The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 133 124 142
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 15 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.72% 0.88% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.99% 2.96% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 14
Average salary £56,250 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,050 £60,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Big Data
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
754 675 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.32% 29.59% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 592 549 761
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Big Data
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Hertfordshire region.

Big Data Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Big Data
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Watford - 7 £56,250 -
Hemel Hempstead -23 4 £66,000 +1.53%
Big Data
East of England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) Analytics
3 13 (36.11%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 12 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 12 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 11 (30.56%) Oracle
5 11 (30.56%) HP
6 10 (27.78%) VMware
7 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.22%) Python
8 8 (22.22%) Retail
9 7 (19.44%) Cisco
9 7 (19.44%) SAN
9 7 (19.44%) Hitachi
9 7 (19.44%) Project Management
9 7 (19.44%) Brocade
9 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
9 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (19.44%) NAS
9 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
9 7 (19.44%) Apache Pig
10 6 (16.67%) PhD
10 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (16.67%) Data Mining
10 6 (16.67%) SAS
10 6 (16.67%) SPSS
10 6 (16.67%) Replication

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (19.44%) Apache Pig
2 6 (16.67%) SAS
3 5 (13.89%) WorkSite
3 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SPSS
2 5 (13.89%) CPLEX
3 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) SAN
1 7 (19.44%) NAS
2 4 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (11.11%) VLAN
3 3 (8.33%) MPLS
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
5 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (16.67%) Data Mining
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (11.11%) QlikView
8 3 (8.33%) Apache Hive
9 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (5.56%) MarkLogic
9 2 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Games
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Chief Information Officer
5 3 (8.33%) Chief Technology Officer
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Storage Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) CSS
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
1 5 (13.89%) WCF
1 5 (13.89%) WPF
1 5 (13.89%) jQuery
1 5 (13.89%) Ajax
1 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.56%) Java EE
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 6 (16.67%) Physics
3 6 (16.67%) Replication
3 6 (16.67%) Statistics
3 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 5 (13.89%) Applied Mathematics
4 5 (13.89%) Informatics
4 5 (13.89%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (13.89%) Neural Network
4 5 (13.89%) Economics
4 5 (13.89%) Chemistry
4 5 (13.89%) Psychology
4 5 (13.89%) Digital Media
4 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (13.89%) Algorithms
5 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Analytics
2 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 5 (13.89%) Monte Carlo Method
5 5 (13.89%) Predictive Modelling
5 5 (13.89%) Machine Learning
5 5 (13.89%) Data Analytics
5 5 (13.89%) Bayesian Methods
5 5 (13.89%) Time Series Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Markov Chain
5 5 (13.89%) Factor Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Structural Equation Modelling
5 5 (13.89%) Gibbs Sampling
5 5 (13.89%) Linear Regression
5 5 (13.89%) Database Theory
5 5 (13.89%) Relational Database Theory
5 5 (13.89%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) Python
4 6 (16.67%) R
5 5 (13.89%) Clojure
5 5 (13.89%) MATLAB
5 5 (13.89%) Ruby
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) PhD
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (11.11%) IBM Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) NFS
3 4 (11.11%) SRDF
3 4 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) XenServer
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (5.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
1 11 (30.56%) HP
2 10 (27.78%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Brocade
3 7 (19.44%) Hitachi
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Google
5 4 (11.11%) Fujitsu
5 4 (11.11%) Tableau
5 4 (11.11%) IBM
5 4 (11.11%) NetApp
5 4 (11.11%) EMC
5 4 (11.11%) Actuate
6 2 (5.56%) SAP
6 2 (5.56%) Cloudera