Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 130 144
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 +35
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 302 333 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.56% 2.61% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.50% 7.74% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 235 260 218
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,850 £31,925 £33,200
90th Percentile £84,600 £76,250 £75,300
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% 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 3,554 4,303 4,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.18% 33.69% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,087 3,627 3,542
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,450 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -18 207 £51,500 +3.00% 24
Cheshire +54 70 £51,250 -8.89% 16
Lancashire +23 15 £30,000 -62.50% 3
Merseyside +2 9 £40,000 +8.11% 3
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 144 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (43.71%) Java
3 112 (37.09%) Python
4 99 (32.78%) Software Engineering
5 92 (30.46%) Hadoop
6 85 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (26.16%) TDD
8 76 (25.17%) Analytics
9 75 (24.83%) Amazon AWS
10 69 (22.85%) Apache Spark
11 62 (20.53%) BDD
11 62 (20.53%) SQL
12 60 (19.87%) Linux
12 60 (19.87%) DevOps
13 55 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
13 55 (18.21%) JavaScript
14 51 (16.89%) MongoDB
14 51 (16.89%) Scala
15 50 (16.56%) NoSQL
16 49 (16.23%) Continuous Delivery
17 48 (15.89%) Mentoring
17 48 (15.89%) Visualisation
18 47 (15.56%) Docker
19 45 (14.90%) SDLC
20 44 (14.57%) Cybersecurity
20 44 (14.57%) Data Science
21 41 (13.58%) Open Source
21 41 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
22 40 (13.25%) Electronics
22 40 (13.25%) Degree

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 69 (22.85%) Apache Spark
2 25 (8.28%) Apache
3 22 (7.28%) Apache Pig
4 11 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.32%) SAS
6 3 (0.99%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.99%) GeoServer
6 3 (0.99%) WildFly
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Adobe After Effects
1 4 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.32%) Adobe Premiere
1 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.32%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (24.83%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (12.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (9.27%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (6.29%) Amazon EMR
5 18 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (4.97%) SaaS
8 6 (1.99%) IaaS
8 6 (1.99%) PaaS
9 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.99%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.66%) Serverless
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.33%) npm
11 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.95%) Internet
2 14 (4.64%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.30%) Firewall
4 12 (3.97%) HTTP
5 10 (3.31%) SSL
6 3 (0.99%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.66%) DNS
7 2 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (30.46%) Hadoop
2 51 (16.89%) MongoDB
3 50 (16.56%) NoSQL
4 33 (10.93%) Apache Hive
5 27 (8.94%) MySQL
6 22 (7.28%) SQL Server
7 19 (6.29%) Amazon Redshift
8 18 (5.96%) Amazon Athena
8 18 (5.96%) Flink
9 14 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (2.98%) Data Lake
12 8 (2.65%) DB2
12 8 (2.65%) HBase
13 7 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.32%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (1.32%) GIS
15 4 (1.32%) QlikView
15 4 (1.32%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (11.26%) JIRA
2 31 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.62%) Selenium
4 11 (3.64%) Bitbucket
5 10 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (3.31%) CodeSonar
5 10 (3.31%) git-flow
5 10 (3.31%) Robot Framework
6 9 (2.98%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.32%) Maven
8 6 (1.99%) Gradle
9 4 (1.32%) GoCD
9 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.32%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.32%) Xcode
10 3 (0.99%) Aptana Studio
10 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.99%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (13.25%) Electronics
2 34 (11.26%) Finance
3 32 (10.60%) Marketing
3 32 (10.60%) Retail
4 31 (10.26%) Military
5 25 (8.28%) Banking
6 20 (6.62%) Manufacturing
6 20 (6.62%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.64%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.64%) Law
8 9 (2.98%) Advertising
9 5 (1.66%) Automotive
10 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.99%) Games
12 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (23.84%) Developer
2 41 (13.58%) Software Engineer
3 40 (13.25%) Architect
4 32 (10.60%) Java Developer
5 27 (8.94%) Junior
6 18 (5.96%) Analyst
6 18 (5.96%) Data Engineer
7 17 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 15 (4.97%) Big Data Engineer
8 15 (4.97%) Data Architect
8 15 (4.97%) Data Scientist
9 13 (4.30%) C# Software Engineer
9 13 (4.30%) C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (4.30%) Java Engineer
9 13 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
10 12 (3.97%) Big Data Developer
10 12 (3.97%) Software Developer
11 11 (3.64%) Consultant
11 11 (3.64%) Junior Project Manager
11 11 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.60%) Kafka
2 31 (10.26%) Web Services
3 29 (9.60%) Java EE
4 28 (9.27%) HTML
5 27 (8.94%) CSS
5 27 (8.94%) REST
6 25 (8.28%) AngularJS
7 23 (7.62%) Spring
8 22 (7.28%) Node.js
9 20 (6.62%) .NET
9 20 (6.62%) LAMP
10 17 (5.63%) Spark Streaming
10 17 (5.63%) Vue.js
11 16 (5.30%) JSON
12 15 (4.97%) HTML5
12 15 (4.97%) Spring Boot
13 14 (4.64%) React
13 14 (4.64%) RESTful
13 14 (4.64%) SOAP
14 13 (4.30%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.95%) Internet of Things
4 16 (5.30%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.97%) User Experience
6 12 (3.97%) N-Tier
7 10 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.65%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.32%) Marketing Technology
9 4 (1.32%) Motion Graphics
9 4 (1.32%) PMI
9 4 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.32%) Social Media
10 3 (0.99%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.66%) Smart City
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.33%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.87%) Linux
2 26 (8.61%) Windows
3 15 (4.97%) Android
4 14 (4.64%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.31%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.99%) Unix
7 3 (0.99%) CentOS
7 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) HPUX
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (32.78%) Software Engineering
3 85 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (26.16%) TDD
5 76 (25.17%) Analytics
6 62 (20.53%) BDD
7 60 (19.87%) DevOps
8 49 (16.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 48 (15.89%) Mentoring
9 48 (15.89%) Visualisation
10 45 (14.90%) SDLC
11 44 (14.57%) Cybersecurity
11 44 (14.57%) Data Science
12 41 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (13.58%) Open Source
13 36 (11.92%) Machine Learning
13 36 (11.92%) Scrum
13 36 (11.92%) Test Automation
14 35 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (11.59%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 132 (43.71%) Java
2 112 (37.09%) Python
3 62 (20.53%) SQL
4 55 (18.21%) JavaScript
5 51 (16.89%) Scala
6 37 (12.25%) C#
7 29 (9.60%) C
7 29 (9.60%) C++
8 23 (7.62%) Bash Shell
9 20 (6.62%) Perl
10 18 (5.96%) R
11 17 (5.63%) PHP
11 17 (5.63%) Ruby
12 14 (4.64%) Objective-C
13 13 (4.30%) PowerShell
14 12 (3.97%) Go
15 7 (2.32%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.99%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.32%) Apple Swift
18 3 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (13.25%) Degree
2 22 (7.28%) Numerate Degree
3 21 (6.95%) DV Cleared
3 21 (6.95%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (3.97%) MCSE
5 12 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.64%) CISSP
6 11 (3.64%) SANS
7 10 (3.31%) CCNA
7 10 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.31%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (3.31%) GIAC
7 10 (3.31%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (3.31%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (3.31%) SSCP
8 7 (2.32%) PhD
9 4 (1.32%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.33%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.99%) GDPR
System Software
1 47 (15.56%) Docker
2 14 (4.64%) vSphere
3 5 (1.66%) HDFS
4 4 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.66%) Corosync
6 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (8.94%) Kubernetes
2 18 (5.96%) Puppet
3 16 (5.30%) Ansible
4 10 (3.31%) Kibana
4 10 (3.31%) Salt
5 8 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.65%) Terraform
6 6 (1.99%) Grafana
7 5 (1.66%) Packer
8 2 (0.66%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.66%) Icinga
8 2 (0.66%) Nagios
8 2 (0.66%) Opsview
8 2 (0.66%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.33%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.33%) Istio
9 1 (0.33%) Oozie
9 1 (0.33%) Webmin
Vendors
1 26 (8.61%) Google
2 20 (6.62%) SAP
3 18 (5.96%) CA Agile Central
3 18 (5.96%) Cloudera
3 18 (5.96%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.63%) Oracle
5 15 (4.97%) Adobe
6 9 (2.98%) Tableau
7 7 (2.32%) Talend
7 7 (2.32%) Teradata
8 6 (1.99%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.32%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.32%) MapR
9 4 (1.32%) Twitter
9 4 (1.32%) VMware
10 3 (0.99%) ArcSight
10 3 (0.99%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.66%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.33%) Informatica