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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 155 183 223
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +40
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 92 66 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.44% 0.94% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.15% 2.47% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 86 62 23
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year
- +9.28%
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
2215 2675 2946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.61% 38.09% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1873 2331 2563
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

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 May 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 May 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 +36 57 £42,500 -15.00% 17
Cheshire +16 24 £53,750 +26.47% 6
Lancashire - 8 £61,215 -
Merseyside -9 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 74 (40.22%) SQL
2 48 (26.09%) Linux
3 47 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (25.00%) MySQL
4 46 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (25.00%) Analytics
5 44 (23.91%) Java
5 44 (23.91%) Web Services
5 44 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
6 42 (22.83%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 39 (21.20%) Hadoop
9 38 (20.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 36 (19.57%) C++
11 35 (19.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (17.39%) Migration
13 30 (16.30%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (15.22%) PHP
15 27 (14.67%) NoSQL
16 26 (14.13%) HTML
16 26 (14.13%) T-SQL
16 26 (14.13%) CSS
16 26 (14.13%) ETL
16 26 (14.13%) Finance
17 25 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (13.59%) SQL Server 2012
18 23 (12.50%) JavaScript
19 22 (11.96%) Teradata
19 22 (11.96%) Amazon Redshift
20 21 (11.41%) WordPress

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (11.41%) WordPress
2 18 (9.78%) SAS
3 12 (6.52%) nginx
3 12 (6.52%) Apache Pig
4 8 (4.35%) Node.js
5 5 (2.72%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.09%) IIS
8 1 (0.54%) Apache
8 1 (0.54%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) SPSS
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.54%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.35%) Amazon S3
4 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.26%) Amazon Glacier
5 6 (3.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (3.26%) Route 53
6 4 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.17%) IPsec
2 4 (2.17%) OpenVPN
3 3 (1.63%) Internet
3 3 (1.63%) SAN
4 2 (1.09%) NAS
4 2 (1.09%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.09%) DNS
4 2 (1.09%) Firewall
4 2 (1.09%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.00%) MySQL
2 42 (22.83%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 39 (21.20%) Hadoop
5 38 (20.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (19.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (16.30%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (14.67%) NoSQL
9 25 (13.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (11.96%) Amazon Redshift
11 19 (10.33%) Apache Hive
12 15 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (7.07%) Data Mining
14 11 (5.98%) OLAP
15 10 (5.43%) OLTP
15 10 (5.43%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (4.89%) MongoDB
16 9 (4.89%) VLDB
17 7 (3.80%) DataStage
18 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.89%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (4.35%) NUnit
3 8 (4.35%) Subversion
4 6 (3.26%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.72%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.72%) JUnit
5 5 (2.72%) Maven
6 3 (1.63%) Selenium
7 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (14.13%) Finance
2 20 (10.87%) Banking
3 7 (3.80%) Marketing
4 5 (2.72%) Retail
5 4 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.63%) Electronics
6 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.63%) Legal
6 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 68 (36.96%) Developer
2 31 (16.85%) Architect
3 26 (14.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (7.61%) Senior Developer
5 13 (7.07%) PHP Developer
6 12 (6.52%) Administrator
7 11 (5.98%) DBA
7 11 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.43%) Data Architect
9 9 (4.89%) Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) SQL DBA
10 8 (4.35%) Big Data Architect
11 7 (3.80%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.80%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Lead Architect
11 7 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (3.26%) ScrumMaster
12 6 (3.26%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.26%) Consultant
12 6 (3.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.91%) Web Services
2 26 (14.13%) HTML
2 26 (14.13%) CSS
3 21 (11.41%) .NET
4 14 (7.61%) Kafka
5 13 (7.07%) jQuery
6 12 (6.52%) JSON
7 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET
8 9 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (4.89%) .NET Framework
9 8 (4.35%) HTML5
9 8 (4.35%) CSS3
9 8 (4.35%) WebSockets
9 8 (4.35%) WebRTC
10 7 (3.80%) J2EE
11 6 (3.26%) Java EE
11 6 (3.26%) LAMP
12 5 (2.72%) RESTful
12 5 (2.72%) Middleware
12 5 (2.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.33%) Open Source
2 18 (9.78%) Visualisation
3 14 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.07%) Telematics
5 9 (4.89%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.35%) User Experience
7 7 (3.80%) Replication
8 6 (3.26%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.17%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.17%) PKI
9 4 (2.17%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.17%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.63%) DTV
10 3 (1.63%) PMI
10 3 (1.63%) CMDB
10 3 (1.63%) Statistics
11 1 (0.54%) Social Media
11 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.09%) Linux
2 20 (10.87%) Windows
2 20 (10.87%) Android
2 20 (10.87%) Apple iOS
3 15 (8.15%) UNIX
4 5 (2.72%) CentOS
5 4 (2.17%) VME
6 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (25.00%) Analytics
3 32 (17.39%) Migration
4 26 (14.13%) ETL
5 25 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 12 (6.52%) Web Development
9 11 (5.98%) SIEM
9 11 (5.98%) MVC
10 10 (5.43%) Scrum
10 10 (5.43%) Anomaly Detection
11 9 (4.89%) Business Analytics
11 9 (4.89%) Data Architecture
12 8 (4.35%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.35%) Data Management
12 8 (4.35%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.22%) SQL
2 44 (23.91%) Java
3 36 (19.57%) C++
4 28 (15.22%) PHP
5 26 (14.13%) T-SQL
6 23 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 19 (10.33%) C#
8 18 (9.78%) Python
9 17 (9.24%) C
10 13 (7.07%) Ruby
11 8 (4.35%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.35%) Scala
12 5 (2.72%) Groovy
13 4 (2.17%) COBOL
13 4 (2.17%) R
14 3 (1.63%) VBA
15 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.26%) Degree
2 4 (2.17%) PhD
3 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) CISSP
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.98%) Docker
2 9 (4.89%) Snort
3 4 (2.17%) HDFS
4 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.54%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (5.98%) Puppet
2 5 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.54%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (11.96%) Teradata
2 17 (9.24%) Oracle
2 17 (9.24%) Perforce
3 12 (6.52%) Tableau
4 10 (5.43%) Vertica
5 9 (4.89%) Talend
5 9 (4.89%) Sourcefire
6 8 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.35%) Siebel
7 7 (3.80%) Informatica
7 7 (3.80%) Ab Initio
7 7 (3.80%) Cognos
7 7 (3.80%) SAP
7 7 (3.80%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.72%) VMware
9 4 (2.17%) ICL
9 4 (2.17%) Fujitsu
9 4 (2.17%) Apple
10 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.09%) Cloudera
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