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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Developer
Rank 839 825 866
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 41 54 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.050% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.053% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 35 48 28
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,800 £87,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £62,500 -
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Big Data Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 17 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 24 December 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 -14 41 £65,000 +4.00% 7
London -27 24 £72,500 -7.93% 6
East Midlands - 11 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 8 £45,000 -
Northampton - 7 £45,000 -
City of London +12 4 £71,250 +9.61% 1
Oxfordshire +1 3 £67,500 +8.00%
South East -19 3 £67,500 +8.00%
East of England - 1 £50,000 - 1
North West - 1 £62,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £62,500 -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 60 (100.00%) Big Data
2 54 (90.00%) Hadoop
3 47 (78.33%) Java
4 26 (43.33%) SQL
5 23 (38.33%) Finance
6 19 (31.67%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 18 (30.00%) MapReduce
8 16 (26.67%) ETL
8 16 (26.67%) Degree
8 16 (26.67%) Apache Hive
8 16 (26.67%) HDFS
9 15 (25.00%) Analytics
10 13 (21.67%) SAS
10 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
10 13 (21.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (20.00%) Banking
11 12 (20.00%) HBase
11 12 (20.00%) Apache Pig
12 10 (16.67%) C++
12 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (16.67%) Teradata
12 10 (16.67%) Scala
13 9 (15.00%) R
13 9 (15.00%) Impala
14 8 (13.33%) OO
14 8 (13.33%) Python
14 8 (13.33%) TDD

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (21.67%) SAS
2 12 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 6 (10.00%) Apache
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) Big Data
2 54 (90.00%) Hadoop
3 19 (31.67%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (30.00%) NoSQL
5 16 (26.67%) Apache Hive
6 13 (21.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (20.00%) HBase
8 9 (15.00%) Impala
9 7 (11.67%) MongoDB
10 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
10 6 (10.00%) Pentaho
11 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
12 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
13 3 (5.00%) Data Mining
13 3 (5.00%) MySQL
13 3 (5.00%) HPCC
13 3 (5.00%) Mahout
14 1 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (1.67%) CouchDB
14 1 (1.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) JUnit
2 1 (1.67%) Maven
2 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Kafka
2 4 (6.67%) Cascading
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) JSON
3 3 (5.00%) JDBC
3 3 (5.00%) SOAP
3 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) XML
3 3 (5.00%) ODBC
3 3 (5.00%) Spring
4 2 (3.33%) jQuery
4 2 (3.33%) HTML5
4 2 (3.33%) REST
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Avro
5 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.67%) Dojo
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.67%) Data Integration
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.33%) Open Source
4 4 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 4 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (5.00%) Social Media
5 3 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (3.33%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.67%) Derivative
7 1 (1.67%) Statistics
7 1 (1.67%) Physics
7 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.67%) GIS
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) UNIX
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) MapReduce
2 16 (26.67%) ETL
3 15 (25.00%) Analytics
4 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (13.33%) OO
6 8 (13.33%) TDD
7 5 (8.33%) Scrum
8 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
8 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.00%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.00%) Information Management
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.00%) Machine Learning
9 3 (5.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 47 (78.33%) Java
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) C++
3 10 (16.67%) Scala
4 9 (15.00%) R
5 8 (13.33%) Python
6 7 (11.67%) C#
7 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.67%) C
8 4 (6.67%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.33%) Groovy
11 1 (1.67%) PHP
11 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.67%) PhD
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) HDFS
2 4 (6.67%) Docker
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Teradata
2 7 (11.67%) Informatica
2 7 (11.67%) Ab Initio
3 6 (10.00%) Talend
4 5 (8.33%) Splunk
5 4 (6.67%) Cognos
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (3.33%) Cognizant
7 2 (3.33%) Google
7 2 (3.33%) Facebook
8 1 (1.67%) Vertica
8 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.67%) HP
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