Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 62 46
Rank change year-on-year -4 -16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 11 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.76% 1.09% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.37% 3.29% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -9.33%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,350 £31,000
90th Percentile £50,500 £87,500 £37,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 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 205 152 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 32.80% 33.19% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 112 80 76
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,500 £53,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% +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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -6 11 £42,500 - 5
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) R
2 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Artificial Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 6 (54.55%) Google
3 6 (54.55%) Neural Network
3 6 (54.55%) MATLAB
3 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (54.55%) C
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) PhD
3 6 (54.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (54.55%) scikit-learn
3 6 (54.55%) TensorFlow
3 6 (54.55%) Deep Learning
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (54.55%) Pandas
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (54.55%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (54.55%) Apache Spark
3 6 (54.55%) Machine Learning
3 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 6 (54.55%) Physics
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) Monte Carlo Method

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 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) Apache Spark
1 6 (54.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (54.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (9.09%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
5 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Blockchain Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Python Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Lambda Expressions
1 6 (54.55%) Pandas
1 6 (54.55%) scikit-learn
1 6 (54.55%) TensorFlow
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) JAX-RS
3 1 (9.09%) JAX-WS
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) React
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Vue.js
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Artificial Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) Data Development
2 6 (54.55%) Decision Tree
2 6 (54.55%) Decision-Making
2 6 (54.55%) Deep Learning
2 6 (54.55%) Machine Learning
2 6 (54.55%) Mathematical Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 6 (54.55%) Monte Carlo Method
2 6 (54.55%) Neural Network
2 6 (54.55%) Physics
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) R
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) MATLAB
2 6 (54.55%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) PhD
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Netezza
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase