Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 918 1014
Rank change year-on-year +104 +96 +167
Permanent jobs citing Big Data Analytics 375 263 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 313 207 205
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £40,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £96,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% -

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 154,446 157,552 185,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,126 130,212 153,462
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data Analytics in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 13 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 21 January 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 +87 335 £57,500 -4.17% 51
London +50 199 £60,000 -11.11% 32
UK excluding London +48 150 £57,500 +4.55% 19
South East +77 92 £57,500 +4.55% 12
East of England +9 16 £57,500 +4.55%
North of England -7 13 £36,325 -27.35% 2
Scotland -34 13 £50,000 -16.67%
North West -19 11 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Midlands +36 8 £51,250 -31.67% 3
West Midlands +13 8 £51,250 -31.67% 3
South West -10 7 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire +25 2 £36,325 -39.46%
Wales - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Big Data Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Big Data Analytics.

1 375 (100.00%) Big Data
2 374 (99.73%) Analytics
3 370 (98.67%) Data Analytics
4 189 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (40.27%) Python
6 116 (30.93%) SQL
7 115 (30.67%) Java
8 111 (29.60%) Hadoop
9 99 (26.40%) Apache Spark
10 89 (23.73%) Linux
11 74 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
12 73 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 71 (18.93%) JavaScript
14 68 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
14 68 (18.13%) Degree
15 66 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
16 65 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
17 60 (16.00%) Oracle
18 59 (15.73%) Open Source
19 57 (15.20%) Finance
20 56 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
21 54 (14.40%) Machine Learning
22 51 (13.60%) Data Analysis
23 48 (12.80%) HTML
24 47 (12.53%) DevOps
25 46 (12.27%) CSS
25 46 (12.27%) Project Management
26 45 (12.00%) Visualisation
26 45 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
27 44 (11.73%) Microsoft

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 99 (26.40%) Apache Spark
2 45 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (6.67%) SAS
4 17 (4.53%) Moodle
5 14 (3.73%) Apache
6 10 (2.67%) Apache Pig
6 10 (2.67%) JBoss
7 9 (2.40%) Apache Geronimo
7 9 (2.40%) CMS
7 9 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.40%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.40%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.40%) WildFly
8 7 (1.87%) MS Project Server
9 6 (1.60%) GeoServer
10 5 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.53%) Confluence
12 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (5.60%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.53%) SPSS
5 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 73 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.07%) GitHub
4 12 (3.20%) Serverless
5 8 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (1.87%) Bluemix
6 7 (1.87%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (1.60%) PaaS
7 6 (1.60%) SaaS
8 5 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.07%) IaaS
10 3 (0.80%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.80%) Trello
11 2 (0.53%) Akamai
11 2 (0.53%) npm
11 2 (0.53%) Office 365
11 2 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.20%) Firewall
1 12 (3.20%) SSL
2 11 (2.93%) Wireless
3 8 (2.13%) LAN
3 8 (2.13%) Network Security
3 8 (2.13%) SAN
3 8 (2.13%) WAN
4 6 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.33%) DHCP
5 5 (1.33%) DNS
6 2 (0.53%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) 3G
7 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.27%) GSM
7 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.27%) SMS
7 1 (0.27%) SS7
7 1 (0.27%) UMTS
7 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (100.00%) Big Data
2 111 (29.60%) Hadoop
3 56 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (10.40%) NoSQL
5 31 (8.27%) SQL Server
6 30 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 28 (7.47%) MongoDB
8 27 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (5.87%) MySQL
10 19 (5.07%) Apache Hive
11 18 (4.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (4.53%) HBase
13 16 (4.27%) Neo4j
14 14 (3.73%) OLAP
15 12 (3.20%) Oracle OLAP
16 9 (2.40%) Semantic Layer
17 8 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (2.13%) Data Lake
18 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 6 (1.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 42 (11.20%) JIRA
2 37 (9.87%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.00%) Mocha
4 11 (2.93%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (2.40%) Selenium
6 7 (1.87%) RStudio
6 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.33%) ProC
8 4 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.80%) Maven
10 2 (0.53%) NUnit
11 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
11 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (15.20%) Finance
2 24 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.87%) Law
4 16 (4.27%) Banking
4 16 (4.27%) Marketing
5 10 (2.67%) Advertising
5 10 (2.67%) Retail
6 9 (2.40%) Automotive
6 9 (2.40%) Publishing
7 8 (2.13%) French Language
8 6 (1.60%) Legal
9 5 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.80%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.80%) Electronics
10 3 (0.80%) Military
11 2 (0.53%) Front Office
11 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (22.93%) Developer
2 69 (18.40%) Consultant
3 66 (17.60%) Architect
4 32 (8.53%) Analyst
4 32 (8.53%) Data Architect
4 32 (8.53%) Python Developer
5 29 (7.73%) Big Data Architect
5 29 (7.73%) Security Consultant
6 27 (7.20%) Big Data Engineer
7 25 (6.67%) Data Engineer
8 23 (6.13%) Analytics Consultant
8 23 (6.13%) Data Consultant
8 23 (6.13%) Presales Consultant
9 22 (5.87%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (5.60%) Junior
11 18 (4.80%) Data Analytics Consultant
12 17 (4.53%) Author
12 17 (4.53%) Big Data Consultant
12 17 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (4.53%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.80%) HTML
2 46 (12.27%) CSS
3 35 (9.33%) .NET
4 34 (9.07%) jQuery
5 30 (8.00%) Django
5 30 (8.00%) Spring
5 30 (8.00%) Web Services
6 29 (7.73%) Node.js
7 28 (7.47%) Hibernate
8 25 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 23 (6.13%) Kafka
9 23 (6.13%) Middleware
10 19 (5.07%) React
11 18 (4.80%) XML
12 14 (3.73%) RESTful
12 14 (3.73%) SOAP
13 13 (3.47%) J2EE
13 13 (3.47%) JSON
14 12 (3.20%) WSDL
15 10 (2.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 74 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (10.93%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 24 (6.40%) Mobile App
5 23 (6.13%) User Experience
6 18 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.47%) Security Operations Centre
8 10 (2.67%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (2.13%) Fintech
10 8 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.87%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.60%) Social Network
13 5 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (1.33%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.33%) PKI
14 4 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
14 4 (1.07%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 89 (23.73%) Linux
2 41 (10.93%) Windows
3 16 (4.27%) Unix
4 7 (1.87%) AIX
4 7 (1.87%) HPUX
4 7 (1.87%) Mac OS X
4 7 (1.87%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) Android
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) CentOS
5 1 (0.27%) DC/OS
5 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (99.73%) Analytics
2 370 (98.67%) Data Analytics
3 189 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (15.73%) Open Source
7 54 (14.40%) Machine Learning
8 51 (13.60%) Data Analysis
9 47 (12.53%) DevOps
10 46 (12.27%) Project Management
11 45 (12.00%) Visualisation
12 43 (11.47%) Mathematics
13 41 (10.93%) Scrum
14 38 (10.13%) Presales
15 36 (9.60%) Data Management
16 32 (8.53%) Data Modelling
16 32 (8.53%) Microservices
17 31 (8.27%) CRM
17 31 (8.27%) Data Visualisation
18 29 (7.73%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 151 (40.27%) Python
2 116 (30.93%) SQL
3 115 (30.67%) Java
4 71 (18.93%) JavaScript
5 33 (8.80%) R
6 30 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 29 (7.73%) C
8 26 (6.93%) C#
9 22 (5.87%) Perl
9 22 (5.87%) Scala
10 14 (3.73%) Go
11 13 (3.47%) C++
12 12 (3.20%) MATLAB
12 12 (3.20%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.67%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.87%) HiveQL
15 5 (1.33%) Korn
15 5 (1.33%) PROC SQL
15 5 (1.33%) Ruby
16 4 (1.07%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (18.13%) Degree
2 30 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (7.73%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.73%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.13%) PhD
7 5 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.53%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.27%) CISM
9 1 (0.27%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (0.27%) MBA
9 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.53%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.07%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) GCP
3 2 (0.53%) PMO
4 1 (0.27%) GPG13
4 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (9.60%) Docker
2 11 (2.93%) Hyper-V
2 11 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.87%) HDFS
3 7 (1.87%) NFS
3 7 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (1.87%) VMware NSX
4 6 (1.60%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (1.87%) Ansible
1 7 (1.87%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.60%) Oozie
3 5 (1.33%) Terraform
3 5 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.33%) vCenter Server
4 4 (1.07%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 4 (1.07%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.27%) Mesos
5 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (16.00%) Oracle
2 44 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.40%) Splunk
4 23 (6.13%) SAP
5 22 (5.87%) IBM
5 22 (5.87%) Tableau
6 20 (5.33%) Google
7 17 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (4.27%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.20%) Cisco
10 11 (2.93%) Cloudera
10 11 (2.93%) VMware
11 7 (1.87%) TOWER Software
12 5 (1.33%) Alteryx
12 5 (1.33%) CommVault
12 5 (1.33%) HP
12 5 (1.33%) Intel
12 5 (1.33%) Teradata
12 5 (1.33%) Veeam
12 5 (1.33%) Vertica