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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 134 123 135
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 17 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.76% 0.99% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.31% 3.42% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 13
Average salary £55,000 £66,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.98% +47.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
735 730 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.74% 28.92% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 596 643 607
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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
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 22 May 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 +15 8 £55,000 +2.32%
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £50,000 -
St Albans -20 2 £62,500 +4.16%
Stevenage - 1 - -
Big Data
East of England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (44.12%) Analytics
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) Oracle
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 11 (32.35%) Hitachi
4 11 (32.35%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) Cisco
4 11 (32.35%) SAN
4 11 (32.35%) Brocade
4 11 (32.35%) NAS
4 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
4 11 (32.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (29.41%) Hadoop
5 10 (29.41%) HP
6 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
6 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
6 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
7 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (17.65%) Python
7 6 (17.65%) Project Management
7 6 (17.65%) Finance
7 6 (17.65%) Retail
7 6 (17.65%) Data Architecture
7 6 (17.65%) Replication
8 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (14.71%) Apache Pig
9 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (14.71%) Apache Pig
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) WorkSite
3 3 (8.82%) SAS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) CPLEX
1 3 (8.82%) SPSS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) SAN
1 11 (32.35%) NAS
2 4 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (11.76%) VLAN
3 1 (2.94%) MPLS
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
2 10 (29.41%) Hadoop
3 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
6 4 (11.76%) QlikView
6 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.88%) MarkLogic
7 2 (5.88%) Apache Hive
7 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (5.88%) MySQL
8 1 (2.94%) Text Mining
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Games
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Storage Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) DBA
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Data Scientist
5 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Head of IT
7 1 (2.94%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Head of Development
7 1 (2.94%) Account Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) XML
1 2 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (17.65%) Replication
3 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
4 4 (11.76%) Statistics
4 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.82%) Economics
5 3 (8.82%) Informatics
5 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.82%) Applied Mathematics
5 3 (8.82%) Physics
5 3 (8.82%) Chemistry
5 3 (8.82%) Psychology
5 3 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Neural Network
5 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
5 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.88%) Clustering
7 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Analytics
2 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
2 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Data Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics
4 4 (11.76%) ETL
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.76%) Process Management
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) R
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby
5 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
5 3 (8.82%) C++
5 3 (8.82%) Clojure
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) IBM Certification
1 4 (11.76%) PhD
1 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.76%) NFS
2 4 (11.76%) SRDF
2 4 (11.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (5.88%) HDFS
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.94%) XenServer
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
1 12 (35.29%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) Hitachi
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco
2 11 (32.35%) Brocade
3 10 (29.41%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) Tableau
4 4 (11.76%) EMC
4 4 (11.76%) Actuate
4 4 (11.76%) IBM
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) NetApp
4 4 (11.76%) Fujitsu
4 4 (11.76%) Google
5 3 (8.82%) SAP
6 2 (5.88%) Cloudera