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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 73 93 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -41
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 38 16 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.17% 1.08% 4.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.41% 4.40% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 59
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.69%
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
404 364 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.10% 24.64% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 342 314 609
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 December 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 39 (54.17%) HTML
2 35 (48.61%) CSS
2 35 (48.61%) Python
3 33 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 27 (37.50%) Mobile App
5 25 (34.72%) Visualisation
6 21 (29.17%) Photoshop
6 21 (29.17%) User Experience
7 20 (27.78%) Degree
8 19 (26.39%) C#
8 19 (26.39%) Linux
9 17 (23.61%) Web Services
9 17 (23.61%) Java
10 16 (22.22%) HTML5
11 15 (20.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (20.83%) jQuery
12 14 (19.44%) Computer Science
13 13 (18.06%) Windows
13 13 (18.06%) RESTful
13 13 (18.06%) Analytics
14 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
15 11 (15.28%) Rapid Prototyping
15 11 (15.28%) .NET
15 11 (15.28%) MySQL
15 11 (15.28%) SharePoint
16 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
17 9 (12.50%) Firewall
17 9 (12.50%) CSS3
18 8 (11.11%) Git (software)

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (15.28%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) Node.js
3 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.94%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Firewall
2 7 (9.72%) Network Security
3 2 (2.78%) AMQP
3 2 (2.78%) IPsec
3 2 (2.78%) SSH
3 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.78%) IPv6
3 2 (2.78%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.78%) SMTP
3 2 (2.78%) HTTP
3 2 (2.78%) SNMP
4 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 11 (15.28%) MySQL
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.33%) Text Mining
5 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.39%) OLTP
6 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) OLAP
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Selenium
1 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.94%) Mercurial
2 5 (6.94%) Moq
2 5 (6.94%) NuGet
2 5 (6.94%) Ranorex
2 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.94%) ReSharper
2 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.94%) NUnit
3 2 (2.78%) Maven
3 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
General
1 15 (20.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) Designer
3 15 (20.83%) Administrator
4 13 (18.06%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Python Web Developer
7 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (1.39%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (1.39%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (1.39%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.17%) HTML
2 35 (48.61%) CSS
3 17 (23.61%) Web Services
4 16 (22.22%) HTML5
5 15 (20.83%) jQuery
6 13 (18.06%) RESTful
7 11 (15.28%) .NET
8 9 (12.50%) CSS3
9 6 (8.33%) Django
9 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.56%) Ajax
12 3 (4.17%) SVG
12 3 (4.17%) D3.js
12 3 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
13 2 (2.78%) REST
13 2 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 25 (34.72%) Visualisation
3 21 (29.17%) User Experience
4 14 (19.44%) Computer Science
5 8 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 6 (8.33%) Life Science
7 4 (5.56%) Informatics
8 3 (4.17%) Open Source
9 2 (2.78%) Chemistry
9 2 (2.78%) Biology
9 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.39%) GIS
10 1 (1.39%) Statistics
10 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Linux
2 13 (18.06%) Windows
3 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.56%) Android
5 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 13 (18.06%) Analytics
3 11 (15.28%) Rapid Prototyping
4 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.33%) MVC
5 6 (8.33%) DevOps
6 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.17%) OOP
7 3 (4.17%) CRM
7 3 (4.17%) OOD
8 2 (2.78%) OO
8 2 (2.78%) Scrum
8 2 (2.78%) TDD
8 2 (2.78%) Web Development
8 2 (2.78%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.78%) Manual Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.39%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (48.61%) Python
2 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.39%) C#
4 17 (23.61%) Java
5 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 7 (9.72%) C++
6 7 (9.72%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (2.78%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) C
8 2 (2.78%) Scala
8 2 (2.78%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.78%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.78%) Erlang
9 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Puppet
1 7 (9.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.94%) Epiphany
3 5 (6.94%) Red Gate
3 5 (6.94%) Rackspace
4 3 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Google
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