Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Big Data Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Developer
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 677 628 567
Rank change year-on-year -49 -61 +116
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 167 224 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 126 193 325
London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,375 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £109,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Big Data Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Big Data Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Developer in London

Big Data Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Developer in London.

Salary trend for Big Data Developer in London

Big Data Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Developer in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data Developer in London

Big Data Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +7 30 £75,000 +3.45% 4
South London - 5 £77,500 -
East London +4 3 £75,000 +7.14% 1
West London - 1 £90,000 - 1
Big Data Developer
England

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Big Data Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Big Data Developer in the job title.

1 167 (100.00%) Big Data
2 129 (77.25%) Hadoop
3 127 (76.05%) Java
4 104 (62.28%) Apache Spark
5 66 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (37.72%) Scala
7 55 (32.93%) Python
8 52 (31.14%) Kafka
9 50 (29.94%) HBase
10 49 (29.34%) Finance
11 42 (25.15%) SQL
12 41 (24.55%) Apache Hive
13 40 (23.95%) Apache Cassandra
14 34 (20.36%) TDD
14 34 (20.36%) Banking
15 33 (19.76%) Linux
15 33 (19.76%) Degree
15 33 (19.76%) DevOps
16 30 (17.96%) Analytics
16 30 (17.96%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (17.37%) Microservices
18 26 (15.57%) MongoDB
18 26 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (15.57%) Spring
19 25 (14.97%) Investment Banking
20 24 (14.37%) NoSQL
20 24 (14.37%) MapReduce
20 24 (14.37%) HDFS
21 23 (13.77%) Docker
22 22 (13.17%) Elasticsearch

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 104 (62.28%) Apache Spark
2 22 (13.17%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (10.18%) SAS
4 14 (8.38%) Apache Pig
5 11 (6.59%) Apache
5 11 (6.59%) Confluence
6 8 (4.79%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (4.19%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.80%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.96%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.39%) GitHub
5 3 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.80%) SaaS
6 2 (1.20%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (100.00%) Big Data
2 129 (77.25%) Hadoop
3 50 (29.94%) HBase
4 41 (24.55%) Apache Hive
5 40 (23.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (15.57%) MongoDB
7 24 (14.37%) NoSQL
8 15 (8.98%) Relational Database
9 12 (7.19%) RDBMS
10 10 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (5.99%) MySQL
10 10 (5.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 9 (5.39%) Impala
12 8 (4.79%) Neo4j
13 7 (4.19%) Data Mining
13 7 (4.19%) Pentaho
13 7 (4.19%) SQL Server
14 6 (3.59%) Data Lake
14 6 (3.59%) Sqoop
15 5 (2.99%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 16 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.19%) Cucumber
3 11 (6.59%) JIRA
4 9 (5.39%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.79%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.19%) Bitbucket
6 7 (4.19%) IntelliJ
6 7 (4.19%) JBehave
6 7 (4.19%) Mockito
6 7 (4.19%) SonarQube
7 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.99%) Maven
8 2 (1.20%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.20%) JUnit
8 2 (1.20%) Selenium
9 1 (0.60%) ERwin
9 1 (0.60%) Grunt
9 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.60%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 49 (29.34%) Finance
2 34 (20.36%) Banking
3 25 (14.97%) Investment Banking
4 19 (11.38%) Front Office
5 11 (6.59%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.39%) Games
7 8 (4.79%) Marketing
8 7 (4.19%) Electronics
8 7 (4.19%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.40%) Military
10 2 (1.20%) Retail
11 1 (0.60%) Law
11 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (31.14%) Kafka
2 26 (15.57%) Spring
3 21 (12.57%) Apache Camel
4 20 (11.98%) REST
5 19 (11.38%) Web Services
6 17 (10.18%) JMS
7 14 (8.38%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (7.78%) .NET
8 13 (7.78%) Spring Boot
9 12 (7.19%) AngularJS
10 11 (6.59%) RESTful
11 8 (4.79%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (4.79%) Node.js
12 7 (4.19%) React
12 7 (4.19%) Samza
13 5 (2.99%) Akka
13 5 (2.99%) Drools
13 5 (2.99%) HTML
13 5 (2.99%) TinkerPop
14 4 (2.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.98%) Algorithms
1 15 (8.98%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.78%) Data Structures
3 10 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.79%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.59%) Fintech
6 4 (2.40%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (2.40%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.80%) Equities
7 3 (1.80%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.20%) Derivative
8 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.60%) Blog
9 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.76%) Linux
2 11 (6.59%) Unix
3 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.60%) AIX
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (20.36%) TDD
3 33 (19.76%) DevOps
4 30 (17.96%) Analytics
5 29 (17.37%) Microservices
6 26 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (14.37%) MapReduce
8 21 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (12.57%) Open Source
9 17 (10.18%) BDD
9 17 (10.18%) Software Engineering
10 16 (9.58%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.58%) Web Development
11 15 (8.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (8.98%) Machine Learning
12 13 (7.78%) OO
12 13 (7.78%) Test Automation
13 12 (7.19%) Data Ingestion
13 12 (7.19%) SDLC
13 12 (7.19%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 127 (76.05%) Java
2 63 (37.72%) Scala
3 55 (32.93%) Python
4 42 (25.15%) SQL
5 14 (8.38%) C#
5 14 (8.38%) R
6 13 (7.78%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.59%) C++
8 9 (5.39%) C
8 9 (5.39%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.20%) Clojure
10 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.60%) ES6
11 1 (0.60%) Go
11 1 (0.60%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (19.76%) Degree
2 8 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) GCP
System Software
1 24 (14.37%) HDFS
2 23 (13.77%) Docker
3 19 (11.38%) Apache Flume
4 5 (2.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (12.57%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.39%) Oozie
3 8 (4.79%) Ansible
4 5 (2.99%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (2.99%) Puppet
5 4 (2.40%) Ambari
5 4 (2.40%) Terraform
6 1 (0.60%) Marathon
6 1 (0.60%) Mesos
6 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (11.38%) Google
2 18 (10.78%) Hortonworks
3 16 (9.58%) Oracle
4 10 (5.99%) Cloudera
4 10 (5.99%) Tableau
5 8 (4.79%) SAP
6 7 (4.19%) TIBCO
7 6 (3.59%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.80%) Teradata
9 2 (1.20%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.20%) Adthena
10 1 (0.60%) Informatica
10 1 (0.60%) MapR
10 1 (0.60%) Splunk
10 1 (0.60%) T-Plan