The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 62 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.63% 0.81% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.81% 1.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £80,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
221 273 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.75% 44.39% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 186 255 228
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Big Data
North West

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Big Data
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Big Data Salary Trend in Merseyside

Big Data
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Liverpool +2 4 £80,000 +60.00%
Big Data
North West

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 13 (54.17%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Apache Hive
3 11 (45.83%) Analytics
4 9 (37.50%) MapReduce
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) JUnit
5 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (33.33%) Spring
5 8 (33.33%) jQuery
6 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
6 7 (29.17%) Project Management
7 6 (25.00%) ETL
7 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (25.00%) Redis
8 5 (20.83%) Apache Pig
9 4 (16.67%) Middleware
9 4 (16.67%) Data Management
9 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
9 4 (16.67%) SOA
9 4 (16.67%) MySQL
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle
9 4 (16.67%) Apache Avro
9 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (20.83%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 11 (45.83%) Apache Hive
3 6 (25.00%) Redis
4 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (16.67%) MySQL
5 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) JUnit
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Maven
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Data Scientist
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Products Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Engineering Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) MapReduce
2 8 (33.33%) jQuery
2 8 (33.33%) HTML5
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) Spring
3 4 (16.67%) JSF
3 4 (16.67%) Middleware
3 4 (16.67%) Apache Avro
4 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) J2SE
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.17%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Analytics
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) ETL
5 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (16.67%) Data Management
6 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) OOD
7 3 (12.50%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) CRM
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
1 4 (16.67%) WSO2
2 1 (4.17%) Zend