BigQuery Jobs

Google BigQuery
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring BigQuery skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited BigQuery over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 404 483 367
Rank change year-on-year +79 -116 +171
Permanent jobs citing BigQuery 652 525 1,735
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.57% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.51% 2.66% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 263 228 373
10th Percentile - £56,975 £43,750
25th Percentile £42,725 £65,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £82,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -26.83% +21.48% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £92,813 £86,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £99,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,249 £68,823 £60,000
% change year-on-year -34.25% +14.71% +9.09%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK

BigQuery falls under the Databases and Business Intelligence category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring database or business intelligence skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 18,558 19,753 48,423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.89% 21.36% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12,633 12,748 20,937
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,725 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £102,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 21 June 2024.

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 21 June 2024. 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 +100 618 £57,500 -29.45% 58
UK excluding London +230 509 £45,249 -34.25% 19
Work from Home +27 219 £55,000 -31.25% 24
North of England +156 207 £45,249 -35.36% 11
London -62 123 £82,500 -2.94% 41
South East +36 103 £55,750 -14.23% 3
North West +47 86 £45,249 - 10
South West +14 78 £70,576 +2.55% 1
Yorkshire +109 75 £45,249 -35.36% 1
Midlands +20 71 £57,500 +1.77%
North East - 46 £45,249 -
West Midlands +20 44 £56,250 -0.44%
East Midlands - 27 £100,000 -
East of England +10 24 £71,250 +58.33% 2
Scotland -57 19 £91,538 - 2
Wales +17 7 £112,500 - 1

BigQuery
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (7.06%) Apache Airflow
2 37 (5.67%) Apache Spark
3 32 (4.91%) Apache
4 11 (1.69%) Confluence
5 4 (0.61%) Apache Pulsar
5 4 (0.61%) SAS
6 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.15%) nginx
7 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 569 (87.27%) GCP
2 255 (39.11%) AWS
3 243 (37.27%) Azure
4 77 (11.81%) Azure DevOps
5 51 (7.82%) Snowflake
6 46 (7.06%) Power Platform
7 36 (5.52%) dbt
8 32 (4.91%) Google Analytics
9 20 (3.07%) GitHub
10 18 (2.76%) Stackdriver
11 17 (2.61%) SaaS
12 16 (2.45%) Amazon Kinesis
13 15 (2.30%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 10 (1.53%) Amazon S3
14 10 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (1.53%) Cloud Composer
14 10 (1.53%) GitHub Actions
14 10 (1.53%) Serverless
15 8 (1.23%) Google Data Studio
15 8 (1.23%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.23%) VPN
2 4 (0.61%) SMS
3 3 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (63.96%) Looker
2 243 (37.27%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (8.13%) Tableau
4 48 (7.36%) Amazon Redshift
5 46 (7.06%) Power BI
6 34 (5.21%) Data Lake
7 32 (4.91%) SQL Server
8 31 (4.75%) Big Data
9 26 (3.99%) NoSQL
10 21 (3.22%) Relational Database
11 19 (2.91%) Data Mining
12 18 (2.76%) Hadoop
13 15 (2.30%) MongoDB
13 15 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (2.15%) Flink
15 12 (1.84%) Data Hub
15 12 (1.84%) DB2
15 12 (1.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.53%) Airbyte
16 10 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (4.29%) Git
1 28 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 19 (2.91%) GitLab
3 12 (1.84%) JIRA
4 7 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.77%) Spinnaker
6 2 (0.31%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.31%) ER Studio
6 2 (0.31%) ERwin
6 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 373 (57.21%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (12.58%) Social Skills
3 72 (11.04%) Billing
4 61 (9.36%) Finance
5 46 (7.06%) Banking
6 38 (5.83%) Retail
7 25 (3.83%) Marketing
8 19 (2.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 17 (2.61%) Financial Institution
10 15 (2.30%) Law
11 7 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.77%) Presentation Skills
13 4 (0.61%) Health Technology
13 4 (0.61%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.61%) Legal
13 4 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.46%) Publishing
15 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.15%) Games
16 1 (0.15%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 254 (38.96%) Data Engineer
2 174 (26.69%) Platform Engineer
3 173 (26.53%) Principal Engineer
4 172 (26.38%) Principal Data Engineer
5 137 (21.01%) Architect
6 127 (19.48%) Data Architect
7 91 (13.96%) Analyst
8 78 (11.96%) Data Manager
9 73 (11.20%) Digital Analyst
10 72 (11.04%) Engineering Manager
11 70 (10.74%) Digital Performance Analyst
11 70 (10.74%) Performance Analyst
12 54 (8.28%) Senior
13 34 (5.21%) Lead
14 24 (3.68%) Senior Data Engineer
15 18 (2.76%) Lead Data Engineer
16 13 (1.99%) Cloud Architect
16 13 (1.99%) Head of Engineering
16 13 (1.99%) Senior Analyst
17 12 (1.84%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.75%) Kafka
2 29 (4.45%) Apache Beam
3 10 (1.53%) RESTful
4 7 (1.07%) GraphQL
5 6 (0.92%) React
6 5 (0.77%) REST
6 5 (0.77%) Vue
7 4 (0.61%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.61%) PySpark
7 4 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.46%) HTML
8 3 (0.46%) Pandas
8 3 (0.46%) Spark Streaming
8 3 (0.46%) Spring
8 3 (0.46%) Spring Boot
9 2 (0.31%) NumPy
9 2 (0.31%) TensorFlow
10 1 (0.15%) Next.js
10 1 (0.15%) scikit-learn
10 1 (0.15%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 280 (42.94%) Self-Motivation
2 74 (11.35%) Product Ownership
3 25 (3.83%) Cloud Native
4 24 (3.68%) Data Structures
5 13 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (1.84%) Cyberattack
6 12 (1.84%) Data Fabric
6 12 (1.84%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.53%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.53%) Blog
7 10 (1.53%) Legacy Systems
7 10 (1.53%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.38%) Distributed Systems
9 7 (1.07%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.07%) NHS
10 6 (0.92%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.77%) Replication
12 4 (0.61%) Clustering
12 4 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.37%) Linux
2 12 (1.84%) Windows
2 12 (1.84%) zOS
3 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (64.72%) Data Engineering
2 378 (57.98%) Agile
3 376 (57.67%) Problem-Solving
4 373 (57.21%) Platform Engineering
5 370 (56.75%) Mentoring
6 278 (42.64%) ETL
7 257 (39.42%) DevOps
8 245 (37.58%) Data Modelling
9 227 (34.82%) Data Pipeline
10 201 (30.83%) Data Science
11 194 (29.75%) Analytics
12 169 (25.92%) DataOps
13 162 (24.85%) Change Management
14 152 (23.31%) Data Governance
15 136 (20.86%) Data Architecture
16 132 (20.25%) CI/CD
17 131 (20.09%) Data Integration
18 130 (19.94%) Visualisation
19 116 (17.79%) Data Security
20 111 (17.02%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 223 (34.20%) SQL
2 123 (18.87%) Python
3 40 (6.13%) Java
4 22 (3.37%) Scala
5 20 (3.07%) Go
6 11 (1.69%) R
7 7 (1.07%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.92%) PHP
9 5 (0.77%) Perl
9 5 (0.77%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.61%) Kotlin
11 3 (0.46%) Bash
12 2 (0.31%) C#
12 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.15%) Groovy
13 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.15%) Rust
13 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (3.99%) Degree
2 7 (1.07%) CIPD
2 7 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (1.07%) DBS Check
3 3 (0.46%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.31%) PhD
5 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (41.87%) GDPR
2 139 (21.32%) Data Quality
3 77 (11.81%) QA
4 5 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) Accessibility
System Software
1 29 (4.45%) Docker
2 6 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (8.59%) Kubernetes
2 55 (8.44%) Terraform
3 14 (2.15%) Ansible
4 5 (0.77%) logstash
5 3 (0.46%) Grafana
5 3 (0.46%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.46%) Puppet
6 2 (0.31%) Argo
6 2 (0.31%) Kubeflow
6 2 (0.31%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 475 (72.85%) Google
2 35 (5.37%) Databricks
3 24 (3.68%) Oracle
4 19 (2.91%) Teradata
5 14 (2.15%) Microsoft
6 12 (1.84%) F5
7 7 (1.07%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.61%) Adobe
8 4 (0.61%) Coremetrics
8 4 (0.61%) Splunk
9 3 (0.46%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.46%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.46%) Informatica
10 2 (0.31%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.31%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.31%) LogicMonitor
10 2 (0.31%) New Relic
10 2 (0.31%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.31%) PagerDuty
10 2 (0.31%) Twitter