Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > East of England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 184 173
Rank change year-on-year +78 -11 +119
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 342 199 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.77% 1.63% 1.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.62% 5.67% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 290 176 199
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £79,750 £68,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 3,556 3,507 3,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.78% 28.71% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,919 2,944 3,246
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,700 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,250 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +23 140 £55,000 +10.00% 20
Hertfordshire +26 75 £55,000 -7.19% 2
Bedfordshire +65 72 £70,000 +129.51% 8
Essex +30 45 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Suffolk +8 8 £51,250 +20.59% 1
Norfolk -2 2 £65,000 +11.11% 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 139 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (36.84%) Hadoop
3 123 (35.96%) Analytics
4 113 (33.04%) Amazon AWS
5 102 (29.82%) Python
6 96 (28.07%) Apache Spark
7 91 (26.61%) SQL
8 83 (24.27%) .NET
8 83 (24.27%) Machine Learning
9 82 (23.98%) Business Intelligence
10 77 (22.51%) Linux
11 76 (22.22%) Java
11 76 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 68 (19.88%) Data Warehouse
13 65 (19.01%) Artificial Intelligence
14 64 (18.71%) MongoDB
14 64 (18.71%) Tableau
15 59 (17.25%) Algorithms
16 57 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 56 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
17 56 (16.37%) Data Science
18 55 (16.08%) Visualisation
19 54 (15.79%) NoSQL
20 50 (14.62%) Impala
21 47 (13.74%) CRM
22 46 (13.45%) DevOps
23 44 (12.87%) Relational Database
23 44 (12.87%) HBase
23 44 (12.87%) Data Visualisation
23 44 (12.87%) Finance

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 96 (28.07%) Apache Spark
2 19 (5.56%) Apache Pig
3 15 (4.39%) Apache
4 13 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.34%) GlassFish
5 8 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.75%) Apache Geronimo
6 6 (1.75%) JBoss
6 6 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.46%) SAS
8 4 (1.17%) Confluence
9 3 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.29%) IIS
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Weka
2 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 113 (33.04%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.73%) Amazon EMR
4 22 (6.43%) Amazon Kinesis
5 21 (6.14%) Amazon S3
6 17 (4.97%) SaaS
7 14 (4.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.17%) Serverless
10 3 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.88%) IaaS
10 3 (0.88%) PaaS
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.29%) GitHub
12 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.34%) Cisco Firepower
2 7 (2.05%) HTTP
2 7 (2.05%) Network Security
3 4 (1.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) LAN
4 1 (0.29%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) VSAN
4 1 (0.29%) WAN
4 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (36.84%) Hadoop
2 68 (19.88%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (18.71%) MongoDB
4 57 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 54 (15.79%) NoSQL
6 50 (14.62%) Impala
7 44 (12.87%) HBase
7 44 (12.87%) Relational Database
8 37 (10.82%) Apache Hive
9 34 (9.94%) Amazon Redshift
10 31 (9.06%) Sqoop
11 23 (6.73%) Parquet
12 22 (6.43%) RDBMS
13 21 (6.14%) Amazon QuickSight
13 21 (6.14%) Power BI
14 18 (5.26%) Semantic Layer
15 17 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (4.39%) Mahout
17 13 (3.80%) QlikView
17 13 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (6.14%) JIRA
2 12 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.63%) NUnit
3 9 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.05%) LabVIEW
5 6 (1.75%) Gradle
5 6 (1.75%) Maven
6 4 (1.17%) Ant
6 4 (1.17%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.88%) Subversion
7 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.29%) GitLab
9 1 (0.29%) JMeter
General
1 44 (12.87%) Finance
2 21 (6.14%) Marketing
3 20 (5.85%) Automotive
4 18 (5.26%) Publishing
