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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Consultant
Rank 849 864 896
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 38 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.009% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 34 9 5
Average salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £78,750 -
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014 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 16 September 2014. 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 +9 38 £80,000 +3.22% 3
London +6 27 £90,000 +24.13% 2
Birmingham - 6 £80,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £80,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £80,000 -
East of England - 6 £80,000 -
City of London - 5 £62,500 -
North West - 2 £56,250 -
Cheshire - 2 £56,250 -
Knutsford - 1 £62,500 -
Warrington - 1 £50,000 -

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 74 (100.00%) Big Data
2 50 (67.57%) Hadoop
3 35 (47.30%) MapReduce
4 30 (40.54%) Analytics
5 29 (39.19%) NoSQL
5 29 (39.19%) Business Development
6 21 (28.38%) ETL
6 21 (28.38%) Cloudera
7 20 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (25.68%) Java
9 17 (22.97%) Apache Hive
10 15 (20.27%) Programme Management
11 14 (18.92%) Apache Pig
12 13 (17.57%) Oracle
12 13 (17.57%) XML
13 9 (12.16%) Data Architecture
14 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
14 8 (10.81%) HDFS
14 8 (10.81%) Hortonworks
15 7 (9.46%) UNIX
15 7 (9.46%) Linux
15 7 (9.46%) C#
15 7 (9.46%) MySQL
15 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
15 7 (9.46%) Information Management
16 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
16 6 (8.11%) Netezza
16 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
16 6 (8.11%) Java EE
16 6 (8.11%) Social Network

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 14 (18.92%) Apache Pig
2 4 (5.41%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) SPSS
2 3 (4.05%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) Big Data
2 50 (67.57%) Hadoop
3 29 (39.19%) NoSQL
4 17 (22.97%) Apache Hive
5 7 (9.46%) MySQL
6 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (8.11%) MarkLogic
6 6 (8.11%) HBase
6 6 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.05%) Sqoop
8 3 (4.05%) Mahout
9 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) XML
2 6 (8.11%) Java EE
2 6 (8.11%) KML
3 4 (5.41%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.11%) Social Network
2 6 (8.11%) Data Integration
3 5 (6.76%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) UNIX
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) MapReduce
2 30 (40.54%) Analytics
3 29 (39.19%) Business Development
4 21 (28.38%) ETL
5 20 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (20.27%) Programme Management
7 9 (12.16%) Data Architecture
8 7 (9.46%) Information Management
9 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (8.11%) Use Case
9 6 (8.11%) Project Management
9 6 (8.11%) Data Governance
10 5 (6.76%) Business Analytics
10 5 (6.76%) Data Management
11 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Data Management
11 4 (5.41%) TDD
11 4 (5.41%) BDD
11 4 (5.41%) Machine Learning
12 3 (4.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) Java
2 7 (9.46%) C#
3 4 (5.41%) Scala
3 4 (5.41%) SQL
3 4 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) PhD
4 3 (4.05%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) HDFS
2 3 (4.05%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Cloudera
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle
3 8 (10.81%) Hortonworks
4 6 (8.11%) Netezza
4 6 (8.11%) HP
4 6 (8.11%) i2
4 6 (8.11%) ESRI
5 5 (6.76%) Greenplum
6 3 (4.05%) MapR
6 3 (4.05%) Splunk
7 1 (1.35%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.35%) Palantir
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