Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 81 82 69
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 1,910 897 2,203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.74% 3.73% 4.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.49% 13.12% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,126 643 1,782
10th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £48,750
25th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £97,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £115,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 15,289 6,837 14,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.94% 28.44% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9,071 5,863 12,153
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £69,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.72% +6.92% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,125 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,500 £100,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in London

Big Data
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Big Data in London.

Salary trend for Big Data in London

Big Data
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Big Data in London

Big Data
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -14 260 £77,500 -3.13% 80
West London +5 83 £75,000 -3.23% 15
South London -18 31 £53,500 -33.13%
East London -16 20 £80,000 +60.00% 6
North London - 2 - - 2
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 908 (47.54%) Python
2 899 (47.07%) Analytics
3 738 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 732 (38.32%) AWS
5 669 (35.03%) SQL
6 653 (34.19%) Java
7 615 (32.20%) Data Science
8 595 (31.15%) Azure
9 510 (26.70%) DevOps
10 476 (24.92%) Apache Spark
11 473 (24.76%) GCP
12 468 (24.50%) Machine Learning
13 452 (23.66%) CI/CD
14 442 (23.14%) Kafka
15 427 (22.36%) Kubernetes
15 427 (22.36%) Social Skills
16 414 (21.68%) Hadoop
17 408 (21.36%) Finance
18 405 (21.20%) Artificial Intelligence
19 368 (19.27%) ETL
20 361 (18.90%) Computer Science
21 345 (18.06%) Docker
22 337 (17.64%) Business Intelligence
23 326 (17.07%) Degree
24 324 (16.96%) Data Modelling
24 324 (16.96%) Microservices
24 324 (16.96%) Data Engineering
25 316 (16.54%) Software Engineering
26 304 (15.92%) NoSQL
27 298 (15.60%) Google

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 476 (24.92%) Apache Spark
2 142 (7.43%) Elasticsearch
3 123 (6.44%) Apache Airflow
4 117 (6.13%) Apache
5 55 (2.88%) Confluence
6 32 (1.68%) IIS
6 32 (1.68%) SAS
7 26 (1.36%) Apache Pig
8 22 (1.15%) Luigi
9 19 (0.99%) Jupyter
10 18 (0.94%) Apache Pulsar
11 14 (0.73%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.47%) Camunda
13 8 (0.42%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.31%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.26%) nginx
15 5 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.26%) Tornado
16 4 (0.21%) CMS
17 3 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.52%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.21%) Sketch
4 4 (0.21%) SPSS
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.052%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.10%) IBM Planning Analytics
1 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.052%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.052%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.052%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 732 (38.32%) AWS
2 595 (31.15%) Azure
3 473 (24.76%) GCP
4 200 (10.47%) SaaS
5 174 (9.11%) Serverless
6 149 (7.80%) Power Platform
7 128 (6.70%) IaaS
8 124 (6.49%) PaaS
9 96 (5.03%) Snowflake
10 86 (4.50%) Azure Data Factory
11 76 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
12 72 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
13 64 (3.35%) Amazon Kinesis
14 63 (3.30%) GitHub
15 62 (3.25%) Amazon S3
16 57 (2.98%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 55 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
18 54 (2.83%) Amazon EMR
19 52 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
20 49 (2.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.73%) HTTP
2 28 (1.47%) Wireless
3 27 (1.41%) VPN
4 26 (1.36%) Internet
5 22 (1.15%) Broadband
5 22 (1.15%) Cisco IPT
6 16 (0.84%) Firewall
7 14 (0.73%) PPP
8 13 (0.68%) Network Security
9 12 (0.63%) IPsec
10 8 (0.42%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.42%) VoIP
11 6 (0.31%) DNS
12 5 (0.26%) VLAN
13 4 (0.21%) LAN
13 4 (0.21%) WAN
13 4 (0.21%) WPA
14 2 (0.10%) SSL
15 1 (0.052%) LTE
15 1 (0.052%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (21.68%) Hadoop
2 304 (15.92%) NoSQL
3 283 (14.82%) Data Warehouse
4 226 (11.83%) Data Lake
5 194 (10.16%) MongoDB
6 173 (9.06%) SQL Server
7 167 (8.74%) Apache Hive
8 149 (7.80%) Power BI
9 141 (7.38%) Relational Database
10 138 (7.23%) Tableau
11 128 (6.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 122 (6.39%) MySQL
12 122 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
13 112 (5.86%) BigQuery
14 104 (5.45%) Amazon Redshift
15 89 (4.66%) Flink
16 79 (4.14%) Looker
17 75 (3.93%) HBase
18 73 (3.82%) Metadata
19 70 (3.66%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 185 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 136 (7.12%) Jenkins
3 88 (4.61%) JIRA
4 69 (3.61%) TeamCity
5 64 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 37 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (1.94%) CircleCI
7 36 (1.88%) JUnit
8 32 (1.68%) Maven
9 26 (1.36%) GitLab
10 25 (1.31%) Selenium
10 25 (1.31%) Subversion
11 21 (1.10%) Bitbucket
12 17 (0.89%) SpecFlow
13 15 (0.79%) ERwin
13 15 (0.79%) NUnit
13 15 (0.79%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.73%) Gradle
14 14 (0.73%) Jasmine
14 14 (0.73%) JMeter
General
1 427 (22.36%) Social Skills
2 408 (21.36%) Finance
3 188 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
4 109 (5.71%) Retail
5 91 (4.76%) Banking
6 88 (4.61%) Marketing
7 67 (3.51%) Games
8 63 (3.30%) Presentation Skills
9 56 (2.93%) Public Sector
10 54 (2.83%) Advertising
11 49 (2.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 44 (2.30%) Law
13 39 (2.04%) Telecoms
14 37 (1.94%) Legal
14 37 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
15 31 (1.62%) Front Office
16 29 (1.52%) Automotive
16 29 (1.52%) Investment Banking
16 29 (1.52%) Publishing
17 20 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 399 (20.89%) Data Engineer
2 310 (16.23%) Developer
3 305 (15.97%) Architect
4 162 (8.48%) Software Engineer
5 145 (7.59%) Data Architect
6 136 (7.12%) Java Developer
7 116 (6.07%) Senior Developer
8 112 (5.86%) Senior Data Engineer
9 107 (5.60%) Analyst
9 107 (5.60%) Big Data Engineer
10 96 (5.03%) Cloud Architect
11 93 (4.87%) Consultant
12 88 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
13 82 (4.29%) Data Scientist
14 68 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
15 62 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
16 57 (2.98%) Principal Engineer
17 51 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
18 48 (2.51%) Azure Architect
19 42 (2.20%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (23.14%) Kafka
2 179 (9.37%) React
3 116 (6.07%) REST
4 107 (5.60%) Node.js
5 100 (5.24%) Spring
6 93 (4.87%) .NET
7 91 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 83 (4.35%) HTML
9 79 (4.14%) Web Services
10 71 (3.72%) Apache Beam
11 69 (3.61%) CSS
12 66 (3.46%) Spring Boot
13 57 (2.98%) RESTful
14 51 (2.67%) JSON
15 41 (2.15%) ARM Templates
16 40 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
17 37 (1.94%) Apache NiFi
17 37 (1.94%) HTML5
18 34 (1.78%) Pandas
18 34 (1.78%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 166 (8.69%) Algorithms
2 134 (7.02%) Cloud Native
2 134 (7.02%) Public Cloud
3 104 (5.45%) Data Structures
4 82 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 80 (4.19%) User Experience
6 77 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 51 (2.67%) Social Media
8 47 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (2.09%) Management Information System
10 33 (1.73%) Data Centre
11 31 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
12 28 (1.47%) Virtual Team
13 25 (1.31%) Private Cloud
14 22 (1.15%) Life Science
15 20 (1.05%) Blog
15 20 (1.05%) Social Network
16 19 (0.99%) Internet of Things
17 17 (0.89%) Renewable Energy
18 13 (0.68%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 146 (7.64%) Linux
2 48 (2.51%) Unix
3 28 (1.47%) Windows
4 17 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.21%) CentOS
6 4 (0.21%) VMS
7 3 (0.16%) DC/OS
7 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.16%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.10%) Android
8 2 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.10%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.052%) Debian
9 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 899 (47.07%) Analytics
2 738 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 615 (32.20%) Data Science
4 510 (26.70%) DevOps
5 468 (24.50%) Machine Learning
6 452 (23.66%) CI/CD
7 405 (21.20%) Artificial Intelligence
8 368 (19.27%) ETL
9 361 (18.90%) Computer Science
10 337 (17.64%) Business Intelligence
11 324 (16.96%) Data Engineering
11 324 (16.96%) Data Modelling
11 324 (16.96%) Microservices
12 316 (16.54%) Software Engineering
13 276 (14.45%) Data Analytics
14 256 (13.40%) Data Pipeline
15 244 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
16 222 (11.62%) Data Architecture
16 222 (11.62%) Data Management
17 198 (10.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 908 (47.54%) Python
2 669 (35.03%) SQL
3 653 (34.19%) Java
4 255 (13.35%) Scala
5 215 (11.26%) JavaScript
6 148 (7.75%) PowerShell
7 126 (6.60%) C#
8 103 (5.39%) Bash
9 88 (4.61%) Go
10 86 (4.50%) R
11 78 (4.08%) TypeScript
12 64 (3.35%) C++
13 55 (2.88%) Java 8
14 42 (2.20%) C
15 34 (1.78%) T-SQL
16 28 (1.47%) PHP
17 27 (1.41%) ES6
18 24 (1.26%) Kotlin
19 16 (0.84%) Rust
20 15 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 326 (17.07%) Degree
2 97 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 52 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.36%) Master's Degree
6 26 (1.36%) PhD
7 25 (1.31%) CISSP
8 23 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (1.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 20 (1.05%) AWS Certification
11 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.42%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
15 4 (0.21%) MCSA
16 3 (0.16%) MCSE
16 3 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
16 3 (0.16%) SSCP
17 2 (0.10%) CISM
17 2 (0.10%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (7.85%) Data Quality
2 126 (6.60%) QA
3 58 (3.04%) GDPR
4 17 (0.89%) HIPAA
5 7 (0.37%) Accessibility
6 6 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
7 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.16%) GMP
8 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.16%) NIST
9 2 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.10%) NCSC
10 1 (0.052%) DICOM
10 1 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.052%) EMIR
10 1 (0.052%) FATCA
10 1 (0.052%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.052%) MiFID
10 1 (0.052%) SEPA
System Software
1 345 (18.06%) Docker
2 33 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 26 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 18 (0.94%) Apache Flume
5 12 (0.63%) HDFS
6 8 (0.42%) Firmware
6 8 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.052%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.052%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 427 (22.36%) Kubernetes
2 153 (8.01%) Terraform
3 128 (6.70%) Ansible
4 85 (4.45%) Puppet
5 71 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (3.04%) Prometheus
7 47 (2.46%) SCCM
8 46 (2.41%) Grafana
9 27 (1.41%) Oozie
10 13 (0.68%) Kubeflow
11 10 (0.52%) Graylog
12 9 (0.47%) MIIS
12 9 (0.47%) Salt
12 9 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.37%) Control-M
14 7 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
15 6 (0.31%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.31%) Istio
16 5 (0.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 298 (15.60%) Google
2 153 (8.01%) Microsoft
3 152 (7.96%) Databricks
4 115 (6.02%) Oracle
5 61 (3.19%) Cloudera
6 59 (3.09%) Informatica
7 47 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (1.83%) IBM
9 33 (1.73%) SAP
10 32 (1.68%) Twitter
11 30 (1.57%) Hortonworks
12 27 (1.41%) Talend
13 20 (1.05%) Teradata
14 19 (0.99%) Splunk
15 14 (0.73%) Palantir
15 14 (0.73%) Spotify
15 14 (0.73%) Sun
16 13 (0.68%) StreamSets
17 12 (0.63%) BEA
17 12 (0.63%) CrowdStrike