Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 893 996 964
Rank change year-on-year +103 -32 +121
Permanent jobs citing Big Data Analytics 302 188 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 215 159 263
UK median annual salary £59,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% -7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% -10.42% -

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 161,161 154,899 184,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.44% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 130,585 127,506 153,009
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +70 279 £59,000 -1.67% 28
UK excluding London +38 143 £55,000 +2.33% 15
London +23 143 £69,500 +6.92% 17
South East +57 88 £55,000 -4.35% 4
East of England - 18 £57,500 - 1
North of England -34 11 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands - 11 £62,500 - 1
Midlands - 11 £62,500 - 1
South West -7 8 £55,000 +7.32% 2
North West -32 8 £43,750 +9.38% 3
Scotland -38 6 £51,250 +6.22% 1
Yorkshire +23 3 £37,000 -
Wales - 1 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 302 (100.00%) Big Data
1 302 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 302 (100.00%) Analytics
2 130 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (40.07%) Python
4 112 (37.09%) Hadoop
5 96 (31.79%) Apache Spark
6 88 (29.14%) SQL
6 88 (29.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 80 (26.49%) Java
8 72 (23.84%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (23.51%) Oracle
10 67 (22.19%) Amazon AWS
11 59 (19.54%) Visualisation
12 57 (18.87%) Machine Learning
13 56 (18.54%) Linux
13 56 (18.54%) Data Warehouse
14 55 (18.21%) Degree
15 53 (17.55%) Microsoft
16 50 (16.56%) Kafka
17 49 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (16.23%) DevOps
18 47 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
19 41 (13.58%) Finance
19 41 (13.58%) Data Science
20 40 (13.25%) Data Centre
21 37 (12.25%) Disaster Recovery
22 36 (11.92%) .NET
23 35 (11.59%) Web Services
23 35 (11.59%) IBM

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 96 (31.79%) Apache Spark
2 26 (8.61%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (7.95%) SAS
4 17 (5.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (1.66%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.66%) Confluence
6 4 (1.32%) Apache
6 4 (1.32%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.99%) JBoss
7 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.66%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.33%) R Markdown
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (5.96%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (4.64%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (4.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 88 (29.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (22.19%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.29%) Bluemix
3 19 (6.29%) IBM Cloud
4 18 (5.96%) GitHub
5 12 (3.97%) Serverless
6 9 (2.98%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.66%) PaaS
9 4 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (1.32%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 3 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.99%) IaaS
10 3 (0.99%) Office 365
10 3 (0.99%) SaaS
11 2 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.66%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.27%) Firewall
2 21 (6.95%) SAN
3 20 (6.62%) SSL
4 19 (6.29%) LAN
4 19 (6.29%) WAN
5 17 (5.63%) DHCP
5 17 (5.63%) DNS
6 6 (1.99%) Internet
7 5 (1.66%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.99%) SMS
9 2 (0.66%) Network Security
9 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (100.00%) Big Data
2 112 (37.09%) Hadoop
3 56 (18.54%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (9.27%) SQL Server
5 27 (8.94%) Relational Database
6 26 (8.61%) NoSQL
7 23 (7.62%) MySQL
8 21 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (6.62%) OLAP
9 20 (6.62%) Oracle OLAP
10 18 (5.96%) Apache Hive
11 16 (5.30%) MongoDB
12 14 (4.64%) Impala
13 13 (4.30%) Data Lake
14 11 (3.64%) HBase
15 9 (2.98%) Power BI
15 9 (2.98%) Semantic Layer
16 8 (2.65%) HDInsight
17 7 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (2.32%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 30 (9.93%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.60%) JIRA
3 6 (1.99%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.99%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.99%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.99%) ProC
5 3 (0.99%) Subversion
5 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.66%) Apache Continuum
6 2 (0.66%) NUnit
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.33%) Maven
7 1 (0.33%) Mocha
7 1 (0.33%) RStudio
7 1 (0.33%) Selenium
7 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (13.58%) Finance
2 33 (10.93%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.96%) Marketing
4 9 (2.98%) Automotive
4 9 (2.98%) Banking
4 9 (2.98%) Publishing
5 8 (2.65%) Advertising
5 8 (2.65%) Retail
6 6 (1.99%) Law
7 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.32%) Front Office
9 3 (0.99%) Legal
