The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Analytics
Rank 841 831 900
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +69
Permanent jobs citing Big Data Analytics 74 45 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.042% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.052% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 63 36 13
Average salary £57,500 £75,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £90,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +80.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93409 86961 92486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.00% 81.30% 79.03%
Number of salaries quoted 74709 71382 77947
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Big Data Analytics Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 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 30 September 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
England -13 72 £58,250 -16.78% 13
London +6 49 £60,000 -14.28% 6
City of London +17 12 £60,000 -11.11% 2
South East - 10 £62,000 - 5
Oxfordshire - 6 £64,000 - 1
North West -12 5 £35,000 -7.89%
Abingdon - 5 £64,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey - 3 £60,000 - 1
Manchester -1 2 £36,750 -3.28%
Nottingham - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £57,500 -
Warrington - 2 £35,000 -
Weybridge - 2 £59,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £30,000 -
East of England - 1 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £31,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £30,000 -
Guildford - 1 £70,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 £31,500 - 1
Northampton - 1 £60,000 -

Big Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Big Data
2 175 (98.31%) Analytics
3 65 (36.52%) Data Analytics
4 58 (32.58%) Java
5 57 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (31.46%) SQL
7 51 (28.65%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (27.53%) Degree
9 48 (26.97%) Computer Science
10 46 (25.84%) Hadoop
11 40 (22.47%) Data Modelling
12 38 (21.35%) Mathematics
13 34 (19.10%) Algorithms
14 31 (17.42%) R
15 29 (16.29%) Scala
16 27 (15.17%) SAS
16 27 (15.17%) PhD
17 25 (14.04%) Mahout
18 24 (13.48%) MATLAB
19 23 (12.92%) SPSS
19 23 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (12.92%) Data Management
20 22 (12.36%) Data Analysis
20 22 (12.36%) Physics
20 22 (12.36%) MapReduce
21 21 (11.80%) Information Retrieval
21 21 (11.80%) C++
21 21 (11.80%) HTML
22 20 (11.24%) Python
22 20 (11.24%) Predictive Modelling

Big Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 27 (15.17%) SAS
2 10 (5.62%) Node.js
3 7 (3.93%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.25%) Apache
5 2 (1.12%) Tornado
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (12.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.56%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.87%) SaaS
2 5 (2.81%) GitHub
3 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.37%) HTTP
2 4 (2.25%) SMS
3 3 (1.69%) SNMP
3 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.69%) Internet
4 2 (1.12%) Firewall
4 2 (1.12%) DNS
4 2 (1.12%) Broadband
5 1 (0.56%) SSL
5 1 (0.56%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (100.00%) Big Data
2 46 (25.84%) Hadoop
3 25 (14.04%) Mahout
4 19 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (7.87%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.18%) MySQL
7 9 (5.06%) Data Mining
7 9 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.93%) Apache Hive
9 6 (3.37%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.37%) Base SAS
9 6 (3.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (2.25%) HBase
11 3 (1.69%) Impala
12 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.12%) SAP HANA
12 2 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.81%) Gerrit
2 5 (2.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) JUnit
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) Introscope
3 1 (0.56%) Maven
3 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 16 (8.99%) Finance
2 15 (8.43%) Marketing
3 13 (7.30%) Games
4 10 (5.62%) Retail
5 7 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.37%) Front Office
7 5 (2.81%) Electronics
7 5 (2.81%) Automotive
8 4 (2.25%) Banking
9 3 (1.69%) German Language
10 1 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 55 (30.90%) Data Scientist
2 43 (24.16%) Developer
3 19 (10.67%) Statistician
3 19 (10.67%) Research Engineer
4 16 (8.99%) Java Developer
5 15 (8.43%) Consultant
6 11 (6.18%) Analyst
6 11 (6.18%) Research Scientist
7 9 (5.06%) Architect
7 9 (5.06%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.37%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (3.37%) Big Data Developer
9 5 (2.81%) Digital Architect
9 5 (2.81%) Management Consultant
9 5 (2.81%) Junior
9 5 (2.81%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.81%) Product Manager
10 4 (2.25%) Senior Programme Manager
10 4 (2.25%) Junior Java Developer
10 4 (2.25%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.80%) HTML
2 19 (10.67%) Cascading
3 16 (8.99%) HTML5
4 13 (7.30%) jQuery
5 11 (6.18%) AngularJS
5 11 (6.18%) CSS
6 7 (3.93%) .NET
6 7 (3.93%) XML
7 6 (3.37%) REST
8 5 (2.81%) Backbone.js
8 5 (2.81%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (2.81%) XHTML
9 4 (2.25%) JDBC
9 4 (2.25%) JSON
9 4 (2.25%) Flash
10 3 (1.69%) ODBC
10 3 (1.69%) SOAP
10 3 (1.69%) Web Services
11 2 (1.12%) Apache Avro
12 1 (0.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.65%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (26.97%) Computer Science
3 38 (21.35%) Mathematics
4 34 (19.10%) Algorithms
5 22 (12.36%) Physics
6 15 (8.43%) Statistics
7 11 (6.18%) User Experience
7 11 (6.18%) Data Integration
8 8 (4.49%) Digital Media
9 7 (3.93%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (2.81%) Visualisation
10 5 (2.81%) Open Source
10 5 (2.81%) Social Media
10 5 (2.81%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (2.25%) FMCG
11 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.69%) Internet of Things
13 2 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.55%) Linux
2 16 (8.99%) UNIX
3 6 (3.37%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.56%) VMS
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (98.31%) Analytics
2 65 (36.52%) Data Analytics
3 57 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (22.47%) Data Modelling
5 23 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (12.92%) Data Management
6 22 (12.36%) Data Analysis
6 22 (12.36%) MapReduce
7 21 (11.80%) Information Retrieval
8 20 (11.24%) Predictive Modelling
9 19 (10.67%) CRM
10 18 (10.11%) ETL
11 17 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (8.99%) Software Engineering
12 16 (8.99%) Strategic Planning
13 14 (7.87%) TDD
14 13 (7.30%) Scrum
14 13 (7.30%) E-Commerce
14 13 (7.30%) Machine Learning
15 11 (6.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.58%) Java
2 56 (31.46%) SQL
3 31 (17.42%) R
4 29 (16.29%) Scala
5 24 (13.48%) MATLAB
6 21 (11.80%) C++
7 20 (11.24%) Python
8 18 (10.11%) JavaScript
9 14 (7.87%) C#
10 8 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.37%) Ruby
12 5 (2.81%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.25%) ActionScript 3.0
13 4 (2.25%) PHP
13 4 (2.25%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.69%) Perl
14 3 (1.69%) Haskell
14 3 (1.69%) Erlang
14 3 (1.69%) Clojure
15 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (27.53%) Degree
2 27 (15.17%) PhD
3 3 (1.69%) MBA
3 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Apache Flume
1 3 (1.69%) HDFS
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) Puppet
2 5 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.69%) Oozie
3 3 (1.69%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.12%) Netcool
4 2 (1.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.56%) WSUS
5 1 (0.56%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.56%) OpenView
5 1 (0.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 13 (7.30%) Oracle
2 11 (6.18%) Tableau
3 6 (3.37%) Google
4 5 (2.81%) Orchard
4 5 (2.81%) Facebook
4 5 (2.81%) Apple
5 4 (2.25%) Teradata
5 4 (2.25%) SAP
5 4 (2.25%) Netezza
6 3 (1.69%) IBM
7 2 (1.12%) Compuware
7 2 (1.12%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.12%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.12%) Informatica
7 2 (1.12%) Cognos
7 2 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.12%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.12%) Splunk
7 2 (1.12%) Percona
7 2 (1.12%) Vertica
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