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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 169 239 415
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +176
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1851 1182 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.73% 1.18% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.65% 3.75% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1042 531
Average salary £57,500 £55,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.60% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
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
32742 31483 34177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.61% 31.55% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27814 27577 30304
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 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 19 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
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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 +53 1221 £61,500 +2.50% 142
South East +35 243 £50,000 - 47
North West +29 95 £50,000 - 14
East of England -17 69 £41,250 -13.15% 12
West Midlands +20 68 £40,000 -33.33% 6
South West +14 66 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Yorkshire +12 56 £42,500 -15.00% 8
East Midlands +5 12 £40,000 -27.27% 3
North East - 6 £47,500 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1899 (46.68%) Java
2 1603 (39.41%) Hadoop
3 1450 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
4 1190 (29.25%) Analytics
5 1158 (28.47%) SQL
6 960 (23.60%) NoSQL
7 829 (20.38%) Business Intelligence
8 819 (20.13%) Linux
9 760 (18.68%) Finance
10 755 (18.56%) TDD
11 746 (18.34%) Degree
12 731 (17.97%) JavaScript
13 724 (17.80%) Python
14 682 (16.76%) HTML
15 671 (16.49%) MongoDB
16 643 (15.81%) Oracle
17 620 (15.24%) Computer Science
18 607 (14.92%) Data Warehouse
19 598 (14.70%) SQL Server
20 597 (14.68%) C#
21 591 (14.53%) Software Engineering
22 566 (13.91%) MySQL
23 528 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
24 518 (12.73%) MapReduce
25 515 (12.66%) OO
26 512 (12.59%) Web Services
27 509 (12.51%) Scrum
28 481 (11.82%) CSS
29 478 (11.75%) Apache Hive
30 452 (11.11%) Microsoft

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 253 (6.22%) SAS
2 227 (5.58%) Apache Pig
3 168 (4.13%) Apache
4 149 (3.66%) Node.js
5 145 (3.56%) Tomcat
6 92 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
7 76 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
7 76 (1.87%) Apache Solr
8 63 (1.55%) IIS
9 61 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 48 (1.18%) SharePoint
11 36 (0.88%) CMS
12 30 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 26 (0.64%) Jetty
14 19 (0.47%) OpenStack
15 16 (0.39%) Drupal
16 15 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.37%) Alfresco
16 15 (0.37%) Mule
17 13 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 234 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 124 (3.05%) SPSS
3 54 (1.33%) Photoshop
4 39 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (0.71%) CPLEX
6 25 (0.61%) PowerPivot
7 22 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.37%) InDesign
8 15 (0.37%) Weka
9 13 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 13 (0.32%) MS Office
10 9 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.17%) Mathematica
12 5 (0.12%) MS Project
13 4 (0.098%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.098%) Blender
13 4 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.074%) Stata
15 2 (0.049%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 39 (0.96%) Google Analytics
2 17 (0.42%) SAP MDM
3 15 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 13 (0.32%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 10 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.15%) Optimost
8 3 (0.074%) SiteCatalyst
9 2 (0.049%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.049%) Magento
9 2 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.049%) HFM
10 1 (0.025%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.025%) Maximo
10 1 (0.025%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.025%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.025%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 210 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (3.74%) SaaS
3 133 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
4 112 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 77 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
7 39 (0.96%) Office 365
8 34 (0.84%) Amazon S3
9 27 (0.66%) PaaS
10 23 (0.57%) ElastiCache
10 23 (0.57%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 23 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 21 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
12 19 (0.47%) GitHub
13 14 (0.34%) IaaS
14 9 (0.22%) LucidChart
15 8 (0.20%) Route 53
16 4 (0.098%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.098%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.074%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.80%) Internet
2 110 (2.70%) HTTP
3 69 (1.70%) WAN
4 58 (1.43%) LAN
5 44 (1.08%) SAN
6 36 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 30 (0.74%) Firewall
8 29 (0.71%) VoIP
9 26 (0.64%) VPN
10 25 (0.61%) DNS
11 23 (0.57%) Kerberos
12 22 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (0.42%) LDAP
14 14 (0.34%) SMS
15 13 (0.32%) Wireless
16 12 (0.29%) Network Security
17 10 (0.25%) PPTP
17 10 (0.25%) IPsec
17 10 (0.25%) SMTP
18 9 (0.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1603 (39.41%) Hadoop
2 960 (23.60%) NoSQL
3 671 (16.49%) MongoDB
4 607 (14.92%) Data Warehouse
5 598 (14.70%) SQL Server
6 566 (13.91%) MySQL
7 478 (11.75%) Apache Hive
8 395 (9.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 304 (7.47%) HBase
10 262 (6.44%) Relational Database
11 225 (5.53%) Data Mining
12 222 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 212 (5.21%) QlikView
14 198 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
15 181 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 181 (4.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 166 (4.08%) Mahout
17 165 (4.06%) Redis
18 134 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
19 104 (2.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 345 (8.48%) Git (software)
2 196 (4.82%) Maven
3 178 (4.38%) JUnit
4 169 (4.15%) Jenkins
5 145 (3.56%) Selenium
6 97 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 87 (2.14%) Subversion
8 79 (1.94%) Eclipse
9 73 (1.79%) Mercurial
10 64 (1.57%) Ant
11 55 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
12 52 (1.28%) Hudson
13 49 (1.20%) TeamCity
14 44 (1.08%) Visual Studio
15 42 (1.03%) JBehave
16 40 (0.98%) WebDriver
16 40 (0.98%) NUnit
17 36 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
17 36 (0.88%) Mockito
18 35 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 760 (18.68%) Finance
2 317 (7.79%) Marketing
3 267 (6.56%) Banking
4 236 (5.80%) Retail
5 205 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 194 (4.77%) Games
7 158 (3.88%) Advertising
8 89 (2.19%) Publishing
9 83 (2.04%) Law
10 66 (1.62%) Front Office
11 63 (1.55%) Investment Banking
12 56 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 42 (1.03%) Legal
14 36 (0.88%) Financial Institution
15 35 (0.86%) Manufacturing
16 31 (0.76%) Automotive
17 24 (0.59%) Back Office
18 22 (0.54%) Electronics
19 12 (0.29%) Billing
20 9 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1667 (40.98%) Developer
2 651 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 562 (13.82%) Architect
4 334 (8.21%) Senior Developer
5 318 (7.82%) Consultant
6 273 (6.71%) Software Engineer
7 255 (6.27%) Software Developer
8 222 (5.46%) Data Scientist
9 180 (4.42%) Analyst
10 174 (4.28%) C# Developer
11 166 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 164 (4.03%) Data Architect
13 157 (3.86%) .NET Developer
14 138 (3.39%) Administrator
15 122 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
16 116 (2.85%) Enterprise Architect
17 110 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
17 110 (2.70%) Data Consultant
18 96 (2.36%) Big Data Architect
18 96 (2.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (16.76%) HTML
2 512 (12.59%) Web Services
3 481 (11.82%) CSS
4 416 (10.23%) .NET
5 405 (9.96%) Spring
6 346 (8.51%) HTML5
7 310 (7.62%) jQuery
8 302 (7.42%) XML
9 299 (7.35%) REST
10 227 (5.58%) J2EE
11 215 (5.29%) AngularJS
12 200 (4.92%) Hibernate
13 195 (4.79%) ASP.NET
14 178 (4.38%) SOAP
15 175 (4.30%) JSON
16 173 (4.25%) RESTful
17 159 (3.91%) CSS3
18 138 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
19 127 (3.12%) Ajax
20 124 (3.05%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 620 (15.24%) Computer Science
2 528 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
3 368 (9.05%) Visualisation
4 338 (8.31%) Open Source
5 310 (7.62%) Mathematics
6 225 (5.53%) Statistics
7 192 (4.72%) User Experience
8 162 (3.98%) Social Media
9 154 (3.79%) Data Integration
10 122 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
11 112 (2.75%) Artificial Intelligence
12 94 (2.31%) Management Information System
13 90 (2.21%) Mobile App
14 69 (1.70%) Replication
15 67 (1.65%) Physics
16 61 (1.50%) Digital Media
17 56 (1.38%) Hedge funds
18 50 (1.23%) Social Network
19 43 (1.06%) Client/Server
19 43 (1.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 819 (20.13%) Linux
2 326 (8.01%) UNIX
3 238 (5.85%) Windows
4 108 (2.65%) Android
5 92 (2.26%) Ubuntu
6 84 (2.06%) Debian
7 80 (1.97%) Apple iOS
8 70 (1.72%) CentOS
9 15 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.37%) Solaris
10 14 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.32%) OpenBSD
11 13 (0.32%) FreeBSD
12 8 (0.20%) Fedora
12 8 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.17%) AIX
13 7 (0.17%) VMS
14 6 (0.15%) MVS
14 6 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1450 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1190 (29.25%) Analytics
3 829 (20.38%) Business Intelligence
4 755 (18.56%) TDD
5 591 (14.53%) Software Engineering
6 518 (12.73%) MapReduce
7 515 (12.66%) OO
8 509 (12.51%) Scrum
9 448 (11.01%) ETL
10 332 (8.16%) BDD
11 323 (7.94%) Data Modelling
12 321 (7.89%) MVC
13 313 (7.69%) E-Commerce
14 280 (6.88%) Data Analysis
14 280 (6.88%) Data Management
14 280 (6.88%) Multithreading
15 271 (6.66%) Continuous Integration
16 228 (5.60%) OOP
17 206 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
18 198 (4.87%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1899 (46.68%) Java
2 1158 (28.47%) SQL
3 731 (17.97%) JavaScript
4 724 (17.80%) Python
5 597 (14.68%) C#
6 378 (9.29%) C++
7 317 (7.79%) Scala
8 310 (7.62%) R
9 268 (6.59%) Ruby
10 250 (6.15%) PHP
11 175 (4.30%) Perl
12 153 (3.76%) Bash Shell
13 147 (3.61%) MATLAB
14 116 (2.85%) T-SQL
15 94 (2.31%) C
16 76 (1.87%) Clojure
17 72 (1.77%) Shell Script
18 59 (1.45%) PL/SQL
19 51 (1.25%) F#
20 37 (0.91%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 746 (18.34%) Degree
2 158 (3.88%) PhD
3 61 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 37 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 33 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.32%) ISEB
7 9 (0.22%) MBA
7 9 (0.22%) MCTS
8 8 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.15%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.12%) MCITP
12 4 (0.098%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.074%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.074%) CISSP
13 3 (0.074%) IBM Certification
14 2 (0.049%) CISA
14 2 (0.049%) SAS Certification
14 2 (0.049%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.049%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (4.55%) QA
2 63 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 29 (0.71%) SLA
4 21 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.20%) COBIT
6 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.12%) HL7
8 4 (0.098%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.049%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.025%) WAI
10 1 (0.025%) Basel II
10 1 (0.025%) GPG13
System Software
1 108 (2.65%) HDFS
2 73 (1.79%) Apache Flume
3 66 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
4 50 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 46 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 35 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (0.66%) Active Directory
8 23 (0.57%) Xen
9 16 (0.39%) VirtualBox
10 12 (0.29%) NFS
11 8 (0.20%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.15%) SRDF
12 6 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 5 (0.12%) KVM
13 5 (0.12%) vCloud
14 3 (0.074%) vSphere
14 3 (0.074%) Snort
15 2 (0.049%) Squid
15 2 (0.049%) Docker
Systems Management
1 190 (4.67%) Puppet
2 174 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (1.62%) Nagios
4 60 (1.47%) Oozie
5 48 (1.18%) Ambari
6 30 (0.74%) ZABBIX
7 29 (0.71%) Cacti
7 29 (0.71%) Salt
8 23 (0.57%) YUM
9 17 (0.42%) Ganglia
10 13 (0.32%) Vagrant
11 12 (0.29%) Ansible
12 11 (0.27%) Capistrano
13 10 (0.25%) Data Guard
14 8 (0.20%) logstash
15 5 (0.12%) CFEngine
15 5 (0.12%) MOM
16 4 (0.098%) Netcool
17 3 (0.074%) Tivoli
17 3 (0.074%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 643 (15.81%) Oracle
2 452 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 242 (5.95%) Google
4 183 (4.50%) Tableau
5 160 (3.93%) Teradata
6 130 (3.20%) SAP
7 113 (2.78%) Business Objects
7 113 (2.78%) IBM
8 101 (2.48%) Sybase
9 94 (2.31%) Cognos
10 93 (2.29%) JBoss
10 93 (2.29%) Facebook
11 89 (2.19%) Cloudera
12 81 (1.99%) Netezza
13 77 (1.89%) Informatica
14 68 (1.67%) Red Hat
14 68 (1.67%) Hortonworks
15 64 (1.57%) MapR
16 60 (1.47%) Cisco
17 57 (1.40%) Adobe
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum (dep on exp) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 13 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £65000 per annum - bonus, medical, pension, 25 days
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £45k - £60k + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago