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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 148 164 171
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 62 55 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.00% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.73% 2.97% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 61 52 36
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,750 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £65,000
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
1663 1849 1617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.74% 33.78% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1532 1443
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 +29 38 £43,750 -42.62% 2
Shropshire +6 10 £51,459 -
Birmingham 0 8 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Staffordshire -4 4 £38,500 +2.66%
Coventry -20 2 £46,250 +32.14%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.86%) Hadoop
3 38 (36.89%) SQL
4 30 (29.13%) Java
5 29 (28.16%) RESTful
6 26 (25.24%) Analytics
6 26 (25.24%) Spring
7 24 (23.30%) Software Engineering
7 24 (23.30%) REST
8 22 (21.36%) TDD
9 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
9 20 (19.42%) R
9 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
10 19 (18.45%) MySQL
10 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
10 19 (18.45%) Subversion
11 18 (17.48%) Data Analysis
11 18 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (17.48%) NoSQL
12 17 (16.50%) Waterfall
12 17 (16.50%) SOAP
12 17 (16.50%) Web Services
12 17 (16.50%) Degree
12 17 (16.50%) Mule
13 16 (15.53%) Scrum
14 15 (14.56%) Mathematics
14 15 (14.56%) Statistical Analysis
15 14 (13.59%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (16.50%) Mule
2 13 (12.62%) Node.js
3 12 (11.65%) SAS
4 9 (8.74%) JBoss
5 7 (6.80%) GlassFish
5 7 (6.80%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.91%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.91%) Apache
8 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.65%) PaaS
2 11 (10.68%) IaaS
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
1 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (37.86%) Hadoop
2 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
3 19 (18.45%) MySQL
4 18 (17.48%) NoSQL
4 18 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (12.62%) MongoDB
6 12 (11.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (9.71%) Apache Hive
8 8 (7.77%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (7.77%) OLAP
9 7 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (6.80%) QlikView
10 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (3.88%) CouchDB
12 3 (2.91%) EDRMS
12 3 (2.91%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Subversion
1 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.80%) Hudson
2 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.88%) JSUnit
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
1 11 (10.68%) Marketing
2 9 (8.74%) Retail
3 5 (4.85%) Billing
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (47.57%) Developer
2 19 (18.45%) Java Developer
2 19 (18.45%) Data Scientist
3 17 (16.50%) Architect
4 11 (10.68%) Applications Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Junior
6 7 (6.80%) Business Objects Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Report Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Graduate
9 4 (3.88%) Consultant
10 3 (2.91%) Business Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Principle Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.16%) RESTful
2 26 (25.24%) Spring
3 24 (23.30%) REST
4 17 (16.50%) SOAP
4 17 (16.50%) Web Services
5 14 (13.59%) CSS
5 14 (13.59%) AngularJS
6 13 (12.62%) .NET
7 11 (10.68%) LESS
8 7 (6.80%) RESTEasy
8 7 (6.80%) JAX-RS
8 7 (6.80%) JMS
8 7 (6.80%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.80%) Java EE
8 7 (6.80%) Hibernate
8 7 (6.80%) JPA
9 4 (3.88%) J2EE
10 3 (2.91%) HTML
10 3 (2.91%) LAMP
11 2 (1.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.56%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.71%) Statistics
4 9 (8.74%) Mobile App
5 7 (6.80%) User Experience
6 6 (5.83%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (5.83%) Credit Risk
7 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.88%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.91%) Physics
9 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.94%) CESG
10 2 (1.94%) Social Media
10 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.94%) BYOD
11 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.97%) Telematics
11 1 (0.97%) Economics
11 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.97%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Android
1 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.24%) Analytics
3 24 (23.30%) Software Engineering
4 22 (21.36%) TDD
5 18 (17.48%) Data Analysis
5 18 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (16.50%) Waterfall
7 16 (15.53%) Scrum
8 15 (14.56%) Statistical Analysis
9 14 (13.59%) Coaching
9 14 (13.59%) Mobile Development
10 12 (11.65%) Data Analytics
10 12 (11.65%) TOGAF
11 11 (10.68%) Data Modelling
11 11 (10.68%) Kanban
12 10 (9.71%) BDD
12 10 (9.71%) SOA
13 9 (8.74%) Mobile Application Development
14 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
14 8 (7.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.89%) SQL
2 30 (29.13%) Java
3 20 (19.42%) R
4 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.74%) MATLAB
6 8 (7.77%) Scala
6 8 (7.77%) C#
7 7 (6.80%) Python
7 7 (6.80%) Clojure
8 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.88%) PHP
9 3 (2.91%) C
10 1 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Degree
2 10 (9.71%) CITP
3 4 (3.88%) CISSP
3 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) CEH
4 2 (1.94%) ISSAP
4 2 (1.94%) MBCS
4 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) IBM
2 9 (8.74%) SAP
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle
4 7 (6.80%) Cognos
5 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.88%) Apple
6 4 (3.88%) Google
7 2 (1.94%) Actinic
7 2 (1.94%) hybris
7 2 (1.94%) Venda
7 2 (1.94%) Intershop
7 2 (1.94%) BT
7 2 (1.94%) ATG
7 2 (1.94%) Demandware
8 1 (0.97%) Vertica
8 1 (0.97%) Verint
8 1 (0.97%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.97%) Teradata
8 1 (0.97%) Informatica
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco
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