Period
to 21 October 2018

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

Big Data
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 59 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 -18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 10 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.42% 2.64% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.52% 8.16% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 3
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +17.65% -28.42%
10th Percentile £28,750 £21,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £55,625 £59,500 £37,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.46% +1.67%

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 105 147 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 25.42% 32.31% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 75 73
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -7.89%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,800 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Northern Ireland

Big Data
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Big Data in Northern Ireland

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 21 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
County Antrim +2 9 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Blockchain
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) JAX-RS
5 2 (20.00%) Node.js
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) JAX-WS
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) XML

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) G Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Blockchain
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Blockchain Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 1 (10.00%) Python Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technology Manager
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (20.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) COM
3 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Netezza
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau