The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 183 180 278
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +98
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 70 61 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 0.86% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.11% 2.65% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 59 61 10
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £50,150
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Big Data
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2253 2301 3048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.57% 32.46% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 2045 2621
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Big Data
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the East of England region.

Big Data Salary Trend in the East of England

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in the East of England

Big Data
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +20 40 £33,250 -26.11% 10
Hertfordshire -4 17 £70,000 +33.33% 4
Suffolk -11 9 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £92,500 -
Norfolk - 2 £25,025 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 50 (37.59%) Software Engineering
2 47 (35.34%) Java
3 35 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 33 (24.81%) HTML
5 32 (24.06%) Analytics
6 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (22.56%) jQuery
8 28 (21.05%) Degree
9 27 (20.30%) Python
10 25 (18.80%) Oracle
10 25 (18.80%) Web Services
10 25 (18.80%) NoSQL
11 23 (17.29%) CSS
11 23 (17.29%) Computer Science
12 22 (16.54%) C#
12 22 (16.54%) Hadoop
13 21 (15.79%) Mobile App
14 20 (15.04%) Visualisation
14 20 (15.04%) Finance
14 20 (15.04%) MySQL
14 20 (15.04%) Linux
15 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 17 (12.78%) SQL
16 17 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (12.78%) Git (software)
16 17 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (12.03%) OO
17 16 (12.03%) .NET
17 16 (12.03%) C++
17 16 (12.03%) TDD

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 13 (9.77%) Apache
2 10 (7.52%) Apache Pig
3 9 (6.77%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.51%) IIS
6 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.26%) Node.js
7 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.75%) CMS
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) SaaS
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) VoIP
1 4 (3.01%) HTTP
1 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.01%) Internet
1 4 (3.01%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (2.26%) SAN
2 3 (2.26%) NAS
3 2 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.50%) Firewall
3 2 (1.50%) VLAN
3 2 (1.50%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) NoSQL
2 22 (16.54%) Hadoop
3 20 (15.04%) MySQL
4 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 17 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (10.53%) MongoDB
7 10 (7.52%) Apache Hive
8 9 (6.77%) Relational Database
9 8 (6.02%) OLAP
9 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (5.26%) MarkLogic
10 7 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (4.51%) Data Mining
11 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
12 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (3.01%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 17 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.28%) Selenium
3 11 (8.27%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.52%) Maven
5 6 (4.51%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.51%) ReSharper
5 6 (4.51%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.51%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.51%) NuGet
6 5 (3.76%) Ranorex
6 5 (3.76%) Moq
6 5 (3.76%) JUnit
6 5 (3.76%) NUnit
7 1 (0.75%) Subversion
7 1 (0.75%) JIRA
7 1 (0.75%) Ant
7 1 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.75%) JMeter
7 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (15.04%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Marketing
3 9 (6.77%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (5.26%) Banking
5 5 (3.76%) Retail
6 4 (3.01%) Games
7 3 (2.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (38.35%) Developer
2 22 (16.54%) Software Engineer
3 15 (11.28%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.28%) Designer
4 11 (8.27%) Architect
5 10 (7.52%) Python Developer
6 8 (6.02%) Consultant
6 8 (6.02%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (6.02%) Administrator
7 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Data Consultant
7 7 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Big Data Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.76%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Head of Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.01%) DBA
10 4 (3.01%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.01%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.81%) HTML
2 30 (22.56%) jQuery
3 25 (18.80%) Web Services
4 23 (17.29%) CSS
5 16 (12.03%) .NET
6 14 (10.53%) HTML5
7 13 (9.77%) AngularJS
8 12 (9.02%) XML
9 10 (7.52%) Dojo
10 9 (6.77%) Java EE
10 9 (6.77%) RESTful
11 8 (6.02%) Django
12 7 (5.26%) Ajax
13 6 (4.51%) SVG
13 6 (4.51%) Middleware
13 6 (4.51%) JSON
13 6 (4.51%) .NET Framework
13 6 (4.51%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (4.51%) D3.js
13 6 (4.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.29%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 20 (15.04%) Visualisation
4 17 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (11.28%) User Experience
6 11 (8.27%) Open Source
7 10 (7.52%) Mathematics
7 10 (7.52%) GIS
8 7 (5.26%) Replication
9 5 (3.76%) Web 2.0
10 4 (3.01%) Smart Meter
11 3 (2.26%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.26%) PMI
12 2 (1.50%) Statistics
12 2 (1.50%) Clustering
12 2 (1.50%) iPhone
12 2 (1.50%) DataPower
12 2 (1.50%) Life Science
13 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.04%) Linux
2 9 (6.77%) Windows
3 5 (3.76%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.26%) Android
5 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.50%) UNIX
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.59%) Software Engineering
2 32 (24.06%) Analytics
3 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.03%) TDD
4 16 (12.03%) OO
5 15 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (10.53%) Data Architecture
7 13 (9.77%) Scrum
8 12 (9.02%) Project Management
9 11 (8.27%) Rapid Prototyping
10 10 (7.52%) BDD
10 10 (7.52%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (6.77%) Kanban
12 8 (6.02%) Business Development
12 8 (6.02%) MVC
12 8 (6.02%) Data Management
12 8 (6.02%) Feature Driven Development
13 7 (5.26%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.26%) Data Modelling
13 7 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.34%) Java
2 35 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 27 (20.30%) Python
4 22 (16.54%) C#
5 17 (12.78%) SQL
6 16 (12.03%) C++
7 10 (7.52%) PHP
8 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.76%) Erlang
9 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.26%) Groovy
11 2 (1.50%) Scala
11 2 (1.50%) Ruby
12 1 (0.75%) PHP5
12 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.75%) Perl
12 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (21.05%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.01%) PhD
5 3 (2.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.50%) IBM Certification
6 2 (1.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) HDFS
2 5 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.76%) SRDF
2 5 (3.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Puppet
1 2 (1.50%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (18.80%) Oracle
2 12 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.27%) JBoss
4 10 (7.52%) HP
5 9 (6.77%) IBM
6 7 (5.26%) Cloudera
7 6 (4.51%) Rackspace
7 6 (4.51%) Splunk
7 6 (4.51%) NetApp
8 5 (3.76%) VMware
8 5 (3.76%) Epiphany
8 5 (3.76%) EMC
8 5 (3.76%) Hitachi
8 5 (3.76%) Red Gate
9 3 (2.26%) SAP
10 2 (1.50%) Cisco
10 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.50%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.50%) Brocade
10 2 (1.50%) Fujitsu
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