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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 186 204 244
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +40
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 56 43 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.59% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.33% 1.61% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 9
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £56,400 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2402 2678 2868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.52% 36.59% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1993 2358 2575
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(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 +12 41 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Cheshire +15 11 £40,000 -
Merseyside -1 4 £80,000 +60.00%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 42 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 37 (30.08%) Finance
4 35 (28.46%) Analytics
5 32 (26.02%) Java
6 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (24.39%) ETL
8 29 (23.58%) SQL
9 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
10 23 (18.70%) Apache Hive
11 22 (17.89%) Data Modelling
11 22 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
13 20 (16.26%) TDD
14 19 (15.45%) MS Excel
14 19 (15.45%) HTML
14 19 (15.45%) MapReduce
15 18 (14.63%) MySQL
15 18 (14.63%) SAS
15 18 (14.63%) jQuery
16 16 (13.01%) JavaScript
16 16 (13.01%) PHP
16 16 (13.01%) Project Management
17 15 (12.20%) Linux
17 15 (12.20%) Retail
17 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
18 14 (11.38%) Data Management
18 14 (11.38%) Spring
18 14 (11.38%) Oracle
19 13 (10.57%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 18 (14.63%) SAS
2 12 (9.76%) Apache Pig
3 6 (4.88%) Apache
4 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.07%) Jetty
5 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.63%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.63%) Confluence
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.50%) SPSS
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.63%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (8.13%) Office 365
2 9 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.88%) SaaS
3 6 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.88%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (4.07%) Route 53
5 4 (3.25%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.81%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) OpenVPN
2 2 (1.63%) VPN
2 2 (1.63%) SAN
2 2 (1.63%) PPTP
2 2 (1.63%) IPsec
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
3 23 (18.70%) Apache Hive
4 22 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (14.63%) MySQL
6 13 (10.57%) MongoDB
7 12 (9.76%) NoSQL
7 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (8.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (8.13%) Relational Database
9 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (8.13%) RDBMS
10 9 (7.32%) QlikView
11 8 (6.50%) HBase
11 8 (6.50%) Redis
11 8 (6.50%) Data Mining
11 8 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (5.69%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (10.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.13%) Maven
2 10 (8.13%) Selenium
3 9 (7.32%) JUnit
4 5 (4.07%) ERwin
5 2 (1.63%) Hudson
5 2 (1.63%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.63%) JIRA
5 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.81%) NUnit
6 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (30.08%) Finance
2 15 (12.20%) Retail
3 13 (10.57%) Marketing
4 6 (4.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
5 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) Developer
2 29 (23.58%) Architect
3 11 (8.94%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.13%) Enterprise Architect
4 10 (8.13%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) Consultant
4 10 (8.13%) Data Architect
5 9 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Big Data Architect
7 6 (4.88%) Agile Project Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Software Project Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Software Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) DBA
8 5 (4.07%) Data Modeller
8 5 (4.07%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.45%) HTML
1 19 (15.45%) MapReduce
2 18 (14.63%) jQuery
3 14 (11.38%) Spring
4 13 (10.57%) .NET
5 12 (9.76%) Web Services
6 11 (8.94%) CSS
6 11 (8.94%) HTML5
7 8 (6.50%) JSON
8 6 (4.88%) MDX
8 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.88%) XML
8 6 (4.88%) Middleware
9 5 (4.07%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.07%) Spring MVC
9 5 (4.07%) JSF
9 5 (4.07%) Ajax
9 5 (4.07%) Apache Avro
10 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Visualisation
2 9 (7.32%) Credit Risk
3 8 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.88%) Open Source
4 6 (4.88%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.07%) Data Conversion
5 5 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.25%) iPhone
6 4 (3.25%) Neural Network
6 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.63%) Social Media
7 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.63%) Informatics
7 2 (1.63%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.63%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.63%) Physics
7 2 (1.63%) Life Science
7 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.20%) Linux
2 13 (10.57%) Windows
3 4 (3.25%) CentOS
3 4 (3.25%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (28.46%) Analytics
3 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (24.39%) ETL
5 22 (17.89%) Data Modelling
6 20 (16.26%) TDD
7 16 (13.01%) Project Management
8 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 14 (11.38%) Data Management
10 12 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (8.13%) Data Architecture
11 10 (8.13%) Propensity Modelling
11 10 (8.13%) ERP
11 10 (8.13%) SOA
12 9 (7.32%) CHAID
12 9 (7.32%) Scrum
12 9 (7.32%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.32%) Logistic Regression
12 9 (7.32%) Master Data Management
12 9 (7.32%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.02%) Java
2 29 (23.58%) SQL
3 16 (13.01%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.01%) PHP
4 13 (10.57%) Python
5 9 (7.32%) C#
6 8 (6.50%) Perl
7 7 (5.69%) C++
7 7 (5.69%) C
8 6 (4.88%) R
9 5 (4.07%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.25%) Ruby
11 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.81%) XAML
12 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.81%) VBA
12 1 (0.81%) Erlang
12 1 (0.81%) F#
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) QA
1 3 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (8.13%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.88%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.63%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) Puppet
2 6 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.63%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.38%) Oracle
3 11 (8.94%) Tableau
4 7 (5.69%) Vertica
5 6 (4.88%) WSO2
6 5 (4.07%) Hitachi
6 5 (4.07%) JBoss
6 5 (4.07%) Netezza
6 5 (4.07%) Teradata
7 4 (3.25%) SAP
7 4 (3.25%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.44%) Google
9 2 (1.63%) RightScale
9 2 (1.63%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (1.63%) Perforce
9 2 (1.63%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.63%) Zend
9 2 (1.63%) IBM
9 2 (1.63%) HP
9 2 (1.63%) Hyperion
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 minutes ago
North West
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
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Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 21 days ago