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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK / England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 94 154
Rank change year-on-year +12 +60  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2733 2926 2226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.39% 2.99% 2.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.04% 9.73% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2225 2329 1829
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  

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 24745 30078 33617
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 30.70% 30.71% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21184 25988 28699
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Big Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 1625 £67,500 +3.84% 216
South East +33 425 £60,000 +20.00% 57
South West +20 171 £50,000 - 21
North West +17 142 £55,000 +22.22% 27
East of England -5 112 £50,000 +5.26% 16
East Midlands +72 100 £52,500 -10.63% 6
Yorkshire -31 73 £55,000 - 11
West Midlands +4 65 £50,000 -13.04% 4
North East -2 17 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2352 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2169 (40.06%) Java
3 1892 (34.95%) Hadoop
4 1667 (30.79%) Analytics
5 1630 (30.11%) SQL
6 1545 (28.54%) Python
7 1321 (24.40%) Apache Spark
8 1218 (22.50%) Finance
9 1081 (19.97%) Business Intelligence
10 1067 (19.71%) NoSQL
11 990 (18.29%) Degree
12 869 (16.05%) JavaScript
12 869 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
13 836 (15.44%) Machine Learning
14 834 (15.40%) SQL Server
15 784 (14.48%) C#
16 763 (14.09%) Software Engineering
17 711 (13.13%) TDD
18 708 (13.08%) Scala
19 707 (13.06%) MongoDB
20 702 (12.97%) Scrum
21 676 (12.49%) .NET
22 675 (12.47%) Linux
23 656 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
24 653 (12.06%) Apache Hive
25 650 (12.01%) Computer Science
26 628 (11.60%) Greenfield Project
27 622 (11.49%) ETL
28 615 (11.36%) DevOps
29 613 (11.32%) Microsoft

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 1321 (24.40%) Apache Spark
2 380 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
3 363 (6.70%) Apache
4 317 (5.86%) Apache Pig
5 265 (4.89%) SAS
6 181 (3.34%) Apache Solr
7 171 (3.16%) Tomcat
8 151 (2.79%) JBoss
9 117 (2.16%) Jetty
10 115 (2.12%) WebSphere
11 108 (1.99%) OpenStack
12 96 (1.77%) WebLogic
13 69 (1.27%) CMS
14 51 (0.94%) Confluence
15 41 (0.76%) SharePoint
16 37 (0.68%) GlassFish
17 29 (0.54%) nginx
18 20 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 18 (0.33%) IIS
19 18 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 140 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (1.88%) SPSS
3 33 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.11%) Stata
8 5 (0.092%) Weka
9 4 (0.074%) InVision
9 4 (0.074%) SPSS Modeler
10 3 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.055%) Gephi
10 3 (0.055%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.037%) Mathcad
11 2 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.037%) Simulink
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.018%) EViews
12 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.018%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 32 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.20%) Magento
3 11 (0.20%) SAP CRM
4 7 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
4 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.092%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 5 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.074%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.074%) FastStats
7 4 (0.074%) HFM
7 4 (0.074%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.074%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.055%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.055%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.055%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 869 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
2 525 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 256 (4.73%) SaaS
4 142 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
5 126 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 85 (1.57%) GitHub
7 57 (1.05%) PaaS
8 51 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
8 51 (0.94%) Amazon S3
9 45 (0.83%) Google Analytics
10 43 (0.79%) IaaS
11 37 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
12 35 (0.65%) Azure Machine Learning
13 27 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
14 24 (0.44%) Office 365
15 23 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
16 20 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
17 15 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
18 11 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
