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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 816 836 853
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 63 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.035% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.037% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 57 33 25
Average salary £67,500 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,700 £105,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 £27,500 £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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 15 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 27 January 2015. 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 +29 63 £67,500 -15.62% 7
London +37 45 £70,000 -12.50% 7
East Midlands - 13 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 10 £45,000 -
Northampton - 9 £45,000 -
City of London +11 8 £70,000 +24.44% 2
Oxfordshire -2 2 £52,500 -6.66%
South East -38 2 £52,500 -6.66%
North West - 2 £53,750 -
Cheshire - 1 £62,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £37,500 -
Huddersfield - 1 £52,500 -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 83 (100.00%) Big Data
2 76 (91.57%) Hadoop
3 65 (78.31%) Java
4 37 (44.58%) Finance
5 35 (42.17%) SQL
5 35 (42.17%) MapReduce
6 25 (30.12%) NoSQL
7 22 (26.51%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (24.10%) Apache Hive
9 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (21.69%) Computer Science
10 18 (21.69%) Degree
10 18 (21.69%) ETL
11 17 (20.48%) HBase
12 16 (19.28%) Apache Pig
12 16 (19.28%) HDFS
12 16 (19.28%) Banking
13 15 (18.07%) SAS
14 14 (16.87%) Data Modelling
14 14 (16.87%) Teradata
15 13 (15.66%) MongoDB
15 13 (15.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (15.66%) Scala
16 12 (14.46%) Analytics
16 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (13.25%) OO
17 11 (13.25%) C++
18 9 (10.84%) Open Source
18 9 (10.84%) Impala
18 9 (10.84%) Information Management

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 16 (19.28%) Apache Pig
2 15 (18.07%) SAS
3 7 (8.43%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) Big Data
2 76 (91.57%) Hadoop
3 25 (30.12%) NoSQL
4 22 (26.51%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (24.10%) Apache Hive
6 17 (20.48%) HBase
7 13 (15.66%) MongoDB
7 13 (15.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (10.84%) Impala
9 8 (9.64%) MySQL
10 7 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
11 6 (7.23%) Pentaho
12 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
13 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
14 3 (3.61%) Couchbase
14 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
15 2 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
16 1 (1.20%) Sqoop
16 1 (1.20%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) JUnit
3 1 (1.20%) Maven
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 37 (44.58%) Finance
2 16 (19.28%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Legal
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Kafka
2 5 (6.02%) Cascading
3 4 (4.82%) Web Services
3 4 (4.82%) .NET
4 3 (3.61%) Spring
5 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (2.41%) jQuery
5 2 (2.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.41%) HTML5
6 1 (1.20%) REST
6 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Avro
6 1 (1.20%) Akka
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.20%) Servlets
6 1 (1.20%) JSF
6 1 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.20%) Java EE
6 1 (1.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.84%) Open Source
3 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.23%) Data Integration
5 5 (6.02%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.02%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.82%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (4.82%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.61%) Social Media
7 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.61%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (2.41%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.20%) Derivative
9 1 (1.20%) Statistics
9 1 (1.20%) Physics
9 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.20%) GIS
9 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) UNIX
1 6 (7.23%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) MapReduce
2 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.69%) ETL
4 14 (16.87%) Data Modelling
5 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (14.46%) Analytics
6 11 (13.25%) OO
7 9 (10.84%) Information Management
7 9 (10.84%) Multithreading
8 8 (9.64%) TDD
9 7 (8.43%) Scrum
10 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.82%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.82%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.61%) Low Latency
12 3 (3.61%) Machine Learning
12 3 (3.61%) CQRS
12 3 (3.61%) Big Data Analytics
12 3 (3.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (78.31%) Java
2 35 (42.17%) SQL
3 13 (15.66%) Scala
4 11 (13.25%) C++
5 8 (9.64%) C#
6 7 (8.43%) Python
6 7 (8.43%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.02%) R
7 5 (6.02%) C
8 4 (4.82%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.41%) Ruby
10 2 (2.41%) Groovy
11 1 (1.20%) PHP
11 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) HDFS
2 4 (4.82%) Docker
3 2 (2.41%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Teradata
2 8 (9.64%) Informatica
2 8 (9.64%) Ab Initio
3 6 (7.23%) Talend
4 5 (6.02%) Splunk
4 5 (6.02%) Cognos
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle
6 2 (2.41%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.41%) Google
6 2 (2.41%) Facebook
6 2 (2.41%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.20%) Vertica
7 1 (1.20%) HP
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