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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 83 90 126
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +36
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 34 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.92% 1.49% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.57% 5.48% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 3
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
449 420 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.41% 27.26% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 364 386 539
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 September 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 43 (63.24%) Software Engineering
2 27 (39.71%) Python
3 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.24%) Degree
4 25 (36.76%) HTML
5 23 (33.82%) Java
6 22 (32.35%) jQuery
7 20 (29.41%) Visualisation
8 19 (27.94%) C#
8 19 (27.94%) Web Services
8 19 (27.94%) Mobile App
9 18 (26.47%) Computer Science
10 17 (25.00%) CSS
11 16 (23.53%) C++
11 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
12 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (22.06%) OO
13 14 (20.59%) Selenium
13 14 (20.59%) User Experience
14 13 (19.12%) .NET
14 13 (19.12%) Photoshop
15 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
15 11 (16.18%) Linux
15 11 (16.18%) Rapid Prototyping
16 10 (14.71%) Mathematics
16 10 (14.71%) TDD
16 10 (14.71%) Scrum
16 10 (14.71%) GIS
16 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
16 10 (14.71%) HTML5

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 8 (11.76%) Apache
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) SaaS
2 6 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTP
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) Network Security
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
3 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) MySQL
3 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.94%) Text Mining
7 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.59%) Selenium
3 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.24%) Maven
5 6 (8.82%) ReSharper
5 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.82%) TeamCity
5 6 (8.82%) NuGet
5 6 (8.82%) Mercurial
6 5 (7.35%) Moq
6 5 (7.35%) Ranorex
6 5 (7.35%) JUnit
6 5 (7.35%) NUnit
7 1 (1.47%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
1 5 (7.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) Software Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Designer
4 10 (14.71%) Python Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Administrator
5 8 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) C++ Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (2.94%) Data Scientist
9 1 (1.47%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.47%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.47%) IT Support
9 1 (1.47%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Software Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Systems Support
9 1 (1.47%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) HTML
2 22 (32.35%) jQuery
3 19 (27.94%) Web Services
4 17 (25.00%) CSS
5 13 (19.12%) .NET
6 10 (14.71%) HTML5
7 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
8 8 (11.76%) RESTful
8 8 (11.76%) Dojo
8 8 (11.76%) Django
9 6 (8.82%) SVG
9 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (8.82%) D3.js
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
11 4 (5.88%) XML
11 4 (5.88%) Swing
11 4 (5.88%) JSON
11 4 (5.88%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Visualisation
2 19 (27.94%) Mobile App
3 18 (26.47%) Computer Science
4 14 (20.59%) User Experience
5 10 (14.71%) Mathematics
5 10 (14.71%) GIS
6 4 (5.88%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.94%) Open Source
7 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.94%) Life Science
7 2 (2.94%) Statistics
8 1 (1.47%) Informatics
8 1 (1.47%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.47%) W3C
8 1 (1.47%) Firmware
8 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) Windows
3 5 (7.35%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.41%) Android
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) Software Engineering
2 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) OO
3 11 (16.18%) Rapid Prototyping
4 10 (14.71%) Scrum
4 10 (14.71%) TDD
5 9 (13.24%) Kanban
5 9 (13.24%) BDD
6 8 (11.76%) Feature Driven Development
7 7 (10.29%) Analytics
8 6 (8.82%) DevOps
8 6 (8.82%) OOD
9 5 (7.35%) OOP
9 5 (7.35%) MVC
10 4 (5.88%) Functional Programming
10 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.94%) Machine Learning
11 2 (2.94%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.94%) Statistical Modelling
11 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) Python
2 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 23 (33.82%) Java
4 19 (27.94%) C#
5 16 (23.53%) C++
6 5 (7.35%) Erlang
6 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.41%) SQL
8 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (38.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
1 2 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) JBoss
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.82%) Splunk
3 6 (8.82%) Rackspace
4 5 (7.35%) Red Gate
4 5 (7.35%) Epiphany
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Symantec
6 1 (1.47%) Isilon
6 1 (1.47%) NetApp
6 1 (1.47%) Symbian
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