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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 123 169 275
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +106
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2444 1957 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.39% 1.79% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.70% 5.73% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1903 1704 889
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £80,000
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
31722 34143 31907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.02% 31.22% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27005 29400 27820
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +30 1653 £65,000 - 201
South East +55 361 £52,000 -5.45% 53
North West +33 109 £45,000 -10.00% 15
East of England +20 83 £47,500 - 17
South West -2 81 £47,500 - 16
Yorkshire -7 44 £40,000 -5.88% 11
West Midlands -7 39 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East Midlands +26 36 £68,750 +61.76% 6
North East +3 16 £40,000 +26.98%
Midlands - 2 £42,000 - 1
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1680 (36.14%) Java
2 1655 (35.60%) SQL
3 1634 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
4 1625 (34.95%) Hadoop
5 1587 (34.14%) Analytics
6 1213 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1073 (23.08%) Finance
8 1015 (21.83%) Python
9 872 (18.76%) NoSQL
10 868 (18.67%) Degree
11 855 (18.39%) ETL
12 820 (17.64%) Data Warehouse
13 744 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 674 (14.50%) JavaScript
15 659 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
16 638 (13.72%) Linux
17 626 (13.47%) MongoDB
18 610 (13.12%) Oracle
19 571 (12.28%) Computer Science
20 558 (12.00%) Apache Hive
21 536 (11.53%) TDD
22 527 (11.34%) Microsoft
23 516 (11.10%) R
24 507 (10.91%) Software Engineering
25 499 (10.73%) C#
25 499 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
26 493 (10.60%) HTML
27 476 (10.24%) Scrum
28 474 (10.20%) Data Modelling
29 459 (9.87%) Open Source

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 393 (8.45%) Apache Spark
2 387 (8.32%) SAS
3 371 (7.98%) Elasticsearch
4 339 (7.29%) Apache Pig
5 216 (4.65%) Apache
6 172 (3.70%) Apache Solr
7 153 (3.29%) Node.js
8 79 (1.70%) Tomcat
9 59 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 53 (1.14%) IIS
11 43 (0.92%) CMS
12 41 (0.88%) JBoss
13 30 (0.65%) Jetty
14 29 (0.62%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.58%) OpenStack
16 26 (0.56%) GlassFish
16 26 (0.56%) WordPress
16 26 (0.56%) nginx
17 21 (0.45%) WebLogic
18 15 (0.32%) MQSeries
Applications
1 278 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 199 (4.28%) SPSS
3 58 (1.25%) MS Office
4 42 (0.90%) PowerPivot
5 14 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.22%) Stata
7 10 (0.22%) Weka
8 8 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.13%) Mathematica
9 6 (0.13%) CPLEX
10 4 (0.086%) Mingle
10 4 (0.086%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.086%) MS Project
11 3 (0.065%) Gephi
12 2 (0.043%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.022%) FastStats
13 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 27 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (0.34%) Unica
4 14 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.26%) HFM
6 11 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
7 9 (0.19%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.15%) SAP MDM
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle AGIS
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (0.11%) Workday HCM
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.11%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 499 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (4.00%) SaaS
3 178 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 137 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
5 101 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
6 87 (1.87%) Amazon EMR
7 62 (1.33%) Amazon S3
8 58 (1.25%) Google Analytics
9 55 (1.18%) GitHub
10 46 (0.99%) PaaS
11 35 (0.75%) IaaS
12 32 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 21 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
15 19 (0.41%) Amazon Glacier
16 14 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
16 14 (0.30%) Route 53
17 10 (0.22%) SoftLayer
18 8 (0.17%) CodePlex
19 7 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.30%) Internet
2 81 (1.74%) HTTP
3 52 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 32 (0.69%) Firewall
5 29 (0.62%) DNS
6 28 (0.60%) SAN
7 20 (0.43%) Wireless
