Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 202 212
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 129 134 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.27% 1.17% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.26% 4.33% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 127 105 92
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +18.92% -2.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

Big Data 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3025 3096 3175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.75% 26.96% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 2584 2763
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £26,125 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,925 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in the West Midlands

Big Data
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Big Data in the West Midlands

Big Data
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in the West Midlands

Big Data
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Birmingham -5 36 £67,500 +5.88% 2
Warwickshire -20 24 £30,000 -22.58%
Staffordshire +18 19 £40,000 -5.88%
Herefordshire - 11 £37,500 -
Coventry +9 8 £35,896 -
Walsall - 6 £42,500 -
Worcestershire -6 5 £42,500 -43.33% 3
Solihull -13 4 £45,000 +33.33%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 59 (45.74%) SQL
2 48 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (35.66%) AngularJS
4 40 (31.01%) Python
5 39 (30.23%) JavaScript
6 37 (28.68%) SQL Server
6 37 (28.68%) Analytics
7 33 (25.58%) C#
8 32 (24.81%) .NET
9 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
9 29 (22.48%) NoSQL
10 27 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (20.16%) HTML
12 25 (19.38%) ASP.NET
13 24 (18.60%) CSS
14 23 (17.83%) MySQL
14 23 (17.83%) Node.js
15 22 (17.05%) R
15 22 (17.05%) Java
15 22 (17.05%) TDD
16 21 (16.28%) HTML5
16 21 (16.28%) Web Services
17 20 (15.50%) MVC
17 20 (15.50%) Hadoop
17 20 (15.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (13.95%) CRM
18 18 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
19 17 (13.18%) C
19 17 (13.18%) PHP
20 16 (12.40%) C++

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (10.08%) CMS
2 12 (9.30%) Apache Spark
3 8 (6.20%) Confluence
4 7 (5.43%) GlassFish
4 7 (5.43%) JBoss
4 7 (5.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (4.65%) Umbraco
6 4 (3.10%) SAS
6 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.10%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.33%) Apache
7 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.33%) WildFly
8 2 (1.55%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.55%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.10%) SPSS
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (10.85%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (8.53%) Force.com
5 10 (7.75%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (4.65%) npm
7 4 (3.10%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (3.10%) Bluemix
7 4 (3.10%) IaaS
7 4 (3.10%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (3.10%) PaaS
8 3 (2.33%) SaaS
9 2 (1.55%) Serverless
10 1 (0.78%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) GSM
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 29 (22.48%) NoSQL
3 23 (17.83%) MySQL
4 20 (15.50%) Hadoop
5 13 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.75%) Power BI
7 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.43%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.10%) CouchDB
10 4 (3.10%) DataStage
10 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.33%) Spark SQL
12 2 (1.55%) Apache Kudu
12 2 (1.55%) Cloudera CDH
12 2 (1.55%) Impala
12 2 (1.55%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) JIRA
2 8 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.20%) gulp
2 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.10%) JSUnit
5 3 (2.33%) Hudson
5 3 (2.33%) JBehave
5 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.33%) JUnit
5 3 (2.33%) WebLogic Workshop
6 2 (1.55%) Grunt
6 2 (1.55%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.55%) Subversion
6 2 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (5.43%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Automotive
3 4 (3.10%) Games
3 4 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Advertising
5 2 (1.55%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (58.91%) Developer
2 36 (27.91%) Senior Developer
3 26 (20.16%) Architect
4 20 (15.50%) .NET Developer
4 20 (15.50%) C# Developer
5 19 (14.73%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (14.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (14.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (14.73%) Senior .NET Developer
5 19 (14.73%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (14.73%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 19 (14.73%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (14.73%) Senior C# Developer
6 18 (13.95%) Analyst
7 15 (11.63%) Big Data Developer
8 14 (10.85%) Technical Architect
9 13 (10.08%) AWS Architect
9 13 (10.08%) PHP Architect
9 13 (10.08%) PHP Technical Architect
9 13 (10.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (35.66%) AngularJS
2 32 (24.81%) .NET
3 26 (20.16%) HTML
4 25 (19.38%) ASP.NET
5 24 (18.60%) CSS
6 23 (17.83%) Node.js
7 21 (16.28%) HTML5
7 21 (16.28%) Web Services
8 13 (10.08%) CSS3
8 13 (10.08%) Spring
9 12 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (9.30%) Visualforce
10 11 (8.53%) Angular 2
11 9 (6.98%) Ajax
11 9 (6.98%) REST
12 8 (6.20%) JSON
13 7 (5.43%) Java EE
13 7 (5.43%) jQuery
13 7 (5.43%) WCF
13 7 (5.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.10%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.10%) PMI
3 4 (3.10%) User Experience
4 3 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.55%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.55%) Fintech
5 2 (1.55%) FMCG
5 2 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.78%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.65%) Android
1 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
1 6 (4.65%) Windows
2 3 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.68%) Analytics
3 22 (17.05%) TDD
4 20 (15.50%) MVC
5 18 (13.95%) CRM
6 15 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.63%) ETL
6 15 (11.63%) Web Development
7 13 (10.08%) Process Improvement
8 12 (9.30%) Logistics
8 12 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.53%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.53%) Six Sigma
9 11 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.75%) Information Management
10 10 (7.75%) OO
10 10 (7.75%) SDLC
11 9 (6.98%) Machine Learning
11 9 (6.98%) SOA
12 8 (6.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.74%) SQL
2 40 (31.01%) Python
3 39 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 33 (25.58%) C#
5 22 (17.05%) Java
5 22 (17.05%) R
6 17 (13.18%) C
6 17 (13.18%) PHP
7 16 (12.40%) C++
8 12 (9.30%) Apex Code
9 5 (3.88%) XPath
10 4 (3.10%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.10%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.10%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.33%) Scala
12 1 (0.78%) Ruby
12 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.78%) VB
12 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) PhD
3 4 (3.10%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.33%) HND
4 3 (2.33%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) MCSD
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) GDPR
2 6 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.43%) Docker
2 2 (1.55%) HDFS
Vendors
1 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.85%) IBM
3 12 (9.30%) Oracle
3 12 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (7.75%) Cognos
5 4 (3.10%) Tableau
6 3 (2.33%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.55%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.55%) Talend
8 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.78%) Zoomdata