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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 108 191 221
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +30
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 264 136 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.25% 1.14% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.83% 3.98% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 217 118 113
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £48,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £75,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
3371 3414 3673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.73% 28.53% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2948 3068 3385
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,805
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 2 September 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 September 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.

1 331 (54.80%) Java
2 287 (47.52%) Hadoop
3 210 (34.77%) Analytics
4 168 (27.81%) SQL
5 145 (24.01%) Degree
6 139 (23.01%) Finance
7 120 (19.87%) R
8 117 (19.37%) NoSQL
9 114 (18.87%) Linux
10 112 (18.54%) Business Intelligence
11 106 (17.55%) MongoDB
12 104 (17.22%) MapReduce
12 104 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
13 103 (17.05%) Oracle
14 102 (16.89%) Python
15 99 (16.39%) Computer Science
16 95 (15.73%) Scala
17 93 (15.40%) REST
18 92 (15.23%) TDD
19 91 (15.07%) ETL
20 90 (14.90%) Data Analysis
21 82 (13.58%) Apache Hive
22 81 (13.41%) Visualisation
22 81 (13.41%) Mathematics
23 80 (13.25%) JavaScript
24 78 (12.91%) Data Modelling
25 76 (12.58%) HTML
26 72 (11.92%) C++
26 72 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
27 69 (11.42%) SAS

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (11.42%) SAS
2 46 (7.62%) Apache Pig
3 9 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.99%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.83%) Apache
7 4 (0.66%) IIS
7 4 (0.66%) Mule
8 3 (0.50%) Node.js
9 2 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.33%) Drupal
9 2 (0.33%) FileNet
10 1 (0.17%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) nginx
10 1 (0.17%) GemFire
10 1 (0.17%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 35 (5.79%) SPSS
2 30 (4.97%) MS Excel
3 28 (4.64%) CPLEX
4 7 (1.16%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.99%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.66%) Blender
7 4 (0.66%) InDesign
7 4 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.66%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.33%) Stata
8 2 (0.33%) MS Office
8 2 (0.33%) Weka
9 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.66%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.66%) WebTrends
2 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) HFM
5 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
1 19 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.32%) SaaS
3 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.66%) Google App Engine
4 4 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.98%) Kerberos
2 14 (2.32%) Internet
3 9 (1.49%) WAN
3 9 (1.49%) LAN
4 6 (0.99%) HTTP
5 3 (0.50%) VPN
6 2 (0.33%) LDAP
6 2 (0.33%) VoIP
6 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.17%) Multicast
7 1 (0.17%) MPLS
7 1 (0.17%) Firewall
7 1 (0.17%) SMS
7 1 (0.17%) SSL
7 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (47.52%) Hadoop
2 117 (19.37%) NoSQL
3 106 (17.55%) MongoDB
4 104 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
5 82 (13.58%) Apache Hive
6 66 (10.93%) SQL Server
7 58 (9.60%) Mahout
8 56 (9.27%) Relational Database
9 53 (8.77%) HBase
10 51 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (8.28%) Data Mining
12 47 (7.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 44 (7.28%) MySQL
14 42 (6.95%) QlikView
14 42 (6.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 36 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
16 30 (4.97%) Pentaho
17 29 (4.80%) DataStage
18 26 (4.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (5.79%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.46%) Talend Open Studio
3 20 (3.31%) Selenium
4 19 (3.15%) Cucumber
5 18 (2.98%) JConsole
5 18 (2.98%) Log4j
6 16 (2.65%) JUnit
7 14 (2.32%) WebDriver
7 14 (2.32%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.99%) Maven
9 11 (1.82%) Mercurial
10 10 (1.66%) SpecFlow
11 9 (1.49%) Subversion
11 9 (1.49%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.16%) Ant
12 7 (1.16%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.16%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.33%) WebStorm
13 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 139 (23.01%) Finance
2 53 (8.77%) Marketing
3 50 (8.28%) Retail
4 43 (7.12%) Banking
5 31 (5.13%) Front Office
6 27 (4.47%) Games
7 20 (3.31%) Advertising
7 20 (3.31%) Investment Banking
7 20 (3.31%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.82%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.32%) Back Office
11 6 (0.99%) Legal
11 6 (0.99%) Music Industry
11 6 (0.99%) Publishing
11 6 (0.99%) German Language
12 5 (0.83%) Law
13 2 (0.33%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 189 (31.29%) Developer
2 124 (20.53%) Architect
3 82 (13.58%) Java Developer
4 71 (11.75%) Data Scientist
5 67 (11.09%) Consultant
6 49 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 30 (4.97%) Data Architect
7 30 (4.97%) Enterprise Architect
8 29 (4.80%) Senior Java Developer
9 26 (4.30%) Analyst
10 24 (3.97%) Lead Developer
11 23 (3.81%) DBA
12 21 (3.48%) Administrator
13 19 (3.15%) Big Data Architect
14 18 (2.98%) Statistician
14 18 (2.98%) Research Engineer
15 16 (2.65%) Senior Architect
15 16 (2.65%) Java Architect
15 16 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 16 (2.65%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (15.40%) REST
2 76 (12.58%) HTML
3 66 (10.93%) SOAP
4 60 (9.93%) Web Services
5 57 (9.44%) CSS
6 46 (7.62%) Spring
7 42 (6.95%) JSON
7 42 (6.95%) .NET
7 42 (6.95%) XML
8 34 (5.63%) HTML5
9 29 (4.80%) RESTful
10 23 (3.81%) JMX
11 20 (3.31%) J2EE
11 20 (3.31%) Cascading
12 19 (3.15%) Kafka
13 18 (2.98%) SPNEGO
13 18 (2.98%) Hibernate
14 15 (2.48%) ASP.NET
15 13 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (2.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 99 (16.39%) Computer Science
2 81 (13.41%) Mathematics
2 81 (13.41%) Visualisation
3 64 (10.60%) Statistics
4 48 (7.95%) Open Source
5 37 (6.13%) Data Integration
6 32 (5.30%) Economics
7 31 (5.13%) Digital Media
8 30 (4.97%) Physics
9 28 (4.64%) Applied Mathematics
10 26 (4.30%) Neural Network
11 17 (2.81%) Blog
12 13 (2.15%) Credit Risk
13 12 (1.99%) Life Science
13 12 (1.99%) Smartphone
13 12 (1.99%) Derivative
14 11 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (1.82%) Psychology
15 10 (1.66%) Social Network
15 10 (1.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 114 (18.87%) Linux
2 60 (9.93%) UNIX
3 12 (1.99%) Ubuntu
4 11 (1.82%) Android
4 11 (1.82%) Windows
5 8 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.50%) Solaris
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (34.77%) Analytics
2 112 (18.54%) Business Intelligence
3 104 (17.22%) MapReduce
4 92 (15.23%) TDD
5 91 (15.07%) ETL
6 90 (14.90%) Data Analysis
7 78 (12.91%) Data Modelling
8 72 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (9.60%) Data Management
10 53 (8.77%) OO
10 53 (8.77%) Data Analytics
11 46 (7.62%) Multithreading
12 45 (7.45%) SOA
13 43 (7.12%) BDD
14 42 (6.95%) OOP
15 41 (6.79%) Scrum
16 40 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
18 36 (5.96%) Big Data Analytics
19 35 (5.79%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 331 (54.80%) Java
2 168 (27.81%) SQL
3 120 (19.87%) R
4 102 (16.89%) Python
5 95 (15.73%) Scala
6 80 (13.25%) JavaScript
7 72 (11.92%) C++
8 63 (10.43%) MATLAB
9 57 (9.44%) Ruby
10 40 (6.62%) C#
11 28 (4.64%) PHP
12 25 (4.14%) T-SQL
13 23 (3.81%) Clojure
14 17 (2.81%) C
15 15 (2.48%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.82%) Groovy
16 11 (1.82%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.66%) Perl
18 9 (1.49%) VBA
19 6 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 145 (24.01%) Degree
2 53 (8.77%) PhD
3 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.66%) MCTS
3 4 (0.66%) MCITP
3 4 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.50%) 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 (5.63%) QA
2 11 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.50%) 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 18 (2.98%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.82%) HDFS
3 3 (0.50%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.33%) GPFS
4 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.33%) Xen
5 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (3.81%) Puppet
3 12 (1.99%) Nagios
3 12 (1.99%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 103 (17.05%) Oracle
2 65 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.79%) Tableau
4 33 (5.46%) Talend
4 33 (5.46%) Teradata
5 32 (5.30%) Cognos
5 32 (5.30%) Google
6 29 (4.80%) Business Objects
7 27 (4.47%) IBM
7 27 (4.47%) Adobe
7 27 (4.47%) Cloudera
8 23 (3.81%) Informatica
9 14 (2.32%) MapR
10 12 (1.99%) Twitter
10 12 (1.99%) Netezza
10 12 (1.99%) Sybase
11 10 (1.66%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (1.66%) Hortonworks
12 9 (1.49%) Ab Initio
12 9 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + monthly hack days!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £70000 per annum - + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + share option scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago