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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 98 193 141
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -52
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 165 61 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.92% 1.00% 1.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.87% 3.24% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 123 44 69
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £35,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £67,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
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
1861 1882 1927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.89% 30.74% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1567 1679
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,580 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +61 78 £50,000 -21.56% 8
Bristol +14 39 £40,000 -22.33% 11
Devon +19 19 £120,000 +313.79%
Dorset +10 12 £80,000 +68.42% 1
Wiltshire +1 10 £57,500 +43.75% 5
Somerset -3 4 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 162 (46.69%) Java
2 119 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (31.41%) Software Engineering
3 109 (31.41%) Linux
4 108 (31.12%) Hadoop
5 106 (30.55%) Analytics
6 105 (30.26%) Security Cleared
7 101 (29.11%) C++
8 96 (27.67%) Degree
9 87 (25.07%) Cybersecurity
10 83 (23.92%) Python
11 82 (23.63%) Telecoms
12 77 (22.19%) SQL
13 71 (20.46%) JavaScript
14 64 (18.44%) DV Cleared
15 61 (17.58%) C#
16 60 (17.29%) ITIL
17 55 (15.85%) Retail
18 54 (15.56%) Computer Science
18 54 (15.56%) Data Analytics
19 52 (14.99%) MongoDB
19 52 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
19 52 (14.99%) Apache Spark
20 51 (14.70%) Change Management
20 51 (14.70%) Management Information System
20 51 (14.70%) Windows
21 50 (14.41%) Oracle
21 50 (14.41%) Elasticsearch
21 50 (14.41%) Android
22 48 (13.83%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 52 (14.99%) Apache Spark
2 50 (14.41%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (8.36%) Apache
4 27 (7.78%) Apache Pig
5 25 (7.20%) Apache Solr
6 20 (5.76%) WebLogic
7 17 (4.90%) OpenStack
7 17 (4.90%) SAS
8 15 (4.32%) JBoss
9 13 (3.75%) Tomcat
10 8 (2.31%) WebSphere
11 7 (2.02%) Jetty
11 7 (2.02%) Node.js
12 6 (1.73%) Confluence
13 4 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.58%) CMS
15 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.31%) MS Office
3 7 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.86%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.88%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (1.15%) Heroku
5 4 (1.15%) IaaS
5 4 (1.15%) PaaS
5 4 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 24 (6.92%) Internet
3 21 (6.05%) Firewall
4 17 (4.90%) SSL
5 6 (1.73%) LAN
5 6 (1.73%) Network Security
5 6 (1.73%) SAN
5 6 (1.73%) WAN
6 3 (0.86%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.86%) SSH
7 1 (0.29%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (31.12%) Hadoop
2 52 (14.99%) MongoDB
3 48 (13.83%) MySQL
4 42 (12.10%) NoSQL
5 38 (10.95%) Data Mining
6 33 (9.51%) Relational Database
7 30 (8.65%) Apache Hive
8 21 (6.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (5.48%) Neo4j
10 18 (5.19%) SQL Server
11 17 (4.90%) Apache Accumulo
12 16 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (4.32%) GIS
14 14 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (3.75%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (3.46%) QlikView
17 11 (3.17%) Impala
17 11 (3.17%) Parquet
18 7 (2.02%) Couchbase
18 7 (2.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.90%) Maven
3 10 (2.88%) Eclipse
3 10 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.59%) Mercurial
4 9 (2.59%) Selenium
4 9 (2.59%) Subversion
5 8 (2.31%) JIRA
6 7 (2.02%) LoadRunner
7 6 (1.73%) RSpec
8 4 (1.15%) Ant
8 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.86%) ERwin
9 3 (0.86%) JMeter
10 2 (0.58%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.58%) Hudson
10 2 (0.58%) JUnit
10 2 (0.58%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (23.63%) Telecoms
2 55 (15.85%) Retail
3 46 (13.26%) Finance
4 26 (7.49%) Billing
5 12 (3.46%) Banking
6 10 (2.88%) Marketing
7 6 (1.73%) Advertising
8 5 (1.44%) Electronics
8 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (23.92%) Developer
2 62 (17.87%) Software Engineer
3 37 (10.66%) Java Engineer
4 32 (9.22%) Senior Manager
5 30 (8.65%) Java Software Engineer
6 29 (8.36%) Analyst
7 28 (8.07%) Architect
8 24 (6.92%) Data Scientist
8 24 (6.92%) Systems Engineer
9 22 (6.34%) Java Developer
10 20 (5.76%) Consultant
11 16 (4.61%) Business Manager
11 16 (4.61%) Business Relationship Manager
11 16 (4.61%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (4.61%) Relationships Manager
12 15 (4.32%) C++ Software Engineer
12 15 (4.32%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
12 15 (4.32%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
12 15 (4.32%) Technical Consultant
13 14 (4.03%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.39%) HTML
2 36 (10.37%) Spring
3 32 (9.22%) Hibernate
3 32 (9.22%) XML
4 28 (8.07%) HTML5
5 23 (6.63%) CSS
5 23 (6.63%) CSS3
6 22 (6.34%) JSON
7 21 (6.05%) Lucene
8 19 (5.48%) Java EE
9 18 (5.19%) AngularJS
10 16 (4.61%) .NET
10 16 (4.61%) J2EE
11 15 (4.32%) React
11 15 (4.32%) STL
12 14 (4.03%) EJB
13 13 (3.75%) ELK Stack
14 12 (3.46%) D3.js
14 12 (3.46%) Kafka
14 12 (3.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 52 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (14.70%) Management Information System
4 46 (13.26%) Digital Media
4 46 (13.26%) Smart Meter
5 45 (12.97%) Visualisation
6 43 (12.39%) Cybercrime
7 36 (10.37%) Mathematics
8 25 (7.20%) Physics
9 22 (6.34%) Algorithms
10 20 (5.76%) Mobile App
11 17 (4.90%) Internet of Things
12 15 (4.32%) Cyberthreat
12 15 (4.32%) iPhone
13 14 (4.03%) Economics
14 13 (3.75%) Artificial Intelligence
15 12 (3.46%) Security Operations Centre
16 8 (2.31%) Statistics
17 7 (2.02%) User Experience
18 6 (1.73%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 109 (31.41%) Linux
2 51 (14.70%) Windows
3 50 (14.41%) Android
4 26 (7.49%) Unix
5 22 (6.34%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.32%) Windows Phone
7 8 (2.31%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.73%) CentOS
8 6 (1.73%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (31.41%) Software Engineering
3 106 (30.55%) Analytics
4 87 (25.07%) Cybersecurity
5 60 (17.29%) ITIL
6 54 (15.56%) Data Analytics
7 51 (14.70%) Change Management
8 47 (13.54%) Project Management
9 45 (12.97%) Data Analysis
10 40 (11.53%) Mobile Development
10 40 (11.53%) Reverse Engineering
11 39 (11.24%) Machine Learning
12 37 (10.66%) Web Development
13 35 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (9.80%) OO
14 34 (9.80%) Open Source
15 33 (9.51%) Predictive Analytics
16 32 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (9.22%) Scrum
16 32 (9.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 162 (46.69%) Java
2 101 (29.11%) C++
3 83 (23.92%) Python
4 77 (22.19%) SQL
5 71 (20.46%) JavaScript
6 61 (17.58%) C#
7 46 (13.26%) C
8 30 (8.65%) Bash Shell
8 30 (8.65%) Objective-C
9 28 (8.07%) Scala
10 25 (7.20%) R
11 21 (6.05%) Perl
12 18 (5.19%) Ruby
13 12 (3.46%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.59%) ECMAScript
14 9 (2.59%) ES6
15 7 (2.02%) Go
15 7 (2.02%) PHP
15 7 (2.02%) VB
16 6 (1.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (30.26%) Security Cleared
2 96 (27.67%) Degree
3 64 (18.44%) DV Cleared
4 34 (9.80%) SC Cleared
5 23 (6.63%) CITP
6 20 (5.76%) PMI Certification
6 20 (5.76%) PMP
7 18 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (4.90%) PhD
9 15 (4.32%) CCNA
9 15 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (4.32%) CISSP
9 15 (4.32%) GIAC
9 15 (4.32%) Linux+ Certification
9 15 (4.32%) MCSE
9 15 (4.32%) SANS
9 15 (4.32%) SSCP
10 14 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (2.88%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (2.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.39%) ISO 9001
2 16 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 12 (3.46%) QA
4 7 (2.02%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.86%) TickIT
6 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.73%) Apache Flume
1 6 (1.73%) Firmware
1 6 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (1.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (3.75%) Kibana
1 13 (3.75%) logstash
1 13 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.46%) Puppet
3 11 (3.17%) Ansible
4 7 (2.02%) Salt
5 6 (1.73%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (14.41%) Oracle
2 23 (6.63%) SAP
3 18 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.75%) ESRI
4 13 (3.75%) Tableau
5 12 (3.46%) Cisco
5 12 (3.46%) Hortonworks
5 12 (3.46%) HP
6 11 (3.17%) TIBCO
7 10 (2.88%) EMC
7 10 (2.88%) VMware
8 8 (2.31%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.02%) Intel
10 6 (1.73%) ArcSight
10 6 (1.73%) Blue Coat
10 6 (1.73%) Dell
10 6 (1.73%) FireEye
10 6 (1.73%) Forcepoint
10 6 (1.73%) Juniper
10 6 (1.73%) Palo Alto
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