Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 90 165
Rank change year-on-year -7 +75 +14
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 243 260 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.27% 3.38% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.60% 9.80% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 212 190 79
Manchester median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +16.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £53,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.54% +25.88% -15.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,530 2,654 2,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.07% 34.54% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,191 2,304 1,789
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Manchester

Big Data
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Big Data in Manchester

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Manchester

Big Data
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Wigan - 6 £23,000 -
Altrincham - 5 £37,500 -
Stockport -4 4 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Cheadle - 3 £40,000 -
Big Data
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 125 (51.44%) Java
2 123 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (47.74%) Python
4 90 (37.04%) Machine Learning
5 84 (34.57%) Software Engineering
6 83 (34.16%) TDD
7 79 (32.51%) Business Intelligence
8 77 (31.69%) Analytics
9 76 (31.28%) Hadoop
10 70 (28.81%) Finance
11 69 (28.40%) JavaScript
12 63 (25.93%) DevOps
13 61 (25.10%) BDD
14 60 (24.69%) Apache Spark
15 58 (23.87%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (23.05%) C#
17 55 (22.63%) Amazon AWS
18 53 (21.81%) Marketing
19 51 (20.99%) SAP
20 50 (20.58%) Manufacturing
20 50 (20.58%) Programme Management
20 50 (20.58%) Electronics
20 50 (20.58%) Telecoms
20 50 (20.58%) Digital Marketing
21 45 (18.52%) SQL
22 43 (17.70%) Degree
23 42 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
23 42 (17.28%) Scala
24 41 (16.87%) Data Science
25 39 (16.05%) C++

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 60 (24.69%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.58%) Apache Pig
3 15 (6.17%) Apache
4 14 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.53%) SAS
6 4 (1.65%) Confluence
7 2 (0.82%) CMS
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.41%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 55 (22.63%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.41%) SaaS
3 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (5.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (4.94%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.82%) IaaS
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.53%) HTTP
2 3 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.41%) NAS
3 1 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (31.28%) Hadoop
2 38 (15.64%) Relational Database
3 30 (12.35%) SQL Server
4 27 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 27 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 23 (9.47%) NoSQL
6 20 (8.23%) Apache Hive
6 20 (8.23%) MySQL
7 10 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.29%) Data Mining
8 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.88%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.47%) HBase
11 5 (2.06%) Power BI
11 5 (2.06%) Redis
12 4 (1.65%) Impala
12 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.76%) Cucumber
3 12 (4.94%) TeamCity
4 10 (4.12%) GitLab
5 9 (3.70%) JIRA
5 9 (3.70%) Selenium
6 8 (3.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.47%) PyCharm
7 6 (2.47%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.65%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.82%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.41%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.41%) JUnit
11 1 (0.41%) Mockito
11 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (28.81%) Finance
2 53 (21.81%) Marketing
3 50 (20.58%) Electronics
3 50 (20.58%) Manufacturing
3 50 (20.58%) Telecoms
4 20 (8.23%) Retail
5 16 (6.58%) Military
6 10 (4.12%) Legal
7 5 (2.06%) Banking
8 4 (1.65%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (29.22%) Developer
2 44 (18.11%) Software Engineer
3 37 (15.23%) Java Developer
4 20 (8.23%) Senior Developer
5 19 (7.82%) Big Data Developer
6 16 (6.58%) Analyst
6 16 (6.58%) Lead Developer
7 14 (5.76%) Data Engineer
7 14 (5.76%) Machine Learning Developer
8 13 (5.35%) Data Scientist
8 13 (5.35%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 13 (5.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (4.53%) Architect
9 11 (4.53%) Junior
9 11 (4.53%) Lead Java Developer
10 10 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) Big Data Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) Engineering Manager
11 9 (3.70%) Software Engineering Manager
11 9 (3.70%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.81%) AngularJS
2 35 (14.40%) .NET
3 34 (13.99%) CSS
4 32 (13.17%) HTML
5 28 (11.52%) React
6 23 (9.47%) Web Services
7 21 (8.64%) J2EE
7 21 (8.64%) Spring
8 17 (7.00%) HTML5
9 13 (5.35%) CSS3
9 13 (5.35%) Java EE
10 12 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (4.53%) Kafka
11 11 (4.53%) Play Framework
12 10 (4.12%) Apache Wicket
12 10 (4.12%) REST
12 10 (4.12%) SOAP
13 8 (3.29%) Gherkin
14 7 (2.88%) Node.js
14 7 (2.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (23.87%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (11.52%) Computer Science
3 24 (9.88%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.88%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (2.88%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.06%) PKI
6 3 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.23%) User Experience
6 3 (1.23%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.82%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) Fintech
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.40%) Linux
2 13 (5.35%) Windows
3 8 (3.29%) Unix
4 3 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (37.04%) Machine Learning
3 84 (34.57%) Software Engineering
4 83 (34.16%) TDD
5 79 (32.51%) Business Intelligence
6 77 (31.69%) Analytics
7 63 (25.93%) DevOps
8 61 (25.10%) BDD
9 50 (20.58%) Digital Marketing
9 50 (20.58%) Programme Management
10 42 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (16.87%) Data Science
12 36 (14.81%) Artificial Intelligence
13 35 (14.40%) SDLC
14 27 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 27 (11.11%) Data Analytics
15 26 (10.70%) Scrum
16 25 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (10.29%) Test Automation
17 23 (9.47%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 125 (51.44%) Java
2 116 (47.74%) Python
3 69 (28.40%) JavaScript
4 56 (23.05%) C#
5 45 (18.52%) SQL
6 42 (17.28%) Scala
7 39 (16.05%) C++
8 37 (15.23%) Ruby
9 29 (11.93%) C
10 19 (7.82%) Go
10 19 (7.82%) R
11 13 (5.35%) Bash Shell
11 13 (5.35%) Perl
12 10 (4.12%) Groovy
13 8 (3.29%) Java 8
13 8 (3.29%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.06%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.23%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.23%) PHP
16 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (17.70%) Degree
2 30 (12.35%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.64%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.35%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.65%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.23%) PhD
7 3 (1.23%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.82%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.41%) ISEB
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.29%) QA
2 14 (5.76%) GCP
3 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 31 (12.76%) Docker
2 8 (3.29%) Hyper-V
2 8 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.06%) HDFS
4 3 (1.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 34 (13.99%) Kubernetes
2 29 (11.93%) Ansible
3 13 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.53%) Puppet
5 5 (2.06%) Kibana
5 5 (2.06%) Terraform
6 4 (1.65%) logstash
6 4 (1.65%) Marathon
6 4 (1.65%) Mesos
6 4 (1.65%) rkt
7 1 (0.41%) Ambari
Vendors
1 51 (20.99%) SAP
2 29 (11.93%) Oracle
3 17 (7.00%) Google
4 9 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.29%) Cloudera
5 8 (3.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.29%) VMware
6 6 (2.47%) Hortonworks
7 5 (2.06%) Capita
7 5 (2.06%) Teradata
8 4 (1.65%) Hummingbird
8 4 (1.65%) Informatica
8 4 (1.65%) Sun
9 3 (1.23%) Cisco
9 3 (1.23%) Greenplum
9 3 (1.23%) IBM
9 3 (1.23%) Netezza
9 3 (1.23%) Tableau
10 2 (0.82%) Talend
10 2 (0.82%) Zend