The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 137 143 274
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +131
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2171 2246 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.16% 2.03% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.82% 6.43% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 1934 854
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Big Data
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
31856 34907 32018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.63% 31.60% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27182 30266 28071
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 +7 1557 £62,500 - 217
South East -1 287 £51,000 -7.27% 39
North West +34 95 £45,000 -10.00% 18
South West -41 62 £47,500 +5.55% 13
East of England +13 56 £50,000 -16.66% 14
West Midlands +14 42 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Yorkshire +20 30 £56,500 +22.16% 11
East Midlands +30 23 £55,000 +22.22%
North East 0 5 £37,500 +19.04% 6
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1525 (36.85%) Java
2 1496 (36.15%) Analytics
3 1467 (35.45%) SQL
4 1449 (35.02%) Hadoop
5 1421 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
6 1036 (25.04%) Business Intelligence
7 937 (22.64%) Finance
8 844 (20.40%) Python
9 758 (18.32%) NoSQL
10 749 (18.10%) Degree
11 734 (17.74%) ETL
12 728 (17.59%) SQL Server
13 680 (16.43%) Data Warehouse
14 597 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
15 591 (14.28%) JavaScript
16 552 (13.34%) Linux
17 545 (13.17%) MongoDB
18 537 (12.98%) Oracle
19 521 (12.59%) Computer Science
20 501 (12.11%) Microsoft
21 499 (12.06%) Apache Hive
22 489 (11.82%) C#
23 465 (11.24%) HTML
24 454 (10.97%) TDD
25 448 (10.83%) R
25 448 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
26 439 (10.61%) .NET
27 422 (10.20%) Data Modelling
28 413 (9.98%) MapReduce
29 410 (9.91%) Banking

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
1 400 (9.67%) SAS
2 298 (7.20%) Apache Pig
3 283 (6.84%) Apache Spark
4 260 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
5 151 (3.65%) Node.js
6 131 (3.17%) Apache
7 96 (2.32%) Apache Solr
8 81 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 54 (1.30%) SharePoint
10 44 (1.06%) IIS
11 43 (1.04%) CMS
12 42 (1.01%) JBoss
13 32 (0.77%) WebSphere
14 31 (0.75%) OpenStack
15 25 (0.60%) nginx
16 24 (0.58%) WordPress
17 21 (0.51%) Jetty
18 17 (0.41%) WebLogic
19 16 (0.39%) GlassFish
20 14 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 308 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 210 (5.07%) SPSS
3 59 (1.43%) MS Office
4 26 (0.63%) PowerPivot
5 20 (0.48%) Stata
6 13 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.14%) CPLEX
10 5 (0.12%) Weka
10 5 (0.12%) Gephi
11 4 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.048%) EViews
12 2 (0.048%) MS Project
12 2 (0.048%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.048%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.024%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.24%) HFM
4 9 (0.22%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 7 (0.17%) Unica
5 7 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
6 6 (0.14%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.12%) SAP MDM
7 5 (0.12%) Workday HCM
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.072%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 3 (0.072%) CODA-Financials
8 3 (0.072%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.048%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.048%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.048%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.024%) Odoo
10 1 (0.024%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.024%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 448 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (3.84%) SaaS
3 139 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 115 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 91 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
6 69 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
7 63 (1.52%) Google Analytics
8 58 (1.40%) Amazon S3
9 41 (0.99%) GitHub
10 25 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 23 (0.56%) Amazon Glacier
12 21 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 21 (0.51%) SoftLayer
13 16 (0.39%) PaaS
14 14 (0.34%) Route 53
15 12 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
16 10 (0.24%) IaaS
17 9 (0.22%) Office 365
18 8 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
18 8 (0.19%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 116 (2.80%) Internet
2 67 (1.62%) HTTP
3 34 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.70%) Firewall
5 25 (0.60%) Intranet
6 19 (0.46%) SAN
7 16 (0.39%) SNMP
7 16 (0.39%) AMQP
8 15 (0.36%) NAS
8 15 (0.36%) SSH
9 12 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (0.29%) DNS
9 12 (0.29%) Broadband
10 8 (0.19%) DHCP
10 8 (0.19%) Wireless
11 7 (0.17%) VPN
11 7 (0.17%) VLAN
12 6 (0.14%) DMZ
13 5 (0.12%) DSL
13 5 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1449 (35.02%) Hadoop
2 758 (18.32%) NoSQL
3 728 (17.59%) SQL Server
4 680 (16.43%) Data Warehouse
5 545 (13.17%) MongoDB
6 499 (12.06%) Apache Hive
7 361 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 354 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 322 (7.78%) Relational Database
10 319 (7.71%) MySQL
11 290 (7.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 286 (6.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 272 (6.57%) Data Mining
14 256 (6.19%) HBase
15 243 (5.87%) QlikView
16 177 (4.28%) RDBMS
17 148 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
18 140 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
19 103 (2.49%) Pentaho
20 98 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 194 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 127 (3.07%) Jenkins
3 90 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 74 (1.79%) JIRA
4 74 (1.79%) Maven
5 72 (1.74%) ReSharper
6 70 (1.69%) SoapUI
7 67 (1.62%) Moq
7 67 (1.62%) Subversion
8 60 (1.45%) Selenium
9 52 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 45 (1.09%) NUnit
11 42 (1.01%) JUnit
12 41 (0.99%) Cucumber
13 36 (0.87%) Visual Studio
14 34 (0.82%) Eclipse
14 34 (0.82%) Ant
15 32 (0.77%) TeamCity
16 26 (0.63%) WebDriver
17 20 (0.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 937 (22.64%) Finance
2 410 (9.91%) Banking
3 356 (8.60%) Marketing
4 347 (8.39%) Retail
5 212 (5.12%) Telecoms
6 128 (3.09%) Games
7 94 (2.27%) Advertising
8 87 (2.10%) Investment Banking
9 84 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 77 (1.86%) Legal
11 42 (1.01%) Front Office
12 40 (0.97%) Publishing
13 36 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 35 (0.85%) Electronics
15 34 (0.82%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.80%) Online Betting
17 32 (0.77%) Law
18 29 (0.70%) Automotive
19 24 (0.58%) Military
20 18 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1530 (36.97%) Developer
2 641 (15.49%) Architect
3 543 (13.12%) Java Developer
4 339 (8.19%) Senior Developer
5 331 (8.00%) Analyst
6 296 (7.15%) Data Scientist
7 283 (6.84%) Data Architect
8 277 (6.69%) Consultant
9 184 (4.45%) Senior Java Developer
10 170 (4.11%) Software Engineer
10 170 (4.11%) Big Data Architect
11 157 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
12 147 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 111 (2.68%) Data Analyst
14 105 (2.54%) Big Data Developer
15 102 (2.46%) Lead Developer
16 100 (2.42%) Business Analyst
17 94 (2.27%) SQL Developer
18 85 (2.05%) Senior Architect
19 82 (1.98%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (11.24%) HTML
2 439 (10.61%) .NET
3 380 (9.18%) Web Services
4 363 (8.77%) CSS
5 337 (8.14%) Spring
6 287 (6.94%) XML
7 253 (6.11%) REST
8 212 (5.12%) AngularJS
9 203 (4.91%) HTML5
10 171 (4.13%) jQuery
11 164 (3.96%) J2EE
12 160 (3.87%) ASP.NET
13 158 (3.82%) Kafka
14 138 (3.33%) RESTful
14 138 (3.33%) SOAP
15 134 (3.24%) Hibernate
16 113 (2.73%) CSS3
17 110 (2.66%) ActiveMQ
18 101 (2.44%) JSON
19 99 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 597 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 521 (12.59%) Computer Science
3 332 (8.02%) Visualisation
4 286 (6.91%) Algorithms
5 267 (6.45%) Statistics
6 266 (6.43%) Mathematics
7 213 (5.15%) Data Integration
8 159 (3.84%) User Experience
9 110 (2.66%) Management Information System
10 95 (2.30%) Data Structures
11 89 (2.15%) Social Media
12 84 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
13 82 (1.98%) Client/Server
14 81 (1.96%) Grid Computing
15 73 (1.76%) Neural Network
16 70 (1.69%) Mobile App
17 67 (1.62%) Social Network
18 64 (1.55%) Private Cloud
19 63 (1.52%) Artificial Intelligence
20 59 (1.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 552 (13.34%) Linux
2 251 (6.07%) UNIX
3 196 (4.74%) Windows
4 91 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 73 (1.76%) Android
6 35 (0.85%) CentOS
7 32 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.14%) Debian
13 4 (0.097%) VME
13 4 (0.097%) AIX
13 4 (0.097%) Solaris
13 4 (0.097%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.097%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.072%) Fedora
15 2 (0.048%) SUSE
15 2 (0.048%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1496 (36.15%) Analytics
2 1421 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
3 1036 (25.04%) Business Intelligence
4 734 (17.74%) ETL
5 454 (10.97%) TDD
6 422 (10.20%) Data Modelling
7 413 (9.98%) MapReduce
8 407 (9.84%) Scrum
9 392 (9.47%) Software Engineering
10 365 (8.82%) Open Source
11 325 (7.85%) Data Analytics
12 302 (7.30%) OO
13 295 (7.13%) Data Analysis
14 291 (7.03%) Big Data Analytics
15 277 (6.69%) E-Commerce
16 241 (5.82%) Project Management
17 235 (5.68%) MVC
18 221 (5.34%) Data Management
19 218 (5.27%) DevOps
20 207 (5.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1525 (36.85%) Java
2 1467 (35.45%) SQL
3 844 (20.40%) Python
4 591 (14.28%) JavaScript
5 489 (11.82%) C#
6 448 (10.83%) R
7 371 (8.97%) Scala
8 304 (7.35%) C++
9 295 (7.13%) T-SQL
10 245 (5.92%) Ruby
11 193 (4.66%) Perl
12 191 (4.62%) PHP
13 151 (3.65%) C
14 131 (3.17%) MATLAB
15 99 (2.39%) Bash Shell
16 91 (2.20%) PL/SQL
17 43 (1.04%) Clojure
18 40 (0.97%) Shell Script
19 32 (0.77%) PowerShell
20 27 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 749 (18.10%) Degree
2 170 (4.11%) PhD
3 98 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 22 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 21 (0.51%) ISEB
8 21 (0.51%) CISSP
9 19 (0.46%) PMP
10 17 (0.41%) MCSE
11 16 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.31%) MCITP
12 13 (0.31%) MBA
13 12 (0.29%) CCNP
14 10 (0.24%) CCNA
15 9 (0.22%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.22%) MCTS
16 8 (0.19%) CEH
16 8 (0.19%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (4.71%) QA
2 81 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.27%) COBIT
4 11 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.19%) SLA
5 8 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.14%) GPG13
7 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.024%) MiFID
8 1 (0.024%) BS7799
8 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.024%) EMIR
8 1 (0.024%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.024%) FINREP
8 1 (0.024%) Basel III
System Software
1 108 (2.61%) HDFS
2 85 (2.05%) Hyper-V
3 66 (1.59%) Apache Flume
4 61 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (0.82%) Docker
6 27 (0.65%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.24%) Snort
7 10 (0.24%) NFS
7 10 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.17%) Firmware
9 6 (0.14%) KVM
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.097%) Ceph
12 3 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.072%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.072%) Platform Symphony
12 3 (0.072%) SRDF
12 3 (0.072%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.072%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 148 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
2 146 (3.53%) Puppet
3 47 (1.14%) Ansible
4 36 (0.87%) Nagios
5 28 (0.68%) Oozie
5 28 (0.68%) Salt
6 22 (0.53%) Vagrant
7 18 (0.43%) Ganglia
7 18 (0.43%) ZABBIX
8 17 (0.41%) Graphite
9 11 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
10 9 (0.22%) Pingdom
11 8 (0.19%) Kibana
11 8 (0.19%) logstash
12 7 (0.17%) OPNET
12 7 (0.17%) MOM
13 6 (0.14%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.097%) Mesos
15 3 (0.072%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 537 (12.98%) Oracle
2 501 (12.11%) Microsoft
3 267 (6.45%) Tableau
4 188 (4.54%) Teradata
5 181 (4.37%) SAP
6 169 (4.08%) Informatica
7 136 (3.29%) Business Objects
8 135 (3.26%) Google
9 127 (3.07%) IBM
9 127 (3.07%) Cloudera
10 122 (2.95%) Cognos
11 94 (2.27%) Netezza
12 90 (2.17%) Talend
13 88 (2.13%) VMware
14 87 (2.10%) Ab Initio
15 76 (1.84%) MicroStrategy
16 60 (1.45%) Vertica
17 58 (1.40%) Greenplum
18 57 (1.38%) Apple
19 46 (1.11%) Splunk
South East
Scarlet Fraser Associates
Salary: £500-600/Day or £70-75k + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
Harvey Nash Plc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits & equity
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum Up to £75000 + 15% bonus + ex
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
Pope Marshall
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago