Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 96 193
Rank change year-on-year -18 +97 -57
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 177 351 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.48% 3.13% 1.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.97% 11.43% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 144 256 150
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £60,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +27.89% -9.52%
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,775 3,072 3,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.88% 27.38% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,399 2,451 2,759
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,700 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 September 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 18 September 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
Cambridgeshire -29 54 £65,000 +18.18% 28
Bedfordshire -22 53 £70,000 +6.06% 6
Suffolk +43 36 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Hertfordshire +16 27 £65,000 +13.04% 11
Essex +26 5 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Norfolk -1 2 £51,871 +48.20%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 90 (50.85%) Python
2 68 (38.42%) AWS
3 61 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (31.64%) Apache Spark
5 53 (29.94%) Scrum
6 47 (26.55%) Analytics
7 44 (24.86%) Linux
8 43 (24.29%) Apache Hive
9 40 (22.60%) Data Science
10 38 (21.47%) Impala
11 37 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (19.21%) Oozie
13 32 (18.08%) C
13 32 (18.08%) Hadoop
14 31 (17.51%) Data Modelling
14 31 (17.51%) Machine Learning
14 31 (17.51%) Kafka
15 30 (16.95%) MapReduce
15 30 (16.95%) Git (software)
16 29 (16.38%) JIRA
16 29 (16.38%) Cybersecurity
17 27 (15.25%) DevOps
18 26 (14.69%) Bitbucket
18 26 (14.69%) Scala
19 25 (14.12%) Kanban
19 25 (14.12%) SQL
20 24 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
20 24 (13.56%) Azure
20 24 (13.56%) Apache Flume
21 23 (12.99%) Problem-Solving

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 (31.64%) Apache Spark
2 16 (9.04%) OpenStack
3 13 (7.34%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.82%) Confluence
5 3 (1.69%) Apache
5 3 (1.69%) nginx
6 2 (1.13%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.13%) Luigi
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.69%) Gephi
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 68 (38.42%) AWS
2 24 (13.56%) Azure
3 13 (7.34%) GCP
4 11 (6.21%) Serverless
5 9 (5.08%) Amazon S3
5 9 (5.08%) PaaS
6 8 (4.52%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (4.52%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (3.95%) OpenShift
8 6 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (3.39%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (2.26%) Power Platform
10 4 (2.26%) Slack
11 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.69%) IaaS
11 3 (1.69%) npm
11 3 (1.69%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.78%) Firewall
2 10 (5.65%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.52%) Internet
4 7 (3.95%) DNS
4 7 (3.95%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.82%) SSL
6 3 (1.69%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.69%) HTTP
6 3 (1.69%) MPLS
6 3 (1.69%) VPN
7 2 (1.13%) WebEx
8 1 (0.56%) SMTP
8 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.29%) Apache Hive
2 38 (21.47%) Impala
3 32 (18.08%) Hadoop
4 24 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (12.99%) Data Lake
6 18 (10.17%) Apache Kudu
7 15 (8.47%) HBase
8 14 (7.91%) Relational Database
8 14 (7.91%) Sqoop
9 13 (7.34%) SQL Server
10 8 (4.52%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (3.95%) MySQL
12 6 (3.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.82%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (2.82%) MongoDB
13 5 (2.82%) Star Schema
14 4 (2.26%) NoSQL
14 4 (2.26%) OLTP
14 4 (2.26%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 29 (16.38%) JIRA
3 26 (14.69%) Bitbucket
4 21 (11.86%) git-flow
5 15 (8.47%) Jenkins
6 14 (7.91%) Bitbucket Server
7 6 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.69%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.69%) Bower
9 1 (0.56%) Appium
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) JUnit
9 1 (0.56%) Maven
9 1 (0.56%) Selenium
9 1 (0.56%) Subversion
9 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (8.47%) Retail
2 12 (6.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (6.21%) Marketing
4 9 (5.08%) Finance
4 9 (5.08%) Legal
5 5 (2.82%) Banking
5 5 (2.82%) Games
6 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.69%) Military
6 3 (1.69%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.13%) Humanities
7 2 (1.13%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 29 (16.38%) Consultant
2 26 (14.69%) Architect
2 26 (14.69%) Developer
3 18 (10.17%) Data Architect
3 18 (10.17%) Data Engineer
4 14 (7.91%) Hadoop Engineer
