Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 117 151
Rank change year-on-year -58 +34 +3
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 161 93 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.51% 2.30% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.15% 7.00% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 97 72 184
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,225 £32,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -15.04%
75th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +6.06%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,616 1,329 3,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 24.46% 32.94% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,001 1,100 2,638
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,000 £27,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the Midlands

Big Data
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Big Data in the Midlands

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the Midlands

Big Data
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 October 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
West Midlands -42 113 £57,500 +4.55% 15
East Midlands -76 48 £65,000 -5.45% 11
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 115 (71.43%) Analytics
2 82 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (45.96%) SQL
4 69 (42.86%) Java
5 66 (40.99%) Data Analytics
5 66 (40.99%) Problem-Solving
6 65 (40.37%) Docker
7 63 (39.13%) Social Skills
8 60 (37.27%) Scrum
9 56 (34.78%) Microservices
10 54 (33.54%) Serverless
11 50 (31.06%) Terraform
11 50 (31.06%) GitHub
11 50 (31.06%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (30.43%) Spring
12 49 (30.43%) Jenkins
12 49 (30.43%) Azure
12 49 (30.43%) AWS
12 49 (30.43%) Open Source
13 47 (29.19%) Hibernate
13 47 (29.19%) Coaching
14 46 (28.57%) TDD
14 46 (28.57%) REST
15 44 (27.33%) Big Data Analytics
15 44 (27.33%) BDD
15 44 (27.33%) SC Cleared
15 44 (27.33%) Security Cleared
15 44 (27.33%) SOA
15 44 (27.33%) JavaBeans
15 44 (27.33%) Middleware

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 24 (14.91%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.35%) Apache
3 4 (2.48%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.48%) Luigi
3 4 (2.48%) SAS
4 1 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.86%) Simulink
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Eikon
1 1 (0.62%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 54 (33.54%) Serverless
2 50 (31.06%) GitHub
3 49 (30.43%) AWS
3 49 (30.43%) Azure
4 29 (18.01%) GCP
5 18 (11.18%) Power Platform
6 15 (9.32%) Azure Data Factory
7 13 (8.07%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 10 (6.21%) AWS CodeCommit
9 8 (4.97%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (4.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (4.35%) PaaS
10 7 (4.35%) SaaS
11 6 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (3.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (3.11%) Amazon S3
12 5 (3.11%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (2.48%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) ASN.1
1 3 (1.86%) MQTT
2 2 (1.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.60%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (13.66%) Hadoop
3 21 (13.04%) Data Lake
3 21 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 18 (11.18%) Power BI
4 18 (11.18%) Tableau
5 14 (8.70%) QlikView
5 14 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 12 (7.45%) Metadata
6 12 (7.45%) SQL Server
7 11 (6.83%) BigQuery
7 11 (6.83%) GIS
8 10 (6.21%) Pentaho
9 8 (4.97%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (4.35%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database
11 6 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (3.11%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.48%) JIRA
5 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.24%) Hudson
6 2 (1.24%) Maven
6 2 (1.24%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.62%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.62%) kappa
7 1 (0.62%) RStudio
General
1 63 (39.13%) Social Skills
2 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.32%) Finance
4 6 (3.73%) Banking
4 6 (3.73%) Law
4 6 (3.73%) Presentation Skills
5 4 (2.48%) Retail
6 3 (1.86%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.24%) Games
8 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 81 (50.31%) Developer
2 48 (29.81%) Java Developer
3 28 (17.39%) Data Engineer
4 17 (10.56%) Architect
5 15 (9.32%) Data Architect
6 12 (7.45%) Analyst
7 10 (6.21%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.21%) ETL Developer
7 10 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.21%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Big Data Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Informatica Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Tableau Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Informatica ETL Developer
10 5 (3.11%) Database Developer
10 5 (3.11%) Senior Data Engineer
10 5 (3.11%) SQL Database Developer
11 4 (2.48%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.43%) Spring
2 47 (29.19%) Hibernate
3 46 (28.57%) REST
4 44 (27.33%) GraphQL
4 44 (27.33%) JavaBeans
4 44 (27.33%) Middleware
5 16 (9.94%) .NET
6 11 (6.83%) Kafka
7 7 (4.35%) Apache Beam
8 5 (3.11%) Dask
8 5 (3.11%) PySpark
9 4 (2.48%) Apache NiFi
9 4 (2.48%) JSON
9 4 (2.48%) XML
10 3 (1.86%) Laravel
10 3 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.86%) SOAP
10 3 (1.86%) Web Services
11 2 (1.24%) NumPy
11 2 (1.24%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (5.59%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.11%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.48%) Clustering
5 3 (1.86%) Analogue Electronics
5 3 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.86%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (1.86%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.62%) SCADA
7 1 (0.62%) Social Network
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.21%) Linux
2 3 (1.86%) Unix
3 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (71.43%) Analytics
2 82 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (40.99%) Data Analytics
3 66 (40.99%) Problem-Solving
4 60 (37.27%) Scrum
5 56 (34.78%) Microservices
6 50 (31.06%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (30.43%) Open Source
8 47 (29.19%) Coaching
9 46 (28.57%) TDD
10 44 (27.33%) BDD
10 44 (27.33%) Big Data Analytics
10 44 (27.33%) SOA
11 43 (26.71%) ETL
12 42 (26.09%) Data Modelling
13 41 (25.47%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (17.39%) DevOps
14 28 (17.39%) Software Engineering
15 23 (14.29%) Data Science
16 22 (13.66%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 74 (45.96%) SQL
2 69 (42.86%) Java
3 44 (27.33%) Java 8
4 32 (19.88%) Python
5 13 (8.07%) C#
6 8 (4.97%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.11%) Scala
8 4 (2.48%) C++
8 4 (2.48%) R
9 3 (1.86%) Go
9 3 (1.86%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.86%) PHP
9 3 (1.86%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.62%) Perl
10 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (27.33%) SC Cleared
1 44 (27.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.56%) Degree
3 5 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.86%) MCSA
5 3 (1.86%) MCSE
6 1 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.62%) CCSP
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) Data Quality
1 8 (4.97%) GDPR
2 6 (3.73%) QA
3 3 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.62%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.62%) IFRS
4 1 (0.62%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.62%) NIST
System Software
1 65 (40.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 50 (31.06%) Terraform
2 19 (11.80%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.24%) Ansible
4 2 (1.24%) Consul
4 2 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.24%) Grafana
4 2 (1.24%) Graphite
4 2 (1.24%) Nagios
4 2 (1.24%) Opsview
4 2 (1.24%) Packer
4 2 (1.24%) Puppet
4 2 (1.24%) Salt
4 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.62%) Kibana
Vendors
1 24 (14.91%) Databricks
2 18 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.83%) Informatica
3 11 (6.83%) Oracle
4 9 (5.59%) Google
5 8 (4.97%) SAP
6 5 (3.11%) Civica
7 4 (2.48%) Teradata
8 3 (1.86%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.86%) Sybase
9 2 (1.24%) Talend
10 1 (0.62%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.62%) MapR
10 1 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.62%) Refinitiv
10 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow