Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google BigQuery
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 883 1055 1098
Rank change year-on-year +172 +43 +120
Permanent jobs citing BigQuery 236 143 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.081% 0.055%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.54% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 198 134 65
UK median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £41,775 £43,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.53% +3.33%

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 43,375 53,824 51,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.62% 30.66% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35,670 44,829 44,392
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

BigQuery
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BigQuery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BigQuery.

Salary trend for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BigQuery over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for BigQuery in the UK

BigQuery
Top 12 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 19 February 2019. 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 +178 236 £75,000 +20.00% 55
London +120 167 £80,000 +14.29% 39
UK excluding London +74 66 £60,000 +20.00% 16
South West +22 31 £65,500 +31.00% 4
Midlands +27 14 £90,000 +80.00% 2
East Midlands +28 12 £90,000 -14.29% 2
East of England +49 7 £60,000 - 3
North of England +46 7 £45,000 +16.13% 4
South East +39 7 £42,500 - 3
North West +29 6 £41,250 +3.13% 2
West Midlands +13 2 £43,250 -13.50%
Yorkshire +47 1 £45,000 +38.46% 2

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 220 (93.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 170 (72.03%) Google
3 139 (58.90%) SQL
4 138 (58.47%) Python
5 130 (55.08%) Amazon AWS
5 130 (55.08%) Analytics
6 117 (49.58%) Big Data
7 96 (40.68%) Amazon Redshift
8 89 (37.71%) Hadoop
9 84 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 83 (35.17%) Machine Learning
10 83 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
11 81 (34.32%) Business Intelligence
12 80 (33.90%) Software Engineering
13 71 (30.08%) Data Warehouse
13 71 (30.08%) NoSQL
14 69 (29.24%) Apache Spark
15 62 (26.27%) Java
16 58 (24.58%) Visualisation
17 56 (23.73%) Data Modelling
18 55 (23.31%) Data Science
19 49 (20.76%) HBase
20 47 (19.92%) Tableau
21 44 (18.64%) Data Analytics
22 42 (17.80%) Data Lake
23 41 (17.37%) Kafka
23 41 (17.37%) Scala
24 40 (16.95%) SQL Server
24 40 (16.95%) Serverless
25 38 (16.10%) Finance

