Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 112 91
Rank change year-on-year +41 -21 +93
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 58 182 352
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.09% 2.58% 3.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.53% 10.33% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 55 162 258
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,000 £85,000 £79,825
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 463 1,762 2,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.64% 24.99% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 374 1,384 2,370
Median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in the East of England over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 +68 36 £67,500 +3.85% 6
Hertfordshire +80 19 £55,000 -18.52% 8
Essex +16 2 £37,137 -35.41%
Suffolk 0 1 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 29 (50.00%) AWS
2 28 (48.28%) Python
3 25 (43.10%) Java
3 25 (43.10%) SQL
4 22 (37.93%) Amazon Redshift
5 19 (32.76%) Analytics
6 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
6 18 (31.03%) Visualisation
7 17 (29.31%) Degree
7 17 (29.31%) DevOps
8 16 (27.59%) Data Science
8 16 (27.59%) Apache Spark
8 16 (27.59%) Data Transformation
8 16 (27.59%) Hadoop
8 16 (27.59%) NoSQL
8 16 (27.59%) C++
8 16 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (25.86%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (24.14%) ETL
10 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 14 (24.14%) Azure
11 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
11 13 (22.41%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (22.41%) Data Visualisation
12 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
12 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 12 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (20.69%) Scala
12 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 16 (27.59%) Apache Spark
2 11 (18.97%) Apache Airflow
3 10 (17.24%) Luigi
4 5 (8.62%) Apache
5 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Pulsar
Cloud Services
1 29 (50.00%) AWS
2 14 (24.14%) Azure
3 13 (22.41%) Amazon EMR
4 11 (18.97%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (17.24%) Logic Apps
6 8 (13.79%) Power Platform
7 3 (5.17%) Amazon S3
7 3 (5.17%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (5.17%) GCP
7 3 (5.17%) SaaS
7 3 (5.17%) Serverless
8 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.72%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (1.72%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) Amazon Redshift
2 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
3 16 (27.59%) Hadoop
3 16 (27.59%) NoSQL
4 15 (25.86%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 12 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (17.24%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (17.24%) Azkaban
9 8 (13.79%) Power BI
10 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
11 5 (8.62%) Apache Hive
12 4 (6.90%) Data Lake
12 4 (6.90%) MySQL
13 3 (5.17%) BigQuery
13 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
14 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.07%) GitLab
3 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.17%) CMake
5 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.17%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.45%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (1.72%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (8.62%) Advertising
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.72%) Local Government
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Data Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Senior Data Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Java Software Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Business Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Power BI Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) Kafka
1 11 (18.97%) Spark Streaming
2 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
2 7 (12.07%) React
3 4 (6.90%) Web Services
4 3 (5.17%) Apache NiFi
4 3 (5.17%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.45%) Jinja
5 2 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) Node.js
6 1 (1.72%) Spring
6 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.24%) Data Structures
2 10 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.34%) Social Media
4 5 (8.62%) Life Science
5 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (1.72%) Robotics
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) CentOS
2 4 (6.90%) Debian
2 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Robot Operating System
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Analytics
2 18 (31.03%) Visualisation
3 17 (29.31%) DevOps
4 16 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (27.59%) Data Science
4 16 (27.59%) Data Transformation
5 14 (24.14%) ETL
6 13 (22.41%) Data Visualisation
7 11 (18.97%) Customer Acquisition
7 11 (18.97%) OO
7 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (17.24%) Actionable Insight
8 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
8 10 (17.24%) Data Integration
8 10 (17.24%) Informatics
8 10 (17.24%) Process Improvement
8 10 (17.24%) Statistics
8 10 (17.24%) Workflow
8 10 (17.24%) Workflow Management
8 10 (17.24%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) Python
2 25 (43.10%) Java
2 25 (43.10%) SQL
3 16 (27.59%) C++
4 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
5 12 (20.69%) Scala
6 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.45%) F#
7 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) Clojure
8 1 (1.72%) Elixir
8 1 (1.72%) Haskell
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) R
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) Rust
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Degree
2 10 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.62%) Ansible
3 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.17%) Puppet
4 2 (3.45%) Fluentd
4 2 (3.45%) Kibana
4 2 (3.45%) logstash
5 1 (1.72%) Mesos
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Talend
3 4 (6.90%) Google
4 3 (5.17%) Percona
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.45%) Tableau
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk