Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 654 608 537
Rank change year-on-year -46 -71 +124
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 164 205 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.31% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 123 184 336
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £99,750 £110,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +8.70%

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 66,359 66,937 81,818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.89% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 54,056 57,281 69,917
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,436
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 January 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 January 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 -11 46 £70,000 -6.67% 13
East London +14 4 £75,000 +7.14% 3
South London -1 4 £82,500 +37.50% 2
West London +17 1 £90,000 +63.64% 1
Big Data Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Big Data
2 123 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 123 (75.00%) Java
3 96 (58.54%) Apache Spark
4 76 (46.34%) Scala
5 55 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (33.54%) Kafka
6 49 (29.88%) Python
7 47 (28.66%) SQL
8 46 (28.05%) HBase
9 41 (25.00%) Apache Hive
10 40 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
11 38 (23.17%) Finance
12 37 (22.56%) TDD
13 36 (21.95%) Banking
14 31 (18.90%) Linux
14 31 (18.90%) Analytics
15 29 (17.68%) Degree
16 25 (15.24%) Investment Banking
16 25 (15.24%) HDFS
17 24 (14.63%) Data Ingestion
18 23 (14.02%) DevOps
18 23 (14.02%) Apache Cassandra
19 22 (13.41%) MongoDB
20 21 (12.80%) MapReduce
20 21 (12.80%) Computer Science
20 21 (12.80%) Software Engineering
20 21 (12.80%) Front Office
21 20 (12.20%) Oracle
21 20 (12.20%) Continuous Integration

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 96 (58.54%) Apache Spark
2 14 (8.54%) Apache
2 14 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (7.32%) Apache Pig
4 9 (5.49%) SAS
5 7 (4.27%) Confluence
6 6 (3.66%) Apache Solr
6 6 (3.66%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.05%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (3.05%) JBoss
8 3 (1.83%) GeoServer
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.61%) nginx
10 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (1.83%) SaaS
5 2 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.22%) GitHub
5 2 (1.22%) Serverless
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (100.00%) Big Data
2 123 (75.00%) Hadoop
3 46 (28.05%) HBase
4 41 (25.00%) Apache Hive
5 23 (14.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (13.41%) MongoDB
7 19 (11.59%) NoSQL
8 15 (9.15%) Data Lake
9 13 (7.93%) Relational Database
10 10 (6.10%) RDBMS
11 9 (5.49%) Impala
12 8 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (4.27%) SQL Server
13 7 (4.27%) Sqoop
14 6 (3.66%) Data Mining
14 6 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (3.66%) Neo4j
15 5 (3.05%) DataStax
15 5 (3.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 4 (2.44%) Flink
Development Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Cucumber
1 8 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 8 (4.88%) JIRA
2 5 (3.05%) Maven
3 4 (2.44%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.83%) JUnit
5 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.22%) Gatling
5 2 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.61%) Codeship
6 1 (0.61%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.61%) Grunt
6 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.61%) Mockito
6 1 (0.61%) Selenium
6 1 (0.61%) Subversion
6 1 (0.61%) TestNG
6 1 (0.61%) Travis CI
General
1 38 (23.17%) Finance
2 36 (21.95%) Banking
3 25 (15.24%) Investment Banking
4 21 (12.80%) Front Office
5 6 (3.66%) Publishing
6 5 (3.05%) Games
7 4 (2.44%) Marketing
7 4 (2.44%) Military
7 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.83%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.61%) Retail
9 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (33.54%) Kafka
2 18 (10.98%) REST
3 15 (9.15%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (9.15%) Spring
4 13 (7.93%) Web Services
5 11 (6.71%) JMS
5 11 (6.71%) Samza
6 9 (5.49%) Spring Boot
7 7 (4.27%) Apache Camel
7 7 (4.27%) RESTful
8 6 (3.66%) .NET
8 6 (3.66%) Spark Streaming
9 5 (3.05%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.05%) Drools
9 5 (3.05%) Guice
9 5 (3.05%) HTML
9 5 (3.05%) RESTEasy
9 5 (3.05%) TinkerPop
10 4 (2.44%) CSS
10 4 (2.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.80%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 10 (6.10%) Data Structures
5 9 (5.49%) Equities
6 8 (4.88%) Fintech
6 8 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.66%) Derivative
8 5 (3.05%) Market Risk
9 4 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.83%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.83%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.61%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.90%) Linux
2 6 (3.66%) Unix
3 3 (1.83%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.61%) AIX
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (22.56%) TDD
3 31 (18.90%) Analytics
4 24 (14.63%) Data Ingestion
5 23 (14.02%) DevOps
6 21 (12.80%) MapReduce
6 21 (12.80%) Software Engineering
7 20 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (11.59%) Machine Learning
8 19 (11.59%) Microservices
8 19 (11.59%) OO
8 19 (11.59%) Open Source
9 17 (10.37%) Data Modelling
10 16 (9.76%) Visualisation
11 14 (8.54%) BDD
11 14 (8.54%) ETL
11 14 (8.54%) OOD
11 14 (8.54%) Unit Testing
12 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.32%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 123 (75.00%) Java
2 76 (46.34%) Scala
3 49 (29.88%) Python
4 47 (28.66%) SQL
5 10 (6.10%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.10%) R
6 8 (4.88%) C#
7 7 (4.27%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.05%) Gremlin
9 3 (1.83%) C++
10 2 (1.22%) C
10 2 (1.22%) Clojure
10 2 (1.22%) Groovy
10 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.22%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.61%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.61%) Perl
11 1 (0.61%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (17.68%) Degree
2 11 (6.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.05%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (15.24%) HDFS
2 12 (7.32%) Docker
3 10 (6.10%) Apache Flume
4 5 (3.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (9.15%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.49%) Ansible
2 9 (5.49%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (4.88%) Ambari
4 7 (4.27%) Oozie
4 7 (4.27%) Puppet
5 4 (2.44%) Terraform
6 2 (1.22%) Simian Army
7 1 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.61%) logstash
7 1 (0.61%) Mesos
7 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (12.20%) Oracle
2 16 (9.76%) Hortonworks
3 11 (6.71%) Cloudera
3 11 (6.71%) Google
4 7 (4.27%) Tableau
5 4 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.83%) Teradata
7 2 (1.22%) Adthena
7 2 (1.22%) MapR
7 2 (1.22%) Talend
8 1 (0.61%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.61%) EXASOL
8 1 (0.61%) Facebook
8 1 (0.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) SnapLogic
8 1 (0.61%) Splunk
8 1 (0.61%) T-Plan