The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 97 138
Rank change year-on-year +6 +41  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2893 2870 2567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.25% 2.93% 2.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.57% 9.79% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2385 2334 2072
UK median annual salary £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +2.08%  
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,300 £100,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.77% +13.68%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27359 29314 36301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.76% 29.89% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53088 57092 72399
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the UK

Big Data
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Big Data in the UK

Big Data
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the UK

Big Data
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 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 +2 2671 £62,500 - 400
London +2 1580 £67,500 - 229
UK excluding London +21 1231 £52,500 -2.77% 189
South East +32 445 £56,000 +1.81% 60
North of England +58 308 £47,500 -8.21% 58
Scotland +34 128 £60,000 +9.09% 16
Midlands +4 124 £47,500 -13.63% 7
South West -51 112 £50,000 -9.09% 23
East of England -33 93 £45,000 -14.28% 22
Wales +3 18 £49,700 +14.25% 2
Northern Ireland - 8 £48,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Big Data 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.

1 2462 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
2 2330 (40.31%) Java
3 2018 (34.91%) Hadoop
4 1935 (33.48%) Analytics
5 1761 (30.47%) SQL
6 1739 (30.09%) Python
7 1489 (25.76%) Apache Spark
8 1336 (23.11%) Finance
9 1254 (21.70%) Business Intelligence
10 1075 (18.60%) NoSQL
11 1008 (17.44%) Machine Learning
12 1005 (17.39%) Degree
13 986 (17.06%) Amazon AWS
14 903 (15.62%) JavaScript
15 901 (15.59%) SQL Server
16 835 (14.45%) Data Warehouse
17 797 (13.79%) Scala
18 781 (13.51%) Scrum
19 765 (13.24%) Software Engineering
20 757 (13.10%) ETL
21 745 (12.89%) Linux
22 736 (12.73%) TDD
23 716 (12.39%) C#
24 701 (12.13%) Microsoft
25 687 (11.89%) DevOps
26 671 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
27 664 (11.49%) Apache Hive
28 656 (11.35%) Computer Science
29 646 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
30 643 (11.12%) MongoDB

Big Data
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 1489 (25.76%) Apache Spark
2 399 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 372 (6.44%) Apache
4 325 (5.62%) SAS
5 246 (4.26%) Apache Pig
6 205 (3.55%) Apache Solr
7 154 (2.66%) Tomcat
8 125 (2.16%) JBoss
9 100 (1.73%) WebSphere
10 92 (1.59%) OpenStack
11 88 (1.52%) Jetty
12 72 (1.25%) WebLogic
13 65 (1.12%) Confluence
14 61 (1.06%) CMS
15 43 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 43 (0.74%) SharePoint
16 30 (0.52%) GlassFish
17 26 (0.45%) IIS
17 26 (0.45%) nginx
18 22 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 149 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 107 (1.85%) SPSS
3 43 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.10%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.087%) Stata
8 5 (0.087%) Weka
9 4 (0.069%) InVision
10 3 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.052%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.052%) SPSS Modeler
11 2 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.035%) Gephi
11 2 (0.035%) Mathcad
11 2 (0.035%) Simulink
12 1 (0.017%) EViews
12 1 (0.017%) Flinto
12 1 (0.017%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 95 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.14%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.14%) SAP GRC
5 8 (0.14%) SessionCam
5 8 (0.14%) Social Studio
6 7 (0.12%) HFM
6 7 (0.12%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 7 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
6 7 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.10%) Magento
8 4 (0.069%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.069%) SAP Retail
9 3 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.052%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 986 (17.06%) Amazon AWS
2 646 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 218 (3.77%) SaaS
4 199 (3.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 160 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
6 103 (1.78%) GitHub
7 67 (1.16%) Azure Machine Learning
8 66 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
9 60 (1.04%) PaaS
10 54 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
11 46 (0.80%) IaaS
12 44 (0.76%) Google Analytics
13 42 (0.73%) Amazon S3
14 27 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
15 23 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
16 21 (0.36%) Office 365
17 20 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
18 19 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
19 17 (0.29%) OpenShift
20 10 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 183 (3.17%) Internet
2 63 (1.09%) Network Security
3 58 (1.00%) HTTP
4 50 (0.87%) Firewall
5 39 (0.67%) Kerberos
6 24 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 21 (0.36%) SSL
8 18 (0.31%) LDAP
9 12 (0.21%) DNS
9 12 (0.21%) Wireless
10 10 (0.17%) DSL
10 10 (0.17%) Intranet
11 9 (0.16%) VPN
12 8 (0.14%) OpenVPN
13 7 (0.12%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.10%) WAN
15 5 (0.087%) DHCP
15 5 (0.087%) IPsec
15 5 (0.087%) LAN
15 5 (0.087%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2018 (34.91%) Hadoop
2 1075 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 901 (15.59%) SQL Server
4 835 (14.45%) Data Warehouse
5 664 (11.49%) Apache Hive
6 643 (11.12%) MongoDB
7 542 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 527 (9.12%) Relational Database
9 448 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 415 (7.18%) HBase
11 406 (7.02%) MySQL
12 352 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 309 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 273 (4.72%) Power BI
15 264 (4.57%) Data Mining
16 238 (4.12%) RDBMS
17 234 (4.05%) QlikView
18 205 (3.55%) Redis
19 200 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
20 183 (3.17%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 424 (7.34%) Git (software)
2 277 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 218 (3.77%) JIRA
4 182 (3.15%) Selenium
5 150 (2.60%) Maven
6 101 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
7 77 (1.33%) JUnit
8 66 (1.14%) Subversion
9 65 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 53 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 50 (0.87%) Bitbucket
11 50 (0.87%) Gradle
12 49 (0.85%) Calabash
13 47 (0.81%) Hudson
14 46 (0.80%) TeamCity
15 42 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 41 (0.71%) Eclipse
16 41 (0.71%) NUnit
17 37 (0.64%) WebDriver
18 36 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 1336 (23.11%) Finance
2 485 (8.39%) Retail
3 466 (8.06%) Marketing
4 399 (6.90%) Banking
5 253 (4.38%) Telecoms
6 175 (3.03%) Games
7 135 (2.34%) Advertising
8 116 (2.01%) Legal
9 112 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 111 (1.92%) Electronics
11 76 (1.31%) Investment Banking
12 67 (1.16%) Publishing
13 55 (0.95%) Front Office
14 36 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 35 (0.61%) Local Government
16 32 (0.55%) Law
17 27 (0.47%) Retail Banking
18 22 (0.38%) Aerospace
19 21 (0.36%) Military
20 20 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1948 (33.70%) Developer
2 752 (13.01%) Architect
3 744 (12.87%) Java Developer
4 422 (7.30%) Data Scientist
5 417 (7.21%) Data Engineer
6 393 (6.80%) Senior Developer
7 367 (6.35%) Consultant
8 328 (5.67%) Analyst
9 298 (5.16%) Data Architect
10 290 (5.02%) Big Data Engineer
11 282 (4.88%) Software Engineer
12 273 (4.72%) Big Data Developer
13 211 (3.65%) Java Engineer
14 198 (3.43%) SQL Developer
15 195 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 194 (3.36%) Software Developer
17 193 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
18 171 (2.96%) Big Data Architect
18 171 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
19 167 (2.89%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (10.73%) .NET
2 563 (9.74%) AngularJS
3 480 (8.30%) Kafka
4 479 (8.29%) Web Services
5 477 (8.25%) Spring
6 445 (7.70%) HTML
7 403 (6.97%) Node.js
8 340 (5.88%) CSS
9 325 (5.62%) React
10 324 (5.61%) REST
11 267 (4.62%) RESTful
12 221 (3.82%) XML
13 211 (3.65%) HTML5
14 199 (3.44%) JSON
15 192 (3.32%) Hibernate
16 176 (3.04%) ASP.NET
17 153 (2.65%) Java EE
18 149 (2.58%) J2EE
19 143 (2.47%) jQuery
20 139 (2.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 671 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 656 (11.35%) Computer Science
3 532 (9.20%) Greenfield Project
4 436 (7.54%) Algorithms
5 204 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
6 203 (3.51%) Fintech
7 166 (2.87%) Data Structures
8 160 (2.77%) User Experience
9 135 (2.34%) Internet of Things
10 113 (1.96%) Management Information System
11 112 (1.94%) Social Media
12 93 (1.61%) Credit Risk
13 92 (1.59%) Mobile App
14 82 (1.42%) Data Centre
15 71 (1.23%) Virtual Team
16 69 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 66 (1.14%) Semantic Web
18 59 (1.02%) Public Cloud
19 52 (0.90%) Derivative
20 42 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 745 (12.89%) Linux
2 203 (3.51%) Windows
3 185 (3.20%) Unix
4 122 (2.11%) Android
5 106 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 49 (0.85%) CentOS
7 43 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (0.69%) Windows Server
9 28 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.21%) Debian
10 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.12%) Solaris
13 6 (0.10%) AIX
14 5 (0.087%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.069%) HPUX
15 4 (0.069%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.052%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2462 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1935 (33.48%) Analytics
3 1254 (21.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1008 (17.44%) Machine Learning
5 781 (13.51%) Scrum
6 765 (13.24%) Software Engineering
7 757 (13.10%) ETL
8 736 (12.73%) TDD
9 687 (11.89%) DevOps
10 552 (9.55%) Data Analytics
11 546 (9.45%) Visualisation
12 543 (9.39%) Open Source
13 501 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
14 497 (8.60%) Mentoring
15 468 (8.10%) Mathematics
16 445 (7.70%) Data Modelling
17 432 (7.47%) Test Automation
18 413 (7.15%) E-Commerce
19 387 (6.70%) Microservices
20 365 (6.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2330 (40.31%) Java
2 1761 (30.47%) SQL
3 1739 (30.09%) Python
4 903 (15.62%) JavaScript
5 797 (13.79%) Scala
6 716 (12.39%) C#
7 640 (11.07%) R
8 445 (7.70%) C++
9 295 (5.10%) T-SQL
10 226 (3.91%) Ruby
11 222 (3.84%) C
12 184 (3.18%) PHP
13 171 (2.96%) Perl
14 150 (2.60%) Go
15 144 (2.49%) Bash Shell
16 139 (2.40%) MATLAB
17 79 (1.37%) Shell Script
18 63 (1.09%) Clojure
19 60 (1.04%) PL/SQL
20 49 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1005 (17.39%) Degree
2 301 (5.21%) PhD
3 224 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 222 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 135 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 135 (2.34%) Master's Degree
6 122 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
7 87 (1.51%) SC Cleared
8 46 (0.80%) ISEB
9 44 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 34 (0.59%) PMP
12 27 (0.47%) CISSP
13 19 (0.33%) GCIA
14 16 (0.28%) CITP
15 15 (0.26%) ISTQB
15 15 (0.26%) Postgraduate
16 14 (0.24%) GCIH
16 14 (0.24%) GIAC
17 13 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (5.09%) QA
2 206 (3.56%) Data Quality
3 30 (0.52%) COBIT
4 24 (0.42%) SLA
5 23 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.35%) GCP
6 20 (0.35%) GDPR
6 20 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.22%) MiFID
9 8 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 8 (0.14%) PMO
10 7 (0.12%) EMIR
10 7 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.069%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.035%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.017%) Basel III
13 1 (0.017%) FedRAMP
13 1 (0.017%) GPG13
System Software
1 351 (6.07%) Docker
2 213 (3.69%) HDFS
3 123 (2.13%) Apache Flume
4 56 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (0.61%) Active Directory
6 31 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 22 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.28%) KVM
8 16 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.21%) Snort
10 10 (0.17%) Varnish
11 7 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.069%) Firmware
12 4 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.069%) vCloud
13 3 (0.052%) Xen
14 2 (0.035%) etcd
14 2 (0.035%) flannel
14 2 (0.035%) iptables
14 2 (0.035%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 284 (4.91%) Puppet
2 264 (4.57%) Ansible
3 251 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
4 133 (2.30%) Kubernetes
5 105 (1.82%) Mesos
6 95 (1.64%) Oozie
7 93 (1.61%) Kibana
8 80 (1.38%) logstash
9 71 (1.23%) Salt
10 60 (1.04%) Terraform
11 31 (0.54%) Packer
12 29 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
13 22 (0.38%) Ambari
14 16 (0.28%) Nagios
15 15 (0.26%) Graphite
16 10 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
17 9 (0.16%) Prometheus
18 8 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
18 8 (0.14%) Marathon
19 7 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 701 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 605 (10.47%) Oracle
3 415 (7.18%) Tableau
4 306 (5.29%) Google
5 247 (4.27%) SAP
6 183 (3.17%) Cloudera
7 148 (2.56%) Hortonworks
8 111 (1.92%) Informatica
9 101 (1.75%) Talend
10 95 (1.64%) Teradata
11 91 (1.57%) Splunk
12 85 (1.47%) VMware
13 80 (1.38%) Red Hat
14 76 (1.31%) MapR
15 72 (1.25%) IBM
16 56 (0.97%) Cognos
17 48 (0.83%) Netezza
18 47 (0.81%) Cisco
19 45 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
20 44 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & stocks
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £130,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
South West London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80k - £90k base + £5,000 Sign on + Competitive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Negotiable c£80,000 DoE + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus inc remote working
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £650 - £70000 per day + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + generous bonus and car allowance plus much more!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £53600 - £84500 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday