Period
to 22 May 2018

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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 188 151
Rank change year-on-year +29 -37 +100
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 162 132 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.74% 1.37% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.71% 4.64% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 153 109 152
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £36,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £76,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 2,414 2,845 3,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.85% 29.53% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,939 2,466 2,754
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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 -5 101 £55,000 -8.33% 17
Coventry +7 20 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Warwickshire +14 18 £35,000 -26.32% 4
Worcestershire +24 5 £67,500 +35.00%
Staffordshire -5 3 £24,000 -56.36% 3
Herefordshire - 3 £67,500 -
Solihull -1 2 £36,250 -11.04%
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,000 - 1
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 96 (59.26%) Analytics
2 61 (37.65%) SQL
3 56 (34.57%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (31.48%) Java
5 47 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
6 43 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 42 (25.93%) PhD
7 42 (25.93%) Machine Learning
8 39 (24.07%) ETL
9 38 (23.46%) Degree
10 37 (22.84%) XML
11 35 (21.60%) Data Analytics
12 34 (20.99%) JavaScript
12 34 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (19.14%) Data Science
13 31 (19.14%) Tableau
13 31 (19.14%) NoSQL
14 30 (18.52%) Power BI
15 27 (16.67%) Presales
15 27 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 27 (16.67%) C#
16 26 (16.05%) IaaS
17 24 (14.81%) Azure SQL Database
17 24 (14.81%) Service Delivery
17 24 (14.81%) Azure Data Factory
17 24 (14.81%) Data Lake
18 23 (14.20%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
18 23 (14.20%) Salesforce.com
18 23 (14.20%) SQL Server

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 16 (9.88%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.94%) Apache
3 7 (4.32%) CMS
4 5 (3.09%) JBoss
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.09%) WildFly
5 4 (2.47%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.23%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.23%) SAS
7 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.47%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (16.05%) IaaS
3 24 (14.81%) Azure Data Factory
4 23 (14.20%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 22 (13.58%) Serverless
6 21 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (9.26%) Force.com
8 11 (6.79%) PaaS
9 9 (5.56%) SaaS
10 8 (4.94%) Bluemix
10 8 (4.94%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (2.47%) GitHub
13 3 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) NAS
1 1 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.14%) NoSQL
2 30 (18.52%) Power BI
3 24 (14.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 24 (14.81%) Data Lake
4 23 (14.20%) SQL Server
5 20 (12.35%) Hadoop
6 18 (11.11%) MongoDB
7 16 (9.88%) Hazelcast
7 16 (9.88%) Relational Database
8 14 (8.64%) MySQL
9 13 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (4.32%) Apache Hive
12 7 (4.32%) CouchDB
12 7 (4.32%) RDBMS
13 5 (3.09%) HDInsight
13 5 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.35%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.94%) JSUnit
4 5 (3.09%) JBehave
4 5 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.09%) Mockito
5 3 (1.85%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.85%) Mocha
5 3 (1.85%) Selenium
6 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.23%) JUnit
6 2 (1.23%) Maven
6 2 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 22 (13.58%) Marketing
2 15 (9.26%) Finance
3 11 (6.79%) Retail
4 5 (3.09%) Automotive
4 5 (3.09%) Banking
4 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.85%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (40.12%) Developer
2 27 (16.67%) Architect
3 26 (16.05%) Senior Developer
4 20 (12.35%) Author
4 20 (12.35%) Senior Technical Author
4 20 (12.35%) Senior Technical Writer
4 20 (12.35%) Technical Author
4 20 (12.35%) Technical Writer
5 19 (11.73%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 19 (11.73%) Consultant
5 19 (11.73%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.49%) Salesforce Architect
6 17 (10.49%) Salesforce Developer
6 17 (10.49%) Senior Architect
6 17 (10.49%) Senior Salesforce Architect
6 17 (10.49%) Senior Salesforce Developer
7 16 (9.88%) Microsoft BI Consultant
7 16 (9.88%) Power BI Consultant
8 15 (9.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (8.64%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.84%) XML
2 21 (12.96%) Spring
3 20 (12.35%) Web Services
4 19 (11.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 18 (11.11%) Node.js
6 17 (10.49%) JSON
6 17 (10.49%) Visualforce
7 16 (9.88%) Ajax
7 16 (9.88%) KnockoutJS
7 16 (9.88%) REST
8 14 (8.64%) CSS
9 12 (7.41%) .NET
9 12 (7.41%) HTML
10 9 (5.56%) RESTful
11 8 (4.94%) jQuery
11 8 (4.94%) LESS
12 7 (4.32%) HTML5
13 5 (3.09%) Laravel
13 5 (3.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.02%) User Experience
4 5 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.85%) Infotainment
7 2 (1.23%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.23%) Fintech
8 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.64%) Android
2 13 (8.02%) Apple iOS
3 12 (7.41%) Linux
4 3 (1.85%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (59.26%) Analytics
2 56 (34.57%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (25.93%) Machine Learning
5 39 (24.07%) ETL
6 35 (21.60%) Data Analytics
7 31 (19.14%) Data Science
8 27 (16.67%) Presales
9 24 (14.81%) Service Delivery
10 20 (12.35%) Mathematics
11 18 (11.11%) CRM
11 18 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 15 (9.26%) Artificial Intelligence
13 12 (7.41%) Scrum
14 11 (6.79%) API Development
14 11 (6.79%) Big Data Analytics
14 11 (6.79%) Data Analysis
15 10 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (5.56%) Android Development
16 9 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 61 (37.65%) SQL
2 51 (31.48%) Java
3 34 (20.99%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.67%) C#
5 22 (13.58%) Python
6 18 (11.11%) U-SQL
7 17 (10.49%) Apex Code
8 12 (7.41%) PHP
9 10 (6.17%) R
10 6 (3.70%) Scala
11 4 (2.47%) C++
12 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.23%) Perl
13 1 (0.62%) C
13 1 (0.62%) HiveQL
13 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (25.93%) PhD
2 38 (23.46%) Degree
3 5 (3.09%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.09%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.47%) ISEB
5 3 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 14 (8.64%) Docker
3 3 (1.85%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) Marathon
2 2 (1.23%) Ansible
2 2 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 42 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.14%) Tableau
3 23 (14.20%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (11.11%) Oracle
5 15 (9.26%) IBM
6 9 (5.56%) Google
7 7 (4.32%) Cloudera
8 5 (3.09%) Zend
9 4 (2.47%) Cognos
9 4 (2.47%) SAP
9 4 (2.47%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.85%) Informatica
10 3 (1.85%) Talend
10 3 (1.85%) Xamarin
11 2 (1.23%) Capita
11 2 (1.23%) Vertica
12 1 (0.62%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.62%) Twitter