Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 79 105
Rank change year-on-year -45 +26 -9
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 115 53 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.06% 2.91% 2.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.06% 12.38% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 159
10th Percentile £54,750 £42,500 £46,000
25th Percentile £63,125 £51,563 £50,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.83% -7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £79,375
90th Percentile £89,000 £81,625 £90,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £66,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -5.71% +3.70%

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 1,040 428 1,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.63% 23.52% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 595 347 1,477
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,060
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +1.60%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,000 £73,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 2021. 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 -36 55 £66,250 +20.45% 7
Cambridgeshire -51 43 £80,000 +33.33% 2
Suffolk -11 7 - -
Essex - 6 £50,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -22 2 - -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 65 (56.52%) SQL
2 63 (54.78%) AWS
3 55 (47.83%) Python
4 54 (46.96%) Analytics
5 48 (41.74%) ETL
6 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (34.78%) Software Engineering
8 37 (32.17%) Java
9 36 (31.30%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (31.30%) Social Skills
10 35 (30.43%) Data Pipeline
10 35 (30.43%) Artificial Intelligence
11 32 (27.83%) Azure
12 31 (26.96%) Data Management
13 29 (25.22%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (24.35%) Machine Learning
15 26 (22.61%) Apache Spark
16 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (21.74%) GCP
17 24 (20.87%) Amazon Redshift
17 24 (20.87%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (20.00%) DevOps
19 22 (19.13%) Apache Hive
20 21 (18.26%) Retail
20 21 (18.26%) Decision-Making
20 21 (18.26%) Data Lake
21 20 (17.39%) Risk Management
22 19 (16.52%) Kafka
23 18 (15.65%) Visualisation
23 18 (15.65%) Life Science

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 26 (22.61%) Apache Spark
2 16 (13.91%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (6.96%) SAS
4 5 (4.35%) Apache
5 3 (2.61%) Apache Synapse
6 2 (1.74%) Confluence
7 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.87%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (6.96%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 63 (54.78%) AWS
2 32 (27.83%) Azure
3 25 (21.74%) GCP
4 13 (11.30%) Power Platform
5 11 (9.57%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 8 (6.96%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (6.09%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (5.22%) Serverless
8 6 (5.22%) Snowflake
9 5 (4.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 5 (4.35%) Azure Functions
10 4 (3.48%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (3.48%) Azure Event Grid
10 4 (3.48%) Azure Service Bus
10 4 (3.48%) Microsoft 365
10 4 (3.48%) Siri
10 4 (3.48%) Stripe
11 3 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (2.61%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.30%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (20.87%) Amazon Redshift
3 22 (19.13%) Apache Hive
4 21 (18.26%) Data Lake
5 15 (13.04%) Tableau
6 13 (11.30%) Power BI
7 11 (9.57%) Hadoop
8 10 (8.70%) NoSQL
9 9 (7.83%) Metadata
9 9 (7.83%) Presto
10 8 (6.96%) BigQuery
10 8 (6.96%) Looker
10 8 (6.96%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (6.09%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (6.09%) MongoDB
11 7 (6.09%) MySQL
11 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (5.22%) QlikView
13 5 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.35%) GitLab
3 2 (1.74%) JIRA
3 2 (1.74%) kappa
4 1 (0.87%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.87%) JUnit
4 1 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.87%) NUnit
4 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.87%) webpack
General
1 36 (31.30%) Social Skills
2 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (18.26%) Retail
4 12 (10.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (6.96%) Games
5 8 (6.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 8 (6.96%) Publishing
6 6 (5.22%) Electronics
7 4 (3.48%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.48%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (2.61%) Finance
8 3 (2.61%) Law
9 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (26.09%) Data Engineer
2 20 (17.39%) Analyst
3 13 (11.30%) Java Engineer
3 13 (11.30%) Python Engineer
4 12 (10.43%) Software Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Data Manager
6 9 (7.83%) Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Security Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Lead Business Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Control Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior Java Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Architect
10 5 (4.35%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.52%) Kafka
2 12 (10.43%) RESTful
3 10 (8.70%) Node.js
3 10 (8.70%) React
4 5 (4.35%) .NET
4 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.48%) Laravel
5 4 (3.48%) Web Services
6 2 (1.74%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.74%) ARM Templates
6 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.74%) PySpark
7 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.87%) Blazor
7 1 (0.87%) CSS
7 1 (0.87%) HTML
7 1 (0.87%) JWT
7 1 (0.87%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Life Science
2 17 (14.78%) Robotics
3 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.09%) Media Streaming
4 7 (6.09%) Reference Data
4 7 (6.09%) User Experience
5 5 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.48%) Cloud Native
6 4 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.61%) Blog
7 3 (2.61%) Legacy Applications
7 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.61%) Tandem
8 2 (1.74%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.61%) Android
1 3 (2.61%) Windows
2 2 (1.74%) VMS
3 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.87%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.96%) Analytics
2 48 (41.74%) ETL
3 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (34.78%) Software Engineering
5 35 (30.43%) Artificial Intelligence
5 35 (30.43%) Data Pipeline
6 31 (26.96%) Data Management
7 29 (25.22%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (24.35%) Machine Learning
9 24 (20.87%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (20.00%) DevOps
11 21 (18.26%) Decision-Making
12 20 (17.39%) Risk Management
13 18 (15.65%) Visualisation
14 17 (14.78%) Data Science
14 17 (14.78%) E-Commerce
14 17 (14.78%) Full Stack Development
14 17 (14.78%) Pair Programming
15 16 (13.91%) Validation
16 14 (12.17%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.52%) SQL
2 55 (47.83%) Python
3 37 (32.17%) Java
4 13 (11.30%) C#
5 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.96%) R
7 8 (6.96%) VBA
8 6 (5.22%) Java 8
8 6 (5.22%) Scala
9 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.48%) PHP
10 4 (3.48%) Ruby
10 4 (3.48%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.74%) C
12 1 (0.87%) Cypher
12 1 (0.87%) Java 11
12 1 (0.87%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.57%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 5 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.35%) CISSP
3 4 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.74%) CCSP
5 2 (1.74%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) GxP
2 3 (2.61%) Accessibility
2 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.35%) Grafana
2 5 (4.35%) Prometheus
3 4 (3.48%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Oracle
2 14 (12.17%) Google
3 13 (11.30%) Databricks
4 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.96%) MuleSoft
5 8 (6.96%) SAP
6 7 (6.09%) Apple
6 7 (6.09%) Talend
7 4 (3.48%) Palantir
8 3 (2.61%) NVIDIA
9 2 (1.74%) Informatica
9 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.87%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.87%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.87%) IBM