The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Big Data Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Consultant
Rank 868 943 945
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 69 31 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.028% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.029% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 54 23 46
Median salary £68,750 £71,250 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £75,000 £87,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Big Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Big Data Consultant in the job title.

Big Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Big Data Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data Consultant over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 within the UK.

Big Data Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +66 62 £70,000 -5.08% 11
London +51 55 £75,000 +13.20% 6
East of England +9 3 £65,000 -18.75%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £65,000 -
City of London +39 2 £50,000 -16.66% 2
South East +21 1 £67,500 -32.16% 4
Berkshire +8 1 £67,500 -32.16% 1
Scotland -4 1 - -
Glasgow -13 1 - -
Birmingham -14 1 £90,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands -17 1 £90,000 +12.50% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £67,500 -

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Big Data Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Big Data Consultant in the job title.

1 133 (100.00%) Big Data
2 96 (72.18%) Hadoop
3 89 (66.92%) Analytics
4 59 (44.36%) Data Analytics
5 57 (42.86%) Java
6 53 (39.85%) Cloudera
7 48 (36.09%) ETL
8 45 (33.83%) MongoDB
9 42 (31.58%) Python
9 42 (31.58%) Finance
10 38 (28.57%) NoSQL
11 37 (27.82%) Apache Spark
12 36 (27.07%) Greenplum
12 36 (27.07%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (26.32%) Hortonworks
14 33 (24.81%) C#
14 33 (24.81%) Software Engineering
15 32 (24.06%) Unix
16 31 (23.31%) Business Development
17 29 (21.80%) Linux
17 29 (21.80%) Information Management
17 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (21.05%) PhD
18 28 (21.05%) XML
19 27 (20.30%) Manufacturing
19 27 (20.30%) Mathematics
20 26 (19.55%) Apache Hive
20 26 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
21 25 (18.80%) Neo4j
22 24 (18.05%) Pentaho

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (27.82%) Apache Spark
2 20 (15.04%) Node.js
3 16 (12.03%) SAS
4 10 (7.52%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (5.26%) Apache Pig
6 6 (4.51%) Apache Solr
7 5 (3.76%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.54%) GitHub
2 4 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (100.00%) Big Data
2 96 (72.18%) Hadoop
3 45 (33.83%) MongoDB
4 38 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 26 (19.55%) Apache Hive
6 25 (18.80%) Neo4j
7 24 (18.05%) Pentaho
8 16 (12.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (12.03%) Impala
9 13 (9.77%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (9.77%) HBase
10 10 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (6.02%) Data Mining
12 7 (5.26%) MySQL
13 6 (4.51%) Riak
13 6 (4.51%) Spark SQL
14 5 (3.76%) SAP HANA
15 4 (3.01%) Mahout
15 4 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (3.01%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 22 (16.54%) Jenkins
2 20 (15.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 42 (31.58%) Finance
2 27 (20.30%) Manufacturing
3 14 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (9.02%) Retail
5 10 (7.52%) Automotive
6 6 (4.51%) Banking
6 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.01%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.50%) Advertising
8 2 (1.50%) Front Office
8 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Electronics
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.05%) XML
2 22 (16.54%) Middleware
3 20 (15.04%) Spring XD
4 5 (3.76%) KML
5 4 (3.01%) .NET
5 4 (3.01%) Kafka
6 3 (2.26%) Spring
7 2 (1.50%) Akka
7 2 (1.50%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.75%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.75%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Mathematics
2 22 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (15.04%) Visualisation
4 12 (9.02%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.26%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.76%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.76%) Social Network
7 3 (2.26%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.26%) Clustering
7 3 (2.26%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.50%) Economics
8 2 (1.50%) Fintech
8 2 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.50%) Life Science
8 2 (1.50%) Physics
8 2 (1.50%) Statistics
9 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.06%) Unix
2 29 (21.80%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) CentOS
3 1 (0.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (66.92%) Analytics
2 59 (44.36%) Data Analytics
3 48 (36.09%) ETL
4 36 (27.07%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (24.81%) Software Engineering
6 31 (23.31%) Business Development
7 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (21.80%) Information Management
8 26 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (17.29%) Big Data Analytics
10 22 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (16.54%) Open Source
10 22 (16.54%) TDD
11 18 (13.53%) Data Visualisation
11 18 (13.53%) DevOps
11 18 (13.53%) Translating Business Requirements
12 16 (12.03%) Data Architecture
13 15 (11.28%) Presales
14 14 (10.53%) Business Analytics
14 14 (10.53%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 57 (42.86%) Java
2 42 (31.58%) Python
3 33 (24.81%) C#
4 24 (18.05%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.79%) SQL
6 11 (8.27%) C++
6 11 (8.27%) Scala
7 10 (7.52%) R
8 3 (2.26%) Perl
9 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.50%) Ruby
10 1 (0.75%) C
10 1 (0.75%) Clojure
10 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (21.05%) PhD
2 17 (12.78%) Degree
3 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.26%) MBA
7 1 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (15.04%) HDFS
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (16.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Ambari
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (39.85%) Cloudera
2 36 (27.07%) Greenplum
3 35 (26.32%) Hortonworks
4 22 (16.54%) MuleSoft
5 20 (15.04%) Talend
6 13 (9.77%) Oracle
7 11 (8.27%) IBM
7 11 (8.27%) Informatica
8 8 (6.02%) Netezza
9 7 (5.26%) SAP
9 7 (5.26%) Teradata
10 5 (3.76%) ESRI
10 5 (3.76%) i2
10 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.01%) Cognos
11 4 (3.01%) Hyperion
11 4 (3.01%) Tableau
12 3 (2.26%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (2.26%) RapidMiner
12 3 (2.26%) Splunk
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