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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 133 156 223
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +67
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 214 212 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 1.74% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.24% 5.87% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 174 181 104
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 £81,750 £85,000 £97,750
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
2955 3610 3323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.87% 29.60% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2616 3163 3039
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 24 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 24 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 (55.94%) Java
2 249 (51.02%) Hadoop
3 187 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (35.86%) Analytics
5 156 (31.97%) SQL
6 139 (28.48%) Degree
7 113 (23.16%) Finance
8 98 (20.08%) TDD
9 96 (19.67%) Computer Science
10 94 (19.26%) Algorithms
11 91 (18.65%) NoSQL
12 90 (18.44%) MongoDB
13 87 (17.83%) Python
14 86 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
14 86 (17.62%) R
15 81 (16.60%) MapReduce
16 74 (15.16%) Data Analysis
17 73 (14.96%) Mathematics
17 73 (14.96%) Oracle
18 72 (14.75%) Visualisation
19 69 (14.14%) Scala
19 69 (14.14%) HTML
20 66 (13.52%) Linux
20 66 (13.52%) Spring
20 66 (13.52%) REST
20 66 (13.52%) Apache Hive
21 64 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
22 60 (12.30%) JavaScript
23 59 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
24 58 (11.89%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 55 (11.27%) SAS
2 45 (9.22%) Apache Pig
3 30 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (4.51%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.46%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.25%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.84%) IIS
7 9 (1.84%) Apache
7 9 (1.84%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (1.43%) Mule
9 6 (1.23%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.02%) Node.js
11 4 (0.82%) GemFire
12 3 (0.61%) nginx
13 2 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.41%) FileNet
14 1 (0.20%) Drupal
14 1 (0.20%) Jetty
14 1 (0.20%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 33 (6.76%) SPSS
2 23 (4.71%) CPLEX
3 22 (4.51%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.23%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.82%) Weka
6 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.41%) MS Office
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.82%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.41%) HFM
3 2 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.25%) SaaS
4 3 (0.61%) PaaS
5 2 (0.41%) Heroku
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.84%) Internet
2 8 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (1.64%) LDAP
2 8 (1.64%) VPN
3 7 (1.43%) VoIP
3 7 (1.43%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.02%) HTTP
5 3 (0.61%) WAN
5 3 (0.61%) LAN
6 2 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.41%) Firewall
7 1 (0.20%) MPLS
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) SSL
7 1 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (51.02%) Hadoop
2 91 (18.65%) NoSQL
3 90 (18.44%) MongoDB
4 66 (13.52%) Apache Hive
5 59 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (10.25%) SQL Server
7 47 (9.63%) Data Mining
8 45 (9.22%) Relational Database
9 42 (8.61%) HBase
10 38 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 37 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 33 (6.76%) MySQL
13 32 (6.56%) Mahout
14 31 (6.35%) Redis
15 28 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (5.33%) QlikView
16 26 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
19 15 (3.07%) Impala
Development Applications
1 34 (6.97%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.30%) Cucumber
3 19 (3.89%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.89%) Selenium
4 18 (3.69%) Maven
5 13 (2.66%) Talend Open Studio
6 10 (2.05%) Subversion
7 9 (1.84%) JUnit
7 9 (1.84%) WebDriver
8 8 (1.64%) Mercurial
8 8 (1.64%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.43%) Log4j
9 7 (1.43%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.43%) JConsole
10 6 (1.23%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.82%) Ant
12 2 (0.41%) JIRA
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.41%) Hudson
13 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
General
1 113 (23.16%) Finance
2 40 (8.20%) Banking
3 35 (7.17%) Retail
4 29 (5.94%) Marketing
5 25 (5.12%) Front Office
6 20 (4.10%) Games
7 13 (2.66%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.25%) Advertising
8 11 (2.25%) Publishing
9 9 (1.84%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.02%) Legal
11 4 (0.82%) Law
12 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.41%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 164 (33.61%) Developer
2 88 (18.03%) Java Developer
3 72 (14.75%) Data Scientist
4 63 (12.91%) Architect
5 50 (10.25%) Senior Developer
6 35 (7.17%) Analyst
7 34 (6.97%) Consultant
8 33 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (4.51%) Software Engineer
10 20 (4.10%) Data Architect
10 20 (4.10%) Data Analyst
11 18 (3.69%) Statistician
11 18 (3.69%) Enterprise Architect
11 18 (3.69%) Lead Developer
11 18 (3.69%) Research Engineer
12 16 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 15 (3.07%) Big Data Architect
14 14 (2.87%) Administrator
15 13 (2.66%) DBA
15 13 (2.66%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (14.14%) HTML
2 66 (13.52%) Spring
2 66 (13.52%) REST
3 51 (10.45%) CSS
4 42 (8.61%) Web Services
5 39 (7.99%) SOAP
6 37 (7.58%) Hibernate
7 33 (6.76%) XML
8 31 (6.35%) .NET
9 26 (5.33%) HTML5
10 21 (4.30%) Spring MVC
10 21 (4.30%) J2EE
11 19 (3.89%) Cascading
12 16 (3.28%) RESTful
13 15 (3.07%) JSON
14 14 (2.87%) Google Closure
15 13 (2.66%) Kafka
15 13 (2.66%) CSS3
15 13 (2.66%) Apache Camel
16 12 (2.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 96 (19.67%) Computer Science
2 94 (19.26%) Algorithms
3 73 (14.96%) Mathematics
4 72 (14.75%) Visualisation
5 64 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (10.25%) Statistics
7 37 (7.58%) Open Source
8 31 (6.35%) Physics
9 30 (6.15%) Digital Media
10 28 (5.74%) Data Structures
10 28 (5.74%) Economics
11 25 (5.12%) Neural Network
12 24 (4.92%) Applied Mathematics
13 22 (4.51%) Data Integration
14 16 (3.28%) Psychology
15 14 (2.87%) Market Risk
16 13 (2.66%) User Experience
17 12 (2.46%) Artificial Intelligence
18 11 (2.25%) Chemistry
18 11 (2.25%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.52%) Linux
2 37 (7.58%) UNIX
3 20 (4.10%) Android
4 16 (3.28%) Windows
5 8 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (35.86%) Analytics
3 98 (20.08%) TDD
4 86 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
5 81 (16.60%) MapReduce
6 74 (15.16%) Data Analysis
7 58 (11.89%) OO
8 56 (11.48%) Data Modelling
9 53 (10.86%) ETL
9 53 (10.86%) Data Analytics
10 48 (9.84%) Multithreading
11 41 (8.40%) Software Engineering
11 41 (8.40%) Scrum
12 38 (7.79%) SOA
13 37 (7.58%) Big Data Analytics
14 36 (7.38%) MVC
14 36 (7.38%) Data Management
15 34 (6.97%) BDD
16 32 (6.56%) Predictive Modelling
17 28 (5.74%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 273 (55.94%) Java
2 156 (31.97%) SQL
3 87 (17.83%) Python
4 86 (17.62%) R
5 69 (14.14%) Scala
6 60 (12.30%) JavaScript
7 54 (11.07%) C++
8 51 (10.45%) Ruby
9 47 (9.63%) MATLAB
10 38 (7.79%) C#
11 21 (4.30%) T-SQL
12 15 (3.07%) Clojure
13 12 (2.46%) Perl
14 11 (2.25%) PL/SQL
15 10 (2.05%) C
16 9 (1.84%) VBA
17 7 (1.43%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.23%) PHP
19 5 (1.02%) Groovy
20 3 (0.61%) F#
Qualifications
1 139 (28.48%) Degree
2 46 (9.43%) PhD
3 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.82%) MCTS
3 4 (0.82%) MCITP
3 4 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.20%) MBA
6 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.94%) QA
2 7 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (3.48%) HDFS
2 7 (1.43%) Xen
2 7 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.82%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.82%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.41%) Snort
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.20%) GridGain
5 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.66%) Puppet
1 13 (2.66%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.82%) Nagios
4 3 (0.61%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.61%) Oozie
5 1 (0.20%) OpenView
5 1 (0.20%) Ambari
5 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.20%) Cacti
5 1 (0.20%) Munin
Vendors
1 73 (14.96%) Oracle
2 43 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.12%) Google
4 20 (4.10%) Tableau
5 19 (3.89%) Cognos
6 17 (3.48%) Informatica
7 16 (3.28%) Teradata
8 15 (3.07%) Business Objects
8 15 (3.07%) Cloudera
9 13 (2.66%) Talend
10 12 (2.46%) Adobe
11 9 (1.84%) SAP
11 9 (1.84%) IBM
11 9 (1.84%) Sony
11 9 (1.84%) MapR
12 8 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.43%) Ab Initio
14 6 (1.23%) Siebel
14 6 (1.23%) Sybase
14 6 (1.23%) Splunk
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus and pensions
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum Equity Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £57000 per annum + be - pens, health, training +
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Potential Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus + Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Huge Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 63500 - 78000 package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £90k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: + Package + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago