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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 165 205 398
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +193
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1889 1342 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.77% 1.33% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.85% 4.16% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1176 525
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-0.50% -
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
32267 32285 33858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.16% 31.99% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 27475 28296 29966
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 £68,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +36 1229 £62,500 +4.16% 176
South East +48 266 £50,000 - 43
North West +18 102 £47,500 -5.00% 12
East of England +11 71 £42,500 -19.04% 16
West Midlands +7 69 £44,750 -25.41% 7
South West +16 68 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Yorkshire +15 57 £42,000 -32.80% 4
East Midlands -2 12 £38,750 -13.88% 1
North East - 5 £47,500 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1794 (46.24%) Java
2 1530 (39.43%) Hadoop
3 1372 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
4 1137 (29.30%) Analytics
5 1101 (28.38%) SQL
6 896 (23.09%) NoSQL
7 804 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
8 780 (20.10%) Linux
9 740 (19.07%) Finance
10 698 (17.99%) TDD
11 693 (17.86%) Python
12 689 (17.76%) Degree
13 678 (17.47%) JavaScript
14 638 (16.44%) HTML
15 637 (16.42%) MongoDB
16 616 (15.88%) Oracle
17 593 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
18 588 (15.15%) Software Engineering
19 580 (14.95%) SQL Server
20 579 (14.92%) Algorithms
21 566 (14.59%) Computer Science
22 535 (13.79%) MySQL
23 521 (13.43%) C#
24 511 (13.17%) Web Services
25 504 (12.99%) OO
26 501 (12.91%) MapReduce
27 474 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
28 469 (12.09%) Scrum
29 465 (11.98%) CSS
29 465 (11.98%) Apache Hive

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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
1 256 (6.60%) SAS
2 229 (5.90%) Apache Pig
3 171 (4.41%) Apache
4 148 (3.81%) Tomcat
5 147 (3.79%) Node.js
6 120 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
7 109 (2.81%) Apache Spark
8 80 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
9 75 (1.93%) Apache Solr
10 66 (1.70%) IIS
11 63 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 54 (1.39%) SharePoint
13 34 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 34 (0.88%) CMS
14 28 (0.72%) Jetty
15 24 (0.62%) OpenStack
16 17 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
17 16 (0.41%) Drupal
17 16 (0.41%) Confluence
17 16 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 221 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 122 (3.14%) SPSS
3 48 (1.24%) Photoshop
4 31 (0.80%) CPLEX
4 31 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 26 (0.67%) PowerPivot
6 21 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 20 (0.52%) MS Office
8 16 (0.41%) Weka
9 15 (0.39%) MS Visio
10 12 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.21%) InDesign
13 6 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (0.13%) MS Project
15 4 (0.10%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.052%) Acrobat
16 2 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.052%) Blender
17 1 (0.026%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 29 (0.75%) Google Analytics
2 19 (0.49%) SAP MDM
3 13 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.31%) WebTrends
5 11 (0.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 9 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.15%) Optimost
8 6 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.052%) HFM
9 2 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.052%) Line 500
9 2 (0.052%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.052%) Magento
10 1 (0.026%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.026%) SiteCatalyst
10 1 (0.026%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.026%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.026%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 203 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (3.81%) SaaS
3 126 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
4 96 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 74 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (1.06%) Office 365
7 40 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
8 32 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 26 (0.67%) PaaS
10 24 (0.62%) GitHub
10 24 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
11 19 (0.49%) ElastiCache
