Period
to 2 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 2 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > North of England
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 175 182
Rank change year-on-year +40 +7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 173 304 386
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.05% 1.74% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.21% 6.64% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 169 211 331
Median annual salary £55,000 £54,671 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.60% +9.34% +2.56%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £76,500 £71,250 £89,995
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +8.00%

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 of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,401 4,575 6,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 28.42% 26.25% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,125 3,791 5,162
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £27,763
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the North of England

Big Data
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Big Data in the North of England.

Salary trend for Big Data in the North of England

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in the North of England over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the North of England

Big Data
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 2 December 2020. 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
North West +27 84 £70,000 +30.86% 14
Yorkshire +70 75 £55,000 - 20
North East +3 14 £42,500 -22.26% 3
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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 of England region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 111 (64.16%) Python
2 82 (47.40%) AWS
3 73 (42.20%) SQL
4 71 (41.04%) Java
5 69 (39.88%) Software Engineering
6 67 (38.73%) JavaScript
7 64 (36.99%) Node.js
8 63 (36.42%) Degree
9 60 (34.68%) Azure
10 55 (31.79%) Analytics
11 52 (30.06%) Mathematics
12 50 (28.90%) Numerate Degree
13 47 (27.17%) Data Lake
14 46 (26.59%) NoSQL
15 45 (26.01%) Machine Learning
16 44 (25.43%) Migration
16 44 (25.43%) C#
17 43 (24.86%) R
18 37 (21.39%) Enterprise Architecture
18 37 (21.39%) Databricks
19 35 (20.23%) Sparx
20 32 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
22 30 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
23 27 (15.61%) IaaS
24 25 (14.45%) PaaS
25 24 (13.87%) SaaS
26 22 (12.72%) TOGAF
27 19 (10.98%) HDInsight
28 18 (10.40%) Skype

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 10 (5.78%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.73%) Apache
2 3 (1.73%) IIS
2 3 (1.73%) JBoss
2 3 (1.73%) nginx
2 3 (1.73%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.73%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.58%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 82 (47.40%) AWS
2 60 (34.68%) Azure
3 27 (15.61%) IaaS
4 25 (14.45%) PaaS
5 24 (13.87%) SaaS
6 17 (9.83%) GCP
7 5 (2.89%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.73%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.58%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.58%) Office 365
10 1 (0.58%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.40%) Skype
2 7 (4.05%) SSL
3 3 (1.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) BGP
4 1 (0.58%) Broadband
4 1 (0.58%) MPLS
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.17%) Data Lake
2 46 (26.59%) NoSQL
3 19 (10.98%) HDInsight
4 14 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (6.36%) BigQuery
6 8 (4.62%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.62%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.05%) MySQL
8 6 (3.47%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.89%) Power BI
10 4 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (2.31%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.31%) HBase
10 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.31%) Sqoop
11 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.73%) Selenium
5 2 (1.16%) Babel
5 2 (1.16%) JUnit
5 2 (1.16%) Protractor
5 2 (1.16%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.16%) Subversion
5 2 (1.16%) webpack
6 1 (0.58%) Appium
6 1 (0.58%) ERwin
6 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 14 (8.09%) Finance
2 7 (4.05%) Legal
3 6 (3.47%) Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Law
5 3 (1.73%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.16%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Billing
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 59 (34.10%) Software Engineer
2 43 (24.86%) Architect
3 36 (20.81%) Solutions Architect
4 35 (20.23%) Azure Architect
5 29 (16.76%) Developer
6 21 (12.14%) Cloud Architect
7 20 (11.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 20 (11.56%) Data Architect
8 14 (8.09%) Big Data Architect
8 14 (8.09%) Big Data Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.20%) Data Engineer
10 8 (4.62%) Analyst
10 8 (4.62%) Consultant
10 8 (4.62%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.05%) Platform Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) Python Developer
12 6 (3.47%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.89%) Cloud Consultant
13 5 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (2.89%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (36.99%) Node.js
2 14 (8.09%) HTML
3 12 (6.94%) AngularJS
4 11 (6.36%) .NET
5 10 (5.78%) CSS
6 9 (5.20%) React
7 8 (4.62%) Kafka
8 6 (3.47%) React Native
9 5 (2.89%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.89%) jQuery
9 5 (2.89%) Middleware
10 4 (2.31%) CSS3
10 4 (2.31%) HTML5
10 4 (2.31%) Redux
10 4 (2.31%) Web Services
11 3 (1.73%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.73%) J2EE
11 3 (1.73%) Laravel
11 3 (1.73%) Spring
12 2 (1.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.05%) PKI
3 5 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.89%) User Experience
4 4 (2.31%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.73%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.73%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.73%) Replication
6 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.58%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.78%) Linux
2 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (2.31%) Solaris
2 4 (2.31%) Windows
3 3 (1.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (39.88%) Software Engineering
2 55 (31.79%) Analytics
3 52 (30.06%) Mathematics
4 45 (26.01%) Machine Learning
5 44 (25.43%) Migration
6 37 (21.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 30 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (12.72%) TOGAF
9 13 (7.51%) Data Science
9 13 (7.51%) Scrum
10 12 (6.94%) DevOps
10 12 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (5.78%) ETL
11 10 (5.78%) TDD
12 9 (5.20%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (5.20%) Microservices
12 9 (5.20%) Test Automation
13 8 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.62%) Fintech
13 8 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (64.16%) Python
2 73 (42.20%) SQL
3 71 (41.04%) Java
4 67 (38.73%) JavaScript
5 44 (25.43%) C#
6 43 (24.86%) R
7 11 (6.36%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.05%) Perl
8 7 (4.05%) PHP
8 7 (4.05%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.31%) C++
9 4 (2.31%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.73%) Go
10 3 (1.73%) Scala
11 2 (1.16%) Groovy
11 2 (1.16%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.16%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.58%) Julia
Qualifications
1 63 (36.42%) Degree
2 50 (28.90%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (2.89%) CISSP
5 5 (2.89%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.31%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.16%) PhD
7 2 (1.16%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CCNA
8 1 (0.58%) CCNP
8 1 (0.58%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.58%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.58%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) GDPR
2 3 (1.73%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.73%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.62%) Docker
2 5 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.31%) HDFS
3 4 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) Ansible
1 6 (3.47%) Puppet
2 5 (2.89%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.31%) Graphite
3 4 (2.31%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (2.31%) Nagios
3 4 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.31%) Opsview
3 4 (2.31%) Terraform
4 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (21.39%) Databricks
2 35 (20.23%) Sparx
3 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.47%) Oracle
5 5 (2.89%) EMC
5 5 (2.89%) Google
5 5 (2.89%) IBM
5 5 (2.89%) VMware
6 4 (2.31%) Veeam
7 2 (1.16%) Amplitude
7 2 (1.16%) SAP
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco
8 1 (0.58%) Dell
8 1 (0.58%) HP
8 1 (0.58%) Juniper
8 1 (0.58%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.58%) Zend