Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 154 122
Rank change year-on-year +55 -32 -13
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 338 557 789
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.92% 2.10% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.21% 8.00% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 301 443 591
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +2.68%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 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 3,016 6,961 8,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.02% 26.30% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,484 5,895 7,356
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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
Hampshire +76 138 £67,500 +8.00% 11
Thames Valley +33 116 £60,000 +3.45% 9
Oxfordshire +40 66 £52,500 - 4
Surrey +34 51 £61,250 +13.95% 6
Berkshire +14 41 £60,000 - 2
East Sussex +56 21 £67,500 +42.11%
Buckinghamshire +35 9 £55,000 +15.79% 3
West Sussex +12 8 £75,000 +36.36%
Kent +33 4 £35,750 -31.25% 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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.

1 145 (42.90%) SQL
2 136 (40.24%) Python
3 121 (35.80%) Java
4 120 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (28.70%) Hadoop
6 94 (27.81%) Analytics
7 87 (25.74%) Apache Spark
8 81 (23.96%) Business Intelligence
9 80 (23.67%) Machine Learning
10 77 (22.78%) DevOps
11 76 (22.49%) Degree
12 71 (21.01%) AWS
13 67 (19.82%) Data Warehouse
14 63 (18.64%) Azure
14 63 (18.64%) Microservices
15 59 (17.46%) R
16 58 (17.16%) Data Analytics
16 58 (17.16%) Microsoft
16 58 (17.16%) Mathematics
17 57 (16.86%) Spring
17 57 (16.86%) Data Lake
18 55 (16.27%) Data Modelling
18 55 (16.27%) JavaScript
19 54 (15.98%) Artificial Intelligence
20 53 (15.68%) Software Engineering
20 53 (15.68%) SQL Server
21 52 (15.38%) C#
22 48 (14.20%) .NET
22 48 (14.20%) Git (software)
23 47 (13.91%) Windows

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 87 (25.74%) Apache Spark
2 32 (9.47%) Apache
3 31 (9.17%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.66%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.37%) Jupyter
6 7 (2.07%) Apache Pig
6 7 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.59%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.59%) SAS
9 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) SAP CRM
1 5 (1.48%) SAP ERP
1 5 (1.48%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.59%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.30%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 71 (21.01%) AWS
2 63 (18.64%) Azure
3 38 (11.24%) Power Platform
4 21 (6.21%) GCP
5 15 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
6 13 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.66%) GitHub
7 9 (2.66%) SaaS
7 9 (2.66%) Serverless
8 7 (2.07%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (2.07%) Azure Machine Learning
8 7 (2.07%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 7 (2.07%) Slack
9 6 (1.78%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (1.78%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.78%) Stackdriver
10 5 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.18%) PaaS
12 3 (0.89%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.55%) BGP
2 9 (2.66%) Broadband
2 9 (2.66%) MPLS
2 9 (2.66%) SAN
2 9 (2.66%) WAN
3 7 (2.07%) DNS
4 5 (1.48%) Internet
5 3 (0.89%) Firewall
5 3 (0.89%) OSPF
6 2 (0.59%) NAS
7 1 (0.30%) DSL
7 1 (0.30%) HTTP
7 1 (0.30%) Network Security
7 1 (0.30%) SSH
7 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (28.70%) Hadoop
2 67 (19.82%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (16.86%) Data Lake
4 53 (15.68%) SQL Server
5 41 (12.13%) MongoDB
6 38 (11.24%) Power BI
7 37 (10.95%) NoSQL
8 32 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (8.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (6.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 20 (5.92%) Cosmos DB
13 18 (5.33%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (5.03%) Apache Hive
15 15 (4.44%) Geospatial Data
15 15 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (3.85%) Neo4j
17 12 (3.55%) Impala
17 12 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 11 (3.25%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 48 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.51%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.96%) Gradle
3 10 (2.96%) JIRA
4 8 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (1.48%) JUnit
6 3 (0.89%) Selenium
7 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.59%) GitLab
7 2 (0.59%) GoCD
8 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.30%) JMeter
8 1 (0.30%) Katalon Studio
8 1 (0.30%) Maven
8 1 (0.30%) Postman
8 1 (0.30%) REST Assured
8 1 (0.30%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.30%) TestNG
8 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 47 (13.91%) Finance
2 23 (6.80%) Marketing
3 16 (4.73%) Aerospace
4 10 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.07%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (41.12%) Developer
2 47 (13.91%) Java Developer
3 46 (13.61%) Data Engineer
4 38 (11.24%) Architect
5 33 (9.76%) Software Engineer
6 26 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 25 (7.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 25 (7.40%) Senior Developer
8 23 (6.80%) Analyst
8 23 (6.80%) Applications Engineer
8 23 (6.80%) C# Software Engineer
8 23 (6.80%) SQL Developer
9 22 (6.51%) Development Engineer
9 22 (6.51%) Software Development Engineer
9 22 (6.51%) Windows Engineer
10 21 (6.21%) SSRS Developer
11 20 (5.92%) SSIS Developer
11 20 (5.92%) T-SQL Developer
12 16 (4.73%) SQL BI Developer
13 14 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (16.86%) Spring
2 48 (14.20%) .NET
3 42 (12.43%) Kafka
4 35 (10.36%) Spring Boot
5 25 (7.40%) HTML
6 16 (4.73%) CSS
6 16 (4.73%) Natural Language Processing
7 13 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (3.85%) XML
8 12 (3.55%) ASP.NET
9 11 (3.25%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.66%) Apache NiFi
10 9 (2.66%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (2.66%) HTML5
10 9 (2.66%) REST
11 8 (2.37%) JSON
11 8 (2.37%) Pandas
12 7 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.07%) Drools
12 7 (2.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.36%) Algorithms
3 23 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.78%) Analytical Mindset
4 6 (1.78%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.78%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.89%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (0.89%) Life Science
6 3 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.59%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.59%) PMI
8 1 (0.30%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.30%) Blog
8 1 (0.30%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.30%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.91%) Windows
2 41 (12.13%) Linux
3 17 (5.03%) Unix
4 6 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.59%) Android
6 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.59%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Debian
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (27.81%) Analytics
3 81 (23.96%) Business Intelligence
4 80 (23.67%) Machine Learning
5 77 (22.78%) DevOps
6 63 (18.64%) Microservices
7 58 (17.16%) Data Analytics
7 58 (17.16%) Mathematics
8 55 (16.27%) Data Modelling
9 54 (15.98%) Artificial Intelligence
10 53 (15.68%) Software Engineering
11 45 (13.31%) Data Science
11 45 (13.31%) ETL
12 44 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (12.13%) Computer Science
14 36 (10.65%) Test Automation
14 36 (10.65%) Unit Testing
15 30 (8.88%) Computer Vision
16 27 (7.99%) Data Strategy
16 27 (7.99%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 145 (42.90%) SQL
2 136 (40.24%) Python
3 121 (35.80%) Java
4 59 (17.46%) R
5 55 (16.27%) JavaScript
6 52 (15.38%) C#
7 35 (10.36%) T-SQL
8 31 (9.17%) Scala
9 28 (8.28%) MATLAB
10 21 (6.21%) Java 8
11 19 (5.62%) C++
12 13 (3.85%) Bash Shell
13 11 (3.25%) PL/SQL
13 11 (3.25%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.66%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.78%) Groovy
15 6 (1.78%) Perl
15 6 (1.78%) XAML
16 5 (1.48%) C
17 4 (1.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 76 (22.49%) Degree
2 40 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 32 (9.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (9.47%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.33%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.55%) CCNP
5 12 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.55%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (2.66%) JNCIP
6 9 (2.66%) JNCIS
7 8 (2.37%) CCNA
7 8 (2.37%) JNCIA
8 6 (1.78%) PhD
9 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.62%) QA
2 7 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 44 (13.02%) Docker
2 9 (2.66%) HDFS
3 5 (1.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.59%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (11.83%) Kubernetes
2 31 (9.17%) Ansible
3 28 (8.28%) Terraform
4 23 (6.80%) Puppet
5 13 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.37%) Kibana
7 6 (1.78%) Grafana
8 5 (1.48%) Salt
9 4 (1.18%) logstash
10 2 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.30%) Ambari
11 1 (0.30%) Oozie
11 1 (0.30%) SCCM
11 1 (0.30%) SELinux
Vendors
1 58 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.99%) Oracle
3 18 (5.33%) Informatica
4 16 (4.73%) Juniper
5 15 (4.44%) Databricks
5 15 (4.44%) Hortonworks
6 13 (3.85%) Splunk
7 12 (3.55%) Google
8 11 (3.25%) VMware
9 10 (2.96%) Tableau
10 8 (2.37%) Sun
11 7 (2.07%) Cloudera
11 7 (2.07%) HP
11 7 (2.07%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.07%) Xamarin
12 6 (1.78%) SAP
12 6 (1.78%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.48%) Alteryx
13 5 (1.48%) Talend
14 4 (1.18%) MapR