Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 672 567
Rank change year-on-year +66 -105 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 232 174 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.24% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.25% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 166 141 308
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £50,625 £42,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 67,495 70,304 79,580
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.21% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 54,891 56,712 69,047
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £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 July 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 July 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 +34 77 £70,000 -6.67% 10
Big Data Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Big Data
2 170 (73.28%) Java
3 142 (61.21%) Hadoop
4 137 (59.05%) Apache Spark
5 108 (46.55%) Scala
6 104 (44.83%) Analytics
6 104 (44.83%) SQL
7 99 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (36.21%) Kafka
9 80 (34.48%) Python
10 62 (26.72%) ETL
11 54 (23.28%) Oracle
12 53 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
13 51 (21.98%) Data Lake
14 49 (21.12%) NoSQL
15 47 (20.26%) Finance
16 43 (18.53%) DevOps
17 42 (18.10%) Apache Hive
18 41 (17.67%) Java 8
19 40 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
20 39 (16.81%) Performance Tuning
21 38 (16.38%) RabbitMQ
21 38 (16.38%) Cloudera
22 37 (15.95%) OO
22 37 (15.95%) Apache
23 35 (15.09%) Machine Learning
23 35 (15.09%) Microservices
24 33 (14.22%) TDD
25 32 (13.79%) Perl
25 32 (13.79%) Informatica

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
1 137 (59.05%) Apache Spark
2 37 (15.95%) Apache
3 15 (6.47%) Apache Pig
4 9 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.59%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.72%) SAS
7 3 (1.29%) Confluence
7 3 (1.29%) JBoss
7 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.16%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.16%) Serverless
4 4 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.72%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 3 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.29%) GitHub
6 2 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) HTTP
2 2 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (100.00%) Big Data
2 142 (61.21%) Hadoop
3 51 (21.98%) Data Lake
4 49 (21.12%) NoSQL
5 42 (18.10%) Apache Hive
6 30 (12.93%) Oracle ODI
7 25 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (9.48%) HBase
8 22 (9.48%) SQL Server
9 17 (7.33%) Impala
9 17 (7.33%) MongoDB
10 14 (6.03%) Relational Database
11 12 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (3.88%) MS Access
13 9 (3.88%) MySQL
13 9 (3.88%) Sqoop
14 8 (3.45%) Neo4j
15 6 (2.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.03%) Maven
3 13 (5.60%) Gradle
4 9 (3.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (3.02%) CA Release Automation
5 7 (3.02%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.02%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.16%) JIRA
6 5 (2.16%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.86%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.86%) RStudio
9 1 (0.43%) Hudson
9 1 (0.43%) JUnit
9 1 (0.43%) Mockito
9 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (20.26%) Finance
2 31 (13.36%) Banking
3 30 (12.93%) Games
4 22 (9.48%) Investment Banking
5 21 (9.05%) Front Office
6 14 (6.03%) Publishing
7 8 (3.45%) Marketing
8 6 (2.59%) Law
9 5 (2.16%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.29%) Automotive
10 3 (1.29%) Legal
10 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.86%) Electronics
11 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.86%) Retail
12 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (36.21%) Kafka
2 38 (16.38%) RabbitMQ
3 32 (13.79%) Velocity
4 31 (13.36%) HornetQ
5 28 (12.07%) JMS
6 26 (11.21%) RESTful
7 19 (8.19%) .NET
7 19 (8.19%) Web Services
8 12 (5.17%) Java EE
8 12 (5.17%) REST
9 8 (3.45%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.02%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.59%) Spark Streaming
12 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET Core
12 5 (2.16%) PySpark
13 4 (1.72%) CSS
13 4 (1.72%) D3.js
13 4 (1.72%) HTML
13 4 (1.72%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.21%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.91%) Algorithms
3 18 (7.76%) Data Structures
4 15 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (6.03%) Equities
6 12 (5.17%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (4.74%) Social Media
8 10 (4.31%) Fixed Income
8 10 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (3.45%) Online Games
11 5 (2.16%) Marketing Technology
12 4 (1.72%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.72%) Taxonomies
13 3 (1.29%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.86%) Clustering
14 2 (0.86%) Fintech
14 2 (0.86%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.91%) Linux
2 15 (6.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (44.83%) Analytics
2 99 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (26.72%) ETL
4 43 (18.53%) DevOps
5 40 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
6 39 (16.81%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (15.95%) OO
8 35 (15.09%) Machine Learning
8 35 (15.09%) Microservices
9 33 (14.22%) TDD
10 31 (13.36%) Data Modelling
11 30 (12.93%) Database Tuning
12 28 (12.07%) Data Science
12 28 (12.07%) Multithreading
12 28 (12.07%) OOP
13 27 (11.64%) Artificial Intelligence
14 26 (11.21%) ETL Development
15 23 (9.91%) Open Source
16 22 (9.48%) BDD
16 22 (9.48%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 170 (73.28%) Java
2 108 (46.55%) Scala
3 104 (44.83%) SQL
4 80 (34.48%) Python
5 41 (17.67%) Java 8
6 32 (13.79%) Perl
7 27 (11.64%) Shell Script
8 21 (9.05%) C#
9 17 (7.33%) JavaScript
10 12 (5.17%) R
11 10 (4.31%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.45%) Groovy
13 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.86%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.86%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.43%) C
15 1 (0.43%) PHP
15 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (9.05%) Degree
2 17 (7.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 16 (6.90%) Docker
2 12 (5.17%) Apache Flume
3 6 (2.59%) HDFS
4 4 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (4.31%) Puppet
2 6 (2.59%) Ansible
2 6 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.16%) Kibana
3 5 (2.16%) Terraform
4 4 (1.72%) Ambari
4 4 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.72%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.86%) Oozie
6 1 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.43%) Mesos
6 1 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (23.28%) Oracle
2 38 (16.38%) Cloudera
3 32 (13.79%) Informatica
4 26 (11.21%) SnapLogic
5 25 (10.78%) EXASOL
5 25 (10.78%) Talend
6 14 (6.03%) Hortonworks
7 12 (5.17%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.88%) Google
8 9 (3.88%) Tableau
9 8 (3.45%) MapR
10 6 (2.59%) Solace
11 5 (2.16%) Datameer
11 5 (2.16%) Teradata
12 4 (1.72%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.29%) Cognizant
14 2 (0.86%) SAP
15 1 (0.43%) IBM
15 1 (0.43%) ION Trading
15 1 (0.43%) Sybase