Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South West
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 77 80
Rank change year-on-year -55 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 173 426 384
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.27% 4.23% 3.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.81% 14.10% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 152 361 353
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £71,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 1,963 3,022 3,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.70% 30.00% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,664 2,534 2,947
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,787 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 -31 60 £52,500 - 11
Bristol -24 48 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Wiltshire -15 25 £34,000 -47.69% 1
Somerset -17 18 £41,593 +9.46% 2
Dorset -19 17 £42,500 -26.09% 2
Devon - 5 £60,000 - 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 91 (52.60%) Python
2 88 (50.87%) Java
3 84 (48.55%) Machine Learning
4 78 (45.09%) SQL
5 71 (41.04%) Software Engineering
6 69 (39.88%) Analytics
7 65 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (36.99%) Degree
9 62 (35.84%) Data Science
10 53 (30.64%) Artificial Intelligence
11 51 (29.48%) C++
12 47 (27.17%) JavaScript
12 47 (27.17%) Security Cleared
13 46 (26.59%) C#
14 39 (22.54%) Data Analysis
15 38 (21.97%) Computer Science
16 36 (20.81%) Linux
17 34 (19.65%) OO
17 34 (19.65%) ETL
17 34 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (19.08%) Azure
19 31 (17.92%) Hadoop
20 30 (17.34%) DV Cleared
21 28 (16.18%) Visualisation
21 28 (16.18%) DevOps
22 27 (15.61%) Docker
22 27 (15.61%) Finance
23 25 (14.45%) User Experience
24 24 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
24 24 (13.87%) AWS

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 22 (12.72%) Apache Spark
2 15 (8.67%) Apache
2 15 (8.67%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (6.36%) ArcGIS
4 8 (4.62%) Tornado
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (6.36%) SPSS
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.58%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.08%) Azure
2 24 (13.87%) AWS
3 22 (12.72%) SaaS
4 16 (9.25%) GCP
5 6 (3.47%) OpenShift
5 6 (3.47%) Slack
6 4 (2.31%) Power Platform
6 4 (2.31%) Serverless
7 3 (1.73%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.73%) GitHub
7 3 (1.73%) IaaS
7 3 (1.73%) PaaS
8 2 (1.16%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.98%) Internet
2 6 (3.47%) MQTT
3 5 (2.89%) DSL
4 3 (1.73%) Firewall
4 3 (1.73%) HTTP
4 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.16%) DNS
5 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.16%) MPLS
5 2 (1.16%) SSL
5 2 (1.16%) VPN
6 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.92%) Hadoop
2 19 (10.98%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.40%) GIS
4 17 (9.83%) MongoDB
5 16 (9.25%) Amazon Redshift
6 15 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (7.51%) MySQL
8 11 (6.36%) BigQuery
9 10 (5.78%) HBase
9 10 (5.78%) Relational Database
10 9 (5.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (4.05%) Bigtable
12 7 (4.05%) KNIME
12 7 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2017
12 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (3.47%) Apache Hive
13 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (9.25%) JIRA
2 14 (8.09%) Eclipse
3 13 (7.51%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.20%) Eclipse RCP
5 8 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.73%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.73%) git-flow
9 2 (1.16%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.58%) IBM UrbanCode
10 1 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 27 (15.61%) Finance
2 20 (11.56%) Aerospace
2 20 (11.56%) Law
3 18 (10.40%) Retail
4 15 (8.67%) Marketing
5 9 (5.20%) Legal
6 8 (4.62%) Military
7 7 (4.05%) Automotive
8 5 (2.89%) Banking
8 5 (2.89%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.73%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.58%) Local Government
10 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (27.75%) Developer
2 29 (16.76%) Software Developer
2 29 (16.76%) Software Engineer
3 26 (15.03%) Data Engineer
4 18 (10.40%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.25%) Architect
6 14 (8.09%) Data Scientist
7 13 (7.51%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.62%) Consultant
9 8 (4.62%) Junior
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Data Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (4.05%) Data Architect
10 7 (4.05%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Administrator
11 6 (3.47%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Junior Software Engineer
