Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 98 147
Rank change year-on-year +10 +49 +22
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 5504 5636 4648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.31% 2.96% 2.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.87% 9.77% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4502 4583 3803
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,350
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 50646 57677 66285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 30.46% 30.26% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 42884 49782 56494
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in England

Big Data
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in England.

Salary trend for Big Data in England

Big Data
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in England

Big Data
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
London +8 3293 £67,500 +0.75% 248
South East +36 875 £57,500 +7.48% 49
North of England +34 539 £52,500 +2.94% 44
North West +62 366 £52,500 +16.67% 21
South West -18 285 £55,000 +1.85% 26
Midlands +43 270 £50,000 -13.04% 7
East of England -7 228 £50,000 -4.76% 15
East Midlands +83 152 £51,500 -10.43% 4
Yorkshire -17 149 £50,000 -9.09% 21
West Midlands -22 115 £47,500 -17.39% 3
North East +9 24 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 2438 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2230 (40.52%) Java
3 2005 (36.43%) Hadoop
4 1809 (32.87%) Analytics
5 1688 (30.67%) Python
6 1671 (30.36%) SQL
7 1466 (26.64%) Apache Spark
8 1268 (23.04%) Finance
9 1212 (22.02%) Business Intelligence
10 1029 (18.70%) NoSQL
11 1000 (18.17%) Amazon AWS
12 961 (17.46%) Machine Learning
13 926 (16.82%) Degree
14 874 (15.88%) SQL Server
15 801 (14.55%) JavaScript
16 790 (14.35%) Scala
17 788 (14.32%) Data Warehouse
18 776 (14.10%) Software Engineering
19 757 (13.75%) Scrum
20 719 (13.06%) ETL
21 714 (12.97%) Linux
22 708 (12.86%) TDD
23 700 (12.72%) DevOps
24 694 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
25 647 (11.76%) Microsoft
26 643 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
27 629 (11.43%) Apache Hive
28 619 (11.25%) Computer Science
29 607 (11.03%) R
30 606 (11.01%) C#

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1466 (26.64%) Apache Spark
2 369 (6.70%) Elasticsearch
3 367 (6.67%) Apache
4 281 (5.11%) SAS
5 218 (3.96%) Apache Pig
6 215 (3.91%) Apache Solr
7 160 (2.91%) Tomcat
8 136 (2.47%) JBoss
9 108 (1.96%) WebSphere
10 102 (1.85%) OpenStack
11 81 (1.47%) Jetty
12 80 (1.45%) WebLogic
13 71 (1.29%) CMS
14 65 (1.18%) Confluence
15 37 (0.67%) SharePoint
16 28 (0.51%) GlassFish
16 28 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 26 (0.47%) nginx
18 23 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
19 21 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 134 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 108 (1.96%) SPSS
3 40 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.16%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.091%) Stata
9 4 (0.073%) InVision
9 4 (0.073%) S-PLUS
9 4 (0.073%) Weka
10 3 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.055%) SPSS Modeler
11 2 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.036%) Gephi
11 2 (0.036%) Mathcad
11 2 (0.036%) Simulink
12 1 (0.018%) EViews
12 1 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.018%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 10 (0.18%) Eloqua
1 10 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (0.18%) SessionCam
1 10 (0.18%) Social Studio
2 9 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.15%) HFM
3 8 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 7 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
4 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.091%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.091%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.091%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.073%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.073%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.055%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.055%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1000 (18.17%) Amazon AWS
2 643 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 220 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 220 (4.00%) SaaS
4 162 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 100 (1.82%) GitHub
6 70 (1.27%) Azure Machine Learning
7 66 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
8 61 (1.11%) PaaS
9 50 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 50 (0.91%) IaaS
10 37 (0.67%) Amazon S3
10 37 (0.67%) Google Analytics
11 24 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
13 22 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
13 22 (0.40%) Office 365
14 19 (0.35%) OpenShift
15 17 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 156 (2.83%) Internet
2 52 (0.94%) HTTP
3 50 (0.91%) Firewall
4 40 (0.73%) Network Security
5 37 (0.67%) Kerberos
6 21 (0.38%) SSL
7 17 (0.31%) LDAP
8 16 (0.29%) TCP/IP
9 15 (0.27%) DNS
10 11 (0.20%) DSL
11 10 (0.18%) Intranet
11 10 (0.18%) VPN
11 10 (0.18%) Wireless
12 8 (0.15%) OpenVPN
13 7 (0.13%) DHCP
13 7 (0.13%) SAN
14 5 (0.091%) IPsec
14 5 (0.091%) NAS
14 5 (0.091%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (0.091%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2005 (36.43%) Hadoop
2 1029 (18.70%) NoSQL
3 874 (15.88%) SQL Server
4 788 (14.32%) Data Warehouse
5 629 (11.43%) Apache Hive
6 582 (10.57%) MongoDB
7 569 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 519 (9.43%) Relational Database
9 431 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 394 (7.16%) MySQL
11 369 (6.70%) HBase
12 341 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 295 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 280 (5.09%) Power BI
15 264 (4.80%) RDBMS
16 255 (4.63%) Data Mining
17 224 (4.07%) QlikView
18 208 (3.78%) Redis
19 196 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
20 179 (3.25%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 416 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 276 (5.01%) Jenkins
3 219 (3.98%) JIRA
4 190 (3.45%) Selenium
5 152 (2.76%) Maven
6 94 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
7 81 (1.47%) JUnit
8 77 (1.40%) Cucumber
9 64 (1.16%) Subversion
10 52 (0.94%) Bitbucket
11 50 (0.91%) Hudson
12 49 (0.89%) Calabash
13 48 (0.87%) Eclipse
14 44 (0.80%) TeamCity
14 44 (0.80%) WebDriver
15 43 (0.78%) Gradle
15 43 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 42 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 36 (0.65%) NUnit
18 35 (0.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 1268 (23.04%) Finance
2 496 (9.01%) Retail
3 471 (8.56%) Marketing
4 422 (7.67%) Banking
5 269 (4.89%) Telecoms
6 156 (2.83%) Electronics
7 155 (2.82%) Manufacturing
8 153 (2.78%) Games
9 127 (2.31%) Advertising
10 124 (2.25%) Investment Banking
11 119 (2.16%) Legal
12 100 (1.82%) Front Office
13 72 (1.31%) Publishing
14 70 (1.27%) Retail Banking
15 38 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
16 32 (0.58%) Local Government
17 31 (0.56%) Law
18 27 (0.49%) Aerospace
19 19 (0.35%) Financial Institution
20 17 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1807 (32.83%) Developer
2 717 (13.03%) Architect
3 677 (12.30%) Java Developer
4 407 (7.39%) Data Engineer
5 402 (7.30%) Data Scientist
6 364 (6.61%) Senior Developer
7 315 (5.72%) Consultant
8 301 (5.47%) Analyst
9 300 (5.45%) Software Engineer
10 276 (5.01%) Big Data Engineer
11 270 (4.91%) Data Architect
12 248 (4.51%) Big Data Developer
13 208 (3.78%) Java Engineer
14 202 (3.67%) SQL Developer
15 190 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 187 (3.40%) Software Developer
17 182 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
18 177 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
19 164 (2.98%) Python Developer
20 160 (2.91%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (10.41%) .NET
2 509 (9.25%) AngularJS
3 488 (8.87%) Kafka
4 478 (8.68%) Spring
5 464 (8.43%) Web Services
6 379 (6.89%) HTML
7 370 (6.72%) Node.js
8 333 (6.05%) React
9 306 (5.56%) REST
10 300 (5.45%) CSS
11 237 (4.31%) RESTful
12 188 (3.42%) Hibernate
13 183 (3.32%) XML
14 179 (3.25%) JSON
15 174 (3.16%) HTML5
16 148 (2.69%) jQuery
17 146 (2.65%) ASP.NET
18 143 (2.60%) J2EE
19 138 (2.51%) Lucene
20 135 (2.45%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 694 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 619 (11.25%) Computer Science
3 486 (8.83%) Greenfield Project
4 417 (7.58%) Algorithms
5 210 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 201 (3.65%) Fintech
7 167 (3.03%) User Experience
8 156 (2.83%) Data Structures
9 113 (2.05%) Internet of Things
10 106 (1.93%) Social Media
11 103 (1.87%) Management Information System
12 102 (1.85%) Mobile App
13 77 (1.40%) Public Cloud
14 76 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 70 (1.27%) Credit Risk
16 67 (1.22%) Virtual Team
17 61 (1.11%) Semantic Web
18 60 (1.09%) Data Centre
19 52 (0.94%) Derivative
20 38 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 714 (12.97%) Linux
2 212 (3.85%) Windows
3 176 (3.20%) Unix
4 125 (2.27%) Android
5 105 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 59 (1.07%) CentOS
7 46 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (0.69%) Windows Server
9 34 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.25%) Debian
11 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.13%) Solaris
12 7 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.091%) AIX
14 4 (0.073%) HPUX
14 4 (0.073%) Kali Linux
14 4 (0.073%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.073%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.055%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2438 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1809 (32.87%) Analytics
3 1212 (22.02%) Business Intelligence
4 961 (17.46%) Machine Learning
5 776 (14.10%) Software Engineering
6 757 (13.75%) Scrum
7 719 (13.06%) ETL
8 708 (12.86%) TDD
9 700 (12.72%) DevOps
10 554 (10.07%) Open Source
11 538 (9.77%) Data Analytics
12 529 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
13 482 (8.76%) Visualisation
14 460 (8.36%) Mentoring
15 447 (8.12%) Mathematics
16 445 (8.09%) Data Modelling
17 438 (7.96%) Test Automation
18 400 (7.27%) E-Commerce
19 375 (6.81%) Microservices
20 364 (6.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2230 (40.52%) Java
2 1688 (30.67%) Python
3 1671 (30.36%) SQL
4 801 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 790 (14.35%) Scala
6 607 (11.03%) R
7 606 (11.01%) C#
8 390 (7.09%) C++
9 277 (5.03%) T-SQL
10 226 (4.11%) C
11 207 (3.76%) Ruby
12 169 (3.07%) Go
13 167 (3.03%) PHP
14 159 (2.89%) Perl
15 144 (2.62%) Bash Shell
16 137 (2.49%) MATLAB
17 95 (1.73%) Shell Script
18 67 (1.22%) Clojure
19 52 (0.94%) PL/SQL
20 50 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 926 (16.82%) Degree
2 273 (4.96%) PhD
3 231 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 227 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 131 (2.38%) Master's Degree
6 129 (2.34%) DV Cleared
7 106 (1.93%) SC Cleared
8 104 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
9 48 (0.87%) ISEB
10 33 (0.60%) PMI Certification
11 32 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (0.51%) PMP
13 25 (0.45%) CISSP
14 16 (0.29%) GCIA
14 16 (0.29%) Postgraduate
15 15 (0.27%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.24%) GIAC
17 12 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
17 12 (0.22%) CISM
17 12 (0.22%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (5.05%) QA
2 189 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 29 (0.53%) COBIT
4 26 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.42%) GCP
6 22 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.36%) GDPR
8 19 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.35%) SLA
9 14 (0.25%) MiFID
10 10 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.16%) EMIR
12 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.091%) Actionable Recommendations
14 4 (0.073%) Government Security Classifications
14 4 (0.073%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.073%) PMO
15 1 (0.018%) Basel III
15 1 (0.018%) FedRAMP
15 1 (0.018%) GPG13
System Software
1 377 (6.85%) Docker
2 200 (3.63%) HDFS
3 131 (2.38%) Apache Flume
4 47 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (0.67%) Active Directory
6 30 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 21 (0.38%) KVM
8 18 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 13 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.20%) Snort
11 10 (0.18%) Varnish
12 5 (0.091%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.091%) Xen
13 4 (0.073%) Firmware
13 4 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.036%) Cronacle
14 2 (0.036%) etcd
14 2 (0.036%) iptables
14 2 (0.036%) vCloud
14 2 (0.036%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 279 (5.07%) Ansible
2 277 (5.03%) Puppet
3 255 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
4 151 (2.74%) Kubernetes
5 115 (2.09%) Mesos
6 100 (1.82%) Oozie
7 91 (1.65%) Kibana
8 79 (1.44%) logstash
9 72 (1.31%) Salt
10 63 (1.14%) Terraform
11 32 (0.58%) Packer
12 30 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
13 17 (0.31%) Nagios
14 15 (0.27%) Ambari
15 13 (0.24%) Graphite
16 11 (0.20%) Marathon
17 10 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
18 9 (0.16%) Prometheus
19 8 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
19 8 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 647 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 527 (9.57%) Oracle
3 404 (7.34%) Tableau
4 316 (5.74%) Google
5 250 (4.54%) SAP
6 207 (3.76%) Cloudera
7 161 (2.93%) Hortonworks
8 94 (1.71%) Informatica
8 94 (1.71%) Talend
9 92 (1.67%) Teradata
10 87 (1.58%) MapR
11 85 (1.54%) Red Hat
12 80 (1.45%) Splunk
13 76 (1.38%) VMware
14 61 (1.11%) IBM
15 50 (0.91%) Cognos
16 46 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
17 42 (0.76%) Cisco
17 42 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
18 40 (0.73%) Netezza
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 45K
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 36 days holiday + lots more!
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + share scheme / flexible hours
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60 - £70 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £120000 - £121000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Pension, Bonus, Private Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £470 to £550 per day Up to £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago