Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 150 150
Rank change year-on-year +15 0 +105
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 764 739 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.46% 2.20% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.74% 7.58% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 652 661 760
South East median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,125 £78,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

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 9866 9747 13853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.76% 29.01% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8482 8541 11903
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,959 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the South East over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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
Thames Valley +49 400 £62,500 +19.05% 23
Hampshire +9 174 £50,000 - 13
Berkshire +34 162 £57,500 +8.49% 15
Oxfordshire +27 155 £65,000 +18.18% 6
Surrey -13 137 £55,000 -15.38% 12
Buckinghamshire +37 83 £53,000 +41.33% 2
Kent +27 22 £37,500 -23.08% 1
West Sussex -16 22 £65,000 +6.56%
East Sussex -30 7 £50,000 -21.88%
Middlesex +14 5 £78,750 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 362 (47.38%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (38.61%) Java
3 266 (34.82%) Python
4 263 (34.42%) SQL
5 235 (30.76%) Hadoop
6 212 (27.75%) Analytics
7 164 (21.47%) JavaScript
8 162 (21.20%) Business Intelligence
9 160 (20.94%) Apache Spark
10 158 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
11 157 (20.55%) Degree
12 153 (20.03%) Finance
13 147 (19.24%) Computer Science
14 144 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
15 142 (18.59%) Software Engineering
15 142 (18.59%) Linux
16 134 (17.54%) NoSQL
17 123 (16.10%) Scrum
18 110 (14.40%) HTML
19 107 (14.01%) Machine Learning
20 105 (13.74%) AngularJS
21 102 (13.35%) Data Modelling
22 101 (13.22%) CSS
22 101 (13.22%) TDD
23 99 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
24 97 (12.70%) Mathematics
24 97 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
25 96 (12.57%) Data Analytics
26 94 (12.30%) Elasticsearch
27 91 (11.91%) Spring

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
1 160 (20.94%) Apache Spark
2 94 (12.30%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (4.71%) Apache
4 25 (3.27%) Apache Pig
5 22 (2.88%) SAS
6 13 (1.70%) Confluence
7 9 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.05%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.92%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.65%) JBoss
11 4 (0.52%) FileNet
11 4 (0.52%) IIS
11 4 (0.52%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.39%) Jetty
12 3 (0.39%) nginx
13 2 (0.26%) GemFire
13 2 (0.26%) GeoServer
14 1 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.65%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.52%) SPSS
6 3 (0.39%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.18%) SAP CO
1 9 (1.18%) SAP FI
1 9 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 144 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (3.66%) SaaS
5 17 (2.23%) GitHub
6 10 (1.31%) OpenShift
6 10 (1.31%) PaaS
7 8 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (0.92%) Azure Machine Learning
9 6 (0.79%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.39%) Google Play
11 3 (0.39%) IaaS
11 3 (0.39%) npm
11 3 (0.39%) Serverless
12 2 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.26%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.66%) Internet
2 10 (1.31%) Wireless
3 9 (1.18%) DNS
4 7 (0.92%) SMTP
5 4 (0.52%) SMS
5 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.39%) HTTP
6 3 (0.39%) PSTN
7 2 (0.26%) DHCP
7 2 (0.26%) Firewall
7 2 (0.26%) FTP
7 2 (0.26%) GSM
7 2 (0.26%) LTE
7 2 (0.26%) NAS
7 2 (0.26%) Network Security
7 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.26%) UMTS
7 2 (0.26%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.13%) FCoE
8 1 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (30.76%) Hadoop
2 134 (17.54%) NoSQL
3 99 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
4 90 (11.78%) SQL Server
5 64 (8.38%) Apache Hive
6 55 (7.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (6.94%) Power BI
8 50 (6.54%) Data Lake
8 50 (6.54%) MongoDB
8 50 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 46 (6.02%) HBase
10 44 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 36 (4.71%) Relational Database
13 35 (4.58%) Data Mining
14 33 (4.32%) MySQL
14 33 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 32 (4.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 24 (3.14%) Redis
17 22 (2.88%) Impala
Development Applications
1 59 (7.72%) JIRA
2 53 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 39 (5.10%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.27%) Eclipse
4 25 (3.27%) JUnit
5 22 (2.88%) Subversion
6 21 (2.75%) Mocha
7 18 (2.36%) Maven
7 18 (2.36%) Selenium
8 14 (1.83%) NUnit
9 13 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
10 12 (1.57%) SpecFlow
11 11 (1.44%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (1.18%) Grunt
13 9 (1.18%) gulp
13 9 (1.18%) IntelliJ
13 9 (1.18%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.18%) webpack
14 8 (1.05%) Gradle
General
1 153 (20.03%) Finance
2 56 (7.33%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.10%) Banking
4 38 (4.97%) Marketing
5 27 (3.53%) Retail
6 20 (2.62%) Electronics
7 17 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.31%) Military
