Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 148 172
Rank change year-on-year +12 +24 +76
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 291 248 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.32% 1.97% 1.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.14% 7.07% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 244 177 190
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £72,600
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.69%

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 East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,574 3,508 4,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.50% 27.85% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,992 2,905 3,399
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the East of England

Big Data
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in the East of England.

Salary trend for Big Data in the East of England

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the East of England

Big Data
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Cambridgeshire +4 156 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Essex +16 53 £60,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -45 49 £55,000 - 7
Bedfordshire +39 19 £72,500 +20.83% 3
Suffolk +3 10 £39,750 -20.50% 1
Norfolk +6 4 £50,000 -9.50% 3
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 116 (39.86%) Hadoop
2 97 (33.33%) Python
3 95 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (30.58%) Java
5 86 (29.55%) SQL
6 77 (26.46%) Analytics
7 71 (24.40%) Data Warehouse
8 67 (23.02%) Algorithms
9 66 (22.68%) Machine Learning
10 65 (22.34%) Apache Spark
10 65 (22.34%) Visualisation
11 64 (21.99%) Amazon AWS
11 64 (21.99%) Analytical Skills
12 62 (21.31%) NoSQL
12 62 (21.31%) MongoDB
12 62 (21.31%) Tableau
13 59 (20.27%) Mathematics
14 58 (19.93%) Computer Science
15 54 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
15 54 (18.56%) Data Science
16 53 (18.21%) C#
16 53 (18.21%) Data Visualisation
17 52 (17.87%) Degree
18 49 (16.84%) Linux
18 49 (16.84%) HBase
19 48 (16.49%) Relational Database
20 43 (14.78%) Docker
20 43 (14.78%) Microsoft Azure
21 40 (13.75%) C++
21 40 (13.75%) .NET

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 65 (22.34%) Apache Spark
2 18 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (5.84%) Apache Pig
4 13 (4.47%) SAS
5 11 (3.78%) Apache
6 6 (2.06%) GlassFish
6 6 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.72%) Apache Geronimo
7 5 (1.72%) JBoss
7 5 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.34%) Confluence
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (2.06%) Weka
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.69%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.69%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 64 (21.99%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (14.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (4.12%) Amazon EMR
5 11 (3.78%) Amazon S3
6 10 (3.44%) Amazon Kinesis
6 10 (3.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (2.75%) PaaS
8 7 (2.41%) IaaS
8 7 (2.41%) SaaS
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.75%) Internet
1 8 (2.75%) Network Security
2 6 (2.06%) HTTP
3 5 (1.72%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.03%) LAN
4 3 (1.03%) WAN
5 2 (0.69%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) DNS
6 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (39.86%) Hadoop
2 71 (24.40%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (21.31%) MongoDB
3 62 (21.31%) NoSQL
4 49 (16.84%) HBase
5 48 (16.49%) Relational Database
6 38 (13.06%) SQL Server
7 26 (8.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (8.93%) Semantic Layer
8 24 (8.25%) Apache Hive
9 23 (7.90%) Impala
10 21 (7.22%) RDBMS
10 21 (7.22%) Sqoop
11 16 (5.50%) Power BI
12 14 (4.81%) Mahout
12 14 (4.81%) QlikView
13 11 (3.78%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (3.78%) MySQL
13 11 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (3.09%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 29 (9.97%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.84%) Maven
2 17 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.15%) NUnit
4 13 (4.47%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.06%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.37%) Gerrit
6 4 (1.37%) Gradle
6 4 (1.37%) Grunt
6 4 (1.37%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.37%) ReSharper
6 4 (1.37%) Selenium
6 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.69%) Ant
7 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.69%) JIRA
8 1 (0.34%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.34%) Subversion
8 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (12.03%) Finance
2 26 (8.93%) Publishing
3 23 (7.90%) Automotive
4 15 (5.15%) Retail
5 11 (3.78%) Games
6 9 (3.09%) Marketing
7 4 (1.37%) Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Law
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 116 (39.86%) Developer
2 36 (12.37%) Analyst
3 35 (12.03%) Architect
4 34 (11.68%) Software Developer
5 32 (11.00%) Java Developer
6 27 (9.28%) Big Data Engineer
6 27 (9.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 26 (8.93%) Business Analyst
7 26 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 22 (7.56%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 22 (7.56%) C++ Developer
8 22 (7.56%) Data Engineer
9 21 (7.22%) Data Scientist
10 19 (6.53%) Python Developer
11 16 (5.50%) C++ Software Developer
12 15 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (5.15%) Tableau Specialist
13 14 (4.81%) Software Engineer
14 13 (4.47%) Cloud Developer
15 12 (4.12%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.75%) .NET
2 25 (8.59%) JSON
3 24 (8.25%) Kafka
4 21 (7.22%) Node.js
5 20 (6.87%) Web Services
5 20 (6.87%) WPF
6 17 (5.84%) STL
7 15 (5.15%) TensorFlow
8 14 (4.81%) Apache Avro
9 13 (4.47%) .NET Core
10 10 (3.44%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (3.09%) AngularJS
11 9 (3.09%) HTML
12 8 (2.75%) CSS
12 8 (2.75%) XML
13 7 (2.41%) Java EE
13 7 (2.41%) SOAP
14 6 (2.06%) .NET Framework
14 6 (2.06%) Ajax
14 6 (2.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 67 (23.02%) Algorithms
2 64 (21.99%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (19.93%) Computer Science
4 28 (9.62%) Data Structures
5 15 (5.15%) User Experience
6 13 (4.47%) Xbox
7 7 (2.41%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.41%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.06%) Robotics
9 5 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.37%) Fintech
10 4 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.37%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.37%) Life Science
10 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.37%) Smart City
10 4 (1.37%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.84%) Linux
2 5 (1.72%) Android
2 5 (1.72%) Windows
3 4 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.69%) Unix
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (26.46%) Analytics
3 66 (22.68%) Machine Learning
4 65 (22.34%) Visualisation
5 59 (20.27%) Mathematics
6 54 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
6 54 (18.56%) Data Science
7 53 (18.21%) Data Visualisation
8 39 (13.40%) Software Engineering
9 33 (11.34%) Artificial Intelligence
10 32 (11.00%) TDD
11 31 (10.65%) Multithreading
12 30 (10.31%) OO
13 28 (9.62%) Data Architecture
13 28 (9.62%) ETL
14 26 (8.93%) Data Management
14 26 (8.93%) Microservices
15 22 (7.56%) Data Analytics
15 22 (7.56%) Deep Learning
16 21 (7.22%) Distributed Algorithms
Programming Languages
1 97 (33.33%) Python
2 89 (30.58%) Java
3 86 (29.55%) SQL
4 53 (18.21%) C#
5 40 (13.75%) C++
6 36 (12.37%) JavaScript
7 30 (10.31%) C
8 19 (6.53%) Scala
9 9 (3.09%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.75%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.75%) R
10 8 (2.75%) Ruby
11 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.69%) Clojure
12 2 (0.69%) F#
12 2 (0.69%) Go
12 2 (0.69%) Haskell
12 2 (0.69%) PHP
12 2 (0.69%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 52 (17.87%) Degree
2 37 (12.71%) PhD
3 12 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.37%) CCNA
5 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.50%) QA
2 10 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (2.75%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.69%) GDPR
8 1 (0.34%) GPG13
8 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (14.78%) Docker
2 29 (9.97%) HDFS
3 25 (8.59%) Apache Flume
4 9 (3.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (5.50%) Oozie
2 14 (4.81%) Puppet
3 7 (2.41%) Ansible
4 6 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.69%) Terraform
6 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.34%) Mesos
6 1 (0.34%) Packer
Vendors
1 62 (21.31%) Tableau
2 38 (13.06%) Oracle
3 28 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.19%) Google
5 11 (3.78%) Cloudera
6 10 (3.44%) Hortonworks
6 10 (3.44%) MapR
6 10 (3.44%) SAP
6 10 (3.44%) TOWER Software
7 9 (3.09%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.75%) Alteryx
8 8 (2.75%) Cisco
8 8 (2.75%) Juniper
8 8 (2.75%) Palo Alto
9 7 (2.41%) F5
9 7 (2.41%) McAfee
9 7 (2.41%) Symantec
10 5 (1.72%) Teradata
11 4 (1.37%) EMC
11 4 (1.37%) Huawei