The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
UK
Rank 80 86 176
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +90
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2819 3202 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.34% 3.20% 1.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.05% 9.97% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2402 2567 1670
Median salary £62,500 £60,125 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.95% +4.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
25517 32124 32601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.24% 32.14% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21941 27168 27990
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Big Data
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data within the UK.

Big Data Salary Trend in the UK

Big Data
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Big Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 2693 £63,500 +1.60% 402
London +1 1589 £70,000 +7.69% 245
South East -1 381 £52,500 -8.69% 60
South West +14 224 £55,000 +10.00% 22
City of London -29 189 £70,000 +7.69% 60
North West +78 168 £52,500 +23.62% 31
Manchester +71 132 £52,500 +23.52% 21
Bristol +22 110 £62,500 +25.00% 12
East Midlands +70 105 £60,000 -6.61% 7
Berkshire -31 99 £47,500 -13.63% 19
East of England 0 97 £58,500 +30.00% 19
West Midlands -16 94 £57,500 +17.94% 7
Gloucestershire +5 77 £54,000 -1.81% 3
Nottinghamshire +37 75 £65,000 -7.14% 3
Nottingham +38 74 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Surrey +42 70 £65,000 +8.33% 14
Scotland +45 61 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Hampshire -2 58 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Oxfordshire -4 56 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Birmingham +14 51 £62,500 +31.57% 4
Reading -39 45 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Edinburgh +31 36 £50,000 -2.43% 10
Cambridgeshire -8 33 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Yorkshire -32 33 £62,500 +13.63% 9
Cambridge +1 32 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South Wales +3 27 £52,000 +15.55% 5
Wales +1 27 £52,000 +15.55% 6
Cheltenham -3 27 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +30 25 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Glasgow +28 25 £42,500 -

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Big Data.

1 2471 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 2274 (40.08%) Java
3 1977 (34.84%) Hadoop
4 1895 (33.40%) Analytics
5 1696 (29.89%) SQL
6 1606 (28.30%) Python
7 1350 (23.79%) Finance
8 1259 (22.19%) Apache Spark
9 1187 (20.92%) Business Intelligence
10 1146 (20.20%) NoSQL
11 975 (17.18%) Degree
12 936 (16.50%) C#
13 906 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
14 877 (15.46%) JavaScript
15 842 (14.84%) Software Engineering
16 827 (14.58%) Scala
17 788 (13.89%) .NET
18 775 (13.66%) SQL Server
19 772 (13.61%) Linux
20 742 (13.08%) TDD
21 740 (13.04%) MongoDB
22 719 (12.67%) Scrum
23 712 (12.55%) Data Warehouse
24 675 (11.90%) Machine Learning
25 666 (11.74%) Computer Science
26 662 (11.67%) Data Analytics
27 649 (11.44%) Oracle
28 647 (11.40%) ETL
29 624 (11.00%) HTML
30 620 (10.93%) Apache Hive

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1259 (22.19%) Apache Spark
2 423 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
3 416 (7.33%) Apache
4 377 (6.64%) Apache Pig
5 280 (4.93%) SAS
6 159 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 155 (2.73%) JBoss
8 152 (2.68%) Apache Solr
9 122 (2.15%) WebLogic
10 119 (2.10%) WebSphere
11 116 (2.04%) Jetty
12 76 (1.34%) OpenStack
13 62 (1.09%) CMS
14 55 (0.97%) SharePoint
15 53 (0.93%) Confluence
16 32 (0.56%) nginx
17 29 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 26 (0.46%) WildFly
19 23 (0.41%) GlassFish
20 21 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 250 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 121 (2.13%) SPSS
3 44 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (0.56%) MS Office
5 12 (0.21%) Stata
6 9 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.12%) MS Project
8 6 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.053%) Gephi
9 3 (0.053%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.035%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.035%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.035%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.035%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.035%) Weka
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.018%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.018%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 24 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.26%) Magento
4 12 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 9 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 9 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.14%) Sage 200
8 7 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.12%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.11%) Eloqua
9 6 (0.11%) FastStats
9 6 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.088%) HFM
10 5 (0.088%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 5 (0.088%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.070%) Data Workbench
12 3 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.053%) Maximo
12 3 (0.053%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 906 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
2 510 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 320 (5.64%) SaaS
4 228 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
5 131 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 122 (2.15%) PaaS
7 108 (1.90%) GitHub
8 91 (1.60%) Amazon S3
9 90 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
10 81 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
11 57 (1.00%) Google Analytics
12 54 (0.95%) IaaS
13 44 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
14 28 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
15 24 (0.42%) Office 365
16 20 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
16 20 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 20 (0.35%) Route 53
17 19 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 13 (0.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 192 (3.38%) Internet
2 90 (1.59%) HTTP
3 57 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 51 (0.90%) Firewall
5 43 (0.76%) Kerberos
6 33 (0.58%) DNS
6 33 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 29 (0.51%) SSL
8 28 (0.49%) Network Security
9 23 (0.41%) SAN
9 23 (0.41%) Unified Communications
10 17 (0.30%) 4G
11 13 (0.23%) 3G
11 13 (0.23%) VoIP
12 12 (0.21%) 5G
12 12 (0.21%) NGN
12 12 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
12 12 (0.21%) VoLTE
13 11 (0.19%) SMTP
13 11 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1977 (34.84%) Hadoop
2 1146 (20.20%) NoSQL
3 775 (13.66%) SQL Server
4 740 (13.04%) MongoDB
5 712 (12.55%) Data Warehouse
6 620 (10.93%) Apache Hive
7 551 (9.71%) Relational Database
8 544 (9.59%) MySQL
9 454 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 362 (6.38%) HBase
11 320 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 309 (5.45%) RDBMS
13 288 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 271 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
15 235 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 203 (3.58%) Data Mining
17 186 (3.28%) Power BI
18 166 (2.93%) QlikView
19 163 (2.87%) Redis
20 151 (2.66%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 330 (5.82%) Git (software)
2 190 (3.35%) Jenkins
3 183 (3.23%) JIRA
4 112 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
5 100 (1.76%) Maven
6 90 (1.59%) Selenium
7 69 (1.22%) Subversion
8 66 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 55 (0.97%) Cucumber
10 49 (0.86%) Visual Studio
11 44 (0.78%) TeamCity
12 43 (0.76%) JUnit
12 43 (0.76%) NUnit
13 33 (0.58%) Gradle
14 31 (0.55%) Mockito
14 31 (0.55%) Vagrant
15 30 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 23 (0.41%) IntelliJ
17 22 (0.39%) WebDriver
18 18 (0.32%) Mercurial
General
1 1350 (23.79%) Finance
2 592 (10.43%) Banking
3 534 (9.41%) Retail
4 524 (9.24%) Marketing
5 377 (6.64%) Telecoms
6 257 (4.53%) Games
7 137 (2.41%) Advertising
8 109 (1.92%) Legal
9 107 (1.89%) Investment Banking
10 69 (1.22%) Front Office
11 67 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 56 (0.99%) Publishing
13 53 (0.93%) Law
14 44 (0.78%) Automotive
15 43 (0.76%) Financial Institution
16 39 (0.69%) Back Office
17 37 (0.65%) Military
18 31 (0.55%) Music Industry
19 29 (0.51%) Electronics
20 16 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2014 (35.50%) Developer
2 910 (16.04%) Architect
3 738 (13.01%) Java Developer
4 478 (8.42%) Senior Developer
5 396 (6.98%) Data Architect
6 376 (6.63%) Analyst
7 357 (6.29%) Consultant
8 338 (5.96%) Software Engineer
9 311 (5.48%) Big Data Developer
10 308 (5.43%) Data Scientist
11 290 (5.11%) Data Engineer
12 275 (4.85%) C# Developer
13 247 (4.35%) Big Data Engineer
14 246 (4.34%) .NET Developer
15 240 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
16 224 (3.95%) Big Data Architect
17 206 (3.63%) Software Developer
18 203 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
19 185 (3.26%) Scala Developer
20 178 (3.14%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 788 (13.89%) .NET
2 624 (11.00%) HTML
3 566 (9.98%) AngularJS
4 486 (8.57%) Spring
5 464 (8.18%) Web Services
6 425 (7.49%) CSS
7 368 (6.49%) Node.js
8 344 (6.06%) REST
9 284 (5.01%) HTML5
10 275 (4.85%) Kafka
11 238 (4.19%) Hibernate
12 233 (4.11%) RESTful
13 213 (3.75%) React
14 208 (3.67%) J2EE
15 205 (3.61%) Java EE
16 196 (3.45%) XML
17 190 (3.35%) jQuery
18 160 (2.82%) CSS3
19 144 (2.54%) JSON
20 138 (2.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 666 (11.74%) Computer Science
2 565 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
3 541 (9.53%) Visualisation
4 449 (7.91%) Algorithms
5 316 (5.57%) Statistics
6 314 (5.53%) Mathematics
7 229 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
8 196 (3.45%) Credit Risk
9 194 (3.42%) Data Integration
10 168 (2.96%) User Experience
11 152 (2.68%) Fintech
12 151 (2.66%) Data Structures
13 128 (2.26%) Internet of Things
14 127 (2.24%) Artificial Intelligence
15 119 (2.10%) Mobile App
16 114 (2.01%) Management Information System
17 91 (1.60%) Social Media
18 86 (1.52%) Physics
19 84 (1.48%) Data Centre
20 70 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 772 (13.61%) Linux
2 233 (4.11%) Windows
3 211 (3.72%) Unix
4 148 (2.61%) Android
5 132 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 53 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 46 (0.81%) CentOS
8 37 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (0.55%) Windows Server
10 23 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 19 (0.33%) Solaris
12 17 (0.30%) AIX
13 15 (0.26%) Debian
14 11 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.088%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.070%) HPUX
18 4 (0.070%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2471 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1895 (33.40%) Analytics
3 1187 (20.92%) Business Intelligence
4 842 (14.84%) Software Engineering
5 742 (13.08%) TDD
6 719 (12.67%) Scrum
7 675 (11.90%) Machine Learning
8 662 (11.67%) Data Analytics
9 647 (11.40%) ETL
10 539 (9.50%) DevOps
11 509 (8.97%) Open Source
12 411 (7.24%) Data Modelling
12 411 (7.24%) OO
13 408 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
14 367 (6.47%) E-Commerce
15 346 (6.10%) MapReduce
16 343 (6.05%) Mentoring
17 316 (5.57%) Project Management
18 308 (5.43%) MVC
19 302 (5.32%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2274 (40.08%) Java
2 1696 (29.89%) SQL
3 1606 (28.30%) Python
4 936 (16.50%) C#
5 877 (15.46%) JavaScript
6 827 (14.58%) Scala
7 459 (8.09%) R
8 414 (7.30%) C++
9 303 (5.34%) Perl
10 283 (4.99%) PHP
11 279 (4.92%) Ruby
12 247 (4.35%) C
13 210 (3.70%) T-SQL
14 177 (3.12%) Bash Shell
15 126 (2.22%) Go
16 102 (1.80%) PL/SQL
17 87 (1.53%) MATLAB
18 80 (1.41%) Shell Script
19 63 (1.11%) Objective-C
20 62 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 975 (17.18%) Degree
2 301 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 243 (4.28%) PhD
4 151 (2.66%) DV Cleared
5 100 (1.76%) CISSP
6 97 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 80 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 51 (0.90%) CISM
9 45 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 41 (0.72%) CISA
11 37 (0.65%) MCSE
12 36 (0.63%) CCNA
13 31 (0.55%) GIAC
14 27 (0.48%) CEH
14 27 (0.48%) ISEB
15 26 (0.46%) BC Cleared
16 25 (0.44%) SANS
17 23 (0.41%) Postgraduate
18 22 (0.39%) SSCP
19 21 (0.37%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (3.23%) QA
2 129 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 52 (0.92%) SLA
4 35 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (0.58%) GCP
6 27 (0.48%) MiFID
7 20 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.26%) COBIT
9 13 (0.23%) GPG13
10 5 (0.088%) SDET
11 4 (0.070%) Basel III
11 4 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.070%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.053%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.053%) SNOMED CT
13 2 (0.035%) FATCA
13 2 (0.035%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.035%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.035%) ISO27002
System Software
1 257 (4.53%) Docker
2 225 (3.97%) HDFS
3 152 (2.68%) Apache Flume
4 88 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 74 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 45 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 40 (0.70%) Active Directory
8 29 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.26%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.18%) vSphere
11 9 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 8 (0.14%) KVM
13 7 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.11%) NFS
14 6 (0.11%) Squid
15 4 (0.070%) IAG
15 4 (0.070%) LXC
15 4 (0.070%) Snort
16 3 (0.053%) PowerHA
16 3 (0.053%) UAG
Systems Management
1 243 (4.28%) Puppet
2 213 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 196 (3.45%) Ansible
4 94 (1.66%) Oozie
5 82 (1.45%) Salt
6 77 (1.36%) Kubernetes
7 72 (1.27%) Kibana
8 69 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
9 61 (1.08%) logstash
10 35 (0.62%) Mesos
11 19 (0.33%) Ambari
12 15 (0.26%) Terraform
13 13 (0.23%) Tivoli
14 12 (0.21%) CSIRT
15 11 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
15 11 (0.19%) Nagios
16 9 (0.16%) OpenAM
17 7 (0.12%) Icinga
17 7 (0.12%) QRadar
17 7 (0.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 649 (11.44%) Oracle
2 533 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 352 (6.20%) Tableau
4 262 (4.62%) Google
5 174 (3.07%) SAP
6 148 (2.61%) Cloudera
7 119 (2.10%) Hortonworks
8 112 (1.97%) Talend
9 99 (1.74%) VMware
10 79 (1.39%) IBM
11 76 (1.34%) Cognos
12 69 (1.22%) Splunk
12 69 (1.22%) Teradata
13 66 (1.16%) Informatica
14 64 (1.13%) Red Hat
15 50 (0.88%) TIBCO
16 45 (0.79%) Adobe
17 41 (0.72%) Cisco
17 41 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
18 39 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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London
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London
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London
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Kidlington, Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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