Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 131 90 143
Rank change year-on-year -41 +53 -32
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 105 69 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.97% 2.66% 2.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.14% 8.37% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 44 65 78
10th Percentile £39,000 £43,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,875 £52,500 £41,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,500 £70,000 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +24.44% +7.14%
75th Percentile £71,875 " £68,438
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £59,750 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.64% +27.27% +4.76%

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 1,290 824 1,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.22% 31.74% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 981 709 1,403
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.45%

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 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 67 (63.81%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (54.29%) Analytics
3 56 (53.33%) Docker
4 48 (45.71%) Java
5 46 (43.81%) Scrum
6 44 (41.90%) Jenkins
6 44 (41.90%) Open Source
6 44 (41.90%) Social Skills
7 43 (40.95%) Machine Learning
7 43 (40.95%) Microservices
8 42 (40.00%) AWS
9 39 (37.14%) Terraform
9 39 (37.14%) Artificial Intelligence
10 37 (35.24%) Python
11 32 (30.48%) DevOps
11 32 (30.48%) Data Science
12 31 (29.52%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (29.52%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (27.62%) Ansible
13 29 (27.62%) Coaching
14 28 (26.67%) Security Cleared
15 27 (25.71%) Azure
16 26 (24.76%) Data Analytics
16 26 (24.76%) GitHub
16 26 (24.76%) Software Engineering
17 25 (23.81%) TDD
18 24 (22.86%) SQL
18 24 (22.86%) SOA
18 24 (22.86%) SC Cleared
18 24 (22.86%) Big Data 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 17 (16.19%) Apache Spark
2 14 (13.33%) Confluence
3 5 (4.76%) Apache
4 3 (2.86%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 42 (40.00%) AWS
2 27 (25.71%) Azure
3 26 (24.76%) GitHub
4 24 (22.86%) Serverless
5 19 (18.10%) GCP
6 6 (5.71%) OpenShift
7 5 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (4.76%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (4.76%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (2.86%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.90%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (1.90%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.95%) IaaS
10 1 (0.95%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.95%) PaaS
10 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) Internet
2 3 (2.86%) DNS
2 3 (2.86%) HTTP
2 3 (2.86%) SMTP
2 3 (2.86%) SSL
2 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (0.95%) Network Security
3 1 (0.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.62%) Data Lake
4 8 (7.62%) GIS
5 7 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.71%) MySQL
7 5 (4.76%) Neo4j
8 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.86%) MariaDB
9 3 (2.86%) Power BI
10 2 (1.90%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.90%) Tableau
11 1 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.95%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.95%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 44 (41.90%) Jenkins
2 18 (17.14%) JIRA
3 8 (7.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (6.67%) Vagrant
5 6 (5.71%) Hudson
6 3 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.86%) CF BOSH
6 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.86%) GitLab
7 2 (1.90%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.95%) Maven
8 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (41.90%) Social Skills
2 18 (17.14%) Legal
3 11 (10.48%) Finance
4 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.71%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.76%) Retail
6 4 (3.81%) Banking
7 3 (2.86%) Law
8 2 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.95%) Advertising
9 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.95%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Developer
2 29 (27.62%) Data Engineer
3 25 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 13 (12.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) Software Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.62%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.62%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Scrum Master
10 4 (3.81%) SOC Engineer
11 3 (2.86%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.86%) Data Scientist
11 3 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (1.90%) Business Analyst
12 2 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.90%) GraphQL
1 23 (21.90%) Hibernate
1 23 (21.90%) JavaBeans
1 23 (21.90%) Middleware
1 23 (21.90%) REST
1 23 (21.90%) Spring
2 20 (19.05%) Kafka
3 13 (12.38%) Apache NiFi
4 11 (10.48%) .NET
5 5 (4.76%) React
6 3 (2.86%) .NET Core
6 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.86%) Apache Beam
6 3 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.86%) Tapestry
6 3 (2.86%) Vue.js
6 3 (2.86%) Web Services
7 2 (1.90%) Node.js
7 2 (1.90%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Cyberattack
2 11 (10.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.86%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.90%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.95%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (0.95%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) CentOS
1 13 (12.38%) Linux
1 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (63.81%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (54.29%) Analytics
3 46 (43.81%) Scrum
4 44 (41.90%) Open Source
5 43 (40.95%) Machine Learning
5 43 (40.95%) Microservices
6 39 (37.14%) Artificial Intelligence
7 32 (30.48%) Data Science
7 32 (30.48%) DevOps
8 31 (29.52%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (29.52%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (27.62%) Coaching
10 26 (24.76%) Data Analytics
10 26 (24.76%) Software Engineering
11 25 (23.81%) TDD
12 24 (22.86%) BDD
12 24 (22.86%) Big Data Analytics
12 24 (22.86%) SOA
13 22 (20.95%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (18.10%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.71%) Java
2 37 (35.24%) Python
3 24 (22.86%) SQL
4 23 (21.90%) Java 8
5 13 (12.38%) C
5 13 (12.38%) C++
6 10 (9.52%) R
7 8 (7.62%) C#
8 7 (6.67%) Scala
9 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.90%) Go
12 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 24 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) Degree
4 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) Accessibility
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 56 (53.33%) Docker
2 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (37.14%) Terraform
2 29 (27.62%) Ansible
3 18 (17.14%) Kubernetes
4 9 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (8.57%) Puppet
5 7 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (5.71%) Consul
6 6 (5.71%) Grafana
6 6 (5.71%) Graphite
6 6 (5.71%) Nagios
6 6 (5.71%) Opsview
6 6 (5.71%) Packer
6 6 (5.71%) Salt
6 6 (5.71%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.95%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.81%) Databricks
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle
3 3 (2.86%) SaltStack
4 2 (1.90%) Google
4 2 (1.90%) Informatica
5 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.95%) BT
5 1 (0.95%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.95%) Dataiku
5 1 (0.95%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.95%) Sparx
5 1 (0.95%) Teradata