Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 120 122 169
Rank change year-on-year +2 +47 -55
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 525 217 458
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.85% 2.44% 1.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.40% 8.68% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 154 196 381
10th Percentile £42,375 £36,875 £33,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,438 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £83,750 £76,300 £77,500
90th Percentile £88,375 £83,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +3.70%

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 4,606 2,500 6,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.02% 28.10% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,149 2,172 5,372
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,750 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 1 December 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 1 December 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 -24 211 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Thames Valley -12 161 £70,000 +12.00% 20
Berkshire -9 89 £71,250 -6.13% 9
Surrey -15 83 £60,000 +4.35% 3
Oxfordshire -5 39 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Buckinghamshire -21 38 £70,000 +27.27% 7
West Sussex +1 25 £85,000 +21.43% 1
East Sussex -13 22 £67,500 +14.89% 1
Kent -33 13 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Middlesex - 1 - -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 1 December 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.

1 311 (59.24%) Java
2 307 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
3 276 (52.57%) DevOps
4 273 (52.00%) Python
5 241 (45.90%) Azure
6 236 (44.95%) AWS
7 233 (44.38%) Analytics
8 225 (42.86%) Microservices
9 193 (36.76%) Apache Spark
10 192 (36.57%) Jenkins
11 188 (35.81%) Spring
12 187 (35.62%) Kafka
13 184 (35.05%) GitHub
14 181 (34.48%) Degree
15 180 (34.29%) Software Engineering
16 176 (33.52%) SQL
17 173 (32.95%) Finance
18 167 (31.81%) Scrum
19 164 (31.24%) Linux
20 160 (30.48%) NoSQL
21 158 (30.10%) Open Source
21 158 (30.10%) Computer Science
22 149 (28.38%) Law
22 149 (28.38%) Ansible
23 148 (28.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
23 148 (28.19%) Full Stack Development
24 143 (27.24%) TDD
24 143 (27.24%) Banking
25 139 (26.48%) BDD
26 138 (26.29%) Relational Database

