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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 152 199 213
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +14
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 98 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.54% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.42% 1.93% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 90 33 40
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £80,000 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2219 2436 2807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.89% 34.61% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 2056 2457
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +35 50 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Cheshire +14 24 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Merseyside +3 2 £51,250 -35.93%
Lancashire - 1 £57,500 - 2
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 89 (46.35%) SQL
2 62 (32.29%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (29.69%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (28.13%) Analytics
5 52 (27.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (26.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (25.52%) SQL Server
8 48 (25.00%) Web Services
9 47 (24.48%) Java
10 45 (23.44%) MySQL
10 45 (23.44%) Migration
10 45 (23.44%) Hadoop
11 42 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 41 (21.35%) Linux
13 38 (19.79%) T-SQL
13 38 (19.79%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (17.71%) PHP
15 30 (15.63%) HTML
15 30 (15.63%) JavaScript
15 30 (15.63%) CSS
16 27 (14.06%) WordPress
17 26 (13.54%) ETL
18 25 (13.02%) Perforce
18 25 (13.02%) PostgreSQL
19 23 (11.98%) Apache Hive
20 22 (11.46%) NoSQL
21 21 (10.94%) Open Source
22 20 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
22 20 (10.42%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 27 (14.06%) WordPress
2 14 (7.29%) Apache Pig
3 12 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.73%) SAS
5 8 (4.17%) nginx
6 7 (3.65%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.08%) Drupal
7 4 (2.08%) Apache
8 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.04%) Jetty
9 2 (1.04%) IIS
9 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.56%) SPSS
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (29.69%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.29%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (6.77%) Amazon S3
4 11 (5.73%) Route 53
5 9 (4.69%) Amazon Glacier
5 9 (4.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.04%) SaaS
8 2 (1.04%) PaaS
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.08%) DNS
1 4 (2.08%) Internet
1 4 (2.08%) Firewall
1 4 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.04%) Network Security
2 2 (1.04%) NAS
2 2 (1.04%) OpenVPN
2 2 (1.04%) IPsec
2 2 (1.04%) SAN
2 2 (1.04%) DMZ
2 2 (1.04%) SMS
2 2 (1.04%) DHCP
2 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 51 (26.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (25.52%) SQL Server
4 45 (23.44%) MySQL
4 45 (23.44%) Hadoop
5 42 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (19.79%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (13.02%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (11.98%) Apache Hive
9 22 (11.46%) NoSQL
10 16 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
11 14 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (6.77%) Data Mining
12 13 (6.77%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (6.25%) MongoDB
14 8 (4.17%) Pentaho
14 8 (4.17%) HBase
15 6 (3.13%) OLAP
16 5 (2.60%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 14 (7.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.65%) Cucumber
3 7 (3.65%) Maven
3 7 (3.65%) JUnit
4 6 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.56%) Selenium
6 2 (1.04%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.04%) Hudson
7 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.52%) NUnit
7 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 15 (7.81%) Finance
2 11 (5.73%) Banking
3 8 (4.17%) Retail
4 4 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.08%) Marketing
5 3 (1.56%) Electronics
5 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.04%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (47.92%) Developer
2 45 (23.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 32 (16.67%) Architect
4 21 (10.94%) PHP Developer
5 11 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.21%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.21%) Data Architect
7 9 (4.69%) Consultant
8 8 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Lead Architect
9 7 (3.65%) Big Data Architect
10 6 (3.13%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (3.13%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.13%) Administrator
10 6 (3.13%) DBA
10 6 (3.13%) Analyst
11 5 (2.60%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (2.60%) Scala Developer
11 5 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.08%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.00%) Web Services
2 30 (15.63%) CSS
2 30 (15.63%) HTML
3 17 (8.85%) JSON
4 16 (8.33%) .NET
5 15 (7.81%) J2EE
6 12 (6.25%) jQuery
7 9 (4.69%) REST
8 8 (4.17%) LAMP
9 7 (3.65%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.65%) RESTful
9 7 (3.65%) Kafka
9 7 (3.65%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.13%) Spring
10 6 (3.13%) Java EE
11 5 (2.60%) Middleware
12 4 (2.08%) Ajax
12 4 (2.08%) XML
13 3 (1.56%) Laravel
13 3 (1.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.38%) Visualisation
2 15 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.25%) Telematics
4 11 (5.73%) Replication
5 8 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.13%) User Experience
6 6 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.60%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.60%) CMDB
8 4 (2.08%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.08%) Social Media
8 4 (2.08%) Statistics
9 3 (1.56%) DTV
10 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.04%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.04%) PKI
11 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.35%) Linux
2 13 (6.77%) Windows
3 10 (5.21%) Android
3 10 (5.21%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.69%) UNIX
5 5 (2.60%) CentOS
6 4 (2.08%) VME
7 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.29%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (28.13%) Analytics
3 45 (23.44%) Migration
4 42 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (13.54%) ETL
6 21 (10.94%) Open Source
7 20 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (6.77%) Web Development
9 13 (6.77%) DevOps
10 10 (5.21%) Business Analytics
11 9 (4.69%) Data Architecture
11 9 (4.69%) Scrum
11 9 (4.69%) Data Management
12 8 (4.17%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.17%) API Development
13 7 (3.65%) Unit Testing
13 7 (3.65%) Load Balancing
13 7 (3.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (46.35%) SQL
2 47 (24.48%) Java
3 38 (19.79%) T-SQL
4 34 (17.71%) PHP
5 30 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.38%) C++
7 17 (8.85%) Python
8 15 (7.81%) C
9 14 (7.29%) C#
10 11 (5.73%) Scala
10 11 (5.73%) R
11 10 (5.21%) Ruby
12 5 (2.60%) Groovy
12 5 (2.60%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.60%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.08%) Perl
13 4 (2.08%) COBOL
13 4 (2.08%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.04%) ISEB
2 2 (1.04%) CISSP
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.25%) Docker
2 5 (2.60%) HDFS
3 4 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.08%) Snort
4 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.04%) GPFS
5 1 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (6.25%) Puppet
2 5 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.56%) Oozie
4 2 (1.04%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.52%) Netcool
5 1 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (13.02%) Perforce
2 20 (10.42%) Oracle
3 19 (9.90%) Teradata
4 14 (7.29%) Tableau
4 14 (7.29%) Talend
5 10 (5.21%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.21%) Informatica
6 9 (4.69%) VMware
7 8 (4.17%) SAP
8 7 (3.65%) Cognos
8 7 (3.65%) Ab Initio
8 7 (3.65%) IBM
9 6 (3.13%) Vertica
10 4 (2.08%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.08%) Netezza
10 4 (2.08%) Hortonworks
10 4 (2.08%) Cloudera
10 4 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.08%) Sourcefire
10 4 (2.08%) ICL
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