The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data Analytics skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data Analytics over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Analytics
Rank 808 839 893
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +54
Permanent jobs citing Big Data Analytics 99 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.028% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.035% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 82 24 8
Average salary £63,500 £58,750 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.08% -41.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £37,950 £91,000
10% offered a salary of more than £104,500 £90,000 £130,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £73,750 £100,000
% change year-on-year
-22.03% -26.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93957 85653 91299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75631 70015 77736
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Big Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Big Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK.

Big Data Analytics Salary Trend in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

Big Data Analytics Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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
England +30 99 £63,500 +33.68% 16
London +29 77 £65,000 +20.93% 12
City of London +11 26 £72,500 +16.00% 3
South East +8 11 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £55,000 - 1
Abingdon - 7 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £57,500 - 1
Surrey - 3 £35,000 -
North West - 2 £36,750 -
East of England - 2 £72,500 - 2
Guildford - 2 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £72,500 -
Manchester - 2 £36,750 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £72,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
Brighton - 1 £27,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £22,500 -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Big Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 215 (99.54%) Big Data
1 215 (99.54%) Analytics
2 78 (36.11%) Java
3 71 (32.87%) Degree
4 70 (32.41%) Data Analytics
5 60 (27.78%) Computer Science
6 59 (27.31%) Hadoop
7 48 (22.22%) SQL
8 43 (19.91%) Scala
9 42 (19.44%) Data Modelling
10 40 (18.52%) C++
11 37 (17.13%) Mathematics
12 34 (15.74%) MapReduce
13 33 (15.28%) SAS
14 32 (14.81%) Finance
15 31 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (14.35%) C#
16 30 (13.89%) Oracle
16 30 (13.89%) PhD
17 29 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
18 28 (12.96%) R
19 27 (12.50%) HTML
20 26 (12.04%) ETL
21 25 (11.57%) Physics
21 25 (11.57%) Software Engineering
22 24 (11.11%) E-Commerce
22 24 (11.11%) NoSQL
22 24 (11.11%) HTML5
23 23 (10.65%) Mahout
24 22 (10.19%) Machine Learning

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Big Data Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (15.28%) SAS
2 13 (6.02%) Node.js
3 7 (3.24%) Apache Pig
3 7 (3.24%) Tornado
4 6 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.46%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (9.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.46%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.33%) SaaS
2 4 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.24%) SMS
2 6 (2.78%) Internet
3 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.46%) Broadband
4 1 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (99.54%) Big Data
2 59 (27.31%) Hadoop
3 29 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 23 (10.65%) Mahout
6 20 (9.26%) Data Mining
7 17 (7.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (7.41%) Apache Hive
9 15 (6.94%) Base SAS
9 15 (6.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 12 (5.56%) MySQL
11 11 (5.09%) HBase
12 10 (4.63%) MongoDB
13 7 (3.24%) SQL Server
13 7 (3.24%) Text Mining
14 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database
15 3 (1.39%) Impala
15 3 (1.39%) MarkLogic
15 3 (1.39%) Couchbase
15 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.46%) JUnit
3 1 (0.46%) Introscope
3 1 (0.46%) Maven
3 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 32 (14.81%) Finance
2 19 (8.80%) Front Office
3 12 (5.56%) Retail
4 9 (4.17%) Marketing
5 8 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.70%) Games
6 7 (3.24%) Banking
7 6 (2.78%) Advertising
8 5 (2.31%) German Language
8 5 (2.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 66 (30.56%) Developer
2 47 (21.76%) Data Scientist
3 29 (13.43%) Java Developer
4 17 (7.87%) Statistician
4 17 (7.87%) Research Engineer
5 16 (7.41%) Consultant
5 16 (7.41%) Architect
6 12 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
7 11 (5.09%) Digital Architect
7 11 (5.09%) Technical Architect
8 10 (4.63%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.63%) Programmer
8 10 (4.63%) Java Programmer
8 10 (4.63%) Hadoop Developer
9 9 (4.17%) Research Scientist
9 9 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.70%) Junior
10 8 (3.70%) Analyst
11 7 (3.24%) Graduate
11 7 (3.24%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.74%) MapReduce
2 27 (12.50%) HTML
3 24 (11.11%) HTML5
4 17 (7.87%) .NET
5 13 (6.02%) jQuery
5 13 (6.02%) REST
6 12 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.09%) Web Services
7 11 (5.09%) Spring
8 9 (4.17%) CSS
9 7 (3.24%) Flash
10 6 (2.78%) RESTful
11 5 (2.31%) XML
12 4 (1.85%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.85%) JSON
12 4 (1.85%) JDBC
12 4 (1.85%) SOAP
12 4 (1.85%) Backbone.js
13 3 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (1.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 37 (17.13%) Mathematics
3 25 (11.57%) Physics
4 21 (9.72%) Data Integration
5 12 (5.56%) Statistics
6 10 (4.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (3.70%) Digital Media
7 8 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.24%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.31%) Replication
9 5 (2.31%) Clustering
9 5 (2.31%) Social Media
10 4 (1.85%) FMCG
10 4 (1.85%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.39%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.39%) Derivative
11 3 (1.39%) Psychology
12 2 (0.93%) Life Science
13 1 (0.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.33%) Linux
2 7 (3.24%) UNIX
3 6 (2.78%) Windows
4 3 (1.39%) VMS
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (99.54%) Analytics
2 70 (32.41%) Data Analytics
3 42 (19.44%) Data Modelling
4 31 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (12.04%) ETL
6 25 (11.57%) Software Engineering
7 24 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 22 (10.19%) Machine Learning
9 21 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (8.80%) Data Management
10 19 (8.80%) CRM
11 17 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (7.87%) Predictive Modelling
11 17 (7.87%) Business Development
12 16 (7.41%) Data Analysis
13 15 (6.94%) Scrum
13 15 (6.94%) OO
13 15 (6.94%) Business Transformation
14 14 (6.48%) MVC
14 14 (6.48%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 78 (36.11%) Java
2 48 (22.22%) SQL
3 43 (19.91%) Scala
4 40 (18.52%) C++
5 31 (14.35%) C#
6 28 (12.96%) R
7 22 (10.19%) MATLAB
8 21 (9.72%) Python
9 20 (9.26%) JavaScript
10 10 (4.63%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.24%) ActionScript 3.0
11 7 (3.24%) ActionScript
11 7 (3.24%) PHP
12 4 (1.85%) Clojure
13 2 (0.93%) F#
13 2 (0.93%) Ruby
13 2 (0.93%) Haskell
13 2 (0.93%) Erlang
14 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (32.87%) Degree
2 30 (13.89%) PhD
3 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) MBA
4 1 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.39%) Apache Flume
1 3 (1.39%) HDFS
2 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.63%) Puppet
2 9 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.39%) Oozie
4 1 (0.46%) OpenView
4 1 (0.46%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.46%) WSUS
4 1 (0.46%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 30 (13.89%) Oracle
2 12 (5.56%) Google
2 12 (5.56%) Facebook
3 10 (4.63%) Tableau
4 6 (2.78%) Percona
5 4 (1.85%) ParAccel
5 4 (1.85%) Greenplum
5 4 (1.85%) SAP
6 3 (1.39%) Apple
6 3 (1.39%) Actimize
6 3 (1.39%) Orchard
7 2 (0.93%) Teradata
7 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.93%) Cognos
7 2 (0.93%) Twitter
7 2 (0.93%) Vertica
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe
8 1 (0.46%) BMC
8 1 (0.46%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.46%) Hyperion
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