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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 97 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 8 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% 0.50% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.02% 1.71% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 12
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
396 526 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.70% 29.19% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 351 464 543
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (35.14%) HTML
1 13 (35.14%) CSS
1 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 12 (32.43%) Python
3 10 (27.03%) Mathematics
4 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
4 9 (24.32%) Analytics
4 9 (24.32%) Linux
4 9 (24.32%) C#
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) Finance
5 8 (21.62%) Web Services
6 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
6 7 (18.92%) Puppet
6 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
6 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
6 7 (18.92%) Ansible
6 7 (18.92%) User Experience
7 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
7 6 (16.22%) Statistics
7 6 (16.22%) Java
7 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (16.22%) OO
8 5 (13.51%) CRM
8 5 (13.51%) Perl
8 5 (13.51%) Windows
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
8 5 (13.51%) Code Coverage

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Network Security
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) HTTP
4 2 (5.41%) SNMP
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) WebEx
4 2 (5.41%) SMTP
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Text Mining
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) NUnit
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) Designer
3 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Python Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Python Web Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) HTML
1 13 (35.14%) CSS
2 8 (21.62%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) WPF
3 5 (13.51%) HTML5
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 3 (8.11%) SOAP
5 3 (8.11%) XML
5 3 (8.11%) Ajax
5 3 (8.11%) Django
5 3 (8.11%) WCF
6 2 (5.41%) RESTful
6 2 (5.41%) CSS3
6 2 (5.41%) Java EE
6 2 (5.41%) J2SE
6 2 (5.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Mathematics
2 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
3 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
3 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
3 7 (18.92%) User Experience
4 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
4 6 (16.22%) Statistics
5 5 (13.51%) Informatics
5 5 (13.51%) Life Science
6 2 (5.41%) Chemistry
6 2 (5.41%) Biology
7 1 (2.70%) DTV
7 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.81%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
2 9 (24.32%) Analytics
3 6 (16.22%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) CRM
4 5 (13.51%) Code Coverage
4 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.51%) User Stories
4 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
4 5 (13.51%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.51%) MVVM
5 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Python
2 9 (24.32%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) Perl
5 4 (10.81%) C++
6 3 (8.11%) C
6 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.70%) Erlang
7 1 (2.70%) Rust
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Puppet
1 7 (18.92%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) Salt
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.81%) TOWER Software
2 4 (10.81%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago