Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 102 159
Rank change year-on-year -24 +57 +18
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 54 102 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.48% 2.47% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.08% 10.70% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 95 15
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +25.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £40,100 £42,500 £37,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £82,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £51,459
% change year-on-year -21.74% +11.74% -1.98%

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 888 953 1,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 24.34% 23.11% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 756 837 926
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £58,625
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 34 (62.96%) SQL
2 29 (53.70%) ETL
3 24 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (40.74%) Computer Science
5 21 (38.89%) Visualforce
5 21 (38.89%) Apex Code
6 20 (37.04%) Analytics
7 19 (35.19%) Force.com
8 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (24.07%) Java
10 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (20.37%) Degree
12 10 (18.52%) PhD
12 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (18.52%) Machine Learning
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
15 7 (12.96%) Data Analytics
15 7 (12.96%) Python
15 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (11.11%) Oracle
16 6 (11.11%) Web Services
16 6 (11.11%) XML
16 6 (11.11%) Spring
16 6 (11.11%) R
16 6 (11.11%) Tableau
16 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (11.11%) Power BI
17 5 (9.26%) Presales
17 5 (9.26%) Data Science

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 3 (5.56%) Apache Solr
1 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.19%) Force.com
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.41%) Serverless
5 3 (5.56%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 3 (5.56%) GitHub
6 2 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) NAS
1 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.11%) Power BI
4 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (7.41%) DataStage
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.56%) Apache Hive
6 3 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (5.56%) Data Lake
6 3 (5.56%) Hazelcast
6 3 (5.56%) HBase
6 3 (5.56%) Impala
6 3 (5.56%) MySQL
6 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Kudu
7 2 (3.70%) Cloudera CDH
7 2 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (3.70%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.85%) Grunt
3 1 (1.85%) gulp
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) JUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) TestNG
General
1 4 (7.41%) Advertising
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Developer
2 22 (40.74%) Architect
3 21 (38.89%) Salesforce Architect
3 21 (38.89%) Salesforce Developer
3 21 (38.89%) Senior Architect
3 21 (38.89%) Senior Developer
3 21 (38.89%) Senior Salesforce Architect
3 21 (38.89%) Senior Salesforce Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 4 (7.41%) Data Scientist
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.56%) Author
6 3 (5.56%) Head of Presales
6 3 (5.56%) Head of Sales
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Technical Author
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Technical Writer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Author
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) Visualforce
2 6 (11.11%) Spring
2 6 (11.11%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (7.41%) Ajax
3 4 (7.41%) REST
4 3 (5.56%) JSON
4 3 (5.56%) Kafka
4 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (5.56%) RESTful
4 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.70%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.85%) Akka
6 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.85%) HTML5
6 1 (1.85%) Lucene
6 1 (1.85%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.85%) Samza
6 1 (1.85%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) ETL
2 20 (37.04%) Analytics
3 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.52%) Machine Learning
6 7 (12.96%) Data Analytics
7 5 (9.26%) Big Data Analytics
7 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.26%) Data Science
7 5 (9.26%) Presales
7 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.26%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (7.41%) Business Analytics
8 4 (7.41%) DevOps
8 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.41%) Service Management
8 4 (7.41%) Use Case
9 3 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (5.56%) Open Source
9 3 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) Apex Code
3 13 (24.07%) Java
4 7 (12.96%) Python
5 6 (11.11%) R
6 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 10 (18.52%) PhD
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) HDFS
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) Tableau
4 4 (7.41%) Cognos
5 3 (5.56%) Google
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
5 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.70%) Capita
6 2 (3.70%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.70%) Talend
7 1 (1.85%) Vertica