Big Data Jobs in the UK excluding London

Big Data
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 245 144 200
Rank change year-on-year -101 +56 -18
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 840 1,520 1,429
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.20% 2.44% 2.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.83% 12.44% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 224 465 530
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £48,625 £57,500 £48,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,383 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.60% +7.69% +18.18%
75th Percentile £87,500 £75,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £87,500 -
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +23.08%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 12,304 12,223 16,156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.64% 19.62% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8,246 7,048 10,467
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +5.77% +6.12%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,225
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the UK excluding London

Big Data
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Big Data in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Big Data in the UK excluding London

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the UK excluding London

Big Data
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Scotland +75 555 £70,576 +0.82% 20
South West -38 107 £77,500 +10.71% 15
North of England -229 66 £55,000 -21.43% 23
North West -160 45 £55,000 -18.52% 15
East of England -51 37 £57,500 -11.54% 17
South East -179 37 £54,500 -22.14% 22
Midlands -137 22 £60,000 -11.11% 26
West Midlands -105 15 £61,250 -2.00% 22
North East 0 11 £42,500 -37.04%
Wales -17 10 £44,316 -36.69% 3
Yorkshire -112 10 £87,500 +25.00% 8
East Midlands -48 7 £60,000 -20.00% 4
Northern Ireland +22 6 £115,000 +31.43% 4
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 589 (70.12%) Apache Spark
2 173 (20.60%) Apache
3 86 (10.24%) Apache Airflow
4 18 (2.14%) Jupyter
4 18 (2.14%) nginx
5 15 (1.79%) SAS
6 6 (0.71%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.24%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.71%) Trello
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.36%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 471 (56.07%) AWS
2 128 (15.24%) Azure
3 113 (13.45%) GCP
4 93 (11.07%) Serverless
5 83 (9.88%) AWS Lambda
6 74 (8.81%) Amazon EKS
7 73 (8.69%) Amazon SQS
8 65 (7.74%) SaaS
9 61 (7.26%) Amazon EMR
10 51 (6.07%) Power Platform
11 50 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
11 50 (5.95%) Amazon ECS
12 47 (5.60%) Amazon S3
12 47 (5.60%) OpenShift
13 29 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
15 23 (2.74%) Google Docs
15 23 (2.74%) Lucidchart
15 23 (2.74%) Miro
15 23 (2.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.86%) AMQP
2 18 (2.14%) DSL
3 14 (1.67%) Firewall
4 4 (0.48%) Internet
4 4 (0.48%) RS-232
4 4 (0.48%) SD-WAN
5 3 (0.36%) MQTT
5 3 (0.36%) Network Security
6 2 (0.24%) 4G
6 2 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.24%) RFID
6 2 (0.24%) Wireless
7 1 (0.12%) HTTP
7 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (40.12%) NoSQL
2 265 (31.55%) Hadoop
3 68 (8.10%) Apache Hive
4 63 (7.50%) Data Lake
5 57 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (5.95%) Electronic Patient Records
7 41 (4.88%) Power BI
8 40 (4.76%) Tableau
9 38 (4.52%) HBase
10 37 (4.40%) Relational Database
11 35 (4.17%) SQL Server
12 30 (3.57%) MongoDB
13 26 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
14 24 (2.86%) Cloudera CDH
15 23 (2.74%) Redis
15 23 (2.74%) Scylla
16 20 (2.38%) BigQuery
17 19 (2.26%) Flink
18 18 (2.14%) DB2
18 18 (2.14%) Presto
Development Applications
1 83 (9.88%) Git
2 62 (7.38%) Jenkins
3 36 (4.29%) Bitbucket Server
4 18 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (1.67%) JIRA
6 7 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.71%) Jasmine
7 6 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (0.71%) Visual Studio Code
8 4 (0.48%) Maven
8 4 (0.48%) Subversion
8 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.36%) Selenium
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Continuum
10 2 (0.24%) Cypress.io
10 2 (0.24%) MLflow
10 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
General
1 555 (66.07%) Finance
2 531 (63.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 494 (58.81%) Law
4 258 (30.71%) Marketing
5 236 (28.10%) Legal
6 164 (19.52%) Influencing Skills
7 98 (11.67%) Banking
8 89 (10.60%) Social Skills
9 74 (8.81%) Financial Institution
10 56 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (4.40%) Aerospace
12 34 (4.05%) Retail
13 27 (3.21%) Presentation Skills
14 23 (2.74%) Investment Banking
15 19 (2.26%) Private Banking
16 10 (1.19%) Korean Language
17 8 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.95%) Public Sector
18 6 (0.71%) Electronics
18 6 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 474 (56.43%) Software Engineer
2 403 (47.98%) Big Data Engineer
3 381 (45.36%) Big Data Software Engineer
4 278 (33.10%) Data Engineer
