Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 34 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 32 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.84% 3.27% 4.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.58% 9.00% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 14
Chester median annual salary £41,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,525 £27,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,375 £75,000 £71,125
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% -30.57%

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 Chester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 182 100 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 44.61% 36.36% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 166 89 142
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -18.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,250 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Chester

Big Data
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Big Data in Chester

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Chester over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 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 Chester region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) Google
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (37.50%) Analytics
6 10 (31.25%) Apache Spark
6 10 (31.25%) Telematics
7 9 (28.13%) Dropwizard
7 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
7 9 (28.13%) MySQL
7 9 (28.13%) Windows
7 9 (28.13%) Linux
7 9 (28.13%) JBoss
7 9 (28.13%) Python
7 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (28.13%) Ubuntu
7 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) ETL
8 7 (21.88%) Visualisation
8 7 (21.88%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (18.75%) Data Analytics
9 6 (18.75%) Apache Hive
9 6 (18.75%) Internet of Things
9 6 (18.75%) Internet
9 6 (18.75%) XML
9 6 (18.75%) Degree

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 10 (31.25%) Apache Spark
2 9 (28.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
3 3 (9.38%) GitHub
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (28.13%) MySQL
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.75%) Apache Hive
4 5 (15.63%) Data Mining
4 5 (15.63%) Power BI
4 5 (15.63%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (15.63%) QlikView
4 5 (15.63%) Snowflake Schema
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
7 2 (6.25%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Automotive
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 4 (12.50%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Data Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.13%) SQL BI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Dropwizard
2 6 (18.75%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) JSON
3 3 (9.38%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Internet of Things
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
1 9 (28.13%) Ubuntu
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Analytics
2 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (31.25%) Telematics
4 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
5 7 (21.88%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (21.88%) ETL
5 7 (21.88%) Visualisation
6 6 (18.75%) Data Analytics
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (9.38%) Machine Learning
9 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) R
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ambari
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Google
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (15.63%) Tableau
3 5 (15.63%) Twitter
4 2 (6.25%) Hortonworks