Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 162 123
Rank change year-on-year +62 -39 -1
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 231 506 763
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.88% 2.00% 2.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.27% 7.94% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 239 424 589
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +2.68%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £82,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +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 2,249 6,372 8,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.05% 25.17% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,901 5,416 7,088
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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 +91 110 £60,000 -5.14% 2
Thames Valley +30 60 £62,500 +13.64% 19
Surrey +56 41 £60,000 -4.00% 9
Oxfordshire +13 26 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Berkshire +50 25 £72,500 +20.83% 9
Buckinghamshire +56 9 £55,000 - 3
West Sussex +28 9 £70,000 +12.00% 3
East Sussex +44 6 £50,000 +8.11% 1
Kent +24 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 95 (41.13%) SQL
2 90 (38.96%) Python
3 88 (38.10%) Java
4 65 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (24.68%) DevOps
6 54 (23.38%) Spring
7 51 (22.08%) Microservices
7 51 (22.08%) Analytics
8 50 (21.65%) Apache Spark
8 50 (21.65%) Kubernetes
9 48 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (20.35%) AWS
11 45 (19.48%) Microsoft
11 45 (19.48%) Apache
12 44 (19.05%) Azure
13 43 (18.61%) Hadoop
14 38 (16.45%) GCP
14 38 (16.45%) NoSQL
15 36 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
16 35 (15.15%) Security Cleared
16 35 (15.15%) Software Engineering
16 35 (15.15%) Spring Boot
17 34 (14.72%) Data Modelling
17 34 (14.72%) C#
18 32 (13.85%) .NET
18 32 (13.85%) Degree
18 32 (13.85%) Git (software)
18 32 (13.85%) Scala
18 32 (13.85%) Elasticsearch
18 32 (13.85%) Machine Learning

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 50 (21.65%) Apache Spark
2 45 (19.48%) Apache
3 32 (13.85%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.73%) Confluence
6 3 (1.30%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.87%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.43%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 47 (20.35%) AWS
2 44 (19.05%) Azure
3 38 (16.45%) GCP
4 25 (10.82%) GitHub
5 24 (10.39%) Stackdriver
6 23 (9.96%) Power Platform
7 20 (8.66%) SaaS
8 14 (6.06%) PaaS
9 11 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (1.73%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (1.73%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.73%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (1.30%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 3 (1.30%) Logic Apps
12 3 (1.30%) Serverless
13 2 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) BGP
1 3 (1.30%) Broadband
1 3 (1.30%) MPLS
1 3 (1.30%) WAN
2 2 (0.87%) Firewall
2 2 (0.87%) Internet
2 2 (0.87%) VPN
3 1 (0.43%) CDMA
3 1 (0.43%) DNS
3 1 (0.43%) GSM
3 1 (0.43%) LTE
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.61%) Hadoop
2 38 (16.45%) NoSQL
3 36 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (13.42%) Data Lake
4 31 (13.42%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (12.99%) MongoDB
6 23 (9.96%) Power BI
7 19 (8.23%) SQL Server
7 19 (8.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (8.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (6.93%) Apache Hive
9 10 (4.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 10 (4.33%) Tableau
10 9 (3.90%) Relational Database
11 8 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (3.03%) BigQuery
12 7 (3.03%) Impala
13 6 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (2.60%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 32 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.69%) Gradle
3 16 (6.93%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.90%) JIRA
5 4 (1.73%) JUnit
6 3 (1.30%) Selenium
6 3 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.30%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.43%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.43%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.43%) Maven
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 31 (13.42%) Finance
2 24 (10.39%) Public Sector
3 13 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (4.33%) Marketing
5 2 (0.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.43%) French Language
6 1 (0.43%) German Language
6 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.43%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (47.62%) Developer
2 41 (17.75%) Senior Developer
3 29 (12.55%) Data Engineer
4 28 (12.12%) Architect
4 28 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 20 (8.66%) Digital Developer
5 20 (8.66%) Digital Transformation
6 19 (8.23%) Software Engineer
7 18 (7.79%) Analyst
7 18 (7.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 18 (7.79%) SQL Developer
8 16 (6.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (6.06%) Scala Developer
9 14 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (6.06%) SQL BI Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Lead Developer
11 12 (5.19%) Big Data Engineer
11 12 (5.19%) Lead Java Developer
11 12 (5.19%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (23.38%) Spring
2 35 (15.15%) Spring Boot
3 32 (13.85%) .NET
4 31 (13.42%) RabbitMQ
5 25 (10.82%) Kafka
6 24 (10.39%) Spring Integration
7 12 (5.19%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.33%) JSON
9 9 (3.90%) HTML
10 8 (3.46%) .NET Core
10 8 (3.46%) Middleware
10 8 (3.46%) NativeScript
10 8 (3.46%) Web Services
11 7 (3.03%) Drools
11 7 (3.03%) Lambda Expressions
11 7 (3.03%) REST
12 5 (2.16%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.16%) RESTful
13 4 (1.73%) Pandas
13 4 (1.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.19%) Algorithms
2 9 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.16%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.73%) Life Science
5 4 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.73%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.87%) FMCG
7 2 (0.87%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.43%) Blog
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.43%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.39%) Linux
2 17 (7.36%) Windows
3 12 (5.19%) Unix
4 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.68%) DevOps
3 51 (22.08%) Analytics
3 51 (22.08%) Microservices
4 48 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 34 (14.72%) Data Modelling
7 32 (13.85%) Machine Learning
8 30 (12.99%) Computer Science
8 30 (12.99%) Data Science
8 30 (12.99%) ETL
9 28 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (10.39%) API Integration
10 24 (10.39%) ITSM
10 24 (10.39%) Mathematics
10 24 (10.39%) Service Management
10 24 (10.39%) Test Automation
11 19 (8.23%) Artificial Intelligence
11 19 (8.23%) Visualisation
12 16 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (41.13%) SQL
2 90 (38.96%) Python
3 88 (38.10%) Java
4 34 (14.72%) C#
5 32 (13.85%) Scala
6 25 (10.82%) JavaScript
7 23 (9.96%) R
8 19 (8.23%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.76%) C++
9 11 (4.76%) MATLAB
10 8 (3.46%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.03%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.60%) C
12 6 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.60%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.60%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.73%) Groovy
13 4 (1.73%) PHP
14 3 (1.30%) Java 8
14 3 (1.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 35 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.85%) Degree
3 28 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 19 (8.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.73%) PhD
7 3 (1.30%) CCNP
7 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.30%) JNCIP
7 3 (1.30%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.87%) CCNA
8 2 (0.87%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CIW
9 1 (0.43%) HND
9 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.60%) SLA
2 4 (1.73%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (9.96%) Docker
2 7 (3.03%) HDFS
3 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (21.65%) Kubernetes
2 31 (13.42%) Terraform
3 24 (10.39%) Grafana
4 18 (7.79%) Ansible
5 6 (2.60%) Puppet
6 2 (0.87%) Kibana
7 1 (0.43%) logstash
7 1 (0.43%) Oozie
7 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 45 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.42%) Google
3 24 (10.39%) ServiceNow
3 24 (10.39%) Splunk
4 11 (4.76%) Hortonworks
4 11 (4.76%) Informatica
4 11 (4.76%) Oracle
5 8 (3.46%) Databricks
5 8 (3.46%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.73%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.73%) MapR
7 3 (1.30%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.30%) Juniper
7 3 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.87%) Percona
8 2 (0.87%) Sparx
9 1 (0.43%) Confluent
9 1 (0.43%) Samsung
9 1 (0.43%) Vertica
9 1 (0.43%) Workday