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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 121 153 168
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +15
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 152 113 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.39% 1.69% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.96% 4.86% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 124 73 80
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,200 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £71,400 £175,000 £62,650
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
2185 2327 2794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.32% 34.85% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1980 2341
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £50,313
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +30 119 £50,000 -9.09% 33
Merseyside -4 12 £81,000 +20.00% 5
Cheshire +7 9 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Lancashire +14 5 £130,000 +126.08%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 101 (42.44%) Analytics
2 100 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (34.45%) SQL
4 81 (34.03%) Business Intelligence
5 69 (28.99%) Hadoop
6 62 (26.05%) SQL Server
7 58 (24.37%) Java
8 56 (23.53%) Python
9 51 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
10 47 (19.75%) Data Mining
11 41 (17.23%) MySQL
12 39 (16.39%) C#
13 38 (15.97%) R
14 37 (15.55%) NoSQL
14 37 (15.55%) Machine Learning
15 34 (14.29%) Oracle
15 34 (14.29%) .NET
16 33 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (13.45%) Retail
18 30 (12.61%) ETL
18 30 (12.61%) E-Commerce
19 29 (12.18%) MongoDB
19 29 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (11.76%) Data Management
21 27 (11.34%) Statistics
21 27 (11.34%) Data Modelling
21 27 (11.34%) Finance
21 27 (11.34%) Algorithms
21 27 (11.34%) Data Quality
22 26 (10.92%) Data Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (10.08%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.72%) SAS
3 11 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.94%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.68%) Confluence
5 4 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.26%) WordPress
7 2 (0.84%) Apache
7 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.42%) CMS
8 1 (0.42%) JBoss
8 1 (0.42%) Jetty
8 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (6.72%) SPSS
2 10 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.26%) Stata
4 1 (0.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.42%) Intranet
1 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (0.42%) SAN
1 1 (0.42%) Skype
1 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (28.99%) Hadoop
2 62 (26.05%) SQL Server
3 51 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (19.75%) Data Mining
5 41 (17.23%) MySQL
6 37 (15.55%) NoSQL
7 29 (12.18%) MongoDB
8 24 (10.08%) Relational Database
9 22 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (7.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (5.88%) Power BI
12 14 (5.88%) RDBMS
13 12 (5.04%) Apache Hive
13 12 (5.04%) QlikView
14 11 (4.62%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (3.78%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
17 7 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (4.20%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.10%) JIRA
4 3 (1.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.26%) JUnit
4 3 (1.26%) Maven
4 3 (1.26%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.84%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.42%) GitLab
6 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (13.45%) Retail
2 27 (11.34%) Finance
3 23 (9.66%) Banking
4 22 (9.24%) Marketing
5 13 (5.46%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.36%) Aerospace
6 8 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.94%) Electronics
7 7 (2.94%) Legal
8 6 (2.52%) Advertising
9 5 (2.10%) Law
10 3 (1.26%) Military
10 3 (1.26%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.84%) Automotive
11 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (24.79%) Developer
2 42 (17.65%) Architect
3 23 (9.66%) Technical Architect
4 20 (8.40%) C# Architect
4 20 (8.40%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (7.14%) .NET Architect
5 17 (7.14%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 17 (7.14%) .NET Technical Architect
5 17 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 17 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 16 (6.72%) Data Architect
6 16 (6.72%) Data Scientist
6 16 (6.72%) Java Developer
6 16 (6.72%) Software Engineer
7 15 (6.30%) Head of Data Management
8 14 (5.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 14 (5.88%) MATLAB Engineer
9 12 (5.04%) Java Architect
10 11 (4.62%) Java Technical Architect
10 11 (4.62%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.29%) .NET
2 19 (7.98%) Java EE
2 19 (7.98%) Spring
3 17 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 15 (6.30%) CSS
5 14 (5.88%) J2EE
5 14 (5.88%) REST
6 12 (5.04%) HTML
7 11 (4.62%) AngularJS
7 11 (4.62%) Web Services
8 10 (4.20%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.20%) jQuery
8 10 (4.20%) JSON
9 9 (3.78%) Node.js
10 8 (3.36%) HTML5
10 8 (3.36%) MDX
10 8 (3.36%) React
10 8 (3.36%) RESTful
11 7 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (2.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.34%) Algorithms
2 27 (11.34%) Statistics
3 22 (9.24%) Visualisation
4 21 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (6.30%) Credit Risk
6 14 (5.88%) CUDA
7 10 (4.20%) Data Integration
8 9 (3.78%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.78%) iPad
9 6 (2.52%) Life Science
9 6 (2.52%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.52%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (2.10%) Physics
10 5 (2.10%) Social Media
11 4 (1.68%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.30%) Linux
2 7 (2.94%) Unix
3 5 (2.10%) Android
3 5 (2.10%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.10%) Windows
4 4 (1.68%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (42.44%) Analytics
2 100 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (34.03%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (15.55%) Machine Learning
5 33 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (12.61%) E-Commerce
6 30 (12.61%) ETL
7 28 (11.76%) Data Management
8 27 (11.34%) Data Modelling
9 26 (10.92%) Data Analysis
10 25 (10.50%) Software Engineering
10 25 (10.50%) TDD
11 24 (10.08%) Scrum
11 24 (10.08%) Software Delivery
12 21 (8.82%) Data Acquisition
12 21 (8.82%) Open Source
13 20 (8.40%) Data Analytics
13 20 (8.40%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 18 (7.56%) Master Data Management
15 17 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 82 (34.45%) SQL
2 58 (24.37%) Java
3 56 (23.53%) Python
4 39 (16.39%) C#
5 38 (15.97%) R
6 23 (9.66%) C++
7 20 (8.40%) MATLAB
7 20 (8.40%) T-SQL
8 19 (7.98%) Perl
9 16 (6.72%) JavaScript
10 15 (6.30%) Scala
11 14 (5.88%) C
12 10 (4.20%) PHP
12 10 (4.20%) Ruby
13 9 (3.78%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.68%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.68%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.68%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (10.08%) PhD
2 20 (8.40%) Degree
3 7 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.84%) MBA
6 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.84%) PMP
7 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.34%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.68%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) COBIT
3 2 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.10%) HDFS
2 4 (1.68%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) Docker
4 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (2.10%) Kibana
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Control-M
2 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.42%) logstash
2 1 (0.42%) Oozie
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (14.29%) Oracle
2 19 (7.98%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.72%) Tableau
4 14 (5.88%) Teradata
5 12 (5.04%) SAP
6 11 (4.62%) Cloudera
7 6 (2.52%) Hortonworks
8 5 (2.10%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.68%) Google
9 4 (1.68%) VMware
10 3 (1.26%) Informatica
10 3 (1.26%) Perforce
11 2 (0.84%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.84%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.84%) Netezza
12 1 (0.42%) GoldenSource
12 1 (0.42%) JDA
12 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.42%) Sybase
12 1 (0.42%) TIBCO
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