The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / West Midlands
Rank 123 116 187
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +71
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 84 127 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 2.17% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.37% 7.50% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48 78 23
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,000 £65,000
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 in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1319 1693 1706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.17% 28.88% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1417 1523
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Big Data
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the West Midlands region.

Big Data Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Big Data Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Big Data
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 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
Birmingham +52 53 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Warwickshire -17 14 £50,000 -13.04%
Staffordshire -2 5 £37,500 - 1
Solihull -7 4 £47,500 +18.01% 1
Coventry +17 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Worcestershire -18 2 £68,750 +61.76% 2
Shropshire - 1 £27,500 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 85 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (43.75%) Java
3 74 (42.05%) Finance
4 70 (39.77%) Hadoop
4 70 (39.77%) Apache Spark
5 59 (33.52%) AngularJS
6 57 (32.39%) Business Intelligence
7 55 (31.25%) HTML
7 55 (31.25%) Apache
8 50 (28.41%) SQL
9 43 (24.43%) Banking
10 38 (21.59%) HTML5
11 37 (21.02%) Fintech
11 37 (21.02%) J2EE
12 34 (19.32%) JavaScript
13 32 (18.18%) .NET
14 30 (17.05%) SQL Server
15 28 (15.91%) Microsoft
15 28 (15.91%) Degree
16 26 (14.77%) Web Development
16 26 (14.77%) Apache Hive
17 25 (14.20%) Linux
17 25 (14.20%) Data Management
17 25 (14.20%) Software Engineering
18 24 (13.64%) Analytics
19 22 (12.50%) Python
19 22 (12.50%) C#
19 22 (12.50%) MVC
20 21 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 21 (11.93%) Retail

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 70 (39.77%) Apache Spark
2 55 (31.25%) Apache
3 16 (9.09%) Apache Pig
4 8 (4.55%) SAS
5 4 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.70%) CMS
6 3 (1.70%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.14%) WildFly
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Sage 200
1 7 (3.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.25%) SaaS
4 7 (3.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.68%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) DNS
3 1 (0.57%) Firewall
3 1 (0.57%) FTP
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
3 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.57%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (39.77%) Hadoop
2 30 (17.05%) SQL Server
3 26 (14.77%) Apache Hive
4 21 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (7.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (6.25%) NoSQL
9 9 (5.11%) MySQL
10 8 (4.55%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.98%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (3.98%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.41%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.84%) QlikView
14 4 (2.27%) Data Mining
14 4 (2.27%) Pentaho
14 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (1.70%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 21 (11.93%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.25%) Selenium
4 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (5.68%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.98%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.14%) JUnit
6 2 (1.14%) TestNG
7 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (42.05%) Finance
2 43 (24.43%) Banking
3 21 (11.93%) Retail
4 13 (7.39%) Marketing
5 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.55%) Automotive
6 8 (4.55%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.41%) Billing
7 6 (3.41%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 71 (40.34%) Developer
2 28 (15.91%) Architect
3 26 (14.77%) Java Developer
4 17 (9.66%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (7.95%) Angular Developer
5 14 (7.95%) C# Developer
5 14 (7.95%) Web Developer
6 13 (7.39%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.39%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.25%) HTML Developer
9 10 (5.68%) Administrator
9 10 (5.68%) Hadoop Administrator
10 9 (5.11%) Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.98%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (33.52%) AngularJS
2 55 (31.25%) HTML
3 38 (21.59%) HTML5
4 37 (21.02%) J2EE
5 32 (18.18%) .NET
6 19 (10.80%) ASP.NET
7 18 (10.23%) CSS
8 17 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (7.95%) Angular 2
10 12 (6.82%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (6.82%) Node.js
11 11 (6.25%) .NET Framework
11 11 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
11 11 (6.25%) Entity Framework
12 10 (5.68%) Ajax
12 10 (5.68%) GeoJSON
12 10 (5.68%) JSON
13 9 (5.11%) jQuery
13 9 (5.11%) LESS
13 9 (5.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.02%) Fintech
2 15 (8.52%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.68%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.98%) Credit Risk
4 7 (3.98%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.98%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.27%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.27%) Health Informatics
5 4 (2.27%) Informatics
5 4 (2.27%) PKI
6 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.70%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.70%) Social Media
6 3 (1.70%) Statistics
7 2 (1.14%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.57%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.20%) Linux
2 2 (1.14%) Android
2 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.14%) Unix
2 2 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.39%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (14.77%) Web Development
4 25 (14.20%) Data Management
4 25 (14.20%) Software Engineering
5 24 (13.64%) Analytics
6 22 (12.50%) MVC
7 20 (11.36%) TDD
8 15 (8.52%) Open Source
9 13 (7.39%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.25%) CRM
10 11 (6.25%) OOP
10 11 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (5.68%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (5.68%) ITIL
11 10 (5.68%) Pair Programming
11 10 (5.68%) Performance Optimisation
11 10 (5.68%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (5.68%) SOLID
12 9 (5.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (43.75%) Java
2 50 (28.41%) SQL
3 34 (19.32%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.50%) C#
4 22 (12.50%) Python
5 18 (10.23%) R
6 11 (6.25%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.11%) Scala
8 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.14%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (1.14%) C
9 2 (1.14%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.57%) ABAP
10 1 (0.57%) C++
10 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (15.91%) Degree
2 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.84%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.27%) CISA
6 4 (2.27%) CISM
6 4 (2.27%) CISSP
7 1 (0.57%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.57%) GCIA
7 1 (0.57%) GCIH
7 1 (0.57%) GIAC
7 1 (0.57%) GREM
7 1 (0.57%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.39%) SLA
2 12 (6.82%) QA
3 10 (5.68%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.27%) GPG13
4 4 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (7.95%) HDFS
2 11 (6.25%) Docker
3 4 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.14%) UAG
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.57%) Snort
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) Hadoop YARN
2 11 (6.25%) Oozie
3 3 (1.70%) Icinga
3 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.70%) Puppet
3 3 (1.70%) vRealize
4 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.66%) Tableau
3 12 (6.82%) Cloudera
4 10 (5.68%) Informatica
5 9 (5.11%) Oracle
6 7 (3.98%) Sage
6 7 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.98%) Talend
7 5 (2.84%) Google
8 4 (2.27%) EMC
8 4 (2.27%) VMware
9 3 (1.70%) Cisco
9 3 (1.70%) Dell
9 3 (1.70%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.14%) Cognos
10 2 (1.14%) Greenplum
10 2 (1.14%) Vertica
10 2 (1.14%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.57%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.57%) MapR
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