Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > North West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 116 169
Rank change year-on-year +1 +53 +6
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 332 354 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.73% 2.69% 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.54% 7.79% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 272 281 150
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,886 4,545 3,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.01% 34.49% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,366 3,859 3,201
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 -20 221 £50,000 -4.31% 31
Cheshire +34 76 £52,750 -1.86% 8
Lancashire +26 23 £30,000 -
Merseyside +30 11 £50,000 -23.08% 3
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 140 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (41.57%) Java
3 117 (35.24%) Python
3 117 (35.24%) Software Engineering
4 106 (31.93%) Hadoop
5 95 (28.61%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (26.81%) Analytics
7 80 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
8 75 (22.59%) SQL
9 73 (21.99%) TDD
9 73 (21.99%) Apache Spark
10 67 (20.18%) JavaScript
11 66 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
12 60 (18.07%) Linux
12 60 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
13 58 (17.47%) BDD
13 58 (17.47%) Data Science
14 55 (16.57%) C#
15 54 (16.27%) DevOps
15 54 (16.27%) SDLC
16 52 (15.66%) Visualisation
17 50 (15.06%) Scala
17 50 (15.06%) Finance
18 49 (14.76%) Docker
19 48 (14.46%) Continuous Delivery
19 48 (14.46%) Machine Learning
20 46 (13.86%) Continuous Improvement
20 46 (13.86%) C++
21 45 (13.55%) C
22 44 (13.25%) Scrum

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 73 (21.99%) Apache Spark
2 34 (10.24%) Apache Pig
3 16 (4.82%) SAS
4 10 (3.01%) Apache
5 6 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.60%) Confluence
6 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.30%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.30%) nginx
7 1 (0.30%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.20%) Adobe Premiere
2 4 (1.20%) InVision
2 4 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.20%) UXPin
3 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (11.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.02%) SaaS
4 17 (5.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (3.61%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.51%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.20%) IaaS
8 4 (1.20%) PaaS
9 3 (0.90%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.60%) Serverless
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (0.30%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.30%) GitHub
11 1 (0.30%) npm
11 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.22%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.31%) Firewall
2 11 (3.31%) HTTP
2 11 (3.31%) Internet
3 10 (3.01%) SSL
4 3 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.90%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.30%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (31.93%) Hadoop
2 44 (13.25%) MongoDB
3 38 (11.45%) NoSQL
4 36 (10.84%) Apache Hive
5 26 (7.83%) MySQL
6 25 (7.53%) SQL Server
7 18 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.71%) Power BI
10 7 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.81%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.81%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.20%) HBase
13 4 (1.20%) QlikView
13 4 (1.20%) Redis
13 4 (1.20%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.93%) Selenium
3 18 (5.42%) JIRA
4 11 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (3.01%) Bitbucket
5 10 (3.01%) CodeSonar
5 10 (3.01%) git-flow
5 10 (3.01%) Robot Framework
6 9 (2.71%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.81%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.20%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (1.20%) GoCD
8 4 (1.20%) Travis CI
9 3 (0.90%) GitLab
9 3 (0.90%) JUnit
9 3 (0.90%) Mockito
10 2 (0.60%) Maven
10 2 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 50 (15.06%) Finance
2 38 (11.45%) Electronics
3 33 (9.94%) Marketing
3 33 (9.94%) Military
4 27 (8.13%) Manufacturing
4 27 (8.13%) Retail
4 27 (8.13%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.42%) Banking
6 11 (3.31%) Advertising
7 5 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.51%) Law
8 4 (1.20%) Automotive
8 4 (1.20%) Games
8 4 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (23.49%) Developer
2 49 (14.76%) Software Engineer
3 31 (9.34%) Architect
4 30 (9.04%) Java Developer
5 29 (8.73%) Junior
6 23 (6.93%) Analyst
6 23 (6.93%) Data Scientist
6 23 (6.93%) Project Manager
7 18 (5.42%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 16 (4.82%) Big Data Engineer
8 16 (4.82%) Data Engineer
9 15 (4.52%) Java Engineer
9 15 (4.52%) Java Software Engineer
10 14 (4.22%) Big Data Developer
10 14 (4.22%) Designer
11 13 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
11 13 (3.92%) C++ Software Engineer
11 13 (3.92%) Software Developer
12 12 (3.61%) Lead Developer
12 12 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.24%) CSS
1 34 (10.24%) HTML
2 33 (9.94%) Java EE
3 31 (9.34%) .NET
3 31 (9.34%) AngularJS
4 24 (7.23%) REST
5 22 (6.63%) HTML5
5 22 (6.63%) Web Services
6 21 (6.33%) Kafka
7 20 (6.02%) Node.js
8 19 (5.72%) React
9 18 (5.42%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (5.12%) LAMP
11 16 (4.82%) CSS3
11 16 (4.82%) Spring
12 14 (4.22%) SOAP
13 13 (3.92%) RESTful
14 12 (3.61%) ASP.NET
14 12 (3.61%) Django
15 11 (3.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 66 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.31%) Algorithms
3 11 (3.31%) Internet of Things
3 11 (3.31%) N-Tier
3 11 (3.31%) User Experience
4 10 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.41%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.51%) Social Media
8 4 (1.20%) Marketing Technology
8 4 (1.20%) Motion Graphics
8 4 (1.20%) PMI
8 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.90%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.60%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.07%) Linux
2 37 (11.14%) Windows
3 13 (3.92%) Android
4 12 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.31%) Unix
6 10 (3.01%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.30%) AIX
10 1 (0.30%) CentOS
10 1 (0.30%) HPUX
10 1 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (35.24%) Software Engineering
3 95 (28.61%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (26.81%) Analytics
5 73 (21.99%) TDD
6 60 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
7 58 (17.47%) BDD
7 58 (17.47%) Data Science
8 54 (16.27%) DevOps
8 54 (16.27%) SDLC
9 52 (15.66%) Visualisation
10 48 (14.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 48 (14.46%) Machine Learning
11 46 (13.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 44 (13.25%) Scrum
13 43 (12.95%) Cybersecurity
14 42 (12.65%) Mentoring
15 41 (12.35%) Data Analytics
16 39 (11.75%) Software Delivery
16 39 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (41.57%) Java
2 117 (35.24%) Python
3 75 (22.59%) SQL
4 67 (20.18%) JavaScript
5 55 (16.57%) C#
6 50 (15.06%) Scala
7 46 (13.86%) C++
8 45 (13.55%) C
9 29 (8.73%) Bash Shell
10 28 (8.43%) R
11 23 (6.93%) Perl
12 20 (6.02%) Ruby
13 16 (4.82%) PHP
14 14 (4.22%) Go
15 12 (3.61%) Objective-C
15 12 (3.61%) PowerShell
16 9 (2.71%) T-SQL
17 7 (2.11%) Shell Script
18 5 (1.51%) MATLAB
19 2 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (12.65%) Degree
1 42 (12.65%) Security Cleared
2 34 (10.24%) DV Cleared
3 16 (4.82%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (3.31%) CISSP
4 11 (3.31%) SANS
5 10 (3.01%) CCNA
5 10 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.01%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (3.01%) GIAC
5 10 (3.01%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (3.01%) MCSE
5 10 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.01%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (3.01%) PhD
5 10 (3.01%) SSCP
6 6 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.90%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.22%) QA
2 10 (3.01%) GCP
3 4 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (14.76%) Docker
2 10 (3.01%) vSphere
3 4 (1.20%) HDFS
4 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (9.04%) Kubernetes
2 21 (6.33%) Ansible
2 21 (6.33%) Puppet
3 12 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.01%) Salt
5 9 (2.71%) Kibana
6 5 (1.51%) Terraform
7 4 (1.20%) Grafana
8 2 (0.60%) Marathon
8 2 (0.60%) Mesos
8 2 (0.60%) Packer
8 2 (0.60%) rkt
9 1 (0.30%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.30%) Istio
9 1 (0.30%) Oozie
9 1 (0.30%) Webmin
Vendors
1 30 (9.04%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.43%) SAP
3 24 (7.23%) Google
4 22 (6.63%) Oracle
5 16 (4.82%) Cloudera
6 10 (3.01%) Adobe
7 8 (2.41%) Talend
8 6 (1.81%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.81%) Tableau
8 6 (1.81%) Teradata
9 4 (1.20%) Twitter
10 3 (0.90%) Cisco
10 3 (0.90%) Informatica
10 3 (0.90%) VMware
11 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.60%) Capita
11 2 (0.60%) Splunk
11 2 (0.60%) Sun
12 1 (0.30%) Blue Prism