Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 207 193
Rank change year-on-year +54 -14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 149 132 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.83% 1.31% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.29% 4.46% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 129 128 108
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -22.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20,000 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £75,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 2,043 2,961 3,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.09% 29.32% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,649 2,527 2,512
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +36 64 £63,617 -5.75% 12
Coventry +38 35 £20,000 -45.64% 3
Herefordshire -1 15 £85,000 +126.67% 1
Solihull +14 13 £55,000 +22.22%
Worcestershire +2 11 £82,500 +94.12% 1
Warwickshire +25 9 £42,500 +47.83% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 2
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 59 (39.60%) Analytics
2 55 (36.91%) Line Management
3 54 (36.24%) Software Engineering
4 52 (34.90%) Degree
5 44 (29.53%) Artificial Intelligence
5 44 (29.53%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (28.86%) Mathematics
7 42 (28.19%) TOGAF
8 41 (27.52%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (26.85%) Cybersecurity
9 40 (26.85%) Retail
9 40 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (26.85%) Java
10 37 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
11 35 (23.49%) Project Management
12 34 (22.82%) Data Analytics
13 33 (22.15%) Internet
13 33 (22.15%) Enterprise Architecture
14 32 (21.48%) Visualisation
15 31 (20.81%) Data Visualisation
16 30 (20.13%) C
16 30 (20.13%) Data Analysis
17 28 (18.79%) Telecoms
17 28 (18.79%) Finance
17 28 (18.79%) Automotive
17 28 (18.79%) Internet of Things
18 27 (18.12%) Data Centre
18 27 (18.12%) TOGAF Certification
19 25 (16.78%) NoSQL
20 24 (16.11%) JavaScript

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 20 (13.42%) CMS
2 13 (8.72%) Apache Spark
3 12 (8.05%) Apache
4 8 (5.37%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.01%) IIS
6 2 (1.34%) WildFly
7 1 (0.67%) Drupal
7 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 37 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (10.07%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (10.07%) PaaS
4 10 (6.71%) IaaS
5 8 (5.37%) SaaS
6 3 (2.01%) Slack
6 3 (2.01%) Trello
7 2 (1.34%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.34%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.67%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.15%) Internet
2 17 (11.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.03%) Firewall
4 3 (2.01%) BGP
4 3 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.01%) DHCP
4 3 (2.01%) DNS
4 3 (2.01%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.01%) FWSM
4 3 (2.01%) LAN
4 3 (2.01%) MPLS
4 3 (2.01%) Network Security
4 3 (2.01%) OSPF
4 3 (2.01%) SNMP
4 3 (2.01%) SSL
4 3 (2.01%) VLAN
4 3 (2.01%) VPN
4 3 (2.01%) WAN
4 3 (2.01%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.78%) NoSQL
2 20 (13.42%) Hadoop
3 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.72%) Hazelcast
5 12 (8.05%) Power BI
6 9 (6.04%) QlikView
7 8 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.03%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.03%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.36%) Blockchain
9 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.36%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.68%) MySQL
11 3 (2.01%) Amazon QuickSight
11 3 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (2.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.03%) JMeter
2 6 (4.03%) Selenium
2 6 (4.03%) SoapUI
3 5 (3.36%) JIRA
4 4 (2.68%) JUnit
4 4 (2.68%) Maven
4 4 (2.68%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.68%) Mockito
5 2 (1.34%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.34%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.34%) JSUnit
5 2 (1.34%) Mocha
5 2 (1.34%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (26.85%) Retail
2 28 (18.79%) Automotive
2 28 (18.79%) Finance
2 28 (18.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.03%) Law
4 4 (2.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.34%) Military
