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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / South West
Rank 78 119 197
Rank change year-on-year +41 +78  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 192 150 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.77% 2.57% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.22% 7.72% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 161 115 44
Median salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £75,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1571 1943 1927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.88% 33.23% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1630 1667
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Big Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +31 72 £60,000 +36.36% 6
Gloucestershire +1 63 £52,500 -2.77% 4
Somerset +4 24 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Wiltshire +4 15 £62,500 +8.69% 3
Dorset +33 12 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Devon -5 7 £40,000 -66.66% 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 284 (67.94%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (53.35%) Java
3 154 (36.84%) C#
4 152 (36.36%) Hadoop
5 127 (30.38%) Security Cleared
6 121 (28.95%) MongoDB
7 119 (28.47%) Python
8 113 (27.03%) Finance
9 105 (25.12%) Software Engineering
9 105 (25.12%) JavaScript
10 103 (24.64%) .NET
10 103 (24.64%) NoSQL
11 94 (22.49%) Amazon AWS
11 94 (22.49%) AngularJS
12 86 (20.57%) Scrum
13 85 (20.33%) Cybersecurity
14 84 (20.10%) Apache Spark
15 82 (19.62%) Banking
15 82 (19.62%) DV Cleared
16 81 (19.38%) C++
17 80 (19.14%) Oracle
17 80 (19.14%) Project Management
18 79 (18.90%) Mentoring
19 78 (18.66%) TDD
20 77 (18.42%) HTML
21 74 (17.70%) Retail
22 73 (17.46%) C
23 72 (17.22%) DevOps
24 71 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
25 70 (16.75%) SQL Server

Big Data
Top Related 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 84 (20.10%) Apache Spark
2 68 (16.27%) Elasticsearch
3 63 (15.07%) WebLogic
4 49 (11.72%) Apache Pig
5 47 (11.24%) Tomcat
6 46 (11.00%) Jetty
7 40 (9.57%) JBoss
8 39 (9.33%) WebSphere
9 31 (7.42%) Apache Solr
9 31 (7.42%) OpenStack
10 14 (3.35%) Apache
11 10 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (2.15%) SAS
13 7 (1.67%) CMS
14 4 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.72%) IIS
16 2 (0.48%) Alfresco
16 2 (0.48%) Confluence
16 2 (0.48%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (1.91%) SPSS
2 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.24%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 94 (22.49%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (16.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.55%) SaaS
4 10 (2.39%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.96%) GitHub
5 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.96%) Heroku
6 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.48%) Office 365
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) G Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.22%) Internet
2 12 (2.87%) Firewall
2 12 (2.87%) SSL
3 11 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.39%) HTTP
5 6 (1.44%) HTTPS
5 6 (1.44%) LAN
5 6 (1.44%) WAN
6 2 (0.48%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 121 (28.95%) MongoDB
3 103 (24.64%) NoSQL
4 70 (16.75%) SQL Server
5 67 (16.03%) MySQL
6 51 (12.20%) Apache Hive
7 46 (11.00%) Redis
8 41 (9.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 40 (9.57%) Couchbase
10 32 (7.66%) Riak
11 31 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (5.74%) Data Mining
13 18 (4.31%) Relational Database
14 13 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (3.11%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.15%) OrientDB
15 9 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (1.67%) HBase
17 5 (1.20%) Apache Accumulo
17 5 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 47 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (3.59%) Selenium
4 13 (3.11%) JIRA
5 11 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 9 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.91%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.20%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.20%) JUnit
8 5 (1.20%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.96%) CodeSonar
9 4 (0.96%) git-flow
9 4 (0.96%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.96%) Robot Framework
9 4 (0.96%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.72%) Maven
10 3 (0.72%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.72%) Subversion
11 2 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 113 (27.03%) Finance
2 82 (19.62%) Banking
3 74 (17.70%) Retail
4 69 (16.51%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.26%) Games
6 20 (4.78%) Local Government
7 19 (4.55%) Marketing
8 3 (0.72%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Electronics
9 2 (0.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 171 (40.91%) Developer
2 71 (16.99%) Java Developer
3 61 (14.59%) C# Developer
4 60 (14.35%) Software Engineer
5 56 (13.40%) Architect
6 51 (12.20%) .NET Developer
7 42 (10.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (7.89%) Java Engineer
9 30 (7.18%) Agile Developer
9 30 (7.18%) Java Software Engineer
10 27 (6.46%) Consultant
10 27 (6.46%) Senior Developer
11 21 (5.02%) Software Developer
11 21 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (4.78%) Agile Development Manager
12 20 (4.78%) Agile Java Developer
12 20 (4.78%) Development Manager
12 20 (4.78%) Project Manager
13 19 (4.55%) Technical Architect
14 18 (4.31%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (24.64%) .NET
2 94 (22.49%) AngularJS
3 77 (18.42%) HTML
4 57 (13.64%) CSS
5 55 (13.16%) React
6 43 (10.29%) Java EE
6 43 (10.29%) Spring
7 37 (8.85%) Hibernate
8 35 (8.37%) Node.js
9 34 (8.13%) J2EE
10 31 (7.42%) Elastic Stack
10 31 (7.42%) Lucene
11 30 (7.18%) HTML5
12 26 (6.22%) STL
13 25 (5.98%) ASP.NET
14 24 (5.74%) EJB
14 24 (5.74%) REST
15 22 (5.26%) CSS3
15 22 (5.26%) jQuery
15 22 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.42%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.02%) Algorithms
4 20 (4.78%) Internet of Things
5 19 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.83%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.59%) Computer Science
8 14 (3.35%) User Experience
9 13 (3.11%) Cybercrime
10 11 (2.63%) PKI
11 9 (2.15%) Cyber Defence
11 9 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.67%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.67%) iPhone
13 5 (1.20%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.20%) NHS
14 3 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.72%) Social Media
15 2 (0.48%) iPad
15 2 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.64%) Android
2 48 (11.48%) Apple iOS
3 46 (11.00%) Linux
4 24 (5.74%) Windows
5 10 (2.39%) Unix
6 8 (1.91%) AIX
6 8 (1.91%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.67%) Windows Phone
7 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.96%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) Fedora
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (67.94%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (25.12%) Software Engineering
3 86 (20.57%) Scrum
4 85 (20.33%) Cybersecurity
5 80 (19.14%) Project Management
6 79 (18.90%) Mentoring
7 78 (18.66%) TDD
8 72 (17.22%) DevOps
9 71 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (16.75%) OO
11 69 (16.51%) Web Development
12 66 (15.79%) Analytics
13 57 (13.64%) Coaching
13 57 (13.64%) Multithreading
14 51 (12.20%) Mobile Development
15 47 (11.24%) UML
16 46 (11.00%) RUP
17 41 (9.81%) Kanban
18 37 (8.85%) Machine Learning
18 37 (8.85%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 223 (53.35%) Java
2 154 (36.84%) C#
3 119 (28.47%) Python
4 105 (25.12%) JavaScript
5 81 (19.38%) C++
6 73 (17.46%) C
7 61 (14.59%) SQL
8 42 (10.05%) Perl
9 33 (7.89%) Objective-C
10 28 (6.70%) Bash Shell
11 19 (4.55%) Go
11 19 (4.55%) PHP
12 15 (3.59%) Ruby
13 14 (3.35%) Scala
14 6 (1.44%) R
15 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.96%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.72%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.48%) F#
Qualifications
1 127 (30.38%) Security Cleared
2 82 (19.62%) DV Cleared
3 69 (16.51%) Degree
4 25 (5.98%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (2.39%) CISSP
6 10 (2.39%) GIAC
6 10 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.15%) CCNA
7 9 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.15%) Linux+ Certification
7 9 (2.15%) MCSE
7 9 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
7 9 (2.15%) SANS
7 9 (2.15%) SSCP
8 4 (0.96%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (0.96%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (0.72%) PhD
10 1 (0.24%) CISA
10 1 (0.24%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.67%) SLA
2 6 (1.44%) COBIT
3 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) FATCA
System Software
1 11 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.39%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.15%) Docker
4 5 (1.20%) vSphere
5 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.24%) HDFS
6 1 (0.24%) iptables
6 1 (0.24%) KVM
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (9.33%) Puppet
2 37 (8.85%) Ansible
3 36 (8.61%) Salt
4 35 (8.37%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (7.42%) Kibana
5 31 (7.42%) logstash
6 4 (0.96%) Oozie
7 2 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 80 (19.14%) Oracle
2 55 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.63%) VMware
4 10 (2.39%) Google
5 9 (2.15%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.91%) SAP
6 8 (1.91%) Tableau
7 6 (1.44%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.44%) Cisco
8 5 (1.20%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.20%) Intel
9 4 (0.96%) Adobe
9 4 (0.96%) IBM
9 4 (0.96%) Nokia
10 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.48%) ESRI
11 2 (0.48%) Informatica
11 2 (0.48%) OpenText
11 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.48%) Teradata
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