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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 198 174 171
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 36 54 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.94% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.34% 3.18% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 53 50
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £32,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £75,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.09%
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
1540 1700 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.37% 29.69% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1462 1593
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -10 13 £37,500 -25.00%
Birmingham -13 7 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Solihull - 6 £32,500 - 1
Coventry +1 2 - -
Staffordshire -2 2 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Shropshire -18 1 £64,000 +24.37% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 77 (55.40%) Analytics
2 75 (53.96%) Hadoop
3 69 (49.64%) Java
4 68 (48.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 68 (48.92%) Apache Spark
5 67 (48.20%) SQL
6 65 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (44.60%) Degree
8 59 (42.45%) Python
9 52 (37.41%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (35.97%) Scala
11 41 (29.50%) Spring
11 41 (29.50%) Hibernate
12 40 (28.78%) Scrum
12 40 (28.78%) MySQL
12 40 (28.78%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (28.78%) TDD
12 40 (28.78%) MongoDB
13 39 (28.06%) NoSQL
13 39 (28.06%) SOA
14 38 (27.34%) Retail
15 37 (26.62%) Oracle
16 35 (25.18%) Apache
17 34 (24.46%) Predictive Analytics
18 33 (23.74%) Kanban
18 33 (23.74%) Linux
19 32 (23.02%) DSDM
19 32 (23.02%) JBoss
19 32 (23.02%) SQL Server
19 32 (23.02%) JUnit

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 68 (48.92%) Apache Spark
2 35 (25.18%) Apache
3 32 (23.02%) GlassFish
3 32 (23.02%) JBoss
3 32 (23.02%) WildFly
4 27 (19.42%) Apache Pig
5 7 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.60%) SAS
7 4 (2.88%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.88%) WordPress
8 3 (2.16%) SilverStripe
9 2 (1.44%) CMS
9 2 (1.44%) Confluence
9 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.72%) Documentum
10 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.88%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (53.96%) Hadoop
2 68 (48.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 52 (37.41%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (28.78%) MongoDB
4 40 (28.78%) MySQL
5 39 (28.06%) NoSQL
6 32 (23.02%) SQL Server
7 27 (19.42%) Apache Hive
8 26 (18.71%) HBase
9 20 (14.39%) Impala
9 20 (14.39%) Sqoop
10 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.60%) QlikView
12 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.88%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.44%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (1.44%) Neo4j
13 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (23.02%) Hudson
1 32 (23.02%) JBehave
1 32 (23.02%) Jenkins
1 32 (23.02%) JUnit
2 2 (1.44%) JIRA
General
1 38 (27.34%) Retail
2 22 (15.83%) Marketing
3 14 (10.07%) Finance
4 6 (4.32%) Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (44.60%) Developer
2 41 (29.50%) Java Developer
3 36 (25.90%) Senior Developer
4 32 (23.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (17.99%) Administrator
6 20 (14.39%) Hadoop Administrator
7 15 (10.79%) Architect
8 13 (9.35%) Data Scientist
8 13 (9.35%) Senior Data Scientist
9 9 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.76%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.76%) PHP Developer
11 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.04%) PHP Web Developer
11 7 (5.04%) Web Developer
12 6 (4.32%) Big Data Architect
12 6 (4.32%) Data Architect
12 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.50%) Hibernate
1 41 (29.50%) Spring
2 32 (23.02%) HornetQ
2 32 (23.02%) Java EE
2 32 (23.02%) JAX-RS
2 32 (23.02%) JMS
2 32 (23.02%) JPA
2 32 (23.02%) RESTEasy
2 32 (23.02%) RESTful
3 20 (14.39%) LAPP Stack
4 14 (10.07%) .NET
4 14 (10.07%) HTML
5 12 (8.63%) CSS
6 9 (6.47%) J2EE
7 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET
8 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.32%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.88%) CSS3
10 4 (2.88%) HTML5
10 4 (2.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.02%) Artificial Intelligence
1 32 (23.02%) Mathematics
1 32 (23.02%) Mobile App
2 16 (11.51%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (9.35%) Algorithms
4 12 (8.63%) Statistics
5 11 (7.91%) Smart Meter
6 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.60%) Social Media
8 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.88%) PKI
9 2 (1.44%) Data Conversion
9 2 (1.44%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.44%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.44%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.44%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (1.44%) VHDL
9 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.74%) Linux
2 32 (23.02%) Android
2 32 (23.02%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.32%) Windows
4 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.72%) Solaris
5 1 (0.72%) Unix
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.40%) Analytics
2 65 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.78%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (28.78%) Scrum
3 40 (28.78%) TDD
4 39 (28.06%) SOA
5 34 (24.46%) Predictive Analytics
6 33 (23.74%) Kanban
7 32 (23.02%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (23.02%) Dependency Injection
7 32 (23.02%) DSDM
7 32 (23.02%) Functional Testing
7 32 (23.02%) Software Delivery
7 32 (23.02%) Software Engineering
7 32 (23.02%) Unit Testing
8 29 (20.86%) Open Source
9 23 (16.55%) Data Management
9 23 (16.55%) ETL
10 21 (15.11%) ITIL
10 21 (15.11%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 69 (49.64%) Java
2 67 (48.20%) SQL
3 59 (42.45%) Python
4 50 (35.97%) Scala
5 32 (23.02%) Clojure
6 23 (16.55%) JavaScript
7 20 (14.39%) Shell Script
8 14 (10.07%) R
9 8 (5.76%) C#
9 8 (5.76%) PHP
10 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.60%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.16%) Perl
13 2 (1.44%) C
13 2 (1.44%) C++
13 2 (1.44%) Ruby
14 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (44.60%) Degree
2 12 (8.63%) SC Cleared
2 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.76%) PhD
4 6 (4.32%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.60%) CISA
5 5 (3.60%) CISM
5 5 (3.60%) CISSP
6 2 (1.44%) VCAP
6 2 (1.44%) VCDX
6 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.72%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) GPG13
1 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (17.99%) Apache Flume
2 20 (14.39%) HDFS
3 9 (6.47%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.44%) UAG
6 2 (1.44%) vSphere
6 2 (1.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (14.39%) Hadoop YARN
1 20 (14.39%) Oozie
2 2 (1.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (26.62%) Oracle
2 32 (23.02%) Facebook
2 32 (23.02%) Twitter
3 25 (17.99%) Cloudera
3 25 (17.99%) Hortonworks
3 25 (17.99%) MapR
4 17 (12.23%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.32%) Tableau
6 5 (3.60%) Apple
7 4 (2.88%) VMware
8 3 (2.16%) IBM
9 2 (1.44%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.44%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.44%) Citrix
9 2 (1.44%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.44%) EMC
9 2 (1.44%) Symantec
10 1 (0.72%) Pega
10 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.72%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £95,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
NTT DATA
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Health, Pension + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 - £85 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Dental
Posted: 19 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Atos
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Dental, Parking
Posted: 16 days ago