Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 134 160
Rank change year-on-year +25 +26 -3
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 785 788 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.73% 2.56% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.40% 8.11% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 604 682 665
South East median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +7.48% +1.90%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 8,354 9,713 10,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.05% 31.51% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6,961 8,359 9,026
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.03%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +3 373 £55,500 -11.20% 53
Berkshire +30 217 £60,000 +4.35% 29
Hampshire +29 197 £55,000 - 34
Oxfordshire -1 126 £50,000 -25.93% 16
Surrey -3 112 £55,000 - 29
East Sussex +19 43 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -34 30 £62,500 +13.64% 8
West Sussex 0 26 £85,000 +30.77% 1
Kent +2 10 £40,000 - 11
Isle of Wight - 7 £32,500 -
Sussex - 4 £77,500 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 289 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (35.67%) Java
3 255 (32.48%) Python
4 252 (32.10%) SQL
5 231 (29.43%) Hadoop
6 214 (27.26%) Analytics
7 207 (26.37%) Degree
8 167 (21.27%) Machine Learning
9 161 (20.51%) Apache Spark
10 160 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 160 (20.38%) Data Modelling
10 160 (20.38%) Data Science
11 154 (19.62%) Linux
11 154 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
12 146 (18.60%) JavaScript
13 144 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
14 132 (16.82%) C#
15 130 (16.56%) Finance
16 128 (16.31%) R
16 128 (16.31%) Kafka
17 127 (16.18%) Artificial Intelligence
18 124 (15.80%) Software Engineering
18 124 (15.80%) Data Warehouse
19 120 (15.29%) Mathematics
20 113 (14.39%) Apache Hive
21 109 (13.89%) NoSQL
21 109 (13.89%) Git (software)
22 108 (13.76%) Algorithms
23 102 (12.99%) Computer Science
24 101 (12.87%) SQL Server

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
1 161 (20.51%) Apache Spark
2 74 (9.43%) Apache
3 66 (8.41%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (6.24%) SAS
5 22 (2.80%) Apache Solr
6 17 (2.17%) CMS
7 13 (1.66%) Apache Pig
8 11 (1.40%) CloudStack
8 11 (1.40%) Confluence
9 10 (1.27%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.76%) IPython
10 6 (0.76%) JBoss
10 6 (0.76%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.64%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.64%) WildFly
12 4 (0.51%) IIS
12 4 (0.51%) nginx
13 3 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.25%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 32 (4.08%) GNU Octave
2 17 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Changepoint
2 4 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 160 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 154 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (5.73%) PaaS
4 44 (5.61%) SaaS
5 33 (4.20%) IaaS
6 17 (2.17%) Serverless
7 14 (1.78%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.53%) GitHub
9 10 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (1.02%) Azure Functions
12 7 (0.89%) Azure Machine Learning
13 6 (0.76%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 4 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.51%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.17%) Software-Defined Networking
2 12 (1.53%) Firewall
3 11 (1.40%) Internet
4 8 (1.02%) HTTP
4 8 (1.02%) SNMP
4 8 (1.02%) SSH
5 7 (0.89%) Network Security
5 7 (0.89%) SAN
5 7 (0.89%) VPN
6 5 (0.64%) DNS
6 5 (0.64%) NAS
6 5 (0.64%) SCCP
6 5 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.51%) LAN
7 4 (0.51%) WAN
8 3 (0.38%) DHCP
8 3 (0.38%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.38%) MPLS
8 3 (0.38%) SSL
8 3 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (29.43%) Hadoop
2 124 (15.80%) Data Warehouse
3 113 (14.39%) Apache Hive
4 109 (13.89%) NoSQL
5 101 (12.87%) SQL Server
6 81 (10.32%) Relational Database
7 73 (9.30%) Power BI
8 63 (8.03%) MongoDB
9 59 (7.52%) SAP HANA
10 57 (7.26%) Data Lake
11 49 (6.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 43 (5.48%) Geospatial Data
13 42 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
15 37 (4.71%) MySQL
15 37 (4.71%) RDBMS
16 36 (4.59%) Text Mining
17 31 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 29 (3.69%) Impala
19 26 (3.31%) HBase
Development Applications
1 109 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 57 (7.26%) Subversion
3 50 (6.37%) Jenkins
4 24 (3.06%) JIRA
5 20 (2.55%) Eclipse
5 20 (2.55%) JUnit
6 18 (2.29%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.66%) IntelliJ
7 13 (1.66%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.40%) GitLab
9 10 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.15%) Ant
10 9 (1.15%) ERwin
10 9 (1.15%) Selenium
11 8 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.02%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.02%) Maven
12 7 (0.89%) NUnit
13 6 (0.76%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 130 (16.56%) Finance
2 82 (10.45%) Retail
3 51 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 39 (4.97%) Marketing
5 11 (1.40%) Electronics
6 10 (1.27%) Banking
7 7 (0.89%) Games
7 7 (0.89%) Local Government
7 7 (0.89%) Publishing
8 4 (0.51%) Legal
8 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.38%) Advertising
9 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.25%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 252 (32.10%) Developer
2 157 (20.00%) Architect
3 76 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 72 (9.17%) Data Architect
5 71 (9.04%) Data Scientist
6 57 (7.26%) Data Engineer
7 54 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
8 51 (6.50%) Big Data Engineer
9 50 (6.37%) Software Engineer
10 44 (5.61%) Senior Developer
10 44 (5.61%) Software Developer
11 36 (4.59%) Enterprise Architect
12 35 (4.46%) Lead Developer
13 34 (4.33%) Analyst
14 27 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
15 26 (3.31%) Senior Data Scientist
15 26 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
16 25 (3.18%) SQL Developer
17 24 (3.06%) Python Developer
18 23 (2.93%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (16.31%) Kafka
2 90 (11.46%) HTML
3 82 (10.45%) .NET
3 82 (10.45%) CSS
4 64 (8.15%) Spring
5 63 (8.03%) Web Services
6 62 (7.90%) AngularJS
7 57 (7.26%) J2EE
8 56 (7.13%) RESTful
9 46 (5.86%) Django
10 38 (4.84%) D3.js
11 36 (4.59%) ggplot
12 35 (4.46%) Flask
12 35 (4.46%) Node.js
13 30 (3.82%) .NET Framework
13 30 (3.82%) HTML5
13 30 (3.82%) JSON
13 30 (3.82%) XML
14 28 (3.57%) Middleware
15 26 (3.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 108 (13.76%) Algorithms
2 102 (12.99%) Computer Science
3 73 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (5.86%) Mobile App
6 37 (4.71%) Management Information System
7 36 (4.59%) Social Network
7 36 (4.59%) User Experience
8 30 (3.82%) Data Centre
9 25 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (2.80%) Public Cloud
11 16 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (1.66%) Taxonomies
14 11 (1.40%) NHS
14 11 (1.40%) Robotics
15 9 (1.15%) Semantic Web
16 8 (1.02%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.89%) Cloud Native
18 6 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 154 (19.62%) Linux
2 47 (5.99%) Unix
3 37 (4.71%) Windows
4 22 (2.80%) Android
5 21 (2.68%) CentOS
6 17 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.78%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.51%) Debian
8 4 (0.51%) Solaris
9 3 (0.38%) AIX
9 3 (0.38%) HPUX
9 3 (0.38%) SUSE
10 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (27.26%) Analytics
3 167 (21.27%) Machine Learning
4 160 (20.38%) Data Modelling
4 160 (20.38%) Data Science
5 144 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
6 127 (16.18%) Artificial Intelligence
7 124 (15.80%) Software Engineering
8 120 (15.29%) Mathematics
9 99 (12.61%) DevOps
9 99 (12.61%) Microservices
10 96 (12.23%) ETL
11 95 (12.10%) Visualisation
12 92 (11.72%) Data Analysis
13 77 (9.81%) Data Analytics
14 72 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
14 72 (9.17%) Mentoring
15 71 (9.04%) Data Visualisation
16 67 (8.54%) Open Source
16 67 (8.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 280 (35.67%) Java
2 255 (32.48%) Python
3 252 (32.10%) SQL
4 146 (18.60%) JavaScript
5 132 (16.82%) C#
6 128 (16.31%) R
7 79 (10.06%) C++
8 45 (5.73%) MATLAB
9 44 (5.61%) Bash Shell
10 41 (5.22%) T-SQL
11 40 (5.10%) Java 8
11 40 (5.10%) Scala
12 36 (4.59%) Go
13 35 (4.46%) C
14 26 (3.31%) Shell Script
15 20 (2.55%) PowerShell
16 18 (2.29%) Ruby
17 17 (2.17%) PHP
18 11 (1.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 8 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 207 (26.37%) Degree
2 67 (8.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (6.24%) PhD
4 41 (5.22%) Security Cleared
5 21 (2.68%) DV Cleared
6 20 (2.55%) CISSP
7 19 (2.42%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.91%) Master's Degree
9 13 (1.66%) CISM
10 10 (1.27%) SSCP
11 8 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.38%) CCDP
14 3 (0.38%) CCNP
14 3 (0.38%) CCSE
14 3 (0.38%) IISP
14 3 (0.38%) ISSAP
14 3 (0.38%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.46%) Data Quality
2 22 (2.80%) QA
3 19 (2.42%) GDPR
4 13 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.76%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.38%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.38%) SLA
8 2 (0.25%) COBIT
8 2 (0.25%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 71 (9.04%) Docker
2 26 (3.31%) Apache Flume
3 20 (2.55%) HDFS
4 17 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (1.53%) vSphere
6 11 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.89%) LXC
8 5 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.64%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.51%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.13%) NFS
11 1 (0.13%) Samba
11 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 55 (7.01%) Hadoop YARN
1 55 (7.01%) Puppet
2 49 (6.24%) Kubernetes
3 37 (4.71%) Ansible
4 27 (3.44%) Kibana
5 22 (2.80%) Terraform
6 15 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.91%) Rancher
7 11 (1.40%) logstash
8 9 (1.15%) Nagios
9 8 (1.02%) Rundeck
10 5 (0.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.64%) Xymon
10 5 (0.64%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.51%) Mesos
11 4 (0.51%) Oozie
11 4 (0.51%) Salt
12 3 (0.38%) QRadar
13 2 (0.25%) Ambari
Vendors
1 95 (12.10%) Oracle
2 88 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 68 (8.66%) Tableau
4 66 (8.41%) SAP
5 44 (5.61%) Hortonworks
6 42 (5.35%) Cloudera
7 24 (3.06%) VMware
8 16 (2.04%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.66%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.53%) ESRI
10 12 (1.53%) Google
10 12 (1.53%) SaltStack
10 12 (1.53%) Talend
11 10 (1.27%) IBM
12 9 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (0.89%) Databricks
13 7 (0.89%) Splunk
14 6 (0.76%) Ab Initio
15 5 (0.64%) Alteryx
15 5 (0.64%) EMC