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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Developer
Rank 742 692 815
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +123
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 154 250 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 125 212 147
Median salary £67,500 £61,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.20% +11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -32 144 £67,500 +6.29% 25
London -34 110 £70,000 +7.69% 17
City of London +20 19 £75,000 +3.44% 3
East of England +25 14 £52,500 -4.54%
South East +26 13 £51,500 +37.33% 1
Scotland +16 10 £45,000 -18.18%
Hertfordshire +20 9 £52,500 +23.52%
Glasgow +3 8 - -
Reading - 5 £51,500 -
Berkshire - 5 £51,500 -
Leeds +27 3 £67,500 +55.17% 1
Yorkshire +21 3 £67,500 +55.17% 2
Surrey +19 3 - -
West Yorkshire +18 3 £67,500 +55.17% 2
North West +10 3 £49,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £30,000 -63.19%
Staines - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £49,000 - 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
Cambridge +16 2 £30,000 -36.84%
Hampshire -5 2 - -
Norwich -11 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Norfolk -15 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 -
St Albans - 2 £55,000 -
South West -4 1 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Gloucestershire -9 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Cheltenham -19 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Romsey - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 396 (100.00%) Big Data
2 287 (72.47%) Java
3 271 (68.43%) Hadoop
4 179 (45.20%) Apache Spark
5 169 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
6 152 (38.38%) Scala
7 127 (32.07%) Python
8 117 (29.55%) SQL
9 108 (27.27%) Analytics
10 103 (26.01%) Apache Hive
11 94 (23.74%) NoSQL
12 84 (21.21%) Finance
13 78 (19.70%) Software Engineering
14 70 (17.68%) Computer Science
15 68 (17.17%) HBase
16 65 (16.41%) TDD
17 60 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
18 59 (14.90%) MongoDB
18 59 (14.90%) Degree
19 58 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
19 58 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
20 55 (13.89%) Scrum
21 54 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
22 53 (13.38%) Algorithms
23 51 (12.88%) Relational Database
23 51 (12.88%) Oracle
24 50 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
25 49 (12.37%) C++
26 48 (12.12%) JavaScript
27 47 (11.87%) ETL

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
1 179 (45.20%) Apache Spark
2 42 (10.61%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (8.59%) Apache Pig
4 32 (8.08%) Apache
5 30 (7.58%) Apache Solr
6 13 (3.28%) Mule
7 6 (1.52%) JBoss
7 6 (1.52%) Jetty
7 6 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.26%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.01%) Confluence
10 3 (0.76%) nginx
11 2 (0.51%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.51%) IIS
11 2 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) SPSS
4 1 (0.25%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 7 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.26%) IaaS
4 5 (1.26%) PaaS
5 4 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.76%) GitHub
7 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.04%) Internet
2 10 (2.53%) HTTP
3 5 (1.26%) IPv4
4 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (100.00%) Big Data
2 271 (68.43%) Hadoop
3 103 (26.01%) Apache Hive
4 94 (23.74%) NoSQL
5 68 (17.17%) HBase
6 60 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 59 (14.90%) MongoDB
8 51 (12.88%) Relational Database
9 39 (9.85%) RDBMS
10 37 (9.34%) Impala
11 35 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (7.07%) SQL Server
13 17 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (3.79%) IBM InfoSphere
14 15 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (3.54%) Sqoop
16 12 (3.03%) Riak
16 12 (3.03%) Spotfire
17 11 (2.78%) DataStage
17 11 (2.78%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 45 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 42 (10.61%) Jenkins
3 26 (6.57%) JIRA
4 23 (5.81%) Subversion
5 21 (5.30%) Maven
6 13 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (2.27%) JUnit
8 7 (1.77%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.52%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.52%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.52%) NetBeans
9 6 (1.52%) Toad
10 5 (1.26%) Mockito
11 4 (1.01%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.01%) Trac
12 3 (0.76%) Selenium
13 2 (0.51%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.51%) Xcode
General
1 84 (21.21%) Finance
2 42 (10.61%) Games
3 35 (8.84%) Banking
4 23 (5.81%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.54%) Retail
6 10 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.27%) Marketing
8 8 (2.02%) Advertising
8 8 (2.02%) Music Industry
8 8 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.26%) Publishing
11 4 (1.01%) Electronics
11 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.76%) Law
12 3 (0.76%) Legal
13 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Automotive
14 1 (0.25%) Military
14 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.10%) Kafka
1 40 (10.10%) Spring
2 37 (9.34%) HTML
3 34 (8.59%) JSON
4 33 (8.33%) Node.js
5 29 (7.32%) XML
6 27 (6.82%) RESTful
7 25 (6.31%) AngularJS
7 25 (6.31%) REST
7 25 (6.31%) Web Services
8 24 (6.06%) .NET
9 23 (5.81%) Akka
10 20 (5.05%) HTML5
11 17 (4.29%) D3.js
12 14 (3.54%) Spark Streaming
13 13 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
13 13 (3.28%) JMS
14 11 (2.78%) Apache Camel
14 11 (2.78%) J2EE
14 11 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.68%) Computer Science
2 53 (13.38%) Algorithms
3 50 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (10.10%) Data Structures
5 34 (8.59%) Visualisation
6 28 (7.07%) Mathematics
7 18 (4.55%) Data Integration
8 14 (3.54%) Market Risk
9 11 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
10 10 (2.53%) Linked Data
11 9 (2.27%) Social Media
11 9 (2.27%) User Experience
12 8 (2.02%) Derivative
12 8 (2.02%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.77%) Physics
13 7 (1.77%) Replication
13 7 (1.77%) Social Network
13 7 (1.77%) Statistics
13 7 (1.77%) Taxonomies
14 6 (1.52%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.10%) Linux
2 24 (6.06%) Unix
3 15 (3.79%) Windows
4 11 (2.78%) Android
5 5 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.26%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (27.27%) Analytics
3 78 (19.70%) Software Engineering
4 65 (16.41%) TDD
5 58 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
6 55 (13.89%) Scrum
7 54 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (11.87%) Data Analytics
8 47 (11.87%) ETL
9 42 (10.61%) E-Commerce
10 40 (10.10%) OO
11 36 (9.09%) MapReduce
12 35 (8.84%) Open Source
13 30 (7.58%) Data Analysis
13 30 (7.58%) Data Visualisation
13 30 (7.58%) SDLC
14 29 (7.32%) Information Management
15 26 (6.57%) Data Management
15 26 (6.57%) OOP
16 25 (6.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 287 (72.47%) Java
2 152 (38.38%) Scala
3 127 (32.07%) Python
4 117 (29.55%) SQL
5 49 (12.37%) C++
6 48 (12.12%) JavaScript
7 41 (10.35%) C#
8 17 (4.29%) Ruby
9 16 (4.04%) Groovy
10 14 (3.54%) C
11 10 (2.53%) R
11 10 (2.53%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.02%) PHP
14 7 (1.77%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.77%) Clojure
15 6 (1.52%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (1.26%) ES6
16 5 (1.26%) Haskell
16 5 (1.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (14.90%) Degree
2 14 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.26%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.26%) PhD
5 3 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.25%) Basel III
2 1 (0.25%) COBIT
2 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 43 (10.86%) HDFS
2 23 (5.81%) Docker
3 16 (4.04%) Apache Flume
4 9 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.26%) KVM
5 5 (1.26%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (7.32%) Oozie
2 19 (4.80%) Hadoop YARN
3 18 (4.55%) Mesos
4 12 (3.03%) Rundeck
5 9 (2.27%) Ambari
6 8 (2.02%) yum
7 6 (1.52%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.76%) Consul
8 3 (0.76%) Kibana
9 2 (0.51%) Ansible
9 2 (0.51%) MOM
10 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (12.88%) Oracle
2 24 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.81%) Informatica
4 18 (4.55%) Cloudera
4 18 (4.55%) Tableau
5 15 (3.79%) IBM
6 14 (3.54%) Netezza
7 11 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (2.27%) Google
9 8 (2.02%) Hortonworks
10 7 (1.77%) SAP
11 6 (1.52%) Actian
12 5 (1.26%) EXASOL
12 5 (1.26%) VMware
13 3 (0.76%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.76%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.76%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.76%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.76%) Splunk
13 3 (0.76%) Sybase
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