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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 159 180 187
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 55 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.66% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.90% 2.03% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 52 33 7
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +8.69%
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
1896 1720 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.47% 32.47% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1678 1493 1467
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Warwickshire +5 21 £55,000 -12.00%
Coventry +7 15 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Birmingham -10 7 £80,000 +60.00% 3
Shropshire - 2 £40,000 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 65 (60.19%) SQL
2 45 (41.67%) Oracle
3 40 (37.04%) HTML
3 40 (37.04%) Linux
4 36 (33.33%) Java
5 35 (32.41%) Web Services
6 28 (25.93%) DB2
7 27 (25.00%) J2EE
8 26 (24.07%) Python
8 26 (24.07%) Software Engineering
8 26 (24.07%) RESTful
9 25 (23.15%) REST
9 25 (23.15%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (22.22%) XHTML
10 24 (22.22%) Apache
10 24 (22.22%) Perl
11 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
11 22 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 18 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (14.81%) Analytics
14 15 (13.89%) Business Development
14 15 (13.89%) .NET
14 15 (13.89%) C#
14 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
14 15 (13.89%) UNIX
15 14 (12.96%) Windows
15 14 (12.96%) Degree
15 14 (12.96%) R

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (22.22%) Apache
2 7 (6.48%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.78%) JBoss
4 3 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.85%) SAS
5 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) SPSS
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.78%) Line 500
2 1 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.93%) DB2
2 25 (23.15%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
4 18 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (10.19%) Hadoop
6 9 (8.33%) Apache Hive
6 9 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (8.33%) QlikView
7 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (7.41%) OLTP
7 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (7.41%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
8 7 (6.48%) MarkLogic
9 5 (4.63%) OLAP
10 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) ClearCase
1 8 (7.41%) Toad
1 8 (7.41%) Mercurial
2 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.78%) NetAdvantage
3 3 (2.78%) Maven
3 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.78%) LLBLGen Pro
3 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.93%) Hudson
5 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (9.26%) Marketing
2 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.63%) Front Office
3 4 (3.70%) Publishing
3 4 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 31 (28.70%) Developer
2 25 (23.15%) Software Engineer
3 24 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
4 18 (16.67%) Consultant
5 13 (12.04%) Architect
6 12 (11.11%) Data Scientist
7 11 (10.19%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (9.26%) .NET Developer
9 9 (8.33%) DBA
10 7 (6.48%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (6.48%) Analyst
10 7 (6.48%) Big Data Consultant
10 7 (6.48%) Data Consultant
11 6 (5.56%) Digital Architect
11 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
11 6 (5.56%) Lead Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Administrator
12 5 (4.63%) Management Consultant
12 5 (4.63%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.04%) HTML
2 35 (32.41%) Web Services
3 27 (25.00%) J2EE
4 26 (24.07%) RESTful
5 25 (23.15%) REST
6 24 (22.22%) XHTML
7 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
7 15 (13.89%) .NET
8 12 (11.11%) jQuery
9 11 (10.19%) XML
9 11 (10.19%) CSS
10 10 (9.26%) .NET Framework
10 10 (9.26%) Ajax
11 9 (8.33%) Java EE
12 8 (7.41%) Oracle Streams
13 5 (4.63%) Spring
14 3 (2.78%) WPF
14 3 (2.78%) WF
14 3 (2.78%) Silverlight
14 3 (2.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.41%) Replication
4 7 (6.48%) Visualisation
5 6 (5.56%) Social Media
5 6 (5.56%) Credit Risk
5 6 (5.56%) Statistics
5 6 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.85%) User Experience
7 2 (1.85%) Open Source
7 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) CESG
8 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.93%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.04%) Linux
2 15 (13.89%) UNIX
3 14 (12.96%) Windows
4 3 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.07%) Software Engineering
2 22 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.81%) Analytics
5 15 (13.89%) Business Development
6 13 (12.04%) Statistical Analysis
7 12 (11.11%) Project Management
7 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 10 (9.26%) ETL
8 10 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (8.33%) Data Architecture
9 9 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 8 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (7.41%) Time Management
11 7 (6.48%) MapReduce
11 7 (6.48%) Data Governance
11 7 (6.48%) Bayesian Methods
11 7 (6.48%) Time Series Analysis
11 7 (6.48%) Big Data Analytics
11 7 (6.48%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.19%) SQL
2 36 (33.33%) Java
3 26 (24.07%) Python
4 24 (22.22%) Perl
5 15 (13.89%) C#
6 14 (12.96%) R
7 12 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 10 (9.26%) JavaScript
9 8 (7.41%) PL/SQL
10 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.70%) VBA
12 3 (2.78%) VB6
12 3 (2.78%) VB
12 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Degree
2 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.85%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (6.48%) HDFS
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.85%) Ansible
3 2 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (41.67%) Oracle
2 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.48%) HP
3 7 (6.48%) Cloudera
3 7 (6.48%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (4.63%) Vertica
4 5 (4.63%) Teradata
5 4 (3.70%) Netezza
5 4 (3.70%) Greenplum
5 4 (3.70%) SAP
6 3 (2.78%) Sage
6 3 (2.78%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.85%) Cognos
7 2 (1.85%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.85%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.93%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.93%) Talend
8 1 (0.93%) Informatica
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Ab Initio
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ASG International
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago