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

Big Data
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 183 140
Rank change year-on-year +89 -43 +135
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 353 202 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.09% 1.69% 2.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.04% 6.00% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 265 160 211
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.46% +1.67%

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 3,197 3,365 3,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.01% 28.11% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,568 2,816 3,122
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +55 149 £55,000 +12.82% 24
Bedfordshire +51 98 £65,000 +113.11% 7
Hertfordshire +57 74 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Suffolk -1 16 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Essex +19 12 £59,000 -5.60% 1
Norfolk -6 4 £35,000 -41.67% 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 170 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (40.23%) Analytics
3 124 (35.13%) Hadoop
4 116 (32.86%) Amazon AWS
5 112 (31.73%) Python
6 106 (30.03%) Java
6 106 (30.03%) Machine Learning
7 99 (28.05%) SQL
7 99 (28.05%) Linux
8 83 (23.51%) .NET
8 83 (23.51%) Apache Spark
9 79 (22.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 78 (22.10%) Artificial Intelligence
11 74 (20.96%) Business Intelligence
12 72 (20.40%) DevOps
13 68 (19.26%) Data Science
14 66 (18.70%) Finance
15 62 (17.56%) Algorithms
16 60 (17.00%) Software Engineering
17 54 (15.30%) Scrum
17 54 (15.30%) SQL Server
17 54 (15.30%) CRM
18 53 (15.01%) Microsoft
19 50 (14.16%) Data Warehouse
20 48 (13.60%) C
20 48 (13.60%) Degree
21 45 (12.75%) Visualisation
21 45 (12.75%) C++
21 45 (12.75%) Web Services
22 43 (12.18%) Impala

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 83 (23.51%) Apache Spark
2 18 (5.10%) Apache
3 10 (2.83%) Apache Pig
3 10 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.13%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.13%) SAS
6 3 (0.85%) Confluence
6 3 (0.85%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.57%) Apache Geronimo
7 2 (0.57%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.57%) JBoss
7 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (1.98%) RoboHelp
3 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.57%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 116 (32.86%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (22.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (8.50%) SaaS
4 23 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (5.10%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (4.82%) Amazon Kinesis
7 14 (3.97%) Amazon S3
8 9 (2.55%) Office 365
9 6 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.42%) Serverless
11 4 (1.13%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.85%) IaaS
12 3 (0.85%) PaaS
13 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.28%) npm
14 1 (0.28%) Slack
14 1 (0.28%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.97%) WebEx
2 12 (3.40%) HTTP
3 6 (1.70%) Firewall
3 6 (1.70%) SSL
3 6 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.42%) Broadband
5 2 (0.57%) Skype
5 2 (0.57%) SMS
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.28%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.28%) VSAN
6 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (35.13%) Hadoop
2 54 (15.30%) SQL Server
3 50 (14.16%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (12.18%) Impala
5 42 (11.90%) Apache Hive
6 31 (8.78%) MongoDB
7 29 (8.22%) NoSQL
8 26 (7.37%) Amazon Redshift
9 23 (6.52%) Power BI
10 21 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (5.67%) Sqoop
12 19 (5.38%) Relational Database
13 18 (5.10%) MySQL
13 18 (5.10%) OLTP
14 17 (4.82%) HBase
15 16 (4.53%) Parquet
16 13 (3.68%) Amazon QuickSight
17 10 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (2.55%) QlikView
18 9 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (11.90%) JIRA
2 13 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.12%) Maven
3 11 (3.12%) Selenium
4 8 (2.27%) JMeter
5 6 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (1.70%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.70%) CodeSonar
5 6 (1.70%) git-flow
5 6 (1.70%) GitLab
5 6 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.70%) LabVIEW
5 6 (1.70%) Robot Framework
6 5 (1.42%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.13%) NUnit
7 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.13%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.85%) Ant
8 3 (0.85%) Gradle
8 3 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 66 (18.70%) Finance
2 26 (7.37%) Marketing
3 20 (5.67%) Retail
4 9 (2.55%) Banking
4 9 (2.55%) Law
5 6 (1.70%) Games
5 6 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.85%) Automotive
6 3 (0.85%) Publishing
6 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.57%) Electronics
7 2 (0.57%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (25.21%) Developer
2 40 (11.33%) Architect
3 34 (9.63%) Software Engineer
4 30 (8.50%) Data Architect
5 28 (7.93%) AWS DevOps
5 28 (7.93%) DevOps Manager
6 25 (7.08%) Analyst
6 25 (7.08%) Java Developer
7 24 (6.80%) Release Manager
8 22 (6.23%) Java Engineer
9 19 (5.38%) Big Data Manager
10 17 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 16 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 16 (4.53%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.25%) Analytics Manager
13 14 (3.97%) C++ Software Engineer
13 14 (3.97%) Consultant
13 14 (3.97%) Technical Architect
13 14 (3.97%) Technical Trainer
13 14 (3.97%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (23.51%) .NET
2 45 (12.75%) Web Services
3 29 (8.22%) Kafka
4 22 (6.23%) SOAP
5 20 (5.67%) Natural Language Processing
5 20 (5.67%) REST
5 20 (5.67%) STL
6 17 (4.82%) Java EE
7 16 (4.53%) Apache Avro
7 16 (4.53%) HTML
8 15 (4.25%) .NET Framework
8 15 (4.25%) CSS
8 15 (4.25%) TensorFlow
9 13 (3.68%) Node.js
10 12 (3.40%) Spring
10 12 (3.40%) Spring MVC
11 11 (3.12%) React
12 10 (2.83%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.55%) Django
13 9 (2.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.56%) Algorithms
2 41 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.50%) Computer Science
3 30 (8.50%) Mobile App
4 25 (7.08%) Fintech
5 12 (3.40%) Robotics
6 8 (2.27%) User Experience
7 7 (1.98%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.70%) Life Science
9 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.42%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.13%) PMI
11 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.85%) Xbox
12 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.57%) NHS
12 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 99 (28.05%) Linux
2 14 (3.97%) Windows
3 8 (2.27%) Android
4 7 (1.98%) Unix
5 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.70%) CentOS
5 6 (1.70%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.42%) Fedora
6 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (40.23%) Analytics
3 106 (30.03%) Machine Learning
4 78 (22.10%) Artificial Intelligence
5 74 (20.96%) Business Intelligence
6 72 (20.40%) DevOps
7 68 (19.26%) Data Science
8 60 (17.00%) Software Engineering
9 54 (15.30%) CRM
9 54 (15.30%) Scrum
10 45 (12.75%) Visualisation
11 41 (11.61%) Multithreading
12 36 (10.20%) ITIL
12 36 (10.20%) Test Automation
13 35 (9.92%) Service Delivery
14 31 (8.78%) Mathematics
15 30 (8.50%) Distributed Algorithms
16 29 (8.22%) Bayesian Methods
16 29 (8.22%) Neural Network
17 28 (7.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (31.73%) Python
2 106 (30.03%) Java
3 99 (28.05%) SQL
4 48 (13.60%) C
5 45 (12.75%) C++
6 39 (11.05%) C#
7 35 (9.92%) JavaScript
8 21 (5.95%) T-SQL
9 16 (4.53%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.97%) Bash Shell
10 14 (3.97%) R
11 9 (2.55%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.27%) PHP
12 8 (2.27%) Scala
13 6 (1.70%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.42%) Java 8
14 5 (1.42%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.85%) VBA
16 2 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (13.60%) Degree
2 34 (9.63%) PhD
3 14 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.68%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.12%) CCNA
6 11 (3.12%) CISSP
6 11 (3.12%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (3.12%) GIAC
6 11 (3.12%) Linux+ Certification
6 11 (3.12%) MCSE
6 11 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.12%) Network+ Certification
6 11 (3.12%) SANS
6 11 (3.12%) SSCP
7 4 (1.13%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.57%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.28%) CCIE Security
10 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.92%) QA
2 17 (4.82%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.13%) GDPR
4 2 (0.57%) GCP
5 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (7.08%) Docker
2 20 (5.67%) Apache Flume
2 20 (5.67%) HDFS
3 8 (2.27%) vSphere
4 7 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.42%) NFS
5 5 (1.42%) Samba
5 5 (1.42%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.42%) Xen
6 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (5.38%) Oozie
2 16 (4.53%) Puppet
3 12 (3.40%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.27%) Ansible
5 6 (1.70%) Salt
6 5 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (1.42%) Nagios
6 5 (1.42%) OpenNMS
6 5 (1.42%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.42%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.57%) Kibana
8 2 (0.57%) logstash
8 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.28%) Grafana
9 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.28%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.28%) Terraform
9 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 53 (15.01%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.50%) Tableau
3 27 (7.65%) Google
4 21 (5.95%) Oracle
5 20 (5.67%) Cloudera
6 19 (5.38%) SAP
7 15 (4.25%) Alteryx
8 10 (2.83%) Hortonworks
9 8 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (2.27%) Teradata
9 8 (2.27%) VMware
10 6 (1.70%) EMC
10 6 (1.70%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.70%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.42%) BT
11 5 (1.42%) Dell
11 5 (1.42%) IBM
11 5 (1.42%) NetApp
11 5 (1.42%) Samsung
12 4 (1.13%) TOWER Software