Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 121 100
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21 +124
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 366 285 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.39% 2.73% 3.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.02% 8.84% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 335 254 281
South West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 3,320 3,225 3,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.71% 30.86% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,833 2,799 2,995
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +12 164 £52,500 -12.50% 11
Gloucestershire +5 71 £52,500 +10.53% 10
Dorset +16 57 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Wiltshire +8 36 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Somerset +15 26 £47,029 +14.70% 6
Cornwall +4 7 - - 1
Devon +11 3 £64,000 +21.90% 2
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 238 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (51.91%) Java
3 130 (35.52%) Software Engineering
4 126 (34.43%) Python
5 113 (30.87%) JIRA
6 108 (29.51%) SQL
6 108 (29.51%) Artificial Intelligence
7 103 (28.14%) Hadoop
8 96 (26.23%) TDD
8 96 (26.23%) C#
9 93 (25.41%) C++
10 89 (24.32%) User Experience
11 88 (24.04%) DevOps
12 87 (23.77%) Machine Learning
12 87 (23.77%) Test Automation
13 86 (23.50%) Amazon AWS
14 76 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
15 75 (20.49%) Atlassian
16 73 (19.95%) Data Science
17 67 (18.31%) JavaScript
18 66 (18.03%) Electronics
18 66 (18.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 64 (17.49%) BDD
20 62 (16.94%) Bitbucket
20 62 (16.94%) AngularJS
20 62 (16.94%) Scrum
21 59 (16.12%) Problem-Solving
21 59 (16.12%) Greenfield Project
22 57 (15.57%) Analytics
22 57 (15.57%) Apache Spark

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 57 (15.57%) Apache Spark
2 32 (8.74%) Apache Pig
3 28 (7.65%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.73%) Apache
4 10 (2.73%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.91%) SAS
7 4 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.82%) Confluence
8 3 (0.82%) Drupal
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (3.28%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 86 (23.50%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (9.29%) GitHub
4 33 (9.02%) Amazon Kinesis
5 15 (4.10%) Amazon EMR
6 12 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (3.28%) Amazon S3
7 11 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (2.19%) Office 365
10 3 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.82%) Serverless
11 2 (0.55%) SaaS
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon SageMaker
12 1 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.27%) IaaS
12 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (14.75%) Wireless
2 14 (3.83%) SMS
3 13 (3.55%) HTTP
3 13 (3.55%) SSL
4 9 (2.46%) Firewall
4 9 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.37%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.37%) Internet
6 3 (0.82%) MQTT
7 2 (0.55%) SSH
8 1 (0.27%) ADSL
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.27%) MPLS
8 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.27%) VoIP
8 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (28.14%) Hadoop
2 53 (14.48%) Blockchain
3 47 (12.84%) Amazon Redshift
4 46 (12.57%) NoSQL
5 42 (11.48%) Apache Hive
6 39 (10.66%) SQL Server
7 32 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (7.38%) Power BI
9 26 (7.10%) MongoDB
10 22 (6.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 22 (6.01%) Relational Database
11 20 (5.46%) MySQL
11 20 (5.46%) Presto
12 18 (4.92%) RDBMS
13 16 (4.37%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (4.37%) Impala
13 16 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (4.10%) Amazon Athena
14 15 (4.10%) BigQuery
14 15 (4.10%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 113 (30.87%) JIRA
2 66 (18.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 62 (16.94%) Bitbucket
4 54 (14.75%) Calabash
4 54 (14.75%) fastlane
5 45 (12.30%) Selenium
6 37 (10.11%) Android Studio
6 37 (10.11%) Gradle
6 37 (10.11%) JUnit
6 37 (10.11%) Mockito
7 26 (7.10%) Jenkins
8 17 (4.64%) CocoaPods
8 17 (4.64%) Git (software)
9 14 (3.83%) SoapUI
10 10 (2.73%) JMeter
10 10 (2.73%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.46%) Cucumber
11 9 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (2.19%) Robot Framework
12 8 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (18.03%) Electronics
2 22 (6.01%) Finance
3 16 (4.37%) Retail
4 12 (3.28%) Marketing
5 7 (1.91%) Military
6 5 (1.37%) Games
6 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.82%) Legal
9 2 (0.55%) Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (37.43%) Developer
2 43 (11.75%) Software Engineer
3 38 (10.38%) Architect
4 37 (10.11%) Android Developer
4 37 (10.11%) Java Developer
5 28 (7.65%) Software Developer
6 25 (6.83%) Data Scientist
