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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 140 157 200
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +43
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 95 93 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.67% 1.43% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.36% 4.05% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75 84 64
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,215 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +1.50%
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
1774 2299 2772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.26% 35.27% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1529 1950 2412
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 +15 63 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Cheshire +18 17 £42,500 -30.57% 6
Lancashire -4 7 £32,500 -46.90%
Merseyside +13 6 £42,250 +5.62% 2
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 65 (42.76%) Java
2 60 (39.47%) SQL
2 60 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (30.26%) Hadoop
4 44 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (25.00%) Finance
5 38 (25.00%) Analytics
6 37 (24.34%) Degree
7 30 (19.74%) Oracle
8 29 (19.08%) C#
8 29 (19.08%) Linux
9 26 (17.11%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 23 (15.13%) JavaScript
11 23 (15.13%) Retail
12 22 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (14.47%) .NET
12 22 (14.47%) MySQL
13 21 (13.82%) J2EE
13 21 (13.82%) Banking
13 21 (13.82%) DevOps
13 21 (13.82%) Software Delivery
13 21 (13.82%) Machine Learning
14 20 (13.16%) Scala
14 20 (13.16%) Java EE
14 20 (13.16%) Teradata
15 19 (12.50%) T-SQL
16 18 (11.84%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (7.24%) Apache Pig
1 11 (7.24%) SAS
2 8 (5.26%) Apache
2 8 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.29%) WordPress
4 3 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) CMS
5 2 (1.32%) Node.js
6 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) SPSS
2 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.32%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) VPN
2 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.32%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (30.26%) Hadoop
2 24 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 22 (14.47%) MySQL
3 22 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 22 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (11.84%) NoSQL
5 17 (11.18%) Data Mining
5 17 (11.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (7.89%) Apache Hive
7 11 (7.24%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (6.58%) MongoDB
9 8 (5.26%) IBM BigInsights
10 6 (3.95%) DB2
10 6 (3.95%) Spotfire
11 5 (3.29%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (3.29%) QlikView
12 4 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.26%) JUnit
3 7 (4.61%) JIRA
4 5 (3.29%) GitLab
5 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.97%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.97%) Hudson
6 3 (1.97%) Subversion
7 2 (1.32%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.32%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.32%) Selenium
7 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.66%) Maven
8 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.66%) NUnit
8 1 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.66%) TestNG
8 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (25.00%) Finance
2 23 (15.13%) Retail
3 21 (13.82%) Banking
4 16 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 13 (8.55%) Marketing
6 6 (3.95%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.95%) Electronics
6 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (32.24%) Developer
2 24 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 17 (11.18%) Architect
3 17 (11.18%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.21%) Data Scientist
4 14 (9.21%) SQL Developer
4 14 (9.21%) T-SQL Developer
5 13 (8.55%) Big Data Developer
5 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (8.55%) SQL BI Developer
5 13 (8.55%) SSIS Developer
5 13 (8.55%) SSRS Developer
6 12 (7.89%) Technical Architect
7 11 (7.24%) C# Architect
7 11 (7.24%) Java Architect
7 11 (7.24%) Java Software Architect
7 11 (7.24%) Java Technical Architect
8 10 (6.58%) Big Data Manager
8 10 (6.58%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 10 (6.58%) Software Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.47%) .NET
2 21 (13.82%) J2EE
3 20 (13.16%) Java EE
4 16 (10.53%) Spring
5 15 (9.87%) Hibernate
6 13 (8.55%) MDX
7 11 (7.24%) HTML
8 10 (6.58%) CSS
9 9 (5.92%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.92%) Web Services
10 6 (3.95%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (3.95%) REST
11 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.29%) HTML5
11 5 (3.29%) LAMP
11 5 (3.29%) Laravel
12 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.63%) JSON
12 4 (2.63%) RESTful
13 3 (1.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.55%) Algorithms
3 12 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.92%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.92%) Statistics
6 7 (4.61%) Mathematics
6 7 (4.61%) Visualisation
7 6 (3.95%) Life Science
8 5 (3.29%) Replication
9 4 (2.63%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (2.63%) Ontologies
9 4 (2.63%) Taxonomies
9 4 (2.63%) Telematics
10 3 (1.97%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.97%) Physics
11 2 (1.32%) Economics
11 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.32%) PKI
11 2 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.08%) Linux
2 12 (7.89%) Android
3 10 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.63%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.63%) Windows
6 3 (1.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (25.00%) Analytics
4 26 (17.11%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (13.82%) DevOps
5 21 (13.82%) Machine Learning
5 21 (13.82%) Software Delivery
6 16 (10.53%) Open Source
7 15 (9.87%) Project Management
7 15 (9.87%) Project Planning
7 15 (9.87%) Software Engineering
8 12 (7.89%) Data Management
9 11 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.24%) TDD
10 10 (6.58%) Business Development
10 10 (6.58%) Data Modelling
10 10 (6.58%) ETL
11 9 (5.92%) Scrum
12 8 (5.26%) Problem Management
12 8 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 65 (42.76%) Java
2 60 (39.47%) SQL
3 29 (19.08%) C#
4 23 (15.13%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.16%) Scala
6 19 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.24%) Python
8 9 (5.92%) PHP
9 6 (3.95%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.29%) C
11 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.97%) Ruby
13 2 (1.32%) APL
13 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.32%) C++
13 2 (1.32%) R
14 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (24.34%) Degree
2 14 (9.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (4.61%) PhD
4 4 (2.63%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.32%) RHCE
6 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) PMP
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) COBIT
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.89%) HDFS
2 8 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.66%) Docker
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) Ambari
1 8 (5.26%) Oozie
2 4 (2.63%) Kibana
2 4 (2.63%) Rundeck
3 3 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.97%) Puppet
4 2 (1.32%) SELinux
5 1 (0.66%) Ansible
5 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.66%) Mesos
Vendors
1 30 (19.74%) Oracle
2 20 (13.16%) Teradata
3 18 (11.84%) Tableau
4 14 (9.21%) IBM
5 10 (6.58%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.26%) Hortonworks
6 8 (5.26%) SAP
7 7 (4.61%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (3.29%) Perforce
9 4 (2.63%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.63%) Netezza
10 3 (1.97%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.97%) Cognos
10 3 (1.97%) Informatica
10 3 (1.97%) VMware
11 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.32%) Greenplum
11 2 (1.32%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.66%) Google
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