Period
to 13 November 2019

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

Big Data
England > South West
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 79 132
Rank change year-on-year -7 +53 -54
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 362 377 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.68% 3.70% 2.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.90% 12.96% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 315 322 217
South West median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £34,933 £37,500 £30,550
90th Percentile £69,500 £82,500 £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 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 2,604 2,910 3,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.44% 28.57% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,193 2,512 2,853
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,500 £60,000
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 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 13 November 2019.

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 13 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
Gloucestershire +6 149 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Bristol +10 90 £50,000 -13.04% 13
Wiltshire -25 46 £61,500 -1.03% 3
Somerset -2 44 £38,187 -29.45% 8
Dorset -32 27 £42,500 -29.17% 5
Devon 0 4 £30,555 +22.22%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 West region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 177 (48.90%) Python
2 173 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (36.46%) Degree
4 121 (33.43%) Machine Learning
5 112 (30.94%) Apache Spark
6 108 (29.83%) Hadoop
7 107 (29.56%) Java
8 103 (28.45%) C
9 100 (27.62%) Security Cleared
10 97 (26.80%) Analytics
10 97 (26.80%) Linux
10 97 (26.80%) Software Engineering
11 91 (25.14%) Data Science
12 87 (24.03%) Cybersecurity
13 84 (23.20%) SQL
14 79 (21.82%) Scrum
15 75 (20.72%) Artificial Intelligence
16 73 (20.17%) C#
16 73 (20.17%) ETL
17 69 (19.06%) R
18 68 (18.78%) AWS
19 67 (18.51%) Analytical Skills
20 66 (18.23%) Kafka
20 66 (18.23%) JIRA
21 64 (17.68%) Apache Hive
22 62 (17.13%) Test Automation
23 60 (16.57%) DevOps
24 59 (16.30%) Docker
24 59 (16.30%) Azure
24 59 (16.30%) Mathematics

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
1 112 (30.94%) Apache Spark
2 48 (13.26%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (6.91%) OpenStack
4 21 (5.80%) Apache
5 9 (2.49%) Tornado
6 7 (1.93%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.38%) Confluence
7 5 (1.38%) JBoss
7 5 (1.38%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.83%) Ethereum
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.55%) SAS
9 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.28%) Jupyter
Applications
1 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.10%) Gephi
3 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (4.70%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 68 (18.78%) AWS
2 59 (16.30%) Azure
3 47 (12.98%) GCP
4 29 (8.01%) OpenShift
5 14 (3.87%) Power Platform
6 13 (3.59%) Serverless
7 11 (3.04%) GitHub
8 8 (2.21%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (1.38%) IaaS
9 5 (1.38%) SaaS
10 4 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (1.10%) PaaS
11 2 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.84%) Internet
2 29 (8.01%) Firewall
3 28 (7.73%) TCP/IP
4 25 (6.91%) HTTPS
5 10 (2.76%) HTTP
6 8 (2.21%) DNS
7 5 (1.38%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.38%) MPLS
7 5 (1.38%) SSL
7 5 (1.38%) VPN
8 3 (0.83%) DHCP
8 3 (0.83%) IPsec
8 3 (0.83%) Network Security
9 2 (0.55%) SSH
10 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (29.83%) Hadoop
2 64 (17.68%) Apache Hive
3 47 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (9.12%) Data Lake
5 32 (8.84%) MongoDB
6 29 (8.01%) SQL Server
7 24 (6.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 23 (6.35%) Impala
9 22 (6.08%) NoSQL
10 21 (5.80%) MySQL
11 18 (4.97%) BigQuery
12 16 (4.42%) DataStage
13 15 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (3.87%) Power BI
15 13 (3.59%) GIS
15 13 (3.59%) Oracle Database
16 11 (3.04%) Blockchain
16 11 (3.04%) Relational Database
17 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (18.23%) JIRA
2 57 (15.75%) Git (software)
3 47 (12.98%) Bitbucket
4 45 (12.43%) git-flow
5 33 (9.12%) Jenkins
6 22 (6.08%) Bitbucket Server
7 21 (5.80%) Cucumber
7 21 (5.80%) Selenium
8 13 (3.59%) Eclipse
8 13 (3.59%) Eclipse RCP
8 13 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (3.04%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.66%) HP UFT
11 5 (1.38%) JMeter
11 5 (1.38%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.38%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.10%) Robot Framework
13 3 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.83%) JUnit
13 3 (0.83%) TestRail
General
1 45 (12.43%) Finance
2 20 (5.52%) Retail
3 15 (4.14%) Games
4 14 (3.87%) Aerospace
5 13 (3.59%) Legal
6 10 (2.76%) Electronics
7 9 (2.49%) Local Government
7 9 (2.49%) Military
8 8 (2.21%) Automotive
8 8 (2.21%) Back Office
8 8 (2.21%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.21%) Marketing
9 6 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.10%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.28%) Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (23.76%) Developer
2 65 (17.96%) Data Engineer
3 63 (17.40%) Consultant
4 38 (10.50%) Software Engineer
5 35 (9.67%) Data Scientist
6 32 (8.84%) Java Developer
7 29 (8.01%) Software Developer
7 29 (8.01%) Test Engineer
8 25 (6.91%) Architect
9 24 (6.63%) Senior Data Engineer
10 19 (5.25%) Analyst
11 18 (4.97%) Data Consultant
12 15 (4.14%) Administrator
12 15 (4.14%) Data Analyst
13 14 (3.87%) Automation Test Lead
13 14 (3.87%) Test Automation Engineer
14 13 (3.59%) Senior Developer
15 12 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
15 12 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
16 11 (3.04%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.23%) Kafka
2 45 (12.43%) Node.js
3 42 (11.60%) .NET
3 42 (11.60%) AngularJS
4 38 (10.50%) React
5 36 (9.94%) HTML
6 35 (9.67%) Spring
6 35 (9.67%) Vue.js
7 33 (9.12%) CSS
8 29 (8.01%) ASP.NET
9 27 (7.46%) REST
10 26 (7.18%) Spring MVC
11 25 (6.91%) GraphQL
12 23 (6.35%) Elastic Stack
12 23 (6.35%) Middleware
13 20 (5.52%) RESTful
13 20 (5.52%) Web Services
14 14 (3.87%) Java EE
15 13 (3.59%) JSP
15 13 (3.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.51%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (11.60%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.91%) Internet of Things
4 20 (5.52%) Analytical Mindset
5 19 (5.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 19 (5.25%) Cybercrime
6 18 (4.97%) Algorithms
7 14 (3.87%) Data Structures
7 14 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (3.31%) Cyberattack
9 11 (3.04%) Clustering
10 8 (2.21%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.93%) Social Media
11 7 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.66%) PKI
12 6 (1.66%) Replication
13 5 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (1.10%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.83%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 97 (26.80%) Linux
2 37 (10.22%) Windows
3 30 (8.29%) Android
4 27 (7.46%) Apple iOS
5 24 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.04%) CentOS
7 8 (2.21%) Unix
8 5 (1.38%) Fedora
8 5 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (1.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (33.43%) Machine Learning
3 97 (26.80%) Analytics
3 97 (26.80%) Software Engineering
4 91 (25.14%) Data Science
5 87 (24.03%) Cybersecurity
6 79 (21.82%) Scrum
7 75 (20.72%) Artificial Intelligence
8 73 (20.17%) ETL
9 62 (17.13%) Test Automation
10 60 (16.57%) DevOps
11 59 (16.30%) Mathematics
12 57 (15.75%) Visualisation
13 52 (14.36%) Kanban
14 51 (14.09%) Computer Science
15 48 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
16 46 (12.71%) Business Intelligence
17 44 (12.15%) Reverse Engineering
18 43 (11.88%) SDLC
19 38 (10.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 177 (48.90%) Python
2 107 (29.56%) Java
3 103 (28.45%) C
4 84 (23.20%) SQL
5 73 (20.17%) C#
6 69 (19.06%) R
7 52 (14.36%) C++
8 50 (13.81%) Scala
9 47 (12.98%) JavaScript
10 38 (10.50%) Bash Shell
11 27 (7.46%) PowerShell
12 20 (5.52%) Perl
13 12 (3.31%) Go
14 8 (2.21%) Ruby
15 6 (1.66%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.38%) PHP
17 4 (1.10%) MATLAB
17 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.10%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.83%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 132 (36.46%) Degree
2 100 (27.62%) Security Cleared
3 53 (14.64%) DV Cleared
4 29 (8.01%) SC Cleared
5 28 (7.73%) CCNA
5 28 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (6.91%) CISSP
7 25 (6.91%) CompTIA Security+
7 25 (6.91%) GIAC
7 25 (6.91%) Linux+ Certification
7 25 (6.91%) MCSE
7 25 (6.91%) Network+ Certification
7 25 (6.91%) SANS
7 25 (6.91%) SSCP
8 12 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.55%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 59 (16.30%) Docker
2 24 (6.63%) Apache Flume
3 8 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.38%) NFS
5 5 (1.38%) Samba
5 5 (1.38%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.38%) Xen
6 4 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (11.88%) Kubernetes
2 23 (6.35%) Oozie
3 13 (3.59%) Ansible
4 9 (2.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 9 (2.49%) Puppet
5 5 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (1.38%) Nagios
5 5 (1.38%) OpenNMS
5 5 (1.38%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.38%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.10%) Kibana
6 4 (1.10%) Terraform
7 3 (0.83%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.28%) Chukwa
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.28%) logstash
8 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (9.67%) Teradata
2 34 (9.39%) Google
3 32 (8.84%) Oracle
4 27 (7.46%) Microsoft
5 26 (7.18%) Informatica
6 23 (6.35%) Splunk
7 22 (6.08%) Red Hat
8 18 (4.97%) Tableau
9 17 (4.70%) BiZZdesign
9 17 (4.70%) Sparx
10 16 (4.42%) Ab Initio
10 16 (4.42%) Cloudera
11 14 (3.87%) Atlassian
12 12 (3.31%) Netezza
13 11 (3.04%) Hortonworks
14 9 (2.49%) HP
15 6 (1.66%) Apple
16 5 (1.38%) Dell
16 5 (1.38%) EMC
16 5 (1.38%) NetApp