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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 149 158 188
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +30
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 81 90 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.48% 1.48% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.76% 4.13% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 65 87 56
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1702 2179 2535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.11% 35.75% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1826 2190
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +10 55 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Cheshire +20 11 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Lancashire - 8 £35,750 -
Merseyside +14 6 £46,125 +15.31% 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 64 (42.95%) Java
2 61 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (35.57%) SQL
4 43 (28.86%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (27.52%) Degree
6 40 (26.85%) Hadoop
7 37 (24.83%) Finance
8 34 (22.82%) Analytics
9 32 (21.48%) Oracle
10 31 (20.81%) C#
11 24 (16.11%) SQL Server
12 23 (15.44%) Linux
13 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (14.09%) Software Delivery
14 21 (14.09%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (14.09%) .NET
14 21 (14.09%) J2EE
15 20 (13.42%) Scala
15 20 (13.42%) DevOps
15 20 (13.42%) Machine Learning
16 19 (12.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (12.75%) Java EE
16 19 (12.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (12.75%) MySQL
16 19 (12.75%) T-SQL
17 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
17 18 (12.08%) Data Mining
17 18 (12.08%) Retail
18 17 (11.41%) Banking
18 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 10 (6.71%) SAS
2 8 (5.37%) Apache Pig
2 8 (5.37%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.68%) Apache
3 4 (2.68%) Confluence
4 3 (2.01%) WordPress
5 2 (1.34%) CMS
5 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) SPSS
2 2 (1.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) VPN
2 2 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.34%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.34%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (26.85%) Hadoop
2 24 (16.11%) SQL Server
3 19 (12.75%) MySQL
3 19 (12.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 19 (12.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (12.08%) Data Mining
5 17 (11.41%) NoSQL
5 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (6.04%) Apache Hive
8 8 (5.37%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.03%) DB2
10 5 (3.36%) GIS
10 5 (3.36%) Spotfire
11 4 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.68%) IBM BigInsights
11 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (2.01%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (6.71%) JIRA
2 9 (6.04%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.37%) JUnit
4 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.36%) GitLab
5 3 (2.01%) Bugzilla
5 3 (2.01%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.01%) Hudson
5 3 (2.01%) Subversion
6 2 (1.34%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.34%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.34%) Selenium
6 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.67%) QUnit
7 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.67%) TestNG
General
1 37 (24.83%) Finance
2 18 (12.08%) Retail
3 17 (11.41%) Banking
3 17 (11.41%) Manufacturing
4 12 (8.05%) Marketing
5 7 (4.70%) Electronics
5 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.03%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.34%) Advertising
7 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (30.87%) Developer
2 24 (16.11%) Project Manager
3 16 (10.74%) Architect
3 16 (10.74%) Java Developer
4 13 (8.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (8.72%) SQL Developer
4 13 (8.72%) T-SQL Developer
5 12 (8.05%) SQL BI Developer
5 12 (8.05%) SSIS Developer
5 12 (8.05%) SSRS Developer
6 11 (7.38%) Big Data Developer
6 11 (7.38%) Big Data Manager
6 11 (7.38%) C# Architect
6 11 (7.38%) Data Scientist
6 11 (7.38%) Java Architect
6 11 (7.38%) Java Software Architect
6 11 (7.38%) Java Technical Architect
6 11 (7.38%) Technical Architect
7 10 (6.71%) Delivery Project Manager
7 10 (6.71%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.09%) .NET
1 21 (14.09%) J2EE
2 19 (12.75%) Java EE
3 16 (10.74%) Spring
4 15 (10.07%) Hibernate
5 12 (8.05%) MDX
6 9 (6.04%) HTML
6 9 (6.04%) Web Services
7 8 (5.37%) CSS
8 5 (3.36%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.36%) HTML5
8 5 (3.36%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.68%) JSON
9 4 (2.68%) REST
9 4 (2.68%) RESTful
10 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.01%) LAMP
10 3 (2.01%) Laravel
10 3 (2.01%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.40%) Algorithms
3 13 (8.72%) Statistics
4 11 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.37%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.37%) Visualisation
6 6 (4.03%) Life Science
6 6 (4.03%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.36%) CUDA
7 5 (3.36%) Ontologies
8 4 (2.68%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (2.68%) Taxonomies
8 4 (2.68%) Telematics
9 3 (2.01%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.34%) PKI
10 2 (1.34%) Replication
10 2 (1.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.44%) Linux
2 12 (8.05%) Android
3 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.36%) Unix
5 4 (2.68%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.86%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (22.82%) Analytics
4 21 (14.09%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (14.09%) Software Delivery
5 20 (13.42%) DevOps
5 20 (13.42%) Machine Learning
6 17 (11.41%) Software Engineering
7 16 (10.74%) Open Source
8 15 (10.07%) Project Management
8 15 (10.07%) Project Planning
9 14 (9.40%) TDD
10 12 (8.05%) Data Management
11 11 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.38%) Data Analysis
11 11 (7.38%) Data Modelling
11 11 (7.38%) Scrum
12 10 (6.71%) Business Development
13 8 (5.37%) BDD
13 8 (5.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (42.95%) Java
2 53 (35.57%) SQL
3 31 (20.81%) C#
4 20 (13.42%) Scala
5 19 (12.75%) T-SQL
6 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
7 15 (10.07%) Python
8 9 (6.04%) R
9 8 (5.37%) C++
9 8 (5.37%) PHP
10 6 (4.03%) C
10 6 (4.03%) MATLAB
10 6 (4.03%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (27.52%) Degree
2 14 (9.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (8.72%) PhD
4 4 (2.68%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.34%) RHCE
6 1 (0.67%) PMP
6 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) COBIT
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) HDFS
2 4 (2.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.67%) Docker
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Ambari
1 4 (2.68%) Kibana
1 4 (2.68%) Oozie
1 4 (2.68%) Rundeck
2 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.01%) Puppet
3 2 (1.34%) SELinux
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 32 (21.48%) Oracle
2 17 (11.41%) Teradata
3 12 (8.05%) Tableau
4 9 (6.04%) IBM
5 8 (5.37%) SAP
6 6 (4.03%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.36%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.36%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.68%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.68%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.68%) Netezza
9 3 (2.01%) Cognizant
9 3 (2.01%) Cognos
9 3 (2.01%) Perforce
9 3 (2.01%) VMware
10 2 (1.34%) Google
10 2 (1.34%) Greenplum
10 2 (1.34%) Informatica
10 2 (1.34%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.67%) Hyperion
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