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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 164 185 188
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 63 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.20% 1.36% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58 11 29
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
1969 1695 1829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.92% 33.47% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1491 1670
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +21 37 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Dorset +10 16 £36,250 -54.68%
Somerset -17 5 £51,250 +2.50%
Wiltshire -14 3 £25,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -7 1 £62,500 +56.25% 3
Devon - 1 £40,000 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 93 (58.13%) Java
2 53 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 39 (24.38%) MySQL
3 39 (24.38%) TDD
3 39 (24.38%) Hadoop
3 39 (24.38%) NoSQL
4 38 (23.75%) Web Services
5 37 (23.13%) Degree
6 35 (21.88%) Spring
6 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
7 34 (21.25%) Eclipse
8 31 (19.38%) HTML
9 30 (18.75%) Linux
10 28 (17.50%) SQL Server
11 27 (16.88%) Scrum
12 26 (16.25%) Computer Science
13 25 (15.63%) MongoDB
13 25 (15.63%) Natural Language Processing
14 24 (15.00%) Analytics
15 23 (14.38%) Oracle
16 22 (13.75%) RESTful
16 22 (13.75%) Ruby
17 21 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (13.13%) Apache Solr
17 21 (13.13%) HTML5
17 21 (13.13%) C#
17 21 (13.13%) SQL
17 21 (13.13%) HTTP
18 20 (12.50%) Web Development
18 20 (12.50%) Twitter

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (13.13%) Apache Solr
2 12 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.00%) IIS
4 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.25%) SAS
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 12 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) SaaS
2 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.13%) HTTP
2 8 (5.00%) VPN
2 8 (5.00%) DNS
2 8 (5.00%) SAN
2 8 (5.00%) PPTP
2 8 (5.00%) H.323
2 8 (5.00%) Firewall
2 8 (5.00%) IPsec
2 8 (5.00%) Network Security
2 8 (5.00%) ISDN
2 8 (5.00%) VoIP
2 8 (5.00%) SMTP
3 2 (1.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.38%) MySQL
1 39 (24.38%) Hadoop
1 39 (24.38%) NoSQL
2 28 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 25 (15.63%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 13 (8.13%) Riak
6 12 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (6.25%) HBase
8 9 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (4.38%) QlikView
11 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (3.75%) Redis
12 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (2.50%) Apache Hive
13 4 (2.50%) DataStage
14 3 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 34 (21.25%) Eclipse
2 17 (10.63%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.75%) Artifactory
4 13 (8.13%) JUnit
5 11 (6.88%) Ant
6 10 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 7 (4.38%) Selenium
8 6 (3.75%) Subversion
9 5 (3.13%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.13%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.13%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.50%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.50%) NUnit
10 4 (2.50%) CruiseControl
10 4 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (2.50%) Moq
11 2 (1.25%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.63%) JMeter
General
1 15 (9.38%) Marketing
2 9 (5.63%) Finance
3 8 (5.00%) Back Office
4 4 (2.50%) Games
5 2 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.25%) Electronics
5 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.25%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 79 (49.38%) Developer
2 47 (29.38%) Java Developer
3 23 (14.38%) Senior Developer
4 22 (13.75%) Software Engineer
5 19 (11.88%) Software Developer
6 17 (10.63%) Senior Software Engineer
6 17 (10.63%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (7.50%) Web Engineer
7 12 (7.50%) Development Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
8 8 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.00%) Administrator
8 8 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.38%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Graduate
10 6 (3.75%) Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.75%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.75%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.75%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.75%) Web Services
2 35 (21.88%) Spring
3 31 (19.38%) HTML
4 25 (15.63%) Natural Language Processing
5 22 (13.75%) RESTful
6 21 (13.13%) HTML5
7 19 (11.88%) jQuery
7 19 (11.88%) .NET
8 18 (11.25%) XML
9 17 (10.63%) J2SE
10 14 (8.75%) CSS
11 13 (8.13%) Hibernate
11 13 (8.13%) JSON
11 13 (8.13%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (7.50%) J2EE
12 12 (7.50%) CSS3
13 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET
13 11 (6.88%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (6.88%) REST
14 9 (5.63%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.25%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (10.63%) Mathematics
3 17 (10.63%) Open Source
4 14 (8.75%) Visualisation
5 7 (4.38%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.50%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.25%) DTV
7 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.25%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.75%) Linux
2 10 (6.25%) Windows
3 8 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.50%) Android
5 2 (1.25%) UNIX
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.38%) TDD
2 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 27 (16.88%) Scrum
4 24 (15.00%) Analytics
5 21 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (12.50%) Web Development
7 19 (11.88%) Web Application Development
8 17 (10.63%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.13%) DNA
10 12 (7.50%) OO
11 11 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.63%) BDD
13 8 (5.00%) High Availability
13 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (5.00%) Data Analysis
13 8 (5.00%) Data Modelling
14 7 (4.38%) Time Management
14 7 (4.38%) MapReduce
15 6 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (3.75%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 93 (58.13%) Java
2 53 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.75%) Ruby
4 21 (13.13%) C#
4 21 (13.13%) SQL
5 14 (8.75%) Python
6 10 (6.25%) Erlang
7 6 (3.75%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.75%) Perl
8 4 (2.50%) Scala
9 2 (1.25%) PHP
9 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.63%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 37 (23.13%) Degree
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) Nagios
1 8 (5.00%) logstash
2 7 (4.38%) Puppet
3 6 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (14.38%) Oracle
2 20 (12.50%) Twitter
3 16 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.00%) VMware
4 8 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (3.13%) Cognos
6 4 (2.50%) Teradata
6 4 (2.50%) Informatica
7 3 (1.88%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.88%) SAP
7 3 (1.88%) Tableau
8 2 (1.25%) Google
8 2 (1.25%) Zend
8 2 (1.25%) Greenplum
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