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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Consultant
Rank 860 875 867
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 44 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.030% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.032% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 10
Average salary £72,500 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,800 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,250 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year
-12.18% +3.22%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 8 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 4 September 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 40 £72,500 -9.37% 5
London +5 31 £72,500 -19.44% 5
North West -3 6 - -
Manchester - 6 - -
City of London +33 5 £72,500 +11.53% 3
Scotland - 3 £63,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £63,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 66 (100.00%) Big Data
2 61 (92.42%) Hadoop
3 50 (75.76%) Analytics
4 33 (50.00%) ETL
5 29 (43.94%) Cloudera
6 28 (42.42%) Java
7 26 (39.39%) Oracle
7 26 (39.39%) Business Analytics
8 24 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (36.36%) Information Management
9 23 (34.85%) Hortonworks
10 22 (33.33%) Computer Science
11 21 (31.82%) Apache Hive
11 21 (31.82%) MongoDB
11 21 (31.82%) NoSQL
12 20 (30.30%) MapReduce
12 20 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (28.79%) Apache Pig
13 19 (28.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (28.79%) Use Case
13 19 (28.79%) Data Management
13 19 (28.79%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (25.76%) C#
14 17 (25.76%) Mathematics
15 16 (24.24%) Greenplum
15 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
16 15 (22.73%) HBase
16 15 (22.73%) R
16 15 (22.73%) Data Integration
16 15 (22.73%) Linux

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (28.79%) Apache Pig
2 15 (22.73%) SAS
3 5 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.06%) Apache
5 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.03%) JBoss
6 2 (3.03%) Jetty
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) SPSS
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) Big Data
2 61 (92.42%) Hadoop
3 21 (31.82%) Apache Hive
3 21 (31.82%) MongoDB
3 21 (31.82%) NoSQL
4 19 (28.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (28.79%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
6 15 (22.73%) HBase
7 12 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (18.18%) MySQL
8 11 (16.67%) Pentaho
9 10 (15.15%) Sqoop
10 9 (13.64%) Mahout
11 7 (10.61%) BigTable
11 7 (10.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (9.09%) IBM BigInsights
13 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
14 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (4.55%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Local Government
4 3 (4.55%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Games
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) XML
2 10 (15.15%) KML
3 4 (6.06%) JSON
4 3 (4.55%) Lucene
5 2 (3.03%) Spring
5 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) Spring XD
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Avro
6 1 (1.52%) OpenNLP
6 1 (1.52%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 20 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (25.76%) Mathematics
4 15 (22.73%) Data Integration
5 14 (21.21%) Management Information System
6 10 (15.15%) Data Structures
7 8 (12.12%) Social Network
8 6 (9.09%) Visualisation
8 6 (9.09%) Statistics
9 4 (6.06%) Informatics
10 2 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (3.03%) iPad
11 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
11 1 (1.52%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.03%) CentOS
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (75.76%) Analytics
2 33 (50.00%) ETL
3 26 (39.39%) Business Analytics
4 24 (36.36%) Information Management
4 24 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (30.30%) MapReduce
6 19 (28.79%) Use Case
6 19 (28.79%) Data Management
7 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
7 13 (19.70%) Data Analytics
7 13 (19.70%) Business Development
8 11 (16.67%) Data Architecture
9 8 (12.12%) Big Data Analytics
9 8 (12.12%) Open Source
10 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (3.03%) Scrum
12 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
12 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
12 2 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) C#
3 15 (22.73%) R
4 13 (19.70%) Python
5 8 (12.12%) SQL
6 6 (9.09%) Scala
7 5 (7.58%) MATLAB
8 4 (6.06%) PHP
9 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.03%) Ruby
10 2 (3.03%) Spark SQL
11 1 (1.52%) C
11 1 (1.52%) C++
11 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) PhD
2 12 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) HDFS
2 8 (12.12%) GPFS
3 6 (9.09%) Apache Flume
4 2 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) MOM
1 2 (3.03%) Nagios
1 2 (3.03%) Ganglia
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
1 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Cloudera
2 26 (39.39%) Oracle
3 23 (34.85%) Hortonworks
4 16 (24.24%) Greenplum
5 15 (22.73%) Informatica
6 11 (16.67%) Talend
6 11 (16.67%) MapR
7 10 (15.15%) ESRI
7 10 (15.15%) Cognos
7 10 (15.15%) IBM
8 8 (12.12%) i2
8 8 (12.12%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (7.58%) Apple
9 5 (7.58%) Twitter
10 4 (6.06%) Teradata
10 4 (6.06%) Netezza
10 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.55%) SAP
11 3 (4.55%) Splunk
12 2 (3.03%) Ab Initio
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