The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 72 88 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 45 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.99% 1.69% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.06% 6.41% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 7
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Big Data
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
320 437 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.25% 26.34% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 247 368 352
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Big Data
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Big Data Salary Trend in Cambridge

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data.

1 50 (63.29%) Java
2 37 (46.84%) Algorithms
3 33 (41.77%) NoSQL
4 30 (37.97%) Degree
5 29 (36.71%) Computer Science
6 24 (30.38%) JSON
7 23 (29.11%) Software Engineering
7 23 (29.11%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (29.11%) Data Structures
8 22 (27.85%) Python
9 21 (26.58%) Mathematics
10 19 (24.05%) SQL
10 19 (24.05%) Docker
11 18 (22.78%) REST
12 17 (21.52%) PhD
13 16 (20.25%) OOP
13 16 (20.25%) XML
13 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (18.99%) Scala
14 15 (18.99%) jQuery
14 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
15 14 (17.72%) Analytics
16 12 (15.19%) AngularJS
16 12 (15.19%) Linux
17 11 (13.92%) Finance
17 11 (13.92%) C#
17 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
17 11 (13.92%) Functional Programming

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.06%) Apache
3 3 (3.80%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.80%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.80%) Node.js
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.53%) JBoss
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.27%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.53%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) HTTP
1 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.80%) AMQP
2 3 (3.80%) MQTT
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.77%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.66%) Hadoop
3 8 (10.13%) Data Mining
4 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.80%) CouchDB
5 3 (3.80%) HBase
5 3 (3.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) NUnit
1 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) Gradle
3 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (65.82%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.25%) Senior Developer
4 15 (18.99%) Python Developer
5 12 (15.19%) Software Engineer
6 11 (13.92%) Big Data Developer
7 10 (12.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (11.39%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (11.39%) Java Engineer
8 9 (11.39%) Software Developer
9 8 (10.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (8.86%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (8.86%) Junior
10 7 (8.86%) Senior Python Developer
11 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
12 5 (6.33%) Big Data Engineer
12 5 (6.33%) Developer in Test
13 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (5.06%) Java Scala Developer
13 4 (5.06%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) JSON
2 18 (22.78%) REST
3 16 (20.25%) XML
4 15 (18.99%) jQuery
5 12 (15.19%) AngularJS
6 10 (12.66%) Web Services
7 9 (11.39%) CSS
7 9 (11.39%) Django
7 9 (11.39%) HTML
7 9 (11.39%) HTML5
8 8 (10.13%) .NET
8 8 (10.13%) RESTful
8 8 (10.13%) Spring
9 6 (7.59%) CSS3
9 6 (7.59%) WPF
10 4 (5.06%) Ajax
10 4 (5.06%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.06%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (3.80%) JMS
11 3 (3.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (46.84%) Algorithms
2 29 (36.71%) Computer Science
3 23 (29.11%) Data Structures
4 21 (26.58%) Mathematics
5 8 (10.13%) Smart Meter
6 7 (8.86%) Statistics
7 6 (7.59%) Life Science
8 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
8 3 (3.80%) DataPower
8 3 (3.80%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (2.53%) Physics
9 2 (2.53%) User Experience
9 2 (2.53%) W3C
9 2 (2.53%) Web 2.0
10 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) Android
3 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.53%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Software Engineering
2 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) OOP
3 14 (17.72%) Analytics
4 11 (13.92%) Functional Programming
4 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
5 9 (11.39%) Web Design
6 8 (10.13%) OO
7 7 (8.86%) Web Development
8 6 (7.59%) Code Coverage
8 6 (7.59%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (7.59%) Front End Development
8 6 (7.59%) MVVM
8 6 (7.59%) Performance Testing
8 6 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.59%) Test Strategy
8 6 (7.59%) User Stories
9 5 (6.33%) Machine Learning
9 5 (6.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) Java
2 22 (27.85%) Python
3 19 (24.05%) SQL
4 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.99%) Scala
5 11 (13.92%) C#
6 10 (12.66%) C++
7 8 (10.13%) Erlang
8 3 (3.80%) Clojure
8 3 (3.80%) F#
8 3 (3.80%) Groovy
9 2 (2.53%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) Degree
2 17 (21.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) WAI
3 1 (1.27%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) TOWER Software
3 3 (3.80%) Google
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
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