Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 74 103
Rank change year-on-year -41 +29 +129
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 300 427 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.97% 4.05% 2.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.78% 13.33% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 270 349 301
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 £31,250 £33,750 £34,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +0.81% +7.83%

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 3,418 3,203 3,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.86% 30.38% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,918 2,735 3,287
South West median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 -30 137 £55,000 -12.00% 18
Gloucestershire -48 54 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Wiltshire +33 45 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Somerset +3 26 £43,313 +8.28% 7
Dorset -29 21 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Devon +32 15 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 199 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (56.33%) Java
3 137 (45.67%) Software Engineering
4 116 (38.67%) User Experience
5 108 (36.00%) JIRA
6 102 (34.00%) C++
7 96 (32.00%) Test Automation
8 95 (31.67%) TDD
9 88 (29.33%) Atlassian
10 87 (29.00%) Electronics
10 87 (29.00%) Python
11 84 (28.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 84 (28.00%) BDD
11 84 (28.00%) Bitbucket
12 78 (26.00%) Calabash
12 78 (26.00%) Wireless
13 70 (23.33%) Analytics
14 67 (22.33%) Hadoop
15 64 (21.33%) SQL
16 57 (19.00%) DevOps
17 55 (18.33%) Machine Learning
17 55 (18.33%) Android
18 52 (17.33%) JavaScript
19 50 (16.67%) Apache Spark
20 49 (16.33%) Gradle
21 47 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
21 47 (15.67%) JUnit
22 46 (15.33%) Mockito
22 46 (15.33%) Android Development
22 46 (15.33%) Android Studio

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 50 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 33 (11.00%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (7.67%) Apache Pig
4 13 (4.33%) Apache
5 4 (1.33%) SAS
6 3 (1.00%) JBoss
6 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.67%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.33%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (1.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.33%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.33%) HipChat
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 14 (4.67%) Amazon EMR
4 14 (4.67%) GitHub
5 7 (2.33%) SaaS
6 6 (2.00%) Serverless
7 4 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.67%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.33%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.33%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (26.00%) Wireless
2 9 (3.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.67%) Firewall
4 7 (2.33%) HTTP
4 7 (2.33%) SSL
5 6 (2.00%) Internet
6 4 (1.33%) SMS
7 2 (0.67%) LAN
7 2 (0.67%) WAN
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.33%) MQTT
8 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (22.33%) Hadoop
2 33 (11.00%) Apache Hive
3 27 (9.00%) NoSQL
4 25 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (8.00%) MongoDB
6 23 (7.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 21 (7.00%) Blockchain
8 18 (6.00%) MySQL
9 17 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (5.67%) Power BI
10 14 (4.67%) SQL Server
11 13 (4.33%) Amazon Athena
12 12 (4.00%) BigQuery
12 12 (4.00%) Impala
12 12 (4.00%) Presto
12 12 (4.00%) Spotfire
13 11 (3.67%) Geospatial Data
13 11 (3.67%) Relational Database
14 10 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (2.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 108 (36.00%) JIRA
2 84 (28.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 84 (28.00%) Bitbucket
3 78 (26.00%) Calabash
4 49 (16.33%) Gradle
5 47 (15.67%) JUnit
6 46 (15.33%) Android Studio
6 46 (15.33%) Mockito
7 32 (10.67%) CocoaPods
8 18 (6.00%) Git (software)
9 16 (5.33%) Selenium
10 15 (5.00%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.00%) CodeSonar
11 6 (2.00%) git-flow
11 6 (2.00%) Robot Framework
12 5 (1.67%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.33%) Axure RP
13 4 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 3 (1.00%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.00%) SoapUI
General
1 87 (29.00%) Electronics
2 28 (9.33%) Finance
3 21 (7.00%) Retail
4 8 (2.67%) Banking
5 4 (1.33%) Law
6 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.00%) Games
6 3 (1.00%) Marketing
7 2 (0.67%) Advertising
7 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 139 (46.33%) Developer
2 46 (15.33%) Android Developer
3 36 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 32 (10.67%) Architect
4 32 (10.67%) iOS Developer
5 31 (10.33%) Software Engineer
6 26 (8.67%) Data Engineer
7 23 (7.67%) Applications Developer
8 14 (4.67%) Senior Data Engineer
8 14 (4.67%) Software Developer
9 13 (4.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 13 (4.33%) Data Architect
9 13 (4.33%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (4.00%) Senior Architect
11 11 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (3.67%) Hadoop Engineer
11 11 (3.67%) Java Engineer
11 11 (3.67%) Java Software Engineer
11 11 (3.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
11 11 (3.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.67%) Node.js
2 28 (9.33%) .NET
3 27 (9.00%) AngularJS
4 24 (8.00%) React
5 22 (7.33%) HTML
6 20 (6.67%) MLlib
6 20 (6.67%) Spring
7 18 (6.00%) CSS
7 18 (6.00%) Kafka
8 14 (4.67%) Hibernate
8 14 (4.67%) HTML5
8 14 (4.67%) jQuery
9 13 (4.33%) Java EE
9 13 (4.33%) Pandas
10 10 (3.33%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.33%) LAMP
10 10 (3.33%) REST
11 9 (3.00%) CSS3
12 8 (2.67%) SOAP
12 8 (2.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 116 (38.67%) User Experience
2 34 (11.33%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.33%) Clustering
4 12 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.00%) Internet of Things
6 7 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.33%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.00%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.00%) PKI
10 2 (0.67%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.33%) 3D Printing
11 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.33%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 1 (0.33%) Media Streaming
11 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (18.33%) Android
2 40 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 32 (10.67%) Linux
4 9 (3.00%) Windows
5 6 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.00%) Unix
7 2 (0.67%) CentOS
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (45.67%) Software Engineering
3 96 (32.00%) Test Automation
4 95 (31.67%) TDD
5 84 (28.00%) BDD
6 70 (23.33%) Analytics
7 57 (19.00%) DevOps
8 55 (18.33%) Machine Learning
9 46 (15.33%) Android Development
10 41 (13.67%) Scrum
11 33 (11.00%) Data Analytics
12 32 (10.67%) iOS Development
13 30 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (10.00%) Visualisation
14 28 (9.33%) ETL
15 26 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (7.33%) Data Analysis
17 20 (6.67%) Data Modelling
17 20 (6.67%) Open Source
18 18 (6.00%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 169 (56.33%) Java
2 102 (34.00%) C++
3 87 (29.00%) Python
4 64 (21.33%) SQL
5 52 (17.33%) JavaScript
6 41 (13.67%) C#
7 39 (13.00%) Objective-C
8 27 (9.00%) Scala
9 24 (8.00%) C
10 18 (6.00%) R
11 17 (5.67%) Ruby
12 15 (5.00%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.67%) PHP
14 7 (2.33%) Perl
15 6 (2.00%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.67%) Java 9
17 4 (1.33%) Groovy
17 4 (1.33%) PL/SQL
18 3 (1.00%) F#
18 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.00%) Degree
3 22 (7.33%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.00%) CCNA
4 6 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.00%) CISSP
4 6 (2.00%) PhD
4 6 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.67%) GIAC
5 5 (1.67%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (1.67%) MCSE
5 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (1.67%) SANS
5 5 (1.67%) SSCP
6 4 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.00%) ISEB
7 3 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.67%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.00%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (10.00%) Docker
2 6 (2.00%) vSphere
3 4 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.00%) HDFS
5 2 (0.67%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) Gluster
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) iptables
6 1 (0.33%) KVM
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (15.33%) HockeyApp
2 20 (6.67%) Puppet
3 7 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.33%) Salt
4 5 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.33%) Ansible
6 1 (0.33%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.33%) Grafana
6 1 (0.33%) Graylog
6 1 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.33%) Kibana
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.33%) Simian Army
Vendors
1 88 (29.33%) Atlassian
2 20 (6.67%) Oracle
2 20 (6.67%) Tableau
3 15 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.67%) Google
5 5 (1.67%) Hortonworks
5 5 (1.67%) IBM
6 4 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.00%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.00%) Teradata
8 2 (0.67%) Capita
8 2 (0.67%) IDERA
8 2 (0.67%) Talend
8 2 (0.67%) Twitter
8 2 (0.67%) Zend
9 1 (0.33%) ESRI
9 1 (0.33%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.33%) Informatica
9 1 (0.33%) SAP
9 1 (0.33%) VMware