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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 133 147 192
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +45
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 121 117 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.98% 1.75% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.95% 5.05% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 92 80 55
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £175,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.09%
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
2032 2317 2736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.22% 34.65% 36.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1763 1966 2256
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 August 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 August 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 -4 83 £50,500 +5.20% 20
Merseyside -1 12 £56,500 +10.24% 2
Lancashire +20 10 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Cheshire +18 10 £66,250 +32.50% 6
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 82 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (32.67%) Analytics
3 64 (31.68%) SQL
4 63 (31.19%) Business Intelligence
5 61 (30.20%) Java
6 44 (21.78%) Hadoop
7 42 (20.79%) SQL Server
8 38 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (18.32%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (17.82%) Data Mining
10 36 (17.82%) Oracle
11 35 (17.33%) C#
12 34 (16.83%) Python
13 31 (15.35%) .NET
14 29 (14.36%) NoSQL
15 28 (13.86%) Retail
16 27 (13.37%) Data Management
16 27 (13.37%) Finance
16 27 (13.37%) R
16 27 (13.37%) Software Delivery
17 26 (12.87%) ETL
18 25 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (11.88%) MySQL
19 24 (11.88%) Banking
20 23 (11.39%) Degree
20 23 (11.39%) Machine Learning
21 21 (10.40%) PhD
21 21 (10.40%) Java EE
21 21 (10.40%) Enterprise Software
22 20 (9.90%) Algorithms

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 12 (5.94%) Apache Spark
1 12 (5.94%) SAS
2 5 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.98%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.98%) Confluence
4 2 (0.99%) CMS
4 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.46%) SPSS
2 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) SAN
3 1 (0.50%) Skype
3 1 (0.50%) VoIP
3 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.78%) Hadoop
2 42 (20.79%) SQL Server
3 37 (18.32%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (17.82%) Data Mining
5 29 (14.36%) NoSQL
6 24 (11.88%) MySQL
7 20 (9.90%) MongoDB
8 17 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (6.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (4.95%) Relational Database
11 9 (4.46%) Apache Hive
12 8 (3.96%) RDBMS
13 7 (3.47%) Power BI
14 6 (2.97%) QlikView
15 5 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (2.48%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.47%) JIRA
3 7 (3.47%) JUnit
4 3 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.99%) GitLab
5 2 (0.99%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.50%) Hudson
6 1 (0.50%) Maven
6 1 (0.50%) NUnit
6 1 (0.50%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.50%) Subversion
6 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (13.86%) Retail
2 27 (13.37%) Finance
3 24 (11.88%) Banking
4 17 (8.42%) Manufacturing
4 17 (8.42%) Marketing
5 9 (4.46%) Aerospace
5 9 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.96%) Electronics
7 6 (2.97%) Advertising
8 3 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.99%) Legal
10 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (25.74%) Developer
2 34 (16.83%) Architect
3 22 (10.89%) Technical Architect
4 20 (9.90%) C# Architect
5 18 (8.91%) Project Manager
6 16 (7.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (7.92%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.43%) Head of Data Management
7 15 (7.43%) Java Architect
7 15 (7.43%) Java Technical Architect
7 15 (7.43%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (6.93%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 14 (6.93%) MATLAB Engineer
9 13 (6.44%) .NET Architect
9 13 (6.44%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 13 (6.44%) .NET Technical Architect
9 13 (6.44%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 11 (5.45%) Consultant
10 11 (5.45%) Data Architect
11 10 (4.95%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.35%) .NET
2 21 (10.40%) Java EE
3 20 (9.90%) J2EE
4 17 (8.42%) Spring
5 16 (7.92%) Hibernate
6 10 (4.95%) Web Services
7 8 (3.96%) CSS
7 8 (3.96%) HTML
7 8 (3.96%) RESTful
8 7 (3.47%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.47%) JSON
9 6 (2.97%) MDX
9 6 (2.97%) REST
10 5 (2.48%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.48%) HTML5
10 5 (2.48%) React
10 5 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.98%) Node.js
11 4 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.40%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (9.90%) Algorithms
4 18 (8.91%) Statistics
5 14 (6.93%) CUDA
6 12 (5.94%) Credit Risk
7 11 (5.45%) Computer Science
7 11 (5.45%) Visualisation
8 9 (4.46%) Data Integration
8 9 (4.46%) Life Science
9 6 (2.97%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.48%) iPad
10 5 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.98%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.98%) Physics
12 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.99%) Social Media
13 2 (0.99%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.44%) Linux
2 7 (3.47%) Android
3 5 (2.48%) Unix
4 4 (1.98%) Windows
5 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (32.67%) Analytics
3 63 (31.19%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (13.37%) Data Management
5 27 (13.37%) Software Delivery
6 26 (12.87%) ETL
7 23 (11.39%) Machine Learning
8 20 (9.90%) Data Analysis
8 20 (9.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 19 (9.41%) Data Modelling
9 19 (9.41%) Open Source
9 19 (9.41%) Software Engineering
9 19 (9.41%) TDD
10 17 (8.42%) E-Commerce
10 17 (8.42%) Master Data Management
11 16 (7.92%) Data Acquisition
12 15 (7.43%) Change Management
12 15 (7.43%) DevOps
12 15 (7.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.68%) SQL
2 61 (30.20%) Java
3 35 (17.33%) C#
4 34 (16.83%) Python
5 27 (13.37%) R
6 18 (8.91%) C++
7 17 (8.42%) JavaScript
8 16 (7.92%) MATLAB
8 16 (7.92%) Scala
8 16 (7.92%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.96%) C
10 7 (3.47%) Perl
11 6 (2.97%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.97%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.97%) PHP
12 5 (2.48%) Ruby
13 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.99%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 23 (11.39%) Degree
2 21 (10.40%) PhD
3 9 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.99%) MBA
5 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.99%) PMP
5 2 (0.99%) RHCE
5 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.90%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.48%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.48%) HDFS
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.98%) Kibana
2 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.99%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) SELinux
3 1 (0.50%) Control-M
3 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 36 (17.82%) Oracle
2 16 (7.92%) Teradata
3 12 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.94%) SAP
4 6 (2.97%) Tableau
5 5 (2.48%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.48%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.98%) Cognizant
6 4 (1.98%) Informatica
6 4 (1.98%) Netezza
7 3 (1.49%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.99%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.99%) Google
8 2 (0.99%) Greenplum
8 2 (0.99%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.99%) Talend
9 1 (0.50%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.50%) Perforce
9 1 (0.50%) Sun
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