Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 113 116
Rank change year-on-year -27 +3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 57 92 169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.46% 2.22% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.64% 7.79% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42 60 106
10th Percentile £39,750 £34,275 £30,625
25th Percentile £45,313 £43,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
North West median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

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 1,011 1,181 1,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 25.93% 28.45% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 908 957 1,518
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Manchester

Big Data
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Big Data in Manchester

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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
Stockport - 2 £45,500 -
Salford +12 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Big Data
North West

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Machine Learning
3 29 (50.88%) Artificial Intelligence
3 29 (50.88%) AWS
4 25 (43.86%) Analytics
5 24 (42.11%) DevOps
6 22 (38.60%) Docker
7 21 (36.84%) Python
8 20 (35.09%) Data Science
9 19 (33.33%) Azure
10 16 (28.07%) Scrum
11 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
11 15 (26.32%) Kubernetes
12 14 (24.56%) Social Skills
13 13 (22.81%) ETL
14 12 (21.05%) Java
14 12 (21.05%) .NET
14 12 (21.05%) GCP
14 12 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
15 11 (19.30%) Ansible
15 11 (19.30%) SQL
16 10 (17.54%) Microservices
16 10 (17.54%) Data Engineering
16 10 (17.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 9 (15.79%) Data Ingestion
17 9 (15.79%) Apache Spark
17 9 (15.79%) Kafka
17 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (15.79%) Project Management

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 9 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 5 (8.77%) Confluence
3 4 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.26%) Apache
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (50.88%) AWS
2 19 (33.33%) Azure
3 12 (21.05%) GCP
4 6 (10.53%) OpenShift
5 4 (7.02%) Power Platform
6 3 (5.26%) IaaS
6 3 (5.26%) PaaS
6 3 (5.26%) SaaS
7 2 (3.51%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (3.51%) Contentsquare
7 2 (3.51%) GitHub
7 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) Skype
3 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 8 (14.04%) Data Lake
3 7 (12.28%) GIS
4 5 (8.77%) MySQL
4 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.02%) Power BI
5 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.02%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.51%) PowerCenter
6 2 (3.51%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.75%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (10.53%) Hudson
3 6 (10.53%) Vagrant
4 5 (8.77%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (24.56%) Social Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Legal
3 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Local Government
6 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Data Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.28%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Scrum Master
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Azure Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Big Data Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Big Data Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) Kafka
3 5 (8.77%) Apache NiFi
4 4 (7.02%) .NET Core
4 4 (7.02%) React
4 4 (7.02%) Web Services
5 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.26%) Vue.js
6 2 (3.51%) PySpark
6 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Avro
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Beam
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Thrift
7 1 (1.75%) LDAP
7 1 (1.75%) Node.js
7 1 (1.75%) REST
7 1 (1.75%) SAML
7 1 (1.75%) Tapestry
7 1 (1.75%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Cyberattack
2 5 (8.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.26%) Internet of Things
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) CentOS
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
1 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Machine Learning
3 29 (50.88%) Artificial Intelligence
4 25 (43.86%) Analytics
5 24 (42.11%) DevOps
6 20 (35.09%) Data Science
7 16 (28.07%) Scrum
8 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 13 (22.81%) ETL
10 12 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (17.54%) Data Engineering
11 10 (17.54%) Microservices
11 10 (17.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
12 9 (15.79%) Data Ingestion
12 9 (15.79%) Open Source
12 9 (15.79%) Project Management
13 8 (14.04%) Coaching
13 8 (14.04%) Cyber Intelligence
13 8 (14.04%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Python
2 12 (21.05%) Java
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 8 (14.04%) C
4 8 (14.04%) C#
5 6 (10.53%) R
6 5 (8.77%) C++
6 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.26%) Scala
7 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) GRC
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) Kubernetes
2 11 (19.30%) Ansible
3 7 (12.28%) Terraform
4 6 (10.53%) Consul
4 6 (10.53%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (10.53%) Grafana
4 6 (10.53%) Graphite
4 6 (10.53%) Nagios
4 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.53%) Opsview
4 6 (10.53%) Packer
4 6 (10.53%) Puppet
4 6 (10.53%) Salt
4 6 (10.53%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.75%) Kibana
5 1 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
1 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
1 5 (8.77%) Sparx
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Databricks
4 2 (3.51%) BiZZdesign
4 2 (3.51%) Google
4 2 (3.51%) Informatica
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) VMware