Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 149 87
Rank change year-on-year +71 -62 +86
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 379 229 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.68% 2.24% 3.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.68% 7.07% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 329 199 310
South West median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £88,875
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

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 2,989 3,238 3,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.99% 31.74% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,604 2,784 2,819
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +19 108 £57,500 -6.12% 17
Gloucestershire +49 99 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Dorset +31 71 £57,500 +76.92% 4
Wiltshire +20 52 £62,138 +12.98% 17
Somerset +47 42 £54,126 +13.95% 12
Devon +7 4 £47,500 +79.25%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 232 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (48.28%) Java
3 126 (33.25%) Python
4 122 (32.19%) Hadoop
5 108 (28.50%) Software Engineering
6 104 (27.44%) Artificial Intelligence
7 100 (26.39%) C#
8 91 (24.01%) Machine Learning
9 89 (23.48%) SQL
10 88 (23.22%) Continuous Integration
11 78 (20.58%) Security Cleared
12 75 (19.79%) TDD
13 73 (19.26%) C++
13 73 (19.26%) JavaScript
13 73 (19.26%) Amazon AWS
14 70 (18.47%) AngularJS
15 65 (17.15%) DevOps
15 65 (17.15%) C
16 63 (16.62%) Analytics
17 62 (16.36%) Test Automation
18 61 (16.09%) Apache Spark
19 59 (15.57%) Data Science
20 56 (14.78%) JIRA
21 53 (13.98%) Selenium
22 52 (13.72%) Greenfield Project
23 51 (13.46%) Scrum
23 51 (13.46%) Linux
24 50 (13.19%) Degree
24 50 (13.19%) Apache Hive
25 49 (12.93%) DV Cleared

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 61 (16.09%) Apache Spark
2 26 (6.86%) Apache Pig
3 19 (5.01%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.43%) Apache
4 13 (3.43%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.53%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) Drupal
7 1 (0.26%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.37%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 73 (19.26%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (6.33%) GitHub
4 19 (5.01%) Amazon Kinesis
5 10 (2.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.58%) Serverless
7 5 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.06%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.06%) SaaS
9 3 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.79%) IaaS
9 3 (0.79%) PaaS
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.86%) HTTP
2 25 (6.60%) SSL
3 18 (4.75%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.96%) Firewall
5 10 (2.64%) HTTPS
6 9 (2.37%) Wireless
7 5 (1.32%) MQTT
8 4 (1.06%) Internet
9 3 (0.79%) SSH
9 3 (0.79%) WAN
10 2 (0.53%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.53%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.53%) LAN
10 2 (0.53%) Modbus
10 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.53%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (32.19%) Hadoop
2 50 (13.19%) Apache Hive
3 46 (12.14%) Blockchain
4 40 (10.55%) SQL Server
5 39 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (9.50%) NoSQL
7 31 (8.18%) Amazon Redshift
8 28 (7.39%) Data Lake
9 27 (7.12%) MongoDB
10 25 (6.60%) MySQL
11 24 (6.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (5.80%) Relational Database
13 20 (5.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 17 (4.49%) RDBMS
15 14 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (3.43%) Power BI
17 12 (3.17%) BigQuery
18 10 (2.64%) DataStage
18 10 (2.64%) Presto
19 9 (2.37%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 56 (14.78%) JIRA
2 53 (13.98%) Selenium
3 31 (8.18%) Git (software)
4 30 (7.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (6.33%) Jenkins
6 23 (6.07%) Bitbucket
7 16 (4.22%) CodeSonar
7 16 (4.22%) git-flow
7 16 (4.22%) Robot Framework
7 16 (4.22%) SoapUI
8 11 (2.90%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.90%) Maven
9 10 (2.64%) EasyMock
10 9 (2.37%) JMeter
11 8 (2.11%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.11%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.85%) JUnit
13 6 (1.58%) Android Studio
13 6 (1.58%) Gradle
13 6 (1.58%) Mockito
General
1 35 (9.23%) Finance
1 35 (9.23%) Retail
2 21 (5.54%) Electronics
3 17 (4.49%) Marketing
4 11 (2.90%) Games
5 10 (2.64%) Military
6 7 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.06%) Banking
7 4 (1.06%) Legal
7 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 111 (29.29%) Developer
2 62 (16.36%) Java Developer
3 61 (16.09%) Software Engineer
4 49 (12.93%) Architect
5 34 (8.97%) Data Engineer
5 34 (8.97%) Java Engineer
6 33 (8.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 26 (6.86%) Software Developer
8 21 (5.54%) Data Architect
8 21 (5.54%) Data Scientist
9 19 (5.01%) Analyst
10 18 (4.75%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.49%) C# Developer
11 17 (4.49%) Technical Architect
12 15 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (3.69%) C# Software Engineer
13 14 (3.69%) C++ Software Engineer
13 14 (3.69%) Lead Developer
13 14 (3.69%) Senior Data Engineer
13 14 (3.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (18.47%) AngularJS
2 49 (12.93%) React
3 44 (11.61%) .NET
4 41 (10.82%) HTML
5 37 (9.76%) Spring
6 31 (8.18%) Java EE
6 31 (8.18%) Node.js
7 30 (7.92%) Hibernate
8 25 (6.60%) HTML5
8 25 (6.60%) RESTful
9 24 (6.33%) SOAP
10 23 (6.07%) ASP.NET
11 22 (5.80%) REST
12 18 (4.75%) Kafka
13 17 (4.49%) .NET Framework
13 17 (4.49%) CSS
13 17 (4.49%) Django
13 17 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (4.49%) XML
14 16 (4.22%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.72%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.12%) User Experience
3 26 (6.86%) Algorithms
4 24 (6.33%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.17%) iPhone
6 11 (2.90%) Clustering
7 10 (2.64%) Fintech
8 8 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.32%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.53%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.53%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.53%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.53%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.46%) Linux
2 36 (9.50%) Android
3 32 (8.44%) Windows
4 17 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 16 (4.22%) Mac OS X
6 15 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.43%) CentOS
8 12 (3.17%) Ubuntu
8 12 (3.17%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.06%) Fedora
10 1 (0.26%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) Debian
10 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (28.50%) Software Engineering
3 104 (27.44%) Artificial Intelligence
4 91 (24.01%) Machine Learning
5 88 (23.22%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (19.79%) TDD
7 65 (17.15%) DevOps
8 63 (16.62%) Analytics
9 62 (16.36%) Test Automation
10 59 (15.57%) Data Science
11 51 (13.46%) Scrum
12 47 (12.40%) Microservices
13 42 (11.08%) Cybersecurity
13 42 (11.08%) ETL
14 41 (10.82%) Mentoring
15 40 (10.55%) Open Source
16 38 (10.03%) Line Management
17 36 (9.50%) Visualisation
18 34 (8.97%) Data Engineering
19 32 (8.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 183 (48.28%) Java
2 126 (33.25%) Python
3 100 (26.39%) C#
4 89 (23.48%) SQL
5 73 (19.26%) C++
5 73 (19.26%) JavaScript
6 65 (17.15%) C
7 39 (10.29%) Java 8
8 38 (10.03%) Scala
9 28 (7.39%) Objective-C
10 25 (6.60%) R
11 23 (6.07%) Bash Shell
11 23 (6.07%) PowerShell
12 20 (5.28%) Java 9
13 18 (4.75%) PHP
14 16 (4.22%) Ruby
15 3 (0.79%) VBA
16 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (20.58%) Security Cleared
2 50 (13.19%) Degree
3 49 (12.93%) DV Cleared
4 26 (6.86%) SC Cleared
5 18 (4.75%) CISSP
6 17 (4.49%) CCNA
6 17 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (4.49%) CompTIA Security+
6 17 (4.49%) GIAC
6 17 (4.49%) Linux+ Certification
6 17 (4.49%) MCSE
6 17 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (4.49%) Network+ Certification
6 17 (4.49%) SANS
6 17 (4.49%) SSCP
7 14 (3.69%) ISEB
8 11 (2.90%) CITP
8 11 (2.90%) IIBA
9 8 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.37%) QA
2 8 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (8.44%) Docker
2 16 (4.22%) vSphere
3 4 (1.06%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.06%) Xen
4 3 (0.79%) HDFS
5 2 (0.53%) NFS
5 2 (0.53%) Samba
6 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 29 (7.65%) Puppet
2 17 (4.49%) Salt
3 13 (3.43%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.58%) Ansible
4 6 (1.58%) HockeyApp
5 4 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.06%) Nagios
5 4 (1.06%) OpenNMS
5 4 (1.06%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.06%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.53%) Oozie
7 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.07%) Teradata
3 21 (5.54%) Atlassian
4 19 (5.01%) Informatica
5 14 (3.69%) Hortonworks
5 14 (3.69%) Netezza
6 13 (3.43%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.17%) Google
7 12 (3.17%) Oracle
7 12 (3.17%) Tableau
8 11 (2.90%) Cloudera
9 10 (2.64%) Ab Initio
9 10 (2.64%) Cisco
10 7 (1.85%) MapR
11 4 (1.06%) SAP
11 4 (1.06%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.06%) VMware
12 3 (0.79%) IBM
13 2 (0.53%) Dell
13 2 (0.53%) NetApp