Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 176 131
Rank change year-on-year +78 -45 +100
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 329 199 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.11% 1.71% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.52% 6.08% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 237 144 207
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +10.55%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,800 £34,700
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £68,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +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 2,855 3,275 3,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.96% 28.14% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,295 2,734 3,042
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +55 144 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Bedfordshire +51 96 £66,000 +65.00% 10
Hertfordshire +42 56 £58,750 +17.50% 6
Suffolk +3 18 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Essex +23 10 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Norfolk -7 5 £35,000 -42.86% 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 153 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (37.99%) Java
3 123 (37.39%) Analytics
4 117 (35.56%) Hadoop
5 112 (34.04%) Linux
6 111 (33.74%) Machine Learning
7 101 (30.70%) Python
8 98 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
9 80 (24.32%) SQL
10 75 (22.80%) Artificial Intelligence
11 69 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 69 (20.97%) Apache Spark
12 66 (20.06%) .NET
13 65 (19.76%) Finance
14 63 (19.15%) DevOps
15 61 (18.54%) Algorithms
16 58 (17.63%) Scrum
17 56 (17.02%) Software Engineering
17 56 (17.02%) Data Science
18 51 (15.50%) CRM
18 51 (15.50%) Visualisation
19 49 (14.89%) C
20 48 (14.59%) Data Warehouse
21 47 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
22 46 (13.98%) C++
23 45 (13.68%) Microsoft
24 42 (12.77%) SQL Server
24 42 (12.77%) JIRA
25 40 (12.16%) Degree
25 40 (12.16%) 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 69 (20.97%) Apache Spark
2 17 (5.17%) Apache
3 9 (2.74%) Apache Pig
4 7 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.52%) SAS
5 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.22%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.91%) Apache Geronimo
7 3 (0.91%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.91%) JBoss
7 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) IIS
8 1 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.43%) RoboHelp
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.91%) Weka
4 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (9.12%) SaaS
4 23 (6.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.74%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (2.74%) Amazon Kinesis
5 9 (2.74%) Office 365
6 8 (2.43%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.82%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.52%) Serverless
10 4 (1.22%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.91%) IaaS
11 3 (0.91%) PaaS
12 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.30%) Slack
13 1 (0.30%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.69%) WebEx
2 12 (3.65%) HTTP
3 11 (3.34%) SSL
4 8 (2.43%) Firewall
5 6 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.52%) Broadband
7 4 (1.22%) VSAN
8 3 (0.91%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.61%) DNS
9 2 (0.61%) Internet
9 2 (0.61%) Skype
9 2 (0.61%) SMS
9 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (0.30%) OpenFlow
10 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (35.56%) Hadoop
2 48 (14.59%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 40 (12.16%) Apache Hive
5 31 (9.42%) Impala
6 22 (6.69%) MongoDB
6 22 (6.69%) NoSQL
7 20 (6.08%) Power BI
7 20 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (5.78%) MySQL
8 19 (5.78%) OLTP
9 16 (4.86%) Relational Database
10 14 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
11 13 (3.95%) Sqoop
12 11 (3.34%) RDBMS
12 11 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (2.74%) HBase
13 9 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (2.43%) Parquet
15 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (12.77%) JIRA
2 12 (3.65%) Selenium
3 11 (3.34%) Maven
4 10 (3.04%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.43%) JMeter
6 6 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.82%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.82%) CodeSonar
6 6 (1.82%) git-flow
6 6 (1.82%) GitLab
6 6 (1.82%) Robot Framework
7 5 (1.52%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.91%) Ant
8 3 (0.91%) Gradle
8 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.61%) JUnit
9 2 (0.61%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (19.76%) Finance
2 27 (8.21%) Marketing
3 19 (5.78%) Retail
4 16 (4.86%) Banking
5 8 (2.43%) Law
6 6 (1.82%) Games
7 4 (1.22%) Legal
7 4 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.91%) Automotive
8 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (23.10%) Developer
2 34 (10.33%) Architect
2 34 (10.33%) Big Data Manager
2 34 (10.33%) Java Developer
3 28 (8.51%) AWS DevOps
3 28 (8.51%) DevOps Manager
4 27 (8.21%) Release Manager
4 27 (8.21%) Software Engineer
5 25 (7.60%) Data Architect
6 22 (6.69%) Graduate
6 22 (6.69%) Java Engineer
6 22 (6.69%) Technical Trainer
6 22 (6.69%) Trainer
7 21 (6.38%) Author
7 21 (6.38%) Technical Author
8 20 (6.08%) Analytics Manager
9 19 (5.78%) Data Analytics Manager
10 18 (5.47%) Project Manager
11 17 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 17 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (20.06%) .NET
2 31 (9.42%) Web Services
3 24 (7.29%) Kafka
3 24 (7.29%) SOAP
4 22 (6.69%) REST
5 20 (6.08%) HTML
6 17 (5.17%) Java EE
7 16 (4.86%) CSS
7 16 (4.86%) Spring
8 15 (4.56%) TensorFlow
9 13 (3.95%) Spring MVC
10 11 (3.34%) Node.js
10 11 (3.34%) STL
11 9 (2.74%) Django
11 9 (2.74%) jQuery
11 9 (2.74%) Natural Language Processing
12 8 (2.43%) .NET Framework
12 8 (2.43%) Apache Avro
12 8 (2.43%) Hibernate
13 7 (2.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (18.54%) Algorithms
2 40 (12.16%) Fintech
3 37 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (9.42%) Mobile App
5 27 (8.21%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.65%) Robotics
7 7 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.52%) User Experience
9 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.22%) PMI
10 3 (0.91%) iPhone
10 3 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.61%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.61%) Life Science
11 2 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 112 (34.04%) Linux
2 15 (4.56%) Windows
3 11 (3.34%) Android
4 6 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.82%) CentOS
4 6 (1.82%) Fedora
4 6 (1.82%) Mac OS X
4 6 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.82%) Ubuntu
4 6 (1.82%) Unix
5 3 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (37.39%) Analytics
3 111 (33.74%) Machine Learning
4 75 (22.80%) Artificial Intelligence
5 63 (19.15%) DevOps
6 58 (17.63%) Scrum
7 56 (17.02%) Data Science
7 56 (17.02%) Software Engineering
8 51 (15.50%) CRM
8 51 (15.50%) Visualisation
9 47 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (11.55%) Multithreading
11 36 (10.94%) ITIL
11 36 (10.94%) Service Delivery
12 32 (9.73%) Data Modelling
12 32 (9.73%) Project Management
12 32 (9.73%) Test Automation
13 31 (9.42%) Change Management
14 29 (8.81%) Data Visualisation
15 28 (8.51%) Distributed Algorithms
Programming Languages
1 125 (37.99%) Java
2 101 (30.70%) Python
3 80 (24.32%) SQL
4 49 (14.89%) C
5 46 (13.98%) C++
6 40 (12.16%) C#
6 40 (12.16%) JavaScript
7 20 (6.08%) T-SQL
8 18 (5.47%) PowerShell
9 15 (4.56%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.04%) PHP
11 9 (2.74%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.13%) R
13 6 (1.82%) Java 8
13 6 (1.82%) Scala
14 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (1.22%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.91%) Julia
16 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (12.16%) Degree
2 22 (6.69%) PhD
3 19 (5.78%) Security Cleared
4 18 (5.47%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.34%) CCNA
6 11 (3.34%) CISSP
6 11 (3.34%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (3.34%) GIAC
6 11 (3.34%) Linux+ Certification
6 11 (3.34%) MCSE
6 11 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.34%) Network+ Certification
6 11 (3.34%) SANS
6 11 (3.34%) SSCP
7 5 (1.52%) MPhil
8 4 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CCIE
9 1 (0.30%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.73%) QA
2 10 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.61%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (7.29%) Docker
2 14 (4.26%) HDFS
3 12 (3.65%) Apache Flume
4 9 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.43%) vSphere
6 6 (1.82%) VirtualBox
6 6 (1.82%) Xen
7 5 (1.52%) NFS
7 5 (1.52%) Samba
8 4 (1.22%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (5.47%) Puppet
2 15 (4.56%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.34%) Oozie
4 9 (2.74%) Ansible
5 6 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (1.82%) Nagios
5 6 (1.82%) OpenNMS
5 6 (1.82%) Salt
5 6 (1.82%) vCenter Server
5 6 (1.82%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.22%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.22%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.22%) vRealize
7 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.30%) Grafana
8 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.30%) Kibana
8 1 (0.30%) logstash
8 1 (0.30%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.29%) Google
3 20 (6.08%) Tableau
4 17 (5.17%) Cloudera
5 15 (4.56%) SAP
6 14 (4.26%) Alteryx
6 14 (4.26%) IBM
7 12 (3.65%) Hortonworks
7 12 (3.65%) Oracle
7 12 (3.65%) VMware
8 9 (2.74%) EMC
9 8 (2.43%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.43%) Cisco
10 7 (2.13%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.82%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.52%) BT
12 5 (1.52%) Dell
12 5 (1.52%) NetApp
13 4 (1.22%) Talend
13 4 (1.22%) Trillium