Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for BigQuery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BigQuery over the 6 months to 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google BigQuery
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 486 548 802
Rank change year-on-year +62 +254 +294
Permanent jobs citing BigQuery 643 256 310
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.02% 1.35% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 365 207 252
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £40,125
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,875 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%

BigQuery is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 31,850 18,925 40,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.04% 27.59% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21,340 15,533 33,135
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

BigQuery
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BigQuery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BigQuery.

Salary trend for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing BigQuery over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BigQuery within the UK over the 6 months to 30 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 597 £65,000 - 73
London +41 454 £70,000 -3.45% 47
Work from Home -125 147 £67,500 +50.00% 10
UK excluding London -85 119 £50,000 -9.09% 25
South West -54 33 £42,000 -4.55% 9
East of England -30 24 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Midlands -60 21 £43,500 -27.50% 6
South East -85 19 £62,500 +4.17%
West Midlands -62 17 £51,750 -10.00% 4
North of England -63 13 £67,500 +35.00% 6
North West -41 8 £70,000 +27.27% 4
East Midlands -49 4 £32,000 -57.33% 2
Yorkshire -65 4 £58,750 +91.06% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £47,000 -
Wales -28 3 £40,000 -17.95%
Scotland -71 3 £95,000 +5.56% 1
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, IT jobs citing BigQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for BigQuery.

1 617 (95.96%) GCP
2 433 (67.34%) Google
3 427 (66.41%) SQL
4 382 (59.41%) Python
5 335 (52.10%) Analytics
6 330 (51.32%) AWS
7 217 (33.75%) Big Data
8 203 (31.57%) Kubernetes
9 190 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
10 182 (28.30%) Azure
11 168 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
12 159 (24.73%) Data Science
13 155 (24.11%) Amazon Redshift
14 151 (23.48%) Data Pipeline
15 150 (23.33%) Java
16 147 (22.86%) ETL
17 139 (21.62%) Tableau
18 138 (21.46%) Data Engineering
19 134 (20.84%) Visualisation
20 133 (20.68%) DevOps
21 124 (19.28%) Data Warehouse
22 121 (18.82%) Machine Learning
23 117 (18.20%) Analytical Skills
23 117 (18.20%) Software Engineering
24 114 (17.73%) Social Skills
25 113 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
26 107 (16.64%) Apache Airflow
27 101 (15.71%) Microservices
28 97 (15.09%) Open Source
28 97 (15.09%) Terraform

