The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 56 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 22 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.99% 2.91% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.05% 8.30% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 23
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Big Data
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
219 265 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.76% 35.05% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 193 232 314
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Big Data
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Oxford region.

Big Data Salary Trend in Oxford

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Oxford

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (73.91%) Java
3 32 (69.57%) NoSQL
4 31 (67.39%) Software Engineering
5 25 (54.35%) TDD
5 25 (54.35%) Analytics
6 21 (45.65%) SQL
7 17 (36.96%) C++
8 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
8 15 (32.61%) Oracle
9 14 (30.43%) OO
9 14 (30.43%) Spring
10 13 (28.26%) Web Development
10 13 (28.26%) Web Services
10 13 (28.26%) J2EE
10 13 (28.26%) C#
10 13 (28.26%) Ember.js
10 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
10 13 (28.26%) Node.js
10 13 (28.26%) Backbone.js
10 13 (28.26%) Twitter
11 12 (26.09%) Hadoop
12 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (23.91%) Linux
13 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (19.57%) Statistics
14 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
14 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
14 9 (19.57%) Scrum
14 9 (19.57%) HTML

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (28.26%) Node.js
2 6 (13.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.39%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (69.57%) NoSQL
2 12 (26.09%) Hadoop
3 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (8.70%) HPCC
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Publishing
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 23 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Architect
3 11 (23.91%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
5 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
5 9 (19.57%) Software Developer
6 8 (17.39%) Web Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (10.87%) Data Architect
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Data Architect
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Architect
8 5 (10.87%) Big Data Architect
9 4 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (4.35%) OBIEE Architect
12 1 (2.17%) Business Solution Architect
12 1 (2.17%) Java Engineer
12 1 (2.17%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Spring
2 13 (28.26%) Web Services
2 13 (28.26%) J2EE
2 13 (28.26%) Backbone.js
2 13 (28.26%) Ember.js
2 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
3 9 (19.57%) HTML
4 8 (17.39%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (10.87%) .NET
5 5 (10.87%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.70%) XML
7 3 (6.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.57%) Statistics
3 6 (13.04%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.17%) Ontologies
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (67.39%) Software Engineering
3 25 (54.35%) TDD
3 25 (54.35%) Analytics
4 14 (30.43%) OO
5 13 (28.26%) Web Development
6 9 (19.57%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 8 (17.39%) BDD
8 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.87%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
10 5 (10.87%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (10.87%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (8.70%) Data Analytics
11 4 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (8.70%) Inmon Methodology
11 4 (8.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) SQL
3 17 (36.96%) C++
4 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.26%) C#
6 8 (17.39%) Python
7 5 (10.87%) Scala
7 5 (10.87%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) Groovy
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Oracle
2 13 (28.26%) Twitter
3 1 (2.17%) Tableau
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