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 69 (29.24%) Apache Spark
2 22 (9.32%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (5.08%) Apache
4 8 (3.39%) SAS
5 7 (2.97%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.12%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (1.69%) CMS
8 3 (1.27%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.85%) Drupal
9 2 (0.85%) IIS
10 1 (0.42%) Luigi
Applications
1 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.97%) SPSS
3 2 (0.85%) CPLEX
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.85%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 220 (93.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 130 (55.08%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (16.95%) Serverless
5 31 (13.14%) AWS Lambda
6 25 (10.59%) Amazon SQS
7 24 (10.17%) Google Analytics
8 20 (8.47%) GitHub
9 11 (4.66%) Amazon S3
10 9 (3.81%) Google Tag Manager
11 7 (2.97%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (2.97%) Firebase
12 5 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (2.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (2.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 5 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (2.12%) Google App Engine
12 5 (2.12%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (2.12%) SaaS
13 4 (1.69%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.69%) PPP
2 3 (1.27%) HTTP
2 3 (1.27%) Internet
2 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (49.58%) Big Data
2 96 (40.68%) Amazon Redshift
3 89 (37.71%) Hadoop
4 71 (30.08%) Data Warehouse
4 71 (30.08%) NoSQL
5 49 (20.76%) HBase
6 42 (17.80%) Data Lake
7 40 (16.95%) SQL Server
8 35 (14.83%) MySQL
9 29 (12.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (11.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 25 (10.59%) Apache Hive
12 24 (10.17%) Redis
13 23 (9.75%) Relational Database
13 23 (9.75%) Spotfire
14 17 (7.20%) Looker
14 17 (7.20%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (7.20%) RDBMS
14 17 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (7.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.90%) JIRA
3 20 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.12%) Firebug
4 5 (2.12%) Moq
4 5 (2.12%) NUnit
4 5 (2.12%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.27%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.27%) CircleCI
6 3 (1.27%) GitLab
6 3 (1.27%) Selenium
6 3 (1.27%) Spinnaker
7 2 (0.85%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.85%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.42%) JUnit
8 1 (0.42%) Maven
8 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (16.10%) Finance
2 31 (13.14%) Law
3 30 (12.71%) Marketing
4 24 (10.17%) Military
5 18 (7.63%) Games
5 18 (7.63%) Retail
6 17 (7.20%) Telecoms
7 14 (5.93%) Manufacturing
8 11 (4.66%) Electronics
9 10 (4.24%) Publishing
10 5 (2.12%) Advertising
10 5 (2.12%) Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.42%) French Language
11 1 (0.42%) German Language
11 1 (0.42%) International Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (24.15%) Architect
2 52 (22.03%) Data Architect
3 44 (18.64%) Data Engineer
4 35 (14.83%) Analyst
5 34 (14.41%) Developer
6 28 (11.86%) Big Data Architect
7 20 (8.47%) Cloud Architect
8 16 (6.78%) Consultant
8 16 (6.78%) Data Analyst
8 16 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (6.78%) Senior Architect
8 16 (6.78%) Senior Data Architect
9 14 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
10 13 (5.51%) Principal Consultant
10 13 (5.51%) Senior Data Engineer
11 12 (5.08%) Hadoop Architect
12 11 (4.66%) Data Scientist
13 9 (3.81%) Software Engineer
14 8 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
15 7 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.37%) Kafka
2 21 (8.90%) HTML
3 19 (8.05%) JSON
3 19 (8.05%) REST
4 17 (7.20%) Apache Beam
4 17 (7.20%) Node.js
5 12 (5.08%) RESTful
5 12 (5.08%) Spark Streaming
5 12 (5.08%) XML
6 11 (4.66%) CSS
6 11 (4.66%) Natural Language Processing
6 11 (4.66%) Web Services
7 10 (4.24%) .NET
8 9 (3.81%) HTML5
8 9 (3.81%) TensorFlow
9 8 (3.39%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.39%) CSS3
9 8 (3.39%) React
10 7 (2.97%) Apache NiFi
11 6 (2.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.20%) Clustering
3 16 (6.78%) Virtual Team
4 12 (5.08%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.66%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (3.81%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.54%) Blog
7 6 (2.54%) Fintech
8 5 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.69%) Online Games
9 4 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.27%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.27%) User Experience
11 2 (0.85%) Contract for Difference
11 2 (0.85%) FMCG
11 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.85%) Marketing Technology
11 2 (0.85%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.42%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.56%) Linux
2 17 (7.20%) CentOS
2 17 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (7.20%) Ubuntu
3 16 (6.78%) Unix
4 6 (2.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (55.08%) Analytics
2 83 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (35.17%) Machine Learning
3 81 (34.32%) Business Intelligence
4 80 (33.90%) Software Engineering
5 58 (24.58%) Visualisation
6 56 (23.73%) Data Modelling
7 55 (23.31%) Data Science
8 44 (18.64%) Data Analytics
9 36 (15.25%) ETL
10 33 (13.98%) Artificial Intelligence
11 32 (13.56%) Data Architecture
12 31 (13.14%) Scrum
13 29 (12.29%) DevOps
14 27 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (11.44%) Data Engineering
14 27 (11.44%) Data Ingestion
14 27 (11.44%) Data Visualisation
14 27 (11.44%) MapReduce
15 25 (10.59%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 139 (58.90%) SQL
2 138 (58.47%) Python
3 62 (26.27%) Java
4 41 (17.37%) Scala
5 37 (15.68%) R
6 23 (9.75%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.36%) C#
8 11 (4.66%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.97%) Ruby
10 5 (2.12%) Go
11 4 (1.69%) Julia
11 4 (1.69%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.27%) ES6
12 3 (1.27%) ES7
12 3 (1.27%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.27%) PHP
13 2 (0.85%) C
14 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (11.86%) Degree
2 5 (2.12%) MCP
2 5 (2.12%) PhD
3 4 (1.69%) Analytics IQ
4 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.85%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.85%) MPhil
5 2 (0.85%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.36%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.54%) GDPR
4 4 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 26 (11.02%) Docker
2 7 (2.97%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 22 (9.32%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.27%) Kibana
3 3 (1.27%) Oozie
3 3 (1.27%) Terraform
4 1 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 170 (72.03%) Google
2 47 (19.92%) Tableau
3 28 (11.86%) Oracle
4 26 (11.02%) IBM
5 22 (9.32%) Microsoft
6 17 (7.20%) Red Hat
6 17 (7.20%) Teradata
7 14 (5.93%) Splunk
7 14 (5.93%) Talend
8 10 (4.24%) Adobe
8 10 (4.24%) SAP
9 8 (3.39%) Alteryx
10 6 (2.54%) Cloudera
10 6 (2.54%) Databricks
10 6 (2.54%) MapR
11 5 (2.12%) Ensighten
11 5 (2.12%) Maxymiser
11 5 (2.12%) Optimizely
11 5 (2.12%) Tealium
12 4 (1.69%) Cognizant