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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / West Midlands
Rank 131 144 167
Rank change year-on-year +13 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 76 103 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.63% 1.68% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.58% 6.18% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 70 43
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1362 1666 1776
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.17% 27.10% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1430 1562
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Big Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +63 57 £57,500 +6.97% 4
Staffordshire +19 8 £37,500 -
Warwickshire -14 5 - -
Coventry +17 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Worcestershire -9 3 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Solihull -19 1 £50,000 +24.61%
Shropshire - 1 £27,500 -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 84 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (42.29%) Java
3 71 (40.57%) Finance
3 71 (40.57%) Apache Spark
4 69 (39.43%) Hadoop
5 57 (32.57%) SQL
5 57 (32.57%) AngularJS
6 53 (30.29%) HTML
7 52 (29.71%) Apache
7 52 (29.71%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (20.57%) HTML5
9 35 (20.00%) Banking
10 33 (18.86%) Fintech
11 30 (17.14%) J2EE
12 29 (16.57%) SQL Server
12 29 (16.57%) JavaScript
12 29 (16.57%) Microsoft
12 29 (16.57%) Software Engineering
13 28 (16.00%) Degree
14 25 (14.29%) .NET
14 25 (14.29%) Data Management
14 25 (14.29%) TDD
14 25 (14.29%) Apache Hive
15 24 (13.71%) Web Development
16 23 (13.14%) Retail
16 23 (13.14%) Linux
17 21 (12.00%) C#
17 21 (12.00%) MVC
17 21 (12.00%) Git (software)
18 19 (10.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Big Data
Top Related 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 71 (40.57%) Apache Spark
2 52 (29.71%) Apache
3 13 (7.43%) Apache Pig
4 9 (5.14%) SAS
5 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.14%) CMS
7 2 (1.14%) WildFly
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Sage 200
1 7 (4.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (2.29%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.00%) SaaS
4 5 (2.86%) Office 365
5 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.29%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (39.43%) Hadoop
2 29 (16.57%) SQL Server
3 25 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 19 (10.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (5.71%) MySQL
9 9 (5.14%) MongoDB
10 8 (4.57%) Relational Database
11 7 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (4.00%) NoSQL
12 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
12 6 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (3.43%) QlikView
13 4 (2.29%) Pentaho
14 3 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (1.71%) Data Mart
14 3 (1.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.86%) Selenium
2 12 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.14%) JUnit
5 2 (1.14%) TestNG
6 1 (0.57%) JIRA
6 1 (0.57%) Moq
6 1 (0.57%) NUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 71 (40.57%) Finance
2 35 (20.00%) Banking
3 23 (13.14%) Retail
4 14 (8.00%) Marketing
5 8 (4.57%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.00%) Automotive
6 7 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.43%) Billing
8 3 (1.71%) Games
9 1 (0.57%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (40.00%) Developer
2 28 (16.00%) Architect
3 26 (14.86%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.86%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 15 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.43%) Web Developer
7 12 (6.86%) .NET Developer
7 12 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Angular Developer
8 11 (6.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (6.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (5.71%) Administrator
9 10 (5.71%) Analyst
9 10 (5.71%) Hadoop Administrator
9 10 (5.71%) HTML Developer
10 8 (4.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.57%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (32.57%) AngularJS
2 53 (30.29%) HTML
3 36 (20.57%) HTML5
4 30 (17.14%) J2EE
5 25 (14.29%) .NET
6 19 (10.86%) CSS
7 18 (10.29%) Angular 2
8 16 (9.14%) ASP.NET
8 16 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (7.43%) Node.js
10 12 (6.86%) Entity Framework
11 11 (6.29%) ASP.NET Core
11 11 (6.29%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (5.71%) .NET Framework
12 10 (5.71%) Ajax
12 10 (5.71%) GeoJSON
12 10 (5.71%) JSON
13 9 (5.14%) jQuery
13 9 (5.14%) LESS
13 9 (5.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.86%) Fintech
2 13 (7.43%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.86%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.00%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.43%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.29%) PKI
7 2 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.14%) EPoS
7 2 (1.14%) Social Media
7 2 (1.14%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.57%) FMCG
8 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.14%) Linux
2 3 (1.71%) Android
2 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.71%) Unix
3 2 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (29.71%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (16.57%) Software Engineering
4 25 (14.29%) Data Management
4 25 (14.29%) TDD
5 24 (13.71%) Web Development
6 21 (12.00%) MVC
7 19 (10.86%) CRM
8 18 (10.29%) Analytics
9 14 (8.00%) Open Source
10 13 (7.43%) Data Modelling
11 12 (6.86%) Mathematics
12 11 (6.29%) Data Analysis
12 11 (6.29%) OOP
13 10 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (5.71%) Line Management
13 10 (5.71%) Pair Programming
13 10 (5.71%) Performance Optimisation
13 10 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (5.71%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 74 (42.29%) Java
2 57 (32.57%) SQL
3 29 (16.57%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.00%) C#
5 19 (10.86%) Python
6 16 (9.14%) R
7 12 (6.86%) Scala
8 11 (6.29%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.71%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.14%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.14%) C
10 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.57%) ABAP
11 1 (0.57%) C++
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (16.00%) Degree
2 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.43%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.29%) CISA
5 4 (2.29%) CISM
5 4 (2.29%) CISSP
6 2 (1.14%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.14%) GCIA
6 2 (1.14%) GCIH
6 2 (1.14%) GIAC
6 2 (1.14%) GREM
6 2 (1.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.57%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.00%) QA
2 13 (7.43%) SLA
3 10 (5.71%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.29%) GPG13
4 4 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (8.00%) HDFS
2 12 (6.86%) Docker
3 3 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.14%) Snort
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (6.86%) Hadoop YARN
2 11 (6.29%) Oozie
3 3 (1.71%) Icinga
3 3 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.71%) Puppet
3 3 (1.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (16.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.71%) Oracle
3 16 (9.14%) Tableau
4 12 (6.86%) Cloudera
5 10 (5.71%) Informatica
6 7 (4.00%) Sage
6 7 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.43%) Talend
8 3 (1.71%) Cisco
8 3 (1.71%) Dell
8 3 (1.71%) EMC
8 3 (1.71%) Google
8 3 (1.71%) VMware
8 3 (1.71%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.14%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.14%) Cognos
9 2 (1.14%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.14%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.14%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000. - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago