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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 161 153 192
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +39
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 80 85 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 1.39% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.14% 4.22% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 57 64 10
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £50,000
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
1934 2015 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.26% 33.05% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1651 1713 1529
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Bristol -30 35 £50,000 +6.95% 8
Gloucestershire +19 22 £37,500 -30.55% 6
Somerset +6 11 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Devon -3 8 £29,000 -27.50%
Dorset +1 6 £47,500 +72.72%
Wiltshire -13 1 £37,500 -37.23% 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 78 (57.35%) Java
2 64 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (39.71%) Linux
4 53 (38.97%) Python
5 44 (32.35%) HTML
6 43 (31.62%) C++
6 43 (31.62%) Software Engineering
7 35 (25.74%) MySQL
8 34 (25.00%) Analytics
9 33 (24.26%) Scrum
10 30 (22.06%) .NET
11 29 (21.32%) C#
11 29 (21.32%) Visualisation
11 29 (21.32%) Spring
12 28 (20.59%) Ruby
12 28 (20.59%) JavaScript
12 28 (20.59%) Oracle
12 28 (20.59%) Relational Database
13 27 (19.85%) Windows
13 27 (19.85%) Amazon AWS
14 26 (19.12%) MongoDB
14 26 (19.12%) Git (software)
14 26 (19.12%) Microsoft
15 25 (18.38%) Perl
15 25 (18.38%) Degree
15 25 (18.38%) SDLC
16 24 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
16 24 (17.65%) C
17 23 (16.91%) Big Data Analytics
18 22 (16.18%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (13.24%) Node.js
1 18 (13.24%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.68%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.68%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.47%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.47%) JBoss
3 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.74%) SAS
4 1 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.85%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (8.82%) SaaS
4 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.74%) MySQL
2 28 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 26 (19.12%) MongoDB
4 21 (15.44%) NoSQL
4 21 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
5 18 (13.24%) RDBMS
6 10 (7.35%) Hadoop
6 10 (7.35%) HBase
7 8 (5.88%) Spotfire
8 6 (4.41%) Apache Hive
9 5 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.68%) Sqoop
10 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.47%) QlikView
11 2 (1.47%) OLAP
11 2 (1.47%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.74%) DataStage
12 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (19.12%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.76%) ClearCase
3 11 (8.09%) Subversion
4 10 (7.35%) Maven
4 10 (7.35%) Ant
5 6 (4.41%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.94%) NUnit
6 4 (2.94%) CruiseControl
6 4 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (2.94%) Moq
6 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.94%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (15.44%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Military
3 15 (11.03%) Telecoms
4 13 (9.56%) Advertising
5 4 (2.94%) Games
6 2 (1.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (36.76%) Developer
2 30 (22.06%) Software Engineer
3 23 (16.91%) Senior Developer
3 23 (16.91%) Java Developer
4 21 (15.44%) Analyst
5 12 (8.82%) C++ Developer
5 12 (8.82%) Senior C++ Developer
6 11 (8.09%) Data Analyst
7 10 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.15%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Consultant
9 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Computer Scientist
11 4 (2.94%) Digital Architect
11 4 (2.94%) Programmer
11 4 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.35%) HTML
2 30 (22.06%) .NET
3 29 (21.32%) Spring
4 22 (16.18%) CSS
4 22 (16.18%) HTML5
4 22 (16.18%) CSS3
5 21 (15.44%) Middleware
6 19 (13.97%) Hibernate
6 19 (13.97%) ASP.NET
7 18 (13.24%) Apache Camel
7 18 (13.24%) J2EE
8 14 (10.29%) XML
8 14 (10.29%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.68%) SciPy
9 5 (3.68%) NumPy
9 5 (3.68%) RESTful
9 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (2.94%) REST
10 4 (2.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.32%) Visualisation
2 18 (13.24%) PKI
3 12 (8.82%) Digital Media
3 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.15%) Social Media
5 7 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.68%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.68%) Statistics
8 4 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.94%) User Experience
9 3 (2.21%) Physics
10 1 (0.74%) DTV
10 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.74%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 54 (39.71%) Linux
2 27 (19.85%) Windows
3 7 (5.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.62%) Software Engineering
3 34 (25.00%) Analytics
4 33 (24.26%) Scrum
5 25 (18.38%) SDLC
6 23 (16.91%) Big Data Analytics
7 19 (13.97%) Data Analytics
7 19 (13.97%) DevOps
8 18 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (12.50%) Information Security
9 17 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 16 (11.76%) Project Management
10 16 (11.76%) TDD
10 16 (11.76%) Time Management
11 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (10.29%) Systems Analysis
13 12 (8.82%) Unit Testing
13 12 (8.82%) Integration Testing
14 11 (8.09%) Kanban
14 11 (8.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (57.35%) Java
2 53 (38.97%) Python
3 43 (31.62%) C++
4 29 (21.32%) C#
5 28 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 28 (20.59%) Ruby
6 25 (18.38%) Perl
7 24 (17.65%) C
8 16 (11.76%) SQL
9 12 (8.82%) Scala
9 12 (8.82%) Clojure
10 11 (8.09%) R
11 5 (3.68%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.47%) Korn
14 1 (0.74%) Erlang
14 1 (0.74%) Go
14 1 (0.74%) Rust
14 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (18.38%) Degree
2 18 (13.24%) DV Cleared
2 18 (13.24%) Security Cleared
3 17 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) PhD
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) QA
1 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (13.24%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.68%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.47%) Docker
4 1 (0.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (11.76%) Puppet
2 15 (11.03%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (20.59%) Oracle
2 26 (19.12%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.24%) VMware
4 7 (5.15%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.47%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.47%) SAP
5 2 (1.47%) Tableau
6 1 (0.74%) Teradata
6 1 (0.74%) Netezza
6 1 (0.74%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.74%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.74%) Cognos
6 1 (0.74%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.74%) Informatica
6 1 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
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