Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 112 152
Rank change year-on-year -12 +40 +37
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 754 823 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.55% 2.84% 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.91% 9.14% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 579 716 691
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,125 £79,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +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 8,459 9,009 11,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.65% 31.05% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7,124 7,693 9,743
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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 -8 356 £58,000 -7.20% 44
Berkshire +5 188 £60,000 +9.09% 22
Hampshire -17 149 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Oxfordshire -5 126 £55,000 -18.52% 19
Surrey -27 123 £60,000 +9.09% 11
East Sussex +7 75 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Buckinghamshire -41 42 £62,500 +13.64% 3
West Sussex +7 23 £47,500 -26.92%
Isle of Wight - 7 £32,500 -
Kent +10 5 £37,500 +5.63% 4
Sussex - 2 £77,500 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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.

1 306 (40.58%) Java
2 288 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (34.88%) Python
4 243 (32.23%) Hadoop
5 231 (30.64%) SQL
6 196 (25.99%) Machine Learning
7 194 (25.73%) Analytics
8 173 (22.94%) Degree
9 170 (22.55%) Apache Spark
10 155 (20.56%) Data Science
11 153 (20.29%) Linux
12 128 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
13 125 (16.58%) Data Modelling
14 123 (16.31%) Kafka
15 120 (15.92%) Software Engineering
16 119 (15.78%) JavaScript
17 117 (15.52%) Apache Hive
18 112 (14.85%) Data Warehouse
19 110 (14.59%) R
20 109 (14.46%) Git (software)
20 109 (14.46%) Computer Science
21 99 (13.13%) Finance
22 98 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
22 98 (13.00%) NoSQL
23 95 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
23 95 (12.60%) Mathematics
24 94 (12.47%) Business Intelligence
25 93 (12.33%) Artificial Intelligence
26 92 (12.20%) C#
27 91 (12.07%) DevOps

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
1 170 (22.55%) Apache Spark
2 70 (9.28%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (6.90%) Apache
4 27 (3.58%) SAS
5 21 (2.79%) Apache Solr
6 20 (2.65%) CloudStack
7 19 (2.52%) CMS
8 16 (2.12%) Apache Pig
9 10 (1.33%) Confluence
10 9 (1.19%) JBoss
10 9 (1.19%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.93%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.80%) IIS
12 6 (0.80%) IPython
13 5 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.66%) WildFly
14 4 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 2 (0.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 34 (4.51%) GNU Octave
2 15 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.13%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 128 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (6.10%) SaaS
4 40 (5.31%) PaaS
5 31 (4.11%) IaaS
6 13 (1.72%) Serverless
7 12 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (0.80%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.80%) Azure Functions
10 6 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (0.53%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 4 (0.53%) GitHub
12 3 (0.40%) Office 365
13 2 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.52%) Internet
1 19 (2.52%) Software-Defined Networking
2 14 (1.86%) SAN
3 13 (1.72%) Firewall
4 11 (1.46%) LAN
4 11 (1.46%) WAN
5 8 (1.06%) DNS
6 7 (0.93%) SSH
7 6 (0.80%) DHCP
8 5 (0.66%) Network Security
9 4 (0.53%) NAS
9 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.13%) FWSM
10 1 (0.13%) HTTP
10 1 (0.13%) PSTN
10 1 (0.13%) SNMP
10 1 (0.13%) SSL
10 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (32.23%) Hadoop
2 117 (15.52%) Apache Hive
3 112 (14.85%) Data Warehouse
4 98 (13.00%) NoSQL
5 89 (11.80%) SQL Server
6 79 (10.48%) Relational Database
7 60 (7.96%) MongoDB
8 54 (7.16%) PostgreSQL
9 49 (6.50%) Impala
10 48 (6.37%) Power BI
11 47 (6.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (5.31%) MySQL
12 40 (5.31%) SAP HANA
13 33 (4.38%) HBase
13 33 (4.38%) Sqoop
14 30 (3.98%) Data Lake
15 25 (3.32%) Geospatial Data
15 25 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (3.18%) RDBMS
17 23 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 109 (14.46%) Git (software)
2 61 (8.09%) Jenkins
3 42 (5.57%) Subversion
4 30 (3.98%) TeamCity
5 20 (2.65%) GitLab
6 18 (2.39%) JUnit
7 17 (2.25%) JIRA
8 11 (1.46%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.46%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.19%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.93%) Ant
10 7 (0.93%) ERwin
10 7 (0.93%) Hudson
10 7 (0.93%) IntelliJ
11 6 (0.80%) NUnit
11 6 (0.80%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.66%) PowerDesigner
12 5 (0.66%) RStudio
12 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 99 (13.13%) Finance
2 61 (8.09%) Retail
3 58 (7.69%) Marketing
4 40 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.19%) Games
6 8 (1.06%) Advertising
7 7 (0.93%) Banking
7 7 (0.93%) Publishing
8 6 (0.80%) Electronics
9 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.53%) Local Government
10 3 (0.40%) Billing
10 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 244 (32.36%) Developer
2 147 (19.50%) Architect
3 78 (10.34%) Big Data Engineer
4 76 (10.08%) Data Engineer
5 74 (9.81%) Java Developer
6 64 (8.49%) Data Scientist
7 62 (8.22%) Data Architect
8 53 (7.03%) Software Developer
9 51 (6.76%) Senior Developer
10 45 (5.97%) Software Engineer
11 40 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
12 38 (5.04%) Hadoop Engineer
13 35 (4.64%) Lead Developer
14 34 (4.51%) Enterprise Architect
15 31 (4.11%) Analyst
16 29 (3.85%) Python Developer
17 27 (3.58%) SQL Developer
18 24 (3.18%) Senior Data Engineer
19 23 (3.05%) Graduate
20 22 (2.92%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (16.31%) Kafka
2 69 (9.15%) HTML
2 69 (9.15%) J2EE
3 66 (8.75%) .NET
4 65 (8.62%) CSS
5 50 (6.63%) Spring
6 48 (6.37%) Flask
7 47 (6.23%) Django
8 45 (5.97%) AngularJS
8 45 (5.97%) RESTful
8 45 (5.97%) Web Services
9 34 (4.51%) TensorFlow
10 33 (4.38%) JSON
11 31 (4.11%) .NET Framework
12 29 (3.85%) Middleware
12 29 (3.85%) XML
13 27 (3.58%) Keras
13 27 (3.58%) MLlib
14 26 (3.45%) REST
15 19 (2.52%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 109 (14.46%) Computer Science
2 78 (10.34%) Algorithms
3 63 (8.36%) Greenfield Project
4 60 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (6.90%) Mobile App
6 37 (4.91%) Data Centre
7 36 (4.77%) User Experience
8 30 (3.98%) Management Information System
9 28 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (3.05%) Public Cloud
11 21 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.86%) Social Network
13 12 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (1.46%) NHS
15 10 (1.33%) Data Structures
16 8 (1.06%) Cloud Native
16 8 (1.06%) Internet of Things
17 7 (0.93%) Taxonomies
18 6 (0.80%) Mainframe
18 6 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 153 (20.29%) Linux
2 36 (4.77%) Windows
3 35 (4.64%) Unix
4 21 (2.79%) CentOS
5 20 (2.65%) Ubuntu
6 16 (2.12%) Android
7 14 (1.86%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.80%) Debian
10 5 (0.66%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.40%) AIX
12 3 (0.40%) HPUX
12 3 (0.40%) Solaris
12 3 (0.40%) SUSE
13 2 (0.27%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (25.99%) Machine Learning
3 194 (25.73%) Analytics
4 155 (20.56%) Data Science
5 125 (16.58%) Data Modelling
6 120 (15.92%) Software Engineering
7 98 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
8 95 (12.60%) Mathematics
9 94 (12.47%) Business Intelligence
10 93 (12.33%) Artificial Intelligence
11 91 (12.07%) DevOps
12 89 (11.80%) ETL
13 84 (11.14%) Data Analysis
14 82 (10.88%) Visualisation
15 77 (10.21%) Data Analytics
16 74 (9.81%) Microservices
17 68 (9.02%) TDD
18 65 (8.62%) Deep Learning
19 64 (8.49%) Open Source
20 59 (7.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 306 (40.58%) Java
2 263 (34.88%) Python
3 231 (30.64%) SQL
4 119 (15.78%) JavaScript
5 110 (14.59%) R
6 92 (12.20%) C#
7 74 (9.81%) C++
8 68 (9.02%) Scala
9 65 (8.62%) Go
10 52 (6.90%) Bash Shell
11 39 (5.17%) MATLAB
12 38 (5.04%) Shell Script
13 32 (4.24%) C
14 29 (3.85%) T-SQL
15 27 (3.58%) Java 8
16 22 (2.92%) PowerShell
17 21 (2.79%) PHP
18 13 (1.72%) PL/SQL
18 13 (1.72%) Ruby
19 7 (0.93%) Julia
Qualifications
1 173 (22.94%) Degree
2 66 (8.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (7.96%) PhD
4 41 (5.44%) Security Cleared
5 25 (3.32%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.12%) Master's Degree
7 15 (1.99%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.59%) CISSP
9 8 (1.06%) CISM
10 6 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.53%) SSCP
12 3 (0.40%) ISEB
12 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.13%) OCA
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.13%) PMP
14 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.71%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.12%) GDPR
3 14 (1.86%) QA
4 8 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.66%) GCP
5 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.27%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (9.95%) Docker
2 38 (5.04%) Apache Flume
3 29 (3.85%) HDFS
4 23 (3.05%) vSphere
5 19 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (1.19%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.93%) LXC
10 6 (0.80%) Active Directory
10 6 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.66%) NFS
11 5 (0.66%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 65 (8.62%) Puppet
2 51 (6.76%) Hadoop YARN
2 51 (6.76%) Kubernetes
3 41 (5.44%) Ansible
4 20 (2.65%) logstash
4 20 (2.65%) Rancher
5 18 (2.39%) Kibana
6 10 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (1.19%) Terraform
7 9 (1.19%) Xymon
7 9 (1.19%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.66%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.53%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.53%) Nagios
9 4 (0.53%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.27%) Ambari
10 2 (0.27%) Oozie
11 1 (0.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 83 (11.01%) Oracle
2 67 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 53 (7.03%) Cloudera
3 53 (7.03%) Hortonworks
4 48 (6.37%) SAP
5 38 (5.04%) VMware
6 36 (4.77%) Tableau
7 23 (3.05%) Atlassian
8 21 (2.79%) SaltStack
9 16 (2.12%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.12%) Talend
10 14 (1.86%) ESRI
11 11 (1.46%) IBM
12 10 (1.33%) Capita
13 8 (1.06%) CommVault
13 8 (1.06%) Google
14 7 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
15 5 (0.66%) Ab Initio
15 5 (0.66%) Intel
15 5 (0.66%) RapidMiner