Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 86 111
Rank change year-on-year -30 +25 +47
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 206 284 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.83% 3.63% 2.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.34% 10.62% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 164 239 176
Manchester median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,000 £31,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 2,205 2,673 2,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.31% 34.19% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,962 2,308 2,195
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Altrincham -5 4 £35,000 -15.66%
Stockport +20 3 £42,500 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Big Data
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 106 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (47.09%) Java
3 93 (45.15%) Software Engineering
4 89 (43.20%) Python
5 73 (35.44%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (32.04%) Hadoop
7 61 (29.61%) TDD
8 59 (28.64%) Analytics
9 55 (26.70%) Apache Spark
10 54 (26.21%) Amazon AWS
11 51 (24.76%) BDD
12 47 (22.82%) Docker
13 46 (22.33%) Scala
14 45 (21.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 44 (21.36%) MongoDB
16 41 (19.90%) Linux
17 40 (19.42%) Electronics
17 40 (19.42%) DevOps
18 39 (18.93%) SDLC
19 38 (18.45%) NoSQL
19 38 (18.45%) Visualisation
20 37 (17.96%) Continuous Improvement
20 37 (17.96%) Open Source
21 36 (17.48%) C#
22 33 (16.02%) Software Delivery
22 33 (16.02%) Data Science
23 32 (15.53%) Cybersecurity
23 32 (15.53%) Military
23 32 (15.53%) Information Security
24 31 (15.05%) JavaScript

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 55 (26.70%) Apache Spark
2 21 (10.19%) Apache
3 17 (8.25%) Apache Pig
4 11 (5.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.46%) WildFly
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.49%) nginx
6 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Adobe After Effects
1 4 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.94%) Adobe Premiere
1 4 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.21%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.19%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (7.28%) SaaS
5 14 (6.80%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (6.80%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (2.91%) IaaS
6 6 (2.91%) PaaS
7 3 (1.46%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.49%) npm
9 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.80%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.31%) Internet
3 11 (5.34%) HTTP
4 10 (4.85%) Firewall
4 10 (4.85%) SSL
5 3 (1.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (32.04%) Hadoop
2 44 (21.36%) MongoDB
3 38 (18.45%) NoSQL
4 29 (14.08%) Apache Hive
5 21 (10.19%) MySQL
6 18 (8.74%) SQL Server
7 14 (6.80%) Amazon Athena
7 14 (6.80%) Amazon Redshift
7 14 (6.80%) Flink
8 10 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.37%) Data Lake
10 7 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (3.40%) HBase
11 6 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.91%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.94%) DB2
12 4 (1.94%) Text Mining
13 3 (1.46%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.97%) Power BI
14 2 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (13.59%) JIRA
2 21 (10.19%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.22%) Selenium
4 11 (5.34%) Bitbucket
5 10 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (4.85%) CodeSonar
5 10 (4.85%) git-flow
5 10 (4.85%) Robot Framework
6 9 (4.37%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.40%) Maven
8 6 (2.91%) Gradle
9 4 (1.94%) GoCD
9 4 (1.94%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.94%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.94%) Xcode
10 3 (1.46%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.97%) JUnit
11 2 (0.97%) Mockito
11 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (19.42%) Electronics
2 32 (15.53%) Military
3 30 (14.56%) Finance
4 28 (13.59%) Marketing
4 28 (13.59%) Retail
5 20 (9.71%) Manufacturing
5 20 (9.71%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.91%) Banking
7 4 (1.94%) Automotive
8 3 (1.46%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (25.24%) Developer
2 42 (20.39%) Software Engineer
3 27 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 22 (10.68%) Architect
5 15 (7.28%) Junior
6 13 (6.31%) C# Software Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Java Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (5.83%) Big Data Developer
7 12 (5.83%) Data Architect
7 12 (5.83%) Data Engineer
8 11 (5.34%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (4.85%) Big Data Engineer
9 10 (4.85%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.85%) Software Developer
10 9 (4.37%) Data Scientist
11 8 (3.88%) Principal Developer
11 8 (3.88%) Senior Architect
11 8 (3.88%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.17%) Kafka
2 22 (10.68%) Java EE
3 21 (10.19%) Spring
4 20 (9.71%) LAMP
4 20 (9.71%) REST
5 19 (9.22%) Web Services
6 16 (7.77%) .NET
7 15 (7.28%) Spring Boot
8 14 (6.80%) SOAP
9 13 (6.31%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (6.31%) Spark Streaming
9 13 (6.31%) Vue.js
10 12 (5.83%) Django
10 12 (5.83%) Hibernate
10 12 (5.83%) Node.js
10 12 (5.83%) RESTful
11 11 (5.34%) .NET Framework
11 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET
11 11 (5.34%) CSS
11 11 (5.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.77%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.77%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.31%) Internet of Things
4 11 (5.34%) User Experience
5 10 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.94%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (1.94%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.94%) Social Media
7 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.46%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.97%) Smart City
9 1 (0.49%) Blog
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Fintech
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.90%) Linux
2 14 (6.80%) Android
2 14 (6.80%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.31%) Windows
4 10 (4.85%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.46%) Unix
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) CentOS
6 1 (0.49%) HPUX
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (45.15%) Software Engineering
3 73 (35.44%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (29.61%) TDD
5 59 (28.64%) Analytics
6 51 (24.76%) BDD
7 45 (21.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 40 (19.42%) DevOps
9 39 (18.93%) SDLC
10 38 (18.45%) Visualisation
11 37 (17.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (17.96%) Open Source
12 33 (16.02%) Data Science
12 33 (16.02%) Software Delivery
13 32 (15.53%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (15.53%) Information Security
14 31 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (15.05%) Mentoring
15 29 (14.08%) Test Automation
16 28 (13.59%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 97 (47.09%) Java
2 89 (43.20%) Python
3 46 (22.33%) Scala
4 36 (17.48%) C#
5 31 (15.05%) JavaScript
6 30 (14.56%) C
7 29 (14.08%) SQL
8 28 (13.59%) C++
9 21 (10.19%) Bash Shell
10 17 (8.25%) Perl
11 15 (7.28%) Ruby
12 14 (6.80%) Objective-C
13 12 (5.83%) Go
14 11 (5.34%) PHP
14 11 (5.34%) PowerShell
14 11 (5.34%) R
15 4 (1.94%) Apple Swift
16 3 (1.46%) Groovy
16 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (15.05%) Degree
2 23 (11.17%) Security Cleared
3 22 (10.68%) DV Cleared
4 17 (8.25%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (5.34%) CISSP
6 11 (5.34%) SANS
7 10 (4.85%) CCNA
7 10 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.85%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (4.85%) GIAC
7 10 (4.85%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (4.85%) MCSE
7 10 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.85%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (4.85%) SSCP
8 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.97%) PhD
10 1 (0.49%) GCIA
10 1 (0.49%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) GDPR
System Software
1 47 (22.82%) Docker
2 10 (4.85%) vSphere
3 4 (1.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (13.11%) Kubernetes
2 18 (8.74%) Puppet
3 16 (7.77%) Ansible
4 10 (4.85%) Kibana
4 10 (4.85%) Salt
5 8 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.88%) Terraform
6 6 (2.91%) Grafana
7 5 (2.43%) Packer
8 1 (0.49%) Istio
8 1 (0.49%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (9.71%) SAP
2 19 (9.22%) Google
3 16 (7.77%) Oracle
4 15 (7.28%) Adobe
5 14 (6.80%) CA Agile Central
5 14 (6.80%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.43%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.94%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.94%) MapR
7 4 (1.94%) Teradata
8 2 (0.97%) Tableau
9 1 (0.49%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.49%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.49%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.49%) Splunk
9 1 (0.49%) Talend
9 1 (0.49%) Twitter