Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Big Data Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 627 643 510
Rank change year-on-year +16 -133 +131
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 202 178 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.26% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.27% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 145 160 388
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £50,500 £47,375 £47,500
90th Percentile £99,500 £110,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 66,996 65,860 80,916
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.02% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55,382 55,661 69,881
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018. 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 -5 66 £70,000 -6.67% 8
South London -15 3 £82,500 +32.00%
West London +18 1 £90,000 +63.64% 1
East London +4 1 - -
Big Data Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, Big Data Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Big Data Developer in the job title.

1 202 (100.00%) Big Data
2 155 (76.73%) Java
3 128 (63.37%) Hadoop
4 117 (57.92%) Apache Spark
5 88 (43.56%) Scala
6 77 (38.12%) Analytics
7 75 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (37.13%) SQL
8 66 (32.67%) Kafka
9 61 (30.20%) Python
10 59 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
11 46 (22.77%) Java 8
12 42 (20.79%) ETL
13 41 (20.30%) TDD
14 40 (19.80%) Data Lake
15 37 (18.32%) DevOps
16 35 (17.33%) Finance
17 34 (16.83%) HBase
18 33 (16.34%) OO
19 32 (15.84%) Data Ingestion
19 32 (15.84%) Data Science
20 31 (15.35%) Banking
21 30 (14.85%) Oracle
21 30 (14.85%) Apache Hive
21 30 (14.85%) NoSQL
22 29 (14.36%) Multithreading
23 28 (13.86%) Data Modelling
24 27 (13.37%) Machine Learning
24 27 (13.37%) Microservices
24 27 (13.37%) Prototyping

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
1 117 (57.92%) Apache Spark
2 17 (8.42%) Apache
3 11 (5.45%) Apache Pig
4 8 (3.96%) Confluence
5 7 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.97%) JBoss
6 6 (2.97%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.48%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.98%) SAS
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.50%) nginx
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 59 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.48%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.49%) SaaS
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.50%) GitHub
6 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.50%) Serverless
6 1 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) Internet
2 3 (1.49%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (100.00%) Big Data
2 128 (63.37%) Hadoop
3 40 (19.80%) Data Lake
4 34 (16.83%) HBase
5 30 (14.85%) Apache Hive
5 30 (14.85%) NoSQL
6 18 (8.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (7.92%) Oracle ODI
8 13 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (6.44%) Impala
9 12 (5.94%) MongoDB
10 11 (5.45%) SQL Server
11 10 (4.95%) Sqoop
12 9 (4.46%) Relational Database
13 8 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (3.47%) Data Mining
15 6 (2.97%) RDBMS
16 5 (2.48%) Neo4j
16 5 (2.48%) Presto
16 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.46%) Cucumber
1 9 (4.46%) Git (software)
1 9 (4.46%) JIRA
2 8 (3.96%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.48%) Maven
4 4 (1.98%) Gradle
4 4 (1.98%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.99%) Apache Continuum
5 2 (0.99%) Gatling
5 2 (0.99%) JUnit
5 2 (0.99%) Mockito
5 2 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.50%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (0.50%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.50%) RStudio
6 1 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.50%) Subversion
6 1 (0.50%) TestNG
General
1 35 (17.33%) Finance
2 31 (15.35%) Banking
3 24 (11.88%) Front Office
4 20 (9.90%) Investment Banking
5 17 (8.42%) Games
5 17 (8.42%) Publishing
6 7 (3.47%) Law
7 4 (1.98%) Legal
7 4 (1.98%) Marketing
7 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.99%) Retail
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (32.67%) Kafka
2 22 (10.89%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (9.90%) JMS
4 17 (8.42%) HornetQ
4 17 (8.42%) Velocity
5 15 (7.43%) REST
6 14 (6.93%) Web Services
7 10 (4.95%) Spark Streaming
8 8 (3.96%) Samza
9 6 (2.97%) .NET
9 6 (2.97%) Guice
9 6 (2.97%) RESTEasy
9 6 (2.97%) RESTful
9 6 (2.97%) Spring
10 4 (1.98%) Java EE
10 4 (1.98%) PySpark
10 4 (1.98%) Spring Boot
11 3 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (1.49%) React
11 3 (1.49%) TinkerPop
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.38%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.45%) Algorithms
3 11 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (5.45%) Social Media
4 10 (4.95%) Equities
5 9 (4.46%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.97%) Derivative
6 6 (2.97%) Fintech
7 4 (1.98%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.98%) Online Games
8 3 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.99%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.40%) Linux
2 13 (6.44%) Unix
3 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.12%) Analytics
2 75 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (20.79%) ETL
4 41 (20.30%) TDD
5 37 (18.32%) DevOps
6 33 (16.34%) OO
7 32 (15.84%) Data Ingestion
7 32 (15.84%) Data Science
8 29 (14.36%) Multithreading
9 28 (13.86%) Data Modelling
10 27 (13.37%) Machine Learning
10 27 (13.37%) Microservices
10 27 (13.37%) Prototyping
11 22 (10.89%) BDD
12 21 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (9.41%) Open Source
13 19 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (8.42%) Visualisation
15 16 (7.92%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 155 (76.73%) Java
2 88 (43.56%) Scala
3 75 (37.13%) SQL
4 61 (30.20%) Python
5 46 (22.77%) Java 8
6 17 (8.42%) Perl
7 15 (7.43%) R
8 14 (6.93%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.95%) C#
10 8 (3.96%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.48%) Groovy
12 4 (1.98%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.98%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.49%) Gremlin
14 2 (0.99%) C
14 2 (0.99%) C++
15 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (12.38%) Degree
2 14 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.95%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 16 (7.92%) Docker
2 10 (4.95%) HDFS
3 8 (3.96%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (6.44%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.46%) Ansible
3 8 (3.96%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (3.47%) Ambari
5 6 (2.97%) Puppet
6 3 (1.49%) Oozie
7 2 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.99%) Mesos
7 2 (0.99%) Simian Army
7 2 (0.99%) Terraform
8 1 (0.50%) logstash
8 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (14.85%) Oracle
2 21 (10.40%) Cloudera
3 16 (7.92%) Hortonworks
3 16 (7.92%) Informatica
4 15 (7.43%) Talend
5 13 (6.44%) EXASOL
5 13 (6.44%) SnapLogic
6 9 (4.46%) Google
7 6 (2.97%) Tableau
7 6 (2.97%) Teradata
8 4 (1.98%) MapR
8 4 (1.98%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.49%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.99%) Datameer
10 2 (0.99%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.99%) SAP
11 1 (0.50%) Facebook