Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Big Data Consultant was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Consultant
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1109 1151 1199
Rank change year-on-year +42 +48 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 97 92 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.049% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.050% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 68 71 74
UK median annual salary £52,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £46,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £120,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £60,000 £63,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% -4.76% -21.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Big Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Big Data Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Consultant in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Consultant.

Salary trend for Big Data Consultant in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Consultant over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data Consultant in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 +20 84 £53,000 -18.46% 1
London +3 50 £60,000 -7.69% 1
UK excluding London +45 40 £52,000 -13.33%
South East +56 16 £52,000 -28.28%
Scotland -10 13 £28,000 -
North of England +17 11 £65,000 +8.33%
Yorkshire +16 3 £102,500 +70.83%
North West - 2 £58,500 -

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Big Data Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Big Data Consultant in the job title.

1 97 (100.00%) Big Data
2 68 (70.10%) Analytics
3 51 (52.58%) Linux
4 35 (36.08%) Data Analytics
5 34 (35.05%) Big Data Analytics
5 34 (35.05%) Red Hat
6 31 (31.96%) Law
6 31 (31.96%) Splunk
6 31 (31.96%) Security Monitoring
7 30 (30.93%) Data Integration
8 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (26.80%) Business Analytics
10 21 (21.65%) Java
11 19 (19.59%) SQL
12 18 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (18.56%) Hadoop
13 17 (17.53%) Data Management
14 16 (16.49%) Information Management
14 16 (16.49%) Benchmarking
14 16 (16.49%) Data Quality
15 15 (15.46%) Hortonworks
15 15 (15.46%) Relational Database
15 15 (15.46%) NoSQL
16 14 (14.43%) Open Source
16 14 (14.43%) Data Modelling
16 14 (14.43%) Spring
16 14 (14.43%) MDX
17 13 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (13.40%) BusinessObjects
17 13 (13.40%) Oracle

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
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 12 (12.37%) JBoss
1 12 (12.37%) Tomcat
1 12 (12.37%) WebLogic
1 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.31%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.09%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (4.12%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (4.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) HTTP
1 12 (12.37%) LDAP
1 12 (12.37%) SSL
2 5 (5.15%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (100.00%) Big Data
2 18 (18.56%) Hadoop
3 15 (15.46%) NoSQL
3 15 (15.46%) Relational Database
4 13 (13.40%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
5 12 (12.37%) DataStage
5 12 (12.37%) LucidDB
5 12 (12.37%) MySQL
6 8 (8.25%) QlikView
7 5 (5.15%) SAP HANA
8 4 (4.12%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.06%) OLAP
10 2 (2.06%) Sqoop
11 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.03%) Impala
11 1 (1.03%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.12%) Axure RP
3 4 (4.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (4.12%) GitLab
3 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.06%) JIRA
4 2 (2.06%) JUnit
4 2 (2.06%) Maven
5 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (31.96%) Law
2 11 (11.34%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.25%) Banking
4 7 (7.22%) Finance
5 6 (6.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) MDX
1 14 (14.43%) Spring
2 12 (12.37%) HTML
2 12 (12.37%) JSP
2 12 (12.37%) Spring Security
2 12 (12.37%) Web Services
2 12 (12.37%) XML
2 12 (12.37%) XSLT
3 1 (1.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.15%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.12%) User Experience
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.06%) Fintech
5 1 (1.03%) Blog
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (52.58%) Linux
2 12 (12.37%) Solaris
2 12 (12.37%) Windows
3 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.06%) CoreOS
4 2 (2.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (70.10%) Analytics
2 35 (36.08%) Data Analytics
3 34 (35.05%) Big Data Analytics
4 31 (31.96%) Security Monitoring
5 30 (30.93%) Data Integration
6 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (26.80%) Business Analytics
8 18 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (17.53%) Data Management
10 16 (16.49%) Benchmarking
10 16 (16.49%) Information Management
11 14 (14.43%) Data Modelling
11 14 (14.43%) Open Source
12 13 (13.40%) Coaching
12 13 (13.40%) ETL
12 13 (13.40%) Mentoring
12 13 (13.40%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (13.40%) Product Management
13 12 (12.37%) Dimensional Modelling
13 12 (12.37%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) Java
2 19 (19.59%) SQL
3 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.31%) Python
5 3 (3.09%) Scala
6 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.06%) HiveQL
6 2 (2.06%) R
7 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) PhD
3 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) GCP
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) Docker
3 2 (2.06%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.06%) Ambari
2 2 (2.06%) Ansible
2 2 (2.06%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Red Hat
2 31 (31.96%) Splunk
3 15 (15.46%) Hortonworks
4 13 (13.40%) Oracle
5 12 (12.37%) Cloudera
5 12 (12.37%) Cognos
5 12 (12.37%) Informatica
5 12 (12.37%) Intel
5 12 (12.37%) Jaspersoft
5 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
5 12 (12.37%) MicroStrategy
5 12 (12.37%) Talend
5 12 (12.37%) TIBCO
5 12 (12.37%) Vertica
6 8 (8.25%) Tableau
7 6 (6.19%) SAP
8 5 (5.15%) IBM
9 1 (1.03%) Teradata