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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 114 194 178
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -16
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 124 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.18% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.48% 1.23% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 74 16 18
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Big Data
England

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
1658 1704 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.12% 33.68% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1516 1200
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +36 62 £57,500 +35.29% 6
Birmingham +8 19 £47,500 +6.74% 2
Solihull - 10 £40,250 -
Staffordshire - 9 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 9 £42,500 - 2
Coventry -9 2 £42,500 -24.44%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data.

1 96 (51.89%) Hadoop
1 96 (51.89%) Analytics
2 83 (44.86%) Apache Spark
3 76 (41.08%) Java
4 68 (36.76%) Data Management
5 65 (35.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 64 (34.59%) Business Intelligence
7 62 (33.51%) SQL Server
8 57 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (28.65%) Degree
10 51 (27.57%) Linux
11 49 (26.49%) JavaScript
12 47 (25.41%) Apache Hive
13 45 (24.32%) Open Source
13 45 (24.32%) SQL
14 42 (22.70%) Impala
15 41 (22.16%) MapReduce
15 41 (22.16%) Python
15 41 (22.16%) ETL
16 39 (21.08%) Apache Pig
17 38 (20.54%) Sqoop
17 38 (20.54%) Cloudera
17 38 (20.54%) Apache Flume
17 38 (20.54%) C#
17 38 (20.54%) TDD
18 37 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
18 37 (20.00%) Oozie
19 34 (18.38%) Hortonworks
20 32 (17.30%) Marketing
20 32 (17.30%) CSS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 83 (44.86%) Apache Spark
2 39 (21.08%) Apache Pig
3 29 (15.68%) Apache
4 27 (14.59%) Node.js
5 12 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (4.32%) Confluence
6 8 (4.32%) SAS
7 7 (3.78%) Mule
8 5 (2.70%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.70%) JBoss
8 5 (2.70%) WildFly
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.62%) SPSS
2 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) IaaS
1 14 (7.57%) PaaS
2 10 (5.41%) GitHub
3 9 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.32%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.86%) Internet
2 4 (2.16%) SSL
3 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (51.89%) Hadoop
2 65 (35.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 62 (33.51%) SQL Server
4 47 (25.41%) Apache Hive
5 42 (22.70%) Impala
6 38 (20.54%) Sqoop
7 31 (16.76%) MongoDB
8 30 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (13.51%) HBase
10 18 (9.73%) Neo4j
10 18 (9.73%) NoSQL
11 15 (8.11%) MySQL
12 10 (5.41%) Pentaho
13 8 (4.32%) Apache Accumulo
13 8 (4.32%) CouchDB
13 8 (4.32%) IBM InfoSphere
13 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (4.32%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.32%) JIRA
3 8 (4.32%) JSUnit
4 7 (3.78%) Subversion
5 5 (2.70%) Hudson
5 5 (2.70%) JBehave
5 5 (2.70%) JUnit
6 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (17.30%) Marketing
2 8 (4.32%) Retail
3 6 (3.24%) Finance
4 4 (2.16%) Legal
5 3 (1.62%) French Language
5 3 (1.62%) German Language
5 3 (1.62%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.62%) Russian Language
5 3 (1.62%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (35.14%) Developer
2 38 (20.54%) Data Scientist
3 27 (14.59%) Senior Data Scientist
4 25 (13.51%) Administrator
4 25 (13.51%) Hadoop Administrator
5 24 (12.97%) .NET Developer
6 19 (10.27%) Senior Developer
7 18 (9.73%) C# Developer
8 16 (8.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (8.11%) Consultant
10 14 (7.57%) Analyst
10 14 (7.57%) Architect
10 14 (7.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (7.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (7.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (7.03%) Applications Developer
11 13 (7.03%) Java Developer
12 12 (6.49%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (6.49%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.30%) CSS
2 31 (16.76%) AngularJS
3 28 (15.14%) .NET
4 25 (13.51%) LAPP Stack
5 19 (10.27%) Web Services
6 18 (9.73%) HTML
6 18 (9.73%) RESTful
7 14 (7.57%) ASP.NET
7 14 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (7.57%) CSS3
7 14 (7.57%) HTML5
7 14 (7.57%) LESS
8 13 (7.03%) Spring
9 11 (5.95%) .NET Framework
9 11 (5.95%) XML
10 10 (5.41%) Middleware
10 10 (5.41%) Spring XD
11 9 (4.86%) REST
12 8 (4.32%) Kafka
12 8 (4.32%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (17.30%) Management Information System
3 28 (15.14%) Algorithms
4 27 (14.59%) Digital Media
4 27 (14.59%) Social Media
5 16 (8.65%) User Experience
5 16 (8.65%) Visualisation
6 15 (8.11%) Mathematics
7 9 (4.86%) Internet of Things
8 8 (4.32%) VHDL
9 5 (2.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (2.70%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.08%) CESG
11 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.54%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.54%) Ontologies
11 1 (0.54%) Statistics
11 1 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 51 (27.57%) Linux
2 19 (10.27%) Windows
3 15 (8.11%) Unix
4 13 (7.03%) Android
4 13 (7.03%) Apple iOS
5 11 (5.95%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (51.89%) Analytics
2 68 (36.76%) Data Management
3 64 (34.59%) Business Intelligence
4 57 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (24.32%) Open Source
6 41 (22.16%) ETL
6 41 (22.16%) MapReduce
7 38 (20.54%) TDD
8 30 (16.22%) Predictive Modelling
9 28 (15.14%) Data Analysis
9 28 (15.14%) Statistical Modelling
10 27 (14.59%) Customer Engagement
10 27 (14.59%) Use Case
10 27 (14.59%) Yield Management
11 26 (14.05%) Data Analytics
12 25 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (11.89%) Software Engineering
14 20 (10.81%) Mentoring
15 18 (9.73%) Coaching
15 18 (9.73%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 76 (41.08%) Java
2 49 (26.49%) JavaScript
3 45 (24.32%) SQL
4 41 (22.16%) Python
5 38 (20.54%) C#
6 29 (15.68%) Shell Script
7 28 (15.14%) R
8 27 (14.59%) Scala
9 12 (6.49%) C++
10 9 (4.86%) C
11 8 (4.32%) Perl
11 8 (4.32%) Ruby
12 6 (3.24%) PHP
13 5 (2.70%) Clojure
14 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (28.65%) Degree
2 13 (7.03%) PhD
3 10 (5.41%) CITP
3 10 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 10 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) CEH
5 2 (1.08%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (1.08%) CISSP
5 2 (1.08%) IISP
5 2 (1.08%) ISSAP
5 2 (1.08%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) Basel II
1 3 (1.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (20.54%) Apache Flume
2 28 (15.14%) HDFS
3 14 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (20.00%) Oozie
2 25 (13.51%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (20.54%) Cloudera
2 34 (18.38%) Hortonworks
3 28 (15.14%) IBM
4 24 (12.97%) MapR
5 19 (10.27%) Oracle
6 17 (9.19%) Microsoft
7 14 (7.57%) NetApp
7 14 (7.57%) VMware
8 13 (7.03%) Greenplum
9 12 (6.49%) Talend
10 10 (5.41%) MuleSoft
11 8 (4.32%) Atlassian
12 6 (3.24%) Teradata
13 5 (2.70%) Facebook
13 5 (2.70%) Twitter
13 5 (2.70%) Vertica
14 4 (2.16%) Apple
15 3 (1.62%) Netezza
15 3 (1.62%) SAP
15 3 (1.62%) Tableau
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary with Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% car and 15% bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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