The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 88 159 198
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +39
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 3103 2051 1676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.09% 1.95% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.77% 6.30% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2481 1746 1478
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
31749 32557 34481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.67% 31.02% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26906 27945 29142
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +78 2964 £62,500 +4.16% 424
London +27 1888 £65,000 - 254
South East +106 442 £55,000 - 50
City of London +71 330 £65,000 -3.70% 87
Berkshire +115 208 £48,500 -19.16% 10
Reading +91 163 £45,000 -30.76% 5
South West +85 163 £50,000 +11.11% 37
East of England +66 132 £47,500 +5.55% 22
West Midlands +76 124 £52,500 +16.66% 12
Yorkshire +20 97 £56,500 +25.55% 18
West Yorkshire +11 84 £59,000 +31.11% 13
Leeds +7 76 £60,125 +33.61% 12
Hampshire +71 72 £51,250 +17.81% 6
North West +6 64 £40,000 -23.80% 22
Oxfordshire +11 63 £60,000 - 7
Warwickshire +33 62 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Bristol +20 61 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Warwick +18 59 £57,500 +35.29% 5
Surrey -13 55 £60,000 +11.62% 17
Cambridgeshire +27 54 £47,500 +26.66% 14
Gloucestershire +48 48 £55,000 +15.78% 8
Cambridge +18 45 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Wales +9 45 £45,000 - 6
South Wales +1 45 £45,000 - 6
Ipswich +23 43 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Suffolk +22 43 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Wiltshire +29 37 £57,500 +31.42% 6
Cheltenham +36 36 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Manchester +25 36 £41,250 -8.33% 17
Oxford +2 34 £62,000 -0.80% 1

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Big Data also 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 that cited Big Data.

1 2604 (40.92%) Java
2 2461 (38.68%) Hadoop
3 2238 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
4 2134 (33.54%) Analytics
5 1995 (31.35%) SQL
6 1495 (23.50%) Python
7 1456 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
8 1354 (21.28%) Degree
9 1331 (20.92%) Finance
10 1268 (19.93%) NoSQL
11 1078 (16.94%) JavaScript
12 1056 (16.60%) Linux
13 939 (14.76%) Software Engineering
14 919 (14.44%) TDD
15 918 (14.43%) Apache Spark
16 887 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
17 869 (13.66%) Oracle
18 868 (13.64%) MongoDB
19 860 (13.52%) ETL
20 829 (13.03%) SQL Server
21 814 (12.79%) C#
22 794 (12.48%) Computer Science
23 787 (12.37%) Scala
24 782 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
25 770 (12.10%) Data Analytics
26 764 (12.01%) Apache Hive
27 699 (10.99%) HTML
28 666 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
29 646 (10.15%) .NET
30 616 (9.68%) Machine Learning

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Big Data also 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 that cited Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 918 (14.43%) Apache Spark
2 473 (7.43%) Apache Pig
3 432 (6.79%) Elasticsearch
4 376 (5.91%) Apache
5 307 (4.82%) Node.js
6 300 (4.71%) SAS
7 184 (2.89%) Tomcat
8 173 (2.72%) Apache Solr
9 119 (1.87%) WebLogic
10 100 (1.57%) JBoss
11 83 (1.30%) WebSphere
12 78 (1.23%) Jetty
13 62 (0.97%) OpenStack
14 60 (0.94%) SharePoint
15 58 (0.91%) nginx
16 56 (0.88%) GlassFish
17 49 (0.77%) Confluence
17 49 (0.77%) IIS
18 38 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
19 32 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 261 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 144 (2.26%) SPSS
3 42 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (0.63%) MS Office
5 17 (0.27%) S-PLUS
6 15 (0.24%) MS Project
7 12 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.19%) Mathematica
7 12 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.11%) GNU Octave
9 7 (0.11%) Weka
10 6 (0.094%) Stata
11 4 (0.063%) Mingle
12 3 (0.047%) HipChat
13 2 (0.031%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.031%) Gephi
14 1 (0.016%) EViews
Business Applications
1 70 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.27%) SAP hybris
3 14 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.20%) Eloqua
4 13 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 12 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.13%) Odoo
8 7 (0.11%) SAP HR
8 7 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
9 6 (0.094%) HFM
9 6 (0.094%) Hyperion Planning
9 6 (0.094%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.094%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 5 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (0.079%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 5 (0.079%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.063%) SAP HCM
12 3 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.047%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 666 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 250 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 207 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
4 191 (3.00%) SaaS
5 109 (1.71%) PaaS
6 96 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
7 76 (1.19%) IaaS
8 66 (1.04%) Google Analytics
9 61 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 57 (0.90%) GitHub
11 56 (0.88%) Amazon S3
12 40 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
13 26 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
13 26 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 25 (0.39%) iPaaS
15 24 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
16 16 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (0.25%) Heroku
17 14 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
18 13 (0.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 190 (2.99%) Internet
2 175 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 144 (2.26%) Firewall
4 103 (1.62%) HTTP
5 44 (0.69%) Network Security
6 42 (0.66%) SAN
7 36 (0.57%) DNS
8 32 (0.50%) SSL
9 26 (0.41%) VPN
10 25 (0.39%) WebEx
10 25 (0.39%) Wireless
11 24 (0.38%) BGP
12 20 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
13 19 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
14 18 (0.28%) WAN
15 17 (0.27%) Broadband
15 17 (0.27%) Kerberos
16 16 (0.25%) NAS
17 15 (0.24%) LDAP
18 14 (0.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2461 (38.68%) Hadoop
2 1268 (19.93%) NoSQL
3 868 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 829 (13.03%) SQL Server
5 782 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
6 764 (12.01%) Apache Hive
7 554 (8.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 502 (7.89%) Data Mining
9 452 (7.10%) MySQL
10 349 (5.48%) HBase
10 349 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 312 (4.90%) Relational Database
12 298 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 277 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
14 232 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 200 (3.14%) QlikView
16 175 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
17 167 (2.62%) Impala
18 153 (2.40%) Redis
19 149 (2.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 382 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 271 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 201 (3.16%) Maven
4 167 (2.62%) JIRA
5 166 (2.61%) Subversion
6 142 (2.23%) JUnit
7 93 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
8 85 (1.34%) Selenium
9 74 (1.16%) Gradle
10 72 (1.13%) ERwin
11 59 (0.93%) Mercurial
12 58 (0.91%) gulp
12 58 (0.91%) Mockito
13 49 (0.77%) Grunt
14 46 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
15 45 (0.71%) Cucumber
16 44 (0.69%) Ant
17 41 (0.64%) Eclipse
17 41 (0.64%) Hudson
18 33 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 1331 (20.92%) Finance
2 610 (9.59%) Marketing
3 493 (7.75%) Retail
4 451 (7.09%) Telecoms
5 421 (6.62%) Banking
6 177 (2.78%) Games
7 157 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 136 (2.14%) Advertising
9 107 (1.68%) Publishing
10 100 (1.57%) Law
11 96 (1.51%) Legal
12 83 (1.30%) Investment Banking
13 74 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 70 (1.10%) Electronics
15 58 (0.91%) Financial Institution
16 52 (0.82%) Front Office
17 51 (0.80%) Billing
18 47 (0.74%) Aerospace
18 47 (0.74%) Automotive
19 28 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2132 (33.51%) Developer
2 831 (13.06%) Java Developer
3 830 (13.04%) Architect
4 492 (7.73%) Big Data Developer
5 487 (7.65%) Senior Developer
6 466 (7.32%) Analyst
7 451 (7.09%) Consultant
8 442 (6.95%) Data Architect
9 398 (6.25%) Data Scientist
10 368 (5.78%) Software Engineer
11 257 (4.04%) Big Data Architect
12 232 (3.65%) Java Engineer
13 229 (3.60%) Hadoop Developer
14 224 (3.52%) Big Data Engineer
15 223 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
16 216 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
17 190 (2.99%) C# Developer
18 182 (2.86%) Data Analyst
19 177 (2.78%) Data Consultant
20 176 (2.77%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 699 (10.99%) HTML
2 646 (10.15%) .NET
3 604 (9.49%) Web Services
4 521 (8.19%) Spring
5 499 (7.84%) CSS
6 466 (7.32%) AngularJS
7 442 (6.95%) XML
8 377 (5.92%) HTML5
9 330 (5.19%) REST
10 289 (4.54%) jQuery
11 251 (3.94%) RESTful
12 230 (3.61%) Kafka
13 226 (3.55%) Java EE
14 216 (3.39%) Hibernate
15 213 (3.35%) J2EE
16 203 (3.19%) JSON
17 191 (3.00%) CSS3
18 183 (2.88%) ASP.NET
19 167 (2.62%) D3.js
20 166 (2.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 887 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 794 (12.48%) Computer Science
3 601 (9.45%) Visualisation
4 535 (8.41%) Algorithms
5 440 (6.91%) Mathematics
6 288 (4.53%) Management Information System
7 280 (4.40%) Statistics
8 279 (4.38%) Mobile App
9 263 (4.13%) Data Integration
10 262 (4.12%) User Experience
11 224 (3.52%) Semantic Web
12 215 (3.38%) Smart Meter
13 173 (2.72%) Data Structures
14 169 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
14 169 (2.66%) Fintech
15 135 (2.12%) Cybercrime
16 130 (2.04%) Physics
17 119 (1.87%) Digital Media
18 110 (1.73%) Social Media
19 95 (1.49%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 1056 (16.60%) Linux
2 377 (5.92%) Unix
3 375 (5.89%) Windows
4 241 (3.79%) Android
5 204 (3.21%) Apple iOS
6 68 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 41 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 38 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 35 (0.55%) CentOS
11 17 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.16%) Debian
14 6 (0.094%) Windows CE
14 6 (0.094%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.079%) zOS
16 4 (0.063%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.047%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.047%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2238 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 2134 (33.54%) Analytics
3 1456 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
4 939 (14.76%) Software Engineering
5 919 (14.44%) TDD
6 860 (13.52%) ETL
7 770 (12.10%) Data Analytics
8 616 (9.68%) Machine Learning
9 613 (9.63%) Scrum
10 596 (9.37%) Open Source
11 544 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
12 517 (8.13%) Data Management
13 481 (7.56%) OO
14 438 (6.88%) Project Management
15 434 (6.82%) Data Modelling
16 403 (6.33%) Multithreading
17 395 (6.21%) E-Commerce
18 386 (6.07%) Data Analysis
19 378 (5.94%) Mentoring
20 369 (5.80%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 2604 (40.92%) Java
2 1995 (31.35%) SQL
3 1495 (23.50%) Python
4 1078 (16.94%) JavaScript
5 814 (12.79%) C#
6 787 (12.37%) Scala
7 588 (9.24%) C++
8 575 (9.04%) R
9 400 (6.29%) Ruby
10 274 (4.31%) C
11 235 (3.69%) Perl
11 235 (3.69%) PHP
12 213 (3.35%) T-SQL
13 180 (2.83%) Bash Shell
14 160 (2.51%) MATLAB
15 146 (2.29%) Objective-C
16 113 (1.78%) Shell Script
17 98 (1.54%) Clojure
18 88 (1.38%) PL/SQL
19 72 (1.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1354 (21.28%) Degree
2 289 (4.54%) Security Cleared
3 269 (4.23%) PhD
4 156 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 144 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 143 (2.25%) CISSP
7 138 (2.17%) CITP
8 125 (1.96%) DV Cleared
9 122 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
10 107 (1.68%) SANS
11 103 (1.62%) MCSE
12 97 (1.52%) CCNA
13 95 (1.49%) GIAC
14 90 (1.41%) SSCP
15 89 (1.40%) Linux+ Certification
16 64 (1.01%) PMP
17 63 (0.99%) PMI Certification
18 44 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
19 43 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
20 36 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (3.58%) Data Quality
2 226 (3.55%) QA
3 118 (1.85%) ISO 9001
4 49 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 36 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 31 (0.49%) SLA
8 24 (0.38%) TickIT
9 15 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.24%) SDET
10 13 (0.20%) COBIT
11 7 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.11%) EMIR
11 7 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.094%) FATCA
12 6 (0.094%) FINREP
13 5 (0.079%) GPG13
13 5 (0.079%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.079%) ISO22301
13 5 (0.079%) JSP 440
System Software
1 233 (3.66%) HDFS
2 151 (2.37%) Docker
3 103 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (1.48%) Apache Flume
5 62 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 36 (0.57%) Active Directory
7 19 (0.30%) VirtualBox
8 18 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.22%) vSphere
10 9 (0.14%) KVM
10 9 (0.14%) XenServer
11 8 (0.13%) Firmware
11 8 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.11%) Cronacle
12 7 (0.11%) NFS
12 7 (0.11%) Xen
13 5 (0.079%) Ceph
13 5 (0.079%) Squid
13 5 (0.079%) XenApp
14 4 (0.063%) LXC
Systems Management
1 296 (4.65%) Puppet
2 231 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
3 181 (2.84%) Ansible
4 107 (1.68%) Oozie
5 78 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
6 53 (0.83%) Mesos
7 51 (0.80%) Salt
8 35 (0.55%) Ambari
9 34 (0.53%) Nagios
10 31 (0.49%) logstash
11 29 (0.46%) Kibana
12 27 (0.42%) Graphite
13 14 (0.22%) ZABBIX
14 13 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
14 13 (0.20%) SCOM
15 12 (0.19%) CA Wily
16 11 (0.17%) Ganglia
17 10 (0.16%) Jitterbit
17 10 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
17 10 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 869 (13.66%) Oracle
2 585 (9.19%) Microsoft
3 347 (5.45%) Tableau
4 324 (5.09%) SAP
5 230 (3.61%) Cloudera
6 208 (3.27%) Google
7 196 (3.08%) IBM
8 177 (2.78%) Teradata
9 166 (2.61%) Informatica
10 165 (2.59%) Hortonworks
11 157 (2.47%) VMware
12 109 (1.71%) Splunk
13 100 (1.57%) Red Hat
14 98 (1.54%) Facebook
14 98 (1.54%) Netezza
15 93 (1.46%) Talend
16 88 (1.38%) Cognos
17 80 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
18 70 (1.10%) Sybase
19 69 (1.08%) Adobe
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