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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 102 172 258
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +86
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2710 1856 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.66% 1.72% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.74% 5.56% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2097 1585 976
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,250 £77,500
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
30996 33402 31652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.47% 30.94% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26508 28428 27630
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +39 1729 £65,000 +4.00% 243
South East +88 436 £52,500 +5.00% 60
North West +26 122 £48,000 -4.00% 19
South West +34 110 £50,000 +5.26% 16
East of England +31 97 £47,500 +18.75% 21
West Midlands +16 62 £50,000 +17.64% 7
East Midlands +58 58 £72,500 +81.25% 3
Yorkshire +4 51 £37,500 -11.76% 14
North East +11 21 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Midlands - 5 £42,000 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1850 (37.43%) Java
2 1815 (36.73%) Hadoop
3 1761 (35.63%) SQL
4 1759 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
5 1635 (33.08%) Analytics
6 1219 (24.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1126 (22.78%) Finance
8 1087 (22.00%) Python
9 970 (19.63%) NoSQL
10 874 (17.69%) Degree
11 848 (17.16%) ETL
12 826 (16.71%) Data Warehouse
13 755 (15.28%) JavaScript
14 740 (14.97%) Linux
15 722 (14.61%) SQL Server
16 694 (14.04%) MongoDB
17 674 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
18 653 (13.21%) Oracle
19 641 (12.97%) Apache Hive
20 613 (12.40%) TDD
21 591 (11.96%) Software Engineering
22 574 (11.61%) Computer Science
23 553 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
24 547 (11.07%) C#
25 542 (10.97%) R
26 536 (10.85%) HTML
27 525 (10.62%) Open Source
28 514 (10.40%) Scala
29 510 (10.32%) Microsoft
30 503 (10.18%) Scrum

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 463 (9.37%) Apache Spark
2 431 (8.72%) Elasticsearch
3 408 (8.26%) Apache Pig
4 374 (7.57%) SAS
5 251 (5.08%) Apache
6 190 (3.84%) Apache Solr
7 180 (3.64%) Node.js
8 87 (1.76%) Tomcat
9 60 (1.21%) SharePoint
9 60 (1.21%) IIS
10 52 (1.05%) CMS
11 42 (0.85%) JBoss
12 32 (0.65%) OpenStack
13 31 (0.63%) WebLogic
14 30 (0.61%) GlassFish
14 30 (0.61%) Jetty
15 28 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 28 (0.57%) nginx
16 23 (0.47%) WordPress
17 19 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 259 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 193 (3.91%) SPSS
3 61 (1.23%) MS Office
4 41 (0.83%) PowerPivot
5 15 (0.30%) Weka
6 13 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.12%) Stata
9 6 (0.12%) CPLEX
9 6 (0.12%) GNU Octave
10 5 (0.10%) Mathematica
10 5 (0.10%) MS Project
11 4 (0.081%) Mingle
12 3 (0.061%) Gephi
12 3 (0.061%) HipChat
12 3 (0.061%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.020%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.020%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 45 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (0.34%) Unica
4 17 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.16%) HFM
8 7 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle AGIS
8 7 (0.14%) Odoo
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 5 (0.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 5 (0.10%) Workday HCM
10 5 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.10%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (0.10%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 553 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 196 (3.97%) SaaS
4 161 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
5 98 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
6 82 (1.66%) Amazon EMR
7 71 (1.44%) PaaS
8 61 (1.23%) Amazon S3
9 59 (1.19%) IaaS
10 53 (1.07%) Google Analytics
11 51 (1.03%) GitHub
12 38 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
13 24 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 23 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
15 16 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
16 13 (0.26%) Heroku
17 12 (0.24%) Route 53
18 10 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
19 8 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
20 7 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.33%) Internet
2 89 (1.80%) HTTP
3 84 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.21%) Firewall
5 32 (0.65%) SAN
