The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Developer
Rank 879 858 912
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 38 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.023% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.024% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 10
Average salary £75,000 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 38 £75,000 +11.11% 5
London -40 35 £77,500 +8.77% 4
City of London -15 8 £62,500 -24.24% 1
South East - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey - 3 £50,000 -
Leatherhead - 3 £50,000 -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (100.00%) Big Data
2 71 (86.59%) Hadoop
3 68 (82.93%) Java
4 36 (43.90%) Scala
5 34 (41.46%) Computer Science
5 34 (41.46%) C#
6 33 (40.24%) C++
6 33 (40.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (40.24%) MapReduce
7 31 (37.80%) OO
8 30 (36.59%) HTML
9 28 (34.15%) HTML5
10 26 (31.71%) TDD
11 25 (30.49%) Analytics
12 22 (26.83%) Software Engineering
13 20 (24.39%) Clojure
13 20 (24.39%) NoSQL
13 20 (24.39%) Apache Hive
14 18 (21.95%) Big Data Analytics
14 18 (21.95%) Data Mining
15 17 (20.73%) Haskell
16 16 (19.51%) Degree
16 16 (19.51%) Spring
16 16 (19.51%) Python
17 15 (18.29%) Open Source
18 14 (17.07%) Apache Pig
19 13 (15.85%) Machine Learning
19 13 (15.85%) Multithreading
19 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (15.85%) SQL

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (17.07%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) Big Data
2 71 (86.59%) Hadoop
3 33 (40.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (24.39%) NoSQL
4 20 (24.39%) Apache Hive
5 18 (21.95%) Data Mining
6 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (14.63%) MongoDB
8 9 (10.98%) HBase
8 9 (10.98%) Redis
9 8 (9.76%) MySQL
10 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
11 4 (4.88%) Mahout
12 3 (3.66%) Sqoop
13 2 (2.44%) Neo4j
14 1 (1.22%) BigTable
14 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
14 1 (1.22%) OLAP
14 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) JUnit
2 10 (12.20%) Maven
3 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.76%) Selenium
4 5 (6.10%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.22%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Games
3 2 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.24%) MapReduce
2 30 (36.59%) HTML
3 28 (34.15%) HTML5
4 16 (19.51%) Spring
5 10 (12.20%) jQuery
6 8 (9.76%) Apache Avro
6 8 (9.76%) JSF
7 7 (8.54%) Dojo
8 6 (7.32%) Web Services
9 5 (6.10%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.88%) .NET
11 3 (3.66%) REST
11 3 (3.66%) J2EE
11 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.66%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (2.44%) Java EE
12 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (2.44%) CSS
12 2 (2.44%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.46%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.29%) Open Source
3 13 (15.85%) Machine Learning
4 12 (14.63%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (8.54%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.44%) Online Games
6 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.22%) Physics
7 1 (1.22%) Social Network
7 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) UNIX
2 3 (3.66%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) AIX
2 3 (3.66%) Solaris
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) CentOS
3 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) OO
2 26 (31.71%) TDD
3 25 (30.49%) Analytics
4 22 (26.83%) Software Engineering
5 18 (21.95%) Big Data Analytics
6 13 (15.85%) Multithreading
7 11 (13.41%) Low Latency
8 10 (12.20%) Scrum
9 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (9.76%) BDD
11 7 (8.54%) MVC
11 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.10%) Pair Programming
13 3 (3.66%) Data Management
13 3 (3.66%) Kanban
14 2 (2.44%) Performance Testing
14 2 (2.44%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.44%) Domain-Driven Design
14 2 (2.44%) Automated Testing
14 2 (2.44%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (82.93%) Java
2 36 (43.90%) Scala
3 34 (41.46%) C#
4 33 (40.24%) C++
5 20 (24.39%) Clojure
6 17 (20.73%) Haskell
7 16 (19.51%) Python
8 13 (15.85%) SQL
9 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
10 7 (8.54%) Perl
11 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.88%) R
12 2 (2.44%) F#
12 2 (2.44%) Ruby
13 1 (1.22%) C
13 1 (1.22%) Groovy
13 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Google
2 10 (12.20%) Facebook
3 3 (3.66%) Splunk
3 3 (3.66%) IBM
3 3 (3.66%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.22%) Cloudera
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