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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 98 164
Rank change year-on-year +18 +66  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2881 3080 2131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.38% 2.96% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.97% 9.58% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2358 2414 1766
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 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  

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 26256 32144 33841
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.81% 30.91% 31.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22270 27377 28672
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 28 March 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 28 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 +17 2722 £62,500 +4.16% 390
London +13 1645 £67,500 +3.84% 242
South East +16 401 £60,000 +20.00% 59
City of London +9 234 £65,000 +4.00% 63
South West +45 185 £55,000 +10.00% 22
North West +39 146 £57,500 +35.29% 23
Manchester +43 125 £57,500 +27.77% 20
East of England +2 110 £50,000 - 11
Berkshire -15 109 £52,500 +16.66% 21
Surrey +58 94 £60,000 - 12
Oxfordshire +42 90 £55,000 -4.34% 10
East Midlands +67 89 £52,500 -2.32% 7
Scotland +63 89 £60,000 +32.59% 13
West Midlands +16 76 £55,000 -4.34% 7
Bristol +31 69 £60,000 +42.85% 7
Yorkshire -43 61 £55,000 - 15
Gloucestershire +7 60 £52,500 -2.77% 6
Reading -21 59 £52,500 +16.66% 13
Birmingham +55 56 £55,000 +2.32% 5
Edinburgh +33 50 £60,000 +11.62% 7
Cambridgeshire -1 50 £47,500 -20.83% 9
Hampshire -22 50 £62,500 +38.88% 7
Nottinghamshire +45 48 £65,000 -3.70% 3
Glasgow +49 46 £60,000 +41.17% 5
Cambridge +8 46 £50,000 -10.71% 7
West Yorkshire -45 46 £55,000 - 13
Nottingham +36 42 £67,500 - 3
Leeds -43 39 £55,000 - 13
Oxford +8 26 £50,000 +3.62% 5
Essex +28 24 £62,500 +31.57%

Big Data
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 2468 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2328 (39.92%) Java
3 2030 (34.81%) Hadoop
4 1826 (31.32%) Analytics
5 1731 (29.69%) SQL
6 1647 (28.25%) Python
7 1402 (24.04%) Apache Spark
8 1353 (23.20%) Finance
9 1181 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
10 1136 (19.48%) NoSQL
11 1045 (17.92%) Degree
12 951 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
13 930 (15.95%) JavaScript
14 910 (15.61%) C#
15 880 (15.09%) SQL Server
16 837 (14.35%) Machine Learning
17 831 (14.25%) Software Engineering
18 764 (13.10%) TDD
19 762 (13.07%) MongoDB
20 760 (13.03%) Scala
21 755 (12.95%) .NET
22 733 (12.57%) Linux
23 732 (12.55%) Scrum
24 714 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
25 705 (12.09%) Apache Hive
26 675 (11.58%) Computer Science
27 645 (11.06%) Oracle
28 640 (10.98%) ETL
29 639 (10.96%) Microsoft
30 624 (10.70%) DevOps

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 1402 (24.04%) Apache Spark
2 439 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
3 402 (6.89%) Apache
4 370 (6.35%) Apache Pig
5 307 (5.26%) SAS
6 195 (3.34%) Tomcat
7 182 (3.12%) JBoss
8 170 (2.92%) Apache Solr
9 133 (2.28%) WebSphere
10 131 (2.25%) Jetty
11 118 (2.02%) WebLogic
12 105 (1.80%) OpenStack
13 69 (1.18%) CMS
14 54 (0.93%) SharePoint
15 51 (0.87%) Confluence
16 38 (0.65%) GlassFish
17 28 (0.48%) nginx
18 22 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 21 (0.36%) IIS
20 18 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 295 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 112 (1.92%) SPSS
3 46 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (0.46%) MS Office
5 8 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.14%) Stata
6 6 (0.10%) SPSS Modeler
6 6 (0.10%) Weka
7 4 (0.069%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.051%) Gephi
8 3 (0.051%) InVision
8 3 (0.051%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.034%) Mathcad
9 2 (0.034%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.034%) Simulink
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.017%) EViews
10 1 (0.017%) Mingle
10 1 (0.017%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.22%) Magento
4 11 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 8 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 7 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.086%) FastStats
8 5 (0.086%) HFM
8 5 (0.086%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 5 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.086%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.069%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.051%) Data Workbench
10 3 (0.051%) Hyperion Planning
10 3 (0.051%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.051%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 951 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
