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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 83 90 121
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +31
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 35 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.95% 1.60% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.92% 6.11% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 5
Average salary £33,250 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.11% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
442 409 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.62% 26.18% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 357 373 560
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 44 (60.27%) Software Engineering
2 31 (42.47%) Python
3 29 (39.73%) JavaScript
4 27 (36.99%) HTML
5 26 (35.62%) Java
5 26 (35.62%) Degree
6 25 (34.25%) jQuery
7 22 (30.14%) Web Services
8 21 (28.77%) C#
9 20 (27.40%) Visualisation
10 19 (26.03%) Mobile App
10 19 (26.03%) CSS
11 18 (24.66%) Computer Science
12 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (21.92%) C++
12 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
13 15 (20.55%) OO
14 14 (19.18%) .NET
14 14 (19.18%) Selenium
14 14 (19.18%) User Experience
15 13 (17.81%) Photoshop
16 12 (16.44%) MySQL
16 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
16 12 (16.44%) Linux
16 12 (16.44%) HTML5
17 11 (15.07%) Rapid Prototyping
17 11 (15.07%) RESTful
18 10 (13.70%) Scrum
18 10 (13.70%) GIS
18 10 (13.70%) TDD

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (10.96%) WebLogic
1 8 (10.96%) Apache
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) SaaS
2 6 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) HTTP
1 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) NAS
4 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) MySQL
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) Text Mining
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.37%) OLAP
6 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.37%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.18%) Selenium
3 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.33%) Maven
5 6 (8.22%) ReSharper
5 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
5 6 (8.22%) NuGet
5 6 (8.22%) Mercurial
6 5 (6.85%) Moq
6 5 (6.85%) Ranorex
6 5 (6.85%) JUnit
6 5 (6.85%) NUnit
7 1 (1.37%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (8.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) Software Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) Designer
4 11 (15.07%) Java Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Python Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Administrator
7 8 (10.96%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (9.59%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.74%) SharePoint Administrator
9 2 (2.74%) Data Scientist
10 1 (1.37%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.37%) Python/Django Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Big Data Developer
10 1 (1.37%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.37%) IT Support
10 1 (1.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Software Architect
10 1 (1.37%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) HTML
2 25 (34.25%) jQuery
3 22 (30.14%) Web Services
4 19 (26.03%) CSS
5 14 (19.18%) .NET
6 12 (16.44%) HTML5
7 11 (15.07%) RESTful
8 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.96%) Dojo
9 8 (10.96%) Django
10 6 (8.22%) SVG
10 6 (8.22%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.22%) CSS3
10 6 (8.22%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (8.22%) D3.js
11 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
12 4 (5.48%) XML
12 4 (5.48%) Swing
12 4 (5.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Visualisation
2 19 (26.03%) Mobile App
3 18 (24.66%) Computer Science
4 14 (19.18%) User Experience
5 10 (13.70%) Mathematics
5 10 (13.70%) GIS
6 6 (8.22%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.48%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.74%) Open Source
8 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.74%) Life Science
8 2 (2.74%) Statistics
9 1 (1.37%) Informatics
9 1 (1.37%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.37%) W3C
9 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.11%) Android
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) Software Engineering
2 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.55%) OO
4 11 (15.07%) Rapid Prototyping
5 10 (13.70%) TDD
5 10 (13.70%) Scrum
6 9 (12.33%) Kanban
6 9 (12.33%) BDD
6 9 (12.33%) Analytics
7 8 (10.96%) Feature Driven Development
8 7 (9.59%) OOD
9 6 (8.22%) OOP
9 6 (8.22%) DevOps
10 5 (6.85%) MVC
11 4 (5.48%) Functional Programming
11 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.74%) Machine Learning
12 2 (2.74%) Statistical Modelling
12 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) Python
2 29 (39.73%) JavaScript
3 26 (35.62%) Java
4 21 (28.77%) C#
5 16 (21.92%) C++
6 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.85%) Erlang
8 4 (5.48%) SQL
9 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) Perl
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Firmware
2 1 (1.37%) HDFS
2 1 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
1 2 (2.74%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) JBoss
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.22%) Splunk
4 6 (8.22%) Rackspace
5 5 (6.85%) Red Gate
5 5 (6.85%) Epiphany
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) Symantec
7 1 (1.37%) Isilon
7 1 (1.37%) NetApp
7 1 (1.37%) Symbian
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