The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Big Data Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Developer
Rank 652 797 658
Rank change year-on-year
+145 -139
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 266 173 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 223 162 315
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,050 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £79,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.40% +1.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Big Data Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Big Data Developer in the job title.

Big Data Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Big Data Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Developer within the UK.

Big Data Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Big Data Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data Developer over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Big Data Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +124 248 £60,000 - 26
London +85 181 £65,000 +8.33% 20
South East +45 28 £42,500 -26.08% 2
City of London +61 24 £75,000 +15.38% 4
East of England +53 24 £60,000 +60.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +18 24 £60,000 +60.00% 3
Cambridge +13 15 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Scotland +12 15 - -
Glasgow -1 15 - -
Oxfordshire 0 11 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Berkshire +24 8 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Reading +25 7 £40,000 -33.33%
Peterborough - 7 £60,000 -
North West +16 6 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Oxford +9 4 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Surrey +6 4 £34,000 -35.23%
Wallingford - 4 £42,500 -
Staines - 4 £34,000 -
Abingdon - 4 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +20 3 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire +10 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Manchester -4 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Hampshire - 3 £35,000 -
Cheshire +34 2 £37,500 -21.05%
West Midlands -11 2 £42,500 -19.04%
Malvern - 2 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Portsmouth - 2 £35,000 -
Warrington - 2 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +25 1 - -

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Big Data Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Big Data Developer in the job title.

1 515 (100.00%) Big Data
2 365 (70.87%) Java
3 353 (68.54%) Hadoop
4 225 (43.69%) Apache Spark
5 204 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
6 175 (33.98%) Scala
7 157 (30.49%) SQL
8 151 (29.32%) Python
9 144 (27.96%) Analytics
10 118 (22.91%) Finance
11 117 (22.72%) Apache Hive
11 117 (22.72%) MongoDB
12 105 (20.39%) Computer Science
13 104 (20.19%) NoSQL
14 102 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
15 97 (18.83%) Linux
16 96 (18.64%) Degree
17 93 (18.06%) ETL
18 90 (17.48%) TDD
19 82 (15.92%) Software Engineering
19 82 (15.92%) Apache Cassandra
20 69 (13.40%) C++
21 67 (13.01%) JavaScript
21 67 (13.01%) SQL Server
21 67 (13.01%) Elasticsearch
22 65 (12.62%) Data Analytics
22 65 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
23 63 (12.23%) Oracle
23 63 (12.23%) Spring
24 61 (11.84%) Kafka

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 225 (43.69%) Apache Spark
2 67 (13.01%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (6.60%) Apache Pig
3 34 (6.60%) Apache Solr
3 34 (6.60%) Node.js
4 26 (5.05%) Apache
5 22 (4.27%) SAS
6 16 (3.11%) Confluence
7 13 (2.52%) Mule
8 4 (0.78%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.58%) IIS
9 3 (0.58%) JBoss
9 3 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.39%) Jetty
11 1 (0.19%) nginx
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.36%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 65 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.78%) IaaS
6 4 (0.78%) PaaS
7 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.58%) GitHub
7 3 (0.58%) SaaS
8 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.05%) Internet
2 13 (2.52%) HTTP
3 7 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.78%) AMQP
5 3 (0.58%) IPv4
6 2 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (100.00%) Big Data
2 353 (68.54%) Hadoop
3 117 (22.72%) Apache Hive
3 117 (22.72%) MongoDB
4 104 (20.19%) NoSQL
5 82 (15.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 67 (13.01%) SQL Server
7 53 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (9.13%) HBase
9 43 (8.35%) Impala
10 41 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (4.85%) Neo4j
13 24 (4.66%) IBM InfoSphere
14 23 (4.47%) Data Mining
14 23 (4.47%) Riak
14 23 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (3.88%) Spark SQL
16 19 (3.69%) MySQL
16 19 (3.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.41%) JIRA
3 31 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.91%) Maven
5 14 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (1.94%) Subversion
6 10 (1.94%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.36%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.17%) Hudson
8 6 (1.17%) JUnit
8 6 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.78%) Selenium
9 4 (0.78%) Trac
10 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.39%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.39%) TestNG
11 1 (0.19%) Ant
11 1 (0.19%) PowerDesigner
General
1 118 (22.91%) Finance
2 29 (5.63%) Games
3 24 (4.66%) Retail
4 21 (4.08%) Banking
5 17 (3.30%) Legal
6 14 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.52%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.33%) Marketing
8 12 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.75%) Law
10 8 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.36%) Advertising
11 7 (1.36%) Electronics
11 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.17%) Front Office
13 4 (0.78%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Automotive
14 1 (0.19%) Military
14 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.23%) Spring
2 61 (11.84%) Kafka
3 52 (10.10%) AngularJS
4 42 (8.16%) HTML
5 40 (7.77%) .NET
6 37 (7.18%) REST
7 34 (6.60%) XML
8 32 (6.21%) JSON
8 32 (6.21%) Web Services
9 30 (5.83%) HTML5
10 22 (4.27%) jQuery
11 21 (4.08%) CSS
12 19 (3.69%) Akka
13 18 (3.50%) RESTful
14 17 (3.30%) Dropwizard
15 15 (2.91%) Hibernate
15 15 (2.91%) OpenCL
15 15 (2.91%) ZeroMQ
16 13 (2.52%) Django
17 11 (2.14%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 105 (20.39%) Computer Science
2 61 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (11.46%) Algorithms
4 52 (10.10%) Mathematics
5 44 (8.54%) Visualisation
6 41 (7.96%) Data Structures
7 24 (4.66%) Data Integration
7 24 (4.66%) Fintech
8 16 (3.11%) Internet of Things
8 16 (3.11%) Linked Data
9 15 (2.91%) VHDL
10 11 (2.14%) User Experience
11 10 (1.94%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (1.94%) Physics
12 9 (1.75%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.55%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.55%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.55%) Smart Meter
14 7 (1.36%) Market Risk
14 7 (1.36%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 97 (18.83%) Linux
2 41 (7.96%) Windows
3 29 (5.63%) Unix
4 17 (3.30%) Mac OS X
5 16 (3.11%) Android
6 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.36%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (27.96%) Analytics
3 102 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
4 93 (18.06%) ETL
5 90 (17.48%) TDD
6 82 (15.92%) Software Engineering
7 65 (12.62%) Data Analytics
8 58 (11.26%) Open Source
9 53 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (9.13%) OO
11 41 (7.96%) E-Commerce
12 39 (7.57%) Multithreading
12 39 (7.57%) OOP
13 37 (7.18%) MapReduce
13 37 (7.18%) Mentoring
13 37 (7.18%) Scrum
14 34 (6.60%) Big Data Analytics
14 34 (6.60%) Data Visualisation
15 32 (6.21%) Machine Learning
16 27 (5.24%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 365 (70.87%) Java
2 175 (33.98%) Scala
3 157 (30.49%) SQL
4 151 (29.32%) Python
5 69 (13.40%) C++
6 67 (13.01%) JavaScript
7 55 (10.68%) C#
8 23 (4.47%) C
8 23 (4.47%) Ruby
9 21 (4.08%) T-SQL
10 18 (3.50%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.30%) Groovy
12 16 (3.11%) Perl
13 13 (2.52%) R
14 11 (2.14%) SPARQL
15 8 (1.55%) Clojure
15 8 (1.55%) Erlang
15 8 (1.55%) PHP
16 6 (1.17%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.97%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 96 (18.64%) Degree
2 28 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.47%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.39%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) COBIT
2 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (6.60%) Docker
1 34 (6.60%) HDFS
2 18 (3.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (1.55%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.58%) KVM
4 3 (0.58%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 23 (4.47%) Mesos
2 7 (1.36%) Oozie
3 6 (1.17%) Ansible
3 6 (1.17%) yum
4 3 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.39%) Ambari
5 2 (0.39%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (12.23%) Oracle
2 29 (5.63%) Informatica
3 28 (5.44%) IBM
4 25 (4.85%) Microsoft
5 23 (4.47%) Cloudera
6 15 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.91%) Hortonworks
7 14 (2.72%) Tableau
8 11 (2.14%) Netezza
9 10 (1.94%) Google
10 9 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (1.55%) Greenplum
11 8 (1.55%) SAP
12 6 (1.17%) Splunk
13 5 (0.97%) i2
13 5 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.78%) MapR
14 4 (0.78%) Sybase
15 3 (0.58%) Sony
15 3 (0.58%) VMware
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 65,000-70,000
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Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
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Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
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Posted: 2 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, + Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Pens, Health etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
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London
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Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
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London
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Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus (c50%) + benefits
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Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
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