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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 118 159 225
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +66
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 246 178 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.17% 1.51% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.73% 5.25% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 212 154 119
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 £52,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
3183 3393 3475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.09% 28.81% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2804 3054 3186
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 £74,100
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 2 October 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 2 October 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.

1 324 (55.67%) Java
2 291 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 206 (35.40%) Analytics
4 182 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (29.38%) SQL
6 151 (25.95%) Degree
7 145 (24.91%) Algorithms
8 135 (23.20%) Finance
9 118 (20.27%) R
10 104 (17.87%) Oracle
10 104 (17.87%) MongoDB
11 103 (17.70%) MapReduce
11 103 (17.70%) Python
11 103 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
12 102 (17.53%) Linux
12 102 (17.53%) NoSQL
13 101 (17.35%) Computer Science
14 97 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
15 96 (16.49%) TDD
16 88 (15.12%) Data Analysis
16 88 (15.12%) Scala
17 84 (14.43%) Visualisation
17 84 (14.43%) Apache Hive
18 83 (14.26%) REST
18 83 (14.26%) ETL
19 81 (13.92%) Mathematics
20 80 (13.75%) JavaScript
21 77 (13.23%) HTML
22 75 (12.89%) Data Modelling
23 72 (12.37%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (11.86%) SAS
2 50 (8.59%) Apache Pig
3 22 (3.78%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.55%) IIS
7 8 (1.37%) Apache
7 8 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (1.37%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.69%) Node.js
8 4 (0.69%) Mule
9 3 (0.52%) nginx
9 3 (0.52%) GemFire
10 2 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.34%) FileNet
11 1 (0.17%) Drupal
11 1 (0.17%) Jetty
11 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.17%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 34 (5.84%) SPSS
2 30 (5.15%) CPLEX
3 29 (4.98%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.03%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.69%) Weka
7 3 (0.52%) Blender
7 3 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.52%) InDesign
7 3 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.52%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.34%) MS Office
9 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.69%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.34%) HFM
4 2 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (2.58%) SaaS
3 12 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.34%) PaaS
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.17%) Heroku
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.75%) Kerberos
2 12 (2.06%) Internet
3 9 (1.55%) WAN
3 9 (1.55%) LAN
4 8 (1.37%) VPN
5 7 (1.20%) LDAP
5 7 (1.20%) VoIP
5 7 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.86%) HTTP
7 2 (0.34%) Firewall
8 1 (0.17%) MPLS
8 1 (0.17%) SMS
8 1 (0.17%) SSL
8 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 104 (17.87%) MongoDB
3 102 (17.53%) NoSQL
4 97 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 84 (14.43%) Apache Hive
6 61 (10.48%) SQL Server
7 54 (9.28%) HBase
8 53 (9.11%) Relational Database
9 52 (8.93%) Data Mining
10 51 (8.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (8.76%) Mahout
11 41 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 40 (6.87%) QlikView
12 40 (6.87%) MySQL
13 32 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
15 28 (4.81%) DataStage
16 26 (4.47%) Pentaho
17 24 (4.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (6.53%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.81%) Talend Open Studio
3 20 (3.44%) Selenium
4 19 (3.26%) Cucumber
4 19 (3.26%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.92%) Maven
6 16 (2.75%) Log4j
6 16 (2.75%) JUnit
6 16 (2.75%) JConsole
7 15 (2.58%) WebDriver
8 12 (2.06%) Mercurial
9 8 (1.37%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.37%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.37%) Subversion
10 7 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.86%) Ant
12 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.34%) WebStorm
