Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 159 208
Rank change year-on-year -21 +49 +13
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 87 149 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.73% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.73% 6.72% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 61 131 115
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.41% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £29,300
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -

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 1,841 2,216 2,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.68% 25.67% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,568 1,801 2,616
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,675 £27,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 -22 32 £61,250 +11.36% 4
Worcestershire +1 16 £72,500 -17.14% 2
Warwickshire -17 8 £35,000 -56.25% 3
Solihull -21 7 £55,000 - 1
Walsall +8 4 - - 1
Coventry -3 4 £46,000 -3.16% 6
Shropshire +7 3 £90,000 - 2
Staffordshire +9 2 £39,799 +15.36% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £38,750 -
Big Data
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 53 (60.92%) SQL
2 49 (56.32%) Analytics
3 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (39.08%) Java
5 27 (31.03%) Python
5 27 (31.03%) Data Analytics
6 25 (28.74%) AWS
7 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
7 24 (27.59%) MySQL
8 22 (25.29%) ETL
8 22 (25.29%) Hadoop
9 21 (24.14%) Degree
9 21 (24.14%) Data Science
10 20 (22.99%) Azure
11 19 (21.84%) OO
12 18 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (19.54%) DevOps
14 16 (18.39%) GCP
15 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
16 13 (14.94%) Google
16 13 (14.94%) Business Development
16 13 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
17 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
17 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
17 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (13.79%) Visualisation
17 12 (13.79%) Apache Spark
17 12 (13.79%) Kafka
17 12 (13.79%) Machine Learning

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 12 (13.79%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.20%) SAS
3 7 (8.05%) Apache
4 6 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.75%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.45%) Confluence
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.15%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.15%) JBoss
8 1 (1.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.30%) SPSS
2 1 (1.15%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.74%) AWS
2 20 (22.99%) Azure
3 16 (18.39%) GCP
4 7 (8.05%) Serverless
5 5 (5.75%) Power Platform
6 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.45%) SaaS
8 2 (2.30%) Office 365
9 1 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.15%) IaaS
9 1 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.15%) PaaS
9 1 (1.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.15%) DNS
2 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.59%) MySQL
2 22 (25.29%) Hadoop
3 18 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
5 9 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (9.20%) QlikView
6 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (8.05%) BigQuery
7 7 (8.05%) MongoDB
7 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
8 6 (6.90%) OLAP
9 5 (5.75%) Apache Accumulo
9 5 (5.75%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (5.75%) Neo4j
9 5 (5.75%) OrientDB
9 5 (5.75%) Power BI
10 4 (4.60%) Impala
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) JIRA
3 2 (2.30%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.15%) Gradle
4 1 (1.15%) JBehave
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Maven
4 1 (1.15%) Mockito
General
1 11 (12.64%) Aerospace
2 10 (11.49%) Public Sector
3 7 (8.05%) Finance
4 5 (5.75%) Local Government
5 3 (3.45%) Automotive
5 3 (3.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Architect
1 19 (21.84%) Data Engineer
2 16 (18.39%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (17.24%) Consultant
4 12 (13.79%) Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Senior Data Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Graduate
6 8 (9.20%) Data Consultant
6 8 (9.20%) Graduate Consultant
6 8 (9.20%) Insight Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Programmer
9 4 (4.60%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior SQL Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Data Scientist
10 3 (3.45%) MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) Kafka
2 8 (9.20%) .NET
3 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (6.90%) Spring
4 6 (6.90%) Web Services
5 5 (5.75%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (5.75%) RESTful
5 5 (5.75%) ZeroMQ
6 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.45%) GraphQL
7 3 (3.45%) HTML
7 3 (3.45%) Middleware
7 3 (3.45%) Node.js
7 3 (3.45%) XML
8 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.30%) CSS
8 2 (2.30%) Java EE
8 2 (2.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Smart City
2 4 (4.60%) Cloud Native
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Media Streaming
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Linux
2 4 (4.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Unix
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) Analytics
2 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.03%) Data Analytics
4 22 (25.29%) ETL
5 21 (24.14%) Data Science
6 19 (21.84%) OO
7 17 (19.54%) DevOps
8 13 (14.94%) Business Development
8 13 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.79%) Machine Learning
9 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 12 (13.79%) Visualisation
10 11 (12.64%) Data Architecture
10 11 (12.64%) Data Engineering
10 11 (12.64%) Migration
11 10 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (11.49%) SOA
11 10 (11.49%) Technical Leadership
12 9 (10.34%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.92%) SQL
2 34 (39.08%) Java
3 27 (31.03%) Python
4 11 (12.64%) C#
5 7 (8.05%) Scala
6 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.60%) R
8 3 (3.45%) Java 8
8 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) C++
9 1 (1.15%) Go
9 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.14%) Degree
3 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.34%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.15%) PhD
6 1 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) GDPR
1 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Docker
2 6 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Ansible
2 5 (5.75%) Puppet
2 5 (5.75%) Salt
3 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.30%) Terraform
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Google
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.64%) Oracle
4 9 (10.34%) Tableau
5 6 (6.90%) IBM
6 5 (5.75%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.30%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.30%) Splunk
7 2 (2.30%) Teradata
7 2 (2.30%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.15%) Cognos
8 1 (1.15%) Informatica
8 1 (1.15%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.15%) SAP
8 1 (1.15%) Syncsort
8 1 (1.15%) Talend
8 1 (1.15%) TIBCO