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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Consultant
Rank 861 861 891
Rank change year-on-year
0 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 19 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.017% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.018% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 2
Average salary £70,750 £90,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.38% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £83,000 £75,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £95,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Big Data Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 6 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 24 December 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
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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 -1 19 £70,750 -21.38%
London -6 18 £70,750 -21.38%
Northampton - 1 £85,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £85,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £85,000 -

Big Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (100.00%) Big Data
2 54 (96.43%) Hadoop
3 29 (51.79%) MapReduce
4 28 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 21 (37.50%) Java
5 21 (37.50%) ETL
5 21 (37.50%) Apache Hive
5 21 (37.50%) Apache Pig
6 20 (35.71%) Cloudera
7 19 (33.93%) Analytics
8 17 (30.36%) Oracle
8 17 (30.36%) XML
9 15 (26.79%) Programme Management
10 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (23.21%) Hortonworks
11 12 (21.43%) C#
11 12 (21.43%) Linux
12 11 (19.64%) Data Architecture
13 10 (17.86%) MySQL
13 10 (17.86%) UNIX
13 10 (17.86%) i2
13 10 (17.86%) ESRI
13 10 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (17.86%) Social Network
13 10 (17.86%) KML
13 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
14 9 (16.07%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (14.29%) Netezza
15 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 8 (14.29%) HBase

Big Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (37.50%) Apache Pig
2 4 (7.14%) SAS
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) Big Data
2 54 (96.43%) Hadoop
3 28 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 21 (37.50%) Apache Hive
5 10 (17.86%) MySQL
5 10 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (16.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (14.29%) HBase
8 7 (12.50%) MarkLogic
9 6 (10.71%) Data Mining
10 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) XML
2 10 (17.86%) KML
3 7 (12.50%) Java EE
4 2 (3.57%) Kafka
4 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Social Network
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.14%) Open Source
5 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
6 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) MapReduce
2 21 (37.50%) ETL
3 19 (33.93%) Analytics
4 15 (26.79%) Programme Management
5 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (19.64%) Data Architecture
7 7 (12.50%) Data Governance
7 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (12.50%) Business Development
7 7 (12.50%) Use Case
7 7 (12.50%) Project Management
7 7 (12.50%) Business Analytics
8 6 (10.71%) Big Data Analytics
9 4 (7.14%) Data Analytics
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.14%) Information Management
9 4 (7.14%) Product Management
10 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Java
2 12 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) Scala
3 2 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) PhD
4 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) HDFS
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Cloudera
2 17 (30.36%) Oracle
3 13 (23.21%) Hortonworks
4 10 (17.86%) i2
4 10 (17.86%) ESRI
5 8 (14.29%) Netezza
6 7 (12.50%) Greenplum
6 7 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (5.36%) MapR