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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 842 868 877
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 53 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.033% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.035% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 48 35 27
Average salary £66,250 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
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 £27,000 £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 31 March 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 11 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 31 March 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 +5 53 £66,250 -17.18% 7
London +18 44 £67,500 -15.62% 5
City of London +14 13 £67,500 +12.50% 3
South East +9 3 £62,500 +19.04%
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
North West - 3 £45,000 - 1
Manchester - 3 £45,000 - 1
Northampton - 3 £45,000 -
Slough - 3 £62,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £62,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £45,000 -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 98 (100.00%) Big Data
2 89 (90.82%) Hadoop
3 70 (71.43%) Java
4 46 (46.94%) MapReduce
5 45 (45.92%) SQL
6 44 (44.90%) Finance
7 32 (32.65%) Apache Hive
8 27 (27.55%) NoSQL
8 27 (27.55%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (26.53%) ETL
9 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (22.45%) Apache Pig
11 21 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (21.43%) Data Modelling
12 20 (20.41%) HBase
13 18 (18.37%) Banking
14 17 (17.35%) SAS
15 15 (15.31%) Degree
15 15 (15.31%) Open Source
15 15 (15.31%) MongoDB
15 15 (15.31%) Kafka
15 15 (15.31%) Apache Spark
16 14 (14.29%) HDFS
16 14 (14.29%) Computer Science
16 14 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (13.27%) Teradata
17 13 (13.27%) Impala
17 13 (13.27%) Apache Cassandra
18 12 (12.24%) Multithreading
18 12 (12.24%) MySQL

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 22 (22.45%) Apache Pig
2 17 (17.35%) SAS
3 15 (15.31%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.06%) nginx
4 3 (3.06%) Apache
5 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.08%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (100.00%) Big Data
2 89 (90.82%) Hadoop
3 32 (32.65%) Apache Hive
4 27 (27.55%) NoSQL
4 27 (27.55%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (20.41%) HBase
6 15 (15.31%) MongoDB
7 14 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (13.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (13.27%) Impala
9 12 (12.24%) MySQL
10 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
11 6 (6.12%) Sqoop
11 6 (6.12%) Pentaho
11 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
11 6 (6.12%) RDBMS
12 5 (5.10%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (4.08%) QlikView
14 3 (3.06%) Couchbase
15 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (1.02%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) JUnit
3 1 (1.02%) Maven
3 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (44.90%) Finance
2 18 (18.37%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.08%) Legal
4 4 (4.08%) Retail
5 3 (3.06%) Marketing
6 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Games
6 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Front Office
7 1 (1.02%) Electronics
7 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) Kafka
2 7 (7.14%) Web Services
2 7 (7.14%) Cascading
3 4 (4.08%) Akka
4 3 (3.06%) REST
4 3 (3.06%) Spring
4 3 (3.06%) HTML
5 2 (2.04%) .NET
5 2 (2.04%) Ajax
5 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.02%) jQuery
6 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.02%) HTML5
6 1 (1.02%) JSF
6 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Avro
6 1 (1.02%) Java EE
6 1 (1.02%) JSON
6 1 (1.02%) Dojo
6 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Open Source
2 14 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.12%) Data Integration
4 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.08%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (4.08%) Derivative
6 3 (3.06%) User Experience
6 3 (3.06%) Social Media
6 3 (3.06%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.06%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.04%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.04%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.02%) Equities
8 1 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.02%) Statistics
8 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Linux
2 6 (6.12%) UNIX
3 2 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.94%) MapReduce
2 26 (26.53%) ETL
2 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 12 (12.24%) Multithreading
5 11 (11.22%) Information Management
6 9 (9.18%) Analytics
7 8 (8.16%) OO
8 6 (6.12%) TDD
8 6 (6.12%) Scrum
9 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.08%) Data Architecture
10 4 (4.08%) Low Latency
10 4 (4.08%) DevOps
11 3 (3.06%) Data Transformation
11 3 (3.06%) CQRS
11 3 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.06%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (71.43%) Java
2 45 (45.92%) SQL
3 11 (11.22%) Scala
4 10 (10.20%) C++
5 9 (9.18%) C
6 7 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.12%) Python
8 5 (5.10%) C#
9 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.08%) HiveQL
10 3 (3.06%) Ruby
11 2 (2.04%) Groovy
11 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) HDFS
2 7 (7.14%) Apache Flume
3 3 (3.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Puppet
1 2 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Teradata
2 10 (10.20%) Informatica
3 8 (8.16%) Ab Initio
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle
4 7 (7.14%) Talend
5 6 (6.12%) Cognos
6 5 (5.10%) Splunk
7 4 (4.08%) Cognizant
7 4 (4.08%) SAP
8 1 (1.02%) Tableau
8 1 (1.02%) Cloudera
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