BigQuery
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
1 107 (16.64%) Apache Airflow
2 89 (13.84%) Apache
2 89 (13.84%) Apache Spark
3 41 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (2.02%) Luigi
5 12 (1.87%) SAS
6 8 (1.24%) nginx
7 5 (0.78%) Confluence
8 4 (0.62%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.62%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.40%) SPSS
3 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.78%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.62%) Adobe XD
5 4 (0.62%) Figma
5 4 (0.62%) Sketch
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 617 (95.96%) GCP
2 330 (51.32%) AWS
3 182 (28.30%) Azure
4 93 (14.46%) Serverless
5 86 (13.37%) Snowflake
6 63 (9.80%) Cloud Functions
6 63 (9.80%) Power Platform
7 48 (7.47%) Google App Engine
8 47 (7.31%) AWS Lambda
9 43 (6.69%) Amazon EC2
9 43 (6.69%) GitHub
10 41 (6.38%) dbt
11 40 (6.22%) Google Data Studio
12 39 (6.07%) Google Analytics
13 35 (5.44%) Amazon S3
13 35 (5.44%) Amazon SQS
14 33 (5.13%) Amazon Kinesis
15 21 (3.27%) Amazon EMR
15 21 (3.27%) Firebase
15 21 (3.27%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.40%) Broadband
2 8 (1.24%) Internet
3 7 (1.09%) SSH
4 4 (0.62%) 802.11
4 4 (0.62%) FTP
4 4 (0.62%) RFID
4 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (33.75%) Big Data
2 155 (24.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 139 (21.62%) Tableau
4 124 (19.28%) Data Warehouse
5 84 (13.06%) Looker
6 79 (12.29%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (10.26%) NoSQL
8 64 (9.95%) Hadoop
9 63 (9.80%) Power BI
10 60 (9.33%) Metadata
11 54 (8.40%) Data Lake
12 52 (8.09%) Relational Database
13 45 (7.00%) MySQL
14 44 (6.84%) Redis
15 42 (6.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 39 (6.07%) MongoDB
17 32 (4.98%) SQL Server
18 30 (4.67%) Bigtable
19 29 (4.51%) Amazon RDS
20 27 (4.20%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 77 (11.98%) Jenkins
2 50 (7.78%) JIRA
3 48 (7.47%) Git (software)
4 25 (3.89%) Cypress.io
4 25 (3.89%) GitLab
5 13 (2.02%) JUnit
6 11 (1.71%) JMeter
7 8 (1.24%) GoCD
7 8 (1.24%) Maven
7 8 (1.24%) Postman
8 7 (1.09%) CircleCI
9 5 (0.78%) Spinnaker
10 4 (0.62%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.62%) Crashlytics
10 4 (0.62%) fastlane
10 4 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.62%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.47%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.47%) Selenium
12 2 (0.31%) ProC
General
1 117 (18.20%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (17.73%) Social Skills
3 93 (14.46%) Finance
4 87 (13.53%) Marketing
5 81 (12.60%) Retail
6 36 (5.60%) Games
7 32 (4.98%) Presentation Skills
8 29 (4.51%) Advertising
9 22 (3.42%) Influencing Skills
10 21 (3.27%) Brand Awareness
11 16 (2.49%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.71%) Billing
12 11 (1.71%) Manufacturing
13 10 (1.56%) Banking
13 10 (1.56%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.56%) Legal
14 9 (1.40%) Publishing
15 7 (1.09%) Automotive
16 6 (0.93%) Czech Language
17 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 154 (23.95%) Data Engineer
2 107 (16.64%) Analyst
3 73 (11.35%) Developer
4 67 (10.42%) Python Engineer
5 65 (10.11%) Software Engineer
6 52 (8.09%) Architect
7 37 (5.75%) Data Architect
8 36 (5.60%) Scala Engineer
9 34 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
10 32 (4.98%) Insight Analyst
10 32 (4.98%) Java Engineer
11 30 (4.67%) Big Data Engineer
12 29 (4.51%) Java Software Engineer
13 24 (3.73%) Data Analyst
13 24 (3.73%) Senior Insight Analyst
14 23 (3.58%) Full Stack Developer
15 22 (3.42%) Big Data Software Engineer
15 22 (3.42%) Cloud Architect
15 22 (3.42%) Data Analytics Engineer
16 20 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (12.13%) Apache Beam
2 65 (10.11%) Kafka
3 63 (9.80%) React
4 48 (7.47%) GraphQL
4 48 (7.47%) Node.js
5 47 (7.31%) RESTful
6 36 (5.60%) Akka
7 27 (4.20%) Web Services
8 25 (3.89%) Jest
9 24 (3.73%) REST
10 23 (3.58%) Flask
11 19 (2.95%) gRPC
12 16 (2.49%) PySpark
13 15 (2.33%) Redux
14 13 (2.02%) Protocol Buffers
15 12 (1.87%) Spring
15 12 (1.87%) TensorFlow
16 11 (1.71%) Spring Boot
17 10 (1.56%) JSON
17 10 (1.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.38%) Cloud Native
2 31 (4.82%) Public Cloud
2 31 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (4.20%) User Experience
4 20 (3.11%) Algorithms
5 19 (2.95%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.02%) Enterprise Cloud
6 13 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.02%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.71%) Marketing Technology
7 11 (1.71%) Renewable Energy
8 9 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
8 9 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.24%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.24%) Online Games
9 8 (1.24%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.24%) Social Media
10 7 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.44%) Linux
2 11 (1.71%) Windows
3 9 (1.40%) Android
4 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (52.10%) Analytics
2 190 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
3 168 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (24.73%) Data Science
5 151 (23.48%) Data Pipeline
6 147 (22.86%) ETL
7 138 (21.46%) Data Engineering
8 134 (20.84%) Visualisation
9 133 (20.68%) DevOps
10 121 (18.82%) Machine Learning
11 117 (18.20%) Software Engineering
12 113 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
13 101 (15.71%) Microservices
14 97 (15.09%) Open Source
15 93 (14.46%) Data Modelling
16 89 (13.84%) Data Visualisation
17 80 (12.44%) Artificial Intelligence
18 64 (9.95%) Data Analytics
18 64 (9.95%) Personalization
19 58 (9.02%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 427 (66.41%) SQL
2 382 (59.41%) Python
3 150 (23.33%) Java
4 88 (13.69%) JavaScript
5 71 (11.04%) Go
6 66 (10.26%) Scala
7 62 (9.64%) R
8 52 (8.09%) TypeScript
9 25 (3.89%) Bash Shell
10 19 (2.95%) C#
10 19 (2.95%) T-SQL
11 16 (2.49%) Java 8
12 15 (2.33%) C++
13 13 (2.02%) ES6
14 11 (1.71%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.56%) Elixir
15 10 (1.56%) Ruby
16 9 (1.40%) Haskell
16 9 (1.40%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (11.66%) Degree
2 33 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.11%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.24%) PhD
5 3 (0.47%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.15%) GDPR
2 30 (4.67%) QA
3 27 (4.20%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.47%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (11.66%) Docker
2 4 (0.62%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.31%) HDFS
4 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 203 (31.57%) Kubernetes
2 97 (15.09%) Terraform
3 46 (7.15%) Prometheus
4 44 (6.84%) Grafana
5 25 (3.89%) Ansible
6 10 (1.56%) Istio
6 10 (1.56%) Kubeflow
7 5 (0.78%) linkerd
7 5 (0.78%) Oozie
8 3 (0.47%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.31%) Kibana
10 1 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 433 (67.34%) Google
2 37 (5.75%) Oracle
3 25 (3.89%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.89%) Teradata
4 21 (3.27%) Qubit
5 20 (3.11%) SAP
6 14 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.02%) Facebook
8 12 (1.87%) Adobe
8 12 (1.87%) Databricks
9 9 (1.40%) Cognos
9 9 (1.40%) Snapchat
10 8 (1.24%) MKS
11 7 (1.09%) Talend
12 6 (0.93%) Reuters
12 6 (0.93%) TOWER Software
13 5 (0.78%) Alteryx
13 5 (0.78%) Informatica
14 4 (0.62%) Cloudera
14 4 (0.62%) Hortonworks