Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google BigQuery
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 537 492 724
Rank change year-on-year -45 +232 +207
Permanent jobs citing BigQuery 656 292 325
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.91% 1.68% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 407 243 270
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,750 £44,875
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,625 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% -3.70% -10.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £94,750 £105,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% -8.40%

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 34,258 17,398 34,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.75% 27.49% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21,399 14,716 28,224
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -19 603 £71,000 +9.23% 69
London -21 422 £72,500 +3.57% 43
UK excluding London -149 156 £50,000 -9.09% 33
Work from Home -147 96 £80,000 +33.33% 6
South West 0 60 £40,000 -5.88% 2
North of England -127 27 £62,500 +31.58% 7
Midlands -81 22 £37,500 -25.00% 5
East of England -72 18 £42,500 -39.29% 9
North West -91 15 £65,000 - 3
South East -121 15 £63,750 +15.91% 1
West Midlands -69 14 £90,000 +84.62% 5
Yorkshire -82 12 £60,000 +26.32% 4
Scotland -81 10 £50,000 -47.37% 8
East Midlands -59 8 £34,750 -30.50%
Wales -46 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 604 (92.07%) GCP
2 462 (70.43%) SQL
3 452 (68.90%) Google
4 402 (61.28%) Python
5 391 (59.60%) Analytics
6 290 (44.21%) AWS
7 220 (33.54%) Data Pipeline
8 210 (32.01%) Business Intelligence
9 199 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
9 199 (30.34%) Big Data
10 195 (29.73%) Data Science
11 182 (27.74%) ETL
12 180 (27.44%) Data Warehouse
13 178 (27.13%) CI/CD
14 174 (26.52%) Amazon Redshift
15 168 (25.61%) Kubernetes
16 164 (25.00%) Apache Spark
17 158 (24.09%) Java
18 154 (23.48%) Social Skills
19 153 (23.32%) NoSQL
20 152 (23.17%) Tableau
21 150 (22.87%) Data Engineering
22 148 (22.56%) Data Modelling
23 144 (21.95%) Azure
24 135 (20.58%) Retail
25 133 (20.27%) Hadoop
25 133 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
26 132 (20.12%) Looker
27 121 (18.45%) Docker
28 119 (18.14%) 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
1 164 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 110 (16.77%) Apache Airflow
3 67 (10.21%) Apache
4 38 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (3.81%) SAS
6 17 (2.59%) Jupyter
6 17 (2.59%) nginx
7 11 (1.68%) Luigi
8 9 (1.37%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.91%) Confluence
10 4 (0.61%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.46%) Apache Pulsar
12 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.30%) IPython
13 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
Applications
1 52 (7.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.20%) SPSS
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 604 (92.07%) GCP
2 290 (44.21%) AWS
3 144 (21.95%) Azure
4 119 (18.14%) Power Platform
5 113 (17.23%) Snowflake
6 66 (10.06%) Amazon S3
7 63 (9.60%) dbt
8 58 (8.84%) GitHub
9 56 (8.54%) Serverless
10 55 (8.38%) Google Data Studio
11 47 (7.16%) Amazon Kinesis
12 37 (5.64%) Google Compute Engine
13 35 (5.34%) Amazon SQS
14 34 (5.18%) Google Analytics
15 30 (4.57%) AWS CloudFormation
16 29 (4.42%) Amazon ECS
16 29 (4.42%) Amazon EMR
17 27 (4.12%) AWS Lambda
17 27 (4.12%) SaaS
18 25 (3.81%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.42%) Broadband
2 10 (1.52%) Network Security
3 7 (1.07%) Firewall
4 3 (0.46%) Internet
4 3 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.30%) DNS
5 2 (0.30%) SSH
5 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) FTP
6 1 (0.15%) LAN
6 1 (0.15%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.15%) VPN
6 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (30.34%) Big Data
2 180 (27.44%) Data Warehouse
3 174 (26.52%) Amazon Redshift
4 153 (23.32%) NoSQL
5 152 (23.17%) Tableau
6 133 (20.27%) Hadoop
7 132 (20.12%) Looker
8 115 (17.53%) Power BI
9 77 (11.74%) Relational Database
10 76 (11.59%) MongoDB
11 59 (8.99%) MySQL
12 42 (6.40%) Data Lake
13 41 (6.25%) SQL Server
14 40 (6.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 40 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (5.49%) HBase
16 32 (4.88%) Flink
17 31 (4.73%) Apache Hive
18 27 (4.12%) Amazon Athena
19 26 (3.96%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 78 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 69 (10.52%) Jenkins
3 57 (8.69%) JIRA
4 31 (4.73%) GitLab
5 28 (4.27%) Maven
6 18 (2.74%) JMeter
7 16 (2.44%) Postman
7 16 (2.44%) Spinnaker
8 15 (2.29%) GoCD
9 10 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.37%) CircleCI
10 9 (1.37%) Cypress.io
11 8 (1.22%) Snyk
12 7 (1.07%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.76%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.76%) JUnit
15 4 (0.61%) ERwin
15 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 154 (23.48%) Social Skills
2 135 (20.58%) Retail
3 133 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (13.87%) Finance
5 57 (8.69%) Games
6 42 (6.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 36 (5.49%) Marketing
8 33 (5.03%) Presentation Skills
9 31 (4.73%) Publishing
10 23 (3.51%) Banking
11 20 (3.05%) Manufacturing
12 14 (2.13%) Advertising
12 14 (2.13%) Automotive
13 13 (1.98%) Influencing Skills
14 9 (1.37%) Telecoms
15 8 (1.22%) Public Sector
16 5 (0.76%) Legal
17 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
18 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 183 (27.90%) Data Engineer
2 132 (20.12%) Analyst
3 68 (10.37%) Data Analyst
4 52 (7.93%) Developer
5 39 (5.95%) Architect
6 31 (4.73%) Consultant
6 31 (4.73%) Data Architect
6 31 (4.73%) Software Engineer
7 27 (4.12%) Data Scientist
8 26 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
9 25 (3.81%) AWS Engineer
10 19 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (2.74%) Senior Developer
12 17 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
13 16 (2.44%) Senior Data Engineer
14 15 (2.29%) Business Analyst
14 15 (2.29%) Data Business Analyst
14 15 (2.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
14 15 (2.29%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (17.38%) Kafka
2 75 (11.43%) Apache Beam
3 41 (6.25%) React
4 38 (5.79%) Node.js
5 28 (4.27%) REST
6 17 (2.59%) Spring
7 16 (2.44%) GraphQL
7 16 (2.44%) JDBC
7 16 (2.44%) RESTful
7 16 (2.44%) Spring Boot
8 15 (2.29%) Apache Camel
8 15 (2.29%) Spring MVC
9 13 (1.98%) Jest
9 13 (1.98%) Pandas
9 13 (1.98%) Spring WebFlux
10 12 (1.83%) HTML
10 12 (1.83%) Spark Streaming
11 11 (1.68%) Akka
11 11 (1.68%) CSS
11 11 (1.68%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.93%) Algorithms
2 46 (7.01%) Public Cloud
3 41 (6.25%) Cloud Native
4 30 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (4.27%) Virtual Team
6 26 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 26 (3.96%) Social Media
7 17 (2.59%) Online Games
8 16 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (1.98%) User Experience
10 11 (1.68%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.52%) Renewable Energy
12 9 (1.37%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.37%) FMCG
13 8 (1.22%) Blog
13 8 (1.22%) NHS
13 8 (1.22%) Over-the-Top Content
13 8 (1.22%) Social Network
14 7 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
14 7 (1.07%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.73%) Linux
2 19 (2.90%) Unix
3 10 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.76%) Windows
5 2 (0.30%) Android
5 2 (0.30%) VMS
6 1 (0.15%) CentOS
6 1 (0.15%) Debian
6 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (59.60%) Analytics
2 220 (33.54%) Data Pipeline
3 210 (32.01%) Business Intelligence
4 199 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
5 195 (29.73%) Data Science
6 182 (27.74%) ETL
7 178 (27.13%) CI/CD
8 150 (22.87%) Data Engineering
9 148 (22.56%) Data Modelling
10 116 (17.68%) Visualisation
11 114 (17.38%) Machine Learning
12 103 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
13 99 (15.09%) Data Analytics
14 97 (14.79%) DevOps
15 86 (13.11%) Artificial Intelligence
16 83 (12.65%) Decision-Making
17 75 (11.43%) Microservices
18 74 (11.28%) Data Architecture
19 68 (10.37%) Infrastructure as Code
20 67 (10.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 462 (70.43%) SQL
2 402 (61.28%) Python
3 158 (24.09%) Java
4 64 (9.76%) Scala
5 62 (9.45%) JavaScript
6 55 (8.38%) R
7 51 (7.77%) TypeScript
8 45 (6.86%) Go
9 29 (4.42%) VBA
10 28 (4.27%) C#
11 21 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 20 (3.05%) Bash
12 20 (3.05%) Java 8
13 15 (2.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 14 (2.13%) Ruby
15 10 (1.52%) PHP
15 10 (1.52%) Rust
15 10 (1.52%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.37%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.07%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 81 (12.35%) Degree
2 21 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.61%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) ISEB
5 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.16%) Data Quality
2 28 (4.27%) QA
3 19 (2.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 121 (18.45%) Docker
2 7 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.91%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.46%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 168 (25.61%) Kubernetes
2 99 (15.09%) Terraform
3 53 (8.08%) Ansible
4 19 (2.90%) Istio
4 19 (2.90%) Puppet
5 14 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.98%) linkerd
7 8 (1.22%) Prometheus
8 7 (1.07%) Oozie
9 6 (0.91%) Grafana
10 4 (0.61%) Kubeflow
11 3 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.46%) Knative
Vendors
1 452 (68.90%) Google
2 76 (11.59%) Oracle
3 65 (9.91%) Microsoft
4 43 (6.55%) SAP
5 35 (5.34%) Teradata
6 26 (3.96%) Databricks
7 22 (3.35%) Cloudera
8 20 (3.05%) Splunk
9 16 (2.44%) Adobe
10 14 (2.13%) Informatica
10 14 (2.13%) Netezza
11 13 (1.98%) Hortonworks
12 8 (1.22%) IBM
13 6 (0.91%) Talend
14 5 (0.76%) Twitter
15 4 (0.61%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.61%) TOWER Software
16 3 (0.46%) Cadence
16 3 (0.46%) Cognos
16 3 (0.46%) OpenText