8 19 (0.41%) Intranet
9 18 (0.39%) Network Security
9 18 (0.39%) AMQP
10 17 (0.37%) Broadband
11 15 (0.32%) DMZ
11 15 (0.32%) NAS
12 13 (0.28%) SSH
12 13 (0.28%) SNMP
13 12 (0.26%) VLAN
14 10 (0.22%) SSL
14 10 (0.22%) DHCP
15 9 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1625 (34.95%) Hadoop
2 872 (18.76%) NoSQL
3 820 (17.64%) Data Warehouse
4 744 (16.00%) SQL Server
5 626 (13.47%) MongoDB
6 558 (12.00%) Apache Hive
7 397 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 395 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 373 (8.02%) Relational Database
10 370 (7.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 351 (7.55%) MySQL
12 348 (7.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 290 (6.24%) HBase
14 285 (6.13%) Data Mining
15 225 (4.84%) QlikView
16 209 (4.50%) RDBMS
17 164 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
18 145 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
19 140 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
20 128 (2.75%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 211 (4.54%) Git (software)
2 156 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 106 (2.28%) Talend Open Studio
4 103 (2.22%) JIRA
5 95 (2.04%) Maven
6 86 (1.85%) Selenium
7 74 (1.59%) Subversion
8 60 (1.29%) JUnit
9 46 (0.99%) SoapUI
10 42 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 41 (0.88%) Cucumber
12 40 (0.86%) Ant
12 40 (0.86%) NUnit
13 39 (0.84%) Visual Studio
13 39 (0.84%) WebDriver
14 31 (0.67%) ReSharper
15 29 (0.62%) Moq
16 27 (0.58%) Hudson
16 27 (0.58%) ERwin
17 25 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 1073 (23.08%) Finance
2 443 (9.53%) Banking
3 403 (8.67%) Retail
4 380 (8.17%) Marketing
5 286 (6.15%) Telecoms
6 127 (2.73%) Games
7 92 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 89 (1.91%) Advertising
9 77 (1.66%) Legal
10 58 (1.25%) Law
11 53 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 49 (1.05%) Electronics
12 49 (1.05%) Front Office
13 47 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
14 46 (0.99%) Publishing
15 41 (0.88%) Financial Institution
16 39 (0.84%) Online Betting
17 32 (0.69%) Military
17 32 (0.69%) Automotive
18 19 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1694 (36.44%) Developer
2 633 (13.62%) Architect
3 568 (12.22%) Java Developer
4 387 (8.32%) Analyst
5 383 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 336 (7.23%) Data Scientist
7 331 (7.12%) Consultant
8 306 (6.58%) Data Architect
9 227 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 199 (4.28%) Software Engineer
11 172 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 165 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
13 160 (3.44%) Big Data Architect
14 149 (3.20%) Data Analyst
15 122 (2.62%) Big Data Developer
16 117 (2.52%) SQL Developer
17 109 (2.34%) Business Analyst
18 97 (2.09%) Lead Developer
19 96 (2.06%) C# Developer
20 85 (1.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (10.60%) HTML
2 426 (9.16%) .NET
3 414 (8.91%) CSS
4 402 (8.65%) Web Services
5 369 (7.94%) Spring
6 308 (6.63%) XML
7 281 (6.04%) REST
8 235 (5.05%) AngularJS
9 230 (4.95%) HTML5
10 198 (4.26%) jQuery
11 179 (3.85%) J2EE
12 171 (3.68%) Kafka
13 163 (3.51%) ASP.NET
14 160 (3.44%) Hibernate
15 153 (3.29%) SOAP
16 144 (3.10%) RESTful
17 127 (2.73%) Middleware
18 122 (2.62%) CSS3
19 115 (2.47%) JSON
20 109 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 659 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 571 (12.28%) Computer Science
3 391 (8.41%) Visualisation
4 322 (6.93%) Algorithms
5 309 (6.65%) Mathematics
6 305 (6.56%) Statistics
7 241 (5.18%) Data Integration
8 169 (3.64%) User Experience
9 145 (3.12%) Management Information System
10 120 (2.58%) Semantic Web
11 109 (2.34%) Data Structures
12 99 (2.13%) Social Media
13 96 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
14 83 (1.79%) Mobile App
15 80 (1.72%) Grid Computing
16 74 (1.59%) Client/Server
17 71 (1.53%) Social Network
18 62 (1.33%) Physics
19 60 (1.29%) Neural Network
20 53 (1.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 638 (13.72%) Linux
2 303 (6.52%) UNIX
3 233 (5.01%) Windows
4 67 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 53 (1.14%) Android
7 37 (0.80%) CentOS
8 26 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.22%) Solaris
10 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.15%) AIX
11 7 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.13%) Debian
13 3 (0.065%) VME
13 3 (0.065%) SUSE
13 3 (0.065%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.065%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.022%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1634 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1587 (34.14%) Analytics
