The median annual salary for a Big Data Consultant was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 879 947
Rank change year-on-year +29 +68  
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 39 61 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.062% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.064% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 24
UK median annual salary £43,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.85% -6.66%  
10th Percentile £27,000 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £120,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,000 £65,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -56.92% +40.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data Consultant in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 6 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 30 £55,000 -21.42% 4
London +6 24 £55,000 -26.66% 3
UK excluding London +25 14 £28,000 -56.92% 1
Scotland +8 9 £28,000 -
South East +45 3 £27,500 -62.06% 1
North of England -7 2 £77,250 +40.45%

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 86 (100.00%) Big Data
2 45 (52.33%) Analytics
3 38 (44.19%) Hadoop
4 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (36.05%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (34.88%) Apache Spark
6 24 (27.91%) Java
6 24 (27.91%) SQL
6 24 (27.91%) Information Management
7 23 (26.74%) Linux
8 22 (25.58%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (23.26%) Python
9 20 (23.26%) Splunk
10 17 (19.77%) ETL
11 16 (18.60%) Tableau
11 16 (18.60%) Presales
12 15 (17.44%) R
13 14 (16.28%) MapReduce
13 14 (16.28%) Data Quality
13 14 (16.28%) Data Analytics
13 14 (16.28%) Scala
14 13 (15.12%) Customer Engagement
14 13 (15.12%) Finance
14 13 (15.12%) Apache Pig
15 12 (13.95%) HBase
15 12 (13.95%) SAS
16 11 (12.79%) Pentaho
16 11 (12.79%) Big Data Analytics
16 11 (12.79%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (12.79%) Apache Flume

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 30 (34.88%) Apache Spark
2 13 (15.12%) Apache Pig
3 12 (13.95%) SAS
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) Network Security
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) Big Data
2 38 (44.19%) Hadoop
3 22 (25.58%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (13.95%) HBase
5 11 (12.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (12.79%) Pentaho
6 10 (11.63%) Cognos Impromptu
6 10 (11.63%) NoSQL
7 8 (9.30%) Apache Hive
7 8 (9.30%) Impala
8 7 (8.14%) MongoDB
8 7 (8.14%) Neo4j
9 6 (6.98%) QlikView
9 6 (6.98%) Sqoop
10 5 (5.81%) Base SAS
10 5 (5.81%) DataStage
10 5 (5.81%) SAS EBI
10 5 (5.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (5.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.49%) JIRA
1 3 (3.49%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Law
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
6 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
1 7 (8.14%) Web Services
2 6 (6.98%) Kafka
3 3 (3.49%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) Analytics
2 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (27.91%) Information Management
4 17 (19.77%) ETL
5 16 (18.60%) Presales
6 14 (16.28%) Data Analytics
6 14 (16.28%) MapReduce
7 13 (15.12%) Customer Engagement
8 11 (12.79%) Big Data Analytics
9 10 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (11.63%) Security Monitoring
10 8 (9.30%) Mathematics
10 8 (9.30%) Statistics
11 6 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (6.98%) Use Case
12 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.81%) Machine Learning
12 5 (5.81%) Programme Management
12 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) Java
1 24 (27.91%) SQL
2 20 (23.26%) Python
3 15 (17.44%) R
4 14 (16.28%) Scala
5 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (1.16%) C
7 1 (1.16%) C#
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
1 7 (8.14%) PhD
2 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.16%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Oozie
1 1 (1.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Splunk
2 16 (18.60%) Tableau
3 10 (11.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (10.47%) Cognos
5 7 (8.14%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (8.14%) TIBCO
6 6 (6.98%) Cloudera
6 6 (6.98%) Hortonworks
6 6 (6.98%) IBM
7 5 (5.81%) DataFlux
7 5 (5.81%) Netezza
8 4 (4.65%) Informatica
9 3 (3.49%) Oracle
10 2 (2.33%) MapR
11 1 (1.16%) Alteryx
11 1 (1.16%) EMC
11 1 (1.16%) Facebook
11 1 (1.16%) Intel
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Birch & James Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,330 to £39,852 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago