The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 153 163
Rank change year-on-year +57 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 223 84 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.24% 1.52% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.23% 4.79% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 179 63 92
Median salary £50,000 £46,658 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.16% +3.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 2417 1755 2290
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 35.13% 31.68% 35.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2068 1520 1954
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £53,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Big Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the North West

Big Data
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Big Data in the North West

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the North West

Big Data
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +66 203 £50,000 +7.16% 17
Cheshire -19 14 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Lancashire -4 3 - -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 209 (57.10%) Hadoop
2 181 (49.45%) Java
3 176 (48.09%) Python
4 168 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (41.53%) SQL
6 141 (38.52%) Analytics
7 131 (35.79%) Apache Spark
8 108 (29.51%) Machine Learning
9 104 (28.42%) Amazon AWS
9 104 (28.42%) Business Intelligence
10 98 (26.78%) DevOps
11 93 (25.41%) JavaScript
12 92 (25.14%) Open Source
13 88 (24.04%) Finance
14 85 (23.22%) Software Engineering
15 80 (21.86%) SQL Server
16 76 (20.77%) Relational Database
17 74 (20.22%) Marketing
18 70 (19.13%) .NET
18 70 (19.13%) HTML
19 69 (18.85%) C#
19 69 (18.85%) C++
20 67 (18.31%) TDD
20 67 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
21 66 (18.03%) Apache Hive
22 65 (17.76%) CSS
23 64 (17.49%) Scrum
24 61 (16.67%) Telecoms
24 61 (16.67%) Manufacturing
24 61 (16.67%) Data Analytics

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
1 131 (35.79%) Apache Spark
2 44 (12.02%) Apache Pig
3 35 (9.56%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (8.20%) Apache
5 19 (5.19%) SAS
6 9 (2.46%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.46%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.91%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.64%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.82%) JBoss
10 3 (0.82%) Jetty
10 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.82%) WordPress
11 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.27%) Confluence
11 1 (0.27%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.27%) Marvel
Applications
1 10 (2.73%) SPSS
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.82%) S-PLUS
3 3 (0.82%) Stata
4 1 (0.27%) InVision
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (16.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 104 (28.42%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (10.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (5.46%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.64%) SaaS
7 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.92%) HTTP
2 8 (2.19%) Intranet
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.27%) SSL
3 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (57.10%) Hadoop
2 80 (21.86%) SQL Server
3 76 (20.77%) Relational Database
4 66 (18.03%) Apache Hive
5 45 (12.30%) MySQL
6 40 (10.93%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (8.47%) MongoDB
8 30 (8.20%) NoSQL
8 30 (8.20%) RDBMS
9 22 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (5.74%) Amazon Redshift
11 20 (5.46%) Data Mining
12 18 (4.92%) HBase
13 17 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (3.83%) Impala
17 9 (2.46%) QlikView
17 9 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.10%) JIRA
3 12 (3.28%) GitLab
4 11 (3.01%) JUnit
4 11 (3.01%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.19%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.91%) EasyMock
7 7 (1.91%) Grunt
7 7 (1.91%) gulp
7 7 (1.91%) Maven
8 6 (1.64%) GoCD
9 5 (1.37%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.82%) Firebug
10 3 (0.82%) Selenium
11 2 (0.55%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.55%) Moq
11 2 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (24.04%) Finance
2 74 (20.22%) Marketing
3 61 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 61 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 60 (16.39%) Electronics
5 26 (7.10%) Retail
6 11 (3.01%) Military
7 8 (2.19%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.19%) Law
8 7 (1.91%) Legal
9 6 (1.64%) Games
10 4 (1.09%) Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 126 (34.43%) Developer
2 75 (20.49%) Java Developer
3 54 (14.75%) Software Engineer
4 50 (13.66%) Architect
5 44 (12.02%) Software Developer
6 38 (10.38%) Data Scientist
6 38 (10.38%) Java Software Developer
7 35 (9.56%) Data Engineer
8 32 (8.74%) Java Engineer
9 31 (8.47%) Java Software Engineer
10 25 (6.83%) Cloud Architect
11 22 (6.01%) Analyst
11 22 (6.01%) DevOps Architect
11 22 (6.01%) Lead DevOps
12 21 (5.74%) C# Developer
12 21 (5.74%) DevOps Engineer
12 21 (5.74%) Senior Developer
13 20 (5.46%) Apache Spark Developer
14 17 (4.64%) Junior Developer
14 17 (4.64%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (19.13%) .NET
1 70 (19.13%) HTML
2 65 (17.76%) CSS
3 55 (15.03%) Web Services
4 51 (13.93%) Spring
5 43 (11.75%) HTML5
6 42 (11.48%) AngularJS
7 40 (10.93%) jQuery
8 39 (10.66%) Node.js
9 36 (9.84%) Java EE
10 34 (9.29%) React
11 31 (8.47%) Hibernate
12 30 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
13 29 (7.92%) REST
14 24 (6.56%) ASP.NET
15 23 (6.28%) Apache Camel
16 22 (6.01%) CSS3
16 22 (6.01%) JSON
16 22 (6.01%) MSMQ
17 20 (5.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.56%) Public Cloud
3 29 (7.92%) iPad
4 26 (7.10%) Algorithms
5 22 (6.01%) Mobile App
6 21 (5.74%) Data Structures
7 17 (4.64%) Computer Science
7 17 (4.64%) PKI
8 15 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.46%) Cybercrime
9 9 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (2.19%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.37%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.37%) User Experience
12 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.82%) Social Media
13 2 (0.55%) Clustering
13 2 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.85%) Linux
2 45 (12.30%) Unix
3 35 (9.56%) Windows
4 6 (1.64%) Android
5 4 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (38.52%) Analytics
3 108 (29.51%) Machine Learning
4 104 (28.42%) Business Intelligence
5 98 (26.78%) DevOps
6 92 (25.14%) Open Source
7 85 (23.22%) Software Engineering
8 67 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (18.31%) TDD
9 64 (17.49%) Scrum
10 61 (16.67%) Data Analytics
11 60 (16.39%) Digital Marketing
11 60 (16.39%) Programme Management
12 54 (14.75%) E-Commerce
13 52 (14.21%) Test Automation
14 46 (12.57%) BDD
15 45 (12.30%) Continuous Delivery
16 44 (12.02%) Visualisation
17 39 (10.66%) OO
18 37 (10.11%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 181 (49.45%) Java
2 176 (48.09%) Python
3 152 (41.53%) SQL
4 93 (25.41%) JavaScript
5 69 (18.85%) C#
5 69 (18.85%) C++
6 43 (11.75%) Shell Script
7 42 (11.48%) R
8 37 (10.11%) Scala
9 36 (9.84%) Go
10 33 (9.02%) Perl
10 33 (9.02%) Ruby
11 32 (8.74%) C
12 29 (7.92%) MATLAB
13 22 (6.01%) Clojure
13 22 (6.01%) PHP
14 20 (5.46%) Haskell
15 18 (4.92%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.64%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (15.57%) Degree
2 29 (7.92%) PhD
3 21 (5.74%) Security Cleared
4 20 (5.46%) DV Cleared
4 20 (5.46%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.64%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) GIAC
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.27%) MCSA
8 1 (0.27%) MCSE
8 1 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.27%) SANS
8 1 (0.27%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.01%) QA
2 10 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.55%) GCP
3 2 (0.55%) GDPR
3 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (7.65%) Docker
2 23 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.74%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.92%) HDFS
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 53 (14.48%) Opscode Chef
1 53 (14.48%) Puppet
2 50 (13.66%) Ansible
3 24 (6.56%) Kibana
4 22 (6.01%) Mesos
5 9 (2.46%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.64%) Packer
6 6 (1.64%) Terraform
7 5 (1.37%) logstash
8 3 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.82%) Salt
9 2 (0.55%) Icinga
9 2 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (16.39%) SAP
2 51 (13.93%) Oracle
3 48 (13.11%) Google
4 28 (7.65%) Microsoft
5 23 (6.28%) VMware
6 17 (4.64%) Cloudera
7 15 (4.10%) Teradata
8 14 (3.83%) Tableau
9 11 (3.01%) Talend
10 9 (2.46%) Cisco
11 8 (2.19%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.91%) Verint
13 3 (0.82%) Apple
13 3 (0.82%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.82%) Splunk
14 2 (0.55%) Cognizant
14 2 (0.55%) Cognos
14 2 (0.55%) Dell
14 2 (0.55%) EMC
14 2 (0.55%) Informatica
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Knutsford, Cheshire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benfits, Bonus
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Greater Manchester
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Salary: £45,000 - £60,000k plus brilliant package and unrivalled development
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Greater Manchester
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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