The median annual salary for a Big Data Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 739 678 768
Rank change year-on-year -61 +90  
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Developer 144 247 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 115 198 187
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £43,250 £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £83,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +15.78%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Big Data Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Big Data Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Developer in the UK

Big Data Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Big Data Developer in the UK

Big Data Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Developer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data Developer in the UK

Big Data Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -42 124 £65,000 +8.33% 24
London -38 93 £75,000 +20.00% 20
Scotland +7 16 £80,000 +61.61% 1
Glasgow +2 16 £80,000 +61.61%
South East +32 15 £43,000 +1.17% 3
City of London +18 11 £75,000 - 6
East of England -13 7 £50,000 -16.66%
Surrey +30 6 £43,000 +26.47%
Cambridgeshire -23 6 £50,000 -16.66%
Cambridge -21 4 £50,000 -18.36%
West Midlands +12 3 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Oxfordshire +7 3 £45,000 -12.19% 2
Oxford +3 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Durham - 3 £35,000 -
North East - 3 £35,000 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 3 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 - 1
Abingdon +34 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Wallingford +17 2 £43,750 +2.94%
South West - 2 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £55,000 -
Swindon - 2 £55,000 -
Reading +28 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire +26 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Kent +9 1 £57,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £67,500 -
Milton Keynes -1 1 £67,500 -
Manchester -24 1 £40,000 -18.78%
North West -39 1 £40,000 -18.78%
Suffolk - 1 £42,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 featuring Big Data Developer in the job title.

1 273 (100.00%) Big Data
2 172 (63.00%) Java
3 151 (55.31%) Hadoop
4 138 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (45.79%) Apache Spark
6 91 (33.33%) Scala
7 89 (32.60%) Python
8 76 (27.84%) Finance
9 73 (26.74%) SQL
10 66 (24.18%) Analytics
11 56 (20.51%) TDD
12 53 (19.41%) C#
13 52 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (18.32%) Greenfield Project
15 48 (17.58%) HBase
15 48 (17.58%) JavaScript
15 48 (17.58%) SQL Server
16 47 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
17 46 (16.85%) Kafka
18 43 (15.75%) Data Warehouse
19 42 (15.38%) AngularJS
19 42 (15.38%) Machine Learning
20 41 (15.02%) Scrum
21 40 (14.65%) NoSQL
22 38 (13.92%) C++
23 37 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
24 36 (13.19%) .NET
24 36 (13.19%) Git (software)
25 35 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services

Big Data Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 125 (45.79%) Apache Spark
2 26 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (7.69%) Apache
4 14 (5.13%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.93%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.93%) SAS
6 6 (2.20%) Confluence
7 5 (1.83%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.10%) Jetty
10 2 (0.73%) nginx
11 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.37%) JBoss
11 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.30%) Azure Machine Learning
4 9 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.30%) GitHub
5 7 (2.56%) SaaS
6 5 (1.83%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.73%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (100.00%) Big Data
2 151 (55.31%) Hadoop
3 48 (17.58%) HBase
3 48 (17.58%) SQL Server
4 43 (15.75%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (14.65%) NoSQL
6 35 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (12.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 34 (12.45%) MongoDB
8 31 (11.36%) Apache Hive
9 28 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (8.79%) Relational Database
11 20 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (6.96%) Impala
13 16 (5.86%) Data Lake
14 15 (5.49%) MySQL
15 14 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (4.76%) Pentaho
17 12 (4.40%) Neo4j
18 11 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.13%) JIRA
3 11 (4.03%) Bitbucket
3 11 (4.03%) Maven
3 11 (4.03%) Selenium
4 8 (2.93%) Gerrit
4 8 (2.93%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.93%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.20%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.20%) IntelliJ
6 6 (2.20%) JBehave
6 6 (2.20%) Mockito
6 6 (2.20%) SonarQube
6 6 (2.20%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.47%) JUnit
7 4 (1.47%) Subversion
8 3 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.73%) Bugzilla
General
1 76 (27.84%) Finance
2 25 (9.16%) Banking
3 14 (5.13%) Marketing
4 12 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.30%) Retail
6 8 (2.93%) Front Office
7 4 (1.47%) Games
8 3 (1.10%) Electronics
8 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.10%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.85%) Kafka
2 42 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 36 (13.19%) .NET
4 20 (7.33%) Spring
5 17 (6.23%) Web Services
6 16 (5.86%) ASP.NET
6 16 (5.86%) React
7 15 (5.49%) Apache Camel
8 12 (4.40%) HTML
9 11 (4.03%) Drools
10 10 (3.66%) JSON
10 10 (3.66%) Node.js
11 8 (2.93%) Akka
11 8 (2.93%) HTML5
11 8 (2.93%) JMS
11 8 (2.93%) REST
11 8 (2.93%) Vue.js
12 7 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (2.56%) CSS
12 7 (2.56%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.32%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (10.62%) Computer Science
3 26 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 23 (8.42%) Data Structures
5 15 (5.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.40%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.56%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.20%) Fintech
10 5 (1.83%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.73%) Blog
12 2 (0.73%) Clustering
12 2 (0.73%) HoloLens
12 2 (0.73%) Life Science
12 2 (0.73%) PlayStation
13 1 (0.37%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.37%) Derivative
13 1 (0.37%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.52%) Linux
2 12 (4.40%) Unix
3 7 (2.56%) CentOS
4 6 (2.20%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.10%) Android
5 3 (1.10%) Windows
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (24.18%) Analytics
3 56 (20.51%) TDD
4 52 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (15.38%) Machine Learning
7 41 (15.02%) Scrum
8 31 (11.36%) OO
8 31 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 28 (10.26%) ETL
10 27 (9.89%) BDD
11 26 (9.52%) DevOps
12 24 (8.79%) Open Source
13 22 (8.06%) Test Automation
14 21 (7.69%) Data Modelling
14 21 (7.69%) MapReduce
15 19 (6.96%) Data Analytics
16 18 (6.59%) Kanban
17 17 (6.23%) SDLC
18 16 (5.86%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 172 (63.00%) Java
2 91 (33.33%) Scala
3 89 (32.60%) Python
4 73 (26.74%) SQL
5 53 (19.41%) C#
6 48 (17.58%) JavaScript
7 38 (13.92%) C++
8 28 (10.26%) R
9 23 (8.42%) T-SQL
10 11 (4.03%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.93%) C
11 8 (2.93%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.20%) Jython
13 4 (1.47%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.47%) ES6
14 3 (1.10%) PHP
14 3 (1.10%) Ruby
14 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.73%) Dart
15 2 (0.73%) F#
Qualifications
1 24 (8.79%) Degree
2 7 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.83%) PhD
4 2 (0.73%) CCA
4 2 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (0.73%) MCSA
4 2 (0.73%) MCSD
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.93%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.47%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) GCP
4 1 (0.37%) Basel III
4 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 29 (10.62%) Docker
2 19 (6.96%) Apache Flume
3 16 (5.86%) HDFS
4 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (4.76%) Oozie
2 9 (3.30%) Puppet
3 8 (2.93%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.56%) Ansible
4 7 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.20%) Mesos
6 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.37%) Packer
Vendors
1 26 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.49%) Google
3 9 (3.30%) Hortonworks
3 9 (3.30%) Tableau
4 8 (2.93%) Cloudera
4 8 (2.93%) Netezza
4 8 (2.93%) Talend
5 7 (2.56%) Oracle
6 6 (2.20%) Cognos
6 6 (2.20%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (2.20%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.83%) IBM
7 5 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.47%) Alias
8 4 (1.47%) Informatica
9 3 (1.10%) Actian
9 3 (1.10%) Greenplum
9 3 (1.10%) MapR
9 3 (1.10%) SAP
10 2 (0.73%) Xamarin
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: bonus, share scheme, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £95,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £400 - £750 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + options + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago