Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 120 112
Rank change year-on-year -27 -8 +27
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 578 789 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.21% 2.63% 2.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.11% 8.88% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 448 586 719
South East median annual salary £55,000 £59,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.56% +6.25% +4.67%
10th Percentile £35,175 £37,500 £31,450
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 7,126 8,885 8,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.25% 29.63% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,971 7,593 7,487
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -36 240 £55,000 -8.33% 20
Hampshire +17 146 £55,000 +2.80% 5
Berkshire -25 131 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Surrey +32 127 £48,750 -15.22% 4
Oxfordshire -2 76 £52,500 -16.00% 7
West Sussex -1 35 £57,500 +12.20% 1
Buckinghamshire -19 33 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Kent +33 19 £52,000 +38.67% 2
East Sussex -52 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Sussex +26 1 £67,500 -
Middlesex +8 1 £60,000 +11.11%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 271 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (31.14%) Java
3 155 (26.82%) Hadoop
4 152 (26.30%) Analytics
5 151 (26.12%) SQL
6 145 (25.09%) Degree
7 135 (23.36%) Python
8 134 (23.18%) C#
9 132 (22.84%) DevOps
10 120 (20.76%) Finance
11 116 (20.07%) Amazon AWS
12 110 (19.03%) Data Warehouse
12 110 (19.03%) Business Intelligence
13 107 (18.51%) Linux
14 105 (18.17%) Data Science
15 103 (17.82%) JavaScript
16 102 (17.65%) Software Engineering
17 100 (17.30%) .NET
18 97 (16.78%) Git (software)
18 97 (16.78%) Microsoft Azure
18 97 (16.78%) Apache Spark
19 90 (15.57%) Machine Learning
19 90 (15.57%) Data Modelling
20 88 (15.22%) SQL Server
21 87 (15.05%) Microservices
22 85 (14.71%) NoSQL
23 77 (13.32%) Greenfield Project
23 77 (13.32%) ETL
24 68 (11.76%) Microsoft
24 68 (11.76%) Unit Testing

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 97 (16.78%) Apache Spark
2 45 (7.79%) Apache
3 30 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (2.77%) Apache Pig
5 15 (2.60%) SAS
5 15 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.38%) IIS
7 7 (1.21%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.87%) Confluence
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.52%) CMS
10 3 (0.52%) Kentico
10 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (2.08%) GNU Octave
2 10 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (1.38%) nopCommerce
2 6 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 116 (20.07%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (16.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (5.71%) Power Platform
4 23 (3.98%) Serverless
5 19 (3.29%) Google Play
6 17 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (2.77%) Azure Data Factory
7 16 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (2.25%) Amazon EMR
8 13 (2.25%) Amazon S3
9 12 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (2.08%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 11 (1.90%) Azure Functions
10 11 (1.90%) npm
10 11 (1.90%) SaaS
11 8 (1.38%) PaaS
12 6 (1.04%) Office 365
13 5 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.73%) SSH
3 8 (1.38%) Firewall
4 6 (1.04%) HTTP
5 5 (0.87%) Network Security
6 3 (0.52%) FCoE
6 3 (0.52%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.52%) SNMP
7 2 (0.35%) DHCP
7 2 (0.35%) DNS
7 2 (0.35%) NAS
7 2 (0.35%) SAN
7 2 (0.35%) VLAN
7 2 (0.35%) VPN
8 1 (0.17%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.17%) CDMA
8 1 (0.17%) GSM
8 1 (0.17%) Internet
8 1 (0.17%) LTE
8 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (26.82%) Hadoop
2 110 (19.03%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (15.22%) SQL Server
4 85 (14.71%) NoSQL
5 52 (9.00%) Data Lake
6 38 (6.57%) Apache Hive
7 34 (5.88%) HBase
7 34 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 33 (5.71%) Power BI
9 30 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 30 (5.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 30 (5.19%) Relational Database
10 29 (5.02%) Cosmos DB
11 26 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (4.33%) MySQL
13 24 (4.15%) Geospatial Data
14 22 (3.81%) Impala
15 20 (3.46%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (16.78%) Git (software)
2 57 (9.86%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.15%) Visual Studio
4 19 (3.29%) Subversion
5 18 (3.11%) Android Studio
5 18 (3.11%) git-flow
6 14 (2.42%) Cucumber
6 14 (2.42%) Maven
6 14 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (2.42%) TeamCity
7 12 (2.08%) JIRA
7 12 (2.08%) webpack
8 11 (1.90%) Selenium
8 11 (1.90%) Sinon.JS
9 8 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.04%) Robot Framework
11 5 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.69%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 120 (20.76%) Finance
2 23 (3.98%) Games
3 16 (2.77%) Marketing
4 14 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.21%) Banking
5 7 (1.21%) Retail
6 6 (1.04%) Electronics
6 6 (1.04%) Publishing
7 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.87%) Military
8 4 (0.69%) Advertising
9 3 (0.52%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 198 (34.26%) Developer
2 60 (10.38%) Architect
3 59 (10.21%) Java Developer
4 58 (10.03%) .NET Developer
5 46 (7.96%) Data Architect
5 46 (7.96%) Software Engineer
6 40 (6.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 37 (6.40%) Data Engineer
8 36 (6.23%) Full Stack Developer
9 31 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 29 (5.02%) Analyst
11 27 (4.67%) Lead Developer
12 24 (4.15%) C# Developer
12 24 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
13 23 (3.98%) Data Scientist
14 20 (3.46%) C# .NET Developer
14 20 (3.46%) Java Engineer
15 19 (3.29%) Development Manager
16 18 (3.11%) Android Developer
16 18 (3.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (17.30%) .NET
2 68 (11.76%) Kafka
3 63 (10.90%) HTML
4 58 (10.03%) CSS
5 52 (9.00%) Spring
6 43 (7.44%) AngularJS
7 39 (6.75%) HTML5
8 37 (6.40%) CSS3
9 36 (6.23%) React
10 34 (5.88%) Web Services
11 33 (5.71%) Node.js
12 29 (5.02%) Apache NiFi
13 28 (4.84%) .NET Framework
14 27 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (3.98%) XML
16 21 (3.63%) ASP.NET
17 18 (3.11%) Android SDK
18 16 (2.77%) J2EE
19 15 (2.60%) JSON
19 15 (2.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.32%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (7.61%) Algorithms
4 21 (3.63%) User Experience
5 16 (2.77%) Semantic Web
6 14 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.25%) Taxonomies
8 12 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.21%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.04%) Robotics
14 5 (0.87%) Linked Data
14 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.69%) NHS
15 4 (0.69%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.69%) Reference Data
16 3 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (18.51%) Linux
2 49 (8.48%) Android
3 40 (6.92%) Windows
4 31 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.33%) Unix
6 13 (2.25%) CentOS
7 10 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.04%) Debian
9 5 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.87%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (26.30%) Analytics
3 132 (22.84%) DevOps
4 110 (19.03%) Business Intelligence
5 105 (18.17%) Data Science
6 102 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 90 (15.57%) Data Modelling
7 90 (15.57%) Machine Learning
8 87 (15.05%) Microservices
9 77 (13.32%) ETL
10 68 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
10 68 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 66 (11.42%) Data Analysis
12 64 (11.07%) Data Analytics
13 63 (10.90%) MVC
14 61 (10.55%) Visualisation
15 60 (10.38%) Open Source
16 58 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
17 57 (9.86%) Scrum
18 56 (9.69%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 180 (31.14%) Java
2 151 (26.12%) SQL
3 135 (23.36%) Python
4 134 (23.18%) C#
5 103 (17.82%) JavaScript
6 64 (11.07%) C++
7 51 (8.82%) Scala
8 37 (6.40%) Java 8
8 37 (6.40%) PHP
9 36 (6.23%) R
10 30 (5.19%) Bash Shell
11 23 (3.98%) C
12 22 (3.81%) MATLAB
13 21 (3.63%) PowerShell
13 21 (3.63%) T-SQL
14 16 (2.77%) Ruby
15 13 (2.25%) Shell Script
15 13 (2.25%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.56%) Go
17 5 (0.87%) F#
Qualifications
1 145 (25.09%) Degree
2 60 (10.38%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.36%) PhD
4 27 (4.67%) DV Cleared
5 26 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (4.50%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.08%) Master's Degree
7 8 (1.38%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.69%) CISSP
10 3 (0.52%) CCNA
10 3 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.52%) GIAC
10 3 (0.52%) Linux+ Certification
10 3 (0.52%) MCSE
10 3 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.52%) SANS
10 3 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.19%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.42%) QA
3 10 (1.73%) GDPR
4 2 (0.35%) BS7799
4 2 (0.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (7.44%) Docker
2 11 (1.90%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.87%) HDFS
4 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.52%) NFS
5 3 (0.52%) Samba
5 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.52%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.52%) vSphere
6 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) Ceph
7 1 (0.17%) Varnish
7 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (8.65%) Puppet
2 48 (8.30%) Ansible
3 36 (6.23%) Terraform
4 31 (5.36%) Kubernetes
5 22 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.90%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (1.21%) logstash
8 5 (0.87%) Ambari
8 5 (0.87%) Kibana
8 5 (0.87%) Nagios
8 5 (0.87%) SELinux
9 4 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.69%) SCCM
10 3 (0.52%) Chukwa
10 3 (0.52%) Salt
10 3 (0.52%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.35%) Check_MK
11 2 (0.35%) Rsyslog
12 1 (0.17%) Oozie
12 1 (0.17%) systemd
Vendors
1 68 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.55%) Oracle
3 32 (5.54%) Tableau
4 30 (5.19%) Databricks
5 27 (4.67%) Google
6 20 (3.46%) Cloudera
7 18 (3.11%) SAP
8 16 (2.77%) Informatica
9 15 (2.60%) Teradata
10 12 (2.08%) Vertica
11 9 (1.56%) Hortonworks
11 9 (1.56%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.21%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.04%) MapR
13 6 (1.04%) Sybase
13 6 (1.04%) VMware
14 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.69%) SolarWinds
15 3 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
15 3 (0.52%) NetApp