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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 83 90 175
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +85
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2972 3221 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.32% 2.99% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 9.39% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2508 2614 1796
Median salary £62,500 £62,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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
26753 34320 35085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 31.89% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22926 28925 29952
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +6 2813 £64,500 +3.20% 424
London +2 1609 £70,000 +7.69% 264
South East -2 347 £50,500 -8.18% 57
South West +22 216 £55,000 +10.00% 21
North West +85 212 £52,500 +16.66% 31
City of London -19 204 £65,000 - 48
Manchester +83 177 £52,500 +16.66% 23
East of England +40 133 £55,000 +10.00% 16
East Midlands +76 108 £65,000 -7.14% 11
West Midlands +21 102 £60,000 +50.00% 7
Bristol +26 101 £62,500 +25.00% 10
Nottinghamshire +45 85 £72,500 +3.57% 8
Nottingham +43 83 £72,500 +3.57% 8
Gloucestershire +13 82 £55,000 -18.51% 5
Surrey +34 77 £65,000 +30.00% 9
Berkshire -23 77 £50,000 -13.04% 19
Scotland +51 71 £45,750 +7.64% 8
Yorkshire +34 66 £52,500 +16.66% 11
Hampshire -11 65 £40,000 -20.00% 12
Birmingham +23 55 £65,000 +33.33% 3
West Yorkshire +19 49 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Leeds +18 40 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Cambridgeshire +5 40 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Cambridge +18 39 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Glasgow +28 38 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Hertfordshire +26 38 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Cheltenham 0 38 £55,000 -21.42% 3
Reading -25 36 £51,500 -10.43% 12
South Wales +15 35 £52,000 +19.53% 1
Wales +9 35 £52,000 +19.53% 1

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 2442 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2423 (41.83%) Java
3 2033 (35.10%) Hadoop
4 1983 (34.24%) Analytics
5 1674 (28.90%) Python
6 1624 (28.04%) SQL
7 1382 (23.86%) Finance
8 1243 (21.46%) NoSQL
9 1175 (20.29%) Apache Spark
10 1170 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
11 966 (16.68%) Degree
12 924 (15.95%) C#
13 898 (15.50%) Scala
14 890 (15.37%) Software Engineering
15 887 (15.31%) JavaScript
16 863 (14.90%) Amazon AWS
17 814 (14.05%) Linux
18 792 (13.67%) SQL Server
19 777 (13.42%) TDD
20 774 (13.36%) .NET
21 766 (13.23%) Data Analytics
22 760 (13.12%) MongoDB
22 760 (13.12%) Scrum
23 728 (12.57%) Data Warehouse
24 711 (12.28%) Computer Science
25 689 (11.90%) Oracle
26 687 (11.86%) ETL
27 681 (11.76%) Machine Learning
28 666 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
29 630 (10.88%) HTML

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 1175 (20.29%) Apache Spark
2 417 (7.20%) Elasticsearch
3 378 (6.53%) Apache Pig
4 350 (6.04%) Apache
5 294 (5.08%) SAS
6 178 (3.07%) Apache Solr
7 159 (2.75%) Tomcat
8 156 (2.69%) JBoss
9 131 (2.26%) WebLogic
10 118 (2.04%) WebSphere
11 114 (1.97%) Jetty
12 72 (1.24%) OpenStack
13 69 (1.19%) SharePoint
14 43 (0.74%) CMS
14 43 (0.74%) nginx
15 33 (0.57%) Confluence
16 27 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 24 (0.41%) WildFly
18 22 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
19 20 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 235 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 117 (2.02%) SPSS
3 38 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (0.64%) MS Office
5 12 (0.21%) Stata
6 10 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.16%) MS Project
8 6 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.086%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.086%) Gephi
10 3 (0.052%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.035%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.035%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.017%) EViews
12 1 (0.017%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.017%) Mingle
12 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.017%) Weka
Business Applications
1 31 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 10 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.17%) WebTrends
4 9 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 9 (0.16%) Magento
5 7 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.10%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (0.10%) Sage 200
6 6 (0.10%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.10%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.069%) Data Workbench
7 4 (0.069%) FastStats
7 4 (0.069%) HFM
7 4 (0.069%) Unica
8 3 (0.052%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 3 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.052%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 863 (14.90%) Amazon AWS
2 449 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 301 (5.20%) SaaS
4 225 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
5 145 (2.50%) PaaS
6 138 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 109 (1.88%) GitHub
8 104 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
9 99 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
10 94 (1.62%) Amazon S3
11 67 (1.16%) IaaS
12 48 (0.83%) Google Analytics
13 38 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
14 26 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
15 25 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 21 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
16 21 (0.36%) Route 53
17 20 (0.35%) Office 365
17 20 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 16 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 200 (3.45%) Internet
2 101 (1.74%) HTTP
3 92 (1.59%) Firewall
4 65 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.64%) HTTPS
6 36 (0.62%) DNS
7 35 (0.60%) Kerberos
8 31 (0.54%) SSL
9 28 (0.48%) Network Security
9 28 (0.48%) SAN
10 20 (0.35%) Unified Communications
11 18 (0.31%) 4G
12 17 (0.29%) SMTP
13 14 (0.24%) 3G
13 14 (0.24%) VoIP
14 12 (0.21%) 5G
14 12 (0.21%) NAS
14 12 (0.21%) NGN
14 12 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
14 12 (0.21%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2033 (35.10%) Hadoop
2 1243 (21.46%) NoSQL
3 792 (13.67%) SQL Server
4 760 (13.12%) MongoDB
5 728 (12.57%) Data Warehouse
6 622 (10.74%) Apache Hive
7 537 (9.27%) Relational Database
8 527 (9.10%) MySQL
9 514 (8.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 367 (6.34%) HBase
11 307 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
11 307 (5.30%) RDBMS
12 300 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 268 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 244 (4.21%) Data Mining
15 221 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 166 (2.87%) QlikView
17 156 (2.69%) Power BI
18 152 (2.62%) Neo4j
19 147 (2.54%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 330 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 215 (3.71%) Jenkins
3 164 (2.83%) JIRA
4 98 (1.69%) Maven
5 95 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
6 90 (1.55%) Selenium
7 76 (1.31%) Subversion
8 58 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 58 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 49 (0.85%) JUnit
10 41 (0.71%) Visual Studio
11 39 (0.67%) Vagrant
12 37 (0.64%) NUnit
13 34 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 33 (0.57%) TeamCity
15 32 (0.55%) Mockito
16 30 (0.52%) IntelliJ
17 23 (0.40%) Ant
17 23 (0.40%) Gradle
18 22 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 1382 (23.86%) Finance
2 588 (10.15%) Banking
3 554 (9.56%) Retail
4 498 (8.60%) Marketing
5 361 (6.23%) Telecoms
6 285 (4.92%) Games
7 172 (2.97%) Advertising
8 101 (1.74%) Investment Banking
9 91 (1.57%) Legal
10 90 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 74 (1.28%) Front Office
12 66 (1.14%) Law
13 62 (1.07%) Publishing
14 47 (0.81%) Back Office
15 43 (0.74%) Automotive
15 43 (0.74%) Financial Institution
16 39 (0.67%) Music Industry
17 34 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (0.47%) Electronics
19 26 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 2064 (35.64%) Developer
2 962 (16.61%) Architect
3 803 (13.86%) Java Developer
4 515 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 460 (7.94%) Data Architect
6 386 (6.66%) Software Engineer
7 359 (6.20%) Analyst
8 345 (5.96%) Consultant
9 324 (5.59%) Big Data Developer
10 297 (5.13%) Data Scientist
11 268 (4.63%) Big Data Architect
12 262 (4.52%) Data Engineer
13 240 (4.14%) C# Developer
13 240 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
14 237 (4.09%) Big Data Engineer
15 231 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
16 211 (3.64%) Scala Developer
17 209 (3.61%) Software Developer
18 203 (3.50%) .NET Developer
18 203 (3.50%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 774 (13.36%) .NET
2 630 (10.88%) HTML
3 530 (9.15%) AngularJS
4 508 (8.77%) Spring
5 449 (7.75%) Web Services
6 412 (7.11%) CSS
7 374 (6.46%) Node.js
8 345 (5.96%) REST
9 292 (5.04%) HTML5
10 265 (4.58%) Kafka
11 247 (4.26%) Hibernate
12 217 (3.75%) React
13 211 (3.64%) XML
14 207 (3.57%) J2EE
15 200 (3.45%) RESTful
16 188 (3.25%) jQuery
17 185 (3.19%) JSON
18 178 (3.07%) Java EE
19 162 (2.80%) Akka
20 152 (2.62%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 711 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 666 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
3 550 (9.50%) Visualisation
4 439 (7.58%) Algorithms
5 319 (5.51%) Mathematics
6 306 (5.28%) Statistics
7 229 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
8 189 (3.26%) Data Integration
9 172 (2.97%) User Experience
10 157 (2.71%) Credit Risk
11 150 (2.59%) Fintech
12 149 (2.57%) Mobile App
13 145 (2.50%) Data Structures
14 144 (2.49%) Management Information System
15 107 (1.85%) Artificial Intelligence
16 100 (1.73%) Internet of Things
17 90 (1.55%) Physics
18 83 (1.43%) Social Media
19 81 (1.40%) Data Centre
20 67 (1.16%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 814 (14.05%) Linux
2 281 (4.85%) Windows
3 229 (3.95%) Unix
4 174 (3.00%) Android
5 140 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 68 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 51 (0.88%) CentOS
8 44 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (0.76%) Windows Server
9 31 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 30 (0.52%) Windows Phone
11 27 (0.47%) Solaris
12 20 (0.35%) AIX
12 20 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (0.26%) Debian
14 8 (0.14%) HPUX
14 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.086%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.069%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2442 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1983 (34.24%) Analytics
3 1170 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
4 890 (15.37%) Software Engineering
5 777 (13.42%) TDD
6 766 (13.23%) Data Analytics
7 760 (13.12%) Scrum
8 687 (11.86%) ETL
9 681 (11.76%) Machine Learning
10 550 (9.50%) Open Source
11 501 (8.65%) DevOps
12 439 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
13 417 (7.20%) Data Modelling
14 395 (6.82%) OO
15 380 (6.56%) E-Commerce
16 378 (6.53%) Data Management
17 358 (6.18%) MapReduce
18 352 (6.08%) Big Data Analytics
18 352 (6.08%) Mentoring
19 325 (5.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2423 (41.83%) Java
2 1674 (28.90%) Python
3 1624 (28.04%) SQL
4 924 (15.95%) C#
5 898 (15.50%) Scala
6 887 (15.31%) JavaScript
7 443 (7.65%) R
8 410 (7.08%) C++
9 324 (5.59%) Perl
10 299 (5.16%) PHP
11 285 (4.92%) Ruby
12 240 (4.14%) C
13 195 (3.37%) T-SQL
14 183 (3.16%) Bash Shell
15 144 (2.49%) Go
16 118 (2.04%) Shell Script
17 117 (2.02%) PL/SQL
18 109 (1.88%) MATLAB
19 94 (1.62%) Groovy
20 82 (1.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 966 (16.68%) Degree
2 357 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 237 (4.09%) PhD
4 172 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 132 (2.28%) SC Cleared
6 108 (1.86%) CISSP
7 97 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 63 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (0.81%) CISM
9 47 (0.81%) SANS
10 45 (0.78%) CISA
11 44 (0.76%) MCSE
12 35 (0.60%) BC Cleared
13 33 (0.57%) CCNA
14 31 (0.54%) GIAC
15 25 (0.43%) ISEB
16 24 (0.41%) SSCP
17 22 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
17 22 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
18 21 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (3.09%) QA
2 155 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 48 (0.83%) SLA
4 41 (0.71%) GCP
5 35 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.41%) MiFID
8 17 (0.29%) GPG13
9 10 (0.17%) COBIT
10 6 (0.10%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.086%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.086%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.086%) SDET
12 4 (0.069%) Basel III
12 4 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.035%) FATCA
13 2 (0.035%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.035%) ISO27002
13 2 (0.035%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 273 (4.71%) Docker
2 223 (3.85%) HDFS
3 180 (3.11%) Apache Flume
4 77 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 66 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 46 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 44 (0.76%) Active Directory
7 44 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.35%) VirtualBox
9 12 (0.21%) NFS
10 11 (0.19%) vSphere
11 10 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.16%) KVM
12 9 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 6 (0.10%) Squid
14 4 (0.069%) GPFS
14 4 (0.069%) LXC
14 4 (0.069%) Samba
15 3 (0.052%) PowerHA
15 3 (0.052%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 245 (4.23%) Puppet
2 214 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
3 193 (3.33%) Ansible
4 128 (2.21%) Oozie
5 94 (1.62%) Kubernetes
6 89 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
7 79 (1.36%) Salt
8 62 (1.07%) Kibana
9 55 (0.95%) logstash
10 37 (0.64%) Mesos
11 26 (0.45%) Ambari
12 22 (0.38%) Nagios
13 14 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (0.24%) Rundeck
13 14 (0.24%) Terraform
13 14 (0.24%) Tivoli
14 12 (0.21%) OpenAM
15 9 (0.16%) yum
16 7 (0.12%) EnCase
16 7 (0.12%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 689 (11.90%) Oracle
2 490 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 362 (6.25%) Tableau
4 269 (4.64%) Google
5 212 (3.66%) SAP
6 200 (3.45%) Cloudera
7 139 (2.40%) Hortonworks
8 105 (1.81%) IBM
9 95 (1.64%) Talend
10 89 (1.54%) VMware
11 88 (1.52%) Informatica
12 72 (1.24%) Splunk
13 70 (1.21%) Cognos
13 70 (1.21%) Red Hat
13 70 (1.21%) Teradata
14 55 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
15 51 (0.88%) MuleSoft
16 47 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
17 45 (0.78%) Adobe
17 45 (0.78%) Netezza
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum plus 10% annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £90,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago