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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 169 164 199
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 62 96 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 1.37% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.54% 4.14% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 50 82 45
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +28.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,215 £80,000
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
1750 2319 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.42% 33.00% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 2013 2284
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,300 £52,500
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 10 February 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 10 February 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 +16 34 £41,250 -8.33% 10
Cheshire -15 16 £42,469 -19.10% 1
Lancashire +13 9 £39,000 -36.29%
Merseyside - 2 £80,000 - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 50 (35.21%) SQL
2 45 (31.69%) Java
3 43 (30.28%) Analytics
4 39 (27.46%) Hadoop
5 34 (23.94%) Degree
6 33 (23.24%) Finance
7 31 (21.83%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (19.01%) Linux
9 23 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (15.49%) MySQL
11 21 (14.79%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (14.08%) Machine Learning
12 20 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (14.08%) Retail
13 19 (13.38%) IBM
14 18 (12.68%) T-SQL
14 18 (12.68%) Open Source
14 18 (12.68%) NoSQL
15 17 (11.97%) .NET
15 17 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (11.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (11.27%) JavaScript
16 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (10.56%) Tableau
18 14 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
18 14 (9.86%) Teradata
19 13 (9.15%) Project Management
19 13 (9.15%) Web Services
19 13 (9.15%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 13 (9.15%) Apache Pig
2 11 (7.75%) Apache
3 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.23%) WordPress
5 4 (2.82%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.82%) Node.js
6 3 (2.11%) SAS
6 3 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.70%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.11%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.41%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.23%) Amazon Glacier
2 6 (4.23%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (3.52%) Route 53
4 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.11%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
3 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.46%) Hadoop
2 23 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (15.49%) MySQL
4 20 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (12.68%) NoSQL
6 17 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (11.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (9.15%) Apache Hive
9 12 (8.45%) Data Mining
10 11 (7.75%) MongoDB
10 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
11 10 (7.04%) SAP HANA
12 8 (5.63%) IBM BigInsights
13 6 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (3.52%) HBase
14 5 (3.52%) Lumira
14 5 (3.52%) QlikView
14 5 (3.52%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.41%) GitLab
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.41%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.70%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.70%) Hudson
3 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.70%) JIRA
3 1 (0.70%) JUnit
3 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.70%) Maven
3 1 (0.70%) QUnit
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
3 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (23.24%) Finance
2 20 (14.08%) Retail
3 9 (6.34%) Banking
3 9 (6.34%) Marketing
4 6 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.82%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.11%) Electronics
6 3 (2.11%) Games
7 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (27.46%) Developer
2 25 (17.61%) Architect
3 13 (9.15%) Analyst
4 12 (8.45%) Administrator
4 12 (8.45%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (7.75%) Data Analyst
5 11 (7.75%) Technical Architect
6 10 (7.04%) Data Scientist
6 10 (7.04%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.04%) SQL Developer
7 9 (6.34%) SQL BI Developer
7 9 (6.34%) T-SQL Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Data Administrator
8 8 (5.63%) Data Architect
8 8 (5.63%) Hadoop Administrator
9 7 (4.93%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Big Data Architect
10 6 (4.23%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.97%) .NET
2 13 (9.15%) Web Services
3 12 (8.45%) CSS
4 11 (7.75%) AngularJS
4 11 (7.75%) HTML
5 10 (7.04%) J2EE
6 8 (5.63%) JSON
6 8 (5.63%) MDX
7 7 (4.93%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (4.23%) Java EE
8 6 (4.23%) LAMP
8 6 (4.23%) Laravel
8 6 (4.23%) REST
9 5 (3.52%) Kafka
9 5 (3.52%) SAP Fiori
9 5 (3.52%) Spring
10 4 (2.82%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.11%) jQuery
11 3 (2.11%) SAP PI
11 3 (2.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.04%) Algorithms
3 9 (6.34%) Mathematics
3 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.34%) Statistics
4 8 (5.63%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (5.63%) Physics
4 8 (5.63%) Replication
5 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.93%) Telematics
6 6 (4.23%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.82%) Life Science
7 4 (2.82%) Ontologies
8 3 (2.11%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.11%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.01%) Linux
2 8 (5.63%) Android
2 8 (5.63%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.52%) Windows
4 4 (2.82%) Unix
5 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
6 1 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.28%) Analytics
2 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.83%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (14.79%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (14.08%) Machine Learning
5 18 (12.68%) Open Source
6 13 (9.15%) ETL
6 13 (9.15%) Project Management
6 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.45%) DevOps
8 11 (7.75%) Project Planning
9 10 (7.04%) Data Management
10 9 (6.34%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.34%) Scrum
11 8 (5.63%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.63%) Use Case
12 7 (4.93%) MapReduce
12 7 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 50 (35.21%) SQL
2 45 (31.69%) Java
3 18 (12.68%) T-SQL
4 16 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.45%) C#
6 11 (7.75%) Scala
7 10 (7.04%) Python
8 9 (6.34%) PHP
9 4 (2.82%) R
10 3 (2.11%) C
11 2 (1.41%) APL
11 2 (1.41%) C++
11 2 (1.41%) Perl
11 2 (1.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (23.94%) Degree
2 10 (7.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (7.04%) PhD
3 4 (2.82%) Postgraduate
4 3 (2.11%) PMP
5 2 (1.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.70%) CISSP
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (9.15%) HDFS
2 8 (5.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.82%) Docker
4 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (8.45%) Oozie
2 8 (5.63%) Ambari
3 4 (2.82%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.41%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.41%) StatsD
Vendors
1 19 (13.38%) IBM
2 15 (10.56%) Tableau
3 14 (9.86%) Teradata
4 12 (8.45%) SAP
5 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.63%) Hortonworks
6 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.93%) Oracle
8 6 (4.23%) Perforce
8 6 (4.23%) VMware
9 5 (3.52%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (2.11%) Cloudera
10 3 (2.11%) Google
10 3 (2.11%) RainStor
10 3 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.41%) Apigee
11 2 (1.41%) Citrix
11 2 (1.41%) Mashery
11 2 (1.41%) NetApp
11 2 (1.41%) Splunk
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