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

Google BigQuery
UK
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 594 833 1084
Rank change year-on-year +239 +251 -13
Permanent jobs citing BigQuery 275 259 126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.18% 0.073%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.16% 0.64% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 234 225 115
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +35.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,875 £115,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +18.34%

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 23,700 40,221 53,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.89% 28.03% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19,235 32,777 43,531
Median annual salary £53,931 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.71% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +7.14%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +208 268 £70,000 +3.70% 39
London +178 220 £72,500 -9.38% 29
UK excluding London +166 52 £57,500 +9.52% 12
East of England +91 14 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South East +127 11 £67,500 +80.00% 1
South West +56 11 £61,250 +16.67% 1
Midlands +73 7 £57,500 +4.55% 2
North of England +130 5 £50,000 +5.26% 5
West Midlands +71 5 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Work from Home +27 5 £70,000 +5.26% 8
North West +93 4 £52,500 -8.70% 4
East Midlands +40 2 £62,500 +13.64%
Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Scotland - 2 £90,000 - 2
Yorkshire +95 1 £31,500 -33.68% 1

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 238 (86.55%) GCP
2 182 (66.18%) Python
3 159 (57.82%) Google
4 157 (57.09%) SQL
5 134 (48.73%) AWS
5 134 (48.73%) Analytics
6 110 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
7 103 (37.45%) Data Warehouse
8 97 (35.27%) ETL
9 95 (34.55%) Amazon Redshift
10 87 (31.64%) Java
11 85 (30.91%) Data Science
12 77 (28.00%) Kafka
12 77 (28.00%) Tableau
12 77 (28.00%) Big Data
13 68 (24.73%) NoSQL
14 67 (24.36%) Apache Spark
15 63 (22.91%) Data Modelling
16 57 (20.73%) Snowflake Schema
16 57 (20.73%) Looker
17 56 (20.36%) Visualisation
18 53 (19.27%) Scala
19 52 (18.91%) Machine Learning
20 50 (18.18%) Apache Airflow
21 49 (17.82%) DevOps
21 49 (17.82%) Azure
22 48 (17.45%) Hadoop
23 47 (17.09%) Power BI
23 47 (17.09%) Power Platform
24 46 (16.73%) Analytical Skills

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 67 (24.36%) Apache Spark
2 50 (18.18%) Apache Airflow
3 31 (11.27%) Luigi
4 26 (9.45%) Apache
5 14 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.55%) Jupyter
7 5 (1.82%) nginx
8 3 (1.09%) Confluence
8 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.36%) Resin
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.82%) S-PLUS
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.73%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.36%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 238 (86.55%) GCP
2 134 (48.73%) AWS
3 49 (17.82%) Azure
4 47 (17.09%) Power Platform
5 41 (14.91%) Amazon S3
6 26 (9.45%) Google Analytics
7 22 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (8.00%) Amazon Kinesis
8 20 (7.27%) Amazon EMR
9 13 (4.73%) SaaS
10 12 (4.36%) Serverless
11 11 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (3.27%) Firebase
13 8 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (2.91%) Heroku
14 7 (2.55%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (2.55%) Google App Engine
15 5 (1.82%) AdWords
16 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.09%) Firewall
1 3 (1.09%) Skype
2 2 (0.73%) DNS
3 1 (0.36%) DMZ
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) SMS
3 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (37.45%) Data Warehouse
2 95 (34.55%) Amazon Redshift
3 77 (28.00%) Big Data
4 68 (24.73%) NoSQL
5 57 (20.73%) Looker
5 57 (20.73%) Snowflake Schema
6 48 (17.45%) Hadoop
7 47 (17.09%) Power BI
8 45 (16.36%) Relational Database
9 43 (15.64%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (13.09%) Amazon RDS
11 34 (12.36%) MySQL
12 33 (12.00%) Data Lake
13 29 (10.55%) Amazon Athena
13 29 (10.55%) SQL Server
14 23 (8.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 18 (6.55%) Azkaban
16 15 (5.45%) QlikView
17 14 (5.09%) Apache Cassandra
18 13 (4.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.18%) JIRA
4 3 (1.09%) CircleCI
4 3 (1.09%) GitLab
5 2 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.36%) Flyway
6 1 (0.36%) JUnit
6 1 (0.36%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.36%) Mockito
6 1 (0.36%) Spinnaker
6 1 (0.36%) Spock
General
1 42 (15.27%) Finance
2 33 (12.00%) Marketing
3 25 (9.09%) Retail
4 16 (5.82%) Advertising
5 9 (3.27%) Games
5 9 (3.27%) Legal
6 7 (2.55%) Banking
7 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.45%) Automotive
9 3 (1.09%) Publishing
10 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Greek Language
11 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (44.73%) Data Engineer
2 41 (14.91%) Analyst
3 36 (13.09%) Developer
4 29 (10.55%) Architect
5 26 (9.45%) Data Architect
6 21 (7.64%) Data Analyst
7 17 (6.18%) Python Engineer
8 13 (4.73%) Big Data Architect
9 12 (4.36%) Data Scientist
10 11 (4.00%) Senior Architect
11 10 (3.64%) Big Data Engineer
11 10 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.64%) Senior Data Architect
11 10 (3.64%) Senior Data Engineer
11 10 (3.64%) Technical Leader
12 9 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (3.27%) SQL Analyst
13 8 (2.91%) Cloud Architect
13 8 (2.91%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (28.00%) Kafka
2 27 (9.82%) Node.js
3 22 (8.00%) Spark Streaming
4 21 (7.64%) Apache NiFi
5 17 (6.18%) TensorFlow
5 17 (6.18%) Web Services
6 15 (5.45%) PySpark
7 12 (4.36%) jQuery
7 12 (4.36%) React
8 10 (3.64%) CSS
8 10 (3.64%) HTML
9 9 (3.27%) H2O
9 9 (3.27%) PyTorch
10 8 (2.91%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.91%) Laravel
11 7 (2.55%) JSON
11 7 (2.55%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (2.18%) RESTful
12 6 (2.18%) scikit-learn
12 6 (2.18%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.73%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.73%) Data Structures
3 20 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.09%) User Experience
5 12 (4.36%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.18%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.73%) Clustering
10 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.73%) Music Streaming
10 2 (0.73%) Social Media
11 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.36%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.82%) Linux
2 2 (0.73%) Windows
3 1 (0.36%) Android
3 1 (0.36%) CentOS
3 1 (0.36%) Debian
3 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (48.73%) Analytics
2 110 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (35.27%) ETL
4 85 (30.91%) Data Science
5 63 (22.91%) Data Modelling
6 56 (20.36%) Visualisation
7 52 (18.91%) Machine Learning
8 49 (17.82%) DevOps
9 45 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (16.36%) Data Engineering
10 37 (13.45%) Data Transformation
11 32 (11.64%) Fintech
12 30 (10.91%) Actionable Insight
13 29 (10.55%) Computer Science
13 29 (10.55%) Data Munging
14 27 (9.82%) Artificial Intelligence
14 27 (9.82%) Data Architecture
14 27 (9.82%) Data Visualisation
15 25 (9.09%) Data Analytics
15 25 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 182 (66.18%) Python
2 157 (57.09%) SQL
3 87 (31.64%) Java
4 53 (19.27%) Scala
5 37 (13.45%) JavaScript
6 25 (9.09%) C++
7 20 (7.27%) R
8 14 (5.09%) Go
9 11 (4.00%) PHP
9 11 (4.00%) TypeScript
10 9 (3.27%) C#
11 8 (2.91%) Kotlin
11 8 (2.91%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.55%) C
13 6 (2.18%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.82%) ES6
15 3 (1.09%) Ruby
16 2 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (14.18%) Degree
2 26 (9.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.00%) PhD
4 5 (1.82%) MBA
5 4 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.73%) ACCA
6 2 (0.73%) CIMA
7 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.73%) GDPR
2 4 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.45%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (12.00%) Docker
2 2 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.36%) HDFS
3 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 44 (16.00%) Kubernetes
2 27 (9.82%) Terraform
3 10 (3.64%) Oozie
4 6 (2.18%) Ansible
5 5 (1.82%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.09%) Argo
7 2 (0.73%) Kibana
8 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.36%) Puppet
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.36%) WSUS
8 1 (0.36%) yum
8 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 159 (57.82%) Google
2 77 (28.00%) Tableau
3 24 (8.73%) Oracle
4 19 (6.91%) Talend
5 18 (6.55%) Teradata
6 15 (5.45%) Ab Initio
7 11 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.27%) Facebook
9 8 (2.91%) Databricks
9 8 (2.91%) SAP
10 7 (2.55%) Splunk
10 7 (2.55%) Vertica
11 5 (1.82%) Cognos
11 5 (1.82%) DoubleClick
11 5 (1.82%) Netezza
11 5 (1.82%) Sybase
12 4 (1.45%) Percona
13 3 (1.09%) New Relic
13 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.73%) Bloomberg