4 14 (7.91%) Senior Data Engineer
5 13 (7.34%) Analyst
5 13 (7.34%) Data Consultant
5 13 (7.34%) Data Scientist
5 13 (7.34%) Enterprise Architect
5 13 (7.34%) Software Developer
6 12 (6.78%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 12 (6.78%) Enterprise Information Architect
6 12 (6.78%) Information Architect
7 11 (6.21%) Big Data Engineer
7 11 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.65%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.51%) Kafka
2 23 (12.99%) Elastic Stack
3 20 (11.30%) .NET
4 17 (9.60%) Node.js
5 14 (7.91%) React
5 14 (7.91%) Vue.js
6 12 (6.78%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.08%) CSS
7 9 (5.08%) HTML
8 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.52%) REST
8 8 (4.52%) Spring
8 8 (4.52%) Web Services
9 7 (3.95%) GraphQL
9 7 (3.95%) Spring MVC
10 4 (2.26%) CSS3
10 4 (2.26%) HTML5
10 4 (2.26%) JSON
10 4 (2.26%) Middleware
10 4 (2.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.60%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 14 (7.91%) Analytical Mindset
4 11 (6.21%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.08%) Algorithms
6 8 (4.52%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.39%) Cybercrime
7 6 (3.39%) User Experience
8 5 (2.82%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.69%) Replication
10 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.69%) Semantic Web
10 3 (1.69%) Smart City
10 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.13%) Cyberattack
11 2 (1.13%) Smart Energy
11 2 (1.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.86%) Linux
2 17 (9.60%) Unix
3 13 (7.34%) Windows
4 8 (4.52%) Android
4 8 (4.52%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.95%) CentOS
6 5 (2.82%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.69%) Fedora
7 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.94%) Scrum
3 47 (26.55%) Analytics
4 40 (22.60%) Data Science
5 31 (17.51%) Data Modelling
5 31 (17.51%) Machine Learning
6 30 (16.95%) MapReduce
7 29 (16.38%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (15.25%) DevOps
9 25 (14.12%) Kanban
10 23 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (12.99%) Visualisation
11 21 (11.86%) E-Commerce
12 20 (11.30%) Data Analysis
13 18 (10.17%) Mathematics
13 18 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (10.17%) Software Engineering
14 17 (9.60%) OSINT
14 17 (9.60%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 90 (50.85%) Python
2 32 (18.08%) C
3 26 (14.69%) Scala
4 25 (14.12%) SQL
5 23 (12.99%) Java
6 21 (11.86%) Bash Shell
6 21 (11.86%) C#
7 18 (10.17%) Perl
8 17 (9.60%) R
8 17 (9.60%) Shell Script
9 14 (7.91%) JavaScript
10 11 (6.21%) PowerShell
11 10 (5.65%) Clojure
11 10 (5.65%) F#
11 10 (5.65%) Haskell
11 10 (5.65%) Kotlin
11 10 (5.65%) VB
12 6 (3.39%) Erlang
13 5 (2.82%) C++
14 4 (2.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (10.73%) Degree
2 10 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.52%) CISSP
4 7 (3.95%) CCNA
4 7 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.95%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (3.95%) GIAC
4 7 (3.95%) Linux+ Certification
4 7 (3.95%) MCSE
4 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.95%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (3.95%) SANS
4 7 (3.95%) SSCP
5 6 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.26%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CISA
9 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.30%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.26%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.13%) QA
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (13.56%) Apache Flume
2 19 (10.73%) Docker
3 17 (9.60%) HDFS
4 11 (6.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.69%) NFS
6 3 (1.69%) Samba
6 3 (1.69%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.69%) Xen
7 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (19.21%) Oozie
2 21 (11.86%) Kubernetes
3 20 (11.30%) Ansible
4 11 (6.21%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (3.95%) Puppet
6 6 (3.39%) Kibana
6 6 (3.39%) Terraform
7 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.69%) logstash
8 3 (1.69%) Nagios
8 3 (1.69%) OpenNMS
8 3 (1.69%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.69%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.13%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.56%) Istio
Vendors
1 20 (11.30%) Splunk
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (5.65%) Google
5 9 (5.08%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.39%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.82%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.82%) Dynatrace
7 5 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.26%) VMware
9 3 (1.69%) BT
9 3 (1.69%) Dell
9 3 (1.69%) EMC
9 3 (1.69%) F5
9 3 (1.69%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.69%) NetApp
9 3 (1.69%) New Relic
9 3 (1.69%) Tableau
9 3 (1.69%) Teradata
10 2 (1.13%) Percona