5 17 (4.97%) Retail
6 7 (2.05%) Games
7 4 (1.17%) Law
8 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Local Government
9 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (31.58%) Developer
2 58 (16.96%) Architect
3 43 (12.57%) Analyst
4 29 (8.48%) Software Developer
5 28 (8.19%) Data Architect
6 26 (7.60%) Java Developer
7 25 (7.31%) C++ Developer
7 25 (7.31%) Software Engineer
8 24 (7.02%) Data Engineer
9 23 (6.73%) Big Data Engineer
9 23 (6.73%) Cloud Architect
10 22 (6.43%) Business Analyst
10 22 (6.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 22 (6.43%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
11 20 (5.85%) Big Data Architect
11 20 (5.85%) C++ Software Developer
12 19 (5.56%) Technical Architect
13 18 (5.26%) Data Analytics Architect
14 17 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (4.39%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (24.27%) .NET
2 38 (11.11%) Kafka
2 38 (11.11%) Web Services
3 24 (7.02%) STL
4 23 (6.73%) Apache Avro
4 23 (6.73%) Node.js
5 19 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
6 15 (4.39%) .NET Core
7 12 (3.51%) Java EE
8 11 (3.22%) CSS
8 11 (3.22%) HTML
8 11 (3.22%) TensorFlow
8 11 (3.22%) WPF
9 10 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.63%) JSON
10 9 (2.63%) SOAP
11 8 (2.34%) Ajax
11 8 (2.34%) REST
11 8 (2.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.25%) Algorithms
2 56 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (12.57%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.85%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.39%) Xbox
6 11 (3.22%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.92%) User Experience
8 8 (2.34%) Life Science
9 6 (1.75%) Robotics
10 4 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.17%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.88%) Fintech
12 2 (0.58%) DataPower
12 2 (0.58%) NHS
12 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.29%) Blog
13 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.51%) Linux
2 6 (1.75%) Windows
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.58%) Unix
4 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (35.96%) Analytics
3 83 (24.27%) Machine Learning
4 82 (23.98%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (19.01%) Artificial Intelligence
6 56 (16.37%) Data Science
7 55 (16.08%) Visualisation
8 47 (13.74%) CRM
9 46 (13.45%) DevOps
10 44 (12.87%) Data Visualisation
11 42 (12.28%) Multithreading
11 42 (12.28%) Software Engineering
12 37 (10.82%) Mathematics
13 33 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (9.06%) TDD
15 30 (8.77%) Neural Network
16 29 (8.48%) Data Engineering
16 29 (8.48%) Distributed Algorithms
17 26 (7.60%) Bayesian Methods
17 26 (7.60%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 102 (29.82%) Python
2 91 (26.61%) SQL
3 76 (22.22%) Java
4 42 (12.28%) C++
5 38 (11.11%) C#
6 34 (9.94%) C
7 33 (9.65%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.09%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.80%) R
10 11 (3.22%) Scala
11 8 (2.34%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.17%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.88%) Java 8
13 3 (0.88%) VBA
14 2 (0.58%) Groovy
14 2 (0.58%) PHP
15 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (11.11%) Degree
2 35 (10.23%) PhD
3 5 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.58%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.94%) QA
2 18 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (1.46%) GDPR
6 1 (0.29%) GCP
System Software
1 41 (11.99%) HDFS
2 38 (11.11%) Docker
3 36 (10.53%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (7.31%) Oozie
2 5 (1.46%) Puppet
3 4 (1.17%) Ansible
3 4 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
5 1 (0.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.29%) Terraform
5 1 (0.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 64 (18.71%) Tableau
2 43 (12.57%) Oracle
3 37 (10.82%) Microsoft
4 23 (6.73%) Cloudera
5 21 (6.14%) SAP
6 18 (5.26%) Google
7 17 (4.97%) Alteryx
8 13 (3.80%) Hortonworks
9 12 (3.51%) Teradata
10 11 (3.22%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (2.92%) MapR
12 9 (2.63%) Cisco
13 8 (2.34%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.34%) Juniper
13 8 (2.34%) Palo Alto
14 7 (2.05%) F5
14 7 (2.05%) McAfee
14 7 (2.05%) Symantec
15 5 (1.46%) TOWER Software
16 4 (1.17%) WorldPay