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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 188 175 189
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 16 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.00% 1.19% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 14
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £59,250
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
1599 1426 1810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.05% 33.01% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1202 1576
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Birmingham - 7 £50,000 - 6
Warwickshire -10 5 £45,000 -29.41% 3
Coventry -8 3 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (60.49%) SQL
2 35 (43.21%) Java
3 33 (40.74%) HTML
4 32 (39.51%) Oracle
5 30 (37.04%) Linux
6 26 (32.10%) Python
6 26 (32.10%) Web Services
7 25 (30.86%) J2EE
7 25 (30.86%) RESTful
7 25 (30.86%) REST
8 24 (29.63%) Software Engineering
8 24 (29.63%) Perl
8 24 (29.63%) DB2
9 21 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (25.93%) XHTML
9 21 (25.93%) Apache
10 17 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (20.99%) Analytics
11 16 (19.75%) R
12 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
13 14 (17.28%) Hadoop
14 13 (16.05%) Statistical Analysis
14 13 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
16 11 (13.58%) Marketing
16 11 (13.58%) Apache Hive
17 10 (12.35%) Apache Cassandra
17 10 (12.35%) XML
18 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (25.93%) Apache
2 6 (7.41%) Apache Pig
3 4 (4.94%) SAS
3 4 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.70%) JBoss
4 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) SPSS
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.70%) Line 500
3 1 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.23%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) DB2
2 21 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 14 (17.28%) Hadoop
5 13 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (13.58%) Apache Hive
7 10 (12.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (9.88%) QlikView
9 6 (7.41%) MarkLogic
10 5 (6.17%) MySQL
10 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.70%) Impala
11 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (3.70%) HBase
12 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (2.47%) OLAP
12 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (1.23%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.70%) NetAdvantage
3 3 (3.70%) Maven
3 3 (3.70%) LLBLGen Pro
3 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.47%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.47%) JUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.23%) Hudson
General
1 11 (13.58%) Marketing
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Publishing
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Local Government
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) Software Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Java Software Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Consultant
4 14 (17.28%) Data Scientist
5 8 (9.88%) Data Consultant
5 8 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Big Data Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.70%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) HTML
2 26 (32.10%) Web Services
3 25 (30.86%) J2EE
3 25 (30.86%) RESTful
3 25 (30.86%) REST
4 21 (25.93%) XHTML
5 10 (12.35%) XML
6 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.11%) .NET
7 7 (8.64%) CSS
7 7 (8.64%) Java EE
8 5 (6.17%) Spring
9 4 (4.94%) CSS3
9 4 (4.94%) HTML5
9 4 (4.94%) jQuery
9 4 (4.94%) JSON
9 4 (4.94%) JSP
10 3 (3.70%) WinForms
10 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Visualisation
2 6 (7.41%) Credit Risk
2 6 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.41%) Statistics
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Open Source
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) CESG
6 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.04%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) UNIX
2 6 (7.41%) Windows
3 4 (4.94%) CentOS
4 3 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 17 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (20.99%) Analytics
3 13 (16.05%) Statistical Analysis
4 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.88%) Data Architecture
5 8 (9.88%) Use Case
5 8 (9.88%) Business Development
5 8 (9.88%) Data Analysis
5 8 (9.88%) ETL
6 7 (8.64%) MVC
6 7 (8.64%) Project Management
6 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (8.64%) Predictive Analytics
6 7 (8.64%) Bayesian Methods
6 7 (8.64%) Time Series Analysis
7 6 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (7.41%) MapReduce
7 6 (7.41%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 49 (60.49%) SQL
2 35 (43.21%) Java
3 26 (32.10%) Python
4 24 (29.63%) Perl
5 16 (19.75%) R
6 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.88%) C#
8 4 (4.94%) VBA
9 3 (3.70%) VB6
9 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.70%) VB
9 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.70%) PHP
9 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) HDFS
2 4 (4.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.17%) Puppet
3 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Oracle
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.11%) Cloudera
4 6 (7.41%) HP
5 3 (3.70%) Teradata
5 3 (3.70%) Infragistics
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.70%) Sage
5 3 (3.70%) SAP
5 3 (3.70%) Netezza
5 3 (3.70%) Greenplum
5 3 (3.70%) Vertica
6 2 (2.47%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.23%) Anaplan
7 1 (1.23%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.23%) Cognos
7 1 (1.23%) Informatica
7 1 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
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