Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 203 213
Rank change year-on-year +47 +10 +19
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 151 127 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.75% 1.28% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.78% 4.29% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 132 123 103
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £37,550 £27,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% 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 2,228 2,960 3,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.86% 29.87% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,803 2,589 2,602
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +60 94 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Solihull +11 14 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Warwickshire +22 13 £58,750 +95.83% 2
Coventry +14 10 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Herefordshire +8 8 £85,000 +126.67% 3
Worcestershire +14 7 £82,500 +94.12% 2
Staffordshire -4 2 £34,500 -13.75% 5
Wolverhampton - 2 £26,000 -
Walsall -8 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Shropshire - 1 - - 2
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 58 (38.41%) Analytics
2 52 (34.44%) Java
3 43 (28.48%) TOGAF
4 37 (24.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 36 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (23.18%) JavaScript
7 31 (20.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (19.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 28 (18.54%) Line Management
9 28 (18.54%) Data Centre
9 28 (18.54%) TOGAF Certification
9 28 (18.54%) PhD
9 28 (18.54%) Finance
10 27 (17.88%) Spring
10 27 (17.88%) NoSQL
11 26 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (16.56%) Degree
12 25 (16.56%) Python
12 25 (16.56%) XML
13 24 (15.89%) SQL
14 21 (13.91%) Hadoop
14 21 (13.91%) Mathematics
14 21 (13.91%) Hazelcast
14 21 (13.91%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (13.25%) Machine Learning
15 20 (13.25%) ETL
16 19 (12.58%) .NET
16 19 (12.58%) Web Services
16 19 (12.58%) AngularJS

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 17 (11.26%) CMS
2 13 (8.61%) Apache
2 13 (8.61%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.31%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.99%) IIS
5 2 (1.32%) WildFly
6 1 (0.66%) SAS
6 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (11.26%) SaaS
3 15 (9.93%) PaaS
4 12 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (7.95%) IaaS
5 6 (3.97%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (3.97%) Serverless
6 5 (3.31%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 5 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.99%) Force.com
8 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.66%) Slack
9 1 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.65%) Firewall
2 4 (2.65%) Internet
3 3 (1.99%) BGP
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (1.99%) DHCP
3 3 (1.99%) DNS
3 3 (1.99%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.99%) FWSM
3 3 (1.99%) LAN
3 3 (1.99%) MPLS
3 3 (1.99%) Network Security
3 3 (1.99%) OSPF
3 3 (1.99%) SSL
3 3 (1.99%) VLAN
3 3 (1.99%) VPN
3 3 (1.99%) WAN
3 3 (1.99%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.88%) NoSQL
2 21 (13.91%) Hadoop
2 21 (13.91%) Hazelcast
3 18 (11.92%) Power BI
4 11 (7.28%) QlikView
5 9 (5.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.30%) Blockchain
6 8 (5.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.30%) Qlik Sense
7 7 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.97%) Data Lake
8 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.99%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.99%) MySQL
10 3 (1.99%) Redis
10 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.32%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.32%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.32%) JSUnit
4 2 (1.32%) Mocha
4 2 (1.32%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.66%) JIRA
5 1 (0.66%) JUnit
5 1 (0.66%) Maven
5 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 28 (18.54%) Finance
2 10 (6.62%) Marketing
3 9 (5.96%) Retail
4 6 (3.97%) Banking
5 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.32%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (37.09%) Architect
2 47 (31.13%) Developer
3 38 (25.17%) Solutions Architect
4 27 (17.88%) Java Developer
5 21 (13.91%) Big Data Developer
5 21 (13.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (7.95%) Lead Architect
7 10 (6.62%) Author
7 10 (6.62%) Senior Technical Author
7 10 (6.62%) Senior Technical Writer
7 10 (6.62%) Technical Author
7 10 (6.62%) Technical Writer
8 9 (5.96%) Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Consultant
9 8 (5.30%) Data Architect
9 8 (5.30%) Data Scientist
9 8 (5.30%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (4.64%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Lead Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 27 (17.88%) Spring
3 25 (16.56%) XML
4 21 (13.91%) KnockoutJS
5 19 (12.58%) .NET
5 19 (12.58%) AngularJS
5 19 (12.58%) Node.js
5 19 (12.58%) Web Services
6 15 (9.93%) HTML
6 15 (9.93%) JSON
7 14 (9.27%) Ajax
7 14 (9.27%) REST
8 13 (8.61%) Middleware
9 12 (7.95%) Kafka
10 11 (7.28%) HTML5
10 11 (7.28%) SOAP
11 10 (6.62%) jQuery
12 9 (5.96%) Hibernate
13 7 (4.64%) CSS
14 6 (3.97%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.54%) Data Centre
2 26 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.30%) Grid Computing
4 7 (4.64%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.31%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.32%) NHS
7 2 (1.32%) Robotics
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.95%) Linux
2 9 (5.96%) Windows
3 4 (2.65%) Unix
4 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.41%) Analytics
2 43 (28.48%) TOGAF
3 37 (24.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 36 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (18.54%) Line Management
7 21 (13.91%) Mathematics
8 20 (13.25%) ETL
8 20 (13.25%) Machine Learning
9 18 (11.92%) Data Science
10 17 (11.26%) Software Engineering
11 15 (9.93%) UML
12 14 (9.27%) Artificial Intelligence
12 14 (9.27%) Microservices
12 14 (9.27%) OO
12 14 (9.27%) SOA
13 13 (8.61%) ArchiMate
13 13 (8.61%) Data Analytics
13 13 (8.61%) Open Source
13 13 (8.61%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.44%) Java
2 35 (23.18%) JavaScript
3 25 (16.56%) Python
4 24 (15.89%) SQL
5 17 (11.26%) C#
6 14 (9.27%) R
7 12 (7.95%) PHP
8 9 (5.96%) Java 8
9 7 (4.64%) Scala
10 5 (3.31%) C++
10 5 (3.31%) U-SQL
11 3 (1.99%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.32%) C
12 2 (1.32%) Groovy
12 2 (1.32%) Ruby
13 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.66%) Delphi
13 1 (0.66%) Perl
13 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (18.54%) PhD
1 28 (18.54%) TOGAF Certification
2 25 (16.56%) Degree
3 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.65%) CREST Certified
5 4 (2.65%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.65%) GCIA
5 4 (2.65%) GCIH
5 4 (2.65%) GIAC
5 4 (2.65%) GREM
6 3 (1.99%) CCDP
6 3 (1.99%) CCNP
6 3 (1.99%) CCSE
6 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.99%) CISSP
6 3 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.99%) IISP
6 3 (1.99%) ISSAP
6 3 (1.99%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) GDPR
2 7 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.28%) Docker
2 5 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.65%) Snort
4 2 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.99%) QRadar
2 1 (0.66%) Ambari
2 1 (0.66%) Ansible
2 1 (0.66%) cPanel
Vendors
1 19 (12.58%) Tableau
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.62%) Google
3 10 (6.62%) Oracle
4 9 (5.96%) Informatica
5 8 (5.30%) Xamarin
6 7 (4.64%) LogRhythm
7 6 (3.97%) IBM
7 6 (3.97%) Zend
8 5 (3.31%) Cloudera
8 5 (3.31%) Talend
8 5 (3.31%) Twitter
9 4 (2.65%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.99%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.99%) Cisco
10 3 (1.99%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.99%) Remedy
10 3 (1.99%) Splunk
10 3 (1.99%) Tufin