Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > North East
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 99 95
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4 -31
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 33 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.47% 1.68% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.38% 5.94% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 8
North East median annual salary £49,337 £36,750 £38,190
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.25% -3.77% -15.13%
10th Percentile £39,000 £31,100 £30,850
90th Percentile £110,000 £59,427 £62,213
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 North East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 352 488 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 26.33% 28.21% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 304 439 327
North East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -9.09% +5.48%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £51,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the North East

Big Data
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Big Data in the North East

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the North East over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the North East

Big Data
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear +3 28 £50,000 +36.05% 8
Durham +12 5 £45,000 - 2
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) Python
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Analytics
3 18 (54.55%) Apache Spark
4 17 (51.52%) Hadoop
5 16 (48.48%) Machine Learning
6 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
6 15 (45.45%) DevOps
7 14 (42.42%) Kafka
7 14 (42.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (36.36%) Scala
9 11 (33.33%) Apache Hive
9 11 (33.33%) Hortonworks
9 11 (33.33%) GitHub
9 11 (33.33%) Oozie
9 11 (33.33%) Coaching
9 11 (33.33%) Spark SQL
9 11 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
9 11 (33.33%) ETL
9 11 (33.33%) Oracle
9 11 (33.33%) Unix
10 10 (30.30%) Java
10 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (30.30%) Data Engineering
11 9 (27.27%) HDFS
11 9 (27.27%) Data Analysis
11 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
11 9 (27.27%) Data Reconciliation
11 9 (27.27%) Data Transformation

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 18 (54.55%) Apache Spark
2 5 (15.15%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) ArcGIS
3 2 (6.06%) GeoServer
3 2 (6.06%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.06%) SPSS
2 1 (3.03%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) GitHub
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.06%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) Hadoop
2 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
3 14 (42.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 11 (33.33%) Spark SQL
5 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (27.27%) HBase
6 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 9 (27.27%) Sqoop
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (6.06%) DB2
9 2 (6.06%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (6.06%) GIS
9 2 (6.06%) Informix
9 2 (6.06%) JasperReports
9 2 (6.06%) Power BI
9 2 (6.06%) QGIS
10 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Aptana Studio
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
3 1 (3.03%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Data Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Big Data Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) Python Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Data Scientist
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) PHP Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Head of Digital
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Information Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) Kafka
2 11 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
3 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.21%) Middleware
4 6 (18.18%) React
4 6 (18.18%) TensorFlow
5 5 (15.15%) Node.js
6 4 (12.12%) .NET
6 4 (12.12%) HTML
7 3 (9.09%) CSS
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.06%) Leaflet
8 2 (6.06%) OpenLayers
8 2 (6.06%) PostGIS
8 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.06%) Vue.js
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
9 1 (3.03%) Caffe
9 1 (3.03%) Redux
9 1 (3.03%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Cloud Native
3 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (57.58%) Analytics
2 16 (48.48%) Machine Learning
3 15 (45.45%) DevOps
4 11 (33.33%) Coaching
4 11 (33.33%) ETL
5 10 (30.30%) Data Engineering
6 9 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 9 (27.27%) Data Analytics
6 9 (27.27%) Data Integration
6 9 (27.27%) Data Reconciliation
6 9 (27.27%) Data Transformation
6 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 9 (27.27%) Use Case
7 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.21%) Data Science
9 6 (18.18%) TDD
10 5 (15.15%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.15%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) Python
3 12 (36.36%) Scala
4 10 (30.30%) Java
5 5 (15.15%) MATLAB
6 4 (12.12%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.09%) C
7 3 (9.09%) PHP
7 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.06%) VB
9 1 (3.03%) C++
9 1 (3.03%) Fortran
9 1 (3.03%) Java 8
9 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Apache Flume
1 9 (27.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Oozie
2 5 (15.15%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Hortonworks
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Cloudera
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Mapinfo