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (37.58%) Architect
2 34 (22.82%) Solutions Architect
3 32 (21.48%) Developer
4 21 (14.09%) Java Developer
5 17 (11.41%) Lead Architect
6 15 (10.07%) Analyst
7 14 (9.40%) Big Data Developer
8 13 (8.72%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (7.38%) Enterprise Architect
10 10 (6.71%) Consultant
10 10 (6.71%) Lead Enterprise Architect
11 9 (6.04%) Data Analyst
11 9 (6.04%) Digital Analyst
11 9 (6.04%) Software Engineer
11 9 (6.04%) Solutions Analyst
12 8 (5.37%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (5.37%) Data Architect
13 7 (4.70%) Graduate
14 6 (4.03%) Software Consultant
14 6 (4.03%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.11%) SOAP
2 22 (14.77%) Spring
3 21 (14.09%) .NET
4 20 (13.42%) Middleware
4 20 (13.42%) Web Services
5 19 (12.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (9.40%) AngularJS
7 13 (8.72%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (6.71%) Node.js
8 10 (6.71%) REST
9 9 (6.04%) Hibernate
9 9 (6.04%) HTML
9 9 (6.04%) Kafka
10 6 (4.03%) Ajax
10 6 (4.03%) HTML5
10 6 (4.03%) JSON
10 6 (4.03%) XML
11 5 (3.36%) jQuery
12 4 (2.68%) Apache Cordova
12 4 (2.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (27.52%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (18.79%) Internet of Things
3 27 (18.12%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.37%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (5.37%) Grid Computing
4 8 (5.37%) Taxonomies
5 5 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.68%) NHS
6 4 (2.68%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.01%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.34%) Robotics
9 1 (0.67%) PKI
9 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.74%) Windows
2 13 (8.72%) Linux
3 5 (3.36%) Unix
4 3 (2.01%) Solaris
5 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.60%) Analytics
2 55 (36.91%) Line Management
3 54 (36.24%) Software Engineering
4 44 (29.53%) Artificial Intelligence
4 44 (29.53%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (28.86%) Mathematics
6 42 (28.19%) TOGAF
7 40 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (26.85%) Cybersecurity
8 35 (23.49%) Project Management
9 34 (22.82%) Data Analytics
10 33 (22.15%) Enterprise Architecture
11 32 (21.48%) Visualisation
12 31 (20.81%) Data Visualisation
13 30 (20.13%) Data Analysis
14 22 (14.77%) Microservices
14 22 (14.77%) SOA
15 19 (12.75%) ERP
15 19 (12.75%) Scrum
15 19 (12.75%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (26.85%) Java
2 30 (20.13%) C
3 24 (16.11%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.75%) SQL
5 18 (12.08%) C#
6 14 (9.40%) Python
7 9 (6.04%) Java 8
8 7 (4.70%) C++
9 5 (3.36%) PHP
9 5 (3.36%) R
9 5 (3.36%) Scala
10 4 (2.68%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.01%) Ruby
12 2 (1.34%) Groovy
13 1 (0.67%) HiveQL
13 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (34.90%) Degree
2 27 (18.12%) TOGAF Certification
3 7 (4.70%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.03%) PhD
4 6 (4.03%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.36%) CREST Certified
5 5 (3.36%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.36%) GCIA
5 5 (3.36%) GCIH
5 5 (3.36%) GIAC
5 5 (3.36%) GREM
6 3 (2.01%) CCDP
6 3 (2.01%) CCNP
6 3 (2.01%) CCSE
6 3 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.01%) CISSP
6 3 (2.01%) IISP
6 3 (2.01%) ISSAP
6 3 (2.01%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) QA
2 10 (6.71%) GDPR
3 8 (5.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.70%) Docker
2 5 (3.36%) Snort
3 2 (1.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) QRadar
2 2 (1.34%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.67%) Ambari
3 1 (0.67%) cPanel
Vendors
1 17 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.74%) Google
3 13 (8.72%) Tableau
4 9 (6.04%) Oracle
5 8 (5.37%) Informatica
5 8 (5.37%) LogRhythm
6 6 (4.03%) ArcSight
6 6 (4.03%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.03%) IBM
7 5 (3.36%) Xamarin
8 4 (2.68%) Remedy
8 4 (2.68%) Splunk
9 3 (2.01%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.01%) Cisco
9 3 (2.01%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.01%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.01%) Tufin
9 3 (2.01%) Zend
10 2 (1.34%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.67%) Cloudera