The table below looks at the statistics for the Big Data Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Developer
Rank 876 845 879
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 20 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.034% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.036% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 21
Average salary £66,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.60% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £54,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £75,000 -
% change year-on-year
-43.33% -

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Big Data Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Big Data Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -50 20 £66,000 +5.60% 4
London -22 18 £66,750 +6.80% 2
City of London +11 2 £57,500 -36.11%
East Midlands -6 2 £42,500 -43.33%
Northampton - 2 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £42,500 -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Big Data Developer in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Big Data
2 40 (88.89%) Hadoop
3 37 (82.22%) Java
4 22 (48.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (46.67%) Apache Hive
5 21 (46.67%) Analytics
6 20 (44.44%) Python
7 19 (42.22%) HBase
8 17 (37.78%) NoSQL
8 17 (37.78%) Apache Pig
9 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (33.33%) R
11 13 (28.89%) C#
11 13 (28.89%) SQL
11 13 (28.89%) Scala
11 13 (28.89%) MapReduce
12 12 (26.67%) C++
12 12 (26.67%) Scrum
13 11 (24.44%) TDD
13 11 (24.44%) Computer Science
14 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
14 10 (22.22%) HDFS
15 9 (20.00%) HTML
15 9 (20.00%) Impala
15 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (17.78%) JDBC
16 8 (17.78%) SOAP
16 8 (17.78%) XML
16 8 (17.78%) ODBC
16 8 (17.78%) UNIX

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Big Data Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (37.78%) Apache Pig
2 8 (17.78%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) Big Data
2 40 (88.89%) Hadoop
3 22 (48.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 21 (46.67%) Apache Hive
5 19 (42.22%) HBase
6 17 (37.78%) NoSQL
7 9 (20.00%) Impala
8 8 (17.78%) Mahout
8 8 (17.78%) MongoDB
8 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (11.11%) MySQL
10 4 (8.89%) Neo4j
11 2 (4.44%) Pentaho
12 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
12 1 (2.22%) Redis
12 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JUnit
1 2 (4.44%) Maven
1 2 (4.44%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.11%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) JDBC
2 8 (17.78%) SOAP
2 8 (17.78%) XML
2 8 (17.78%) ODBC
2 8 (17.78%) JSON
3 7 (15.56%) HTML5
3 7 (15.56%) REST
4 5 (11.11%) jQuery
5 3 (6.67%) .NET
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.67%) Kafka
6 2 (4.44%) Apache Avro
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.44%) Spring
7 1 (2.22%) JSF
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.22%) Dojo
7 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (17.78%) Data Integration
4 6 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Online Games
6 2 (4.44%) Reference Data
6 2 (4.44%) User Experience
6 2 (4.44%) Statistics
6 2 (4.44%) Physics
6 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.22%) Open Source
7 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.22%) GIS
7 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) UNIX
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Analytics
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) MapReduce
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
5 11 (24.44%) TDD
6 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.78%) OO
7 8 (17.78%) Big Data Analytics
8 7 (15.56%) Machine Learning
8 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.33%) Predictive Modelling
9 6 (13.33%) MVC
10 5 (11.11%) ETL
11 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
11 4 (8.89%) BDD
11 4 (8.89%) Data Virtualisation
12 3 (6.67%) Data Transformation
12 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
12 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) Python
3 15 (33.33%) R
4 13 (28.89%) Scala
4 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 13 (28.89%) C#
5 12 (26.67%) C++
6 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby
8 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.44%) F#
8 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) PhD
3 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) HDFS
2 3 (6.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Oozie
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Facebook
2 5 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 5 (11.11%) Google
3 4 (8.89%) Splunk
4 2 (4.44%) Teradata
4 2 (4.44%) Talend
5 1 (2.22%) Vertica
5 1 (2.22%) HP
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