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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 71 101 216
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +115
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1653 1373 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.74% 2.85% 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.39% 9.25% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1328 1179 536
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £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
13345 14841 12985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.17% 30.83% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11285 12932 11224
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +42 383 £67,500 -3.57% 53
Canary Wharf +16 12 £65,000 -7.14%
Docklands, London +3 6 £72,500 +3.57%
Hounslow - 4 £65,000 -
Uxbridge - 4 £55,000 -
Isleworth +1 3 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £50,000 - 1
Ealing - 3 £47,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £60,000 -
Mayfair - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 £65,000 - 1
Feltham - 1 £160,000 - 5
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1275 (39.73%) Hadoop
2 1273 (39.67%) Java
3 1231 (38.36%) Analytics
4 1138 (35.46%) SQL
5 1052 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
6 853 (26.58%) Finance
7 812 (25.30%) Business Intelligence
8 759 (23.65%) Python
9 657 (20.47%) NoSQL
10 646 (20.13%) ETL
11 608 (18.95%) Degree
12 551 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
13 520 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
14 457 (14.24%) MongoDB
15 448 (13.96%) Computer Science
16 431 (13.43%) SQL Server
17 425 (13.24%) Apache Hive
18 413 (12.87%) R
18 413 (12.87%) JavaScript
19 406 (12.65%) Oracle
20 401 (12.50%) Banking
21 399 (12.43%) TDD
22 386 (12.03%) Scala
23 353 (11.00%) Linux
24 351 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
25 350 (10.91%) Software Engineering
26 348 (10.84%) Data Modelling
27 321 (10.00%) Apache Spark
28 317 (9.88%) C#
29 314 (9.78%) MapReduce

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 321 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 311 (9.69%) SAS
3 278 (8.66%) Elasticsearch
4 249 (7.76%) Apache Pig
5 150 (4.67%) Apache
6 148 (4.61%) Apache Solr
7 108 (3.37%) Node.js
8 52 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 46 (1.43%) IIS
10 33 (1.03%) CMS
11 26 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 24 (0.75%) Jetty
13 18 (0.56%) nginx
13 18 (0.56%) JBoss
14 17 (0.53%) GlassFish
15 15 (0.47%) MQSeries
16 14 (0.44%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.34%) Drupal
18 10 (0.31%) WebSphere
19 9 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 174 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 162 (5.05%) SPSS
3 18 (0.56%) MS Office
4 17 (0.53%) PowerPivot
5 14 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.31%) Weka
6 10 (0.31%) Stata
7 6 (0.19%) Mathematica
7 6 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.19%) CPLEX
8 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.093%) Gephi
10 2 (0.062%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.062%) MS Project
11 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.031%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.031%) FastStats
11 1 (0.031%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 17 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.37%) HFM
2 12 (0.37%) Unica
3 9 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
3 9 (0.28%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.16%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.16%) Workday HCM
4 5 (0.16%) Odoo
5 4 (0.12%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.093%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.031%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.031%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.031%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.031%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.031%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.031%) Primavera
7 1 (0.031%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 351 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (3.27%) SaaS
4 90 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
5 78 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
6 67 (2.09%) Amazon EMR
7 53 (1.65%) Google Analytics
8 40 (1.25%) Amazon S3
9 35 (1.09%) GitHub
10 27 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
11 22 (0.69%) IaaS
11 22 (0.69%) PaaS
12 18 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
13 13 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
14 11 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 9 (0.28%) SoftLayer
16 8 (0.25%) CodePlex
17 7 (0.22%) Office 365
18 6 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
18 6 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.03%) HTTP
2 60 (1.87%) Internet
3 19 (0.59%) Intranet
4 18 (0.56%) AMQP
5 16 (0.50%) DNS
6 15 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.41%) Broadband
8 11 (0.34%) Network Security
9 8 (0.25%) Multicast
10 7 (0.22%) SSL
10 7 (0.22%) Firewall
10 7 (0.22%) Wireless
11 6 (0.19%) SSH
11 6 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.19%) VLAN
11 6 (0.19%) SAN
11 6 (0.19%) SNMP
11 6 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (0.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1275 (39.73%) Hadoop
2 657 (20.47%) NoSQL
3 551 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
4 457 (14.24%) MongoDB
5 431 (13.43%) SQL Server
6 425 (13.24%) Apache Hive
7 310 (9.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 254 (7.92%) HBase
9 240 (7.48%) Relational Database
10 223 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 222 (6.92%) Data Mining
12 216 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 194 (6.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 188 (5.86%) MySQL
15 178 (5.55%) QlikView
16 151 (4.71%) RDBMS
17 121 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
18 108 (3.37%) Pentaho
19 98 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
20 79 (2.46%) Impala
Development Applications
1 126 (3.93%) Git (software)
2 107 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 80 (2.49%) Talend Open Studio
4 76 (2.37%) JIRA
5 54 (1.68%) Maven
6 49 (1.53%) Selenium
7 33 (1.03%) JUnit
7 33 (1.03%) WebDriver
8 31 (0.97%) Subversion
9 29 (0.90%) NUnit
10 26 (0.81%) Ant
10 26 (0.81%) Cucumber
11 24 (0.75%) TeamCity
12 23 (0.72%) Visual Studio
13 19 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (0.50%) ERwin
14 16 (0.50%) Hudson
15 13 (0.41%) JMeter
16 12 (0.37%) MSTest
17 11 (0.34%) Grunt
General
1 853 (26.58%) Finance
2 401 (12.50%) Banking
3 308 (9.60%) Retail
4 271 (8.44%) Marketing
5 193 (6.01%) Telecoms
6 110 (3.43%) Games
7 88 (2.74%) Investment Banking
8 79 (2.46%) Advertising
9 60 (1.87%) Legal
10 49 (1.53%) Front Office
11 42 (1.31%) Law
12 40 (1.25%) Electronics
13 39 (1.22%) Online Betting
14 35 (1.09%) Financial Institution
14 35 (1.09%) Publishing
15 31 (0.97%) Manufacturing
16 25 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.62%) Automotive
18 16 (0.50%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1162 (36.21%) Developer
2 474 (14.77%) Architect
3 445 (13.87%) Java Developer
4 269 (8.38%) Senior Developer
5 268 (8.35%) Data Scientist
6 250 (7.79%) Analyst
7 243 (7.57%) Data Architect
8 236 (7.35%) Consultant
9 177 (5.52%) Senior Java Developer
10 135 (4.21%) Big Data Architect
11 112 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
12 111 (3.46%) Software Engineer
13 107 (3.33%) Big Data Developer
14 86 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 85 (2.65%) Business Analyst
16 80 (2.49%) SQL Developer
17 78 (2.43%) Data Analyst
18 74 (2.31%) C# Developer
19 73 (2.27%) Data Consultant
20 72 (2.24%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (8.10%) HTML
2 255 (7.95%) .NET
2 255 (7.95%) Spring
3 230 (7.17%) Web Services
4 205 (6.39%) XML
5 202 (6.29%) CSS
6 177 (5.52%) REST
7 150 (4.67%) Kafka
8 144 (4.49%) HTML5
9 138 (4.30%) AngularJS
10 108 (3.37%) J2EE
11 100 (3.12%) ASP.NET
12 97 (3.02%) SOAP
13 95 (2.96%) jQuery
14 91 (2.84%) Hibernate
14 91 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
15 90 (2.80%) ActiveMQ
16 83 (2.59%) RESTful
17 80 (2.49%) Lucene
18 79 (2.46%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 520 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
2 448 (13.96%) Computer Science
3 283 (8.82%) Algorithms
4 273 (8.51%) Visualisation
5 239 (7.45%) Statistics
6 231 (7.20%) Mathematics
7 165 (5.14%) Data Integration
8 111 (3.46%) User Experience
9 89 (2.77%) Data Structures
10 88 (2.74%) Management Information System
11 79 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
12 78 (2.43%) Grid Computing
13 77 (2.40%) Social Media
14 72 (2.24%) Client/Server
15 65 (2.03%) Social Network
16 62 (1.93%) Semantic Web
17 54 (1.68%) Neural Network
18 52 (1.62%) Physics
19 40 (1.25%) Mobile App
19 40 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 353 (11.00%) Linux
2 214 (6.67%) UNIX
3 105 (3.27%) Windows
4 35 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (1.00%) Android
6 31 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 21 (0.65%) CentOS
8 20 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.16%) Debian
10 3 (0.093%) SUSE
10 3 (0.093%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.062%) Solaris
12 1 (0.031%) zOS
12 1 (0.031%) Fedora
12 1 (0.031%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.031%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1231 (38.36%) Analytics
2 1052 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
3 812 (25.30%) Business Intelligence
4 646 (20.13%) ETL
5 399 (12.43%) TDD
6 350 (10.91%) Software Engineering
7 348 (10.84%) Data Modelling
8 314 (9.78%) MapReduce
9 306 (9.54%) Scrum
10 288 (8.97%) Open Source
11 273 (8.51%) Data Analysis
12 251 (7.82%) Data Analytics
13 223 (6.95%) Big Data Analytics
14 219 (6.82%) E-Commerce
15 215 (6.70%) OO
15 215 (6.70%) Data Management
16 188 (5.86%) Machine Learning
17 186 (5.80%) Multithreading
18 179 (5.58%) DevOps
19 171 (5.33%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1273 (39.67%) Java
2 1138 (35.46%) SQL
3 759 (23.65%) Python
4 413 (12.87%) JavaScript
4 413 (12.87%) R
5 386 (12.03%) Scala
6 317 (9.88%) C#
7 213 (6.64%) C++
8 194 (6.05%) T-SQL
9 171 (5.33%) Ruby
10 144 (4.49%) Perl
11 110 (3.43%) PHP
12 106 (3.30%) MATLAB
13 96 (2.99%) PL/SQL
14 89 (2.77%) Bash Shell
15 83 (2.59%) C
16 60 (1.87%) Shell Script
17 36 (1.12%) Spark SQL
18 33 (1.03%) Clojure
19 21 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 608 (18.95%) Degree
2 147 (4.58%) PhD
3 30 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 15 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 14 (0.44%) PMP
8 7 (0.22%) MCTS
8 7 (0.22%) MCITP
8 7 (0.22%) ISEB
9 6 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.19%) MBA
10 5 (0.16%) CEH
10 5 (0.16%) CCNA
11 4 (0.12%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.12%) CSSLP
11 4 (0.12%) GWAPT
12 3 (0.093%) MCSE
13 2 (0.062%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (4.08%) QA
2 64 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.41%) COBIT
4 6 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.16%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.12%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.093%) SLA
8 2 (0.062%) MiFID
9 1 (0.031%) Basel III
9 1 (0.031%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.031%) EMIR
9 1 (0.031%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.031%) FINREP
System Software
1 90 (2.80%) HDFS
2 63 (1.96%) Apache Flume
3 37 (1.15%) Docker
4 30 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.31%) KVM
7 9 (0.28%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.25%) Active Directory
9 7 (0.22%) LXC
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
10 6 (0.19%) vSphere
10 6 (0.19%) Varnish
10 6 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.16%) GPFS
12 4 (0.12%) Ceph
12 4 (0.12%) NFS
13 2 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.031%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.031%) Cronacle
14 1 (0.031%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 149 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
2 126 (3.93%) Puppet
3 71 (2.21%) Ansible
4 30 (0.93%) Oozie
5 22 (0.69%) Vagrant
6 21 (0.65%) Nagios
6 21 (0.65%) Salt
7 17 (0.53%) Pingdom
8 16 (0.50%) Mesos
9 15 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
10 11 (0.34%) Ganglia
11 9 (0.28%) OPNET
11 9 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (0.28%) logstash
12 8 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (0.25%) Kibana
12 8 (0.25%) Graphite
12 8 (0.25%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.22%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.22%) Chronos
Vendors
1 406 (12.65%) Oracle
2 299 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 265 (8.26%) Tableau
4 153 (4.77%) Informatica
5 142 (4.43%) Teradata
6 130 (4.05%) SAP
7 116 (3.61%) Cognos
8 113 (3.52%) Netezza
9 109 (3.40%) Cloudera
10 104 (3.24%) Google
11 100 (3.12%) IBM
12 99 (3.09%) MicroStrategy
13 80 (2.49%) Talend
14 71 (2.21%) Vertica
15 63 (1.96%) Ab Initio
16 61 (1.90%) Greenplum
17 45 (1.40%) Splunk
18 43 (1.34%) SaltStack
18 43 (1.34%) Red Hat
19 41 (1.28%) Hortonworks
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum £30,000 - £55,000 Doe
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + car, stock options and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Salary or Stock options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £120k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35’000 to £75 000 (+seriously good package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday