Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 86 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 +49
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 6,570 5,541 5,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.04% 3.31% 2.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.28% 10.88% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4,424 4,534 4,587
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 49,476 50,948 57,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.43% 30.47% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40,489 43,179 49,978
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 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
London +24 4,285 £70,000 +3.70% 433
South East -6 818 £60,000 +4.35% 109
North of England -12 473 £50,000 -4.76% 81
South West +29 364 £55,000 - 35
East of England +59 339 £60,000 +21.83% 42
North West -11 322 £50,000 -4.76% 59
Midlands +2 276 £55,000 +10.00% 29
West Midlands +57 174 £55,000 +15.79% 14
Yorkshire +1 123 £55,000 +10.00% 20
East Midlands -39 100 £68,750 +33.50% 15
North East -10 28 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 England region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 2,762 (42.04%) Java
2 2,422 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2,386 (36.32%) Python
4 2,229 (33.93%) Analytics
5 2,048 (31.17%) SQL
6 2,022 (30.78%) Finance
7 2,001 (30.46%) Hadoop
8 1,653 (25.16%) Apache Spark
9 1,464 (22.28%) Problem-Solving
10 1,449 (22.05%) Machine Learning
11 1,409 (21.45%) Amazon AWS
12 1,283 (19.53%) Banking
13 1,273 (19.38%) Degree
14 1,266 (19.27%) Data Science
15 1,184 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
16 1,053 (16.03%) Scala
17 1,000 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
18 992 (15.10%) Linux
19 989 (15.05%) Investment Banking
20 988 (15.04%) Software Engineering
21 987 (15.02%) Risk Management
22 968 (14.73%) JavaScript
23 940 (14.31%) Kafka
24 938 (14.28%) NoSQL
25 929 (14.14%) Low Latency
26 926 (14.09%) Financial Institution
27 907 (13.81%) Strategic Thinking
28 898 (13.67%) Investment Management
29 895 (13.62%) Innovative Thinking
30 883 (13.44%) Cyberthreat

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 1,653 (25.16%) Apache Spark
2 341 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
3 314 (4.78%) Apache
4 233 (3.55%) Apache Pig
5 224 (3.41%) SAS
6 129 (1.96%) Apache Solr
7 73 (1.11%) Confluence
8 66 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 46 (0.70%) IIS
10 37 (0.56%) CMS
11 30 (0.46%) JBoss
12 26 (0.40%) OpenStack
13 23 (0.35%) CloudStack
14 22 (0.33%) Jetty
14 22 (0.33%) NServiceBus
15 20 (0.30%) SharePoint
15 20 (0.30%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.29%) WildFly
17 16 (0.24%) nginx
17 16 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 123 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (0.59%) SPSS
4 36 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.50%) GNU Octave
6 27 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 23 (0.35%) Chatbot
8 10 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.076%) Mathematica
10 4 (0.061%) InVision
10 4 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.061%) Stata
10 4 (0.061%) UXPin
11 3 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.046%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.046%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.046%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.091%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.076%) Actimize
6 5 (0.076%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.061%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.061%) JDE OneWorld
7 4 (0.061%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.061%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 4 (0.061%) SAP MDG
7 4 (0.061%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.046%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.046%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.030%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.030%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.015%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (0.015%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1,409 (21.45%) Amazon AWS
2 866 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 216 (3.29%) SaaS
4 198 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 188 (2.86%) Serverless
6 170 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
7 147 (2.24%) Amazon EMR
8 144 (2.19%) Amazon Kinesis
8 144 (2.19%) IaaS
9 138 (2.10%) Amazon S3
10 121 (1.84%) PaaS
11 118 (1.80%) GitHub
12 96 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
13 91 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
13 91 (1.39%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 70 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
15 47 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
16 37 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
16 37 (0.56%) Office 365
17 36 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 112 (1.70%) Internet
2 108 (1.64%) Firewall
3 101 (1.54%) Wireless
4 78 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 77 (1.17%) HTTP
6 59 (0.90%) DNS
7 49 (0.75%) SSL
8 44 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 42 (0.64%) LAN
10 41 (0.62%) WAN
11 39 (0.59%) Wireless Security
12 37 (0.56%) DHCP
13 35 (0.53%) SAN
14 33 (0.50%) Kerberos
15 29 (0.44%) Network Security
15 29 (0.44%) SMS
16 23 (0.35%) Sourcefire
17 22 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
18 19 (0.29%) MPLS
19 18 (0.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,001 (30.46%) Hadoop
2 938 (14.28%) NoSQL
3 792 (12.05%) Apache Hive
4 773 (11.77%) Data Warehouse
5 660 (10.05%) SQL Server
6 540 (8.22%) Relational Database
7 508 (7.73%) MongoDB
8 453 (6.89%) Data Lake
9 423 (6.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 378 (5.75%) Power BI
11 337 (5.13%) HBase
12 310 (4.72%) MySQL
13 302 (4.60%) Impala
14 272 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 253 (3.85%) RDBMS
16 247 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
17 246 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 245 (3.73%) Amazon Redshift
19 186 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 171 (2.60%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 427 (6.50%) Git (software)
2 331 (5.04%) Jenkins
3 311 (4.73%) JIRA
4 162 (2.47%) JUnit
5 132 (2.01%) Selenium
6 130 (1.98%) Visual Studio
7 118 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 117 (1.78%) Maven
9 112 (1.70%) Bitbucket
10 106 (1.61%) Subversion
11 96 (1.46%) Gradle
12 95 (1.45%) TeamCity
13 77 (1.17%) Mockito
14 64 (0.97%) Cucumber
15 54 (0.82%) Calabash
15 54 (0.82%) fastlane
16 47 (0.72%) GitLab
17 41 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
18 37 (0.56%) Android Studio
19 31 (0.47%) Robot Framework
General
1 2,022 (30.78%) Finance
2 1,283 (19.53%) Banking
3 989 (15.05%) Investment Banking
4 926 (14.09%) Financial Institution
5 440 (6.70%) Marketing
6 415 (6.32%) Retail
7 232 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 210 (3.20%) Front Office
9 143 (2.18%) Games
10 134 (2.04%) Electronics
11 113 (1.72%) Advertising
12 105 (1.60%) Manufacturing
13 82 (1.25%) Legal
14 81 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 79 (1.20%) Law
16 68 (1.04%) Publishing
17 40 (0.61%) Military
18 35 (0.53%) Automotive
19 33 (0.50%) Multimedia
20 15 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,780 (27.09%) Developer
2 903 (13.74%) Architect
3 745 (11.34%) Data Engineer
4 594 (9.04%) Java Developer
5 496 (7.55%) Big Data Engineer
6 399 (6.07%) Data Scientist
7 397 (6.04%) Analyst
8 389 (5.92%) Data Architect
9 363 (5.53%) Software Engineer
10 311 (4.73%) Big Data Developer
11 279 (4.25%) Consultant
12 269 (4.09%) Senior Developer
13 243 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
14 225 (3.42%) Big Data Architect
15 177 (2.69%) Java Engineer
16 173 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
17 169 (2.57%) Technical Architect
18 154 (2.34%) Junior
19 152 (2.31%) Python Developer
20 145 (2.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 940 (14.31%) Kafka
2 619 (9.42%) .NET
3 558 (8.49%) AngularJS
4 518 (7.88%) Web Services
5 473 (7.20%) HTML
6 410 (6.24%) RESTful
7 352 (5.36%) Spring
8 348 (5.30%) REST
9 298 (4.54%) React
10 286 (4.35%) XML
11 284 (4.32%) Node.js
12 267 (4.06%) CSS
13 235 (3.58%) HTML5
14 232 (3.53%) Natural Language Processing
15 193 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
16 190 (2.89%) JSON
17 144 (2.19%) Django
18 134 (2.04%) TensorFlow
19 130 (1.98%) SOAP
20 124 (1.89%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 1,184 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 883 (13.44%) Cyberthreat
3 854 (13.00%) Computer Science
4 587 (8.93%) Algorithms
5 342 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
6 336 (5.11%) Fintech
7 329 (5.01%) User Experience
8 251 (3.82%) Management Information System
9 240 (3.65%) Data Structures
10 238 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
11 184 (2.80%) Data Centre
12 175 (2.66%) Fixed Income
13 160 (2.44%) Mobile App
14 142 (2.16%) Equities
15 129 (1.96%) Public Cloud
16 117 (1.78%) Virtual Team
17 114 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
18 93 (1.42%) Derivative
19 78 (1.19%) Hedge funds
20 76 (1.16%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 992 (15.10%) Linux
2 429 (6.53%) Unix
3 354 (5.39%) Windows
4 126 (1.92%) Android
5 93 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 63 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 52 (0.79%) CentOS
9 43 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 36 (0.55%) AIX
11 35 (0.53%) Solaris
12 33 (0.50%) HPUX
12 33 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 17 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (0.17%) Windows 10
15 11 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.15%) Debian
16 10 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,422 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2,229 (33.93%) Analytics
3 1,464 (22.28%) Problem-Solving
4 1,449 (22.05%) Machine Learning
5 1,266 (19.27%) Data Science
6 1,000 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
7 988 (15.04%) Software Engineering
8 987 (15.02%) Risk Management
9 929 (14.14%) Low Latency
10 907 (13.81%) Strategic Thinking
11 898 (13.67%) Investment Management
12 895 (13.62%) Innovative Thinking
13 881 (13.41%) DevOps
14 856 (13.03%) ETL
15 773 (11.77%) TDD
16 721 (10.97%) Data Analytics
17 649 (9.88%) Visualisation
18 629 (9.57%) Artificial Intelligence
19 610 (9.28%) Mathematics
20 600 (9.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,762 (42.04%) Java
2 2,386 (36.32%) Python
3 2,048 (31.17%) SQL
4 1,053 (16.03%) Scala
5 968 (14.73%) JavaScript
6 822 (12.51%) C#
7 725 (11.04%) C++
8 632 (9.62%) R
9 322 (4.90%) C
10 251 (3.82%) Perl
11 245 (3.73%) Bash Shell
12 229 (3.49%) Java 8
13 195 (2.97%) T-SQL
14 193 (2.94%) Shell Script
15 188 (2.86%) Go
16 170 (2.59%) PowerShell
17 159 (2.42%) MATLAB
18 155 (2.36%) Ruby
19 133 (2.02%) PHP
20 68 (1.04%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1,273 (19.38%) Degree
2 352 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 346 (5.27%) PhD
4 206 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 166 (2.53%) Master's Degree
6 104 (1.58%) DV Cleared
7 86 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
8 84 (1.28%) CISSP
9 83 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
10 79 (1.20%) CCNA
11 69 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 55 (0.84%) SANS
13 49 (0.75%) MCSE
14 48 (0.73%) SC Cleared
15 47 (0.72%) GIAC
16 44 (0.67%) SSCP
17 42 (0.64%) CCIE
17 42 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
17 42 (0.64%) ISEB
18 41 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (4.19%) QA
2 230 (3.50%) Data Quality
3 119 (1.81%) GDPR
4 57 (0.87%) GCP
5 34 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.35%) MiFID
7 19 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 18 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
11 13 (0.20%) FATCA
11 13 (0.20%) IFRS
11 13 (0.20%) IFRS 9
12 11 (0.17%) SLA
13 9 (0.14%) PMO
14 8 (0.12%) GPG13
15 7 (0.11%) COBIT
16 6 (0.091%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 6 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 5 (0.076%) EMIR
System Software
1 546 (8.31%) Docker
2 293 (4.46%) HDFS
3 207 (3.15%) Apache Flume
4 100 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 95 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 67 (1.02%) vSphere
7 64 (0.97%) Active Directory
8 44 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 31 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (0.43%) Hyper-V
11 25 (0.38%) VMware NSX
12 24 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
13 23 (0.35%) Snort
13 23 (0.35%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.26%) NFS
15 8 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.11%) XenDesktop
17 6 (0.091%) KVM
18 4 (0.061%) Samba
18 4 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 283 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 277 (4.22%) Ansible
3 276 (4.20%) Puppet
4 159 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 145 (2.21%) Terraform
6 143 (2.18%) Oozie
7 142 (2.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 88 (1.34%) Salt
9 73 (1.11%) Mesos
10 70 (1.07%) Kibana
11 44 (0.67%) logstash
12 37 (0.56%) HockeyApp
13 28 (0.43%) Ambari
14 27 (0.41%) Consul
14 27 (0.41%) Rancher
15 25 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
16 22 (0.33%) Packer
17 20 (0.30%) Suricata
18 19 (0.29%) Grafana
18 19 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 699 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 530 (8.07%) Oracle
3 474 (7.21%) Tableau
4 377 (5.74%) Cloudera
5 346 (5.27%) Google
6 237 (3.61%) Hortonworks
7 206 (3.14%) Sybase
8 151 (2.30%) VMware
9 147 (2.24%) SAP
10 145 (2.21%) Talend
11 134 (2.04%) Informatica
12 123 (1.87%) Atlassian
13 119 (1.81%) IBM
14 117 (1.78%) Cisco
15 102 (1.55%) Splunk
16 91 (1.39%) Red Hat
17 71 (1.08%) WorldPay
18 69 (1.05%) MapR
19 67 (1.02%) Teradata
20 65 (0.99%) Cognizant