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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 97 203 320
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +117
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1330 635 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.78% 1.43% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.06% 4.93% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 548 338
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 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £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
14680 12884 14789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.69% 29.10% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12808 11143 13101
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 £75,000
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 +107 301 £70,000 +21.73% 33
Docklands, London +6 6 £78,750 -
Isleworth - 5 £65,250 -
Surbiton - 5 £39,000 -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £70,000 - 1
Chiswick - 1 £50,000 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1614 (54.55%) Java
2 1411 (47.69%) Hadoop
3 867 (29.30%) Analytics
4 762 (25.75%) SQL
5 760 (25.68%) NoSQL
6 689 (23.28%) Finance
7 631 (21.32%) Python
8 594 (20.07%) MongoDB
9 582 (19.67%) Degree
10 570 (19.26%) Computer Science
11 555 (18.76%) TDD
12 554 (18.72%) Business Intelligence
13 539 (18.22%) Linux
14 529 (17.88%) HTML
15 509 (17.20%) JavaScript
16 499 (16.86%) MapReduce
17 481 (16.26%) C#
18 463 (15.65%) OO
19 457 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
20 418 (14.13%) Apache Cassandra
21 409 (13.82%) Apache Hive
22 404 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
23 380 (12.84%) Oracle
24 377 (12.74%) C++
25 375 (12.67%) SQL Server
26 360 (12.17%) Software Engineering
27 355 (12.00%) Scala
28 351 (11.86%) CSS
29 346 (11.69%) ETL
30 337 (11.39%) HTML5

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (7.84%) SAS
2 204 (6.89%) Apache Pig
3 110 (3.72%) Apache
4 96 (3.24%) Node.js
5 60 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
6 56 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 46 (1.55%) Oracle Coherence
8 33 (1.12%) Apache Solr
9 28 (0.95%) CMS
10 25 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 25 (0.84%) IIS
11 19 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
11 19 (0.64%) Alfresco
12 17 (0.57%) Umbraco
13 16 (0.54%) Jetty
13 16 (0.54%) Drupal
14 14 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
15 13 (0.44%) Tornado
16 12 (0.41%) Mule
17 11 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 129 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 124 (4.19%) SPSS
3 32 (1.08%) CPLEX
4 29 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.57%) PowerPivot
7 15 (0.51%) InDesign
8 14 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (0.34%) Weka
10 8 (0.27%) FastStats
11 7 (0.24%) Mathematica
12 6 (0.20%) Stata
13 4 (0.14%) Blender
13 4 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.10%) MS Office
15 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
15 1 (0.034%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 28 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 18 (0.61%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 15 (0.51%) SAP MDM
4 8 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.20%) Optimost
6 4 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
7 3 (0.10%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.10%) HFM
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.034%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.034%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.034%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 180 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (4.06%) Cloud Computing
3 98 (3.31%) SaaS
4 65 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
7 33 (1.12%) PaaS
8 19 (0.64%) ElastiCache
8 19 (0.64%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.41%) Google App Engine
9 12 (0.41%) Rackspace Cloud
10 10 (0.34%) GitHub
11 8 (0.27%) IaaS
12 3 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.10%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.10%) Route 53
12 3 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.068%) Heroku
13 2 (0.068%) Engine Yard
13 2 (0.068%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 113 (3.82%) Internet
2 67 (2.26%) HTTP
3 51 (1.72%) WAN
4 47 (1.59%) LAN
5 22 (0.74%) Kerberos
6 20 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 19 (0.64%) SAN
8 17 (0.57%) SMS
8 17 (0.57%) Firewall
9 15 (0.51%) DNS
10 10 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.30%) LDAP
12 8 (0.27%) Wireshark
12 8 (0.27%) Ethereal
12 8 (0.27%) tcpdump
12 8 (0.27%) SSH
12 8 (0.27%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.24%) SSL
14 6 (0.20%) VPN
15 5 (0.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1411 (47.69%) Hadoop
2 760 (25.68%) NoSQL
3 594 (20.07%) MongoDB
4 457 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
5 418 (14.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 409 (13.82%) Apache Hive
7 375 (12.67%) SQL Server
8 292 (9.87%) MySQL
9 234 (7.91%) HBase
10 228 (7.71%) Relational Database
11 224 (7.57%) Data Mining
12 174 (5.88%) QlikView
13 166 (5.61%) Redis
14 161 (5.44%) Mahout
15 158 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 132 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 109 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 100 (3.38%) RDBMS
19 97 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
19 97 (3.28%) Impala
Development Applications
1 227 (7.67%) Git (software)
2 102 (3.45%) JUnit
3 96 (3.24%) Maven
4 92 (3.11%) Jenkins
5 80 (2.70%) Selenium
6 73 (2.47%) Subversion
7 59 (1.99%) Ant
8 52 (1.76%) Talend Open Studio
8 52 (1.76%) Mercurial
9 45 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 37 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 33 (1.12%) WebDriver
12 28 (0.95%) Hudson
13 24 (0.81%) NUnit
14 22 (0.74%) Visual Studio
15 20 (0.68%) Eclipse
15 20 (0.68%) SpecFlow
16 17 (0.57%) Emacs
16 17 (0.57%) JConsole
16 17 (0.57%) Log4j
General
1 689 (23.28%) Finance
2 217 (7.33%) Games
3 211 (7.13%) Marketing
4 201 (6.79%) Advertising
4 201 (6.79%) Banking
5 199 (6.73%) Retail
6 126 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 92 (3.11%) Law
8 60 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 48 (1.62%) Front Office
10 44 (1.49%) Publishing
11 29 (0.98%) Automotive
12 28 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
12 28 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 28 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.81%) Legal
14 12 (0.41%) Electronics
14 12 (0.41%) Billing
15 9 (0.30%) Back Office
16 8 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1329 (44.91%) Developer
2 536 (18.11%) Java Developer
3 402 (13.59%) Architect
4 247 (8.35%) Software Developer
5 237 (8.01%) Consultant
6 220 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 209 (7.06%) Data Scientist
8 188 (6.35%) Software Engineer
9 123 (4.16%) Analyst
10 118 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
11 115 (3.89%) C# Developer
12 114 (3.85%) Data Architect
13 103 (3.48%) .NET Developer
14 98 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
15 93 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
16 84 (2.84%) Administrator
17 79 (2.67%) Data Consultant
18 78 (2.64%) Senior Architect
19 76 (2.57%) Programmer
20 74 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (17.88%) HTML
2 499 (16.86%) MapReduce
3 351 (11.86%) CSS
4 337 (11.39%) HTML5
5 278 (9.40%) Web Services
6 274 (9.26%) Spring
7 260 (8.79%) .NET
8 211 (7.13%) REST
9 192 (6.49%) jQuery
10 167 (5.64%) XML
11 135 (4.56%) Hibernate
12 132 (4.46%) JSON
13 131 (4.43%) J2EE
14 129 (4.36%) AngularJS
15 128 (4.33%) CSS3
16 118 (3.99%) SOAP
17 115 (3.89%) ASP.NET
18 107 (3.62%) Backbone.js
19 104 (3.51%) Ajax
20 99 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 570 (19.26%) Computer Science
2 316 (10.68%) Mathematics
3 272 (9.19%) Visualisation
4 242 (8.18%) Open Source
5 226 (7.64%) Statistics
6 136 (4.60%) Data Integration
7 120 (4.06%) Social Media
8 108 (3.65%) Artificial Intelligence
9 82 (2.77%) Physics
10 81 (2.74%) Hedge funds
11 68 (2.30%) Management Information System
12 63 (2.13%) Social Network
13 56 (1.89%) Digital Media
14 54 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
15 49 (1.66%) Replication
16 44 (1.49%) Grid Computing
17 39 (1.32%) Economics
18 37 (1.25%) Client/Server
19 35 (1.18%) Neural Network
20 32 (1.08%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 539 (18.22%) Linux
2 284 (9.60%) UNIX
3 99 (3.35%) Windows
4 86 (2.91%) Android
5 67 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 60 (2.03%) Ubuntu
7 58 (1.96%) Debian
8 53 (1.79%) CentOS
9 18 (0.61%) Solaris
10 13 (0.44%) FreeBSD
10 13 (0.44%) OpenBSD
11 12 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.27%) Fedora
13 7 (0.24%) VMS
14 4 (0.14%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.068%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (29.30%) Analytics
2 555 (18.76%) TDD
3 554 (18.72%) Business Intelligence
4 463 (15.65%) OO
5 404 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
6 360 (12.17%) Software Engineering
7 346 (11.69%) ETL
8 325 (10.98%) Scrum
9 275 (9.29%) Multithreading
10 269 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 231 (7.81%) E-Commerce
12 226 (7.64%) Data Analysis
13 210 (7.10%) OOP
14 199 (6.73%) MVC
15 194 (6.56%) BDD
16 181 (6.12%) Data Management
17 175 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
18 170 (5.75%) Data Analytics
19 167 (5.64%) Big Data Analytics
20 157 (5.31%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1614 (54.55%) Java
2 762 (25.75%) SQL
3 631 (21.32%) Python
4 509 (17.20%) JavaScript
5 481 (16.26%) C#
6 377 (12.74%) C++
7 355 (12.00%) Scala
8 306 (10.34%) R
9 210 (7.10%) Ruby
10 199 (6.73%) PHP
11 161 (5.44%) Perl
12 150 (5.07%) Bash Shell
13 116 (3.92%) MATLAB
14 83 (2.81%) Clojure
15 82 (2.77%) F#
16 76 (2.57%) T-SQL
17 72 (2.43%) C
18 64 (2.16%) Shell Script
19 58 (1.96%) PL/SQL
20 33 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 582 (19.67%) Degree
2 176 (5.95%) PhD
3 25 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.37%) ISEB
6 9 (0.30%) MCITP
7 7 (0.24%) MBA
8 6 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.17%) SAS Certification
9 5 (0.17%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.14%) MCTS
10 4 (0.14%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.068%) CITP
11 2 (0.068%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.068%) MCT
11 2 (0.068%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.068%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (0.034%) CRISC
12 1 (0.034%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (5.27%) QA
2 52 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.20%) COBIT
5 4 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.068%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.034%) SLA
7 1 (0.034%) WAI
System Software
1 69 (2.33%) HDFS
2 58 (1.96%) Apache Flume
3 48 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
4 33 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.37%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.34%) NFS
8 8 (0.27%) vCloud
9 7 (0.24%) vSphere
10 4 (0.14%) Xen
10 4 (0.14%) KVM
11 3 (0.10%) GPFS
11 3 (0.10%) Samba
11 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.068%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.068%) Docker
13 1 (0.034%) Snort
Systems Management
1 165 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
2 149 (5.04%) Puppet
3 53 (1.79%) Nagios
4 43 (1.45%) Oozie
5 32 (1.08%) Ambari
6 26 (0.88%) Cacti
7 21 (0.71%) YUM
8 19 (0.64%) Salt
8 19 (0.64%) ZABBIX
9 12 (0.41%) Capistrano
10 10 (0.34%) Ganglia
11 7 (0.24%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.17%) Ansible
12 5 (0.17%) CFEngine
13 4 (0.14%) OSSEC
13 4 (0.14%) MOM
13 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 3 (0.10%) logstash
14 3 (0.10%) Data Guard
15 2 (0.068%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 380 (12.84%) Oracle
2 325 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 258 (8.72%) Google
4 147 (4.97%) Tableau
5 145 (4.90%) Facebook
6 115 (3.89%) Teradata
7 93 (3.14%) Business Objects
8 88 (2.97%) Cognos
9 86 (2.91%) Sybase
10 76 (2.57%) IBM
11 75 (2.53%) SAP
12 63 (2.13%) Red Hat
13 62 (2.10%) Informatica
14 61 (2.06%) Netezza
15 58 (1.96%) Cloudera
16 56 (1.89%) Cisco
17 54 (1.82%) Hortonworks
18 52 (1.76%) Talend
19 49 (1.66%) Adobe
20 47 (1.59%) MapR
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