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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 139 184 190
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +6
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 104 41 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.71% 0.78% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.61% 2.32% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74 38 25
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +23.52%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1574 1770 1801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.84% 33.61% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1552 1553
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +29 58 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Birmingham 0 12 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Solihull - 8 £36,250 -
Worcestershire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire -4 3 £37,500 +76.47%
Coventry -2 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Shropshire -18 1 £45,000 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 151 (65.65%) Hadoop
2 147 (63.91%) Apache Spark
3 131 (56.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 129 (56.09%) Java
4 129 (56.09%) Analytics
5 105 (45.65%) Degree
6 101 (43.91%) SQL
7 95 (41.30%) Python
8 91 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (36.09%) PostgreSQL
10 82 (35.65%) Data Management
11 79 (34.35%) Scala
11 79 (34.35%) Business Intelligence
12 69 (30.00%) Linux
13 66 (28.70%) Open Source
14 65 (28.26%) Apache Hive
14 65 (28.26%) SQL Server
15 63 (27.39%) MongoDB
16 61 (26.52%) TDD
16 61 (26.52%) Apache Pig
17 59 (25.65%) Apache Flume
17 59 (25.65%) Oracle
17 59 (25.65%) Apache
18 58 (25.22%) Cloudera
19 56 (24.35%) MapReduce
20 55 (23.91%) Sqoop
20 55 (23.91%) ETL
21 54 (23.48%) Oozie
21 54 (23.48%) Hortonworks
21 54 (23.48%) Impala

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
1 147 (63.91%) Apache Spark
2 61 (26.52%) Apache Pig
3 59 (25.65%) Apache
4 41 (17.83%) GlassFish
4 41 (17.83%) JBoss
4 41 (17.83%) WildFly
5 16 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (4.35%) Confluence
6 10 (4.35%) SAS
7 7 (3.04%) Node.js
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.30%) SPSS
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.04%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.22%) Internet
2 4 (1.74%) SSL
3 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (65.65%) Hadoop
2 131 (56.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 83 (36.09%) PostgreSQL
4 65 (28.26%) Apache Hive
4 65 (28.26%) SQL Server
5 63 (27.39%) MongoDB
6 55 (23.91%) Sqoop
7 54 (23.48%) Impala
8 48 (20.87%) HBase
8 48 (20.87%) MySQL
8 48 (20.87%) NoSQL
9 17 (7.39%) Neo4j
10 10 (4.35%) Apache Accumulo
10 10 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
11 9 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (3.04%) Pentaho
12 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (2.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 48 (20.87%) Jenkins
2 41 (17.83%) Hudson
2 41 (17.83%) JBehave
2 41 (17.83%) JUnit
3 10 (4.35%) JIRA
4 7 (3.04%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (21.30%) Retail
2 41 (17.83%) Marketing
3 15 (6.52%) Finance
4 7 (3.04%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.61%) Banking
5 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.30%) French Language
6 3 (1.30%) German Language
6 3 (1.30%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.30%) Legal
6 3 (1.30%) Russian Language
6 3 (1.30%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (37.39%) Developer
2 50 (21.74%) Senior Developer
3 48 (20.87%) Java Developer
4 45 (19.57%) Administrator
5 44 (19.13%) Data Scientist
6 42 (18.26%) Hadoop Administrator
7 41 (17.83%) Senior Java Developer
8 37 (16.09%) Senior Data Scientist
9 16 (6.96%) Architect
10 13 (5.65%) .NET Developer
11 12 (5.22%) Analyst
11 12 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.22%) Consultant
11 12 (5.22%) Hadoop Engineer
11 12 (5.22%) Java Engineer
12 11 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 11 (4.78%) Big Data Developer
12 11 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (20.87%) Spring
2 47 (20.43%) Hibernate
3 45 (19.57%) RESTful
4 42 (18.26%) LAPP Stack
5 41 (17.83%) HornetQ
5 41 (17.83%) Java EE
5 41 (17.83%) JAX-RS
5 41 (17.83%) JMS
5 41 (17.83%) JPA
5 41 (17.83%) RESTEasy
6 21 (9.13%) CSS
6 21 (9.13%) HTML
7 19 (8.26%) .NET
8 13 (5.65%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.65%) ASP.NET
8 13 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (5.65%) CSS3
8 13 (5.65%) HTML5
9 12 (5.22%) Web Services
10 10 (4.35%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.87%) Mathematics
2 41 (17.83%) Artificial Intelligence
2 41 (17.83%) Mobile App
3 38 (16.52%) Algorithms
4 36 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (12.61%) Management Information System
6 26 (11.30%) Digital Media
6 26 (11.30%) Social Media
7 14 (6.09%) Visualisation
8 13 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (5.22%) Statistics
10 11 (4.78%) Internet of Things
10 11 (4.78%) Smart Meter
11 10 (4.35%) VHDL
12 9 (3.91%) User Experience
13 2 (0.87%) Data Conversion
14 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (0.43%) Grid Computing
14 1 (0.43%) Ontologies
14 1 (0.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.00%) Linux
2 41 (17.83%) Android
2 41 (17.83%) Apple iOS
3 13 (5.65%) Unix
4 12 (5.22%) Windows
5 10 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (56.09%) Analytics
2 91 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (35.65%) Data Management
4 79 (34.35%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (28.70%) Open Source
6 61 (26.52%) TDD
7 56 (24.35%) MapReduce
8 55 (23.91%) ETL
9 49 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (20.87%) Software Engineering
11 47 (20.43%) Scrum
11 47 (20.43%) SOA
12 43 (18.70%) Predictive Analytics
13 42 (18.26%) Performance Tuning
13 42 (18.26%) Unit Testing
14 41 (17.83%) Dependency Injection
14 41 (17.83%) DSDM
14 41 (17.83%) Functional Testing
14 41 (17.83%) Kanban
14 41 (17.83%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 129 (56.09%) Java
2 101 (43.91%) SQL
3 95 (41.30%) Python
4 79 (34.35%) Scala
5 46 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 41 (17.83%) Clojure
7 38 (16.52%) R
8 37 (16.09%) JavaScript
9 20 (8.70%) C#
10 13 (5.65%) C++
11 10 (4.35%) C
11 10 (4.35%) Perl
11 10 (4.35%) Ruby
12 8 (3.48%) PHP
13 5 (2.17%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (45.65%) Degree
2 16 (6.96%) PhD
2 16 (6.96%) SC Cleared
2 16 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) CGEIT
4 1 (0.43%) CISA
4 1 (0.43%) CISM
4 1 (0.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) Basel II
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 59 (25.65%) Apache Flume
2 42 (18.26%) HDFS
3 10 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (3.04%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (23.48%) Oozie
2 42 (18.26%) Hadoop YARN
3 7 (3.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (25.65%) Oracle
2 58 (25.22%) Cloudera
3 54 (23.48%) Hortonworks
4 47 (20.43%) MapR
5 41 (17.83%) Facebook
5 41 (17.83%) Twitter
6 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
7 12 (5.22%) IBM
8 10 (4.35%) Atlassian
8 10 (4.35%) Greenplum
9 7 (3.04%) MuleSoft
9 7 (3.04%) Talend
10 6 (2.61%) Apple
10 6 (2.61%) Tableau
11 5 (2.17%) Teradata
12 4 (1.74%) Vertica
13 3 (1.30%) NetApp
13 3 (1.30%) Netezza
13 3 (1.30%) SAP
13 3 (1.30%) VMware
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