Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 152 111
Rank change year-on-year +15 -41 +43
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 208 466 739
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.08% 2.03% 2.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.74% 8.12% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 225 392 586
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% - +7.69%

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 2,686 5,739 7,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.92% 25.04% 29.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,316 4,848 6,493
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 +58 83 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Thames Valley -18 56 £67,500 +22.73% 8
Berkshire +19 29 £80,000 +33.33% 4
West Sussex +14 27 £70,000 +12.00% 3
Surrey +28 22 £52,500 -14.29% 2
East Sussex +40 17 £75,000 +150.00% 1
Oxfordshire -23 14 £61,250 +36.11% 3
Buckinghamshire +42 13 £55,000 -7.56% 1
Kent +24 1 £50,000 -37.50% 3
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 74 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (32.69%) Azure
3 67 (32.21%) SQL
3 67 (32.21%) Python
4 63 (30.29%) DevOps
5 56 (26.92%) Java
6 51 (24.52%) Machine Learning
7 50 (24.04%) Analytics
8 46 (22.12%) AWS
9 44 (21.15%) GCP
10 43 (20.67%) Microservices
11 40 (19.23%) Kubernetes
12 38 (18.27%) Microsoft
12 38 (18.27%) Spring
13 37 (17.79%) Apache
14 35 (16.83%) Security Cleared
14 35 (16.83%) Apache Spark
15 34 (16.35%) PostgreSQL
16 33 (15.87%) Data Modelling
16 33 (15.87%) Data Science
17 32 (15.38%) .NET
18 31 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (14.90%) MongoDB
19 30 (14.42%) C#
19 30 (14.42%) Hadoop
19 30 (14.42%) Software Engineering
19 30 (14.42%) Google
20 29 (13.94%) Artificial Intelligence
20 29 (13.94%) SC Cleared
20 29 (13.94%) NoSQL

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 37 (17.79%) Apache
2 35 (16.83%) Apache Spark
3 29 (13.94%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.92%) Confluence
4 4 (1.92%) nginx
5 3 (1.44%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (1.44%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.44%) IIS
6 2 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 68 (32.69%) Azure
2 46 (22.12%) AWS
3 44 (21.15%) GCP
4 26 (12.50%) GitHub
5 24 (11.54%) SaaS
6 22 (10.58%) Stackdriver
7 21 (10.10%) PaaS
8 8 (3.85%) Power Platform
9 7 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.88%) IaaS
11 4 (1.92%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.44%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.44%) Logic Apps
12 3 (1.44%) Serverless
13 2 (0.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 1 (0.48%) Akamai
14 1 (0.48%) Amazon SageMaker
14 1 (0.48%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.92%) Firewall
1 4 (1.92%) VPN
2 3 (1.44%) DNS
3 2 (0.96%) BGP
3 2 (0.96%) Broadband
3 2 (0.96%) Internet
3 2 (0.96%) MPLS
3 2 (0.96%) WAN
4 1 (0.48%) 4G
4 1 (0.48%) CDMA
4 1 (0.48%) GSM
4 1 (0.48%) LTE
4 1 (0.48%) SMS
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.35%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (14.90%) MongoDB
3 30 (14.42%) Hadoop
4 29 (13.94%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.77%) Data Lake
6 12 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.29%) Apache Hive
7 11 (5.29%) Tableau
8 8 (3.85%) BigQuery
8 8 (3.85%) Power BI
9 6 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (2.88%) GIS
9 6 (2.88%) Qlik Sense
9 6 (2.88%) QlikView
9 6 (2.88%) Snowflake Schema
10 5 (2.40%) MySQL
10 5 (2.40%) Presto
10 5 (2.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (10.58%) Gradle
2 18 (8.65%) JIRA
3 17 (8.17%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.33%) SpecFlow
5 8 (3.85%) Selenium
6 7 (3.37%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.40%) Postman
8 3 (1.44%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.48%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.48%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.48%) Maven
10 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 26 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 18 (8.65%) Finance
3 14 (6.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.40%) Marketing
5 4 (1.92%) Military
6 2 (0.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (37.02%) Developer
2 37 (17.79%) Senior Developer
3 22 (10.58%) Architect
4 19 (9.13%) Data Engineer
4 19 (9.13%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (8.65%) Digital Developer
5 18 (8.65%) Digital Transformation
6 17 (8.17%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.25%) Analyst
8 12 (5.77%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.29%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.29%) Consultant
9 11 (5.29%) Scala Developer
10 10 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.81%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (4.33%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (3.85%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.27%) Spring
2 32 (15.38%) .NET
3 24 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
4 22 (10.58%) Spring Integration
5 20 (9.62%) Spring Boot
6 19 (9.13%) Web Services
7 13 (6.25%) Kafka
8 12 (5.77%) .NET Core
9 11 (5.29%) JSON
10 10 (4.81%) ASP.NET
10 10 (4.81%) NativeScript
10 10 (4.81%) RESTful
11 9 (4.33%) Swagger
12 8 (3.85%) REST
13 6 (2.88%) Apache NiFi
13 6 (2.88%) SOAP
14 5 (2.40%) Django
14 5 (2.40%) TensorFlow
15 4 (1.92%) Vue.js
16 3 (1.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.81%) Cloud Native
4 6 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.92%) Life Science
5 4 (1.92%) User Experience
6 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.44%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.96%) FMCG
7 2 (0.96%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.96%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) Robotics
8 1 (0.48%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.25%) Linux
2 10 (4.81%) Windows
3 8 (3.85%) Unix
4 4 (1.92%) CentOS
5 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (30.29%) DevOps
3 51 (24.52%) Machine Learning
4 50 (24.04%) Analytics
5 43 (20.67%) Microservices
6 33 (15.87%) Data Modelling
6 33 (15.87%) Data Science
7 31 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (14.42%) Software Engineering
9 29 (13.94%) Artificial Intelligence
10 23 (11.06%) API Integration
10 23 (11.06%) ETL
10 23 (11.06%) Visualisation
11 22 (10.58%) ITSM
11 22 (10.58%) Service Management
12 20 (9.62%) Scrum
13 19 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (9.13%) Test Automation
14 18 (8.65%) Computer Science
15 16 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.21%) Python
1 67 (32.21%) SQL
2 56 (26.92%) Java
3 30 (14.42%) C#
4 27 (12.98%) Scala
5 16 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.81%) C++
6 10 (4.81%) TypeScript
7 9 (4.33%) R
8 6 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.40%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.40%) C
10 2 (0.96%) Clojure
10 2 (0.96%) PHP
10 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.48%) F#
11 1 (0.48%) Groovy
11 1 (0.48%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (16.83%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.94%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.65%) Degree
4 6 (2.88%) CISM
4 6 (2.88%) CISSP
4 6 (2.88%) SSCP
5 5 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.40%) PhD
6 2 (0.96%) CCNA
6 2 (0.96%) CCNP
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.96%) JNCIA
6 2 (0.96%) JNCIP
6 2 (0.96%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.48%) CIW
7 1 (0.48%) HND
7 1 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) GDPR
1 7 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (3.37%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (2.88%) NCSC
2 6 (2.88%) NIST
2 6 (2.88%) SLA
3 4 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 22 (10.58%) Docker
2 4 (1.92%) HDFS
2 4 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (19.23%) Kubernetes
2 24 (11.54%) Terraform
3 22 (10.58%) Grafana
4 10 (4.81%) Ansible
5 3 (1.44%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.96%) Puppet
6 2 (0.96%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.48%) Kibana
7 1 (0.48%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 38 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.42%) Google
3 23 (11.06%) Splunk
4 22 (10.58%) ServiceNow
5 15 (7.21%) Oracle
6 10 (4.81%) Databricks
6 10 (4.81%) Xamarin
7 7 (3.37%) Informatica
8 4 (1.92%) Sparx
8 4 (1.92%) VMware
9 3 (1.44%) Percona
9 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.96%) Adaptive Insights
10 2 (0.96%) Juniper
10 2 (0.96%) Workday
11 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.48%) Samsung
11 1 (0.48%) Sun
11 1 (0.48%) Vertica