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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 93 103 188
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +85
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2852 2935 1939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.99% 2.69% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.12% 8.75% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2296 2319 1647
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
28179 33556 35816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.58% 30.76% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23978 28423 30045
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £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 30 September 2016 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 30 September 2016. 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 trends)
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 +13 2686 £62,500 +4.16% 375
London +5 1588 £70,000 +7.69% 218
South East -7 357 £54,000 +2.85% 50
City of London +9 272 £65,000 -7.14% 47
South West +45 192 £55,000 +10.00% 28
East of England +66 165 £55,000 +11.11% 13
North West +42 160 £50,000 -9.09% 35
Manchester +33 126 £50,000 -13.04% 29
Gloucestershire +37 94 £55,000 -15.38% 8
Berkshire -7 91 £60,000 - 10
Cambridgeshire +34 88 £47,500 - 7
Surrey +40 86 £60,000 +26.31% 7
Yorkshire +62 85 £52,500 +31.25% 12
Cambridge +47 74 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Scotland +18 71 £45,000 -18.18% 5
West Yorkshire +61 68 £52,500 +10.52% 8
East Midlands +34 67 £62,500 -16.66% 5
Hampshire -6 65 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Bristol -7 53 £70,000 +40.00% 7
Reading +20 52 £51,500 -10.43% 7
West Midlands -24 52 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Leeds +58 51 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Nottinghamshire +12 48 £75,000 -16.66% 2
Hertfordshire +40 47 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Nottingham +14 44 £75,000 -16.66% 2
Cheltenham +13 43 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Oxfordshire -36 38 £51,250 -6.81% 7
Edinburgh +26 36 £53,750 -12.24% 3
Staines +15 35 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Glasgow +17 29 £40,000 -33.33% 1

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 2452 (42.95%) Java
2 2276 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
3 2094 (36.68%) Hadoop
4 2092 (36.64%) Analytics
5 1710 (29.95%) Python
6 1649 (28.88%) SQL
7 1274 (22.32%) Finance
8 1205 (21.11%) NoSQL
9 1192 (20.88%) Business Intelligence
10 1102 (19.30%) Apache Spark
11 1069 (18.72%) Degree
12 927 (16.24%) Scala
13 899 (15.75%) Data Analytics
14 898 (15.73%) JavaScript
15 864 (15.13%) Software Engineering
16 831 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
17 811 (14.21%) TDD
18 790 (13.84%) Linux
19 789 (13.82%) Scrum
20 785 (13.75%) SQL Server
21 773 (13.54%) Computer Science
22 767 (13.43%) Machine Learning
23 747 (13.08%) C#
24 738 (12.93%) Oracle
25 730 (12.79%) ETL
26 727 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
27 713 (12.49%) MongoDB
28 707 (12.38%) Data Warehouse
29 643 (11.26%) Apache Hive
30 638 (11.18%) Visualisation

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 1102 (19.30%) Apache Spark
2 412 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
3 397 (6.95%) Apache Pig
4 334 (5.85%) SAS
5 283 (4.96%) Apache
6 155 (2.72%) Apache Solr
7 135 (2.36%) JBoss
8 116 (2.03%) Tomcat
9 84 (1.47%) WebLogic
10 74 (1.30%) Jetty
11 62 (1.09%) WebSphere
12 59 (1.03%) SharePoint
13 57 (1.00%) nginx
14 45 (0.79%) Confluence
15 40 (0.70%) WildFly
16 35 (0.61%) OpenStack
17 34 (0.60%) GlassFish
18 33 (0.58%) Mule
19 28 (0.49%) CMS
20 24 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 219 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 136 (2.38%) SPSS
3 44 (0.77%) MS Office
4 34 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.40%) MS Project
6 17 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.19%) Stata
8 10 (0.18%) Mathematica
9 6 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.088%) GNU Octave
10 5 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.070%) Gephi
12 3 (0.053%) Weka
13 2 (0.035%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.018%) EViews
14 1 (0.018%) Mathcad
14 1 (0.018%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 46 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 9 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
3 9 (0.16%) Magento
4 8 (0.14%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (0.11%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.070%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.070%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.070%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.053%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.053%) Radian6
7 3 (0.053%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.053%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 2 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.035%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.035%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 727 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 334 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 206 (3.61%) SaaS
4 197 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 139 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 130 (2.28%) PaaS
7 115 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
8 108 (1.89%) GitHub
9 87 (1.52%) Amazon S3
10 80 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
11 56 (0.98%) IaaS
12 28 (0.49%) Google Analytics
13 25 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
14 24 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 22 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
16 20 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
17 18 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 17 (0.30%) Route 53
19 16 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
20 15 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 195 (3.42%) Internet
2 112 (1.96%) Firewall
3 91 (1.59%) HTTP
4 77 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 46 (0.81%) Network Security
6 45 (0.79%) DNS
7 32 (0.56%) HTTPS
8 28 (0.49%) SAN
9 24 (0.42%) SMTP
10 23 (0.40%) SSL
11 20 (0.35%) 4G
12 19 (0.33%) NAS
13 17 (0.30%) 3G
14 16 (0.28%) Kerberos
14 16 (0.28%) LDAP
15 15 (0.26%) LAN
15 15 (0.26%) VoIP
15 15 (0.26%) WAN
16 13 (0.23%) Value-Added Service
17 12 (0.21%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2094 (36.68%) Hadoop
2 1205 (21.11%) NoSQL
3 785 (13.75%) SQL Server
4 713 (12.49%) MongoDB
5 707 (12.38%) Data Warehouse
6 643 (11.26%) Apache Hive
7 540 (9.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 478 (8.37%) MySQL
9 462 (8.09%) Relational Database
10 367 (6.43%) Data Mining
11 362 (6.34%) HBase
12 316 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
13 277 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 257 (4.50%) RDBMS
15 235 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 190 (3.33%) QlikView
17 178 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 151 (2.64%) Neo4j
19 145 (2.54%) Amazon Redshift
20 125 (2.19%) Impala
Development Applications
1 331 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 280 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 187 (3.28%) JIRA
4 118 (2.07%) Maven
5 93 (1.63%) Subversion
6 79 (1.38%) Selenium
7 78 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
8 75 (1.31%) JUnit
9 57 (1.00%) Cucumber
10 50 (0.88%) Hudson
10 50 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 49 (0.86%) Vagrant
12 45 (0.79%) Gradle
13 35 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 34 (0.60%) Visual Studio
15 30 (0.53%) Mockito
16 28 (0.49%) IntelliJ
17 27 (0.47%) Eclipse
18 25 (0.44%) JBehave
19 23 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 1274 (22.32%) Finance
2 509 (8.92%) Retail
3 472 (8.27%) Banking
4 468 (8.20%) Marketing
5 295 (5.17%) Games
6 269 (4.71%) Telecoms
7 192 (3.36%) Advertising
8 119 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 105 (1.84%) Investment Banking
10 98 (1.72%) Law
11 81 (1.42%) Front Office
12 78 (1.37%) Legal
12 78 (1.37%) Publishing
13 59 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 56 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
15 43 (0.75%) Back Office
16 36 (0.63%) Automotive
16 36 (0.63%) Music Industry
17 31 (0.54%) Electronics
18 27 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1978 (34.65%) Developer
2 886 (15.52%) Architect
3 850 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 490 (8.58%) Senior Developer
5 460 (8.06%) Data Architect
6 381 (6.67%) Consultant
7 379 (6.64%) Big Data Developer
8 355 (6.22%) Data Scientist
9 343 (6.01%) Analyst
10 342 (5.99%) Software Engineer
11 283 (4.96%) Big Data Architect
12 273 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
13 228 (3.99%) Data Engineer
14 226 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
15 197 (3.45%) Big Data Engineer
16 189 (3.31%) Scala Developer
17 182 (3.19%) Java Engineer
18 175 (3.07%) Hadoop Developer
19 171 (3.00%) Software Developer
20 156 (2.73%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (11.04%) .NET
2 568 (9.95%) HTML
3 529 (9.27%) Spring
4 409 (7.16%) AngularJS
5 405 (7.09%) Web Services
6 384 (6.73%) CSS
7 328 (5.75%) Node.js
8 314 (5.50%) REST
9 268 (4.69%) HTML5
10 265 (4.64%) Kafka
11 261 (4.57%) XML
12 239 (4.19%) JSON
13 237 (4.15%) Hibernate
14 223 (3.91%) RESTful
15 186 (3.26%) jQuery
16 168 (2.94%) Java EE
17 161 (2.82%) React
18 157 (2.75%) J2EE
19 150 (2.63%) Akka
20 140 (2.45%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 831 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 773 (13.54%) Computer Science
3 638 (11.18%) Visualisation
4 430 (7.53%) Algorithms
5 359 (6.29%) Mathematics
6 323 (5.66%) Statistics
7 198 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
8 174 (3.05%) User Experience
9 170 (2.98%) Data Integration
10 165 (2.89%) Mobile App
11 160 (2.80%) Management Information System
12 150 (2.63%) Data Structures
13 138 (2.42%) Fintech
14 127 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
15 115 (2.01%) Credit Risk
16 112 (1.96%) Physics
17 88 (1.54%) Data Centre
17 88 (1.54%) Internet of Things
18 75 (1.31%) Social Media
19 74 (1.30%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 790 (13.84%) Linux
2 292 (5.11%) Windows
3 243 (4.26%) Unix
4 169 (2.96%) Android
5 113 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 65 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 61 (1.07%) Windows Server
8 47 (0.82%) CentOS
9 38 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (0.63%) Solaris
11 29 (0.51%) Windows Phone
12 28 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 19 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (0.32%) AIX
15 17 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (0.25%) Debian
17 10 (0.18%) HPUX
18 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
20 3 (0.053%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2276 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
2 2092 (36.64%) Analytics
3 1192 (20.88%) Business Intelligence
4 899 (15.75%) Data Analytics
5 864 (15.13%) Software Engineering
6 811 (14.21%) TDD
7 789 (13.82%) Scrum
8 767 (13.43%) Machine Learning
9 730 (12.79%) ETL
10 597 (10.46%) Open Source
11 490 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
12 411 (7.20%) DevOps
13 404 (7.08%) Data Modelling
14 397 (6.95%) MapReduce
15 395 (6.92%) E-Commerce
16 390 (6.83%) Big Data Analytics
16 390 (6.83%) Data Management
17 375 (6.57%) Data Visualisation
18 357 (6.25%) Data Analysis
19 346 (6.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2452 (42.95%) Java
2 1710 (29.95%) Python
3 1649 (28.88%) SQL
4 927 (16.24%) Scala
5 898 (15.73%) JavaScript
6 747 (13.08%) C#
7 513 (8.99%) R
8 455 (7.97%) C++
9 317 (5.55%) Ruby
10 284 (4.97%) PHP
11 265 (4.64%) Perl
12 238 (4.17%) C
13 199 (3.49%) T-SQL
14 165 (2.89%) Bash Shell
15 157 (2.75%) MATLAB
16 156 (2.73%) Shell Script
17 122 (2.14%) Clojure
18 112 (1.96%) Groovy
19 108 (1.89%) Go
20 106 (1.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1069 (18.72%) Degree
2 366 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 282 (4.94%) PhD
4 162 (2.84%) DV Cleared
5 150 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 77 (1.35%) CISSP
7 63 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 49 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (0.70%) MCSE
9 40 (0.70%) SANS
10 30 (0.53%) BC Cleared
10 30 (0.53%) CISA
11 29 (0.51%) PMI Certification
12 28 (0.49%) CISM
13 27 (0.47%) PMP
14 23 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
15 22 (0.39%) CCNA
15 22 (0.39%) CCSP
15 22 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 21 (0.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (3.42%) QA
2 154 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 40 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (0.58%) GCP
5 26 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 25 (0.44%) SLA
7 21 (0.37%) COBIT
8 14 (0.25%) GPG13
9 10 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.088%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.088%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.088%) MiFID
11 4 (0.070%) Basel III
11 4 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.070%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (0.070%) SDET
11 4 (0.070%) SSAE 16
12 2 (0.035%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 2 (0.035%) ISO27002
System Software
1 276 (4.83%) Docker
2 226 (3.96%) HDFS
3 186 (3.26%) Apache Flume
4 56 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
5 53 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 51 (0.89%) Active Directory
7 38 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 35 (0.61%) Hyper-V
9 26 (0.46%) VirtualBox
10 17 (0.30%) KVM
11 14 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (0.19%) NFS
13 9 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 8 (0.14%) vSphere
15 6 (0.11%) Snort
16 5 (0.088%) Firmware
16 5 (0.088%) iptables
16 5 (0.088%) Squid
16 5 (0.088%) Xen
17 4 (0.070%) Samba
Systems Management
1 219 (3.84%) Puppet
2 169 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 163 (2.86%) Ansible
4 120 (2.10%) Oozie
5 100 (1.75%) Kubernetes
6 89 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
7 50 (0.88%) Mesos
8 38 (0.67%) Kibana
9 35 (0.61%) Salt
10 34 (0.60%) logstash
11 23 (0.40%) Nagios
12 22 (0.39%) Ambari
13 16 (0.28%) Terraform
14 14 (0.25%) yum
15 13 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
15 13 (0.23%) EnCase
15 13 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (0.23%) Tivoli
16 12 (0.21%) Rundeck
17 11 (0.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 738 (12.93%) Oracle
2 411 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 356 (6.24%) Tableau
4 230 (4.03%) Cloudera
5 226 (3.96%) Google
6 225 (3.94%) SAP
7 187 (3.28%) Hortonworks
8 169 (2.96%) IBM
9 145 (2.54%) Informatica
10 78 (1.37%) Talend
10 78 (1.37%) Teradata
11 76 (1.33%) VMware
12 73 (1.28%) Cognos
12 73 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
13 69 (1.21%) Splunk
14 63 (1.10%) MuleSoft
14 63 (1.10%) Red Hat
15 57 (1.00%) Cisco
16 55 (0.96%) Netezza
17 53 (0.93%) MapR
City, London
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + unlimited holiday, bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Extensive Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefit
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Xcede
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Michael Page International
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Discretionary Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £90000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified 5% flex benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified + 15% flex benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday