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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 140 170 192
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +22
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 120 88 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.78% 1.20% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.26% 3.29% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 81 66 48
Average salary £48,000 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £175,000 £78,750 £59,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2282 2677 2544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.93% 36.48% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1949 2203 2257
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +18 78 £48,000 -4.00% 19
Cheshire +12 29 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Merseyside +9 2 £51,250 +36.66%
Lancashire - 1 £57,500 - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 110 (51.40%) SQL
2 82 (38.32%) Business Intelligence
3 75 (35.05%) Analytics
4 73 (34.11%) Hadoop
5 61 (28.50%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (27.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (26.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 53 (24.77%) Amazon AWS
9 51 (23.83%) SQL Server
10 49 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (21.96%) Java
12 44 (20.56%) Linux
13 42 (19.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 41 (19.16%) T-SQL
15 40 (18.69%) MySQL
15 40 (18.69%) Web Services
16 36 (16.82%) IBM
17 35 (16.36%) Teradata
18 34 (15.89%) Open Source
19 33 (15.42%) Apache Hive
19 33 (15.42%) Tableau
20 31 (14.49%) NoSQL
20 31 (14.49%) PHP
21 30 (14.02%) ETL
21 30 (14.02%) Retail
21 30 (14.02%) Degree
22 29 (13.55%) Hortonworks
23 27 (12.62%) Migration
24 26 (12.15%) PostgreSQL
25 25 (11.68%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (9.81%) WordPress
1 21 (9.81%) Apache Pig
2 16 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.01%) SAS
4 14 (6.54%) Apache
5 8 (3.74%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.27%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.80%) nginx
8 4 (1.87%) Drupal
9 3 (1.40%) Jetty
9 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.93%) Node.js
10 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.93%) IIS
11 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (3.74%) SPSS
2 7 (3.27%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (2.34%) Unica
2 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (24.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (5.14%) Amazon S3
4 9 (4.21%) Route 53
5 6 (2.80%) Amazon Glacier
5 6 (2.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.40%) SaaS
7 3 (1.40%) PaaS
7 3 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) IaaS
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.34%) DNS
2 4 (1.87%) Internet
2 4 (1.87%) Firewall
3 3 (1.40%) DHCP
3 3 (1.40%) HTTP
3 3 (1.40%) Network Security
4 2 (0.93%) NAS
4 2 (0.93%) SMS
4 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.93%) SAN
4 2 (0.93%) DMZ
5 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (34.11%) Hadoop
2 61 (28.50%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (27.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (26.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (23.83%) SQL Server
6 42 (19.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 40 (18.69%) MySQL
8 33 (15.42%) Apache Hive
9 31 (14.49%) NoSQL
10 26 (12.15%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (9.81%) IBM BigInsights
12 17 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (6.54%) MongoDB
15 13 (6.07%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (5.14%) QlikView
17 10 (4.67%) Amazon RDS
18 9 (4.21%) DataStage
18 9 (4.21%) Data Mining
19 8 (3.74%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (5.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (3.74%) Cucumber
2 8 (3.74%) JUnit
2 8 (3.74%) Maven
3 7 (3.27%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.34%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.87%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.40%) Hudson
6 3 (1.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (14.02%) Retail
2 24 (11.21%) Finance
2 24 (11.21%) Banking
3 7 (3.27%) Marketing
4 5 (2.34%) Automotive
4 5 (2.34%) Electronics
4 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (39.72%) Developer
2 44 (20.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 26 (12.15%) Architect
4 25 (11.68%) Consultant
5 17 (7.94%) Data Architect
6 16 (7.48%) PHP Developer
7 13 (6.07%) Big Data Architect
8 11 (5.14%) Administrator
9 10 (4.67%) DBA
9 10 (4.67%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.21%) Analyst
10 9 (4.21%) Data Consultant
10 9 (4.21%) Hadoop Administrator
11 8 (3.74%) Teradata DBA
12 7 (3.27%) Data Administrator
12 7 (3.27%) Big Data Consultant
13 6 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 6 (2.80%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.34%) SQL Developer
14 5 (2.34%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.69%) Web Services
2 25 (11.68%) CSS
3 23 (10.75%) HTML
4 18 (8.41%) .NET
5 15 (7.01%) J2EE
6 13 (6.07%) JSON
7 12 (5.61%) jQuery
8 11 (5.14%) REST
8 11 (5.14%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.67%) LAMP
10 9 (4.21%) Spring
11 7 (3.27%) RESTful
11 7 (3.27%) XML
12 6 (2.80%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.80%) Java EE
13 5 (2.34%) Kafka
14 4 (1.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (1.87%) Laravel
14 4 (1.87%) Ajax
14 4 (1.87%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.68%) Visualisation
2 23 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (9.81%) Management Information System
4 15 (7.01%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.61%) Telematics
6 11 (5.14%) Data Integration
6 11 (5.14%) Replication
7 9 (4.21%) Social Media
8 7 (3.27%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.80%) User Experience
10 5 (2.34%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.34%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.34%) DTV
10 5 (2.34%) CMDB
11 4 (1.87%) Statistics
11 4 (1.87%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.87%) Cybercrime
12 3 (1.40%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.56%) Linux
2 12 (5.61%) Windows
3 10 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.74%) UNIX
4 8 (3.74%) Android
5 4 (1.87%) CentOS
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (38.32%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (35.05%) Analytics
3 49 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (15.89%) Open Source
5 30 (14.02%) ETL
6 27 (12.62%) Migration
7 24 (11.21%) Use Case
8 23 (10.75%) Problem Management
9 20 (9.35%) Business Analytics
10 19 (8.88%) Data Management
11 17 (7.94%) Information Management
12 15 (7.01%) Scrum
13 13 (6.07%) Web Development
13 13 (6.07%) DevOps
14 12 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (5.61%) E-Commerce
15 11 (5.14%) Data Modelling
15 11 (5.14%) Data Architecture
15 11 (5.14%) Logistics
16 10 (4.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 110 (51.40%) SQL
2 47 (21.96%) Java
3 41 (19.16%) T-SQL
4 31 (14.49%) PHP
5 25 (11.68%) JavaScript
6 19 (8.88%) Python
7 18 (8.41%) R
8 11 (5.14%) Perl
8 11 (5.14%) C#
8 11 (5.14%) C++
9 9 (4.21%) Scala
10 8 (3.74%) Ruby
10 8 (3.74%) C
11 5 (2.34%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.87%) Groovy
12 4 (1.87%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.40%) VBA
14 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (14.02%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) ISEB
2 2 (0.93%) CISSP
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (7.94%) HDFS
2 9 (4.21%) Docker
3 7 (3.27%) GPFS
4 6 (2.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.87%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.47%) KVM
7 1 (0.47%) Snort
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (6.54%) Oozie
2 10 (4.67%) Puppet
3 8 (3.74%) Ambari
4 7 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.34%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.40%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.93%) StatsD
8 1 (0.47%) Ansible
8 1 (0.47%) Netcool
Vendors
1 36 (16.82%) IBM
2 35 (16.36%) Teradata
3 33 (15.42%) Tableau
4 29 (13.55%) Hortonworks
5 22 (10.28%) Oracle
6 21 (9.81%) Perforce
7 15 (7.01%) Cognos
7 15 (7.01%) Twitter
8 13 (6.07%) Cloudera
8 13 (6.07%) Red Hat
8 13 (6.07%) Informatica
9 12 (5.61%) SAP
9 12 (5.61%) Microsoft
10 11 (5.14%) MapR
10 11 (5.14%) Talend
11 10 (4.67%) Netezza
11 10 (4.67%) Apple
11 10 (4.67%) Ab Initio
11 10 (4.67%) VMware
12 5 (2.34%) Splunk
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