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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 133 156 110
Rank change year-on-year +23 -46 +37
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 505 278 463
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.49% 2.05% 2.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.06% 7.73% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 182 189 356
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 £33,000
25th Percentile £38,813 £48,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,250 £58,497 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.25% -2.51% +9.09%
75th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile - £82,750 £83,750
England median annual salary £80,000 £66,250 £68,500
% change year-on-year +20.75% -3.28% -2.14%

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 5,022 3,595 4,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.77% 26.51% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,050 2,911 3,571
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £63,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the South East

Big Data
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Big Data in the South East.

Salary trend for Big Data in the South East

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the South East

Big Data
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Surrey +20 144 £62,500 +19.05% 1
Hampshire -26 144 £52,500 -4.55% 9
Thames Valley +12 131 £66,500 +2.31% 17
Berkshire +42 80 £65,000 -10.34% 12
Kent -6 47 £62,500 -10.71%
Buckinghamshire -31 37 £76,250 +31.47% 3
East Sussex -14 25 £85,000 +25.93%
Oxfordshire -32 18 £100,000 +81.82% 2
West Sussex -2 14 £82,500 +17.86%
Middlesex - 2 - -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 286 (56.63%) Agile
2 233 (46.14%) Python
3 194 (38.42%) Java
4 181 (35.84%) Analytics
5 177 (35.05%) AWS
6 165 (32.67%) DevOps
7 158 (31.29%) Azure
8 157 (31.09%) SQL
9 137 (27.13%) Risk Management
10 132 (26.14%) Social Skills
11 126 (24.95%) CI/CD
12 125 (24.75%) Software Engineering
13 121 (23.96%) Hadoop
14 112 (22.18%) Finance
15 107 (21.19%) Kafka
16 106 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
16 106 (20.99%) ETL
17 104 (20.59%) C#
17 104 (20.59%) Data Pipeline
18 91 (18.02%) Apache Spark
18 91 (18.02%) Data Lake
19 90 (17.82%) Data Analytics
20 89 (17.62%) Degree
21 87 (17.23%) Test Automation
22 86 (17.03%) Docker
22 86 (17.03%) Databricks
23 83 (16.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
23 83 (16.44%) Kubernetes
23 83 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
23 83 (16.44%) Data Management

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 91 (18.02%) Apache Spark
2 42 (8.32%) Apache
3 34 (6.73%) Apache Solr
4 29 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.97%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (1.98%) Confluence
7 8 (1.58%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.20%) Appian
Applications
1 11 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 177 (35.05%) AWS
2 158 (31.29%) Azure
3 79 (15.64%) Azure Data Factory
4 52 (10.30%) Power Platform
5 50 (9.90%) Serverless
6 43 (8.51%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 43 (8.51%) GitHub
7 42 (8.32%) GitHub Actions
8 38 (7.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 38 (7.52%) Azure Event Grid
8 38 (7.52%) Azure Functions
8 38 (7.52%) Azure Monitor
8 38 (7.52%) Azure Service Bus
9 36 (7.13%) Microsoft 365
10 25 (4.95%) OpenShift
11 20 (3.96%) GCP
12 18 (3.56%) SaaS
13 15 (2.97%) IaaS
14 14 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (2.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.54%) Cisco IPT
2 12 (2.38%) 5G
3 9 (1.78%) DHCP
4 6 (1.19%) HTTP
4 6 (1.19%) IMAP
4 6 (1.19%) SSL
4 6 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.19%) tcpdump
4 6 (1.19%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.79%) DNS
6 3 (0.59%) ATM
6 3 (0.59%) Internet
7 1 (0.20%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.20%) AMQP
7 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (23.96%) Hadoop
2 91 (18.02%) Data Lake
3 67 (13.27%) NoSQL
4 53 (10.50%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (10.30%) Power BI
6 44 (8.71%) Relational Database
7 40 (7.92%) MongoDB
8 39 (7.72%) HBase
9 38 (7.52%) Redis
9 38 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 36 (7.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 33 (6.53%) HDInsight
12 30 (5.94%) Apache Hive
13 27 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (4.55%) MySQL
15 18 (3.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 18 (3.56%) Data Mining
16 17 (3.37%) MariaDB
17 16 (3.17%) SQL Server
18 14 (2.77%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 38 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.95%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.97%) JIRA
3 15 (2.97%) Maven
4 7 (1.39%) Zephyr
5 5 (0.99%) Selenium
5 5 (0.99%) webpack
6 4 (0.79%) Cypress.io
6 4 (0.79%) Newman
6 4 (0.79%) NUnit
6 4 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.79%) Postman
6 4 (0.79%) TestCafe
7 3 (0.59%) GitLab
8 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.20%) Babel
9 1 (0.20%) Mocha
9 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 132 (26.14%) Social Skills
2 112 (22.18%) Finance
3 83 (16.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 75 (14.85%) Law
5 66 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (7.52%) Banking
7 32 (6.34%) Telecoms
8 25 (4.95%) Public Sector
9 20 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (3.96%) Retail
10 18 (3.56%) Marketing
11 14 (2.77%) Presentation Skills
12 13 (2.57%) Aerospace
13 11 (2.18%) Games
14 10 (1.98%) Legal
15 8 (1.58%) Organisational Skills
16 7 (1.39%) Influencing Skills
17 6 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
18 5 (0.99%) Aviation
19 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 120 (23.76%) Data Engineer
2 101 (20.00%) Developer
3 77 (15.25%) Security Engineer
4 69 (13.66%) Architect
5 48 (9.50%) Java Developer
6 45 (8.91%) Big Data Engineer
7 43 (8.51%) Senior Data Engineer
8 41 (8.12%) Cloud Engineer
8 41 (8.12%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 41 (8.12%) Senior Security Engineer
9 40 (7.92%) Senior Developer
9 40 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
10 38 (7.52%) Azure Engineer
11 34 (6.73%) Senior Java Developer
12 33 (6.53%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 31 (6.14%) Lead Architect
14 29 (5.74%) Data Manager
15 28 (5.54%) Consultant
15 28 (5.54%) Senior Manager
15 28 (5.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (21.19%) Kafka
2 74 (14.65%) Spring
3 62 (12.28%) .NET
4 51 (10.10%) HTML
5 37 (7.33%) CSS
6 36 (7.13%) JSON
7 26 (5.15%) React
8 21 (4.16%) Apache NiFi
8 21 (4.16%) GraphQL
8 21 (4.16%) REST
8 21 (4.16%) Spring Boot
9 19 (3.76%) LAMP
10 17 (3.37%) jQuery
10 17 (3.37%) Swagger
10 17 (3.37%) Web Services
11 16 (3.17%) .NET Core
11 16 (3.17%) Middleware
12 15 (2.97%) Drools
12 15 (2.97%) Lambda Expressions
12 15 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.31%) Cyberattack
2 44 (8.71%) Cyber Defence
3 34 (6.73%) Social Media
4 23 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (4.36%) Cybercrime
6 18 (3.56%) Biotechnology
7 16 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.77%) Public Cloud
9 11 (2.18%) Blockchain
10 10 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.78%) IoT
12 8 (1.58%) User Experience
13 7 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.79%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 4 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.79%) Legacy Systems
14 4 (0.79%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.79%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (11.68%) Linux
2 33 (6.53%) VMS
3 20 (3.96%) Unix
4 11 (2.18%) Windows
5 3 (0.59%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (56.63%) Agile
2 181 (35.84%) Analytics
3 165 (32.67%) DevOps
4 137 (27.13%) Risk Management
5 126 (24.95%) CI/CD
6 125 (24.75%) Software Engineering
7 106 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
7 106 (20.99%) ETL
8 104 (20.59%) Data Pipeline
9 90 (17.82%) Data Analytics
10 87 (17.23%) Test Automation
11 83 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 83 (16.44%) Data Management
12 81 (16.04%) Data Science
13 79 (15.64%) Computer Science
14 71 (14.06%) Customer-Centricity
15 70 (13.86%) Decision-Making
16 67 (13.27%) Cybersecurity
17 65 (12.87%) Data Engineering
18 63 (12.48%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 233 (46.14%) Python
2 194 (38.42%) Java
3 157 (31.09%) SQL
4 104 (20.59%) C#
5 76 (15.05%) PowerShell
6 61 (12.08%) Scala
7 57 (11.29%) JavaScript
8 51 (10.10%) Bash
9 41 (8.12%) R
10 21 (4.16%) PHP
11 20 (3.96%) C
12 13 (2.57%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.18%) C++
14 10 (1.98%) Groovy
15 8 (1.58%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.19%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.99%) Clojure
17 5 (0.99%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.79%) Apex Code
18 4 (0.79%) Lua
Qualifications
1 89 (17.62%) Degree
2 41 (8.12%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (5.94%) CISSP
5 29 (5.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 29 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (5.15%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.98%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.59%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.59%) PhD
9 3 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.40%) CISM
10 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.20%) PMP
11 1 (0.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.16%) QA
2 15 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.58%) GxP
4 6 (1.19%) COBIT
4 6 (1.19%) GDPR
5 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.59%) EMIR
6 3 (0.59%) GRC
6 3 (0.59%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.59%) MiFID
7 2 (0.40%) NCSC
8 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.20%) NIST
8 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 86 (17.03%) Docker
2 13 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 83 (16.44%) Kubernetes
2 61 (12.08%) Ansible
3 18 (3.56%) Terraform
4 15 (2.97%) Prometheus
5 8 (1.58%) Kibana
6 6 (1.19%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.59%) SCCM
8 2 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.40%) Puppet
9 1 (0.20%) Control-M
9 1 (0.20%) Grafana
9 1 (0.20%) Graylog
9 1 (0.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 86 (17.03%) Databricks
2 67 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.73%) Palantir
3 34 (6.73%) Twitter
4 18 (3.56%) Atlassian
4 18 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (2.57%) QinetiQ
5 13 (2.57%) VMware
6 11 (2.18%) Oracle
7 8 (1.58%) Google
8 7 (1.39%) SAP
9 6 (1.19%) HP
10 4 (0.79%) LexisNexis
11 3 (0.59%) Adobe
11 3 (0.59%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 2 (0.40%) Informatica
12 2 (0.40%) StreamSets
13 1 (0.20%) SEEBURGER