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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / West Midlands
Rank 122 119 201
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +82
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 95 108 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.94% 2.12% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.12% 7.07% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 20
Median salary £58,750 £50,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,750 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%

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
1334 1527 1711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.21% 29.92% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1253 1533
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +23 52 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Warwickshire -10 21 £43,250 -24.78% 1
Solihull -5 12 £45,000 +11.80%
Staffordshire -3 3 £37,500 -28.57% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £40,000 -
Coventry +8 1 £50,000 -39.39%
Worcestershire -13 1 £87,500 +105.88%
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 75 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (44.81%) Java
3 63 (40.91%) Finance
4 60 (38.96%) Hadoop
5 58 (37.66%) Apache Spark
6 53 (34.42%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (31.82%) AngularJS
8 48 (31.17%) Apache
8 48 (31.17%) HTML
9 41 (26.62%) SQL
10 39 (25.32%) Banking
11 37 (24.03%) J2EE
12 34 (22.08%) Fintech
13 32 (20.78%) HTML5
14 31 (20.13%) JavaScript
15 29 (18.83%) .NET
15 29 (18.83%) Analytics
16 27 (17.53%) Linux
17 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
18 25 (16.23%) SQL Server
18 25 (16.23%) Degree
19 24 (15.58%) Web Development
20 22 (14.29%) Software Engineering
20 22 (14.29%) Apache Hive
21 21 (13.64%) Python
22 20 (12.99%) Data Management
23 19 (12.34%) MVC
24 18 (11.69%) C#
24 18 (11.69%) Retail
25 17 (11.04%) ASP.NET

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 58 (37.66%) Apache Spark
2 48 (31.17%) Apache
3 17 (11.04%) Apache Pig
4 6 (3.90%) SAS
5 5 (3.25%) CMS
5 5 (3.25%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.30%) WildFly
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.65%) Documentum
8 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Sage 200
1 7 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.14%) SaaS
3 7 (4.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.49%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) FTP
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) SAN
3 1 (0.65%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (38.96%) Hadoop
2 25 (16.23%) SQL Server
3 22 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 15 (9.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.49%) NoSQL
6 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (5.19%) MySQL
8 7 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (4.55%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.90%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.60%) Data Mart
10 4 (2.60%) HBase
10 4 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.95%) Impala
11 3 (1.95%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.49%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.55%) Selenium
4 7 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.65%) JUnit
6 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.65%) TestNG
General
1 63 (40.91%) Finance
2 39 (25.32%) Banking
3 18 (11.69%) Retail
4 13 (8.44%) Marketing
5 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 8 (5.19%) Automotive
6 8 (5.19%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.90%) Games
8 3 (1.95%) Billing
9 1 (0.65%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (40.91%) Developer
2 24 (15.58%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.29%) Architect
4 14 (9.09%) Administrator
5 13 (8.44%) Angular Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Hadoop Administrator
6 12 (7.79%) Web Developer
7 11 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 11 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.84%) Analyst
9 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.84%) HTML Developer
9 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (4.55%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (31.82%) AngularJS
2 48 (31.17%) HTML
3 37 (24.03%) J2EE
4 32 (20.78%) HTML5
5 29 (18.83%) .NET
6 17 (11.04%) ASP.NET
6 17 (11.04%) CSS
7 15 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (7.79%) Angular 2
8 12 (7.79%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (7.79%) Node.js
9 11 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 11 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 9 (5.84%) Hibernate
10 9 (5.84%) jQuery
10 9 (5.84%) LESS
10 9 (5.84%) Sass
10 9 (5.84%) Spring
10 9 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (5.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.08%) Fintech
2 17 (11.04%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.49%) Algorithms
3 10 (6.49%) Credit Risk
4 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.90%) PKI
7 5 (3.25%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.60%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.60%) Social Media
9 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.30%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.30%) Health Informatics
10 2 (1.30%) Informatics
10 2 (1.30%) VCE vBlock
11 1 (0.65%) FMCG
11 1 (0.65%) iPad
11 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.53%) Linux
2 4 (2.60%) Windows
3 2 (1.30%) Unix
4 1 (0.65%) Solaris
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.42%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (18.83%) Analytics
4 24 (15.58%) Web Development
5 22 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 20 (12.99%) Data Management
7 19 (12.34%) MVC
8 17 (11.04%) Open Source
9 16 (10.39%) TDD
10 14 (9.09%) ITIL
11 11 (7.14%) OOP
11 11 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (6.49%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (6.49%) Pair Programming
12 10 (6.49%) Performance Optimisation
12 10 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (6.49%) SOLID
13 9 (5.84%) CRM
13 9 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (5.84%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (44.81%) Java
2 41 (26.62%) SQL
3 31 (20.13%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.64%) Python
5 18 (11.69%) C#
6 16 (10.39%) R
7 11 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.90%) Scala
9 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.30%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (1.30%) C
11 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.65%) ABAP
12 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.65%) C++
12 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (16.23%) Degree
2 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.90%) CISA
5 6 (3.90%) CISM
5 6 (3.90%) CISSP
5 6 (3.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.65%) CITP
6 1 (0.65%) MCSD
6 1 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 6 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.90%) GPG13
2 6 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.90%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.74%) HDFS
2 11 (7.14%) Docker
3 5 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.95%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.95%) UAG
5 2 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.44%) Hadoop YARN
1 13 (8.44%) Oozie
2 4 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.60%) Puppet
3 3 (1.95%) Icinga
3 3 (1.95%) vRealize
4 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.44%) Tableau
3 9 (5.84%) Cloudera
3 9 (5.84%) Oracle
4 7 (4.55%) Sage
4 7 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.55%) Talend
5 6 (3.90%) Google
6 5 (3.25%) EMC
6 5 (3.25%) Informatica
6 5 (3.25%) VMware
7 4 (2.60%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.95%) Cisco
8 3 (1.95%) Dell
8 3 (1.95%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.95%) MapR
9 2 (1.30%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.30%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.30%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.30%) Symantec
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