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
1 193 (36.76%) Apache Spark
2 131 (24.95%) Apache
3 93 (17.71%) GemFire
4 55 (10.48%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (3.24%) Apache Airflow
6 13 (2.48%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.57%) SAS
10 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Figma
2 5 (0.95%) InVision
2 5 (0.95%) Sketch
3 3 (0.57%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 241 (45.90%) Azure
2 236 (44.95%) AWS
3 184 (35.05%) GitHub
4 102 (19.43%) Amazon Kinesis
5 88 (16.76%) GCP
6 75 (14.29%) Serverless
7 74 (14.10%) Azure Data Factory
8 71 (13.52%) Power Platform
9 62 (11.81%) Amazon EC2
10 46 (8.76%) Azure Service Bus
11 39 (7.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 37 (7.05%) Amazon S3
12 37 (7.05%) GitHub Actions
13 35 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
14 34 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
15 32 (6.10%) Amazon EKS
15 32 (6.10%) Amazon EMR
15 32 (6.10%) Amazon SQS
16 30 (5.71%) PaaS
17 29 (5.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
2 19 (3.62%) DNS
2 19 (3.62%) Firewall
2 19 (3.62%) VPN
3 13 (2.48%) Internet
4 11 (2.10%) BGP
4 11 (2.10%) IPsec
5 7 (1.33%) SSL
6 4 (0.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (30.48%) NoSQL
2 138 (26.29%) Relational Database
3 135 (25.71%) HBase
4 133 (25.33%) Data Lake
5 125 (23.81%) MariaDB
6 103 (19.62%) PostgreSQL
7 102 (19.43%) Redis
8 92 (17.52%) Hadoop
9 71 (13.52%) Power BI
10 57 (10.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 50 (9.52%) MongoDB
12 49 (9.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 49 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
13 40 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (7.24%) HDInsight
15 36 (6.86%) Amazon Redshift
16 32 (6.10%) Amazon RDS
17 27 (5.14%) Electronic Patient Records
18 26 (4.95%) Amazon Athena
19 24 (4.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 192 (36.57%) Jenkins
2 123 (23.43%) Git (software)
3 95 (18.10%) Cypress.io
4 93 (17.71%) Cucumber
4 93 (17.71%) Eclipse
4 93 (17.71%) Gradle
4 93 (17.71%) IntelliJ
4 93 (17.71%) JUnit
4 93 (17.71%) Protractor
4 93 (17.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 93 (17.71%) Storybook
5 88 (16.76%) Mockito
6 71 (13.52%) SonarQube
7 59 (11.24%) Artifactory
8 20 (3.81%) JIRA
8 20 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (3.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 19 (3.62%) webpack
10 9 (1.71%) kappa
11 7 (1.33%) Babel
General
1 173 (32.95%) Finance
2 149 (28.38%) Law
3 148 (28.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 143 (27.24%) Banking
5 120 (22.86%) Social Skills
6 58 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (8.00%) Presentation Skills
8 21 (4.00%) Organisational Skills
9 16 (3.05%) Retail
10 13 (2.48%) Automotive
11 11 (2.10%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.52%) Marketing
12 8 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.95%) Advertising
14 4 (0.76%) Legal
14 4 (0.76%) Police
15 3 (0.57%) Public Sector
16 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.38%) Games
17 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 172 (32.76%) Developer
2 108 (20.57%) Data Engineer
3 101 (19.24%) Software Engineer
4 76 (14.48%) Security Engineer
5 60 (11.43%) Lead Developer
6 49 (9.33%) Software Developer
7 43 (8.19%) Cloud Engineer
7 43 (8.19%) Java Developer
8 42 (8.00%) Senior Data Engineer
8 42 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 41 (7.81%) Lead Software Engineer
10 38 (7.24%) Big Data Engineer
11 35 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
11 35 (6.67%) Principal Software Engineer
12 34 (6.48%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 34 (6.48%) Lead Software Developer
13 33 (6.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 33 (6.29%) Senior Security Engineer
14 32 (6.10%) Architect
15 31 (5.90%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (35.81%) Spring
2 187 (35.62%) Kafka
3 125 (23.81%) React
4 119 (22.67%) RESTful
5 114 (21.71%) CSS
5 114 (21.71%) RabbitMQ
6 108 (20.57%) JSON
7 105 (20.00%) Node.js
8 102 (19.43%) AngularJS
8 102 (19.43%) Redux
9 98 (18.67%) Express
10 94 (17.90%) Play Framework
11 93 (17.71%) Spark Streaming
11 93 (17.71%) Tailwind CSS
11 93 (17.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 88 (16.76%) AssertJ
12 88 (16.76%) LAMP
12 88 (16.76%) LAPP Stack
12 88 (16.76%) WireMock
13 87 (16.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 123 (23.43%) User Experience
2 99 (18.86%) Linux Command Line
3 51 (9.71%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (5.14%) Cloud Native
5 25 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 16 (3.05%) Life Science
7 15 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.67%) Social Media
9 13 (2.48%) Virtual Team
10 12 (2.29%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.90%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.52%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.95%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.76%) Blog
16 2 (0.38%) Hedge funds
17 1 (0.19%) Public Cloud
17 1 (0.19%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 164 (31.24%) Linux
2 133 (25.33%) Unix
3 33 (6.29%) VMS
4 11 (2.10%) Fedora
4 11 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (2.10%) Windows
5 4 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (52.57%) DevOps
3 233 (44.38%) Analytics
4 225 (42.86%) Microservices
5 180 (34.29%) Software Engineering
6 167 (31.81%) Scrum
7 158 (30.10%) Computer Science
7 158 (30.10%) Open Source
8 148 (28.19%) Full Stack Development
9 143 (27.24%) TDD
10 139 (26.48%) BDD
11 136 (25.90%) Digital Banking
12 127 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
12 127 (24.19%) ETL
13 111 (21.14%) Data Analytics
14 105 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 97 (18.48%) Risk Management
16 95 (18.10%) Validation
17 93 (17.71%) Cross-Browser Testing
18 92 (17.52%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 311 (59.24%) Java
2 273 (52.00%) Python
3 176 (33.52%) SQL
4 102 (19.43%) C#
5 100 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 97 (18.48%) PowerShell
7 95 (18.10%) Groovy
8 72 (13.71%) Scala
9 45 (8.57%) Bash Shell
10 34 (6.48%) JavaScript
11 28 (5.33%) R
12 26 (4.95%) Java 8
12 26 (4.95%) TypeScript
13 13 (2.48%) Go
14 12 (2.29%) Perl
15 10 (1.90%) C
15 10 (1.90%) C++
16 6 (1.14%) Java 11
17 5 (0.95%) F#
17 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 181 (34.48%) Degree
2 88 (16.76%) OCP
2 88 (16.76%) Oracle Certification
3 50 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 42 (8.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 42 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (8.00%) CISSP
5 34 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (6.48%) SC Cleared
6 26 (4.95%) AWS Certification
7 9 (1.71%) CCSP
7 9 (1.71%) PhD
8 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.76%) ISEB
9 3 (0.57%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.57%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.71%) QA
3 7 (1.33%) PMO
4 6 (1.14%) GDPR
5 3 (0.57%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 125 (23.81%) Docker
2 100 (19.05%) HDFS
3 75 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (4.19%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 149 (28.38%) Ansible
2 102 (19.43%) Terraform
3 98 (18.67%) Kubernetes
4 18 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.52%) Puppet
6 5 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 107 (20.38%) Databricks
2 97 (18.48%) VMware
3 93 (17.71%) Okta
4 64 (12.19%) Microsoft
5 35 (6.67%) Palantir
6 20 (3.81%) Oracle
7 15 (2.86%) Informatica
8 13 (2.48%) SAP
9 10 (1.90%) Adobe
9 10 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.71%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.71%) StreamSets
11 8 (1.52%) Twitter
12 5 (0.95%) Google
13 4 (0.76%) Brandwatch
13 4 (0.76%) Splunk
14 2 (0.38%) Facebook
15 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
15 1 (0.19%) Hortonworks
15 1 (0.19%) Teradata