Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google BigQuery
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 532 782 1057
Rank change year-on-year +250 +275 -1
Permanent jobs citing BigQuery 253 310 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.22% 0.073%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.39% 0.79% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 215 262 109
Median annual salary £65,000 £61,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.12% +22.50% -23.08%
10th Percentile £41,750 £40,125 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £96,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +19.05%

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 18,184 39,211 52,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.32% 27.41% 30.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14,770 32,177 42,664
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 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 +246 248 £65,000 +6.12% 29
London +202 195 £72,500 -3.33% 24
UK excluding London +226 56 £55,000 - 6
East of England +110 12 £55,000 +69.23% 1
South West +67 12 £44,000 -16.19% 1
Work from Home +58 12 £45,000 -14.29% 9
Midlands +103 11 £60,000 +9.09% 1
North of England +161 10 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South East +167 8 £60,000 -
North West +115 7 £55,000 -8.33% 1
West Midlands +94 6 £57,500 +4.55% 1
East Midlands +65 5 £75,000 +36.36%
Yorkshire +131 3 £30,750 -35.26%
Wales +35 2 £48,750 +18.90% 1
Scotland - 1 £90,000 -

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 219 (86.56%) GCP
2 165 (65.22%) Python
3 147 (58.10%) SQL
4 129 (50.99%) Google
5 121 (47.83%) AWS
6 102 (40.32%) Business Intelligence
7 98 (38.74%) Data Warehouse
8 90 (35.57%) Analytics
9 80 (31.62%) Amazon Redshift
10 75 (29.64%) Tableau
10 75 (29.64%) ETL
11 65 (25.69%) Java
12 64 (25.30%) Big Data
13 63 (24.90%) Data Modelling
14 61 (24.11%) Snowflake Schema
14 61 (24.11%) Kafka
15 59 (23.32%) NoSQL
16 58 (22.92%) Looker
16 58 (22.92%) Data Science
17 54 (21.34%) Visualisation
18 53 (20.95%) Finance
19 52 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
20 49 (19.37%) Azure
21 47 (18.58%) Kubernetes
22 46 (18.18%) Apache Spark
22 46 (18.18%) Power Platform
22 46 (18.18%) Power BI
23 44 (17.39%) Machine Learning
24 42 (16.60%) Data Engineering
25 40 (15.81%) DevOps

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 46 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 35 (13.83%) Apache
3 31 (12.25%) Apache Airflow
4 18 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (4.74%) Luigi
6 10 (3.95%) Jupyter
7 8 (3.16%) nginx
8 6 (2.37%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.98%) Confluence
10 4 (1.58%) Apache Synapse
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.40%) Resin
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.77%) S-PLUS
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 219 (86.56%) GCP
2 121 (47.83%) AWS
3 49 (19.37%) Azure
4 46 (18.18%) Power Platform
5 35 (13.83%) Amazon S3
6 23 (9.09%) Google Analytics
7 18 (7.11%) Serverless
8 15 (5.93%) SaaS
9 14 (5.53%) Amazon SQS
10 13 (5.14%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (4.74%) Amazon Kinesis
12 11 (4.35%) Amazon EKS
12 11 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (3.56%) Firebase
13 9 (3.56%) Heroku
14 7 (2.77%) AdWords
14 7 (2.77%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (2.37%) GitHub
15 6 (2.37%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) Firewall
1 3 (1.19%) Skype
2 2 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) DMZ
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (38.74%) Data Warehouse
2 80 (31.62%) Amazon Redshift
3 64 (25.30%) Big Data
4 61 (24.11%) Snowflake Schema
5 59 (23.32%) NoSQL
6 58 (22.92%) Looker
7 46 (18.18%) Power BI
8 38 (15.02%) Data Lake
9 36 (14.23%) Relational Database
10 31 (12.25%) Hadoop
11 28 (11.07%) MySQL
12 26 (10.28%) Amazon RDS
12 26 (10.28%) SQL Server
13 25 (9.88%) Amazon Athena
13 25 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (7.51%) Flink
15 13 (5.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (3.95%) Amazon Aurora
16 10 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (3.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 12 (4.74%) Git (software)
1 12 (4.74%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.56%) JIRA
3 5 (1.98%) CircleCI
4 4 (1.58%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.79%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.40%) GitLab
7 1 (0.40%) Spinnaker
7 1 (0.40%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.40%) webpack
General
1 53 (20.95%) Finance
2 28 (11.07%) Marketing
3 21 (8.30%) Retail
4 17 (6.72%) Advertising
4 17 (6.72%) Banking
5 9 (3.56%) Games
6 2 (0.79%) Legal
6 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Greek Language
7 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 120 (47.43%) Data Engineer
2 41 (16.21%) Developer
3 36 (14.23%) Analyst
4 20 (7.91%) Data Analyst
5 19 (7.51%) Python Engineer
6 18 (7.11%) Data Scientist
7 15 (5.93%) Architect
8 13 (5.14%) Senior Data Engineer
9 11 (4.35%) Data Architect
10 10 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.56%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (3.56%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (3.56%) Senior Architect
12 8 (3.16%) Big Data Engineer
12 8 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.16%) Senior Data Architect
12 8 (3.16%) Senior Data Scientist
12 8 (3.16%) SQL Analyst
12 8 (3.16%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (24.11%) Kafka
2 25 (9.88%) Node.js
3 18 (7.11%) PySpark
4 14 (5.53%) Apache NiFi
5 12 (4.74%) jQuery
6 11 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
6 11 (4.35%) TensorFlow
6 11 (4.35%) Web Services
7 10 (3.95%) Laravel
7 10 (3.95%) React
7 10 (3.95%) REST
8 9 (3.56%) JSON
8 9 (3.56%) SOAP
9 8 (3.16%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.16%) CSS
9 8 (3.16%) GraphQL
9 8 (3.16%) HTML
9 8 (3.16%) scikit-learn
10 7 (2.77%) .NET
10 7 (2.77%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.91%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (6.72%) Data Structures
4 11 (4.35%) User Experience
5 10 (3.95%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.37%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.98%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.58%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.58%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.58%) Replication
9 3 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.79%) Music Streaming
11 1 (0.40%) Blog
11 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.40%) Android
2 1 (0.40%) CentOS
2 1 (0.40%) Debian
2 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.40%) Windows
2 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (40.32%) Business Intelligence
2 90 (35.57%) Analytics
3 75 (29.64%) ETL
4 63 (24.90%) Data Modelling
5 58 (22.92%) Data Science
6 54 (21.34%) Visualisation
7 52 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (17.39%) Machine Learning
9 42 (16.60%) Data Engineering
10 40 (15.81%) DevOps
11 36 (14.23%) Fintech
12 30 (11.86%) Data Visualisation
13 26 (10.28%) Microservices
14 25 (9.88%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (9.49%) Data Transformation
16 20 (7.91%) Data Analysis
16 20 (7.91%) Data Analytics
16 20 (7.91%) Mentoring
17 18 (7.11%) Scrum
18 17 (6.72%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 165 (65.22%) Python
2 147 (58.10%) SQL
3 65 (25.69%) Java
4 32 (12.65%) JavaScript
5 23 (9.09%) Scala
6 20 (7.91%) R
7 15 (5.93%) C++
8 13 (5.14%) Go
8 13 (5.14%) PHP
9 11 (4.35%) C#
10 9 (3.56%) C
10 9 (3.56%) Kotlin
10 9 (3.56%) MATLAB
10 9 (3.56%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.58%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.58%) Ruby
12 3 (1.19%) ES6
13 2 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.40%) Elm
14 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (8.30%) Degree
2 12 (4.74%) PhD
3 10 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.79%) MBA
5 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) GDPR
2 5 (1.98%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.98%) QA
3 2 (0.79%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 34 (13.44%) Docker
2 4 (1.58%) Varnish
3 3 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.79%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 47 (18.58%) Kubernetes
2 28 (11.07%) Terraform
3 6 (2.37%) Ansible
3 6 (2.37%) Prometheus
4 5 (1.98%) Oozie
5 3 (1.19%) Argo
5 3 (1.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.40%) Puppet
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.40%) yum
6 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 129 (50.99%) Google
2 75 (29.64%) Tableau
3 17 (6.72%) Databricks
4 13 (5.14%) Oracle
5 10 (3.95%) Ab Initio
5 10 (3.95%) Talend
6 9 (3.56%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.56%) Splunk
7 7 (2.77%) DoubleClick
7 7 (2.77%) Teradata
8 5 (1.98%) Facebook
9 4 (1.58%) Percona
9 4 (1.58%) Vertica
10 3 (1.19%) New Relic
11 2 (0.79%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.79%) Capita
11 2 (0.79%) Netezza
11 2 (0.79%) SnapLogic
11 2 (0.79%) Snowplow
11 2 (0.79%) VMware