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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 93 136 165
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +29
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2857 2573 2283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.92% 2.32% 1.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.76% 7.12% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2280 2048 1980
Median salary £61,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
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
29260 36148 38787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 32.59% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24924 30467 33314
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 June 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 +43 2708 £62,500 +4.16% 342
London 0 1620 £67,500 +3.84% 217
South East +69 456 £55,000 +4.76% 44
City of London -5 250 £60,000 -7.69% 47
South West +103 190 £54,000 +8.00% 29
Surrey +62 132 £65,000 +44.44% 6
East of England +59 104 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Oxfordshire +22 99 £53,750 -6.52% 15
Berkshire +23 96 £57,500 -4.16% 13
Yorkshire +80 95 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Gloucestershire +52 90 £52,500 +16.66% 8
West Midlands +37 84 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North West +6 84 £46,658 +3.68% 14
West Yorkshire +73 82 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Scotland +25 78 £55,000 +46.66% 9
Cambridgeshire +38 67 £55,000 +15.78% 12
Hampshire +49 66 £45,000 -15.09% 2
Leeds +57 62 £55,000 +18.91% 4
Manchester +14 57 £46,658 +9.78% 12
Cambridge +41 55 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Guildford +42 53 £70,000 +27.27% 1
East Midlands +37 52 £61,500 +9.33% 4
Warwickshire +43 50 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Warwick +18 48 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Glasgow +12 47 £48,500 +8.37% 2
Oxford +24 42 £54,000 - 12
Reading +24 39 £42,500 -29.16% 6
Bristol +32 38 £62,500 +25.00% 8
Cheltenham +28 36 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Staines +21 32 £60,000 +37.14% 2

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2566 (43.06%) Java
2 2427 (40.73%) Hadoop
3 2161 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2151 (36.10%) Analytics
5 1809 (30.36%) SQL
6 1754 (29.43%) Python
7 1305 (21.90%) Finance
8 1282 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
9 1252 (21.01%) Apache Spark
10 1246 (20.91%) Degree
11 1196 (20.07%) NoSQL
12 989 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
13 969 (16.26%) JavaScript
14 959 (16.09%) Linux
15 952 (15.98%) Data Analytics
16 897 (15.05%) Software Engineering
17 890 (14.94%) Scala
18 873 (14.65%) SQL Server
19 870 (14.60%) TDD
20 839 (14.08%) Oracle
21 812 (13.63%) MongoDB
22 786 (13.19%) ETL
22 786 (13.19%) Computer Science
23 761 (12.77%) Apache Hive
24 748 (12.55%) Machine Learning
25 709 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
26 701 (11.76%) C#
27 700 (11.75%) Scrum
28 696 (11.68%) Open Source
29 665 (11.16%) 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 1252 (21.01%) Apache Spark
2 455 (7.64%) Apache Pig
3 447 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
4 392 (6.58%) SAS
5 331 (5.55%) Apache
6 147 (2.47%) JBoss
7 145 (2.43%) Apache Solr
8 135 (2.27%) Tomcat
9 81 (1.36%) WebLogic
10 65 (1.09%) nginx
11 62 (1.04%) GlassFish
11 62 (1.04%) Jetty
12 55 (0.92%) SharePoint
13 54 (0.91%) OpenStack
14 51 (0.86%) Confluence
14 51 (0.86%) WebSphere
15 47 (0.79%) Mule
16 41 (0.69%) WildFly
17 27 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
18 23 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 250 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 126 (2.11%) SPSS
3 49 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (0.67%) MS Office
5 23 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.37%) MS Project
7 12 (0.20%) Mathematica
7 12 (0.20%) Stata
8 10 (0.17%) Weka
9 9 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.12%) Mingle
10 7 (0.12%) S-PLUS
11 5 (0.084%) GNU Octave
12 2 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.034%) EViews
12 2 (0.034%) Gephi
12 2 (0.034%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.017%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 60 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.20%) SAP HR
2 12 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
3 11 (0.18%) Eloqua
4 8 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.084%) Magento
5 5 (0.084%) Odoo
6 4 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.067%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.067%) Radian6
6 4 (0.067%) Unica
7 3 (0.050%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.050%) FastStats
