Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
South West > Somerset
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 87 81
Rank change year-on-year +44 -6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 51 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.21% 2.23% 2.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.09% 5.49% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 28
Somerset median annual salary £53,202 £47,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +15.85% -8.89%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,850 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £53,400 £47,900
South West median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

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 Somerset with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 338 528 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 34.53% 40.58% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 254 456 455
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,786 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,875 £57,500
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +5.13%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Somerset

Big Data
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Big Data in Somerset

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Somerset over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Somerset

Big Data
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Taunton +4 24 £50,500 +13.32% 2
Street - 7 £82,500 -
Yeovil - 6 £37,500 -
Bridgwater - 5 - -
Bath +18 3 £70,000 +47.37%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £55,000 -
Big Data
South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 21 (41.18%) Hadoop
4 19 (37.25%) Java
4 19 (37.25%) Data Science
5 17 (33.33%) Apache Spark
6 16 (31.37%) Scala
7 15 (29.41%) Line Management
7 15 (29.41%) Python
8 14 (27.45%) Machine Learning
8 14 (27.45%) Data Engineering
9 13 (25.49%) Analytics
10 12 (23.53%) C#
10 12 (23.53%) ETL
10 12 (23.53%) Decision-Making
11 11 (21.57%) Collaborative Working
11 11 (21.57%) DevOps
12 10 (19.61%) Coaching
12 10 (19.61%) BDD
12 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
13 9 (17.65%) Deep Learning
13 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
14 8 (15.69%) TDD
14 8 (15.69%) Data Analytics
14 8 (15.69%) Matrix Management
15 7 (13.73%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (13.73%) Technical Leadership
15 7 (13.73%) Lean Software Development
15 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
15 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 17 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon Kinesis
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) Hadoop
2 7 (13.73%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (7.84%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Selenium
2 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
3 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.80%) JMeter
3 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
3 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
4 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.84%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
1 5 (9.80%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Data Engineer
1 8 (15.69%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Principal Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (11.76%) Junior
3 6 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Graduate
4 5 (9.80%) Graduate Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Delivery Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Data Science Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Junior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Data Science Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
1 5 (9.80%) Spring
2 4 (7.84%) Apache Flex
2 4 (7.84%) CSS
2 4 (7.84%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) JSP
2 4 (7.84%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) J2EE
3 1 (1.96%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (9.80%) Industry 4.0
2 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Data Science
3 15 (29.41%) Line Management
4 14 (27.45%) Data Engineering
4 14 (27.45%) Machine Learning
5 13 (25.49%) Analytics
6 12 (23.53%) Decision-Making
6 12 (23.53%) ETL
7 11 (21.57%) Collaborative Working
7 11 (21.57%) DevOps
8 10 (19.61%) BDD
8 10 (19.61%) Coaching
8 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
9 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
9 9 (17.65%) Deep Learning
10 8 (15.69%) Data Analytics
10 8 (15.69%) Matrix Management
10 8 (15.69%) TDD
11 7 (13.73%) Big Data Analytics
11 7 (13.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 19 (37.25%) Java
3 16 (31.37%) Scala
4 15 (29.41%) Python
5 12 (23.53%) C#
6 5 (9.80%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) R
8 1 (1.96%) Java 8
8 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.96%) PhD
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) IBM