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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
UK
Rank 78 92 157
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +65
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2831 3125 2106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.37% 3.05% 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.10% 9.66% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2375 2498 1789
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 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £94,700 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £51,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.28% +3.50%

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
25501 32364 32840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.37% 31.60% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21700 27465 28138
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +6 2700 £62,500 +4.16% 380
London +10 1660 £70,000 +7.69% 234
South East +37 377 £55,000 - 44
City of London -14 218 £65,000 - 54
South West +39 209 £55,000 +10.00% 15
North West +45 139 £52,500 +23.62% 29
Manchester +52 115 £55,000 +29.41% 24
East of England -2 99 £53,000 +6.00% 27
Berkshire -28 98 £43,000 -9.47% 10
East Midlands +73 94 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Bristol +24 86 £62,500 +38.88% 4
West Midlands -17 82 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Oxfordshire +34 75 £55,000 -8.33% 9
Surrey +67 73 £65,000 +8.78% 12
Scotland +57 67 £60,000 +14.28% 10
Gloucestershire +1 66 £53,250 -3.18% 1
Nottinghamshire +37 57 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Nottingham +43 54 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Birmingham +52 53 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Hampshire -3 52 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Edinburgh +25 44 £60,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire -7 43 £50,000 -4.76% 18
Reading -38 43 £44,000 -2.22% 7
Cambridge +10 42 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Yorkshire -32 37 £58,750 +3.98% 14
West Yorkshire -35 27 £62,500 +5.93% 7
Glasgow +37 26 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Guildford +34 25 £75,000 +13.20% 4
Buckinghamshire +41 24 £62,500 -5.66% 1
Somerset +4 24 £40,000 -11.11% 6

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 2522 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2317 (39.90%) Java
3 1993 (34.32%) Hadoop
4 1872 (32.24%) Analytics
5 1690 (29.10%) SQL
6 1621 (27.91%) Python
7 1413 (24.33%) Finance
8 1327 (22.85%) Apache Spark
9 1178 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
10 1140 (19.63%) NoSQL
11 1012 (17.43%) Degree
12 957 (16.48%) Amazon AWS
13 934 (16.08%) C#
14 897 (15.45%) JavaScript
15 829 (14.28%) Software Engineering
16 810 (13.95%) Scala
17 804 (13.85%) SQL Server
18 788 (13.57%) .NET
19 767 (13.21%) Linux
20 753 (12.97%) MongoDB
21 751 (12.93%) TDD
22 747 (12.86%) Machine Learning
23 742 (12.78%) Scrum
24 693 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
25 681 (11.73%) Computer Science
26 657 (11.31%) Apache Hive
27 637 (10.97%) Oracle
28 628 (10.81%) Banking
29 625 (10.76%) ETL
30 599 (10.32%) AngularJS

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 1327 (22.85%) Apache Spark
2 435 (7.49%) Elasticsearch
3 434 (7.47%) Apache
4 386 (6.65%) Apache Pig
5 283 (4.87%) SAS
6 187 (3.22%) Tomcat
7 170 (2.93%) JBoss
8 152 (2.62%) Apache Solr
9 135 (2.32%) Jetty
10 133 (2.29%) WebSphere
11 126 (2.17%) WebLogic
12 92 (1.58%) OpenStack
13 67 (1.15%) CMS
14 59 (1.02%) SharePoint
15 58 (1.00%) Confluence
16 32 (0.55%) nginx
17 31 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 26 (0.45%) GlassFish
19 20 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
20 19 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 255 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 118 (2.03%) SPSS
3 47 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (0.46%) MS Office
5 11 (0.19%) Stata
6 6 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.069%) Weka
8 3 (0.052%) MS Project
8 3 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.034%) Gephi
9 2 (0.034%) InVision
9 2 (0.034%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.034%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.034%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.017%) EViews
10 1 (0.017%) Flinto
10 1 (0.017%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.017%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 23 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.29%) Magento
4 11 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 9 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 8 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.10%) FastStats
7 6 (0.10%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.086%) Eloqua
8 5 (0.086%) HFM
8 5 (0.086%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 4 (0.069%) Data Workbench
9 4 (0.069%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.069%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.052%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.052%) SAP MDG
10 3 (0.052%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 957 (16.48%) Amazon AWS
2 551 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 322 (5.55%) SaaS
4 222 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
5 133 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 116 (2.00%) GitHub
7 106 (1.83%) PaaS
8 88 (1.52%) Amazon S3
9 82 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
10 73 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
11 62 (1.07%) Google Analytics
12 48 (0.83%) IaaS
13 37 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
14 29 (0.50%) Office 365
15 25 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
16 15 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
16 15 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 15 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.24%) Route 53
17 14 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 201 (3.46%) Internet
2 77 (1.33%) HTTP
3 53 (0.91%) Firewall
4 47 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 46 (0.79%) Kerberos
6 36 (0.62%) Network Security
7 29 (0.50%) DNS
8 25 (0.43%) SSL
9 23 (0.40%) Unified Communications
10 19 (0.33%) HTTPS
11 17 (0.29%) SAN
12 12 (0.21%) LDAP
13 11 (0.19%) 3G
13 11 (0.19%) 4G
13 11 (0.19%) Wireshark
14 10 (0.17%) FTP
14 10 (0.17%) Intranet
14 10 (0.17%) NGN
14 10 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
14 10 (0.17%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1993 (34.32%) Hadoop
2 1140 (19.63%) NoSQL
3 804 (13.85%) SQL Server
4 753 (12.97%) MongoDB
5 693 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
6 657 (11.31%) Apache Hive
7 560 (9.64%) MySQL
8 552 (9.51%) Relational Database
9 439 (7.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 383 (6.60%) HBase
11 348 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 309 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 305 (5.25%) RDBMS
14 266 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
15 262 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 208 (3.58%) Data Mining
17 198 (3.41%) Power BI
18 193 (3.32%) Redis
19 174 (3.00%) QlikView
20 143 (2.46%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 346 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 194 (3.34%) JIRA
3 182 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 118 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
5 111 (1.91%) Maven
6 102 (1.76%) Selenium
7 74 (1.27%) Subversion
8 68 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 54 (0.93%) Visual Studio
10 50 (0.86%) JUnit
11 48 (0.83%) TeamCity
12 46 (0.79%) Gradle
13 44 (0.76%) Cucumber
14 42 (0.72%) NUnit
15 32 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 30 (0.52%) Vagrant
17 27 (0.46%) Mockito
18 24 (0.41%) SpecFlow
19 21 (0.36%) Bitbucket
20 19 (0.33%) Grunt
General
1 1413 (24.33%) Finance
2 628 (10.81%) Banking
3 569 (9.80%) Retail
4 530 (9.13%) Marketing
5 391 (6.73%) Telecoms
6 233 (4.01%) Games
7 124 (2.14%) Advertising
8 110 (1.89%) Legal
9 92 (1.58%) Investment Banking
10 61 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 55 (0.95%) Front Office
12 49 (0.84%) Publishing
13 44 (0.76%) Automotive
14 41 (0.71%) Military
15 37 (0.64%) Financial Institution
16 32 (0.55%) Back Office
16 32 (0.55%) Law
17 30 (0.52%) Electronics
18 27 (0.46%) Music Industry
19 17 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2061 (35.49%) Developer
2 901 (15.52%) Architect
3 757 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 497 (8.56%) Senior Developer
5 386 (6.65%) Analyst
6 372 (6.41%) Consultant
7 357 (6.15%) Data Architect
8 315 (5.42%) Software Engineer
9 313 (5.39%) Data Engineer
10 311 (5.36%) Big Data Developer
11 310 (5.34%) Data Scientist
12 302 (5.20%) C# Developer
13 266 (4.58%) Big Data Engineer
14 260 (4.48%) .NET Developer
15 254 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
16 216 (3.72%) Software Developer
17 212 (3.65%) Big Data Architect
18 206 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
19 195 (3.36%) Java Engineer
20 192 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 788 (13.57%) .NET
2 599 (10.32%) AngularJS
3 592 (10.19%) HTML
4 498 (8.58%) Web Services
5 480 (8.27%) Spring
6 411 (7.08%) CSS
7 407 (7.01%) Node.js
8 354 (6.10%) REST
9 317 (5.46%) Kafka
10 272 (4.68%) React
11 267 (4.60%) HTML5
12 258 (4.44%) RESTful
13 213 (3.67%) J2EE
14 211 (3.63%) XML
15 210 (3.62%) Hibernate
16 208 (3.58%) Java EE
17 175 (3.01%) jQuery
18 164 (2.82%) CSS3
19 148 (2.55%) ASP.NET
20 146 (2.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 681 (11.73%) Computer Science
2 577 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
3 453 (7.80%) Algorithms
4 215 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 183 (3.15%) Credit Risk
5 183 (3.15%) Fintech
6 171 (2.94%) User Experience
7 152 (2.62%) Data Structures
8 146 (2.51%) Internet of Things
9 125 (2.15%) Mobile App
10 102 (1.76%) Management Information System
11 91 (1.57%) Social Media
12 79 (1.36%) Data Centre
13 63 (1.08%) PKI
14 55 (0.95%) Derivative
15 53 (0.91%) Semantic Web
16 50 (0.86%) Hedge funds
17 49 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 46 (0.79%) iPad
19 37 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 767 (13.21%) Linux
2 221 (3.81%) Windows
3 217 (3.74%) Unix
4 149 (2.57%) Android
5 138 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 57 (0.98%) CentOS
7 42 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 36 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (0.60%) Windows Server
10 14 (0.24%) AIX
10 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.22%) Debian
11 13 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 10 (0.17%) Solaris
14 8 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.10%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.086%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.069%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2522 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1872 (32.24%) Analytics
3 1178 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
4 829 (14.28%) Software Engineering
5 751 (12.93%) TDD
6 747 (12.86%) Machine Learning
7 742 (12.78%) Scrum
8 625 (10.76%) ETL
9 594 (10.23%) Data Analytics
10 586 (10.09%) DevOps
11 522 (8.99%) Open Source
12 506 (8.71%) Visualisation
13 469 (8.08%) Mathematics
14 432 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
15 422 (7.27%) Data Modelling
16 418 (7.20%) OO
17 397 (6.84%) E-Commerce
18 394 (6.78%) Mentoring
19 338 (5.82%) MapReduce
19 338 (5.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2317 (39.90%) Java
2 1690 (29.10%) SQL
3 1621 (27.91%) Python
4 934 (16.08%) C#
5 897 (15.45%) JavaScript
6 810 (13.95%) Scala
7 481 (8.28%) R
8 403 (6.94%) C++
9 289 (4.98%) Perl
10 288 (4.96%) Ruby
11 273 (4.70%) PHP
12 253 (4.36%) C
13 232 (4.00%) T-SQL
14 187 (3.22%) Bash Shell
15 143 (2.46%) Go
16 90 (1.55%) PL/SQL
17 82 (1.41%) MATLAB
18 68 (1.17%) Shell Script
19 49 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 49 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1012 (17.43%) Degree
2 275 (4.74%) PhD
3 262 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 141 (2.43%) DV Cleared
5 103 (1.77%) CISSP
6 91 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 60 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 54 (0.93%) CISM
9 40 (0.69%) CISA
10 38 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (0.60%) CEH
12 29 (0.50%) GCIA
12 29 (0.50%) GIAC
12 29 (0.50%) ISEB
13 28 (0.48%) CCNA
14 27 (0.46%) MCSE
14 27 (0.46%) Postgraduate
15 23 (0.40%) CCIE
16 21 (0.36%) SANS
17 18 (0.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (3.29%) QA
2 148 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 57 (0.98%) SLA
4 37 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.48%) GCP
6 27 (0.46%) MiFID
7 24 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.31%) COBIT
9 13 (0.22%) GPG13
10 10 (0.17%) IFRS
10 10 (0.17%) IFRS 9
11 6 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.069%) Basel III
12 4 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.069%) SDET
13 3 (0.052%) SNOMED CT
14 2 (0.034%) FATCA
14 2 (0.034%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 2 (0.034%) ISO27002
System Software
1 266 (4.58%) Docker
2 239 (4.12%) HDFS
3 162 (2.79%) Apache Flume
4 94 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 71 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 44 (0.76%) Active Directory
7 41 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 24 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.14%) vSphere
11 7 (0.12%) KVM
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (0.12%) Snort
12 5 (0.086%) NFS
12 5 (0.086%) Squid
13 4 (0.069%) IAG
13 4 (0.069%) Xen
14 2 (0.034%) GridGain
14 2 (0.034%) iptables
14 2 (0.034%) UAG
Systems Management
1 256 (4.41%) Puppet
2 218 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 214 (3.69%) Ansible
4 106 (1.83%) Oozie
5 99 (1.70%) Salt
6 98 (1.69%) Kibana
7 88 (1.52%) Kubernetes
8 80 (1.38%) logstash
9 57 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
10 35 (0.60%) Mesos
11 25 (0.43%) Terraform
12 16 (0.28%) Ambari
13 13 (0.22%) CSIRT
14 11 (0.19%) Graphite
15 10 (0.17%) Nagios
16 8 (0.14%) QRadar
17 7 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 7 (0.12%) Rundeck
18 6 (0.10%) Grafana
18 6 (0.10%) Riemann
Vendors
1 637 (10.97%) Oracle
2 558 (9.61%) Microsoft
3 335 (5.77%) Tableau
4 285 (4.91%) Google
5 166 (2.86%) SAP
6 142 (2.45%) Cloudera
7 127 (2.19%) Hortonworks
8 118 (2.03%) Talend
9 105 (1.81%) VMware
10 79 (1.36%) Informatica
11 72 (1.24%) Cognos
12 71 (1.22%) Teradata
13 64 (1.10%) IBM
14 62 (1.07%) Splunk
15 61 (1.05%) Red Hat
16 51 (0.88%) TIBCO
17 44 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
18 43 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
19 41 (0.71%) Adobe
20 36 (0.62%) Cognizant
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £75,000 to £150,000 per annum Huge bonus potential, uncapped
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefit and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum plus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Home Working
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus included
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £58000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £67000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Hainton
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 33 days hol, 3.21% pension matched
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Generous bonus and benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Negotiable c£80,000 DoE + package
Posted: 22 hours ago