The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 72 82 199
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +117
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1539 1643 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.54% 3.38% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.34% 10.88% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1414 551
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £87,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Big Data
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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13575 15096 12893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 31.25% 31.03% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11628 13087 11160
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 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 22 May 2015.

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 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
City of London +19 290 £62,500 -3.84% 69
Kingston Upon Thames - 11 £60,000 -
Docklands, London +6 7 £87,500 +25.00%
Canary Wharf - 5 £75,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £60,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £65,000 - 1
Brentford - 1 £65,000 -
Orpington - 1 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Ealing - 1 £57,500 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1199 (41.08%) Java
2 1170 (40.08%) Hadoop
3 1106 (37.89%) Analytics
4 1006 (34.46%) SQL
5 935 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
6 753 (25.80%) Finance
7 674 (23.09%) Business Intelligence
8 657 (22.51%) Python
9 581 (19.90%) Degree
10 579 (19.84%) NoSQL
11 525 (17.99%) ETL
12 449 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 446 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
14 432 (14.80%) Computer Science
15 406 (13.91%) MongoDB
16 405 (13.87%) SQL Server
17 387 (13.26%) JavaScript
18 386 (13.22%) Apache Hive
19 379 (12.98%) Oracle
20 366 (12.54%) Banking
21 348 (11.92%) Linux
22 346 (11.85%) R
23 333 (11.41%) MapReduce
24 327 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
25 325 (11.13%) TDD
26 316 (10.83%) Scala
27 303 (10.38%) SAS
28 302 (10.35%) Data Modelling
29 288 (9.87%) C#
30 268 (9.18%) Spring

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 303 (10.38%) SAS
2 239 (8.19%) Apache Spark
3 226 (7.74%) Apache Pig
4 200 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
5 113 (3.87%) Node.js
6 103 (3.53%) Apache
7 76 (2.60%) Apache Solr
8 72 (2.47%) Tomcat
9 39 (1.34%) CMS
10 38 (1.30%) IIS
11 27 (0.92%) JBoss
12 25 (0.86%) SharePoint
12 25 (0.86%) OpenStack
13 20 (0.69%) Jetty
14 16 (0.55%) nginx
14 16 (0.55%) GlassFish
14 16 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.45%) MQSeries
16 9 (0.31%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 190 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 173 (5.93%) SPSS
3 29 (0.99%) MS Office
4 20 (0.69%) Stata
5 15 (0.51%) PowerPivot
6 11 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.17%) Gephi
8 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.14%) Weka
10 2 (0.069%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.069%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.069%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.069%) MS Project
10 2 (0.069%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.069%) EViews
11 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.034%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.31%) HFM
1 9 (0.31%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 8 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.24%) Unica
4 6 (0.21%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.17%) Workday HCM
5 5 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.10%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (0.069%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.069%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.034%) Odoo
8 1 (0.034%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.034%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.034%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 327 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (3.25%) SaaS
2 95 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
3 72 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
5 57 (1.95%) Google Analytics
6 46 (1.58%) Amazon EMR
7 38 (1.30%) Amazon S3
8 29 (0.99%) GitHub
9 22 (0.75%) SoftLayer
10 18 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.45%) PaaS
12 12 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 12 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.31%) IaaS
13 9 (0.31%) Office 365
14 8 (0.27%) CodePlex
14 8 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
15 6 (0.21%) Amazon Glacier
16 5 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.23%) Internet
2 60 (2.06%) HTTP
3 25 (0.86%) Intranet
4 15 (0.51%) AMQP
5 13 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.38%) Broadband
7 9 (0.31%) Firewall
8 6 (0.21%) SSH
9 5 (0.17%) VPN
9 5 (0.17%) DNS
9 5 (0.17%) SNMP
9 5 (0.17%) DSL
10 4 (0.14%) Wireless
10 4 (0.14%) LDAP
11 3 (0.10%) Multicast
11 3 (0.10%) Network Security
11 3 (0.10%) SMTP
11 3 (0.10%) DHCP
12 2 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.069%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1170 (40.08%) Hadoop
2 579 (19.84%) NoSQL
3 446 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
4 406 (13.91%) MongoDB
5 405 (13.87%) SQL Server
6 386 (13.22%) Apache Hive
7 240 (8.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 213 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 211 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 211 (7.23%) HBase
10 201 (6.89%) Data Mining
11 199 (6.82%) Relational Database
12 190 (6.51%) QlikView
13 188 (6.44%) MySQL
14 166 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 137 (4.69%) RDBMS
16 101 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
17 80 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
18 72 (2.47%) Pentaho
19 68 (2.33%) Impala
Development Applications
1 128 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 100 (3.43%) Jenkins
3 65 (2.23%) JIRA
4 56 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
5 45 (1.54%) Maven
6 39 (1.34%) Selenium
7 34 (1.16%) JUnit
8 28 (0.96%) Subversion
9 27 (0.92%) NUnit
10 25 (0.86%) Cucumber
11 24 (0.82%) WebDriver
11 24 (0.82%) TeamCity
12 22 (0.75%) Ant
13 21 (0.72%) Visual Studio
14 19 (0.65%) Eclipse
15 16 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (0.51%) Bitbucket
16 15 (0.51%) ReSharper
17 14 (0.48%) Hudson
18 12 (0.41%) Mercurial
General
1 753 (25.80%) Finance
2 366 (12.54%) Banking
3 254 (8.70%) Marketing
4 253 (8.67%) Retail
5 149 (5.10%) Telecoms
6 101 (3.46%) Games
7 85 (2.91%) Investment Banking
8 66 (2.26%) Advertising
9 55 (1.88%) Legal
10 40 (1.37%) Front Office
11 36 (1.23%) Publishing
12 34 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 32 (1.10%) Online Betting
14 29 (0.99%) Electronics
15 28 (0.96%) Financial Institution
16 25 (0.86%) Law
17 20 (0.69%) Automotive
18 16 (0.55%) Manufacturing
19 13 (0.45%) Retail Banking
19 13 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1028 (35.22%) Developer
2 480 (16.44%) Architect
3 440 (15.07%) Java Developer
4 238 (8.15%) Data Scientist
4 238 (8.15%) Senior Developer
5 231 (7.91%) Data Architect
6 221 (7.57%) Analyst
7 211 (7.23%) Consultant
8 153 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
9 144 (4.93%) Big Data Architect
10 105 (3.60%) Software Engineer
11 100 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
12 89 (3.05%) Business Analyst
13 79 (2.71%) Big Data Developer
14 70 (2.40%) Technical Leader
15 69 (2.36%) Senior Architect
16 68 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 66 (2.26%) Technical Architect
18 57 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
18 57 (1.95%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (9.18%) Spring
2 252 (8.63%) HTML
3 250 (8.56%) Web Services
4 235 (8.05%) .NET
5 203 (6.95%) XML
6 187 (6.41%) CSS
7 172 (5.89%) REST
8 140 (4.80%) AngularJS
9 133 (4.56%) Kafka
10 123 (4.21%) HTML5
11 104 (3.56%) J2EE
12 103 (3.53%) Hibernate
12 103 (3.53%) ActiveMQ
13 91 (3.12%) RESTful
14 88 (3.01%) SOAP
15 86 (2.95%) JMS
16 84 (2.88%) jQuery
16 84 (2.88%) JDBC
16 84 (2.88%) ASP.NET
17 80 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 449 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 432 (14.80%) Computer Science
3 250 (8.56%) Algorithms
4 236 (8.08%) Visualisation
5 221 (7.57%) Open Source
6 202 (6.92%) Mathematics
7 200 (6.85%) Statistics
8 144 (4.93%) Data Integration
9 113 (3.87%) User Experience
10 83 (2.84%) Data Structures
11 78 (2.67%) Social Media
12 75 (2.57%) Client/Server
12 75 (2.57%) Management Information System
13 74 (2.54%) Grid Computing
14 65 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
15 63 (2.16%) Social Network
16 54 (1.85%) Neural Network
17 52 (1.78%) Artificial Intelligence
18 41 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
19 36 (1.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 348 (11.92%) Linux
2 191 (6.54%) UNIX
3 95 (3.25%) Windows
4 37 (1.27%) Android
5 23 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.58%) CentOS
8 14 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.21%) Debian
11 5 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.14%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.10%) Fedora
14 2 (0.069%) SUSE
14 2 (0.069%) zOS
15 1 (0.034%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1106 (37.89%) Analytics
2 935 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
3 674 (23.09%) Business Intelligence
4 525 (17.99%) ETL
5 333 (11.41%) MapReduce
6 325 (11.13%) TDD
7 302 (10.35%) Data Modelling
8 267 (9.15%) Data Analytics
9 259 (8.87%) Software Engineering
10 246 (8.43%) Scrum
11 229 (7.85%) OO
12 228 (7.81%) Big Data Analytics
13 225 (7.71%) Data Analysis
14 215 (7.37%) E-Commerce
15 184 (6.30%) Multithreading
16 168 (5.76%) Data Management
17 160 (5.48%) DevOps
18 159 (5.45%) Machine Learning
19 154 (5.28%) Project Management
20 143 (4.90%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1199 (41.08%) Java
2 1006 (34.46%) SQL
3 657 (22.51%) Python
4 387 (13.26%) JavaScript
5 346 (11.85%) R
6 316 (10.83%) Scala
7 288 (9.87%) C#
8 192 (6.58%) C++
9 187 (6.41%) T-SQL
10 151 (5.17%) Ruby
11 121 (4.15%) Perl
12 112 (3.84%) PHP
13 92 (3.15%) MATLAB
14 89 (3.05%) C
15 79 (2.71%) PL/SQL
16 73 (2.50%) Bash Shell
17 39 (1.34%) Shell Script
18 26 (0.89%) Clojure
19 21 (0.72%) PowerShell
20 17 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 581 (19.90%) Degree
2 151 (5.17%) PhD
3 40 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.58%) MBA
6 16 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.48%) ISEB
8 12 (0.41%) PMP
8 12 (0.41%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.31%) MCTS
10 7 (0.24%) MCITP
11 4 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.14%) MCSE
12 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 3 (0.10%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.10%) CCNA
13 2 (0.069%) RHCE
13 2 (0.069%) MCSA
13 2 (0.069%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (4.52%) QA
2 64 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.31%) COBIT
4 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.10%) SLA
6 2 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.034%) FINREP
7 1 (0.034%) EMIR
7 1 (0.034%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.034%) MiFID
7 1 (0.034%) Basel III
7 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (2.60%) HDFS
2 54 (1.85%) Apache Flume
3 20 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.55%) Docker
5 14 (0.48%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.21%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.21%) KVM
8 4 (0.14%) NFS
8 4 (0.14%) Ceph
9 3 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
9 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.069%) vSphere
10 2 (0.069%) LXC
11 1 (0.034%) GridGain
11 1 (0.034%) vCloud
11 1 (0.034%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.034%) Varnish
11 1 (0.034%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 106 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
2 95 (3.25%) Puppet
3 36 (1.23%) Nagios
4 34 (1.16%) Ansible
5 28 (0.96%) Salt
6 26 (0.89%) Oozie
7 21 (0.72%) ZABBIX
8 20 (0.69%) Ganglia
9 19 (0.65%) Graphite
10 12 (0.41%) Vagrant
11 11 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
12 9 (0.31%) Pingdom
13 8 (0.27%) logstash
13 8 (0.27%) Kibana
14 7 (0.24%) MOM
15 6 (0.21%) OPNET
16 4 (0.14%) NetBackup
16 4 (0.14%) Mesos
17 3 (0.10%) Ambari
17 3 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 379 (12.98%) Oracle
2 258 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 208 (7.13%) Tableau
4 138 (4.73%) Teradata
5 126 (4.32%) SAP
6 124 (4.25%) Informatica
7 108 (3.70%) Google
8 107 (3.67%) Business Objects
9 102 (3.49%) Cognos
10 95 (3.25%) Cloudera
11 81 (2.77%) IBM
12 78 (2.67%) Netezza
13 67 (2.30%) MicroStrategy
14 59 (2.02%) Ab Initio
15 56 (1.92%) Talend
16 51 (1.75%) Vertica
17 50 (1.71%) Greenplum
18 42 (1.44%) Splunk
19 41 (1.40%) Hortonworks
20 33 (1.13%) VMware
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