The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 174 139 194
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +55
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 63 96 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 1.58% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.54% 4.86% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 45 70 13
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1779 1975 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.48% 32.42% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1518 1714 1566
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Big Data
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Big Data Salary Trend in the South West

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in the South West

Big Data
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
Gloucestershire +14 22 £55,000 +5.76%
Bristol -31 21 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Dorset +7 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Devon 0 8 £29,000 -32.55%
Somerset +8 7 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Wiltshire +1 1 £37,500 -50.98% 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 63 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (45.90%) Java
3 43 (35.25%) Linux
3 43 (35.25%) Python
4 38 (31.15%) C++
5 35 (28.69%) HTML
6 34 (27.87%) MySQL
7 31 (25.41%) Analytics
8 30 (24.59%) Scrum
9 27 (22.13%) Spring
9 27 (22.13%) .NET
10 26 (21.31%) Oracle
10 26 (21.31%) C#
10 26 (21.31%) JavaScript
10 26 (21.31%) Relational Database
10 26 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (21.31%) Ruby
11 25 (20.49%) Software Engineering
11 25 (20.49%) MongoDB
12 24 (19.67%) Git (software)
12 24 (19.67%) Windows
13 23 (18.85%) Visualisation
14 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
14 22 (18.03%) SDLC
15 21 (17.21%) Big Data Analytics
16 20 (16.39%) Degree
16 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
17 19 (15.57%) Advertising
17 19 (15.57%) Perl
17 19 (15.57%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 19 (15.57%) Node.js
2 16 (13.11%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.10%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.10%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.82%) SAS
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.48%) SaaS
3 13 (10.66%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.82%) IaaS
5 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.87%) MySQL
2 26 (21.31%) Relational Database
3 25 (20.49%) MongoDB
4 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
5 17 (13.93%) Hadoop
6 16 (13.11%) NoSQL
6 16 (13.11%) RDBMS
7 13 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (8.20%) HBase
9 8 (6.56%) Spotfire
10 6 (4.92%) Apache Hive
10 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (4.10%) Sqoop
12 4 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.64%) QlikView
13 2 (1.64%) OLAP
13 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.82%) DataStage
14 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.48%) ClearCase
3 13 (10.66%) Subversion
4 10 (8.20%) Maven
4 10 (8.20%) Ant
5 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.92%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (4.92%) Moq
6 6 (4.92%) SpecFlow
6 6 (4.92%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.92%) NUnit
6 6 (4.92%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.82%) Artifactory
General
1 19 (15.57%) Advertising
2 15 (12.30%) Military
3 13 (10.66%) Finance
4 6 (4.92%) Games
5 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.46%) Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (46.72%) Developer
2 27 (22.13%) Senior Developer
3 23 (18.85%) Java Developer
4 20 (16.39%) Analyst
5 18 (14.75%) Software Engineer
5 18 (14.75%) C++ Developer
6 15 (12.30%) Senior C++ Developer
7 11 (9.02%) Architect
8 10 (8.20%) Data Analyst
8 10 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.74%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.28%) Digital Architect
12 4 (3.28%) Business Analyst
13 3 (2.46%) Programmer
13 3 (2.46%) Software Developer
14 2 (1.64%) Information Systems Architect
14 2 (1.64%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.69%) HTML
2 27 (22.13%) Spring
2 27 (22.13%) .NET
3 18 (14.75%) CSS3
3 18 (14.75%) HTML5
3 18 (14.75%) CSS
4 17 (13.93%) Hibernate
4 17 (13.93%) Middleware
5 16 (13.11%) J2EE
5 16 (13.11%) Apache Camel
6 12 (9.84%) ASP.NET
7 9 (7.38%) XML
7 9 (7.38%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.74%) RESTful
8 7 (5.74%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (4.92%) Gherkin
9 6 (4.92%) REST
9 6 (4.92%) WCF
9 6 (4.92%) MSMQ
9 6 (4.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.85%) Visualisation
2 16 (13.11%) PKI
3 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.20%) Social Media
5 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.10%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.10%) Statistics
7 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.28%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.46%) BBC
8 3 (2.46%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.64%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.64%) User Experience
10 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.82%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.82%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.82%) DTV
10 1 (0.82%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.82%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.25%) Linux
2 24 (19.67%) Windows
3 3 (2.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.41%) Analytics
3 30 (24.59%) Scrum
4 25 (20.49%) Software Engineering
5 22 (18.03%) SDLC
6 21 (17.21%) Big Data Analytics
7 18 (14.75%) Unit Testing
7 18 (14.75%) Integration Testing
7 18 (14.75%) TDD
8 17 (13.93%) Data Analytics
9 16 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (13.11%) DevOps
10 15 (12.30%) Information Security
10 15 (12.30%) Configuration Management
11 14 (11.48%) Time Management
12 13 (10.66%) OO
12 13 (10.66%) Project Management
13 12 (9.84%) Systems Analysis
13 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (8.20%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.90%) Java
2 43 (35.25%) Python
3 38 (31.15%) C++
4 26 (21.31%) C#
4 26 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 26 (21.31%) Ruby
5 19 (15.57%) Perl
6 17 (13.93%) C
7 15 (12.30%) SQL
8 11 (9.02%) R
9 9 (7.38%) Clojure
9 9 (7.38%) Scala
10 5 (4.10%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.46%) PHP
11 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.64%) Korn
13 1 (0.82%) Rust
13 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.82%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 20 (16.39%) Degree
2 16 (13.11%) DV Cleared
2 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) PhD
4 1 (0.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) Hyper-V
1 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.10%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) Puppet
1 11 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Oracle
2 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.11%) VMware
4 7 (5.74%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.46%) BT
5 3 (2.46%) Toshiba
5 3 (2.46%) HP
5 3 (2.46%) Nokia
5 3 (2.46%) Siemens
6 2 (1.64%) Tableau
6 2 (1.64%) SAP
6 2 (1.64%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.82%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.82%) Teradata
7 1 (0.82%) Cognos
7 1 (0.82%) Informatica
7 1 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.82%) IBM
7 1 (0.82%) Netezza
7 1 (0.82%) DataFlux
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Bath
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: Highly Competitive plus benefits and bonus potential
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago