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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 97 130 178
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +48
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2828 2610 2116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.88% 2.38% 1.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.70% 7.47% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 2023 1848
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £89,400
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
29148 34956 37640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.72% 31.82% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24772 29449 32157
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +34 2665 £62,500 +4.16% 338
London +3 1605 £70,000 +7.69% 197
South East +42 439 £53,500 +2.88% 49
City of London +13 280 £60,000 -11.11% 44
South West +96 196 £55,000 +15.78% 24
East of England +64 119 £53,000 +11.57% 18
Berkshire +25 107 £58,750 -2.08% 17
Surrey +40 103 £65,000 +36.84% 15
Gloucestershire +51 91 £53,250 +42.00% 8
Scotland +21 88 £55,000 +42.48% 9
North West -12 88 £46,658 +3.68% 29
Oxfordshire +1 86 £54,000 -6.08% 5
Cambridgeshire +45 77 £52,500 +10.52% 10
West Midlands +22 70 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Hampshire +32 69 £45,000 -12.62% 7
Yorkshire +49 67 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Cambridge +50 66 £55,000 +15.78% 8
East Midlands +27 57 £59,500 -11.85% 8
Manchester -11 57 £46,658 +3.68% 14
West Yorkshire +39 55 £57,500 +27.77% 6
Reading +17 48 £56,250 -6.25% 8
Glasgow +7 47 £46,250 +2.77% 4
Oxford +3 43 £54,000 +35.00% 4
Bristol +28 39 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Edinburgh +21 39 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Guildford +33 38 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Cheltenham +28 37 £53,750 +2.38% 1
Warwickshire +24 37 £55,000 +4.76%
Warwick -2 36 £55,000 -
Leeds +38 33 £60,000 +33.33% 5

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2597 (43.93%) Java
2 2381 (40.27%) Hadoop
3 2205 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
4 2173 (36.76%) Analytics
5 1758 (29.74%) Python
6 1753 (29.65%) SQL
7 1319 (22.31%) Finance
8 1239 (20.96%) Business Intelligence
9 1227 (20.75%) Apache Spark
10 1199 (20.28%) NoSQL
11 1181 (19.98%) Degree
12 969 (16.39%) JavaScript
13 967 (16.36%) Data Analytics
14 959 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
15 920 (15.56%) Linux
16 918 (15.53%) Scala
17 907 (15.34%) Software Engineering
18 869 (14.70%) TDD
19 840 (14.21%) SQL Server
20 802 (13.57%) Oracle
21 795 (13.45%) Computer Science
22 787 (13.31%) MongoDB
23 780 (13.19%) Machine Learning
24 760 (12.86%) Apache Hive
25 758 (12.82%) ETL
26 751 (12.70%) Scrum
27 736 (12.45%) Data Warehouse
28 701 (11.86%) C#
29 692 (11.71%) Open Source
30 667 (11.28%) 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 1227 (20.75%) Apache Spark
2 451 (7.63%) Apache Pig
3 441 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
4 407 (6.88%) SAS
5 311 (5.26%) Apache
6 159 (2.69%) Apache Solr
7 152 (2.57%) JBoss
8 129 (2.18%) Tomcat
9 76 (1.29%) WebLogic
10 67 (1.13%) SharePoint
11 64 (1.08%) nginx
12 61 (1.03%) Jetty
13 57 (0.96%) GlassFish
14 53 (0.90%) WebSphere
15 47 (0.79%) Mule
15 47 (0.79%) OpenStack
16 44 (0.74%) Confluence
16 44 (0.74%) WildFly
17 25 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
18 24 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 231 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 124 (2.10%) SPSS
3 44 (0.74%) MS Office
4 43 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.37%) MS Project
5 22 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.20%) Stata
7 10 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.15%) Mathematica
9 7 (0.12%) Weka
10 5 (0.085%) Gephi
10 5 (0.085%) GNU Octave
11 4 (0.068%) Mingle
12 2 (0.034%) EViews
12 2 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.034%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.017%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.017%) InVision
13 1 (0.017%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 62 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.25%) SAP HR
3 9 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
3 9 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
4 8 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 7 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.085%) Magento
6 5 (0.085%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.085%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.085%) Unica
7 4 (0.068%) Odoo
7 4 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.068%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.068%) Radian6
7 4 (0.068%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.051%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.051%) FastStats
8 3 (0.051%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 657 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 277 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 147 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
4 139 (2.35%) SaaS
5 116 (1.96%) PaaS
6 97 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
7 92 (1.56%) GitHub
8 81 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 62 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
10 60 (1.01%) Amazon S3
11 53 (0.90%) IaaS
12 32 (0.54%) Google Analytics
13 23 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
14 17 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
15 16 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 12 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
17 8 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
17 8 (0.14%) Heroku
18 7 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 174 (2.94%) Internet
2 132 (2.23%) Firewall
3 89 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 81 (1.37%) HTTP
5 48 (0.81%) Network Security
6 47 (0.79%) DNS
7 46 (0.78%) SAN
8 34 (0.58%) Kerberos
9 32 (0.54%) SSL
10 26 (0.44%) LDAP
11 24 (0.41%) VPN
12 22 (0.37%) NAS
13 19 (0.32%) SMTP
14 17 (0.29%) LAN
14 17 (0.29%) WAN
15 16 (0.27%) HTTPS
16 10 (0.17%) IPv4
17 9 (0.15%) SNMP
18 8 (0.14%) BGP
18 8 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2381 (40.27%) Hadoop
2 1199 (20.28%) NoSQL
3 840 (14.21%) SQL Server
4 787 (13.31%) MongoDB
5 760 (12.86%) Apache Hive
6 736 (12.45%) Data Warehouse
7 597 (10.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 473 (8.00%) MySQL
9 444 (7.51%) Data Mining
10 421 (7.12%) Relational Database
11 380 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
12 365 (6.17%) HBase
13 331 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 237 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 211 (3.57%) QlikView
16 198 (3.35%) RDBMS
17 187 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 185 (3.13%) Neo4j
19 183 (3.10%) Impala
20 125 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 385 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 358 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 199 (3.37%) JIRA
4 169 (2.86%) Maven
5 128 (2.17%) JUnit
6 105 (1.78%) Subversion
7 93 (1.57%) Selenium
8 92 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
9 76 (1.29%) Gradle
10 74 (1.25%) Hudson
11 53 (0.90%) Vagrant
12 48 (0.81%) Visual Studio
13 41 (0.69%) Cucumber
13 41 (0.69%) Mockito
14 40 (0.68%) JBehave
15 37 (0.63%) Eclipse
16 34 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (0.56%) Ant
18 30 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 29 (0.49%) jMock
General
1 1319 (22.31%) Finance
2 505 (8.54%) Marketing
3 471 (7.97%) Banking
4 467 (7.90%) Retail
5 310 (5.24%) Telecoms
6 255 (4.31%) Games
7 190 (3.21%) Advertising
8 177 (2.99%) Manufacturing
9 106 (1.79%) Law
10 96 (1.62%) Investment Banking
11 93 (1.57%) Publishing
12 90 (1.52%) Legal
13 76 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 63 (1.07%) Financial Institution
15 54 (0.91%) Front Office
16 46 (0.78%) Back Office
16 46 (0.78%) Electronics
17 39 (0.66%) Aerospace
18 24 (0.41%) Automotive
19 23 (0.39%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2004 (33.90%) Developer
2 889 (15.04%) Java Developer
3 816 (13.80%) Architect
4 475 (8.03%) Big Data Developer
5 464 (7.85%) Consultant
6 463 (7.83%) Senior Developer
7 428 (7.24%) Data Architect
8 417 (7.05%) Data Scientist
9 371 (6.28%) Analyst
10 335 (5.67%) Software Engineer
11 294 (4.97%) Data Engineer
12 278 (4.70%) Big Data Engineer
13 276 (4.67%) Big Data Architect
14 272 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
15 215 (3.64%) Hadoop Developer
16 208 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
17 199 (3.37%) Java Engineer
18 190 (3.21%) Data Consultant
19 168 (2.84%) Scala Developer
20 167 (2.82%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (9.71%) .NET
2 564 (9.54%) Spring
3 561 (9.49%) HTML
4 472 (7.98%) Web Services
5 388 (6.56%) AngularJS
6 377 (6.38%) CSS
7 350 (5.92%) XML
8 299 (5.06%) Node.js
9 295 (4.99%) Kafka
10 290 (4.91%) HTML5
11 274 (4.63%) REST
12 253 (4.28%) JSON
13 247 (4.18%) RESTful
14 237 (4.01%) Hibernate
15 196 (3.32%) Java EE
16 185 (3.13%) jQuery
17 174 (2.94%) J2EE
18 156 (2.64%) D3.js
19 143 (2.42%) Natural Language Processing
20 137 (2.32%) React
Miscellaneous
1 959 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 795 (13.45%) Computer Science
3 667 (11.28%) Visualisation
4 439 (7.43%) Mathematics
5 432 (7.31%) Algorithms
6 304 (5.14%) Statistics
7 231 (3.91%) Management Information System
8 222 (3.76%) Mobile App
9 173 (2.93%) Data Integration
10 170 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
10 170 (2.88%) User Experience
11 159 (2.69%) Data Structures
12 158 (2.67%) Fintech
13 142 (2.40%) Artificial Intelligence
14 138 (2.33%) Physics
15 97 (1.64%) Data Centre
16 81 (1.37%) Digital Media
17 80 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
18 73 (1.23%) Internet of Things
19 66 (1.12%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 920 (15.56%) Linux
2 336 (5.68%) Windows
3 301 (5.09%) Unix
4 190 (3.21%) Android
5 119 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 67 (1.13%) Windows Server
7 56 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 53 (0.90%) CentOS
9 37 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 26 (0.44%) Windows Phone
11 25 (0.42%) Solaris
12 19 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.29%) Debian
13 17 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.24%) AIX
15 6 (0.10%) HPUX
15 6 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2205 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2173 (36.76%) Analytics
3 1239 (20.96%) Business Intelligence
4 967 (16.36%) Data Analytics
5 907 (15.34%) Software Engineering
6 869 (14.70%) TDD
7 780 (13.19%) Machine Learning
8 758 (12.82%) ETL
9 751 (12.70%) Scrum
10 692 (11.71%) Open Source
11 548 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
12 453 (7.66%) MapReduce
13 436 (7.37%) Data Management
14 420 (7.10%) E-Commerce
15 416 (7.04%) Big Data Analytics
16 399 (6.75%) Data Visualisation
17 391 (6.61%) DevOps
18 380 (6.43%) Data Analysis
19 372 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
20 354 (5.99%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2597 (43.93%) Java
2 1758 (29.74%) Python
3 1753 (29.65%) SQL
4 969 (16.39%) JavaScript
5 918 (15.53%) Scala
6 701 (11.86%) C#
7 588 (9.95%) R
8 484 (8.19%) C++
9 326 (5.51%) Ruby
10 255 (4.31%) PHP
11 237 (4.01%) C
12 234 (3.96%) Perl
13 220 (3.72%) T-SQL
14 192 (3.25%) Bash Shell
15 182 (3.08%) MATLAB
15 182 (3.08%) Shell Script
16 150 (2.54%) Clojure
17 122 (2.06%) Groovy
18 88 (1.49%) PL/SQL
19 85 (1.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 1181 (19.98%) Degree
2 361 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 323 (5.46%) PhD
4 181 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 157 (2.66%) DV Cleared
6 71 (1.20%) CISSP
7 48 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (0.66%) PMI Certification
10 38 (0.64%) PMP
10 38 (0.64%) SANS
11 36 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
12 29 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 28 (0.47%) CCSP
13 28 (0.47%) CISM
13 28 (0.47%) ISEB
14 27 (0.46%) MCSE
15 25 (0.42%) CITP
16 21 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 19 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 205 (3.47%) QA
3 32 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.42%) SLA
5 21 (0.36%) COBIT
6 17 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.20%) GCP
8 12 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 9 (0.15%) GPG13
10 8 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
10 8 (0.14%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.14%) SSAE 16
11 4 (0.068%) SDET
11 4 (0.068%) TickIT
12 3 (0.051%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.034%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.034%) WAI
14 1 (0.017%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 303 (5.13%) HDFS
2 293 (4.96%) Docker
3 204 (3.45%) Apache Flume
4 75 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 65 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 54 (0.91%) Active Directory
6 54 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 41 (0.69%) VirtualBox
8 25 (0.42%) KVM
9 17 (0.29%) Hyper-V
10 13 (0.22%) iptables
11 12 (0.20%) Firmware
12 10 (0.17%) NFS
13 9 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 9 (0.15%) vSphere
14 8 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.12%) Xen
16 6 (0.10%) Snort
17 5 (0.085%) Samba
17 5 (0.085%) Squid
Systems Management
1 244 (4.13%) Puppet
2 168 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 150 (2.54%) Ansible
4 136 (2.30%) Oozie
5 130 (2.20%) Hadoop YARN
6 82 (1.39%) Kubernetes
7 62 (1.05%) Mesos
8 50 (0.85%) Kibana
9 43 (0.73%) logstash
10 37 (0.63%) Ambari
11 33 (0.56%) Nagios
12 31 (0.52%) Salt
13 20 (0.34%) yum
14 19 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
15 18 (0.30%) EnCase
16 14 (0.24%) Graphite
16 14 (0.24%) Rundeck
17 13 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 10 (0.17%) Ganglia
18 10 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 802 (13.57%) Oracle
2 424 (7.17%) Microsoft
3 395 (6.68%) Tableau
4 337 (5.70%) Cloudera
5 261 (4.41%) Hortonworks
6 236 (3.99%) SAP
7 220 (3.72%) IBM
8 205 (3.47%) Informatica
9 190 (3.21%) Google
10 107 (1.81%) Teradata
11 104 (1.76%) VMware
12 92 (1.56%) Talend
13 86 (1.45%) Facebook
14 85 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
14 85 (1.44%) MuleSoft
14 85 (1.44%) Netezza
15 79 (1.34%) MapR
16 77 (1.30%) Cisco
17 74 (1.25%) Red Hat
18 72 (1.22%) Cognos
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Montash
Salary: £60000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicestershire
Recann
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago