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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 126 156 275
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +119
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2415 2081 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.34% 1.89% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.38% 6.01% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1924 1805 876
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
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
32702 34623 32023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.68% 31.37% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27899 29971 28063
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 £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 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 3 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 +22 1699 £65,000 - 229
South East +52 337 £52,500 -4.54% 64
North West +48 100 £45,000 -10.00% 15
South West -8 80 £50,000 +11.11% 18
East of England +17 73 £50,000 - 23
Yorkshire -4 40 £45,000 -10.00% 12
West Midlands +2 30 £45,000 - 9
East Midlands +22 29 £56,250 +25.00% 6
North East +1 12 £43,750 +38.88% 5
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 1641 (36.43%) Java
2 1610 (35.75%) SQL
3 1572 (34.90%) Analytics
4 1562 (34.68%) Hadoop
5 1535 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1172 (26.02%) Business Intelligence
7 1037 (23.02%) Finance
8 952 (21.14%) Python
9 848 (18.83%) Degree
10 835 (18.54%) ETL
11 834 (18.52%) NoSQL
12 772 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
13 767 (17.03%) SQL Server
14 665 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
15 651 (14.45%) JavaScript
16 605 (13.43%) Linux
17 591 (13.12%) MongoDB
18 590 (13.10%) Oracle
19 567 (12.59%) Computer Science
20 525 (11.66%) Apache Hive
21 523 (11.61%) Microsoft
22 506 (11.23%) C#
23 502 (11.15%) R
24 496 (11.01%) TDD
25 492 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
26 481 (10.68%) HTML
27 461 (10.24%) Data Modelling
28 455 (10.10%) Scrum
29 453 (10.06%) Software Engineering
30 438 (9.72%) .NET

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 413 (9.17%) SAS
2 330 (7.33%) Apache Spark
3 322 (7.15%) Elasticsearch
4 316 (7.02%) Apache Pig
5 176 (3.91%) Apache
6 149 (3.31%) Apache Solr
7 147 (3.26%) Node.js
8 88 (1.95%) Tomcat
9 56 (1.24%) IIS
10 52 (1.15%) SharePoint
11 45 (1.00%) CMS
12 42 (0.93%) JBoss
13 36 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 30 (0.67%) OpenStack
15 28 (0.62%) WordPress
16 25 (0.56%) Jetty
16 25 (0.56%) nginx
17 21 (0.47%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.40%) GlassFish
19 15 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 303 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 203 (4.51%) SPSS
3 61 (1.35%) MS Office
4 37 (0.82%) PowerPivot
5 15 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.29%) Stata
8 9 (0.20%) Weka
9 7 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.16%) CPLEX
10 5 (0.11%) Mathematica
11 4 (0.089%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.067%) MS Project
12 3 (0.067%) Gephi
13 2 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.022%) FastStats
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.022%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.24%) HFM
4 11 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.20%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 8 (0.18%) Unica
6 8 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
7 7 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.16%) Oracle AGIS
8 6 (0.13%) SAP MDM
8 6 (0.13%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
9 5 (0.11%) Workday HCM
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 3 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 492 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (3.80%) SaaS
3 163 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 133 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
5 104 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
6 82 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
7 64 (1.42%) Amazon S3
8 63 (1.40%) Google Analytics
9 53 (1.18%) GitHub
10 29 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 27 (0.60%) PaaS
12 23 (0.51%) Amazon Glacier
13 22 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 20 (0.44%) IaaS
15 18 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
16 17 (0.38%) Route 53
17 15 (0.33%) SoftLayer
18 11 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
19 8 (0.18%) CodePlex
20 7 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 110 (2.44%) Internet
2 86 (1.91%) HTTP
3 45 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 34 (0.75%) Firewall
5 30 (0.67%) SAN
6 28 (0.62%) DNS
7 22 (0.49%) Intranet
8 19 (0.42%) NAS
9 18 (0.40%) AMQP
9 18 (0.40%) Broadband
10 15 (0.33%) SNMP
10 15 (0.33%) SSH
11 14 (0.31%) Wireless
12 13 (0.29%) DHCP
12 13 (0.29%) VLAN
13 12 (0.27%) DMZ
14 11 (0.24%) Network Security
15 10 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
16 9 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
17 8 (0.18%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1562 (34.68%) Hadoop
2 834 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 772 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
4 767 (17.03%) SQL Server
5 591 (13.12%) MongoDB
6 525 (11.66%) Apache Hive
7 408 (9.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 401 (8.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 364 (8.08%) Relational Database
10 347 (7.70%) MySQL
11 340 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 337 (7.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 283 (6.28%) HBase
14 281 (6.24%) Data Mining
15 235 (5.22%) QlikView
16 202 (4.48%) RDBMS
17 151 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
18 140 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
19 125 (2.78%) Pentaho
20 116 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 200 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 135 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 103 (2.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 92 (2.04%) JIRA
5 86 (1.91%) Maven
6 72 (1.60%) Subversion
7 71 (1.58%) Selenium
8 50 (1.11%) JUnit
9 49 (1.09%) SoapUI
9 49 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 45 (1.00%) Visual Studio
11 43 (0.95%) Cucumber
12 41 (0.91%) NUnit
12 41 (0.91%) ReSharper
13 40 (0.89%) Moq
14 38 (0.84%) Ant
15 33 (0.73%) WebDriver
16 31 (0.69%) Eclipse
17 30 (0.67%) TeamCity
18 21 (0.47%) ERwin
General
1 1037 (23.02%) Finance
2 436 (9.68%) Banking
3 375 (8.33%) Marketing
4 365 (8.10%) Retail
5 272 (6.04%) Telecoms
6 125 (2.78%) Games
7 94 (2.09%) Advertising
8 91 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 84 (1.87%) Legal
10 55 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 46 (1.02%) Front Office
12 45 (1.00%) Law
12 45 (1.00%) Publishing
13 41 (0.91%) Manufacturing
13 41 (0.91%) Electronics
14 38 (0.84%) Online Betting
15 36 (0.80%) Financial Institution
16 31 (0.69%) Automotive
17 29 (0.64%) Military
18 19 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1665 (36.97%) Developer
2 639 (14.19%) Architect
3 573 (12.72%) Java Developer
4 377 (8.37%) Analyst
5 371 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 339 (7.53%) Data Scientist
7 318 (7.06%) Consultant
8 298 (6.62%) Data Architect
9 212 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
10 174 (3.86%) Software Engineer
11 166 (3.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 163 (3.62%) Big Data Architect
13 161 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
14 143 (3.17%) Data Analyst
15 115 (2.55%) SQL Developer
16 111 (2.46%) Big Data Developer
17 108 (2.40%) Business Analyst
18 107 (2.38%) Lead Developer
19 88 (1.95%) C# Developer
20 83 (1.84%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 481 (10.68%) HTML
2 438 (9.72%) .NET
3 397 (8.81%) Web Services
4 395 (8.77%) CSS
5 351 (7.79%) Spring
6 302 (6.71%) XML
7 263 (5.84%) REST
8 228 (5.06%) AngularJS
9 202 (4.48%) HTML5
10 195 (4.33%) jQuery
11 188 (4.17%) J2EE
12 169 (3.75%) ASP.NET
13 166 (3.69%) Kafka
14 149 (3.31%) Hibernate
15 140 (3.11%) SOAP
16 132 (2.93%) RESTful
17 123 (2.73%) Middleware
18 115 (2.55%) ActiveMQ
19 111 (2.46%) CSS3
20 109 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 665 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
2 567 (12.59%) Computer Science
3 378 (8.39%) Visualisation
4 316 (7.02%) Algorithms
5 305 (6.77%) Statistics
6 297 (6.59%) Mathematics
7 227 (5.04%) Data Integration
8 154 (3.42%) User Experience
9 118 (2.62%) Management Information System
10 106 (2.35%) Data Structures
11 98 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
12 94 (2.09%) Social Media
13 84 (1.87%) Client/Server
14 83 (1.84%) Grid Computing
15 77 (1.71%) Semantic Web
16 76 (1.69%) Social Network
17 67 (1.49%) Neural Network
18 64 (1.42%) Mobile App
19 60 (1.33%) Physics
20 57 (1.27%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 605 (13.43%) Linux
2 300 (6.66%) UNIX
3 208 (4.62%) Windows
4 61 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 59 (1.31%) Android
6 48 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (0.95%) CentOS
8 22 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 20 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.22%) Solaris
11 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.18%) AIX
13 5 (0.11%) Debian
14 4 (0.089%) VME
14 4 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.089%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.067%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.067%) Fedora
15 3 (0.067%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1572 (34.90%) Analytics
2 1535 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1172 (26.02%) Business Intelligence
4 835 (18.54%) ETL
5 496 (11.01%) TDD
6 461 (10.24%) Data Modelling
7 455 (10.10%) Scrum
8 453 (10.06%) Software Engineering
9 405 (8.99%) Open Source
10 382 (8.48%) MapReduce
11 351 (7.79%) Data Analysis
12 300 (6.66%) Data Analytics
13 299 (6.64%) E-Commerce
14 287 (6.37%) OO
15 272 (6.04%) Big Data Analytics
16 266 (5.91%) Project Management
16 266 (5.91%) Data Management
17 261 (5.79%) MVC
18 254 (5.64%) DevOps
19 223 (4.95%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1641 (36.43%) Java
2 1610 (35.75%) SQL
3 952 (21.14%) Python
4 651 (14.45%) JavaScript
5 506 (11.23%) C#
6 502 (11.15%) R
7 426 (9.46%) Scala
8 325 (7.22%) T-SQL
9 317 (7.04%) C++
10 279 (6.19%) Ruby
11 246 (5.46%) Perl
12 219 (4.86%) PHP
13 158 (3.51%) C
14 139 (3.09%) MATLAB
15 113 (2.51%) Bash Shell
16 104 (2.31%) PL/SQL
17 58 (1.29%) Shell Script
18 49 (1.09%) Clojure
19 35 (0.78%) PowerShell
20 31 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 848 (18.83%) Degree
2 170 (3.77%) PhD
3 97 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 74 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 46 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 25 (0.56%) CISSP
8 24 (0.53%) ISEB
9 23 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (0.49%) PMI Certification
11 21 (0.47%) PMP
11 21 (0.47%) MCSE
12 16 (0.36%) CCNA
13 13 (0.29%) CEH
13 13 (0.29%) MCITP
13 13 (0.29%) CCNP
14 11 (0.24%) ISTQB
15 10 (0.22%) CCSP
16 9 (0.20%) MCTS
17 8 (0.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (4.84%) QA
2 84 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 22 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.36%) COBIT
5 13 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.18%) SLA
8 6 (0.13%) GPG13
9 5 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.044%) MiFID
11 1 (0.022%) BS7799
11 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.022%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.022%) EMIR
11 1 (0.022%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.022%) FINREP
11 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.022%) Basel III
System Software
1 114 (2.53%) HDFS
2 79 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (1.58%) Apache Flume
4 67 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 46 (1.02%) Docker
6 27 (0.60%) Active Directory
7 12 (0.27%) VirtualBox
7 12 (0.27%) KVM
8 11 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.24%) NFS
9 9 (0.20%) vSphere
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.16%) Firmware
10 7 (0.16%) Snort
11 6 (0.13%) Xen
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
12 5 (0.11%) GPFS
13 4 (0.089%) Ceph
13 4 (0.089%) LXC
13 4 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 191 (4.24%) Puppet
2 187 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (1.58%) Ansible
4 31 (0.69%) Vagrant
5 29 (0.64%) Nagios
6 27 (0.60%) Oozie
7 24 (0.53%) Salt
8 16 (0.36%) Ganglia
9 15 (0.33%) Pingdom
10 13 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
11 12 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.24%) ZABBIX
12 11 (0.24%) Graphite
13 10 (0.22%) Mesos
14 9 (0.20%) OPNET
14 9 (0.20%) logstash
15 8 (0.18%) Kibana
15 8 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
15 8 (0.18%) Data Guard
16 7 (0.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 590 (13.10%) Oracle
2 523 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 313 (6.95%) Tableau
4 196 (4.35%) Informatica
5 183 (4.06%) SAP
6 181 (4.02%) Teradata
7 155 (3.44%) Business Objects
8 144 (3.20%) Cloudera
9 139 (3.09%) Cognos
10 135 (3.00%) IBM
11 134 (2.98%) Google
12 117 (2.60%) Netezza
13 109 (2.42%) VMware
14 104 (2.31%) MicroStrategy
15 103 (2.29%) Talend
16 87 (1.93%) Ab Initio
17 70 (1.55%) Vertica
18 66 (1.47%) Greenplum
19 56 (1.24%) Red Hat
20 52 (1.15%) Splunk
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Freshtechit
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
PCR
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Bond Mckenzie
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum PLUS BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £93000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago