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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 102 57 79
Rank change year-on-year -45 +22 -21
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 217 252 253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.94% 5.04% 3.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.55% 17.68% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 175 241 219
10th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £67,500 £61,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £82,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year - +13.79% -3.33%
75th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £90,625
90th Percentile £126,250 £112,500 £115,500
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -

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 1,879 1,425 1,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.43% 28.50% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,620 1,260 1,447
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £66,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.02% +2.31%
75th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £107,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

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 20 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 95 (43.78%) Agile
2 85 (39.17%) Analytics
3 79 (36.41%) SQL
4 73 (33.64%) Python
5 71 (32.72%) Data Modelling
6 68 (31.34%) Azure
7 62 (28.57%) AWS
7 62 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
8 61 (28.11%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (23.96%) Java
10 50 (23.04%) Data Quality
10 50 (23.04%) DevOps
10 50 (23.04%) Apache Spark
11 49 (22.58%) Finance
12 48 (22.12%) Hadoop
13 46 (21.20%) Machine Learning
14 43 (19.82%) ETL
15 41 (18.89%) Data Integration
16 40 (18.43%) Data Science
16 40 (18.43%) Data Pipeline
17 39 (17.97%) Kubernetes
18 38 (17.51%) Cybersecurity
19 37 (17.05%) CI/CD
20 36 (16.59%) Data Management
20 36 (16.59%) Data Lake
21 35 (16.13%) Kafka
22 34 (15.67%) Retail
23 32 (14.75%) Data Analysis
24 31 (14.29%) Advertising
25 30 (13.82%) Migration

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 50 (23.04%) Apache Spark
2 15 (6.91%) SAS
3 7 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.30%) Apache
5 5 (2.30%) Confluence
6 4 (1.84%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (1.38%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 68 (31.34%) Azure
2 62 (28.57%) AWS
3 30 (13.82%) Snowflake
4 29 (13.36%) GCP
5 19 (8.76%) Azure Data Factory
6 18 (8.29%) Power Platform
7 16 (7.37%) Serverless
8 13 (5.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (5.99%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 10 (4.61%) SaaS
10 9 (4.15%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (4.15%) Amazon S3
10 9 (4.15%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (3.69%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 7 (3.23%) Amazon SageMaker
12 7 (3.23%) AWS Step Functions
13 6 (2.76%) Collibra
13 6 (2.76%) GitHub
13 6 (2.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 6 (2.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) Broadband
2 3 (1.38%) FTP
2 3 (1.38%) SMTP
2 3 (1.38%) WebEx
3 1 (0.46%) AMQP
3 1 (0.46%) DNS
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.46%) LoRaWAN
3 1 (0.46%) LTE
3 1 (0.46%) Modbus
3 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 48 (22.12%) Hadoop
3 36 (16.59%) Data Lake
4 30 (13.82%) MongoDB
5 28 (12.90%) NoSQL
6 26 (11.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (11.06%) Metadata
7 24 (11.06%) Relational Database
8 19 (8.76%) Amazon Redshift
9 18 (8.29%) Power BI
10 16 (7.37%) Apache Hive
11 14 (6.45%) SQL Server
12 13 (5.99%) OLTP
13 12 (5.53%) MySQL
13 12 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (4.61%) Amazon Aurora
14 10 (4.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 8 (3.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 8 (3.69%) Tableau
16 7 (3.23%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 14 (6.45%) JIRA
1 14 (6.45%) PowerDesigner
2 13 (5.99%) ER Studio
2 13 (5.99%) ERwin
2 13 (5.99%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.69%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.76%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.92%) GitLab
6 2 (0.92%) GoCD
6 2 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.92%) Maven
6 2 (0.92%) Selenium
7 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.46%) Gradle
7 1 (0.46%) Mocha
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 49 (22.58%) Finance
2 34 (15.67%) Retail
3 31 (14.29%) Advertising
4 20 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (9.22%) Law
5 18 (8.29%) Social Skills
6 8 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.23%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.76%) Banking
8 6 (2.76%) Legal
9 5 (2.30%) Front Office
10 4 (1.84%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (1.84%) Marketing
11 3 (1.38%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.38%) Aviation
11 3 (1.38%) Electronics
11 3 (1.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.38%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (19.82%) Data Engineer
2 38 (17.51%) Developer
3 27 (12.44%) Architect
3 27 (12.44%) Java Developer
4 25 (11.52%) Consultant
5 15 (6.91%) Data Architect
6 14 (6.45%) Analyst
7 13 (5.99%) Salesforce Consultant
8 11 (5.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) Senior Data Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.15%) Data Consultant
10 9 (4.15%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (4.15%) Site Engineer
11 8 (3.69%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.69%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.69%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
12 7 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.13%) Kafka
2 16 (7.37%) PySpark
3 14 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
3 14 (6.45%) JMS
4 11 (5.07%) .NET
5 9 (4.15%) Spring
6 8 (3.69%) Lightning Web Components
6 8 (3.69%) Visualforce
7 7 (3.23%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.76%) Jest
8 6 (2.76%) Spark Streaming
9 5 (2.30%) Apache Flex
9 5 (2.30%) NgRx
9 5 (2.30%) React
9 5 (2.30%) RxJS
10 4 (1.84%) HTML
11 3 (1.38%) H2O
12 2 (0.92%) Apache NiFi
12 2 (0.92%) ARM Templates
12 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 17 (7.83%) Data Structures
3 15 (6.91%) Algorithms
4 14 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.15%) User Experience
6 8 (3.69%) Derivative
6 8 (3.69%) IoT
6 8 (3.69%) Virtual Team
7 7 (3.23%) Grid Computing
8 6 (2.76%) Cloud Native
9 5 (2.30%) Replication
10 4 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.84%) Social Media
11 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.92%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.92%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.68%) Linux
2 17 (7.83%) Unix
3 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) CentOS
4 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (43.78%) Agile
2 85 (39.17%) Analytics
3 71 (32.72%) Data Modelling
4 61 (28.11%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (23.04%) DevOps
6 46 (21.20%) Machine Learning
7 43 (19.82%) ETL
8 41 (18.89%) Data Integration
9 40 (18.43%) Data Pipeline
9 40 (18.43%) Data Science
10 38 (17.51%) Cybersecurity
11 37 (17.05%) CI/CD
12 36 (16.59%) Data Management
13 32 (14.75%) Data Analysis
14 30 (13.82%) Migration
15 27 (12.44%) Artificial Intelligence
16 26 (11.98%) Data Analytics
17 25 (11.52%) Data Architecture
18 23 (10.60%) Data Strategy
19 22 (10.14%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (36.41%) SQL
2 73 (33.64%) Python
3 52 (23.96%) Java
4 16 (7.37%) Scala
5 14 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.07%) C#
7 10 (4.61%) R
8 8 (3.69%) Apex Code
8 8 (3.69%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.23%) Perl
10 4 (1.84%) C++
10 4 (1.84%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.38%) Bash
11 3 (1.38%) C
11 3 (1.38%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.92%) ES6
12 2 (0.92%) Go
13 1 (0.46%) Ruby
13 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (7.83%) Degree
2 11 (5.07%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.76%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.84%) PhD
6 2 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (23.04%) Data Quality
2 17 (7.83%) QA
3 11 (5.07%) GDPR
4 7 (3.23%) SLA
5 5 (2.30%) MiFID
6 4 (1.84%) EMIR
7 1 (0.46%) Accessibility
System Software
1 8 (3.69%) Docker
2 3 (1.38%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.46%) KVM
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (17.97%) Kubernetes
2 14 (6.45%) Terraform
3 9 (4.15%) Ansible
4 2 (0.92%) Istio
4 2 (0.92%) Puppet
5 1 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.46%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.46%) Nessus
5 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.46%) SELinux
Vendors
1 27 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.52%) Databricks
2 25 (11.52%) Oracle
3 23 (10.60%) Informatica
3 23 (10.60%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (6.45%) Talend
5 11 (5.07%) SAP
6 10 (4.61%) Google
7 7 (3.23%) IBM
8 4 (1.84%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.84%) OneTrust
9 3 (1.38%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.38%) Twitter
10 2 (0.92%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.92%) Cognos
10 2 (0.92%) Facebook
10 2 (0.92%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.92%) Instagram
10 2 (0.92%) YouTube
11 1 (0.46%) BiZZdesign