The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 173 202 240
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +38
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 67 43 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 0.59% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 1.62% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 12
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2485 2649 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.72% 36.59% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2077 2337 2574
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Big Data
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +10 46 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Cheshire +7 15 £51,250 +28.12% 4
Merseyside -2 4 £80,000 +60.00%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 46 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (32.84%) Hadoop
3 37 (27.61%) Finance
4 36 (26.87%) Analytics
5 35 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (24.63%) SQL
7 32 (23.88%) Java
8 31 (23.13%) ETL
9 29 (21.64%) SQL Server
10 25 (18.66%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (17.91%) Microsoft
12 22 (16.42%) Data Modelling
12 22 (16.42%) Apache Hive
13 21 (15.67%) jQuery
14 20 (14.93%) TDD
14 20 (14.93%) SAS
14 20 (14.93%) MS Excel
14 20 (14.93%) HTML
15 19 (14.18%) MapReduce
16 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
16 18 (13.43%) MySQL
16 18 (13.43%) Linux
17 16 (11.94%) Web Services
17 16 (11.94%) PHP
17 16 (11.94%) Project Management
17 16 (11.94%) Data Management
18 15 (11.19%) Spring
18 15 (11.19%) .NET
19 14 (10.45%) Windows
19 14 (10.45%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (14.93%) SAS
2 12 (8.96%) Apache Pig
3 7 (5.22%) Jetty
3 7 (5.22%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.48%) Apache
5 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.49%) Confluence
6 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.75%) Node.js
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.72%) SPSS
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.49%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.21%) Office 365
1 11 (8.21%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.22%) Route 53
3 6 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.48%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (3.73%) SaaS
4 5 (3.73%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.99%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.24%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) Internet
2 2 (1.49%) VPN
2 2 (1.49%) IPsec
2 2 (1.49%) PPTP
2 2 (1.49%) SAN
2 2 (1.49%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.75%) SSL
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.84%) Hadoop
2 29 (21.64%) SQL Server
3 25 (18.66%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (16.42%) Apache Hive
5 18 (13.43%) MySQL
6 14 (10.45%) MongoDB
7 13 (9.70%) NoSQL
8 12 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (8.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (7.46%) RDBMS
10 10 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (7.46%) Relational Database
11 9 (6.72%) QlikView
12 8 (5.97%) Data Mining
12 8 (5.97%) HBase
13 7 (5.22%) Redis
13 7 (5.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (10.45%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.21%) Selenium
3 10 (7.46%) Maven
4 8 (5.97%) JUnit
5 5 (3.73%) ERwin
6 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.49%) JIRA
6 2 (1.49%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.49%) Hudson
6 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.75%) NUnit
General
1 37 (27.61%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Retail
3 13 (9.70%) Marketing
4 5 (3.73%) Banking
5 3 (2.24%) Legal
6 2 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (25.37%) Developer
2 30 (22.39%) Architect
3 12 (8.96%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.21%) Enterprise Architect
4 11 (8.21%) Consultant
5 10 (7.46%) Data Architect
5 10 (7.46%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Analyst
7 8 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.22%) Big Data Architect
8 7 (5.22%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 6 (4.48%) DBA
9 6 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Software Project Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Software Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Agile Project Manager
10 5 (3.73%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) jQuery
2 20 (14.93%) HTML
3 19 (14.18%) MapReduce
4 16 (11.94%) Web Services
5 15 (11.19%) Spring
5 15 (11.19%) .NET
6 13 (9.70%) CSS
7 10 (7.46%) HTML5
8 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET
8 8 (5.97%) JSON
9 7 (5.22%) Ajax
9 7 (5.22%) Spring MVC
9 7 (5.22%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.48%) XML
10 6 (4.48%) MDX
11 4 (2.99%) Middleware
11 4 (2.99%) JSF
11 4 (2.99%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.99%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) Visualisation
2 9 (6.72%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.72%) Credit Risk
3 6 (4.48%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.48%) Open Source
3 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.73%) Data Conversion
5 4 (2.99%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (2.99%) Neural Network
5 4 (2.99%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.99%) iPhone
6 3 (2.24%) Social Media
7 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.49%) Clustering
7 2 (1.49%) Informatics
7 2 (1.49%) Physics
7 2 (1.49%) Life Science
7 2 (1.49%) Statistics
7 2 (1.49%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.43%) Linux
2 14 (10.45%) Windows
3 5 (3.73%) CentOS
4 4 (2.99%) UNIX
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (26.87%) Analytics
3 35 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (23.13%) ETL
5 22 (16.42%) Data Modelling
6 20 (14.93%) TDD
7 16 (11.94%) Project Management
7 16 (11.94%) Data Management
8 14 (10.45%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (8.21%) BDD
10 11 (8.21%) ERP
11 10 (7.46%) Data Architecture
11 10 (7.46%) Master Data Management
11 10 (7.46%) Propensity Modelling
12 9 (6.72%) Statistical Modelling
12 9 (6.72%) Scrum
12 9 (6.72%) Logistic Regression
12 9 (6.72%) CHAID
12 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.63%) SQL
2 32 (23.88%) Java
3 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.94%) PHP
5 13 (9.70%) Python
6 11 (8.21%) C#
7 8 (5.97%) Perl
8 7 (5.22%) C++
9 6 (4.48%) C
9 6 (4.48%) R
10 5 (3.73%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.99%) Ruby
12 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.75%) F#
13 1 (0.75%) Erlang
13 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.75%) XAML
13 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 4 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.21%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.48%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.49%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) Puppet
2 6 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.49%) Nagios
3 2 (1.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.70%) Oracle
3 11 (8.21%) Tableau
4 7 (5.22%) Vertica
4 7 (5.22%) JBoss
5 5 (3.73%) Netezza
5 5 (3.73%) Teradata
5 5 (3.73%) Hitachi
6 4 (2.99%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.99%) SAP
6 4 (2.99%) WSO2
7 3 (2.24%) Google
8 2 (1.49%) IBM
8 2 (1.49%) HP
8 2 (1.49%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.49%) Informatica
8 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.49%) Perforce
8 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.49%) RightScale
North West England
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Share options
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 8 days ago