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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 96 152 158
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +6
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 3040 2308 2339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.96% 2.09% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.68% 6.56% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2394 1881 2017
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median 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
31412 35184 39312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.54% 31.89% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26862 29686 33376
Median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +54 2874 £60,000 - 383
London +8 1753 £65,000 +4.00% 220
South East +90 448 £50,000 -9.09% 64
City of London +11 235 £62,500 - 48
South West +93 163 £50,000 - 27
Yorkshire +83 143 £55,000 -10.15% 19
West Yorkshire +86 133 £55,000 -10.15% 14
East of England +84 125 £45,250 -9.50% 19
Leeds +59 122 £55,000 -10.15% 13
Berkshire +42 121 £45,000 -25.00% 23
Surrey +31 116 £60,000 +20.00% 14
West Midlands +18 96 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Reading +72 93 £40,000 -50.00% 3
Hampshire +80 91 £45,000 -18.18% 8
North West +26 89 £45,000 - 16
Gloucestershire +51 79 £50,000 -21.56% 6
Cambridgeshire +52 71 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Oxfordshire +29 71 £50,250 -12.60% 11
Manchester +13 59 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Scotland +23 56 £47,750 +9.77% 11
Warwickshire +3 52 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Warwick +9 51 £60,000 +14.28% 5
Wales +6 48 £43,750 -7.89%
Cambridge +36 43 £56,250 +25.00% 13
South Wales 0 43 £45,000 -5.26%
Guildford +14 42 £63,750 +24.39% 5
Southampton +45 40 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Bristol +15 37 £40,000 -22.33% 10
Cheltenham - 37 £50,000 - 1
Edinburgh +22 30 £58,750 -11.32% 7

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 2616 (42.04%) Java
2 2567 (41.26%) Hadoop
3 2181 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
4 2176 (34.97%) Analytics
5 1964 (31.57%) SQL
6 1684 (27.07%) Python
7 1439 (23.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1393 (22.39%) Degree
9 1331 (21.39%) Finance
10 1218 (19.58%) Apache Spark
11 1206 (19.38%) NoSQL
12 1011 (16.25%) JavaScript
13 1010 (16.23%) Linux
14 984 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
15 898 (14.43%) Software Engineering
16 887 (14.26%) SQL Server
17 882 (14.18%) Oracle
18 880 (14.14%) Data Analytics
19 868 (13.95%) Scala
20 866 (13.92%) ETL
20 866 (13.92%) TDD
21 849 (13.65%) MongoDB
22 815 (13.10%) Computer Science
23 787 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
24 758 (12.18%) Apache Hive
25 745 (11.97%) C#
26 716 (11.51%) Machine Learning
27 666 (10.70%) Scrum
28 665 (10.69%) Open Source
29 651 (10.46%) R

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 1218 (19.58%) Apache Spark
2 474 (7.62%) Apache Pig
3 446 (7.17%) Elasticsearch
4 400 (6.43%) SAS
5 373 (5.99%) Apache
6 281 (4.52%) Node.js
7 166 (2.67%) Tomcat
8 164 (2.64%) Apache Solr
9 144 (2.31%) JBoss
10 119 (1.91%) WebLogic
11 71 (1.14%) GlassFish
12 65 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 64 (1.03%) Jetty
14 63 (1.01%) OpenStack
15 54 (0.87%) SharePoint
16 52 (0.84%) nginx
17 49 (0.79%) Confluence
18 48 (0.77%) Mule
19 37 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
20 33 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 281 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 144 (2.31%) SPSS
3 64 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (0.68%) MS Office
5 25 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.34%) MS Project
7 16 (0.26%) Mathematica
8 13 (0.21%) S-PLUS
9 12 (0.19%) Stata
10 11 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.18%) Photoshop
11 10 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
11 10 (0.16%) Weka
12 7 (0.11%) Mingle
13 5 (0.080%) GNU Octave
14 4 (0.064%) Gephi
15 2 (0.032%) EViews
15 2 (0.032%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
16 1 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 74 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.24%) Eloqua
3 13 (0.21%) SAP HR
3 13 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
4 10 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.16%) Odoo
5 7 (0.11%) SAP hybris
6 5 (0.080%) HFM
6 5 (0.080%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.080%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.064%) FastStats
7 4 (0.064%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 4 (0.064%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.048%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.048%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.048%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.048%) SAP MDM
8 3 (0.048%) Unica
9 2 (0.032%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 612 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 258 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 167 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
4 164 (2.64%) SaaS
5 113 (1.82%) PaaS
6 92 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
7 75 (1.21%) GitHub
8 55 (0.88%) IaaS
9 54 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 47 (0.76%) Amazon S3
11 37 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
12 35 (0.56%) Google Analytics
13 30 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
14 25 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 23 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (0.29%) Heroku
16 18 (0.29%) iPaaS
17 16 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
18 12 (0.19%) Boomi
18 12 (0.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 166 (2.67%) Internet
2 115 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 114 (1.83%) Firewall
4 86 (1.38%) HTTP
5 58 (0.93%) SAN
6 48 (0.77%) DNS
7 41 (0.66%) SSL
8 37 (0.59%) Kerberos
9 31 (0.50%) Network Security
10 27 (0.43%) WebEx
11 26 (0.42%) Wireless
12 25 (0.40%) VPN
13 24 (0.39%) NAS
14 22 (0.35%) LDAP
15 18 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
17 15 (0.24%) LAN
17 15 (0.24%) WAN
18 13 (0.21%) AMQP
18 13 (0.21%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2567 (41.26%) Hadoop
2 1206 (19.38%) NoSQL
3 887 (14.26%) SQL Server
4 849 (13.65%) MongoDB
5 787 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
6 758 (12.18%) Apache Hive
7 590 (9.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 516 (8.29%) Data Mining
9 469 (7.54%) MySQL
10 365 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 358 (5.75%) Relational Database
12 352 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
13 336 (5.40%) HBase
14 283 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 229 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 219 (3.52%) QlikView
17 205 (3.29%) Impala
18 169 (2.72%) Neo4j
19 157 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
20 149 (2.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 390 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 342 (5.50%) Jenkins
3 210 (3.38%) Maven
4 188 (3.02%) JIRA
5 140 (2.25%) JUnit
6 134 (2.15%) Subversion
7 115 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
8 87 (1.40%) Selenium
9 74 (1.19%) Gradle
10 71 (1.14%) Hudson
11 61 (0.98%) ERwin
12 51 (0.82%) Mockito
13 45 (0.72%) Vagrant
14 43 (0.69%) Eclipse
14 43 (0.69%) Visual Studio
15 34 (0.55%) Ant
15 34 (0.55%) JBehave
16 32 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 30 (0.48%) TeamCity
18 29 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1331 (21.39%) Finance
2 589 (9.47%) Marketing
3 516 (8.29%) Retail
4 457 (7.34%) Banking
5 423 (6.80%) Telecoms
6 204 (3.28%) Games
7 191 (3.07%) Manufacturing
8 145 (2.33%) Advertising
9 105 (1.69%) Publishing
10 103 (1.66%) Law
11 99 (1.59%) Legal
12 87 (1.40%) Investment Banking
13 71 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 69 (1.11%) Financial Institution
15 68 (1.09%) Electronics
16 59 (0.95%) Front Office
17 48 (0.77%) Aerospace
18 47 (0.76%) Billing
19 31 (0.50%) Automotive
20 30 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2040 (32.79%) Developer
2 851 (13.68%) Java Developer
3 783 (12.58%) Architect
4 547 (8.79%) Big Data Developer
5 503 (8.08%) Consultant
6 460 (7.39%) Data Scientist
7 454 (7.30%) Senior Developer
8 448 (7.20%) Analyst
9 412 (6.62%) Data Architect
10 326 (5.24%) Software Engineer
11 284 (4.56%) Data Engineer
12 272 (4.37%) Big Data Architect
13 255 (4.10%) Big Data Engineer
14 233 (3.74%) Senior Java Developer
15 221 (3.55%) Hadoop Developer
16 196 (3.15%) Java Engineer
17 189 (3.04%) Data Analyst
18 186 (2.99%) Project Manager
19 179 (2.88%) Data Consultant
20 167 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 625 (10.05%) .NET
2 616 (9.90%) HTML
3 546 (8.78%) Spring
4 536 (8.61%) Web Services
5 434 (6.98%) XML
6 422 (6.78%) AngularJS
7 399 (6.41%) CSS
8 341 (5.48%) HTML5
9 272 (4.37%) REST
10 267 (4.29%) Kafka
11 257 (4.13%) RESTful
12 253 (4.07%) jQuery
13 231 (3.71%) JSON
14 229 (3.68%) Hibernate
15 226 (3.63%) Java EE
16 208 (3.34%) J2EE
17 142 (2.28%) ASP.NET
18 140 (2.25%) Middleware
19 139 (2.23%) CSS3
20 138 (2.22%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 984 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
2 815 (13.10%) Computer Science
3 627 (10.08%) Visualisation
4 516 (8.29%) Algorithms
5 488 (7.84%) Mathematics
6 310 (4.98%) Management Information System
7 296 (4.76%) Statistics
8 273 (4.39%) Mobile App
9 213 (3.42%) Data Integration
10 199 (3.20%) Data Structures
11 198 (3.18%) Fintech
12 197 (3.17%) Smart Meter
13 193 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
14 174 (2.80%) User Experience
15 148 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
16 139 (2.23%) Physics
17 117 (1.88%) Digital Media
18 115 (1.85%) Cybercrime
19 104 (1.67%) Semantic Web
20 82 (1.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1010 (16.23%) Linux
2 368 (5.91%) Unix
3 340 (5.46%) Windows
4 219 (3.52%) Android
5 149 (2.39%) Apple iOS
6 76 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (0.69%) Ubuntu
7 43 (0.69%) Windows Phone
8 38 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 31 (0.50%) CentOS
10 28 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.16%) Debian
12 5 (0.080%) Solaris
12 5 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.080%) zOS
13 4 (0.064%) AIX
13 4 (0.064%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.064%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.064%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.064%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2181 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 2176 (34.97%) Analytics
3 1439 (23.13%) Business Intelligence
4 898 (14.43%) Software Engineering
5 880 (14.14%) Data Analytics
6 866 (13.92%) ETL
6 866 (13.92%) TDD
7 716 (11.51%) Machine Learning
8 666 (10.70%) Scrum
9 665 (10.69%) Open Source
10 539 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
11 496 (7.97%) Data Management
12 436 (7.01%) E-Commerce
13 404 (6.49%) MapReduce
14 396 (6.36%) Data Modelling
15 389 (6.25%) Project Management
16 372 (5.98%) Data Analysis
17 366 (5.88%) DevOps
18 351 (5.64%) Data Visualisation
19 348 (5.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2616 (42.04%) Java
2 1964 (31.57%) SQL
3 1684 (27.07%) Python
4 1011 (16.25%) JavaScript
5 868 (13.95%) Scala
6 745 (11.97%) C#
7 651 (10.46%) R
8 566 (9.10%) C++
9 376 (6.04%) Ruby
10 257 (4.13%) C
11 251 (4.03%) PHP
12 223 (3.58%) Perl
13 221 (3.55%) T-SQL
14 187 (3.01%) Bash Shell
15 174 (2.80%) MATLAB
16 156 (2.51%) Shell Script
17 123 (1.98%) Clojure
18 100 (1.61%) Groovy
19 95 (1.53%) Objective-C
20 77 (1.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1393 (22.39%) Degree
2 325 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 316 (5.08%) PhD
4 165 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 137 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 100 (1.61%) CITP
7 88 (1.41%) CISSP
8 74 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 69 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
10 56 (0.90%) PMP
11 55 (0.88%) PMI Certification
12 51 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
13 47 (0.76%) SANS
14 46 (0.74%) CCNA
15 43 (0.69%) GIAC
16 42 (0.68%) MCSE
17 39 (0.63%) SSCP
18 37 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 36 (0.58%) CISM
19 36 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (3.79%) Data Quality
2 213 (3.42%) QA
3 94 (1.51%) ISO 9001
4 46 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 26 (0.42%) SLA
6 25 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.29%) TickIT
9 15 (0.24%) COBIT
10 6 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.096%) EMIR
10 6 (0.096%) FATCA
10 6 (0.096%) ISAE 3402
10 6 (0.096%) SSAE 16
11 4 (0.064%) Basel II
11 4 (0.064%) SDET
12 3 (0.048%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.032%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.032%) WAI
System Software
1 313 (5.03%) HDFS
2 224 (3.60%) Docker
3 159 (2.56%) Apache Flume
4 101 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 71 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 34 (0.55%) Active Directory
7 32 (0.51%) VirtualBox
8 22 (0.35%) KVM
9 15 (0.24%) Firmware
10 13 (0.21%) iptables
10 13 (0.21%) vSphere
11 12 (0.19%) Hyper-V
12 11 (0.18%) Xen
13 9 (0.14%) Squid
13 9 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.13%) NFS
15 7 (0.11%) Snort
15 7 (0.11%) XenApp
16 6 (0.096%) XenServer
17 5 (0.080%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 271 (4.36%) Puppet
2 192 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 163 (2.62%) Ansible
4 122 (1.96%) Oozie
5 119 (1.91%) Hadoop YARN
6 71 (1.14%) Mesos
7 53 (0.85%) Kibana
8 50 (0.80%) Salt
9 47 (0.76%) logstash
10 42 (0.68%) Ambari
11 41 (0.66%) Nagios
12 27 (0.43%) Kubernetes
13 20 (0.32%) Graphite
14 17 (0.27%) ZABBIX
15 16 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
15 16 (0.26%) yum
16 14 (0.23%) EnCase
17 12 (0.19%) Jitterbit
17 12 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
18 10 (0.16%) QRadar
Vendors
1 882 (14.18%) Oracle
2 510 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 375 (6.03%) Tableau
4 323 (5.19%) Cloudera
5 262 (4.21%) Hortonworks
6 261 (4.19%) SAP
7 233 (3.74%) IBM
8 192 (3.09%) Informatica
9 149 (2.39%) Google
10 145 (2.33%) Teradata
11 142 (2.28%) VMware
12 118 (1.90%) Facebook
13 115 (1.85%) Talend
14 109 (1.75%) Netezza
15 106 (1.70%) Splunk
16 101 (1.62%) Red Hat
17 91 (1.46%) MapR
18 80 (1.29%) Cognos
19 78 (1.25%) Greenplum
20 71 (1.14%) Cisco
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Share options * Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £53,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £75 000 (+seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car, 20% Bonus, Bupa, Life
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car, 20% Bonus, Bupa, Life
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 - £60 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 500 to £95 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £34 000 to £42 000 basic (+ outstanding package!!!)
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £39 000 to £52 000 basic (+ competitive bonus structure!!!)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + on call
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000000 - £50000.0000000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £54,000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £59000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago