Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 44 52
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 18 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.03% 2.15% 3.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.61% 5.71% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 14
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £61,250 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.53% +8.89% +45.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £35,375
90th Percentile £54,625 £95,000 £71,125
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.20% +2.50% +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 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 155 105 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 43.30% 37.63% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 139 93 162
Chester median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,329
90th Percentile £55,250 £57,500 £60,675
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% +3.23%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 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 Chester region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) Analytics
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) Google
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) ETL
5 5 (27.78%) Telematics
5 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) Twitter
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 4 (22.22%) Dropwizard
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (22.22%) JBoss
6 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
6 4 (22.22%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) Android
7 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
7 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis

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 6 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (22.22%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) Data Lake
3 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 2 (11.11%) Power BI
3 2 (11.11%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (11.11%) QlikView
3 2 (11.11%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Database Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) Dropwizard
3 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Internet of Things
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Analytics
2 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) ETL
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Telematics
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (16.67%) Disruptive Innovation
5 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ambari
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) Twitter
3 2 (11.11%) Hortonworks
3 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau