Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 113 89
Rank change year-on-year -31 -24 +70
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 30 83 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.95% 2.21% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.51% 9.47% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 77 84
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £37,250 £33,850
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -31.82% - -4.35%

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 665 876 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.03% 23.35% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 474 734 805
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,325 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 23 (76.67%) Hadoop
2 19 (63.33%) Analytics
3 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (53.33%) SQL
5 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (40.00%) Degree
7 11 (36.67%) Business Analysis
7 11 (36.67%) Visualisation
7 11 (36.67%) Machine Learning
7 11 (36.67%) Java
7 11 (36.67%) Apache Spark
7 11 (36.67%) Data Science
8 10 (33.33%) DevOps
8 10 (33.33%) Python
8 10 (33.33%) Google
9 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (26.67%) Web Services
10 8 (26.67%) Tableau
10 8 (26.67%) Apache Hive
10 8 (26.67%) Kafka
10 8 (26.67%) Data Analytics
11 7 (23.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (23.33%) R
11 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
11 7 (23.33%) QlikView
11 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (23.33%) Data Modelling

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 11 (36.67%) Apache Spark
2 6 (20.00%) Apache
3 5 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (23.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.33%) Serverless
5 1 (3.33%) Slack
5 1 (3.33%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (76.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (26.67%) Apache Hive
3 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (23.33%) QlikView
4 5 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (16.67%) Power BI
5 4 (13.33%) HBase
5 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (13.33%) Neo4j
5 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.00%) Star Schema
7 2 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (6.67%) HDInsight
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.33%) Data Lake
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JMeter
1 6 (20.00%) Selenium
1 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Gradle
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (20.00%) Law
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Consultant
1 11 (36.67%) Graduate
1 11 (36.67%) Graduate Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Development Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Graduate Software Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Software Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Software Development Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Data Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Data Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Insight Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Analytics Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Kafka
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
2 6 (20.00%) SOAP
3 4 (13.33%) D3.js
3 4 (13.33%) JSON
3 4 (13.33%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 3 (10.00%) XML Schema
5 2 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.33%) COM
6 1 (3.33%) HTML
6 1 (3.33%) JSP
6 1 (3.33%) Middleware
6 1 (3.33%) Node.js
6 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.33%) React
6 1 (3.33%) TensorFlow
6 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Analytics
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 11 (36.67%) Business Analysis
4 11 (36.67%) Data Science
4 11 (36.67%) Machine Learning
4 11 (36.67%) Visualisation
5 10 (33.33%) DevOps
6 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (26.67%) Data Analytics
7 7 (23.33%) Data Modelling
7 7 (23.33%) Scrum
7 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (20.00%) OO
8 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (20.00%) SDLC
9 5 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (23.33%) R
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) HiveQL
6 2 (6.67%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (13.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Google
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Tableau
4 5 (16.67%) Informatica
5 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) Hortonworks
6 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (6.67%) Teradata
8 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio
8 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
8 1 (3.33%) Cognos
8 1 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (3.33%) Syncsort
8 1 (3.33%) Talend
8 1 (3.33%) TIBCO