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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 186 179 185
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 39 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.67% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.27% 1.98% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 28
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £60,000
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
1720 1821 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.37% 33.72% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1546 1484
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 £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +12 27 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Staffordshire +1 5 £38,500 -23.00%
Birmingham -14 4 £46,250 -19.56% 4
Coventry -14 3 £55,000 +62.96%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (47.47%) SQL
2 34 (34.34%) Hadoop
3 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (29.29%) R
5 26 (26.26%) Analytics
6 25 (25.25%) RESTful
6 25 (25.25%) Java
7 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 22 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
7 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (21.21%) Marketing
9 20 (20.20%) Data Analysis
9 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
10 19 (19.19%) Spring
10 19 (19.19%) Mathematics
10 19 (19.19%) NoSQL
10 19 (19.19%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (18.18%) REST
11 18 (18.18%) Degree
12 17 (17.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (17.17%) SAS
12 17 (17.17%) MySQL
13 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
13 16 (16.16%) MATLAB
14 15 (15.15%) CSS
14 15 (15.15%) Statistics
15 14 (14.14%) Web Services
15 14 (14.14%) TDD
16 13 (13.13%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (17.17%) SAS
2 10 (10.10%) JBoss
3 9 (9.09%) Mule
4 7 (7.07%) Apache Spark
4 7 (7.07%) GlassFish
5 5 (5.05%) Node.js
6 4 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.03%) Apache Pig
7 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.03%) Apache
7 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) SPSS
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) PaaS
2 5 (5.05%) IaaS
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.04%) SaaS
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.34%) Hadoop
2 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 19 (19.19%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (19.19%) NoSQL
4 17 (17.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (17.17%) MySQL
5 13 (13.13%) Apache Hive
5 13 (13.13%) MongoDB
5 13 (13.13%) QlikView
6 8 (8.08%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (8.08%) OLAP
7 7 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.03%) CouchDB
9 3 (3.03%) EDRMS
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Subversion
1 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.07%) Hudson
4 3 (3.03%) JSUnit
General
1 21 (21.21%) Marketing
2 12 (12.12%) Finance
3 10 (10.10%) Retail
4 5 (5.05%) Billing
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Publishing
6 1 (1.01%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Automotive
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (42.42%) Developer
2 28 (28.28%) Data Scientist
3 14 (14.14%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Architect
5 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Junior
7 6 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Business Objects Developer
8 5 (5.05%) PHP Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.05%) UI Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.05%) UX Developer
8 5 (5.05%) UI Programmer
9 4 (4.04%) Report Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) RESTful
2 19 (19.19%) Spring
3 18 (18.18%) REST
4 15 (15.15%) CSS
5 14 (14.14%) Web Services
6 13 (13.13%) .NET
7 10 (10.10%) HTML
8 9 (9.09%) SOAP
9 8 (8.08%) Java EE
9 8 (8.08%) JSON
9 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET
9 8 (8.08%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.07%) HTML5
10 7 (7.07%) RESTEasy
10 7 (7.07%) JPA
10 7 (7.07%) CSS3
10 7 (7.07%) JAX-RS
10 7 (7.07%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.07%) JMS
11 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (19.19%) Mathematics
3 15 (15.15%) Statistics
4 11 (11.11%) User Experience
5 9 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 9 (9.09%) Credit Risk
6 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
6 8 (8.08%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (7.07%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.03%) Physics
9 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.02%) Social Media
9 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.02%) BYOD
10 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.01%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Android
2 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) CentOS
4 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) Analytics
3 22 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
3 22 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (20.20%) Data Analysis
4 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.14%) TDD
6 12 (12.12%) Data Modelling
6 12 (12.12%) SOA
7 11 (11.11%) BDD
8 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 9 (9.09%) MapReduce
8 9 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
8 9 (9.09%) MVC
8 9 (9.09%) Workflow
8 9 (9.09%) Scrum
8 9 (9.09%) Mobile Development
9 8 (8.08%) Coaching
9 8 (8.08%) Project Management
9 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.47%) SQL
2 29 (29.29%) R
3 25 (25.25%) Java
4 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.16%) MATLAB
5 9 (9.09%) Clojure
6 8 (8.08%) Scala
6 8 (8.08%) Python
7 6 (6.06%) PHP
7 6 (6.06%) C#
8 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.02%) C
9 2 (2.02%) Perl
9 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) CISSP
4 1 (1.01%) MCP
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (2.02%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Puppet
1 2 (2.02%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) IBM
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle
3 8 (8.08%) SAP
4 7 (7.07%) Google
5 6 (6.06%) Cognos
5 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.04%) Apple
7 3 (3.03%) Actinic
7 3 (3.03%) hybris
7 3 (3.03%) Venda
7 3 (3.03%) BT
7 3 (3.03%) ATG
7 3 (3.03%) Intershop
7 3 (3.03%) Demandware
7 3 (3.03%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.02%) Ab Initio
8 2 (2.02%) Informatica
9 1 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
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