The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 97 211 338
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +127
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1411 604 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.94% 1.36% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.52% 4.69% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 522 321
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,250 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14822 12870 14967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.88% 29.07% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12921 11151 13276
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in London

Big Data
Salary Trend in London

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

Big Data Salary Trend in London

Big Data
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in London

Big Data
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
City of London +121 317 £70,000 +21.73% 28
Docklands, London - 7 £70,000 -
Isleworth - 5 £65,250 -
Surbiton - 5 £39,000 -
Chiswick - 2 £36,250 -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Teddington - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £70,000 - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 1664 (55.50%) Java
2 1438 (47.97%) Hadoop
3 865 (28.85%) Analytics
4 776 (25.88%) NoSQL
5 771 (25.72%) SQL
6 711 (23.72%) Finance
7 646 (21.55%) Python
8 612 (20.41%) MongoDB
9 585 (19.51%) Computer Science
10 583 (19.45%) Degree
11 565 (18.85%) TDD
12 548 (18.28%) Linux
13 544 (18.15%) HTML
14 540 (18.01%) Business Intelligence
15 514 (17.14%) JavaScript
16 500 (16.68%) MapReduce
17 492 (16.41%) C#
18 472 (15.74%) OO
19 455 (15.18%) Data Warehouse
20 430 (14.34%) Apache Cassandra
21 424 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
22 417 (13.91%) Apache Hive
23 384 (12.81%) C++
24 382 (12.74%) Oracle
25 367 (12.24%) Software Engineering
26 364 (12.14%) SQL Server
26 364 (12.14%) Scala
27 358 (11.94%) CSS
28 346 (11.54%) HTML5
29 344 (11.47%) ETL

