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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Consultant
Rank 845 853 884
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 21 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.021% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.022% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 1
Average salary £80,000 £90,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 9 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 28 January 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 +15 21 £80,000 -11.11% 7
London -7 19 £70,750 -21.38% 5
City of London - 2 £102,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £85,000 -
East of England - 1 £80,000 - 2
Northampton - 1 £85,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £80,000 - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £85,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £80,000 - 2

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 48 (100.00%) Big Data
2 46 (95.83%) Hadoop
3 22 (45.83%) NoSQL
4 21 (43.75%) Apache Hive
4 21 (43.75%) Java
4 21 (43.75%) Apache Pig
5 20 (41.67%) MapReduce
6 19 (39.58%) Analytics
7 18 (37.50%) Cloudera
7 18 (37.50%) Oracle
7 18 (37.50%) XML
8 16 (33.33%) ETL
9 14 (29.17%) Linux
9 14 (29.17%) C#
10 11 (22.92%) UNIX
10 11 (22.92%) MySQL
10 11 (22.92%) i2
10 11 (22.92%) ESRI
10 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (22.92%) Hortonworks
10 11 (22.92%) Social Network
10 11 (22.92%) KML
10 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
11 10 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (20.83%) Programme Management
12 8 (16.67%) Netezza
12 8 (16.67%) Data Architecture
12 8 (16.67%) Finance
13 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
13 7 (14.58%) Project Management

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 21 (43.75%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) Big Data
2 46 (95.83%) Hadoop
3 22 (45.83%) NoSQL
4 21 (43.75%) Apache Hive
5 11 (22.92%) MySQL
5 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (14.58%) MarkLogic
8 6 (12.50%) HBase
8 6 (12.50%) Data Mining
9 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) XML
2 11 (22.92%) KML
3 7 (14.58%) Java EE
4 3 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Social Network
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.58%) Data Structures
3 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 5 (10.42%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) UNIX
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) MapReduce
2 19 (39.58%) Analytics
3 16 (33.33%) ETL
4 10 (20.83%) Programme Management
5 8 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) Data Governance
6 7 (14.58%) Big Data Analytics
6 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (14.58%) Business Development
6 7 (14.58%) Use Case
7 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) Data Analytics
8 5 (10.42%) Business Analytics
8 5 (10.42%) Product Management
9 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.08%) Information Management
10 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) PhD
4 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) HDFS
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Oracle
1 18 (37.50%) Cloudera
2 11 (22.92%) Hortonworks
2 11 (22.92%) i2
2 11 (22.92%) ESRI
3 8 (16.67%) Netezza
4 7 (14.58%) Greenplum
4 7 (14.58%) HP
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