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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Developer
Rank 876 844 868
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 23 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.027% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.029% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 19
Average salary £66,000 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.60% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 - -

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -40 23 £66,000 +5.60% 1
London -7 21 £66,000 +5.60% 1
City of London -6 2 £57,500 -36.11% 1
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Northampton - 2 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £42,500 -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (100.00%) Big Data
2 46 (90.20%) Hadoop
3 40 (78.43%) Java
4 26 (50.98%) Analytics
5 24 (47.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (43.14%) HBase
7 21 (41.18%) Apache Hive
7 21 (41.18%) Python
8 19 (37.25%) C++
8 19 (37.25%) Apache Pig
9 17 (33.33%) R
9 17 (33.33%) MapReduce
9 17 (33.33%) C#
10 15 (29.41%) NoSQL
10 15 (29.41%) Scala
11 14 (27.45%) Computer Science
12 13 (25.49%) HTML
12 13 (25.49%) SQL
13 12 (23.53%) OO
13 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
14 11 (21.57%) TDD
14 11 (21.57%) HTML5
14 11 (21.57%) Scrum
15 10 (19.61%) Big Data Analytics
15 10 (19.61%) HDFS
15 10 (19.61%) Impala
16 9 (17.65%) Mahout
16 9 (17.65%) UNIX
17 8 (15.69%) Linux
17 8 (15.69%) Apache

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (37.25%) Apache Pig
2 8 (15.69%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) SAS
3 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) Big Data
2 46 (90.20%) Hadoop
3 24 (47.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 22 (43.14%) HBase
5 21 (41.18%) Apache Hive
6 15 (29.41%) NoSQL
7 10 (19.61%) Impala
8 9 (17.65%) Mahout
9 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
9 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.80%) MySQL
11 4 (7.84%) Neo4j
12 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
12 2 (3.92%) Pentaho
13 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
13 1 (1.96%) Redis
13 1 (1.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JUnit
1 2 (3.92%) Maven
1 2 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 5 (9.80%) Games
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (3.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) HTML
2 11 (21.57%) HTML5
3 8 (15.69%) JDBC
3 8 (15.69%) SOAP
3 8 (15.69%) XML
3 8 (15.69%) ODBC
3 8 (15.69%) JSON
4 7 (13.73%) REST
5 5 (9.80%) jQuery
6 3 (5.88%) .NET
6 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.88%) Kafka
7 2 (3.92%) Apache Avro
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.92%) Spring
8 1 (1.96%) JSF
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.96%) Dojo
8 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.69%) Data Integration
3 7 (13.73%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (5.88%) Online Games
4 3 (5.88%) Open Source
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.92%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.92%) Statistics
5 2 (3.92%) Physics
6 1 (1.96%) GIS
6 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) UNIX
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Analytics
2 17 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 12 (23.53%) OO
3 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 11 (21.57%) Scrum
4 11 (21.57%) TDD
5 10 (19.61%) Big Data Analytics
6 8 (15.69%) Machine Learning
7 6 (11.76%) Predictive Modelling
7 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.76%) MVC
8 5 (9.80%) ETL
8 5 (9.80%) BDD
9 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Data Virtualisation
9 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.88%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) Java
2 21 (41.18%) Python
3 19 (37.25%) C++
4 17 (33.33%) C#
4 17 (33.33%) R
5 15 (29.41%) Scala
6 13 (25.49%) SQL
7 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.84%) Ruby
9 3 (5.88%) F#
9 3 (5.88%) Perl
10 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.92%) Clojure
10 2 (3.92%) Haskell
10 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PhD
3 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) HDFS
2 3 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Oozie
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Facebook
2 7 (13.73%) Google
3 5 (9.80%) Cloudera
4 4 (7.84%) Splunk
5 2 (3.92%) Talend
5 2 (3.92%) Teradata