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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 96 148
Rank change year-on-year +6 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2897 2912 2500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.26% 2.95% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.56% 9.85% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2361 2330 2017
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,850
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00%  

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 27432 29570 36350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.88% 29.98% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23131 25206 30679
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Big Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the UK

Big Data
Top 30 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 22 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 +3 2683 £62,500 +1.62% 415
London +5 1590 £67,500 - 264
South East +22 442 £55,500 +0.90% 62
North West +58 225 £50,000 +7.16% 27
Manchester +70 204 £50,000 +7.16% 20
City of London -19 167 £62,500 - 57
Scotland +43 126 £60,000 +9.09% 18
South West -52 110 £50,000 -7.40% 14
Surrey +24 109 £53,750 -17.30% 19
East of England -34 90 £46,250 -7.50% 15
Hampshire +47 88 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Glasgow +37 88 £60,000 +29.72% 6
Berkshire +7 81 £55,000 - 11
East Midlands +46 75 £50,000 -18.69% 4
Yorkshire -23 75 £50,000 -9.09% 17
Oxfordshire -10 58 £68,000 +25.92% 9
West Yorkshire -17 54 £47,500 -13.63% 10
West Midlands -18 54 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +28 51 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Leeds -12 51 £47,500 -13.63% 8
Edinburgh +8 48 £60,000 -18.91% 10
Milton Keynes +22 46 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Gloucestershire -23 46 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +27 43 £55,000 -12.00% 3
East Sussex +38 42 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Nottingham +21 40 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Bristol -15 40 £58,750 +23.68% 6
Brighton +29 36 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Reading +14 36 £61,250 +53.12% 6
Oxford -5 35 £73,000 +35.18% 6

For the 6 months to 22 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 2448 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2308 (40.19%) Java
3 2008 (34.96%) Hadoop
4 1930 (33.61%) Analytics
5 1754 (30.54%) SQL
6 1707 (29.72%) Python
7 1464 (25.49%) Apache Spark
8 1328 (23.12%) Finance
9 1234 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
10 1076 (18.74%) NoSQL
11 996 (17.34%) Machine Learning
12 992 (17.27%) Degree
13 973 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
14 917 (15.97%) JavaScript
15 908 (15.81%) SQL Server
16 826 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
17 781 (13.60%) Scala
18 774 (13.48%) Scrum
19 754 (13.13%) Software Engineering
20 750 (13.06%) ETL
21 734 (12.78%) Linux
22 729 (12.69%) C#
23 728 (12.68%) TDD
24 700 (12.19%) Microsoft
25 679 (11.82%) DevOps
26 664 (11.56%) Apache Hive
27 661 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
28 650 (11.32%) MongoDB
29 648 (11.28%) Computer Science
30 642 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure

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 1464 (25.49%) Apache Spark
2 392 (6.83%) Elasticsearch
3 375 (6.53%) Apache
4 321 (5.59%) SAS
5 258 (4.49%) Apache Pig
6 203 (3.53%) Apache Solr
7 151 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 127 (2.21%) JBoss
9 101 (1.76%) WebSphere
10 89 (1.55%) OpenStack
11 87 (1.51%) Jetty
12 73 (1.27%) WebLogic
13 66 (1.15%) Confluence
14 65 (1.13%) CMS
15 45 (0.78%) SharePoint
16 44 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 32 (0.56%) GlassFish
18 27 (0.47%) IIS
19 24 (0.42%) nginx
20 22 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 150 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 108 (1.88%) SPSS
3 44 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.087%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.087%) Stata
7 5 (0.087%) Weka
8 4 (0.070%) InVision
9 3 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.052%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.052%) SPSS Modeler
10 2 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.035%) Gephi
10 2 (0.035%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.035%) Simulink
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.017%) EViews
11 1 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 84 (1.46%) 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%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 8 (0.14%) Magento
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%) Remedy AR System
6 7 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.070%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.070%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.052%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 973 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
2 642 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 215 (3.74%) SaaS
4 191 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 147 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 99 (1.72%) GitHub
7 65 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
8 63 (1.10%) Azure Machine Learning
9 55 (0.96%) PaaS
10 52 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
11 45 (0.78%) Google Analytics
12 44 (0.77%) Amazon S3
12 44 (0.77%) IaaS
13 28 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
14 22 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 21 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
15 21 (0.37%) Office 365
16 17 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.24%) OpenShift
18 10 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 184 (3.20%) Internet
2 64 (1.11%) Network Security
3 57 (0.99%) HTTP
4 51 (0.89%) Firewall
5 38 (0.66%) Kerberos
6 25 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 21 (0.37%) SSL
8 18 (0.31%) LDAP
9 13 (0.23%) DNS
10 12 (0.21%) Wireless
11 9 (0.16%) DSL
11 9 (0.16%) Intranet
11 9 (0.16%) VPN
12 8 (0.14%) OpenVPN
12 8 (0.14%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.10%) DHCP
13 6 (0.10%) WAN
14 5 (0.087%) LAN
14 5 (0.087%) SAN
14 5 (0.087%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2008 (34.96%) Hadoop
2 1076 (18.74%) NoSQL
3 908 (15.81%) SQL Server
4 826 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
5 664 (11.56%) Apache Hive
6 650 (11.32%) MongoDB
7 533 (9.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 521 (9.07%) Relational Database
9 450 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 422 (7.35%) MySQL
11 418 (7.28%) HBase
12 354 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 310 (5.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 273 (4.75%) Power BI
15 269 (4.68%) Data Mining
16 238 (4.14%) RDBMS
17 233 (4.06%) QlikView
18 203 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
19 198 (3.45%) Redis
20 174 (3.03%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 422 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 271 (4.72%) Jenkins
3 220 (3.83%) JIRA
4 176 (3.06%) Selenium
5 150 (2.61%) Maven
6 108 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
7 76 (1.32%) JUnit
8 65 (1.13%) Subversion
9 54 (0.94%) Cucumber
9 54 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 51 (0.89%) Gradle
11 48 (0.84%) Calabash
12 46 (0.80%) Bitbucket
13 45 (0.78%) Hudson
14 43 (0.75%) TeamCity
15 42 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 40 (0.70%) NUnit
17 36 (0.63%) Eclipse
17 36 (0.63%) WebDriver
18 33 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 1328 (23.12%) Finance
2 481 (8.38%) Retail
3 456 (7.94%) Marketing
4 405 (7.05%) Banking
5 250 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 177 (3.08%) Games
7 131 (2.28%) Advertising
8 113 (1.97%) Legal
9 103 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 100 (1.74%) Electronics
11 75 (1.31%) Investment Banking
12 66 (1.15%) Publishing
13 54 (0.94%) Front Office
14 35 (0.61%) Local Government
14 35 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 31 (0.54%) Law
16 25 (0.44%) Retail Banking
17 21 (0.37%) Aerospace
17 21 (0.37%) Automotive
18 20 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 1954 (34.02%) Developer
2 751 (13.08%) Architect
3 734 (12.78%) Java Developer
4 416 (7.24%) Data Scientist
5 411 (7.16%) Data Engineer
6 395 (6.88%) Senior Developer
7 365 (6.36%) Consultant
8 331 (5.76%) Analyst
9 298 (5.19%) Data Architect
10 284 (4.95%) Big Data Engineer
11 277 (4.82%) Big Data Developer
12 274 (4.77%) Software Engineer
13 212 (3.69%) Java Engineer
14 196 (3.41%) Software Developer
15 194 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 194 (3.38%) SQL Developer
16 189 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
17 174 (3.03%) Big Data Architect
17 174 (3.03%) C# Developer
18 167 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 625 (10.88%) .NET
2 570 (9.93%) AngularJS
3 490 (8.53%) Web Services
4 470 (8.18%) Spring
5 468 (8.15%) Kafka
6 457 (7.96%) HTML
7 401 (6.98%) Node.js
8 349 (6.08%) CSS
9 333 (5.80%) REST
10 319 (5.55%) React
11 268 (4.67%) RESTful
12 221 (3.85%) XML
13 215 (3.74%) HTML5
14 193 (3.36%) JSON
15 187 (3.26%) Hibernate
16 174 (3.03%) ASP.NET
17 162 (2.82%) Java EE
18 147 (2.56%) J2EE
19 142 (2.47%) jQuery
20 140 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 661 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 648 (11.28%) Computer Science
3 543 (9.45%) Greenfield Project
4 438 (7.63%) Algorithms
5 200 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 200 (3.48%) Fintech
6 169 (2.94%) Data Structures
7 156 (2.72%) User Experience
8 138 (2.40%) Internet of Things
9 114 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 114 (1.99%) Social Media
10 92 (1.60%) Credit Risk
10 92 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 85 (1.48%) Data Centre
12 73 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 71 (1.24%) Semantic Web
14 67 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 56 (0.98%) Public Cloud
16 49 (0.85%) Derivative
17 40 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 734 (12.78%) Linux
2 195 (3.40%) Windows
3 181 (3.15%) Unix
4 120 (2.09%) Android
5 106 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 45 (0.78%) CentOS
7 40 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (0.70%) Windows Server
8 30 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.21%) Debian
11 11 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.12%) AIX
12 7 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.12%) Solaris
13 5 (0.087%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.070%) HPUX
15 3 (0.052%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.052%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2448 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1930 (33.61%) Analytics
3 1234 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
4 996 (17.34%) Machine Learning
5 774 (13.48%) Scrum
6 754 (13.13%) Software Engineering
7 750 (13.06%) ETL
8 728 (12.68%) TDD
9 679 (11.82%) DevOps
10 544 (9.47%) Data Analytics
11 542 (9.44%) Visualisation
12 536 (9.33%) Open Source
13 494 (8.60%) Mentoring
14 489 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
15 457 (7.96%) Mathematics
16 440 (7.66%) Data Modelling
17 423 (7.37%) Test Automation
18 416 (7.24%) E-Commerce
19 385 (6.70%) Microservices
20 366 (6.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2308 (40.19%) Java
2 1754 (30.54%) SQL
3 1707 (29.72%) Python
4 917 (15.97%) JavaScript
5 781 (13.60%) Scala
6 729 (12.69%) C#
7 628 (10.94%) R
8 438 (7.63%) C++
9 296 (5.15%) T-SQL
10 228 (3.97%) Ruby
11 219 (3.81%) C
12 186 (3.24%) PHP
13 173 (3.01%) Perl
14 145 (2.52%) Go
15 139 (2.42%) Bash Shell
16 135 (2.35%) MATLAB
17 73 (1.27%) Shell Script
18 60 (1.04%) Clojure
19 59 (1.03%) PL/SQL
20 51 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 992 (17.27%) Degree
2 302 (5.26%) PhD
3 221 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 216 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 136 (2.37%) Master's Degree
6 134 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 119 (2.07%) Numerate Degree
8 82 (1.43%) SC Cleared
9 47 (0.82%) ISEB
10 43 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (0.64%) PMI Certification
12 33 (0.57%) PMP
13 28 (0.49%) CISSP
14 19 (0.33%) GCIA
15 16 (0.28%) CITP
15 16 (0.28%) Postgraduate
16 15 (0.26%) GCIH
16 15 (0.26%) ISTQB
17 14 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
17 14 (0.24%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (5.01%) QA
2 198 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 30 (0.52%) COBIT
4 27 (0.47%) SLA
5 24 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.35%) GDPR
6 20 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (0.33%) GCP
8 17 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.19%) MiFID
10 7 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.12%) PMO
11 6 (0.10%) EMIR
12 4 (0.070%) Government Security Classifications
13 2 (0.035%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.017%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.017%) Basel III
14 1 (0.017%) FedRAMP
14 1 (0.017%) GPG13
System Software
1 343 (5.97%) Docker
2 214 (3.73%) HDFS
3 122 (2.12%) Apache Flume
4 59 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (0.61%) Active Directory
6 29 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 26 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (0.23%) KVM
9 13 (0.23%) Snort
10 10 (0.17%) Varnish
11 8 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.070%) Firmware
12 4 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.070%) 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
1 280 (4.88%) Puppet
2 259 (4.51%) Ansible
3 246 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
4 131 (2.28%) Kubernetes
5 101 (1.76%) Mesos
6 97 (1.69%) Oozie
7 95 (1.65%) Kibana
8 80 (1.39%) logstash
9 70 (1.22%) Salt
10 56 (0.98%) Terraform
11 30 (0.52%) Packer
12 29 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
13 22 (0.38%) Ambari
14 17 (0.30%) Nagios
15 16 (0.28%) Graphite
16 10 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
17 9 (0.16%) Prometheus
18 8 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
18 8 (0.14%) Marathon
18 8 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 700 (12.19%) Microsoft
2 604 (10.52%) Oracle
3 411 (7.16%) Tableau
4 298 (5.19%) Google
5 237 (4.13%) SAP
6 176 (3.06%) Cloudera
7 146 (2.54%) Hortonworks
8 108 (1.88%) Talend
9 106 (1.85%) Informatica
10 94 (1.64%) Teradata
11 91 (1.58%) Splunk
12 88 (1.53%) VMware
13 72 (1.25%) IBM
13 72 (1.25%) MapR
13 72 (1.25%) Red Hat
14 56 (0.98%) Cognos
15 48 (0.84%) Netezza
16 47 (0.82%) Cisco
17 45 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
18 43 (0.75%) TIBCO
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits & stocks
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £53600 - £71500 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benfits, Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus inc remote working
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago