The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 64 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.17% 1.44% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 3.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
211 265 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.23% 42.40% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 174 250 237
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,888 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 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
Liverpool -3 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Big Data
North West

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (70.59%) Hadoop
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) MapReduce
4 7 (41.18%) Apache Hive
4 7 (41.18%) Analytics
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
5 6 (35.29%) ETL
6 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Apache Pig
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) Customer Insight
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) JUnit
7 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (23.53%) Spring
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) Data Management
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
9 2 (11.76%) Redis
9 2 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
9 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (11.76%) Git (software)

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (29.41%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) Hadoop
2 7 (41.18%) Apache Hive
3 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (11.76%) Redis
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Products Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) Spring
1 4 (23.53%) jQuery
1 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Hedge funds
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) MapReduce
2 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 6 (35.29%) ETL
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Data Management
5 4 (23.53%) Customer Insight
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree