37%) Degree
2 15 (2.94%) PhD
3 6 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.20%) MCTS
6 1 (0.20%) MCITP
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.96%) QA
2 5 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) FINREP
System Software
1 13 (2.54%) HDFS
2 4 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.59%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.39%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (1.76%) Puppet
2 6 (1.17%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (0.78%) Oozie
3 4 (0.78%) Ambari
3 4 (0.78%) ZABBIX
3 4 (0.78%) Cacti
3 4 (0.78%) Munin
3 4 (0.78%) OpenView
3 4 (0.78%) Nagios
4 3 (0.59%) OPNET
4 3 (0.59%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.39%) Ansible
5 2 (0.39%) MOM
Vendors
1 60 (11.74%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.76%) Oracle
3 26 (5.09%) Tableau
4 20 (3.91%) hybris
5 19 (3.72%) Informatica
6 18 (3.52%) SAP
7 17 (3.33%) Business Objects
7 17 (3.33%) Hortonworks
8 16 (3.13%) Splunk
9 14 (2.74%) Teradata
9 14 (2.74%) Google
10 13 (2.54%) Cloudera
11 9 (1.76%) Netezza
11 9 (1.76%) Cognos
12 8 (1.57%) Ab Initio
13 7 (1.37%) IBM
13 7 (1.37%) Vertica
13 7 (1.37%) Sitecore
14 6 (1.17%) EPiServer
14 6 (1.17%) Omniture
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Pension and Health
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Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Salary or Stock options
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