6 29 (0.59%) DNS
7 28 (0.57%) Network Security
8 27 (0.55%) Wireless
9 18 (0.36%) DMZ
10 14 (0.28%) Broadband
10 14 (0.28%) AMQP
11 13 (0.26%) NAS
12 12 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (0.24%) Intranet
12 12 (0.24%) SSL
13 11 (0.22%) VLAN
13 11 (0.22%) Multicast
14 10 (0.20%) SNMP
15 9 (0.18%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1815 (36.73%) Hadoop
2 970 (19.63%) NoSQL
3 826 (16.71%) Data Warehouse
4 722 (14.61%) SQL Server
5 694 (14.04%) MongoDB
6 641 (12.97%) Apache Hive
7 409 (8.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 403 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 386 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 374 (7.57%) Relational Database
11 351 (7.10%) MySQL
12 340 (6.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 335 (6.78%) HBase
14 298 (6.03%) Data Mining
15 227 (4.59%) RDBMS
16 189 (3.82%) QlikView
17 168 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
18 153 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
19 146 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
20 128 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 247 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 187 (3.78%) Jenkins
3 128 (2.59%) JIRA
4 101 (2.04%) Maven
5 96 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
6 92 (1.86%) Selenium
6 92 (1.86%) JUnit
7 90 (1.82%) Subversion
8 50 (1.01%) Cucumber
9 48 (0.97%) Ant
10 41 (0.83%) Visual Studio
10 41 (0.83%) NUnit
11 40 (0.81%) WebDriver
12 39 (0.79%) ERwin
13 38 (0.77%) Mockito
14 36 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (0.65%) Hudson
16 27 (0.55%) SoapUI
17 25 (0.51%) Mercurial
18 23 (0.47%) Grunt
General
1 1126 (22.78%) Finance
2 474 (9.59%) Banking
3 428 (8.66%) Retail
4 418 (8.46%) Marketing
5 347 (7.02%) Telecoms
6 117 (2.37%) Games
7 88 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 82 (1.66%) Advertising
9 78 (1.58%) Legal
10 75 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 65 (1.32%) Publishing
12 61 (1.23%) Law
12 61 (1.23%) Electronics
13 47 (0.95%) Front Office
14 45 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 44 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
16 41 (0.83%) Online Betting
17 28 (0.57%) Military
18 24 (0.49%) Automotive
19 18 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1798 (36.38%) Developer
2 676 (13.68%) Architect
3 589 (11.92%) Java Developer
4 402 (8.13%) Senior Developer
5 384 (7.77%) Analyst
6 352 (7.12%) Consultant
7 343 (6.94%) Data Scientist
8 336 (6.80%) Data Architect
9 233 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
10 232 (4.69%) Software Engineer
11 168 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 167 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
13 158 (3.20%) Big Data Architect
14 155 (3.14%) Data Analyst
15 144 (2.91%) Big Data Developer
16 125 (2.53%) C# Developer
17 110 (2.23%) SQL Developer
18 104 (2.10%) Business Analyst
19 102 (2.06%) Administrator
20 99 (2.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 536 (10.85%) HTML
2 453 (9.17%) .NET
3 452 (9.15%) CSS
3 452 (9.15%) Web Services
4 398 (8.05%) Spring
5 348 (7.04%) XML
6 323 (6.54%) REST
7 269 (5.44%) AngularJS
8 244 (4.94%) HTML5
9 202 (4.09%) Kafka
10 201 (4.07%) jQuery
11 182 (3.68%) J2EE
12 178 (3.60%) Hibernate
13 172 (3.48%) SOAP
14 163 (3.30%) RESTful
15 159 (3.22%) ASP.NET
16 133 (2.69%) JSON
17 130 (2.63%) Middleware
18 121 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
18 121 (2.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 674 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 574 (11.61%) Computer Science
3 437 (8.84%) Visualisation
4 359 (7.26%) Algorithms
5 308 (6.23%) Mathematics
6 300 (6.07%) Statistics
7 246 (4.98%) Data Integration
8 182 (3.68%) Semantic Web
9 177 (3.58%) User Experience
10 152 (3.08%) Management Information System
11 110 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
12 109 (2.21%) Data Structures
13 101 (2.04%) Mobile App
14 99 (2.00%) Social Media
15 78 (1.58%) Grid Computing
16 76 (1.54%) Client/Server
17 73 (1.48%) Physics
18 66 (1.34%) Digital Media
19 63 (1.27%) Social Network
20 55 (1.11%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 740 (14.97%) Linux
2 314 (6.35%) UNIX
3 250 (5.06%) Windows
4 90 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 83 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 82 (1.66%) Android
7 41 (0.83%) CentOS
8 31 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.20%) Solaris
10 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.14%) AIX
11 7 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.12%) Debian
13 3 (0.061%) SUSE
14 2 (0.040%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.040%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.040%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.040%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.020%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 1759 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1635 (33.08%) Analytics
3 1219 (24.67%) Business Intelligence
4 848 (17.16%) ETL
5 613 (12.40%) TDD
6 591 (11.96%) Software Engineering
7 525 (10.62%) Open Source
8 503 (10.18%) Scrum
9 478 (9.67%) Data Modelling
10 396 (8.01%) MapReduce
11 365 (7.39%) Data Analysis
12 356 (7.20%) Data Analytics
13 338 (6.84%) E-Commerce
14 335 (6.78%) OO
15 311 (6.29%) Data Management
16 296 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
17 278 (5.63%) Project Management
17 278 (5.63%) Mentoring
18 273 (5.52%) Big Data Analytics
19 265 (5.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1850 (37.43%) Java
2 1761 (35.63%) SQL
3 1087 (22.00%) Python
4 755 (15.28%) JavaScript
5 547 (11.07%) C#
6 542 (10.97%) R
7 514 (10.40%) Scala
8 329 (6.66%) C++
9 325 (6.58%) Ruby
10 304 (6.15%) T-SQL
11 277 (5.61%) Perl
12 208 (4.21%) PHP
13 167 (3.38%) C
14 141 (2.85%) MATLAB
15 128 (2.59%) Bash Shell
16 115 (2.33%) PL/SQL
17 82 (1.66%) Shell Script
18 72 (1.46%) Clojure
19 56 (1.13%) PowerShell
20 48 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 874 (17.69%) Degree
2 158 (3.20%) PhD
3 131 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 88 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 77 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 56 (1.13%) CISSP
7 54 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 51 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (1.01%) MCSE
10 41 (0.83%) CCNA
11 34 (0.69%) ISEB
12 25 (0.51%) SSCP
12 25 (0.51%) Linux+ Certification
12 25 (0.51%) GIAC
12 25 (0.51%) CITP
13 24 (0.49%) PMI Certification
14 23 (0.47%) PMP
15 21 (0.42%) ISTQB
16 16 (0.32%) CCNP
17 15 (0.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (4.90%) QA
2 80 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 28 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 20 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (0.30%) COBIT
5 15 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.24%) SLA
7 8 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.081%) GPG13
8 4 (0.081%) TickIT
9 3 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.020%) FINREP
10 1 (0.020%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.020%) MiFID
10 1 (0.020%) WAI
System Software
1 139 (2.81%) HDFS
2 80 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (1.38%) Apache Flume
4 62 (1.25%) Docker
5 37 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 31 (0.63%) Active Directory
7 25 (0.51%) VirtualBox
7 25 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (0.24%) GPFS
9 10 (0.20%) vSphere
10 8 (0.16%) KVM
11 7 (0.14%) LXC
11 7 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
12 6 (0.12%) Varnish
12 6 (0.12%) Xen
12 6 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.10%) Firmware
14 4 (0.081%) Snort
14 4 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 243 (4.92%) Puppet
2 232 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
3 123 (2.49%) Ansible
4 56 (1.13%) Oozie
5 46 (0.93%) Vagrant
6 29 (0.59%) Ambari
6 29 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
7 23 (0.47%) Nagios
8 22 (0.45%) Pingdom
8 22 (0.45%) Salt
9 20 (0.40%) Mesos
10 12 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (0.22%) logstash
11 11 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
11 11 (0.22%) Kibana
12 10 (0.20%) Graphite
13 9 (0.18%) Ganglia
13 9 (0.18%) OPNET
14 8 (0.16%) AppDetective
15 7 (0.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 653 (13.21%) Oracle
2 510 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 346 (7.00%) Tableau
4 209 (4.23%) Informatica
4 209 (4.23%) Teradata
5 206 (4.17%) SAP
6 191 (3.86%) IBM
7 158 (3.20%) Cognos
8 156 (3.16%) Google
9 153 (3.10%) Cloudera
10 134 (2.71%) VMware
11 123 (2.49%) Netezza
12 103 (2.08%) Hortonworks
13 100 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
14 97 (1.96%) Red Hat
15 96 (1.94%) Talend
16 94 (1.90%) Ab Initio
17 79 (1.60%) Vertica
18 65 (1.32%) Greenplum
19 58 (1.17%) Splunk
East London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + options + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION, BONUS
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + share options
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago