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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / North West
Rank 103 176 166
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -10
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 167 57 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.79% 1.03% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.03% 3.27% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 140 45 73
Median salary £52,500 £42,469 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.62% -15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%

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
2079 1743 2241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.79% 31.58% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 1531 1971
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +65 131 £52,500 +23.52% 25
Cheshire +11 16 £41,000 -3.45% 4
Merseyside -8 4 £62,500 -21.87% 1
Lancashire -15 1 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 178 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (47.62%) Analytics
3 145 (40.62%) SQL
4 143 (40.06%) Hadoop
5 122 (34.17%) Java
6 115 (32.21%) Python
7 101 (28.29%) Business Intelligence
8 97 (27.17%) C#
9 91 (25.49%) MySQL
10 89 (24.93%) Apache Spark
11 83 (23.25%) SQL Server
12 71 (19.89%) Amazon AWS
13 69 (19.33%) Scrum
14 68 (19.05%) JavaScript
15 66 (18.49%) Oracle
15 66 (18.49%) Software Engineering
16 65 (18.21%) Data Analytics
17 63 (17.65%) Machine Learning
17 63 (17.65%) Relational Database
18 61 (17.09%) MongoDB
19 60 (16.81%) DevOps
20 57 (15.97%) Spring
20 57 (15.97%) .NET
20 57 (15.97%) Perl
21 56 (15.69%) HTML
21 56 (15.69%) Visualisation
22 55 (15.41%) E-Commerce
23 53 (14.85%) CSS
23 53 (14.85%) NoSQL
24 52 (14.57%) AngularJS

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 89 (24.93%) Apache Spark
2 50 (14.01%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (13.73%) Apache Pig
4 36 (10.08%) SAS
5 10 (2.80%) Apache
6 9 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.24%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.96%) JBoss
8 7 (1.96%) Jetty
8 7 (1.96%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.96%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.96%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (6.16%) SPSS
2 13 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.40%) Stata
4 2 (0.56%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.28%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 71 (19.89%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.28%) Cloud Computing
2 26 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.24%) SaaS
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.84%) Broadband
2 2 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.28%) DNS
3 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (40.06%) Hadoop
2 91 (25.49%) MySQL
3 83 (23.25%) SQL Server
4 63 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 61 (17.09%) MongoDB
6 53 (14.85%) NoSQL
7 51 (14.29%) Apache Hive
8 48 (13.45%) RDBMS
9 47 (13.17%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (8.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (6.44%) Data Mining
13 17 (4.76%) MS Access
14 15 (4.20%) Amazon Redshift
14 15 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (4.20%) QlikView
15 12 (3.36%) Power BI
15 12 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (6.44%) NUnit
2 17 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.40%) Maven
6 3 (0.84%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.56%) JUnit
8 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.28%) GoCD
8 1 (0.28%) Gradle
8 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.28%) Mockito
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (13.17%) Retail
2 46 (12.89%) Marketing
3 45 (12.61%) Finance
4 28 (7.84%) Military
5 20 (5.60%) Banking
6 13 (3.64%) Legal
7 11 (3.08%) Advertising
7 11 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.24%) Electronics
8 8 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.40%) Law
10 4 (1.12%) Automotive
10 4 (1.12%) Games
11 3 (0.84%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 126 (35.29%) Developer
2 55 (15.41%) Architect
2 55 (15.41%) Senior Developer
3 44 (12.32%) Software Engineer
4 41 (11.48%) Software Developer
5 37 (10.36%) Data Scientist
6 35 (9.80%) .NET Developer
6 35 (9.80%) Java Developer
7 31 (8.68%) C# Developer
8 30 (8.40%) Lead Developer
9 25 (7.00%) Analyst
9 25 (7.00%) Data Architect
10 24 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (6.72%) Lead .NET Developer
11 22 (6.16%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (5.88%) Lead C# Developer
12 21 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 21 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
13 20 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 20 (5.60%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.97%) .NET
1 57 (15.97%) Spring
2 56 (15.69%) HTML
3 53 (14.85%) CSS
4 52 (14.57%) AngularJS
5 48 (13.45%) Hibernate
6 46 (12.89%) Node.js
7 44 (12.32%) Java EE
7 44 (12.32%) jQuery
8 40 (11.20%) HTML5
9 36 (10.08%) Middleware
9 36 (10.08%) WCF
10 35 (9.80%) Apache Camel
10 35 (9.80%) CSS3
11 25 (7.00%) REST
12 24 (6.72%) Web Services
13 23 (6.44%) React
13 23 (6.44%) WPF
14 16 (4.48%) LAMP
15 15 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.69%) Visualisation
2 34 (9.52%) Statistics
3 31 (8.68%) Algorithms
4 30 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (7.56%) Credit Risk
6 24 (6.72%) Computer Science
7 23 (6.44%) PKI
7 23 (6.44%) Xbox
8 19 (5.32%) iPad
9 18 (5.04%) Mathematics
10 14 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (3.64%) Mobile App
12 12 (3.36%) Data Integration
13 9 (2.52%) Physics
14 8 (2.24%) Telematics
15 6 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (1.68%) NHS
16 5 (1.40%) Data Extraction
17 4 (1.12%) CUDA
17 4 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.96%) Linux
2 11 (3.08%) Android
2 11 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.40%) Unix
4 4 (1.12%) Windows
4 4 (1.12%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (47.62%) Analytics
3 101 (28.29%) Business Intelligence
4 69 (19.33%) Scrum
5 66 (18.49%) Software Engineering
6 65 (18.21%) Data Analytics
7 63 (17.65%) Machine Learning
8 60 (16.81%) DevOps
9 55 (15.41%) E-Commerce
10 49 (13.73%) SDLC
11 47 (13.17%) TDD
12 41 (11.48%) Open Source
13 36 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (9.80%) Information Security
15 34 (9.52%) Time Management
16 33 (9.24%) MVC
17 32 (8.96%) Data Modelling
18 30 (8.40%) ETL
19 28 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (7.00%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 145 (40.62%) SQL
2 122 (34.17%) Java
3 115 (32.21%) Python
4 97 (27.17%) C#
5 68 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 57 (15.97%) Perl
7 48 (13.45%) R
8 46 (12.89%) C
9 40 (11.20%) Ruby
10 28 (7.84%) T-SQL
11 22 (6.16%) PHP
12 21 (5.88%) Scala
13 20 (5.60%) MATLAB
14 17 (4.76%) C++
15 14 (3.92%) Bash Shell
16 11 (3.08%) Go
17 5 (1.40%) Clojure
18 4 (1.12%) Apple Swift
18 4 (1.12%) Objective-C
18 4 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (12.89%) Degree
2 34 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 33 (9.24%) PhD
4 31 (8.68%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) MBA
6 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.36%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.68%) IFRS
2 6 (1.68%) IFRS 9
3 2 (0.56%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.80%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.68%) Docker
4 5 (1.40%) HDFS
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (4.20%) Puppet
2 11 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.96%) Ansible
3 7 (1.96%) Kibana
3 7 (1.96%) logstash
3 7 (1.96%) Salt
4 5 (1.40%) Terraform
5 3 (0.84%) Icinga
5 3 (0.84%) vRealize
6 1 (0.28%) Oozie
6 1 (0.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 66 (18.49%) Oracle
2 38 (10.64%) VMware
3 32 (8.96%) Google
4 30 (8.40%) Microsoft
5 28 (7.84%) Tableau
6 15 (4.20%) Cloudera
7 13 (3.64%) SAP
8 11 (3.08%) Teradata
9 8 (2.24%) Hortonworks
10 6 (1.68%) Remedy
11 3 (0.84%) Cisco
11 3 (0.84%) Cognos
11 3 (0.84%) Dell
11 3 (0.84%) EMC
11 3 (0.84%) Perforce
11 3 (0.84%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.84%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.84%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.84%) Talend
11 3 (0.84%) Xamarin
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