13 2 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 135 (23.20%) Finance
2 43 (7.39%) Banking
3 42 (7.22%) Retail
4 38 (6.53%) Marketing
5 31 (5.33%) Front Office
6 27 (4.64%) Games
7 21 (3.61%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.58%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.06%) Advertising
10 10 (1.72%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.55%) Publishing
12 7 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 6 (1.03%) Music Industry
13 6 (1.03%) Back Office
13 6 (1.03%) Legal
14 5 (0.86%) Law
15 3 (0.52%) German Language
16 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 178 (30.58%) Developer
2 111 (19.07%) Architect
3 79 (13.57%) Java Developer
4 77 (13.23%) Data Scientist
5 61 (10.48%) Consultant
6 44 (7.56%) Senior Developer
7 29 (4.98%) Data Architect
8 27 (4.64%) Analyst
8 27 (4.64%) Enterprise Architect
8 27 (4.64%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (3.78%) Lead Developer
9 22 (3.78%) Administrator
10 20 (3.44%) Big Data Architect
11 19 (3.26%) Statistician
11 19 (3.26%) Research Engineer
12 18 (3.09%) Data Analyst
12 18 (3.09%) Software Engineer
13 16 (2.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (2.75%) Java Architect
14 15 (2.58%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (14.26%) REST
2 77 (13.23%) HTML
3 67 (11.51%) SOAP
4 65 (11.17%) CSS
5 47 (8.08%) Web Services
6 45 (7.73%) Spring
7 42 (7.22%) XML
8 38 (6.53%) JSON
9 35 (6.01%) .NET
10 30 (5.15%) HTML5
11 26 (4.47%) RESTful
12 21 (3.61%) Cascading
13 20 (3.44%) J2EE
14 18 (3.09%) Hibernate
15 17 (2.92%) JMX
15 17 (2.92%) Google Closure
16 16 (2.75%) SPNEGO
17 15 (2.58%) Kafka
18 14 (2.41%) CSS3
19 13 (2.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 145 (24.91%) Algorithms
2 101 (17.35%) Computer Science
3 84 (14.43%) Visualisation
4 81 (13.92%) Mathematics
5 70 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (11.51%) Statistics
7 39 (6.70%) Data Structures
7 39 (6.70%) Open Source
8 34 (5.84%) Economics
9 33 (5.67%) Physics
9 33 (5.67%) Digital Media
10 31 (5.33%) Data Integration
11 30 (5.15%) Applied Mathematics
12 28 (4.81%) Neural Network
13 15 (2.58%) Blog
13 15 (2.58%) Psychology
14 13 (2.23%) User Experience
14 13 (2.23%) Credit Risk
15 12 (2.06%) Life Science
16 11 (1.89%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 102 (17.53%) Linux
2 50 (8.59%) UNIX
3 17 (2.92%) Android
4 15 (2.58%) Windows
5 9 (1.55%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (35.40%) Analytics
2 182 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
3 103 (17.70%) MapReduce
4 96 (16.49%) TDD
5 88 (15.12%) Data Analysis
6 83 (14.26%) ETL
7 75 (12.89%) Data Modelling
8 58 (9.97%) OO
9 53 (9.11%) Data Management
9 53 (9.11%) Multithreading
10 51 (8.76%) Data Analytics
11 43 (7.39%) Scrum
11 43 (7.39%) SOA
12 42 (7.22%) BDD
13 40 (6.87%) OOP
13 40 (6.87%) Software Engineering
14 38 (6.53%) Predictive Modelling
15 34 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 324 (55.67%) Java
2 171 (29.38%) SQL
3 118 (20.27%) R
4 103 (17.70%) Python
5 88 (15.12%) Scala
6 80 (13.75%) JavaScript
7 72 (12.37%) C++
8 64 (11.00%) MATLAB
9 60 (10.31%) Ruby
10 40 (6.87%) C#
11 24 (4.12%) PHP
11 24 (4.12%) Clojure
12 21 (3.61%) T-SQL
13 15 (2.58%) C
14 14 (2.41%) PL/SQL
15 13 (2.23%) Groovy
16 9 (1.55%) VBA
16 9 (1.55%) Perl
17 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 151 (25.95%) Degree
2 54 (9.28%) PhD
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.69%) MCTS
3 4 (0.69%) MCITP
3 4 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.52%) 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 34 (5.84%) QA
2 9 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.20%) 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 16 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.89%) HDFS
3 7 (1.20%) Xen
4 4 (0.69%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (4.12%) Puppet
2 18 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.75%) Hadoop YARN
4 9 (1.55%) Nagios
4 9 (1.55%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 104 (17.87%) Oracle
2 56 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.50%) Teradata
4 31 (5.33%) Google
5 30 (5.15%) Tableau
6 28 (4.81%) Talend
7 27 (4.64%) Cloudera
7 27 (4.64%) Business Objects
7 27 (4.64%) Cognos
8 26 (4.47%) IBM
8 26 (4.47%) Adobe
9 22 (3.78%) Informatica
10 14 (2.41%) MapR
11 13 (2.23%) Sybase
12 11 (1.89%) SAP
13 10 (1.72%) Ab Initio
13 10 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.72%) Hortonworks
13 10 (1.72%) Netezza
14 9 (1.55%) Twitter
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