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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / North West
Rank 122 158 165
Rank change year-on-year +36 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 143 82 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.36% 1.45% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.85% 4.56% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 92 65 74
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -17.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £61,215
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  

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 2087 1799 2250
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.42% 31.85% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1770 1552 1916
Median salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.32% +5.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +38 123 £57,500 +31.42% 21
Cheshire +11 11 £53,750 +43.33% 5
Merseyside -4 3 £62,500 +47.92% 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 181 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (49.55%) Hadoop
3 152 (45.92%) Java
4 126 (38.07%) Analytics
5 117 (35.35%) SQL
6 116 (35.05%) Python
7 104 (31.42%) Apache Spark
8 96 (29.00%) C#
9 92 (27.79%) MySQL
9 92 (27.79%) DevOps
10 87 (26.28%) JavaScript
11 85 (25.68%) Scrum
12 82 (24.77%) Amazon AWS
13 80 (24.17%) Software Engineering
14 75 (22.66%) Oracle
15 73 (22.05%) Spring
16 70 (21.15%) Data Analytics
17 69 (20.85%) Business Intelligence
18 68 (20.54%) E-Commerce
19 67 (20.24%) SQL Server
19 67 (20.24%) Apache Hive
20 66 (19.94%) Relational Database
21 63 (19.03%) Apache Pig
21 63 (19.03%) TDD
22 59 (17.82%) HTML
23 58 (17.52%) Node.js
23 58 (17.52%) Visualisation
23 58 (17.52%) Degree
24 57 (17.22%) AngularJS
24 57 (17.22%) Machine Learning

Big Data
Top Related 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
1 104 (31.42%) Apache Spark
2 63 (19.03%) Apache Pig
3 56 (16.92%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (8.76%) SAS
5 13 (3.93%) Apache
6 11 (3.32%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.42%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.42%) JBoss
7 8 (2.42%) Jetty
7 8 (2.42%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.42%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.42%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (3.63%) SPSS
2 8 (2.42%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.21%) S-PLUS
3 4 (1.21%) Stata
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.30%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 82 (24.77%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.85%) Cloud Computing
2 26 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.63%) SaaS
4 9 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.11%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (1.81%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.91%) PaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.42%) Intranet
2 3 (0.91%) Broadband
3 2 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (49.55%) Hadoop
2 92 (27.79%) MySQL
3 67 (20.24%) Apache Hive
3 67 (20.24%) SQL Server
4 66 (19.94%) Relational Database
5 56 (16.92%) MongoDB
6 49 (14.80%) RDBMS
7 38 (11.48%) NoSQL
8 31 (9.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (9.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (8.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (5.44%) MS Access
13 17 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (4.53%) HBase
16 12 (3.63%) Impala
17 11 (3.32%) QlikView
18 8 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
18 8 (2.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (6.95%) Git (software)
1 23 (6.95%) NUnit
2 19 (5.74%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (2.42%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (1.81%) GoCD
5 6 (1.81%) JUnit
6 4 (1.21%) Maven
7 3 (0.91%) Firebug
8 2 (0.60%) JIRA
8 2 (0.60%) Selenium
8 2 (0.60%) Subversion
8 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.30%) Appium
9 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.30%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.30%) GitLab
9 1 (0.30%) Gradle
9 1 (0.30%) Mockito
9 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
General
1 44 (13.29%) Finance
2 42 (12.69%) Marketing
3 37 (11.18%) Retail
4 32 (9.67%) Military
5 15 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.93%) Banking
6 13 (3.93%) Legal
7 12 (3.63%) Electronics
7 12 (3.63%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.42%) Advertising
9 5 (1.51%) Games
10 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.60%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 142 (42.90%) Developer
2 60 (18.13%) Senior Developer
3 59 (17.82%) Java Developer
4 48 (14.50%) Software Developer
5 47 (14.20%) Architect
6 43 (12.99%) Software Engineer
7 34 (10.27%) Lead Developer
8 32 (9.67%) C# Developer
9 31 (9.37%) .NET Developer
10 30 (9.06%) Java Software Developer
11 29 (8.76%) Data Scientist
12 24 (7.25%) Big Data Developer
12 24 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
12 24 (7.25%) Lead .NET Developer
13 22 (6.65%) Senior .NET Developer
14 21 (6.34%) Lead C# Developer
14 21 (6.34%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 21 (6.34%) Senior C# Developer
15 20 (6.04%) Java Engineer
16 19 (5.74%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (22.05%) Spring
2 59 (17.82%) HTML
3 58 (17.52%) Node.js
4 57 (17.22%) AngularJS
5 53 (16.01%) CSS
5 53 (16.01%) Java EE
6 52 (15.71%) Hibernate
7 50 (15.11%) .NET
8 46 (13.90%) Apache Camel
9 44 (13.29%) jQuery
10 43 (12.99%) Middleware
11 40 (12.08%) HTML5
12 36 (10.88%) CSS3
13 35 (10.57%) React
14 32 (9.67%) WCF
15 31 (9.37%) Web Services
16 27 (8.16%) REST
17 23 (6.95%) WPF
18 19 (5.74%) RabbitMQ
19 18 (5.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.97%) iPad
2 30 (9.06%) PKI
3 23 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.95%) Xbox
4 22 (6.65%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.04%) Algorithms
6 18 (5.44%) Mobile App
7 17 (5.14%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.81%) NHS
8 6 (1.81%) User Experience
9 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.21%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.91%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.91%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.60%) Online Gambling
13 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.88%) Linux
2 9 (2.72%) Android
2 9 (2.72%) Unix
3 8 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.51%) Windows
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (38.07%) Analytics
3 92 (27.79%) DevOps
4 85 (25.68%) Scrum
5 80 (24.17%) Software Engineering
6 70 (21.15%) Data Analytics
7 69 (20.85%) Business Intelligence
8 68 (20.54%) E-Commerce
9 63 (19.03%) TDD
10 58 (17.52%) Visualisation
11 57 (17.22%) Machine Learning
12 55 (16.62%) SDLC
13 48 (14.50%) Open Source
14 46 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (12.69%) Information Security
15 42 (12.69%) Time Management
16 39 (11.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 36 (10.88%) MVC
18 35 (10.57%) BDD
19 33 (9.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 152 (45.92%) Java
2 117 (35.35%) SQL
3 116 (35.05%) Python
4 96 (29.00%) C#
5 87 (26.28%) JavaScript
6 54 (16.31%) Perl
7 53 (16.01%) C
8 49 (14.80%) Ruby
9 29 (8.76%) R
10 25 (7.55%) Scala
11 24 (7.25%) T-SQL
12 22 (6.65%) C++
13 18 (5.44%) PHP
14 16 (4.83%) Go
15 12 (3.63%) MATLAB
16 10 (3.02%) Bash Shell
17 7 (2.11%) Shell Script
18 5 (1.51%) Clojure
19 4 (1.21%) VBA
20 3 (0.91%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 58 (17.52%) Degree
2 38 (11.48%) Security Cleared
3 37 (11.18%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.95%) PhD
5 6 (1.81%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.30%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.51%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) GCP
4 1 (0.30%) IFRS
4 1 (0.30%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 45 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (12.69%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.63%) Docker
4 11 (3.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (6.65%) Puppet
2 21 (6.34%) Kibana
3 18 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.23%) Ansible
5 10 (3.02%) Terraform
6 8 (2.42%) logstash
6 8 (2.42%) Salt
7 6 (1.81%) Packer
8 4 (1.21%) Mesos
9 3 (0.91%) Icinga
9 3 (0.91%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (22.66%) Oracle
2 45 (13.60%) VMware
3 41 (12.39%) Google
4 28 (8.46%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.14%) Tableau
6 13 (3.93%) SAP
7 12 (3.63%) Cloudera
8 8 (2.42%) Talend
9 7 (2.11%) Teradata
10 6 (1.81%) Remedy
11 5 (1.51%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.21%) Splunk
13 3 (0.91%) Cisco
13 3 (0.91%) Dell
13 3 (0.91%) EMC
13 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.91%) SaltStack
13 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.60%) Cognos
14 2 (0.60%) RainStor
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