5 205 (24.40%) Scala Engineer
5 205 (24.40%) Scala Software Engineer
6 177 (21.07%) Java Engineer
7 174 (20.71%) Java Software Engineer
8 160 (19.05%) Lead
9 145 (17.26%) Lead Software Engineer
10 144 (17.14%) Lead Big Data Engineer
11 141 (16.79%) AWS Engineer
12 140 (16.67%) AWS Software Engineer
13 117 (13.93%) Java Scala Software Engineer
14 114 (13.57%) Senior
15 101 (12.02%) Python Engineer
16 94 (11.19%) Lead Java Engineer
17 92 (10.95%) Python Software Engineer
18 60 (7.14%) Architect
19 56 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (14.88%) Kafka
2 108 (12.86%) Spring
3 100 (11.90%) Spring Boot
4 89 (10.60%) PySpark
5 54 (6.43%) AngularJS
6 42 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
7 39 (4.64%) React
8 31 (3.69%) REST
9 30 (3.57%) Node.js
9 30 (3.57%) OpenAPI
9 30 (3.57%) Swagger
10 24 (2.86%) gRPC
10 24 (2.86%) Material-UI
11 23 (2.74%) GraphQL
12 22 (2.62%) .NET
13 20 (2.38%) Apache NiFi
14 18 (2.14%) ActiveMQ
14 18 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
14 18 (2.14%) YAML
15 17 (2.02%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 236 (28.10%) Cloud Native
2 195 (23.21%) Algorithms
3 54 (6.43%) Public Cloud
4 52 (6.19%) Data Structures
5 46 (5.48%) Management Information System
6 42 (5.00%) Legacy Code
7 31 (3.69%) Product Ownership
8 22 (2.62%) Onboarding
9 19 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.26%) Robotics
10 18 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
11 16 (1.90%) Blockchain
12 14 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (1.55%) Cyber Defence
14 12 (1.43%) IoT
15 11 (1.31%) Low-Code
16 9 (1.07%) Legacy Systems
17 8 (0.95%) Distributed Systems
17 8 (0.95%) SWIFT Messaging Network
18 6 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 82 (9.76%) Linux
2 36 (4.29%) Unix
3 25 (2.98%) CentOS
3 25 (2.98%) Debian
3 25 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (2.98%) Ubuntu
4 12 (1.43%) Windows
5 6 (0.71%) Mesosphere
5 6 (0.71%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.48%) Android
6 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.48%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (74.05%) Agile
2 585 (69.64%) Software Engineering
3 491 (58.45%) CI/CD
4 455 (54.17%) SDLC
5 392 (46.67%) Operational Stability
6 272 (32.38%) Machine Learning
7 256 (30.48%) Artificial Intelligence
8 239 (28.45%) Risk Management
9 230 (27.38%) Performance Tuning
10 226 (26.90%) Community of Practice
11 191 (22.74%) Visualisation
12 190 (22.62%) Problem-Solving
13 172 (20.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 123 (14.64%) Mentoring
15 122 (14.52%) Decision-Making
16 114 (13.57%) Data Modelling
17 112 (13.33%) Analytics
18 108 (12.86%) Microservices
19 103 (12.26%) Coaching
20 99 (11.79%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 488 (58.10%) SQL
2 469 (55.83%) Java
3 358 (42.62%) Python
4 340 (40.48%) Scala
5 57 (6.79%) JavaScript
6 54 (6.43%) PL/SQL
7 42 (5.00%) Bash
8 37 (4.40%) Go
9 26 (3.10%) C#
10 22 (2.62%) R
11 18 (2.14%) Shell Script
11 18 (2.14%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.43%) C
13 8 (0.95%) Ruby
14 7 (0.83%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.71%) PHP
16 5 (0.60%) C++
16 5 (0.60%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.48%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.48%) Rust
Qualifications
1 89 (10.60%) Degree
2 74 (8.81%) Security Cleared
3 49 (5.83%) DV Cleared
4 45 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (2.50%) Master's Degree
7 12 (1.43%) AWS Certification
8 10 (1.19%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
9 8 (0.95%) Azure Certification
10 7 (0.83%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.71%) IIBA
12 5 (0.60%) CCNA
12 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.60%) CISSP
13 4 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (0.48%) PhD
14 3 (0.36%) CISM
14 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.05%) SLA
2 19 (2.26%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.26%) GDPR
3 11 (1.31%) QA
4 10 (1.19%) Accessibility
5 8 (0.95%) SEPA
6 6 (0.71%) WAI
7 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) GMP
8 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (8.21%) Docker
2 37 (4.40%) HDFS
3 6 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 191 (22.74%) Kubernetes
2 103 (12.26%) Terraform
3 64 (7.62%) Ansible
4 37 (4.40%) Puppet
5 19 (2.26%) Grafana
5 19 (2.26%) Prometheus
6 18 (2.14%) HAProxy
7 7 (0.83%) Progress Chef
8 6 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.36%) Perfmon
11 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.12%) Kustomize
11 1 (0.12%) Podman
11 1 (0.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 117 (13.93%) Databricks
2 65 (7.74%) Google
3 56 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 37 (4.40%) Informatica
5 27 (3.21%) Oracle
6 24 (2.86%) Dell
6 24 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.86%) SaltStack
7 18 (2.14%) Alteryx
7 18 (2.14%) Cognos
7 18 (2.14%) Sybase
8 10 (1.19%) Salesforce
9 9 (1.07%) Teradata
10 8 (0.95%) Cloudera
11 7 (0.83%) YouTube
12 6 (0.71%) VMware
13 4 (0.48%) Cisco
14 3 (0.36%) Citrix
14 3 (0.36%) SAP
14 3 (0.36%) SnapLogic