Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 106 154
Rank change year-on-year -41 +48 -31
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 332 430 585
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.24% 2.88% 2.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.61% 11.17% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 186 331 460
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,000 £34,875
25th Percentile £48,750 £42,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,497 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.51% +9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £73,438 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £85,125
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £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 3,855 3,850 7,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.97% 25.75% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,014 3,171 6,082
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,003 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.01% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 14 June 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 14 June 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 -21 140 £55,000 -4.35% 7
Thames Valley -70 89 £65,000 +8.33% 17
Surrey -6 54 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Berkshire -34 46 £70,000 +16.67% 10
East Sussex +10 37 £67,500 +71.97%
Oxfordshire -39 29 £51,250 -6.82% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 14 £58,000 -4.92% 2
West Sussex -14 9 £70,000 +27.27%
Kent -17 1 £70,000 +55.56% 4
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 161 (48.49%) Java
2 150 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (43.67%) AWS
4 137 (41.27%) Software Engineering
5 131 (39.46%) Azure
6 130 (39.16%) Microservices
7 120 (36.14%) Jenkins
8 117 (35.24%) Finance
9 114 (34.34%) Degree
10 109 (32.83%) DevOps
11 105 (31.63%) Linux
12 104 (31.33%) Spring
13 100 (30.12%) Apache Spark
14 95 (28.61%) Python
15 91 (27.41%) Ansible
16 90 (27.11%) Git (software)
16 90 (27.11%) Computer Science
17 88 (26.51%) TDD
17 88 (26.51%) Law
18 87 (26.20%) Banking
19 86 (25.90%) Open Source
19 86 (25.90%) Kafka
20 85 (25.60%) Machine Learning
20 85 (25.60%) Docker
21 81 (24.40%) Digital Banking
22 78 (23.49%) BDD
23 76 (22.89%) Scrum
24 74 (22.29%) HBase
25 72 (21.69%) GitHub
25 72 (21.69%) React

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
1 100 (30.12%) Apache Spark
2 70 (21.08%) Apache
3 55 (16.57%) GemFire
4 32 (9.64%) Cloud Foundry
5 25 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.81%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.51%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (1.51%) IIS
8 4 (1.20%) SAS
9 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.60%) Confluence
10 2 (0.60%) nginx
11 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Figma
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.30%) Sketch
1 1 (0.30%) SPSS
1 1 (0.30%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (2.71%) HFM
1 9 (2.71%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 145 (43.67%) AWS
2 131 (39.46%) Azure
3 72 (21.69%) GitHub
4 58 (17.47%) GCP
5 40 (12.05%) Amazon Kinesis
6 22 (6.63%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (5.12%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (5.12%) PaaS
8 15 (4.52%) SaaS
9 9 (2.71%) Serverless
10 8 (2.41%) IaaS
11 7 (2.11%) Azure App Service
11 7 (2.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 7 (2.11%) Azure Service Bus
11 7 (2.11%) Azure Storage
11 7 (2.11%) Power Platform
12 5 (1.51%) Snowflake
13 3 (0.90%) Amazon EKS
13 3 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.01%) Internet
2 9 (2.71%) DNS
3 8 (2.41%) BGP
3 8 (2.41%) Firewall
3 8 (2.41%) IPsec
4 7 (2.11%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.29%) HBase
2 67 (20.18%) MariaDB
3 62 (18.67%) Hadoop
4 60 (18.07%) PostgreSQL
5 59 (17.77%) Relational Database
6 46 (13.86%) Redis
7 40 (12.05%) NoSQL
8 22 (6.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 21 (6.33%) Apache Hive
10 14 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (4.22%) Geospatial Data
11 12 (3.61%) GIS
11 12 (3.61%) MySQL
12 9 (2.71%) Essbase
13 8 (2.41%) Data Lake
14 7 (2.11%) Power BI
14 7 (2.11%) Presto
15 6 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.81%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 120 (36.14%) Jenkins
2 90 (27.11%) Git (software)
3 66 (19.88%) Cucumber
4 55 (16.57%) Cypress.io
4 55 (16.57%) JUnit
4 55 (16.57%) Protractor
4 55 (16.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 55 (16.57%) Storybook
5 50 (15.06%) IntelliJ
6 48 (14.46%) Eclipse
6 48 (14.46%) Gradle
7 45 (13.55%) Mockito
8 38 (11.45%) SonarQube
9 18 (5.42%) Artifactory
10 13 (3.92%) JIRA
11 11 (3.31%) Selenium
12 7 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (1.81%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 117 (35.24%) Finance
2 88 (26.51%) Law
3 87 (26.20%) Banking
4 52 (15.66%) Social Skills
5 38 (11.45%) Presentation Skills
6 22 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (5.12%) Influencing Skills
8 16 (4.82%) Marketing
9 14 (4.22%) Retail
10 9 (2.71%) French Language
11 7 (2.11%) Organisational Skills
12 6 (1.81%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.81%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.90%) Automotive
13 3 (0.90%) Billing
13 3 (0.90%) Legal
14 2 (0.60%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.60%) Games
15 1 (0.30%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 96 (28.92%) Developer
2 71 (21.39%) Software Engineer
3 39 (11.75%) Senior Software Engineer
4 38 (11.45%) Data Engineer
5 37 (11.14%) Lead Developer
6 34 (10.24%) Consultant
7 30 (9.04%) Lead Software Engineer
8 28 (8.43%) Software Developer
9 25 (7.53%) Lead Software Developer
10 21 (6.33%) Senior Consultant
10 21 (6.33%) Senior Data Engineer
11 20 (6.02%) Principal Engineer
12 19 (5.72%) Architect
12 19 (5.72%) C# Developer
12 19 (5.72%) Principal Software Engineer
13 15 (4.52%) Java Developer
14 13 (3.92%) Big Data Engineer
14 13 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
15 12 (3.61%) Senior Developer
16 10 (3.01%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (31.33%) Spring
2 86 (25.90%) Kafka
3 72 (21.69%) React
4 68 (20.48%) Node.js
5 67 (20.18%) CSS
6 64 (19.28%) AngularJS
6 64 (19.28%) RESTful
7 57 (17.17%) Redux
8 56 (16.87%) Express
9 55 (16.57%) Tailwind CSS
9 55 (16.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 53 (15.96%) LAMP
10 53 (15.96%) RabbitMQ
11 48 (14.46%) JSON
11 48 (14.46%) Spark Streaming
12 45 (13.55%) LAPP Stack
12 45 (13.55%) WireMock
13 43 (12.95%) Web Services
14 41 (12.35%) REST
15 40 (12.05%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.98%) User Experience
2 50 (15.06%) Linux Command Line
3 49 (14.76%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (5.42%) Cloud Native
5 10 (3.01%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.51%) Cybercrime
7 5 (1.51%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.20%) EPoS
8 4 (1.20%) FMCG
9 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 105 (31.63%) Linux
2 72 (21.69%) Unix
3 9 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (2.71%) Windows
4 8 (2.41%) CentOS
4 8 (2.41%) Fedora
4 8 (2.41%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (41.27%) Software Engineering
3 130 (39.16%) Microservices
4 109 (32.83%) DevOps
5 90 (27.11%) Computer Science
6 88 (26.51%) TDD
7 86 (25.90%) Open Source
8 85 (25.60%) Machine Learning
9 81 (24.40%) Digital Banking
10 78 (23.49%) BDD
11 76 (22.89%) Scrum
12 62 (18.67%) Fintech
13 58 (17.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 55 (16.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
15 54 (16.27%) Business Continuity
16 50 (15.06%) Kanban
17 49 (14.76%) Mentoring
18 48 (14.46%) Artificial Intelligence
18 48 (14.46%) ETL
18 48 (14.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 161 (48.49%) Java
2 95 (28.61%) Python
3 51 (15.36%) SQL
4 49 (14.76%) Shell Script
5 48 (14.46%) Groovy
6 41 (12.35%) JavaScript
7 37 (11.14%) C#
8 16 (4.82%) Java 8
9 10 (3.01%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.01%) C
9 10 (3.01%) Ruby
10 7 (2.11%) PHP
10 7 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.11%) Scala
11 6 (1.81%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.20%) Go
13 4 (1.20%) R
14 3 (0.90%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 114 (34.34%) Degree
2 45 (13.55%) OCP
2 45 (13.55%) Oracle Certification
3 28 (8.43%) Security Cleared
4 17 (5.12%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.71%) ACCA
6 9 (2.71%) CIMA
7 6 (1.81%) CISM
7 6 (1.81%) CISSP
7 6 (1.81%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.81%) SSCP
8 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.31%) QA
2 8 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.41%) NIST
3 6 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (1.81%) GDPR
3 6 (1.81%) NCSC
3 6 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.51%) SLA
5 4 (1.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.60%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.60%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) GRC
System Software
1 85 (25.60%) Docker
2 49 (14.76%) HDFS
3 46 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.11%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 91 (27.41%) Ansible
2 49 (14.76%) Kubernetes
3 43 (12.95%) Terraform
4 15 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.51%) HAProxy
5 5 (1.51%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (1.51%) Puppet
6 3 (0.90%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 67 (20.18%) VMware
2 55 (16.57%) Okta
3 33 (9.94%) Oracle
4 31 (9.34%) Microsoft
5 19 (5.72%) Databricks
6 9 (2.71%) Hyperion
7 7 (2.11%) ESRI
8 6 (1.81%) Google
9 4 (1.20%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco
10 2 (0.60%) F5
10 2 (0.60%) Informatica
11 1 (0.30%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.30%) Adobe
11 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.30%) Citrix
11 1 (0.30%) HP
11 1 (0.30%) Juniper
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat