Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 124 134
Rank change year-on-year -40 +10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 237 492 646
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.91% 2.39% 2.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.23% 9.17% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 195 384 522
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £42,697 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,497 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.51% +9.09% -4.35%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,375 £75,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +7.69%

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 3,276 5,364 7,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.45% 26.07% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,761 4,480 6,273
10th Percentile £34,685 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,931 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.98% +2.73% +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 12 April 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 12 April 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 -11 69 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Thames Valley -52 61 £70,000 +16.67% 19
Surrey +25 47 £52,500 -12.50% 3
East Sussex +43 36 £67,500 +145.45%
Berkshire -7 33 £72,500 +20.83% 7
West Sussex +13 21 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Oxfordshire -32 20 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 8 £50,250 -16.25% 8
Kent +12 2 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 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.

1 109 (45.99%) Azure
2 99 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (36.29%) AWS
4 72 (30.38%) Machine Learning
5 58 (24.47%) Software Engineering
5 58 (24.47%) Java
6 52 (21.94%) Python
7 49 (20.68%) SQL
7 49 (20.68%) Artificial Intelligence
8 46 (19.41%) GCP
9 44 (18.57%) ETL
10 43 (18.14%) DevOps
11 41 (17.30%) Docker
11 41 (17.30%) Microsoft
11 41 (17.30%) Finance
12 38 (16.03%) Microservices
12 38 (16.03%) Data Modelling
13 37 (15.61%) C#
13 37 (15.61%) Data Science
14 36 (15.19%) .NET
14 36 (15.19%) Degree
14 36 (15.19%) Hadoop
15 34 (14.35%) Apache Spark
16 32 (13.50%) Analytics
17 31 (13.08%) Git (software)
17 31 (13.08%) Decision-Making
18 29 (12.24%) Mentoring
18 29 (12.24%) Oracle
19 28 (11.81%) Jenkins
20 27 (11.39%) Linux

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 34 (14.35%) Apache Spark
2 27 (11.39%) Apache
3 17 (7.17%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.80%) GemFire
5 7 (2.95%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (2.53%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.11%) IIS
7 5 (2.11%) nginx
8 3 (1.27%) SAS
9 2 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.84%) Confluence
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (3.80%) HFM
1 9 (3.80%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.84%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (45.99%) Azure
2 86 (36.29%) AWS
3 46 (19.41%) GCP
4 13 (5.49%) GitHub
4 13 (5.49%) SaaS
5 11 (4.64%) PaaS
6 9 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (3.38%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.69%) IaaS
9 3 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.27%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.27%) Matillion
10 2 (0.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.42%) Akamai
11 1 (0.42%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.42%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.11%) DNS
2 3 (1.27%) Firewall
2 3 (1.27%) Internet
3 2 (0.84%) VPN
4 1 (0.42%) 4G
4 1 (0.42%) BGP
4 1 (0.42%) CDMA
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.42%) GSM
4 1 (0.42%) IPsec
4 1 (0.42%) LTE
4 1 (0.42%) SAN
4 1 (0.42%) SMS
4 1 (0.42%) UMTS
4 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.19%) Hadoop
2 21 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (8.44%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.75%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.75%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.91%) Apache Hive
6 13 (5.49%) Geospatial Data
7 11 (4.64%) HBase
8 10 (4.22%) GIS
8 10 (4.22%) MySQL
8 10 (4.22%) Tableau
9 9 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.80%) Essbase
9 9 (3.80%) Presto
10 8 (3.38%) Power BI
11 7 (2.95%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (2.95%) Redis
12 6 (2.53%) BigQuery
12 6 (2.53%) MariaDB
13 5 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.81%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.02%) Cucumber
4 13 (5.49%) JIRA
5 10 (4.22%) Selenium
6 9 (3.80%) Cypress.io
6 9 (3.80%) JUnit
6 9 (3.80%) Protractor
6 9 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (3.80%) Storybook
7 8 (3.38%) IntelliJ
8 7 (2.95%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.53%) Gradle
9 6 (2.53%) Mockito
9 6 (2.53%) SonarQube
9 6 (2.53%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.53%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.11%) Postman
11 4 (1.69%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 41 (17.30%) Finance
2 13 (5.49%) Banking
3 11 (4.64%) Law
4 9 (3.80%) French Language
5 8 (3.38%) Marketing
6 5 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.11%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.69%) Retail
8 3 (1.27%) Military
9 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 48 (20.25%) Developer
2 39 (16.46%) Data Engineer
3 32 (13.50%) Consultant
4 21 (8.86%) Senior Data Engineer
5 20 (8.44%) Senior Consultant
6 18 (7.59%) C# Developer
6 18 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 16 (6.75%) Architect
8 14 (5.91%) Development Manager
9 13 (5.49%) Analyst
9 13 (5.49%) Big Data Engineer
10 12 (5.06%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.64%) Business Analyst
11 11 (4.64%) Lead Developer
12 10 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.80%) Data Consultant
13 9 (3.80%) Hyperion Consultant
13 9 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (3.80%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.19%) .NET
2 24 (10.13%) Spring
3 17 (7.17%) Kafka
3 17 (7.17%) Node.js
4 16 (6.75%) React
5 15 (6.33%) CSS
5 15 (6.33%) RESTful
5 15 (6.33%) Web Services
6 12 (5.06%) AngularJS
6 12 (5.06%) LAMP
7 11 (4.64%) Redux
8 10 (4.22%) JSON
9 9 (3.80%) Express
9 9 (3.80%) REST
9 9 (3.80%) Tailwind CSS
9 9 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (3.38%) J2EE
10 8 (3.38%) TensorFlow
11 7 (2.95%) HTML
11 7 (2.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.44%) Cloud Native
2 17 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.06%) User Experience
4 11 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.11%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.69%) EPoS
7 4 (1.69%) FMCG
7 4 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.84%) Life Science
8 2 (0.84%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.42%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.42%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.39%) Linux
2 11 (4.64%) Windows
3 9 (3.80%) CentOS
3 9 (3.80%) Unix
4 8 (3.38%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.84%) VMS
6 1 (0.42%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (30.38%) Machine Learning
3 58 (24.47%) Software Engineering
4 49 (20.68%) Artificial Intelligence
5 44 (18.57%) ETL
6 43 (18.14%) DevOps
7 38 (16.03%) Data Modelling
7 38 (16.03%) Microservices
8 37 (15.61%) Data Science
9 32 (13.50%) Analytics
10 31 (13.08%) Decision-Making
11 29 (12.24%) Mentoring
12 25 (10.55%) Scrum
12 25 (10.55%) Visualisation
13 23 (9.70%) OO
13 23 (9.70%) Open Source
14 22 (9.28%) BDD
14 22 (9.28%) Computer Science
14 22 (9.28%) Data Architecture
14 22 (9.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (24.47%) Java
2 52 (21.94%) Python
3 49 (20.68%) SQL
4 37 (15.61%) C#
5 21 (8.86%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.64%) Scala
7 9 (3.80%) C
8 8 (3.38%) R
9 7 (2.95%) C++
9 7 (2.95%) Groovy
9 7 (2.95%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.11%) Java 8
10 5 (2.11%) PHP
10 5 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.11%) Ruby
11 4 (1.69%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.69%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (15.19%) Degree
2 17 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.80%) ACCA
4 9 (3.80%) CIMA
4 9 (3.80%) CISM
4 9 (3.80%) CISSP
4 9 (3.80%) SSCP
5 6 (2.53%) OCP
5 6 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (2.11%) PhD
7 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.42%) MBA
9 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.80%) Cyber Essentials
1 9 (3.80%) GDPR
1 9 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (3.80%) NCSC
1 9 (3.80%) NIST
1 9 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.95%) QA
3 6 (2.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) GRC
System Software
1 41 (17.30%) Docker
2 15 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.80%) HDFS
4 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (9.70%) Kubernetes
2 17 (7.17%) Ansible
3 5 (2.11%) HAProxy
3 5 (2.11%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.69%) Terraform
5 3 (1.27%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.84%) Puppet
7 1 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 41 (17.30%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.24%) Oracle
3 22 (9.28%) VMware
4 18 (7.59%) Databricks
5 10 (4.22%) Google
6 9 (3.80%) Hyperion
6 9 (3.80%) Okta
7 6 (2.53%) ESRI
8 4 (1.69%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.69%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.27%) Sparx
10 2 (0.84%) Adaptive Insights
10 2 (0.84%) Cisco
10 2 (0.84%) F5
10 2 (0.84%) Percona
10 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.84%) Workday
11 1 (0.42%) HP
11 1 (0.42%) Informatica
11 1 (0.42%) Juniper