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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 155 175 197
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +22
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 68 36 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.66% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 2.29% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 64 33 3
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
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
1870 1571 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.39% 28.87% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1395 1434
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Coventry +9 19 £35,000 -
Birmingham +6 18 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Staffordshire -4 13 £43,750 -18.60% 1
Warwickshire +12 11 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Worcestershire +6 6 £45,000 +20.00%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 46 (51.69%) SQL
2 38 (42.70%) Oracle
3 33 (37.08%) Linux
4 30 (33.71%) HTML
5 29 (32.58%) Java
5 29 (32.58%) Python
5 29 (32.58%) Web Services
6 21 (23.60%) DB2
6 21 (23.60%) Software Engineering
7 20 (22.47%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (22.47%) J2EE
7 20 (22.47%) RESTful
8 19 (21.35%) Degree
8 19 (21.35%) REST
8 19 (21.35%) Perl
8 19 (21.35%) XHTML
8 19 (21.35%) Apache
9 18 (20.22%) Business Development
10 17 (19.10%) Hadoop
10 17 (19.10%) Analytics
11 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
12 13 (14.61%) UNIX
13 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
13 12 (13.48%) Project Management
13 12 (13.48%) Artificial Intelligence
13 12 (13.48%) jQuery
14 11 (12.36%) Data Analysis
14 11 (12.36%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (21.35%) Apache
2 7 (7.87%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) DB2
2 20 (22.47%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (19.10%) Hadoop
4 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (11.24%) NoSQL
6 9 (10.11%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (10.11%) MySQL
7 8 (8.99%) OLTP
7 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (8.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (8.99%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
8 7 (7.87%) Apache Hive
8 7 (7.87%) MarkLogic
9 5 (5.62%) OLAP
10 3 (3.37%) QlikView
11 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) ClearCase
1 8 (8.99%) Toad
1 8 (8.99%) Mercurial
2 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (10.11%) Games
2 7 (7.87%) Front Office
3 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Publishing
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Korean Language
6 1 (1.12%) Finance
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) Software Engineer
3 19 (21.35%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (16.85%) Consultant
5 14 (15.73%) Architect
6 9 (10.11%) DBA
6 9 (10.11%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Technical Architect
8 7 (7.87%) Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Data Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (7.87%) Data Consultant
8 7 (7.87%) Big Data Consultant
8 7 (7.87%) Digital Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Data Scientist
9 6 (6.74%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (6.74%) Administrator
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Management Consultant
10 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.71%) HTML
2 29 (32.58%) Web Services
3 20 (22.47%) J2EE
3 20 (22.47%) RESTful
4 19 (21.35%) REST
4 19 (21.35%) XHTML
5 12 (13.48%) jQuery
6 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
6 11 (12.36%) CSS
6 11 (12.36%) .NET
7 10 (11.24%) Ajax
7 10 (11.24%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.11%) Java EE
9 8 (8.99%) Oracle Streams
10 7 (7.87%) XML
11 3 (3.37%) Spring
12 2 (2.25%) JSON
12 2 (2.25%) CSS3
12 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Artificial Intelligence
2 9 (10.11%) Statistics
3 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.99%) Replication
3 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.87%) Social Media
5 3 (3.37%) Open Source
6 2 (2.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.12%) DTV
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.08%) Linux
2 13 (14.61%) UNIX
3 11 (12.36%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Software Engineering
2 18 (20.22%) Business Development
3 17 (19.10%) Analytics
4 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.48%) Project Management
7 11 (12.36%) Data Analysis
8 10 (11.24%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (11.24%) Machine Learning
9 9 (10.11%) Bayesian Methods
9 9 (10.11%) Data Analytics
9 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.99%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (8.99%) Time Management
10 8 (8.99%) Big Data Analytics
11 7 (7.87%) MapReduce
11 7 (7.87%) Data Governance
11 7 (7.87%) Data Architecture
11 7 (7.87%) Business Transformation
11 7 (7.87%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.69%) SQL
2 29 (32.58%) Java
2 29 (32.58%) Python
3 19 (21.35%) Perl
4 11 (12.36%) C#
5 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
5 10 (11.24%) MATLAB
5 10 (11.24%) R
6 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.87%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) PhD
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (7.87%) HDFS
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.25%) Ansible
3 2 (2.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (42.70%) Oracle
2 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.87%) HP
3 7 (7.87%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (7.87%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.37%) Teradata
4 3 (3.37%) Vertica
4 3 (3.37%) JBoss
5 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.25%) SAP
5 2 (2.25%) Netezza
5 2 (2.25%) Greenplum
5 2 (2.25%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Talend
6 1 (1.12%) Cognos
6 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Informatica
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago