Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > North West
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 139 129
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 114 229 324
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.83% 2.25% 2.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.32% 7.92% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 76 124 292
Median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £39,500 £29,825 £31,275
90th Percentile £85,625 £87,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 1,804 2,891 4,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.91% 28.36% 34.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,478 2,228 3,546
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,221 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in the North West over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 +10 87 £58,750 +6.82% 9
Cheshire +6 19 £47,500 +2.70% 3
Lancashire +44 2 - -
Merseyside +8 1 £85,000 +15.25%
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 60 (52.63%) Analytics
2 59 (51.75%) Python
3 50 (43.86%) Azure
4 47 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (33.33%) Machine Learning
6 33 (28.95%) R
7 32 (28.07%) SQL
8 30 (26.32%) Data Science
9 29 (25.44%) Data Lake
9 29 (25.44%) Enterprise Architecture
10 27 (23.68%) Java
11 26 (22.81%) ETL
11 26 (22.81%) AWS
11 26 (22.81%) Databricks
12 25 (21.93%) Sparx
12 25 (21.93%) Degree
12 25 (21.93%) Migration
12 25 (21.93%) Microsoft
13 24 (21.05%) TOGAF
14 22 (19.30%) DevOps
14 22 (19.30%) Software Engineering
15 21 (18.42%) SaaS
15 21 (18.42%) Data Analytics
16 20 (17.54%) Artificial Intelligence
17 19 (16.67%) Scrum
17 19 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
18 17 (14.91%) Hadoop
19 15 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (13.16%) Problem-Solving

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 9 (7.89%) Apache Spark
1 9 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (7.89%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.63%) Apache
3 3 (2.63%) Confluence
4 2 (1.75%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.75%) SAS
4 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) Jetty
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 50 (43.86%) Azure
2 26 (22.81%) AWS
3 21 (18.42%) SaaS
4 13 (11.40%) Power Platform
5 12 (10.53%) IaaS
5 12 (10.53%) PaaS
6 11 (9.65%) GCP
7 10 (8.77%) Serverless
8 7 (6.14%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (5.26%) Office 365
9 6 (5.26%) Slack
10 3 (2.63%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.75%) AWS IoT
11 2 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) Internet
2 6 (5.26%) Skype
3 5 (4.39%) SNA
4 3 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) BGP
5 1 (0.88%) Broadband
5 1 (0.88%) MPLS
5 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.44%) Data Lake
2 17 (14.91%) Hadoop
3 14 (12.28%) HDInsight
3 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 13 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (11.40%) NoSQL
4 13 (11.40%) Power BI
5 10 (8.77%) Data Mining
5 10 (8.77%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (5.26%) Apache Hive
7 6 (5.26%) GIS
7 6 (5.26%) MySQL
8 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.51%) Impala
9 4 (3.51%) Sqoop
9 4 (3.51%) Star Schema
10 3 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) JIRA
2 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.63%) git-flow
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.39%) Law
5 4 (3.51%) Legal
6 3 (2.63%) Banking
7 2 (1.75%) Games
7 2 (1.75%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Architect
2 26 (22.81%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (21.05%) Cloud Architect
3 24 (21.05%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 18 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 17 (14.91%) Developer
6 13 (11.40%) Data Architect
7 12 (10.53%) Azure Architect
8 9 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (7.02%) Data Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.39%) JavaScript Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Hadoop Developer
11 4 (3.51%) PHP Developer
12 3 (2.63%) Consultant
12 3 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
12 3 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) .NET
2 8 (7.02%) Middleware
3 7 (6.14%) AngularJS
3 7 (6.14%) GraphQL
3 7 (6.14%) Kafka
3 7 (6.14%) Web Services
4 6 (5.26%) LDAP
5 5 (4.39%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (4.39%) Node.js
6 4 (3.51%) Laravel
7 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.63%) Apache NiFi
7 3 (2.63%) CSS
7 3 (2.63%) HTML
7 3 (2.63%) Java EE
7 3 (2.63%) JSON
7 3 (2.63%) MLlib
7 3 (2.63%) STL
8 2 (1.75%) MDX
8 2 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.77%) User Experience
3 9 (7.89%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.14%) Cloud Native
4 7 (6.14%) Internet of Things
4 7 (6.14%) Social Media
5 6 (5.26%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.39%) e-Health
6 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.39%) Social Network
7 4 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.51%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) Linux
2 9 (7.89%) Windows
3 6 (5.26%) Unix
4 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.63%) Analytics
2 47 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 30 (26.32%) Data Science
5 29 (25.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 26 (22.81%) ETL
7 25 (21.93%) Migration
8 24 (21.05%) TOGAF
9 22 (19.30%) DevOps
9 22 (19.30%) Software Engineering
10 21 (18.42%) Data Analytics
11 20 (17.54%) Artificial Intelligence
12 19 (16.67%) Scrum
13 15 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (12.28%) Data Management
15 13 (11.40%) Data Integration
16 11 (9.65%) ITIL
16 11 (9.65%) Open Source
17 10 (8.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 59 (51.75%) Python
2 33 (28.95%) R
3 32 (28.07%) SQL
4 27 (23.68%) Java
5 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.53%) C#
6 12 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.26%) C
7 6 (5.26%) Scala
8 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.51%) C++
9 4 (3.51%) Go
9 4 (3.51%) PHP
9 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.63%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.63%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.63%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 25 (21.93%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) DV Cleared
2 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.75%) CISM
4 2 (1.75%) CISSP
4 2 (1.75%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.88%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) GDPR
2 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Docker
2 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) HDFS
4 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (11.40%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.77%) Ansible
2 10 (8.77%) Terraform
3 6 (5.26%) Grafana
3 6 (5.26%) Kibana
3 6 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Databricks
2 25 (21.93%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.93%) Sparx
3 8 (7.02%) Cloudera
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle
3 8 (7.02%) VMware
4 7 (6.14%) Sage
5 6 (5.26%) SaltStack
6 5 (4.39%) Informatica
6 5 (4.39%) Jitterbit
7 4 (3.51%) Google
7 4 (3.51%) Talend
7 4 (3.51%) Zend
8 3 (2.63%) EMC
8 3 (2.63%) IBM
9 2 (1.75%) Veeam
10 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.88%) Juniper
10 1 (0.88%) SnapLogic
10 1 (0.88%) Tableau