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

Big Data
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 133 201
Rank change year-on-year +39 +68 -23
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 117 66 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.96% 1.70% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.78% 6.18% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 105 59 21
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40,300 £32,500 £41,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £95,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -17.39% +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 993 1,068 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.15% 27.58% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 827 916 865
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,150 £28,000 £24,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 59 (50.43%) Analytics
2 48 (41.03%) PhD
3 47 (40.17%) Java
4 40 (34.19%) XML
5 36 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (26.50%) Degree
6 31 (26.50%) ETL
7 30 (25.64%) SQL
8 29 (24.79%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (19.66%) Web Services
11 21 (17.95%) Spring
12 20 (17.09%) NoSQL
12 20 (17.09%) Machine Learning
13 19 (16.24%) KnockoutJS
13 19 (16.24%) REST
13 19 (16.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (16.24%) Hazelcast
13 19 (16.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (16.24%) JavaScript
13 19 (16.24%) Ajax
13 19 (16.24%) JSON
14 17 (14.53%) Mathematics
14 17 (14.53%) Python
15 16 (13.68%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (13.68%) Computer Science
16 14 (11.97%) Data Analysis
16 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
16 14 (11.97%) Data Analytics
16 14 (11.97%) Hadoop

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 13 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.98%) Apache
3 5 (4.27%) CMS
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.40%) Force.com
3 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.98%) Serverless
5 5 (4.27%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (4.27%) SaaS
6 4 (3.42%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 4 (3.42%) GitHub
6 4 (3.42%) IaaS
7 2 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) NAS
1 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) NoSQL
2 19 (16.24%) Hazelcast
3 14 (11.97%) Hadoop
4 9 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.84%) Power BI
5 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.98%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.27%) Apache Hive
8 5 (4.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.42%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (2.56%) Cognos Transformer
10 3 (2.56%) DataStage
10 3 (2.56%) Impala
10 3 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.71%) JUnit
4 2 (1.71%) Maven
4 2 (1.71%) TestNG
General
1 10 (8.55%) Retail
2 9 (7.69%) Finance
3 6 (5.13%) Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.42%) Marketing
6 3 (2.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (37.61%) Developer
2 24 (20.51%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.95%) Author
3 21 (17.95%) Senior Technical Author
3 21 (17.95%) Senior Technical Writer
3 21 (17.95%) Technical Author
3 21 (17.95%) Technical Writer
4 20 (17.09%) Architect
5 16 (13.68%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.97%) Big Data Developer
7 12 (10.26%) Salesforce Architect
7 12 (10.26%) Salesforce Developer
7 12 (10.26%) Senior Architect
7 12 (10.26%) Senior Salesforce Architect
7 12 (10.26%) Senior Salesforce Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Analyst
9 9 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (6.84%) Consultant
10 8 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.19%) XML
2 23 (19.66%) Web Services
3 21 (17.95%) Spring
4 19 (16.24%) Ajax
4 19 (16.24%) JSON
4 19 (16.24%) KnockoutJS
4 19 (16.24%) REST
4 19 (16.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (10.26%) Visualforce
6 11 (9.40%) Kafka
7 5 (4.27%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.27%) Express
7 5 (4.27%) MEAN Stack
7 5 (4.27%) Node.js
8 4 (3.42%) Laravel
8 4 (3.42%) RESTful
9 3 (2.56%) .NET
10 2 (1.71%) Lucene
10 2 (1.71%) Middleware
10 2 (1.71%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.79%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.68%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.55%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.27%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.71%) Fintech
5 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.71%) Linux
2 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.43%) Analytics
2 36 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.50%) ETL
4 25 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (17.09%) Machine Learning
6 17 (14.53%) Mathematics
7 14 (11.97%) Data Analysis
7 14 (11.97%) Data Analytics
7 14 (11.97%) Data Science
8 9 (7.69%) CRM
8 9 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (7.69%) Line Management
8 9 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 9 (7.69%) Visualisation
9 8 (6.84%) Integration Testing
9 8 (6.84%) Presales
9 8 (6.84%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.98%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.17%) Java
2 30 (25.64%) SQL
3 19 (16.24%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.53%) Python
5 12 (10.26%) Apex Code
6 11 (9.40%) R
7 9 (7.69%) Scala
8 6 (5.13%) C#
9 5 (4.27%) PHP
10 4 (3.42%) C++
10 4 (3.42%) U-SQL
11 2 (1.71%) C
12 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.85%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.85%) Java 8
12 1 (0.85%) Perl
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (41.03%) PhD
2 31 (26.50%) Degree
3 9 (7.69%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (3.42%) ISEB
5 3 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) GDPR
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Docker
2 4 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.71%) HDFS
4 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.85%) Ambari
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.26%) Tableau
4 11 (9.40%) Oracle
5 9 (7.69%) Google
6 5 (4.27%) Cloudera
6 5 (4.27%) Talend
6 5 (4.27%) Twitter
7 4 (3.42%) IBM
7 4 (3.42%) SAP
7 4 (3.42%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.42%) Zend
8 3 (2.56%) Cognos
9 2 (1.71%) Vertica
10 1 (0.85%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.85%) Remedy