3 1213 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 855 (18.39%) ETL
5 536 (11.53%) TDD
6 507 (10.91%) Software Engineering
7 476 (10.24%) Scrum
8 474 (10.20%) Data Modelling
9 459 (9.87%) Open Source
10 386 (8.30%) MapReduce
11 360 (7.74%) Data Analysis
12 315 (6.78%) Data Analytics
13 312 (6.71%) E-Commerce
14 290 (6.24%) Data Management
15 285 (6.13%) Big Data Analytics
16 273 (5.87%) OO
17 263 (5.66%) DevOps
18 257 (5.53%) Project Management
18 257 (5.53%) MVC
19 245 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1680 (36.14%) Java
2 1655 (35.60%) SQL
3 1015 (21.83%) Python
4 674 (14.50%) JavaScript
5 516 (11.10%) R
6 499 (10.73%) C#
7 454 (9.77%) Scala
8 312 (6.71%) T-SQL
9 300 (6.45%) C++
10 294 (6.32%) Ruby
11 261 (5.61%) Perl
12 205 (4.41%) PHP
13 154 (3.31%) C
14 140 (3.01%) MATLAB
15 112 (2.41%) Bash Shell
16 107 (2.30%) PL/SQL
17 64 (1.38%) Shell Script
18 54 (1.16%) Clojure
19 38 (0.82%) PowerShell
20 36 (0.77%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 868 (18.67%) Degree
2 167 (3.59%) PhD
3 102 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 78 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 50 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 34 (0.73%) ISEB
8 29 (0.62%) CISSP
9 26 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 25 (0.54%) PMP
11 22 (0.47%) MCSE
12 21 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (0.43%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.32%) CCNA
15 13 (0.28%) MCITP
15 13 (0.28%) CEH
16 12 (0.26%) CCNP
17 10 (0.22%) CCSP
17 10 (0.22%) CISA
18 8 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (4.88%) QA
2 85 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 27 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.37%) COBIT
5 13 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.26%) SLA
7 11 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.13%) GPG13
9 5 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.086%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.065%) TickIT
11 3 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.043%) MiFID
13 1 (0.022%) Basel III
13 1 (0.022%) EMIR
13 1 (0.022%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.022%) FINREP
System Software
1 121 (2.60%) HDFS
2 88 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (1.63%) Apache Flume
4 63 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 49 (1.05%) Docker
6 27 (0.58%) Active Directory
7 17 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 13 (0.28%) VirtualBox
9 12 (0.26%) KVM
10 11 (0.24%) GPFS
11 9 (0.19%) vSphere
12 8 (0.17%) NFS
13 7 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.15%) LXC
13 7 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
14 6 (0.13%) Varnish
14 6 (0.13%) Xen
15 5 (0.11%) Firmware
16 4 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.086%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 213 (4.58%) Puppet
2 210 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (2.04%) Ansible
4 40 (0.86%) Oozie
5 33 (0.71%) Vagrant
6 27 (0.58%) Nagios
7 23 (0.49%) Salt
8 20 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
9 17 (0.37%) Pingdom
10 16 (0.34%) Mesos
11 13 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
11 13 (0.28%) Ganglia
12 9 (0.19%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.19%) OPNET
12 9 (0.19%) logstash
12 9 (0.19%) Ambari
13 8 (0.17%) Kibana
13 8 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (0.17%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 610 (13.12%) Oracle
2 527 (11.34%) Microsoft
3 339 (7.29%) Tableau
4 202 (4.35%) Informatica
5 192 (4.13%) SAP
6 185 (3.98%) Teradata
7 167 (3.59%) IBM
8 150 (3.23%) Cognos
9 146 (3.14%) Cloudera
10 135 (2.90%) Google
11 127 (2.73%) Netezza
12 122 (2.62%) VMware
13 106 (2.28%) Talend
14 105 (2.26%) MicroStrategy
15 91 (1.96%) Ab Initio
16 78 (1.68%) Vertica
17 70 (1.51%) Red Hat
18 67 (1.44%) Hortonworks
19 66 (1.42%) Greenplum
20 58 (1.25%) Splunk
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wiltshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum £30,000 - £55,000 Doe
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + car, stock options and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Salary or Stock options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days hol etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £120k
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Up to £140,000 per annum +30% bonus, other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday