The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 63 84 88
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.31% 0.62% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.17% 2.29% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 5
Median salary £30,500 £75,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -59.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 171 218 284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 26.51% 26.95% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 146 184 238
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -1.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Big Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Bedfordshire

Big Data
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Big Data in Bedfordshire

Big Data
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Luton +4 2 £30,500 -59.33%
Big Data
East of England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Oozie
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Impala
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Impala
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Business Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle