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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 61 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +12
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 44 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.19% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.15% 1.97% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 37 8 9
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £45,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +1.50%
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
311 407 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.52% 27.26% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 261 361 471
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 29 April 2016.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 59 (69.41%) Java
2 41 (48.24%) Degree
2 41 (48.24%) Computer Science
2 41 (48.24%) Algorithms
3 38 (44.71%) NoSQL
4 35 (41.18%) JSON
5 25 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (29.41%) Docker
6 24 (28.24%) Data Structures
6 24 (28.24%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (27.06%) Python
8 22 (25.88%) OOP
9 20 (23.53%) C++
10 19 (22.35%) Mathematics
11 18 (21.18%) REST
11 18 (21.18%) .NET
11 18 (21.18%) Linux
11 18 (21.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (20.00%) XML
12 17 (20.00%) Finance
12 17 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 16 (18.82%) PhD
14 15 (17.65%) C#
14 15 (17.65%) AngularJS
15 14 (16.47%) Scala
15 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
15 14 (16.47%) Financial Institution
16 13 (15.29%) HTTP
16 13 (15.29%) Smart Meter

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.53%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.53%) Node.js
3 2 (2.35%) JBoss
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (28.24%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.29%) HTTP
3 3 (3.53%) AMQP
3 3 (3.53%) MQTT
4 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (44.71%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.24%) HBase
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.53%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.53%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.35%) MySQL
7 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.18%) DB2
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Gradle
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) NUnit
2 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.18%) Subversion
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) YouTrack
General
1 18 (21.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (20.00%) Finance
3 14 (16.47%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (70.59%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Java Developer
3 21 (24.71%) Senior Developer
4 20 (23.53%) Big Data Developer
5 16 (18.82%) Python Developer
6 15 (17.65%) C# Developer
7 12 (14.12%) .NET Developer
7 12 (14.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (14.12%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 11 (12.94%) Java Engineer
8 11 (12.94%) Software Engineer
9 10 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (8.24%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (8.24%) Junior
10 7 (8.24%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (8.24%) Senior Python Developer
11 6 (7.06%) C++ Developer
11 6 (7.06%) C++/Java Developer
11 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
11 6 (7.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.18%) JSON
2 18 (21.18%) .NET
2 18 (21.18%) REST
3 17 (20.00%) XML
4 15 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 10 (11.76%) CSS
5 10 (11.76%) HTML
6 9 (10.59%) HTML5
6 9 (10.59%) jQuery
7 8 (9.41%) Web Services
8 6 (7.06%) CSS3
9 5 (5.88%) Django
9 5 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (4.71%) Ajax
10 4 (4.71%) RESTful
10 4 (4.71%) Spring
11 3 (3.53%) Java EE
11 3 (3.53%) JMS
11 3 (3.53%) Middleware
11 3 (3.53%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 41 (48.24%) Algorithms
1 41 (48.24%) Computer Science
2 24 (28.24%) Data Structures
3 19 (22.35%) Mathematics
4 13 (15.29%) Smart Meter
5 6 (7.06%) Life Science
6 5 (5.88%) Physics
7 3 (3.53%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.53%) DataPower
7 3 (3.53%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (3.53%) Statistics
8 2 (2.35%) W3C
8 2 (2.35%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.18%) Animation
9 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.18%) User Experience
9 1 (1.18%) Verilog
9 1 (1.18%) VHDL
9 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Android
3 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) OOP
2 17 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (15.29%) Functional Programming
4 9 (10.59%) HOOD
5 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.41%) Analytics
6 6 (7.06%) Front End Development
6 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.88%) CRM
7 5 (5.88%) TDD
7 5 (5.88%) Web Design
7 5 (5.88%) Web Development
8 4 (4.71%) Machine Learning
9 3 (3.53%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (3.53%) Data Analytics
9 3 (3.53%) DevOps
9 3 (3.53%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.53%) OO
9 3 (3.53%) SOA
9 3 (3.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (69.41%) Java
2 23 (27.06%) Python
3 20 (23.53%) C++
4 15 (17.65%) C#
5 14 (16.47%) Scala
6 13 (15.29%) Erlang
7 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.24%) SQL
9 3 (3.53%) Groovy
9 3 (3.53%) R
10 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (48.24%) Degree
2 16 (18.82%) PhD
3 1 (1.18%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) WAI
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.18%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (29.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.71%) IBM
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle
2 3 (3.53%) Google
3 1 (1.18%) Cognos
3 1 (1.18%) Mapbox
3 1 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.18%) Tableau
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Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life I
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Stock Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge
EMBL
Salary: Competitve plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago