Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 85 83
Rank change year-on-year +29 -2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 29 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.92% 1.53% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.38% 4.10% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 3
Merseyside median annual salary £57,250 £62,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.03% -7.78% +68.75%
10th Percentile £36,500 £36,125 £38,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £92,500 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.38% +1.05%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 346 488 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 34.84% 37.22% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 271 340 251
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £53,750
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 Merseyside

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Merseyside

Big Data
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Big Data in Merseyside

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Merseyside

Big Data
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +13 9 £77,500 +65.78% 2
Wirral +8 5 £37,000 -48.61%
Big Data
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 25 (86.21%) Hadoop
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (75.86%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
3 22 (75.86%) Linux
3 22 (75.86%) Puppet
3 22 (75.86%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (75.86%) DevOps
3 22 (75.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (68.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 20 (68.97%) Jenkins
4 20 (68.97%) GitHub
4 20 (68.97%) Bitbucket
4 20 (68.97%) Windows
4 20 (68.97%) ZABBIX
4 20 (68.97%) Hibernate
4 20 (68.97%) Requirements Management
4 20 (68.97%) JIRA
5 19 (65.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (58.62%) Collaborative Working
7 15 (51.72%) Analytics
8 14 (48.28%) Life Science
8 14 (48.28%) Data Integration
8 14 (48.28%) SQL
8 14 (48.28%) Apache
8 14 (48.28%) ETL
8 14 (48.28%) Manufacturing
9 13 (44.83%) Hortonworks
10 12 (41.38%) Ambari

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 14 (48.28%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (79.31%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (75.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 20 (68.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 20 (68.97%) GitHub
4 19 (65.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) Hadoop
2 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.45%) Power BI
5 1 (3.45%) QlikView
5 1 (3.45%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) Bitbucket
1 20 (68.97%) Jenkins
1 20 (68.97%) JIRA
2 10 (34.48%) JUnit
2 10 (34.48%) Selenium
2 10 (34.48%) SonarQube
3 5 (17.24%) Ant
3 5 (17.24%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (17.24%) Gradle
3 5 (17.24%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (48.28%) Manufacturing
2 8 (27.59%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Database Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (17.24%) Database Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Lead DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Development Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Research Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Hibernate
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Life Science
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) CentOS
3 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (75.86%) DevOps
3 20 (68.97%) Requirements Management
4 17 (58.62%) Collaborative Working
5 15 (51.72%) Analytics
6 14 (48.28%) Data Integration
6 14 (48.28%) ETL
7 12 (41.38%) Data Security
8 10 (34.48%) TDD
9 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
11 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
11 6 (20.69%) Database Security
11 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (20.69%) SDLC
12 5 (17.24%) Build Automation
12 5 (17.24%) Dependency Management
12 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
13 4 (13.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.34%) Erlang
3 3 (10.34%) Haskell
3 3 (10.34%) Scala
4 2 (6.90%) Go
5 1 (3.45%) Elixir
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (75.86%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (75.86%) Puppet
2 20 (68.97%) ZABBIX
3 12 (41.38%) Ambari
4 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.90%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Hortonworks
2 6 (20.69%) Google
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) MuleSoft
4 2 (6.90%) Talend
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau