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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 85 99 196
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +97
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1331 1264 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.27% 2.98% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.06% 9.80% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1146 529
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
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
12034 12895 13174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.55% 30.43% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10349 10929 11475
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 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 6 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
City of London +33 239 £65,000 - 58
Docklands, London +9 10 £93,750 -
Brentford - 8 £75,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £60,000 -
Croydon - 3 £62,500 -
Canary Wharf +3 2 £90,000 +5.88%
Ealing - 2 £57,500 -
Westminster - 1 £70,000 -
Southwark - 1 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £43,500 -
Edgware - 1 £54,000 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1186 (44.84%) Java
2 1127 (42.61%) Hadoop
3 938 (35.46%) Analytics
4 882 (33.35%) Agile Software Development
5 784 (29.64%) SQL
6 597 (22.57%) Finance
7 576 (21.78%) NoSQL
8 566 (21.40%) Python
9 540 (20.42%) Business Intelligence
10 510 (19.28%) Degree
11 430 (16.26%) ETL
12 404 (15.27%) Computer Science
13 390 (14.74%) MongoDB
14 386 (14.59%) Data Warehouse
15 374 (14.14%) Apache Hive
16 364 (13.76%) TDD
17 354 (13.38%) Linux
18 341 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
19 340 (12.85%) MapReduce
20 339 (12.82%) Oracle
21 328 (12.40%) SQL Server
22 321 (12.14%) JavaScript
23 298 (11.27%) Banking
24 294 (11.12%) Spring
25 274 (10.36%) Scala
26 273 (10.32%) R
27 272 (10.28%) Web Services
28 270 (10.21%) Scrum
29 262 (9.91%) Data Modelling
30 259 (9.79%) HTML

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 250 (9.45%) SAS
2 224 (8.47%) Apache Pig
3 157 (5.94%) Apache Spark
4 126 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 104 (3.93%) Node.js
6 87 (3.29%) Tomcat
7 68 (2.57%) Apache
8 39 (1.47%) OpenStack
9 35 (1.32%) Apache Solr
10 33 (1.25%) CMS
11 28 (1.06%) SharePoint
12 27 (1.02%) JBoss
13 26 (0.98%) IIS
14 21 (0.79%) WebSphere
15 19 (0.72%) Jetty
16 18 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
17 17 (0.64%) nginx
18 16 (0.60%) Mule
18 16 (0.60%) GlassFish
19 12 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 157 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 131 (4.95%) SPSS
3 30 (1.13%) MS Office
4 23 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.64%) Stata
5 17 (0.64%) PowerPivot
6 8 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.26%) Weka
8 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.11%) CPLEX
9 3 (0.11%) Gephi
10 2 (0.076%) EViews
10 2 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.076%) Mingle
10 2 (0.076%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.038%) InDesign
11 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.038%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 37 (1.40%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.23%) HFM
3 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.15%) SAP MDM
5 4 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.15%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 4 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.076%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.038%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.038%) Magento
8 1 (0.038%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 96 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (2.53%) SaaS
3 66 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 44 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (1.32%) SoftLayer
7 32 (1.21%) GitHub
8 22 (0.83%) PaaS
9 20 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
10 18 (0.68%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.60%) IaaS
12 9 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
15 5 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
16 3 (0.11%) Office 365
16 3 (0.11%) Heroku
17 2 (0.076%) Route 53
17 2 (0.076%) Trello
18 1 (0.038%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.61%) Internet
2 48 (1.81%) HTTP
3 18 (0.68%) Intranet
4 13 (0.49%) LDAP
5 9 (0.34%) WAN
6 7 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.26%) VPN
7 6 (0.23%) Firewall
8 5 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.19%) Wireless
8 5 (0.19%) SSH
8 5 (0.19%) AMQP
8 5 (0.19%) Broadband
8 5 (0.19%) LAN
8 5 (0.19%) VoIP
9 4 (0.15%) DNS
10 3 (0.11%) 3G
10 3 (0.11%) SMTP
10 3 (0.11%) DHCP
10 3 (0.11%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1127 (42.61%) Hadoop
2 576 (21.78%) NoSQL
3 390 (14.74%) MongoDB
4 386 (14.59%) Data Warehouse
5 374 (14.14%) Apache Hive
6 328 (12.40%) SQL Server
7 245 (9.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 225 (8.51%) MySQL
9 183 (6.92%) Data Mining
10 173 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 173 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 173 (6.54%) Relational Database
11 172 (6.50%) QlikView
12 169 (6.39%) HBase
13 120 (4.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 110 (4.16%) RDBMS
15 98 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
16 90 (3.40%) Redis
17 85 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
18 61 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 160 (6.05%) Git (software)
2 137 (5.18%) Jenkins
3 72 (2.72%) Maven
4 49 (1.85%) JIRA
4 49 (1.85%) JUnit
5 42 (1.59%) Hudson
6 38 (1.44%) Cucumber
7 37 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
7 37 (1.40%) Selenium
8 36 (1.36%) Subversion
9 29 (1.10%) TeamCity
10 26 (0.98%) Ant
11 25 (0.95%) NUnit
11 25 (0.95%) Eclipse
12 21 (0.79%) Mercurial
13 18 (0.68%) WebDriver
13 18 (0.68%) Mockito
14 16 (0.60%) Visual Studio
15 15 (0.57%) ReSharper
15 15 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 597 (22.57%) Finance
2 298 (11.27%) Banking
3 254 (9.60%) Marketing
4 206 (7.79%) Retail
5 103 (3.89%) Games
6 102 (3.86%) Telecoms
7 75 (2.84%) Advertising
8 74 (2.80%) Investment Banking
9 50 (1.89%) Publishing
9 50 (1.89%) Legal
10 36 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 33 (1.25%) Front Office
12 30 (1.13%) Law
13 26 (0.98%) Online Betting
14 18 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.68%) Electronics
15 15 (0.57%) Automotive
16 10 (0.38%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.26%) Back Office
18 6 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 938 (35.46%) Developer
2 451 (17.05%) Java Developer
3 438 (16.56%) Architect
4 214 (8.09%) Senior Developer
5 187 (7.07%) Data Architect
6 185 (6.99%) Data Scientist
7 183 (6.92%) Consultant
8 182 (6.88%) Analyst
9 127 (4.80%) Big Data Architect
10 117 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
11 91 (3.44%) Senior Architect
12 85 (3.21%) Software Engineer
13 83 (3.14%) Business Analyst
14 73 (2.76%) Technical Architect
15 66 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
15 66 (2.50%) Big Data Developer
16 61 (2.31%) Lead Developer
17 60 (2.27%) Administrator
18 57 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Architect
19 51 (1.93%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (11.12%) Spring
2 272 (10.28%) Web Services
3 259 (9.79%) HTML
4 225 (8.51%) XML
5 203 (7.67%) .NET
6 183 (6.92%) CSS
7 151 (5.71%) REST
8 125 (4.73%) AngularJS
9 124 (4.69%) HTML5
9 124 (4.69%) Hibernate
10 109 (4.12%) Kafka
11 106 (4.01%) RESTful
12 84 (3.18%) ActiveMQ
13 83 (3.14%) CSS3
14 82 (3.10%) J2EE
15 79 (2.99%) SOAP
16 75 (2.84%) jQuery
17 71 (2.68%) ASP.NET
18 69 (2.61%) Java EE
19 64 (2.42%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 404 (15.27%) Computer Science
2 341 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
3 238 (9.00%) Algorithms
4 199 (7.52%) Visualisation
5 168 (6.35%) Open Source
6 167 (6.31%) Mathematics
7 140 (5.29%) Data Integration
8 126 (4.76%) Statistics
9 100 (3.78%) User Experience
10 84 (3.18%) Data Structures
11 67 (2.53%) Artificial Intelligence
12 66 (2.50%) Social Media
13 55 (2.08%) Grid Computing
14 52 (1.97%) Client/Server
15 47 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
16 42 (1.59%) Clustering
17 36 (1.36%) Management Information System
18 35 (1.32%) Social Network
19 34 (1.29%) Neural Network
20 29 (1.10%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 354 (13.38%) Linux
2 216 (8.17%) UNIX
3 78 (2.95%) Windows
4 54 (2.04%) Android
5 30 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 23 (0.87%) CentOS
7 20 (0.76%) Debian
8 18 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.19%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.19%) Solaris
12 4 (0.15%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.076%) zOS
14 2 (0.076%) Fedora
15 1 (0.038%) AIX
15 1 (0.038%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 938 (35.46%) Analytics
2 882 (33.35%) Agile Software Development
3 540 (20.42%) Business Intelligence
4 430 (16.26%) ETL
5 364 (13.76%) TDD
6 340 (12.85%) MapReduce
7 270 (10.21%) Scrum
8 262 (9.91%) Data Modelling
9 246 (9.30%) OO
10 230 (8.70%) E-Commerce
11 229 (8.66%) Software Engineering
12 213 (8.05%) Data Analytics
13 170 (6.43%) Data Analysis
14 167 (6.31%) Multithreading
15 158 (5.97%) Machine Learning
16 146 (5.52%) Big Data Analytics
17 145 (5.48%) DevOps
18 141 (5.33%) Information Management
19 134 (5.07%) Data Management
19 134 (5.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1186 (44.84%) Java
2 784 (29.64%) SQL
3 566 (21.40%) Python
4 321 (12.14%) JavaScript
5 274 (10.36%) Scala
6 273 (10.32%) R
7 257 (9.72%) C#
8 206 (7.79%) Ruby
9 169 (6.39%) C++
10 137 (5.18%) T-SQL
11 123 (4.65%) PHP
12 92 (3.48%) Perl
12 92 (3.48%) C
13 86 (3.25%) MATLAB
14 83 (3.14%) Bash Shell
15 55 (2.08%) PL/SQL
16 43 (1.63%) Shell Script
17 32 (1.21%) Clojure
18 15 (0.57%) VBA
19 14 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 510 (19.28%) Degree
2 134 (5.07%) PhD
3 38 (1.44%) VCP4
4 32 (1.21%) MBA
5 27 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 17 (0.64%) ISEB
7 13 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.34%) Sun Certification
8 9 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 8 (0.30%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.19%) MCTS
11 3 (0.11%) MCITP
11 3 (0.11%) PMP
12 2 (0.076%) RHCE
12 2 (0.076%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.076%) CCNA
12 2 (0.076%) MCSE
12 2 (0.076%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (5.52%) QA
2 41 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.30%) COBIT
4 5 (0.19%) ISO 14001
4 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.076%) SLA
7 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.038%) MiFID
7 1 (0.038%) Basel III
7 1 (0.038%) EMIR
7 1 (0.038%) CRD IV
System Software
1 98 (3.71%) HDFS
2 48 (1.81%) Apache Flume
3 13 (0.49%) Docker
4 12 (0.45%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.19%) KVM
7 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
7 4 (0.15%) Xen
7 4 (0.15%) NFS
7 4 (0.15%) Ceph
8 3 (0.11%) vCloud
9 2 (0.076%) Snort
9 2 (0.076%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.038%) vSphere
10 1 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.038%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.038%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 124 (4.69%) Puppet
2 113 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (1.78%) Nagios
4 44 (1.66%) Salt
5 40 (1.51%) ZABBIX
6 33 (1.25%) Graphite
7 32 (1.21%) Ganglia
8 28 (1.06%) Oozie
9 20 (0.76%) Ansible
10 17 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (0.34%) Ambari
11 9 (0.34%) Capistrano
11 9 (0.34%) Cacti
12 6 (0.23%) yum
12 6 (0.23%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.19%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.15%) OpenView
14 4 (0.15%) MOM
14 4 (0.15%) Munin
15 2 (0.076%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 339 (12.82%) Oracle
2 205 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 144 (5.44%) Tableau
4 117 (4.42%) SAP
5 108 (4.08%) Google
6 104 (3.93%) Teradata
7 103 (3.89%) Business Objects
8 96 (3.63%) Informatica
9 77 (2.91%) IBM
9 77 (2.91%) Cognos
10 67 (2.53%) Netezza
11 65 (2.46%) Cloudera
12 54 (2.04%) Ab Initio
13 46 (1.74%) Hortonworks
14 40 (1.51%) Sony
15 37 (1.40%) Talend
16 35 (1.32%) Splunk
17 31 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
18 30 (1.13%) Greenplum
19 29 (1.10%) Vertica
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum (dep on exp) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Big benefits!
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits scheme
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bonus Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum depending on your level of experienc
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + share options
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + share options
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Strong bonuses etc
Posted: 8 hours ago