Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 112 80
Rank change year-on-year +10 -32 +100
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 209 214 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.07% 2.87% 3.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.92% 8.73% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 171 184 242
Manchester median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £91,250 £80,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +9.95%

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 2,106 2,452 2,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.98% 32.87% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,879 2,094 2,325
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 0 6 £35,000 -21.35%
Salford - 2 £55,000 -
Stockport +13 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wigan -5 1 - -
Big Data
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 129 (61.72%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (52.15%) Python
3 107 (51.20%) Java
4 90 (43.06%) Hadoop
5 86 (41.15%) Apache Spark
6 83 (39.71%) Amazon AWS
7 77 (36.84%) DevOps
8 76 (36.36%) TDD
9 69 (33.01%) Scala
10 68 (32.54%) NoSQL
11 66 (31.58%) Open Source
11 66 (31.58%) Software Engineering
12 64 (30.62%) Kafka
13 63 (30.14%) MongoDB
13 63 (30.14%) Degree
14 61 (29.19%) Data Modelling
15 60 (28.71%) Apache
16 56 (26.79%) JIRA
17 55 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
18 52 (24.88%) Web Services
18 52 (24.88%) Data Engineering
19 49 (23.44%) Mathematics
20 47 (22.49%) Continuous Integration
20 47 (22.49%) Change Management
20 47 (22.49%) CA Agile Central
21 46 (22.01%) Computer Science Degree
21 46 (22.01%) Computer Science
22 44 (21.05%) Numerate Degree
22 44 (21.05%) Spark Streaming
22 44 (21.05%) Analytics

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 86 (41.15%) Apache Spark
2 60 (28.71%) Apache
3 9 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (3.35%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.39%) WildFly
7 3 (1.44%) Confluence
7 3 (1.44%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.44%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.44%) SPSS
2 2 (0.96%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.96%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (0.96%) S-PLUS
2 2 (0.96%) Stata
3 1 (0.48%) InVision
3 1 (0.48%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 83 (39.71%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
3 42 (20.10%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (20.10%) Amazon EMR
4 29 (13.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (13.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (7.66%) SaaS
6 6 (2.87%) IaaS
6 6 (2.87%) PaaS
7 4 (1.91%) Serverless
8 2 (0.96%) GitHub
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.57%) Internet
2 6 (2.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.39%) HTTP
4 3 (1.44%) Firewall
4 3 (1.44%) SSL
5 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (43.06%) Hadoop
2 68 (32.54%) NoSQL
3 63 (30.14%) MongoDB
4 43 (20.57%) Flink
5 42 (20.10%) Amazon Athena
5 42 (20.10%) Amazon Redshift
6 26 (12.44%) Apache Hive
7 17 (8.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (6.22%) HBase
8 13 (6.22%) MySQL
8 13 (6.22%) SQL Server
9 11 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (3.83%) Data Lake
10 8 (3.83%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.39%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.91%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.91%) DB2
12 4 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.96%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 56 (26.79%) JIRA
2 12 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.74%) Selenium
3 8 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (3.35%) Bitbucket
4 7 (3.35%) Maven
5 6 (2.87%) Gradle
5 6 (2.87%) JMeter
5 6 (2.87%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.39%) IntelliJ
7 4 (1.91%) EasyMock
7 4 (1.91%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.91%) Xcode
8 3 (1.44%) CodeSonar
8 3 (1.44%) git-flow
8 3 (1.44%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.48%) GoCD
10 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.48%) Travis CI
General
1 30 (14.35%) Electronics
2 25 (11.96%) Finance
2 25 (11.96%) Retail
3 24 (11.48%) Marketing
4 19 (9.09%) Military
5 12 (5.74%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.74%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.87%) Law
7 5 (2.39%) Banking
8 4 (1.91%) Automotive
8 4 (1.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (17.22%) Data Engineer
2 34 (16.27%) Developer
3 32 (15.31%) Software Engineer
4 29 (13.88%) Architect
5 27 (12.92%) Big Data Engineer
6 24 (11.48%) Senior Data Engineer
7 21 (10.05%) Data Architect
8 19 (9.09%) Consultant
8 19 (9.09%) Senior Architect
8 19 (9.09%) Senior Data Architect
9 17 (8.13%) Java Developer
10 14 (6.70%) Data Scientist
11 13 (6.22%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (5.74%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 9 (4.31%) Junior
14 8 (3.83%) C# Developer
14 8 (3.83%) Designer
14 8 (3.83%) Graduate
15 7 (3.35%) Principal Developer
15 7 (3.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (30.62%) Kafka
2 52 (24.88%) Web Services
3 44 (21.05%) Spark Streaming
4 26 (12.44%) Spring
5 15 (7.18%) .NET
5 15 (7.18%) Hibernate
6 14 (6.70%) Spring Boot
7 13 (6.22%) LAMP
8 11 (5.26%) Java EE
8 11 (5.26%) REST
8 11 (5.26%) RESTful
9 10 (4.78%) SOAP
9 10 (4.78%) Vue.js
10 8 (3.83%) JSON
11 7 (3.35%) Apache Camel
11 7 (3.35%) Node.js
12 6 (2.87%) CSS
12 6 (2.87%) Dropwizard
12 6 (2.87%) HTML
12 6 (2.87%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.57%) Internet of Things
3 16 (7.66%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.74%) User Experience
5 11 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.83%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.91%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.44%) Fintech
9 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.96%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.48%) Blog
10 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.44%) Linux
2 9 (4.31%) Android
3 8 (3.83%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.35%) Windows
5 5 (2.39%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (61.72%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (36.84%) DevOps
3 76 (36.36%) TDD
4 66 (31.58%) Open Source
4 66 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 61 (29.19%) Data Modelling
6 52 (24.88%) Data Engineering
7 49 (23.44%) Mathematics
8 47 (22.49%) Change Management
8 47 (22.49%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (22.01%) Computer Science
10 44 (21.05%) Analytics
11 41 (19.62%) Configuration Management
11 41 (19.62%) Data Ingestion
12 38 (18.18%) BDD
12 38 (18.18%) SDLC
13 34 (16.27%) Data Analysis
14 33 (15.79%) Data Science
15 31 (14.83%) Machine Learning
16 29 (13.88%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 109 (52.15%) Python
2 107 (51.20%) Java
3 69 (33.01%) Scala
4 31 (14.83%) SQL
5 20 (9.57%) C#
6 16 (7.66%) Ruby
7 15 (7.18%) C
7 15 (7.18%) Go
7 15 (7.18%) R
8 14 (6.70%) JavaScript
9 13 (6.22%) C++
10 12 (5.74%) Perl
11 9 (4.31%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.83%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.87%) PHP
14 5 (2.39%) Apple Swift
14 5 (2.39%) Groovy
14 5 (2.39%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.91%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (30.14%) Degree
2 46 (22.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (21.05%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.35%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.39%) PhD
7 4 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.91%) CISSP
8 3 (1.44%) CCNA
8 3 (1.44%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (1.44%) GIAC
8 3 (1.44%) ISEB
8 3 (1.44%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (1.44%) MCSE
8 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.44%) SANS
8 3 (1.44%) SSCP
9 2 (0.96%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.70%) QA
2 5 (2.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 31 (14.83%) Docker
2 5 (2.39%) HDFS
3 3 (1.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (11.00%) Kubernetes
2 15 (7.18%) Ansible
3 11 (5.26%) Terraform
4 10 (4.78%) Kibana
5 6 (2.87%) Grafana
5 6 (2.87%) Puppet
6 4 (1.91%) Packer
7 3 (1.44%) Istio
7 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.44%) Salt
8 2 (0.96%) Oozie
Vendors
1 47 (22.49%) CA Agile Central
2 20 (9.57%) Google
3 16 (7.66%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.66%) Oracle
4 12 (5.74%) Adobe
4 12 (5.74%) SAP
5 6 (2.87%) Hortonworks
6 4 (1.91%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.91%) MapR
6 4 (1.91%) Splunk
6 4 (1.91%) Teradata
7 2 (0.96%) HubSpot
7 2 (0.96%) Marketo
7 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.96%) Zend
8 1 (0.48%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.48%) Tableau