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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 51 50 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +37
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 27 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.56% 3.41% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.16% 7.66% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 10
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,750 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £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
222 431 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.29% 44.52% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 206 373 391
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 19 December 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Oxford

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 57 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (76.12%) Java
3 49 (73.13%) Software Engineering
4 47 (70.15%) NoSQL
5 45 (67.16%) SQL
6 36 (53.73%) TDD
7 28 (41.79%) Spring
8 27 (40.30%) Web Services
9 26 (38.81%) Analytics
10 24 (35.82%) Oracle
11 22 (32.84%) J2EE
12 21 (31.34%) C++
12 21 (31.34%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (28.36%) Scrum
13 19 (28.36%) OO
13 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
13 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
14 18 (26.87%) HTML
15 17 (25.37%) Ember.js
15 17 (25.37%) Backbone.js
15 17 (25.37%) Node.js
15 17 (25.37%) Twitter
15 17 (25.37%) C#
15 17 (25.37%) Web Development
16 16 (23.88%) BDD
16 16 (23.88%) Mathematics
16 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (22.39%) Statistics
18 14 (20.90%) XML
18 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (25.37%) Node.js
2 4 (5.97%) Apache
2 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.97%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.97%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (19.40%) GitHub
3 4 (5.97%) LucidChart
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) GPRS
1 2 (2.99%) WLAN
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.99%) DNS
1 2 (2.99%) Firewall
1 2 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (70.15%) NoSQL
2 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.93%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.97%) Apache Hive
4 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.99%) HBase
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.49%) Text Mining
7 1 (1.49%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) PyUnit
2 4 (5.97%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.97%) JUnit
2 4 (5.97%) Subversion
3 3 (4.48%) Ant
4 1 (1.49%) Maven
4 1 (1.49%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 14 (20.90%) Publishing
2 4 (5.97%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Developer
2 35 (52.24%) Software Engineer
3 17 (25.37%) Senior Software Engineer
3 17 (25.37%) Senior Developer
4 15 (22.39%) Software Developer
5 14 (20.90%) Java Developer
6 13 (19.40%) Web Developer
7 11 (16.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Data Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Data Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Big Data Architect
11 3 (4.48%) Technical Manager
11 3 (4.48%) Java Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) Spring
2 27 (40.30%) Web Services
3 22 (32.84%) J2EE
4 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
5 18 (26.87%) HTML
6 17 (25.37%) Backbone.js
6 17 (25.37%) Ember.js
7 14 (20.90%) XML
8 13 (19.40%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (16.42%) Middleware
10 4 (5.97%) CSS
10 4 (5.97%) JDBC
10 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.97%) Java EE
10 4 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.97%) .NET
11 2 (2.99%) NumPy
11 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.49%) JSP
12 1 (1.49%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Mathematics
1 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (22.39%) Statistics
3 6 (8.96%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.97%) Social Media
5 4 (5.97%) Digital Media
5 4 (5.97%) Human Factors
5 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.97%) User Experience
6 2 (2.99%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.99%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.99%) Ontologies
6 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.99%) Open Source
7 1 (1.49%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.49%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (73.13%) Software Engineering
3 36 (53.73%) TDD
4 26 (38.81%) Analytics
5 19 (28.36%) Scrum
5 19 (28.36%) OO
6 17 (25.37%) Web Development
7 16 (23.88%) BDD
8 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (19.40%) Waterfall
10 10 (14.93%) Test Automation
10 10 (14.93%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.97%) Workflow
11 4 (5.97%) Information Architecture
11 4 (5.97%) UX Design
11 4 (5.97%) Usability Engineering
11 4 (5.97%) Big Data Analytics
11 4 (5.97%) Data Analytics
11 4 (5.97%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (76.12%) Java
2 45 (67.16%) SQL
3 21 (31.34%) C++
4 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
5 17 (25.37%) C#
6 12 (17.91%) Python
7 4 (5.97%) PHP
7 4 (5.97%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) R
9 1 (1.49%) XPath
9 1 (1.49%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) Fortran
9 1 (1.49%) XQuery
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.49%) KVM
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Oracle
2 17 (25.37%) Twitter
3 1 (1.49%) Perforce