7 3 (0.050%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.050%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.050%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.034%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.034%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 635 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 264 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 151 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 142 (2.38%) SaaS
5 106 (1.78%) PaaS
6 104 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
7 95 (1.59%) GitHub
8 70 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 58 (0.97%) Amazon S3
10 52 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
11 44 (0.74%) IaaS
12 30 (0.50%) Google Analytics
13 24 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
14 20 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
15 17 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 13 (0.22%) Heroku
17 9 (0.15%) iPaaS
17 9 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
17 9 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 8 (0.13%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 175 (2.94%) Internet
2 128 (2.15%) Firewall
3 98 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 80 (1.34%) HTTP
5 51 (0.86%) SAN
6 50 (0.84%) DNS
7 48 (0.81%) Network Security
8 37 (0.62%) Kerberos
9 32 (0.54%) SSL
10 25 (0.42%) VPN
11 21 (0.35%) LDAP
11 21 (0.35%) NAS
12 17 (0.29%) LAN
12 17 (0.29%) WAN
13 16 (0.27%) WebEx
14 15 (0.25%) HTTPS
15 13 (0.22%) SMTP
16 11 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
17 10 (0.17%) IPv4
18 9 (0.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2427 (40.73%) Hadoop
2 1196 (20.07%) NoSQL
3 873 (14.65%) SQL Server
4 812 (13.63%) MongoDB
5 761 (12.77%) Apache Hive
6 709 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
7 576 (9.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 475 (7.97%) MySQL
9 467 (7.84%) Data Mining
10 403 (6.76%) Relational Database
11 374 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
12 353 (5.92%) HBase
13 344 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 250 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 214 (3.59%) QlikView
16 195 (3.27%) Impala
17 194 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 186 (3.12%) RDBMS
19 174 (2.92%) Neo4j
20 132 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 382 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 367 (6.16%) Jenkins
3 207 (3.47%) JIRA
4 186 (3.12%) Maven
5 130 (2.18%) JUnit
6 112 (1.88%) Subversion
7 101 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
8 84 (1.41%) Selenium
9 82 (1.38%) Gradle
10 81 (1.36%) Hudson
11 57 (0.96%) Vagrant
12 44 (0.74%) Mockito
13 41 (0.69%) JBehave
14 40 (0.67%) Visual Studio
15 37 (0.62%) Eclipse
16 35 (0.59%) Ant
17 32 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
18 31 (0.52%) ERwin
18 31 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 30 (0.50%) Cucumber
General
1 1305 (21.90%) Finance
2 522 (8.76%) Marketing
3 506 (8.49%) Retail
4 472 (7.92%) Banking
5 333 (5.59%) Telecoms
6 243 (4.08%) Games
7 191 (3.21%) Manufacturing
8 188 (3.15%) Advertising
9 109 (1.83%) Law
10 93 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 92 (1.54%) Legal
12 91 (1.53%) Publishing
13 81 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 67 (1.12%) Financial Institution
15 54 (0.91%) Front Office
16 52 (0.87%) Electronics
17 42 (0.70%) Aerospace
18 36 (0.60%) Automotive
18 36 (0.60%) Back Office
19 25 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2019 (33.88%) Developer
2 859 (14.42%) Java Developer
3 787 (13.21%) Architect
4 506 (8.49%) Big Data Developer
5 486 (8.16%) Consultant
6 447 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 433 (7.27%) Data Scientist
8 409 (6.86%) Data Architect
9 397 (6.66%) Analyst
10 312 (5.24%) Software Engineer
11 299 (5.02%) Data Engineer
12 273 (4.58%) Big Data Engineer
13 267 (4.48%) Big Data Architect
14 249 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
15 222 (3.73%) Hadoop Developer
16 198 (3.32%) Data Consultant
17 192 (3.22%) Java Engineer
18 188 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
19 181 (3.04%) Project Manager
20 164 (2.75%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 577 (9.68%) .NET
2 548 (9.20%) HTML
3 523 (8.78%) Spring
4 478 (8.02%) Web Services
5 397 (6.66%) AngularJS
6 375 (6.29%) XML
7 372 (6.24%) CSS
8 299 (5.02%) Kafka
9 280 (4.70%) HTML5
10 279 (4.68%) Node.js
11 266 (4.46%) REST
12 250 (4.20%) JSON
13 248 (4.16%) RESTful
14 210 (3.52%) Hibernate
15 208 (3.49%) jQuery
16 198 (3.32%) Java EE
17 175 (2.94%) J2EE
18 151 (2.53%) D3.js
19 142 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
20 130 (2.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 989 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
2 786 (13.19%) Computer Science
3 665 (11.16%) Visualisation
4 466 (7.82%) Mathematics
5 458 (7.69%) Algorithms
6 316 (5.30%) Statistics
7 256 (4.30%) Management Information System
8 237 (3.98%) Mobile App
9 188 (3.15%) Fintech
10 177 (2.97%) Data Structures
11 176 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
12 168 (2.82%) User Experience
13 163 (2.74%) Data Integration
14 144 (2.42%) Artificial Intelligence
15 138 (2.32%) Physics
16 105 (1.76%) Smart Meter
17 89 (1.49%) Digital Media
18 81 (1.36%) Data Centre
19 78 (1.31%) Cybercrime
20 77 (1.29%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 959 (16.09%) Linux
2 334 (5.60%) Unix
3 333 (5.59%) Windows
4 186 (3.12%) Android
5 120 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 57 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 53 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 50 (0.84%) CentOS
10 39 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 25 (0.42%) Windows Phone
12 20 (0.34%) Solaris
13 16 (0.27%) Debian
14 15 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (0.13%) AIX
17 6 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.067%) HPUX
18 4 (0.067%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.067%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2161 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 2151 (36.10%) Analytics
3 1282 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
4 952 (15.98%) Data Analytics
5 897 (15.05%) Software Engineering
6 870 (14.60%) TDD
7 786 (13.19%) ETL
8 748 (12.55%) Machine Learning
9 700 (11.75%) Scrum
10 696 (11.68%) Open Source
11 545 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
12 438 (7.35%) Data Management
12 438 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 436 (7.32%) MapReduce
14 401 (6.73%) Data Visualisation
15 385 (6.46%) Big Data Analytics
15 385 (6.46%) Data Analysis
16 368 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 367 (6.16%) DevOps
18 366 (6.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2566 (43.06%) Java
2 1809 (30.36%) SQL
3 1754 (29.43%) Python
4 969 (16.26%) JavaScript
5 890 (14.94%) Scala
6 701 (11.76%) C#
7 628 (10.54%) R
8 516 (8.66%) C++
9 350 (5.87%) Ruby
10 261 (4.38%) PHP
11 240 (4.03%) C
12 219 (3.68%) Perl
13 212 (3.56%) T-SQL
14 194 (3.26%) MATLAB
15 193 (3.24%) Bash Shell
16 168 (2.82%) Shell Script
17 145 (2.43%) Clojure
18 111 (1.86%) Groovy
19 84 (1.41%) Go
20 80 (1.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1246 (20.91%) Degree
2 343 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 324 (5.44%) PhD
4 179 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 137 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 71 (1.19%) CISSP
7 51 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
10 43 (0.72%) PMP
11 42 (0.70%) PMI Certification
12 41 (0.69%) CITP
13 37 (0.62%) SANS
14 32 (0.54%) CISM
15 30 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 29 (0.49%) ISEB
17 27 (0.45%) CCSP
18 25 (0.42%) MCSE
19 21 (0.35%) CCNA
20 19 (0.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (3.62%) Data Quality
2 200 (3.36%) QA
3 29 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 27 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 22 (0.37%) SLA
7 20 (0.34%) COBIT
8 16 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
9 8 (0.13%) SSAE 16
10 7 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 7 (0.12%) TickIT
11 5 (0.084%) GCP
12 4 (0.067%) GPG13
13 3 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.050%) EMIR
13 3 (0.050%) FATCA
14 2 (0.034%) Basel II
14 2 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.034%) Solvency II
System Software
1 318 (5.34%) HDFS
2 272 (4.56%) Docker
3 197 (3.31%) Apache Flume
4 84 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 60 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 57 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 50 (0.84%) Active Directory
8 40 (0.67%) VirtualBox
9 25 (0.42%) KVM
10 15 (0.25%) Firmware
11 13 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 13 (0.22%) iptables
12 11 (0.18%) vSphere
13 9 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 9 (0.15%) Xen
14 8 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.12%) Squid
16 6 (0.10%) NFS
16 6 (0.10%) Snort
17 4 (0.067%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 249 (4.18%) Puppet
2 167 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 155 (2.60%) Ansible
4 133 (2.23%) Hadoop YARN
5 128 (2.15%) Oozie
6 67 (1.12%) Mesos
7 60 (1.01%) Kubernetes
8 52 (0.87%) Kibana
9 47 (0.79%) logstash
10 36 (0.60%) Salt
11 33 (0.55%) Ambari
12 30 (0.50%) Nagios
13 19 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
14 18 (0.30%) EnCase
14 18 (0.30%) Graphite
14 18 (0.30%) yum
15 12 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 11 (0.18%) Rundeck
17 10 (0.17%) ZABBIX
18 9 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 839 (14.08%) Oracle
2 452 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 368 (6.18%) Tableau
4 345 (5.79%) Cloudera
5 272 (4.56%) Hortonworks
6 227 (3.81%) IBM
7 226 (3.79%) SAP
8 207 (3.47%) Informatica
9 170 (2.85%) Google
10 119 (2.00%) VMware
11 110 (1.85%) Teradata
12 101 (1.69%) Talend
13 97 (1.63%) Netezza
14 95 (1.59%) Facebook
15 87 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
16 80 (1.34%) MapR
17 79 (1.33%) Cisco
18 78 (1.31%) MuleSoft
18 78 (1.31%) Red Hat
19 77 (1.29%) Greenplum
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