Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 155 151
Rank change year-on-year +30 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 64 36 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.83% 0.95% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.62% 3.75% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 36 66
Birmingham median annual salary £63,617 £65,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.13% +1.96% +34.21%
10th Percentile £24,250 £38,125 £38,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -22.73% +12.82%

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 840 961 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.97% 25.43% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 638 848 897
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 29 (45.31%) TOGAF
1 29 (45.31%) Enterprise Architecture
2 27 (42.19%) Line Management
2 27 (42.19%) Data Centre
2 27 (42.19%) TOGAF Certification
3 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.44%) Degree
4 15 (23.44%) Java
4 15 (23.44%) Analytics
5 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 12 (18.75%) Hadoop
5 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (17.19%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (17.19%) Scrum
6 11 (17.19%) Data Science
7 10 (15.63%) GDPR
7 10 (15.63%) SQL
7 10 (15.63%) NoSQL
7 10 (15.63%) Data Protection
7 10 (15.63%) Machine Learning
8 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (14.06%) .NET
8 9 (14.06%) Web Services
8 9 (14.06%) Apache
8 9 (14.06%) Spring
8 9 (14.06%) SDLC
9 8 (12.50%) Kafka
9 8 (12.50%) Apache Spark
10 7 (10.94%) DevOps
10 7 (10.94%) QA

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 9 (14.06%) Apache
2 8 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.13%) WildFly
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (6.25%) SaaS
5 3 (4.69%) Slack
5 3 (4.69%) Trello
6 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.13%) PaaS
7 1 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.56%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) BGP
1 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (4.69%) Cisco Firepower
1 3 (4.69%) DHCP
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
1 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.69%) FWSM
1 3 (4.69%) LAN
1 3 (4.69%) MPLS
1 3 (4.69%) Network Security
1 3 (4.69%) OSPF
1 3 (4.69%) SNMP
1 3 (4.69%) SSL
1 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.69%) VLAN
1 3 (4.69%) VPN
1 3 (4.69%) WAN
1 3 (4.69%) Wireshark
1 3 (4.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 10 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.81%) Power BI
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.25%) Hazelcast
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.69%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.69%) Data Lake
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.69%) QlikView
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.13%) HBase
6 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.13%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) JMeter
1 6 (9.38%) Selenium
1 6 (9.38%) SoapUI
2 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Law
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Architect
2 29 (45.31%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (20.31%) Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Consultant
5 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Data Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Development Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Graduate
6 6 (9.38%) Graduate Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Graduate Software Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Software Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Software Development Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Big Data Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Data Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
8 4 (6.25%) IT Architect
8 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) .NET
1 9 (14.06%) Spring
1 9 (14.06%) Web Services
2 8 (12.50%) Kafka
3 6 (9.38%) SOAP
3 6 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (6.25%) Node.js
5 3 (4.69%) Ajax
5 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.69%) HTML
5 3 (4.69%) Laravel
6 2 (3.13%) Grails
6 2 (3.13%) JSON
6 2 (3.13%) Middleware
6 2 (3.13%) OpenCV
6 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.13%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.19%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.69%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Enterprise Architecture
1 29 (45.31%) TOGAF
2 27 (42.19%) Line Management
3 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.44%) Analytics
5 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 11 (17.19%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (17.19%) Data Science
6 11 (17.19%) Scrum
7 10 (15.63%) Data Protection
7 10 (15.63%) Machine Learning
8 9 (14.06%) SDLC
9 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
9 7 (10.94%) DevOps
9 7 (10.94%) ETL
10 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (9.38%) Mathematics
10 6 (9.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) Java
2 10 (15.63%) SQL
3 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) Python
5 5 (7.81%) C#
6 4 (6.25%) Scala
6 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.69%) C++
7 3 (4.69%) Java 8
7 3 (4.69%) PHP
7 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.13%) C
8 2 (3.13%) Groovy
8 2 (3.13%) R
8 2 (3.13%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) HiveQL
9 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) TOGAF Certification
2 15 (23.44%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) CCDP
3 3 (4.69%) CCNP
3 3 (4.69%) CCSE
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.69%) CISSP
3 3 (4.69%) IISP
3 3 (4.69%) ISSAP
3 3 (4.69%) JNCIP
3 3 (4.69%) PhD
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) GDPR
2 7 (10.94%) QA
3 5 (7.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) QRadar
2 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.56%) Ambari
3 1 (1.56%) cPanel
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Google
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Tableau
3 5 (7.81%) Informatica
4 4 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.69%) LogRhythm
5 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.69%) Remedy
5 3 (4.69%) Splunk
5 3 (4.69%) Tufin
5 3 (4.69%) Zend
6 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.56%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.56%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.56%) Talend
7 1 (1.56%) Twitter