Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 48 75
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27 +41
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 159 184 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.51% 5.54% 3.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.07% 19.81% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 145 160 116
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £45,000 £34,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £90,000 £85,000
South West median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 Bristol with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,130 929 1,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.08% 27.97% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 981 813 1,175
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Bristol

Big Data
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in Bristol.

Salary trend for Big Data in Bristol

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 109 (68.55%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (52.20%) Java
3 81 (50.94%) User Experience
4 75 (47.17%) Software Engineering
5 67 (42.14%) Electronics
6 66 (41.51%) JIRA
7 65 (40.88%) Atlassian
8 57 (35.85%) Test Automation
9 55 (34.59%) TDD
9 55 (34.59%) C++
10 54 (33.96%) BDD
11 50 (31.45%) Bitbucket
11 50 (31.45%) Calabash
11 50 (31.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 50 (31.45%) Wireless
12 46 (28.93%) SQL
12 46 (28.93%) Python
13 39 (24.53%) Analytics
14 38 (23.90%) Amazon AWS
15 37 (23.27%) C#
15 37 (23.27%) Scrum
16 36 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (20.75%) ETL
17 33 (20.75%) DevOps
18 30 (18.87%) Scala
19 29 (18.24%) Machine Learning
19 29 (18.24%) Amazon Redshift
20 28 (17.61%) Apache Spark
20 28 (17.61%) Gradle
20 28 (17.61%) Android

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 28 (17.61%) Apache Spark
2 19 (11.95%) Apache Pig
2 19 (11.95%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.26%) Apache
3 2 (1.26%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (2.52%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (2.52%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.89%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.90%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.95%) Amazon EMR
4 18 (11.32%) Amazon Kinesis
5 15 (9.43%) GitHub
6 4 (2.52%) Serverless
7 2 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.63%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (31.45%) Wireless
2 3 (1.89%) Internet
3 2 (1.26%) SMS
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) MQTT
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.24%) Amazon Redshift
2 25 (15.72%) Hadoop
3 21 (13.21%) Power BI
4 19 (11.95%) Apache Hive
4 19 (11.95%) Relational Database
5 18 (11.32%) Amazon Athena
5 18 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (11.32%) Impala
5 18 (11.32%) Presto
5 18 (11.32%) Spotfire
6 17 (10.69%) BigQuery
7 13 (8.18%) RDBMS
8 8 (5.03%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (5.03%) NoSQL
9 7 (4.40%) SQL Server
10 6 (3.77%) Data Mart
11 5 (3.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (3.14%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (2.52%) Blockchain
13 3 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 66 (41.51%) JIRA
2 50 (31.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 50 (31.45%) Bitbucket
2 50 (31.45%) Calabash
3 28 (17.61%) Gradle
3 28 (17.61%) JUnit
4 27 (16.98%) Android Studio
4 27 (16.98%) Mockito
5 23 (14.47%) CocoaPods
6 6 (3.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.52%) Axure RP
7 4 (2.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.89%) Selenium
9 2 (1.26%) MSTest
9 2 (1.26%) NUnit
9 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.26%) WebDriver
General
1 67 (42.14%) Electronics
2 12 (7.55%) Finance
3 9 (5.66%) Retail
4 4 (2.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (44.03%) Developer
2 27 (16.98%) Android Developer
3 23 (14.47%) iOS Developer
4 21 (13.21%) Data Engineer
5 18 (11.32%) Senior Data Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) Hadoop Engineer
7 15 (9.43%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (9.43%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
8 13 (8.18%) Applications Developer
8 13 (8.18%) Architect
9 11 (6.92%) Data Scientist
10 9 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (5.03%) SQL BI Developer
11 8 (5.03%) SQL Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Agile Delivery Manager
12 7 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (4.40%) Technical Architect
12 7 (4.40%) Technical Delivery Manager
12 7 (4.40%) Technical Manager
12 7 (4.40%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.32%) MLlib
1 18 (11.32%) Pandas
2 8 (5.03%) RESTful
3 6 (3.77%) .NET
3 6 (3.77%) React
4 5 (3.14%) HTML
4 5 (3.14%) HTML5
4 5 (3.14%) Keras
4 5 (3.14%) Node.js
4 5 (3.14%) NumPy
4 5 (3.14%) SciPy
4 5 (3.14%) TensorFlow
4 5 (3.14%) Theano
5 4 (2.52%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.52%) Kafka
5 4 (2.52%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (1.89%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.26%) JSON
7 2 (1.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 81 (50.94%) User Experience
2 18 (11.32%) Clustering
3 7 (4.40%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.14%) Internet of Things
5 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.89%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.63%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) iPhone
9 1 (0.63%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.61%) Android
2 24 (15.09%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.92%) Linux
4 5 (3.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (68.55%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (47.17%) Software Engineering
3 57 (35.85%) Test Automation
4 55 (34.59%) TDD
5 54 (33.96%) BDD
6 39 (24.53%) Analytics
7 37 (23.27%) Scrum
8 36 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (20.75%) DevOps
9 33 (20.75%) ETL
10 29 (18.24%) Machine Learning
11 27 (16.98%) Android Development
12 24 (15.09%) Data Analytics
13 23 (14.47%) iOS Development
13 23 (14.47%) Visualisation
14 21 (13.21%) Data Analysis
14 21 (13.21%) Data Visualisation
15 19 (11.95%) Data Science
16 18 (11.32%) MapReduce
17 16 (10.06%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 83 (52.20%) Java
2 55 (34.59%) C++
3 46 (28.93%) Python
3 46 (28.93%) SQL
4 37 (23.27%) C#
5 30 (18.87%) Scala
6 23 (14.47%) Objective-C
7 11 (6.92%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.92%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.29%) C
9 9 (5.66%) R
10 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.89%) F#
11 3 (1.89%) Ruby
12 2 (1.26%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.63%) Clojure
13 1 (0.63%) GraphQL
13 1 (0.63%) Haskell
13 1 (0.63%) PHP
13 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) Degree
1 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.14%) PhD
3 3 (1.89%) ISEB
4 2 (1.26%) CITP
4 2 (1.26%) IIBA
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (11.32%) Docker
2 2 (1.26%) HDFS
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (16.98%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.63%) Ansible
2 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Simian Army
Vendors
1 65 (40.88%) Atlassian
2 23 (14.47%) Tableau
3 10 (6.29%) SAP
4 7 (4.40%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle
6 3 (1.89%) Google
7 2 (1.26%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.63%) Capita
8 1 (0.63%) ESRI
8 1 (0.63%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.63%) IBM
8 1 (0.63%) SaltStack