Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > West Midlands
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 156 156
Rank change year-on-year +33 0 +38
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 88 128 165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.92% 1.64% 1.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.53% 6.53% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85 86 198
Median annual salary £55,000 £44,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.60% -15.24% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,000 £20,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £92,500 £74,125
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 1,169 1,959 2,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.57% 25.08% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 1,544 1,949
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,625 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 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
Birmingham +69 39 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Shropshire +33 13 £52,500 -41.67%
Worcestershire +30 10 £42,500 -41.38% 1
Coventry +4 9 £62,000 +210.00%
Solihull +12 6 £55,000 +18.92%
Warwickshire +15 2 £75,000 +87.50% 1
Herefordshire +3 1 - -
Staffordshire -2 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT jobs citing Big Data 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 55 (62.50%) Azure
2 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (56.82%) SQL
4 42 (47.73%) Analytics
5 35 (39.77%) Power BI
5 35 (39.77%) Power Platform
5 35 (39.77%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (35.23%) Git (software)
7 30 (34.09%) Data Lake
7 30 (34.09%) DevOps
8 29 (32.95%) Hadoop
8 29 (32.95%) Data Modelling
9 28 (31.82%) ETL
9 28 (31.82%) AWS
10 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
10 27 (30.68%) Python
10 27 (30.68%) Finance
11 26 (29.55%) Data Engineering
12 25 (28.41%) .NET
12 25 (28.41%) SQL Server
12 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
13 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
14 23 (26.14%) HTML
15 22 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (25.00%) Data Analytics
16 21 (23.86%) Data Quality
16 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (22.73%) Dashboard Development
18 19 (21.59%) Apache Spark

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 19 (21.59%) Apache Spark
2 10 (11.36%) SAS
3 6 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.14%) Confluence
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.14%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP HCM
1 2 (2.27%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 55 (62.50%) Azure
2 35 (39.77%) Power Platform
3 28 (31.82%) AWS
4 4 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.55%) SaaS
5 3 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.41%) PaaS
6 2 (2.27%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.27%) GCP
6 2 (2.27%) Serverless
6 2 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.14%) Office 365
7 1 (1.14%) Power Automate
7 1 (1.14%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) SSL
2 4 (4.55%) Internet
3 3 (3.41%) SMS
3 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.27%) 3G
4 2 (2.27%) 4G
4 2 (2.27%) 5G
4 2 (2.27%) Firewall
4 2 (2.27%) LTE
4 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.27%) Wireless
4 2 (2.27%) WLAN
5 1 (1.14%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) Power BI
2 30 (34.09%) Data Lake
3 29 (32.95%) Hadoop
4 25 (28.41%) SQL Server
5 22 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (21.59%) Snowflake Schema
8 12 (13.64%) Pentaho
9 11 (12.50%) Apache Hive
10 10 (11.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 10 (11.36%) Impala
11 8 (9.09%) NoSQL
12 7 (7.95%) MySQL
12 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (6.82%) HBase
13 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
14 4 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
14 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (35.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.55%) RStudio
3 3 (3.41%) Artifactory
3 3 (3.41%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.41%) JIRA
3 3 (3.41%) Maven
3 3 (3.41%) Moq
4 2 (2.27%) ERwin
4 2 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.14%) GitLab
5 1 (1.14%) JBehave
5 1 (1.14%) JUnit
5 1 (1.14%) Mockito
5 1 (1.14%) NUnit
General
1 27 (30.68%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Automotive
3 4 (4.55%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.41%) Advertising
4 3 (3.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Military
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (45.45%) Data Engineer
2 10 (11.36%) Architect
2 10 (11.36%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.23%) Consultant
4 7 (7.95%) Data Architect
4 7 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.82%) Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Big Data Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Data Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Data Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Development Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Web Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Data Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Python Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) .NET
2 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 23 (26.14%) HTML
4 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (20.45%) CSS
4 18 (20.45%) HTML5
5 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (10.23%) Kafka
7 7 (7.95%) REST
8 4 (4.55%) Django
8 4 (4.55%) Web Services
9 3 (3.41%) .NET Core
9 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Core
9 3 (3.41%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.41%) LAMP
9 3 (3.41%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (3.41%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) User Experience
3 5 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.55%) Internet of Things
4 4 (4.55%) PKI
4 4 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.27%) Social Network
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Linux
2 13 (14.77%) Unix
3 12 (13.64%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) CentOS
4 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (47.73%) Analytics
3 35 (39.77%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (34.09%) DevOps
5 29 (32.95%) Data Modelling
6 28 (31.82%) ETL
7 26 (29.55%) Data Engineering
8 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
9 22 (25.00%) Data Analytics
10 20 (22.73%) Dashboard Development
11 18 (20.45%) Data Lineage
11 18 (20.45%) MVC
11 18 (20.45%) User Stories
12 13 (14.77%) Process Improvement
12 13 (14.77%) Requirements Gathering
13 12 (13.64%) Scrum
14 11 (12.50%) Data Science
14 11 (12.50%) Machine Learning
15 10 (11.36%) Software Delivery
16 9 (10.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.82%) SQL
2 27 (30.68%) Python
3 18 (20.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 14 (15.91%) Java
5 10 (11.36%) C++
6 9 (10.23%) HiveQL
7 8 (9.09%) C#
7 8 (9.09%) R
8 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.95%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.55%) PHP
11 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.41%) C
12 3 (3.41%) Scala
12 3 (3.41%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.27%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.14%) CCNP
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.14%) CISSP
4 1 (1.14%) CSPO
4 1 (1.14%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.14%) NIST
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) HDFS
2 8 (9.09%) Docker
3 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Ansible
2 3 (3.41%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (3.41%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.41%) Puppet
2 3 (3.41%) Terraform
3 2 (2.27%) Nessus
3 2 (2.27%) Salt
3 2 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.14%) Kibana
4 1 (1.14%) logstash
4 1 (1.14%) Mesos
4 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.64%) Cloudera
2 12 (13.64%) Oracle
3 10 (11.36%) Splunk
4 8 (9.09%) Databricks
5 6 (6.82%) SAP
6 5 (5.68%) IBM
6 5 (5.68%) Talend
7 4 (4.55%) Informatica
7 4 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (3.41%) Google
8 3 (3.41%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.27%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco
9 2 (2.27%) EMC
9 2 (2.27%) Qualys
9 2 (2.27%) Remedy
10 1 (1.14%) RapidMiner
10 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.14%) VMware