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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 143 183 212
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +29
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 111 66 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 0.92% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.89% 2.65% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 84 48 42
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £80,000 £56,400
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
2271 2486 2666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.79% 34.79% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1925 2067 2337
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +32 65 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Cheshire +12 25 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Merseyside +11 2 £51,250 -35.93% 1
Lancashire - 1 £57,500 - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 98 (48.04%) SQL
2 76 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (32.84%) Analytics
4 62 (30.39%) Hadoop
5 55 (26.96%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (26.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (25.98%) Amazon AWS
7 52 (25.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 43 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (21.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (20.59%) Web Services
11 41 (20.10%) Java
11 41 (20.10%) Migration
12 39 (19.12%) MySQL
13 38 (18.63%) T-SQL
14 37 (18.14%) Linux
15 31 (15.20%) PHP
16 30 (14.71%) Apache Hive
17 29 (14.22%) Teradata
18 27 (13.24%) ETL
18 27 (13.24%) NoSQL
19 26 (12.75%) Tableau
19 26 (12.75%) IBM
19 26 (12.75%) JavaScript
20 25 (12.25%) CSS
20 25 (12.25%) Degree
21 24 (11.76%) Open Source
21 24 (11.76%) Visualisation
21 24 (11.76%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (11.27%) WordPress
2 18 (8.82%) Apache Pig
3 14 (6.86%) SAS
4 12 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.41%) Apache
6 7 (3.43%) nginx
7 6 (2.94%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.96%) Drupal
10 3 (1.47%) Jetty
10 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.98%) IIS
11 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (3.43%) SPSS
2 5 (2.45%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (1.96%) Unica
2 3 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 53 (25.98%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (5.39%) Amazon S3
4 9 (4.41%) Route 53
5 6 (2.94%) Amazon Glacier
5 6 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.47%) SaaS
6 3 (1.47%) PaaS
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.45%) DNS
2 3 (1.47%) Internet
2 3 (1.47%) Firewall
2 3 (1.47%) DHCP
2 3 (1.47%) HTTP
2 3 (1.47%) Network Security
3 2 (0.98%) NAS
3 2 (0.98%) SMS
3 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.98%) SAN
3 2 (0.98%) DMZ
4 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (30.39%) Hadoop
2 55 (26.96%) Data Warehouse
2 55 (26.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (25.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 43 (21.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (19.12%) MySQL
7 30 (14.71%) Apache Hive
8 27 (13.24%) NoSQL
9 24 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (6.86%) Amazon Redshift
11 14 (6.86%) IBM BigInsights
12 12 (5.88%) MongoDB
13 10 (4.90%) QlikView
13 10 (4.90%) Data Mining
13 10 (4.90%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (3.92%) DataStage
15 7 (3.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 6 (2.94%) JUnit
3 6 (2.94%) Maven
4 3 (1.47%) Selenium
4 3 (1.47%) Hudson
4 3 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.47%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (10.78%) Retail
2 20 (9.80%) Finance
3 16 (7.84%) Banking
4 5 (2.45%) Marketing
5 4 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.96%) Automotive
5 4 (1.96%) Electronics
5 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (42.65%) Developer
2 46 (22.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 32 (15.69%) Architect
4 19 (9.31%) Consultant
4 19 (9.31%) PHP Developer
5 15 (7.35%) Data Architect
6 11 (5.39%) Big Data Architect
7 10 (4.90%) DBA
8 8 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.92%) Analyst
8 8 (3.92%) Data Consultant
9 7 (3.43%) Teradata DBA
9 7 (3.43%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.94%) Administrator
10 6 (2.94%) Big Data Consultant
11 5 (2.45%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (2.45%) Scala Developer
11 5 (2.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.45%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.59%) Web Services
2 25 (12.25%) CSS
3 24 (11.76%) HTML
4 15 (7.35%) .NET
5 12 (5.88%) J2EE
5 12 (5.88%) jQuery
6 11 (5.39%) JSON
7 10 (4.90%) REST
8 9 (4.41%) LAMP
9 8 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.94%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.45%) XML
11 5 (2.45%) Spring
11 5 (2.45%) RESTful
11 5 (2.45%) Kafka
12 4 (1.96%) Laravel
12 4 (1.96%) Java EE
12 4 (1.96%) Ajax
12 4 (1.96%) Middleware
13 3 (1.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 21 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.37%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.90%) Replication
6 9 (4.41%) Data Integration
6 9 (4.41%) Telematics
7 8 (3.92%) Social Media
8 6 (2.94%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.94%) User Experience
9 5 (2.45%) CMDB
10 4 (1.96%) DTV
10 4 (1.96%) Statistics
10 4 (1.96%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.47%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.47%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.47%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.49%) FMCG
13 1 (0.49%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.14%) Linux
2 11 (5.39%) Windows
3 7 (3.43%) UNIX
3 7 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.94%) Android
5 4 (1.96%) CentOS
6 3 (1.47%) VME
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
2 67 (32.84%) Analytics
3 43 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (20.10%) Migration
5 27 (13.24%) ETL
6 24 (11.76%) Open Source
7 18 (8.82%) Use Case
7 18 (8.82%) Data Management
7 18 (8.82%) Business Analytics
8 15 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (7.35%) Problem Management
9 14 (6.86%) Information Management
10 13 (6.37%) Web Development
10 13 (6.37%) Data Architecture
11 12 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (5.39%) Scrum
12 11 (5.39%) DevOps
13 10 (4.90%) Data Modelling
14 9 (4.41%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (48.04%) SQL
2 41 (20.10%) Java
3 38 (18.63%) T-SQL
4 31 (15.20%) PHP
5 26 (12.75%) JavaScript
6 19 (9.31%) Python
7 15 (7.35%) R
8 12 (5.88%) C++
9 11 (5.39%) C
9 11 (5.39%) C#
10 10 (4.90%) Scala
11 9 (4.41%) Ruby
12 8 (3.92%) Perl
13 5 (2.45%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.96%) ActionScript
15 3 (1.47%) VBA
15 3 (1.47%) COBOL
15 3 (1.47%) Groovy
16 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (12.25%) Degree
2 2 (0.98%) ISEB
2 2 (0.98%) CISSP
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (5.39%) HDFS
2 8 (3.92%) Docker
3 6 (2.94%) GPFS
4 4 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.49%) Snort
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (4.90%) Puppet
1 10 (4.90%) Oozie
2 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (1.47%) Ambari
4 3 (1.47%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.49%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (14.22%) Teradata
2 26 (12.75%) IBM
2 26 (12.75%) Tableau
3 23 (11.27%) Oracle
3 23 (11.27%) Perforce
4 19 (9.31%) Hortonworks
5 14 (6.86%) Cognos
6 13 (6.37%) Informatica
7 12 (5.88%) Twitter
7 12 (5.88%) Talend
8 11 (5.39%) Cloudera
9 10 (4.90%) Microsoft
9 10 (4.90%) Ab Initio
9 10 (4.90%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.41%) VMware
10 9 (4.41%) SAP
10 9 (4.41%) MapR
10 9 (4.41%) Netezza
11 8 (3.92%) Apple
12 5 (2.45%) Splunk
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