Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 88 50
Rank change year-on-year +45 -38 +61
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 132 90 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.02% 3.31% 5.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.56% 13.10% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 83 81 78
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £69,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +10.53%

Big Data is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 585 687 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.69% 25.29% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 435 550 482
Cambridge median annual salary £47,773 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.16% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £62,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data 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 in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Big Data in Cambridge

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 97 (73.48%) Machine Learning
2 79 (59.85%) Java
3 58 (43.94%) Python
4 53 (40.15%) Algorithms
5 45 (34.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 43 (32.58%) Linux
7 41 (31.06%) Hadoop
8 37 (28.03%) Software Engineering
8 37 (28.03%) Data Science
9 36 (27.27%) Finance
9 36 (27.27%) Fintech
10 32 (24.24%) C++
11 30 (22.73%) C
11 30 (22.73%) Multithreading
12 29 (21.97%) Visualisation
12 29 (21.97%) Data Visualisation
13 28 (21.21%) Distributed Algorithms
13 28 (21.21%) C#
14 23 (17.42%) Neural Network
14 23 (17.42%) Bayesian Methods
15 22 (16.67%) WebEx
16 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
16 19 (14.39%) SQL
16 19 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (13.64%) Deep Learning
17 18 (13.64%) Computer Science
18 17 (12.88%) Web Services
19 16 (12.12%) PhD
19 16 (12.12%) Mathematics
19 16 (12.12%) MongoDB

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.61%) Apache Spark
2 12 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (10.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (6.06%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.67%) WebEx
2 3 (2.27%) HTTP
3 2 (1.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.52%) Firewall
3 2 (1.52%) SMS
3 2 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.76%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.06%) Hadoop
2 16 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.30%) MySQL
6 6 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.79%) Data Lake
7 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.03%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (3.03%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.52%) Power BI
10 1 (0.76%) HBase
10 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Maven
2 5 (3.79%) JMeter
2 5 (3.79%) Selenium
2 5 (3.79%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 36 (27.27%) Finance
2 14 (10.61%) Banking
3 6 (4.55%) Law
4 2 (1.52%) Games
4 2 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (37.12%) Developer
2 24 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.67%) Technical Trainer
3 22 (16.67%) Trainer
4 21 (15.91%) Author
4 21 (15.91%) Graduate
4 21 (15.91%) Technical Author
5 16 (12.12%) Graduate Developer
5 16 (12.12%) Graduate Java Developer
5 16 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 15 (11.36%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 11 (8.33%) Data Scientist
8 9 (6.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) Python Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.30%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Java Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) JavaScript Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.88%) Web Services
2 15 (11.36%) SOAP
2 15 (11.36%) TensorFlow
3 10 (7.58%) REST
4 9 (6.82%) Natural Language Processing
5 8 (6.06%) jQuery
6 7 (5.30%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.30%) HTML
6 7 (5.30%) HTML5
6 7 (5.30%) Kafka
6 7 (5.30%) React
7 6 (4.55%) Apache Commons
7 6 (4.55%) CSS
7 6 (4.55%) OSGi
7 6 (4.55%) Spring
7 6 (4.55%) WSDL
8 5 (3.79%) NumPy
8 5 (3.79%) Pandas
8 5 (3.79%) SciPy
8 5 (3.79%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (40.15%) Algorithms
2 36 (27.27%) Fintech
3 18 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.76%) Life Science
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (73.48%) Machine Learning
2 45 (34.09%) Artificial Intelligence
3 37 (28.03%) Data Science
3 37 (28.03%) Software Engineering
4 30 (22.73%) Multithreading
5 29 (21.97%) Data Visualisation
5 29 (21.97%) Visualisation
6 28 (21.21%) Distributed Algorithms
7 23 (17.42%) Bayesian Methods
7 23 (17.42%) Neural Network
8 19 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (13.64%) Deep Learning
10 16 (12.12%) Analytics
10 16 (12.12%) Mathematics
11 15 (11.36%) DevOps
11 15 (11.36%) Predictive Analysis
12 12 (9.09%) SDLC
13 11 (8.33%) Physics
14 10 (7.58%) Scrum
15 7 (5.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (59.85%) Java
2 58 (43.94%) Python
3 32 (24.24%) C++
4 30 (22.73%) C
5 28 (21.21%) C#
6 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
6 19 (14.39%) SQL
7 8 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (2.27%) Julia
9 3 (2.27%) R
10 2 (1.52%) Java 8
10 2 (1.52%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
11 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (12.12%) PhD
2 14 (10.61%) Degree
3 5 (3.79%) MPhil
4 3 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.76%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.30%) Google
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle
4 4 (3.03%) Databricks
4 4 (3.03%) Tableau
5 2 (1.52%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.52%) Samsung
6 1 (0.76%) SAP