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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Consultant
Rank 859 896 877
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 33 33 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.028% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.030% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 3
Average salary £63,000 £87,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £90,000 £86,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £87,500 £68,750
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +27.27%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 11 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 31 July 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 29 £70,000 -20.00% 6
London +27 21 £70,000 -22.22% 6
North West 0 5 - -
Manchester - 5 - -
City of London +20 2 £70,000 +3.70% 2
South East -1 2 £27,500 -68.57%
Milton Keynes - 2 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £27,500 -
Scotland - 2 £63,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £63,000 -

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (100.00%) Big Data
2 54 (93.10%) Hadoop
3 49 (84.48%) Analytics
4 31 (53.45%) ETL
5 28 (48.28%) Oracle
6 27 (46.55%) Business Analytics
7 26 (44.83%) Cloudera
7 26 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (43.10%) Java
9 24 (41.38%) Information Management
10 23 (39.66%) Computer Science
11 22 (37.93%) Linux
12 21 (36.21%) Hortonworks
12 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (32.76%) Mathematics
13 19 (32.76%) MapReduce
14 18 (31.03%) Apache Hive
15 17 (29.31%) NoSQL
15 17 (29.31%) SAS
15 17 (29.31%) Informatica
15 17 (29.31%) Apache Pig
16 16 (27.59%) UNIX
16 16 (27.59%) R
16 16 (27.59%) HBase
16 16 (27.59%) Use Case
17 15 (25.86%) Business Development
17 15 (25.86%) Degree
17 15 (25.86%) SPSS
17 15 (25.86%) Data Management
18 14 (24.14%) Data Warehouse

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (29.31%) SAS
1 17 (29.31%) Apache Pig
2 6 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) JBoss
3 3 (5.17%) Jetty
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) SPSS
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Rackspace Cloud
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) Big Data
2 54 (93.10%) Hadoop
3 18 (31.03%) Apache Hive
4 17 (29.31%) NoSQL
5 16 (27.59%) HBase
6 14 (24.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (22.41%) MySQL
7 13 (22.41%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (22.41%) Pentaho
8 12 (20.69%) MongoDB
8 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
9 11 (18.97%) Sqoop
10 9 (15.52%) Mahout
11 7 (12.07%) BigTable
11 7 (12.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (10.34%) IBM BigInsights
13 3 (5.17%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) XML
2 12 (20.69%) KML
3 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (1.72%) Java EE
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) Lucene
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) Computer Science
2 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (32.76%) Mathematics
4 13 (22.41%) Management Information System
5 12 (20.69%) Data Structures
5 12 (20.69%) Data Integration
6 11 (18.97%) Social Network
7 6 (10.34%) Visualisation
7 6 (10.34%) Statistics
7 6 (10.34%) Informatics
8 3 (5.17%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.72%) DTV
9 1 (1.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
2 16 (27.59%) UNIX
3 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.17%) CentOS
3 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (84.48%) Analytics
2 31 (53.45%) ETL
3 27 (46.55%) Business Analytics
4 26 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (41.38%) Information Management
6 19 (32.76%) MapReduce
7 16 (27.59%) Use Case
8 15 (25.86%) Data Management
8 15 (25.86%) Business Development
9 12 (20.69%) Data Analytics
10 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
11 9 (15.52%) Open Source
12 7 (12.07%) Big Data Analytics
13 6 (10.34%) Data Architecture
14 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (6.90%) Quality Management
15 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (6.90%) Software Delivery
16 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
16 3 (5.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) R
3 14 (24.14%) C#
4 13 (22.41%) Python
5 7 (12.07%) MATLAB
6 6 (10.34%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.17%) SQL
8 3 (5.17%) Ruby
9 2 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Degree
2 12 (20.69%) PhD
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Apache Flume
2 9 (15.52%) HDFS
3 8 (13.79%) GPFS
4 2 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Nagios
1 3 (5.17%) Ganglia
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
1 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Oracle
2 26 (44.83%) Cloudera
3 21 (36.21%) Hortonworks
4 17 (29.31%) Informatica
5 14 (24.14%) Greenplum
6 13 (22.41%) Talend
7 12 (20.69%) ESRI
8 10 (17.24%) i2
8 10 (17.24%) Cognos
9 8 (13.79%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (13.79%) MapR
10 7 (12.07%) IBM
11 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.90%) SAP
11 4 (6.90%) Apple
11 4 (6.90%) Twitter
12 3 (5.17%) Rackspace
13 2 (3.45%) Splunk
13 2 (3.45%) Ab Initio
13 2 (3.45%) Teradata
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