Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South West
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 161 103 75
Rank change year-on-year -58 -28 +11
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 136 98 387
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.83% 2.93% 4.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.00% 10.02% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 55 80 334
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £39,232
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -13.04%
75th Percentile £75,625 £76,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £90,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -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 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 1,942 978 2,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.07% 29.21% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,342 832 2,216
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £64,625
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% +5.00%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in the South West over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 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
Bristol -44 70 £60,000 +21.21% 5
Gloucestershire -40 42 £55,000 -18.52% 1
Dorset -27 10 £75,000 +33.33%
Wiltshire -13 8 £72,500 +11.54% 4
Somerset -12 5 £60,000 +36.36% 2
Devon -5 2 £51,000 +7.37% 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 75 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
1 75 (55.15%) Analytics
2 71 (52.21%) Microservices
3 63 (46.32%) Java
4 61 (44.85%) Docker
5 60 (44.12%) Python
6 55 (40.44%) Open Source
7 54 (39.71%) Jenkins
7 54 (39.71%) Machine Learning
8 53 (38.97%) Scrum
9 50 (36.76%) AWS
9 50 (36.76%) Data Science
10 48 (35.29%) DevOps
11 46 (33.82%) Artificial Intelligence
12 44 (32.35%) Azure
13 42 (30.88%) TDD
14 37 (27.21%) Software Engineering
14 37 (27.21%) Kafka
14 37 (27.21%) Serverless
15 35 (25.74%) Cybersecurity
15 35 (25.74%) Ansible
15 35 (25.74%) JIRA
16 33 (24.26%) GCP
17 32 (23.53%) Coaching
17 32 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
17 32 (23.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 31 (22.79%) DevSecOps
18 31 (22.79%) Data Warehouse
18 31 (22.79%) Security Cleared
18 31 (22.79%) Test Automation

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 30 (22.06%) Confluence
2 22 (16.18%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (10.29%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.94%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 50 (36.76%) AWS
2 44 (32.35%) Azure
3 37 (27.21%) Serverless
4 33 (24.26%) GCP
5 24 (17.65%) GitHub
6 7 (5.15%) Snowflake
7 6 (4.41%) Amazon S3
7 6 (4.41%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (4.41%) Power Platform
8 4 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (2.94%) OpenShift
9 3 (2.21%) PaaS
10 2 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.47%) Cloudflare
10 2 (1.47%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.47%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (1.47%) AMQP
2 2 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.79%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (16.91%) BigQuery
3 10 (7.35%) Apache Accumulo
4 8 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.15%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (4.41%) Data Lake
6 6 (4.41%) Power BI
7 5 (3.68%) Blockchain
7 5 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.94%) Dremio
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.47%) MySQL
10 2 (1.47%) Redis
10 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.47%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 54 (39.71%) Jenkins
2 35 (25.74%) JIRA
3 8 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.21%) Selenium
5 2 (1.47%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.47%) CircleCI
5 2 (1.47%) ProC
General
1 30 (22.06%) Legal
2 28 (20.59%) Social Skills
3 24 (17.65%) Finance
4 18 (13.24%) Presentation Skills
5 11 (8.09%) Retail
6 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.94%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (2.94%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.47%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.74%) Automotive
9 1 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.74%) Local Government
9 1 (0.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (24.26%) Developer
2 32 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 25 (18.38%) Java Developer
4 20 (14.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 15 (11.03%) Data Engineer
6 13 (9.56%) Development Manager
6 13 (9.56%) Quality Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) Data Manager
8 10 (7.35%) Lead Software Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Big Data Engineer
11 4 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
11 4 (2.94%) Data Scientist
11 4 (2.94%) Python Engineer
12 3 (2.21%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.21%) Java Engineer
12 3 (2.21%) Virtualisation Architect
12 3 (2.21%) VMware Architect
12 3 (2.21%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.21%) Kafka
2 30 (22.06%) Apache NiFi
3 22 (16.18%) REST
3 22 (16.18%) Spring
4 21 (15.44%) GraphQL
4 21 (15.44%) Hibernate
4 21 (15.44%) JavaBeans
4 21 (15.44%) Middleware
5 16 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (10.29%) Web Services
7 5 (3.68%) Node.js
8 2 (1.47%) Celery
8 2 (1.47%) Express
8 2 (1.47%) Flask
8 2 (1.47%) Laravel
8 2 (1.47%) pytest
8 2 (1.47%) RESTful
8 2 (1.47%) SQLAlchemy
8 2 (1.47%) Symfony
8 2 (1.47%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.06%) Cyberattack
2 12 (8.82%) User Experience
3 8 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (2.21%) Clustering
5 3 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (1.47%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.47%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) FMCG
7 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.59%) Linux
2 22 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (14.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
1 75 (55.15%) Analytics
2 71 (52.21%) Microservices
3 55 (40.44%) Open Source
4 54 (39.71%) Machine Learning
5 53 (38.97%) Scrum
6 50 (36.76%) Data Science
7 48 (35.29%) DevOps
8 46 (33.82%) Artificial Intelligence
9 42 (30.88%) TDD
10 37 (27.21%) Software Engineering
11 35 (25.74%) Cybersecurity
12 32 (23.53%) Coaching
12 32 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
12 32 (23.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 31 (22.79%) DevSecOps
13 31 (22.79%) Mentoring
13 31 (22.79%) Test Automation
14 30 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (22.06%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.32%) Java
2 60 (44.12%) Python
3 28 (20.59%) SQL
4 23 (16.91%) Java 8
5 21 (15.44%) C++
6 20 (14.71%) C
7 16 (11.76%) C#
8 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.47%) Clojure
9 2 (1.47%) PHP
9 2 (1.47%) R
10 1 (0.74%) Go
10 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (22.79%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.56%) Degree
4 6 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.74%) CCNA
6 1 (0.74%) CCNP
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.56%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) GDPR
3 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 61 (44.85%) Docker
2 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) KVM
3 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (25.74%) Ansible
2 22 (16.18%) Terraform
3 6 (4.41%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.94%) Puppet
5 3 (2.21%) vCenter Server
5 3 (2.21%) vRealize
6 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (19.85%) Google
2 23 (16.91%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.09%) Databricks
4 8 (5.88%) Informatica
5 5 (3.68%) VMware
6 4 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) Cadence
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle