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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 158 164 192
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 55 38 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.70% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.99% 2.38% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 52 36 1
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
1839 1599 1643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.72% 29.30% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1432 1435
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Birmingham +14 16 £57,500 -
Coventry +13 13 £35,000 - 1
Staffordshire -9 12 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Worcestershire - 9 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +13 4 £76,250 +27.08% 3
Shropshire - 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (47.50%) SQL
2 28 (35.00%) Oracle
3 25 (31.25%) Python
4 24 (30.00%) Linux
5 23 (28.75%) HTML
5 23 (28.75%) Degree
6 22 (27.50%) Web Services
7 21 (26.25%) Analytics
8 19 (23.75%) Business Development
8 19 (23.75%) Java
9 17 (21.25%) Hadoop
10 15 (18.75%) Data Analysis
11 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 14 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (17.50%) MATLAB
11 14 (17.50%) DB2
11 14 (17.50%) Machine Learning
12 13 (16.25%) NoSQL
12 13 (16.25%) REST
12 13 (16.25%) RESTful
12 13 (16.25%) J2EE
12 13 (16.25%) MySQL
12 13 (16.25%) Perl
12 13 (16.25%) XHTML
12 13 (16.25%) Apache
12 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (15.00%) Statistics
13 12 (15.00%) Games
13 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 12 (15.00%) R

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (16.25%) Apache
2 4 (5.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) SAS
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) Hadoop
2 14 (17.50%) DB2
2 14 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (16.25%) MySQL
3 13 (16.25%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (10.00%) OLTP
6 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.25%) OLAP
8 4 (5.00%) Apache Hive
8 4 (5.00%) MarkLogic
9 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (10.00%) Toad
1 8 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (15.00%) Games
2 9 (11.25%) Front Office
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Finance
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) Architect
3 14 (17.50%) Software Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) Consultant
4 13 (16.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 9 (11.25%) Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) DBA
6 9 (11.25%) Data Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Digital Architect
7 8 (10.00%) .NET Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (7.50%) Data Scientist
10 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (6.25%) Administrator
10 5 (6.25%) Management Consultant
11 4 (5.00%) Junior
11 4 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.75%) HTML
2 22 (27.50%) Web Services
3 13 (16.25%) XHTML
3 13 (16.25%) J2EE
3 13 (16.25%) RESTful
3 13 (16.25%) REST
4 11 (13.75%) jQuery
5 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 10 (12.50%) CSS
5 10 (12.50%) .NET
6 9 (11.25%) Ajax
6 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.00%) Oracle Streams
8 6 (7.50%) Java EE
9 4 (5.00%) XML
10 2 (2.50%) Spring
10 2 (2.50%) CSS3
10 2 (2.50%) HTML5
11 1 (1.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Statistics
2 11 (13.75%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (10.00%) Replication
3 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.75%) Social Media
5 2 (2.50%) Open Source
6 1 (1.25%) DTV
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Linux
2 10 (12.50%) UNIX
2 10 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Analytics
2 19 (23.75%) Business Development
3 15 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 14 (17.50%) Machine Learning
5 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (15.00%) Data Analytics
6 12 (15.00%) Bayesian Methods
7 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (11.25%) Business Transformation
9 9 (11.25%) Big Data Analytics
9 9 (11.25%) Project Management
10 8 (10.00%) Time Management
11 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
12 6 (7.50%) TOGAF
13 5 (6.25%) SOA
13 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
14 4 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) SQL
2 25 (31.25%) Python
3 19 (23.75%) Java
4 14 (17.50%) MATLAB
5 13 (16.25%) Perl
6 12 (15.00%) R
7 10 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 10 (12.50%) C#
8 8 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.50%) C++
10 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) PhD
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.00%) HDFS
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Oracle
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (5.00%) HP
4 4 (5.00%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 2 (2.50%) Teradata
5 2 (2.50%) Vertica
5 2 (2.50%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.50%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos
6 1 (1.25%) Informatica
6 1 (1.25%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) Talend
6 1 (1.25%) Netezza
6 1 (1.25%) Greenplum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
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