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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 177 153 161
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 52 69 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.29% 1.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.36% 4.39% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37 66 67
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1549 1571 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.79% 29.33% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1388 1605
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -25 21 £48,750 +39.28% 2
Birmingham -16 18 £57,500 -23.33% 5
Solihull - 5 - -
Coventry -7 2 - -
Shropshire -17 2 £64,000 +24.37%
Staffordshire -4 1 £47,500 +23.37%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 69 (50.74%) Analytics
2 67 (49.26%) Hadoop
3 65 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (46.32%) Java
5 59 (43.38%) SQL
6 58 (42.65%) Apache Spark
7 53 (38.97%) Python
8 52 (38.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 48 (35.29%) Degree
10 41 (30.15%) Scala
11 40 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (27.94%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (27.21%) Hibernate
13 37 (27.21%) Spring
14 35 (25.74%) TDD
14 35 (25.74%) NoSQL
15 34 (25.00%) Apache
16 33 (24.26%) Scrum
16 33 (24.26%) MongoDB
17 32 (23.53%) MySQL
18 31 (22.79%) SQL Server
18 31 (22.79%) Retail
19 29 (21.32%) Oracle
20 28 (20.59%) JavaScript
20 28 (20.59%) Linux
21 27 (19.85%) SOA
21 27 (19.85%) Software Engineering
21 27 (19.85%) Predictive Analytics
22 26 (19.12%) Kanban
23 25 (18.38%) GlassFish

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (42.65%) Apache Spark
2 34 (25.00%) Apache
3 25 (18.38%) GlassFish
3 25 (18.38%) JBoss
3 25 (18.38%) WildFly
4 24 (17.65%) Apache Pig
5 6 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.68%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.94%) CMS
7 4 (2.94%) SAS
7 4 (2.94%) WordPress
8 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.21%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.21%) SilverStripe
9 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.74%) Confluence
10 1 (0.74%) Documentum
10 1 (0.74%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.68%) Office 365
3 4 (2.94%) SaaS
4 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (49.26%) Hadoop
2 52 (38.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 40 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (25.74%) NoSQL
5 33 (24.26%) MongoDB
6 32 (23.53%) MySQL
7 31 (22.79%) SQL Server
8 24 (17.65%) Apache Hive
9 21 (15.44%) HBase
10 15 (11.03%) Impala
10 15 (11.03%) Sqoop
11 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (3.68%) QlikView
14 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
14 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (2.21%) Data Mining
15 3 (2.21%) IBM InfoSphere
15 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (18.38%) Hudson
1 25 (18.38%) JBehave
1 25 (18.38%) Jenkins
1 25 (18.38%) JUnit
2 1 (0.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) Selenium
2 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (22.79%) Retail
2 23 (16.91%) Marketing
3 16 (11.76%) Finance
4 9 (6.62%) Banking
5 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.21%) Games
7 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (46.32%) Developer
2 39 (28.68%) Java Developer
3 30 (22.06%) Senior Developer
4 25 (18.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (13.97%) Administrator
6 16 (11.76%) Hadoop Administrator
7 13 (9.56%) Architect
8 11 (8.09%) Data Scientist
8 11 (8.09%) Senior Data Scientist
9 9 (6.62%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.15%) PHP Developer
10 7 (5.15%) Technical Architect
10 7 (5.15%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.41%) Analyst
11 6 (4.41%) Angular Developer
11 6 (4.41%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.41%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.21%) Hibernate
1 37 (27.21%) Spring
2 25 (18.38%) HornetQ
2 25 (18.38%) Java EE
2 25 (18.38%) JAX-RS
2 25 (18.38%) JMS
2 25 (18.38%) JPA
2 25 (18.38%) RESTEasy
2 25 (18.38%) RESTful
3 20 (14.71%) HTML
4 16 (11.76%) .NET
4 16 (11.76%) J2EE
5 15 (11.03%) AngularJS
5 15 (11.03%) LAPP Stack
6 14 (10.29%) CSS
7 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET
8 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (5.88%) HTML5
10 4 (2.94%) CSS3
10 4 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Artificial Intelligence
1 25 (18.38%) Mathematics
1 25 (18.38%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.82%) Statistics
3 11 (8.09%) Algorithms
3 11 (8.09%) Smart Meter
4 9 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.41%) Credit Risk
6 5 (3.68%) Social Media
7 4 (2.94%) Fintech
7 4 (2.94%) PKI
8 2 (1.47%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.47%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (1.47%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.59%) Linux
2 25 (18.38%) Android
2 25 (18.38%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.68%) Windows
4 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.74%) Solaris
4 1 (0.74%) Unix
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (50.74%) Analytics
2 65 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (27.94%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (25.74%) TDD
5 33 (24.26%) Scrum
6 27 (19.85%) Predictive Analytics
6 27 (19.85%) SOA
6 27 (19.85%) Software Engineering
7 26 (19.12%) Kanban
8 25 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (18.38%) Dependency Injection
8 25 (18.38%) DSDM
8 25 (18.38%) Functional Testing
8 25 (18.38%) Open Source
8 25 (18.38%) Software Delivery
8 25 (18.38%) Unit Testing
9 19 (13.97%) Data Management
10 18 (13.24%) ETL
11 16 (11.76%) MapReduce
12 15 (11.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.32%) Java
2 59 (43.38%) SQL
3 53 (38.97%) Python
4 41 (30.15%) Scala
5 28 (20.59%) JavaScript
6 25 (18.38%) Clojure
7 15 (11.03%) Shell Script
8 14 (10.29%) R
9 11 (8.09%) C#
10 7 (5.15%) PHP
10 7 (5.15%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.68%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.47%) C
13 2 (1.47%) C++
13 2 (1.47%) Perl
14 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (35.29%) Degree
2 12 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) CISA
3 5 (3.68%) CISM
3 5 (3.68%) CISSP
3 5 (3.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) PhD
5 2 (1.47%) VCAP
5 2 (1.47%) VCDX
5 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.74%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.74%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) GPG13
1 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (15.44%) Apache Flume
2 17 (12.50%) HDFS
3 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.21%) UAG
7 2 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.47%) vSphere
7 2 (1.47%) XenServer
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (12.50%) Oozie
2 16 (11.76%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (21.32%) Oracle
2 25 (18.38%) Facebook
2 25 (18.38%) Twitter
3 20 (14.71%) Cloudera
3 20 (14.71%) Hortonworks
3 20 (14.71%) MapR
4 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.62%) Tableau
6 4 (2.94%) Apple
6 4 (2.94%) Google
6 4 (2.94%) VMware
7 2 (1.47%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.47%) Citrix
7 2 (1.47%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.47%) EMC
7 2 (1.47%) IBM
7 2 (1.47%) Symantec
8 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.74%) Siebel
8 1 (0.74%) Talend
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