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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 167 188 242
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +54
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 88 53 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 0.79% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 2.07% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 81 43 18
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -27.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,000 £46,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £54,650
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.82%
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
2380 2560 3175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.73% 38.19% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2074 2228 2886
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,863 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 0 52 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Cheshire +20 32 £52,500 +45.83% 4
Merseyside +12 1 £40,000 -34.69%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 64 (34.41%) Hadoop
2 62 (33.33%) SQL
2 62 (33.33%) Finance
3 57 (30.65%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (30.11%) Linux
5 54 (29.03%) Analytics
6 51 (27.42%) Java
7 43 (23.12%) SQL Server
8 42 (22.58%) SAS
9 40 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (19.89%) .NET
12 36 (19.35%) Web Services
12 36 (19.35%) Banking
13 35 (18.82%) ETL
14 33 (17.74%) C++
14 33 (17.74%) NoSQL
15 31 (16.67%) C#
15 31 (16.67%) Oracle
15 31 (16.67%) Windows
15 31 (16.67%) Teradata
16 27 (14.52%) MySQL
16 27 (14.52%) jQuery
17 24 (12.90%) JavaScript
17 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
17 24 (12.90%) MongoDB
17 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (12.37%) Apple iOS
18 23 (12.37%) OLAP
18 23 (12.37%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (22.58%) SAS
2 14 (7.53%) Node.js
3 9 (4.84%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.30%) JBoss
4 8 (4.30%) Jetty
4 8 (4.30%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.30%) nginx
5 5 (2.69%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.15%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.08%) Confluence
7 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.08%) WordPress
7 2 (1.08%) Apache
8 1 (0.54%) IIS
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.54%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.69%) MS Project
2 5 (2.69%) MS Office
3 4 (2.15%) SPSS
4 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.76%) Office 365
4 6 (3.23%) Route 53
4 6 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.15%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.15%) ElastiCache
5 4 (2.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.08%) SaaS
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.15%) OpenVPN
2 4 (2.15%) Internet
2 4 (2.15%) IPsec
3 2 (1.08%) PPTP
3 2 (1.08%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) SSL
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (34.41%) Hadoop
2 57 (30.65%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (23.12%) SQL Server
4 33 (17.74%) NoSQL
5 27 (14.52%) MySQL
6 24 (12.90%) MongoDB
7 23 (12.37%) OLAP
8 22 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (10.75%) DataStage
10 19 (10.22%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (6.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (6.45%) Data Mining
14 11 (5.91%) OLTP
14 11 (5.91%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (5.38%) Relational Database
16 9 (4.84%) QlikView
16 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (4.30%) Oracle OLAP
17 8 (4.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.99%) Subversion
3 12 (6.45%) NUnit
4 8 (4.30%) Selenium
5 5 (2.69%) Maven
6 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.08%) JIRA
7 2 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.08%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
General
1 62 (33.33%) Finance
2 36 (19.35%) Banking
3 11 (5.91%) Marketing
4 8 (4.30%) French Language
4 8 (4.30%) Spanish Language
4 8 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.76%) Retail
6 5 (2.69%) Legal
7 4 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Local Government
9 1 (0.54%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (27.42%) Developer
2 28 (15.05%) Consultant
3 17 (9.14%) Architect
4 16 (8.60%) Analyst
4 16 (8.60%) Senior Developer
4 16 (8.60%) .NET Developer
5 15 (8.06%) DBA
6 13 (6.99%) Administrator
7 9 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 9 (4.84%) SQL DBA
7 9 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (4.30%) Data Warehouse Specialist
8 8 (4.30%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 8 (4.30%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.30%) Business Consultant
9 7 (3.76%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (2.69%) Data Architect
10 5 (2.69%) QA Leader
11 4 (2.15%) Test Leader
11 4 (2.15%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.89%) .NET
2 36 (19.35%) Web Services
3 27 (14.52%) jQuery
4 22 (11.83%) HTML
4 22 (11.83%) CSS
5 21 (11.29%) .NET Framework
6 20 (10.75%) ASP.NET
7 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (6.99%) HTML5
8 13 (6.99%) CSS3
8 13 (6.99%) WebSockets
9 12 (6.45%) Kafka
9 12 (6.45%) WebRTC
10 8 (4.30%) Hibernate
10 8 (4.30%) Spring
10 8 (4.30%) Spring MVC
11 7 (3.76%) Ajax
12 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.22%) Algorithms
3 16 (8.60%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.53%) Visualisation
5 11 (5.91%) Data Integration
5 11 (5.91%) Mobile App
6 10 (5.38%) Open Source
7 7 (3.76%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (3.23%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.69%) Social Media
9 5 (2.69%) Telematics
9 5 (2.69%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.69%) User Experience
10 4 (2.15%) Statistics
11 3 (1.61%) PMI
11 3 (1.61%) Replication
11 3 (1.61%) Clustering
11 3 (1.61%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.11%) Linux
2 31 (16.67%) Windows
3 23 (12.37%) Android
3 23 (12.37%) Apple iOS
4 14 (7.53%) UNIX
5 5 (2.69%) CentOS
6 3 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.03%) Analytics
2 40 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (18.82%) ETL
5 20 (10.75%) Data Analysis
6 18 (9.68%) MVC
7 14 (7.53%) Unit Testing
8 13 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (6.45%) Data Management
9 12 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.91%) Change Control
10 11 (5.91%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.38%) Data Modelling
11 10 (5.38%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.84%) Anomaly Detection
12 9 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.30%) TDD
14 7 (3.76%) Scrum
14 7 (3.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 62 (33.33%) SQL
2 51 (27.42%) Java
3 33 (17.74%) C++
4 31 (16.67%) C#
5 24 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 16 (8.60%) Python
8 14 (7.53%) PHP
9 11 (5.91%) C
10 8 (4.30%) Ruby
11 5 (2.69%) Scala
11 5 (2.69%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.15%) R
12 4 (2.15%) VB6
12 4 (2.15%) VB
13 3 (1.61%) VBA
13 3 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (7.53%) Degree
2 5 (2.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.69%) PhD
3 3 (1.61%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.54%) MCSE
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) RHCE
4 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.22%) QA
2 7 (3.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.76%) Hyper-V
1 7 (3.76%) Snort
2 2 (1.08%) Squid
2 2 (1.08%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.08%) HDFS
3 1 (0.54%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (5.91%) Puppet
2 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 31 (16.67%) Oracle
1 31 (16.67%) Teradata
2 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 22 (11.83%) Business Objects
4 18 (9.68%) Tableau
5 11 (5.91%) Cognos
6 10 (5.38%) Siebel
7 7 (3.76%) Sourcefire
7 7 (3.76%) RainStor
8 5 (2.69%) Vertica
8 5 (2.69%) Ab Initio
8 5 (2.69%) Informatica
8 5 (2.69%) NetApp
9 4 (2.15%) IBM
9 4 (2.15%) Sybase
10 3 (1.61%) SAP
11 2 (1.08%) Hitachi
11 2 (1.08%) Apple
11 2 (1.08%) Perforce
11 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
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