7 24 (6.56%) AWS Engineer
7 24 (6.56%) Data Engineer
8 23 (6.28%) Java Engineer
9 22 (6.01%) Analyst
9 22 (6.01%) Java Software Engineer
10 21 (5.74%) Data Architect
11 20 (5.46%) Senior Developer
12 19 (5.19%) C# Developer
13 17 (4.64%) C# Software Developer
13 17 (4.64%) iOS Developer
14 16 (4.37%) Applications Developer
14 16 (4.37%) Senior Data Engineer
15 15 (4.10%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (16.94%) AngularJS
2 48 (13.11%) .NET
3 36 (9.84%) HTML
4 35 (9.56%) React
5 30 (8.20%) HTML5
6 25 (6.83%) REST
7 22 (6.01%) Kafka
7 22 (6.01%) SOAP
8 20 (5.46%) Node.js
9 19 (5.19%) RESTful
10 17 (4.64%) Pandas
11 16 (4.37%) .NET Framework
11 16 (4.37%) Spring
12 15 (4.10%) MLlib
13 14 (3.83%) CSS
13 14 (3.83%) CSS3
13 14 (3.83%) Java EE
14 13 (3.55%) Web Services
15 12 (3.28%) XML
16 11 (3.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 89 (24.32%) User Experience
2 59 (16.12%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (8.20%) Algorithms
4 15 (4.10%) Clustering
5 13 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.01%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.46%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.91%) iPhone
10 4 (1.09%) Fintech
11 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.82%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.82%) Wiki
12 2 (0.55%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.55%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.27%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.21%) Android
2 27 (7.38%) Linux
3 26 (7.10%) Apple iOS
4 15 (4.10%) Windows
5 8 (2.19%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.19%) Unix
6 6 (1.64%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.82%) AIX
7 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.55%) CentOS
8 2 (0.55%) Debian
8 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Fedora
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (35.52%) Software Engineering
3 108 (29.51%) Artificial Intelligence
4 96 (26.23%) TDD
5 88 (24.04%) DevOps
6 87 (23.77%) Machine Learning
6 87 (23.77%) Test Automation
7 76 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (19.95%) Data Science
9 64 (17.49%) BDD
10 62 (16.94%) Scrum
11 59 (16.12%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (15.57%) Analytics
13 53 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (13.93%) Open Source
15 47 (12.84%) ETL
16 43 (11.75%) Android Development
17 40 (10.93%) Microservices
18 33 (9.02%) Visualisation
19 32 (8.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 190 (51.91%) Java
2 126 (34.43%) Python
3 108 (29.51%) SQL
4 96 (26.23%) C#
5 93 (25.41%) C++
6 67 (18.31%) JavaScript
7 41 (11.20%) C
8 34 (9.29%) Scala
9 31 (8.47%) Objective-C
9 31 (8.47%) R
10 22 (6.01%) Ruby
11 20 (5.46%) Java 8
11 20 (5.46%) T-SQL
12 19 (5.19%) Java 9
13 11 (3.01%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.73%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.73%) PHP
15 9 (2.46%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.91%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 47 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.47%) Degree
3 27 (7.38%) DV Cleared
4 17 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.55%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.73%) CCNA
6 10 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.73%) MCSE
7 9 (2.46%) CISSP
7 9 (2.46%) ISEB
8 8 (2.19%) CITP
8 8 (2.19%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (2.19%) GIAC
8 8 (2.19%) IIBA
8 8 (2.19%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (2.19%) SANS
8 8 (2.19%) SSCP
9 7 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.91%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.73%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.46%) QA
3 2 (0.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 46 (12.57%) Docker
2 9 (2.46%) vSphere
3 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.27%) HDFS
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) XenApp
4 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (10.11%) HockeyApp
2 24 (6.56%) Puppet
3 14 (3.83%) Kubernetes
4 10 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.19%) Salt
6 4 (1.09%) Ansible
7 3 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.27%) Ambari
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.27%) Oozie
8 1 (0.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 75 (20.49%) Atlassian
2 30 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.10%) Tableau
4 21 (5.74%) Oracle
5 13 (3.55%) Google
6 9 (2.46%) Hortonworks
6 9 (2.46%) SAP
7 8 (2.19%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.64%) Cisco
8 6 (1.64%) Teradata
9 5 (1.37%) IBM
9 5 (1.37%) Informatica
10 3 (0.82%) Dataiku
10 3 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.55%) MapR
11 2 (0.55%) Netezza
12 1 (0.27%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.27%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.27%) F5
12 1 (0.27%) Vertica