Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 80 177
Rank change year-on-year -25 +97 +4
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 217 286 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.92% 3.90% 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.88% 10.97% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 186 245 63
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,625 £75,000 £175,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -

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 2,444 2,606 2,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 32.94% 35.53% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,085 2,310 1,921
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.01%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £27,500
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% - +5.26%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 - 4 £23,000 -
Cheadle -15 3 £40,000 +17.65% 3
Bury +11 2 £40,000 -3.03%
Stockport -2 2 £40,000 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £44,500 - 1
Bolton +2 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Big Data
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 116 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (53.00%) Java
3 106 (48.85%) Python
4 85 (39.17%) Machine Learning
5 75 (34.56%) Hadoop
6 73 (33.64%) TDD
7 70 (32.26%) Analytics
8 69 (31.80%) JavaScript
9 64 (29.49%) BDD
10 62 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
11 56 (25.81%) Finance
11 56 (25.81%) Software Engineering
11 56 (25.81%) DevOps
12 54 (24.88%) Apache Spark
13 52 (23.96%) Degree
13 52 (23.96%) Amazon AWS
14 45 (20.74%) Analytical Skills
14 45 (20.74%) Relational Database
15 43 (19.82%) Marketing
15 43 (19.82%) Linux
16 41 (18.89%) SAP
16 41 (18.89%) SQL
17 40 (18.43%) SQL Server
17 40 (18.43%) Digital Marketing
18 39 (17.97%) Electronics
18 39 (17.97%) Telecoms
18 39 (17.97%) Manufacturing
18 39 (17.97%) Programme Management
19 38 (17.51%) HTML
20 37 (17.05%) 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 54 (24.88%) Apache Spark
2 22 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (6.91%) Apache Pig
4 11 (5.07%) Apache
5 7 (3.23%) SAS
6 6 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.46%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.46%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) S-PLUS
1 2 (0.92%) SPSS
1 2 (0.92%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 52 (23.96%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (8.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (5.07%) SaaS
5 6 (2.76%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.38%) GitHub
7 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) NAS
2 1 (0.46%) SAN
2 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (34.56%) Hadoop
2 45 (20.74%) Relational Database
3 40 (18.43%) SQL Server
4 31 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 28 (12.90%) MongoDB
6 27 (12.44%) NoSQL
7 26 (11.98%) MySQL
8 18 (8.29%) Apache Hive
9 11 (5.07%) Data Lake
9 11 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (4.15%) Data Mining
12 8 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (2.76%) HBase
13 6 (2.76%) IBM InfoSphere
13 6 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (2.30%) Impala
15 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.84%) Sqoop
16 3 (1.38%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 24 (11.06%) Cucumber
2 22 (10.14%) Selenium
3 19 (8.76%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.45%) WebDriver
5 12 (5.53%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.07%) GitLab
6 11 (5.07%) JIRA
7 10 (4.61%) TeamCity
8 9 (4.15%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.23%) FogBugz
10 6 (2.76%) Maven
10 6 (2.76%) PyCharm
11 4 (1.84%) Gradle
11 4 (1.84%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.92%) Artifactory
14 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
General
1 56 (25.81%) Finance
2 43 (19.82%) Marketing
3 39 (17.97%) Electronics
3 39 (17.97%) Manufacturing
3 39 (17.97%) Telecoms
4 19 (8.76%) Retail
5 10 (4.61%) Legal
6 4 (1.84%) Military
7 2 (0.92%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Automotive
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (30.41%) Developer
2 36 (16.59%) Java Developer
3 33 (15.21%) Software Engineer
4 20 (9.22%) Senior Developer
4 20 (9.22%) Tester
5 19 (8.76%) Automation Tester
6 16 (7.37%) Big Data Developer
7 15 (6.91%) Architect
7 15 (6.91%) Machine Learning Developer
8 12 (5.53%) Data Engineer
9 11 (5.07%) Analyst
9 11 (5.07%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (5.07%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (4.15%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.15%) Data Scientist
11 8 (3.69%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.69%) Data Architect
11 8 (3.69%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (3.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.51%) HTML
2 35 (16.13%) CSS
3 34 (15.67%) AngularJS
4 29 (13.36%) Spring
5 28 (12.90%) .NET
5 28 (12.90%) Node.js
6 24 (11.06%) React
7 19 (8.76%) Web Services
8 18 (8.29%) J2EE
9 16 (7.37%) HTML5
9 16 (7.37%) Middleware
10 14 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (5.99%) Gherkin
11 13 (5.99%) jQuery
11 13 (5.99%) Play Framework
11 13 (5.99%) REST
12 11 (5.07%) Hibernate
13 10 (4.61%) Apache Wicket
13 10 (4.61%) LAMP
13 10 (4.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.74%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 25 (11.52%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (5.99%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (4.61%) PKI
6 9 (4.15%) Public Cloud
7 7 (3.23%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.84%) User Experience
10 2 (0.92%) iPad
11 1 (0.46%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.46%) Clustering
11 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.46%) Fintech
11 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.82%) Linux
2 11 (5.07%) Windows
3 8 (3.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (39.17%) Machine Learning
3 73 (33.64%) TDD
4 70 (32.26%) Analytics
5 64 (29.49%) BDD
6 62 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (25.81%) DevOps
7 56 (25.81%) Software Engineering
8 40 (18.43%) Digital Marketing
9 39 (17.97%) Programme Management
10 37 (17.05%) Test Automation
11 36 (16.59%) Artificial Intelligence
12 34 (15.67%) Open Source
13 29 (13.36%) Continuous Delivery
13 29 (13.36%) Scrum
14 25 (11.52%) E-Commerce
15 24 (11.06%) Data Analytics
16 22 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (9.22%) Test Scripting
18 17 (7.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 115 (53.00%) Java
2 106 (48.85%) Python
3 69 (31.80%) JavaScript
4 41 (18.89%) SQL
5 37 (17.05%) C#
6 33 (15.21%) Ruby
7 30 (13.82%) Scala
8 29 (13.36%) C++
9 16 (7.37%) Go
10 15 (6.91%) C
10 15 (6.91%) R
10 15 (6.91%) Shell Script
11 13 (5.99%) Bash Shell
12 12 (5.53%) Perl
13 10 (4.61%) Groovy
14 4 (1.84%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.84%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.92%) Clojure
15 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (23.96%) Degree
2 16 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (6.91%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.99%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.53%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.84%) PhD
7 2 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.76%) QA
2 7 (3.23%) GCP
3 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (10.60%) Docker
2 10 (4.61%) Hyper-V
2 10 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.84%) HDFS
4 3 (1.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (11.06%) Ansible
1 24 (11.06%) Kubernetes
2 13 (5.99%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.07%) Puppet
4 7 (3.23%) Kibana
4 7 (3.23%) Mesos
5 5 (2.30%) Marathon
5 5 (2.30%) rkt
6 2 (0.92%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.92%) logstash
6 2 (0.92%) Terraform
7 1 (0.46%) Ambari
7 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.46%) Oozie
Vendors
1 41 (18.89%) SAP
2 36 (16.59%) Oracle
3 22 (10.14%) Google
4 11 (5.07%) Cloudera
5 10 (4.61%) VMware
6 9 (4.15%) Atlassian
6 9 (4.15%) Informatica
7 8 (3.69%) Hortonworks
7 8 (3.69%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.23%) Teradata
9 6 (2.76%) Greenplum
9 6 (2.76%) IBM
9 6 (2.76%) Netezza
10 5 (2.30%) Capita
11 4 (1.84%) Apigee
12 3 (1.38%) Talend
13 2 (0.92%) Hummingbird
13 2 (0.92%) Splunk
13 2 (0.92%) Tableau
14 1 (0.46%) Apple