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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 152 187 314
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +127
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1898 1498 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.93% 1.55% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.46% 4.80% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1631 1311 738
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £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
29359 31187 34616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.83% 32.19% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25407 26672 31075
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +29 1297 £65,000 +4.00% 145
South East +31 238 £52,500 - 32
North West +40 88 £50,000 +33.33% 24
East of England +30 70 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Yorkshire +12 68 £45,000 -10.00% 20
East Midlands +63 67 £52,500 +34.61% 4
South West -42 54 £47,500 -5.00% 17
West Midlands -8 18 £50,000 -11.11% 8
North East - 5 £61,215 - 1
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1557 (41.27%) Java
2 1431 (37.93%) Hadoop
3 1300 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
4 1237 (32.79%) Analytics
5 1143 (30.29%) SQL
6 805 (21.34%) NoSQL
7 786 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
8 751 (19.90%) Finance
9 652 (17.28%) Linux
10 639 (16.94%) Python
11 633 (16.78%) SQL Server
12 613 (16.25%) Degree
13 564 (14.95%) TDD
14 562 (14.90%) JavaScript
15 554 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
16 550 (14.58%) Oracle
17 538 (14.26%) MongoDB
18 521 (13.81%) HTML
19 513 (13.60%) C#
20 500 (13.25%) ETL
21 489 (12.96%) Web Services
22 474 (12.56%) Computer Science
23 467 (12.38%) .NET
23 467 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
24 457 (12.11%) Software Engineering
25 442 (11.71%) OO
26 438 (11.61%) Scrum
27 435 (11.53%) Apache Hive
28 408 (10.81%) Microsoft
29 405 (10.73%) MapReduce

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 330 (8.75%) SAS
2 251 (6.65%) Apache Pig
3 155 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
4 138 (3.66%) Node.js
4 138 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 137 (3.63%) Apache Spark
6 127 (3.37%) Apache
7 70 (1.86%) SharePoint
8 59 (1.56%) IIS
9 57 (1.51%) Apache Solr
10 48 (1.27%) JBoss
11 47 (1.25%) OpenStack
12 43 (1.14%) WebSphere
12 43 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
13 32 (0.85%) WebLogic
14 31 (0.82%) nginx
15 29 (0.77%) CMS
16 22 (0.58%) Jetty
17 21 (0.56%) Mule
18 17 (0.45%) GemFire
Applications
1 269 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 128 (3.39%) SPSS
3 53 (1.40%) MS Office
4 30 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.77%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.34%) PowerPivot
7 12 (0.32%) Weka
7 12 (0.32%) Stata
8 10 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.27%) CPLEX
9 7 (0.19%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.13%) MS Project
11 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.080%) Gephi
13 2 (0.053%) EViews
13 2 (0.053%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.053%) Mingle
13 2 (0.053%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.027%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 28 (0.74%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (0.21%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.11%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.080%) Line 500
7 3 (0.080%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 2 (0.053%) HFM
8 2 (0.053%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.053%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.027%) Magento
9 1 (0.027%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.027%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.027%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 155 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (2.81%) SaaS
4 104 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (0.98%) SoftLayer
7 35 (0.93%) GitHub
8 27 (0.72%) Amazon S3
9 25 (0.66%) PaaS
9 25 (0.66%) Office 365
10 19 (0.50%) IaaS
11 14 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
11 14 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
12 10 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.19%) ElastiCache
14 5 (0.13%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 5 (0.13%) Route 53
15 3 (0.080%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 121 (3.21%) Internet
2 66 (1.75%) HTTP
3 45 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 34 (0.90%) Firewall
5 30 (0.80%) WAN
6 24 (0.64%) SAN
7 21 (0.56%) LDAP
8 20 (0.53%) LAN
8 20 (0.53%) VPN
9 16 (0.42%) VoIP
9 16 (0.42%) SNMP
10 15 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (0.37%) Wireless
12 13 (0.34%) Intranet
12 13 (0.34%) DNS
13 9 (0.24%) 3G
13 9 (0.24%) 2G
13 9 (0.24%) Network Security
13 9 (0.24%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1431 (37.93%) Hadoop
2 805 (21.34%) NoSQL
3 633 (16.78%) SQL Server
4 554 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
5 538 (14.26%) MongoDB
6 435 (11.53%) Apache Hive
7 381 (10.10%) MySQL
8 292 (7.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 258 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 235 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 227 (6.02%) HBase
12 211 (5.59%) Relational Database
13 207 (5.49%) Data Mining
14 198 (5.25%) QlikView
15 164 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
16 157 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 130 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
18 106 (2.81%) RDBMS
19 103 (2.73%) Redis
20 93 (2.46%) Impala
Development Applications
1 272 (7.21%) Git (software)
2 186 (4.93%) Jenkins
3 128 (3.39%) Maven
4 89 (2.36%) Moq
5 88 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 84 (2.23%) JUnit
7 82 (2.17%) Subversion
8 72 (1.91%) TeamCity
9 70 (1.86%) ReSharper
10 68 (1.80%) Selenium
11 65 (1.72%) NUnit
12 63 (1.67%) Eclipse
13 61 (1.62%) JIRA
14 53 (1.40%) Hudson
14 53 (1.40%) SoapUI
15 49 (1.30%) SpecFlow
16 48 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
17 42 (1.11%) Ant
17 42 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
18 40 (1.06%) Mercurial
General
1 751 (19.90%) Finance
2 346 (9.17%) Banking
3 337 (8.93%) Marketing
4 276 (7.32%) Retail
5 155 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 119 (3.15%) Games
7 116 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 82 (2.17%) Advertising
9 76 (2.01%) Publishing
10 66 (1.75%) Investment Banking
11 60 (1.59%) Legal
12 49 (1.30%) Law
13 45 (1.19%) Front Office
14 32 (0.85%) Back Office
15 24 (0.64%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.61%) Online Betting
17 22 (0.58%) Electronics
18 21 (0.56%) Financial Institution
19 12 (0.32%) Automotive
19 12 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1426 (37.79%) Developer
2 576 (15.27%) Java Developer
3 556 (14.74%) Architect
4 329 (8.72%) Senior Developer
5 270 (7.16%) Consultant
6 219 (5.80%) Analyst
7 216 (5.72%) Data Architect
8 195 (5.17%) Software Engineer
9 191 (5.06%) Data Scientist
10 142 (3.76%) Administrator
11 135 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
12 129 (3.42%) Big Data Architect
13 120 (3.18%) Software Developer
14 115 (3.05%) Senior Architect
15 112 (2.97%) C# Developer
16 111 (2.94%) .NET Developer
17 95 (2.52%) Lead Developer
18 89 (2.36%) Senior Software Engineer
19 85 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
20 81 (2.15%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 521 (13.81%) HTML
2 489 (12.96%) Web Services
3 467 (12.38%) .NET
4 385 (10.20%) CSS
5 373 (9.89%) Spring
6 327 (8.67%) XML
7 267 (7.08%) REST
8 223 (5.91%) jQuery
9 214 (5.67%) HTML5
10 183 (4.85%) ASP.NET
11 168 (4.45%) AngularJS
12 167 (4.43%) RESTful
13 161 (4.27%) J2EE
14 156 (4.13%) Hibernate
15 144 (3.82%) SOAP
16 130 (3.45%) CSS3
17 118 (3.13%) Kafka
18 113 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
19 105 (2.78%) .NET Framework
20 103 (2.73%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 474 (12.56%) Computer Science
2 467 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
3 312 (8.27%) Algorithms
4 291 (7.71%) Open Source
5 287 (7.61%) Visualisation
6 203 (5.38%) Mathematics
7 172 (4.56%) Data Integration
8 151 (4.00%) Statistics
9 139 (3.68%) User Experience
10 103 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
11 102 (2.70%) Data Structures
12 94 (2.49%) Social Media
13 90 (2.39%) Mobile App
14 79 (2.09%) Artificial Intelligence
15 61 (1.62%) Clustering
16 60 (1.59%) Management Information System
17 55 (1.46%) Grid Computing
18 54 (1.43%) Replication
19 52 (1.38%) Client/Server
20 46 (1.22%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 652 (17.28%) Linux
2 256 (6.79%) UNIX
3 248 (6.57%) Windows
4 115 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 110 (2.92%) Android
6 49 (1.30%) CentOS
7 39 (1.03%) Debian
8 36 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 27 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.16%) Solaris
12 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.11%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.11%) Fedora
15 3 (0.080%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.080%) VMS
15 3 (0.080%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1300 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1237 (32.79%) Analytics
3 786 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 564 (14.95%) TDD
5 500 (13.25%) ETL
6 457 (12.11%) Software Engineering
7 442 (11.71%) OO
8 438 (11.61%) Scrum
9 405 (10.73%) MapReduce
10 315 (8.35%) E-Commerce
10 315 (8.35%) Data Modelling
11 289 (7.66%) MVC
12 238 (6.31%) BDD
13 237 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
14 215 (5.70%) Data Analytics
15 207 (5.49%) Multithreading
16 203 (5.38%) Data Management
17 198 (5.25%) Project Management
18 195 (5.17%) Data Analysis
19 185 (4.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1557 (41.27%) Java
2 1143 (30.29%) SQL
3 639 (16.94%) Python
4 562 (14.90%) JavaScript
5 513 (13.60%) C#
6 325 (8.61%) R
7 298 (7.90%) Ruby
8 289 (7.66%) Scala
9 274 (7.26%) C++
10 211 (5.59%) PHP
11 195 (5.17%) T-SQL
12 142 (3.76%) Perl
13 128 (3.39%) C
14 107 (2.84%) Bash Shell
15 101 (2.68%) MATLAB
16 56 (1.48%) PL/SQL
17 41 (1.09%) Clojure
18 40 (1.06%) Shell Script
19 32 (0.85%) VBA
20 31 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 613 (16.25%) Degree
2 129 (3.42%) PhD
3 56 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 42 (1.11%) MBA
5 31 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 27 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 15 (0.40%) ISEB
9 10 (0.27%) CISSP
9 10 (0.27%) Sun Certification
10 8 (0.21%) MCSE
10 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 6 (0.16%) PMP
12 5 (0.13%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.11%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.11%) IBM Certification
14 2 (0.053%) MCTS
14 2 (0.053%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (5.54%) QA
2 52 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.34%) SLA
5 6 (0.16%) COBIT
6 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.053%) GPG13
7 2 (0.053%) HL7
8 1 (0.027%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.027%) Basel II
System Software
1 126 (3.34%) HDFS
2 77 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 56 (1.48%) Apache Flume
4 37 (0.98%) Active Directory
5 26 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 24 (0.64%) Xen
7 22 (0.58%) Docker
8 18 (0.48%) VirtualBox
9 15 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.32%) Snort
11 10 (0.27%) Firmware
12 6 (0.16%) NFS
13 5 (0.13%) SRDF
13 5 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 5 (0.13%) vSphere
14 4 (0.11%) vCloud
15 3 (0.080%) XenServer
15 3 (0.080%) Platform Symphony
15 3 (0.080%) LXC
Systems Management
1 165 (4.37%) Puppet
2 128 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (1.40%) Nagios
4 51 (1.35%) Salt
5 48 (1.27%) ZABBIX
6 41 (1.09%) Oozie
7 36 (0.95%) Graphite
8 33 (0.87%) Ganglia
9 29 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
10 27 (0.72%) Ansible
11 22 (0.58%) Vagrant
12 20 (0.53%) Ambari
13 14 (0.37%) Cacti
14 10 (0.27%) yum
15 9 (0.24%) Capistrano
16 6 (0.16%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 6 (0.16%) Netcool
16 6 (0.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
17 5 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 550 (14.58%) Oracle
2 408 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 188 (4.98%) Teradata
4 172 (4.56%) Tableau
5 138 (3.66%) Google
5 138 (3.66%) SAP
6 120 (3.18%) Business Objects
7 119 (3.15%) Informatica
8 106 (2.81%) IBM
9 95 (2.52%) Cognos
10 73 (1.93%) Cloudera
11 68 (1.80%) Netezza
11 68 (1.80%) Ab Initio
12 54 (1.43%) HP
13 53 (1.40%) Apple
14 50 (1.33%) VMware
15 48 (1.27%) Talend
15 48 (1.27%) Hortonworks
16 46 (1.22%) Red Hat
17 45 (1.19%) Sony
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: On Target Earnings Salary includes benefits extensive bonuses
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable plus bonus and equity
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - Health, Pension,
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £80k - 120k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Potential Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + exclusive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: bupa, bonus, gym, etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago