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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 155 203
Rank change year-on-year -23 +48  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 51 86 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.99% 1.39% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.32% 5.32% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47 64 28
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £37,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £82,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.81% +10.00%  

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 1538 1618 1765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.93% 26.23% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1337 1537
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +20 21 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Warwickshire -26 13 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Staffordshire +21 9 £37,500 -
Worcestershire -7 4 £42,500 -
Coventry 0 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Solihull -8 2 £33,250 +2.30%
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 62 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (38.58%) SQL
3 41 (32.28%) Java
4 39 (30.71%) Hadoop
5 37 (29.13%) SQL Server
6 34 (26.77%) AngularJS
7 33 (25.98%) Apache Spark
8 32 (25.20%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (25.20%) Finance
9 29 (22.83%) Analytics
10 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
11 27 (21.26%) Degree
12 23 (18.11%) Software Engineering
13 22 (17.32%) HTML
14 21 (16.54%) TDD
14 21 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
15 20 (15.75%) Oracle
16 19 (14.96%) .NET
16 19 (14.96%) Apache
16 19 (14.96%) Python
17 18 (14.17%) Retail
18 17 (13.39%) C#
18 17 (13.39%) HTML5
18 17 (13.39%) Tableau
19 16 (12.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (12.60%) ETL
20 15 (11.81%) CSS
20 15 (11.81%) QA
20 15 (11.81%) Test Automation

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 33 (25.98%) Apache Spark
2 19 (14.96%) Apache
3 9 (7.09%) SAS
4 5 (3.94%) ArcGIS
4 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.36%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.36%) JBoss
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.36%) WildFly
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.15%) Bluemix
3 4 (3.15%) IaaS
3 4 (3.15%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (3.15%) Office 365
3 4 (3.15%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Firewall
1 6 (4.72%) Internet
1 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.71%) Hadoop
2 37 (29.13%) SQL Server
3 16 (12.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.02%) NoSQL
4 14 (11.02%) Relational Database
4 14 (11.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (10.24%) MongoDB
5 13 (10.24%) Power BI
6 11 (8.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (7.87%) Apache Hive
8 8 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.72%) MySQL
10 5 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (3.15%) CouchDB
11 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.15%) QlikView
11 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.36%) Spatial Data
13 2 (1.57%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Selenium
2 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.15%) JIRA
3 4 (3.15%) JSUnit
3 4 (3.15%) JUnit
4 3 (2.36%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.36%) Hudson
4 3 (2.36%) JBehave
4 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.36%) Maven
5 2 (1.57%) Subversion
5 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.79%) Moq
6 1 (0.79%) NUnit
6 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.79%) TestNG
General
1 32 (25.20%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Retail
3 9 (7.09%) Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Billing
4 5 (3.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (34.65%) Developer
2 19 (14.96%) Analyst
3 18 (14.17%) Architect
3 18 (14.17%) Java Developer
4 15 (11.81%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (11.02%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.45%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.66%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (6.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.77%) AngularJS
2 22 (17.32%) HTML
3 19 (14.96%) .NET
4 17 (13.39%) HTML5
5 15 (11.81%) CSS
6 8 (6.30%) Angular 2
6 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (6.30%) CSS3
7 7 (5.51%) Node.js
8 6 (4.72%) J2EE
9 5 (3.94%) Ajax
9 5 (3.94%) GeoJSON
9 5 (3.94%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.94%) JSON
9 5 (3.94%) RESTful
9 5 (3.94%) Spring
10 4 (3.15%) LESS
11 3 (2.36%) JAX-RS
11 3 (2.36%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (8.66%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.09%) Fintech
3 7 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.72%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.72%) User Experience
5 5 (3.94%) EPoS
6 4 (3.15%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.15%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.15%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) PMI
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.02%) Unix
2 12 (9.45%) Linux
3 9 (7.09%) Android
3 9 (7.09%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (25.20%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (22.83%) Analytics
4 23 (18.11%) Software Engineering
5 21 (16.54%) TDD
6 16 (12.60%) ETL
7 15 (11.81%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.02%) CRM
9 13 (10.24%) Mathematics
10 11 (8.66%) Line Management
10 11 (8.66%) MVC
11 8 (6.30%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.30%) Data Management
11 8 (6.30%) Machine Learning
11 8 (6.30%) Presales
11 8 (6.30%) Test Scripting
12 7 (5.51%) ERP
12 7 (5.51%) Scrum
12 7 (5.51%) Test Strategy
12 7 (5.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.58%) SQL
2 41 (32.28%) Java
3 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.96%) Python
5 17 (13.39%) C#
6 13 (10.24%) Scala
7 8 (6.30%) R
8 6 (4.72%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.79%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (21.26%) Degree
2 10 (7.87%) Master's Degree
3 7 (5.51%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.51%) ISEB
3 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.72%) CREST Certified
4 6 (4.72%) GCIA
4 6 (4.72%) GCIH
4 6 (4.72%) GIAC
4 6 (4.72%) GREM
4 6 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) PhD
5 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.81%) QA
2 9 (7.09%) SLA
3 5 (3.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) Snort
2 4 (3.15%) Docker
3 2 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Icinga
1 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.57%) Puppet
1 2 (1.57%) vRealize
2 1 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.75%) Oracle
3 17 (13.39%) Tableau
4 6 (4.72%) ArcSight
4 6 (4.72%) LogRhythm
4 6 (4.72%) ServiceNow
4 6 (4.72%) Xamarin
5 5 (3.94%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.94%) Informatica
6 4 (3.15%) IBM
7 3 (2.36%) SAP
8 2 (1.57%) Cisco
8 2 (1.57%) Cognos
8 2 (1.57%) Dell
8 2 (1.57%) EMC
8 2 (1.57%) VMware
9 1 (0.79%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.79%) Vertica
Warwick
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago