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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 75 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 44 39 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.49% 2.35% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.58% 6.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 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
513 576 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.00% 34.74% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 441 532 458
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 £30,200 £32,500 £29,750
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 23 July 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 33 (62.26%) Software Engineering
2 23 (43.40%) Java
3 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 21 (39.62%) Degree
4 20 (37.74%) jQuery
4 20 (37.74%) Python
5 17 (32.08%) Web Services
5 17 (32.08%) Computer Science
6 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (30.19%) C++
7 14 (26.42%) HTML
7 14 (26.42%) OO
8 12 (22.64%) Selenium
9 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
9 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
9 11 (20.75%) Visualisation
9 11 (20.75%) C#
10 10 (18.87%) .NET
10 10 (18.87%) GIS
10 10 (18.87%) Scrum
11 9 (16.98%) TDD
11 9 (16.98%) Kanban
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle
11 9 (16.98%) CSS
11 9 (16.98%) BDD
11 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
12 8 (15.09%) Feature Driven Development
12 8 (15.09%) WebLogic
12 8 (15.09%) JBoss
12 8 (15.09%) Apache

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (15.09%) WebLogic
1 8 (15.09%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Network Security
2 2 (3.77%) NAS
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.77%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Selenium
2 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
4 8 (15.09%) Maven
5 5 (9.43%) JUnit
6 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.66%) ReSharper
6 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.66%) NuGet
7 2 (3.77%) Ranorex
7 2 (3.77%) Moq
7 2 (3.77%) NUnit
8 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
1 5 (9.43%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Software Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Python Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
5 8 (15.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) C++ Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Designer
8 4 (7.55%) Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Storage Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Data Scientist
9 2 (3.77%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.89%) Python/Django Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Selenium Tester
10 1 (1.89%) Systems Support Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) jQuery
2 17 (32.08%) Web Services
3 14 (26.42%) HTML
4 10 (18.87%) .NET
5 9 (16.98%) CSS
6 8 (15.09%) Dojo
7 7 (13.21%) Django
7 7 (13.21%) HTML5
8 6 (11.32%) RESTful
8 6 (11.32%) SVG
8 6 (11.32%) D3.js
8 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.55%) JSON
9 4 (7.55%) XML
9 4 (7.55%) Swing
9 4 (7.55%) Twisted
9 4 (7.55%) CSS3
10 3 (5.66%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.75%) Visualisation
2 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
3 10 (18.87%) GIS
4 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
5 6 (11.32%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.77%) Life Science
6 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.77%) Firmware
6 2 (3.77%) Statistics
7 1 (1.89%) Informatics
7 1 (1.89%) W3C
7 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.89%) Open Source
7 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) UNIX
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Software Engineering
2 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) OO
4 10 (18.87%) Scrum
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
5 9 (16.98%) Kanban
5 9 (16.98%) BDD
6 8 (15.09%) Feature Driven Development
7 6 (11.32%) DevOps
7 6 (11.32%) OOD
8 5 (9.43%) OOP
8 5 (9.43%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (9.43%) Analytics
9 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.77%) MVC
10 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.77%) Project Management
10 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.77%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) Java
2 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 20 (37.74%) Python
4 16 (30.19%) C++
5 11 (20.75%) C#
6 4 (7.55%) Erlang
7 2 (3.77%) SQL
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) JBoss
3 6 (11.32%) Splunk
4 3 (5.66%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.77%) NetApp
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) Symantec
5 2 (3.77%) Epiphany
5 2 (3.77%) Isilon
5 2 (3.77%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.89%) Symbian
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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