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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 163 189 240
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +51
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 88 50 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 0.72% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.22% 1.96% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 66 49 11
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £37,900 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £58,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
2729 2553 2759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.71% 36.86% 37.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2248 2276 2489
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £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 1 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 1 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 +6 61 £50,000 -7.40% 5
Cheshire +8 22 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Merseyside -2 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 54 (36.99%) Hadoop
2 52 (35.62%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (31.51%) SQL
4 42 (28.77%) Finance
5 36 (24.66%) SQL Server
6 34 (23.29%) Java
6 34 (23.29%) Microsoft
7 33 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (21.92%) ETL
8 32 (21.92%) Analytics
9 31 (21.23%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (18.49%) MS Excel
11 23 (15.75%) Linux
12 22 (15.07%) SAS
13 21 (14.38%) .NET
13 21 (14.38%) jQuery
14 20 (13.70%) MongoDB
15 19 (13.01%) JavaScript
16 18 (12.33%) Web Services
16 18 (12.33%) Windows
17 17 (11.64%) C#
17 17 (11.64%) HTML
17 17 (11.64%) Apache Hive
17 17 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
18 16 (10.96%) Hyper-V
18 16 (10.96%) Apache Cassandra
18 16 (10.96%) NoSQL
18 16 (10.96%) Office 365
18 16 (10.96%) ERP
18 16 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (15.07%) SAS
2 11 (7.53%) Apache Pig
3 8 (5.48%) Jetty
3 8 (5.48%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.11%) Apache
5 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.74%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.37%) Confluence
6 2 (1.37%) Node.js
6 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.85%) SPSS
3 5 (3.42%) MS Project
3 5 (3.42%) MS Office
4 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SAP MDM
1 2 (1.37%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.96%) Office 365
3 12 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.48%) Route 53
5 6 (4.11%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (4.11%) Amazon S3
5 6 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.74%) SaaS
6 4 (2.74%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.74%) ElastiCache
6 4 (2.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (1.37%) PPTP
2 2 (1.37%) IPsec
2 2 (1.37%) OpenVPN
2 2 (1.37%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (36.99%) Hadoop
2 36 (24.66%) SQL Server
3 31 (21.23%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (13.70%) MongoDB
5 17 (11.64%) Apache Hive
6 16 (10.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (10.96%) NoSQL
6 16 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (10.27%) MySQL
7 15 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (8.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (6.85%) RDBMS
10 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (6.85%) Relational Database
11 9 (6.16%) QlikView
12 8 (5.48%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (5.48%) Data Mining
13 7 (4.79%) HBase
14 6 (4.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.48%) Selenium
3 7 (4.79%) Maven
4 5 (3.42%) ERwin
5 4 (2.74%) JUnit
5 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.37%) NUnit
6 2 (1.37%) JIRA
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.37%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.37%) Hudson
6 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) PowerBuilder
General
1 42 (28.77%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Marketing
3 9 (6.16%) Banking
3 9 (6.16%) Retail
4 4 (2.74%) Legal
5 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) French Language
5 3 (2.05%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (28.77%) Developer
2 28 (19.18%) Architect
3 16 (10.96%) Enterprise Architect
4 14 (9.59%) Consultant
5 13 (8.90%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.16%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Data Architect
9 8 (5.48%) DBA
10 7 (4.79%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.79%) SQL Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Software Project Manager
11 6 (4.11%) Software Manager
11 6 (4.11%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Big Data Architect
12 5 (3.42%) QA Leader
12 5 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.38%) .NET
1 21 (14.38%) jQuery
2 18 (12.33%) Web Services
3 17 (11.64%) HTML
4 14 (9.59%) CSS
5 12 (8.22%) Spring
6 11 (7.53%) ASP.NET
7 9 (6.16%) Ajax
8 8 (5.48%) Hibernate
8 8 (5.48%) Spring MVC
9 7 (4.79%) HTML5
9 7 (4.79%) .NET Framework
10 6 (4.11%) JSON
10 6 (4.11%) MDX
11 5 (3.42%) XML
11 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (2.05%) WCF
13 2 (1.37%) RESTful
13 2 (1.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.48%) Visualisation
2 8 (5.48%) Open Source
3 7 (4.79%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.74%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.74%) Neural Network
6 4 (2.74%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.05%) Statistics
7 3 (2.05%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.05%) Clustering
7 3 (2.05%) Social Media
8 2 (1.37%) iPhone
8 2 (1.37%) Life Science
8 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.37%) Physics
8 2 (1.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.75%) Linux
2 18 (12.33%) Windows
3 8 (5.48%) UNIX
4 5 (3.42%) CentOS
5 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.62%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.92%) ETL
3 32 (21.92%) Analytics
4 16 (10.96%) ERP
5 15 (10.27%) Data Modelling
5 15 (10.27%) TDD
5 15 (10.27%) MapReduce
6 12 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.22%) Data Management
7 11 (7.53%) Data Analysis
8 10 (6.85%) Software Engineering
8 10 (6.85%) Propensity Modelling
9 9 (6.16%) MVC
9 9 (6.16%) Project Management
9 9 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.16%) BDD
9 9 (6.16%) Change Control
10 8 (5.48%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.51%) SQL
2 34 (23.29%) Java
3 19 (13.01%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.64%) C#
5 14 (9.59%) PHP
6 13 (8.90%) Python
7 9 (6.16%) Perl
8 7 (4.79%) C++
9 6 (4.11%) R
10 4 (2.74%) C
11 3 (2.05%) VBA
11 3 (2.05%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.05%) VB6
11 3 (2.05%) Ruby
11 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.05%) VB
12 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.68%) Erlang
13 1 (0.68%) F#
13 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) RHCE
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) QA
2 5 (3.42%) SLA
3 3 (2.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (10.96%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.11%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.37%) Squid
4 1 (0.68%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) Puppet
2 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.53%) Oracle
3 8 (5.48%) Business Objects
3 8 (5.48%) JBoss
4 7 (4.79%) Tableau
4 7 (4.79%) Vertica
4 7 (4.79%) RainStor
5 5 (3.42%) Hitachi
6 4 (2.74%) Cognos
6 4 (2.74%) IBM
6 4 (2.74%) SAP
7 3 (2.05%) Sybase
7 3 (2.05%) Informatica
8 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.37%) Perforce
8 2 (1.37%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.37%) Teradata
8 2 (1.37%) Google
8 2 (1.37%) HP
8 2 (1.37%) Atlassian
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