2 574 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 288 (4.94%) SaaS
4 179 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
5 128 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 99 (1.70%) GitHub
7 72 (1.23%) PaaS
8 67 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
9 66 (1.13%) Amazon S3
9 66 (1.13%) Google Analytics
10 57 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
11 43 (0.74%) IaaS
12 35 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
13 27 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
14 26 (0.45%) Office 365
15 25 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
16 20 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
18 11 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
19 10 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 190 (3.26%) Internet
2 62 (1.06%) HTTP
3 48 (0.82%) Kerberos
4 47 (0.81%) Firewall
5 46 (0.79%) Network Security
6 38 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 29 (0.50%) SSL
8 20 (0.34%) DNS
9 17 (0.29%) LDAP
9 17 (0.29%) Unified Communications
10 12 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 12 (0.21%) Wireshark
11 11 (0.19%) Intranet
11 11 (0.19%) SAN
12 10 (0.17%) FTP
13 9 (0.15%) tcpdump
14 8 (0.14%) VPN
15 7 (0.12%) LAN
16 6 (0.10%) DHCP
16 6 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2030 (34.81%) Hadoop
2 1136 (19.48%) NoSQL
3 880 (15.09%) SQL Server
4 762 (13.07%) MongoDB
5 714 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
6 705 (12.09%) Apache Hive
7 551 (9.45%) Relational Database
8 538 (9.23%) MySQL
9 447 (7.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 405 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 376 (6.45%) HBase
12 330 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 293 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 284 (4.87%) RDBMS
15 259 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
16 235 (4.03%) Power BI
17 221 (3.79%) Data Mining
18 205 (3.52%) Redis
19 193 (3.31%) QlikView
20 132 (2.26%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 365 (6.26%) Git (software)
2 194 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 183 (3.14%) JIRA
4 123 (2.11%) Selenium
4 123 (2.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 119 (2.04%) Maven
6 71 (1.22%) Subversion
7 70 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 64 (1.10%) JUnit
9 58 (0.99%) Visual Studio
10 56 (0.96%) Gradle
11 46 (0.79%) TeamCity
12 44 (0.75%) NUnit
13 34 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 30 (0.51%) Cucumber
14 30 (0.51%) Mockito
15 29 (0.50%) Ant
16 27 (0.46%) Bitbucket
17 24 (0.41%) SpecFlow
18 23 (0.39%) Calabash
General
1 1353 (23.20%) Finance
2 589 (10.10%) Banking
3 553 (9.48%) Retail
4 500 (8.57%) Marketing
5 351 (6.02%) Telecoms
6 209 (3.58%) Games
7 130 (2.23%) Advertising
8 124 (2.13%) Legal
9 70 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 52 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 45 (0.77%) Publishing
12 39 (0.67%) Automotive
12 39 (0.67%) Military
13 36 (0.62%) Front Office
14 33 (0.57%) Electronics
15 29 (0.50%) Back Office
16 28 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.41%) Local Government
18 23 (0.39%) Law
18 23 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2049 (35.14%) Developer
2 844 (14.47%) Architect
3 761 (13.05%) Java Developer
4 468 (8.03%) Senior Developer
5 383 (6.57%) Consultant
6 380 (6.52%) Analyst
7 376 (6.45%) Data Engineer
8 356 (6.11%) Data Scientist
9 324 (5.56%) Data Architect
10 311 (5.33%) Big Data Engineer
11 300 (5.14%) C# Developer
12 295 (5.06%) Software Engineer
13 290 (4.97%) Big Data Developer
14 258 (4.42%) .NET Developer
15 242 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
16 214 (3.67%) Java Engineer
17 206 (3.53%) Software Developer
18 198 (3.40%) Lead Developer
19 196 (3.36%) Big Data Architect
20 195 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 755 (12.95%) .NET
2 616 (10.56%) AngularJS
3 543 (9.31%) HTML
4 513 (8.80%) Web Services
5 495 (8.49%) Spring
6 424 (7.27%) Node.js
7 403 (6.91%) CSS
8 364 (6.24%) Kafka
9 360 (6.17%) REST
10 299 (5.13%) React
11 254 (4.36%) RESTful
12 251 (4.30%) HTML5
13 215 (3.69%) Java EE
14 212 (3.64%) XML
15 208 (3.57%) Hibernate
16 202 (3.46%) J2EE
17 164 (2.81%) CSS3
18 159 (2.73%) ASP.NET
18 159 (2.73%) jQuery
19 154 (2.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 675 (11.58%) Computer Science
2 607 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
3 487 (8.35%) Algorithms
4 198 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 180 (3.09%) Fintech
6 178 (3.05%) User Experience
7 175 (3.00%) Credit Risk
8 142 (2.44%) Internet of Things
9 140 (2.40%) Data Structures
10 122 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 95 (1.63%) Social Media
12 84 (1.44%) Management Information System
13 81 (1.39%) Data Centre
14 71 (1.22%) Semantic Web
15 52 (0.89%) PKI
16 48 (0.82%) iPad
17 45 (0.77%) Hedge funds
17 45 (0.77%) Virtual Team
18 42 (0.72%) Derivative
19 40 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 733 (12.57%) Linux
2 197 (3.38%) Unix
3 193 (3.31%) Windows
4 149 (2.56%) Android
5 137 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 57 (0.98%) CentOS
7 39 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (0.63%) Windows Server
9 36 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.22%) AIX
12 10 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.15%) Debian
13 9 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.10%) Solaris
15 6 (0.10%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.10%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.069%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2468 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1826 (31.32%) Analytics
3 1181 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
4 837 (14.35%) Machine Learning
5 831 (14.25%) Software Engineering
6 764 (13.10%) TDD
7 732 (12.55%) Scrum
8 640 (10.98%) ETL
9 624 (10.70%) DevOps
10 536 (9.19%) Data Analytics
11 519 (8.90%) Visualisation
12 491 (8.42%) Open Source
13 482 (8.27%) Mathematics
14 451 (7.73%) Mentoring
15 425 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
16 419 (7.19%) Data Modelling
17 415 (7.12%) E-Commerce
18 401 (6.88%) OO
19 340 (5.83%) Project Management
20 322 (5.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2328 (39.92%) Java
2 1731 (29.69%) SQL
3 1647 (28.25%) Python
4 930 (15.95%) JavaScript
5 910 (15.61%) C#
6 760 (13.03%) Scala
7 542 (9.30%) R
8 409 (7.01%) C++
9 265 (4.54%) T-SQL
10 264 (4.53%) Ruby
11 254 (4.36%) C
12 252 (4.32%) Perl
13 229 (3.93%) PHP
14 183 (3.14%) Bash Shell
15 137 (2.35%) Go
16 103 (1.77%) MATLAB
17 81 (1.39%) PL/SQL
18 56 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 50 (0.86%) Shell Script
20 42 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1045 (17.92%) Degree
2 296 (5.08%) PhD
3 243 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 139 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 91 (1.56%) CISSP
6 82 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 61 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 46 (0.79%) CISM
9 39 (0.67%) ISEB
10 32 (0.55%) GCIA
11 30 (0.51%) CEH
12 29 (0.50%) CISA
12 29 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 29 (0.50%) GIAC
13 23 (0.39%) CCNA
13 23 (0.39%) Postgraduate
14 20 (0.34%) GCIH
14 20 (0.34%) PMI Certification
15 18 (0.31%) CCIE
15 18 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (3.98%) QA
2 159 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 55 (0.94%) SLA
4 27 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.41%) MiFID
6 21 (0.36%) COBIT
6 21 (0.36%) PMO
7 18 (0.31%) GCP
8 16 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.14%) GPG13
11 5 (0.086%) GDPR
11 5 (0.086%) IFRS
11 5 (0.086%) IFRS 9
12 4 (0.069%) SDET
13 3 (0.051%) SNOMED CT
14 2 (0.034%) FATCA
15 1 (0.017%) CRD IV
15 1 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
15 1 (0.017%) ISO20022
System Software
1 281 (4.82%) Docker
2 232 (3.98%) HDFS
3 128 (2.20%) Apache Flume
4 91 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 60 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 43 (0.74%) Active Directory
7 32 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 17 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.14%) KVM
10 8 (0.14%) Snort
11 6 (0.10%) vSphere
12 4 (0.069%) IAG
13 3 (0.051%) vCloud
13 3 (0.051%) Xen
14 2 (0.034%) etcd
14 2 (0.034%) iptables
14 2 (0.034%) Varnish
15 1 (0.017%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.017%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 257 (4.41%) Puppet
2 240 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
3 236 (4.05%) Ansible
4 110 (1.89%) Kibana
5 104 (1.78%) Oozie
6 98 (1.68%) Salt
7 92 (1.58%) Kubernetes
8 86 (1.47%) logstash
9 54 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
10 48 (0.82%) Mesos
11 27 (0.46%) Terraform
12 19 (0.33%) Ambari
13 13 (0.22%) Packer
14 11 (0.19%) Graphite
14 11 (0.19%) Nagios
15 9 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
15 9 (0.15%) QRadar
16 8 (0.14%) CSIRT
17 7 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 7 (0.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 645 (11.06%) Oracle
2 639 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 389 (6.67%) Tableau
4 298 (5.11%) Google
5 162 (2.78%) SAP
6 153 (2.62%) Cloudera
7 128 (2.20%) Hortonworks
8 123 (2.11%) Talend
9 106 (1.82%) VMware
10 93 (1.59%) Informatica
11 86 (1.47%) Splunk
12 75 (1.29%) Teradata
13 64 (1.10%) Cognos
13 64 (1.10%) IBM
14 54 (0.93%) Red Hat
15 50 (0.86%) TIBCO
16 47 (0.81%) MapR
17 45 (0.77%) Netezza
18 44 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
19 42 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
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