The median annual salary for a Big Data Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Consultant
UK
Rank 819 883 923
Rank change year-on-year +64 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Consultant 48 81 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.078% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.081% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 34 64 25
Median salary £70,000 £68,750 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.81% -5.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £134,000 £120,000 £94,750
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £56,250 £80,000
% change year-on-year +24.44% -29.68%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Big Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Big Data Consultant in the job title.

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data Consultant in the UK

Big Data Consultant
Top 11 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 25 March 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 +56 35 £72,500 +3.57% 2
London +45 33 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Scotland +36 12 £70,000 - 1
Glasgow +28 7 - -
Edinburgh - 5 £70,000 - 1
City of London +46 1 £82,500 +37.50% 1
West End of London +10 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £87,500 -
North West - 1 £60,000 - 1
South East - 1 £87,500 -

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 94 (100.00%) Big Data
2 63 (67.02%) Hadoop
3 49 (52.13%) Apache Spark
4 37 (39.36%) Java
5 33 (35.11%) Analytics
6 31 (32.98%) Finance
7 30 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (31.91%) MapReduce
8 28 (29.79%) Python
9 27 (28.72%) Linux
9 27 (28.72%) R
10 25 (26.60%) Apache Pig
11 23 (24.47%) HBase
11 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (23.40%) Tableau
13 21 (22.34%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (22.34%) SAS
14 20 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (20.21%) Information Management
16 18 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (18.09%) SQL
17 17 (18.09%) MongoDB
17 17 (18.09%) Apache Flume
18 16 (17.02%) Impala
19 15 (15.96%) Web Services
19 15 (15.96%) Pentaho
19 15 (15.96%) Neo4j
20 14 (14.89%) Presales
20 14 (14.89%) Apache Hive
20 14 (14.89%) .NET

Big Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 49 (52.13%) Apache Spark
2 25 (26.60%) Apache Pig
3 21 (22.34%) SAS
4 4 (4.26%) Apache
5 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) Network Security
2 3 (3.19%) tcpdump
2 3 (3.19%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.13%) FTP
3 2 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (100.00%) Big Data
2 63 (67.02%) Hadoop
3 23 (24.47%) HBase
4 21 (22.34%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (18.09%) MongoDB
7 16 (17.02%) Impala
8 15 (15.96%) Neo4j
8 15 (15.96%) Pentaho
9 14 (14.89%) Apache Hive
10 10 (10.64%) Cognos Impromptu
11 8 (8.51%) Sqoop
12 7 (7.45%) NoSQL
13 6 (6.38%) QlikView
14 3 (3.19%) Base SAS
14 3 (3.19%) DataStage
14 3 (3.19%) SAS EBI
14 3 (3.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 3 (3.19%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.06%) MSI
General
1 31 (32.98%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Banking
3 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) Web Services
2 14 (14.89%) .NET
3 10 (10.64%) Kafka
4 4 (4.26%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Algorithms
2 10 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.72%) Linux
2 11 (11.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) Analytics
2 30 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (31.91%) MapReduce
3 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.21%) Information Management
5 14 (14.89%) Presales
6 13 (13.83%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (13.83%) ETL
7 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.57%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (8.51%) Data Analytics
9 8 (8.51%) Machine Learning
9 8 (8.51%) Mathematics
9 8 (8.51%) Statistics
10 7 (7.45%) Deep Learning
10 7 (7.45%) Linear Regression
10 7 (7.45%) Predictive Modelling
11 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.32%) Programme Management
12 5 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.36%) Java
2 28 (29.79%) Python
3 27 (28.72%) R
4 17 (18.09%) SQL
5 13 (13.83%) Scala
6 2 (2.13%) C#
6 2 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
7 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) PhD
2 3 (3.19%) Degree
3 2 (2.13%) CISSP
3 2 (2.13%) MBA
4 1 (1.06%) CISM
4 1 (1.06%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (18.09%) Apache Flume
2 11 (11.70%) HDFS
3 2 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.06%) Docker
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Oozie
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Tableau
2 14 (14.89%) TIBCO
3 10 (10.64%) Splunk
4 9 (9.57%) Cloudera
5 8 (8.51%) Hortonworks
6 5 (5.32%) MapR
7 4 (4.26%) IBM
8 3 (3.19%) Cognos
8 3 (3.19%) DataFlux
8 3 (3.19%) Google
8 3 (3.19%) Netezza
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle
9 2 (2.13%) Ab Initio
9 2 (2.13%) Alteryx
9 2 (2.13%) Informatica
9 2 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.06%) Databricks
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