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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 172 180 196
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 41 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.51% 0.099%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.40% 1.54% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 5
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £100,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1710 1692 1608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.42% 32.97% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1454 1425
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +2 24 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Staffordshire +11 6 £21,250 -63.04%
Coventry -6 4 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Birmingham -20 2 £27,500 -72.50%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 37 (51.39%) SQL
2 30 (41.67%) Analytics
3 29 (40.28%) R
4 22 (30.56%) Marketing
5 21 (29.17%) Statistical Analysis
6 19 (26.39%) Hadoop
7 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (23.61%) SAS
9 16 (22.22%) MATLAB
9 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 15 (20.83%) Data Analysis
11 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (19.44%) Apache Hive
11 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
12 13 (18.06%) QlikView
12 13 (18.06%) Statistics
12 13 (18.06%) HTML
12 13 (18.06%) CSS
12 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (18.06%) Finance
13 12 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (16.67%) Degree
13 12 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (15.28%) NoSQL
14 11 (15.28%) RESTful
14 11 (15.28%) Java
14 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
14 11 (15.28%) MySQL
15 10 (13.89%) Python
15 10 (13.89%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (23.61%) SAS
2 4 (5.56%) JBoss
2 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.17%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SPSS
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) Hadoop
2 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 14 (19.44%) Apache Hive
4 13 (18.06%) QlikView
5 12 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (15.28%) NoSQL
6 11 (15.28%) MySQL
7 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.56%) OLAP
8 4 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (5.56%) HBase
8 4 (5.56%) Impala
9 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) Subversion
3 2 (2.78%) JUnit
3 2 (2.78%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (30.56%) Marketing
2 13 (18.06%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Local Government
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Data Scientist
2 27 (37.50%) Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.72%) PHP Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Junior
5 6 (8.33%) Architect
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (8.33%) UX Developer
5 6 (8.33%) UI Programmer
6 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Data Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 3 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) HTML
1 13 (18.06%) CSS
2 11 (15.28%) RESTful
3 10 (13.89%) HTML5
3 10 (13.89%) JSON
3 10 (13.89%) CSS3
4 9 (12.50%) .NET
4 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.33%) Web Services
6 6 (8.33%) jQuery
7 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.94%) J2EE
8 4 (5.56%) JSP
8 4 (5.56%) Spring
8 4 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (5.56%) REST
9 3 (4.17%) Django
9 3 (4.17%) LAMP
10 2 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
3 13 (18.06%) Statistics
4 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
5 9 (12.50%) User Experience
5 9 (12.50%) Credit Risk
6 7 (9.72%) Visualisation
7 6 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.78%) Physics
8 2 (2.78%) Open Source
8 2 (2.78%) BYOD
9 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) CentOS
3 2 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Analytics
2 21 (29.17%) Statistical Analysis
3 15 (20.83%) Data Analysis
4 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.89%) MVC
6 10 (13.89%) MapReduce
7 9 (12.50%) Data Analytics
8 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 8 (11.11%) TDD
8 8 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
9 7 (9.72%) Bayesian Methods
9 7 (9.72%) Time Series Analysis
9 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.33%) Information Architecture
10 6 (8.33%) Usability Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (6.94%) Cyber Security
11 5 (6.94%) Statistical Modelling
11 5 (6.94%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) SQL
2 29 (40.28%) R
3 16 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 11 (15.28%) Java
4 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.89%) Python
6 8 (11.11%) PHP
7 4 (5.56%) Perl
7 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.17%) C#
9 2 (2.78%) C
9 2 (2.78%) Clojure
10 1 (1.39%) Scala
10 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
1 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
1 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Google
2 5 (6.94%) Cloudera
2 5 (6.94%) IBM
3 4 (5.56%) SAP
3 4 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.56%) Apple
4 3 (4.17%) Demandware
4 3 (4.17%) Venda
4 3 (4.17%) Actinic
4 3 (4.17%) hybris
4 3 (4.17%) Intershop
4 3 (4.17%) BT
4 3 (4.17%) ATG
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle
5 2 (2.78%) Cognos
5 2 (2.78%) Informatica
5 2 (2.78%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.39%) Jaspersoft
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa
Ortolan Group
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harnham
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago