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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 128 151 210
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +59
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 221 199 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.05% 1.72% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.58% 5.92% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 174 175 113
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,750 £85,000 £104,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.82%
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
2916 3361 3348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.08% 29.00% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2596 2942 3067
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 December 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 December 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.

1 275 (57.89%) Java
2 255 (53.68%) Hadoop
3 199 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (33.26%) Analytics
5 157 (33.05%) SQL
6 125 (26.32%) Degree
7 118 (24.84%) NoSQL
8 110 (23.16%) TDD
9 108 (22.74%) MongoDB
10 106 (22.32%) Finance
11 90 (18.95%) Computer Science
12 88 (18.53%) Python
13 83 (17.47%) Business Intelligence
14 77 (16.21%) Apache Hive
15 76 (16.00%) Scala
16 75 (15.79%) MapReduce
17 74 (15.58%) Spring
18 69 (14.53%) Oracle
18 69 (14.53%) Linux
18 69 (14.53%) R
19 66 (13.89%) HTML
20 65 (13.68%) Algorithms
21 62 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
22 61 (12.84%) JavaScript
23 59 (12.42%) OO
23 59 (12.42%) Data Analysis
24 57 (12.00%) Visualisation
25 56 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
25 56 (11.79%) Mathematics
25 56 (11.79%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (9.89%) SAS
2 43 (9.05%) Apache Pig
3 40 (8.42%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (6.11%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.95%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.74%) Apache
7 9 (1.89%) IIS
8 8 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (1.47%) Mule
10 6 (1.26%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.05%) Node.js
11 5 (1.05%) nginx
12 4 (0.84%) GemFire
12 4 (0.84%) Jetty
13 2 (0.42%) FileNet
13 2 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.21%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 23 (4.84%) SPSS
2 20 (4.21%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.74%) CPLEX
4 4 (0.84%) Weka
5 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.42%) MS Office
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.84%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.42%) HFM
3 2 (0.42%) 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 24 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.32%) SaaS
5 6 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.84%) PaaS
7 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.42%) Heroku
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.21%) GitHub
9 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.32%) LDAP
1 11 (2.32%) Internet
2 8 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (1.68%) VPN
3 7 (1.47%) VoIP
4 5 (1.05%) HTTP
5 3 (0.63%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.42%) Firewall
7 1 (0.21%) MPLS
7 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) WAN
7 1 (0.21%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (53.68%) Hadoop
2 118 (24.84%) NoSQL
3 108 (22.74%) MongoDB
4 77 (16.21%) Apache Hive
5 56 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (10.32%) SQL Server
6 49 (10.32%) HBase
7 41 (8.63%) Data Mining
8 36 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 35 (7.37%) MySQL
9 35 (7.37%) Relational Database
10 34 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (6.11%) QlikView
11 29 (6.11%) Redis
12 27 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (4.42%) Mahout
14 21 (4.42%) Impala
15 19 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 22 (4.63%) Maven
4 21 (4.42%) Cucumber
5 19 (4.00%) Selenium
6 14 (2.95%) Subversion
7 11 (2.32%) JUnit
8 8 (1.68%) Mercurial
8 8 (1.68%) WebDriver
8 8 (1.68%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.47%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (1.26%) JIRA
11 5 (1.05%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.05%) Ant
11 5 (1.05%) Mockito
11 5 (1.05%) Hudson
12 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.63%) Log4j
General
1 106 (22.32%) Finance
2 46 (9.68%) Banking
3 25 (5.26%) Retail
3 25 (5.26%) Front Office
4 22 (4.63%) Marketing
5 14 (2.95%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.95%) Publishing
5 14 (2.95%) Games
6 12 (2.53%) Advertising
7 10 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.47%) Legal
9 5 (1.05%) Law
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 168 (35.37%) Developer
2 101 (21.26%) Java Developer
3 68 (14.32%) Architect
4 57 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 56 (11.79%) Data Scientist
6 41 (8.63%) Senior Java Developer
7 31 (6.53%) Analyst
8 27 (5.68%) Consultant
9 26 (5.47%) Data Architect
10 22 (4.63%) Software Engineer
11 21 (4.42%) Big Data Architect
12 17 (3.58%) Lead Developer
12 17 (3.58%) Senior Architect
13 16 (3.37%) Java Architect
14 15 (3.16%) Senior Software Engineer
14 15 (3.16%) Data Analyst
15 14 (2.95%) .NET Developer
15 14 (2.95%) Administrator
16 13 (2.74%) DBA
16 13 (2.74%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (15.58%) Spring
2 66 (13.89%) HTML
3 56 (11.79%) REST
4 50 (10.53%) CSS
5 46 (9.68%) Hibernate
6 42 (8.84%) Web Services
7 35 (7.37%) .NET
8 32 (6.74%) XML
9 30 (6.32%) SOAP
9 30 (6.32%) Spring MVC
10 26 (5.47%) HTML5
11 23 (4.84%) J2EE
12 17 (3.58%) RESTful
12 17 (3.58%) Apache Camel
13 16 (3.37%) Kafka
14 14 (2.95%) Google Closure
14 14 (2.95%) ASP.NET
15 13 (2.74%) CSS3
16 11 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (2.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 90 (18.95%) Computer Science
2 65 (13.68%) Algorithms
3 62 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (12.00%) Visualisation
5 56 (11.79%) Mathematics
6 38 (8.00%) Statistics
7 36 (7.58%) Open Source
8 24 (5.05%) Data Integration
9 22 (4.63%) Physics
10 21 (4.42%) Data Structures
11 19 (4.00%) User Experience
12 17 (3.58%) Digital Media
12 17 (3.58%) Economics
13 16 (3.37%) Psychology
14 15 (3.16%) Market Risk
15 14 (2.95%) Applied Mathematics
16 13 (2.74%) Neural Network
17 12 (2.53%) Artificial Intelligence
18 11 (2.32%) Informatics
18 11 (2.32%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 69 (14.53%) Linux
2 38 (8.00%) UNIX
3 21 (4.42%) Windows
4 19 (4.00%) Android
5 7 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.42%) Solaris
7 2 (0.42%) Debian
7 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (33.26%) Analytics
3 110 (23.16%) TDD
4 83 (17.47%) Business Intelligence
5 75 (15.79%) MapReduce
6 59 (12.42%) OO
6 59 (12.42%) Data Analysis
7 52 (10.95%) Data Analytics
8 49 (10.32%) MVC
9 47 (9.89%) Multithreading
10 46 (9.68%) ETL
10 46 (9.68%) Data Modelling
11 41 (8.63%) Scrum
12 40 (8.42%) Software Engineering
13 37 (7.79%) Big Data Analytics
14 35 (7.37%) BDD
14 35 (7.37%) Pair Programming
15 34 (7.16%) Unit Testing
16 32 (6.74%) SOA
17 30 (6.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 275 (57.89%) Java
2 157 (33.05%) SQL
3 88 (18.53%) Python
4 76 (16.00%) Scala
5 69 (14.53%) R
6 61 (12.84%) JavaScript
7 55 (11.58%) Ruby
8 46 (9.68%) C#
8 46 (9.68%) C++
9 33 (6.95%) MATLAB
10 19 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 15 (3.16%) Perl
11 15 (3.16%) Clojure
12 12 (2.53%) C
13 11 (2.32%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.68%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.47%) F#
15 7 (1.47%) PHP
15 7 (1.47%) VBA
16 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 125 (26.32%) Degree
2 26 (5.47%) PhD
3 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.84%) MCTS
3 4 (0.84%) MCITP
4 3 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.11%) QA
2 7 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (4.21%) HDFS
2 7 (1.47%) Xen
3 5 (1.05%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.84%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.42%) Snort
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.21%) GridGain
7 1 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (2.95%) Hadoop YARN
2 12 (2.53%) Puppet
3 6 (1.26%) Oozie
4 5 (1.05%) Nagios
5 4 (0.84%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.84%) Cacti
5 4 (0.84%) Munin
5 4 (0.84%) Ambari
5 4 (0.84%) OpenView
6 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.42%) Ansible
7 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.21%) Graphite
Vendors
1 69 (14.53%) Oracle
2 41 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.89%) Google
4 18 (3.79%) Cognos
5 16 (3.37%) Informatica
6 15 (3.16%) Business Objects
6 15 (3.16%) Tableau
7 13 (2.74%) Teradata
8 12 (2.53%) SAP
9 11 (2.32%) Splunk
9 11 (2.32%) Hortonworks
10 10 (2.11%) Adobe
11 9 (1.89%) Sony
11 9 (1.89%) MapR
12 8 (1.68%) Ab Initio
13 7 (1.47%) Talend
14 6 (1.26%) Vertica
14 6 (1.26%) Cloudera
15 5 (1.05%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Large Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £82000 per annum + Good Bonus Potential + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + share options scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Medical
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus and pensions
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £700.00 - £850.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 25 days holiday + free iMAc + profit
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago