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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 167 192 241
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +49
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 85 51 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 0.78% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.71% 2.03% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72 47 15
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
2293 2512 2925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.96% 38.54% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1977 2191 2549
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Cheshire +35 52 £60,608 +68.35% 4
Manchester +7 29 £37,500 -15.73% 5
Lancashire - 16 £61,215 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (32.37%) SQL
2 54 (31.21%) Linux
3 49 (28.32%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (27.17%) Finance
5 44 (25.43%) Analytics
6 41 (23.70%) Java
7 40 (23.12%) Hadoop
8 36 (20.81%) C++
8 36 (20.81%) Web Services
8 36 (20.81%) SAS
9 33 (19.08%) MySQL
9 33 (19.08%) Teradata
10 32 (18.50%) SQL Server
11 31 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (17.34%) Banking
13 28 (16.18%) Android
13 28 (16.18%) NoSQL
13 28 (16.18%) Apple iOS
13 28 (16.18%) .NET
13 28 (16.18%) ETL
14 27 (15.61%) Oracle
14 27 (15.61%) Windows
15 24 (13.87%) CSS
15 24 (13.87%) HTML
15 24 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (13.29%) C#
16 23 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (12.14%) T-SQL
17 21 (12.14%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (20.81%) SAS
2 15 (8.67%) Node.js
3 11 (6.36%) nginx
4 10 (5.78%) WordPress
5 7 (4.05%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.89%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.73%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.58%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.58%) MS Project
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.47%) Route 53
3 6 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.47%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.31%) ElastiCache
4 4 (2.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.31%) OpenVPN
2 4 (2.31%) IPsec
3 2 (1.16%) Firewall
4 1 (0.58%) SAN
4 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.32%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (23.12%) Hadoop
3 33 (19.08%) MySQL
4 32 (18.50%) SQL Server
5 28 (16.18%) NoSQL
6 21 (12.14%) OLAP
6 21 (12.14%) DataStage
7 20 (11.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (9.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (8.09%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (7.51%) Data Mining
10 13 (7.51%) OLTP
10 13 (7.51%) MongoDB
11 11 (6.36%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (4.62%) Oracle OLAP
13 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
13 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (4.62%) VLDB
14 7 (4.05%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 16 (9.25%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.09%) Subversion
3 13 (7.51%) NUnit
4 5 (2.89%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (2.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.16%) Maven
5 2 (1.16%) JUnit
6 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (27.17%) Finance
2 30 (17.34%) Banking
3 10 (5.78%) Retail
4 9 (5.20%) Marketing
5 5 (2.89%) French Language
5 5 (2.89%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Billing
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (24.86%) Developer
2 26 (15.03%) Architect
3 18 (10.40%) Consultant
4 17 (9.83%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.25%) Administrator
6 14 (8.09%) DBA
7 11 (6.36%) .NET Developer
7 11 (6.36%) SQL DBA
7 11 (6.36%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.78%) Analyst
9 8 (4.62%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 8 (4.62%) Data Warehouse Specialist
10 7 (4.05%) Lead Architect
10 7 (4.05%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (3.47%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.89%) Information Architect
12 5 (2.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.89%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.81%) Web Services
2 28 (16.18%) .NET
3 24 (13.87%) HTML
3 24 (13.87%) CSS
4 16 (9.25%) .NET Framework
5 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET
5 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (8.09%) HTML5
5 14 (8.09%) CSS3
5 14 (8.09%) WebSockets
5 14 (8.09%) jQuery
6 13 (7.51%) Kafka
6 13 (7.51%) WebRTC
7 9 (5.20%) JSON
8 4 (2.31%) J2EE
8 4 (2.31%) Middleware
9 3 (1.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (1.16%) Spring
10 2 (1.16%) Java EE
10 2 (1.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.94%) Visualisation
3 11 (6.36%) Open Source
3 11 (6.36%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.78%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.20%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.20%) Telematics
6 8 (4.62%) Data Integration
7 7 (4.05%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.89%) Replication
8 5 (2.89%) User Experience
9 4 (2.31%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.31%) PKI
10 3 (1.73%) PMI
10 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.73%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (1.16%) Social Media
11 2 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.21%) Linux
2 28 (16.18%) Android
2 28 (16.18%) Apple iOS
3 27 (15.61%) Windows
4 13 (7.51%) UNIX
5 4 (2.31%) VME
5 4 (2.31%) CentOS
6 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.43%) Analytics
2 31 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.18%) ETL
4 24 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (10.98%) Migration
8 16 (9.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (8.67%) MVC
10 13 (7.51%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.94%) Anomaly Detection
12 11 (6.36%) Data Modelling
13 10 (5.78%) Data Analysis
13 10 (5.78%) SIEM
13 10 (5.78%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (5.20%) Software Engineering
14 9 (5.20%) Data Management
15 8 (4.62%) Project Management
16 6 (3.47%) Network Design
16 6 (3.47%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 56 (32.37%) SQL
2 41 (23.70%) Java
3 36 (20.81%) C++
4 23 (13.29%) C#
5 21 (12.14%) T-SQL
5 21 (12.14%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.25%) PHP
6 16 (9.25%) Python
7 14 (8.09%) C
8 11 (6.36%) Ruby
9 9 (5.20%) Scala
10 8 (4.62%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.31%) COBOL
12 2 (1.16%) R
12 2 (1.16%) Groovy
13 1 (0.58%) VB6
13 1 (0.58%) VB
13 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.62%) Degree
2 5 (2.89%) PhD
3 3 (1.73%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) QA
2 3 (1.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.78%) Snort
2 7 (4.05%) Docker
3 3 (1.73%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) Puppet
2 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 33 (19.08%) Teradata
2 27 (15.61%) Oracle
3 18 (10.40%) Tableau
4 16 (9.25%) Business Objects
5 14 (8.09%) Siebel
6 10 (5.78%) Sourcefire
7 9 (5.20%) Cognos
7 9 (5.20%) Microsoft
8 8 (4.62%) Vertica
9 7 (4.05%) Ab Initio
9 7 (4.05%) Informatica
10 6 (3.47%) Perforce
11 5 (2.89%) NetApp
11 5 (2.89%) Talend
12 4 (2.31%) Fujitsu
12 4 (2.31%) Apple
12 4 (2.31%) ICL
13 2 (1.16%) IBM
14 1 (0.58%) Google
14 1 (0.58%) SAP
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