Period
to 20 June 2019

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 6 months to 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 127 105
Rank change year-on-year -25 -22 +90
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 223 321 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.17% 2.61% 2.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.81% 7.70% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 111 275 282
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.41% +20.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,200 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,854 4,169 4,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.71% 33.94% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,186 3,555 3,797
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
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 West

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

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 6 months to 20 June 2019.

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 6 months to 20 June 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
Manchester -14 150 £55,000 +10.00% 25
Cheshire +15 55 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Merseyside -2 11 £73,750 +52.06% 3
Lancashire -20 7 £61,000 +93.65%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 123 (55.16%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (39.01%) DevOps
3 84 (37.67%) Java
4 76 (34.08%) Python
5 75 (33.63%) Analytics
6 73 (32.74%) Amazon AWS
7 64 (28.70%) Software Engineering
8 57 (25.56%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (25.56%) JavaScript
9 53 (23.77%) RESTful
10 49 (21.97%) Degree
11 47 (21.08%) Computer Science
12 44 (19.73%) Linux
13 43 (19.28%) Serverless
14 42 (18.83%) Continuous Delivery
15 41 (18.39%) Computer Science Degree
15 41 (18.39%) JSON
16 40 (17.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 39 (17.49%) Data Science
18 38 (17.04%) Machine Learning
18 38 (17.04%) NoSQL
18 38 (17.04%) Docker
18 38 (17.04%) Apache Spark
18 38 (17.04%) SQL
19 37 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
19 37 (16.59%) AngularJS
20 36 (16.14%) BDD
20 36 (16.14%) MongoDB
21 35 (15.70%) Hadoop
21 35 (15.70%) Jenkins

