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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 163 251 430
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +179
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1862 1119 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.10% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.48% 3.51% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 972 501
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
33950 31920 34381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.03% 31.39% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 28935 27891 30498
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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +88 1243 £65,000 +13.04% 153
South East +13 251 £50,000 - 32
North West +12 79 £50,000 -7.40% 22
East of England +4 73 £45,000 - 18
South West +24 64 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Yorkshire +13 64 £42,500 -12.37% 7
West Midlands +6 52 £45,000 -25.00% 5
East Midlands -7 10 £42,500 -22.72% 2
North East - 6 £47,500 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1978 (48.20%) Java
2 1637 (39.89%) Hadoop
3 1193 (29.07%) Analytics
4 1142 (27.83%) SQL
5 998 (24.32%) NoSQL
6 820 (19.98%) Business Intelligence
7 792 (19.30%) TDD
8 790 (19.25%) Linux
9 778 (18.96%) Finance
10 757 (18.45%) Python
11 756 (18.42%) Degree
12 736 (17.93%) JavaScript
13 714 (17.40%) HTML
14 690 (16.81%) MongoDB
15 680 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
16 660 (16.08%) Computer Science
17 650 (15.84%) C#
18 604 (14.72%) Data Warehouse
19 602 (14.67%) Oracle
20 592 (14.42%) Software Engineering
21 567 (13.82%) SQL Server
22 554 (13.50%) MySQL
23 544 (13.26%) OO
24 532 (12.96%) MapReduce
25 518 (12.62%) Scrum
26 515 (12.55%) Web Services
27 484 (11.79%) CSS
28 483 (11.77%) Apache Hive
29 464 (11.31%) Microsoft
30 451 (10.99%) ETL

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 266 (6.48%) SAS
2 234 (5.70%) Apache Pig
3 158 (3.85%) Apache
4 134 (3.27%) Node.js
5 131 (3.19%) Tomcat
6 86 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
7 69 (1.68%) Apache Solr
8 60 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 60 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
9 48 (1.17%) IIS
10 39 (0.95%) SharePoint
11 34 (0.83%) CMS
12 31 (0.76%) WebLogic
13 24 (0.58%) Jetty
14 18 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
14 18 (0.44%) Alfresco
15 17 (0.41%) Drupal
16 16 (0.39%) Umbraco
17 15 (0.37%) Mule
18 14 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 234 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 136 (3.31%) SPSS
3 52 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 41 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (0.71%) CPLEX
6 23 (0.56%) PowerPivot
7 20 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.37%) InDesign
9 13 (0.32%) MS Visio
10 10 (0.24%) Weka
11 9 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 7 (0.17%) Mathematica
13 5 (0.12%) Stata
13 5 (0.12%) FastStats
14 4 (0.097%) Blender
14 4 (0.097%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.097%) MS Office
14 4 (0.097%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 44 (1.07%) Google Analytics
2 17 (0.41%) SAP MDM
3 16 (0.39%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 15 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 13 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.15%) Optimost
9 3 (0.073%) Magento
9 3 (0.073%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.073%) SiteCatalyst
10 1 (0.024%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.024%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.024%) HFM
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.024%) Maximo
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.024%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 228 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (3.48%) SaaS
3 130 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 123 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 89 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
7 36 (0.88%) Office 365
8 33 (0.80%) Amazon S3
9 31 (0.76%) PaaS
10 25 (0.61%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 25 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 25 (0.61%) ElastiCache
11 20 (0.49%) GitHub
12 18 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
13 11 (0.27%) Route 53
14 10 (0.24%) Google App Engine
14 10 (0.24%) IaaS
15 9 (0.22%) LucidChart
16 7 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
17 3 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (3.00%) Internet
2 111 (2.70%) HTTP
3 58 (1.41%) WAN
4 51 (1.24%) LAN
5 43 (1.05%) SAN
6 33 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 29 (0.71%) Firewall
8 27 (0.66%) DNS
9 23 (0.56%) Kerberos
10 17 (0.41%) SMS
11 16 (0.39%) VPN
12 15 (0.37%) VoIP
13 12 (0.29%) Network Security
14 11 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (0.24%) IPsec
15 10 (0.24%) PPTP
15 10 (0.24%) SMTP
16 9 (0.22%) Wireshark
16 9 (0.22%) Ethernet
16 9 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1637 (39.89%) Hadoop
2 998 (24.32%) NoSQL
3 690 (16.81%) MongoDB
4 604 (14.72%) Data Warehouse
5 567 (13.82%) SQL Server
6 554 (13.50%) MySQL
7 483 (11.77%) Apache Hive
8 410 (9.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 300 (7.31%) HBase
10 283 (6.90%) Relational Database
11 243 (5.92%) Data Mining
12 209 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 201 (4.90%) QlikView
14 180 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 178 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
16 175 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 169 (4.12%) Redis
18 160 (3.90%) Mahout
19 145 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
20 118 (2.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 353 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 189 (4.61%) Maven
3 181 (4.41%) JUnit
4 149 (3.63%) Jenkins
5 145 (3.53%) Selenium
6 93 (2.27%) Subversion
7 82 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 77 (1.88%) Eclipse
9 76 (1.85%) Ant
10 68 (1.66%) Mercurial
11 53 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
12 41 (1.00%) Visual Studio
12 41 (1.00%) Hudson
13 40 (0.97%) WebDriver
14 39 (0.95%) JBehave
15 37 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
15 37 (0.90%) JIRA
16 32 (0.78%) NUnit
17 29 (0.71%) JMeter
18 28 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 778 (18.96%) Finance
2 295 (7.19%) Marketing
3 236 (5.75%) Banking
4 230 (5.60%) Games
5 225 (5.48%) Retail
6 190 (4.63%) Telecoms
7 189 (4.61%) Advertising
8 89 (2.17%) Law
9 74 (1.80%) Publishing
10 64 (1.56%) Front Office
11 60 (1.46%) Investment Banking
12 51 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 37 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.85%) Legal
15 34 (0.83%) Manufacturing
16 31 (0.76%) Automotive
17 20 (0.49%) Electronics
17 20 (0.49%) Back Office
18 11 (0.27%) Billing
19 7 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1764 (42.98%) Developer
2 687 (16.74%) Java Developer
3 575 (14.01%) Architect
4 346 (8.43%) Senior Developer
5 326 (7.94%) Consultant
6 287 (6.99%) Software Developer
7 283 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 221 (5.38%) Data Scientist
9 197 (4.80%) Analyst
10 190 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 172 (4.19%) .NET Developer
12 166 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
13 157 (3.83%) Data Architect
14 136 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
15 122 (2.97%) Administrator
16 110 (2.68%) Data Consultant
17 104 (2.53%) Enterprise Architect
18 103 (2.51%) Senior Architect
19 101 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
20 99 (2.41%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (17.40%) HTML
2 515 (12.55%) Web Services
3 484 (11.79%) CSS
4 429 (10.45%) .NET
4 429 (10.45%) Spring
5 369 (8.99%) HTML5
6 316 (7.70%) jQuery
7 307 (7.48%) REST
8 304 (7.41%) XML
9 233 (5.68%) J2EE
10 210 (5.12%) ASP.NET
11 208 (5.07%) AngularJS
12 205 (5.00%) Hibernate
13 193 (4.70%) JSON
14 174 (4.24%) SOAP
15 157 (3.83%) RESTful
16 155 (3.78%) CSS3
17 150 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 133 (3.24%) Ajax
19 125 (3.05%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 660 (16.08%) Computer Science
2 360 (8.77%) Open Source
3 347 (8.46%) Visualisation
4 328 (7.99%) Mathematics
5 237 (5.77%) Statistics
6 179 (4.36%) Social Media
7 164 (4.00%) Data Integration
8 118 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
9 117 (2.85%) Artificial Intelligence
10 87 (2.12%) Management Information System
11 74 (1.80%) Mobile App
12 72 (1.75%) Physics
13 71 (1.73%) Replication
14 66 (1.61%) Hedge funds
15 62 (1.51%) Digital Media
16 58 (1.41%) Social Network
17 48 (1.17%) Clustering
18 47 (1.15%) Grid Computing
19 46 (1.12%) Client/Server
20 40 (0.97%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 790 (19.25%) Linux
2 337 (8.21%) UNIX
3 224 (5.46%) Windows
4 91 (2.22%) Android
5 89 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 79 (1.92%) Debian
7 74 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 60 (1.46%) CentOS
9 16 (0.39%) Solaris
10 14 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.32%) FreeBSD
11 13 (0.32%) OpenBSD
12 9 (0.22%) AIX
13 8 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.19%) Fedora
13 8 (0.19%) MVS
14 7 (0.17%) VMS
15 6 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.097%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1193 (29.07%) Analytics
2 820 (19.98%) Business Intelligence
3 792 (19.30%) TDD
4 680 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
5 592 (14.42%) Software Engineering
6 544 (13.26%) OO
7 532 (12.96%) MapReduce
8 518 (12.62%) Scrum
9 451 (10.99%) ETL
10 351 (8.55%) MVC
11 342 (8.33%) BDD
12 334 (8.14%) Data Modelling
13 304 (7.41%) E-Commerce
14 290 (7.07%) Data Analysis
14 290 (7.07%) Multithreading
15 269 (6.55%) Data Management
16 261 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
17 225 (5.48%) OOP
18 211 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
19 209 (5.09%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1978 (48.20%) Java
2 1142 (27.83%) SQL
3 757 (18.45%) Python
4 736 (17.93%) JavaScript
5 650 (15.84%) C#
6 417 (10.16%) C++
7 350 (8.53%) Scala
8 324 (7.89%) R
9 276 (6.73%) PHP
10 245 (5.97%) Ruby
11 191 (4.65%) Perl
12 161 (3.92%) Bash Shell
13 150 (3.65%) MATLAB
14 110 (2.68%) T-SQL
15 90 (2.19%) C
16 81 (1.97%) Clojure
17 73 (1.78%) Shell Script
18 70 (1.71%) F#
19 67 (1.63%) PL/SQL
20 44 (1.07%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 756 (18.42%) Degree
2 172 (4.19%) PhD
3 58 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 36 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.37%) ISEB
7 8 (0.19%) MCTS
8 7 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.17%) MBA
9 6 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.15%) MCITP
9 6 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.097%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.073%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.073%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.073%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.049%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 2 (0.049%) CISSP
12 2 (0.049%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.049%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (4.58%) QA
2 62 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 29 (0.71%) SLA
4 12 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.17%) COBIT
6 5 (0.12%) HL7
7 4 (0.097%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.049%) WAI
8 2 (0.049%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.024%) Basel II
System Software
1 93 (2.27%) HDFS
2 72 (1.75%) Apache Flume
3 60 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
4 42 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 41 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 38 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (0.61%) Active Directory
8 14 (0.34%) NFS
9 9 (0.22%) Xen
10 8 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.17%) vCloud
12 6 (0.15%) vSphere
12 6 (0.15%) SRDF
12 6 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 5 (0.12%) KVM
13 5 (0.12%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.073%) Samba
14 3 (0.073%) GPFS
15 2 (0.049%) Docker
Systems Management
1 188 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
2 187 (4.56%) Puppet
3 64 (1.56%) Nagios
4 49 (1.19%) Oozie
5 41 (1.00%) Ambari
6 27 (0.66%) Cacti
7 24 (0.58%) ZABBIX
8 23 (0.56%) Salt
8 23 (0.56%) YUM
9 15 (0.37%) Vagrant
10 13 (0.32%) Ganglia
11 12 (0.29%) Capistrano
12 11 (0.27%) logstash
13 10 (0.24%) Data Guard
14 7 (0.17%) Ansible
15 5 (0.12%) CFEngine
16 4 (0.097%) OSSEC
16 4 (0.097%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 4 (0.097%) MOM
16 4 (0.097%) Netcool
Vendors
1 602 (14.67%) Oracle
2 464 (11.31%) Microsoft
3 257 (6.26%) Google
4 184 (4.48%) Tableau
5 138 (3.36%) Teradata
6 122 (2.97%) Facebook
7 120 (2.92%) SAP
8 113 (2.75%) Business Objects
9 100 (2.44%) IBM
10 96 (2.34%) Cognos
11 94 (2.29%) JBoss
12 91 (2.22%) Sybase
13 76 (1.85%) Cloudera
14 69 (1.68%) Red Hat
15 67 (1.63%) Informatica
16 66 (1.61%) Netezza
17 63 (1.54%) Hortonworks
18 60 (1.46%) Cisco
19 59 (1.44%) VMware
20 58 (1.41%) MapR
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday