Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 162 175
Rank change year-on-year +61 +13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 91 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.50% 0.95% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.88% 3.50% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 81 36 45
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +23.08%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% -19.05% +10.53%

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 921 1,030 1,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.30% 27.10% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 737 897 921
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% 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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 33 (36.26%) Analytics
2 30 (32.97%) TOGAF
2 30 (32.97%) Enterprise Architecture
3 28 (30.77%) Java
3 28 (30.77%) Line Management
3 28 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 28 (30.77%) TOGAF Certification
4 21 (23.08%) PhD
5 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (17.58%) XML
6 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.48%) Python
8 14 (15.38%) Spring
9 13 (14.29%) Degree
9 13 (14.29%) Mathematics
10 12 (13.19%) Hadoop
10 12 (13.19%) NoSQL
10 12 (13.19%) Finance
10 12 (13.19%) JavaScript
10 12 (13.19%) SQL
11 11 (12.09%) ETL
11 11 (12.09%) R
11 11 (12.09%) Data Protection
11 11 (12.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (12.09%) Kafka
11 11 (12.09%) GDPR
12 10 (10.99%) Apache Spark
12 10 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (10.99%) Data Analysis
13 9 (9.89%) 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 10 (10.99%) Apache Spark
2 7 (7.69%) Apache
3 6 (6.59%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.20%) WildFly
6 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) SaaS
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.20%) Force.com
4 2 (2.20%) PaaS
5 1 (1.10%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.10%) Serverless
5 1 (1.10%) Slack
5 1 (1.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) BGP
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco Firepower
1 3 (3.30%) DHCP
1 3 (3.30%) DNS
1 3 (3.30%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.30%) FWSM
1 3 (3.30%) LAN
1 3 (3.30%) MPLS
1 3 (3.30%) Network Security
1 3 (3.30%) OSPF
1 3 (3.30%) SNMP
1 3 (3.30%) SSL
1 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.30%) VLAN
1 3 (3.30%) VPN
1 3 (3.30%) WAN
1 3 (3.30%) Wireshark
1 3 (3.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) Hadoop
1 12 (13.19%) NoSQL
2 9 (9.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (9.89%) Hazelcast
3 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.30%) Power BI
4 3 (3.30%) QlikView
5 2 (2.20%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.20%) HBase
5 2 (2.20%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.20%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.10%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.20%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Banking
2 6 (6.59%) Retail
3 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Architect
2 30 (32.97%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (25.27%) Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Author
5 9 (9.89%) Big Data Developer
5 9 (9.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Senior Technical Author
5 9 (9.89%) Senior Technical Writer
5 9 (9.89%) Technical Author
5 9 (9.89%) Technical Writer
6 6 (6.59%) Data Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Data Scientist
7 5 (5.49%) Hadoop Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) XML
2 14 (15.38%) Spring
3 11 (12.09%) Kafka
3 11 (12.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (9.89%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (8.79%) Ajax
5 8 (8.79%) Node.js
5 8 (8.79%) Web Services
6 7 (7.69%) .NET
6 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.69%) JSON
6 7 (7.69%) REST
7 5 (5.49%) Express
7 5 (5.49%) Laravel
7 5 (5.49%) MEAN Stack
8 3 (3.30%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.30%) HTML
9 2 (2.20%) jQuery
9 2 (2.20%) Middleware
9 2 (2.20%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.20%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.10%) NHS
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Linux
2 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Analytics
2 30 (32.97%) Enterprise Architecture
2 30 (32.97%) TOGAF
3 28 (30.77%) Line Management
4 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 11 (12.09%) Data Protection
6 11 (12.09%) ETL
7 10 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.99%) Data Analysis
8 9 (9.89%) Data Science
8 9 (9.89%) Machine Learning
8 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.59%) Data Analytics
10 6 (6.59%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (6.59%) OO
10 6 (6.59%) OOP
10 6 (6.59%) Open Source
10 6 (6.59%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) Java
2 15 (16.48%) Python
3 12 (13.19%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.19%) SQL
4 11 (12.09%) R
5 7 (7.69%) Scala
6 6 (6.59%) PHP
7 3 (3.30%) C#
7 3 (3.30%) Java 8
8 2 (2.20%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.20%) C
8 2 (2.20%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) Groovy
8 2 (2.20%) Ruby
9 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.10%) Perl
9 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (30.77%) TOGAF Certification
2 21 (23.08%) PhD
3 13 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) CCDP
4 3 (3.30%) CCNP
4 3 (3.30%) CCSE
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.30%) CISSP
4 3 (3.30%) IISP
4 3 (3.30%) ISSAP
4 3 (3.30%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) GDPR
2 5 (5.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.30%) QRadar
2 1 (1.10%) Ambari
2 1 (1.10%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) cPanel
Vendors
1 5 (5.49%) Cloudera
1 5 (5.49%) Google
1 5 (5.49%) Tableau
1 5 (5.49%) Talend
1 5 (5.49%) Twitter
1 5 (5.49%) Zend
2 4 (4.40%) IBM
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco
3 3 (3.30%) Fortinet
3 3 (3.30%) Informatica
3 3 (3.30%) LogRhythm
3 3 (3.30%) Palo Alto
3 3 (3.30%) Remedy
3 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.30%) Splunk
3 3 (3.30%) Tufin
4 2 (2.20%) Xamarin