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 38 (17.04%) Apache Spark
2 24 (10.76%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (9.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 16 (7.17%) Confluence
5 4 (1.79%) Apache
6 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.90%) JBoss
7 2 (0.90%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) SPSS
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.45%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 73 (32.74%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (19.28%) Serverless
3 30 (13.45%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (13.00%) AWS Lambda
5 28 (12.56%) Amazon S3
6 27 (12.11%) Datadog
6 27 (12.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (11.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 26 (11.66%) GitHub
7 26 (11.66%) Slack
8 22 (9.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (6.73%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (6.73%) Power Platform
10 13 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (4.93%) Apigee
12 9 (4.04%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (4.04%) SaaS
13 3 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.90%) Amazon SageMaker
14 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.45%) VPN
2 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.04%) NoSQL
2 36 (16.14%) MongoDB
3 35 (15.70%) Hadoop
4 26 (11.66%) Amazon RDS
5 22 (9.87%) SQL Server
6 21 (9.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 15 (6.73%) MySQL
7 15 (6.73%) Power BI
8 12 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (4.93%) MariaDB
10 10 (4.48%) Apache Hive
11 9 (4.04%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.69%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (2.69%) DB2
12 6 (2.69%) Neo4j
12 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database
13 5 (2.24%) Couchbase
13 5 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (15.70%) Jenkins
2 27 (12.11%) JIRA
3 15 (6.73%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.38%) Gradle
4 12 (5.38%) Maven
4 12 (5.38%) webpack
5 11 (4.93%) Grunt
5 11 (4.93%) gulp
6 5 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.35%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.90%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.45%) ERwin
9 1 (0.45%) GitLab
9 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 25 (11.21%) Finance
2 14 (6.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (5.38%) Retail
4 11 (4.93%) Automotive
5 7 (3.14%) Marketing
6 6 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.24%) Banking
7 5 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.79%) Electronics
8 4 (1.79%) Games
9 2 (0.90%) Advertising
9 2 (0.90%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (47.09%) Developer
2 35 (15.70%) Architect
2 35 (15.70%) Senior Developer
3 25 (11.21%) Full Stack Developer
4 22 (9.87%) Data Engineer
4 22 (9.87%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 21 (9.42%) Java Developer
6 15 (6.73%) Python Developer
7 14 (6.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (6.28%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (6.28%) Technical Architect
8 12 (5.38%) Analytics Manager
8 12 (5.38%) Data Analytics Manager
8 12 (5.38%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (5.38%) Software Project Manager
9 11 (4.93%) Analyst
9 11 (4.93%) Cloud Architect
9 11 (4.93%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.93%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (23.77%) RESTful
2 41 (18.39%) JSON
3 37 (16.59%) AngularJS
4 33 (14.80%) Apache Flex
5 23 (10.31%) Node.js
5 23 (10.31%) Vue.js
6 22 (9.87%) Kafka
7 20 (8.97%) Web Services
8 19 (8.52%) CSS
8 19 (8.52%) XML
9 15 (6.73%) REST
10 14 (6.28%) Laravel
10 14 (6.28%) React
10 14 (6.28%) Spring Boot
11 11 (4.93%) .NET
11 11 (4.93%) Akka
11 11 (4.93%) CSS3
11 11 (4.93%) Sass
12 9 (4.04%) HTML
13 8 (3.59%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (13.90%) Linux Command Line
3 21 (9.42%) Algorithms
4 15 (6.73%) User Experience
5 12 (5.38%) PMI
6 8 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.24%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.79%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.90%) Life Science
10 2 (0.90%) Replication
10 2 (0.90%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.73%) Linux
2 10 (4.48%) Windows
3 6 (2.69%) Unix
4 2 (0.90%) VME
5 1 (0.45%) AIX
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (55.16%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (39.01%) DevOps
3 75 (33.63%) Analytics
4 64 (28.70%) Software Engineering
5 57 (25.56%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (21.08%) Computer Science
7 42 (18.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 40 (17.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 39 (17.49%) Data Science
10 38 (17.04%) Machine Learning
11 36 (16.14%) BDD
12 34 (15.25%) Artificial Intelligence
13 31 (13.90%) Data Modelling
14 26 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (11.66%) Mathematics
14 26 (11.66%) Mentoring
14 26 (11.66%) Multithreading
15 25 (11.21%) Data Analysis
16 22 (9.87%) Performance Engineering
17 21 (9.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 84 (37.67%) Java
2 76 (34.08%) Python
3 57 (25.56%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.04%) SQL
5 28 (12.56%) Shell Script
6 22 (9.87%) Scala
7 19 (8.52%) R
8 18 (8.07%) C#
9 13 (5.83%) MATLAB
10 10 (4.48%) PHP
11 8 (3.59%) C++
11 8 (3.59%) Ruby
12 6 (2.69%) Perl
13 4 (1.79%) Go
14 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.35%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.90%) C
15 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.90%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 49 (21.97%) Degree
2 41 (18.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (6.28%) PhD
4 12 (5.38%) PMI Certification
5 9 (4.04%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.69%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (1.79%) CEH
7 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.79%) CISSP
7 4 (1.79%) GSEC
7 4 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.24%) GDPR
2 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.90%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) PSD2
System Software
1 38 (17.04%) Docker
2 2 (0.90%) HDFS
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (14.80%) Ansible
1 33 (14.80%) Terraform
2 9 (4.04%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.90%) Ambari
3 2 (0.90%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.90%) Istio
3 2 (0.90%) Kibana
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.45%) logstash
4 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (10.31%) Adobe
2 9 (4.04%) Google
2 9 (4.04%) Hortonworks
2 9 (4.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.04%) Oracle
3 7 (3.14%) SAP
3 7 (3.14%) Tableau
4 6 (2.69%) IBM
5 5 (2.24%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (2.24%) Talend
6 4 (1.79%) Informatica
6 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.35%) CA
7 3 (1.35%) Zend
8 2 (0.90%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.90%) NetApp
8 2 (0.90%) Paxata
8 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.45%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.45%) Xamarin