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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 151 144 148
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -79
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2,018 1,046 168
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.69% 2.53% 1.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.31% 8.23% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,008 774 137
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
25th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £95,000 £102,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -3.70%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 21,685 12,710 2,685
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 28.88% 30.78% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10,899 9,234 2,309
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,250 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +7.84%

Big Data
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Big Data trend for jobs with a WFH option

Big Data
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Big Data.

Big Data salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Big Data
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Big Data over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

Big Data salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, Big Data job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Big Data.

1 955 (47.32%) AWS
2 888 (44.00%) Python
3 843 (41.77%) Agile
4 691 (34.24%) SQL
5 665 (32.95%) Java
6 610 (30.23%) Analytics
7 563 (27.90%) Finance
8 551 (27.30%) Azure
9 545 (27.01%) Data Science
10 505 (25.02%) Data Engineering
11 500 (24.78%) Social Skills
12 475 (23.54%) GCP
12 475 (23.54%) Kafka
13 454 (22.50%) Data Pipeline
14 450 (22.30%) Kubernetes
15 445 (22.05%) Machine Learning
16 438 (21.70%) DevOps
17 417 (20.66%) ETL
18 413 (20.47%) Docker
19 395 (19.57%) Apache Spark
20 386 (19.13%) CI/CD
21 370 (18.33%) Software Engineering
22 364 (18.04%) PostgreSQL
23 348 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
24 343 (17.00%) Artificial Intelligence
25 341 (16.90%) Git (software)
26 339 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
27 322 (15.96%) Data Modelling
28 302 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
29 299 (14.82%) Degree

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 395 (19.57%) Apache Spark
2 177 (8.77%) Apache Solr
3 130 (6.44%) Apache
4 126 (6.24%) Apache Airflow
5 72 (3.57%) Confluence
6 29 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 23 (1.14%) Luigi
8 19 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
9 17 (0.84%) Jupyter
10 16 (0.79%) IIS
11 15 (0.74%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.55%) Apache Pig
12 11 (0.55%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.50%) Apache Pulsar
14 8 (0.40%) SAS
15 7 (0.35%) Jetty
16 4 (0.20%) ArcGIS
17 2 (0.099%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.099%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 2 (0.099%) Solana
Applications
1 60 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.55%) Adobe XD
5 11 (0.55%) Sketch
6 10 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.099%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.050%) Gephi
8 1 (0.050%) SPSS
8 1 (0.050%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (0.30%) Avolution ABACUS
2 2 (0.099%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.050%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.050%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 955 (47.32%) AWS
2 551 (27.30%) Azure
3 475 (23.54%) GCP
4 189 (9.37%) SaaS
5 166 (8.23%) Serverless
6 125 (6.19%) GitHub
6 125 (6.19%) Power Platform
7 122 (6.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 109 (5.40%) AWS Lambda
9 104 (5.15%) Snowflake
10 89 (4.41%) Amazon S3
11 84 (4.16%) Azure DevOps
12 77 (3.82%) Slack
13 76 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
14 70 (3.47%) Azure Data Factory
15 66 (3.27%) PaaS
16 57 (2.82%) IaaS
17 55 (2.73%) Amazon Kinesis
18 52 (2.58%) Azure Synapse Analytics
19 49 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.47%) Internet
2 65 (3.22%) HTTP
3 35 (1.73%) Network Security
4 33 (1.64%) SSL
5 29 (1.44%) TCP/IP
6 27 (1.34%) Firewall
7 26 (1.29%) DHCP
8 25 (1.24%) IMAP
8 25 (1.24%) tcpdump
8 25 (1.24%) Wireshark
9 18 (0.89%) Broadband
10 13 (0.64%) PPP
11 11 (0.55%) DNS
12 10 (0.50%) Kerberos
12 10 (0.50%) VLAN
13 9 (0.45%) VoIP
14 8 (0.40%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.35%) SMS
16 6 (0.30%) DSL
16 6 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (18.04%) PostgreSQL
2 348 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
3 297 (14.72%) Hadoop
4 265 (13.13%) NoSQL
5 251 (12.44%) Relational Database
6 247 (12.24%) Data Lake
7 234 (11.60%) Redis
8 190 (9.42%) SQL Server
9 151 (7.48%) Amazon Redshift
10 149 (7.38%) MySQL
11 139 (6.89%) Metadata
12 125 (6.19%) Power BI
13 122 (6.05%) Tableau
14 120 (5.95%) BigQuery
14 120 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
15 92 (4.56%) Apache Hive
16 90 (4.46%) MongoDB
17 85 (4.21%) RDBMS
18 64 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 61 (3.02%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 341 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 171 (8.47%) JIRA
3 130 (6.44%) Jenkins
4 49 (2.43%) Selenium
5 40 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 37 (1.83%) Zephyr
7 34 (1.68%) CircleCI
7 34 (1.68%) Maven
7 34 (1.68%) TeamCity
8 30 (1.49%) ERwin
9 23 (1.14%) Visual Studio
10 22 (1.09%) ER Studio
11 21 (1.04%) RSpec
12 18 (0.89%) JUnit
13 15 (0.74%) Bitbucket
13 15 (0.74%) Cucumber
13 15 (0.74%) git-flow
14 13 (0.64%) SpecFlow
15 12 (0.59%) GitLab
16 11 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 563 (27.90%) Finance
2 500 (24.78%) Social Skills
3 280 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
4 182 (9.02%) Marketing
5 172 (8.52%) Retail
6 139 (6.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 123 (6.10%) Banking
8 116 (5.75%) Public Sector
9 98 (4.86%) Games
10 81 (4.01%) Law
11 78 (3.87%) Presentation Skills
12 65 (3.22%) Advertising
13 57 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 48 (2.38%) Telecoms
15 42 (2.08%) Manufacturing
16 32 (1.59%) Retail Banking
17 30 (1.49%) Influencing Skills
18 28 (1.39%) Automotive
19 17 (0.84%) Esports
19 17 (0.84%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 509 (25.22%) Data Engineer
2 414 (20.52%) Developer
3 289 (14.32%) Architect
4 241 (11.94%) Java Developer
5 220 (10.90%) Senior Developer
6 174 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 122 (6.05%) Software Engineer
8 117 (5.80%) Senior Data Engineer
9 102 (5.05%) Data Architect
10 96 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
11 87 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
12 85 (4.21%) Consultant
13 83 (4.11%) Big Data Engineer
14 53 (2.63%) Analyst
15 48 (2.38%) Data Scientist
16 40 (1.98%) Cloud Engineer
17 39 (1.93%) Cloud Architect
18 37 (1.83%) .NET Developer
19 36 (1.78%) Python Engineer
20 31 (1.54%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (23.54%) Kafka
2 297 (14.72%) Spring
3 167 (8.28%) React
4 142 (7.04%) Node.js
5 134 (6.64%) HTML
6 119 (5.90%) CSS
7 112 (5.55%) REST
8 99 (4.91%) .NET
9 95 (4.71%) PySpark
10 77 (3.82%) AngularJS
11 69 (3.42%) Web Services
12 54 (2.68%) RESTful
13 53 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
14 46 (2.28%) Spring Boot
15 44 (2.18%) TensorFlow
16 43 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
17 41 (2.03%) Spark Streaming
18 40 (1.98%) Apache NiFi
19 37 (1.83%) ARM Templates
20 34 (1.68%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 187 (9.27%) Social Media
2 169 (8.37%) Public Cloud
3 150 (7.43%) Cloud Native
4 146 (7.23%) IoT
5 134 (6.64%) Blockchain
6 125 (6.19%) Algorithms
7 120 (5.95%) Cyberattack
8 95 (4.71%) Data Structures
9 86 (4.26%) User Experience
10 84 (4.16%) Cyber Defence
11 74 (3.67%) Hybrid Cloud
12 72 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
13 67 (3.32%) iPhone
14 53 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
15 52 (2.58%) Blog
16 48 (2.38%) Life Science
17 38 (1.88%) Cybercrime
18 36 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
19 31 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
20 27 (1.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 274 (13.58%) Linux
2 86 (4.26%) Windows
3 29 (1.44%) Unix
4 25 (1.24%) Android
5 22 (1.09%) CentOS
6 16 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.40%) Alpine Linux
8 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.20%) VMS
10 2 (0.099%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.099%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.099%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 843 (41.77%) Agile
2 610 (30.23%) Analytics
3 545 (27.01%) Data Science
4 505 (25.02%) Data Engineering
5 454 (22.50%) Data Pipeline
6 445 (22.05%) Machine Learning
7 438 (21.70%) DevOps
8 417 (20.66%) ETL
9 386 (19.13%) CI/CD
10 370 (18.33%) Software Engineering
11 343 (17.00%) Artificial Intelligence
12 339 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
13 322 (15.96%) Data Modelling
14 302 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
15 296 (14.67%) Microservices
16 264 (13.08%) Computer Science
17 237 (11.74%) Data Analysis
18 221 (10.95%) Cybersecurity
19 219 (10.85%) Collaborative Working
20 212 (10.51%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 888 (44.00%) Python
2 691 (34.24%) SQL
3 665 (32.95%) Java
4 286 (14.17%) JavaScript
5 184 (9.12%) Scala
6 173 (8.57%) C#
7 120 (5.95%) Bash
8 103 (5.10%) Go
9 90 (4.46%) TypeScript
10 86 (4.26%) R
11 73 (3.62%) PowerShell
12 69 (3.42%) PHP
13 48 (2.38%) Ruby
14 44 (2.18%) C
15 42 (2.08%) C++
16 39 (1.93%) Shell Script
17 33 (1.64%) ES6
18 29 (1.44%) Kotlin
19 26 (1.29%) T-SQL
20 22 (1.09%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 299 (14.82%) Degree
2 135 (6.69%) AWS Certification
3 103 (5.10%) Security Cleared
4 96 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 68 (3.37%) SC Cleared
6 61 (3.02%) Master's Degree
7 38 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (1.73%) ISTQB
9 28 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 28 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 26 (1.29%) Azure Certification
11 19 (0.94%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 19 (0.94%) DV Cleared
11 19 (0.94%) MBA
11 19 (0.94%) PhD
12 17 (0.84%) AWS Certified Developer
13 11 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
13 11 (0.55%) Sun Certification
14 3 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (6.44%) QA
2 117 (5.80%) Data Quality
3 37 (1.83%) Accessibility
4 27 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (1.24%) GRC
6 19 (0.94%) GDPR
7 16 (0.79%) SLA
8 6 (0.30%) EMIR
8 6 (0.30%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.30%) MiFID
9 4 (0.20%) Good Clinical Practice
9 4 (0.20%) SOC 2
10 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.099%) COBIT
11 2 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.099%) PMO
12 1 (0.050%) NIST
12 1 (0.050%) SEPA
System Software
1 413 (20.47%) Docker
2 49 (2.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 29 (1.44%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.19%) Apache Flume
5 20 (0.99%) HDFS
6 17 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.20%) KVM
10 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.050%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 450 (22.30%) Kubernetes
2 284 (14.07%) Terraform
3 119 (5.90%) Ansible
4 62 (3.07%) Puppet
5 54 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (2.38%) SCCM
7 38 (1.88%) Prometheus
8 35 (1.73%) Panaseer
9 27 (1.34%) HP ALM
10 18 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
11 17 (0.84%) Oozie
12 12 (0.59%) Consul
13 11 (0.55%) Grafana
14 10 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
14 10 (0.50%) Graphite
14 10 (0.50%) HAProxy
14 10 (0.50%) Salt
15 9 (0.45%) logstash
16 8 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
17 7 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 289 (14.32%) Google
2 207 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 180 (8.92%) Databricks
4 155 (7.68%) Twitter
5 151 (7.48%) Oracle
6 93 (4.61%) Informatica
7 84 (4.16%) Talend
8 50 (2.48%) Teradata
9 46 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
10 40 (1.98%) Cisco
11 36 (1.78%) Splunk
12 33 (1.64%) HP
13 30 (1.49%) Atlassian
14 29 (1.44%) YouTube
15 27 (1.34%) Brandwatch
16 26 (1.29%) Cloudera
17 23 (1.14%) BT
17 23 (1.14%) SAP
18 19 (0.94%) Hitachi
18 19 (0.94%) Sun