9 5 (0.65%) Publishing
9 5 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.65%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.52%) Back Office
10 4 (0.52%) Cantonese Language
10 4 (0.52%) Games
11 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 330 (43.19%) Developer
2 103 (13.48%) Java Developer
3 75 (9.82%) Architect
4 65 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 57 (7.46%) Data Architect
6 56 (7.33%) SQL Developer
7 49 (6.41%) Data Scientist
8 46 (6.02%) Big Data Engineer
9 44 (5.76%) Python Developer
10 43 (5.63%) Data Engineer
10 43 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 40 (5.24%) Software Developer
12 36 (4.71%) .NET Developer
13 33 (4.32%) Analyst
13 33 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 33 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
14 31 (4.06%) Big Data Architect
14 31 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
15 30 (3.93%) Consultant
16 29 (3.80%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (14.40%) HTML
2 105 (13.74%) AngularJS
3 101 (13.22%) CSS
4 91 (11.91%) Spring
5 79 (10.34%) Node.js
6 64 (8.38%) Web Services
7 63 (8.25%) J2EE
8 60 (7.85%) .NET
8 60 (7.85%) Kafka
9 59 (7.72%) React
10 43 (5.63%) ASP.NET
11 42 (5.50%) jQuery
11 42 (5.50%) Natural Language Processing
12 38 (4.97%) RESTful
12 38 (4.97%) XML
13 33 (4.32%) Django
14 22 (2.88%) TensorFlow
15 20 (2.62%) Middleware
15 20 (2.62%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (2.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 147 (19.24%) Computer Science
2 78 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (9.16%) Algorithms
4 52 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (4.19%) User Experience
6 30 (3.93%) Mobile App
7 26 (3.40%) Fintech
8 18 (2.36%) Data Centre
9 17 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.31%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.05%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.92%) Blog
13 7 (0.92%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.79%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.79%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.79%) RIA
15 4 (0.52%) Cyber Attack
15 4 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 142 (18.59%) Linux
2 78 (10.21%) Windows
3 49 (6.41%) Unix
4 35 (4.58%) CentOS
5 15 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 13 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.44%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.65%) Android
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.26%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (47.38%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (27.75%) Analytics
3 162 (21.20%) Business Intelligence
4 158 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
5 142 (18.59%) Software Engineering
6 123 (16.10%) Scrum
7 107 (14.01%) Machine Learning
8 102 (13.35%) Data Modelling
9 101 (13.22%) TDD
10 97 (12.70%) Mathematics
11 96 (12.57%) Data Analytics
12 86 (11.26%) Big Data Analytics
13 69 (9.03%) Open Source
14 66 (8.64%) Microservices
15 64 (8.38%) Mentoring
16 63 (8.25%) Data Analysis
17 62 (8.12%) Test Automation
18 60 (7.85%) ETL
19 58 (7.59%) DevOps
20 57 (7.46%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 295 (38.61%) Java
2 266 (34.82%) Python
3 263 (34.42%) SQL
4 164 (21.47%) JavaScript
5 91 (11.91%) C#
6 81 (10.60%) R
7 80 (10.47%) C++
8 67 (8.77%) Scala
9 41 (5.37%) Go
10 40 (5.24%) C
11 39 (5.10%) T-SQL
12 32 (4.19%) MATLAB
13 23 (3.01%) Perl
14 20 (2.62%) Julia
15 15 (1.96%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.83%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.57%) Ruby
18 11 (1.44%) ES6
19 10 (1.31%) VBA
20 9 (1.18%) Jython
Qualifications
1 157 (20.55%) Degree
2 69 (9.03%) PhD
3 56 (7.33%) Security Cleared
4 50 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (4.32%) SC Cleared
6 19 (2.49%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.92%) MBA
8 6 (0.79%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.39%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.39%) CISSP
9 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.39%) ISEB
9 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.39%) PMP
10 2 (0.26%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.26%) CISM
11 1 (0.13%) MCSA
11 1 (0.13%) MCSE
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.37%) Data Quality
2 31 (4.06%) QA
3 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.26%) COBIT
5 2 (0.26%) GCP
System Software
1 83 (10.86%) Docker
2 25 (3.27%) HDFS
3 24 (3.14%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.05%) KVM
5 5 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) NFS
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.96%) Oozie
3 14 (1.83%) Ansible
4 11 (1.44%) Puppet
5 9 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.79%) Kibana
7 5 (0.65%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.65%) Mesos
7 5 (0.65%) Nagios
7 5 (0.65%) Terraform
8 3 (0.39%) Packer
9 2 (0.26%) Rancher
9 2 (0.26%) Salt
10 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.13%) rkt
10 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.07%) Oracle
3 37 (4.84%) SAP
4 34 (4.45%) Tableau
5 26 (3.40%) Hortonworks
6 25 (3.27%) Cloudera
7 23 (3.01%) Cognos
8 22 (2.88%) Google
8 22 (2.88%) IBM
8 22 (2.88%) Red Hat
9 20 (2.62%) Teradata
10 19 (2.49%) HP
11 18 (2.36%) ArcSight
11 18 (2.36%) Jaspersoft
12 13 (1.70%) Talend
13 10 (1.31%) Splunk
14 7 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
14 7 (0.92%) SaltStack
14 7 (0.92%) Sophos
15 6 (0.79%) Twitter