Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 82 71
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 527 380 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.77% 3.82% 4.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.56% 12.20% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 498 341 436
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -3.85%

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 3,386 3,116 3,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.64% 31.34% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,075 2,842 3,202
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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
London Bridge -10 5 £80,000 +68.42%
Big Data
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 273 (51.80%) Java
2 227 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (33.59%) Finance
4 170 (32.26%) SQL
5 149 (28.27%) Hadoop
6 148 (28.08%) Python
7 135 (25.62%) Analytics
8 131 (24.86%) Apache Spark
9 126 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
10 117 (22.20%) Amazon AWS
11 104 (19.73%) TDD
11 104 (19.73%) Java 8
12 101 (19.17%) Machine Learning
13 91 (17.27%) Scala
14 88 (16.70%) Kafka
15 86 (16.32%) Data Science
16 84 (15.94%) Microservices
17 83 (15.75%) Data Warehouse
18 80 (15.18%) Banking
19 76 (14.42%) ETL
20 75 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
21 74 (14.04%) DevOps
22 73 (13.85%) NoSQL
23 67 (12.71%) SQL Server
24 63 (11.95%) JavaScript
25 60 (11.39%) Docker
26 59 (11.20%) Data Lake
26 59 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
27 58 (11.01%) Microsoft
28 57 (10.82%) Degree

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
1 131 (24.86%) Apache Spark
2 19 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.66%) SAS
4 12 (2.28%) Apache
5 10 (1.90%) Confluence
6 8 (1.52%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.76%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.76%) WordPress
8 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.38%) GemFire
9 2 (0.38%) IIS
9 2 (0.38%) Jetty
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.19%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.19%) nginx
10 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 117 (22.20%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (2.85%) Amazon EMR
5 13 (2.47%) Serverless
6 10 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (1.33%) GitHub
8 6 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.95%) Apigee
9 5 (0.95%) Azure Functions
9 5 (0.95%) BlazeMeter
10 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.76%) Data Lake Analytics
11 3 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (0.57%) PaaS
12 2 (0.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.76%) DNS
1 4 (0.76%) Internet
1 4 (0.76%) Intranet
2 3 (0.57%) AMQP
2 3 (0.57%) Firewall
2 3 (0.57%) VPN
2 3 (0.57%) Wireless
3 2 (0.38%) GSM
3 2 (0.38%) LAN
3 2 (0.38%) LTE
3 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.19%) NAS
4 1 (0.19%) PABX
4 1 (0.19%) SAN
4 1 (0.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) VoIP
4 1 (0.19%) WAN
4 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (28.27%) Hadoop
2 83 (15.75%) Data Warehouse
3 73 (13.85%) NoSQL
4 67 (12.71%) SQL Server
5 59 (11.20%) Data Lake
6 53 (10.06%) Apache Hive
7 50 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (8.54%) Power BI
9 42 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (6.83%) Relational Database
11 28 (5.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (3.98%) MongoDB
13 21 (3.98%) MySQL
14 15 (2.85%) Cosmos DB
14 15 (2.85%) HBase
15 14 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (2.28%) Sqoop
17 11 (2.09%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 45 (8.54%) Jenkins
2 25 (4.74%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.17%) Maven
4 12 (2.28%) JIRA
5 11 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (1.90%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.33%) Gradle
8 7 (1.33%) JUnit
8 7 (1.33%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.76%) Selenium
11 4 (0.76%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.76%) tSQLt
12 3 (0.57%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.57%) Mocha
12 3 (0.57%) Mockito
12 3 (0.57%) RStudio
12 3 (0.57%) TestNG
General
1 177 (33.59%) Finance
2 80 (15.18%) Banking
3 21 (3.98%) Investment Banking
3 21 (3.98%) Law
4 18 (3.42%) Marketing
5 15 (2.85%) Advertising
5 15 (2.85%) Games
5 15 (2.85%) Retail
6 10 (1.90%) Front Office
7 9 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.95%) Publishing
9 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 280 (53.13%) Developer
2 172 (32.64%) Java Developer
3 80 (15.18%) Data Engineer
4 63 (11.95%) Big Data Developer
5 42 (7.97%) Architect
6 39 (7.40%) Data Scientist
7 38 (7.21%) Big Data Engineer
8 35 (6.64%) Core Java Developer
9 32 (6.07%) SQL Developer
10 31 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 24 (4.55%) Python Developer
11 24 (4.55%) Scala Developer
12 23 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 23 (4.36%) Lead Developer
13 22 (4.17%) Data Architect
14 21 (3.98%) Consultant
15 18 (3.42%) Senior Data Scientist
16 17 (3.23%) Big Data Architect
17 16 (3.04%) Agile Java Developer
17 16 (3.04%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (16.70%) Kafka
2 36 (6.83%) REST
3 33 (6.26%) .NET
4 32 (6.07%) Web Services
5 26 (4.93%) Spring
6 24 (4.55%) Node.js
7 23 (4.36%) HTML
8 22 (4.17%) RESTful
9 20 (3.80%) Natural Language Processing
9 20 (3.80%) XML
10 19 (3.61%) React
11 18 (3.42%) Akka
11 18 (3.42%) AngularJS
12 15 (2.85%) Hibernate
12 15 (2.85%) HTML5
13 12 (2.28%) SOAP
14 11 (2.09%) CSS
14 11 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (1.90%) Pandas
15 10 (1.90%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.49%) Computer Science
2 49 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (8.54%) Fintech
4 44 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (5.69%) Algorithms
6 26 (4.93%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.09%) Market Risk
8 10 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.52%) User Experience
10 7 (1.33%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.14%) Equities
11 6 (1.14%) Life Science
11 6 (1.14%) Spread Betting
12 5 (0.95%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.76%) FMCG
13 4 (0.76%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.73%) Linux
2 15 (2.85%) Windows
3 14 (2.66%) Unix
4 6 (1.14%) Android
5 5 (0.95%) HPUX
5 5 (0.95%) Solaris
6 4 (0.76%) AIX
6 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.76%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (25.62%) Analytics
3 126 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
4 104 (19.73%) TDD
5 101 (19.17%) Machine Learning
6 86 (16.32%) Data Science
7 84 (15.94%) Microservices
8 76 (14.42%) ETL
9 74 (14.04%) DevOps
10 59 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
11 57 (10.82%) Data Analytics
12 55 (10.44%) Software Engineering
13 54 (10.25%) Artificial Intelligence
14 43 (8.16%) Mathematics
15 41 (7.78%) Data Modelling
15 41 (7.78%) Open Source
16 39 (7.40%) Data Management
16 39 (7.40%) Test Automation
17 38 (7.21%) Mentoring
18 32 (6.07%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 273 (51.80%) Java
2 170 (32.26%) SQL
3 148 (28.08%) Python
4 104 (19.73%) Java 8
5 91 (17.27%) Scala
6 63 (11.95%) JavaScript
7 54 (10.25%) C#
8 50 (9.49%) R
9 45 (8.54%) T-SQL
10 29 (5.50%) C++
11 19 (3.61%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.90%) Kotlin
13 8 (1.52%) Go
13 8 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.52%) Ruby
13 8 (1.52%) VB
14 6 (1.14%) Perl
15 5 (0.95%) ES6
15 5 (0.95%) PHP
16 4 (0.76%) F#
Qualifications
1 57 (10.82%) Degree
2 20 (3.80%) PhD
3 10 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.14%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.76%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.57%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) CCDA
9 1 (0.19%) CCNA
9 1 (0.19%) CCNP
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CISM
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.19%) HPE ATP
9 1 (0.19%) OCA
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.19%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.85%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.09%) QA
3 6 (1.14%) GDPR
4 2 (0.38%) MiFID
5 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.19%) FATCA
5 1 (0.19%) IFRS
5 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 60 (11.39%) Docker
2 24 (4.55%) HDFS
3 14 (2.66%) Apache Flume
4 7 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.14%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (6.26%) Kubernetes
2 24 (4.55%) Puppet
3 22 (4.17%) Ansible
4 14 (2.66%) Oozie
5 8 (1.52%) Terraform
6 6 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.95%) Kibana
8 4 (0.76%) logstash
8 4 (0.76%) Mesos
8 4 (0.76%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.57%) Graphite
9 3 (0.57%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.38%) Grafana
10 2 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.38%) Packer
10 2 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.19%) Consul
11 1 (0.19%) Nagios
11 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 58 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.26%) Oracle
3 30 (5.69%) Tableau
4 26 (4.93%) Google
5 11 (2.09%) Hortonworks
6 10 (1.90%) Cloudera
6 10 (1.90%) IBM
6 10 (1.90%) Informatica
7 9 (1.71%) Cognos
7 9 (1.71%) MapR
8 7 (1.33%) Solace
8 7 (1.33%) VMware
9 6 (1.14%) Facebook
10 4 (0.76%) Talend
11 3 (0.57%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.57%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.38%) Alteryx
12 2 (0.38%) Dell
12 2 (0.38%) HP
12 2 (0.38%) Sun