Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 220 211
Rank change year-on-year +66 -9 +20
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 156 105 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.72% 1.05% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.72% 3.48% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 143 101 99
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 £33,000 £30,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.63% +2.50%

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 2,323 3,015 3,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.64% 30.08% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,893 2,649 2,608
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,300 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +45 109 £55,000 +2.33% 11
Coventry +21 18 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Warwickshire +21 10 £80,000 +101.26% 1
Solihull +12 10 £55,000 +61.76%
Staffordshire -3 4 £33,250 -26.52% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £26,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Walsall - 1 £55,000 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 82 (52.56%) Analytics
2 60 (38.46%) Java
3 46 (29.49%) PhD
4 45 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (26.92%) SQL
6 41 (26.28%) XML
6 41 (26.28%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (26.28%) Degree
7 38 (24.36%) JavaScript
8 31 (19.87%) Spring
8 31 (19.87%) Microsoft Azure
8 31 (19.87%) NoSQL
8 31 (19.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 30 (19.23%) Machine Learning
9 30 (19.23%) ETL
10 28 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (17.95%) Data Science
11 26 (16.67%) Tableau
11 26 (16.67%) Hadoop
12 25 (16.03%) Power BI
13 24 (15.38%) Hazelcast
13 24 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
13 24 (15.38%) Mathematics
13 24 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
13 24 (15.38%) TOGAF
13 24 (15.38%) Python
14 23 (14.74%) Data Analytics
14 23 (14.74%) JSON
15 22 (14.10%) Web Services
16 21 (13.46%) Microsoft

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 18 (11.54%) Apache Spark
2 13 (8.33%) Apache
3 7 (4.49%) CMS
4 5 (3.21%) JBoss
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.21%) WildFly
5 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.64%) SAS
6 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.26%) Serverless
3 15 (9.62%) Azure Data Factory
3 15 (9.62%) IaaS
3 15 (9.62%) SaaS
4 14 (8.97%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 8 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (5.13%) PaaS
6 7 (4.49%) Force.com
7 2 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.64%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.64%) GitHub
8 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.87%) NoSQL
2 26 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 25 (16.03%) Power BI
4 24 (15.38%) Hazelcast
5 15 (9.62%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (8.97%) Data Lake
7 12 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (7.69%) MongoDB
8 10 (6.41%) MySQL
9 9 (5.77%) QlikView
9 9 (5.77%) SQL Server
10 8 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (5.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (4.49%) Blockchain
11 7 (4.49%) Qlik Sense
12 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (3.21%) Apache Hive
13 5 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.97%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.21%) JBehave
4 5 (3.21%) Mockito
5 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.64%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.64%) JUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Maven
5 1 (0.64%) Mocha
5 1 (0.64%) Selenium
5 1 (0.64%) TestNG
General
1 16 (10.26%) Marketing
2 15 (9.62%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Retail
3 6 (3.85%) Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (39.74%) Developer
2 33 (21.15%) Architect
3 27 (17.31%) Java Developer
4 24 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (14.10%) Big Data Developer
6 18 (11.54%) Author
6 18 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 18 (11.54%) Senior Technical Author
6 18 (11.54%) Senior Technical Writer
6 18 (11.54%) Technical Author
6 18 (11.54%) Technical Writer
7 17 (10.90%) Consultant
8 13 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 13 (8.33%) Microsoft BI Consultant
8 13 (8.33%) Power BI Consultant
9 10 (6.41%) PHP Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Analyst
10 9 (5.77%) Azure Consultant
10 9 (5.77%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.28%) XML
2 31 (19.87%) Spring
2 31 (19.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 24 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
4 23 (14.74%) JSON
5 22 (14.10%) Web Services
6 21 (13.46%) Ajax
6 21 (13.46%) REST
7 17 (10.90%) AngularJS
7 17 (10.90%) Node.js
8 14 (8.97%) .NET
9 12 (7.69%) HTML
10 11 (7.05%) Kafka
11 10 (6.41%) jQuery
12 9 (5.77%) Hibernate
12 9 (5.77%) HTML5
13 8 (5.13%) Laravel
13 8 (5.13%) Visualforce
14 6 (3.85%) CSS
14 6 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 15 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.21%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.92%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.28%) User Experience
9 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.64%) Fintech
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.85%) Android
1 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (52.56%) Analytics
2 45 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (26.28%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (19.23%) ETL
4 30 (19.23%) Machine Learning
5 28 (17.95%) Data Science
6 24 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 24 (15.38%) Mathematics
6 24 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 23 (14.74%) Data Analytics
8 21 (13.46%) Software Engineering
9 16 (10.26%) Line Management
9 16 (10.26%) Presales
10 15 (9.62%) Service Delivery
11 13 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
11 13 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.33%) Data Analysis
12 12 (7.69%) CRM
13 11 (7.05%) MVC
13 11 (7.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 60 (38.46%) Java
2 42 (26.92%) SQL
3 38 (24.36%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.38%) Python
5 20 (12.82%) C#
6 14 (8.97%) PHP
6 14 (8.97%) U-SQL
7 13 (8.33%) R
8 8 (5.13%) Apex Code
8 8 (5.13%) Scala
9 6 (3.85%) C++
10 4 (2.56%) Java 8
11 2 (1.28%) C
12 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.64%) Delphi
12 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.64%) Perl
12 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (29.49%) PhD
2 41 (26.28%) Degree
3 16 (10.26%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.28%) ISEB
5 2 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) GDPR
2 4 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.97%) Docker
1 14 (8.97%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) Marathon
2 1 (0.64%) Ambari
2 1 (0.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) cPanel
2 1 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (16.67%) Tableau
2 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.90%) Oracle
4 10 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (5.13%) Zend
6 7 (4.49%) Google
6 7 (4.49%) Informatica
6 7 (4.49%) Xamarin
7 5 (3.21%) Cloudera
7 5 (3.21%) Talend
7 5 (3.21%) Twitter
8 4 (2.56%) IBM
9 3 (1.92%) Remedy
10 1 (0.64%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.64%) SAP
10 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.64%) Vertica