Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 145 152
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 738 712 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.76% 2.29% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.47% 7.24% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 573 606 645
South East median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +7.48% -0.47%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +0.40%

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 7,796 9,830 9,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.10% 31.62% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6,469 8,470 7,911
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.95%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +10 372 £56,000 -10.40% 47
Berkshire +33 204 £60,000 - 29
Hampshire +26 187 £55,000 +22.22% 28
Oxfordshire +10 127 £50,000 -20.63% 14
Surrey +44 122 £55,000 - 30
Buckinghamshire -5 41 £72,500 +38.10% 4
West Sussex -10 22 £85,000 +30.77% 2
Kent +10 10 £42,500 +13.33% 6
East Sussex +8 10 £51,248 +46.42% 5
Isle of Wight - 4 £32,500 -
Sussex - 4 £77,500 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 264 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (33.33%) Java
3 208 (28.18%) Python
4 205 (27.78%) Degree
5 199 (26.96%) SQL
6 194 (26.29%) Analytics
7 185 (25.07%) Hadoop
8 170 (23.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 160 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
10 158 (21.41%) Finance
11 157 (21.27%) Data Science
12 145 (19.65%) Data Modelling
13 143 (19.38%) Artificial Intelligence
14 141 (19.11%) Business Intelligence
14 141 (19.11%) C#
15 138 (18.70%) Machine Learning
16 134 (18.16%) Linux
17 132 (17.89%) JavaScript
18 130 (17.62%) Software Engineering
19 127 (17.21%) Apache Spark
20 121 (16.40%) R
21 120 (16.26%) Mathematics
22 104 (14.09%) Kafka
23 101 (13.69%) DevOps
23 101 (13.69%) Algorithms
23 101 (13.69%) Microservices
24 98 (13.28%) Data Warehouse
25 92 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
25 92 (12.47%) Visualisation
26 90 (12.20%) HTML

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
1 127 (17.21%) Apache Spark
2 71 (9.62%) Apache
3 61 (8.27%) SAS
4 56 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 17 (2.30%) Apache Solr
7 11 (1.49%) Confluence
8 8 (1.08%) Apache Pig
8 8 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.95%) CMS
10 5 (0.68%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.54%) JBoss
11 4 (0.54%) nginx
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.41%) IIS
12 3 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (3.79%) GNU Octave
2 19 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 170 (23.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (4.61%) PaaS
4 30 (4.07%) SaaS
5 24 (3.25%) IaaS
6 14 (1.90%) Google Play
7 13 (1.76%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (1.63%) GitHub
8 12 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (1.49%) Serverless
10 8 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.68%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.54%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.54%) Route 53
13 4 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.76%) Firewall
2 11 (1.49%) SNMP
2 11 (1.49%) VPN
3 10 (1.36%) HTTP
3 10 (1.36%) SSH
4 8 (1.08%) DNS
5 7 (0.95%) DHCP
5 7 (0.95%) Network Security
5 7 (0.95%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.68%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.68%) SAN
6 5 (0.68%) SCCP
7 4 (0.54%) FCoE
7 4 (0.54%) NAS
8 3 (0.41%) BGP
8 3 (0.41%) FWSM
8 3 (0.41%) Internet
8 3 (0.41%) MPLS
8 3 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (25.07%) Hadoop
2 98 (13.28%) Data Warehouse
3 87 (11.79%) Apache Hive
4 84 (11.38%) NoSQL
5 81 (10.98%) SQL Server
6 69 (9.35%) Power BI
7 57 (7.72%) Relational Database
8 50 (6.78%) SAP HANA
9 49 (6.64%) Data Lake
10 42 (5.69%) Text Mining
11 40 (5.42%) MongoDB
12 37 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (4.20%) Geospatial Data
14 31 (4.20%) RDBMS
15 30 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
16 25 (3.39%) MySQL
17 24 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 23 (3.12%) HBase
19 17 (2.30%) Impala
Development Applications
1 89 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.32%) Subversion
3 43 (5.83%) Jenkins
4 27 (3.66%) JIRA
5 18 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 16 (2.17%) JUnit
7 15 (2.03%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.90%) Android Studio
8 14 (1.90%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.63%) IntelliJ
10 9 (1.22%) Selenium
11 8 (1.08%) Maven
12 7 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.81%) EasyMock
13 6 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.68%) Ant
14 5 (0.68%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.68%) ERwin
14 5 (0.68%) NUnit
14 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 158 (21.41%) Finance
2 69 (9.35%) Retail
3 55 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 36 (4.88%) Marketing
5 17 (2.30%) Banking
6 12 (1.63%) Publishing
7 9 (1.22%) Electronics
8 8 (1.08%) Games
9 6 (0.81%) Legal
10 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.41%) Local Government
12 3 (0.41%) Military
12 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.27%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 229 (31.03%) Developer
2 151 (20.46%) Architect
3 80 (10.84%) Java Developer
4 74 (10.03%) Data Architect
5 67 (9.08%) Data Scientist
6 48 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 45 (6.10%) Enterprise Architect
7 45 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
8 44 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 43 (5.83%) Data Engineer
9 43 (5.83%) Software Engineer
10 34 (4.61%) .NET Developer
10 34 (4.61%) Lead Developer
11 29 (3.93%) Senior Data Scientist
12 27 (3.66%) Computer Engineer
12 27 (3.66%) Computer Vision Engineer
13 26 (3.52%) Big Data Engineer
14 24 (3.25%) Senior DevOps
14 24 (3.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 24 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (14.09%) Kafka
2 90 (12.20%) HTML
3 82 (11.11%) CSS
4 73 (9.89%) Spring
5 69 (9.35%) .NET
6 65 (8.81%) Web Services
7 62 (8.40%) AngularJS
8 47 (6.37%) RESTful
9 44 (5.96%) HTML5
10 42 (5.69%) Node.js
11 41 (5.56%) D3.js
11 41 (5.56%) ggplot
12 39 (5.28%) J2EE
13 34 (4.61%) CSS3
13 34 (4.61%) Django
14 28 (3.79%) Middleware
15 27 (3.66%) XML
16 26 (3.52%) jQuery
17 25 (3.39%) ASP.NET
18 24 (3.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 101 (13.69%) Algorithms
2 92 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (10.57%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (6.23%) Management Information System
5 41 (5.56%) Social Network
6 30 (4.07%) User Experience
7 22 (2.98%) Mobile App
8 19 (2.57%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.57%) Linux Command Line
9 17 (2.30%) Semantic Web
10 16 (2.17%) Robotics
10 16 (2.17%) Taxonomies
11 15 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
12 14 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.90%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (1.22%) Private Cloud
15 8 (1.08%) Pricing Data
15 8 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
16 6 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 134 (18.16%) Linux
2 52 (7.05%) Unix
3 33 (4.47%) Windows
4 32 (4.34%) Android
5 22 (2.98%) CentOS
6 16 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.41%) Debian
10 2 (0.27%) Solaris
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.14%) SUSE
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (26.29%) Analytics
3 157 (21.27%) Data Science
4 145 (19.65%) Data Modelling
5 143 (19.38%) Artificial Intelligence
6 141 (19.11%) Business Intelligence
7 138 (18.70%) Machine Learning
8 130 (17.62%) Software Engineering
9 120 (16.26%) Mathematics
10 101 (13.69%) DevOps
10 101 (13.69%) Microservices
11 92 (12.47%) Visualisation
12 90 (12.20%) Computer Science
13 84 (11.38%) Data Analysis
14 74 (10.03%) Data Visualisation
14 74 (10.03%) Decision-Making
15 73 (9.89%) Mentoring
16 70 (9.49%) ETL
17 66 (8.94%) TDD
18 63 (8.54%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 246 (33.33%) Java
2 208 (28.18%) Python
3 199 (26.96%) SQL
4 141 (19.11%) C#
5 132 (17.89%) JavaScript
6 121 (16.40%) R
7 78 (10.57%) C++
8 50 (6.78%) Java 8
9 48 (6.50%) MATLAB
10 34 (4.61%) Bash Shell
11 31 (4.20%) T-SQL
12 26 (3.52%) C
13 23 (3.12%) Scala
14 17 (2.30%) PHP
15 14 (1.90%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.63%) F#
17 11 (1.49%) Go
17 11 (1.49%) Ruby
18 10 (1.36%) Embedded C
18 10 (1.36%) Rust
Qualifications
1 205 (27.78%) Degree
2 49 (6.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (6.10%) PhD
4 41 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 24 (3.25%) SC Cleared
6 21 (2.85%) CISSP
7 15 (2.03%) Master's Degree
8 14 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (1.90%) DV Cleared
9 13 (1.76%) CISM
9 13 (1.76%) SSCP
10 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.36%) TOGAF Certification
11 7 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.81%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.81%) PMP
13 5 (0.68%) MCSE
14 4 (0.54%) CCNA
14 4 (0.54%) Linux+ Certification
14 4 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.79%) Data Quality
2 27 (3.66%) QA
3 19 (2.57%) GDPR
4 16 (2.17%) COBIT
5 14 (1.90%) BS7799
6 13 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.95%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.54%) PA-DSS
10 3 (0.41%) SLA
11 2 (0.27%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (7.86%) Docker
2 11 (1.49%) Apache Flume
3 10 (1.36%) HDFS
4 8 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.54%) LXC
7 4 (0.54%) NFS
7 4 (0.54%) Samba
7 4 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.54%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.54%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.27%) vSphere
9 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (6.37%) Hadoop YARN
2 44 (5.96%) Puppet
3 34 (4.61%) Ansible
4 33 (4.47%) Terraform
5 31 (4.20%) Kubernetes
6 21 (2.85%) Kibana
7 12 (1.63%) Nagios
8 11 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.08%) Rundeck
10 6 (0.81%) Rancher
11 5 (0.68%) Oozie
12 4 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.54%) Mesos
12 4 (0.54%) Salt
12 4 (0.54%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.41%) QRadar
14 2 (0.27%) logstash
15 1 (0.14%) Control-M
15 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
15 1 (0.14%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 81 (10.98%) Oracle
2 72 (9.76%) Tableau
3 69 (9.35%) Microsoft
4 59 (7.99%) SAP
5 30 (4.07%) Cloudera
6 29 (3.93%) Google
7 25 (3.39%) Hortonworks
8 14 (1.90%) VMware
9 11 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.36%) IBM
10 10 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (1.08%) EMC
12 7 (0.95%) Splunk
13 6 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.68%) Alteryx
14 5 (0.68%) ESRI
14 5 (0.68%) Facebook
14 5 (0.68%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.68%) SolarWinds
15 4 (0.54%) SaltStack