Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 135 172
Rank change year-on-year +6 +37 +1
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 205 310 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.40% 2.45% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.52% 8.52% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 147 264 176
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +13.21% +6.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,075 £32,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,875 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +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 2,154 3,637 3,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.21% 28.75% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,736 3,043 2,933
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 26 March 2019.

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 26 March 2019. 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 -3 84 £60,000 +9.09% 10
Bedfordshire +18 71 £70,000 -3.45% 7
Hertfordshire +12 22 £55,000 - 1
Essex 0 16 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Suffolk +20 8 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Norfolk +22 4 £50,000 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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.

1 119 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (35.61%) Analytics
3 64 (31.22%) Java
4 62 (30.24%) Hadoop
5 59 (28.78%) Python
6 52 (25.37%) Machine Learning
7 50 (24.39%) Linux
8 42 (20.49%) Apache Spark
9 40 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
10 34 (16.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 34 (16.59%) Waterfall
10 34 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (16.59%) SQL
11 33 (16.10%) Algorithms
12 32 (15.61%) Data Science
12 32 (15.61%) Data Analytics
13 31 (15.12%) MongoDB
14 30 (14.63%) Artificial Intelligence
15 29 (14.15%) Spring
16 26 (12.68%) Software Engineering
16 26 (12.68%) SQL Server
16 26 (12.68%) REST
17 25 (12.20%) NoSQL
17 25 (12.20%) IT Strategy
17 25 (12.20%) JavaScript
18 24 (11.71%) MVC
19 23 (11.22%) C
19 23 (11.22%) Web Services
19 23 (11.22%) Data Integration
19 23 (11.22%) Analytical Skills

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 42 (20.49%) Apache Spark
2 17 (8.29%) Apache
3 15 (7.32%) Apache Geronimo
3 15 (7.32%) GlassFish
3 15 (7.32%) JBoss
3 15 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.41%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.44%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.95%) Drupal
7 3 (1.46%) Luigi
7 3 (1.46%) SAS
8 2 (0.98%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.49%) Confluence
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (7.32%) Weka
2 13 (6.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) Gephi
3 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (16.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.39%) SaaS
4 8 (3.90%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.93%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.95%) Serverless
9 3 (1.46%) Apigee
9 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.98%) Loggly
11 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.34%) WebEx
2 3 (1.46%) SSL
3 2 (0.98%) DNS
3 2 (0.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.49%) MPLS
4 1 (0.49%) VPN
4 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (30.24%) Hadoop
2 31 (15.12%) MongoDB
3 26 (12.68%) SQL Server
4 25 (12.20%) NoSQL
5 23 (11.22%) Relational Database
6 21 (10.24%) Apache Hive
6 21 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (10.24%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (9.76%) MySQL
8 19 (9.27%) RDBMS
9 16 (7.80%) Sqoop
10 15 (7.32%) CouchDB
10 15 (7.32%) Mahout
10 15 (7.32%) Neo4j
11 9 (4.39%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (3.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (3.90%) Data Lake
13 6 (2.93%) HDInsight
14 5 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (2.44%) Impala
Development Applications
1 21 (10.24%) Maven
2 16 (7.80%) JIRA
3 15 (7.32%) Ant
3 15 (7.32%) Gradle
4 11 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.93%) JUnit
5 6 (2.93%) Mercurial
5 6 (2.93%) Mockito
6 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.98%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.98%) Selenium
6 2 (0.98%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.49%) Codeship
7 1 (0.49%) Subversion
7 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (10.73%) Finance
2 18 (8.78%) Marketing
3 17 (8.29%) Retail
4 15 (7.32%) Legal
5 10 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.98%) Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (21.95%) Developer
2 32 (15.61%) Architect
3 26 (12.68%) Java Developer
4 22 (10.73%) Enterprise Architect
5 20 (9.76%) Analyst
6 18 (8.78%) Data Engineer
7 16 (7.80%) Business Analyst
7 16 (7.80%) Project Manager
8 15 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (7.32%) Lead Developer
8 15 (7.32%) Lead Java Developer
9 13 (6.34%) Software Developer
9 13 (6.34%) Technical Trainer
9 13 (6.34%) Trainer
10 10 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
10 10 (4.88%) Big Data Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) Big Data Manager
11 9 (4.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.15%) Spring
2 26 (12.68%) REST
3 23 (11.22%) Web Services
4 22 (10.73%) Spring MVC
5 17 (8.29%) HTML
5 17 (8.29%) SOAP
6 16 (7.80%) .NET
6 16 (7.80%) CSS
6 16 (7.80%) EJB
6 16 (7.80%) Hibernate
7 15 (7.32%) FreeMarker
7 15 (7.32%) Java EE
7 15 (7.32%) JMS
7 15 (7.32%) JPA
7 15 (7.32%) JSP
7 15 (7.32%) Servlets
7 15 (7.32%) Swing
7 15 (7.32%) TopLink
8 8 (3.90%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.90%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.10%) Algorithms
2 23 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.32%) Fintech
4 9 (4.39%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.41%) PMI
6 6 (2.93%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.93%) Smart City
7 4 (1.95%) Linked Data
7 4 (1.95%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.46%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.46%) Life Science
8 3 (1.46%) Social Media
9 2 (0.98%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.49%) iPhone
10 1 (0.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.39%) Linux
2 5 (2.44%) Unix
3 4 (1.95%) Windows
4 3 (1.46%) Android
4 3 (1.46%) VMS
5 2 (0.98%) CentOS
5 2 (0.98%) Fedora
5 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (35.61%) Analytics
3 52 (25.37%) Machine Learning
4 34 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (16.59%) Waterfall
5 32 (15.61%) Data Analytics
5 32 (15.61%) Data Science
6 30 (14.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 26 (12.68%) Software Engineering
8 25 (12.20%) IT Strategy
9 24 (11.71%) MVC
10 23 (11.22%) Data Integration
11 22 (10.73%) DevOps
12 21 (10.24%) Enterprise Architecture
12 21 (10.24%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 19 (9.27%) Visualisation
14 17 (8.29%) E-Commerce
14 17 (8.29%) Mathematics
14 17 (8.29%) Project Management
14 17 (8.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.22%) Java
2 59 (28.78%) Python
3 34 (16.59%) SQL
4 25 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 23 (11.22%) C
6 22 (10.73%) C#
7 18 (8.78%) C++
7 18 (8.78%) T-SQL
8 15 (7.32%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.41%) R
9 7 (3.41%) Scala
10 6 (2.93%) PHP
10 6 (2.93%) Rust
11 5 (2.44%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.95%) SPARQL
13 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.46%) Julia
13 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.46%) Ruby
13 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (9.76%) Degree
2 12 (5.85%) PhD
3 7 (3.41%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.88%) QA
2 4 (1.95%) GDPR
3 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (9.76%) HDFS
2 13 (6.34%) Docker
3 4 (1.95%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.98%) Xen
5 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.37%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.39%) Ansible
3 8 (3.90%) Terraform
4 5 (2.44%) Puppet
5 4 (1.95%) Oozie
6 2 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.98%) Nagios
6 2 (0.98%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.98%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.98%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (9.76%) Oracle
1 20 (9.76%) Tableau
2 18 (8.78%) Alteryx
3 9 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.90%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.90%) SAP
5 4 (1.95%) Google
5 4 (1.95%) IBM
6 3 (1.46%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.46%) DataFlux
6 3 (1.46%) hybris
6 3 (1.46%) Informatica
6 3 (1.46%) Talend
6 3 (1.46%) Trillium
7 2 (0.98%) Databricks
7 2 (0.98%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.98%) New Relic
7 2 (0.98%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.98%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.98%) SolarWinds