The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 73 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 46 40 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.59% 2.41% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.00% 7.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
511 570 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.74% 34.38% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 436 525 454
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Big Data
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 23 (41.82%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (38.18%) Degree
5 20 (36.36%) jQuery
5 20 (36.36%) Python
6 17 (30.91%) Web Services
6 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
7 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (29.09%) C++
7 16 (29.09%) HTML
8 14 (25.45%) OO
9 13 (23.64%) Selenium
10 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
10 12 (21.82%) Visualisation
10 12 (21.82%) C#
11 11 (20.00%) .NET
11 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
12 10 (18.18%) Scrum
12 10 (18.18%) CSS
12 10 (18.18%) GIS
13 9 (16.36%) Oracle
13 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
13 9 (16.36%) TDD
13 9 (16.36%) Kanban
13 9 (16.36%) BDD
13 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
13 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
14 8 (14.55%) Feature Driven Development
14 8 (14.55%) HTML5

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (14.55%) Apache
1 8 (14.55%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.91%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) NAS
2 2 (3.64%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) MySQL
3 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Selenium
2 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
4 8 (14.55%) Maven
5 5 (9.09%) JUnit
6 4 (7.27%) NuGet
6 4 (7.27%) Mercurial
6 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
6 4 (7.27%) ReSharper
6 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.45%) NUnit
7 3 (5.45%) Moq
7 3 (5.45%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.82%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
1 5 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Software Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
5 8 (14.55%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) C++ Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Designer
8 4 (7.27%) Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Data Scientist
9 2 (3.64%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Storage Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Tester
10 1 (1.82%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Architect
10 1 (1.82%) Software Architect
10 1 (1.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) jQuery
2 17 (30.91%) Web Services
3 16 (29.09%) HTML
4 11 (20.00%) .NET
5 10 (18.18%) CSS
6 8 (14.55%) HTML5
6 8 (14.55%) Dojo
7 7 (12.73%) Django
7 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.91%) D3.js
8 6 (10.91%) RESTful
8 6 (10.91%) SVG
9 4 (7.27%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (7.27%) Twisted
9 4 (7.27%) CSS3
9 4 (7.27%) JSON
9 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.27%) XML
9 4 (7.27%) Swing
10 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.82%) Visualisation
3 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 10 (18.18%) GIS
5 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
6 6 (10.91%) Smart Meter
7 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.64%) Life Science
7 2 (3.64%) Statistics
7 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.64%) Firmware
8 1 (1.82%) W3C
8 1 (1.82%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.82%) Informatics
8 1 (1.82%) Open Source
8 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) OO
4 10 (18.18%) Scrum
5 9 (16.36%) TDD
5 9 (16.36%) Kanban
5 9 (16.36%) BDD
6 8 (14.55%) Feature Driven Development
7 6 (10.91%) DevOps
7 6 (10.91%) Rapid Prototyping
7 6 (10.91%) OOD
8 5 (9.09%) OOP
8 5 (9.09%) Analytics
9 3 (5.45%) MVC
9 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.64%) Statistical Modelling
10 2 (3.64%) Machine Learning
10 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Java
2 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (36.36%) Python
4 16 (29.09%) C++
5 12 (21.82%) C#
6 4 (7.27%) Erlang
7 2 (3.64%) SQL
7 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Ansible
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) JBoss
3 6 (10.91%) Splunk
4 4 (7.27%) Rackspace
5 3 (5.45%) Epiphany
5 3 (5.45%) Red Gate
6 2 (3.64%) Isilon
6 2 (3.64%) NetApp
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.64%) Symantec
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.82%) Symbian
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