Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 47 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 59 1 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.97% 0.32% 2.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.94% 1.37% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 58 0 10
10th Percentile £61,625 " "
25th Percentile £72,500 " £23,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 - £40,000
75th Percentile £82,500 " £58,125
90th Percentile £84,000 " £65,625
UK median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% -3.70% +3.85%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 219 73 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 29.59% 23.40% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 112 28 77
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £23,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,250 £40,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +43.13% -15.79% +26.67%
75th Percentile £77,500 £47,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,250 £68,058
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Northern Ireland

Big Data
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Big Data in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Big Data in Northern Ireland

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Northern Ireland

Big Data
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 15 October 2021. 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
County Antrim +11 58 £75,000 - 1
County Londonderry - 1 £75,000 -
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 55 (93.22%) AWS
2 49 (83.05%) Artificial Intelligence
2 49 (83.05%) Machine Learning
3 48 (81.36%) Deep Learning
3 48 (81.36%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (81.36%) Computer Vision
3 48 (81.36%) Edge Computing
3 48 (81.36%) SaaS
3 48 (81.36%) Python
3 48 (81.36%) Tandem
4 36 (61.02%) Amazon S3
4 36 (61.02%) CloudFront
4 36 (61.02%) Cloud Computing
4 36 (61.02%) Infrastructure as Code
4 36 (61.02%) Serverless
4 36 (61.02%) AWS Lambda
4 36 (61.02%) Microservices
4 36 (61.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 36 (61.02%) Amazon RDS
4 36 (61.02%) Jenkins
5 32 (54.24%) Scrum
6 22 (37.29%) DevOps
7 20 (33.90%) Apache Spark
7 20 (33.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 20 (33.90%) Java
7 20 (33.90%) MySQL
7 20 (33.90%) MongoDB
8 19 (32.20%) NoSQL
8 19 (32.20%) Django
8 19 (32.20%) Web Services

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 20 (33.90%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 55 (93.22%) AWS
2 48 (81.36%) SaaS
3 36 (61.02%) Amazon S3
3 36 (61.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 36 (61.02%) AWS Lambda
3 36 (61.02%) Cloud Computing
3 36 (61.02%) CloudFront
3 36 (61.02%) Serverless
4 17 (28.81%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (8.47%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (6.78%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) GCP
7 1 (1.69%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) SSL
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (61.02%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (33.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 20 (33.90%) MongoDB
2 20 (33.90%) MySQL
3 19 (32.20%) Amazon Aurora
3 19 (32.20%) NoSQL
4 12 (20.34%) Data Mining
5 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.78%) Apache Hive
6 4 (6.78%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.69%) KDB
7 1 (1.69%) Kdb+
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (61.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 48 (81.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Social Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Data Engineer
1 19 (32.20%) Python Engineer
2 18 (30.51%) Big Data Engineer
3 17 (28.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (28.81%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (28.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (3.39%) Developer
5 1 (1.69%) Analyst
5 1 (1.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch Engineer
5 1 (1.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (1.69%) KDB Developer
5 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (1.69%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (1.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) Django
1 19 (32.20%) Flask
1 19 (32.20%) Kafka
1 19 (32.20%) Swagger
1 19 (32.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.69%) Java EE
2 1 (1.69%) Java SE
2 1 (1.69%) Spring
2 1 (1.69%) Spring Batch
2 1 (1.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 48 (81.36%) Tandem
2 12 (20.34%) Smart City
3 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (83.05%) Artificial Intelligence
1 49 (83.05%) Machine Learning
2 48 (81.36%) Computer Vision
2 48 (81.36%) Deep Learning
2 48 (81.36%) Edge Computing
3 36 (61.02%) Infrastructure as Code
3 36 (61.02%) Microservices
4 32 (54.24%) Scrum
5 22 (37.29%) DevOps
6 19 (32.20%) Mentoring
7 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
9 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
9 12 (20.34%) Data Management
9 12 (20.34%) Information Retrieval
9 12 (20.34%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (11.86%) Analytics
11 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (3.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (81.36%) Python
2 20 (33.90%) Java
3 12 (20.34%) C
3 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.34%) Perl
4 5 (8.47%) Scala
5 2 (3.39%) SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Java 11
6 1 (1.69%) Java 8
6 1 (1.69%) R
6 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) OCP
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) QA
System Software
1 18 (30.51%) Docker
2 4 (6.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Oozie
2 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) AppDynamics
2 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle