The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 72 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.57% 0.52% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.82% 1.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.82%
Big Data
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
249 198 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 32.51% 34.38% 36.72%
Number of salaries quoted 231 174 227
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Big Data
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Big Data Salary Trend in Sheffield

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (87.50%) DevOps
1 14 (87.50%) Test Planning
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) QA
3 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) OOP
4 7 (43.75%) OO
4 7 (43.75%) Replication
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 7 (43.75%) Subversion
4 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
4 7 (43.75%) Selenium
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
4 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
4 7 (43.75%) Puppet
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (43.75%) Vagrant
4 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (43.75%) People Management
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) OLAP
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Subversion
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
1 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Tester
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (12.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
1 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) DevOps
1 14 (87.50%) Test Planning
2 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) People Management
3 7 (43.75%) OOP
3 7 (43.75%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) B2B
4 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
1 7 (43.75%) Vagrant
1 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef