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

Big Data
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 156 154
Rank change year-on-year -20 -2 +80
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 146 176 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.49% 1.73% 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.24% 6.20% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 138 136 123
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £51,459
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +11.74% -1.98%
10th Percentile £29,375 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
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 2,785 2,841 3,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.36% 27.86% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,296 2,405 2,761
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
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 February 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 February 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 -24 54 £60,000 -4.00% 11
Warwickshire -19 22 £31,250 -32.80% 5
Herefordshire - 13 £37,500 - 2
Staffordshire +12 11 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Coventry -5 11 £43,750 +25.00% 7
Worcestershire +16 7 £67,500 -1.82%
Walsall - 6 £42,500 -
Solihull -14 4 £45,000 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 66 (45.21%) SQL
2 53 (36.30%) Analytics
3 41 (28.08%) Microsoft
4 40 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (25.34%) JavaScript
6 36 (24.66%) SQL Server
7 35 (23.97%) C#
7 35 (23.97%) AngularJS
8 33 (22.60%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (21.92%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (21.92%) Python
10 31 (21.23%) ETL
11 29 (19.86%) Machine Learning
12 28 (19.18%) .NET
13 26 (17.81%) Salesforce.com
14 25 (17.12%) CRM
15 24 (16.44%) HTML
15 24 (16.44%) NoSQL
16 22 (15.07%) R
16 22 (15.07%) CSS
16 22 (15.07%) Computer Science
17 21 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (14.38%) Visualforce
17 21 (14.38%) Apex Code
17 21 (14.38%) Data Science
18 20 (13.70%) Node.js
18 20 (13.70%) Degree
18 20 (13.70%) ASP.NET
18 20 (13.70%) Java

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 14 (9.59%) CMS
2 10 (6.85%) Apache Spark
3 8 (5.48%) Confluence
4 6 (4.11%) Apache Solr
4 6 (4.11%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.05%) SAS
6 2 (1.37%) Apache
6 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.68%) JBoss
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) SPSS
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.74%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (13.01%) Force.com
4 16 (10.96%) Azure Data Factory
5 11 (7.53%) IaaS
6 10 (6.85%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 8 (5.48%) Serverless
8 7 (4.79%) Bluemix
8 7 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (4.79%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (4.79%) PaaS
9 6 (4.11%) npm
10 4 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (2.74%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (2.05%) GitHub
12 2 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) GSM
2 1 (0.68%) NAS
2 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.44%) NoSQL
3 20 (13.70%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (13.01%) Relational Database
5 17 (11.64%) Power BI
6 15 (10.27%) MySQL
7 12 (8.22%) Hadoop
8 11 (7.53%) Data Lake
9 10 (6.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (6.85%) MongoDB
10 8 (5.48%) DataStage
10 8 (5.48%) RDBMS
11 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (4.11%) Apache Hive
12 6 (4.11%) CouchDB
13 4 (2.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 4 (2.74%) Cognos Transformer
13 4 (2.74%) HDInsight
14 3 (2.05%) Impala
14 3 (2.05%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Git (software)
1 14 (9.59%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.53%) JIRA
3 7 (4.79%) gulp
3 7 (4.79%) JSUnit
4 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.37%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.37%) Mocha
5 2 (1.37%) Selenium
6 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) Grunt
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) JUnit
6 1 (0.68%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) TestNG
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 11 (7.53%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Automotive
2 8 (5.48%) Marketing
3 5 (3.42%) Games
4 4 (2.74%) Advertising
5 3 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (50.00%) Developer
2 37 (25.34%) Senior Developer
3 33 (22.60%) Architect
4 21 (14.38%) Salesforce Architect
4 21 (14.38%) Salesforce Developer
4 21 (14.38%) Senior Architect
4 21 (14.38%) Senior Salesforce Architect
4 21 (14.38%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 20 (13.70%) Analyst
6 15 (10.27%) C# Developer
7 14 (9.59%) .NET Developer
7 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (9.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (9.59%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (9.59%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (9.59%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 14 (9.59%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (9.59%) Senior C# Developer
8 10 (6.85%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.97%) AngularJS
2 28 (19.18%) .NET
3 24 (16.44%) HTML
4 22 (15.07%) CSS
5 21 (14.38%) Visualforce
6 20 (13.70%) ASP.NET
6 20 (13.70%) Node.js
7 17 (11.64%) HTML5
8 14 (9.59%) Web Services
9 13 (8.90%) XML
10 11 (7.53%) Ajax
10 11 (7.53%) JSON
10 11 (7.53%) REST
11 10 (6.85%) Angular 2
11 10 (6.85%) CSS3
12 9 (6.16%) jQuery
13 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (4.79%) SOAP
13 7 (4.79%) Spring
13 7 (4.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.60%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (15.07%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.53%) User Experience
4 5 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.05%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.05%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.05%) Infotainment
6 2 (1.37%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.16%) Linux
1 9 (6.16%) Windows
2 8 (5.48%) Android
3 7 (4.79%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.30%) Analytics
2 40 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.92%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (21.23%) ETL
5 29 (19.86%) Machine Learning
6 25 (17.12%) CRM
7 21 (14.38%) Data Science
8 19 (13.01%) Data Analytics
9 17 (11.64%) MVC
9 17 (11.64%) Presales
10 15 (10.27%) Web Development
11 14 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (8.22%) Logistics
13 11 (7.53%) Big Data Analytics
13 11 (7.53%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.53%) Process Improvement
13 11 (7.53%) Six Sigma
13 11 (7.53%) TDD
14 10 (6.85%) Artificial Intelligence
14 10 (6.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 66 (45.21%) SQL
2 37 (25.34%) JavaScript
3 35 (23.97%) C#
4 32 (21.92%) Python
5 22 (15.07%) R
6 21 (14.38%) Apex Code
7 20 (13.70%) Java
8 10 (6.85%) C
8 10 (6.85%) PHP
9 8 (5.48%) C++
10 4 (2.74%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.74%) U-SQL
11 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.37%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.37%) Scala
12 2 (1.37%) XPath
13 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.68%) Perl
13 1 (0.68%) VB
13 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (13.70%) Degree
2 13 (8.90%) PhD
3 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.05%) HND
5 3 (2.05%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.37%) ISEB
6 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.68%) MCSD
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) GDPR
2 9 (6.16%) QA
3 3 (2.05%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 8 (5.48%) Docker
2 4 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.05%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.05%) HDFS
4 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 41 (28.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.81%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (13.01%) IBM
4 13 (8.90%) Tableau
5 11 (7.53%) Cognos
5 11 (7.53%) Oracle
6 6 (4.11%) Cloudera
6 6 (4.11%) Google
7 3 (2.05%) SAP
7 3 (2.05%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.37%) Capita
8 2 (1.37%) Talend
9 1 (0.68%) Vertica