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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 82 80 128
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +48
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 45 37 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.43% 2.33% 0.052%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.04% 7.36% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 37 1
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -9.09%
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
498 503 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.85% 31.74% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 412 468 471
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 August 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 42 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.10%) Python
3 24 (38.10%) Degree
4 23 (36.51%) Java
5 22 (34.92%) HTML
6 20 (31.75%) jQuery
7 18 (28.57%) C#
7 18 (28.57%) Web Services
8 17 (26.98%) Computer Science
9 16 (25.40%) C++
9 16 (25.40%) Visualisation
9 16 (25.40%) Mobile App
10 15 (23.81%) Selenium
11 14 (22.22%) CSS
11 14 (22.22%) OO
11 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 13 (20.63%) .NET
13 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
13 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
14 10 (15.87%) Photoshop
14 10 (15.87%) Linux
14 10 (15.87%) GIS
14 10 (15.87%) Scrum
14 10 (15.87%) HTML5
15 9 (14.29%) Oracle
15 9 (14.29%) TDD
15 9 (14.29%) Kanban
15 9 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 8 (12.70%) WebLogic
1 8 (12.70%) Apache
2 6 (9.52%) IIS
3 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) SaaS
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) HTTP
1 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) NAS
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) MySQL
3 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Selenium
2 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 8 (12.70%) Maven
5 6 (9.52%) ReSharper
5 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
5 6 (9.52%) NuGet
5 6 (9.52%) Mercurial
6 5 (7.94%) Moq
6 5 (7.94%) Ranorex
6 5 (7.94%) JUnit
6 5 (7.94%) NUnit
7 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
1 5 (7.94%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Software Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Python Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Designer
4 9 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Administrator
7 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Storage Administrator
9 1 (1.59%) Systems Support Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) IT Support
9 1 (1.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) HTML
2 20 (31.75%) jQuery
3 18 (28.57%) Web Services
4 14 (22.22%) CSS
5 13 (20.63%) .NET
6 10 (15.87%) HTML5
7 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 8 (12.70%) Dojo
9 7 (11.11%) Django
9 7 (11.11%) RESTful
10 6 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (9.52%) D3.js
10 6 (9.52%) SVG
10 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
11 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (6.35%) Twisted
12 4 (6.35%) CSS3
12 4 (6.35%) XML
12 4 (6.35%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Computer Science
2 16 (25.40%) Visualisation
2 16 (25.40%) Mobile App
3 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
4 10 (15.87%) GIS
5 4 (6.35%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.17%) Life Science
6 2 (3.17%) Statistics
7 1 (1.59%) Informatics
7 1 (1.59%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.59%) W3C
7 1 (1.59%) Firmware
7 1 (1.59%) Open Source
7 1 (1.59%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.17%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) OO
3 10 (15.87%) Scrum
4 9 (14.29%) TDD
4 9 (14.29%) Kanban
4 9 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
4 9 (14.29%) BDD
5 8 (12.70%) Feature Driven Development
6 6 (9.52%) OOD
6 6 (9.52%) DevOps
7 5 (7.94%) Analytics
7 5 (7.94%) OOP
7 5 (7.94%) MVC
8 4 (6.35%) Functional Programming
9 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.17%) Machine Learning
10 2 (3.17%) Statistical Modelling
10 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
2 24 (38.10%) Python
3 23 (36.51%) Java
4 18 (28.57%) C#
5 16 (25.40%) C++
6 4 (6.35%) Erlang
6 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) PHP
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
1 2 (3.17%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) JBoss
3 6 (9.52%) Splunk
3 6 (9.52%) Rackspace
4 5 (7.94%) Red Gate
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.94%) Epiphany
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec
6 1 (1.59%) Isilon
6 1 (1.59%) NetApp
6 1 (1.59%) Symbian
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Guru Careers
Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
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