Skills Forecast: Big Data Analytics

Skills Forecast: Big Data Analytics




An assessment of demand for labour and skills, 2012-2017


It is estimated that there were approximately 3,790 advertised positions for big data staff in the UK in the third quarter of 2012, 75% of which were for permanent posts.


The most commonly advertised roles for big data staff were: Developers (42% of advertised positions), Architects (10%), Analysts (8%) and Administrators (6%).


This report seeks to aid those undertaking and supporting big data projects in the UK by providing a detailed analysis of  the current and projected demand for big data skills over the coming five years.



  • Big Data Demand Trends
  • Demand Trends By Role
  • Demand Trends By Skill
  • Future Demand


This report was been produced by e-skills UK on behalf of SAS UK. The findings presented within the report are the views of e-skills UK alone.


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e-skills UK is the Sector Skills Council for Business and Information Technology

11 Feb 2013
11 Feb 2013
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