12 5 (2.89%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.56%) Kafka
2 18 (10.40%) .NET
3 17 (9.83%) Natural Language Processing
4 14 (8.09%) HTML
5 13 (7.51%) CSS
5 13 (7.51%) Node.js
6 12 (6.94%) RESTful
7 11 (6.36%) Anaconda
7 11 (6.36%) Middleware
7 11 (6.36%) Web Services
8 10 (5.78%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.20%) JSP
10 8 (4.62%) React
10 8 (4.62%) REST
11 7 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (3.47%) Spring
13 5 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (2.89%) Grails
13 5 (2.89%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (2.89%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.45%) User Experience
2 24 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.56%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (10.98%) Algorithms
5 16 (9.25%) Semantic Web
6 11 (6.36%) Augmented Reality
6 11 (6.36%) Linked Data
7 7 (4.05%) Clustering
8 6 (3.47%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.89%) NHS
10 4 (2.31%) Cloud Native
10 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (2.31%) PKI
11 3 (1.73%) Cyberattack
12 2 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (1.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 2 (1.16%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.81%) Linux
2 18 (10.40%) Windows
3 8 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.31%) CentOS
4 4 (2.31%) Fedora
4 4 (2.31%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.73%) Android
6 2 (1.16%) Unix
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (48.55%) Machine Learning
2 71 (41.04%) Software Engineering
3 69 (39.88%) Analytics
4 65 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (35.84%) Data Science
6 53 (30.64%) Artificial Intelligence
7 39 (22.54%) Data Analysis
8 38 (21.97%) Computer Science
9 34 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (19.65%) ETL
9 34 (19.65%) OO
10 28 (16.18%) DevOps
10 28 (16.18%) Visualisation
11 24 (13.87%) SDLC
12 18 (10.40%) Mobile Development
12 18 (10.40%) Scrum
12 18 (10.40%) UML
13 17 (9.83%) Data Architecture
14 16 (9.25%) Project Delivery
15 15 (8.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 91 (52.60%) Python
2 88 (50.87%) Java
3 78 (45.09%) SQL
4 51 (29.48%) C++
5 47 (27.17%) JavaScript
6 46 (26.59%) C#
7 24 (13.87%) C
8 14 (8.09%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.94%) R
10 11 (6.36%) Scala
11 9 (5.20%) Go
11 9 (5.20%) Groovy
11 9 (5.20%) Perl
12 7 (4.05%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.73%) Java 8
13 3 (1.73%) Ruby
13 3 (1.73%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.16%) PHP
14 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 64 (36.99%) Degree
2 47 (27.17%) Security Cleared
3 30 (17.34%) DV Cleared
4 15 (8.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.05%) CCNA
5 7 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.05%) CISSP
5 7 (4.05%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (4.05%) GIAC
5 7 (4.05%) Linux+ Certification
5 7 (4.05%) MCSE
5 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.05%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (4.05%) SANS
5 7 (4.05%) SSCP
6 6 (3.47%) Postgraduate
7 4 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (1.16%) CEH
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.47%) QA
3 3 (1.73%) NCSC
3 3 (1.73%) NIST
3 3 (1.73%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (15.61%) Docker
2 7 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.31%) NFS
3 4 (2.31%) Samba
3 4 (2.31%) VirtualBox
3 4 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.31%) Xen
4 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.58%) HDFS
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (10.40%) Ansible
2 13 (7.51%) Kubernetes
2 13 (7.51%) Puppet
3 8 (4.62%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (4.05%) Nagios
5 4 (2.31%) OpenNMS
5 4 (2.31%) vCenter Server
5 4 (2.31%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.73%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.73%) Salt
6 3 (1.73%) Terraform
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (1.16%) Oozie
7 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.58%) Kibana
8 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (12.72%) Oracle
2 19 (10.98%) Google
3 18 (10.40%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.20%) Splunk
4 9 (5.20%) Tableau
5 8 (4.62%) Cloudera
5 8 (4.62%) Hortonworks
6 7 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.05%) Teradata
6 7 (4.05%) VMware
7 6 (3.47%) SAP
7 6 (3.47%) Talend
8 5 (2.89%) EMC
9 4 (2.31%) Dell
9 4 (2.31%) NetApp
9 4 (2.31%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.73%) Marketo
10 3 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.16%) Informatica
11 2 (1.16%) Sybase