Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 127 129
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 38 16 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.23% 0.71% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.06% 2.12% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 48
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.20% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,375 £35,875
90th Percentile £61,250 £89,750 £75,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.38% +1.05%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 937 756 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.43% 33.57% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 775 679 1103
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,350
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Cheshire

Big Data
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Big Data in Cheshire

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cheshire

Big Data
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 19 £45,000 -26.53% 3
Knutsford -36 9 - -
Warrington +2 4 £22,500 -50.00%
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Big Data
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Analytics
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 15 (39.47%) Hadoop
5 14 (36.84%) Apache Spark
6 13 (34.21%) Java
6 13 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (31.58%) Finance
7 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (26.32%) Data Analytics
9 9 (23.68%) Google
10 8 (21.05%) Banking
10 8 (21.05%) XML
10 8 (21.05%) Machine Learning
11 7 (18.42%) SDLC
11 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 7 (18.42%) HTML
11 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
11 7 (18.42%) Scrum
12 6 (15.79%) jQuery
12 6 (15.79%) QlikView
12 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 6 (15.79%) CSS
12 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (15.79%) Big Data Analytics
12 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
13 5 (13.16%) Scala
13 5 (13.16%) Data Governance
13 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
13 5 (13.16%) Data Quality

Big Data
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 14 (36.84%) Apache Spark
2 5 (13.16%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.63%) Jupyter
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.26%) GitHub
3 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) Hadoop
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) QlikView
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Hive
4 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 3 (7.89%) Blockchain
5 3 (7.89%) Data Mining
5 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.89%) Snowflake Schema
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.26%) Data Lake
6 2 (5.26%) Power BI
6 2 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (5.26%) Spotfire
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Gradle
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Automotive
4 2 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Graduate
3 4 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Graduate Java Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Data Scientist
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) XML
2 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 6 (15.79%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) jQuery
4 5 (13.16%) Kafka
4 5 (13.16%) SOAP
4 5 (13.16%) Web Services
5 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.53%) Dropwizard
5 4 (10.53%) JSON
5 4 (10.53%) Node.js
5 4 (10.53%) React
5 4 (10.53%) Spring
5 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.26%) REST
6 2 (5.26%) WSDL
7 1 (2.63%) JSP
7 1 (2.63%) Servlets
7 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Internet of Things
2 4 (10.53%) Social Media
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Robotics
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) Life Science
5 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.89%) Android
4 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Analytics
3 13 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (26.32%) Data Analytics
5 8 (21.05%) Machine Learning
6 7 (18.42%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) SDLC
7 6 (15.79%) Big Data Analytics
8 5 (13.16%) Data Governance
8 5 (13.16%) Data Management
8 5 (13.16%) ETL
8 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.16%) Telematics
8 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
8 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
8 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
9 4 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (10.53%) OOP
9 4 (10.53%) Service Management
9 4 (10.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) Python
4 5 (13.16%) Scala
5 2 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) R
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Data Quality
1 5 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Ambari
3 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.63%) Mesos
3 1 (2.63%) Oozie
3 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Google
2 5 (13.16%) Tableau
2 5 (13.16%) Twitter
3 4 (10.53%) Cognizant
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Ab Initio
4 2 (5.26%) Alteryx
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos
4 2 (5.26%) Datameer
4 2 (5.26%) Hortonworks
4 2 (5.26%) Lavastorm
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) Actuate
5 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) Teradata