9 3 (0.99%) Military
10 2 (0.66%) Electronics
10 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (30.46%) Architect
2 63 (20.86%) Developer
3 46 (15.23%) Data Architect
4 44 (14.57%) Big Data Architect
5 31 (10.26%) Enterprise Architect
5 31 (10.26%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 25 (8.28%) Analyst
6 25 (8.28%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (7.28%) Python Developer
8 20 (6.62%) Technical Architect
9 19 (6.29%) Data Scientist
9 19 (6.29%) Infrastructure Architect
10 18 (5.96%) Consultant
10 18 (5.96%) Data Engineer
10 18 (5.96%) Java Developer
10 18 (5.96%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 17 (5.63%) Data Centre Architect
11 17 (5.63%) Senior Developer
11 17 (5.63%) Virtualisation Architect
12 15 (4.97%) Data Analytics Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (16.56%) Kafka
2 36 (11.92%) .NET
3 35 (11.59%) Web Services
4 34 (11.26%) Middleware
5 27 (8.94%) HTML
6 25 (8.28%) CSS
7 23 (7.62%) jQuery
8 22 (7.28%) Django
9 21 (6.95%) JSON
10 20 (6.62%) SOAP
10 20 (6.62%) WSDL
10 20 (6.62%) XML
11 17 (5.63%) Spring
12 16 (5.30%) Hibernate
13 15 (4.97%) RESTful
14 9 (2.98%) Node.js
15 8 (2.65%) Keras
15 8 (2.65%) TensorFlow
16 7 (2.32%) AngularJS
17 6 (1.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (13.25%) Data Centre
3 35 (11.59%) Computer Science
4 23 (7.62%) Public Cloud
5 20 (6.62%) Mobile App
6 17 (5.63%) IBM Mainframe
6 17 (5.63%) Mainframe
6 17 (5.63%) Management Information System
7 14 (4.64%) Algorithms
8 11 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (3.31%) User Experience
10 9 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.99%) Fintech
11 6 (1.99%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (1.66%) Social Network
13 4 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.32%) NHS
13 4 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (18.54%) Linux
2 34 (11.26%) Windows
3 12 (3.97%) Unix
4 6 (1.99%) CentOS
5 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.99%) AIX
6 3 (0.99%) HPUX
6 3 (0.99%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.99%) Solaris
6 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (100.00%) Analytics
1 302 (100.00%) Data Analytics
2 130 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (23.84%) Business Intelligence
4 59 (19.54%) Visualisation
5 57 (18.87%) Machine Learning
6 49 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (16.23%) DevOps
7 41 (13.58%) Data Science
8 37 (12.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (11.26%) Artificial Intelligence
9 34 (11.26%) Data Analysis
10 33 (10.93%) Data Visualisation
11 32 (10.60%) Data Management
12 31 (10.26%) Business Analytics
12 31 (10.26%) Data Architecture
12 31 (10.26%) Scrum
13 28 (9.27%) Open Source
13 28 (9.27%) Project Management
14 27 (8.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 121 (40.07%) Python
2 88 (29.14%) SQL
3 80 (26.49%) Java
4 34 (11.26%) JavaScript
5 32 (10.60%) R
6 26 (8.61%) Scala
7 17 (5.63%) Java 8
8 16 (5.30%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.97%) C
10 14 (4.64%) Perl
11 11 (3.64%) C#
11 11 (3.64%) C++
12 7 (2.32%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.32%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.32%) PHP
13 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.99%) HiveQL
14 3 (0.99%) Korn
14 3 (0.99%) PROC SQL
14 3 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (18.21%) Degree
2 20 (6.62%) TOGAF Certification
3 13 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.31%) PhD
5 9 (2.98%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.99%) CISM
9 3 (0.99%) CISSP
10 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.66%) PMP
11 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.27%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.64%) QA
3 6 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.99%) GCP
4 3 (0.99%) GDPR
4 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (8.28%) Docker
2 24 (7.95%) Hyper-V
2 24 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.62%) Active Directory
4 19 (6.29%) NFS
4 19 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (6.29%) VMware NSX
5 5 (1.66%) Apache Flume
6 4 (1.32%) HDFS
7 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (5.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 17 (5.63%) vCenter Server
2 12 (3.97%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.32%) Ansible
4 5 (1.66%) Terraform
5 4 (1.32%) Ambari
6 3 (0.99%) Puppet
7 2 (0.66%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 2 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.66%) Oozie
8 1 (0.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 71 (23.51%) Oracle
2 53 (17.55%) Microsoft
3 35 (11.59%) IBM
4 31 (10.26%) Tableau
5 24 (7.95%) VMware
6 23 (7.62%) Google
7 21 (6.95%) Cognizant
8 20 (6.62%) Cisco
9 17 (5.63%) Cloudera
9 17 (5.63%) CommVault
9 17 (5.63%) Intel
9 17 (5.63%) SAP
9 17 (5.63%) Veeam
10 14 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.32%) TOWER Software
12 6 (1.99%) Hortonworks
12 6 (1.99%) Talend
13 4 (1.32%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.99%) MapR
14 3 (0.99%) Splunk