Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 145 121
Rank change year-on-year +37 -24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 456 590 803
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.78% 2.26% 2.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.81% 8.32% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 380 462 608
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,875 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4,217 7,093 9,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.72% 27.20% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,455 5,947 7,734
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,550 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £66,940
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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Thames Valley +36 184 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Hampshire +54 159 £55,000 - 12
Oxfordshire +25 88 £61,250 +22.50% 1
Berkshire +20 82 £60,000 +7.14%
Surrey -4 53 £60,000 +33.33% 7
West Sussex +33 28 £55,000 -4.35% 2
East Sussex +40 27 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 14 £60,000 +23.08%
Kent +17 3 £45,000 -13.46% 2
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 176 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (36.18%) Python
3 160 (35.09%) SQL
4 152 (33.33%) Java
5 131 (28.73%) Analytics
6 125 (27.41%) Machine Learning
7 123 (26.97%) Hadoop
8 107 (23.46%) Degree
9 101 (22.15%) Apache Spark
10 98 (21.49%) AWS
11 97 (21.27%) DevOps
12 89 (19.52%) Business Intelligence
13 85 (18.64%) Data Analytics
14 84 (18.42%) Artificial Intelligence
15 80 (17.54%) Azure
15 80 (17.54%) Data Science
16 79 (17.32%) Microservices
17 78 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
17 78 (17.11%) JavaScript
18 77 (16.89%) C#
19 75 (16.45%) Software Engineering
20 74 (16.23%) Mathematics
21 70 (15.35%) Windows
22 66 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
23 63 (13.82%) R
24 62 (13.60%) Security Cleared
25 61 (13.38%) .NET
26 58 (12.72%) Linux
27 57 (12.50%) Spring
28 56 (12.28%) 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
1 101 (22.15%) Apache Spark
2 37 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (7.02%) Apache
4 18 (3.95%) Apache Solr
5 10 (2.19%) Confluence
6 9 (1.97%) Jupyter
7 6 (1.32%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.44%) Headless CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.22%) IIS
11 1 (0.22%) nginx
11 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) SAP CRM
1 5 (1.10%) SAP ERP
1 5 (1.10%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.44%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.44%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 98 (21.49%) AWS
2 80 (17.54%) Azure
3 38 (8.33%) Power Platform
4 17 (3.73%) GCP
5 15 (3.29%) Azure Data Factory
6 13 (2.85%) Serverless
7 10 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (2.19%) Slack
8 9 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (1.54%) SaaS
10 6 (1.32%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.32%) Azure Machine Learning
10 6 (1.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 5 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.88%) AWS Step Functions
12 4 (0.88%) Office 365
13 3 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.51%) BGP
2 12 (2.63%) SAN
3 10 (2.19%) Broadband
3 10 (2.19%) DNS
3 10 (2.19%) MPLS
3 10 (2.19%) WAN
4 9 (1.97%) Internet
5 6 (1.32%) OSPF
6 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.66%) Firewall
8 2 (0.44%) NAS
9 1 (0.22%) CDMA
9 1 (0.22%) DSL
9 1 (0.22%) GSM
9 1 (0.22%) HTTP
9 1 (0.22%) LTE
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) SSH
9 1 (0.22%) UMTS
9 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (26.97%) Hadoop
2 78 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 52 (11.40%) MongoDB
5 50 (10.96%) Data Lake
6 40 (8.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (8.33%) Power BI
8 36 (7.89%) NoSQL
9 27 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (4.39%) Neo4j
12 19 (4.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 19 (4.17%) Relational Database
13 18 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (3.73%) Apache Hive
14 17 (3.73%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (3.73%) Cosmos DB
15 16 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (3.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 50 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.92%) JIRA
3 24 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.97%) webpack
5 6 (1.32%) Selenium
5 6 (1.32%) Subversion
6 5 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.88%) Grunt
7 4 (0.88%) gulp
7 4 (0.88%) Katalon Studio
7 4 (0.88%) Mocha
7 4 (0.88%) Postman
7 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.88%) VersionOne
7 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.66%) JUnit
9 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.44%) GitLab
9 2 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 55 (12.06%) Finance
2 34 (7.46%) Marketing
3 19 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 8 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (1.75%) Retail
4 8 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.66%) Banking
5 3 (0.66%) Games
6 2 (0.44%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.22%) Advertising
7 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 163 (35.75%) Developer
2 61 (13.38%) Java Developer
3 55 (12.06%) Architect
4 49 (10.75%) Data Engineer
5 48 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 41 (8.99%) Analyst
7 26 (5.70%) Applications Engineer
7 26 (5.70%) Development Engineer
8 25 (5.48%) C# Software Engineer
9 24 (5.26%) Data Architect
9 24 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
9 24 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
10 23 (5.04%) Big Data Analyst
10 23 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 22 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 20 (4.39%) Data Analyst
13 19 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (4.17%) SQL Developer
14 18 (3.95%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 16 (3.51%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (13.38%) .NET
2 57 (12.50%) Spring
3 43 (9.43%) Kafka
4 42 (9.21%) HTML
5 37 (8.11%) CSS
6 29 (6.36%) Spring Boot
7 25 (5.48%) AngularJS
7 25 (5.48%) HTML5
7 25 (5.48%) Natural Language Processing
8 23 (5.04%) Node.js
9 21 (4.61%) CSS3
10 19 (4.17%) RESTful
11 18 (3.95%) REST
12 16 (3.51%) ASP.NET
13 13 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (2.63%) React
15 11 (2.41%) JSON
15 11 (2.41%) PySpark
16 10 (2.19%) Apache NiFi
16 10 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.99%) Algorithms
3 29 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.54%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (1.32%) Cybercrime
5 6 (1.32%) PMI
5 6 (1.32%) Semantic Web
6 5 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.10%) User Experience
7 4 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.66%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.66%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (0.66%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.44%) Life Science
10 1 (0.22%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 70 (15.35%) Windows
2 58 (12.72%) Linux
3 21 (4.61%) Unix
4 8 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.66%) Android
6 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.66%) CentOS
6 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.22%) Debian
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (28.73%) Analytics
3 125 (27.41%) Machine Learning
4 97 (21.27%) DevOps
5 89 (19.52%) Business Intelligence
6 85 (18.64%) Data Analytics
7 84 (18.42%) Artificial Intelligence
8 80 (17.54%) Data Science
9 79 (17.32%) Microservices
10 75 (16.45%) Software Engineering
11 74 (16.23%) Mathematics
12 56 (12.28%) Data Modelling
13 55 (12.06%) Computer Science
14 50 (10.96%) ETL
15 47 (10.31%) Test Automation
16 46 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (8.77%) Unit Testing
18 37 (8.11%) Scrum
19 36 (7.89%) Computer Vision
19 36 (7.89%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 165 (36.18%) Python
2 160 (35.09%) SQL
3 152 (33.33%) Java
4 78 (17.11%) JavaScript
5 77 (16.89%) C#
6 63 (13.82%) R
7 41 (8.99%) Java 8
8 37 (8.11%) Scala
9 35 (7.68%) MATLAB
10 32 (7.02%) C++
11 29 (6.36%) T-SQL
12 20 (4.39%) Bash Shell
13 16 (3.51%) PL/SQL
14 14 (3.07%) Apex Code
14 14 (3.07%) C
15 12 (2.63%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.54%) F#
16 7 (1.54%) Perl
16 7 (1.54%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 107 (23.46%) Degree
2 62 (13.60%) Security Cleared
3 52 (11.40%) SC Cleared
4 44 (9.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (6.36%) DV Cleared
6 16 (3.51%) CCNP
6 16 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.41%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (2.19%) CCNA
8 10 (2.19%) JNCIA
8 10 (2.19%) JNCIP
8 10 (2.19%) JNCIS
8 10 (2.19%) PhD
9 3 (0.66%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.22%) ISEB
11 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.65%) QA
2 9 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.10%) SLA
5 4 (0.88%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.66%) GDPR
7 2 (0.44%) GMP
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (12.28%) Docker
2 13 (2.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (1.75%) HDFS
3 8 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.66%) vSphere
5 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (8.99%) Ansible
2 39 (8.55%) Puppet
3 33 (7.24%) Kubernetes
4 26 (5.70%) Terraform
5 21 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (3.07%) Salt
7 7 (1.54%) Kibana
8 4 (0.88%) logstash
8 4 (0.88%) SCCM
8 4 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.22%) Ambari
9 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 49 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.43%) Oracle
3 27 (5.92%) Informatica
4 24 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (4.61%) Sage
6 20 (4.39%) Juniper
7 19 (4.17%) Tableau
8 18 (3.95%) VMware
9 14 (3.07%) HP
10 13 (2.85%) Sun
11 12 (2.63%) Databricks
11 12 (2.63%) Hortonworks
12 11 (2.41%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.19%) Google
14 8 (1.75%) SAP
14 8 (1.75%) Splunk
15 7 (1.54%) Alteryx
15 7 (1.54%) Cisco
15 7 (1.54%) Talend
15 7 (1.54%) Xamarin