11 19 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 17 (0.44%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 17 (0.44%) IaaS
13 9 (0.23%) LucidChart
14 8 (0.21%) Route 53
15 4 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.052%) Heroku
16 2 (0.052%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.91%) Internet
2 94 (2.42%) HTTP
3 70 (1.80%) WAN
4 57 (1.47%) LAN
5 46 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 40 (1.03%) SAN
7 27 (0.70%) Firewall
8 26 (0.67%) VoIP
9 24 (0.62%) VPN
10 23 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (0.54%) DNS
12 19 (0.49%) LDAP
12 19 (0.49%) Kerberos
13 15 (0.39%) Wireless
14 11 (0.28%) 3G
14 11 (0.28%) 2G
14 11 (0.28%) 4G
15 10 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
15 10 (0.26%) SSH
16 9 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1530 (39.43%) Hadoop
2 896 (23.09%) NoSQL
3 637 (16.42%) MongoDB
4 593 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
5 580 (14.95%) SQL Server
6 535 (13.79%) MySQL
7 465 (11.98%) Apache Hive
8 384 (9.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 304 (7.84%) HBase
10 237 (6.11%) Relational Database
11 213 (5.49%) Data Mining
12 209 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 197 (5.08%) QlikView
14 191 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
15 163 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 154 (3.97%) Redis
17 150 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 143 (3.69%) Mahout
19 123 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
20 96 (2.47%) Impala
Development Applications
1 329 (8.48%) Git (software)
2 195 (5.03%) Maven
3 169 (4.36%) Jenkins
4 156 (4.02%) JUnit
5 143 (3.69%) Selenium
6 108 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 92 (2.37%) Subversion
8 72 (1.86%) Eclipse
9 70 (1.80%) Mercurial
10 61 (1.57%) TeamCity
11 59 (1.52%) Ant
11 59 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
12 58 (1.49%) Hudson
13 49 (1.26%) NUnit
14 44 (1.13%) JIRA
15 43 (1.11%) Visual Studio
16 42 (1.08%) JBehave
16 42 (1.08%) Mockito
17 39 (1.01%) WebDriver
18 38 (0.98%) Moq
General
1 740 (19.07%) Finance
2 307 (7.91%) Marketing
3 278 (7.16%) Banking
4 237 (6.11%) Retail
5 183 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 153 (3.94%) Games
7 100 (2.58%) Advertising
8 94 (2.42%) Publishing
9 75 (1.93%) Law
9 75 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 57 (1.47%) Front Office
10 57 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 42 (1.08%) Legal
12 33 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 28 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.67%) Back Office
14 26 (0.67%) Automotive
15 22 (0.57%) Electronics
16 12 (0.31%) French Language
17 11 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1554 (40.05%) Developer
2 634 (16.34%) Java Developer
3 523 (13.48%) Architect
4 344 (8.87%) Senior Developer
5 293 (7.55%) Consultant
6 247 (6.37%) Software Engineer
7 214 (5.52%) Data Scientist
8 182 (4.69%) Software Developer
9 180 (4.64%) Analyst
10 170 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
11 169 (4.36%) Data Architect
12 151 (3.89%) C# Developer
13 148 (3.81%) .NET Developer
14 139 (3.58%) Administrator
15 107 (2.76%) Enterprise Architect
16 105 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
17 103 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
18 101 (2.60%) Data Consultant
19 100 (2.58%) Big Data Architect
20 95 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (16.44%) HTML
2 511 (13.17%) Web Services
3 465 (11.98%) CSS
4 392 (10.10%) Spring
5 388 (10.00%) .NET
6 315 (8.12%) XML
7 309 (7.96%) HTML5
8 302 (7.78%) jQuery
9 283 (7.29%) REST
10 216 (5.57%) J2EE
11 207 (5.34%) AngularJS
12 189 (4.87%) Hibernate
13 183 (4.72%) SOAP
14 180 (4.64%) ASP.NET
15 175 (4.51%) RESTful
16 164 (4.23%) CSS3
17 163 (4.20%) JSON
18 127 (3.27%) Ajax
19 125 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
20 117 (3.02%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 579 (14.92%) Algorithms
2 566 (14.59%) Computer Science
3 474 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
4 365 (9.41%) Visualisation
5 307 (7.91%) Open Source
6 277 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 202 (5.21%) Data Structures
8 191 (4.92%) Statistics
9 161 (4.15%) User Experience
10 148 (3.81%) Social Media
11 141 (3.63%) Data Integration
12 122 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
13 106 (2.73%) Artificial Intelligence
14 89 (2.29%) Mobile App
15 82 (2.11%) Management Information System
16 63 (1.62%) Replication
17 62 (1.60%) Digital Media
18 60 (1.55%) Physics
19 55 (1.42%) Clustering
20 45 (1.16%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 780 (20.10%) Linux
2 311 (8.02%) UNIX
3 236 (6.08%) Windows
4 108 (2.78%) Android
5 84 (2.16%) Ubuntu
6 83 (2.14%) Debian
7 75 (1.93%) CentOS
7 75 (1.93%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.44%) Solaris
9 16 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.26%) OpenBSD
11 10 (0.26%) Fedora
11 10 (0.26%) FreeBSD
12 6 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.13%) AIX
13 5 (0.13%) VMS
14 4 (0.10%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1372 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1137 (29.30%) Analytics
3 804 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
4 698 (17.99%) TDD
5 588 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 504 (12.99%) OO
7 501 (12.91%) MapReduce
8 469 (12.09%) Scrum
9 448 (11.55%) ETL
10 314 (8.09%) E-Commerce
11 311 (8.02%) BDD
12 302 (7.78%) Data Modelling
13 298 (7.68%) MVC
14 273 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
15 272 (7.01%) Data Management
16 261 (6.73%) Multithreading
17 260 (6.70%) Data Analysis
18 211 (5.44%) OOP
19 198 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
20 192 (4.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1794 (46.24%) Java
2 1101 (28.38%) SQL
3 693 (17.86%) Python
4 678 (17.47%) JavaScript
5 521 (13.43%) C#
6 324 (8.35%) C++
7 297 (7.65%) R
8 289 (7.45%) Scala
9 279 (7.19%) Ruby
10 238 (6.13%) PHP
11 161 (4.15%) Perl
12 143 (3.69%) Bash Shell
13 136 (3.51%) MATLAB
14 113 (2.91%) T-SQL
15 94 (2.42%) C
16 71 (1.83%) Shell Script
17 68 (1.75%) Clojure
18 60 (1.55%) PL/SQL
19 43 (1.11%) PHP5
20 29 (0.75%) F#
Qualifications
1 689 (17.76%) Degree
2 143 (3.69%) PhD
3 48 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 27 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.39%) ISEB
7 14 (0.36%) MBA
8 9 (0.23%) MCTS
9 7 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.15%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.13%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.13%) MCITP
12 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.10%) CISSP
13 3 (0.077%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.052%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 2 (0.052%) MCSE
14 2 (0.052%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (4.85%) QA
2 59 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 26 (0.67%) SLA
4 21 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.21%) COBIT
6 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.13%) HL7
8 4 (0.10%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.052%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.026%) Basel II
10 1 (0.026%) GPG13
System Software
1 123 (3.17%) HDFS
2 80 (2.06%) Apache Flume
3 60 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
4 51 (1.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 48 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 33 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (0.67%) Xen
8 24 (0.62%) Active Directory
9 16 (0.41%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.23%) NFS
11 8 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.18%) Docker
13 6 (0.15%) Firmware
14 5 (0.13%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.13%) vCloud
14 5 (0.13%) KVM
15 4 (0.10%) SRDF
15 4 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 3 (0.077%) vSphere
16 3 (0.077%) Snort
Systems Management
1 196 (5.05%) Puppet
2 159 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (1.78%) Oozie
4 61 (1.57%) Nagios
5 48 (1.24%) Ambari
6 43 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
7 39 (1.01%) Salt
8 36 (0.93%) ZABBIX
9 27 (0.70%) Cacti
10 22 (0.57%) Ganglia
11 18 (0.46%) Vagrant
12 16 (0.41%) Ansible
12 16 (0.41%) YUM
13 10 (0.26%) Capistrano
14 8 (0.21%) Data Guard
15 6 (0.15%) logstash
16 5 (0.13%) MOM
17 4 (0.10%) Tivoli
18 3 (0.077%) Tivoli Monitoring
18 3 (0.077%) Netcool
Vendors
1 616 (15.88%) Oracle
2 407 (10.49%) Microsoft
3 200 (5.15%) Google
4 186 (4.79%) Teradata
5 182 (4.69%) Tableau
6 130 (3.35%) SAP
7 128 (3.30%) IBM
8 107 (2.76%) Business Objects
9 98 (2.53%) Netezza
10 97 (2.50%) Cognos
11 96 (2.47%) JBoss
12 89 (2.29%) Informatica
13 87 (2.24%) Sybase
13 87 (2.24%) Cloudera
14 69 (1.78%) Hortonworks
15 66 (1.70%) Red Hat
16 64 (1.65%) MapR
17 60 (1.55%) Facebook
18 59 (1.52%) Talend
19 55 (1.42%) Cisco
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Potential Stock Options
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 40% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus amd Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Technology Leaders
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stratospherec
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JWC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car scheme, fuel card and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago