Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 127 109
Rank change year-on-year -24 -18 +40
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 542 753 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.08% 2.54% 2.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.20% 8.87% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 425 578 726
South East median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,300 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £79,375
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% 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 6,613 8,490 9,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.43% 28.67% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,578 7,149 7,700
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -42 220 £57,500 -1.71% 40
Hampshire -10 132 £61,250 +2.08% 11
Berkshire -46 104 £60,000 - 26
Surrey +19 101 £61,250 +2.08% 14
Oxfordshire -1 80 £47,500 -13.64% 8
West Sussex +21 45 £62,500 +31.58% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 36 £47,500 -24.00% 6
Kent +20 28 £52,000 +38.67% 3
East Sussex -48 14 £47,500 -20.83%
Sussex +13 1 £67,500 -12.90%
Isle of Wight -7 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 238 (43.91%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (29.34%) Java
3 157 (28.97%) Analytics
4 155 (28.60%) SQL
5 148 (27.31%) Python
6 140 (25.83%) Degree
7 127 (23.43%) Hadoop
8 110 (20.30%) Machine Learning
9 105 (19.37%) DevOps
10 102 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
11 99 (18.27%) C#
12 95 (17.53%) Azure
13 94 (17.34%) Business Intelligence
14 93 (17.16%) Data Science
15 89 (16.42%) Microservices
16 87 (16.05%) Apache Spark
16 87 (16.05%) .NET
16 87 (16.05%) Software Engineering
17 86 (15.87%) Finance
18 84 (15.50%) JavaScript
18 84 (15.50%) ETL
19 82 (15.13%) Linux
19 82 (15.13%) AWS
20 81 (14.94%) Microsoft
21 76 (14.02%) Data Modelling
21 76 (14.02%) Git (software)
22 68 (12.55%) Computer Science
23 67 (12.36%) SQL Server
24 65 (11.99%) NoSQL
24 65 (11.99%) Data Analytics

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 87 (16.05%) Apache Spark
2 34 (6.27%) Apache
3 20 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.77%) Apache Pig
5 14 (2.58%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.85%) SAS
7 8 (1.48%) IIS
8 6 (1.11%) Confluence
9 5 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.37%) CMS
12 2 (0.37%) Hyperledger
12 2 (0.37%) Kentico
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.74%) GNU Octave
3 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (1.48%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 95 (17.53%) Azure
2 82 (15.13%) AWS
3 22 (4.06%) Power Platform
3 22 (4.06%) Serverless
4 17 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (3.14%) GCP
5 16 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (2.40%) Amazon S3
7 12 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
8 11 (2.03%) Amazon EMR
8 11 (2.03%) npm
8 11 (2.03%) SaaS
9 10 (1.85%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 10 (1.85%) Office 365
10 9 (1.66%) Azure Functions
11 8 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (1.48%) PaaS
12 5 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.48%) DHCP
2 8 (1.48%) DMZ
2 8 (1.48%) DNS
3 5 (0.92%) Internet
3 5 (0.92%) Network Security
4 4 (0.74%) Firewall
4 4 (0.74%) SSH
5 3 (0.55%) HTTP
6 2 (0.37%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.37%) NAS
6 2 (0.37%) SAN
6 2 (0.37%) SSL
6 2 (0.37%) VLAN
7 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.18%) PSTN
7 1 (0.18%) RS-232
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) VXLAN
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (23.43%) Hadoop
2 102 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (12.36%) SQL Server
4 65 (11.99%) NoSQL
5 54 (9.96%) Data Lake
6 32 (5.90%) Geospatial Data
6 32 (5.90%) MongoDB
7 31 (5.72%) Apache Hive
8 29 (5.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (5.17%) Relational Database
10 27 (4.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 27 (4.98%) Cosmos DB
11 26 (4.80%) MySQL
12 24 (4.43%) HBase
13 22 (4.06%) Power BI
14 19 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (3.14%) Impala
16 15 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (2.58%) Neo4j
17 14 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (14.02%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.64%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.69%) Visual Studio
4 18 (3.32%) git-flow
4 18 (3.32%) JIRA
5 16 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (2.95%) Selenium
6 15 (2.77%) Cucumber
7 14 (2.58%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.21%) webpack
9 11 (2.03%) Maven
9 11 (2.03%) Sinon.JS
10 9 (1.66%) Appium
11 8 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.74%) Android Studio
12 4 (0.74%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.74%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.74%) Subversion
13 3 (0.55%) GitLab
13 3 (0.55%) Robot Framework
General
1 86 (15.87%) Finance
2 23 (4.24%) Public Sector
3 21 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.51%) Games
4 19 (3.51%) Marketing
5 11 (2.03%) Electronics
5 11 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.85%) Retail
7 6 (1.11%) Legal
8 5 (0.92%) Publishing
9 4 (0.74%) Advertising
10 3 (0.55%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Banking
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 170 (31.37%) Developer
2 62 (11.44%) Java Developer
3 53 (9.78%) Architect
4 48 (8.86%) Software Engineer
5 45 (8.30%) Data Architect
5 45 (8.30%) Data Engineer
6 43 (7.93%) Analyst
7 42 (7.75%) .NET Developer
8 34 (6.27%) Senior Developer
9 25 (4.61%) Data Scientist
10 21 (3.87%) C# Developer
10 21 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (3.69%) Software Developer
12 19 (3.51%) Java Engineer
12 19 (3.51%) Lead Developer
13 17 (3.14%) Business Analyst
13 17 (3.14%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (2.95%) Development Engineer
14 16 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (2.77%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (16.05%) .NET
2 54 (9.96%) Kafka
3 47 (8.67%) HTML
4 44 (8.12%) Spring
5 41 (7.56%) CSS
6 39 (7.20%) AngularJS
6 39 (7.20%) React
7 35 (6.46%) Node.js
8 25 (4.61%) .NET Framework
8 25 (4.61%) Apache NiFi
9 21 (3.87%) ASP.NET
9 21 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (3.87%) XML
10 18 (3.32%) HTML5
11 16 (2.95%) J2EE
12 15 (2.77%) JSON
13 13 (2.40%) CSS3
13 13 (2.40%) SOAP
13 13 (2.40%) Web Services
14 12 (2.21%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.56%) Algorithms
2 39 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.77%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.77%) User Experience
6 13 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.29%) Taxonomies
10 5 (0.92%) Blog
10 5 (0.92%) CUDA
10 5 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (0.92%) GPGPU
10 5 (0.92%) Life Science
10 5 (0.92%) NHS
11 4 (0.74%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.74%) RIA
11 4 (0.74%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 82 (15.13%) Linux
2 42 (7.75%) Windows
3 22 (4.06%) Android
3 22 (4.06%) Unix
4 18 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.29%) Solaris
7 4 (0.74%) Debian
8 3 (0.55%) CentOS
8 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (43.91%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (28.97%) Analytics
3 110 (20.30%) Machine Learning
4 105 (19.37%) DevOps
5 94 (17.34%) Business Intelligence
6 93 (17.16%) Data Science
7 89 (16.42%) Microservices
8 87 (16.05%) Software Engineering
9 84 (15.50%) ETL
10 76 (14.02%) Data Modelling
11 68 (12.55%) Computer Science
12 65 (11.99%) Data Analytics
13 62 (11.44%) Artificial Intelligence
14 57 (10.52%) Data Architecture
15 56 (10.33%) Mathematics
16 55 (10.15%) Scrum
17 53 (9.78%) Open Source
18 48 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
18 48 (8.86%) Data Management
19 47 (8.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 159 (29.34%) Java
2 155 (28.60%) SQL
3 148 (27.31%) Python
4 99 (18.27%) C#
5 84 (15.50%) JavaScript
6 48 (8.86%) Java 8
7 47 (8.67%) C++
8 46 (8.49%) Scala
9 38 (7.01%) R
10 34 (6.27%) C
11 26 (4.80%) Bash Shell
12 25 (4.61%) PHP
13 22 (4.06%) PowerShell
14 16 (2.95%) MATLAB
15 15 (2.77%) Ruby
16 13 (2.40%) VB.NET
17 11 (2.03%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.85%) Fortran
18 10 (1.85%) Perl
18 10 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 140 (25.83%) Degree
2 49 (9.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (8.67%) Security Cleared
4 31 (5.72%) DV Cleared
5 28 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.21%) PhD
8 9 (1.66%) AWS Certification
9 8 (1.48%) MCP
9 8 (1.48%) RHCE
10 5 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.74%) CISM
11 4 (0.74%) CISSP
12 2 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.37%) OCP
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.18%) CCNP
13 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.17%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.32%) QA
3 12 (2.21%) SLA
4 5 (0.92%) GDPR
4 5 (0.92%) PMO
5 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.18%) NCSC
6 1 (0.18%) NIST
System Software
1 34 (6.27%) Docker
2 14 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.85%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.48%) Firmware
4 8 (1.48%) NFS
5 6 (1.11%) HDFS
5 6 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.55%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Ceph
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (6.27%) Ansible
1 34 (6.27%) Puppet
2 29 (5.35%) Kubernetes
3 26 (4.80%) Terraform
4 20 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.40%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (1.48%) logstash
7 6 (1.11%) Kibana
8 5 (0.92%) SCCM
9 4 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.74%) Salt
10 3 (0.55%) Ambari
10 3 (0.55%) Chukwa
10 3 (0.55%) SELinux
11 2 (0.37%) Check_MK
11 2 (0.37%) Nagios
11 2 (0.37%) Rsyslog
12 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
12 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.18%) systemd
Vendors
1 81 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.33%) Oracle
3 26 (4.80%) Databricks
4 22 (4.06%) Tableau
5 20 (3.69%) SAP
6 11 (2.03%) Cloudera
6 11 (2.03%) Informatica
7 10 (1.85%) Sage
8 9 (1.66%) Hortonworks
8 9 (1.66%) Splunk
8 9 (1.66%) Teradata
9 8 (1.48%) Google
9 8 (1.48%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.11%) IBM
10 6 (1.11%) VMware
11 5 (0.92%) Citrix
11 5 (0.92%) Intel
11 5 (0.92%) Vertica
12 4 (0.74%) Cisco
12 4 (0.74%) Talend