Big Data Jobs with Work from Home Options

Big Data
UK > Work from Home

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 29 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 246 160 155
Rank change year-on-year -86 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 371 1,086 1,454
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.23% 2.30% 2.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.03% 9.47% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 235 567 930
10th Percentile £46,750 £52,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £79,632 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.18% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £110,000 £96,250 £95,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £110,000
UK median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year - - +19.23%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Work from Home

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,382 11,466 17,082
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 24.45% 24.32% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,850 8,003 10,847
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 29 February 2024.

Big Data salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Big Data
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 154 (41.51%) Apache Spark
2 53 (14.29%) Apache
3 15 (4.04%) Apache Airflow
4 14 (3.77%) Jupyter
5 12 (3.23%) SAS
6 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) Luigi
Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.62%) SPSS
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.08%) Primavera
3 3 (0.81%) Relativity
4 1 (0.27%) Ringtail
4 1 (0.27%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 127 (34.23%) Azure
2 107 (28.84%) GCP
3 92 (24.80%) AWS
4 59 (15.90%) SaaS
5 52 (14.02%) Power Platform
6 37 (9.97%) GitHub
7 33 (8.89%) GitHub Actions
7 33 (8.89%) Vertex AI
8 29 (7.82%) Amazon S3
9 23 (6.20%) OpenShift
10 22 (5.93%) Amazon SQS
10 22 (5.93%) Google Docs
10 22 (5.93%) Lucidchart
10 22 (5.93%) Miro
10 22 (5.93%) Slack
11 13 (3.50%) Azure DevOps
11 13 (3.50%) Serverless
12 11 (2.96%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (2.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 8 (2.16%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.70%) Wireless
2 7 (1.89%) DNS
2 7 (1.89%) Internet
3 6 (1.62%) HTTP
4 4 (1.08%) RS-232
4 4 (1.08%) SMTP
4 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (0.81%) Firewall
5 3 (0.81%) iSCSI
5 3 (0.81%) LAN
5 3 (0.81%) SAN
5 3 (0.81%) VoIP
5 3 (0.81%) VPN
5 3 (0.81%) WAN
5 3 (0.81%) WebEx
6 2 (0.54%) 4G
6 2 (0.54%) Network Security
6 2 (0.54%) OSPF
6 2 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (33.42%) Data Lake
2 94 (25.34%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (16.98%) NoSQL
4 60 (16.17%) Hadoop
5 51 (13.75%) Relational Database
6 50 (13.48%) BigQuery
7 49 (13.21%) Power BI
8 44 (11.86%) Tableau
9 36 (9.70%) MySQL
10 35 (9.43%) Looker
11 34 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (8.63%) Bigtable
13 24 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
14 22 (5.93%) Redis
14 22 (5.93%) Scylla
15 19 (5.12%) SQL Server
16 17 (4.58%) Flink
17 13 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
18 10 (2.70%) Apache Hive
18 10 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (11.05%) Jenkins
2 22 (5.93%) Git
3 11 (2.96%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (2.70%) Maven
5 6 (1.62%) JIRA
6 4 (1.08%) Subversion
7 3 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.81%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.81%) CircleCI
7 3 (0.81%) Deequ
7 3 (0.81%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (0.54%) MLflow
8 2 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.27%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.27%) ERwin
9 1 (0.27%) GitLab
9 1 (0.27%) Gradle
9 1 (0.27%) JUnit
9 1 (0.27%) Spinnaker
General
1 146 (39.35%) Finance
2 104 (28.03%) Banking
3 80 (21.56%) Social Skills
4 73 (19.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 52 (14.02%) Retail
6 38 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (9.43%) Legal
8 22 (5.93%) Marketing
9 15 (4.04%) Influencing Skills
10 12 (3.23%) Law
10 12 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (2.43%) Games
12 6 (1.62%) Retail Banking
13 4 (1.08%) Electronics
13 4 (1.08%) Public Sector
14 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.54%) Advertising
15 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (22.37%) Data Engineer
2 77 (20.75%) Architect
3 52 (14.02%) Senior
4 51 (13.75%) Lead
5 46 (12.40%) Software Engineer
6 38 (10.24%) Principal Engineer
7 36 (9.70%) Data Architect
7 36 (9.70%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (8.09%) Data Manager
9 28 (7.55%) Data Scientist
10 26 (7.01%) Big Data Architect
11 24 (6.47%) Principal Software Engineer
12 22 (5.93%) Lead Data Engineer
13 19 (5.12%) Big Data Manager
14 18 (4.85%) Analyst
14 18 (4.85%) Head of Engineering
14 18 (4.85%) Senior Data Scientist
15 17 (4.58%) Senior Data Engineer
16 16 (4.31%) Consultant
17 14 (3.77%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (29.92%) Kafka
2 45 (12.13%) HTML
3 33 (8.89%) Spring Boot
4 26 (7.01%) Spring
5 22 (5.93%) GraphQL
6 17 (4.58%) Apache Beam
7 15 (4.04%) Pandas
7 15 (4.04%) scikit-learn
8 14 (3.77%) .NET
8 14 (3.77%) PyTorch
9 13 (3.50%) PySpark
10 12 (3.23%) Web Services
11 11 (2.96%) React
12 7 (1.89%) Flutter
12 7 (1.89%) Hibernate
12 7 (1.89%) Quarkus
12 7 (1.89%) REST
12 7 (1.89%) RESTful
13 6 (1.62%) LAMP
13 6 (1.62%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 86 (23.18%) Algorithms
2 45 (12.13%) Data Structures
3 41 (11.05%) Cyberattack
4 32 (8.63%) Product Ownership
5 24 (6.47%) Blockchain
5 24 (6.47%) Cloud Native
5 24 (6.47%) Robotics
6 21 (5.66%) Public Cloud
7 13 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (3.23%) SWIFT Messaging Network
9 10 (2.70%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.70%) Distributed Systems
10 8 (2.16%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.62%) Cybercrime
11 6 (1.62%) Distributed Computing
11 6 (1.62%) Low-Code
12 5 (1.35%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.35%) Hackathon
12 5 (1.35%) IoT
12 5 (1.35%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.39%) Linux
2 7 (1.89%) Android
2 7 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.35%) Windows
4 4 (1.08%) FreeRTOS
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.31%) Agile
2 123 (33.15%) Machine Learning
3 119 (32.08%) Analytics
4 112 (30.19%) Data Science
5 107 (28.84%) Artificial Intelligence
6 103 (27.76%) Software Engineering
7 86 (23.18%) Visualisation
8 85 (22.91%) DevOps
9 84 (22.64%) CI/CD
10 83 (22.37%) Data Engineering
11 78 (21.02%) Data Pipeline
11 78 (21.02%) ETL
11 78 (21.02%) Problem-Solving
12 74 (19.95%) Computer Science
13 71 (19.14%) Business Intelligence
13 71 (19.14%) Data Analysis
14 64 (17.25%) Technical Leadership
15 61 (16.44%) Data Modelling
16 60 (16.17%) Mentoring
16 60 (16.17%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 195 (52.56%) Python
2 137 (36.93%) Java
3 101 (27.22%) SQL
4 55 (14.82%) Scala
5 51 (13.75%) Go
6 49 (13.21%) JavaScript
7 47 (12.67%) R
8 40 (10.78%) Bash
9 22 (5.93%) C#
10 10 (2.70%) C
11 9 (2.43%) PHP
12 8 (2.16%) Data Analysis Expressions
12 8 (2.16%) Ruby
12 8 (2.16%) Rust
13 7 (1.89%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.62%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.35%) C++
16 4 (1.08%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.81%) Groovy
17 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (23.18%) Degree
2 58 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 42 (11.32%) DV Cleared
4 36 (9.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (5.12%) SC Cleared
6 14 (3.77%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (2.16%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.08%) CIMA
10 3 (0.81%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.54%) Azure Certification
11 2 (0.54%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.27%) CCNA
12 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.27%) CISM
12 1 (0.27%) CISSP
12 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.12%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.23%) SEPA
3 7 (1.89%) Accessibility
3 7 (1.89%) GDPR
4 3 (0.81%) GMP
5 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (22.37%) Docker
2 6 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.81%) Ceph
3 3 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 115 (31.00%) Kubernetes
2 46 (12.40%) Terraform
3 13 (3.50%) Ansible
4 7 (1.89%) Puppet
5 6 (1.62%) Progress Chef
6 3 (0.81%) Grafana
6 3 (0.81%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.54%) Argo
8 1 (0.27%) Rancher
Vendors
1 72 (19.41%) Databricks
1 72 (19.41%) Google
2 38 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.20%) Dell
4 20 (5.39%) Oracle
5 13 (3.50%) Teradata
5 13 (3.50%) VMware
6 12 (3.23%) SAP
7 8 (2.16%) Salesforce
8 7 (1.89%) Informatica
9 6 (1.62%) IBM
9 6 (1.62%) Talend
10 3 (0.81%) 3PAR
10 3 (0.81%) Mitel
10 3 (0.81%) ShoreTel
10 3 (0.81%) Splunk
11 2 (0.54%) CrowdStrike
11 2 (0.54%) Thales
12 1 (0.27%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.27%) StreamSets