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 232 (7.74%) SAS
2 212 (7.07%) Apache Pig
3 114 (3.80%) Apache
4 94 (3.14%) Node.js
5 65 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 54 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 43 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
8 33 (1.10%) Apache Solr
9 28 (0.93%) CMS
10 24 (0.80%) SharePoint
11 20 (0.67%) IIS
12 19 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
12 19 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
12 19 (0.63%) Alfresco
13 16 (0.53%) Umbraco
14 15 (0.50%) Drupal
14 15 (0.50%) Jetty
15 12 (0.40%) Tornado
16 11 (0.37%) Mule
17 9 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 126 (4.20%) SPSS
2 125 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 35 (1.17%) CPLEX
4 31 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 29 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.53%) PowerPivot
7 15 (0.50%) InDesign
8 12 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.33%) Weka
9 10 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (0.27%) FastStats
11 7 (0.23%) Stata
11 7 (0.23%) Mathematica
12 4 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.13%) Blender
12 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.10%) MS Office
14 1 (0.033%) MS Visio
14 1 (0.033%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 25 (0.83%) Google Analytics
2 18 (0.60%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 15 (0.50%) SAP MDM
4 8 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.20%) Optimost
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
6 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.10%) HFM
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.033%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.033%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.033%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 177 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
3 95 (3.17%) SaaS
4 63 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
5 58 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 38 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
7 33 (1.10%) PaaS
8 18 (0.60%) ElastiCache
9 17 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.47%) Google App Engine
10 14 (0.47%) GitHub
11 10 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
12 6 (0.20%) IaaS
13 3 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.10%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.10%) Route 53
13 3 (0.10%) Heroku
14 2 (0.067%) Engine Yard
15 1 (0.033%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 110 (3.67%) Internet
2 66 (2.20%) HTTP
3 46 (1.53%) WAN
4 44 (1.47%) LAN
5 21 (0.70%) Kerberos
6 18 (0.60%) SAN
7 17 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.57%) SMS
8 16 (0.53%) Firewall
9 14 (0.47%) DNS
10 10 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.30%) LDAP
12 8 (0.27%) Ethernet
12 8 (0.27%) Ethereal
12 8 (0.27%) Wireshark
12 8 (0.27%) SSH
12 8 (0.27%) tcpdump
13 7 (0.23%) SSL
14 5 (0.17%) VPN
15 4 (0.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1438 (47.97%) Hadoop
2 776 (25.88%) NoSQL
3 612 (20.41%) MongoDB
4 455 (15.18%) Data Warehouse
5 430 (14.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 417 (13.91%) Apache Hive
7 364 (12.14%) SQL Server
8 294 (9.81%) MySQL
9 243 (8.11%) HBase
10 238 (7.94%) Relational Database
11 225 (7.51%) Data Mining
12 176 (5.87%) QlikView
13 171 (5.70%) Redis
14 162 (5.40%) Mahout
15 155 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 131 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 109 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 103 (3.44%) RDBMS
19 93 (3.10%) Impala
20 92 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 236 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 106 (3.54%) JUnit
3 103 (3.44%) Maven
4 91 (3.04%) Jenkins
5 85 (2.84%) Selenium
6 83 (2.77%) Subversion
7 62 (2.07%) Ant
8 52 (1.73%) Mercurial
9 51 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
10 44 (1.47%) Cucumber
11 36 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (1.13%) WebDriver
13 30 (1.00%) Hudson
14 24 (0.80%) NUnit
15 23 (0.77%) Eclipse
16 20 (0.67%) Visual Studio
17 18 (0.60%) SpecFlow
18 17 (0.57%) Emacs
19 16 (0.53%) JConsole
19 16 (0.53%) Log4j
General
1 711 (23.72%) Finance
2 222 (7.40%) Games
3 206 (6.87%) Marketing
4 203 (6.77%) Retail
5 202 (6.74%) Advertising
6 197 (6.57%) Banking
7 128 (4.27%) Telecoms
8 96 (3.20%) Law
9 60 (2.00%) Investment Banking
10 46 (1.53%) Front Office
11 44 (1.47%) Publishing
12 29 (0.97%) Automotive
13 28 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 27 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
14 27 (0.90%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.77%) Legal
16 12 (0.40%) Billing
17 11 (0.37%) Electronics
18 9 (0.30%) Back Office
19 8 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1364 (45.50%) Developer
2 560 (18.68%) Java Developer
3 395 (13.18%) Architect
4 252 (8.41%) Software Developer
5 233 (7.77%) Consultant
6 222 (7.40%) Senior Developer
7 211 (7.04%) Data Scientist
8 192 (6.40%) Software Engineer
9 118 (3.94%) Data Architect
9 118 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
10 116 (3.87%) Analyst
11 111 (3.70%) C# Developer
12 99 (3.30%) .NET Developer
13 96 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
14 94 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
15 82 (2.74%) Programmer
16 81 (2.70%) Administrator
17 74 (2.47%) Data Consultant
18 73 (2.43%) Senior Architect
19 72 (2.40%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 544 (18.15%) HTML
2 500 (16.68%) MapReduce
3 358 (11.94%) CSS
4 346 (11.54%) HTML5
5 290 (9.67%) Spring
6 279 (9.31%) Web Services
7 256 (8.54%) .NET
8 203 (6.77%) REST
9 197 (6.57%) jQuery
10 169 (5.64%) XML
11 144 (4.80%) Hibernate
12 132 (4.40%) J2EE
13 131 (4.37%) JSON
14 130 (4.34%) CSS3
15 126 (4.20%) AngularJS
16 115 (3.84%) SOAP
17 111 (3.70%) ASP.NET
18 108 (3.60%) Ajax
19 106 (3.54%) Backbone.js
20 98 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 585 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 316 (10.54%) Mathematics
3 272 (9.07%) Visualisation
4 245 (8.17%) Open Source
5 223 (7.44%) Statistics
6 133 (4.44%) Data Integration
7 124 (4.14%) Social Media
8 111 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 92 (3.07%) Hedge funds
10 85 (2.84%) Physics
11 67 (2.23%) Management Information System
12 63 (2.10%) Social Network
13 60 (2.00%) Digital Media
14 51 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
15 48 (1.60%) Grid Computing
16 46 (1.53%) Replication
17 42 (1.40%) Economics
18 39 (1.30%) Neural Network
19 35 (1.17%) Applied Mathematics
20 34 (1.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 548 (18.28%) Linux
2 294 (9.81%) UNIX
3 96 (3.20%) Windows
4 92 (3.07%) Android
5 73 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 60 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 56 (1.87%) Debian
8 53 (1.77%) CentOS
9 18 (0.60%) Solaris
10 13 (0.43%) FreeBSD
10 13 (0.43%) OpenBSD
11 12 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.27%) Fedora
13 6 (0.20%) VMS
14 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.067%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 865 (28.85%) Analytics
2 565 (18.85%) TDD
3 540 (18.01%) Business Intelligence
4 472 (15.74%) OO
5 424 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
6 367 (12.24%) Software Engineering
7 344 (11.47%) ETL
8 318 (10.61%) Scrum
9 287 (9.57%) Multithreading
10 272 (9.07%) Data Modelling
11 231 (7.71%) Data Analysis
12 229 (7.64%) E-Commerce
13 220 (7.34%) OOP
14 202 (6.74%) MVC
15 193 (6.44%) BDD
16 181 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
17 178 (5.94%) Data Management
18 171 (5.70%) Data Analytics
19 167 (5.57%) Big Data Analytics
20 153 (5.10%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1664 (55.50%) Java
2 771 (25.72%) SQL
3 646 (21.55%) Python
4 514 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 492 (16.41%) C#
6 384 (12.81%) C++
7 364 (12.14%) Scala
8 311 (10.37%) R
9 217 (7.24%) Ruby
10 208 (6.94%) PHP
11 169 (5.64%) Perl
12 150 (5.00%) Bash Shell
13 127 (4.24%) MATLAB
14 93 (3.10%) F#
15 86 (2.87%) Clojure
16 77 (2.57%) C
17 74 (2.47%) Shell Script
18 72 (2.40%) T-SQL
19 63 (2.10%) PL/SQL
20 37 (1.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 583 (19.45%) Degree
2 182 (6.07%) PhD
3 24 (0.80%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.37%) MBA
6 9 (0.30%) ISEB
7 8 (0.27%) MCITP
8 6 (0.20%) SAS Certification
8 6 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.13%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.10%) MCTS
12 2 (0.067%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.067%) MCT
12 2 (0.067%) CITP
12 2 (0.067%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.033%) CISA
13 1 (0.033%) CISM
13 1 (0.033%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (5.40%) QA
2 53 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.17%) COBIT
5 4 (0.13%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.067%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.033%) SLA
7 1 (0.033%) WAI
System Software
1 71 (2.37%) HDFS
2 57 (1.90%) Apache Flume
3 47 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
4 32 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.33%) NFS
7 9 (0.30%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.23%) vSphere
8 7 (0.23%) vCloud
9 4 (0.13%) KVM
10 3 (0.10%) GPFS
10 3 (0.10%) Xen
10 3 (0.10%) Samba
11 2 (0.067%) Docker
12 1 (0.033%) Snort
12 1 (0.033%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 162 (5.40%) Opscode Chef
2 148 (4.94%) Puppet
3 52 (1.73%) Nagios
4 46 (1.53%) Oozie
5 31 (1.03%) Ambari
6 26 (0.87%) Cacti
7 20 (0.67%) YUM
8 18 (0.60%) Salt
9 17 (0.57%) ZABBIX
10 12 (0.40%) Capistrano
11 9 (0.30%) Ganglia
12 6 (0.20%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.17%) CFEngine
14 4 (0.13%) MOM
14 4 (0.13%) Ansible
15 3 (0.10%) logstash
15 3 (0.10%) OSSEC
15 3 (0.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 3 (0.10%) Data Guard
16 2 (0.067%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 382 (12.74%) Oracle
2 323 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 253 (8.44%) Google
4 147 (4.90%) Facebook
5 146 (4.87%) Tableau
6 110 (3.67%) Teradata
7 91 (3.04%) Cognos
8 88 (2.94%) Business Objects
9 85 (2.84%) Sybase
10 75 (2.50%) IBM
11 70 (2.33%) SAP
12 64 (2.13%) Informatica
13 62 (2.07%) Red Hat
13 62 (2.07%) Netezza
14 57 (1.90%) Cloudera
15 54 (1.80%) Cisco
16 52 (1.73%) Hortonworks
17 51 (1.70%) Talend
17 51 (1.70%) Adobe
18 46 (1.53%) MapR
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