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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 87 169 185
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +16
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 210 73 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.36% 1.19% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.43% 3.54% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 189 54 84
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £36,719 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £82,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
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
2226 2063 2610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.66% 33.51% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1944 1795 2289
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +78 175 £52,500 +16.66% 25
Cheshire 0 9 £39,250 -12.77% 7
Merseyside - 8 £55,000 -
Lancashire -3 3 £130,000 +126.08%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 154 (45.56%) Analytics
2 153 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (39.35%) SQL
4 111 (32.84%) Hadoop
5 98 (28.99%) Java
6 94 (27.81%) Business Intelligence
7 93 (27.51%) Python
8 83 (24.56%) C#
9 80 (23.67%) SQL Server
10 73 (21.60%) MySQL
11 66 (19.53%) Apache Spark
12 65 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
13 62 (18.34%) Machine Learning
14 61 (18.05%) .NET
15 53 (15.68%) Software Engineering
16 51 (15.09%) NoSQL
17 50 (14.79%) MongoDB
17 50 (14.79%) Data Analytics
17 50 (14.79%) Data Warehouse
18 48 (14.20%) Relational Database
19 47 (13.91%) R
19 47 (13.91%) Finance
19 47 (13.91%) Scrum
20 46 (13.61%) Oracle
21 45 (13.31%) E-Commerce
21 45 (13.31%) Retail
22 43 (12.72%) JavaScript
22 43 (12.72%) Perl
23 40 (11.83%) Data Mining
23 40 (11.83%) Spring

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (19.53%) Apache Spark
2 36 (10.65%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (8.88%) SAS
4 29 (8.58%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.37%) Apache
6 6 (1.78%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.48%) JBoss
7 5 (1.48%) Jetty
7 5 (1.48%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (5.62%) SPSS
2 13 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.18%) Stata
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 65 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.80%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.37%) SaaS
6 3 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.59%) PaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.89%) Broadband
2 1 (0.30%) DNS
2 1 (0.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.30%) Intranet
2 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.30%) SAN
2 1 (0.30%) Skype
2 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (32.84%) Hadoop
2 80 (23.67%) SQL Server
3 73 (21.60%) MySQL
4 51 (15.09%) NoSQL
5 50 (14.79%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (14.79%) MongoDB
6 48 (14.20%) Relational Database
7 40 (11.83%) Data Mining
8 35 (10.36%) RDBMS
9 32 (9.47%) Apache Hive
10 28 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (7.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (7.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (5.03%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (3.85%) MS Access
14 13 (3.85%) Power BI
14 13 (3.85%) QlikView
15 10 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (6.51%) NUnit
2 14 (4.14%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.48%) Maven
6 3 (0.89%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.59%) JUnit
7 2 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.30%) Gradle
8 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.30%) Mockito
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (13.91%) Finance
2 45 (13.31%) Retail
3 38 (11.24%) Marketing
4 22 (6.51%) Banking
5 18 (5.33%) Military
6 14 (4.14%) Legal
7 11 (3.25%) Advertising
7 11 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.66%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.07%) Electronics
10 5 (1.48%) Law
11 4 (1.18%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.18%) Automotive
12 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.59%) Games
13 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (33.73%) Developer
2 55 (16.27%) Architect
3 48 (14.20%) Senior Developer
4 35 (10.36%) Software Engineer
5 33 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 29 (8.58%) Data Scientist
7 28 (8.28%) C# Developer
7 28 (8.28%) Software Developer
8 26 (7.69%) Lead Developer
9 25 (7.40%) Data Architect
10 23 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (6.80%) Lead .NET Developer
11 22 (6.51%) Java Developer
11 22 (6.51%) Technical Architect
12 21 (6.21%) Analyst
12 21 (6.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 21 (6.21%) Senior .NET Developer
13 20 (5.92%) Lead C# Developer
13 20 (5.92%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 20 (5.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (18.05%) .NET
2 40 (11.83%) Spring
3 36 (10.65%) AngularJS
4 35 (10.36%) HTML
4 35 (10.36%) WCF
5 34 (10.06%) CSS
5 34 (10.06%) Hibernate
6 33 (9.76%) Java EE
7 29 (8.58%) jQuery
7 29 (8.58%) Node.js
8 25 (7.40%) HTML5
9 23 (6.80%) Middleware
10 22 (6.51%) WPF
11 21 (6.21%) Apache Camel
11 21 (6.21%) CSS3
11 21 (6.21%) REST
11 21 (6.21%) Web Services
12 17 (5.03%) React
13 15 (4.44%) ASP.NET
14 14 (4.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.06%) Algorithms
1 34 (10.06%) Visualisation
2 32 (9.47%) Statistics
3 27 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.51%) Credit Risk
4 22 (6.51%) Xbox
5 19 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 19 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (5.62%) Mathematics
6 14 (4.14%) iPad
7 13 (3.85%) PKI
8 12 (3.55%) Data Integration
9 11 (3.25%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.37%) CUDA
10 8 (2.37%) Physics
10 8 (2.37%) Telematics
11 7 (2.07%) Psychology
12 6 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.48%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.10%) Linux
2 9 (2.66%) Android
2 9 (2.66%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.07%) Unix
4 5 (1.48%) Windows
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (45.56%) Analytics
2 153 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (27.81%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (18.34%) Machine Learning
5 53 (15.68%) Software Engineering
6 50 (14.79%) Data Analytics
7 47 (13.91%) Scrum
8 45 (13.31%) E-Commerce
9 39 (11.54%) DevOps
9 39 (11.54%) Open Source
10 37 (10.95%) TDD
11 36 (10.65%) SDLC
12 33 (9.76%) ETL
13 32 (9.47%) MVC
14 29 (8.58%) Data Modelling
15 27 (7.99%) Data Analysis
16 24 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (6.80%) Data Acquisition
17 23 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (6.51%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 133 (39.35%) SQL
2 98 (28.99%) Java
3 93 (27.51%) Python
4 83 (24.56%) C#
5 47 (13.91%) R
6 43 (12.72%) JavaScript
6 43 (12.72%) Perl
7 35 (10.36%) C
8 26 (7.69%) Ruby
9 25 (7.40%) T-SQL
10 22 (6.51%) PHP
11 21 (6.21%) MATLAB
11 21 (6.21%) Scala
12 20 (5.92%) C++
13 14 (4.14%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.66%) Go
15 4 (1.18%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.89%) Clojure
16 3 (0.89%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 32 (9.47%) Degree
1 32 (9.47%) PhD
2 24 (7.10%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.62%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.59%) MBA
5 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.59%) PMP
6 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.28%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.59%) COBIT
2 2 (0.59%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (6.21%) Hyper-V
1 21 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.78%) Docker
3 4 (1.18%) HDFS
4 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (2.66%) Puppet
2 5 (1.48%) Ansible
2 5 (1.48%) Kibana
2 5 (1.48%) logstash
2 5 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.48%) Salt
3 4 (1.18%) Terraform
4 1 (0.30%) Control-M
4 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 46 (13.61%) Oracle
2 29 (8.58%) Google
3 26 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 22 (6.51%) Tableau
5 21 (6.21%) VMware
6 15 (4.44%) Cloudera
7 13 (3.85%) SAP
8 9 (2.66%) Hortonworks
8 9 (2.66%) Teradata
9 4 (1.18%) Remedy
10 3 (0.89%) Informatica
10 3 (0.89%) Perforce
10 3 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.89%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.89%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.59%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.59%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.59%) Cognos
11 2 (0.59%) Talend
12 1 (0.30%) Sybase
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