Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 865 1046
Rank change year-on-year +56 +181 +143
Permanent jobs citing Big Data Analytics 401 363 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 322 281 205
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,750 £34,900
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £96,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year -4.55% +8.37% -11.74%

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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +36 351 £57,500 -4.17% 20
London +25 234 £58,750 -16.07% 7
UK excluding London +19 144 £52,500 -4.55% 14
South East +65 85 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Scotland +2 25 £50,000 +7.53% 1
North of England +1 17 £45,000 -10.00% 5
North West -10 16 £37,500 - 2
East of England -20 7 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Midlands +13 4 £40,000 -36.00% 3
South West -16 4 £52,500 -4.55% 2
West Midlands +10 3 £40,000 -46.67% 3
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands +25 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire +4 1 £52,500 -12.50% 3

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 401 (100.00%) Big Data
2 399 (99.50%) Analytics
3 395 (98.50%) Data Analytics
4 201 (50.12%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (34.16%) Python
6 119 (29.68%) SQL
7 118 (29.43%) Java
8 98 (24.44%) Hadoop
9 97 (24.19%) Linux
10 91 (22.69%) Apache Spark
11 87 (21.70%) Degree
12 82 (20.45%) Open Source
13 68 (16.96%) JavaScript
13 68 (16.96%) Finance
14 67 (16.71%) Business Intelligence
15 64 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
16 61 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (13.47%) Data Management
18 51 (12.72%) Data Modelling
18 51 (12.72%) Microservices
19 50 (12.47%) DevOps
19 50 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
20 49 (12.22%) Mathematics
21 48 (11.97%) SOA
21 48 (11.97%) Data Analysis
22 47 (11.72%) Data Warehouse
22 47 (11.72%) Security Cleared
22 47 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
23 46 (11.47%) Spring
24 44 (10.97%) HTML

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 91 (22.69%) Apache Spark
2 35 (8.73%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (7.48%) JBoss
4 26 (6.48%) Moodle
5 24 (5.99%) CMS
6 22 (5.49%) Apache Geronimo
6 22 (5.49%) Tomcat
6 22 (5.49%) WebLogic
6 22 (5.49%) WebSphere
6 22 (5.49%) WildFly
7 19 (4.74%) SAS
8 16 (3.99%) Apache
9 9 (2.24%) Apache Pig
10 8 (2.00%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.75%) GeoServer
12 6 (1.50%) MS Project Server
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.50%) Confluence
16 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (3.74%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) SPSS
6 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.99%) GitHub
4 9 (2.24%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (2.00%) Serverless
6 7 (1.75%) SaaS
7 6 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.00%) PaaS
9 3 (0.75%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.75%) npm
9 3 (0.75%) Trello
10 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.50%) IaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.74%) Wireless
2 10 (2.49%) Network Security
3 8 (2.00%) Firewall
4 6 (1.50%) LDAP
4 6 (1.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.25%) SSL
6 3 (0.75%) Internet
7 1 (0.25%) 3G
7 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.25%) GSM
7 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.25%) LAN
7 1 (0.25%) LTE
7 1 (0.25%) MQTT
7 1 (0.25%) SS7
7 1 (0.25%) UMTS
7 1 (0.25%) WAN
7 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (100.00%) Big Data
2 98 (24.44%) Hadoop
3 47 (11.72%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (9.48%) NoSQL
5 31 (7.73%) MongoDB
6 26 (6.48%) Apache Hive
6 26 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (4.99%) Neo4j
7 20 (4.99%) SQL Server
8 17 (4.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (3.99%) InterSystems Cache
9 16 (3.99%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.74%) MySQL
11 14 (3.49%) HBase
12 13 (3.24%) Pentaho
13 11 (2.74%) Sqoop
14 9 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.75%) HDInsight
15 7 (1.75%) OLAP
16 6 (1.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 32 (7.98%) JIRA
2 25 (6.23%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.74%) Mocha
4 13 (3.24%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (2.74%) Selenium
7 8 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (1.50%) RStudio
8 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.25%) ProC
10 4 (1.00%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.75%) Eclipse RCP
11 3 (0.75%) Maven
12 2 (0.50%) Burp Suite
12 2 (0.50%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.50%) NUnit
13 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (16.96%) Finance
2 33 (8.23%) Law
3 20 (4.99%) Banking
4 13 (3.24%) Marketing
5 11 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.24%) Retail
7 8 (2.00%) French Language
8 7 (1.75%) Advertising
8 7 (1.75%) Military
9 6 (1.50%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.25%) Electronics
10 5 (1.25%) Legal
10 5 (1.25%) Spanish Language
11 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.75%) Billing
13 2 (0.50%) Automotive
13 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Games
14 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (23.69%) Consultant
2 84 (20.95%) Developer
3 58 (14.46%) Architect
4 57 (14.21%) Security Consultant
5 40 (9.98%) Data Consultant
6 39 (9.73%) Analytics Consultant
7 34 (8.48%) Big Data Consultant
7 34 (8.48%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 33 (8.23%) Big Data Engineer
9 32 (7.98%) Analyst
10 31 (7.73%) Linux Consultant
10 31 (7.73%) Splunk Consultant
10 31 (7.73%) Trainee
10 31 (7.73%) Trainee Consultant
11 30 (7.48%) Data Engineer
12 27 (6.73%) JavaScript Developer
13 26 (6.48%) Author
13 26 (6.48%) Technical Author
14 25 (6.23%) Senior Consultant
15 24 (5.99%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.47%) Spring
2 44 (10.97%) HTML
3 39 (9.73%) CSS
4 37 (9.23%) .NET
4 37 (9.23%) AngularJS
4 37 (9.23%) Hibernate
5 34 (8.48%) Node.js
6 28 (6.98%) jQuery
7 26 (6.48%) J2EE
8 23 (5.74%) Web Services
9 21 (5.24%) React
10 20 (4.99%) Django
11 19 (4.74%) Middleware
12 17 (4.24%) J2SE
13 13 (3.24%) Natural Language Processing
14 12 (2.99%) Apache Camel
14 12 (2.99%) XML
15 11 (2.74%) HTML5
16 10 (2.49%) SOAP
17 9 (2.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 31 (7.73%) Mobile App
3 31 (7.73%) User Experience
4 30 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (5.49%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (3.99%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.74%) Data Centre
8 13 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (3.24%) Social Media
9 10 (2.49%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.75%) Fintech
12 6 (1.50%) Social Network
13 5 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.25%) PKI
14 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.75%) Cyber Defence
15 3 (0.75%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 97 (24.19%) Linux
2 34 (8.48%) Windows
3 14 (3.49%) Unix
4 8 (2.00%) CentOS
4 8 (2.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.50%) AIX
5 6 (1.50%) HPUX
5 6 (1.50%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.50%) Solaris
6 3 (0.75%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.50%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (99.50%) Analytics
2 395 (98.50%) Data Analytics
3 201 (50.12%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (20.45%) Open Source
5 67 (16.71%) Business Intelligence
6 61 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (13.47%) Data Management
8 51 (12.72%) Data Modelling
8 51 (12.72%) Microservices
9 50 (12.47%) DevOps
10 49 (12.22%) Mathematics
11 48 (11.97%) Data Analysis
11 48 (11.97%) SOA
12 44 (10.97%) Machine Learning
13 43 (10.72%) Creative Thinking
14 41 (10.22%) CRM
14 41 (10.22%) Scrum
15 40 (9.98%) Project Management
16 39 (9.73%) Innovative Thinking
17 38 (9.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 137 (34.16%) Python
2 119 (29.68%) SQL
3 118 (29.43%) Java
4 68 (16.96%) JavaScript
5 41 (10.22%) C
6 32 (7.98%) R
7 29 (7.23%) Bash Shell
8 27 (6.73%) C#
9 22 (5.49%) Perl
9 22 (5.49%) Scala
10 16 (3.99%) MATLAB
11 14 (3.49%) Go
12 11 (2.74%) C++
12 11 (2.74%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.24%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.00%) Jython
15 7 (1.75%) HiveQL
16 6 (1.50%) ES6
17 5 (1.25%) PROC SQL
17 5 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 87 (21.70%) Degree
2 47 (11.72%) Security Cleared
3 42 (10.47%) DV Cleared
4 34 (8.48%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.50%) PhD
7 5 (1.25%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.50%) CISM
8 2 (0.50%) CISSP
9 1 (0.25%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (0.25%) MBA
9 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) PMP
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.98%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.25%) GDPR
5 4 (1.00%) QA
5 4 (1.00%) SLA
6 2 (0.50%) GCP
6 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) GPG13
7 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (6.48%) Docker
2 12 (2.99%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.25%) HDFS
4 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.75%) Snort
4 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (1.25%) Oozie
2 4 (1.00%) Nagios
3 3 (0.75%) Ansible
3 3 (0.75%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 2 (0.50%) Terraform
5 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.25%) Marathon
5 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (10.72%) Oracle
1 43 (10.72%) Splunk
2 36 (8.98%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.98%) Red Hat
4 23 (5.74%) SAP
5 18 (4.49%) Tableau
6 14 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.99%) Google
8 10 (2.49%) Cloudera
8 10 (2.49%) Cognizant
8 10 (2.49%) IBM
9 8 (2.00%) Cisco
9 8 (2.00%) Talend
10 7 (1.75%) TOWER Software
11 6 (1.50%) Informatica
11 6 (1.50%) Vertica
11 6 (1.50%) VMware
12 5 (1.25%) Alteryx
12 5 (1.25%) HP
12 5 (1.25%) Teradata