Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 114 127
Rank change year-on-year -51 +13 +34
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 488 778 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.93% 2.70% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.67% 9.29% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 403 598 692
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% +3.70%
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -

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 6,366 8,376 9,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.18% 29.10% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5,441 7,000 8,234
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 -35 212 £58,500 +1.74% 42
Hampshire -43 113 £63,250 +15.00% 16
Oxfordshire -4 92 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Surrey +11 90 £62,500 +13.64% 11
Berkshire -65 82 £62,500 +4.17% 19
Buckinghamshire +22 38 £59,500 -4.80% 10
West Sussex +16 36 £62,500 -26.47% 5
Kent +5 22 £55,000 +37.50% 4
East Sussex -27 12 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Sussex +1 1 £67,500 -12.90%
Isle of Wight -8 1 £47,500 +46.15%
M4 Corridor - 1 £100,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 190 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (29.92%) Analytics
3 143 (29.30%) Java
4 140 (28.69%) Python
5 133 (27.25%) Degree
6 127 (26.02%) SQL
7 115 (23.57%) Machine Learning
8 106 (21.72%) Hadoop
9 90 (18.44%) Software Engineering
10 88 (18.03%) Finance
11 81 (16.60%) Data Science
12 77 (15.78%) DevOps
13 71 (14.55%) Azure
14 70 (14.34%) AWS
14 70 (14.34%) Microservices
15 69 (14.14%) Apache Spark
15 69 (14.14%) Linux
16 68 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
17 67 (13.73%) .NET
17 67 (13.73%) Computer Science
18 66 (13.52%) JavaScript
19 65 (13.32%) C#
20 61 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
21 60 (12.30%) Microsoft
22 59 (12.09%) Data Analytics
23 57 (11.68%) ETL
24 53 (10.86%) Oracle
24 53 (10.86%) Mathematics
24 53 (10.86%) Artificial Intelligence
25 52 (10.66%) Security Cleared

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 69 (14.14%) Apache Spark
2 24 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (4.71%) Apache
4 11 (2.25%) SAS
5 8 (1.64%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.82%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.41%) Confluence
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.41%) WildFly
8 1 (0.20%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.20%) IIS
8 1 (0.20%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 71 (14.55%) Azure
2 70 (14.34%) AWS
3 17 (3.48%) Power Platform
4 15 (3.07%) GCP
5 12 (2.46%) SaaS
5 12 (2.46%) Serverless
6 9 (1.84%) Office 365
7 8 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.23%) PaaS
9 5 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.02%) IaaS
10 4 (0.82%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.82%) npm
11 3 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.61%) Azure Functions
11 3 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.41%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.66%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.84%) DHCP
2 9 (1.84%) DMZ
2 9 (1.84%) DNS
3 6 (1.23%) Internet
4 5 (1.02%) Network Security
5 4 (0.82%) Firewall
5 4 (0.82%) HTTP
6 3 (0.61%) SSH
7 2 (0.41%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.41%) NAS
7 2 (0.41%) SAN
7 2 (0.41%) VoIP
8 1 (0.20%) Broadband
8 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.20%) LAN
8 1 (0.20%) PSTN
8 1 (0.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.20%) VPN
8 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (21.72%) Hadoop
2 61 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (8.40%) NoSQL
3 41 (8.40%) SQL Server
4 31 (6.35%) Relational Database
5 28 (5.74%) Data Lake
6 23 (4.71%) MySQL
7 20 (4.10%) Apache Hive
7 20 (4.10%) MongoDB
8 19 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (3.69%) HBase
10 17 (3.48%) Power BI
11 16 (3.28%) Geospatial Data
12 13 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.66%) Oracle Database
13 11 (2.25%) Cosmos DB
14 10 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (2.05%) Impala
14 10 (2.05%) SAP HANA
14 10 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.10%) JIRA
3 17 (3.48%) Selenium
4 15 (3.07%) Cucumber
5 14 (2.87%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.46%) Appium
7 9 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (1.43%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.23%) webpack
10 5 (1.02%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.82%) Maven
11 4 (0.82%) Sinon.JS
12 3 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.61%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.61%) git-flow
12 3 (0.61%) Robot Framework
12 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.41%) GitLab
13 2 (0.41%) gulp
13 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 88 (18.03%) Finance
2 24 (4.92%) Public Sector
3 23 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.89%) Marketing
5 12 (2.46%) Games
5 12 (2.46%) Retail
6 10 (2.05%) Legal
7 9 (1.84%) Electronics
7 9 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.02%) Publishing
9 3 (0.61%) Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.41%) Military
10 2 (0.41%) Police
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (26.84%) Developer
2 63 (12.91%) Java Developer
3 51 (10.45%) Architect
4 48 (9.84%) Data Engineer
4 48 (9.84%) Software Engineer
5 44 (9.02%) Analyst
6 38 (7.79%) Data Architect
7 31 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 24 (4.92%) Big Data Engineer
8 24 (4.92%) Data Scientist
8 24 (4.92%) Development Engineer
9 23 (4.71%) .NET Developer
10 21 (4.30%) Lead Developer
11 19 (3.89%) Applications Engineer
11 19 (3.89%) C# Software Engineer
12 17 (3.48%) Software Development Engineer
12 17 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (3.28%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 16 (3.28%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.73%) .NET
2 47 (9.63%) Spring
3 35 (7.17%) Kafka
4 33 (6.76%) Node.js
5 32 (6.56%) React
6 31 (6.35%) HTML
7 30 (6.15%) AngularJS
8 26 (5.33%) CSS
9 14 (2.87%) Apache NiFi
9 14 (2.87%) HTML5
10 13 (2.66%) J2EE
10 13 (2.66%) Natural Language Processing
11 11 (2.25%) GraphQL
12 10 (2.05%) JSON
12 10 (2.05%) XML
13 9 (1.84%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.84%) ASP.NET
13 9 (1.84%) CSS3
13 9 (1.84%) LDAP
14 7 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.58%) Algorithms
2 35 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.07%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.87%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.25%) User Experience
8 10 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (2.05%) Xbox
9 8 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.43%) NHS
10 7 (1.43%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.23%) Blog
11 6 (1.23%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.02%) GPGPU
12 5 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (1.02%) Life Science
12 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (14.14%) Linux
2 35 (7.17%) Windows
3 24 (4.92%) Unix
4 17 (3.48%) Android
5 16 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.64%) Solaris
6 8 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.61%) CentOS
8 3 (0.61%) Debian
8 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (29.92%) Analytics
3 115 (23.57%) Machine Learning
4 90 (18.44%) Software Engineering
5 81 (16.60%) Data Science
6 77 (15.78%) DevOps
7 70 (14.34%) Microservices
8 68 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
9 67 (13.73%) Computer Science
10 59 (12.09%) Data Analytics
11 57 (11.68%) ETL
12 53 (10.86%) Artificial Intelligence
12 53 (10.86%) Mathematics
13 51 (10.45%) Data Management
14 45 (9.22%) Data Modelling
15 40 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
15 40 (8.20%) Scrum
16 39 (7.99%) Project Management
17 38 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
17 38 (7.79%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 143 (29.30%) Java
2 140 (28.69%) Python
3 127 (26.02%) SQL
4 66 (13.52%) JavaScript
5 65 (13.32%) C#
6 49 (10.04%) Java 8
7 40 (8.20%) C++
8 32 (6.56%) R
9 28 (5.74%) C
9 28 (5.74%) Scala
10 24 (4.92%) PHP
11 20 (4.10%) Bash Shell
11 20 (4.10%) MATLAB
12 17 (3.48%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.66%) TypeScript
14 12 (2.46%) Perl
14 12 (2.46%) Ruby
15 10 (2.05%) Fortran
15 10 (2.05%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (27.25%) Degree
2 52 (10.66%) Security Cleared
3 50 (10.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (7.38%) DV Cleared
5 35 (7.17%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.84%) MCP
7 9 (1.84%) RHCE
8 6 (1.23%) CISM
8 6 (1.23%) CISSP
8 6 (1.23%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.23%) OCP
8 6 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (1.23%) PhD
9 3 (0.61%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.20%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.12%) Data Quality
2 21 (4.30%) QA
3 13 (2.66%) SLA
4 5 (1.02%) PMO
5 4 (0.82%) GDPR
6 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.20%) GMP
7 1 (0.20%) MiFID
7 1 (0.20%) NCSC
7 1 (0.20%) NIST
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (6.97%) Docker
2 13 (2.66%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.84%) Firmware
3 9 (1.84%) NFS
4 7 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.61%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.61%) HDFS
7 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (6.35%) Ansible
2 22 (4.51%) Kubernetes
3 17 (3.48%) Puppet
4 16 (3.28%) Terraform
5 10 (2.05%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (1.43%) Salt
7 5 (1.02%) logstash
7 5 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.82%) Ambari
8 4 (0.82%) SCCM
9 3 (0.61%) Kibana
9 3 (0.61%) SELinux
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.20%) QRadar
10 1 (0.20%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 60 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 53 (10.86%) Oracle
3 21 (4.30%) SAP
4 19 (3.89%) Tableau
5 13 (2.66%) IBM
6 11 (2.25%) Cloudera
6 11 (2.25%) VMware
7 10 (2.05%) Sage
7 10 (2.05%) Splunk
8 9 (1.84%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.64%) Hortonworks
10 7 (1.43%) Databricks
10 7 (1.43%) Informatica
11 5 (1.02%) Citrix
11 5 (1.02%) Intel
11 5 (1.02%) MapR
11 5 (1.02%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.82%) Google
12 4 (0.82%) Talend
13 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com