Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Big Data Engineer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 - 144
Rank change year-on-year - +144 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Engineer 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.12% - 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Cheshire median annual salary £58,750 - -
North West median annual salary £70,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +55.56% +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2,359 2,974 2,220
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 95.81% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,839 2,276 1,872
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,200 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Big Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Big Data Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Engineer in Cheshire

Big Data Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Big Data Engineer in Cheshire

Big Data Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data Engineer in Cheshire

Big Data Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 3 £58,750 - 1
Big Data Engineer
North West

Big Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Big Data Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Big Data Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (100.00%) Data Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Google

Big Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Flink
3 1 (33.33%) HBase
3 1 (33.33%) Impala
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Infotainment
1 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Talend