The table below looks at the statistics for the Big Data Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Consultant
Rank 875 896 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 24 36 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.030% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.032% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 0
Average salary £60,000 £87,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £66,250 £87,500 -
% change year-on-year
-24.28% -

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Big Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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 +17 20 £62,500 -28.57% 2
London +19 18 £60,000 -29.41% 2
City of London +24 4 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Scotland - 3 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £55,000 -
Manchester +7 1 £70,000 +27.27%
North West +4 1 £70,000 +27.27%
West Midlands - 1 £80,000 -
East of England - 1 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £80,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £80,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £80,000 -

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Consultant in their job title 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 with Big Data Consultant in their job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Big Data
2 44 (95.65%) Hadoop
3 37 (80.43%) Analytics
4 26 (56.52%) Java
5 23 (50.00%) Linux
6 22 (47.83%) Oracle
7 20 (43.48%) ETL
7 20 (43.48%) Cloudera
8 17 (36.96%) Apache Hive
8 17 (36.96%) C#
9 16 (34.78%) XML
9 16 (34.78%) Hortonworks
9 16 (34.78%) Apache Pig
10 15 (32.61%) UNIX
11 14 (30.43%) NoSQL
11 14 (30.43%) HBase
11 14 (30.43%) Mathematics
12 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
12 13 (28.26%) KML
12 13 (28.26%) ESRI
12 13 (28.26%) Finance
12 13 (28.26%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (28.26%) MySQL
13 12 (26.09%) Social Network
13 12 (26.09%) Open Source
14 11 (23.91%) Business Analytics
14 11 (23.91%) i2
15 10 (21.74%) MapReduce
15 10 (21.74%) Greenplum
16 9 (19.57%) Big Data Analytics

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Consultant in their job title 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 with Big Data Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (34.78%) Apache Pig
2 5 (10.87%) SAS
3 4 (8.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) Jetty
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) SPSS
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) Big Data
2 44 (95.65%) Hadoop
3 17 (36.96%) Apache Hive
4 14 (30.43%) NoSQL
4 14 (30.43%) HBase
5 13 (28.26%) MySQL
5 13 (28.26%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (15.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (13.04%) Sqoop
7 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (10.87%) Data Mining
8 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
9 4 (8.70%) Pentaho
10 2 (4.35%) MarkLogic
10 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.17%) HDInsight
11 1 (2.17%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (2.17%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) XML
2 13 (28.26%) KML
3 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 2 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Avro
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Mathematics
2 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
3 12 (26.09%) Social Network
3 12 (26.09%) Open Source
4 9 (19.57%) Data Structures
5 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
6 4 (8.70%) Statistics
6 4 (8.70%) Informatics
7 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.17%) DTV
8 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.17%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (32.61%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Analytics
2 20 (43.48%) ETL
3 11 (23.91%) Business Analytics
4 10 (21.74%) MapReduce
5 9 (19.57%) Big Data Analytics
5 9 (19.57%) Data Analytics
5 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (17.39%) Information Management
6 8 (17.39%) Programme Management
7 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.22%) Business Development
7 7 (15.22%) Product Management
8 6 (13.04%) Data Architecture
9 5 (10.87%) Use Case
9 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
10 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
11 2 (4.35%) Data Governance
11 2 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) C#
3 7 (15.22%) Python
4 6 (13.04%) R
5 4 (8.70%) MATLAB
5 4 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) Scala
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) PhD
2 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) Degree
4 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Apache Flume
2 3 (6.52%) HDFS
3 1 (2.17%) GPFS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) MOM
1 1 (2.17%) Nagios
1 1 (2.17%) Ganglia
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Oracle
2 20 (43.48%) Cloudera
3 16 (34.78%) Hortonworks
4 13 (28.26%) ESRI
5 11 (23.91%) i2
6 10 (21.74%) Greenplum
7 4 (8.70%) Informatica
7 4 (8.70%) Talend
8 2 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) MapR
9 1 (2.17%) SAP
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.17%) Splunk
9 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
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