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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 177 189 233
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +44
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 79 47 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.66% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.95% 1.81% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 57 47 12
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,900 £41,850
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
2679 2596 2769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.07% 36.48% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2314 2490
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 August 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 August 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 +13 54 £47,500 -12.03% 10
Cheshire +1 20 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Merseyside -2 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 53 (37.32%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (34.51%) Hadoop
3 41 (28.87%) SQL
4 39 (27.46%) Finance
5 36 (25.35%) Analytics
6 34 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (23.24%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (22.54%) Microsoft
9 31 (21.83%) ETL
9 31 (21.83%) Java
10 30 (21.13%) SQL Server
11 26 (18.31%) MS Excel
12 22 (15.49%) SAS
13 21 (14.79%) Linux
14 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
14 20 (14.08%) jQuery
15 19 (13.38%) Data Modelling
16 18 (12.68%) HTML
16 18 (12.68%) Apache Hive
16 18 (12.68%) MapReduce
17 17 (11.97%) .NET
17 17 (11.97%) Web Services
18 16 (11.27%) PHP
18 16 (11.27%) Windows
19 15 (10.56%) ERP
19 15 (10.56%) MySQL
19 15 (10.56%) CSS
19 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 15 (10.56%) TDD
19 15 (10.56%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (15.49%) SAS
2 12 (8.45%) Apache Pig
3 8 (5.63%) Jetty
3 8 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.23%) Apache
5 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.41%) Confluence
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.70%) Node.js
8 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.04%) SPSS
3 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.41%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.56%) Office 365
1 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.45%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.63%) Route 53
4 6 (4.23%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.23%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (2.82%) SaaS
5 4 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.82%) ElastiCache
5 4 (2.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) Internet
2 2 (1.41%) PPTP
2 2 (1.41%) IPsec
2 2 (1.41%) VPN
2 2 (1.41%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (34.51%) Hadoop
2 33 (23.24%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (21.13%) SQL Server
4 18 (12.68%) Apache Hive
5 15 (10.56%) MySQL
5 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (10.56%) NoSQL
6 14 (9.86%) MongoDB
6 14 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (9.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (7.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (7.04%) RDBMS
9 10 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (7.04%) Relational Database
10 9 (6.34%) Data Mining
10 9 (6.34%) QlikView
11 7 (4.93%) HBase
11 7 (4.93%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (7.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.63%) Selenium
3 7 (4.93%) Maven
4 5 (3.52%) ERwin
5 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.82%) JUnit
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.41%) JIRA
6 2 (1.41%) Hudson
6 2 (1.41%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.70%) NUnit
General
1 39 (27.46%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Marketing
3 11 (7.75%) Retail
4 4 (2.82%) Legal
5 2 (1.41%) Banking
5 2 (1.41%) French Language
5 2 (1.41%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (25.35%) Developer
2 28 (19.72%) Architect
3 15 (10.56%) Enterprise Architect
4 13 (9.15%) Senior Developer
4 13 (9.15%) Consultant
5 12 (8.45%) Analyst
6 10 (7.04%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.04%) Data Architect
7 9 (6.34%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.34%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Big Data Architect
9 6 (4.23%) Software Project Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Software Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 6 (4.23%) DBA
9 6 (4.23%) Agile Project Manager
10 5 (3.52%) QA Leader
10 5 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.52%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.08%) jQuery
2 18 (12.68%) HTML
3 17 (11.97%) .NET
3 17 (11.97%) Web Services
4 15 (10.56%) CSS
5 12 (8.45%) Spring
6 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET
7 9 (6.34%) Ajax
8 8 (5.63%) Spring MVC
8 8 (5.63%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.93%) JSON
10 6 (4.23%) MDX
10 6 (4.23%) .NET Framework
10 6 (4.23%) HTML5
11 5 (3.52%) XML
12 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (2.11%) WCF
14 2 (1.41%) LAMP
14 2 (1.41%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.34%) Visualisation
3 8 (5.63%) Credit Risk
3 8 (5.63%) Open Source
4 6 (4.23%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.52%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.82%) Neural Network
6 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.11%) Social Media
7 3 (2.11%) Clustering
7 3 (2.11%) Statistics
8 2 (1.41%) iPhone
8 2 (1.41%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.41%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.41%) Physics
8 2 (1.41%) Informatics
8 2 (1.41%) Life Science
8 2 (1.41%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.79%) Linux
2 16 (11.27%) Windows
3 5 (3.52%) CentOS
3 5 (3.52%) UNIX
4 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.32%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (25.35%) Analytics
3 34 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (21.83%) ETL
5 19 (13.38%) Data Modelling
6 18 (12.68%) MapReduce
7 15 (10.56%) ERP
7 15 (10.56%) TDD
7 15 (10.56%) Data Management
8 13 (9.15%) Project Management
9 12 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (7.75%) Propensity Modelling
11 10 (7.04%) Data Analysis
11 10 (7.04%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.34%) Data Analytics
12 9 (6.34%) BDD
12 9 (6.34%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.63%) Logistic Regression
13 8 (5.63%) CHAID
13 8 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.87%) SQL
2 31 (21.83%) Java
3 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.27%) PHP
5 14 (9.86%) Python
6 13 (9.15%) C#
7 9 (6.34%) Perl
8 7 (4.93%) C++
9 6 (4.23%) R
10 5 (3.52%) C
11 4 (2.82%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.11%) VBA
12 3 (2.11%) Ruby
13 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.70%) F#
14 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.70%) XAML
14 1 (0.70%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 13 (9.15%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCSE
4 1 (0.70%) RHCE
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 4 (2.82%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (10.56%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.23%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.41%) Squid
4 1 (0.70%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) Puppet
2 6 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle
3 8 (5.63%) JBoss
3 8 (5.63%) Tableau
4 7 (4.93%) Vertica
4 7 (4.93%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.52%) Hitachi
6 4 (2.82%) SAP
6 4 (2.82%) RainStor
7 3 (2.11%) IBM
7 3 (2.11%) Cognos
7 3 (2.11%) Informatica
7 3 (2.11%) Teradata
7 3 (2.11%) Google
8 2 (1.41%) Netezza
8 2 (1.41%) Perforce
8 2 (1.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.41%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.41%) HP
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