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

Big Data
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 77 161
Rank change year-on-year -31 +84 +11
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 215 330 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.93% 4.00% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.91% 11.69% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 188 250 102
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,658
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.52% +9.78%
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,775 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,250 £73,875 £77,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -12.20%

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 2,413 2,823 2,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 32.92% 34.23% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,115 2,432 1,953
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,750 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 July 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 July 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 +7 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Stockport +5 4 £38,750 +6.90% 2
Wigan +17 2 - -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Big Data
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 101 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (46.51%) Software Engineering
3 94 (43.72%) Java
4 86 (40.00%) Python
5 72 (33.49%) Analytics
6 66 (30.70%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (29.77%) Hadoop
8 56 (26.05%) C#
9 55 (25.58%) TDD
10 54 (25.12%) Machine Learning
11 51 (23.72%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
13 48 (22.33%) Apache Spark
13 48 (22.33%) JavaScript
14 47 (21.86%) Finance
14 47 (21.86%) BDD
15 44 (20.47%) Docker
16 43 (20.00%) DevOps
17 41 (19.07%) Data Science
18 40 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (18.14%) Security Cleared
19 39 (18.14%) C
20 38 (17.67%) C++
20 38 (17.67%) Continuous Improvement
21 37 (17.21%) SDLC
21 37 (17.21%) Marketing
22 35 (16.28%) Electronics
22 35 (16.28%) Scala
23 34 (15.81%) Data Analytics
23 34 (15.81%) Linux

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 48 (22.33%) Apache Spark
2 23 (10.70%) Apache Pig
3 9 (4.19%) SAS
4 5 (2.33%) Apache
5 4 (1.86%) Confluence
6 3 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.47%) nginx
8 1 (0.47%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 50 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.30%) SaaS
3 15 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (5.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (4.19%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.86%) IaaS
7 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.40%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.93%) PaaS
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.47%) GitHub
9 1 (0.47%) npm
9 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.26%) Firewall
2 7 (3.26%) HTTP
2 7 (3.26%) SSL
3 5 (2.33%) Internet
4 3 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (29.77%) Hadoop
2 24 (11.16%) Apache Hive
3 22 (10.23%) MongoDB
4 20 (9.30%) SQL Server
5 16 (7.44%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.58%) MySQL
7 11 (5.12%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.72%) RDBMS
10 7 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.86%) Power BI
11 4 (1.86%) Redis
11 4 (1.86%) Text Mining
12 3 (1.40%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.40%) HBase
12 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.93%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.51%) Selenium
3 11 (5.12%) JIRA
4 9 (4.19%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.19%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (3.26%) Bitbucket
5 7 (3.26%) CodeSonar
5 7 (3.26%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.26%) git-flow
5 7 (3.26%) Robot Framework
6 4 (1.86%) GitLab
6 4 (1.86%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.40%) GoCD
7 3 (1.40%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.93%) JUnit
8 2 (0.93%) Mockito
8 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (21.86%) Finance
2 37 (17.21%) Marketing
3 35 (16.28%) Electronics
4 33 (15.35%) Manufacturing
4 33 (15.35%) Telecoms
5 25 (11.63%) Military
6 20 (9.30%) Retail
7 5 (2.33%) Banking
8 3 (1.40%) Automotive
9 2 (0.93%) Advertising
9 2 (0.93%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (27.91%) Developer
2 44 (20.47%) Software Engineer
3 23 (10.70%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.37%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 16 (7.44%) Big Data Developer
6 14 (6.51%) Architect
7 13 (6.05%) Analyst
8 12 (5.58%) Data Scientist
8 12 (5.58%) Java Engineer
8 12 (5.58%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (5.58%) Junior
8 12 (5.58%) Lead Developer
9 10 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (3.72%) Engineering Manager
11 8 (3.72%) QA Analyst
11 8 (3.72%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.72%) Software Engineering Manager
12 7 (3.26%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.63%) .NET
2 23 (10.70%) AngularJS
3 21 (9.77%) CSS
4 19 (8.84%) HTML
5 18 (8.37%) Java EE
6 16 (7.44%) React
7 15 (6.98%) Web Services
8 14 (6.51%) HTML5
8 14 (6.51%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (5.12%) CSS3
9 11 (5.12%) REST
10 10 (4.65%) Natural Language Processing
10 10 (4.65%) SOAP
11 9 (4.19%) Django
11 9 (4.19%) Kafka
11 9 (4.19%) Node.js
12 8 (3.72%) .NET Framework
13 7 (3.26%) ASP.NET
13 7 (3.26%) Spring MVC
13 7 (3.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.72%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.33%) Internet of Things
5 5 (2.33%) Social Media
6 4 (1.86%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.40%) User Experience
7 3 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.93%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.93%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (0.93%) Smart City
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.81%) Linux
2 18 (8.37%) Windows
3 8 (3.72%) Unix
4 7 (3.26%) Android
4 7 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.26%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.40%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
6 1 (0.47%) HPUX
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (46.51%) Software Engineering
3 72 (33.49%) Analytics
4 66 (30.70%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (25.58%) TDD
6 54 (25.12%) Machine Learning
7 51 (23.72%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (21.86%) BDD
9 43 (20.00%) DevOps
10 41 (19.07%) Data Science
11 38 (17.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 37 (17.21%) SDLC
13 34 (15.81%) Data Analytics
14 33 (15.35%) Digital Marketing
14 33 (15.35%) Programme Management
14 33 (15.35%) Software Delivery
15 32 (14.88%) Continuous Delivery
16 31 (14.42%) Visualisation
17 28 (13.02%) Information Security
17 28 (13.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 94 (43.72%) Java
2 86 (40.00%) Python
3 56 (26.05%) C#
4 48 (22.33%) JavaScript
5 39 (18.14%) C
6 38 (17.67%) C++
7 35 (16.28%) Scala
8 32 (14.88%) SQL
9 24 (11.16%) Bash Shell
10 18 (8.37%) Ruby
11 16 (7.44%) R
12 14 (6.51%) Go
13 13 (6.05%) Perl
14 10 (4.65%) PHP
15 8 (3.72%) PowerShell
16 7 (3.26%) Objective-C
17 6 (2.79%) Java 8
18 5 (2.33%) T-SQL
19 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
20 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (18.14%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.42%) Degree
2 31 (14.42%) DV Cleared
3 9 (4.19%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (3.72%) CISSP
4 8 (3.72%) SANS
5 7 (3.26%) CCNA
5 7 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (3.26%) GIAC
5 7 (3.26%) Linux+ Certification
5 7 (3.26%) MCSE
5 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.26%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (3.26%) SSCP
6 4 (1.86%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.40%) PhD
7 3 (1.40%) Postgraduate
7 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.37%) QA
2 11 (5.12%) GCP
3 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 44 (20.47%) Docker
2 7 (3.26%) vSphere
3 3 (1.40%) HDFS
3 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 31 (14.42%) Kubernetes
2 22 (10.23%) Ansible
3 16 (7.44%) Puppet
4 9 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.26%) Salt
6 6 (2.79%) Kibana
6 6 (2.79%) Terraform
7 2 (0.93%) Grafana
7 2 (0.93%) logstash
7 2 (0.93%) Marathon
7 2 (0.93%) Mesos
7 2 (0.93%) rkt
8 1 (0.47%) Oozie
8 1 (0.47%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (15.35%) SAP
2 17 (7.91%) Google
3 14 (6.51%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.12%) Oracle
5 5 (2.33%) Adobe
6 4 (1.86%) Capita
6 4 (1.86%) Sun
7 3 (1.40%) Cisco
7 3 (1.40%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.40%) VMware
8 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.93%) Hummingbird
8 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.93%) Splunk
8 2 (0.93%) Tableau
8 2 (0.93%) Talend
8 2 (0.93%) Teradata
9 1 (0.47%) Informatica
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.47%) Zend