Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 109 144
Rank change year-on-year -3 +35 +80
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 822 867 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.71% 2.91% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.29% 9.63% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 604 732 734
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +7.48% +1.90%
10th Percentile £36,625 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,375 £81,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 8,851 8,999 11,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.18% 30.18% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,478 7,788 10,499
South East median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,663 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -2 411 £60,000 - 58
Berkshire +6 201 £60,000 +9.09% 37
Hampshire -19 147 £60,000 +4.35% 18
Oxfordshire -7 142 £60,000 -7.69% 16
Surrey -55 114 £57,500 -2.13% 17
East Sussex +9 99 £57,500 -10.16% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 68 £58,750 +17.50% 5
West Sussex +15 24 £47,500 -25.78% 6
Isle of Wight - 3 £32,500 -
Kent +7 2 £29,250 -56.67% 6
Middlesex +12 1 £54,000 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 376 (45.74%) Java
2 329 (40.02%) Python
3 312 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (32.36%) Hadoop
5 260 (31.63%) Machine Learning
6 251 (30.54%) SQL
7 242 (29.44%) Analytics
8 185 (22.51%) Degree
9 179 (21.78%) Linux
10 168 (20.44%) Apache Spark
11 161 (19.59%) Software Engineering
12 154 (18.73%) Data Science
13 146 (17.76%) Computer Science
13 146 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
14 143 (17.40%) Amazon AWS
15 140 (17.03%) JavaScript
16 138 (16.79%) Kafka
17 129 (15.69%) Scala
18 128 (15.57%) Apache Hive
19 121 (14.72%) Git (software)
20 116 (14.11%) Data Analytics
21 113 (13.75%) Mathematics
22 111 (13.50%) TDD
22 111 (13.50%) Go
22 111 (13.50%) NoSQL
23 110 (13.38%) C#
23 110 (13.38%) C++
24 108 (13.14%) DevOps
25 104 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
26 98 (11.92%) Data Analysis

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
1 168 (20.44%) Apache Spark
2 87 (10.58%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (5.60%) Apache
4 33 (4.01%) Apache Solr
5 24 (2.92%) Apache Pig
6 23 (2.80%) CloudStack
7 16 (1.95%) SAS
8 14 (1.70%) Oracle Service Bus
9 12 (1.46%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.34%) CMS
10 11 (1.34%) Confluence
11 6 (0.73%) IPython
11 6 (0.73%) JBoss
12 5 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.61%) IIS
12 5 (0.61%) WildFly
13 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.36%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.36%) Jetty
14 3 (0.36%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 26 (3.16%) GNU Octave
2 12 (1.46%) SPSS
3 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.12%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 143 (17.40%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.87%) SaaS
4 30 (3.65%) IaaS
5 26 (3.16%) PaaS
6 21 (2.55%) Serverless
7 15 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
8 14 (1.70%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 12 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.34%) Azure Data Factory
11 10 (1.22%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.85%) GitHub
13 6 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
14 4 (0.49%) Office 365
15 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
16 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.80%) Firewall
2 20 (2.43%) SAN
3 19 (2.31%) LAN
3 19 (2.31%) WAN
4 18 (2.19%) Internet
5 15 (1.82%) DNS
6 14 (1.70%) DHCP
7 11 (1.34%) Software-Defined Networking
8 6 (0.73%) SSH
9 5 (0.61%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.24%) Network Security
11 1 (0.12%) Intranet
11 1 (0.12%) NAS
11 1 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.12%) SMS
11 1 (0.12%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (32.36%) Hadoop
2 128 (15.57%) Apache Hive
3 111 (13.50%) NoSQL
4 104 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
5 76 (9.25%) Relational Database
6 71 (8.64%) Impala
6 71 (8.64%) SQL Server
7 69 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
8 66 (8.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 61 (7.42%) MongoDB
10 50 (6.08%) Sqoop
11 45 (5.47%) HBase
11 45 (5.47%) MySQL
12 34 (4.14%) Data Lake
13 33 (4.01%) Power BI
14 25 (3.04%) RDBMS
15 24 (2.92%) Neo4j
16 20 (2.43%) GIS
17 19 (2.31%) Redis
18 17 (2.07%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 121 (14.72%) Git (software)
2 82 (9.98%) Jenkins
3 48 (5.84%) TeamCity
4 34 (4.14%) Subversion
5 24 (2.92%) GitLab
6 23 (2.80%) JUnit
7 21 (2.55%) JIRA
8 19 (2.31%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.34%) Eclipse
9 11 (1.34%) Selenium
10 9 (1.09%) Hudson
11 7 (0.85%) Ant
11 7 (0.85%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.49%) CircleCI
13 4 (0.49%) ERwin
13 4 (0.49%) Maven
13 4 (0.49%) NUnit
13 4 (0.49%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.36%) HP UFT
General
1 75 (9.12%) Finance
2 74 (9.00%) Marketing
3 45 (5.47%) Retail
4 30 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.58%) Advertising
6 10 (1.22%) Games
7 8 (0.97%) Billing
8 6 (0.73%) Banking
8 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.73%) Publishing
9 5 (0.61%) Military
10 4 (0.49%) Electronics
10 4 (0.49%) Local Government
10 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.24%) Back Office
11 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 242 (29.44%) Developer
2 136 (16.55%) Architect
3 111 (13.50%) Big Data Engineer
3 111 (13.50%) Data Engineer
4 87 (10.58%) Java Developer
5 61 (7.42%) Senior Developer
5 61 (7.42%) Software Engineer
6 56 (6.81%) Data Scientist
7 55 (6.69%) Data Architect
8 53 (6.45%) Hadoop Engineer
8 53 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 51 (6.20%) Analyst
10 40 (4.87%) Lead Developer
11 35 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
12 34 (4.14%) Enterprise Architect
13 31 (3.77%) Python Developer
13 31 (3.77%) Senior Data Engineer
14 29 (3.53%) Java Engineer
15 27 (3.28%) Big Data Developer
15 27 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (16.79%) Kafka
2 72 (8.76%) AngularJS
3 71 (8.64%) HTML
4 68 (8.27%) J2EE
5 63 (7.66%) CSS
6 60 (7.30%) .NET
7 56 (6.81%) Django
8 55 (6.69%) Web Services
9 51 (6.20%) TensorFlow
10 49 (5.96%) Flask
11 48 (5.84%) RESTful
12 44 (5.35%) Keras
13 39 (4.74%) MLlib
14 31 (3.77%) JSON
14 31 (3.77%) Spring
15 30 (3.65%) Natural Language Processing
15 30 (3.65%) XML
16 29 (3.53%) Middleware
16 29 (3.53%) React
17 28 (3.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 146 (17.76%) Computer Science
2 77 (9.37%) Algorithms
3 71 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (8.39%) Greenfield Project
5 64 (7.79%) Mobile App
6 38 (4.62%) User Experience
7 32 (3.89%) Data Centre
8 27 (3.28%) Public Cloud
9 25 (3.04%) Management Information System
10 24 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (2.19%) Semantic Web
12 15 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (1.70%) IBM Mainframe
13 14 (1.70%) Mainframe
14 10 (1.22%) Internet of Things
14 10 (1.22%) NHS
15 9 (1.09%) Cloud Native
15 9 (1.09%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.73%) W3C
17 5 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 179 (21.78%) Linux
2 47 (5.72%) Windows
3 44 (5.35%) Unix
4 19 (2.31%) CentOS
5 15 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.46%) Android
6 12 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.22%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.85%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.61%) Debian
9 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.36%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) HPUX
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) SUSE
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (31.63%) Machine Learning
3 242 (29.44%) Analytics
4 161 (19.59%) Software Engineering
5 154 (18.73%) Data Science
6 146 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
7 116 (14.11%) Data Analytics
8 113 (13.75%) Mathematics
9 111 (13.50%) TDD
10 108 (13.14%) DevOps
11 98 (11.92%) Data Analysis
12 91 (11.07%) Data Modelling
13 81 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
13 81 (9.85%) ETL
14 80 (9.73%) Visualisation
15 78 (9.49%) Open Source
16 75 (9.12%) Deep Learning
16 75 (9.12%) Scrum
17 70 (8.52%) Artificial Intelligence
18 69 (8.39%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 376 (45.74%) Java
2 329 (40.02%) Python
3 251 (30.54%) SQL
4 140 (17.03%) JavaScript
5 129 (15.69%) Scala
6 111 (13.50%) Go
7 110 (13.38%) C#
7 110 (13.38%) C++
8 94 (11.44%) R
9 50 (6.08%) Shell Script
10 49 (5.96%) Bash Shell
11 42 (5.11%) C
12 32 (3.89%) MATLAB
13 29 (3.53%) PHP
14 20 (2.43%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.58%) Java 8
16 13 (1.58%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.34%) Ruby
18 10 (1.22%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 185 (22.51%) Degree
2 72 (8.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (8.27%) PhD
4 45 (5.47%) Security Cleared
5 22 (2.68%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.82%) Master's Degree
7 14 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (1.46%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.73%) ISEB
10 5 (0.61%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.49%) CISSP
11 4 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.36%) CISM
12 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.24%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.77%) GDPR
2 24 (2.92%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.92%) QA
3 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) GCP
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 66 (8.03%) Docker
2 55 (6.69%) Apache Flume
3 38 (4.62%) HDFS
4 26 (3.16%) vSphere
5 25 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (1.82%) Active Directory
7 15 (1.82%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.70%) NFS
8 14 (1.70%) VMware NSX
9 11 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.36%) LXC
12 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 75 (9.12%) Puppet
2 49 (5.96%) Ansible
2 49 (5.96%) Hadoop YARN
3 44 (5.35%) Kubernetes
4 23 (2.80%) logstash
4 23 (2.80%) Rancher
5 19 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (2.07%) Terraform
7 14 (1.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (1.70%) vCenter Server
8 13 (1.58%) Kibana
9 9 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 9 (1.09%) Xymon
9 9 (1.09%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.61%) Oozie
11 4 (0.49%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.49%) Packer
12 2 (0.24%) Ambari
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 80 (9.73%) Oracle
2 78 (9.49%) Cloudera
3 71 (8.64%) Microsoft
4 59 (7.18%) Hortonworks
5 49 (5.96%) VMware
6 30 (3.65%) Tableau
7 25 (3.04%) SaltStack
8 24 (2.92%) Atlassian
9 21 (2.55%) Talend
10 20 (2.43%) SAP
11 16 (1.95%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.82%) IBM
13 14 (1.70%) CommVault
13 14 (1.70%) Intel
13 14 (1.70%) Veeam
14 10 (1.22%) ESRI
15 8 (0.97%) Capita
16 5 (0.61%) Cognizant
16 5 (0.61%) Google
16 5 (0.61%) MicroStrategy