Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 987 820 949
Rank change year-on-year -167 +129 +81
Permanent jobs citing Big Data Analytics 134 376 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 96 312 206
UK median annual salary £80,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.13% -4.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £37,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £137,500 £94,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +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 139,156 159,973 161,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.71% 91.81% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109,672 129,019 133,780
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,769 £28,500 £27,623
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 -122 119 £85,000 +47.83% 47
London -87 65 £90,000 +50.00% 28
UK excluding London -24 62 £65,000 +13.04% 24
South East -32 18 £45,000 -21.74% 8
North of England +48 13 £100,000 +175.29% 2
Scotland +12 10 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Midlands +27 8 £65,000 +26.83% 2
South West +18 8 £57,500 +4.55% 3
North West +29 6 £90,000 +157.14% 2
Yorkshire +22 6 £100,000 +175.29%
East Midlands - 6 £65,000 -
East of England +19 5 £60,000 +4.35% 4
North East - 5 £100,000 -
West Midlands +27 2 £55,000 +7.32% 2

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Big Data
1 134 (100.00%) Analytics
2 128 (95.52%) Data Analytics
3 57 (42.54%) Python
4 53 (39.55%) Hadoop
5 52 (38.81%) SQL
6 50 (37.31%) Apache Spark
7 48 (35.82%) Java
8 47 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (33.58%) Linux
11 39 (29.10%) Finance
12 37 (27.61%) Machine Learning
13 36 (26.87%) DevOps
14 34 (25.37%) Visualisation
15 31 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
16 30 (22.39%) TDD
16 30 (22.39%) Degree
16 30 (22.39%) Microservices
17 28 (20.90%) Banking
18 27 (20.15%) Kafka
19 25 (18.66%) Data Visualisation
19 25 (18.66%) Data Science
20 24 (17.91%) Apache Cassandra
20 24 (17.91%) Tableau
20 24 (17.91%) Spring
20 24 (17.91%) Apache Hive
21 23 (17.16%) MongoDB
21 23 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (17.16%) JavaScript

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 50 (37.31%) Apache Spark
2 20 (14.93%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (12.69%) Apache
4 13 (9.70%) SAS
5 7 (5.22%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.99%) JBoss
7 3 (2.24%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.49%) SPSS
2 1 (0.75%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 46 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (11.94%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (10.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (5.97%) Serverless
6 6 (4.48%) GitHub
7 5 (3.73%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (3.73%) PaaS
8 4 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.24%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (1.49%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.75%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.75%) Loggly
11 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.75%) SaaS
11 1 (0.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (100.00%) Big Data
2 53 (39.55%) Hadoop
3 24 (17.91%) Apache Cassandra
3 24 (17.91%) Apache Hive
4 23 (17.16%) MongoDB
5 22 (16.42%) NoSQL
6 16 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (11.19%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (8.96%) HBase
8 12 (8.96%) MySQL
9 11 (8.21%) Data Lake
9 11 (8.21%) Relational Database
10 10 (7.46%) QlikView
11 9 (6.72%) Power BI
11 9 (6.72%) Sqoop
12 8 (5.97%) Cloudera CDH
12 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
13 7 (5.22%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (4.48%) RDBMS
14 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Git (software)
1 11 (8.21%) JIRA
2 8 (5.97%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.48%) JUnit
4 5 (3.73%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.73%) ERwin
5 4 (2.99%) Subversion
5 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.75%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) Travis CI
General
1 39 (29.10%) Finance
2 28 (20.90%) Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Investment Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Marketing
4 7 (5.22%) Retail
5 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.99%) French Language
6 4 (2.99%) German Language
6 4 (2.99%) Law
6 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.24%) Advertising
7 3 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.24%) Legal
8 2 (1.49%) Electronics
8 2 (1.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.88%) Developer
2 20 (14.93%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.69%) Data Engineer
4 16 (11.94%) Architect
5 13 (9.70%) Chief Technology Officer
6 12 (8.96%) AWS DevOps
6 12 (8.96%) Azure DevOps
7 11 (8.21%) Software Engineer
8 10 (7.46%) Big Data Engineer
9 9 (6.72%) Analyst
9 9 (6.72%) Data Architect
10 7 (5.22%) Applications Architect
10 7 (5.22%) Senior Architect
10 7 (5.22%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Data Scientist
11 6 (4.48%) Junior
11 6 (4.48%) Python Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Big Data Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Principal Java Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.15%) Kafka
2 24 (17.91%) Spring
3 22 (16.42%) AngularJS
4 18 (13.43%) React
5 17 (12.69%) Hibernate
5 17 (12.69%) Middleware
6 16 (11.94%) Node.js
7 12 (8.96%) CSS
7 12 (8.96%) HTML
7 12 (8.96%) jQuery
8 10 (7.46%) Apache Camel
8 10 (7.46%) Apache NiFi
8 10 (7.46%) TensorFlow
9 7 (5.22%) .NET
9 7 (5.22%) Django
9 7 (5.22%) Java EE
9 7 (5.22%) Spring Boot
9 7 (5.22%) Web Services
10 6 (4.48%) JPA
11 5 (3.73%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.19%) Algorithms
2 15 (11.19%) Hedge funds
3 12 (8.96%) Public Cloud
3 12 (8.96%) User Experience
4 7 (5.22%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.73%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.73%) Industry 4.0
6 3 (2.24%) Fintech
7 2 (1.49%) SCADA
7 2 (1.49%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.75%) FMCG
8 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) PKI
8 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.75%) Social Network
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.58%) Linux
2 14 (10.45%) Unix
3 10 (7.46%) Windows
4 7 (5.22%) CentOS
5 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (100.00%) Analytics
2 128 (95.52%) Data Analytics
3 47 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (27.61%) Machine Learning
5 36 (26.87%) DevOps
6 34 (25.37%) Visualisation
7 30 (22.39%) Microservices
7 30 (22.39%) TDD
8 25 (18.66%) Data Science
8 25 (18.66%) Data Visualisation
9 23 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (15.67%) Artificial Intelligence
11 20 (14.93%) Computer Science
11 20 (14.93%) Software Engineering
12 19 (14.18%) Data Modelling
13 18 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (12.69%) Open Source
15 16 (11.94%) SOA
16 15 (11.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (42.54%) Python
2 52 (38.81%) SQL
3 48 (35.82%) Java
4 23 (17.16%) JavaScript
5 17 (12.69%) R
6 12 (8.96%) Scala
7 11 (8.21%) C#
8 10 (7.46%) C++
9 8 (5.97%) Ruby
10 7 (5.22%) MATLAB
11 6 (4.48%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.48%) Java 8
11 6 (4.48%) Perl
12 5 (3.73%) C
12 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.99%) Jython
13 4 (2.99%) PHP
14 2 (1.49%) VB
15 1 (0.75%) Fortran
15 1 (0.75%) Julia
Qualifications
1 30 (22.39%) Degree
2 18 (13.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) MBA
5 1 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.97%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (7.46%) Docker
2 9 (6.72%) Apache Flume
3 8 (5.97%) HDFS
4 7 (5.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (14.18%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.46%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (5.97%) Kibana
4 7 (5.22%) Ansible
5 5 (3.73%) Oozie
6 4 (2.99%) Puppet
6 4 (2.99%) Rundeck
7 3 (2.24%) Ambari
7 3 (2.24%) Terraform
8 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.75%) logstash
Vendors
1 24 (17.91%) Tableau
2 20 (14.93%) Cloudera
3 17 (12.69%) Google
4 13 (9.70%) Oracle
5 9 (6.72%) Hortonworks
6 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.48%) Informatica
7 6 (4.48%) SAP
7 6 (4.48%) Vertica
8 5 (3.73%) IBM
8 5 (3.73%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.49%) Teradata
9 2 (1.49%) VMware
10 1 (0.75%) Cognos
10 1 (0.75%) HP
10 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.75%) Netezza
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com