Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 76 128
Rank change year-on-year -52 +52 +90
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 250 432 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.45% 3.98% 2.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.58% 12.96% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 217 355 254
South West median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,500 £33,050 £31,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3300 3333 3884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.31% 30.68% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 2841 3340
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,127 £38,648
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.32% +3.83% +3.06%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the South West

Big Data
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in the South West.

Salary trend for Big Data in the South West

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the South West

Big Data
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Bristol -45 113 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Gloucestershire -48 54 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Wiltshire +16 32 £55,000 -18.52% 3
Somerset -20 21 £47,500 +19.50% 1
Devon +22 16 £32,000 -51.70%
Dorset -17 10 £55,000 -30.16%
Cornwall - 1 - -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 151 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (47.20%) Java
3 100 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 86 (34.40%) Python
5 67 (26.80%) Hadoop
6 64 (25.60%) C++
7 58 (23.20%) Analytics
8 57 (22.80%) User Experience
9 55 (22.00%) SQL
10 51 (20.40%) Security Cleared
11 50 (20.00%) Machine Learning
12 48 (19.20%) Amazon AWS
12 48 (19.20%) TDD
13 47 (18.80%) DevOps
14 45 (18.00%) Apache Spark
14 45 (18.00%) JIRA
15 43 (17.20%) JavaScript
16 42 (16.80%) Test Automation
17 37 (14.80%) C
18 36 (14.40%) Linux
19 34 (13.60%) Electronics
19 34 (13.60%) Atlassian
19 34 (13.60%) Scrum
20 33 (13.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 33 (13.20%) BDD
20 33 (13.20%) Bitbucket
21 32 (12.80%) DV Cleared
22 31 (12.40%) Wireless
23 30 (12.00%) Apache Hive
24 29 (11.60%) Node.js

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 45 (18.00%) Apache Spark
2 22 (8.80%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (7.20%) Apache
4 10 (4.00%) Apache Pig
5 7 (2.80%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.00%) SAS
8 3 (1.20%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.20%) Confluence
8 3 (1.20%) JBoss
8 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) Jetty
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.60%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (1.60%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.60%) SPSS
2 2 (0.80%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.40%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.40%) HipChat
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 48 (19.20%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.40%) SaaS
4 9 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.80%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (2.40%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (2.40%) OpenShift
6 6 (2.40%) Serverless
7 5 (2.00%) GitHub
7 5 (2.00%) PaaS
8 4 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.80%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.40%) Wireless
2 6 (2.40%) Firewall
2 6 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.00%) HTTP
3 5 (2.00%) SSL
4 3 (1.20%) Internet
5 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.80%) LAN
5 2 (0.80%) WAN
5 2 (0.80%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.40%) MQTT
6 1 (0.40%) SMS
6 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.80%) Hadoop
2 30 (12.00%) Apache Hive
3 27 (10.80%) NoSQL
4 25 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (7.60%) MongoDB
6 18 (7.20%) Amazon Redshift
7 14 (5.60%) MySQL
8 13 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (5.20%) Geospatial Data
9 12 (4.80%) SQL Server
10 10 (4.00%) BigQuery
10 10 (4.00%) Blockchain
10 10 (4.00%) Impala
10 10 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (3.60%) Data Mining
12 8 (3.20%) Power BI
13 7 (2.80%) OrientDB
14 6 (2.40%) Presto
15 5 (2.00%) Flink
15 5 (2.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 45 (18.00%) JIRA
2 33 (13.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 33 (13.20%) Bitbucket
3 29 (11.60%) Calabash
4 25 (10.00%) JUnit
5 21 (8.40%) Gradle
6 18 (7.20%) Android Studio
6 18 (7.20%) Mockito
7 15 (6.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (4.40%) CocoaPods
9 10 (4.00%) Jenkins
10 9 (3.60%) Selenium
11 8 (3.20%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.00%) JBehave
13 4 (1.60%) Axure RP
13 4 (1.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 4 (1.60%) EasyMock
13 4 (1.60%) git-flow
13 4 (1.60%) Robot Framework
13 4 (1.60%) Valgrind
General
1 34 (13.60%) Electronics
2 26 (10.40%) Finance
3 22 (8.80%) Retail
4 9 (3.60%) Banking
5 8 (3.20%) Local Government
6 6 (2.40%) Advertising
6 6 (2.40%) Law
7 4 (1.60%) Marketing
8 3 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.20%) Games
9 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (34.40%) Developer
2 37 (14.80%) Software Engineer
3 35 (14.00%) Architect
4 29 (11.60%) Java Developer
5 18 (7.20%) Android Developer
5 18 (7.20%) Software Developer
6 17 (6.80%) Delivery Manager
7 16 (6.40%) Senior Architect
8 15 (6.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 15 (6.00%) Data Engineer
9 14 (5.60%) Java Engineer
10 13 (5.20%) Java Software Engineer
11 12 (4.80%) Data Architect
11 12 (4.80%) Technical Architect
12 11 (4.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 11 (4.40%) iOS Developer
12 11 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.40%) Technical Delivery Manager
12 11 (4.40%) Technical Manager
13 10 (4.00%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.60%) .NET
1 29 (11.60%) Node.js
2 22 (8.80%) HTML
3 19 (7.60%) AngularJS
3 19 (7.60%) CSS
4 18 (7.20%) Spring
5 15 (6.00%) Hibernate
6 14 (5.60%) Kafka
6 14 (5.60%) React
7 13 (5.20%) Java EE
8 12 (4.80%) MLlib
9 11 (4.40%) jQuery
10 10 (4.00%) HTML5
11 9 (3.60%) REST
11 9 (3.60%) XML
12 8 (3.20%) D3.js
13 7 (2.80%) ASP.NET
13 7 (2.80%) CSS3
13 7 (2.80%) LAMP
13 7 (2.80%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 57 (22.80%) User Experience
2 29 (11.60%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.20%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.40%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.00%) Clustering
8 5 (2.00%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.60%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.20%) Blog
10 3 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.20%) Linked Data
10 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.40%) Linux
2 25 (10.00%) Android
3 17 (6.80%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.40%) CentOS
4 6 (2.40%) Windows
5 4 (1.60%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.80%) Unix
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 58 (23.20%) Analytics
4 50 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 48 (19.20%) TDD
6 47 (18.80%) DevOps
7 42 (16.80%) Test Automation
8 34 (13.60%) Scrum
9 33 (13.20%) BDD
10 27 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (10.80%) Data Analytics
11 25 (10.00%) Data Analysis
12 24 (9.60%) Visualisation
13 23 (9.20%) TOGAF
14 20 (8.00%) Data Modelling
15 19 (7.60%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (7.20%) Android Development
16 18 (7.20%) Project Management
17 17 (6.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 118 (47.20%) Java
2 86 (34.40%) Python
3 64 (25.60%) C++
4 55 (22.00%) SQL
5 43 (17.20%) JavaScript
6 37 (14.80%) C
7 28 (11.20%) C#
8 16 (6.40%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.40%) Objective-C
9 14 (5.60%) R
10 12 (4.80%) Scala
11 8 (3.20%) Perl
11 8 (3.20%) PHP
12 7 (2.80%) Ruby
13 5 (2.00%) Groovy
14 4 (1.60%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.60%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.80%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (20.40%) Security Cleared
2 32 (12.80%) DV Cleared
3 23 (9.20%) Degree
4 7 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.00%) CCNA
5 5 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.00%) CISSP
6 4 (1.60%) GIAC
6 4 (1.60%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (1.60%) MCSE
6 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.60%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (1.60%) SANS
6 4 (1.60%) SSCP
7 3 (1.20%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.20%) Postgraduate
7 3 (1.20%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.20%) COBIT
2 7 (2.80%) QA
3 6 (2.40%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.60%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.80%) GCP
6 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.60%) Docker
2 5 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.60%) vSphere
4 2 (0.80%) HDFS
5 1 (0.40%) Gluster
5 1 (0.40%) iptables
5 1 (0.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (7.20%) HockeyApp
2 17 (6.80%) Puppet
3 8 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.80%) Ansible
5 5 (2.00%) Salt
6 2 (0.80%) Kibana
6 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.80%) Oozie
7 1 (0.40%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.40%) Grafana
7 1 (0.40%) Graylog
7 1 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.40%) logstash
7 1 (0.40%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.40%) rkt
Vendors
1 34 (13.60%) Atlassian
2 20 (8.00%) Oracle
3 12 (4.80%) Tableau
4 10 (4.00%) Google
5 7 (2.80%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.40%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.40%) SaltStack
7 4 (1.60%) Yahoo!
8 3 (1.20%) SAP
9 2 (0.80%) IBM
9 2 (0.80%) Informatica
9 2 (0.80%) Twitter
9 2 (0.80%) Zend
10 1 (0.40%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.40%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.40%) Infobright
10 1 (0.40%) New Relic
10 1 (0.40%) Qualys
10 1 (0.40%) Splunk
10 1 (0.40%) Talend