Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 97 158
Rank change year-on-year -12 +61 +13
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 80 97 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.12% 2.56% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 10.39% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 74 88 19
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -12.62%
10th Percentile £36,125 £35,650 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £81,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%

Big Data is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 880 934 1,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.32% 24.66% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 737 816 900
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,150 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Birmingham

Big Data
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Big Data in Birmingham

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 40 (50.00%) Analytics
2 37 (46.25%) SQL
3 34 (42.50%) ETL
4 30 (37.50%) PhD
4 30 (37.50%) Java
5 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (31.25%) Degree
7 24 (30.00%) XML
8 23 (28.75%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (26.25%) Computer Science
11 19 (23.75%) Visualforce
11 19 (23.75%) Apex Code
12 18 (22.50%) Machine Learning
12 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (21.25%) Force.com
14 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 16 (20.00%) Web Services
15 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (17.50%) Data Analytics
17 13 (16.25%) Spring
18 12 (15.00%) Ajax
18 12 (15.00%) JSON
18 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
18 12 (15.00%) Hazelcast
18 12 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (15.00%) REST
18 12 (15.00%) Tableau
18 12 (15.00%) NoSQL

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.50%) Apache
2 2 (2.50%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (21.25%) Force.com
3 9 (11.25%) Serverless
4 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (8.75%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (7.50%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 4 (5.00%) GitHub
7 4 (5.00%) IaaS
8 2 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) NAS
1 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) Hazelcast
1 12 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (12.50%) Power BI
3 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (8.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (7.50%) Data Lake
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.00%) Apache Hive
8 4 (5.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Cognos Transformer
8 4 (5.00%) DataStage
8 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.75%) GIS
9 3 (3.75%) MySQL
10 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.50%) JUnit
3 2 (2.50%) Maven
3 2 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 7 (8.75%) Retail
2 5 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Advertising
3 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (48.75%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) Senior Developer
3 20 (25.00%) Architect
4 19 (23.75%) Salesforce Architect
4 19 (23.75%) Salesforce Developer
4 19 (23.75%) Senior Architect
4 19 (23.75%) Senior Salesforce Architect
4 19 (23.75%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 16 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 12 (15.00%) Author
6 12 (15.00%) Senior Technical Author
6 12 (15.00%) Senior Technical Writer
6 12 (15.00%) Technical Author
6 12 (15.00%) Technical Writer
7 7 (8.75%) Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Data Scientist
9 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 4 (5.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) XML
2 19 (23.75%) Visualforce
3 16 (20.00%) Web Services
4 13 (16.25%) Spring
5 12 (15.00%) Ajax
5 12 (15.00%) JSON
5 12 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (15.00%) REST
5 12 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.00%) RESTful
7 2 (2.50%) Akka
7 2 (2.50%) Laravel
7 2 (2.50%) Lucene
7 2 (2.50%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.50%) Samza
8 1 (1.25%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.50%) Fintech
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.00%) Analytics
2 34 (42.50%) ETL
3 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (22.50%) Machine Learning
6 14 (17.50%) Data Analytics
7 11 (13.75%) Data Science
8 10 (12.50%) Presales
8 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.00%) Mathematics
10 6 (7.50%) Big Data Analytics
10 6 (7.50%) Statistical Modelling
11 5 (6.25%) Data Analysis
11 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.25%) DevOps
11 5 (6.25%) Service Management
11 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.00%) CRM
12 4 (5.00%) ERP
12 4 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) SQL
2 30 (37.50%) Java
3 19 (23.75%) Apex Code
4 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.25%) Python
6 5 (6.25%) R
7 4 (5.00%) C#
7 4 (5.00%) Scala
7 4 (5.00%) U-SQL
8 2 (2.50%) C++
8 2 (2.50%) PHP
9 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.25%) HiveQL
9 1 (1.25%) Java 8
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (37.50%) PhD
2 25 (31.25%) Degree
3 4 (5.00%) ISEB
4 3 (3.75%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Docker
2 4 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.50%) HDFS
4 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Salesforce.com
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.00%) Tableau
4 10 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (5.00%) Cognos
5 4 (5.00%) Google
5 4 (5.00%) IBM
5 4 (5.00%) SAP
5 4 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.50%) Capita
6 2 (2.50%) Vertica
6 2 (2.50%) Zend
7 1 (1.25%) Hortonworks