Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 148 140
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 +113
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 712 717 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.30% 2.24% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.26% 7.80% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 607 660 763
South East median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +0.81% +7.83%

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 9,805 9,192 13,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.65% 28.78% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8,432 7,997 11,684
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,141
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.95% +6.36%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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
Thames Valley +38 386 £62,500 +19.05% 58
Hampshire +21 168 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Berkshire +15 162 £58,000 +10.48% 29
Oxfordshire +27 151 £65,000 +19.27% 19
Surrey -33 102 £55,000 -13.73% 22
Buckinghamshire +31 73 £52,500 +16.67% 10
Kent +31 26 £37,500 -20.63% 2
West Sussex -31 23 £65,000 +4.00%
East Sussex -40 5 £35,000 -45.31% 5
Middlesex +13 4 £78,750 - 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 304 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (41.15%) Java
3 262 (36.80%) Python
4 240 (33.71%) SQL
5 214 (30.06%) Analytics
6 207 (29.07%) Hadoop
7 187 (26.26%) JavaScript
8 155 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
9 150 (21.07%) Apache Spark
10 146 (20.51%) Degree
11 139 (19.52%) Computer Science
12 137 (19.24%) NoSQL
13 133 (18.68%) Machine Learning
14 127 (17.84%) Software Engineering
15 124 (17.42%) HTML
16 121 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
17 116 (16.29%) AngularJS
18 114 (16.01%) Business Intelligence
19 113 (15.87%) Linux
20 110 (15.45%) CSS
21 106 (14.89%) Finance
21 106 (14.89%) Scrum
21 106 (14.89%) Data Analytics
22 105 (14.75%) C#
23 104 (14.61%) TDD
24 100 (14.04%) C++
25 93 (13.06%) Mathematics
25 93 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
26 90 (12.64%) Big Data Analytics
27 84 (11.80%) Data Modelling

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
1 150 (21.07%) Apache Spark
2 82 (11.52%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (3.93%) Apache Pig
4 23 (3.23%) SAS
5 19 (2.67%) Apache
6 10 (1.40%) Confluence
7 7 (0.98%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.70%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.70%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.56%) FileNet
9 4 (0.56%) IIS
9 4 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.28%) GemFire
10 2 (0.28%) GeoServer
10 2 (0.28%) Jetty
10 2 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.70%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.56%) GNU Octave
6 4 (0.56%) SPSS
7 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.70%) SAP CO
1 5 (0.70%) SAP FI
1 5 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 155 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (4.49%) SaaS
4 21 (2.95%) GitHub
5 15 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.26%) Serverless
7 8 (1.12%) IaaS
7 8 (1.12%) PaaS
8 7 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (0.84%) Bluemix
9 6 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (0.84%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.70%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 4 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.28%) Akamai
12 2 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.51%) Internet
2 15 (2.11%) DNS
3 10 (1.40%) Wireless
4 9 (1.26%) SMTP
5 7 (0.98%) Firewall
5 7 (0.98%) LAN
5 7 (0.98%) SAN
5 7 (0.98%) WAN
6 6 (0.84%) DHCP
7 4 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.42%) Network Security
8 3 (0.42%) PSTN
8 3 (0.42%) SMS
9 2 (0.28%) FTP
9 2 (0.28%) GSM
9 2 (0.28%) HTTP
9 2 (0.28%) LTE
9 2 (0.28%) NAS
9 2 (0.28%) UMTS
10 1 (0.14%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (29.07%) Hadoop
2 137 (19.24%) NoSQL
3 82 (11.52%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (10.67%) SQL Server
5 61 (8.57%) Apache Hive
6 54 (7.58%) MongoDB
7 45 (6.32%) HBase
7 45 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (6.04%) Relational Database
9 38 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 33 (4.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 33 (4.63%) Data Mining
10 33 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 28 (3.93%) MySQL
12 28 (3.93%) Power BI
13 27 (3.79%) Data Lake
14 23 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (2.53%) Impala
15 18 (2.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 61 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 61 (8.57%) JIRA
2 45 (6.32%) Jenkins
3 27 (3.79%) JUnit
4 24 (3.37%) Eclipse
5 22 (3.09%) Selenium
6 21 (2.95%) Mocha
7 20 (2.81%) Subversion
8 15 (2.11%) Maven
8 15 (2.11%) NUnit
8 15 (2.11%) SpecFlow
9 11 (1.54%) Bitbucket
9 11 (1.54%) Visual Studio
10 10 (1.40%) Grunt
10 10 (1.40%) gulp
10 10 (1.40%) webpack
11 9 (1.26%) IDA Disassembler
11 9 (1.26%) OllyDbg
11 9 (1.26%) WinDbg
12 8 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 106 (14.89%) Finance
2 42 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 35 (4.92%) Banking
4 27 (3.79%) Marketing
5 24 (3.37%) Retail
6 7 (0.98%) Electronics
7 6 (0.84%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.70%) Back Office
9 4 (0.56%) Cantonese Language
9 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.56%) Military
10 2 (0.28%) Billing
10 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 293 (41.15%) Developer
2 93 (13.06%) Java Developer
3 85 (11.94%) Architect
4 60 (8.43%) Data Architect
4 60 (8.43%) Senior Developer
5 52 (7.30%) Data Scientist
6 44 (6.18%) JavaScript Developer
7 43 (6.04%) Python Developer
8 42 (5.90%) Big Data Engineer
9 39 (5.48%) Data Engineer
10 37 (5.20%) .NET Developer
11 36 (5.06%) Software Developer
12 34 (4.78%) SQL Developer
13 33 (4.63%) Big Data Architect
13 33 (4.63%) Senior Java Developer
14 32 (4.49%) Software Engineer
15 29 (4.07%) Analyst
16 28 (3.93%) Consultant
16 28 (3.93%) Graduate
17 27 (3.79%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (17.42%) HTML
2 116 (16.29%) AngularJS
3 110 (15.45%) CSS
4 68 (9.55%) Node.js
4 68 (9.55%) Web Services
5 60 (8.43%) J2EE
5 60 (8.43%) Spring
6 58 (8.15%) .NET
6 58 (8.15%) Kafka
7 54 (7.58%) Django
7 54 (7.58%) React
8 42 (5.90%) Natural Language Processing
9 40 (5.62%) jQuery
10 39 (5.48%) ASP.NET
11 32 (4.49%) XML
12 27 (3.79%) TensorFlow
13 26 (3.65%) Middleware
14 22 (3.09%) RESTful
15 20 (2.81%) REST
16 18 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 139 (19.52%) Computer Science
2 74 (10.39%) Algorithms
3 64 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (6.46%) Mobile App
5 40 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (3.65%) Data Centre
7 25 (3.51%) Fintech
8 23 (3.23%) User Experience
9 17 (2.39%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.26%) Blog
11 8 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.98%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.84%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.84%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.70%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.70%) Social Media
15 4 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
15 4 (0.56%) Internet of Things
15 4 (0.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 113 (15.87%) Linux
2 65 (9.13%) Windows
3 45 (6.32%) Unix
4 22 (3.09%) CentOS
5 17 (2.39%) Mac OS
6 8 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.56%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.42%) Android
10 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (30.06%) Analytics
3 133 (18.68%) Machine Learning
4 127 (17.84%) Software Engineering
5 121 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
6 114 (16.01%) Business Intelligence
7 106 (14.89%) Data Analytics
7 106 (14.89%) Scrum
8 104 (14.61%) TDD
9 93 (13.06%) Mathematics
10 90 (12.64%) Big Data Analytics
11 84 (11.80%) Data Modelling
12 71 (9.97%) Microservices
13 66 (9.27%) Data Analysis
14 61 (8.57%) Open Source
15 56 (7.87%) ETL
15 56 (7.87%) Visualisation
16 54 (7.58%) Test Automation
17 52 (7.30%) Mentoring
18 49 (6.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 293 (41.15%) Java
2 262 (36.80%) Python
3 240 (33.71%) SQL
4 187 (26.26%) JavaScript
5 105 (14.75%) C#
6 100 (14.04%) C++
7 77 (10.81%) R
8 72 (10.11%) Scala
9 50 (7.02%) Go
10 42 (5.90%) C
11 35 (4.92%) MATLAB
12 23 (3.23%) Julia
13 21 (2.95%) Perl
14 13 (1.83%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.83%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.69%) ES6
15 12 (1.69%) PHP
16 10 (1.40%) ES7
16 10 (1.40%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 146 (20.51%) Degree
2 70 (9.83%) PhD
3 50 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 21 (2.95%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.39%) Master's Degree
7 9 (1.26%) MBA
8 5 (0.70%) ISEB
9 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.42%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.28%) CISSP
11 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.14%) CISM
12 1 (0.14%) MCSA
12 1 (0.14%) MCSE
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.34%) Data Quality
2 30 (4.21%) QA
3 16 (2.25%) GDPR
4 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) COBIT
5 2 (0.28%) GCP
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (10.39%) Docker
2 27 (3.79%) HDFS
3 26 (3.65%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.98%) NFS
4 7 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.84%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.42%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.28%) KVM
9 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.11%) Ansible
2 14 (1.97%) Oozie
3 11 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
3 11 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.40%) Puppet
5 7 (0.98%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.84%) Kibana
7 5 (0.70%) Nagios
7 5 (0.70%) Terraform
8 4 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.56%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.28%) Rancher
10 2 (0.28%) Salt
11 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.14%) Mesos
11 1 (0.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 62 (8.71%) Oracle
2 61 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.78%) Tableau
4 30 (4.21%) IBM
5 24 (3.37%) Cloudera
6 23 (3.23%) SAP
6 23 (3.23%) Teradata
7 18 (2.53%) Google
8 15 (2.11%) Cognos
9 12 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.54%) VMware
11 10 (1.40%) Hortonworks
12 9 (1.26%) Sophos
12 9 (1.26%) Splunk
13 6 (0.84%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (0.84%) Talend
13 6 (0.84%) Twitter
14 5 (0.70%) HP
15 4 (0.56%) Intel