Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 97 79
Rank change year-on-year +47 -18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 34 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.99% 1.82% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.01% 4.86% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 26
Somerset median annual salary £47,029 £47,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.99% +15.85% -8.89%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,525 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £69,250 £47,000
South West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -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 283 494 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 33.22% 37.37% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 240 412 406
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,561 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,625 £53,725 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +3 16 £43,014 -9.44% 5
Street - 7 £82,500 -
Bath +40 5 £70,000 +30.23%
Yeovil - 4 £57,500 - 1
Big Data
South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) Hadoop
3 12 (35.29%) DevOps
3 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 11 (32.35%) C#
4 11 (32.35%) BDD
5 10 (29.41%) Selenium
6 9 (26.47%) Ruby
6 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
6 9 (26.47%) JMeter
6 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
6 9 (26.47%) SpecFlow
6 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
6 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
7 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 8 (23.53%) Apache Spark
7 8 (23.53%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 8 (23.53%) TDD
8 7 (20.59%) Scala
8 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
8 7 (20.59%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (20.59%) Data Science
8 7 (20.59%) Line Management
8 7 (20.59%) Decision-Making
8 7 (20.59%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (17.65%) Scrum

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 8 (23.53%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon Kinesis
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) Hadoop
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Power BI
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Selenium
2 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
2 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 9 (26.47%) JMeter
2 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
2 9 (26.47%) SpecFlow
2 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
3 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.94%) Advertising
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Automation Test Lead
1 10 (29.41%) Test Automation Engineer
1 10 (29.41%) Test Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Product Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Product Owner
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Junior
5 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) Spring
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) MDX
3 1 (2.94%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) DevOps
2 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 11 (32.35%) BDD
4 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 8 (23.53%) TDD
5 7 (20.59%) Data Science
5 7 (20.59%) Decision-Making
5 7 (20.59%) Line Management
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (11.76%) Software Delivery
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
8 3 (8.82%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) C#
3 9 (26.47%) Ruby
4 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) Scala
6 2 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) R
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Java 8
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Birst
1 1 (2.94%) Hortonworks
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) Tableau