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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 108 158 270
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +112
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1193 862 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.61% 1.94% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.70% 6.44% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 773 420
Average salary £61,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
13707 13395 14112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.99% 30.14% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11935 11682 12388
Average salary £53,050 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +41 246 £62,500 +8.69% 48
Hackney - 5 - -
Hillingdon - 4 - -
Docklands, London -3 2 £67,500 -
Croydon - 2 £62,500 - 2
Canary Wharf +15 1 £70,000 -17.64% 1
Harrow - 1 £35,000 - 1
Romford - 1 £65,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £39,000 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1368 (50.15%) Java
2 1230 (45.09%) Hadoop
3 934 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
4 863 (31.63%) Analytics
5 705 (25.84%) SQL
6 656 (24.05%) NoSQL
7 585 (21.44%) Finance
8 558 (20.45%) Python
9 541 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
10 535 (19.61%) MongoDB
11 528 (19.35%) Degree
12 510 (18.70%) Algorithms
13 504 (18.48%) Linux
14 499 (18.29%) TDD
15 465 (17.05%) JavaScript
16 448 (16.42%) Computer Science
17 437 (16.02%) MapReduce
18 434 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
19 411 (15.07%) OO
20 408 (14.96%) HTML
21 406 (14.88%) Apache Hive
22 371 (13.60%) Oracle
23 363 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
24 358 (13.12%) SQL Server
25 347 (12.72%) C#
26 343 (12.57%) Apache Cassandra
27 319 (11.69%) ETL
27 319 (11.69%) Scrum
28 318 (11.66%) Software Engineering
29 315 (11.55%) CSS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 193 (7.07%) SAS
1 193 (7.07%) Apache Pig
2 116 (4.25%) Node.js
3 108 (3.96%) Apache
4 80 (2.93%) Oracle Coherence
5 76 (2.79%) Tomcat
6 71 (2.60%) Apache Spark
7 67 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
8 38 (1.39%) IIS
9 32 (1.17%) SharePoint
10 27 (0.99%) Apache Solr
11 24 (0.88%) CMS
12 19 (0.70%) Jetty
13 16 (0.59%) Drupal
14 15 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.51%) Mule
16 13 (0.48%) Alfresco
16 13 (0.48%) GemFire
16 13 (0.48%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 131 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 106 (3.89%) SPSS
3 30 (1.10%) CPLEX
4 28 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 26 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 20 (0.73%) PowerPivot
7 16 (0.59%) Weka
8 14 (0.51%) InDesign
9 13 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (0.37%) MS Office
12 9 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 7 (0.26%) Mathematica
14 3 (0.11%) Blender
14 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.11%) Stata
15 1 (0.037%) MS Visio
15 1 (0.037%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 28 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 16 (0.59%) SAP MDM
3 13 (0.48%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 6 (0.22%) Optimost
4 6 (0.22%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
7 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.073%) HFM
8 2 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.073%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.073%) Magento
8 2 (0.073%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.037%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 145 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (3.92%) SaaS
3 104 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
4 50 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
6 32 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 25 (0.92%) PaaS
8 23 (0.84%) Rackspace Cloud
9 20 (0.73%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 19 (0.70%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 17 (0.62%) ElastiCache
12 16 (0.59%) IaaS
13 9 (0.33%) GitHub
14 6 (0.22%) Office 365
15 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
16 1 (0.037%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.26%) Internet
2 71 (2.60%) WAN
3 59 (2.16%) LAN
3 59 (2.16%) HTTP
4 23 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
5 21 (0.77%) Kerberos
6 20 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.66%) LDAP
8 17 (0.62%) VoIP
8 17 (0.62%) VPN
9 15 (0.55%) SAN
10 13 (0.48%) Firewall
11 11 (0.40%) SMS
12 9 (0.33%) DNS
12 9 (0.33%) Wireless
13 8 (0.29%) SSH
13 8 (0.29%) Ethereal
13 8 (0.29%) Wireshark
13 8 (0.29%) tcpdump
13 8 (0.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1230 (45.09%) Hadoop
2 656 (24.05%) NoSQL
3 535 (19.61%) MongoDB
4 434 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
5 406 (14.88%) Apache Hive
6 358 (13.12%) SQL Server
7 343 (12.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 299 (10.96%) MySQL
9 236 (8.65%) HBase
10 179 (6.56%) Data Mining
11 175 (6.41%) Relational Database
12 157 (5.76%) QlikView
13 154 (5.65%) Mahout
14 148 (5.43%) Redis
15 144 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 116 (4.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 98 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 91 (3.34%) Impala
19 88 (3.23%) Couchbase
20 85 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 209 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 114 (4.18%) Jenkins
3 96 (3.52%) Maven
4 87 (3.19%) JUnit
5 67 (2.46%) Selenium
6 55 (2.02%) Mercurial
7 49 (1.80%) Cucumber
8 48 (1.76%) Subversion
9 45 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
10 42 (1.54%) Hudson
11 36 (1.32%) Ant
12 28 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 28 (1.03%) WebDriver
13 25 (0.92%) Eclipse
13 25 (0.92%) SpecFlow
14 21 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (0.70%) JIRA
15 19 (0.70%) Mockito
16 18 (0.66%) Grunt
16 18 (0.66%) NUnit
General
1 585 (21.44%) Finance
2 229 (8.39%) Banking
3 220 (8.06%) Marketing
4 177 (6.49%) Retail
5 148 (5.43%) Games
6 126 (4.62%) Advertising
7 112 (4.11%) Telecoms
8 76 (2.79%) Law
9 67 (2.46%) Publishing
10 59 (2.16%) Investment Banking
11 56 (2.05%) Front Office
12 40 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 34 (1.25%) Legal
14 24 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.88%) Automotive
15 22 (0.81%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.44%) Electronics
17 11 (0.40%) Back Office
18 9 (0.33%) Billing
19 7 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1096 (40.18%) Developer
2 433 (15.87%) Java Developer
3 399 (14.63%) Architect
4 212 (7.77%) Data Scientist
5 202 (7.40%) Senior Developer
6 200 (7.33%) Consultant
7 159 (5.83%) Software Developer
8 129 (4.73%) Software Engineer
9 123 (4.51%) Data Architect
10 109 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 108 (3.96%) Administrator
12 107 (3.92%) Analyst
13 105 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
14 104 (3.81%) C# Developer
15 88 (3.23%) .NET Developer
16 82 (3.01%) Big Data Architect
17 81 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
18 79 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
19 71 (2.60%) Data Consultant
20 65 (2.38%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (14.96%) HTML
2 315 (11.55%) CSS
3 252 (9.24%) Web Services
3 252 (9.24%) HTML5
4 223 (8.17%) Spring
5 219 (8.03%) .NET
6 188 (6.89%) REST
7 162 (5.94%) XML
8 153 (5.61%) jQuery
9 129 (4.73%) J2EE
9 129 (4.73%) AngularJS
10 125 (4.58%) CSS3
11 120 (4.40%) SOAP
12 101 (3.70%) JSON
13 98 (3.59%) Hibernate
14 97 (3.56%) ASP.NET
15 93 (3.41%) Backbone.js
16 82 (3.01%) Ajax
17 79 (2.90%) RESTful
18 78 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 510 (18.70%) Algorithms
2 448 (16.42%) Computer Science
3 363 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
4 286 (10.48%) Visualisation
5 253 (9.27%) Mathematics
6 204 (7.48%) Open Source
7 187 (6.85%) Statistics
8 183 (6.71%) Data Structures
9 141 (5.17%) User Experience
10 101 (3.70%) Data Integration
11 86 (3.15%) Social Media
12 82 (3.01%) Artificial Intelligence
13 65 (2.38%) Physics
14 59 (2.16%) Management Information System
15 54 (1.98%) Digital Media
16 48 (1.76%) Hedge funds
17 47 (1.72%) Mobile App
18 45 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
19 42 (1.54%) Replication
20 35 (1.28%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 504 (18.48%) Linux
2 213 (7.81%) UNIX
3 90 (3.30%) Windows
4 84 (3.08%) Android
5 73 (2.68%) Debian
6 69 (2.53%) Ubuntu
7 64 (2.35%) CentOS
8 55 (2.02%) Apple iOS
9 16 (0.59%) Solaris
10 12 (0.44%) FreeBSD
10 12 (0.44%) OpenBSD
11 10 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.29%) Fedora
13 4 (0.15%) VMS
13 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.037%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 934 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
2 863 (31.63%) Analytics
3 541 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
4 499 (18.29%) TDD
5 437 (16.02%) MapReduce
6 411 (15.07%) OO
7 319 (11.69%) ETL
7 319 (11.69%) Scrum
8 318 (11.66%) Software Engineering
9 239 (8.76%) Data Modelling
10 236 (8.65%) Multithreading
11 228 (8.36%) E-Commerce
12 199 (7.29%) Data Analysis
13 191 (7.00%) OOP
14 185 (6.78%) BDD
15 177 (6.49%) Data Management
16 164 (6.01%) MVC
17 152 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
18 151 (5.54%) DevOps
19 147 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1368 (50.15%) Java
2 705 (25.84%) SQL
3 558 (20.45%) Python
4 465 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 347 (12.72%) C#
6 278 (10.19%) R
7 275 (10.08%) C++
8 271 (9.93%) Scala
9 226 (8.28%) Ruby
10 158 (5.79%) PHP
11 131 (4.80%) Bash Shell
12 120 (4.40%) MATLAB
13 113 (4.14%) Perl
14 75 (2.75%) Clojure
15 68 (2.49%) T-SQL
15 68 (2.49%) C
16 52 (1.91%) Shell Script
17 44 (1.61%) PL/SQL
18 39 (1.43%) F#
19 23 (0.84%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 528 (19.35%) Degree
2 144 (5.28%) PhD
3 18 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.37%) ISEB
5 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.29%) MBA
7 5 (0.18%) MCTS
7 5 (0.18%) MCITP
8 4 (0.15%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.073%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.073%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (0.073%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.037%) CRISC
11 1 (0.037%) MCP
11 1 (0.037%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.77%) QA
2 41 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 21 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.29%) COBIT
5 7 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.15%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.073%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.037%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (3.01%) HDFS
2 59 (2.16%) Apache Flume
3 58 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
4 45 (1.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 23 (0.84%) Xen
6 14 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (0.44%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.37%) Active Directory
9 7 (0.26%) NFS
9 7 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.15%) vCloud
10 4 (0.15%) KVM
11 2 (0.073%) Docker
11 2 (0.073%) vSphere
12 1 (0.037%) Varnish
12 1 (0.037%) Snort
12 1 (0.037%) zsh
Systems Management
1 156 (5.72%) Puppet
2 141 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (2.31%) Oozie
4 57 (2.09%) Nagios
5 43 (1.58%) Ambari
6 32 (1.17%) ZABBIX
6 32 (1.17%) Salt
7 28 (1.03%) Cacti
8 21 (0.77%) YUM
9 19 (0.70%) Ganglia
10 16 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
11 10 (0.37%) Ansible
12 9 (0.33%) Capistrano
13 7 (0.26%) MOM
14 5 (0.18%) Vagrant
15 4 (0.15%) CFEngine
16 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 3 (0.11%) OSSEC
17 1 (0.037%) HP Quality Center
17 1 (0.037%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 371 (13.60%) Oracle
2 274 (10.04%) Microsoft
3 203 (7.44%) Google
4 138 (5.06%) Tableau
5 133 (4.88%) Teradata
6 89 (3.26%) Sybase
7 88 (3.23%) IBM
8 86 (3.15%) Netezza
9 85 (3.12%) SAP
10 77 (2.82%) Business Objects
11 75 (2.75%) Facebook
12 67 (2.46%) Cognos
13 65 (2.38%) Hortonworks
14 64 (2.35%) Cloudera
15 63 (2.31%) MapR
16 62 (2.27%) Informatica
16 62 (2.27%) Red Hat
17 57 (2.09%) Cisco
18 52 (1.91%) Adobe
19 50 (1.83%) Intel
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