18 11 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 182 (3.36%) Internet
2 43 (0.79%) Firewall
2 43 (0.79%) HTTP
3 42 (0.78%) Kerberos
4 33 (0.61%) Network Security
4 33 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 26 (0.48%) SSL
6 16 (0.30%) DNS
6 16 (0.30%) LDAP
7 10 (0.18%) Intranet
8 9 (0.17%) SAN
8 9 (0.17%) Wireshark
9 8 (0.15%) FTP
9 8 (0.15%) VPN
10 7 (0.13%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.11%) tcpdump
11 6 (0.11%) WebEx
11 6 (0.11%) Wireless
12 5 (0.092%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1892 (34.95%) Hadoop
2 1067 (19.71%) NoSQL
3 834 (15.40%) SQL Server
4 707 (13.06%) MongoDB
5 656 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
6 653 (12.06%) Apache Hive
7 495 (9.14%) MySQL
8 487 (9.00%) Relational Database
9 436 (8.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 397 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 367 (6.78%) HBase
12 308 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 282 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 239 (4.41%) RDBMS
15 223 (4.12%) Power BI
16 221 (4.08%) Redis
17 218 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
18 212 (3.92%) Data Mining
19 191 (3.53%) QlikView
20 127 (2.35%) Impala
Development Applications
1 377 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 195 (3.60%) JIRA
3 193 (3.56%) Jenkins
4 131 (2.42%) Selenium
5 118 (2.18%) Maven
6 112 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
7 75 (1.39%) Subversion
8 68 (1.26%) JUnit
9 63 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 57 (1.05%) Gradle
11 52 (0.96%) Visual Studio
12 40 (0.74%) TeamCity
13 39 (0.72%) NUnit
14 35 (0.65%) Mockito
15 32 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 32 (0.59%) Bitbucket
16 30 (0.55%) Calabash
17 29 (0.54%) Ant
17 29 (0.54%) Cucumber
17 29 (0.54%) Hudson
General
1 1218 (22.50%) Finance
2 532 (9.83%) Banking
3 492 (9.09%) Retail
4 440 (8.13%) Marketing
5 332 (6.13%) Telecoms
6 200 (3.69%) Games
7 121 (2.23%) Advertising
8 118 (2.18%) Legal
9 74 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 55 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 52 (0.96%) Publishing
12 45 (0.83%) Electronics
13 36 (0.66%) Front Office
14 29 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.54%) Local Government
14 29 (0.54%) Military
15 26 (0.48%) Automotive
15 26 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 22 (0.41%) Back Office
16 22 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 1868 (34.50%) Developer
2 766 (14.15%) Architect
3 692 (12.78%) Java Developer
4 415 (7.67%) Senior Developer
5 390 (7.20%) Data Engineer
6 350 (6.46%) Data Scientist
7 328 (6.06%) Consultant
8 324 (5.98%) Analyst
9 294 (5.43%) Big Data Engineer
10 293 (5.41%) Data Architect
11 278 (5.13%) Big Data Developer
12 263 (4.86%) Software Engineer
13 258 (4.77%) C# Developer
14 223 (4.12%) Java Engineer
15 219 (4.05%) .NET Developer
16 202 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
17 193 (3.56%) Software Developer
18 186 (3.44%) Senior Java Developer
19 175 (3.23%) Big Data Architect
20 172 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 676 (12.49%) .NET
2 570 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 486 (8.98%) Web Services
4 468 (8.64%) HTML
5 461 (8.51%) Spring
6 393 (7.26%) Node.js
7 375 (6.93%) Kafka
8 350 (6.46%) CSS
9 332 (6.13%) REST
10 302 (5.58%) React
11 248 (4.58%) RESTful
12 209 (3.86%) HTML5
13 196 (3.62%) XML
14 184 (3.40%) Hibernate
15 176 (3.25%) Java EE
16 174 (3.21%) J2EE
17 146 (2.70%) SOAP
18 141 (2.60%) jQuery
19 136 (2.51%) CSS3
20 134 (2.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 650 (12.01%) Computer Science
2 628 (11.60%) Greenfield Project
3 557 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
4 456 (8.42%) Algorithms
5 191 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
6 174 (3.21%) User Experience
7 162 (2.99%) Fintech
8 140 (2.59%) Internet of Things
9 137 (2.53%) Credit Risk
10 131 (2.42%) Data Structures
11 110 (2.03%) Mobile App
12 98 (1.81%) Social Media
13 95 (1.75%) Management Information System
14 80 (1.48%) Data Centre
15 79 (1.46%) Semantic Web
16 50 (0.92%) Virtual Team
17 45 (0.83%) iPad
18 42 (0.78%) Derivative
19 40 (0.74%) Hedge funds
20 38 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 675 (12.47%) Linux
2 172 (3.18%) Windows
3 166 (3.07%) Unix
4 139 (2.57%) Android
5 128 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.00%) CentOS
7 35 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 33 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.20%) AIX
13 8 (0.15%) Debian
13 8 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.11%) Solaris
15 6 (0.11%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.074%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2352 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1667 (30.79%) Analytics
3 1081 (19.97%) Business Intelligence
4 836 (15.44%) Machine Learning
5 763 (14.09%) Software Engineering
6 711 (13.13%) TDD
7 702 (12.97%) Scrum
8 622 (11.49%) ETL
9 615 (11.36%) DevOps
10 493 (9.11%) Visualisation
11 464 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 450 (8.31%) Mathematics
13 448 (8.27%) Data Analytics
14 435 (8.03%) E-Commerce
15 424 (7.83%) Open Source
16 400 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
17 398 (7.35%) Data Modelling
18 339 (6.26%) OO
19 310 (5.73%) Project Management
20 308 (5.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2169 (40.06%) Java
2 1630 (30.11%) SQL
3 1545 (28.54%) Python
4 869 (16.05%) JavaScript
5 784 (14.48%) C#
6 708 (13.08%) Scala
7 522 (9.64%) R
8 354 (6.54%) C++
9 259 (4.78%) T-SQL
10 236 (4.36%) Ruby
11 225 (4.16%) C
12 210 (3.88%) Perl
13 196 (3.62%) PHP
14 160 (2.96%) Bash Shell
15 124 (2.29%) Go
16 98 (1.81%) MATLAB
17 64 (1.18%) PL/SQL
18 54 (1.00%) Shell Script
19 53 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 36 (0.66%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 990 (18.29%) Degree
2 299 (5.52%) PhD
3 217 (4.01%) Security Cleared
4 131 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 67 (1.24%) CISSP
6 66 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 56 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 44 (0.81%) ISEB
9 32 (0.59%) GCIA
10 30 (0.55%) CEH
11 26 (0.48%) CISM
12 25 (0.46%) GIAC
13 24 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (0.41%) Postgraduate
15 21 (0.39%) PMI Certification
16 20 (0.37%) GCIH
17 19 (0.35%) CCNA
17 19 (0.35%) PMP
18 16 (0.30%) CCIE
19 14 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (4.58%) QA
2 143 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 48 (0.89%) SLA
4 25 (0.46%) COBIT
4 25 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.35%) MiFID
5 19 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.24%) GCP
6 13 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.15%) GDPR
8 5 (0.092%) PMO
8 5 (0.092%) SDET
9 3 (0.055%) GPG13
9 3 (0.055%) SNOMED CT
10 2 (0.037%) FATCA
11 1 (0.018%) Basel III
11 1 (0.018%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.018%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.018%) Solvency II
System Software
1 273 (5.04%) Docker
2 190 (3.51%) HDFS
3 119 (2.20%) Apache Flume
4 76 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 42 (0.78%) Active Directory
7 36 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 14 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.18%) KVM
10 10 (0.18%) Varnish
11 9 (0.17%) Snort
12 4 (0.074%) etcd
12 4 (0.074%) vSphere
13 3 (0.055%) Firmware
13 3 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.055%) Xen
14 2 (0.037%) flannel
14 2 (0.037%) iptables
15 1 (0.018%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 246 (4.54%) Puppet
2 234 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 230 (4.25%) Ansible
4 114 (2.11%) Kibana
5 96 (1.77%) Oozie
6 95 (1.75%) Kubernetes
7 89 (1.64%) logstash
8 87 (1.61%) Salt
9 54 (1.00%) Mesos
10 35 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
11 27 (0.50%) Terraform
12 20 (0.37%) Ambari
13 15 (0.28%) Packer
14 12 (0.22%) Graphite
15 11 (0.20%) Nagios
16 8 (0.15%) QRadar
16 8 (0.15%) ZABBIX
17 7 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 7 (0.13%) Red Hat Satellite
17 7 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 613 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 604 (11.16%) Oracle
3 356 (6.58%) Tableau
4 268 (4.95%) Google
5 169 (3.12%) SAP
6 138 (2.55%) Cloudera
7 113 (2.09%) Hortonworks
8 112 (2.07%) Talend
9 92 (1.70%) VMware
10 86 (1.59%) Informatica
11 77 (1.42%) Teradata
12 67 (1.24%) IBM
13 62 (1.15%) Splunk
14 57 (1.05%) Cognos
15 54 (1.00%) Red Hat
16 52 (0.96%) MapR
17 50 (0.92%) TIBCO
18 41 (0.76%) Adobe
19 40 (0.74%) Netezza
20 35 (0.65%) Cisco
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + shares + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £9k Car allow, bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + Pension, Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + flexi Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum annual bonus, private medical, flexible work
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £85000 Per Annum bonus incentive, pension scheme, private med
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Martin & Conley
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + LTIP + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £140000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Page International
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Incredible Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Salary negotiable - plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare & Equity
Posted: 2 days ago