Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 966 805 865
Rank change year-on-year -161 +60 +191
Permanent jobs citing Big Data Analytics 182 396 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 129 327 293
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £91,250 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 149,742 160,074 174,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119,107 126,320 145,060
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data Analytics in the UK

Big Data Analytics
Top 15 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 18 October 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 -148 169 £63,750 +15.91% 37
London -102 92 £75,000 +30.43% 19
UK excluding London -45 82 £55,000 - 21
South East -39 32 £50,000 -13.04% 7
North of England +15 19 £93,750 +74.42% 4
Midlands +28 15 £55,000 +37.50% 4
North West +3 15 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands +1 10 £65,000 +62.50% 1
East of England +21 6 £55,000 -4.35% 1
West Midlands +35 5 £52,500 +50.00% 3
South West -4 5 £85,000 +61.90% 2
Yorkshire +34 3 £100,000 +90.48% 2
Scotland -19 3 £52,500 +85.84% 1
North East - 3 £100,000 -
Wales -1 2 £61,000 +43.53% 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Big Data
1 182 (100.00%) Analytics
2 180 (98.90%) Data Analytics
3 88 (48.35%) Python
4 81 (44.51%) Java
5 75 (41.21%) SQL
6 71 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (37.36%) Hadoop
7 68 (37.36%) Apache Spark
8 64 (35.16%) Machine Learning
9 49 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
10 46 (25.27%) Visualisation
10 46 (25.27%) Linux
11 44 (24.18%) Data Science
12 43 (23.63%) TDD
13 41 (22.53%) JavaScript
14 38 (20.88%) MongoDB
15 37 (20.33%) Spring
16 36 (19.78%) Degree
16 36 (19.78%) Finance
16 36 (19.78%) AngularJS
17 35 (19.23%) NoSQL
17 35 (19.23%) Apache Hive
18 34 (18.68%) Microservices
18 34 (18.68%) Banking
19 33 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (18.13%) R
20 30 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
21 27 (14.84%) Tableau

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 68 (37.36%) Apache Spark
2 17 (9.34%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (8.24%) Apache
4 12 (6.59%) Apache Pig
5 9 (4.95%) SAS
6 2 (1.10%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (1.10%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) GNU Octave
1 4 (2.20%) SPSS
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.24%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (7.14%) Serverless
5 12 (6.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (4.95%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (3.30%) Amazon S3
9 6 (3.30%) PaaS
10 5 (2.75%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (2.20%) GitHub
11 4 (2.20%) SaaS
12 3 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.65%) Google Analytics
13 2 (1.10%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (1.10%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) Firewall
1 4 (2.20%) HTTP
2 3 (1.65%) Internet
2 3 (1.65%) Sourcefire
3 2 (1.10%) SSL
3 2 (1.10%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) DHCP
4 1 (0.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.55%) LAN
4 1 (0.55%) SAN
4 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (100.00%) Big Data
2 68 (37.36%) Hadoop
3 38 (20.88%) MongoDB
4 35 (19.23%) Apache Hive
4 35 (19.23%) NoSQL
5 26 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (13.74%) SQL Server
7 18 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (8.24%) MySQL
9 13 (7.14%) Data Lake
9 13 (7.14%) Power BI
9 13 (7.14%) Sqoop
10 11 (6.04%) Relational Database
11 10 (5.49%) Blockchain
11 10 (5.49%) HBase
12 8 (4.40%) QlikView
12 8 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (3.30%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (3.30%) RDBMS
14 5 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.04%) JIRA
3 7 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.75%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.20%) Subversion
5 4 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.10%) Maven
6 2 (1.10%) Selenium
7 1 (0.55%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 36 (19.78%) Finance
2 34 (18.68%) Banking
3 16 (8.79%) Retail
4 15 (8.24%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.04%) Financial Institution
6 10 (5.49%) Marketing
7 5 (2.75%) Advertising
7 5 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.20%) Electronics
8 4 (2.20%) French Language
8 4 (2.20%) Games
8 4 (2.20%) German Language
9 3 (1.65%) Law
10 1 (0.55%) Automotive
10 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (31.32%) Developer
2 28 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 17 (9.34%) Data Scientist
3 17 (9.34%) Senior Developer
4 16 (8.79%) Architect
5 15 (8.24%) Python Developer
6 14 (7.69%) Data Engineer
7 13 (7.14%) Junior
7 13 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 12 (6.59%) Big Data Developer
9 11 (6.04%) Analyst
9 11 (6.04%) Consultant
10 10 (5.49%) Big Data Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Software Developer
12 8 (4.40%) Data Manager
12 8 (4.40%) Programmer
12 8 (4.40%) Senior Big Data Developer
13 7 (3.85%) Digital Developer
13 7 (3.85%) Java Engineer
13 7 (3.85%) Principal Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.33%) Spring
2 36 (19.78%) AngularJS
3 25 (13.74%) React
4 23 (12.64%) RESTful
5 22 (12.09%) Kafka
6 21 (11.54%) Node.js
7 19 (10.44%) Hibernate
8 18 (9.89%) CSS
8 18 (9.89%) HTML
9 17 (9.34%) Django
9 17 (9.34%) Middleware
10 15 (8.24%) Java EE
10 15 (8.24%) jQuery
11 14 (7.69%) Spring Boot
12 13 (7.14%) Web Services
13 11 (6.04%) Apache Camel
14 10 (5.49%) .NET
14 10 (5.49%) Dropwizard
14 10 (5.49%) JAX-RS
15 9 (4.95%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.74%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.79%) Algorithms
4 15 (8.24%) User Experience
5 11 (6.04%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (4.95%) Data Structures
6 9 (4.95%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.85%) NHS
8 4 (2.20%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.20%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.20%) PKI
9 3 (1.65%) FMCG
9 3 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.65%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.10%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.27%) Linux
2 15 (8.24%) Unix
3 14 (7.69%) Windows
4 7 (3.85%) Android
4 7 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.55%) AIX
6 1 (0.55%) CentOS
6 1 (0.55%) HPUX
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (100.00%) Analytics
2 180 (98.90%) Data Analytics
3 71 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (35.16%) Machine Learning
5 46 (25.27%) Visualisation
6 44 (24.18%) Data Science
7 43 (23.63%) TDD
8 34 (18.68%) Microservices
9 33 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
11 23 (12.64%) DevOps
11 23 (12.64%) Software Engineering
12 22 (12.09%) Scrum
13 21 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (9.89%) Artificial Intelligence
14 18 (9.89%) Data Analysis
14 18 (9.89%) Data Modelling
14 18 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (9.89%) SDLC
15 17 (9.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 88 (48.35%) Python
2 81 (44.51%) Java
3 75 (41.21%) SQL
4 41 (22.53%) JavaScript
5 33 (18.13%) R
6 25 (13.74%) C++
7 23 (12.64%) Scala
8 19 (10.44%) MATLAB
8 19 (10.44%) Ruby
9 17 (9.34%) Perl
10 16 (8.79%) C#
11 12 (6.59%) Java 8
12 10 (5.49%) Bash Shell
12 10 (5.49%) TypeScript
13 8 (4.40%) C
14 4 (2.20%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.20%) VB
15 2 (1.10%) Korn
15 2 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (19.78%) Degree
2 17 (9.34%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (9.34%) PhD
3 5 (2.75%) AWS Certification
3 5 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.10%) PMP
4 2 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.55%) CISSP
5 1 (0.55%) GCIA
5 1 (0.55%) GCIH
5 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.55%) MBA
5 1 (0.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.04%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.40%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (8.24%) Docker
2 11 (6.04%) Apache Flume
3 9 (4.95%) HDFS
4 6 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.75%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.20%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.65%) Snort
8 1 (0.55%) NFS
8 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (8.24%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.40%) Oozie
3 6 (3.30%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (2.75%) Kibana
5 4 (2.20%) Ansible
5 4 (2.20%) Rundeck
6 3 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.65%) Puppet
7 2 (1.10%) Ambari
7 2 (1.10%) Terraform
8 1 (0.55%) logstash
8 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (14.84%) Tableau
2 22 (12.09%) Oracle
3 18 (9.89%) Cloudera
4 10 (5.49%) Google
4 10 (5.49%) Sybase
5 9 (4.95%) Hortonworks
5 9 (4.95%) VMware
6 7 (3.85%) Adobe
7 6 (3.30%) MapR
7 6 (3.30%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.75%) Cisco
8 5 (2.75%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (2.75%) Splunk
9 3 (1.65%) Datameer
9 3 (1.65%) IBM
10 2 (1.10%) Cognos
10 2 (1.10%) Databricks
10 2 (1.10%) Dataiku
10 2 (1.10%) Facebook
10 2 (1.10%) Platfora