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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 154 186 233
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +47
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 91 65 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 0.91% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.01% 2.34% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 79 60 18
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2269 2775 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.53% 38.81% 39.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2428 2585
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 April 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 1 April 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 +29 49 £42,000 -25.66% 12
Cheshire +24 36 £61,215 +44.03% 4
Lancashire - 16 £61,215 -
Merseyside -11 1 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 63 (35.80%) SQL
2 54 (30.68%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (27.84%) Analytics
4 48 (27.27%) Linux
5 42 (23.86%) Java
6 41 (23.30%) MySQL
7 38 (21.59%) Web Services
7 38 (21.59%) Finance
7 38 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (20.45%) C++
9 35 (19.89%) Hadoop
10 34 (19.32%) SQL Server
10 34 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
11 32 (18.18%) Teradata
12 31 (17.61%) SAS
13 29 (16.48%) ETL
13 29 (16.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (14.77%) Migration
14 26 (14.77%) Banking
15 24 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (13.64%) NoSQL
16 23 (13.07%) HTML
16 23 (13.07%) PHP
16 23 (13.07%) CSS
17 22 (12.50%) OLAP
17 22 (12.50%) Tableau
18 21 (11.93%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 31 (17.61%) SAS
2 17 (9.66%) WordPress
3 13 (7.39%) nginx
4 9 (5.11%) Apache Pig
5 8 (4.55%) Node.js
6 3 (1.70%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.57%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.57%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.41%) Route 53
3 6 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.41%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.41%) Amazon Glacier
3 6 (3.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (2.27%) ElastiCache
4 4 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.27%) OpenVPN
2 4 (2.27%) IPsec
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
4 1 (0.57%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.68%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (23.30%) MySQL
3 35 (19.89%) Hadoop
4 34 (19.32%) SQL Server
5 29 (16.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (13.64%) NoSQL
6 24 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (12.50%) OLAP
8 19 (10.80%) DataStage
9 18 (10.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (9.66%) Amazon Redshift
11 12 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (6.82%) Apache Hive
11 12 (6.82%) Data Mining
11 12 (6.82%) OLTP
12 10 (5.68%) MongoDB
13 9 (5.11%) Relational Database
14 8 (4.55%) VLDB
15 7 (3.98%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.55%) NUnit
2 8 (4.55%) Subversion
3 7 (3.98%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.70%) Maven
5 3 (1.70%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.70%) JUnit
6 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 38 (21.59%) Finance
2 26 (14.77%) Banking
3 7 (3.98%) Retail
4 6 (3.41%) Marketing
5 5 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.70%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.57%) French Language
8 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (30.68%) Developer
2 28 (15.91%) Architect
3 14 (7.95%) Administrator
3 14 (7.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (7.39%) Senior Developer
4 13 (7.39%) DBA
5 11 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.68%) Consultant
6 10 (5.68%) SQL DBA
6 10 (5.68%) PHP Developer
7 9 (5.11%) Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Specialist
9 7 (3.98%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (3.98%) Lead Architect
9 7 (3.98%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 7 (3.98%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.41%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.41%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.41%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.59%) Web Services
2 23 (13.07%) HTML
2 23 (13.07%) CSS
3 21 (11.93%) .NET
4 15 (8.52%) Kafka
5 11 (6.25%) jQuery
6 10 (5.68%) JSON
6 10 (5.68%) .NET Framework
7 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET
7 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (4.55%) HTML5
8 8 (4.55%) WebRTC
8 8 (4.55%) CSS3
8 8 (4.55%) WebSockets
9 5 (2.84%) J2EE
9 5 (2.84%) Middleware
10 4 (2.27%) Java EE
11 3 (1.70%) Spring
11 3 (1.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (1.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.66%) Visualisation
2 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.95%) Open Source
4 10 (5.68%) Telematics
5 9 (5.11%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.98%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.41%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.84%) Replication
8 5 (2.84%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.84%) User Experience
9 4 (2.27%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.27%) PKI
10 3 (1.70%) PMI
10 3 (1.70%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.14%) Statistics
11 2 (1.14%) Social Media
11 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (27.27%) Linux
2 20 (11.36%) Android
2 20 (11.36%) Apple iOS
3 19 (10.80%) Windows
4 14 (7.95%) UNIX
5 5 (2.84%) CentOS
6 4 (2.27%) VME
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.84%) Analytics
2 38 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (16.48%) ETL
5 26 (14.77%) Migration
6 24 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.25%) SIEM
9 11 (6.25%) Anomaly Detection
10 10 (5.68%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.68%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.68%) MVC
11 9 (5.11%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.55%) Project Management
13 7 (3.98%) Data Architecture
14 6 (3.41%) Data Analysis
14 6 (3.41%) Network Design
14 6 (3.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.80%) SQL
2 42 (23.86%) Java
3 36 (20.45%) C++
4 23 (13.07%) PHP
5 21 (11.93%) T-SQL
6 19 (10.80%) JavaScript
6 19 (10.80%) Python
7 18 (10.23%) C#
8 15 (8.52%) C
9 14 (7.95%) Ruby
10 9 (5.11%) Scala
11 8 (4.55%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.27%) COBOL
13 3 (1.70%) VBA
13 3 (1.70%) R
13 3 (1.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (3.41%) Degree
2 5 (2.84%) PhD
3 3 (1.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.14%) CISSP
4 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.11%) Snort
2 8 (4.55%) Docker
3 4 (2.27%) HDFS
4 1 (0.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.55%) Puppet
2 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 32 (18.18%) Teradata
2 22 (12.50%) Tableau
3 21 (11.93%) Oracle
4 13 (7.39%) Business Objects
4 13 (7.39%) Siebel
4 13 (7.39%) Perforce
5 9 (5.11%) Sourcefire
6 8 (4.55%) Vertica
7 7 (3.98%) Talend
7 7 (3.98%) Ab Initio
7 7 (3.98%) Informatica
7 7 (3.98%) Cognos
8 6 (3.41%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.27%) NetApp
9 4 (2.27%) ICL
9 4 (2.27%) Fujitsu
9 4 (2.27%) Apple
10 3 (1.70%) SAP
11 2 (1.14%) VMware
11 2 (1.14%) Splunk
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