Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Big Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data Analytics over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 923 955 892
Rank change year-on-year +32 -63 +148
Permanent jobs citing Big Data Analytics 258 258 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 168 204 333
UK median annual salary £66,250 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.22% -4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £39,700 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +18.92%

Big Data Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158,731 160,892 182,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.67% 90.74% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,853 129,433 151,996
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Big Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Big Data Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Analytics in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Big Data Analytics in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data Analytics in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics within the UK 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
England +41 245 £66,250 +12.77% 35
London +5 144 £75,000 +15.38% 17
UK excluding London +7 106 £55,000 +2.33% 25
South East +6 61 £55,000 - 7
North of England -2 13 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Midlands +12 12 £47,000 +17.50% 4
North West +10 12 £53,750 -10.42% 3
East of England - 10 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands +27 8 £50,000 - 2
South West +6 5 £76,250 +45.24% 2
East Midlands +14 4 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Scotland -34 3 £48,750 +62.50% 2
Wales - 2 £61,000 - 1
Yorkshire +21 1 £37,250 -29.05%

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics 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 with a requirement for Big Data Analytics.

1 258 (100.00%) Big Data
1 258 (100.00%) Analytics
2 256 (99.22%) Data Analytics
3 108 (41.86%) Python
4 93 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (32.95%) Hadoop
6 83 (32.17%) Java
7 78 (30.23%) SQL
8 77 (29.84%) Apache Spark
9 62 (24.03%) Machine Learning
10 57 (22.09%) Visualisation
11 54 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
13 50 (19.38%) Data Science
14 48 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
15 47 (18.22%) Degree
16 46 (17.83%) Oracle
16 46 (17.83%) Finance
17 39 (15.12%) R
18 38 (14.73%) Kafka
18 38 (14.73%) DevOps
19 37 (14.34%) Linux
20 35 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (13.18%) Data Warehouse
21 34 (13.18%) Tableau
21 34 (13.18%) Test Automation
22 32 (12.40%) NoSQL
22 32 (12.40%) Microsoft
22 32 (12.40%) TDD
22 32 (12.40%) Banking

Big Data Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 77 (29.84%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.20%) SAS
3 13 (5.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (3.10%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.94%) Apache
5 5 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.55%) Confluence
7 3 (1.16%) JBoss
7 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.78%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.16%) SPSS
3 2 (0.78%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.39%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 52 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.04%) IBM Cloud
4 11 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (4.26%) Serverless
5 10 (3.88%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (3.49%) Amazon S3
7 8 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (3.10%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (2.71%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.33%) GitHub
9 6 (2.33%) SaaS
10 5 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.55%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 3 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (1.16%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.39%) Office 365
13 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.91%) Firewall
2 14 (5.43%) SAN
3 13 (5.04%) DHCP
3 13 (5.04%) DNS
3 13 (5.04%) LAN
3 13 (5.04%) WAN
4 12 (4.65%) SSL
5 8 (3.10%) Internet
6 3 (1.16%) Sourcefire
6 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.78%) SMS
7 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (100.00%) Big Data
2 85 (32.95%) Hadoop
3 34 (13.18%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (12.40%) NoSQL
5 30 (11.63%) Apache Hive
5 30 (11.63%) SQL Server
6 26 (10.08%) MongoDB
7 14 (5.43%) MySQL
8 13 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (5.04%) Impala
8 13 (5.04%) Relational Database
9 12 (4.65%) OLAP
9 12 (4.65%) Oracle OLAP
9 12 (4.65%) Power BI
10 11 (4.26%) Data Lake
11 10 (3.88%) Blockchain
12 9 (3.49%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (3.10%) HBase
13 8 (3.10%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.94%) Cucumber
2 5 (1.94%) JIRA
3 3 (1.16%) Burp Suite
3 3 (1.16%) Maven
3 3 (1.16%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.16%) Subversion
3 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.16%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.78%) Apache Continuum
4 2 (0.78%) NUnit
4 2 (0.78%) Selenium
5 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.39%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (17.83%) Finance
2 32 (12.40%) Banking
3 19 (7.36%) Telecoms
4 16 (6.20%) Marketing
5 14 (5.43%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.43%) Retail
6 13 (5.04%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.94%) Games
9 4 (1.55%) Electronics
10 3 (1.16%) Advertising
10 3 (1.16%) Law
11 2 (0.78%) Front Office
11 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.39%) Automotive
12 1 (0.39%) Back Office
12 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (24.42%) Architect
2 61 (23.64%) Developer
3 29 (11.24%) Data Architect
4 27 (10.47%) Big Data Architect
5 25 (9.69%) Data Scientist
5 25 (9.69%) Java Developer
6 22 (8.53%) Enterprise Architect
6 22 (8.53%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 21 (8.14%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.20%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (5.43%) Consultant
9 14 (5.43%) Technical Architect
10 13 (5.04%) Analyst
10 13 (5.04%) Big Data Developer
10 13 (5.04%) Data Centre Architect
10 13 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (5.04%) Virtualisation Architect
11 12 (4.65%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.26%) Data Engineer
13 10 (3.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.73%) Kafka
2 29 (11.24%) Spring
3 25 (9.69%) RESTful
4 24 (9.30%) AngularJS
4 24 (9.30%) Middleware
5 22 (8.53%) Web Services
6 21 (8.14%) .NET
7 15 (5.81%) JSON
8 13 (5.04%) Hibernate
8 13 (5.04%) Node.js
8 13 (5.04%) Spring Boot
8 13 (5.04%) XML
9 12 (4.65%) Django
9 12 (4.65%) SOAP
9 12 (4.65%) WSDL
10 10 (3.88%) Dropwizard
10 10 (3.88%) JAX-RS
10 10 (3.88%) React
11 9 (3.49%) REST
12 8 (3.10%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (12.02%) Computer Science
3 26 (10.08%) Data Centre
4 21 (8.14%) Algorithms
5 19 (7.36%) Mobile App
6 17 (6.59%) Public Cloud
7 14 (5.43%) Management Information System
8 13 (5.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 13 (5.04%) Mainframe
9 12 (4.65%) User Experience
10 11 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (3.88%) NHS
12 8 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (2.33%) Data Structures
13 6 (2.33%) Internet of Things
14 4 (1.55%) Social Media
14 4 (1.55%) Social Network
15 3 (1.16%) PKI
15 3 (1.16%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.34%) Linux
2 15 (5.81%) Unix
3 14 (5.43%) Windows
4 8 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.71%) Android
5 7 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.33%) CentOS
7 5 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.16%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.39%) Fedora
10 1 (0.39%) HPUX
10 1 (0.39%) Solaris
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (100.00%) Analytics
2 256 (99.22%) Data Analytics
3 93 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (24.03%) Machine Learning
5 57 (22.09%) Visualisation
6 54 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
7 50 (19.38%) Data Science
8 38 (14.73%) DevOps
9 34 (13.18%) Test Automation
10 32 (12.40%) TDD
11 29 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (10.85%) Data Management
12 28 (10.85%) Microservices
13 26 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (9.30%) Data Visualisation
15 24 (9.30%) Software Engineering
16 23 (8.91%) Mathematics
16 23 (8.91%) Performance Management
16 23 (8.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 108 (41.86%) Python
2 83 (32.17%) Java
3 78 (30.23%) SQL
4 39 (15.12%) R
5 27 (10.47%) JavaScript
6 26 (10.08%) Scala
7 23 (8.91%) C++
8 15 (5.81%) Java 8
8 15 (5.81%) Perl
9 14 (5.43%) Bash Shell
9 14 (5.43%) MATLAB
10 13 (5.04%) C#
11 12 (4.65%) Ruby
12 10 (3.88%) TypeScript
13 8 (3.10%) C
14 4 (1.55%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.78%) ES6
15 2 (0.78%) Korn
15 2 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (18.22%) Degree
2 21 (8.14%) PhD
3 12 (4.65%) TOGAF Certification
4 8 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.10%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.71%) AWS Certification
5 7 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.55%) CISSP
8 3 (1.16%) CISM
8 3 (1.16%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.16%) PMP
9 1 (0.39%) GCIA
9 1 (0.39%) GCIH
9 1 (0.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.24%) Data Quality
2 13 (5.04%) QA
3 7 (2.71%) GCP
4 4 (1.55%) GDPR
4 4 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.20%) Docker
5 13 (5.04%) NFS
5 13 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (5.04%) VMware NSX
6 9 (3.49%) Apache Flume
7 4 (1.55%) HDFS
8 3 (1.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (5.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 13 (5.04%) vCenter Server
2 9 (3.49%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.55%) Ambari
3 4 (1.55%) Ansible
3 4 (1.55%) Oozie
3 4 (1.55%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (17.83%) Oracle
2 34 (13.18%) Tableau
3 32 (12.40%) Microsoft
4 25 (9.69%) Cloudera
5 21 (8.14%) Cognizant
5 21 (8.14%) VMware
6 20 (7.75%) IBM
7 15 (5.81%) Cisco
8 14 (5.43%) Google
9 13 (5.04%) CommVault
9 13 (5.04%) Intel
9 13 (5.04%) Veeam
10 10 (3.88%) Sybase
11 9 (3.49%) Adobe
11 9 (3.49%) Hortonworks
12 8 (3.10%) MapR
13 7 (2.71%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (2.71%) SAP
13 7 (2.71%) Talend
13 7 (2.71%) TOWER Software