Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google BigQuery
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 512 472 751
Rank change year-on-year -40 +279 +268
Permanent jobs citing BigQuery 679 227 363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.47% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.94% 1.64% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 409 172 300
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,000 £42,375
25th Percentile £49,000 £45,938 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -7.69%
75th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £81,563
90th Percentile £101,000 £85,000 £93,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39% -6.12%

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 34,924 13,805 37,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.92% 28.81% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22,434 11,711 31,123
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -25 636 £67,500 +8.00% 72
London -24 468 £72,500 +11.54% 40
UK excluding London -176 145 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Work from Home -169 122 £72,500 +61.11% 10
South West -51 65 £40,000 -6.98% 12
Midlands -113 23 £40,000 -40.74% 8
East of England -94 19 £70,000 +40.00% 1
West Midlands -87 18 £43,000 -21.82% 6
South East -172 14 £65,000 +18.18% 3
North of England -154 13 £72,500 +52.63% 7
North West -100 8 £73,750 +28.26% 7
East Midlands -69 5 £32,000 -57.33% 2
Scotland - 5 £62,500 -
Yorkshire -115 4 £56,250 +18.42%
Northern Ireland - 4 £47,000 - 1
Wales -50 3 £59,750 +22.56%
North East -39 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 639 (94.11%) GCP
2 478 (70.40%) Google
3 455 (67.01%) SQL
4 404 (59.50%) Python
5 374 (55.08%) Analytics
6 326 (48.01%) AWS
7 220 (32.40%) Big Data
8 217 (31.96%) Business Intelligence
9 199 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
10 197 (29.01%) Data Science
11 191 (28.13%) Azure
12 177 (26.07%) Kubernetes
13 169 (24.89%) Amazon Redshift
14 168 (24.74%) ETL
15 162 (23.86%) Data Pipeline
16 156 (22.97%) Data Warehouse
17 148 (21.80%) Machine Learning
18 146 (21.50%) Tableau
19 137 (20.18%) Data Modelling
20 133 (19.59%) DevOps
21 132 (19.44%) Java
21 132 (19.44%) Data Engineering
22 122 (17.97%) Social Skills
23 119 (17.53%) Apache Spark
24 114 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
25 113 (16.64%) Looker
26 111 (16.35%) Visualisation
27 107 (15.76%) Apache Airflow
27 107 (15.76%) Problem-Solving
28 104 (15.32%) Retail

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
1 119 (17.53%) Apache Spark
2 107 (15.76%) Apache Airflow
3 86 (12.67%) Apache
4 35 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.36%) Jupyter
5 16 (2.36%) nginx
6 14 (2.06%) SAS
7 13 (1.91%) Luigi
8 9 (1.33%) Confluence
9 5 (0.74%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.59%) Ethereum
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.59%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.33%) SPSS
3 5 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.74%) Fireworks
3 5 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 639 (94.11%) GCP
2 326 (48.01%) AWS
3 191 (28.13%) Azure
4 100 (14.73%) Snowflake
5 93 (13.70%) Power Platform
6 73 (10.75%) Serverless
7 60 (8.84%) dbt
8 55 (8.10%) GitHub
9 47 (6.92%) Cloud Functions
9 47 (6.92%) Google Data Studio
10 45 (6.63%) Google Analytics
11 43 (6.33%) Amazon S3
12 42 (6.19%) Google App Engine
13 35 (5.15%) Amazon SQS
14 34 (5.01%) AWS Lambda
15 32 (4.71%) Amazon Kinesis
16 31 (4.57%) Google Compute Engine
17 25 (3.68%) Amazon EMR
18 24 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
19 17 (2.50%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.62%) Broadband
2 9 (1.33%) Internet
3 3 (0.44%) FTP
4 2 (0.29%) 802.11
4 2 (0.29%) RFID
4 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (32.40%) Big Data
2 169 (24.89%) Amazon Redshift
3 156 (22.97%) Data Warehouse
4 146 (21.50%) Tableau
5 113 (16.64%) Looker
6 96 (14.14%) Hadoop
7 93 (13.70%) Power BI
8 88 (12.96%) NoSQL
9 70 (10.31%) Relational Database
10 69 (10.16%) PostgreSQL
11 68 (10.01%) Data Lake
12 58 (8.54%) Metadata
13 57 (8.39%) MySQL
14 49 (7.22%) MongoDB
15 37 (5.45%) Redis
15 37 (5.45%) SQL Server
16 35 (5.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 32 (4.71%) Apache Hive
18 29 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 27 (3.98%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 66 (9.72%) Jenkins
2 65 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 59 (8.69%) JIRA
4 42 (6.19%) GitLab
5 21 (3.09%) JMeter
6 19 (2.80%) Maven
7 18 (2.65%) Cypress.io
7 18 (2.65%) Postman
8 16 (2.36%) GoCD
9 10 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.33%) JUnit
11 7 (1.03%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.03%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.74%) Selenium
13 4 (0.59%) ERwin
13 4 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.59%) tSQLt
General
1 122 (17.97%) Social Skills
2 114 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (15.32%) Retail
4 88 (12.96%) Finance
5 70 (10.31%) Marketing
6 45 (6.63%) Games
7 37 (5.45%) Presentation Skills
8 28 (4.12%) Advertising
9 20 (2.95%) Influencing Skills
10 18 (2.65%) Telecoms
11 14 (2.06%) Brand Awareness
12 13 (1.91%) Publishing
13 10 (1.47%) Automotive
14 8 (1.18%) Banking
14 8 (1.18%) Manufacturing
15 7 (1.03%) Legal
16 6 (0.88%) Billing
16 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.74%) Czech Language
18 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 142 (20.91%) Data Engineer
2 124 (18.26%) Analyst
3 57 (8.39%) Developer
4 52 (7.66%) Architect
5 44 (6.48%) Software Engineer
6 42 (6.19%) Data Analyst
7 41 (6.04%) Data Architect
7 41 (6.04%) Python Engineer
8 34 (5.01%) Data Scientist
9 28 (4.12%) Scala Engineer
10 25 (3.68%) Cloud Architect
10 25 (3.68%) Insight Analyst
11 23 (3.39%) Consultant
12 22 (3.24%) Java Engineer
13 21 (3.09%) Big Data Engineer
13 21 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (2.65%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 17 (2.50%) Product Analyst
15 17 (2.50%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (12.52%) Kafka
2 74 (10.90%) Apache Beam
3 50 (7.36%) Node.js
4 49 (7.22%) React
5 39 (5.74%) Web Services
6 37 (5.45%) GraphQL
7 34 (5.01%) RESTful
8 30 (4.42%) Akka
9 24 (3.53%) REST
10 20 (2.95%) Spring
10 20 (2.95%) Spring Boot
11 19 (2.80%) Jest
12 17 (2.50%) Flask
13 16 (2.36%) JDBC
13 16 (2.36%) Spring MVC
13 16 (2.36%) YAML
14 13 (1.91%) Apache Camel
14 13 (1.91%) PySpark
14 13 (1.91%) Spring WebFlux
14 13 (1.91%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.48%) Public Cloud
2 39 (5.74%) Algorithms
3 36 (5.30%) Cloud Native
4 26 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (3.53%) Virtual Team
6 18 (2.65%) Renewable Energy
7 16 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.36%) Online Games
7 16 (2.36%) User Experience
8 15 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
9 13 (1.91%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.91%) Marketing Technology
10 11 (1.62%) Enterprise Cloud
11 10 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.47%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.47%) Social Media
12 8 (1.18%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.59%) FMCG
13 4 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.89%) Linux
2 10 (1.47%) Unix
3 8 (1.18%) Windows
4 5 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (55.08%) Analytics
2 217 (31.96%) Business Intelligence
3 199 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (29.01%) Data Science
5 168 (24.74%) ETL
6 162 (23.86%) Data Pipeline
7 148 (21.80%) Machine Learning
8 137 (20.18%) Data Modelling
9 133 (19.59%) DevOps
10 132 (19.44%) Data Engineering
11 111 (16.35%) Visualisation
12 107 (15.76%) Problem-Solving
13 104 (15.32%) Software Engineering
14 92 (13.55%) Data Analytics
15 89 (13.11%) Microservices
16 84 (12.37%) Artificial Intelligence
17 75 (11.05%) Open Source
18 71 (10.46%) Data Visualisation
18 71 (10.46%) E-Commerce
19 68 (10.01%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 455 (67.01%) SQL
2 404 (59.50%) Python
3 132 (19.44%) Java
4 78 (11.49%) JavaScript
5 68 (10.01%) R
6 65 (9.57%) Scala
7 60 (8.84%) Go
8 49 (7.22%) TypeScript
9 26 (3.83%) C#
10 23 (3.39%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.80%) C++
12 17 (2.50%) Ruby
13 13 (1.91%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.91%) VBA
14 12 (1.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 12 (1.77%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.62%) Java 8
16 10 (1.47%) Elixir
17 9 (1.33%) Haskell
18 8 (1.18%) ES6
Qualifications
1 81 (11.93%) Degree
2 33 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.62%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.18%) PhD
5 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.92%) Data Quality
2 32 (4.71%) GDPR
3 29 (4.27%) QA
4 3 (0.44%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (10.16%) Docker
2 5 (0.74%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.59%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 177 (26.07%) Kubernetes
2 91 (13.40%) Terraform
3 33 (4.86%) Prometheus
4 32 (4.71%) Ansible
5 30 (4.42%) Grafana
6 21 (3.09%) Istio
7 13 (1.91%) Kubeflow
7 13 (1.91%) linkerd
8 7 (1.03%) Oozie
8 7 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.03%) Puppet
9 3 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.44%) Knative
10 2 (0.29%) Kibana
11 1 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 478 (70.40%) Google
2 52 (7.66%) Microsoft
3 42 (6.19%) Oracle
4 29 (4.27%) Teradata
5 27 (3.98%) SAP
6 19 (2.80%) Databricks
7 18 (2.65%) Adobe
8 15 (2.21%) Qubit
9 13 (1.91%) Facebook
10 10 (1.47%) Splunk
11 9 (1.33%) Cognos
11 9 (1.33%) MKS
11 9 (1.33%) Snapchat
11 9 (1.33%) TikTok
12 6 (0.88%) Reuters
12 6 (0.88%) TOWER Software
13 5 (0.74%) Talend
14 4 (0.59%) Cadence
14 4 (0.59%) Guidewire
14 4 (0.59%) Twitter