Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google BigQuery
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 469 709 1003
Rank change year-on-year +240 +294 +66
Permanent jobs citing BigQuery 238 372 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 1.01% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 196 307 155
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £40,250 £42,500 £35,700
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £98,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% -17.86% +16.67%

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 14,095 36,912 48,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.48% 27.15% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11,878 30,354 39,471
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

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 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Top 16 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 27 October 2020. 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 +249 228 £60,000 - 46
London +177 156 £65,000 -3.70% 25
UK excluding London +255 78 £47,500 -17.39% 26
North of England +139 25 £47,500 -20.83% 13
Work from Home +36 20 £46,250 -22.92% 9
South West +102 19 £42,500 -19.05% 2
South East +208 15 £55,000 +25.71%
Yorkshire +134 12 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Midlands +117 11 £60,000 -4.00% 3
North West +95 8 £60,000 - 10
East Midlands +85 7 £75,000 +36.36% 1
North East - 5 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +99 4 £95,000 +123.53% 5
West Midlands +87 4 £50,000 -20.00% 2
East of England +129 2 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Wales +48 2 £48,750 +18.90%

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 215 (90.34%) GCP
2 148 (62.18%) SQL
3 147 (61.76%) Python
4 122 (51.26%) AWS
5 114 (47.90%) Google
6 98 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
7 90 (37.82%) ETL
8 87 (36.55%) Business Intelligence
9 75 (31.51%) Amazon Redshift
10 74 (31.09%) Analytics
10 74 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (29.83%) Finance
12 63 (26.47%) Snowflake Schema
13 61 (25.63%) Big Data
14 60 (25.21%) Azure
14 60 (25.21%) Data Modelling
14 60 (25.21%) Java
15 57 (23.95%) Tableau
16 49 (20.59%) Looker
17 45 (18.91%) Data Lake
18 44 (18.49%) NoSQL
19 43 (18.07%) Visualisation
20 42 (17.65%) Machine Learning
21 40 (16.81%) Data Science
22 38 (15.97%) Kafka
22 38 (15.97%) Scrum
23 37 (15.55%) Apache Spark
24 36 (15.13%) Data Engineering
25 35 (14.71%) Power BI
25 35 (14.71%) Power Platform

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 37 (15.55%) Apache Spark
2 29 (12.18%) Apache Airflow
3 25 (10.50%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (10.08%) Apache
5 7 (2.94%) nginx
5 7 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.10%) Apache Synapse
7 4 (1.68%) Confluence
7 4 (1.68%) Luigi
8 3 (1.26%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.42%) Resin
Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.84%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 215 (90.34%) GCP
2 122 (51.26%) AWS
3 60 (25.21%) Azure
4 35 (14.71%) Amazon S3
4 35 (14.71%) Power Platform
5 24 (10.08%) Serverless
6 17 (7.14%) Google Analytics
7 16 (6.72%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (6.72%) SaaS
8 15 (6.30%) Google App Engine
9 10 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (3.78%) Amazon ECS
10 9 (3.78%) Amazon EKS
11 8 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (2.94%) AdWords
12 7 (2.94%) Google Compute Engine
12 7 (2.94%) IaaS
13 6 (2.52%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (2.10%) GitHub
14 5 (2.10%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.36%) DNS
2 2 (0.84%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
2 75 (31.51%) Amazon Redshift
3 63 (26.47%) Snowflake Schema
4 61 (25.63%) Big Data
5 57 (23.95%) Tableau
6 49 (20.59%) Looker
7 45 (18.91%) Data Lake
8 44 (18.49%) NoSQL
9 35 (14.71%) MySQL
9 35 (14.71%) Power BI
10 27 (11.34%) SQL Server
11 25 (10.50%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (10.50%) Relational Database
12 23 (9.66%) Amazon Athena
13 19 (7.98%) Hadoop
14 18 (7.56%) Flink
15 15 (6.30%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (5.04%) Cloud Spanner
16 12 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (4.20%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.04%) JIRA
2 11 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.68%) JUnit
4 4 (1.68%) Maven
5 3 (1.26%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.26%) CircleCI
5 3 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.26%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.84%) GitLab
6 2 (0.84%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.42%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.42%) Selenium
7 1 (0.42%) Subversion
7 1 (0.42%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.42%) webpack
General
1 71 (29.83%) Finance
2 19 (7.98%) Banking
3 18 (7.56%) Marketing
4 16 (6.72%) Retail
5 15 (6.30%) Advertising
6 3 (1.26%) Games
7 2 (0.84%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 110 (46.22%) Data Engineer
2 41 (17.23%) Developer
3 29 (12.18%) Analyst
4 18 (7.56%) Senior Data Engineer
5 17 (7.14%) Python Engineer
6 16 (6.72%) SQL Analyst
7 15 (6.30%) Data Analyst
8 14 (5.88%) Architect
8 14 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (5.04%) Platform Engineer
9 12 (5.04%) SQL Data Analyst
10 10 (4.20%) Python Developer
11 9 (3.78%) Data Scientist
11 9 (3.78%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.52%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (2.52%) Business Developer
12 6 (2.52%) Engineering Manager
12 6 (2.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.97%) Kafka
2 19 (7.98%) Web Services
3 18 (7.56%) .NET
4 16 (6.72%) PySpark
5 13 (5.46%) REST
6 10 (4.20%) Node.js
7 9 (3.78%) SOAP
8 8 (3.36%) JSON
9 7 (2.94%) Apache Avro
9 7 (2.94%) GraphQL
10 6 (2.52%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (2.52%) TensorFlow
11 5 (2.10%) Flask
11 5 (2.10%) HTML
11 5 (2.10%) RESTful
12 4 (1.68%) Apache NiFi
12 4 (1.68%) Pandas
12 4 (1.68%) React
13 3 (1.26%) Lambda Expressions
13 3 (1.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (6.30%) Data Structures
4 14 (5.88%) Cloud Native
5 12 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.62%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.94%) Replication
7 7 (2.94%) User Experience
8 5 (2.10%) FMCG
9 4 (1.68%) Tandem
10 3 (1.26%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.84%) Music Streaming
11 2 (0.84%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (37.82%) ETL
2 87 (36.55%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (31.09%) Analytics
4 60 (25.21%) Data Modelling
5 43 (18.07%) Visualisation
6 42 (17.65%) Machine Learning
7 40 (16.81%) Data Science
8 38 (15.97%) Scrum
9 36 (15.13%) Data Engineering
10 31 (13.03%) DevOps
11 30 (12.61%) Software Engineering
12 28 (11.76%) Fintech
13 26 (10.92%) Microservices
14 23 (9.66%) Computer Science
15 21 (8.82%) SDLC
16 20 (8.40%) Data Architecture
16 20 (8.40%) Mentoring
17 17 (7.14%) Data Analysis
17 17 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 148 (62.18%) SQL
2 147 (61.76%) Python
3 60 (25.21%) Java
4 22 (9.24%) R
5 14 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.46%) Scala
7 10 (4.20%) C#
8 6 (2.52%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.10%) Go
10 4 (1.68%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.68%) PHP
10 4 (1.68%) Ruby
11 3 (1.26%) C
11 3 (1.26%) C++
12 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.84%) VBA
13 1 (0.42%) Elm
13 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (7.98%) Degree
2 4 (1.68%) PhD
3 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.84%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.52%) QA
2 5 (2.10%) SLA
3 4 (1.68%) GDPR
4 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (10.92%) Docker
2 7 (2.94%) Varnish
3 3 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (13.03%) Kubernetes
2 21 (8.82%) Terraform
3 10 (4.20%) Ansible
4 5 (2.10%) Cobbler
5 4 (1.68%) Oozie
6 2 (0.84%) Kibana
6 2 (0.84%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.42%) Istio
Vendors
1 114 (47.90%) Google
2 14 (5.88%) Databricks
3 13 (5.46%) Oracle
4 12 (5.04%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.94%) DoubleClick
6 5 (2.10%) Talend
7 4 (1.68%) Splunk
8 3 (1.26%) Percona
8 3 (1.26%) Teradata
9 2 (0.84%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.84%) Amplitude
9 2 (0.84%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.84%) Apple
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.42%) Informatica
10 1 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.42%) Netezza
10 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.42%) SnapLogic
10 1 (0.42%) VMware