Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 54 59
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 206 508 540
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.07% 4.99% 4.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.79% 15.81% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 195 495 520
Median annual salary £72,500 £78,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.05% +4.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £41,750 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £106,250
Central London median annual salary £73,250 £77,500 £72,750
% change year-on-year -5.48% +6.53% +11.92%

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,227 3,214 3,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.23% 31.59% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,048 2,901 3,131
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the City of London

Big Data
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Big Data in the City of London.

Salary trend for Big Data in the City of London

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the City of London

Big Data
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the City of London region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
Moorgate -1 4 £70,000 +16.67%
Big Data
Central London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 87 (42.23%) Python
2 81 (39.32%) Java
2 81 (39.32%) AWS
3 78 (37.86%) Hadoop
4 72 (34.95%) SQL
5 71 (34.47%) Kafka
6 69 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (30.58%) Apache Spark
8 57 (27.67%) Finance
9 53 (25.73%) Analytics
10 52 (25.24%) Machine Learning
11 48 (23.30%) Kubernetes
12 47 (22.82%) NoSQL
13 43 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (20.87%) Docker
13 43 (20.87%) Data Science
14 42 (20.39%) Azure
15 38 (18.45%) JavaScript
15 38 (18.45%) Artificial Intelligence
16 36 (17.48%) Git (software)
17 35 (16.99%) PHP
17 35 (16.99%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (16.50%) SQL Server
19 33 (16.02%) Microservices
20 31 (15.05%) Power BI
20 31 (15.05%) Power Platform
20 31 (15.05%) Scala
20 31 (15.05%) Software Engineering
21 30 (14.56%) Degree
22 29 (14.08%) Apache Cassandra

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 63 (30.58%) Apache Spark
2 21 (10.19%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (7.77%) Apache
4 9 (4.37%) Moodle
5 6 (2.91%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (1.94%) Luigi
6 4 (1.94%) SAS
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.49%) CMS
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 81 (39.32%) AWS
2 42 (20.39%) Azure
3 31 (15.05%) Power Platform
4 25 (12.14%) GCP
5 13 (6.31%) Amazon S3
6 12 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (5.34%) SaaS
8 6 (2.91%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (2.91%) Serverless
9 5 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.43%) Office 365
10 4 (1.94%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.97%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.28%) Firewall
2 4 (1.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (37.86%) Hadoop
2 47 (22.82%) NoSQL
3 35 (16.99%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (16.50%) SQL Server
5 31 (15.05%) Power BI
6 29 (14.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 29 (14.08%) Apache Hive
6 29 (14.08%) Data Lake
7 24 (11.65%) MongoDB
8 18 (8.74%) Neo4j
9 16 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (7.28%) HBase
10 15 (7.28%) MySQL
10 15 (7.28%) Relational Database
11 13 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (4.37%) Data Mining
13 9 (4.37%) RDBMS
14 7 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (3.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (17.48%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.46%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.46%) Maven
4 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.97%) Gradle
5 2 (0.97%) JUnit
6 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.49%) GoCD
6 1 (0.49%) JIRA
6 1 (0.49%) JMeter
General
1 57 (27.67%) Finance
2 22 (10.68%) Marketing
3 10 (4.85%) Banking
4 8 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.40%) Advertising
5 7 (3.40%) Front Office
6 4 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.94%) Law
6 4 (1.94%) Retail
7 2 (0.97%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (43.69%) Developer
2 46 (22.33%) Java Developer
3 33 (16.02%) Data Engineer
4 16 (7.77%) Data Scientist
5 15 (7.28%) SQL Developer
6 13 (6.31%) Architect
6 13 (6.31%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 13 (6.31%) Monitoring Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Network Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 12 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (4.85%) Data Architect
9 9 (4.37%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.37%) Moodle Developer
9 9 (4.37%) PHP Developer
9 9 (4.37%) Python Developer
9 9 (4.37%) SSIS Developer
9 9 (4.37%) SSRS Developer
10 8 (3.88%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (34.47%) Kafka
2 23 (11.17%) AngularJS
3 20 (9.71%) HTML
4 18 (8.74%) CSS
5 17 (8.25%) .NET
5 17 (8.25%) Elastic Stack
6 13 (6.31%) NumPy
6 13 (6.31%) Pandas
6 13 (6.31%) React
6 13 (6.31%) REST
7 12 (5.83%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (5.83%) JMS
8 11 (5.34%) HTML5
8 11 (5.34%) scikit-learn
8 11 (5.34%) TensorFlow
9 10 (4.85%) Matplotlib
9 10 (4.85%) Node.js
10 9 (4.37%) RESTful
11 7 (3.40%) PySpark
12 6 (2.91%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.74%) Algorithms
2 12 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.37%) e-Learning
4 9 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.37%) SCORM
5 6 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.43%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.43%) Social Media
7 3 (1.46%) Equities
8 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.49%) Cyber-Physical System
9 1 (0.49%) FMCG
9 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.49%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.08%) Linux
2 7 (3.40%) Windows
3 2 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (25.73%) Analytics
3 52 (25.24%) Machine Learning
4 43 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (20.87%) Data Science
5 38 (18.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 33 (16.02%) Microservices
7 31 (15.05%) Software Engineering
8 27 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (13.11%) DevOps
9 26 (12.62%) Computer Science
10 23 (11.17%) ETL
11 21 (10.19%) Data Modelling
12 20 (9.71%) TDD
13 19 (9.22%) Multithreading
13 19 (9.22%) OO
13 19 (9.22%) Test Automation
14 17 (8.25%) Fintech
14 17 (8.25%) Statistics
15 16 (7.77%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 87 (42.23%) Python
2 81 (39.32%) Java
3 72 (34.95%) SQL
4 38 (18.45%) JavaScript
5 35 (16.99%) PHP
6 31 (15.05%) Scala
7 28 (13.59%) C#
8 18 (8.74%) Go
8 18 (8.74%) Java 8
9 15 (7.28%) T-SQL
10 14 (6.80%) R
11 13 (6.31%) Perl
12 8 (3.88%) Kotlin
13 7 (3.40%) C++
13 7 (3.40%) Ruby
14 6 (2.91%) ES6
14 6 (2.91%) TypeScript
15 5 (2.43%) C
16 4 (1.94%) MATLAB
17 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (14.56%) Degree
2 19 (9.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.91%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.49%) CCA
4 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.49%) GDPR
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) NIST
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 43 (20.87%) Docker
2 6 (2.91%) HDFS
3 5 (2.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.97%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (23.30%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.31%) Ansible
2 13 (6.31%) Netcool
2 13 (6.31%) Opsview
3 9 (4.37%) Puppet
4 8 (3.88%) Terraform
5 5 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.46%) Salt
7 2 (0.97%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.97%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (9.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.80%) Tableau
3 13 (6.31%) AppDynamics
3 13 (6.31%) Dynatrace
3 13 (6.31%) SevOne
3 13 (6.31%) TOWER Software
4 10 (4.85%) Oracle
5 9 (4.37%) Databricks
6 8 (3.88%) Google
7 6 (2.91%) Cloudera
8 5 (2.43%) Splunk
9 4 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.94%) VMware
10 2 (0.97%) Talend
11 1 (0.49%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.49%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.49%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.49%) MapR
11 1 (0.49%) NVIDIA
11 1 (0.49%) Palantir