The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 92 60 74
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 3 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.31% 1.97% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.99% 7.41% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 10
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Big Data
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
302 243 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.66% 26.56% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 256 234 278
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Big Data
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Big Data Salary Trend in Southampton

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) Refactoring
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (33.33%) Akka
5 4 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) Scala
5 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Advertising
6 1 (8.33%) LAMP

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Software Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (33.33%) Akka
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) TDD
1 7 (58.33%) Refactoring
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby