Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 156 128
Rank change year-on-year +62 -28 +65
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 316 240 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.19% 1.98% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.39% 7.05% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 222 168 196
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.55%
10th Percentile £32,625 £35,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%

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 2,551 3,405 3,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.71% 28.07% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 2,831 3,029
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +38 139 £57,500 +9.52% 19
Bedfordshire +50 86 £66,000 -12.00% 4
Hertfordshire +37 48 £62,500 +19.05% 5
Suffolk +9 22 £52,500 +35.48% 3
Essex +2 16 £72,500 +20.83%
Norfolk +3 5 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 154 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (40.19%) Java
3 113 (35.76%) Analytics
4 111 (35.13%) Linux
5 107 (33.86%) Hadoop
6 105 (33.23%) Machine Learning
7 97 (30.70%) Python
8 78 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
9 69 (21.84%) Artificial Intelligence
10 63 (19.94%) SQL
11 61 (19.30%) Finance
11 61 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
12 56 (17.72%) Algorithms
13 53 (16.77%) Software Engineering
14 52 (16.46%) C
14 52 (16.46%) Visualisation
14 52 (16.46%) Apache Spark
15 48 (15.19%) SQL Server
16 47 (14.87%) Scrum
17 46 (14.56%) .NET
17 46 (14.56%) Microsoft
18 44 (13.92%) Fintech
19 43 (13.61%) Data Science
19 43 (13.61%) JavaScript
19 43 (13.61%) DevOps
20 42 (13.29%) Data Warehouse
21 40 (12.66%) C++
22 39 (12.34%) Degree
23 38 (12.03%) JIRA
23 38 (12.03%) Apache Hive

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 52 (16.46%) Apache Spark
2 22 (6.96%) Apache
3 13 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.48%) Apache Geronimo
4 11 (3.48%) GlassFish
4 11 (3.48%) JBoss
4 11 (3.48%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.16%) Apache Pig
6 7 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.22%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.90%) SAS
8 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.63%) Drupal
10 1 (0.32%) nginx
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (6.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (3.48%) Weka
3 8 (2.53%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.28%) SaaS
4 18 (5.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.85%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (2.85%) Office 365
6 6 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.95%) Apigee
8 3 (0.95%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.32%) Serverless
9 1 (0.32%) Slack
9 1 (0.32%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.86%) WebEx
2 11 (3.48%) SSL
3 10 (3.16%) HTTP
4 8 (2.53%) Firewall
5 6 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.58%) Broadband
7 3 (0.95%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.95%) VSAN
8 2 (0.63%) DNS
8 2 (0.63%) Internet
8 2 (0.63%) Skype
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (0.32%) SMS
9 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (33.86%) Hadoop
2 48 (15.19%) SQL Server
3 42 (13.29%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (12.03%) Apache Hive
5 35 (11.08%) MongoDB
6 29 (9.18%) MySQL
7 28 (8.86%) NoSQL
8 23 (7.28%) Relational Database
9 22 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (5.38%) RDBMS
12 16 (5.06%) Power BI
13 14 (4.43%) Impala
13 14 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (4.43%) Sqoop
14 12 (3.80%) OLTP
15 11 (3.48%) CouchDB
15 11 (3.48%) Mahout
15 11 (3.48%) Neo4j
16 9 (2.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 38 (12.03%) JIRA
2 19 (6.01%) Maven
3 12 (3.80%) Selenium
4 11 (3.48%) Ant
4 11 (3.48%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.48%) Gradle
5 7 (2.22%) JMeter
6 6 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.90%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.90%) CodeSonar
6 6 (1.90%) git-flow
6 6 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.90%) Robot Framework
7 5 (1.58%) GitLab
7 5 (1.58%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.27%) JUnit
9 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.63%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.63%) Mockito
10 2 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 61 (19.30%) Finance
2 28 (8.86%) Marketing
3 22 (6.96%) Retail
4 14 (4.43%) Banking
5 10 (3.16%) Legal
6 8 (2.53%) Law
7 6 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.27%) Games
8 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.63%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (24.37%) Developer
2 39 (12.34%) Big Data Manager
3 37 (11.71%) Java Developer
4 36 (11.39%) Architect
5 28 (8.86%) Technical Trainer
5 28 (8.86%) Trainer
6 23 (7.28%) AWS DevOps
6 23 (7.28%) DevOps Manager
6 23 (7.28%) Release Manager
7 22 (6.96%) Graduate
7 22 (6.96%) Project Manager
8 21 (6.65%) Author
8 21 (6.65%) Technical Author
9 19 (6.01%) Analytics Manager
10 18 (5.70%) Data Analytics Manager
11 17 (5.38%) Graduate Developer
11 17 (5.38%) Graduate Java Developer
11 17 (5.38%) Software Engineer
12 15 (4.75%) Analyst
12 15 (4.75%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.56%) .NET
2 34 (10.76%) REST
3 33 (10.44%) Web Services
4 32 (10.13%) SOAP
5 28 (8.86%) Spring
6 25 (7.91%) Spring MVC
7 23 (7.28%) HTML
8 22 (6.96%) Java EE
9 20 (6.33%) CSS
10 18 (5.70%) Kafka
11 16 (5.06%) Hibernate
12 15 (4.75%) TensorFlow
13 14 (4.43%) EJB
14 13 (4.11%) JMS
15 11 (3.48%) Django
15 11 (3.48%) FreeMarker
15 11 (3.48%) JSP
15 11 (3.48%) Servlets
15 11 (3.48%) Swing
15 11 (3.48%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.72%) Algorithms
2 44 (13.92%) Fintech
3 28 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.59%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.53%) Robotics
6 6 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.90%) Smart City
7 5 (1.58%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.27%) PMI
9 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.95%) iPhone
9 3 (0.95%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.95%) Social Media
9 3 (0.95%) User Experience
10 2 (0.63%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 111 (35.13%) Linux
2 16 (5.06%) Windows
3 12 (3.80%) Android
4 10 (3.16%) Unix
5 7 (2.22%) CentOS
5 7 (2.22%) Fedora
5 7 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.90%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.95%) VMS
7 3 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (35.76%) Analytics
3 105 (33.23%) Machine Learning
4 69 (21.84%) Artificial Intelligence
5 53 (16.77%) Software Engineering
6 52 (16.46%) Visualisation
7 47 (14.87%) Scrum
8 43 (13.61%) Data Science
8 43 (13.61%) DevOps
9 38 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (11.39%) CRM
11 34 (10.76%) ITIL
12 33 (10.44%) Project Management
12 33 (10.44%) Waterfall
13 32 (10.13%) Multithreading
14 30 (9.49%) Service Delivery
15 29 (9.18%) Data Visualisation
15 29 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (8.86%) E-Commerce
17 26 (8.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (40.19%) Java
2 97 (30.70%) Python
3 63 (19.94%) SQL
4 52 (16.46%) C
5 43 (13.61%) JavaScript
6 40 (12.66%) C++
7 37 (11.71%) C#
8 26 (8.23%) T-SQL
9 19 (6.01%) PowerShell
10 17 (5.38%) Bash Shell
11 11 (3.48%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.16%) PHP
13 9 (2.85%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.53%) Scala
15 6 (1.90%) R
15 6 (1.90%) Rust
16 5 (1.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 4 (1.27%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.95%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (12.34%) Degree
2 20 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.01%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.48%) CCNA
5 11 (3.48%) CISSP
5 11 (3.48%) CompTIA Security+
5 11 (3.48%) GIAC
5 11 (3.48%) Linux+ Certification
5 11 (3.48%) MCSE
5 11 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.48%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (3.48%) PhD
5 11 (3.48%) SANS
5 11 (3.48%) SSCP
6 4 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.32%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.28%) QA
2 6 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.27%) GDPR
3 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (8.54%) Docker
2 17 (5.38%) HDFS
3 10 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.53%) vSphere
6 7 (2.22%) VirtualBox
6 7 (2.22%) Xen
7 6 (1.90%) Apache Flume
8 5 (1.58%) NFS
8 5 (1.58%) Samba
9 3 (0.95%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (6.33%) Kubernetes
1 20 (6.33%) Puppet
2 12 (3.80%) Ansible
3 7 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
3 7 (2.22%) Nagios
3 7 (2.22%) OpenNMS
3 7 (2.22%) vCenter Server
3 7 (2.22%) ZABBIX
4 6 (1.90%) Salt
5 5 (1.58%) Oozie
6 4 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.95%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.95%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.95%) vRealize
8 2 (0.63%) Terraform
9 1 (0.32%) Grafana
9 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.32%) Kibana
9 1 (0.32%) logstash
9 1 (0.32%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 46 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.91%) Tableau
3 22 (6.96%) Alteryx
3 22 (6.96%) Oracle
4 16 (5.06%) SAP
5 15 (4.75%) Cloudera
5 15 (4.75%) Google
6 14 (4.43%) IBM
7 13 (4.11%) Hortonworks
8 12 (3.80%) VMware
9 10 (3.16%) Atlassian
10 8 (2.53%) EMC
10 8 (2.53%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.22%) Cisco
11 7 (2.22%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.58%) DataFlux
12 5 (1.58%) Dell
12 5 (1.58%) NetApp
12 5 (1.58%) Talend
12 5 (1.58%) Trillium