The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 53 68 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.84% 0.60% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.12% 1.43% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +82.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 194 279 291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 44.60% 41.89% 50.43%
Number of salaries quoted 178 254 265
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Big Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Staffordshire

Big Data
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Big Data in Staffordshire

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Staffordshire

Big Data
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +4 4 £37,500 -
Lichfield - 2 £60,000 -
Stafford - 2 £50,000 -
Big Data
West Midlands

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (11.11%) DNA
4 1 (11.11%) OOD

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 6 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) JPA
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) DNA
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle