Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Big Data Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 610 668 636
Rank change year-on-year +58 -32 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 200 175 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 162 135 192
London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £58,750 £42,850 £46,375
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £97,375
England median annual salary £70,000 £61,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.77% +4.00%

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 64,356 70,169 73,801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 94.64% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,594 54,891 63,928
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +14 70 £75,000 - 4
South London 0 1 £67,500 -10.00% 1
Big Data Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Big Data
2 130 (65.00%) Java
3 124 (62.00%) Hadoop
4 119 (59.50%) Apache Spark
5 99 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (47.50%) Kafka
7 93 (46.50%) Scala
8 88 (44.00%) SQL
9 63 (31.50%) Apache Hive
10 60 (30.00%) Python
11 54 (27.00%) Analytics
12 44 (22.00%) Oracle
13 41 (20.50%) Finance
13 41 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
14 40 (20.00%) NoSQL
15 39 (19.50%) ETL
15 39 (19.50%) TDD
16 35 (17.50%) Java 8
17 33 (16.50%) Apache
18 31 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
18 31 (15.50%) Data Lake
19 30 (15.00%) Open Source
19 30 (15.00%) DevOps
20 28 (14.00%) HDFS
20 28 (14.00%) Banking
21 27 (13.50%) Cloudera
21 27 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
21 27 (13.50%) RESTful
22 26 (13.00%) RabbitMQ
23 25 (12.50%) 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
1 119 (59.50%) Apache Spark
2 33 (16.50%) Apache
3 12 (6.00%) Apache Pig
4 10 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.50%) Serverless
4 10 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (3.00%) GitHub
6 5 (2.50%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.50%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (100.00%) Big Data
2 124 (62.00%) Hadoop
3 63 (31.50%) Apache Hive
4 40 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 31 (15.50%) Data Lake
6 22 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (10.50%) SQL Server
8 19 (9.50%) Oracle ODI
8 19 (9.50%) Spark SQL
9 16 (8.00%) MongoDB
10 12 (6.00%) Impala
10 12 (6.00%) Relational Database
11 11 (5.50%) MySQL
12 10 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (5.00%) HBase
12 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (4.50%) MS Access
13 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (4.00%) Flink
15 6 (3.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Maven
2 11 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.00%) CA Release Automation
3 10 (5.00%) Gradle
3 10 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.50%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.50%) JIRA
8 2 (1.00%) Hudson
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.50%) JUnit
9 1 (0.50%) RStudio
General
1 41 (20.50%) Finance
2 28 (14.00%) Banking
3 18 (9.00%) Games
3 18 (9.00%) Telecoms
4 17 (8.50%) Investment Banking
5 16 (8.00%) Front Office
6 12 (6.00%) Automotive
7 8 (4.00%) Marketing
8 4 (2.00%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.50%) Publishing
10 2 (1.00%) Electronics
10 2 (1.00%) Retail
11 1 (0.50%) Advertising
11 1 (0.50%) Law
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (47.50%) Kafka
2 27 (13.50%) RESTful
3 26 (13.00%) RabbitMQ
4 24 (12.00%) .NET
5 20 (10.00%) Velocity
6 16 (8.00%) HornetQ
6 16 (8.00%) JMS
7 14 (7.00%) Web Services
8 11 (5.50%) REST
9 10 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 10 (5.00%) Java EE
10 8 (4.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.50%) React
12 6 (3.00%) Apache Avro
12 6 (3.00%) JAX-RS
12 6 (3.00%) Redux
13 5 (2.50%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.50%) ASP.NET Core
13 5 (2.50%) Spark Streaming
14 4 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.00%) Algorithms
3 14 (7.00%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (6.50%) Data Structures
4 13 (6.50%) Equities
5 8 (4.00%) Fixed Income
5 8 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (3.50%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.50%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.50%) Marketing Technology
8 5 (2.50%) Online Games
9 4 (2.00%) Fintech
9 4 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.00%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.50%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.00%) User Experience
12 1 (0.50%) Blog
12 1 (0.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.00%) Unix
2 16 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.00%) Analytics
3 39 (19.50%) ETL
3 39 (19.50%) TDD
4 31 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (15.00%) DevOps
5 30 (15.00%) Open Source
6 25 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 24 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 24 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 22 (11.00%) Microservices
9 21 (10.50%) OO
10 19 (9.50%) Data Science
10 19 (9.50%) Database Tuning
10 19 (9.50%) OOP
11 17 (8.50%) ETL Development
11 17 (8.50%) Machine Learning
12 16 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 130 (65.00%) Java
2 93 (46.50%) Scala
3 88 (44.00%) SQL
4 60 (30.00%) Python
5 35 (17.50%) Java 8
6 24 (12.00%) C#
7 21 (10.50%) JavaScript
8 20 (10.00%) Perl
9 19 (9.50%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.50%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.50%) ES6
11 5 (2.50%) ES7
11 5 (2.50%) Groovy
12 2 (1.00%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.00%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.50%) Haskell
13 1 (0.50%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (10.50%) Degree
2 18 (9.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) MiFID
1 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 28 (14.00%) HDFS
2 12 (6.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (5.00%) Docker
4 9 (4.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 17 (8.50%) Oozie
2 11 (5.50%) Puppet
3 6 (3.00%) Kibana
3 6 (3.00%) Terraform
4 5 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.50%) Ansible
6 2 (1.00%) Ambari
6 2 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.50%) logstash
7 1 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (22.00%) Oracle
2 27 (13.50%) Cloudera
3 21 (10.50%) Informatica
4 17 (8.50%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.50%) SnapLogic
5 13 (6.50%) EXASOL
6 12 (6.00%) Talend
7 10 (5.00%) Hortonworks
8 8 (4.00%) MapR
9 7 (3.50%) Solace
10 5 (2.50%) Google
11 3 (1.50%) Datameer
11 3 (1.50%) Tableau
12 1 (0.50%) Databricks
12 1 (0.50%) Facebook
12 1 (0.50%) IBM
12 1 (0.50%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.50%) SAP
12 1 (0.50%) Sybase
12 1 (0.50%) TIBCO