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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 148 159 293
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +134
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1996 1907 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.99% 1.83% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.54% 5.77% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 1669 780
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £92,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
30498 33025 33024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.39% 31.69% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26143 28141 28996
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 March 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 March 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 +20 1414 £62,500 - 198
South East -15 238 £55,000 +10.00% 57
North West +32 88 £47,500 -13.63% 24
Yorkshire +46 72 £50,000 - 7
South West -38 58 £47,500 -5.00% 13
West Midlands -12 50 £51,250 -10.86% 4
East of England +14 46 £52,000 -16.80% 7
East Midlands +53 41 £42,500 +8.97% 4
North East +12 17 £61,215 +94.33%
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1491 (37.92%) Java
2 1398 (35.55%) Hadoop
3 1376 (34.99%) Analytics
4 1349 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
5 1270 (32.30%) SQL
6 890 (22.63%) Business Intelligence
7 840 (21.36%) Finance
8 754 (19.18%) Python
8 754 (19.18%) NoSQL
9 682 (17.34%) SQL Server
10 656 (16.68%) Degree
11 638 (16.23%) ETL
12 633 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
13 606 (15.41%) Linux
14 544 (13.84%) JavaScript
15 526 (13.38%) Oracle
16 509 (12.95%) MongoDB
17 497 (12.64%) C#
18 493 (12.54%) TDD
19 490 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
20 487 (12.39%) Computer Science
21 470 (11.95%) Microsoft
22 464 (11.80%) .NET
23 456 (11.60%) HTML
24 440 (11.19%) Apache Hive
25 423 (10.76%) Web Services
26 412 (10.48%) Scrum
27 408 (10.38%) MapReduce
28 392 (9.97%) Software Engineering
29 383 (9.74%) R

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 379 (9.64%) SAS
2 276 (7.02%) Apache Pig
3 197 (5.01%) Apache Spark
4 184 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
5 142 (3.61%) Node.js
6 105 (2.67%) Apache
7 104 (2.64%) Tomcat
8 62 (1.58%) SharePoint
9 53 (1.35%) Apache Solr
10 46 (1.17%) OpenStack
11 45 (1.14%) JBoss
12 44 (1.12%) IIS
13 36 (0.92%) CMS
13 36 (0.92%) WebSphere
14 29 (0.74%) nginx
15 27 (0.69%) WebLogic
16 18 (0.46%) WordPress
17 17 (0.43%) GlassFish
18 16 (0.41%) Jetty
18 16 (0.41%) Mule
Applications
1 294 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 171 (4.35%) SPSS
3 56 (1.42%) MS Office
4 21 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.48%) Stata
6 18 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.43%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.15%) CPLEX
9 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.13%) Gephi
10 4 (0.10%) Weka
10 4 (0.10%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.051%) Mingle
12 2 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.051%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.051%) EViews
13 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.025%) MS Project
13 1 (0.025%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 47 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 12 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.15%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.10%) HFM
6 4 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.10%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 4 (0.10%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 3 (0.076%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.076%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.051%) Line 500
8 2 (0.051%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.051%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.025%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.025%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 1 (0.025%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 184 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (3.05%) SaaS
4 90 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
5 68 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
6 49 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
7 48 (1.22%) GitHub
8 44 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 35 (0.89%) SoftLayer
10 20 (0.51%) Amazon Glacier
11 18 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.46%) PaaS
12 13 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 12 (0.31%) IaaS
14 8 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.20%) Route 53
