Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 93 169
Rank change year-on-year -14 +76 -41
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 186 328 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.74% 3.20% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.73% 12.02% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 151 238 156
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £46,250 £33,375 £34,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -

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 1,733 2,728 3,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.52% 26.64% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,352 2,195 2,792
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +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 13 November 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 13 November 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
Hertfordshire +48 50 £70,000 +16.67% 5
Bedfordshire -27 50 £75,000 +15.38% 8
Cambridgeshire -45 41 £70,000 +27.27% 24
Suffolk +28 38 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Essex +10 5 £57,500 -20.69% 2
Norfolk -4 2 £51,871 +48.20%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 88 (47.31%) Python
2 71 (38.17%) AWS
3 67 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (31.18%) Scrum
5 56 (30.11%) Apache Spark
6 52 (27.96%) Linux
7 48 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (25.81%) Analytics
8 47 (25.27%) Apache Hive
9 39 (20.97%) Impala
10 37 (19.89%) Oozie
11 35 (18.82%) Kafka
11 35 (18.82%) Data Science
11 35 (18.82%) Data Modelling
11 35 (18.82%) Git (software)
12 34 (18.28%) Hadoop
12 34 (18.28%) C
12 34 (18.28%) Problem-Solving
12 34 (18.28%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (17.20%) Azure
14 31 (16.67%) JIRA
15 30 (16.13%) DevOps
15 30 (16.13%) Kubernetes
16 29 (15.59%) MapReduce
16 29 (15.59%) Kanban
17 28 (15.05%) Machine Learning
17 28 (15.05%) Bitbucket
18 27 (14.52%) Apache Flume
19 25 (13.44%) Finance
19 25 (13.44%) Data Warehouse

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 56 (30.11%) Apache Spark
2 15 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (6.45%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.15%) nginx
5 3 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.61%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 71 (38.17%) AWS
2 32 (17.20%) Azure
3 15 (8.06%) GCP
4 8 (4.30%) Amazon S3
4 8 (4.30%) OpenShift
4 8 (4.30%) Power Platform
5 7 (3.76%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (3.76%) PaaS
6 6 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.69%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (2.69%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (2.15%) Serverless
8 4 (2.15%) Slack
8 4 (2.15%) Stackdriver
9 3 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.08%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.68%) Firewall
2 12 (6.45%) Internet
2 12 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.30%) DNS
3 8 (4.30%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.69%) SSL
5 4 (2.15%) Converged Networks
5 4 (2.15%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.61%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.61%) HTTP
6 3 (1.61%) MPLS
6 3 (1.61%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) SMTP
7 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.27%) Apache Hive
2 39 (20.97%) Impala
3 34 (18.28%) Hadoop
4 25 (13.44%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (12.90%) Data Lake
6 20 (10.75%) Apache Kudu
7 14 (7.53%) SQL Server
8 12 (6.45%) Relational Database
9 11 (5.91%) HBase
9 11 (5.91%) Sqoop
10 8 (4.30%) Power BI
10 8 (4.30%) Text Mining
11 7 (3.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.76%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.76%) MySQL
11 7 (3.76%) NoSQL
11 7 (3.76%) OLTP
12 6 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (18.82%) Git (software)
2 31 (16.67%) JIRA
3 28 (15.05%) Bitbucket
4 23 (12.37%) git-flow
5 15 (8.06%) Bitbucket Server
5 15 (8.06%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.08%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.54%) Appium
8 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.54%) JUnit
8 1 (0.54%) Selenium
8 1 (0.54%) Subversion
8 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (13.44%) Finance
2 16 (8.60%) Retail
3 13 (6.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (5.91%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.38%) Legal
6 9 (4.84%) Billing
7 7 (3.76%) Banking
8 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.69%) Marketing
9 3 (1.61%) Games
10 2 (1.08%) French Language
10 2 (1.08%) German Language
10 2 (1.08%) Humanities
10 2 (1.08%) Social Science
10 2 (1.08%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.54%) Military
11 1 (0.54%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 44 (23.66%) Architect
2 31 (16.67%) Consultant
3 30 (16.13%) Data Architect
4 21 (11.29%) Enterprise Architect
5 15 (8.06%) Data Engineer
5 15 (8.06%) Hadoop Engineer
6 14 (7.53%) Analyst
6 14 (7.53%) Data Consultant
6 14 (7.53%) Developer
6 14 (7.53%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 14 (7.53%) Platform Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) Data Scientist
7 13 (6.99%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (6.45%) Enterprise Information Architect
8 12 (6.45%) Information Architect
9 10 (5.38%) Big Data Engineer
10 9 (4.84%) Data Analyst
10 9 (4.84%) Senior Data Engineer
10 9 (4.84%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.82%) Kafka
2 24 (12.90%) Elastic Stack
3 18 (9.68%) Node.js
4 16 (8.60%) React
5 14 (7.53%) AngularJS
5 14 (7.53%) Vue.js
6 13 (6.99%) .NET
7 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET
7 9 (4.84%) REST
7 9 (4.84%) Spring
8 8 (4.30%) GraphQL
8 8 (4.30%) Spring MVC
9 7 (3.76%) CSS
9 7 (3.76%) HTML
10 6 (3.23%) HTML5
10 6 (3.23%) Middleware
11 5 (2.69%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (2.69%) RESTful
11 5 (2.69%) Web Services
12 4 (2.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 15 (8.06%) Analytical Mindset
4 11 (5.91%) Internet of Things
5 7 (3.76%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.23%) Cybercrime
6 6 (3.23%) User Experience
7 5 (2.69%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.15%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.15%) Replication
9 3 (1.61%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) Industry 4.0
10 2 (1.08%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 52 (27.96%) Linux
2 23 (12.37%) Unix
3 20 (10.75%) Windows
4 10 (5.38%) Mac OS
5 9 (4.84%) Android
5 9 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.30%) CentOS
7 3 (1.61%) Fedora
7 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (31.18%) Scrum
3 48 (25.81%) Analytics
4 35 (18.82%) Data Modelling
4 35 (18.82%) Data Science
5 34 (18.28%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (18.28%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (16.13%) DevOps
7 29 (15.59%) Kanban
7 29 (15.59%) MapReduce
8 28 (15.05%) Machine Learning
9 24 (12.90%) E-Commerce
10 23 (12.37%) Visualisation
11 21 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (11.29%) Coaching
12 20 (10.75%) Mathematics
13 19 (10.22%) Software Engineering
13 19 (10.22%) Waterfall
14 18 (9.68%) OSINT
14 18 (9.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 88 (47.31%) Python
2 34 (18.28%) C
3 23 (12.37%) Bash Shell
3 23 (12.37%) Scala
4 22 (11.83%) SQL
5 20 (10.75%) Shell Script
6 19 (10.22%) Perl
6 19 (10.22%) R
7 17 (9.14%) Java
8 15 (8.06%) C#
9 13 (6.99%) PowerShell
10 11 (5.91%) JavaScript
11 9 (4.84%) Kotlin
12 7 (3.76%) Clojure
12 7 (3.76%) F#
12 7 (3.76%) Haskell
12 7 (3.76%) VB
13 6 (3.23%) PHP
14 5 (2.69%) TypeScript
15 4 (2.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (9.68%) Degree
2 10 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.30%) CCNA
3 8 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.30%) CISSP
3 8 (4.30%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (4.30%) GIAC
3 8 (4.30%) Linux+ Certification
3 8 (4.30%) MCSE
3 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.30%) Network+ Certification
3 8 (4.30%) SANS
3 8 (4.30%) SSCP
4 6 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.69%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (2.15%) Postgraduate
7 3 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.83%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.76%) HIPAA
2 7 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.69%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) GDPR
4 1 (0.54%) GMP
System Software
1 27 (14.52%) Apache Flume
2 18 (9.68%) HDFS
3 15 (8.06%) Docker
4 11 (5.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.61%) NFS
6 3 (1.61%) Samba
6 3 (1.61%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.61%) Xen
7 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (19.89%) Oozie
2 30 (16.13%) Kubernetes
3 24 (12.90%) Ansible
4 11 (5.91%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (3.76%) Kibana
5 7 (3.76%) Puppet
6 5 (2.69%) Terraform
7 4 (2.15%) logstash
7 4 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.61%) Nagios
8 3 (1.61%) OpenNMS
8 3 (1.61%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.61%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.08%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.54%) Istio
Vendors
1 22 (11.83%) Splunk
2 20 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.99%) Google
4 10 (5.38%) VMware
5 9 (4.84%) Atlassian
5 9 (4.84%) Cloudera
5 9 (4.84%) Tableau
5 9 (4.84%) Telstra
6 7 (3.76%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.69%) Dynatrace
7 5 (2.69%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.69%) Teradata
8 4 (2.15%) F5
8 4 (2.15%) New Relic
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle
9 3 (1.61%) Dell
9 3 (1.61%) EMC
9 3 (1.61%) NetApp
9 3 (1.61%) SAP