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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Consultant
Rank 870 880 905
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 23 38 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.032% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.034% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 2
Average salary £65,000 £87,500 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £87,500 £51,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £87,500 £68,750
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
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 1 July 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 10 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 1 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
(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 -6 19 £70,000 -20.00% 7
London +45 16 £85,000 -2.85% 7
City of London +30 2 £70,000 -22.22% 4
South East +3 2 £27,500 -68.57%
Milton Keynes - 2 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £27,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 49 (100.00%) Big Data
2 45 (91.84%) Hadoop
3 40 (81.63%) Analytics
4 25 (51.02%) ETL
5 24 (48.98%) Java
6 23 (46.94%) Oracle
7 21 (42.86%) Linux
7 21 (42.86%) Cloudera
8 19 (38.78%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (34.69%) Business Analytics
10 17 (34.69%) Apache Hive
10 17 (34.69%) MapReduce
10 17 (34.69%) Information Management
11 16 (32.65%) Mathematics
11 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
11 16 (32.65%) Apache Pig
12 15 (30.61%) Hortonworks
13 14 (28.57%) HBase
13 14 (28.57%) R
13 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
13 14 (28.57%) SAS
13 14 (28.57%) Informatica
14 13 (26.53%) UNIX
14 13 (26.53%) XML
14 13 (26.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (24.49%) Business Development
15 12 (24.49%) C#
15 12 (24.49%) Python
15 12 (24.49%) SPSS

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (32.65%) Apache Pig
2 14 (28.57%) SAS
3 6 (12.24%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) JBoss
4 3 (6.12%) Jetty
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) SPSS
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Rackspace Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) Big Data
2 45 (91.84%) Hadoop
3 17 (34.69%) Apache Hive
4 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 14 (28.57%) HBase
5 13 (26.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (22.45%) Pentaho
7 10 (20.41%) MongoDB
7 10 (20.41%) MySQL
7 10 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (20.41%) Sqoop
8 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
9 8 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (14.29%) Mahout
11 5 (10.20%) BigTable
11 5 (10.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (6.12%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (4.08%) MarkLogic
13 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) XML
2 10 (20.41%) KML
3 2 (4.08%) Spring
3 2 (4.08%) Java EE
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (32.65%) Mathematics
2 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.37%) Social Network
3 9 (18.37%) Data Structures
4 7 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (12.24%) Statistics
5 6 (12.24%) Informatics
6 3 (6.12%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.04%) Blog
7 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 13 (26.53%) UNIX
3 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.12%) CentOS
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Analytics
2 25 (51.02%) ETL
3 19 (38.78%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (34.69%) Information Management
4 17 (34.69%) MapReduce
4 17 (34.69%) Business Analytics
5 12 (24.49%) Business Development
6 11 (22.45%) Use Case
7 10 (20.41%) Open Source
8 8 (16.33%) Data Analytics
8 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
8 8 (16.33%) Data Management
9 6 (12.24%) Data Architecture
10 5 (10.20%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
12 3 (6.12%) Project Management
12 3 (6.12%) Quality Management
12 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) R
3 12 (24.49%) C#
3 12 (24.49%) Python
4 7 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 6 (12.24%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
6 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.08%) Scala
8 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) PhD
3 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Apache Flume
2 8 (16.33%) HDFS
3 6 (12.24%) GPFS
4 2 (4.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Nagios
1 3 (6.12%) Ganglia
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Oracle
2 21 (42.86%) Cloudera
3 15 (30.61%) Hortonworks
4 14 (28.57%) Informatica
5 11 (22.45%) Talend
6 10 (20.41%) Greenplum
6 10 (20.41%) ESRI
7 8 (16.33%) i2
8 7 (14.29%) Cognos
9 6 (12.24%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (8.16%) MapR
11 3 (6.12%) Rackspace
11 3 (6.12%) SAP
12 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
12 2 (4.08%) IBM
12 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
12 2 (4.08%) HP
12 2 (4.08%) Ab Initio
13 1 (2.04%) Teradata
13 1 (2.04%) Netezza
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