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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Developer
Rank 835 920 874
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 67 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.016% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 61 17 9
Average salary £67,500 £66,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £42,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £78,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,600 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year
-9.17% -

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +62 57 £70,000 +6.06% 7
London +58 53 £70,000 - 7
City of London +46 17 £75,000 -3.22% 5
Scotland - 10 £37,600 - 2
Glasgow - 6 £36,600 -
Edinburgh - 4 £60,000 - 2
North West - 2 £43,750 -
South East - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £32,500 -
Warwick - 1 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £52,500 -

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Big Data
2 101 (83.47%) Hadoop
3 81 (66.94%) Java
4 58 (47.93%) SQL
5 56 (46.28%) Apache Hive
6 48 (39.67%) MapReduce
7 42 (34.71%) Finance
8 39 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (28.10%) NoSQL
9 34 (28.10%) Scala
10 33 (27.27%) HBase
11 32 (26.45%) Apache Pig
12 29 (23.97%) Apache Spark
13 26 (21.49%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (19.83%) Analytics
15 23 (19.01%) MongoDB
16 22 (18.18%) Open Source
17 21 (17.36%) Apache Cassandra
18 20 (16.53%) Scrum
19 19 (15.70%) Banking
19 19 (15.70%) ETL
20 18 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
20 18 (14.88%) SAS
20 18 (14.88%) Data Modelling
21 17 (14.05%) Python
21 17 (14.05%) PostgreSQL
21 17 (14.05%) Kafka
21 17 (14.05%) Impala
22 15 (12.40%) Multithreading

Big Data Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (26.45%) Apache Pig
2 29 (23.97%) Apache Spark
3 18 (14.88%) SAS
4 7 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.96%) Apache Solr
6 5 (4.13%) Apache
7 4 (3.31%) nginx
8 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.44%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.79%) GitHub
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (100.00%) Big Data
2 101 (83.47%) Hadoop
3 56 (46.28%) Apache Hive
4 34 (28.10%) NoSQL
5 33 (27.27%) HBase
6 26 (21.49%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (19.01%) MongoDB
8 21 (17.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (14.05%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (14.05%) Impala
10 13 (10.74%) MySQL
11 12 (9.92%) Relational Database
12 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
13 8 (6.61%) Sqoop
14 7 (5.79%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
15 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (4.96%) Oracle BI EE
16 5 (4.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) JIRA
2 5 (4.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) Selenium
4 1 (0.83%) JUnit
4 1 (0.83%) Maven
General
1 42 (34.71%) Finance
2 19 (15.70%) Banking
3 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Marketing
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Games
6 2 (1.65%) Front Office
6 2 (1.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.05%) Kafka
2 12 (9.92%) Cascading
3 10 (8.26%) .NET
4 9 (7.44%) HTML
4 9 (7.44%) Akka
5 8 (6.61%) Web Services
6 7 (5.79%) HTML5
7 6 (4.96%) J2EE
7 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.13%) XML
8 5 (4.13%) RESTful
9 4 (3.31%) REST
9 4 (3.31%) Spring
10 3 (2.48%) Lucene
11 2 (1.65%) Ajax
11 2 (1.65%) JSON
11 2 (1.65%) Scalatra
12 1 (0.83%) Apache Avro
12 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.83%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.26%) Data Integration
3 9 (7.44%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.96%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.96%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.31%) User Experience
6 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.48%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.48%) Derivative
6 3 (2.48%) Statistics
7 2 (1.65%) Equities
7 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.83%) DTV
8 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.57%) Linux
2 9 (7.44%) UNIX
3 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.67%) MapReduce
2 39 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (19.83%) Analytics
5 22 (18.18%) Open Source
6 20 (16.53%) Scrum
7 19 (15.70%) ETL
8 18 (14.88%) Data Modelling
9 15 (12.40%) Multithreading
10 12 (9.92%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.92%) TDD
11 10 (8.26%) Big Data Analytics
12 9 (7.44%) Data Analysis
13 8 (6.61%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.61%) DevOps
14 7 (5.79%) Functional Programming
14 7 (5.79%) Software Delivery
14 7 (5.79%) OO
15 6 (4.96%) Quality Management
15 6 (4.96%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (66.94%) Java
2 58 (47.93%) SQL
3 34 (28.10%) Scala
4 17 (14.05%) Python
5 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.26%) C
6 10 (8.26%) C#
7 9 (7.44%) C++
7 9 (7.44%) Ruby
8 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.13%) HiveQL
10 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.65%) Spark SQL
11 2 (1.65%) R
12 1 (0.83%) Go
12 1 (0.83%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (3.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) COBIT
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.09%) HDFS
2 9 (7.44%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Pingdom
2 4 (3.31%) Oozie
3 3 (2.48%) Puppet
3 3 (2.48%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.65%) Ansible
4 2 (1.65%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Cognos
2 10 (8.26%) Informatica
2 10 (8.26%) Teradata
3 9 (7.44%) Oracle
4 6 (4.96%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.96%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (4.96%) Ab Initio
5 5 (4.13%) Talend
5 5 (4.13%) SAP
5 5 (4.13%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.48%) Tableau
6 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.65%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.65%) IBM
7 2 (1.65%) Netezza
7 2 (1.65%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.83%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.83%) RainStor
8 1 (0.83%) Splunk
8 1 (0.83%) Hortonworks
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