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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 148 161 172
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 94 60 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.50% 1.12% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.76% 3.20% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 68 53 35
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £65,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
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
1632 1877 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.13% 35.19% 33.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1647 1409
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 April 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 30 April 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 0 50 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Birmingham -11 13 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Solihull - 9 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +5 4 £37,500 +78.57% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 127 (61.06%) Hadoop
1 127 (61.06%) Apache Spark
2 119 (57.21%) Analytics
3 116 (55.77%) Java
4 110 (52.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 92 (44.23%) Degree
6 79 (37.98%) SQL
6 79 (37.98%) Data Management
7 77 (37.02%) Python
8 76 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (36.06%) Business Intelligence
10 66 (31.73%) PostgreSQL
11 65 (31.25%) Linux
12 61 (29.33%) Scala
13 59 (28.37%) Open Source
13 59 (28.37%) SQL Server
14 56 (26.92%) Apache Hive
15 53 (25.48%) MongoDB
16 52 (25.00%) ETL
16 52 (25.00%) TDD
17 51 (24.52%) Apache Pig
18 50 (24.04%) Cloudera
18 50 (24.04%) MapReduce
19 49 (23.56%) Apache Flume
19 49 (23.56%) Sqoop
19 49 (23.56%) Impala
20 48 (23.08%) Oozie
21 47 (22.60%) Oracle
22 46 (22.12%) Hortonworks
23 45 (21.63%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 127 (61.06%) Apache Spark
2 51 (24.52%) Apache Pig
3 45 (21.63%) Apache
4 30 (14.42%) GlassFish
4 30 (14.42%) JBoss
4 30 (14.42%) WildFly
5 15 (7.21%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (5.77%) Node.js
7 11 (5.29%) SAS
8 10 (4.81%) Confluence
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.92%) SPSS
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Magento
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.81%) GitHub
1 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.96%) Bluemix
4 2 (0.96%) IaaS
4 2 (0.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.77%) Internet
2 4 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (61.06%) Hadoop
2 110 (52.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 66 (31.73%) PostgreSQL
4 59 (28.37%) SQL Server
5 56 (26.92%) Apache Hive
6 53 (25.48%) MongoDB
7 49 (23.56%) Impala
7 49 (23.56%) Sqoop
8 38 (18.27%) HBase
9 36 (17.31%) MySQL
10 35 (16.83%) NoSQL
11 20 (9.62%) Neo4j
12 10 (4.81%) Apache Accumulo
12 10 (4.81%) IBM InfoSphere
12 10 (4.81%) Pentaho
13 6 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (1.92%) DB2
14 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 30 (14.42%) Hudson
2 30 (14.42%) JBehave
2 30 (14.42%) JUnit
3 10 (4.81%) JIRA
3 10 (4.81%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.96%) JSUnit
5 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (18.27%) Retail
2 37 (17.79%) Marketing
3 15 (7.21%) Finance
4 7 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.88%) Banking
5 6 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.92%) French Language
6 4 (1.92%) German Language
6 4 (1.92%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.92%) Russian Language
6 4 (1.92%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (35.58%) Developer
2 43 (20.67%) Data Scientist
3 40 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 39 (18.75%) Administrator
5 36 (17.31%) Hadoop Administrator
5 36 (17.31%) Java Developer
6 33 (15.87%) Senior Data Scientist
7 30 (14.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (7.69%) Consultant
9 13 (6.25%) .NET Developer
9 13 (6.25%) Analyst
9 13 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.77%) Architect
10 12 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.77%) Hadoop Engineer
10 12 (5.77%) Java Engineer
11 11 (5.29%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.31%) LAPP Stack
1 36 (17.31%) Spring
2 35 (16.83%) Hibernate
3 34 (16.35%) RESTful
4 30 (14.42%) HornetQ
4 30 (14.42%) Java EE
4 30 (14.42%) JAX-RS
4 30 (14.42%) JMS
4 30 (14.42%) JPA
4 30 (14.42%) RESTEasy
5 21 (10.10%) CSS
6 20 (9.62%) .NET
7 19 (9.13%) HTML
8 16 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 14 (6.73%) CSS3
9 14 (6.73%) HTML5
10 12 (5.77%) ASP.NET
10 12 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (5.77%) Web Services
11 11 (5.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
1 40 (19.23%) Mathematics
2 34 (16.35%) Algorithms
3 32 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 30 (14.42%) Artificial Intelligence
4 30 (14.42%) Mobile App
5 29 (13.94%) Digital Media
5 29 (13.94%) Social Media
6 17 (8.17%) Visualisation
7 13 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (5.29%) Internet of Things
8 11 (5.29%) User Experience
9 10 (4.81%) VHDL
10 4 (1.92%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.92%) Statistics
11 2 (0.96%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.48%) Ontologies
12 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 65 (31.25%) Linux
2 32 (15.38%) Android
2 32 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 16 (7.69%) Unix
3 16 (7.69%) Windows
4 10 (4.81%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (57.21%) Analytics
2 79 (37.98%) Data Management
3 76 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (36.06%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (28.37%) Open Source
6 52 (25.00%) ETL
6 52 (25.00%) TDD
7 50 (24.04%) MapReduce
8 41 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (19.23%) Software Engineering
10 37 (17.79%) Predictive Modelling
11 36 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (17.31%) SOA
12 34 (16.35%) Data Analysis
12 34 (16.35%) Statistical Modelling
13 32 (15.38%) Predictive Analytics
14 31 (14.90%) Scrum
14 31 (14.90%) Unit Testing
15 30 (14.42%) DSDM
15 30 (14.42%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 116 (55.77%) Java
2 79 (37.98%) SQL
3 77 (37.02%) Python
4 61 (29.33%) Scala
5 40 (19.23%) Shell Script
6 39 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 34 (16.35%) R
8 30 (14.42%) Clojure
9 25 (12.02%) C#
10 14 (6.73%) C++
11 10 (4.81%) C
11 10 (4.81%) Perl
11 10 (4.81%) Ruby
12 7 (3.37%) PHP
13 4 (1.92%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 92 (44.23%) Degree
2 20 (9.62%) PhD
3 11 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.29%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.92%) Basel II
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (23.56%) Apache Flume
2 37 (17.79%) HDFS
3 10 (4.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.37%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (23.08%) Oozie
2 36 (17.31%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (4.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (24.04%) Cloudera
2 47 (22.60%) Oracle
3 46 (22.12%) Hortonworks
4 36 (17.31%) MapR
5 30 (14.42%) Facebook
5 30 (14.42%) Twitter
6 21 (10.10%) Microsoft
7 19 (9.13%) IBM
8 13 (6.25%) Greenplum
9 10 (4.81%) Atlassian
9 10 (4.81%) MuleSoft
9 10 (4.81%) Talend
10 9 (4.33%) NetApp
10 9 (4.33%) VMware
11 5 (2.40%) Apple
11 5 (2.40%) Teradata
12 4 (1.92%) Vertica
13 3 (1.44%) Netezza
13 3 (1.44%) Tableau
14 2 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
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