The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 157 198 -
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 40 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.080% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.55% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 38 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1569 1678 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.73% 33.50% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1475 1354
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,850 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Big Data
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +18 13 £42,500 +21.42%
Birmingham +14 12 £100,000 +100.00% 1
Staffordshire - 8 £57,500 -
Walsall - 4 £40,000 -
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (38.60%) Analytics
2 21 (36.84%) Data Analysis
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
4 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (22.81%) Statistics
4 13 (22.81%) MATLAB
4 13 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
5 12 (21.05%) MySQL
5 12 (21.05%) Python
5 12 (21.05%) ETL
5 12 (21.05%) Games
5 12 (21.05%) Business Development
5 12 (21.05%) Degree
5 12 (21.05%) Hadoop
5 12 (21.05%) R
5 12 (21.05%) Machine Learning
5 12 (21.05%) Data Analytics
6 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (14.04%) Finance
9 8 (14.04%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (21.05%) MySQL
3 12 (21.05%) Hadoop
4 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (12.28%) OLTP
6 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (7.02%) OLAP
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.75%) QlikView
10 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (21.05%) Games
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 6 (10.53%) Front Office
4 2 (3.51%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Architect
3 12 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Administrator
5 7 (12.28%) DBA
5 7 (12.28%) Server Administrator
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Database Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Data Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Database Developer
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Developer
5 7 (12.28%) SQL DBA
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Technical Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) MDX
3 3 (5.26%) RESTful
3 3 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Statistics
2 12 (21.05%) Machine Learning
3 7 (12.28%) Replication
4 5 (8.77%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.51%) Open Source
6 1 (1.75%) Social Media
6 1 (1.75%) FMCG
6 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) UNIX
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Analytics
2 21 (36.84%) Data Analysis
3 13 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (21.05%) ETL
4 12 (21.05%) Business Development
4 12 (21.05%) Data Analytics
5 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
8 6 (10.53%) Business Transformation
8 6 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
9 5 (8.77%) SOA
9 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
10 4 (7.02%) Validation
10 4 (7.02%) OO
10 4 (7.02%) Data Validation
11 3 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 13 (22.81%) MATLAB
2 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
3 12 (21.05%) Python
3 12 (21.05%) R
4 8 (14.04%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.02%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Red Gate
2 1 (1.75%) IBM
2 1 (1.75%) Cognos
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