Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google BigQuery
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 492 698 906
Rank change year-on-year +206 +208 +132
Permanent jobs citing BigQuery 282 325 217
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.66% 0.95% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 252 274 206
Median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -6.90% +16.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,375 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £106,750 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £66,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% -9.77% +33.00%

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 17,007 34,122 43,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.48% 27.06% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14,252 28,275 36,180
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Top 15 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 17 January 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 +211 252 £65,000 -3.70% 54
London +156 179 £70,000 -3.45% 26
UK excluding London +211 95 £55,000 -8.33% 28
North of England +88 34 £47,500 -20.83% 11
Work from Home -35 26 £60,000 -25.00% 13
Scotland +70 22 £95,000 +58.33%
South East +172 19 £55,000 -21.43% 3
Yorkshire +55 19 £47,500 -13.64% 1
South West +70 11 £42,000 -20.00%
North West +61 9 £65,000 +8.33% 10
Midlands +82 8 £50,000 -20.00% 4
North East - 6 £40,000 -
West Midlands +68 4 £48,750 -22.00% 4
East Midlands +65 4 £50,000 -16.67%
Wales +50 1 £47,500 +15.85% 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 249 (88.30%) GCP
2 160 (56.74%) Python
3 145 (51.42%) SQL
4 140 (49.65%) Google
5 123 (43.62%) AWS
6 97 (34.40%) Analytics
7 93 (32.98%) Data Warehouse
8 90 (31.91%) ETL
9 84 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
10 82 (29.08%) Amazon Redshift
11 74 (26.24%) Data Engineering
12 71 (25.18%) Java
13 68 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (21.99%) Data Science
15 61 (21.63%) Apache Spark
16 60 (21.28%) Snowflake Schema
16 60 (21.28%) Data Modelling
17 59 (20.92%) Big Data
18 57 (20.21%) Kafka
19 56 (19.86%) Azure
20 54 (19.15%) PostgreSQL
21 53 (18.79%) Looker
22 49 (17.38%) Tableau
23 44 (15.60%) Machine Learning
23 44 (15.60%) DevOps
23 44 (15.60%) Finance
24 41 (14.54%) Software Engineering
25 40 (14.18%) Terraform
26 39 (13.83%) Kubernetes
26 39 (13.83%) NoSQL

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 61 (21.63%) Apache Spark
2 37 (13.12%) Apache Airflow
3 19 (6.74%) Apache
3 19 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.26%) Luigi
5 6 (2.13%) Confluence
6 3 (1.06%) nginx
6 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.71%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Synapse
8 1 (0.35%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 249 (88.30%) GCP
2 123 (43.62%) AWS
3 56 (19.86%) Azure
4 32 (11.35%) Serverless
5 30 (10.64%) Amazon S3
6 29 (10.28%) Power Platform
7 20 (7.09%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (5.32%) Google Analytics
9 13 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (4.26%) Amazon Kinesis
10 12 (4.26%) Google App Engine
11 9 (3.19%) IaaS
12 7 (2.48%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (2.48%) SaaS
13 6 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (2.13%) GitHub
13 6 (2.13%) Google Compute Engine
13 6 (2.13%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.48%) DNS
2 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (32.98%) Data Warehouse
2 82 (29.08%) Amazon Redshift
3 60 (21.28%) Snowflake Schema
4 59 (20.92%) Big Data
5 54 (19.15%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (18.79%) Looker
7 49 (17.38%) Tableau
8 39 (13.83%) NoSQL
9 32 (11.35%) Data Lake
10 30 (10.64%) MySQL
11 29 (10.28%) Power BI
12 26 (9.22%) Cloud Spanner
12 26 (9.22%) SQL Server
13 25 (8.87%) Relational Database
14 24 (8.51%) Scylla
15 21 (7.45%) Hadoop
16 18 (6.38%) Amazon Athena
17 16 (5.67%) Bigtable
17 16 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (4.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (5.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.61%) JIRA
3 8 (2.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (1.77%) JUnit
5 5 (1.77%) Maven
6 4 (1.42%) GitLab
7 3 (1.06%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.06%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.71%) Babel
8 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.71%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.71%) Grunt
8 2 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.71%) Mocha
8 2 (0.71%) Selenium
8 2 (0.71%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.71%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 44 (15.60%) Finance
2 28 (9.93%) Retail
3 16 (5.67%) Marketing
4 9 (3.19%) Banking
5 8 (2.84%) Advertising
6 5 (1.77%) Publishing
7 2 (0.71%) Legal
7 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.71%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 120 (42.55%) Data Engineer
2 38 (13.48%) Developer
3 29 (10.28%) Analyst
4 18 (6.38%) Senior Data Engineer
5 17 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (5.32%) Architect
6 15 (5.32%) Engineering Manager
7 14 (4.96%) Python Engineer
7 14 (4.96%) SQL Analyst
8 13 (4.61%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (4.26%) Java Engineer
9 12 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
10 10 (3.55%) Python Developer
10 10 (3.55%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.19%) Big Data Engineer
11 9 (3.19%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.19%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (2.84%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (20.21%) Kafka
2 16 (5.67%) Web Services
3 14 (4.96%) .NET
3 14 (4.96%) PySpark
4 11 (3.90%) REST
5 7 (2.48%) Apache NiFi
5 7 (2.48%) Node.js
5 7 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (2.13%) Flask
6 6 (2.13%) HTML
6 6 (2.13%) Pandas
7 5 (1.77%) JSON
8 4 (1.42%) CSS
8 4 (1.42%) GWT
8 4 (1.42%) RESTful
8 4 (1.42%) SOAP
9 3 (1.06%) Apache Avro
9 3 (1.06%) Lambda Expressions
9 3 (1.06%) Middleware
9 3 (1.06%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.51%) Tandem
2 14 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.61%) Cloud Native
4 12 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.19%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.84%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.48%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.77%) FMCG
10 3 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.06%) Replication
11 2 (0.71%) Clustering
11 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.71%) Media Streaming
11 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.71%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.71%) Social Media
11 2 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.61%) Linux
2 1 (0.35%) Android
2 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.35%) Debian
2 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.35%) Unix
2 1 (0.35%) Windows
2 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (34.40%) Analytics
2 90 (31.91%) ETL
3 84 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
4 74 (26.24%) Data Engineering
5 68 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (21.99%) Data Science
7 60 (21.28%) Data Modelling
8 44 (15.60%) DevOps
8 44 (15.60%) Machine Learning
9 41 (14.54%) Software Engineering
10 36 (12.77%) Scrum
10 36 (12.77%) Visualisation
11 26 (9.22%) Data Transformation
12 25 (8.87%) Data Architecture
13 24 (8.51%) Microservices
14 21 (7.45%) Computer Science
14 21 (7.45%) Fintech
15 19 (6.74%) Data Analysis
15 19 (6.74%) TDD
16 18 (6.38%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 160 (56.74%) Python
2 145 (51.42%) SQL
3 71 (25.18%) Java
4 37 (13.12%) Scala
5 26 (9.22%) R
6 16 (5.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.55%) Go
8 8 (2.84%) C#
9 5 (1.77%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.77%) Ruby
10 4 (1.42%) C++
10 4 (1.42%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.06%) C
11 3 (1.06%) PHP
12 2 (0.71%) ES6
12 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.71%) VBA
13 1 (0.35%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.35%) Perl
13 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (6.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.35%) HND
2 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.90%) QA
2 6 (2.13%) GDPR
3 5 (1.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (12.06%) Docker
2 3 (1.06%) Varnish
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) pfSense
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (14.18%) Terraform
2 39 (13.83%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.90%) Ansible
4 7 (2.48%) Oozie
5 5 (1.77%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.71%) Kibana
7 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.35%) Istio
7 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 140 (49.65%) Google
2 21 (7.45%) Oracle
3 20 (7.09%) Talend
4 9 (3.19%) Databricks
4 9 (3.19%) Informatica
5 7 (2.48%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.77%) Cognos
6 5 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (1.77%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.42%) Apple
7 4 (1.42%) Netezza
7 4 (1.42%) Teradata
8 3 (1.06%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.71%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.71%) Dell
9 2 (0.71%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.71%) Escenic
9 2 (0.71%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.71%) Percona
9 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com