15 6 (0.15%) Office 365
15 6 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 4 (0.10%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 125 (3.18%) Internet
2 66 (1.68%) HTTP
3 40 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 36 (0.92%) Firewall
5 25 (0.64%) SNMP
6 21 (0.53%) Intranet
7 19 (0.48%) SAN
8 17 (0.43%) SSH
9 15 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (0.28%) Wireless
10 11 (0.28%) DNS
11 10 (0.25%) NAS
12 9 (0.23%) AMQP
12 9 (0.23%) Network Security
12 9 (0.23%) LDAP
13 8 (0.20%) DHCP
14 7 (0.18%) VPN
14 7 (0.18%) SMTP
14 7 (0.18%) VLAN
15 6 (0.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1398 (35.55%) Hadoop
2 754 (19.18%) NoSQL
3 682 (17.34%) SQL Server
4 633 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
5 509 (12.95%) MongoDB
6 440 (11.19%) Apache Hive
7 329 (8.37%) MySQL
8 321 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 312 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 276 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 275 (6.99%) Relational Database
12 254 (6.46%) Data Mining
13 232 (5.90%) QlikView
14 222 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 195 (4.96%) HBase
16 156 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
17 154 (3.92%) RDBMS
18 148 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
19 91 (2.31%) Impala
20 85 (2.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 240 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 164 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 97 (2.47%) Maven
4 95 (2.42%) Moq
5 92 (2.34%) ReSharper
6 89 (2.26%) Subversion
7 77 (1.96%) JIRA
8 75 (1.91%) SoapUI
9 69 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
10 63 (1.60%) Selenium
11 61 (1.55%) Cucumber
12 60 (1.53%) NUnit
13 56 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 55 (1.40%) JUnit
15 53 (1.35%) Eclipse
16 51 (1.30%) TeamCity
17 39 (0.99%) Ant
18 37 (0.94%) Hudson
19 34 (0.86%) Visual Studio
20 33 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 840 (21.36%) Finance
2 373 (9.49%) Banking
3 363 (9.23%) Marketing
4 333 (8.47%) Retail
5 170 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 134 (3.41%) Games
7 113 (2.87%) Advertising
8 108 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 83 (2.11%) Investment Banking
10 70 (1.78%) Legal
11 46 (1.17%) Publishing
12 33 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 32 (0.81%) Online Betting
14 29 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.74%) Front Office
14 29 (0.74%) Law
15 27 (0.69%) Back Office
16 26 (0.66%) Electronics
17 23 (0.58%) Automotive
18 13 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1457 (37.05%) Developer
2 593 (15.08%) Architect
3 552 (14.04%) Java Developer
4 333 (8.47%) Senior Developer
5 273 (6.94%) Analyst
6 269 (6.84%) Consultant
7 241 (6.13%) Data Scientist
8 236 (6.00%) Data Architect
9 171 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 148 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 145 (3.69%) Big Data Architect
12 117 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
13 106 (2.70%) Senior Architect
14 105 (2.67%) Lead Developer
14 105 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 104 (2.64%) Administrator
16 97 (2.47%) Business Analyst
17 96 (2.44%) Big Data Developer
18 95 (2.42%) .NET Developer
19 91 (2.31%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (11.80%) .NET
2 456 (11.60%) HTML
3 423 (10.76%) Web Services
4 376 (9.56%) Spring
5 345 (8.77%) CSS
6 313 (7.96%) XML
7 253 (6.43%) REST
8 201 (5.11%) jQuery
9 192 (4.88%) AngularJS
10 185 (4.70%) HTML5
11 176 (4.48%) ASP.NET
12 164 (4.17%) Kafka
13 158 (4.02%) Hibernate
14 155 (3.94%) RESTful
15 142 (3.61%) SOAP
16 141 (3.59%) J2EE
17 120 (3.05%) CSS3
18 111 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
18 111 (2.82%) .NET Framework
19 106 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 490 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 487 (12.39%) Computer Science
3 315 (8.01%) Open Source
4 303 (7.71%) Visualisation
5 269 (6.84%) Algorithms
6 234 (5.95%) Mathematics
7 201 (5.11%) Data Integration
8 186 (4.73%) Statistics
9 140 (3.56%) User Experience
10 90 (2.29%) Data Structures
11 87 (2.21%) Social Media
12 80 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
13 75 (1.91%) Artificial Intelligence
13 75 (1.91%) Grid Computing
14 72 (1.83%) Management Information System
15 70 (1.78%) Mobile App
16 67 (1.70%) Client/Server
17 64 (1.63%) Neural Network
18 51 (1.30%) Social Network
19 50 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 606 (15.41%) Linux
2 270 (6.87%) UNIX
3 222 (5.65%) Windows
4 111 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 94 (2.39%) Android
6 37 (0.94%) CentOS
7 24 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 17 (0.43%) Debian
10 14 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.13%) Fedora
12 5 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.10%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.10%) Solaris
13 4 (0.10%) VME
13 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.076%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.076%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1376 (34.99%) Analytics
2 1349 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
3 890 (22.63%) Business Intelligence
4 638 (16.23%) ETL
5 493 (12.54%) TDD
6 412 (10.48%) Scrum
7 408 (10.38%) MapReduce
8 392 (9.97%) Software Engineering
9 382 (9.72%) Data Modelling
10 354 (9.00%) OO
11 304 (7.73%) Data Analytics
12 286 (7.27%) E-Commerce
13 280 (7.12%) MVC
14 226 (5.75%) Big Data Analytics
15 225 (5.72%) Data Analysis
16 222 (5.65%) Project Management
17 220 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
18 203 (5.16%) DevOps
19 193 (4.91%) Machine Learning
20 190 (4.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1491 (37.92%) Java
2 1270 (32.30%) SQL
3 754 (19.18%) Python
4 544 (13.84%) JavaScript
5 497 (12.64%) C#
6 383 (9.74%) R
7 340 (8.65%) Scala
8 291 (7.40%) C++
9 278 (7.07%) Ruby
10 259 (6.59%) T-SQL
11 194 (4.93%) PHP
12 170 (4.32%) C
13 169 (4.30%) Perl
14 122 (3.10%) MATLAB
15 114 (2.90%) Bash Shell
16 78 (1.98%) PL/SQL
17 45 (1.14%) Shell Script
18 44 (1.12%) Clojure
19 33 (0.84%) VBA
20 32 (0.81%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 656 (16.68%) Degree
2 157 (3.99%) PhD
3 83 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 50 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 38 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 35 (0.89%) MBA
7 20 (0.51%) ISEB
8 17 (0.43%) MCSE
8 17 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.41%) CISSP
10 14 (0.36%) PMP
11 10 (0.25%) Sun Certification
12 8 (0.20%) MCITP
13 7 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.15%) MCTS
14 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.13%) MCDBA
15 5 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (5.42%) QA
2 66 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.25%) COBIT
5 7 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.18%) SLA
6 6 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.13%) GPG13
7 5 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.025%) MiFID
8 1 (0.025%) BS7799
8 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.025%) EMIR
8 1 (0.025%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.025%) Basel III
System Software
1 129 (3.28%) HDFS
2 89 (2.26%) Hyper-V
3 63 (1.60%) Apache Flume
4 53 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (0.94%) Active Directory
6 32 (0.81%) Docker
7 14 (0.36%) Firmware
8 12 (0.31%) Snort
8 12 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.28%) NFS
10 6 (0.15%) KVM
11 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.10%) Ceph
12 4 (0.10%) Xen
12 4 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
12 4 (0.10%) SRDF
12 4 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (0.10%) vSphere
13 3 (0.076%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 159 (4.04%) Puppet
2 141 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (1.09%) Nagios
4 42 (1.07%) Salt
5 35 (0.89%) ZABBIX
6 34 (0.86%) Ansible
7 31 (0.79%) Graphite
8 29 (0.74%) Ganglia
9 22 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
10 19 (0.48%) Vagrant
10 19 (0.48%) Oozie
11 9 (0.23%) Capistrano
12 7 (0.18%) Ambari
12 7 (0.18%) Cacti
12 7 (0.18%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.15%) MOM
13 6 (0.15%) yum
14 4 (0.10%) Munin
14 4 (0.10%) Netcool
14 4 (0.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 526 (13.38%) Oracle
2 470 (11.95%) Microsoft
3 243 (6.18%) Tableau
4 165 (4.20%) Teradata
5 152 (3.87%) SAP
6 148 (3.76%) Informatica
7 135 (3.43%) Business Objects
8 124 (3.15%) Google
9 122 (3.10%) IBM
10 106 (2.70%) Cognos
11 86 (2.19%) Cloudera
12 75 (1.91%) Ab Initio
13 73 (1.86%) VMware
14 69 (1.75%) Talend
15 67 (1.70%) Netezza
15 67 (1.70%) Apple
16 54 (1.37%) HP
17 48 (1.22%) Hortonworks
18 44 (1.12%) Vertica
18 44 (1.12%) Splunk
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Incite BI
Salary: Pesion, Bonus care + mor
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Incite BI
Salary: Pesion, Bonus care + mor
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55-0000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: Competetive + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 78000 - 110,000 package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £63000.00 per annum + 26% pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago