Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 164 164
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 +20
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 37 58 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.95% 1.23% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.63% 5.38% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 14
Birmingham median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +36.84% -38.71%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,700 £37,075
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £82,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -22.73% +18.92% -2.63%

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 1020 1078 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.25% 22.83% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 904 922 855
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +1.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £25,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) ETL
3 12 (32.43%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Computer Science
3 12 (32.43%) Visualforce
3 12 (32.43%) Apex Code
3 12 (32.43%) Analytics
4 11 (29.73%) Force.com
5 10 (27.03%) Hadoop
5 10 (27.03%) Java
6 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (21.62%) OO
8 7 (18.92%) Python
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.22%) Web Services
9 6 (16.22%) MySQL
9 6 (16.22%) PHP
9 6 (16.22%) Spring
9 6 (16.22%) Power BI
10 5 (13.51%) Apache Spark
10 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
10 5 (13.51%) Tableau
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (13.51%) TDD
11 4 (10.81%) C
11 4 (10.81%) C++
11 4 (10.81%) Unix
11 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering

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 5 (13.51%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Force.com
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.41%) Serverless
5 1 (2.70%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Hadoop
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) Power BI
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Kudu
5 2 (5.41%) Cloudera CDH
5 2 (5.41%) HBase
5 2 (5.41%) Impala
5 2 (5.41%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (5.41%) QlikView
5 2 (5.41%) Spark SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Grunt
2 2 (5.41%) gulp
2 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (5.41%) Advertising
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Architect
3 12 (32.43%) Salesforce Architect
3 12 (32.43%) Salesforce Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Senior Architect
3 12 (32.43%) Senior Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Senior Salesforce Architect
3 12 (32.43%) Senior Salesforce Developer
4 5 (13.51%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (10.81%) DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) AWS Architect
6 3 (8.11%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C/C++ Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) PHP Architect
6 3 (8.11%) PHP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Visualforce
2 6 (16.22%) Spring
2 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.81%) Node.js
4 3 (8.11%) Kafka
5 2 (5.41%) Ajax
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Flex
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) Middleware
5 2 (5.41%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) RESTful
5 2 (5.41%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (5.41%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (5.41%) XHTML
6 1 (2.70%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.41%) Fintech
2 2 (5.41%) FMCG
2 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ETL
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Analytics
3 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.62%) OO
5 5 (13.51%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) BDD
7 2 (5.41%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) MapReduce
7 2 (5.41%) Open Source
7 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) SDLC
7 2 (5.41%) SOA
7 2 (5.41%) Web Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) Apex Code
3 10 (27.03%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) Python
5 6 (16.22%) PHP
6 4 (10.81%) C
6 4 (10.81%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.41%) R
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) PhD
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) HDFS
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (13.51%) Tableau
3 2 (5.41%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.41%) Talend
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Zoomdata