The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 123 142 175
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +33
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 61 37 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.50% 0.94% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.22% 2.70% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 6
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Big Data
North West

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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1445 1370 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.64% 34.92% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1230 1377
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Big Data
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Manchester region.

Big Data Salary Trend in Manchester

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
(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
Bolton - 1 £28,500 -
Salford - 1 £50,000 -
Big Data
North West

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 37 (45.12%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
3 28 (34.15%) Hadoop
4 24 (29.27%) MS Excel
5 23 (28.05%) SQL
6 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (24.39%) .NET
6 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
6 20 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (24.39%) Analytics
7 19 (23.17%) Java
8 17 (20.73%) ETL
9 16 (19.51%) ERP
9 16 (19.51%) Windows
9 16 (19.51%) C#
9 16 (19.51%) Office 365
9 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
10 15 (18.29%) MongoDB
10 15 (18.29%) NoSQL
10 15 (18.29%) Linux
11 14 (17.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (17.07%) jQuery
12 13 (15.85%) Web Services
13 11 (13.41%) Finance
14 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
14 10 (12.20%) Python
14 10 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (10.98%) Ajax

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (10.98%) SAS
2 7 (8.54%) Apache Pig
3 6 (7.32%) Jetty
3 6 (7.32%) Apache
3 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) Node.js
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (29.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) SPSS
3 4 (4.88%) MS Project
3 4 (4.88%) MS Office
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (19.51%) Office 365
2 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.54%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.32%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.66%) Route 53
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.44%) SaaS
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.22%) ElastiCache
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) PPTP
2 2 (2.44%) IPsec
2 2 (2.44%) OpenVPN
2 2 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.15%) Hadoop
2 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (18.29%) MongoDB
3 15 (18.29%) NoSQL
4 14 (17.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (9.76%) Data Mining
8 7 (8.54%) Pentaho
8 7 (8.54%) QlikView
8 7 (8.54%) HBase
9 6 (7.32%) Apache Hive
9 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (7.32%) Sqoop
9 6 (7.32%) Triplestore
9 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
9 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (7.32%) MySQL
9 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.32%) Selenium
3 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.66%) Maven
4 2 (2.44%) JIRA
4 2 (2.44%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.22%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.22%) NUnit
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Banking
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) International Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Developer
2 23 (28.05%) Architect
3 16 (19.51%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Data Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.32%) Software Project Manager
6 6 (7.32%) Software Manager
6 6 (7.32%) Agile Project Manager
6 6 (7.32%) Big Data Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.10%) QA Leader
7 5 (6.10%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) .NET
2 14 (17.07%) jQuery
3 13 (15.85%) Web Services
4 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.98%) HTML
5 9 (10.98%) Ajax
6 8 (9.76%) CSS
7 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.32%) Hibernate
7 6 (7.32%) Spring
7 6 (7.32%) Spring MVC
8 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.88%) MDX
9 3 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.66%) WCF
10 2 (2.44%) RESTful
10 2 (2.44%) JSON
10 2 (2.44%) LAMP
10 2 (2.44%) HTML5
10 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
1 7 (8.54%) Visualisation
1 7 (8.54%) Open Source
2 6 (7.32%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (4.88%) Neural Network
3 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.66%) Social Media
5 2 (2.44%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.44%) Statistics
5 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.44%) Physics
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Xbox
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 15 (18.29%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
4 2 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) Analytics
3 17 (20.73%) ETL
4 16 (19.51%) ERP
5 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.98%) TDD
7 7 (8.54%) BDD
7 7 (8.54%) MapReduce
8 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.32%) Project Management
8 6 (7.32%) Data Security
8 6 (7.32%) MVC
8 6 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (7.32%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (7.32%) Matrix Management
9 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.10%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) SQL
2 19 (23.17%) Java
3 16 (19.51%) C#
4 10 (12.20%) Python
5 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.98%) PHP
6 6 (7.32%) Perl
6 6 (7.32%) C++
6 6 (7.32%) R
7 4 (4.88%) C
8 3 (3.66%) VB
8 3 (3.66%) VB6
9 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.44%) VBA
10 1 (1.22%) Ruby
10 1 (1.22%) Erlang
10 1 (1.22%) F#
10 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.32%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Puppet
2 6 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) JBoss
3 6 (7.32%) Tableau
4 5 (6.10%) Hitachi
5 3 (3.66%) Sybase
5 3 (3.66%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.44%) SAP
6 2 (2.44%) Perforce
6 2 (2.44%) Teradata
6 2 (2.44%) Netezza
6 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.22%) RainStor
7 1 (1.22%) Cognos
7 1 (1.22%) IBM
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