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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 159 187 243
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +56
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 95 50 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.30% 0.73% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.52% 1.95% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 76 46 10
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £36,250 £41,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £56,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
2702 2568 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.11% 37.26% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 2279 2492
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +24 60 £51,250 -6.81% 7
Cheshire +17 29 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Merseyside -10 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 56 (37.33%) Hadoop
2 52 (34.67%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (32.00%) SQL
4 45 (30.00%) Finance
5 41 (27.33%) SQL Server
6 36 (24.00%) Java
6 36 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
8 32 (21.33%) Analytics
9 31 (20.67%) ETL
10 30 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 29 (19.33%) Linux
12 26 (17.33%) .NET
12 26 (17.33%) MS Excel
13 24 (16.00%) SAS
13 24 (16.00%) jQuery
14 22 (14.67%) Windows
14 22 (14.67%) MongoDB
14 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (14.00%) C#
15 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
16 20 (13.33%) Web Services
16 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (12.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (12.67%) NoSQL
17 19 (12.67%) Mentoring
18 18 (12.00%) HTML
18 18 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (11.33%) Apache Cassandra
20 16 (10.67%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (16.00%) SAS
2 8 (5.33%) Jetty
2 8 (5.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.67%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.67%) Node.js
3 7 (4.67%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.33%) Apache
5 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.33%) Confluence
6 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.00%) SPSS
3 5 (3.33%) MS Project
3 5 (3.33%) MS Office
4 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) SAP MDM
1 2 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.67%) Office 365
3 11 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.33%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.33%) Route 53
5 6 (4.00%) Amazon S3
6 5 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.67%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (2.67%) ElastiCache
7 4 (2.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.33%) PPTP
2 2 (1.33%) IPsec
2 2 (1.33%) VPN
2 2 (1.33%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.67%) SSL
3 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (37.33%) Hadoop
2 41 (27.33%) SQL Server
3 30 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (14.67%) MongoDB
5 19 (12.67%) NoSQL
5 19 (12.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (11.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (10.00%) MySQL
9 14 (9.33%) Apache Hive
10 13 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (7.33%) QlikView
11 11 (7.33%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (4.67%) RDBMS
12 7 (4.67%) Data Mining
12 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (4.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.33%) Selenium
3 7 (4.67%) Maven
4 5 (3.33%) ERwin
4 5 (3.33%) NUnit
4 5 (3.33%) Subversion
5 4 (2.67%) JUnit
5 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.33%) JIRA
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.33%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.33%) Hudson
6 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
General
1 45 (30.00%) Finance
2 15 (10.00%) Marketing
3 10 (6.67%) Banking
4 8 (5.33%) Retail
5 6 (4.00%) French Language
5 6 (4.00%) Spanish Language
5 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.67%) Legal
7 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Billing
8 1 (0.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (28.67%) Developer
2 27 (18.00%) Architect
3 16 (10.67%) Consultant
3 16 (10.67%) Senior Developer
3 16 (10.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 12 (8.00%) Analyst
5 11 (7.33%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.00%) DBA
7 9 (6.00%) Data Architect
8 8 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 7 (4.67%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.67%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.00%) SQL DBA
10 6 (4.00%) Software Project Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Software Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Business Consultant
11 5 (3.33%) Administrator
11 5 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.33%) .NET
2 24 (16.00%) jQuery
3 20 (13.33%) Web Services
4 18 (12.00%) HTML
5 15 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (10.00%) CSS
6 12 (8.00%) Spring
7 11 (7.33%) HTML5
8 10 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 9 (6.00%) Ajax
9 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (5.33%) Spring MVC
10 8 (5.33%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.00%) MDX
11 6 (4.00%) CSS3
12 5 (3.33%) WebSockets
13 4 (2.67%) WebRTC
14 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.33%) Open Source
4 7 (4.67%) Visualisation
4 7 (4.67%) Credit Risk
5 6 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (4.00%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.67%) Neural Network
7 4 (2.67%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.00%) Statistics
8 3 (2.00%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.00%) Clustering
8 3 (2.00%) Social Media
9 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.33%) Physics
9 2 (1.33%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.33%) Linux
2 22 (14.67%) Windows
3 9 (6.00%) UNIX
4 5 (3.33%) Android
4 5 (3.33%) CentOS
4 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.67%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.33%) Analytics
4 31 (20.67%) ETL
5 19 (12.67%) Mentoring
6 16 (10.67%) ERP
7 15 (10.00%) TDD
8 14 (9.33%) Data Management
8 14 (9.33%) Data Analysis
8 14 (9.33%) Data Modelling
9 13 (8.67%) MVC
10 11 (7.33%) MapReduce
11 10 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.67%) Propensity Modelling
12 9 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (6.00%) Change Control
12 9 (6.00%) BDD
13 8 (5.33%) Project Management
13 8 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.00%) SQL
2 36 (24.00%) Java
3 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (14.00%) C#
4 12 (8.00%) Python
5 10 (6.67%) C++
5 10 (6.67%) PHP
6 8 (5.33%) Perl
6 8 (5.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.33%) R
8 4 (2.67%) C
9 3 (2.00%) VBA
9 3 (2.00%) VB6
9 3 (2.00%) Ruby
9 3 (2.00%) VB
10 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.67%) Erlang
11 1 (0.67%) F#
11 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (9.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.67%) RHCE
4 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) QA
2 5 (3.33%) SLA
3 4 (2.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (10.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.33%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.33%) Squid
4 1 (0.67%) Snort
4 1 (0.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) Puppet
2 5 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.67%) Oracle
3 11 (7.33%) Business Objects
4 8 (5.33%) JBoss
5 7 (4.67%) Cognos
5 7 (4.67%) Vertica
5 7 (4.67%) RainStor
6 6 (4.00%) Tableau
7 5 (3.33%) Hitachi
8 4 (2.67%) IBM
8 4 (2.67%) SAP
9 3 (2.00%) Sybase
9 3 (2.00%) Informatica
10 2 (1.33%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.33%) Perforce
10 2 (1.33%) HP
10 2 (1.33%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.33%) RightScale
11 1 (0.67%) Ab Initio
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