The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 161 188 239
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +51
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 100 59 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 0.86% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.84% 2.25% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 91 47 13
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -18.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £73,000 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +8.69%
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2607 2621 2716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.08% 38.36% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2267 2286 2457
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 £40,000

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Big Data
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Big Data Salary Trend in the North West

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in the North West

Big Data
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 November 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
Manchester -8 61 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Cheshire +26 35 £47,500 +35.71% 7
Merseyside +12 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 62 (35.43%) Hadoop
2 57 (32.57%) Finance
3 55 (31.43%) SQL
4 52 (29.71%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (29.14%) Analytics
6 47 (26.86%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (26.86%) Java
7 45 (25.71%) Linux
8 42 (24.00%) SAS
8 42 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 36 (20.57%) ETL
9 36 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (19.43%) .NET
11 32 (18.29%) Web Services
12 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
12 30 (17.14%) NoSQL
13 29 (16.57%) MongoDB
13 29 (16.57%) Windows
13 29 (16.57%) Oracle
14 27 (15.43%) C#
15 26 (14.86%) Banking
16 25 (14.29%) Teradata
16 25 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
17 23 (13.14%) jQuery
17 23 (13.14%) C++
17 23 (13.14%) MySQL
18 22 (12.57%) OLAP
18 22 (12.57%) Business Objects
19 21 (12.00%) JavaScript
20 20 (11.43%) MS Excel

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 42 (24.00%) SAS
2 11 (6.29%) Node.js
3 9 (5.14%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.57%) JBoss
4 8 (4.57%) Jetty
4 8 (4.57%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.43%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.86%) nginx
6 5 (2.86%) Apache
7 3 (1.71%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.14%) Confluence
8 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.57%) IIS
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.57%) SPSS
3 5 (2.86%) MS Project
3 5 (2.86%) MS Office
4 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP MDM
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (8.57%) Office 365
4 10 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (4.00%) Route 53
6 5 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (2.86%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.29%) ElastiCache
7 4 (2.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) Internet
2 2 (1.14%) PPTP
2 2 (1.14%) IPsec
2 2 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.14%) OpenVPN
2 2 (1.14%) VPN
3 1 (0.57%) DNS
3 1 (0.57%) SSL
3 1 (0.57%) SAN
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (35.43%) Hadoop
2 52 (29.71%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 30 (17.14%) NoSQL
5 29 (16.57%) MongoDB
6 23 (13.14%) MySQL
7 22 (12.57%) OLAP
8 19 (10.86%) DataStage
9 18 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (9.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (7.43%) Relational Database
13 12 (6.86%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (6.86%) OLTP
14 11 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (5.71%) Data Mining
15 10 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.14%) Subversion
3 8 (4.57%) NUnit
3 8 (4.57%) Selenium
4 6 (3.43%) Maven
5 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.14%) JIRA
6 2 (1.14%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.57%) Hudson
7 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
General
1 57 (32.57%) Finance
2 26 (14.86%) Banking
3 10 (5.71%) Marketing
4 8 (4.57%) French Language
4 8 (4.57%) Spanish Language
4 8 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.57%) Retail
5 4 (2.29%) Legal
6 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Local Government
7 1 (0.57%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (27.43%) Developer
2 26 (14.86%) Consultant
2 26 (14.86%) Architect
3 15 (8.57%) DBA
3 15 (8.57%) Enterprise Architect
4 13 (7.43%) Senior Developer
4 13 (7.43%) .NET Developer
5 12 (6.86%) Administrator
5 12 (6.86%) SQL DBA
6 11 (6.29%) Analyst
7 9 (5.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 8 (4.57%) Business Consultant
8 8 (4.57%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Data Warehouse Specialist
9 7 (4.00%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
10 5 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (2.86%) QA Leader
10 5 (2.86%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.43%) .NET
2 32 (18.29%) Web Services
3 23 (13.14%) jQuery
4 17 (9.71%) .NET Framework
4 17 (9.71%) ASP.NET
5 16 (9.14%) CSS
5 16 (9.14%) HTML
6 11 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (5.14%) HTML5
7 9 (5.14%) CSS3
7 9 (5.14%) WebSockets
8 8 (4.57%) Kafka
8 8 (4.57%) WebRTC
8 8 (4.57%) Hibernate
8 8 (4.57%) Spring
8 8 (4.57%) Spring MVC
9 7 (4.00%) Ajax
10 2 (1.14%) LAMP
10 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.86%) Algorithms
3 17 (9.71%) Visualisation
4 16 (9.14%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.71%) Open Source
6 9 (5.14%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.14%) Data Integration
7 7 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (3.43%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.86%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.86%) Social Media
10 4 (2.29%) Statistics
11 3 (1.71%) Clustering
11 3 (1.71%) Telematics
11 3 (1.71%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.71%) User Experience
12 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
12 2 (1.14%) Neural Network
13 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.71%) Linux
2 29 (16.57%) Windows
3 15 (8.57%) Android
3 15 (8.57%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.14%) UNIX
5 4 (2.29%) CentOS
6 3 (1.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.14%) Analytics
2 47 (26.86%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (20.57%) ETL
3 36 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.86%) Data Analysis
5 18 (10.29%) Mentoring
6 15 (8.57%) MVC
6 15 (8.57%) ERP
7 14 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (7.43%) Data Management
9 11 (6.29%) Data Modelling
9 11 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (6.29%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.71%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.14%) TDD
12 8 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.57%) BDD
12 8 (4.57%) Change Control
13 7 (4.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 55 (31.43%) SQL
2 47 (26.86%) Java
3 27 (15.43%) C#
4 23 (13.14%) C++
5 21 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (9.71%) Python
7 14 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 13 (7.43%) PHP
9 8 (4.57%) C
10 7 (4.00%) Ruby
10 7 (4.00%) Perl
10 7 (4.00%) R
11 4 (2.29%) VB
11 4 (2.29%) VB6
12 3 (1.71%) VBA
12 3 (1.71%) Scala
13 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.57%) Erlang
14 1 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.14%) PhD
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) RHCE
4 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.86%) QA
2 7 (4.00%) SLA
3 3 (1.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.86%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.14%) Snort
3 2 (1.14%) Squid
4 1 (0.57%) HDFS
4 1 (0.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.14%) Puppet
2 5 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.57%) Oracle
3 25 (14.29%) Teradata
4 22 (12.57%) Business Objects
5 17 (9.71%) Tableau
6 10 (5.71%) Cognos
7 9 (5.14%) Siebel
8 7 (4.00%) RainStor
9 5 (2.86%) IBM
9 5 (2.86%) Hitachi
9 5 (2.86%) NetApp
10 4 (2.29%) Vertica
11 3 (1.71%) Informatica
11 3 (1.71%) SAP
11 3 (1.71%) Sybase
12 2 (1.14%) Perforce
12 2 (1.14%) Ab Initio
12 2 (1.14%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.57%) RightScale
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
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