Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 58 55
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 +27
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 191 473 533
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.22% 4.69% 4.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.71% 15.51% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 186 461 521
Median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £103,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +11.11%

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 1,021 3,050 3,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 27.90% 30.24% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 853 2,731 3,120
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +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 31 October 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 31 October 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 2 £70,000 +16.67%
Big Data
Central London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 93 (48.69%) AWS
2 87 (45.55%) Java
3 82 (42.93%) Python
4 75 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (38.22%) Hadoop
6 67 (35.08%) Analytics
7 63 (32.98%) Azure
8 62 (32.46%) Apache Spark
9 52 (27.23%) Kafka
10 50 (26.18%) Data Science
11 48 (25.13%) Kubernetes
11 48 (25.13%) JavaScript
12 46 (24.08%) Finance
13 43 (22.51%) Machine Learning
14 42 (21.99%) SQL
15 38 (19.90%) Artificial Intelligence
16 37 (19.37%) Git (software)
17 36 (18.85%) ETL
17 36 (18.85%) Docker
18 35 (18.32%) DevOps
19 29 (15.18%) NoSQL
20 28 (14.66%) Scala
20 28 (14.66%) Data Analytics
21 27 (14.14%) GCP
21 27 (14.14%) Software Engineering
21 27 (14.14%) Data Modelling
21 27 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
22 26 (13.61%) PHP
22 26 (13.61%) C#
22 26 (13.61%) Apache Hive

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 62 (32.46%) Apache Spark
2 22 (11.52%) Apache
3 15 (7.85%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (7.33%) SAS
5 11 (5.76%) Moodle
6 8 (4.19%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 93 (48.69%) AWS
2 63 (32.98%) Azure
3 27 (14.14%) GCP
4 25 (13.09%) Power Platform
5 14 (7.33%) SaaS
6 13 (6.81%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (5.76%) Serverless
8 8 (4.19%) Amazon S3
8 8 (4.19%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (3.14%) PaaS
10 5 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (2.09%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (2.09%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (2.09%) Office 365
12 3 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.57%) OpenShift
13 2 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (38.22%) Hadoop
2 29 (15.18%) NoSQL
3 26 (13.61%) Apache Hive
4 25 (13.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (13.09%) Power BI
5 22 (11.52%) MongoDB
6 20 (10.47%) MySQL
7 19 (9.95%) SQL Server
8 18 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (8.38%) Tableau
10 15 (7.85%) Data Lake
11 11 (5.76%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (5.76%) Presto
12 10 (5.24%) Neo4j
12 10 (5.24%) Pentaho
12 10 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (4.19%) HBase
14 7 (3.66%) Bigtable
14 7 (3.66%) Impala
14 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (19.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.71%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.09%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.09%) Maven
5 3 (1.57%) Gradle
5 3 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.05%) JIRA
7 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.52%) GitLab
7 1 (0.52%) JUnit
General
1 46 (24.08%) Finance
2 14 (7.33%) Marketing
3 12 (6.28%) Banking
4 9 (4.71%) Law
4 9 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (4.19%) Advertising
6 5 (2.62%) Front Office
7 3 (1.57%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.05%) Games
8 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Cyber-Physical System
9 1 (0.52%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.52%) Retail
9 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (42.93%) Developer
2 54 (28.27%) Java Developer
3 31 (16.23%) Architect
4 28 (14.66%) Data Engineer
5 19 (9.95%) Data Architect
6 15 (7.85%) Big Data Engineer
7 14 (7.33%) Big Data Developer
7 14 (7.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (6.28%) Java Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Big Data Architect
9 11 (5.76%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.76%) Moodle Developer
9 11 (5.76%) PHP Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Java Architect
10 10 (5.24%) Python Developer
11 9 (4.71%) Data Scientist
11 9 (4.71%) Python Engineer
11 9 (4.71%) Senior Manager
11 9 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.19%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.23%) Kafka
2 26 (13.61%) AngularJS
3 23 (12.04%) HTML
4 21 (10.99%) CSS
5 17 (8.90%) .NET
5 17 (8.90%) ActiveMQ
5 17 (8.90%) JMS
6 14 (7.33%) Node.js
6 14 (7.33%) REST
6 14 (7.33%) RESTful
7 13 (6.81%) React
8 12 (6.28%) HTML5
8 12 (6.28%) Natural Language Processing
9 11 (5.76%) Keras
9 11 (5.76%) NumPy
9 11 (5.76%) Pandas
9 11 (5.76%) PySpark
9 11 (5.76%) Spring
9 11 (5.76%) TensorFlow
10 9 (4.71%) Apache Beam
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.95%) Algorithms
3 17 (8.90%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (5.76%) e-Learning
4 11 (5.76%) SCORM
5 3 (1.57%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.05%) Blog
6 2 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.05%) Social Media
6 2 (1.05%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.52%) Equities
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.52%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.85%) Linux
2 6 (3.14%) Unix
3 5 (2.62%) Windows
4 3 (1.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (35.08%) Analytics
3 50 (26.18%) Data Science
4 43 (22.51%) Machine Learning
5 38 (19.90%) Artificial Intelligence
6 36 (18.85%) ETL
7 35 (18.32%) DevOps
8 28 (14.66%) Data Analytics
9 27 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (14.14%) Data Modelling
9 27 (14.14%) Software Engineering
10 26 (13.61%) Microservices
11 23 (12.04%) Mentoring
12 22 (11.52%) Computer Science
13 20 (10.47%) OO
14 17 (8.90%) Decision-Making
14 17 (8.90%) Multithreading
15 16 (8.38%) Use Case
15 16 (8.38%) Visualisation
16 15 (7.85%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 87 (45.55%) Java
2 82 (42.93%) Python
3 48 (25.13%) JavaScript
4 42 (21.99%) SQL
5 28 (14.66%) Scala
6 26 (13.61%) C#
6 26 (13.61%) PHP
7 22 (11.52%) R
8 20 (10.47%) Java 8
9 12 (6.28%) Go
10 11 (5.76%) Ruby
11 8 (4.19%) MATLAB
11 8 (4.19%) Perl
11 8 (4.19%) TypeScript
12 7 (3.66%) ES6
12 7 (3.66%) Kotlin
12 7 (3.66%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.14%) HiveQL
13 6 (3.14%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (12.57%) Degree
2 18 (9.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.71%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.62%) PhD
5 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.28%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.05%) NIST
3 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (18.85%) Docker
2 8 (4.19%) HDFS
3 3 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 48 (25.13%) Kubernetes
2 17 (8.90%) Terraform
3 8 (4.19%) Netcool
3 8 (4.19%) Opsview
4 6 (3.14%) Ansible
4 6 (3.14%) Puppet
5 3 (1.57%) Prometheus
5 3 (1.57%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.05%) Grafana
7 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (8.38%) Databricks
2 15 (7.85%) Cloudera
2 15 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.28%) Informatica
3 12 (6.28%) Oracle
4 11 (5.76%) Talend
5 8 (4.19%) AppDynamics
5 8 (4.19%) Dynatrace
5 8 (4.19%) SevOne
5 8 (4.19%) TOWER Software
6 7 (3.66%) Google
7 6 (3.14%) Splunk
8 5 (2.62%) VMware
9 4 (2.09%) IBM
9 4 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.09%) SAP
10 2 (1.05%) NVIDIA
11 1 (0.52%) Automation Anywhere
11 1 (0.52%) Sparx
11 1 (0.52%) UiPath