The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 156 274 486
Rank change year-on-year
+118 +212
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1982 999 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.82% 0.98% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.83% 3.14% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 865 396
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33976 31817 34677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.26% 31.22% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29314 27787 30848
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in England

Big Data
Salary Trend in England

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

Big Data Salary Trend in England

Big Data
Salary Histogram in England

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

Big Data Salary Histogram in England

Big Data
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
London +114 1411 £65,000 +13.04% 130
South East +25 250 £55,000 +15.78% 22
South West +35 70 £46,250 +15.62% 6
East of England -31 67 £50,000 +14.28% 12
North West +25 60 £50,000 - 10
Yorkshire +10 57 £42,500 -11.45% 10
West Midlands +6 31 £45,000 -16.27% 10
East Midlands 0 12 £41,250 -25.00% 4
North East - 2 £31,500 - 1
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2120 (50.84%) Java
2 1739 (41.70%) Hadoop
3 1195 (28.66%) Analytics
4 1147 (27.51%) SQL
5 1026 (24.60%) NoSQL
6 846 (20.29%) Finance
7 822 (19.71%) TDD
8 799 (19.16%) Business Intelligence
9 777 (18.63%) HTML
9 777 (18.63%) Linux
10 776 (18.61%) Degree
11 771 (18.49%) Python
12 737 (17.67%) JavaScript
13 733 (17.58%) Computer Science
14 717 (17.19%) MongoDB
15 704 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
16 687 (16.47%) C#
17 613 (14.70%) Software Engineering
18 590 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
19 583 (13.98%) Oracle
20 574 (13.76%) OO
21 567 (13.60%) MySQL
22 559 (13.41%) MapReduce
23 554 (13.29%) SQL Server
24 507 (12.16%) CSS
25 501 (12.01%) Scrum
26 492 (11.80%) Apache Hive
27 490 (11.75%) Web Services
28 473 (11.34%) Spring
29 465 (11.15%) C++

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 277 (6.64%) SAS
2 237 (5.68%) Apache Pig
3 158 (3.79%) Apache
4 137 (3.29%) Node.js
5 108 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 85 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 71 (1.70%) Apache Solr
8 53 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 43 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
10 40 (0.96%) SharePoint
11 39 (0.94%) IIS
12 38 (0.91%) CMS
13 32 (0.77%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.48%) Jetty
14 20 (0.48%) Alfresco
15 19 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
15 19 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
16 16 (0.38%) Umbraco
17 15 (0.36%) Drupal
18 14 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 207 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 144 (3.45%) SPSS
3 45 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 38 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 35 (0.84%) CPLEX
6 22 (0.53%) PowerPivot
7 19 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (0.36%) InDesign
9 12 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.24%) Weka
11 9 (0.22%) MS Visio
12 8 (0.19%) FastStats
13 7 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
13 7 (0.17%) Stata
13 7 (0.17%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.096%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.096%) Blender
15 3 (0.072%) MS Office
16 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 38 (0.91%) Google Analytics
2 18 (0.43%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 18 (0.43%) SAP MDM
3 13 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.24%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.14%) Optimost
7 4 (0.096%) SiteCatalyst
8 3 (0.072%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.072%) Magento
8 3 (0.072%) HFM
8 3 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.072%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.024%) Maximo
10 1 (0.024%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 217 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (3.29%) SaaS
3 132 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 116 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 77 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
6 44 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
7 33 (0.79%) PaaS
8 26 (0.62%) GitHub
9 21 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 20 (0.48%) ElastiCache
11 19 (0.46%) Office 365
12 15 (0.36%) Google App Engine
13 10 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
14 9 (0.22%) Route 53
15 7 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.17%) LucidChart
16 6 (0.14%) IaaS
17 3 (0.072%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.072%) Amazon SQS
17 3 (0.072%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 124 (2.97%) Internet
2 108 (2.59%) HTTP
3 48 (1.15%) SAN
4 46 (1.10%) WAN
5 44 (1.06%) LAN
6 27 (0.65%) Firewall
7 25 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 24 (0.58%) DNS
9 21 (0.50%) Kerberos
10 17 (0.41%) SMS
11 15 (0.36%) VPN
12 14 (0.34%) VoIP
13 12 (0.29%) Network Security
14 11 (0.26%) NAS
14 11 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (0.24%) IPsec
15 10 (0.24%) PPTP
16 9 (0.22%) SMTP
16 9 (0.22%) LDAP
16 9 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1739 (41.70%) Hadoop
2 1026 (24.60%) NoSQL
3 717 (17.19%) MongoDB
4 590 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
5 567 (13.60%) MySQL
6 554 (13.29%) SQL Server
7 492 (11.80%) Apache Hive
8 462 (11.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 307 (7.36%) Relational Database
10 297 (7.12%) HBase
11 272 (6.52%) Data Mining
12 207 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 206 (4.94%) QlikView
14 200 (4.80%) Redis
15 181 (4.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 176 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 167 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
18 164 (3.93%) Mahout
19 142 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
20 135 (3.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 381 (9.14%) Git (software)
2 192 (4.60%) Maven
3 181 (4.34%) JUnit
4 150 (3.60%) Selenium
5 148 (3.55%) Jenkins
6 105 (2.52%) Subversion
7 79 (1.89%) Eclipse
8 75 (1.80%) Ant
8 75 (1.80%) Cucumber
9 70 (1.68%) Mercurial
10 56 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
11 43 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 42 (1.01%) Hudson
13 40 (0.96%) WebDriver
14 39 (0.94%) Visual Studio
15 34 (0.82%) JIRA
16 33 (0.79%) JBehave
17 29 (0.70%) NUnit
18 23 (0.55%) TeamCity
19 22 (0.53%) JMeter
General
1 846 (20.29%) Finance
2 283 (6.79%) Marketing
3 256 (6.14%) Games
4 248 (5.95%) Retail
5 219 (5.25%) Banking
5 219 (5.25%) Advertising
6 190 (4.56%) Telecoms
7 96 (2.30%) Law
8 63 (1.51%) Publishing
9 60 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 57 (1.37%) Front Office
11 38 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 36 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 34 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 32 (0.77%) Automotive
15 27 (0.65%) Legal
16 20 (0.48%) Back Office
17 17 (0.41%) Electronics
18 13 (0.31%) Billing
19 8 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1880 (45.08%) Developer
2 759 (18.20%) Java Developer
3 576 (13.81%) Architect
4 351 (8.42%) Senior Developer
5 321 (7.70%) Consultant
6 313 (7.51%) Software Developer
7 294 (7.05%) Software Engineer
8 228 (5.47%) Data Scientist
9 193 (4.63%) C# Developer
10 179 (4.29%) Analyst
11 171 (4.10%) .NET Developer
12 169 (4.05%) Data Architect
13 159 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
14 144 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
15 105 (2.52%) Administrator
16 104 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
17 102 (2.45%) Senior Architect
18 100 (2.40%) Data Consultant
19 98 (2.35%) Big Data Architect
20 96 (2.30%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 777 (18.63%) HTML
2 559 (13.41%) MapReduce
3 507 (12.16%) CSS
4 490 (11.75%) Web Services
5 473 (11.34%) Spring
6 446 (10.70%) .NET
7 420 (10.07%) HTML5
8 325 (7.79%) jQuery
9 300 (7.19%) XML
10 296 (7.10%) REST
11 230 (5.52%) J2EE
12 227 (5.44%) Hibernate
13 210 (5.04%) ASP.NET
14 194 (4.65%) AngularJS
15 190 (4.56%) JSON
16 172 (4.12%) SOAP
17 168 (4.03%) CSS3
18 153 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 141 (3.38%) RESTful
20 139 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 733 (17.58%) Computer Science
2 370 (8.87%) Open Source
3 362 (8.68%) Mathematics
4 341 (8.18%) Visualisation
5 252 (6.04%) Statistics
6 189 (4.53%) Social Media
7 163 (3.91%) Data Integration
8 127 (3.05%) Artificial Intelligence
9 117 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
10 94 (2.25%) Hedge funds
11 87 (2.09%) Physics
12 85 (2.04%) Management Information System
13 78 (1.87%) Digital Media
14 68 (1.63%) Replication
15 63 (1.51%) Social Network
16 55 (1.32%) Mobile App
17 51 (1.22%) Grid Computing
17 51 (1.22%) Clustering
18 45 (1.08%) Client/Server
19 44 (1.06%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 777 (18.63%) Linux
2 373 (8.94%) UNIX
3 201 (4.82%) Windows
4 102 (2.45%) Android
5 84 (2.01%) Ubuntu
5 84 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 71 (1.70%) Debian
7 58 (1.39%) CentOS
8 18 (0.43%) Solaris
9 16 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.31%) OpenBSD
10 13 (0.31%) AIX
10 13 (0.31%) FreeBSD
11 12 (0.29%) MVS
12 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.19%) Fedora
14 6 (0.14%) VMS
14 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.048%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1195 (28.66%) Analytics
2 822 (19.71%) TDD
3 799 (19.16%) Business Intelligence
4 704 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 613 (14.70%) Software Engineering
6 574 (13.76%) OO
7 501 (12.01%) Scrum
8 456 (10.94%) ETL
9 371 (8.90%) MVC
10 340 (8.15%) Data Modelling
11 330 (7.91%) Multithreading
12 329 (7.89%) BDD
13 317 (7.60%) Data Analysis
14 294 (7.05%) E-Commerce
15 277 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
16 256 (6.14%) Data Management
17 230 (5.52%) OOP
18 215 (5.16%) Big Data Analytics
18 215 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
19 210 (5.04%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2120 (50.84%) Java
2 1147 (27.51%) SQL
3 771 (18.49%) Python
4 737 (17.67%) JavaScript
5 687 (16.47%) C#
6 465 (11.15%) C++
7 381 (9.14%) Scala
8 334 (8.01%) R
9 308 (7.39%) PHP
10 260 (6.24%) Ruby
11 204 (4.89%) Perl
12 169 (4.05%) Bash Shell
13 153 (3.67%) MATLAB
14 114 (2.73%) T-SQL
15 104 (2.49%) C
16 94 (2.25%) F#
17 89 (2.13%) Shell Script
18 87 (2.09%) Clojure
19 74 (1.77%) PL/SQL
20 47 (1.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 776 (18.61%) Degree
2 189 (4.53%) PhD
3 62 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 38 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.29%) ISEB
7 11 (0.26%) MBA
8 8 (0.19%) MCITP
8 8 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.17%) MCTS
9 7 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.17%) SAS Certification
10 6 (0.14%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.096%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.048%) CITP
12 2 (0.048%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.048%) MCT
12 2 (0.048%) IBM Certification
13 1 (0.024%) CISA
13 1 (0.024%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (4.84%) QA
2 62 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 24 (0.58%) SLA
4 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.12%) COBIT
6 4 (0.096%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.072%) HL7
8 2 (0.048%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.048%) WAI
System Software
1 84 (2.01%) HDFS
2 68 (1.63%) Apache Flume
3 54 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
4 37 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 31 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 19 (0.46%) Active Directory
8 14 (0.34%) NFS
9 8 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (0.17%) vCloud
10 7 (0.17%) vSphere
11 4 (0.096%) SRDF
11 4 (0.096%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (0.096%) Xen
11 4 (0.096%) KVM
12 3 (0.072%) GPFS
12 3 (0.072%) Samba
13 2 (0.048%) Snort
13 2 (0.048%) Squid
Systems Management
1 193 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
2 190 (4.56%) Puppet
3 63 (1.51%) Nagios
4 48 (1.15%) Oozie
5 36 (0.86%) Ambari
6 26 (0.62%) Cacti
7 20 (0.48%) YUM
8 18 (0.43%) Salt
9 17 (0.41%) ZABBIX
10 12 (0.29%) Capistrano
10 12 (0.29%) Vagrant
11 11 (0.26%) logstash
12 10 (0.24%) Data Guard
13 9 (0.22%) Ganglia
14 6 (0.14%) Ansible
15 5 (0.12%) CFEngine
16 4 (0.096%) MOM
16 4 (0.096%) Netcool
17 3 (0.072%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 3 (0.072%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 583 (13.98%) Oracle
2 448 (10.74%) Microsoft
3 272 (6.52%) Google
4 181 (4.34%) Tableau
5 148 (3.55%) Facebook
6 133 (3.19%) Teradata
7 119 (2.85%) SAP
8 113 (2.71%) Business Objects
9 100 (2.40%) Cognos
10 98 (2.35%) IBM
11 91 (2.18%) JBoss
12 90 (2.16%) Sybase
13 73 (1.75%) Netezza
14 70 (1.68%) Informatica
14 70 (1.68%) Cloudera
15 66 (1.58%) Red Hat
16 56 (1.34%) Cisco
16 56 (1.34%) Talend
17 55 (1.32%) Hortonworks
17 55 (1.32%) Adobe
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