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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 190 226 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 68 30 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 0.40% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.44% 1.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 63 22 0
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2789 2995 2905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.44% 39.89% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2446 2603 2607
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 24 £60,000 -
Manchester +1 22 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Cheshire +7 12 £46,250 +42.30% 2
Cumbria - 1 £40,000 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 33 (30.00%) Finance
2 29 (26.36%) Hadoop
3 28 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (24.55%) Analytics
5 25 (22.73%) Java
5 25 (22.73%) SQL
6 24 (21.82%) HTML
6 24 (21.82%) MySQL
6 24 (21.82%) Oracle
7 21 (19.09%) Project Management
7 21 (19.09%) Scrum
7 21 (19.09%) Data Modelling
8 20 (18.18%) ETL
8 20 (18.18%) PHP
8 20 (18.18%) Retail
9 19 (17.27%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
10 18 (16.36%) CSS
10 18 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (15.45%) Apache Hive
12 16 (14.55%) Data Architecture
12 16 (14.55%) Data Management
12 16 (14.55%) UML
13 15 (13.64%) OO
13 15 (13.64%) SOA
13 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (12.73%) Marketing
14 14 (12.73%) Linux
15 13 (11.82%) Middleware
15 13 (11.82%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (9.09%) SAS
2 9 (8.18%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.91%) PaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) IaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) SAN
2 2 (1.82%) LAN
2 2 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (0.91%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.36%) Hadoop
2 24 (21.82%) MySQL
3 19 (17.27%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
5 17 (15.45%) Apache Hive
6 10 (9.09%) QlikView
7 9 (8.18%) Relational Database
8 8 (7.27%) Pentaho
8 8 (7.27%) Spotfire
8 8 (7.27%) Oracle OLAP
8 8 (7.27%) OLAP
9 6 (5.45%) HBase
9 6 (5.45%) Redis
9 6 (5.45%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.73%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.36%) Subversion
3 5 (4.55%) JUnit
3 5 (4.55%) Selenium
3 5 (4.55%) Maven
4 4 (3.64%) ERwin
5 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (30.00%) Finance
2 20 (18.18%) Retail
3 14 (12.73%) Marketing
4 13 (11.82%) Banking
5 4 (3.64%) Games
5 4 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (27.27%) Developer
2 24 (21.82%) Architect
3 16 (14.55%) Consultant
4 10 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (8.18%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 9 (8.18%) PHP Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Business Consultant
7 7 (6.36%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Data Modeller
10 4 (3.64%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) HTML
2 18 (16.36%) CSS
3 13 (11.82%) Middleware
4 12 (10.91%) MapReduce
5 11 (10.00%) Web Services
5 11 (10.00%) jQuery
6 10 (9.09%) JSON
7 9 (8.18%) HTML5
8 7 (6.36%) .NET
8 7 (6.36%) XML
9 6 (5.45%) RESTful
10 5 (4.55%) J2ME
10 5 (4.55%) Spring
10 5 (4.55%) JSF
10 5 (4.55%) Apache Avro
11 4 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (3.64%) Ajax
11 4 (3.64%) LAMP
12 3 (2.73%) MDX
13 2 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 9 (8.18%) Credit Risk
3 8 (7.27%) Visualisation
3 8 (7.27%) iPhone
3 8 (7.27%) Data Conversion
4 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.55%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.64%) Life Science
8 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.73%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.82%) Social Media
9 2 (1.82%) Open Source
10 1 (0.91%) ASIC
10 1 (0.91%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.91%) NHS
10 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.91%) Physics
10 1 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Linux
2 9 (8.18%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.27%) Windows
4 7 (6.36%) Android
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.73%) UNIX
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) MVS
7 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.91%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (24.55%) Analytics
3 21 (19.09%) Project Management
3 21 (19.09%) Scrum
3 21 (19.09%) Data Modelling
4 20 (18.18%) ETL
5 18 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (14.55%) Data Architecture
6 16 (14.55%) Data Management
6 16 (14.55%) UML
7 15 (13.64%) OO
7 15 (13.64%) SOA
7 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.82%) Information Management
9 11 (10.00%) Master Data Management
9 11 (10.00%) OOD
9 11 (10.00%) TDD
10 10 (9.09%) Business Development
10 10 (9.09%) iOS Development
11 9 (8.18%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.73%) Java
1 25 (22.73%) SQL
2 20 (18.18%) PHP
3 12 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.36%) PHP5
5 5 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.64%) Scala
7 3 (2.73%) Python
7 3 (2.73%) C
8 2 (1.82%) R
8 2 (1.82%) C#
8 2 (1.82%) C++
8 2 (1.82%) XQuery
8 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.91%) XAML
9 1 (0.91%) Perl
9 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) MetaFrame
1 1 (0.91%) vSphere
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.91%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (21.82%) Oracle
2 12 (10.91%) WSO2
3 11 (10.00%) Tableau
4 10 (9.09%) Zend
5 9 (8.18%) Teradata
5 9 (8.18%) Netezza
6 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.55%) Symbian
8 4 (3.64%) Google
9 3 (2.73%) Vertica
9 3 (2.73%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (1.82%) Twitter
10 2 (1.82%) HP
10 2 (1.82%) EMC
10 2 (1.82%) Citrix
11 1 (0.91%) VMware
11 1 (0.91%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.91%) Cisco
11 1 (0.91%) IBM
11 1 (0.91%) Coremetrics
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 22 days ago