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 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 116 140 153
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 65 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.82% 1.15% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.38% 3.37% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 37
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £175,000 £80,000 £60,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1208 1363 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 33.79% 34.01% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 1165 1310
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £57,500
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 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 31 July 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Manchester

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 52 (42.62%) Analytics
2 43 (35.25%) SQL
3 41 (33.61%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (32.79%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (32.79%) Hadoop
5 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (22.95%) MySQL
6 28 (22.95%) PHP
7 26 (21.31%) SQL Server
8 25 (20.49%) CSS
8 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
9 24 (19.67%) HTML
10 23 (18.85%) IBM
10 23 (18.85%) Perforce
10 23 (18.85%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (18.85%) Retail
10 23 (18.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (18.85%) WordPress
11 22 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (18.03%) Tableau
11 22 (18.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (18.03%) Linux
12 21 (17.21%) Java
12 21 (17.21%) Degree
13 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (16.39%) NoSQL
14 19 (15.57%) Hortonworks
14 19 (15.57%) Teradata
15 18 (14.75%) Business Analytics
15 18 (14.75%) Apache Hive

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 23 (18.85%) WordPress
2 12 (9.84%) Apache Pig
3 10 (8.20%) SAS
4 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.28%) Apache
5 4 (3.28%) Drupal
5 4 (3.28%) nginx
6 2 (1.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) SPSS
2 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Unica
2 3 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) NAS
2 2 (1.64%) SMS
2 2 (1.64%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.64%) DNS
2 2 (1.64%) SAN
2 2 (1.64%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.79%) Data Warehouse
1 40 (32.79%) Hadoop
2 28 (22.95%) MySQL
3 26 (21.31%) SQL Server
4 23 (18.85%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (18.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (18.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (16.39%) NoSQL
6 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (14.75%) Apache Hive
8 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (11.48%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (11.48%) IBM BigInsights
10 10 (8.20%) QlikView
11 7 (5.74%) OLAP
11 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (4.10%) Data Mining
12 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (4.10%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (4.10%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (2.46%) PHPUnit
2 3 (2.46%) Selenium
3 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (18.85%) Retail
2 11 (9.02%) Banking
3 9 (7.38%) Finance
4 4 (3.28%) Automotive
4 4 (3.28%) Marketing
5 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.46%) Electronics
5 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (39.34%) Developer
2 19 (15.57%) PHP Developer
3 18 (14.75%) Consultant
4 17 (13.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (12.30%) Architect
6 14 (11.48%) Data Architect
7 11 (9.02%) Big Data Architect
8 8 (6.56%) Data Consultant
8 8 (6.56%) DBA
8 8 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.74%) Teradata DBA
10 6 (4.92%) Big Data Consultant
11 5 (4.10%) Scala Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Business Developer
12 4 (3.28%) Analyst
12 4 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (3.28%) Administrator
12 4 (3.28%) Big Data Developer
12 4 (3.28%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.49%) CSS
2 24 (19.67%) HTML
3 15 (12.30%) Web Services
4 11 (9.02%) jQuery
5 10 (8.20%) .NET
5 10 (8.20%) REST
6 9 (7.38%) LAMP
7 8 (6.56%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.10%) J2EE
8 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.28%) XML
9 4 (3.28%) Ajax
9 4 (3.28%) Laravel
9 4 (3.28%) Kafka
10 2 (1.64%) Ember.js
10 2 (1.64%) RESTful
10 2 (1.64%) Backbone.js
10 2 (1.64%) Akka
10 2 (1.64%) Play Framework
10 2 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Visualisation
2 14 (11.48%) Management Information System
3 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.20%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.38%) Data Integration
6 8 (6.56%) Social Media
7 6 (4.92%) Replication
8 3 (2.46%) DTV
9 1 (0.82%) User Experience
9 1 (0.82%) Statistics
9 1 (0.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Linux
2 6 (4.92%) Windows
3 4 (3.28%) UNIX
3 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) Analytics
2 41 (33.61%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.75%) Use Case
4 18 (14.75%) Business Analytics
5 15 (12.30%) Open Source
6 14 (11.48%) Data Management
6 14 (11.48%) Information Management
6 14 (11.48%) ETL
7 12 (9.84%) Web Development
8 10 (8.20%) Problem Management
8 10 (8.20%) Data Architecture
9 9 (7.38%) Logistics
9 9 (7.38%) Migration
9 9 (7.38%) API Development
10 8 (6.56%) MapReduce
11 7 (5.74%) Scrum
12 6 (4.92%) Data Modelling
12 6 (4.92%) OO
12 6 (4.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.25%) SQL
2 28 (22.95%) PHP
3 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.21%) Java
5 12 (9.84%) C++
6 11 (9.02%) Python
7 10 (8.20%) C#
8 9 (7.38%) T-SQL
8 9 (7.38%) R
9 8 (6.56%) C
10 6 (4.92%) Scala
11 5 (4.10%) Ruby
12 4 (3.28%) Perl
12 4 (3.28%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.64%) VBA
14 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (17.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) ISEB
2 2 (1.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) HDFS
2 6 (4.92%) GPFS
3 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.64%) Docker
5 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) Oozie
2 5 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.10%) Puppet
3 4 (3.28%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (2.46%) Ambari
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) IBM
1 23 (18.85%) Perforce
2 22 (18.03%) Tableau
3 19 (15.57%) Hortonworks
3 19 (15.57%) Teradata
4 14 (11.48%) Cognos
5 12 (9.84%) Twitter
6 10 (8.20%) Cloudera
6 10 (8.20%) Oracle
7 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
7 9 (7.38%) MapR
8 8 (6.56%) Informatica
8 8 (6.56%) Apple
8 8 (6.56%) VMware
9 7 (5.74%) Ab Initio
9 7 (5.74%) SAP
10 6 (4.92%) Netezza
11 5 (4.10%) Talend
12 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
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