Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google BigQuery
UK
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 489 695 862
Rank change year-on-year +206 +167 +191
Permanent jobs citing BigQuery 408 291 263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.86% 0.96% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 307 251 214
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% -3.45% +41.46%
75th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £102,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £112,500 £117,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +15.00%

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 21,968 30,466 42,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.38% 26.93% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17,727 25,119 35,071
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +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 14 April 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 14 April 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 +195 362 £67,500 -6.90% 73
London +150 278 £72,500 -3.33% 56
UK excluding London +144 94 £60,000 +4.35% 19
Work from Home -55 74 £65,000 -31.58% 19
North of England +56 24 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Scotland +28 23 £95,000 +26.67%
South East +103 21 £55,000 -21.43% 4
Yorkshire +11 12 £55,000 +65.41%
North West +48 11 £65,000 +18.18% 2
East of England +60 8 £70,000 +14.29% 4
Midlands +31 8 £60,000 +20.00% 6
South West +12 8 £45,000 -37.93%
East Midlands +24 4 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands +18 4 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Wales +38 1 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 14 April 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.

1 377 (92.40%) GCP
2 236 (57.84%) Python
3 231 (56.62%) SQL
4 224 (54.90%) Google
5 188 (46.08%) AWS
6 182 (44.61%) Analytics
7 127 (31.13%) Data Engineering
8 119 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
9 117 (28.68%) Amazon Redshift
10 114 (27.94%) Java
11 110 (26.96%) Big Data
12 104 (25.49%) Kubernetes
13 97 (23.77%) Data Science
14 94 (23.04%) Data Warehouse
15 89 (21.81%) ETL
16 88 (21.57%) Azure
17 87 (21.32%) Apache Spark
18 85 (20.83%) Kafka
19 82 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
20 78 (19.12%) Tableau
21 76 (18.63%) PostgreSQL
22 75 (18.38%) DevOps
23 65 (15.93%) Visualisation
23 65 (15.93%) Looker
23 65 (15.93%) Terraform
24 60 (14.71%) Docker
25 58 (14.22%) Data Modelling
26 57 (13.97%) Serverless
26 57 (13.97%) Apache Airflow
27 56 (13.73%) Software Engineering

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 87 (21.32%) Apache Spark
2 57 (13.97%) Apache Airflow
3 41 (10.05%) Apache
4 24 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (3.43%) Luigi
6 5 (1.23%) Confluence
7 2 (0.49%) CMS
7 2 (0.49%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.49%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.25%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.23%) Adobe XD
4 5 (1.23%) Figma
4 5 (1.23%) Sketch
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 377 (92.40%) GCP
2 188 (46.08%) AWS
3 88 (21.57%) Azure
4 57 (13.97%) Serverless
5 36 (8.82%) Power Platform
6 34 (8.33%) Cloud Functions
7 29 (7.11%) Amazon S3
7 29 (7.11%) AWS Lambda
8 26 (6.37%) Amazon Kinesis
9 24 (5.88%) Google Analytics
10 22 (5.39%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (4.90%) Google App Engine
12 19 (4.66%) GitHub
13 18 (4.41%) Amazon SQS
13 18 (4.41%) Google Data Studio
14 17 (4.17%) Amazon EKS
15 14 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (2.94%) Firebase
17 11 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.72%) SSH
2 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.49%) 802.11
3 2 (0.49%) Broadband
3 2 (0.49%) FTP
3 2 (0.49%) RFID
3 2 (0.49%) Wireless
4 1 (0.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (28.68%) Amazon Redshift
2 110 (26.96%) Big Data
3 94 (23.04%) Data Warehouse
4 78 (19.12%) Tableau
5 76 (18.63%) PostgreSQL
6 65 (15.93%) Looker
7 54 (13.24%) Snowflake Schema
8 49 (12.01%) NoSQL
9 46 (11.27%) Hadoop
10 36 (8.82%) Power BI
11 29 (7.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 29 (7.11%) Relational Database
11 29 (7.11%) SQL Server
12 28 (6.86%) MySQL
13 25 (6.13%) Scylla
14 22 (5.39%) Amazon Athena
14 22 (5.39%) Bigtable
14 22 (5.39%) Cloud Spanner
15 21 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
15 21 (5.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (12.75%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.90%) JIRA
3 15 (3.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (3.19%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.70%) Cypress.io
6 10 (2.45%) GitLab
7 8 (1.96%) CircleCI
8 7 (1.72%) JUnit
9 5 (1.23%) Crashlytics
9 5 (1.23%) fastlane
9 5 (1.23%) Travis CI
10 4 (0.98%) Spinnaker
11 2 (0.49%) Babel
11 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.49%) Grunt
11 2 (0.49%) Maven
11 2 (0.49%) Mocha
11 2 (0.49%) Selenium
11 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (12.75%) Finance
2 45 (11.03%) Retail
3 34 (8.33%) Marketing
4 8 (1.96%) Banking
4 8 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.72%) Advertising
5 7 (1.72%) Brand Awareness
5 7 (1.72%) Legal
6 5 (1.23%) Billing
6 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.23%) Publishing
6 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.74%) Games
7 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.74%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 152 (37.25%) Data Engineer
2 44 (10.78%) Analyst
3 43 (10.54%) Developer
4 41 (10.05%) Python Engineer
5 37 (9.07%) Software Engineer
6 28 (6.86%) Architect
7 25 (6.13%) Java Engineer
8 24 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 23 (5.64%) Big Data Engineer
10 22 (5.39%) Java Software Engineer
11 19 (4.66%) Data Architect
12 18 (4.41%) Big Data Software Engineer
12 18 (4.41%) Data Analytics Engineer
12 18 (4.41%) Senior Developer
13 15 (3.68%) Consultant
13 15 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
14 14 (3.43%) Cloud Architect
15 13 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
16 12 (2.94%) Engineering Manager
16 12 (2.94%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (20.83%) Kafka
2 23 (5.64%) Apache Beam
3 20 (4.90%) Node.js
3 20 (4.90%) RESTful
4 19 (4.66%) PySpark
5 17 (4.17%) GraphQL
5 17 (4.17%) gRPC
6 14 (3.43%) React
7 13 (3.19%) Flask
8 12 (2.94%) Apache NiFi
8 12 (2.94%) Protocol Buffers
8 12 (2.94%) REST
9 11 (2.70%) Akka
9 11 (2.70%) Jest
10 9 (2.21%) HTML
10 9 (2.21%) SQLAlchemy
11 8 (1.96%) CSS
11 8 (1.96%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.13%) Tandem
3 24 (5.88%) Cloud Native
4 18 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.92%) User Experience
6 12 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.21%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
8 8 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.72%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.47%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.23%) CMDB
11 5 (1.23%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.98%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.98%) Social Media
12 4 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.74%) Clustering
13 3 (0.74%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.49%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.66%) Linux
2 6 (1.47%) Android
2 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.23%) Windows
4 1 (0.25%) Debian
4 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.25%) Unix
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (44.61%) Analytics
2 127 (31.13%) Data Engineering
3 119 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 97 (23.77%) Data Science
5 89 (21.81%) ETL
6 82 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (18.38%) DevOps
8 65 (15.93%) Visualisation
9 58 (14.22%) Data Modelling
10 56 (13.73%) Software Engineering
11 53 (12.99%) Open Source
12 49 (12.01%) Machine Learning
12 49 (12.01%) Microservices
13 41 (10.05%) Data Analytics
14 40 (9.80%) Data Transformation
15 33 (8.09%) Infrastructure as Code
16 32 (7.84%) Data Visualisation
17 30 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (6.62%) Data Integration
18 27 (6.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 236 (57.84%) Python
2 231 (56.62%) SQL
3 114 (27.94%) Java
4 53 (12.99%) Scala
5 43 (10.54%) JavaScript
6 37 (9.07%) Go
7 36 (8.82%) R
8 18 (4.41%) TypeScript
9 15 (3.68%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.94%) C#
11 11 (2.70%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.72%) ES6
12 7 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.47%) C
13 6 (1.47%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.23%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.23%) Java 8
14 5 (1.23%) PHP
15 4 (0.98%) C++
15 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (8.09%) Degree
2 10 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.21%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.74%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.25%) HND
5 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.15%) GDPR
2 14 (3.43%) QA
3 4 (0.98%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (14.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 104 (25.49%) Kubernetes
2 65 (15.93%) Terraform
3 18 (4.41%) Prometheus
4 17 (4.17%) Ansible
4 17 (4.17%) Grafana
5 3 (0.74%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.74%) Oozie
6 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 224 (54.90%) Google
2 32 (7.84%) Oracle
3 26 (6.37%) Talend
4 14 (3.43%) Informatica
5 13 (3.19%) Teradata
6 12 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.70%) Microsoft
8 10 (2.45%) Databricks
9 9 (2.21%) Adobe
10 8 (1.96%) Qubit
11 6 (1.47%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.47%) Cognos
11 6 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.47%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.23%) Dell
13 4 (0.98%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.98%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.98%) SAP
14 3 (0.74%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.74%) Netezza